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Wednesday July 18, 2018
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Lunch Bunch Storytime
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

 

 Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs. Kids should bring a snack or their lunch and stop in for stories and more.

For children, ages 3 through 7 years old. who are able to sit alone without their parent or caregiver.  Parents/caregives rmust remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Harry Potter Camp
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Are you a middle-schooler who loves Harry Potter?  Then join us for our Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Camp!  This two week Summer Reading Camp is sponsored by Signum University and runs from July 16-July 27, but you do not have to attend every day; you can attend as many as you want.  First we'll listen to a lecture led by a college professor (aimed at middle school students) and then we will explore the Harry Potter universe and do themed crafts.  This program is for ages 10-14.

Click Here for the Signum Summer Camp Family Registration and Permission Form, which must be filled out by a parent/guardian before the start of the program.

Registration requred and limited to 20.

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann, Teen Services Librarian  (203) 794-8756  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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Science of Music
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Kids in Grades 3-6 will learn about the science behind how musical instruments work.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Teen Craft: Galaxy in a Jar
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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Wednesday Crafts for Teens!  Today's craft is Galaxy in a Jar.  Using a jar, glitter and paint, you can create your own galaxy that you can hold in your hands!

For Teens Grades 6-12.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Teen Library
 
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Drop-In Knitting and Crocheting
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Bring your own project to work on, or join us in knitting and crocheting for charity.  All skill levels welcome.

Meet us at the Library's Circulation Desk.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
 
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Kid's Chess Tournament
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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For kids, Entering Grades 2-7 who are members of the Library's Pages and Knight's Chess Club and have attended the club meetings  this year.

Registration is required, beginning on June 1, by visiting or calling the Children’s Services Desk at 203-794-8756, Ex.5.

Tournament limited to 14 children.

Tournament finals and Awards Ceremony will be presented this evening.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Movie Screening at the Library
6:00 PM - 8:15 PM

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Join us for our Movie and Book Discussion Series!  The movie was inspired by the book* which tells the true story of a domestic servant who works as the butler in the White House and serves eight U.S. Presidents over the course of three decades.  This DVD is rated PG-13.

*Please join us next Wednesday, July 25 at 10:15 am to discuss the book The Butler: A Witness to History by Wil Haygood.

Registration required for the movie only.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 27 spaces available.
Thursday July 19, 2018
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

mother goose reading to goslings

For infants 10-24 months old. This class includes rhymes, stories, and music-and-movement activities. Only infants of this age and a parent/caregiver can participate. Older siblings are not eligible to attend.

No Registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Harry Potter Camp
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Image result for harry potter and the sorcerer's stone book

Are you a middle-schooler who loves Harry Potter?  Then join us for our Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Camp!  This two week Summer Reading Camp is sponsored by Signum University and runs from July 16-July 27, but you do not have to attend every day; you can attend as many as you want.  First we'll listen to a lecture led by a college professor (aimed at middle school students) and then we will explore the Harry Potter universe and do themed crafts.  This program is for ages 10-14.

Click Here for the Signum Summer Camp Family Registration and Permission Form, which must be filled out by a parent/guardian before the start of the program.

Registration requred and limited to 20.

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann, Teen Services Librarian  (203) 794-8756  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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Crafty Thursdays
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

For Kids Entering Grs. 3 - 5

Come in and make the creative featured craft of the day. 

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
 
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Thursday Game Night
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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There will be two opportunities every month for you (and your friends) to come to the Library and play board games!  We'll have a variety of games for you to choose from.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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PJ Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

teddy bear with book

Stories, activities,  and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 7 years old. Parents/caregivers must remain in the Library during the storytime.

Children can come dressed in pajamas and bring a favorite bedtime pal.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Teen Tech Thursdays
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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Teen Tech Thursdays for Teens Grades 6-12

We'll do a variety of tech items each week.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
There are 3 spaces available.
Friday July 20, 2018
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Musical Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Music and stories combine for a fun program.  For families with children ages 2 through 6 years old  accompanied by their infant, toddler, and older siblings and their parents/caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Harry Potter Camp
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Image result for harry potter and the sorcerer's stone book

Are you a middle-schooler who loves Harry Potter?  Then join us for our Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Camp!  This two week Summer Reading Camp is sponsored by Signum University and runs from July 16-July 27, but you do not have to attend every day; you can attend as many as you want.  First we'll listen to a lecture led by a college professor (aimed at middle school students) and then we will explore the Harry Potter universe and do themed crafts.  This program is for ages 10-14.

Click Here for the Signum Summer Camp Family Registration and Permission Form, which must be filled out by a parent/guardian before the start of the program.

Registration requred and limited to 20.

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann, Teen Services Librarian  (203) 794-8756  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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Free Play-Little Picasso
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

For children 18 months - 5 years old.  Adults and children work together to create mini masterpieces using paint, markers, glue sticks, etc.  Be prepared to get a little messy.

 

No Registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Tech Time - Grades 1-3
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Hands on fun with the library's latest technology.  Osmo Coding, Snap Circuits, Ozobots, Cubetto, etc.  For kids in Grades 1-3

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
There are 3 spaces available.
Saturday July 21, 2018
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Drop-In Storytime
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Drop-in Storytime for everyone. (Age 2 up)

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Make a Pre-School Craft
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM

 

Drop-in and make the Pre-school craft of the day.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Movie Screening at the Library
2:00 PM - 3:50 PM

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Join us for this comedy just released on July 17!  A young woman struggling with self esteem suddenly finds herself irresistible after falling and hitting her head during an exercise class.  This DVD is Rated PG-13.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 37 spaces available.
Monday July 23, 2018
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Babytime Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

baby storytime

For infants (non-walkers) to 12 months, with a parent or caregiver.

Movement activities and stories for infants. Please bring a blanket for the baby to have during the storytime.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Harry Potter Camp
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Image result for harry potter and the sorcerer's stone book

Are you a middle-schooler who loves Harry Potter?  Then join us for our Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Camp!  This two week Summer Reading Camp is sponsored by Signum University and runs from July 16-July 27, but you do not have to attend every day; you can attend as many as you want.  First we'll listen to a lecture led by a college professor (aimed at middle school students) and then we will explore the Harry Potter universe and do themed crafts.  This program is for ages 10-14.

Click Here for the Signum Summer Camp Family Registration and Permission Form, which must be filled out by a parent/guardian before the start of the program.

Registration requred and limited to 20.

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann, Teen Services Librarian  (203) 794-8756  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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Kids' Jewelry Making
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Have fun learning how to make unique jewelry.  You will be introduced to basic techniques and use your imagination to create a piece to take home.  For kids in Grades 3-6                                              

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Arduino for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Join us for our New Make It Monday Series: the 4th Monday is for Arduino for Adults Day!

Arduino is a small electronic board that you can program to read and control electrical components and sensors.  Attend this program to learn about the amazing things you can do with Arduino!   

Registration required and limited to 9.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
 
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Monday Night Classics Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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This month's selection is Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maude Montgomery.

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Local History Room
 
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Teen Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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BHSReads Teen Book Discussion for Grades 9-12.

This evening's book is Girl Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen.  Based on the true story of a teenage girl who spent two years in a psychiatric hospital.

Please join us for the movie on Monday, July 30 at 6:00 pm.

No registration required. 

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Tuesday July 24, 2018
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Danbury Networking Group
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Open to the public! Meetings are designed to assist anyone with their job search and networking efforts.

Attendees are welcome to bring their own refreshments.

No registration required.

 

 

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
 
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Wiggly Storytime with the Director
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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For children ages 1 - 4 with a parent or caregiver.

Whether your child loves to sit still for a book, or can't stop squirming, this is a storytime for them. Stay and play afterwards and meet the library director.  

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
 
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Drop-In Knitting and Crocheting
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Bring your own project to work on, or join us in knitting and crocheting for charity.  All skill levels welcome.

Meet us at the Library's Circulation Desk.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
 
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Harry Potter Camp
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Image result for harry potter and the sorcerer's stone book

Are you a middle-schooler who loves Harry Potter?  Then join us for our Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Camp!  This two week Summer Reading Camp is sponsored by Signum University and runs from July 16-July 27, but you do not have to attend every day; you can attend as many as you want.  First we'll listen to a lecture led by a college professor (aimed at middle school students) and then we will explore the Harry Potter universe and do themed crafts.  This program is for ages 10-14.

Click Here for the Signum Summer Camp Family Registration and Permission Form, which must be filled out by a parent/guardian before the start of the program.

Registration requred and limited to 20.

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann, Teen Services Librarian  (203) 794-8756  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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ABC Drop-in Play
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

For children 18 months - 4 years old.

Adults and children can play ABC games and create ABC themed crafts.

No Registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Teen Drop-in Design & Create
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop by the Teen Department between 1-4:00 pm to work on a craft projects at your own pace.

LOCATION: Teen Library
Wednesday July 25, 2018
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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 Butler: A Witness to History by Wil Haygood.

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
 
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Lunch Bunch Storytime
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

 

 Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs. Kids should bring a snack or their lunch and stop in for stories and more.

For children, ages 3 through 7 years old. who are able to sit alone without their parent or caregiver.  Parents/caregives rmust remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Harry Potter Camp
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Image result for harry potter and the sorcerer's stone book

Are you a middle-schooler who loves Harry Potter?  Then join us for our Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Camp!  This two week Summer Reading Camp is sponsored by Signum University and runs from July 16-July 27, but you do not have to attend every day; you can attend as many as you want.  First we'll listen to a lecture led by a college professor (aimed at middle school students) and then we will explore the Harry Potter universe and do themed crafts.  This program is for ages 10-14.

Click Here for the Signum Summer Camp Family Registration and Permission Form, which must be filled out by a parent/guardian before the start of the program.

Registration requred and limited to 20.

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann, Teen Services Librarian  (203) 794-8756  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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Meet the Music
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday, July 11, 25, and August 15.

For kids Entering  Grades 3 - 6

Children  will  learn about and make percussion, string and wind instruments. 

Kids can attend one or more sessions. 

Registration required and limited to 15 , beginning onJune 25.  Register on-line or by by visiting or calling the Children's Services Desk at 203-794-8756, Ex. 5.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Teen Craft: Action Painting
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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Wednesday Crafts for Teens!  Today's craft is Action Painting.  We'll drip paint from above to create abstract masterpieces!  The program will take place on the Library Lawn if weather permits.

For Teens Grades 6-12.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
 
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Drop-In Knitting and Crocheting
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Bring your own project to work on, or join us in knitting and crocheting for charity.  All skill levels welcome.

Meet us at the Library's Circulation Desk.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
Thursday July 26, 2018
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

mother goose reading to goslings

For infants 10-24 months old. This class includes rhymes, stories, and music-and-movement activities. Only infants of this age and a parent/caregiver can participate. Older siblings are not eligible to attend.

No Registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Harry Potter Camp
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Image result for harry potter and the sorcerer's stone book

Are you a middle-schooler who loves Harry Potter?  Then join us for our Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Camp!  This two week Summer Reading Camp is sponsored by Signum University and runs from July 16-July 27, but you do not have to attend every day; you can attend as many as you want.  First we'll listen to a lecture led by a college professor (aimed at middle school students) and then we will explore the Harry Potter universe and do themed crafts.  This program is for ages 10-14.

Click Here for the Signum Summer Camp Family Registration and Permission Form, which must be filled out by a parent/guardian before the start of the program.

Registration requred and limited to 20.

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann, Teen Services Librarian  (203) 794-8756  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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Crafty Thursdays
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

For Kids Entering Grs.3 - 5

Come in and make the creative featured craft of the day. 

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
 
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PJ Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

teddy bear with book

Stories, activities,  and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 7 years old. Parents/caregivers must remain in the Library during the storytime.

Children can come dressed in pajamas and bring a favorite bedtime pal.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Teen Tech Thursdays
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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Teen Tech Thursdays for Teens Grades 6-12

We'll do a variety of tech items each week.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
There are 5 spaces available.
Friday July 27, 2018
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Musical Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Music and stories combine for a fun program.  For families with children ages 2 through 6 years old  accompanied by their infant, toddler, and older siblings and their parents/caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Harry Potter Camp
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Image result for harry potter and the sorcerer's stone book

Are you a middle-schooler who loves Harry Potter?  Then join us for our Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Camp!  This two week Summer Reading Camp is sponsored by Signum University and runs from July 16-July 27, but you do not have to attend every day; you can attend as many as you want.  First we'll listen to a lecture led by a college professor (aimed at middle school students) and then we will explore the Harry Potter universe and do themed crafts.  This program is for ages 10-14.

Click Here for the Signum Summer Camp Family Registration and Permission Form, which must be filled out by a parent/guardian before the start of the program.

Registration requred and limited to 20.

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann, Teen Services Librarian  (203) 794-8756  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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Free Play-Little Picasso
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

For children 18 months - 5 years old.  Adults and children work together to create mini masterpieces using paint, markers, glue sticks, etc.  Be prepared to get a little messy.

 

No Registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Tech Time - Grades 4-6
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Hands on fun with the library's latest technology.  Osmo Coding, Snap Circuits, Ozobots, Cubetto, etc.  For kids in Grades 4-6

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
There are 11 spaces available.
Saturday July 28, 2018
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Drop-In Storytime
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Drop-in Storytime for everyone. (Age 2 up)

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Make a Pre-School Craft
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM

 

Drop-in and make the Pre-school craft of the day.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Basic Bike Maintenance Session 1
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bicycle enthusiasts Laura and Ian will give expert advice on bike maintenance, a demonstration of how to use basic tools, and tips on how to keep a bike running smoothly and safely. Learn about tires, tubes, and patch kits; chain and saddle adjustments; as well as safety rules for the road.

IMPORTANT! Bring your specific questions, but please don't bring a bike for repair! Laura and Ian will not repair bicycles.

We are offering two consecutive sessions: 2-3 pm & 3-4 pm, outside (weather permitting). We will meet inside if needed.

Both sessions are geared for ages 16 years old through adults.

Registration is required, and limited to 10 per session. Please register for one session only.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Basic Bike Maintenance Session 2
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Bicycle enthusiasts Laura and Ian will give expert advice on bike maintenance, a demonstration of how to use basic tools, and tips on how to keep a bike running smoothly and safely. Learn about tires, tubes, and patch kits; chain and saddle adjustments; as well as safety rules for the road.

IMPORTANT! Bring your specific questions, but please don't bring a bike for repair! Laura and Ian will not repair bicycles.

We are offering two consecutive sessions: 2-3 pm & 3-4 pm, outside (weather permitting). We will meet inside if needed.

Both sessions are geared for ages 16 years old through adults.

Registration is required, and limited to 10 per session. Please register for one session only.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 10 spaces available.
Monday July 30, 2018
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Babytime Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

baby storytime

For infants (non-walkers) to 12 months, with a parent or caregiver.

Movement activities and stories for infants. Please bring a blanket for the baby to have during the storytime.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Kids' Jewelry Making
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Have fun learning how to make unique jewelry.  You will be introduced to basic techniques and use your imagination to create a piece to take home.  For kids in Grades 3-6                                              

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Teen Summer Reading Movie Series
6:00 PM - 8:10 PM

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Join us for our Teen Summer Reading Movie Series for Grades 6-12.  Based on the true story of a troubled young woman who is sent to a mental hospital where she befriends a charismatic sociopath.  Parents are cautioned that this movie is Rated R for strong language and content relating to drugs, sexuality and suicide.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 50 spaces available.
Tuesday July 31, 2018
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Wiggly Storytime with the Director
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

wiggly storytime

For children ages 1 - 4 with a parent or caregiver.

Whether your child loves to sit still for a book, or can't stop squirming, this is a storytime for them. Stay and play afterwards and meet the library director.  

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
 
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Drop-In Knitting and Crocheting
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Bring your own project to work on, or join us in knitting and crocheting for charity.  All skill levels welcome.

Meet us at the Library's Circulation Desk.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
 
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ABC Drop-in Play
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

For children 18 months - 4 years old.

Adults and children can play ABC games and create ABC themed crafts.

No Registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Teen Drop-in Design & Create
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop by the Teen Department between 1-4:00 pm to work on a craft projects at your own pace.

LOCATION: Teen Library
Wednesday August 1, 2018
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Lunch Bunch Storytime
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

 

 Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs. Kids should bring a snack or their lunch and stop in for stories and more.

For children, ages 3 through 7 years old. who are able to sit alone without their parent or caregiver.  Parents/caregives rmust remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Science of Music
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Kids in Grades 3-6 will learn about the science behind how musical instruments work.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 16 spaces available.
 
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Teen Craft: Sharpie Tie Dye
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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Wednesday Crafts for Teens!  Today's craft is Sharpie Tie Dye.  Bring your own white or colored shirts or all cotton items and try your hand at Sharpie Tie Dye!  We will have some items available if you forget to bring yours.  The program will take place on the Library Lawn if weather permits.

For Teens Grades 6-12.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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Drop-In Knitting and Crocheting
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Bring your own project to work on, or join us in knitting and crocheting for charity.  All skill levels welcome.

Meet us at the Library's Circulation Desk.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
Thursday August 2, 2018
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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For infants 10-24 months old. This class includes rhymes, stories, and music-and-movement activities. Only infants of this age and a parent/caregiver can participate. Older siblings are not eligible to attend.

No Registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Crafty Thursdays
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

For Kids Entering Grs. 3 and 5

Come in and make the creative featured craft of the day. 

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
 
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Thursday Game Night
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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There will be two opportunities every month for you (and your friends) to come to the Library and play board games!  We'll have a variety of games for you to choose from.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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PJ Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Stories, activities,  and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 7 years old. Parents/caregivers must remain in the Library during the storytime.

Children can come dressed in pajamas and bring a favorite bedtime pal.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Teen Tech Thursdays
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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Teen Tech Thursdays for Teens Grades 6-12

We'll do a variety of tech items each week.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
There are 7 spaces available.
Friday August 3, 2018
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Musical Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Music and stories combine for a fun program.  For families with children ages 2 through 6 years old  accompanied by their infant, toddler, and older siblings and their parents/caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Free Play-Little Picasso
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

For children 18 months - 5 years old.  Adults and children work together to create mini masterpieces using paint, markers, glue sticks, etc.  Be prepared to get a little messy.

 

No Registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Drop-In Tie Dye for All Ages
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Tie-Dye Fri-Dye!

Bring the family for this fun and creative program for all ages!  Bring your own white all cotton shirts to tie dye, but we will have some on hand if you can't bring one.  Stop by the Library Lawn (by the bank) anytime between 3:00 and 6:00 to create your own designs.  

No registration required

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
 
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Tech Time - Grades 1-3
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Hands on fun with the library's latest technology.  Osmo Coding, Snap Circuits, Ozobots, Cubetto, etc.  For kids in Grades 1-3

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
There are 12 spaces available.
Saturday August 4, 2018
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Drop-In Storytime
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Drop-in Storytime for everyone. (Age 2 up)

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Make a Pre-School Craft
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM

 

Drop-in and make the Pre-school craft of the day.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Monday August 6, 2018
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Babytime Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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For infants (non-walkers) to 12 months, with a parent or caregiver.

Movement activities and stories for infants. Please bring a blanket for the baby to have during the storytime.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Wrinkle in Time Camp
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Are you a middle-schooler who loves the book A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle?  Then join us for our A Wrinkle in Time Camp!  This two week Summer Reading Camp is sponsored by Signum University and runs from August 6-August 17, but you do not have to attend every day; you can attend as many as you want.  First we'll listen to a lecture led by a college professor (aimed at middle school students) and then we will discuss the book and do themed crafts. This program is for ages 10-14.

Click Here for the Signum Summer Camp Family Registration and Permission Form that must be filled out by a parent/guardian before the start of the program.

Join us for the A Wrinkle in Time movie on Friday, August 17 at 4:00 pm!

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann, Teen Services Librarian  (203) 794-8756  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 19 spaces available.
 
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Little STEM Explorers
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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For kids Entering Grades 1 - 3

Children will explore STEM concepts (Science, Technology, Enginering, Math) through crafts, experiments, and other hands-on activities relating to a Children's book.  T

Registration required and limited to 12, beginning on June 25.. Register here on-line or calling the Children's Services Desk at 203-794-8756, Ex. 5.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 12:12 PM     
 
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Teen Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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BHSReads Teen Book Discussion for Grades 9-12.

This evening's book is Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly.  Based on the true story of the dedicated African American mathematicians, known as "human computers", who used pencils, slide rules and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. 

Please join us for the movie on Monday, August 13 at 6:00 pm.

No registration required. 

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Tuesday August 7, 2018
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Danbury Networking Group
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Open to the public! Meetings are designed to assist anyone with their job search and networking efforts.

Attendees are welcome to bring their own refreshments.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
 
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Wiggly Storytime with the Director
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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For children ages 1 - 4 with a parent or caregiver.

Whether your child loves to sit still for a book, or can't stop squirming, this is a storytime for them. Stay and play afterwards and meet the library director.  

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
 
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Drop-In Knitting and Crocheting
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Bring your own project to work on, or join us in knitting and crocheting for charity.  All skill levels welcome.

Meet us at the Library's Circulation Desk.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
 
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ABC Drop-in Play
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

For children 18 months - 4 years old.

Adults and children can play ABC games and create ABC themed crafts.

No Registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Teen Drop-in Design & Create
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop by the Teen Department between 1-4:00 pm to work on a craft projects at your own pace.

LOCATION: Teen Library
 
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Wrinkle in Time Camp
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Are you a middle-schooler who loves the book A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle?  Then join us for our A Wrinkle in Time Camp!  This two week Summer Reading Camp is sponsored by Signum University and runs from August 6-August 17, but you do not have to attend every day; you can attend as many as you want.  First we'll listen to a lecture led by a college professor (aimed at middle school students) and then we will discuss the book and do themed crafts. This program is for ages 10-14.

Click Here for the Signum Summer Camp Family Registration and Permission Form that must be filled out by a parent/guardian before the start of the program.

Join us for the A Wrinkle in Time movie on Friday, August 17 at 4:00 pm!

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann, Teen Services Librarian  (203) 794-8756  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Wednesday August 8, 2018
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Lunch Bunch Storytime
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

 

 Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs. Kids should bring a snack or their lunch and stop in for stories and more.

For children, ages 3 through 7 years old. who are able to sit alone without their parent or caregiver.  Parents/caregives rmust remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Wrinkle in Time Camp
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Are you a middle-schooler who loves the book A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle?  Then join us for our A Wrinkle in Time Camp!  This two week Summer Reading Camp is sponsored by Signum University and runs from August 6-August 17, but you do not have to attend every day; you can attend as many as you want.  First we'll listen to a lecture led by a college professor (aimed at middle school students) and then we will discuss the book and do themed crafts. This program is for ages 10-14.

Click Here for the Signum Summer Camp Family Registration and Permission Form that must be filled out by a parent/guardian before the start of the program.

Join us for the A Wrinkle in Time movie on Friday, August 17 at 4:00 pm!

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann, Teen Services Librarian  (203) 794-8756  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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Science of Music
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Kids in Grades 3-6 will learn about the science behind how musical instruments work.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 16 spaces available.
 
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Teen Craft: String Art
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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Wednesday Crafts for Teens!  Today's craft is String Art.  Make your own creations using colored string!

For Teens Grades 6-12.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Teen Library
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Drop-In Knitting and Crocheting
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Bring your own project to work on, or join us in knitting and crocheting for charity.  All skill levels welcome.

Meet us at the Library's Circulation Desk.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
Thursday August 9, 2018
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Wrinkle in Time Camp
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Are you a middle-schooler who loves the book A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle?  Then join us for our A Wrinkle in Time Camp!  This two week Summer Reading Camp is sponsored by Signum University and runs from August 6-August 17, but you do not have to attend every day; you can attend as many as you want.  First we'll listen to a lecture led by a college professor (aimed at middle school students) and then we will discuss the book and do themed crafts. This program is for ages 10-14.

Click Here for the Signum Summer Camp Family Registration and Permission Form that must be filled out by a parent/guardian before the start of the program.

Join us for the A Wrinkle in Time movie on Friday, August 17 at 4:00 pm!

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann, Teen Services Librarian  (203) 794-8756  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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Crafty Thursdays
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

For Kids Entering Grs. 3 and 5

Come in and make the creative featured craft of the day. 

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
 
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PJ Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

teddy bear with book

Stories, activities,  and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 7 years old. Parents/caregivers must remain in the Library during the storytime.

Children can come dressed in pajamas and bring a favorite bedtime pal.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Teen Tech Thursdays
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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Teen Tech Thursdays for Teens Grades 6-12

We'll do a variety of tech items each week.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
There are 8 spaces available.
Friday August 10, 2018
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Musical Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Music and stories combine for a fun program.  For families with children ages 2 through 6 years old  accompanied by their infant, toddler, and older siblings and their parents/caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Free Play-Little Picasso
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

For children 18 months - 5 years old.  Adults and children work together to create mini masterpieces using paint, markers, glue sticks, etc.  Be prepared to get a little messy.

 

No Registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Wrinkle in Time Camp
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Are you a middle-schooler who loves the book A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle?  Then join us for our A Wrinkle in Time Camp!  This two week Summer Reading Camp is sponsored by Signum University and runs from August 6-August 17, but you do not have to attend every day; you can attend as many as you want.  First we'll listen to a lecture led by a college professor (aimed at middle school students) and then we will discuss the book and do themed crafts. This program is for ages 10-14.

Click Here for the Signum Summer Camp Family Registration and Permission Form that must be filled out by a parent/guardian before the start of the program.

Join us for the A Wrinkle in Time movie on Friday, August 17 at 4:00 pm!

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann, Teen Services Librarian  (203) 794-8756  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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Tech Time - Grades 4-6
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Hands on fun with the library's latest technology.  Osmo Coding, Snap Circuits, Ozobots, Cubetto, etc.  For kids in Grades 4-6

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
There are 15 spaces available.
Saturday August 11, 2018
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Drop-In Storytime
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Drop-in Storytime for everyone. (Age 2 up)

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Make a Pre-School Craft
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM

 

Drop-in and make the Pre-school craft of the day.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Monday August 13, 2018
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Babytime Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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For infants (non-walkers) to 12 months, with a parent or caregiver.

Movement activities and stories for infants. Please bring a blanket for the baby to have during the storytime.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Wrinkle in Time Camp
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Are you a middle-schooler who loves the book A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle?  Then join us for our A Wrinkle in Time Camp!  This two week Summer Reading Camp is sponsored by Signum University and runs from August 6-August 17, but you do not have to attend every day; you can attend as many as you want.  First we'll listen to a lecture led by a college professor (aimed at middle school students) and then we will discuss the book and do themed crafts. This program is for ages 10-14.

Click Here for the Signum Summer Camp Family Registration and Permission Form that must be filled out by a parent/guardian before the start of the program.

Join us for the A Wrinkle in Time movie on Friday, August 17 at 4:00 pm!

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann, Teen Services Librarian  (203) 794-8756  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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Kids' Jewelry Making
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Have fun learning how to make unique jewelry.  You will be introduced to basic techniques and use your imagination to create a piece to take home.  For kids in Grades 3-6                                              

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Teen Summer Reading Movie Series
6:00 PM - 8:10 PM

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Join us for our Teen Summer Reading Movie Series for Grades 6-12.  Based on the true story of African American female mathematicians who helped put astronaut John Glen into orbit.  This DVD is Rated PG.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Crafts for Adults
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join us for our New Make It Mondays Series: the 2nd Monday is Crafts for Adults Day!

We'll have all sorts of craft supplies on hand for adults to create custom items. Every month will have a different theme!  This month's craft is light up cards.

Registration required and limited to 12.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
There are 11 spaces available.
Tuesday August 14, 2018
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Wiggly Storytime with the Director
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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For children ages 1 - 4 with a parent or caregiver.

Whether your child loves to sit still for a book, or can't stop squirming, this is a storytime for them. Stay and play afterwards and meet the library director.  

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
 
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Drop-In Knitting and Crocheting
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Bring your own project to work on, or join us in knitting and crocheting for charity.  All skill levels welcome.

Meet us at the Library's Circulation Desk.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
 
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ABC Drop-in Play
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

For children 18 months - 4 years old.

Adults and children can play ABC games and create ABC themed crafts.

No Registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Kids Movie Day
1:00 PM - 3:15 PM

 

For kids ages 4 - 10 years old. All children 7 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult .

A Feature  Fulm will be shown. Title to be announced soon. Registration required beginning on July 23.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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Teen Drop-in Design & Create
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop by the Teen Department between 1-4:00 pm to work on a craft projects at your own pace.

LOCATION: Teen Library
Wednesday August 15, 2018
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Lunch Bunch Storytime
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

 

 Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs. Kids should bring a snack or their lunch and stop in for stories and more.

For children, ages 3 through 7 years old. who are able to sit alone without their parent or caregiver.  Parents/caregives rmust remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Wrinkle in Time Camp
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Are you a middle-schooler who loves the book A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle?  Then join us for our A Wrinkle in Time Camp!  This two week Summer Reading Camp is sponsored by Signum University and runs from August 6-August 17, but you do not have to attend every day; you can attend as many as you want.  First we'll listen to a lecture led by a college professor (aimed at middle school students) and then we will discuss the book and do themed crafts. This program is for ages 10-14.

Click Here for the Signum Summer Camp Family Registration and Permission Form that must be filled out by a parent/guardian before the start of the program.

Join us for the A Wrinkle in Time movie on Friday, August 17 at 4:00 pm!

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann, Teen Services Librarian  (203) 794-8756  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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Meet the Music
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday, July 11, 25, and August 15.

For kids Entering  Grades 3 - 6

Children  will  learn about and make percussion, string and wind instruments. 

Kids can attend one or more sessions. 

Registration required and limited to 16 , beginning onJune 25.  Register on-line or by by visiting or calling the Children's Services Desk at 203-794-8756, Ex. 5.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 16 spaces available.
 
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Teen Craft: Working With Clay
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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Wednesday Crafts for Teens!  Today's craft is Working With Clay.  Make your own creations using molds and some hand techniques!

For Teens Grades 6-12.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Teen Library
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Drop-In Knitting and Crocheting
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Bring your own project to work on, or join us in knitting and crocheting for charity.  All skill levels welcome.

Meet us at the Library's Circulation Desk.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
 
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A Taste of Korea: Cooking Traditional Korean Cuisine
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Korean Cuisine, Full of Wisdom and Nature

Join us as we welcome back the Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project for another exciting program on Korean history and culture!  This program begins with a cooking demonstration followed by a home-cooked meal served on traditional Korean bronzeware called Bangjja. Learn about the health benefits of fermented foods (70% of Korean foods are fermented), and the ancient form of Bangjja, which uses a unique ratio of copper (78%) and tin (22%) that defies modern engineering standards and can counteract infections and fight harmful bacteria.  A short film on Korean culture will be shown as well.  

Registration required and limited to 30. Registration will begin 3 weeks prior to the program.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Thursday August 16, 2018
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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For infants 10-24 months old. This class includes rhymes, stories, and music-and-movement activities. Only infants of this age and a parent/caregiver can participate. Older siblings are not eligible to attend.

No Registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Wrinkle in Time Camp
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Are you a middle-schooler who loves the book A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle?  Then join us for our A Wrinkle in Time Camp!  This two week Summer Reading Camp is sponsored by Signum University and runs from August 6-August 17, but you do not have to attend every day; you can attend as many as you want.  First we'll listen to a lecture led by a college professor (aimed at middle school students) and then we will discuss the book and do themed crafts. This program is for ages 10-14.

Click Here for the Signum Summer Camp Family Registration and Permission Form that must be filled out by a parent/guardian before the start of the program.

Join us for the A Wrinkle in Time movie on Friday, August 17 at 4:00 pm!

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann, Teen Services Librarian  (203) 794-8756  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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Crafty Thursdays
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

For Kids Entering Grs. 3 - 5

Come in and make the creative featured craft of the day. 

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
 
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Thursday Game Night
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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There will be two opportunities every month for you (and your friends) to come to the Library and play board games!  We'll have a variety of games for you to choose from.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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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
 
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PJ Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Stories, activities,  and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 7 years old. Parents/caregivers must remain in the Library during the storytime.

Children can come dressed in pajamas and bring a favorite bedtime pal.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Teen Tech Thursdays
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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Teen Tech Thursdays for Teens Grades 6-12

We'll do a variety of tech items each week.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
There are 8 spaces available.
Friday August 17, 2018
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Musical Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Music and stories combine for a fun program.  For families with children ages 2 through 6 years old  accompanied by their infant, toddler, and older siblings and their parents/caregivers.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Drop-In Storytime
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Drop-in Storytime for everyone. (Age 2 up)

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Free Play-Little Picasso
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

For children 18 months - 5 years old.  Adults and children work together to create mini masterpieces using paint, markers, glue sticks, etc.  Be prepared to get a little messy.

 

No Registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Wrinkle in Time Camp
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Are you a middle-schooler who loves the book A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle?  Then join us for our A Wrinkle in Time Camp!  This two week Summer Reading Camp is sponsored by Signum University and runs from August 6-August 17, but you do not have to attend every day; you can attend as many as you want.  First we'll listen to a lecture led by a college professor (aimed at middle school students) and then we will discuss the book and do themed crafts. This program is for ages 10-14.

Click Here for the Signum Summer Camp Family Registration and Permission Form that must be filled out by a parent/guardian before the start of the program.

Join us for the A Wrinkle in Time movie on Friday, August 17 at 4:00 pm!

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann, Teen Services Librarian  (203) 794-8756  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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Preschool Tech Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Hands on fun with the library's latest technology.  Osmo Coding, Snap Circuits, Ozobots, Cubetto, etc.  For Preschoolers.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Teen Summer Reading Movie Series
4:00 PM - 5:50 PM

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Join us for our Teen Summer Reading Movie Series for Grades 6-12!  This DVD tells the story of a girl who meets three supernatural beings who transport her through the universe to rescue her father, who is being held captive by an evil force.  This DVD is Rated PG.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 50 spaces available.
Saturday August 18, 2018
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Drop-In Storytime
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Drop-in Storytime for everyone. (Age 2 up)

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Make a Pre-School Craft
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM

 

Drop-in and make the Pre-school craft of the day.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 5  children@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Monday August 20, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Join us for our New Make It Mondays Series: the 3rd Monday is 3D Printing for Adults Day!

This training session focuses on the features of Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer, selection of objects, formatting them, using proper software and file format, and working with controls of the printer.  Individual appointments for making 3D objects can be made at the end of the training session.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Teen Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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BHSReads Teen Book Discussion for Grades 9-12.

This evening's book is We Were Liars by E. Lockhart.  Spending the summers on her family's private island off the coast of Cape Cod with her cousins and a special boy named Gat, Cadence struggles to remember what happened during her fifteenth summer. 

No registration required. 

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Tuesday August 21, 2018
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Danbury Networking Group
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Open to the public! Meetings are designed to assist anyone with their job search and networking efforts.

Attendees are welcome to bring their own refreshments.

No registration required.

 

 

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
 
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Drop-In Knitting and Crocheting
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Bring your own project to work on, or join us in knitting and crocheting for charity.  All skill levels welcome.

Meet us at the Library's Circulation Desk.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
 
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Teen Drop-in Design & Create
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop by the Teen Department between 1-4:00 pm to work on a craft projects at your own pace.

LOCATION: Teen Library
Wednesday August 22, 2018
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Drop-In Knitting and Crocheting
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Bring your own project to work on, or join us in knitting and crocheting for charity.  All skill levels welcome.

Meet us at the Library's Circulation Desk.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
 
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Movie Screening at the Library
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Join us for this DVD just released on August 14!  The Avengers assemble their power in order to fight their collective enemy, Thanos, before he can wreak havoc on the entire planet.  This DVD is Rated PG-13. 

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 46 spaces available.
Thursday August 23, 2018
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Teen Tech Thursdays
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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Teen Tech Thursdays for Teens Grades 6-12

We'll do a variety of tech items each week.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
There are 8 spaces available.
Monday August 27, 2018
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Arduino for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Join us for our New Make It Mondays Series: the 4th Monday is Arduino for Adults Day!

Arduino is a small electronic board that you can program to read and control electrical components and sensors.  Come to this program to learn all the amazing things you can do with Arduino!

Registration required and limited to 9.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Tuesday August 28, 2018
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Drop-In Knitting and Crocheting
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Bring your own project to work on, or join us in knitting and crocheting for charity.  All skill levels welcome.

Meet us at the Library's Circulation Desk.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
Wednesday August 29, 2018
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Wednesday Morning All Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

This month's selection is And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie.

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
 
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Drop-In Knitting and Crocheting
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Bring your own project to work on, or join us in knitting and crocheting for charity.  All skill levels welcome.

Meet us at the Library's Circulation Desk.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
 
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Movie Screening at the Library
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

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Join us for this DVD just released on August 28!  Four friends in a book club are inspired to spice things up and try new things later in life after reading the book Fifty Shades of Grey.  This DVD is Rated PG-13.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 49 spaces available.
Thursday August 30, 2018
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Teen Tech Thursdays
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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Teen Tech Thursdays for Teens Grades 6-12

We'll do a variety of tech items each week.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Teen Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 0  teen@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
There are 8 spaces available.
Monday September 3, 2018
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Library Closed in Observance of Labor Day

Sorry We're Closed

Tuesday September 4, 2018
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Danbury Networking Group
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Open to the public! Meetings are designed to assist anyone with their job search and networking efforts.

Attendees are welcome to bring their own refreshments.

No registration required.

 

 

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
Thursday September 6, 2018
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Thursday Game Night
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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There will be two opportunities every month for you (and your friends) to come to the Library and play board games!  We'll have a variety of games for you to choose from.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday September 10, 2018
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Crafts for Adults
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join us for our New Make It Mondays Series: the 2nd Monday is Crafts for Adults Day!

We'll have all sorts of craft supplies on hand for adults to create custom items. Every month will have a different theme!

Registration required and limited to 12.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday September 17, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Join us for our New Make It Mondays Series: the 3rd Monday is 3D Printing for Adults Day!

This training session focuses on the features of Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer, selection of objects, formatting them, using proper software and file format, and working with controls of the printer.  Individual appointments for making 3D objects can be made at the end of the training session.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Tuesday September 18, 2018
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Danbury Networking Group
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Open to the public! Meetings are designed to assist anyone with their job search and networking efforts.

Attendees are welcome to bring their own refreshments.

No registration required.

 

 

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
Thursday September 20, 2018
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Thursday Game Night
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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There will be two opportunities every month for you (and your friends) to come to the Library and play board games!  We'll have a variety of games for you to choose from.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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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
Monday September 24, 2018
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Arduino for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Join us for our New Make It Mondays Series: the 4th Monday is Arduino for Adults Day!

Arduino is a small electronic board that you can program to read and control electrical components and sensors.  Come to this program to learn all the amazing things you can do with Arduino!

Registration required and limited to 9.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
 
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
 
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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 House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Local History Room
Wednesday September 26, 2018
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Wednesday Morning All Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

This month's selection is Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin, by Jill Lepore

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Tuesday October 2, 2018
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Danbury Networking Group
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Open to the public! Meetings are designed to assist anyone with their job search and networking efforts.

Attendees are welcome to bring their own refreshments.

No registration required.

 

 

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
Monday October 8, 2018
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Library Closed in Observance of Columbus Day

Sorry We're Closed

Monday October 15, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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The 3rd Monday is 3D Printing for Adults Day!

This training session focuses on the features of Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer, selection of objects, formatting them, using proper software and file format, and working with controls of the printer.  Individual appointments for making 3D objects can be made at the end of the training session.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Tuesday October 16, 2018
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Danbury Networking Group
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Open to the public! Meetings are designed to assist anyone with their job search and networking efforts.

Attendees are welcome to bring their own refreshments.

No registration required.

 

 

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
Thursday October 18, 2018
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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
Monday October 22, 2018
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday October 29, 2018
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Haunted New England
6:30 AM - 7:30 PM

Find out why New England has been called "The Halloween Capitol of America!" Is it just because of the Salem Witch Trials? What about the real, historical vampires of Connecticut and Rhode Island? Come to this program and hear tales of premature burials, haunted lighthouses, ghost ships, and cursed apple orchards!

Our presenter is Faye Ringel, Professor Emeritus of Humanities at the U.S. Coast Guard. Faye is also a published author, well-regarded speaker, and  guest on radio and television shows.

This program is geared toward adults and young adults.

Registration is required and will start soon.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Tuesday October 30, 2018
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Danbury Networking Group
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Open to the public! Meetings are designed to assist anyone with their job search and networking efforts.

Attendees are welcome to bring their own refreshments.

No registration required.

 

 

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Jennie Keeler Meeting Room
Wednesday October 31, 2018
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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 Turn of the Screw by Henry James.

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday November 12, 2018
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Library Closed in Observance of Veteran's Day

Sorry We're Closed

Monday November 19, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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The 3rd Monday is 3D Printing for Adults Day!

This training session focuses on the features of Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer, selection of objects, formatting them, using proper software and file format, and working with controls of the printer.  Individual appointments for making 3D objects can be made at the end of the training session.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Wednesday November 21, 2018
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The Library Will Close at 1:00 Today

Sorry We're Closed

The Library will close early in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Thursday November 22, 2018
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Library Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving Day

Sorry We're Closed

Monday November 26, 2018
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
 
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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 Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham.

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Local History Room
Wednesday November 28, 2018
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Wednesday Morning All Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

This month's selection is TBD.

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday December 10, 2018
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Thursday December 13, 2018
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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
Monday December 17, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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The 3rd Monday is 3D Printing for Adults Day!

This training session focuses on the features of Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer, selection of objects, formatting them, using proper software and file format, and working with controls of the printer.  Individual appointments for making 3D objects can be made at the end of the training session.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Wednesday December 19, 2018
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Wednesday Morning All Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

This month's selection is TBD.

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday December 24, 2018
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The Library Will Close at 1:00 Today

Sorry We're Closed

The Library will close early in observance of Christmas Eve.

Tuesday December 25, 2018
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Library Closed in Observance of Christmas Day

Sorry We're Closed

Monday December 31, 2018
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The Library Will Close at 1:00 Today

Sorry We're Closed

The Library will close early in observance of New Year's Eve.

Monday January 14, 2019
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

3d printer

This training session focuses on the features of Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer, selection of objects, formatting them, using proper software and file format, and working with controls of the printer.  Individual appointments for making 3D objects can be made at the end of the training session.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Monday January 28, 2019
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
 
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Monday Night Classics Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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This month's selection is Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie.

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Local History Room
Wednesday January 30, 2019
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Wednesday Morning All Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

This month's selection is TBD.

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
 
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Songs and Stories for Grown-ups
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Back by popular 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!

PLEASE NOTE: The stories are for adults age 21+; children will not be admitted.

Registration required and will begin in December.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756 ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Monday February 11, 2019
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

3d printer

This training session focuses on the features of Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer, selection of objects, formatting them, using proper software and file format, and working with controls of the printer.  Individual appointments for making 3D objects can be made at the end of the training session.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Wednesday February 27, 2019
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Wednesday Morning All Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

This month's selection is TBD.

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday March 18, 2019
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

3d printer

The 3rd Monday is 3D Printing for Adults Day!

This training session focuses on the features of Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer, selection of objects, formatting them, using proper software and file format, and working with controls of the printer.  Individual appointments for making 3D objects can be made at the end of the training session.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Monday March 25, 2019
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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 Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett.

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Local History Room
Wednesday March 27, 2019
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Wednesday Morning All Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

This month's selection is TBD.

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday April 15, 2019
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

3d printer

The 3rd Monday is 3D Printing for Adults Day!

This training session focuses on the features of Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer, selection of objects, formatting them, using proper software and file format, and working with controls of the printer.  Individual appointments for making 3D objects can be made at the end of the training session.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Wednesday April 24, 2019
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Wednesday Morning All Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

This month's selection is TBD.

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday May 20, 2019
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

3d printer

The 3rd Monday is 3D Printing for Adults Day!

This training session focuses on the features of Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer, selection of objects, formatting them, using proper software and file format, and working with controls of the printer.  Individual appointments for making 3D objects can be made at the end of the training session.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
 
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Monday Night Classics Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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This month's selection is Photo Finish by Ngaio Marsh.

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Local History Room
Wednesday May 22, 2019
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Wednesday Morning All Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

This month's selection is TBD.

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday June 17, 2019
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

3d printer

The 3rd Monday is 3D Printing for Adults Day!

This training session focuses on the features of Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer, selection of objects, formatting them, using proper software and file format, and working with controls of the printer.  Individual appointments for making 3D objects can be made at the end of the training session.  

Registration required and limited to 9.

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756, ext. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Wednesday June 26, 2019
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Wednesday Morning All Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

This month's selection is TBD.

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. 4  adult@bethellibrary.org
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room

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