Special Exhibit in the Bristol History Room Saturday, February 4th!

Bristol History Room Special Exhibit:  Babylonian (cuneiform) writings on 4,000 year-old clay tablets. The tablets were acquired for the Bristol Public Library in the 1920’s by long-time Director, Mr. Charles Wooding. This will be the first public exhibit  of these ancient tablets in recent times. Translated by Elizabeth E. Payne, former Conservator, Babylonian Collection, Yale University. No Charge.

Date: Saturday, February 4, 2017

Time: 9:30 AM–11:00 AM

Location: Bristol History Room, Second Level, Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, CT


The Bristol History room will be open the following Saturdays through May 2017: February 4, March 4, April 1 & May 13, 9:30 AM–11:30 AM

Sunday Hours Begin January 8 @ Bristol Public Library

Sunday Hours at the Bristol Public Library

The Bristol Public Library, located at 5 High Street, in Bristol, CT, will be open Sundays, beginning Sunday, January 8, 2017 through Sunday, March 26, 2017, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.  The library collection includes adult and children’s books, magazines, audio books, E-books, DVDs, CDs and downloadable materials.  Internet access, all online resources, and Wi-Fi will also be available on Sundays. All you need is your library card!  for more information, visit the library or contact the Bristol Public Library at (860) 584-7787 x 2023.

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster @ BPL! Gong Hey Fat Choi!

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Tuesday, January 24 @ 1:00 PM
A social to celebrate the incoming of the Year of the Rooster. Join us in learning about traditional Chinese New Year customs and enjoy holiday activities and auspicious foods. Gong Hey Fat Choi! Refreshments provided by Lotus Garden Restaurant, Plainville, CT. No charge. Please RSVP @the library or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023.


Recent Release Movie: Captain America: Civil War (2016)

Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, presents the Recent Release superhero adventure movie Captain America: Civil War (2016) PG-13. Stars Chris Evans, Robert Downey, Jr., and Scarlett Johansson. Thursday, January 5, 2017 @ 6:00 PM. No Charge. RSVP: Visit the library, www.bristollib.com, or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023. Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.

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