Bristol Public Library will host an afternoon music program with internationally known American folk musician, historian & staff musician at Mystic Seaport, Rick Spencer, on Saturday, September 13 at 2:00 PM. The program entitled On the Job: Historic Songs of American Work and Trades will also include a presentation on the labor movement in America & the modern use of work songs. There is no charge for this event. Register at BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023. Made possible by CT At Work: A CT Humanities Initiative.
Gaslight Top 40! (1890-1920)
1:30 PM Thursday August 14 @ BPL &
6:30 PM Thursday August 14 @ Manross Library
Pianist John Root will perform a diverse repertoire of musical styles from the turn of the previous century. John sings and plays authentic piano arrangements of songs composed during these three decades as they were originally performed. Everyone is invited to sing along with familiar selections!
On Monday, August 4, at 1:00 PM, The Bristol Public Library & the Memorial Military Museum will co-sponsor a program entitled: “Bristol Boys in WW I: The Yankee Division & the Battle of Seicheprey.” The evening will be hosted by Bristol Press Columnist & City Historian, Bob Montgomery and will tell the story of the Bristol soldiers during the first encounter of American and German troops in the First world War. There will also a presentation and exhibit of original artifacts from the battle and the First World War courtesy of the Memorial Military Museum. The program will be held at Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, in Bristol, CT. There is no charge for this program. Please register at the library or call; (860) 584-7787 x 2023. Made possible in part by a grant from the Friends of Bristol Public Library.
The Bristol History Room will be open on the following Fridays this summer: July 18, August 1, August 15 and August 29, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. This will be in addition to the usual Bristol History Room Hours listed below:
Tuesday: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM & 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM
Thursday: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Now you can read popular magazines on your computer, laptop, tablet, or phone for free with your valid Bristol library card!
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