We’re pleased to announce we have added added EVEN MORE NEW RESOURCES to our print and online Salem Press collection — 15 more volumes in the Critical Insights series! These volumes circulate, so you may take them home and read them at your leisure. Digital editions can be accessed 24/7 from our Research & Information page with your valid Bristol library card.
New Critical Insights volumes added:
- The Awakening
- James Baldwin
- The Bell Jar
- Charles Dickens
- Emily Dickinson
- Fahrenheit 451
- Robert Frost
- Zora Neale Hurston
- I know Why the Caged Bird Sings
- Little Women
- Jack London
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez
- Sylvia Plath
- Kurt Vonnegut
- Alice Walker
We’re pleased to announce we have added 20 new resources to our online and print Salem Press collection. If you prefer print, physical editions are shelved in our Reference collection. Digital editions are available 24/7 from our Research & Information page with your valid Bristol library card.
What we’ve added:
- The American Comic Book
- The American Dream
- American Road Literature
- The American Thriller
- Crime & Detective Fiction
- LGBTQ Literature
- Magical Realism
- The Slave Narrative
- Virginia Woolf & 20th Century Women Writers
- Critical Survey of Shakespeare’s Sonnets
- Critical Survey of Long Fiction: Novelists with Feminist Themes
- Critical Survey of Long Fiction: Science Fiction Novelists
- Critical Survey of Mythology and Folklore: World Mythology
- Earth Materials & Resources, Volumes 1 & 2
- Earth’s Weather, Water, & Atmosphere, Volumes 1 & 2
Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, Volumes 1-4
Encyclopedia of Mathematics & Society, Volumes 1-3
We’ve added several new titles to the downloadable magazines! Download them from anywhere through Zinio & keep them as long as you want! To get started click on the Zinio button on our site, bristollib.com
, or go directly to rbdigital.com/bristolct
. You MUST have a valid Bristol library card to access Zinio. As of July 1st available titles include:
|30 Minute Dinners
|American Patchwork & Quilting
|Better Homes & Gardens
|Do It Yourself
|Dr Oz the Good Life
|ESPN the Magazine
|Every Day with Rachael Ray
|Food Network Magazine
|Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
|Martha Stewart Living
|National Geographic interactive
|O, the Oprah Magazine
|Taste of Home
Unfortunately, Rolling Stone and US Weekly have ended their relationship with Zinio. Back issues and any issues you may have added to your personal collection WILL remain accessible to you, but new issues will not appear.
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.