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Monday May 25, 2020
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Library Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

Sorry We're Closed

 
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One on One Sessions
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sign up for a one-on-one session.  One of our staff memebrs will get in touch with you via phone, email or virtual meeting to assist you.  Do you need help signing into one of our services?  Looking for a reliable resource or other research question? Register for a time and let us know your preferred communication method and your question.

CONTACT:  Bethe    adult@bethellibrary.org
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday May 26, 2020
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*Live* Mother Goose Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us for a 30 minute interactive story time for ages 1 to 4 years old.  Kids will listen to stories and sing songs.  Registration with a valid email is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how.

Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
There are 36 spaces available.
 
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One on One Sessions
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sign up for a one-on-one session.  One of our staff memebrs will get in touch with you via phone, email or virtual meeting to assist you.  Do you need help signing into one of our services?  Looking for a reliable resource or other research question? Register for a time and let us know your preferred communication method and your question.

CONTACT:  Bethe    adult@bethellibrary.org
There are many spaces available.
 
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*LIVE* Knitting and Crocheting *LIVE*
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Join us for a virtual knit and crochet get together.  Work on your own project or help us make items for local charities.  If you know how to knit and/or crochet but are stuck on a project or technique, or if you are just looking for someone to craft with, this is the group for you.

Registration with a valid email is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how.

Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756   adult@bethellibrary.org
There are 38 spaces available.
Wednesday May 27, 2020
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One on One Sessions
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sign up for a one-on-one session.  One of our staff memebrs will get in touch with you via phone, email or virtual meeting to assist you.  Do you need help signing into one of our services?  Looking for a reliable resource or other research question? Register for a time and let us know your preferred communication method and your question.

CONTACT:  Bethe    adult@bethellibrary.org
 
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*En vivo* Sharenting para Padres Latinos *En vivo*
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

¿Sientes que eres un padre atrapado? Únete a nosotros en "Sharenting."

¡Conozca a otros padres en la comunidad de Bethel a través de Zoom! Esta será una discusión semanal facilitada por la biblioteca para que los padres compartan sus logros y preocupaciones, consejos y trucos y se ofrezcan mutuo aliento y apoyo.
 
*Para eventos virtuales en Zoom, debe registrarse con una dirección de correo electrónico válida.
CONTACT:   Departamento de Servicios Para Adultos  203-794-8756  adult@bethellibrary.org
There are 39 spaces available.
Thursday May 28, 2020
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*Live* Spanish Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Join us for a 30 minute interactive story time in Spanish for ages 1 to 4 years old.  Kids will listen to stories and sing songs.  Registration with a valid email is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how.
Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
There are 39 spaces available.
 
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One on One Sessions
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sign up for a one-on-one session.  One of our staff memebrs will get in touch with you via phone, email or virtual meeting to assist you.  Do you need help signing into one of our services?  Looking for a reliable resource or other research question? Register for a time and let us know your preferred communication method and your question.

CONTACT:  Bethe    adult@bethellibrary.org
There are many spaces available.
 
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*Live* Sharenting Group *Live*
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Feeling "Parent Trapped"?  Join us for "sharenting!"

Get to know other parents in the Bethel community over Zoom! This will be a weekly discussion facilitated by the library for parents to share successes and concerns, tips and tricks, and offer encouragement and support.
 
*Registration with a valid e-mail address is required for Zoom virtual events.
CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756  adult@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
Friday May 29, 2020
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*Live* Preschool Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us for a 20 minute story time.  Kids will listen to stories, play games, and do a craft.  Registration with a valid email is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how.
Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 
CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
There are 37 spaces available.
 
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One on One Sessions
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sign up for a one-on-one session.  One of our staff memebrs will get in touch with you via phone, email or virtual meeting to assist you.  Do you need help signing into one of our services?  Looking for a reliable resource or other research question? Register for a time and let us know your preferred communication method and your question.

CONTACT:  Bethe    adult@bethellibrary.org
There are many spaces available.
Monday June 1, 2020
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*Live* Wiggle Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Enjoy a 20 minute story time through Facebook Live on our Bethel Public Library Facebook page with songs, stories, and simple games.  This program is for ages 1 to 4 years old. No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
Tuesday June 2, 2020
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*Live* Mother Goose Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us for a 30 minute interactive story time for ages 1 to 4 years old.  Kids will listen to stories and sing songs.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
 
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*LIVE* Knitting and Crocheting *LIVE*
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Join us for a virtual knit and crochet get together.  Work on your own project or help us make items for local charities.  If you know how to knit and/or crochet but are stuck on a project or technique, or if you are just looking for someone to craft with, this is the group for you.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756   adult@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
Wednesday June 3, 2020
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*En vivo* Sharenting para Padres Latinos *En vivo*
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

¿Sientes que eres un padre atrapado? Únete a nosotros en "Sharenting."

¡Conozca a otros padres en la comunidad de Bethel a través de Zoom! Esta será una discusión semanal facilitada por la biblioteca para que los padres compartan sus logros y preocupaciones, consejos y trucos y se ofrezcan mutuo aliento y apoyo.
 
*Para eventos virtuales en Zoom, debe registrarse con una dirección de correo electrónico válida.
CONTACT:   Departamento de Servicios Para Adultos  203-794-8756  adult@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
Thursday June 4, 2020
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*Live* Spanish Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Join us for a 30 minute interactive story time in Spanish for ages 1 to 4 years old.  Kids will listen to stories and sing songs.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 
 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
 
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*Live* Sharenting Group *Live*
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Feeling "Parent Trapped"?  Join us for "sharenting!"

Get to know other parents in the Bethel community over Zoom! This will be a weekly discussion facilitated by the library for parents to share successes and concerns, tips and tricks, and offer encouragement and support.
 
*Registration with a valid e-mail address is required for Zoom virtual events.
CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756  adult@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
Friday June 5, 2020
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*Live* Preschool Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us for a 20 minute story time.  Kids will listen to stories, play games, and do a craft.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 
 
CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
There are 38 spaces available.
Monday June 8, 2020
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*Live* Wiggle Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Enjoy a 20 minute story time through Facebook Live on our Bethel Public Library Facebook page with songs, stories, and simple games.  This program is for ages 1 to 4 years old. No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
 
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*Live* Monday Night Classics Book Discussion *Live*
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

This month's selection is The Importance of Being Earnest  by Oscar Wilde.

This book is available through Hoopla and Project Gutenberg.

Registration with a valid email is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how.
Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts.  
CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 3  adult@bethellibrary.org
There are 34 spaces available.
Tuesday June 9, 2020
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*Live* Mother Goose Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us for a 30 minute interactive story time for ages 1 to 4 years old.  Kids will listen to stories and sing songs.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
 
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*LIVE* Knitting and Crocheting *LIVE*
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Join us for a virtual knit and crochet get together.  Work on your own project or help us make items for local charities.  If you know how to knit and/or crochet but are stuck on a project or technique, or if you are just looking for someone to craft with, this is the group for you.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756   adult@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
Wednesday June 10, 2020
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*En vivo* Sharenting para Padres Latinos *En vivo*
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

¿Sientes que eres un padre atrapado? Únete a nosotros en "Sharenting."

¡Conozca a otros padres en la comunidad de Bethel a través de Zoom! Esta será una discusión semanal facilitada por la biblioteca para que los padres compartan sus logros y preocupaciones, consejos y trucos y se ofrezcan mutuo aliento y apoyo.
 
*Para eventos virtuales en Zoom, debe registrarse con una dirección de correo electrónico válida.
CONTACT:   Departamento de Servicios Para Adultos  203-794-8756  adult@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
Thursday June 11, 2020
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*Live* Spanish Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Join us for a 30 minute interactive story time in Spanish for ages 1 to 4 years old.  Kids will listen to stories and sing songs.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 
 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
 
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*Live* Sharenting Group *Live*
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Feeling "Parent Trapped"?  Join us for "sharenting!"

Get to know other parents in the Bethel community over Zoom! This will be a weekly discussion facilitated by the library for parents to share successes and concerns, tips and tricks, and offer encouragement and support.
 
*Registration with a valid e-mail address is required for Zoom virtual events.
CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756  adult@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
Friday June 12, 2020
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*Live* Preschool Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us for a 20 minute story time.  Kids will listen to stories, play games, and do a craft.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 
 
CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
There are 39 spaces available.
Monday June 15, 2020
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*Live* Wiggle Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Enjoy a 20 minute story time through Facebook Live on our Bethel Public Library Facebook page with songs, stories, and simple games.  This program is for ages 1 to 4 years old. No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
Tuesday June 16, 2020
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*Live* Mother Goose Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us for a 30 minute interactive story time for ages 1 to 4 years old.  Kids will listen to stories and sing songs.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
 
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*LIVE* Knitting and Crocheting *LIVE*
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Join us for a virtual knit and crochet get together.  Work on your own project or help us make items for local charities.  If you know how to knit and/or crochet but are stuck on a project or technique, or if you are just looking for someone to craft with, this is the group for you.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756   adult@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
Wednesday June 17, 2020
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*En vivo* Sharenting para Padres Latinos *En vivo*
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

¿Sientes que eres un padre atrapado? Únete a nosotros en "Sharenting."

¡Conozca a otros padres en la comunidad de Bethel a través de Zoom! Esta será una discusión semanal facilitada por la biblioteca para que los padres compartan sus logros y preocupaciones, consejos y trucos y se ofrezcan mutuo aliento y apoyo.
 
*Para eventos virtuales en Zoom, debe registrarse con una dirección de correo electrónico válida.
CONTACT:   Departamento de Servicios Para Adultos  203-794-8756  adult@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
Thursday June 18, 2020
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*Live* Spanish Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Join us for a 30 minute interactive story time in Spanish for ages 1 to 4 years old.  Kids will listen to stories and sing songs.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 
 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
 
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*Live* Sharenting Group *Live*
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Feeling "Parent Trapped"?  Join us for "sharenting!"

Get to know other parents in the Bethel community over Zoom! This will be a weekly discussion facilitated by the library for parents to share successes and concerns, tips and tricks, and offer encouragement and support.
 
*Registration with a valid e-mail address is required for Zoom virtual events.
CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756  adult@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
Friday June 19, 2020
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*Live* Preschool Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us for a 20 minute story time.  Kids will listen to stories, play games, and do a craft.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 
 
CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
There are 39 spaces available.
Monday June 22, 2020
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*Live* Wiggle Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Enjoy a 20 minute story time through Facebook Live on our Bethel Public Library Facebook page with songs, stories, and simple games.  This program is for ages 1 to 4 years old. No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
Tuesday June 23, 2020
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*Live* Mother Goose Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us for a 30 minute interactive story time for ages 1 to 4 years old.  Kids will listen to stories and sing songs.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
 
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*LIVE* Knitting and Crocheting *LIVE*
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Join us for a virtual knit and crochet get together.  Work on your own project or help us make items for local charities.  If you know how to knit and/or crochet but are stuck on a project or technique, or if you are just looking for someone to craft with, this is the group for you.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756   adult@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
Wednesday June 24, 2020
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*En vivo* Sharenting para Padres Latinos *En vivo*
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

¿Sientes que eres un padre atrapado? Únete a nosotros en "Sharenting."

¡Conozca a otros padres en la comunidad de Bethel a través de Zoom! Esta será una discusión semanal facilitada por la biblioteca para que los padres compartan sus logros y preocupaciones, consejos y trucos y se ofrezcan mutuo aliento y apoyo.
 
*Para eventos virtuales en Zoom, debe registrarse con una dirección de correo electrónico válida.
CONTACT:   Departamento de Servicios Para Adultos  203-794-8756  adult@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
Thursday June 25, 2020
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*Live* Spanish Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Join us for a 30 minute interactive story time in Spanish for ages 1 to 4 years old.  Kids will listen to stories and sing songs.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 
 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
 
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*Live* Sharenting Group *Live*
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Feeling "Parent Trapped"?  Join us for "sharenting!"

Get to know other parents in the Bethel community over Zoom! This will be a weekly discussion facilitated by the library for parents to share successes and concerns, tips and tricks, and offer encouragement and support.
 
*Registration with a valid e-mail address is required for Zoom virtual events.
CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756  adult@bethellibrary.org
There are 40 spaces available.
Friday June 26, 2020
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*Live* Preschool Story Time *Live*
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us for a 20 minute story time.  Kids will listen to stories, play games, and do a craft.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  Do not know how to use Zoom? Sign up for a virtual one on one session to learn how. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes before the program starts. 
 
CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756   children@bethellibrary.org
There are 39 spaces available.
Saturday July 4, 2020
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Library Closed in Observance of Independence Day

Sorry We're Closed

Thursday July 9, 2020
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More Songs and Stories for Grown-ups
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Back by audience request!

Local storytelling musician Lenny Levine returns for another evening of live music and lively stories strictly for grown-ups! He'll perform an all-new show, but promises to include his musical medley of favorite jingles!

Mr. Levine's songs have been recorded and performed by Diana Ross, The Pointer Sisters, and Barry Manilow, and he is the creator of many well-known commercial jingles. Lenny's stories have been published in literary magazines and journals, and he was awarded a Pushcart Prize nomination for short fiction.

PLEASE NOTE: This program is strictly for adults age 21+; teens and children will not be admitted.

Registration is required and will begin closer to the program date.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 3  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Thursday July 16, 2020
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Friends of the Library Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

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This meeting of the Friends of the Bethel Public Library is open to the public.

If you're not already a member, tonight is a great time to join!

CONTACT:  Friends of the Bethel Public Library  203-794-8756  friends@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Tuesday July 21, 2020
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The Mama Connection
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Mama Connection is a peer-to-peer support group where we can gather to help each other through the ups and downs of motherhood. We welcome all moms and moms-to-be to engage in positive, non-judgmental communication and activities to help raise each other up, celebrate both our diversity and similarities, and find camaraderie through our shared experiences.

CONTACT:  Bethel Public LIbrary  203-794-8756  
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday August 3, 2020
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Monday Night Classics Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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This month's selection is The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Books are available for check-out with a valid Library card approximately one month before meeting.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 3  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Local History Room
Thursday August 20, 2020
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Friends of the Library Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

friends of the library - book heart

This meeting of the Friends of the Bethel Public Library is open to the public.

If you're not already a member, tonight is a great time to join!

CONTACT:  Friends of the Bethel Public Library  203-794-8756  friends@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Wednesday August 26, 2020
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Wednesday Morning All-Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

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This month's selection is The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Books are available for check-out with a valid Library card approximately one month before meeting.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 3  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Saturday August 29, 2020
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Friends Mini-BIG Book Sale
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

It's time for the Friends of the Bethel Public Library Annual Mini-BIG Book Sale!

  • Thousands of books for all ages
  • DVDs
  • CDs 
  • Nonfiction on every imaginable subject
  • One-of-a-kind vintage books

Most items will be priced at 50¢-$3, with a $5 bag sale starting at 3:00 pm!

All sale proceeds will help fund Library programs, including "First Books" for children,  as well as "Cultural Passes" which give patrons free or reduced admission to many Connecticut museums.

The sale will be held in the Maria Parloa Community Room and the Main Lobby. The Friends Book Cellar will be open, too!

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Monday September 7, 2020
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Library Closed in Observance of Labor Day

Sorry We're Closed

Sunday September 13, 2020
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Poets and Their Poetry: Mark Doty
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Discover the poetry of Mark Doty with presenter Laurel Peterson, poet laureate emerita of Norwalk. We'll learn about the life and work of Doty, and we'll hear and discuss a selection of his poems. Join us for a casual, fun afternoon of poetry.

This program is geared to adults and young adults.

Refreshments will be served.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 3  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Thursday September 17, 2020
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Friends of the Library Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

friends of the library - book heart

This meeting of the Friends of the Bethel Public Library is open to the public.

If you're not already a member, tonight is a great time to join!

CONTACT:  Friends of the Bethel Public Library  203-794-8756  friends@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Tuesday September 22, 2020
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Casework On Your Corner
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Bethel Public Library is hosting Congresswoman Hayes’ staff for her new constituent services program, “Casework on Your Corner” (COYC).  This is a free, public, non-partisan service, open to all residents of Connecticut’s 5th District, regardless of documentation. If a constituent has a question for or problem with any federal agency (e.g IRS, SSA / Medicare, VA, or needs help with immigration issues, passports, etc.), the Congresswoman’s casework staff can inquire on behalf of the individual to get answers, cut out red tape, and resolve situations. While constituents are always welcome to call or visit Rep. Hayes’ Waterbury office, we are bringing “Casework on Your Corner” to all 41 towns in the district for those who need or prefer a local option. Residents of any town can drop in to any of these sessions.

Please note that Rep. Hayes is not scheduled to attend this event; it is an opportunity for local residents to share questions and casework with her staff.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 3  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday October 5, 2020
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Monday Night Classics Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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This month's selection is The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells.

Books are available for check-out with a valid Library card approximately one month before meeting.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 3  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Local History Room
Sunday October 11, 2020
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Poets and Their Poetry: Thoreau
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Discover poetry with an expert presenter. We'll learn about the life and work of Henry David Thoreau and we'll hear and discuss a selection of his poems. Join us for a casual, fun afternoon of poetry.

This program is geared to adults and young adults.

Refreshments will be served.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 3  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Thursday October 15, 2020
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Friends of the Library Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

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This meeting of the Friends of the Bethel Public Library is open to the public.

If you're not already a member, tonight is a great time to join!

CONTACT:  Friends of the Bethel Public Library  203-794-8756  friends@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Thursday October 22, 2020
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Crows: History, Folklore and Today
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Meet Kim Adams and her African Pied Crow Charlie.  Kim will share stories of crows throughout history, how various cultures have used and revered crows, and how crows are used today by the military and other organizations.  Did you know that crows are as smart as some primates?  Get a chance to meet Charlie and chat with Kim about her experiences owning this amazing animal.

This program will be enjoyed by adults and young adults alike.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 45 spaces available.
Monday December 7, 2020
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Monday Night Classics Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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This month's selection is Henderson the Rain King by Saul Bellow.

Books are available for check-out with a valid Library card approximately one month before meeting.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 3  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Local History Room
Thursday December 10, 2020
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Friends of the Library Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

friends of the library - book heart

This meeting of the Friends of the Bethel Public Library is open to the public.

If you're not already a member, tonight is a great time to join!

CONTACT:  Friends of the Bethel Public Library  203-794-8756  friends@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room

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