In addition to its regular hours, the Bristol Public Library’s local history room will be open from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. on the following Saturdays:
Visitors will have a chance to win a free gift. On permanent display in the Bristol History Room are nearly a hundred historic images including an entire wall devoted to Lake Compounce. There are exhibits of locally made clocks, New Departure bells and Civil War photographs. Our collection includes: books, pictures and postcards, city directories, yearbooks, maps, diaries, church and assessor’s records, newspapers on microfilm, cemetery, birth, death and marriage indexes.
Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street,is now offering a monthly Cult Movie Night. All movies begin at 6:00 PM. No charge.Refreshments. Ages 18+. RSVP @ BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023.
09/15: The Princess Bride
10/04: Girl Interrupted
11/01: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
12/01: Office Space
Join us for a picnic-themed get-together complete with live music! Sean and Deirdre Murtha, the duo which is Strange Potatoes, will present a concert that is sure to please. From lively rhythms to plaintive melodies, from touching ballads to infectious sing-alongs, the duo is known for singing rich harmonies and playing a wide range of instruments, including fiddle, banjo, guitar, harmonica, autoharp, mandolin, dulcimer, and a variety of percussive instruments. Free. Please call 860-584-7790 or stop by the circulation desk to register.