2016 Author Luncheon with Stewart O’Nan Tickets on Sale April 1st!

Tickets for the 2016 Friends of the Bristol Public Library Author Luncheon go on sale on April 1st.  The Friends of the Bristol Public Library invite you to a community Author Luncheon with best-selling author Stewart O’Nan, Thursday, July 14 at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 42 Century Drive, Bristol, CT. Stewart O’Nan will discuss how he came to write three books set in Connecticut (Night Country, Circus Fire and Last Night at the Lobster) and how area libraries were of help to him. Stewart will also read from his national best-selling novel, Last Night at the Lobster, based on true events in Bristol and the local area. Doors open @ 11:30 AM. Ticket includes a plated lunch and the author’s presentation, followed by Q & A and book signing. Ticket price: $28.00.  Tickets may be purchased at Bristol Public Library (5 High Street in Bristol) and Manross Memorial Library (260 Central Street in Forestville). Information:  Call Bristol Public Library at (860) 584-7787 x 2023 or Manross Library at (860) 584-7790.authorflier 

Breast Health & Wellness Awareness w/ Dr. Sai Varanasi

Join us on May 5th at 6:00 PM for an evening which empowers women and men to take control of their breast health by learning the latest advances in Breast Cancer Screening, Breast Cancer Risk Assessment, and Genetic Testing, hosted by breast surgeon, Dr. Sai Varanasi, of Beekley Center for Breast Health and Wellness at Bristol Hospital. Dr. Varanasi discusses the new 3-D Mammogram at Bristol Hospital, breast cancer, signs and symptoms, and current breast cancer treatments. Learn ways to reduce and manage breast cancer risks.  A question and answer session follows to help dispel myths about breast cancer and provide clear information about breast health. Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, CT. No Charge. Please RSVP @ Bristol Public Library or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023. Light refreshments.

All attendees receive a chance to win free massage session from a professional massage therapist!

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Comic Plus for Libraries is Here!

Thanks to the continuing generosity of the Samuel J. Goodsell Bequest, we recently added Comics Plus: Library Edition to our pantheon of digital resources. Comics Plus allows you to read over 10,000 digital graphic novels, comic books, and manga on your pc, tablet, smartphone, gaming system, or any web-connected device.

Available genres include fiction, nonfiction, historical fiction, memoir, biographies, classical literature, mystery, horror, fantasy, romance, and, of course, superheroes. New publishers are added all the time, and Comics Plus typically adds at least 100+ new titles every week!

Go to Comics Plus: Library Edition and click on Get Started to activate your account. Check out titles you like and find your checkouts in the My Comics section. A banner on the cover tells you how many days you have left to read the title. When the seven days are completed, the book is automatically returned.

Comics Plus titles cannot be downloaded, but they can be read online. Comics and graphic novels cannot be returned early. You can check out up to 25 titles at a time for a 7-day period.

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LawDepot: Legal Forms in Minutes

We’re pleased to announce the addition of LawDepot, a popular new online legal form service designed specifically for use by the patrons of public libraries, to our collection of digital resources.

With over 10 years of experience, LawDepot has drafted over one million contracts and has helped their clients save half a billion dollars in legal fees. LawDepot provides a quick and easy way to create customizable legal documents. By following a simple step by step process, library patrons will be able to create a large variety of state specific legal forms. After a document has been completed, users will have the option to print, download or save their form to LawDepot’s secure archive. All LawDepot documents have been developed by an experienced team of in-house lawyers and are regularly updated to ensure accuracy.

Popular forms offered by LawDepot include Bill of Sale, Last Will and Testament, Lease Agreement, Lease Notices, Living Will, Power of Attorney, Prenuptial Agreement, Promissory Note, Release Agreement, Sales Agreement, Service Agreement and hundreds more.

Go to LawDepot and click on Browse Documents to activate your account.

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New Zinio Magazine Titles Added

We’ve added many new titles to our Zinio downloadable magazine collection! 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 www.rbdigital.com/bristolct/service/zinio. You MUST have a valid Bristol library card to access Zinio. As of February 1 available titles include:

  • 30 Minute Dinners
  • Allrecipes
  • American Patchwork & Quilting
  • Beadwork 🌟
  • Better Homes & Gardens
  • Clean Eating 🌟
  • Conde Nast Traveler 🌟
  • Cook’s Country 🌟
  • Country Living
  • Discover 🌟
  • Do It Yourself
  • Dr Oz the Good Life
  • Elle
  • ESPN the Magazine
  • Every Day with Rachael Ray
  • Family Circle
  • Family Handyman 🌟
  • Food Network Magazine
  • Glamour 🌟
  • Good Housekeeping
  • HGTV Magazine
  • House Beautiful 🌟
  • Interweave Crochet
  • Interweave Knits
  • Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
  • Macworld
  • Martha Stewart Living
  • Men’s Health
  • Mother Earth News 🌟
  • National Geographic interactive
  • Newsweek
  • O, the Oprah Magazine
  • OK! Magazine 🌟
  • PC Magazine
  • PC World 🌟
  • Popular Mechanics 🌟
  • Popular Photography 🌟
  • Popular Science
  • Prevention
  • Quilts and More 🌟
  • Redbook 🌟
  • Runner’s World 🌟
  • Self
  • Shape 🌟
  • Smithsonian Magazine
  • Taste of Home
  • Taste of Home Holiday 🌟
  • Vanity Fair
  • Vegetarian Times 🌟
  • Weight Watchers
  • Woman’s Day 🌟
  • Women’s Health 🌟
  • Yoga Journal 🌟

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