Saturday, April 6, 2013 10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Come to the library and make springy crafts! Celebrate warm weather.
Saturday, April 13, 2013 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Join us for the FIRST “Reading the Environment” Fair. We will meet SUPER PANDA, the super hero who protects the earth and endangered animals, visit the crayon recycle station, eat yummy good food from Shop Rite of Bristol, and dance to the recycled tunes of VIC & STICKS! Visit www.vicandsticks.com for more information about the musicians and their recycled instruments! An awesome day of earth-loving is planned, so don’t miss out…you can even picnic in the library! There will be free giveaways, raffles, prizes, trails around the library, and lots more. All made possible by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library! WOW!
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. The Hampstead Stage Company presents KING ARTHUR…a play for the whole family. Kids participate in the play! For more information about the Hampstead Stage Company visit www.hampsteadstage.org. FREE!
Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. MOTHER GOOSE flies in to tell her tales, sing her songs, and rhyme her rhymes…and children get to help her by dressing up as fairy tale characters. That sounds like fun! FREE!
Saturday, April 20, 2013 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Two newly graduated “READ TO THE DOGS” dogs visit the Children’s Department at the Bristol Public Library to listen to children read aloud from their favorite books…and meet new friends. The newly trained dogs are Lily and Kelly…both live in Bristol, CT! Woof! A great way to practice your reading skills! To find out more about the “READ TO THE DOGS” program visit www.tailsofjoy.org.
Monday, April 22, 2013 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and on Thursday, April 25, 2013 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. the Carlyle “Hap” Barnes Fire Safety House will be at the library for children to visit, explore, and learn about fire safety. The fire house visit is part of Healthy Kids Week, an initiative of the Bristol School Readiness Council. All children who visit the Fire Safety House MUST have a permission slip signed by a parent/guardian. Permission slips are available at all April story time sessions and at the Children’s Information Desk. The children will have FUN and learn about fire safety at the same time!
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Our friend ROGER TINCKNELL stops by to play music, sing songs, and get us movin’! For more information about Roger Tincknell visit www.rogertincknell.com. FREE!
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Award-winning musician Charlie Hope visits the library to sing her beautiful songs. Charlie will be performing during the fire safety house visit; children waiting their turns to visit the fire safety house can sing and dance with Charlie! For more information about Charlie Hope visit www.charliehopemusic.com. FREE.