Doctor Who Holiday Social

Attention geeks & Time Lords! Bristol Public Library will present a  Doctor Who Holiday Social leading up to the broadcast release of the annual Doctor Who Christmas Special. Join fellow Who-vians on Tuesday, December 9, at 6:30 PM for some hot cocoa and gingerbread companions, while enjoying a past Christmas Special chosen by a poll of our patrons on Facebook.  Win a trimmed Doctor Who Christmas tree or a copy of Doctor Who–The Official Annual 2015!

No charge. Please register at the library or by calling (860) 584-7787 x 2023.  Refreshments courtesy of the dalekxmasFriends of the Bristol Public Library.  Program geared for adults, aged 18+.  Who-vian garb optional!  Don’t forget to find us on Facebook & vote for the Christmas episode you want to see at the social!


The Library Winter Newsletter is Now Available!

The Winter issue of Connections, the adult services newsletter of our Bristol libraries is now available! Get it at BPL or Manross Library, on our website or subscribe by email, to find out what’s going on at our Bristol libraries this winter–New programs, new services, new upgrades.  All you need is your library card!

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How to Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

On Thursday, November 20, at 6:30 PM, Michael Alimo (CRPC, CLU, ChFEBC) and David Wayner (LTC Partnership Cert. CT, NY, NJ) will present a workshop, Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits, at Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, in Bristol.  The workshop will include common mistakes, how benefits are calculate and how to increase them, and special strategies for different family situations.   There is no charge for this program, but registration is required.  For more information, or to register, please visit the library or call (860) 584-7787 x 2023.  Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of Bristol Public Library.

November Coffee House 11/6 w/the Kenn Morr Band!

kenn morrThe BPL Library Coffee House presents the Kenn Morr Band on November 6th at 6:30 PM. Folk favorites and original music will both be on the program. “This Connecticut-based band offers up some New England warmth…The Kenn Morr Band’s sixth album, Worth Imagining brings a variety of instruments together to create a warm, soulful sound…Morr’s deep, succulent voice (often accompanied by backing vocals) calls to mind folksingers like Richard Thomspon and John Prine” (Jennifer Makowski,  No charge for the concert or refreshments (courtesy of the Friends  of the  Bristol Public Library), but please register at BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023. Bristol Public Library is located  on 5 High Street, Bristol, CT.