“C” is for Cupcakes and Coloring on May 14 @ 1:00 PM. Join us for an afternoon of social time featuring treats to eat, peaceful music and an adventure in coloring. All coloring materials provided or feel free to bring your own! No charge. Please RSVP at the library or by calling: (860) 584-7787 x 2023. Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, CT.
On Wednesday, May 11 @ 1:00 PM, the Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, CT, will present the movie Testament of Youth, starring Emily Watson, Alicia Vikander, Kit Harrington and Taron Egerton ( PG-13, 2015, UK). A British woman recalls coming of age during World War I – a story of young love, the futility of war, and how to make sense of the darkest times (IMDb. No charge. Light refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Please RSVP at BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023.
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.
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!