Master Scrapbook Artist Gail Straun is hosting a make and take workshop on Thursday, July 23 @ 6:00 PM at Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, in Bristol, CT. Gail will show how to make a beautiful mini-album for photos, Journaling, etc, from an empty Altoids mint box using Graphic 45 Tea Papers & embellishments. Ages 18 & up only. There is an $8.00 materials fee for this program, payable upon arrival. Limited to 10 spots. For more information, or to register, please visit the library or call (860) 584-7787 x 2023.
The Friends of the Bristol Public Library will hold a used book mini-sale on Friday, June 5 and Saturday, June 6 in the lower level of the Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol. The sale hours are 9:00AM to 4:00PM on Friday and 9:00AM to 1:00PM on Saturday, with an adult fiction half-price sale on Saturday from 1:00PM to 3:00PM. The sale features 2,000 gently used fiction and non-fiction books for children, teens and adults, priced at $1.00 and $2.00, and a large selection of specially priced books at a slightly higher cost.
The Friends are also holding an ongoing mini-sale at the Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central Street, Forestville, starting on June 8 and running until the end of the month. This sale features hardcover and softcover books for readers of all ages, and the books can be purchased whenever the library is open.
Both sales will allow shoppers to stock up on summer reading material, and the proceeds will help fund mini-grants for children, young adult, and adult programs at both Bristol libraries.
The Library Board meeting scheduled for Monday, May 4, 2015 is cancelled The next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 1, 2015 at 6:30 PM at the Bristol Public Library. For more information contact the library at (860) 584-7787 x 2000.
On Thursday, May 28 @ 1:00 PM, the Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, CT, will present the movie Mary Silliman’s War, based on the true story of Connecticut Revolutionary heroine Mary F. Silliman’s quest to rescue her captive husband, General G. S. Silliman and generally considered one of the best movies ever made about the American Revolution. No charge. Light refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Please register at BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023.