The Friends of the Bristol Public Library 2016 Annual Book Sale Schedule:
Wednesday, February 24 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM ($5.00 Preview Night admission)
Thursday, February 25 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM (No admission fee)
Friday, February 26 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (No admission fee)
Saturday, February 27 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (No admission Fee)
Sunday, February 28 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ($5.00 Bag Sale)
The sale includes thousands of gently used hard & soft cover books, audio books, movies & CDs, fiction & non-fiction, vintage items & collectibles.
The book sale is held in the lower level meeting rooms and Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, CT. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.
Celebrate the fall season! Our Pie Social is a fun opportunity for adults to visit around America’s favorite comfort food. Take a pie trivia quiz and learn about the history of pie. We’ll sample various brands of apple pie and select a winner. If you’d like, bring a copy of your favorite pie recipe to share in our “quick cookbook.” Warm mulled cider, coffee and pies will be served. Free. Pies provided by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Please register in advance.
Tuesday, August 25, Recorded Books will perform an upgrade to the OneClickdigital service. This update will begin at 11:00 p.m. EST and will last approximately 2 hours. During this time, the service will be unavailable and neither eAudios nor eBooks will be available for search, checkout, hold, or download. Instead, a maintenance notification will appear on the OneClickdigital site during the downtime.
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