Need a new book? Love supporting local independent authors? This is the event for you! Meet the authors, have your book signed, purchase new books, and hear special readings from the authors! Join us Thursday, October 30th @ 6:30 PM! Featured authors: Dawn Leger, Chuck Radda, David Fortier & Frank DeFrancesco.
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.
On Tuesday, September 30 at 1:30 PM, Bristol Public Library will host a presentation entitled Women’s Work in WW II with historian and author John Cilio. The program will tell the story of the women who stepped into jobs with minimal training and no experience in order to keep America running during the war. There is no charge for this event. Register at BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023. Made possible by CT At Work: A CT Humanities Initiative. Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of Bristol Public Library.
Bristol Public Library will host an afternoon music program with internationally known American folk musician, historian & staff musician at Mystic Seaport, Rick Spencer, on Saturday, September 13 at 2:00 PM. The program entitled On the Job: Historic Songs of American Work and Trades will also include a presentation on the labor movement in America & the modern use of work songs. There is no charge for this event. Register at BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023. Made possible by CT At Work: A CT Humanities Initiative.