Gardening Discussion Group

Bristol Public Library 5 High Street, Bristol, CT

We'll talk about garden tasks, discuss techniques and accomplishments, and have a raffle. We'll have a number of resources available that you can take home. Bring your questions, and your knowledge to share! RSVP at the library, on www.bristollib.com or by calling: 860.584.7787 x 3.

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Award-winning author RAJANI LAROCCA visits Bristol Public Library

Bristol Public Library 5 High Street, Bristol, CT

The Bristol Public Library is pleased to announce that Newbery Honor Author, RAJANI LAROCCA is visiting on THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2024 1:00pm - 3:30pm to share insights about writing, writing ideas, and more!  LUNCH PROVIDED. The event is FREE, but registration is required.  Please call 860-584-7787 ext. 3 to register...seats are limited! Great opportunity to meet an [...]

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Special Author Chat with Jordan Lopez

Bristol Public Library 5 High Street, Bristol, CT

Join us as we chat with Bristol’s own Jordan Lopez about his exciting first novel, Looked Down Upon: The Exiled Kin (released in August of 2023), his influences, and his career as a young writer who didn’t let a childhood with autism interfere with achieving his goals! More information about Jordan Lopez and his work: https://jordanalopez.com/ Jordan [...]

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Story of America’s Public Libraries

Bristol Public Library 5 High Street, Bristol, CT

How America built it's unique system of public libraries with a focus on Connecticut! Just in time for National Library Week! Join us at the Bristol Public Library for an exciting event where we delve into the fascinating history of America's unique public libraries with a focus on Connecticut! Discover how these cherished institutions have evolved over [...]

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A History of Husky Hoops: Legacy of Greatness

Bristol Public Library 5 High Street, Bristol, CT

UCONN fans! Welcome March Madness with this fun tribute to Men’s and  Women’s Husky Hoops with sportswriter Mary Gitlin! Celebrate the history and greatness of the UConn basketball teams with this fun, lively and enlightening presentation hosted by award-winning sportswriter and author Marty Gitlin. Take a journey from the beginning of the men's and women's [...]

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Excel Ins and Outs

Bristol Public Library 5 High Street, Bristol, CT

Ins & outs of MS Excel spreadsheet software. What it is, how it works, and some tips and tricks along the way.Computer Lab, Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, CT. No charge. RSVP at the Computer Lab, online at bristollib.com or by calling: 860.584.7787 x 2030.

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Lantern Festival Craft & Celebration

Bristol Public Library 5 High Street, Bristol, CT

The first full moon after Lunar New Year is the last celebration of the New Year. People wish for good fortune in the new year, solve riddles, and light lanterns of all shapes and sizes. We will be making our own lanterns and putting our wishes in them as we bring Winter Reading to a [...]

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GlowForge: Images and Small Etched in Acrylic

Bristol Public Library 5 High Street, Bristol, CT

Learn how our Glowforge laser cutter can can your designs into acrylic. Bring an image or idea for a small sign for Glowforge to create. No charge. Hosted in the Computer Lab (Second Level) at Bristol Public Library. RSVP: At the Computer Lab, at www.bristollib.com or by calling: 860.584.7787 ext. 2030.

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Sunday Matinee: “Her Majesty” Queen Elizabeth II Performed by Sheryl Faye

Bristol Public Library 5 High Street, Bristol, CT

She was a true icon, inspiring people around the world with her strength, courage, resilience, and dedication to a life of service. For 70 years, she remained a constant presence as sovereign, shepherding the people of the UK through both joyful times and darker periods of challenge and uncertainty. An enduring admiration for Queen Elizabeth [...]

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Afternoon Movie: A Haunting in Venice (2023) PG-13

Bristol Public Library 5 High Street, Bristol, CT

A Hercule Poirot mystery based on the story by Agatha Christie! In post-World War II Venice, Hercule Poirot, now retired and living in his own exile, reluctantly attends a seance. But when one of the guests is murdered, it is up to the former detective to once again to uncover the killer (2023) PG-13. Stars: [...]

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Sunday Matinee: Raging Gracefully @ The Library Coffee House

Bristol Public Library 5 High Street, Bristol, CT

Raging Gracefully is a four-piece classic rock band from the Fairfield County area in CT. Utilizing drums, guitar, bass and keys, they cover some of your favorite hits/groups from the ‘60s-’90s (and beyond) including The Beatles, Rolling Stones, CCR, The Band, Santana, Procol Harem, the Animals, Jethro Tull, Guster, Robert Palmer and many, many more. [...]

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