Doctor Who Holiday Social

Attention geeks & Time Lords! Bristol Public Library will present a  Doctor Who Holiday Social leading up to the broadcast release of the annual Doctor Who Christmas Special. Join fellow Who-vians on Tuesday, December 9, at 6:30 PM for some hot cocoa and gingerbread companions, while enjoying a past Christmas Special chosen by a poll of our patrons on Facebook.  Win a trimmed Doctor Who Christmas tree or a copy of Doctor Who–The Official Annual 2015!

No charge. Please register at the library or by calling (860) 584-7787 x 2023.  Refreshments courtesy of the dalekxmasFriends of the Bristol Public Library.  Program geared for adults, aged 18+.  Who-vian garb optional!  Don’t forget to find us on Facebook & vote for the Christmas episode you want to see at the social!

 

November Coffee House 11/6 w/the Kenn Morr Band!

kenn morrThe BPL Library Coffee House presents the Kenn Morr Band on November 6th at 6:30 PM. Folk favorites and original music will both be on the program. “This Connecticut-based band offers up some New England warmth…The Kenn Morr Band’s sixth album, Worth Imagining brings a variety of instruments together to create a warm, soulful sound…Morr’s deep, succulent voice (often accompanied by backing vocals) calls to mind folksingers like Richard Thomspon and John Prine” (Jennifer Makowski, Popmatters.com).  No charge for the concert or refreshments (courtesy of the Friends  of the  Bristol Public Library), but please register at BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023. Bristol Public Library is located  on 5 High Street, Bristol, CT.

The Gargoyles are Coming October 7!

On Wednesday, October 7 @ 6:30 PM, Bristol Public Library, on 5 High Street, will host An Education in the Grotesque: The Gargoyles of Yale University , presented by CT author and photographer, Mathew Duman.   The presentation will share stories about the often humorous history, meaning and architecture behind these “New World” grotesques adorning the buildings at Yale.  Copies of the book of the same title will be available for signing at the event.  There is no charge for this program, but registration is required. For more information, or to register, please visit the library or call (860) 584-7787 x 2023. Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.  

October Coffee House Concert: Marc Berger

As part  of the Library Coffee House series, American roots artist Marc Berger will be performing w/ guitarist Richie Depaolo at Bristol Public Library on Thursday, October 23 at 7:00 PM.  Marc who has been an opening act for Bob Dylan & other national acts has been described as “One part Springsteen and one part Dylan, but with pure charisma that is all Berger ” (I Jayvee at TRT, theroundtableonline.com).  Marc is currently promoting his album Ride, inspired by his lifelong love affair with the American West. The BPL Coffee House is a series of free monthly concerts with refreshments provided courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.  
Upcoming concerts include the Kenn Morr Band on November 6th at 6:30 PM and an afternoon holiday performance by Irish Fiddler Deirdre McMorrow on December 10 at 1:00 PM.  All performances will be at Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, in Bristol, CT.  Information and RSVP is available at the library or by calling: (860) 584-7787 x 2023.

 

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