The Book Thief : Movie and Lunch is Finally Here!!

Please join us Saturday, December 7th at 9:45 am, for the showing of the film “The Book Thief” located at AMC Loew’s, 220 New Britain Avenue, in Plainville; followed by lunch at the Imperial Buffet. We will meet in the lobby of the Loew’s Theater before the movie, and to ‘register’ for the lunch. Participants pay the cost of admission and lunch. All are welcome.

For more information, or to register, call or visit either the Main Library, located at 5 High Street in Bristol (ph: 860.584.7787 ext. 2023); or the F.N. Manross Memorial Library, located at 260 Central Street in Forestville (ph: 860.584.7790)

Library Holiday Hours Scheduled

Both the Main Library and the F.N. Manross Memorial Library will observe the following holiday hours:

Tuesday, December 24: close at noon
Wednesday, December 25: closed all day
Thursday, December 26 through Monday, December 30: open normal hours

Tuesday, December 31: close at noon
Wednesday, January 1: closed all day
Thursday, January 2: back to normal hours

Forestville Village Association Ornaments at Manross Library

The 10th. Annual Forestville Village Association Holiday Ornament is available for purchase at the Manross Memorial Library.  This year’s ornament features the Manross Library (original house on one side & current building on the other). The ornaments are $10.00 each (cash only).  Ornaments from past years may be purchased by calling the FVA at (860) 582-1108.

Friends’ Holiday Book Sale at Manross Library

The Friends of the Bristol Public Library will be conducting a holiday book sale, at Manross Memorial Library, in Forestville,

The sale features books, movies, and CDs, including many holiday-themed and gift quality items. All items will be available for purchase whenever the libraries are open from November 30th to December 21st.

Proceeds from the sale will enable the Friends to continue funding activities, programs and equipment throughout the year at the Bristol libraries.

Manross Library Welcomes New Branch Supervisor!

The staff and  patrons of Manross Memorial Library are pleased to welcome Teresa Goulden as the new Supervisor of Branch Services.  Ms. Goulden has worked in the Bristol Public Libraries for 14 years, most recently as Programming and Publicity Manager at the main library.  Ms. Goulden replaces Mrs. Deborah Prozzo who is now the Library Director overseeing both Bristol Libraries.  Welcome aboard!