Dabbawalla Social @ BPL in January

Bristol Public Library, 5  High Street, in Bristol, will host an Indian ”Dabbawalla” Social, on Tuesday, January 27 at 1:00 PM.  Join us for fellowship, sampling Indian foods, and learning about the famous Dabbawallas of Mumbai. No charge. Please register at the library or by calling (860) 584-7787 x 2023.  Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Win a stainless-steel Indian-Tiffin lunchbox!dabbawalla-001

AARP Tax Aide begins February 3rd.

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older.

AARP Tax Aide is available Tuesdays from February 3, 2015 to April 14, 2015.  The Tax Aide Program begins at 11:00 AM on the lower level at BPL.  There are no advanced appointments.  Patrons may sign-in on a first-come-first-served-basis until that day’s session is full.  Whether a session is full will be up to the AARP volunteers to decide. The program period ends at 3:00 PM.  Questions and concerns about AARP Tax Aide should be addressed to AARP.  Tax Aide is not a library program and library staff cannot assist you.  You must bring a government issued ID and all necessary paperwork with you!

For more information: 888-OUR-AARP,  taxaide@aarp.org.


First BPL Afternoon Movie of the New Year: The Lunch Box

On Tuesday, January 6th at 1:00 PM the Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, will present an afternoon movie. The Lunch Box (“Dabba”) stars Irrfan Khan and Nimrat Kaur and was voted the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie (2013).  Light refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.  No charge. Please register at BPL or call:
(860) 584-7787 x 2023.lunch box-001

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!