“C” is for Cannolis and Coloring on Friday, July 29 @ 1:00 PM. Join us for an afternoon of social time featuring treats to eat, peaceful music and an adventure in coloring. All coloring materials provided or feel free to bring your own! No charge. Please RSVP at the library or by calling: (860) 584-7787 x 2023. Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, CT. Adults 18+ only.
Calling all Trek fans! On Thursday, July 21 @ 6:30 PM, Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, @ 6:30 PM. presents Beam Me Up! 50 Years of Star Trek with Clive Young– a fast-paced multimedia program celebrating Star Trek from 1966 to the present day. Designed for both new and old fans alike, the program explores Roddenberry’s inspirations for the characters, stories and settings in the original series, and follows the backstage drama behind its many incarnations over the years. Finally, the program examines the legacy of the Star Trek franchise today and its on-going impact on pop culture.Using video and PowerPoint, the program features thrilling action, amusing trivia, and much more! No Charge. Please RSVP @ BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023. Sponsored by the Friends of Bristol Public Library.
Exercise your Mind!
Summer Reading Rundown
The Adult Summer Reading Program will kick off with a book & movie event on June 21st and will run through the finale with “Ragtime” Jack on August 11th. All SRP prizes will be awarded at the finale again this year (because it was so much fun last year!). In order to be entered in the drawing for summer reading prizes, patrons should sign-up for a paper or online reading log. SRP raffle prize tickets may be earned by completing library bingo sheets, attending library programs, reviewing a book you have read or completing new challenges available online —from home or at the library. The online challenges and reading log can be linked to social media and used on mobile devices, too. No excuses! Exercise your mind! More info. visit or call the library @ (860) 584-7787 x 2023.
CThumanities (formerly the Connecticut Humanities Council) has announced that they have agreed to sponsor a major portion of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library 2016 Author Luncheon! CtHumanities will be sponsoring the event by means of a CThumanities Quick Grant. The Quick Grant will pay for the author’s honorarium and travel among other expenses. CThumanites joins The DoubleTree by Hilton as major sponsors of the Luncheon, which will feature best-selling author Stewart O’Nan on July 14th. Tickets, which include a plated lunch at the DoubleTree, are $28.00. Tickets are available at Bristol Public Library, Manross Memorial Library in Forestville and through the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. For information visit or call the library at: (860) 584-7787 x 2023 (BPL) or (860) 584-7790 (Manross). Get your tickets before they are gone!