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.
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.
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!
Representatives will be set up in the lobby of the Main Library from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Thursday, November 7th, to answer questions about health insurance options resulting from the Affordable Care Act. Informational handouts will also be available.
For more information regarding this service, please contact Chris at Cbarrett@brasstactics.org .
Hi Friends! The children’s department at the Bristol Public Library has plenty to offer this November. Please join us for all of the fun.
Tuesday, November 5 is Election Day and all public schools in Bristol are closed. Because of this, there will be no regular story times or reading clubs on November 5. We will have election themed coloring sheets for all of those too young to vote!
Thursday, November 7 is our Early Childhood Fair. The fair will run from 10-11:30 a.m. and also from 5-7 p.m. Mother Goose will perform at 10:30 am and 5:30 pm. The fair will feature teachers and administrators from area preschools, pediatric doctors and dentists, museum curators, educational support workers and other friends from the community who help children succeed. Come for information, activities and goodies!
The musical duo Two Right Feet will be here Wednesday, November 13 at 10 a.m. All are welcome to come dance along to the tunes.
On Saturday, November 16, the Hampstead Stage will perform Return to Narnia: Prince Caspian at 2 p.m. This two-person company often needs volunteers from the audience to help tell the story, so come ready to act!
The Read Dogs will be back on Saturday, November 23 from 1-2:30 p.m. Our furry friends Kelly and Lily love to listen to children read.
The month will wrap up with our annual visit from jolly old St. Nick. Join us Saturday, November 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for photos with Santa. Angel Moon Photography will charge $10 per photo, and provide a frame for your child to decorate.
We look forward to seeing you this November in the children’s room!