An Afternoon with Edgar Allan Poe
Wednesday, October 5 @ 2:00 PM
A one hour program with dramatic performances of The Tell-Tale Heart and The Raven. Experienced Poe actor and researcher Campbell Harmon speaks in-character as Poe with the audience about the author’s life, his death, and his profound influence on American literature; dispelling the myths that have surrounded his legacy to show how his works continue to affect us today.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library
No charge. Please RSVP @the library or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023.
On Thursday, October 13 @ 6:00 PM, the Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, CT, presents the 2016 American-British drama-film Me Before You ( Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin) based on the book by JoJo Moyes. Discussion of the book and movie follow. Limited copies of the Book available at the library. No charge. Light Refreshments.. Please RSVP at BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023
Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street,is now offering a monthly Cult Movie Night. All movies begin at 6:00 PM. No charge.Refreshments. Ages 18+. RSVP @ BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023.
09/15: The Princess Bride
10/04: Girl Interrupted
11/01: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
12/01: Office Space
Join us for a picnic-themed get-together complete with live music! Sean and Deirdre Murtha, the duo which is Strange Potatoes, will present a concert that is sure to please. From lively rhythms to plaintive melodies, from touching ballads to infectious sing-alongs, the duo is known for singing rich harmonies and playing a wide range of instruments, including fiddle, banjo, guitar, harmonica, autoharp, mandolin, dulcimer, and a variety of percussive instruments. Free. Please call 860-584-7790 or stop by the circulation desk to register.