Afternoon Movie: East Side Sushi on August 4 @ 1:00 PM

sushi-001On Wednesday, August 4, at 1:00 PM, the Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, will present the award-winning film Eastside Sushi–a Food-centered family drama/comedy about a Latina who aspires to become a Sushi chef. Diana Elizabeth Torres and Yutaka Takeuchi. 2014. PG-13. Light refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. No charge. Please register at BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023.

Cannolis & Coloring Adult Coloring @ BPL

 “C” is for  Cannolis and Coloring on Friday, July 29 @ 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.  Adults 18+ only.    coloring 07

Beam Me Up! 50 Years of Star Trek @ BPL!

Calling all Trek fans! On Thursday, July 21 @ 6:30 PM, Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, @ 6:30 PM. presents Beam Me Up! 50 Years of Star Trek with Clive Young– a fast-paced multimedia program celebrating Star Trek from 1966 to the present day. Designed for both new and old fans alike, the program explores Roddenberry’s inspirations for the characters, stories and settings in the original series, and follows the backstage drama behind its many incarnations over the years. Finally, the program examines the legacy of the Star Trek franchise today and its on-going impact on pop culture.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. Sponsored by the Friends of Bristol Public Library.

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Adult Summer Reading is Underway! Sign up now!

Exercise your Mind!

Summer Reading Rundown 

The Adult Summer Reading Program will kick off with a book & movie event on June 21st and will run through the finale with “Ragtime” Jack on August 11th.  All SRP prizes will be awarded at the finale again this year (because it was so much fun last year!).  In order to be entered in the drawing for summer reading prizes, patrons should sign-up for a paper or online reading log.  SRP raffle prize tickets  may be earned by completing library bingo sheets, attending library programs, reviewing a book you have read or completing new challenges available online —from home or at the library.   The online challenges and reading log can be linked to social media and used on mobile devices, too.  No excuses! Exercise your mind!  More info. visit or call the library @ (860) 584-7787 x 2023.