Manross Library will hold a Potato Chip Social for adults, on Saturday, March 21st, at 2:00 p.m. You are invited to a Potato Chip Social for adults where we will mark National Potato Chip Day with a fun and tasty program of all things potato chip! Activities include a trivia game with prizes, judging the best plain potato chip, sharing recipes and, of course, sampling potato Chips and other surprises. Refreshments will be served courtesy of the Friends of Bristol Public Library. No charge. Please stop by and register at Manross or call: 860/584-7790.
Matthew Bartlett (author of The Gettysburg Chronicle) and Jenn Bartlett will present For the Sake of the Country: Female Spies During the Civil War at Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, CT, on Saturday, March 14 at 2:00 PM. The program tells the stories of 4 women spies (2 Union and 2 Confederate) who risked all for the sake of their country. There will also be a reenactment of an encounter between a Pinkerton agent and one of the spies mentioned in the program. No Charge. Please Register at BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023. Made possible by a grant from the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.
On Wednesday, April 15, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, will host ”Authors Next Door,” A local author fair in honor of National Library Week. The program will include meeting and supporting local independent authors, door prizes, book tables, book signings, and short reading and talks from our authors throughout the evening. Stop in anytime between 7 and 9 PM. Featured authors include: Janet Barrett, Patti Brooks, Frank DeFrancesco, Michael Dooling, Joe Hurley, Dawn Leger, Salvatore LoGiudice, Latoya McPherson, Janina Nawarskas & Chuck Radda. There is no charge for this event. Information: (860) 584-7787 x 2023. Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.