Postponed! Reliving the 1940s scheduled for Thursday, February 5th

Reliving the 1940s scheduled for  Thursday, February 5th at BPL is postponed due to concerns about parking and public safety with the weather status for Thursday being unclear.  The program will be offered  again in August as part  of the Summer Reading Program.  The exact date will be announced as soon as it can be confirmed with the  CT Historical Society.  Patrons who have sign-up for the program already will be contacted by the library directly  concerning the new date.  for more information contact thew  Programming/Public Relations Manager at (860) 584-7787 x 2007.

WOWbrary! Sign up now!

Bristol Public Library is pleased to announce the latest offering to our patrons—-Wowbrary! This is a weekly email alert that showcases the library’s newest items  from every department including Manross Library.  The first email will go out on Saturday, January 3, 2015 and be delivered every Saturday to anyone who subscribes.Subscribers will be among the first to know about new arrivals and when they see something of interest they will be able to click instantly and place a hold!  Of course this new service is free and we encourage patrons to take advantage of it! Sign up on the library homepage or  by clicking on the Wowbrary link above!
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Postponed: Unbroken Lunch & Movie Program Scheduled for 12/30/2014

The library Lunch & Movie excursion, to see the movie  Unbroken, scheduled for 12/30/2014 has been postponed due concerns with the  mixed reviews received by the film.  The library has decided to wait until the more information is available concerning the actual character of the film before making a decision to either re-schedule the trip to the theater or show the film at the library at some future date.  For more information contact the Programming/Public Relations Manager at (860) 584-7787 x 2007.

Dabbawalla Social @ BPL in January

Bristol Public Library, 5  High Street, in Bristol, will host an Indian ”Dabbawalla” Social, on Tuesday, January 27 at 1:00 PM.  Join us for fellowship, sampling Indian foods, and learning about the famous Dabbawallas of Mumbai. No charge. Please register at the library or by calling (860) 584-7787 x 2023.  Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Win a stainless-steel Indian-Tiffin lunchbox!dabbawalla-001