Get you geek on! Join us Wednesday, February 20, at the Bristol Public Library for our Geek the Library launch party & open house from 6:30-8. This free event will feature food, fun, and free Geek the Library swag! We will also unveil our first set of localized Geek the Library posters showcasing Bristol faces. Maybe you’ll see a face you know!
Your libraries help everyone explore the things they geek. With Internet access for all, knowledgeable librarians, and local programs, Bristol libraries are important resources for your community. Keep the libraries vital by turning your passions into support. Get your geek on.
Geek the Library is brought to you by OCLC, a nonprofit library cooperative, with funding by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Geekthelibrary.org does not support or oppose any candidate for public office and does not take positions on legislation.
Normal hours are scheduled to resume on Monday.
Due to the predicted storm on Saturday, the “Lincoln” program has been rescheduled to Saturday, March 2 @ 1:00p.m. Please contact the library for more information or to register for this event sponsored by the Friends of the Bristol Library.
There will be no movie shown this Friday evening due to the looming major winter storm. A new list of upcoming movies will be available by February 15th.
Please join us on Saturday, February 23, at 2:00 p.m., when Dr. Matthew Warshauer, CCSU professor of history and co-chair of the Connecticut Civil War Commission, will give a presentation on the history of the Emancipation Proclamations. In addition to covering the course of action President Abraham Lincoln took leading up to the issuing of the final Emancipation Proclamation on New Year’s Day, 1863, Dr. Warshauer will also shed light on the topic from a Connecticut historical perspective.
This free event, co-sponsored by the Bristol Historical Society and the Bristol Public Library, will take place in meeting room 1 on the lower level of the Main Library. No registration is necessary.