Friends of BPL Annual Used Book Sale Dates & Times!

The Friends of Bristol Public Library has announced the hours for the Annual Friends’ Used Book Sale at Bristol Public Library.   The book sale hours will be as follows:

Wednesday, February 25, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM (Preview Sale–$5.00 admission)
Thursday, February 26, 9:00 AM — 7:00 PM
Friday, February 27, 9:00 AM — 4:00 PM
Saturday, February 28, 9:00 AM — 4:00 PM
Sunday, March 1,  1:00 PM — 3:00 PM ($5.00 Bag Sale).
The book sale offers used hard & soft cover books, CDs, audio books & movies and  is located on the lower  level at Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, in Bristol.  All proceeds benefit our Bristol libraries.  For informaton visit BPL or  call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day @ BPL!

Friday, March 13, 2015 at 1:00 PM: Award-winning recording artist Roger Ticknell performs Irish favorites for St. Patrick’s Day for a special afternoon “Irish Coffee” House at Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street in Bristol, CT.  Light Irish-themed refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.  No charge, but please register at the library or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023.

For the Sake of the Country: Female Spies During the Civil War

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.

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