Paris! Sera Toujours Paris!

Poster of Paris! Sera Toujours Paris! 7/21/2015 library programOn Tuesday, July 21st, 2015, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Manross Memorial Library welcomes Carole Rothschild, a native French speaker and teacher, will introduce you to Paris and help you plan your next trip to the French capital! Perfect for Armchair Travelers, as well! Her program includes recommendations for places to dine, shop, and sights to see in and around The City of Light. Learn a few basic French phrases and enter drawings for door prizes.

Light refreshments will be served, courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. FREE event. Please register in advance by stopping by the Manross Library or calling 860/584-7790.

Relive the 1940s @ BPL in August!

Poster for Reliving The 1940s 8/5/2015 library programJoin us for Reliving the 1940s: Those Were the Days! Rescheduled from January, the program will recall growing up in the time when radio held center stage and the big band sound dominated music.  Also, see what amazing things can be learned from the 1940 Census, and how World War II changed everything.  There is no charge for this event.  Please register in advance by stopping by the Library or calling 860-584-7787 x2023.

September Library Coffee House: Sarah McQuaid

Thanks to a grant by the Bristol Brass General Grant Fund, the Gnazzo/Reidy Charitable Fund and the Elizabeth Tyrell Fund for the Arts at the Main Street Community Foundation,  The Library Coffee House Series starts off this fall with a blast from the UK with folk-jazz fusion
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Fun & Creative Opportunity for Crafters!

Master Scrapbook Artist Gail Straun  is hosting a make and take workshop  on Thursday, July 23 @ 6:00 PM at Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, in Bristol, CT.  Gail will show how to make a beautiful mini-album for photos, Journaling, etc, from an empty Altoids mint box using Graphic 45 Tea Papers & embellishments.  Ages 18 & up only.  There is an $8.00 materials fee for this program, payable upon arrival.  Limited to 10 spots.  For more information, or to register, please visit the library or call (860) 584-7787 x 2023.

Doctor Who: 50 Years in 100 Minutes!

Calling all Whovians!  The Doctor will be returning to Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, on July 7th @  6:30 PM. The What, Where, and How of Doctor Who with Clive Young is a fast-paced multimedia program celebrating Doctor Who from 1973 to the present day.  Designed for both new and old fans alike, the program explores the show’s colorful on-doctor summerscreen and behind-the-scenes histories, highlighting all twelve Doctors and their most important episodes  Using video and PowerPoint, the program features thrilling action, amusing trivia, and much more!  No Charge.  Please RSVP @ BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023.