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Monday November 20, 2017
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Little STEM Explorers
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

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For kids in Grades K through 2.

Children will explore STEM concepts (Science, Technology, Enginering, Math) through crafts, experiments, and other hands-on activities relating to a Children's book.  Today's book is : Twenty-one Elephants by Phil Bildner.

Registration required and limited to 12, beginning on November 6. Register by visiting or calling the Children's Services Desk at 203-794-8756, Ex. 5.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Hora del Cuento (Bilingual Storytime)
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

hora del cuento

For children, ages 4 - 7 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

A new storytime which uses both English and Spanish to present books, rhymes, and songs to children.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Tuesday November 21, 2017
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Wiggly Storytime with the Director
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

wiggly storytime

Tuesdays, September 26 - December 19

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 new library director.  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Thursday November 23, 2017
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Library Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving

Sorry We're Closed

 

Friday November 24, 2017
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Friends Books & More Sale
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

holiday books wrapped in ribbon

Presented by the Friends of the Bethel Public Library

Do your holiday shopping at the library! You’ll find a selection of new and gently-used items appropriate for gift-giving. Books, CDs, DVDs, and vinyl for all ages and interests.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Monday November 27, 2017
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
 
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Hora del Cuento (Bilingual Storytime)
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

hora del cuento

For children, ages 4 - 7 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

A new storytime which uses both English and Spanish to present books, rhymes, and songs to children.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Evening Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

the professor and the madman

This month's selection is The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester.

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

 

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Local History Room
Tuesday November 28, 2017
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Wiggly Storytime with the Director
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

wiggly storytime

Tuesdays, September 26 - December 19

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 new library director.  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
Wednesday November 29, 2017
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Morning Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

the professor and the madman

This month's selection is The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester.

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

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
 
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Fall Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:00 am 

 Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 6 years old. Children must be 3 years old by the class date.. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Movie Screening at the Library
6:00 PM - 8:10 PM

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This DVD is based on the memoir by Jeannette Walls and is about a woman who reflects on her unconventional upbringing at the hands of her artsy, nonconformist parents.  Now that she is married to a man who works in finance in New York City, she faces criticism from her parents that she's betrayed thier values.  This DVD is Rated PG-13.

Subtitles will be put on for all movies to accommodate all movie-goers.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 23 spaces available.
Thursday November 30, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

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November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
 
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

mother goose reading to goslings

September 28 - November 16  - No class October 26

Extended to November 30 and December 7.

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.

Registration required, in person, September 20 - 27 at the Children's Services Desk.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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PJ Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

teddy bear with book

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

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

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Drop-In 3D Printing for Teens
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

3d printer

Join us for this weekly drop-in program.  After an introduction to how the printer works and a safety lesson, we'll show you how to print and design various objects.  Please create an account with Thingverse and Tinkercad before the program.  Click the links below to set up your account:

http://www.thingiverse.com        http://www.tinkercad.com

Your parent/caregiver will need to sign a waiver.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Teen Library
Friday December 1, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

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November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
 
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Family Fun Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

owl reading to owlets

Fridays, December 1, 15, and 22. No class December 8.

A new program of stories, music, activities, and a short film 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.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Saturday December 2, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

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November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
 
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Teen Crafts: Beaded Bracelets
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

beads

Make your own beaded creations for yourself or to give and trade!

Grades 6-12.

There are 10 spaces available.
Sunday December 3, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

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November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
Monday December 4, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

ornaments tree

November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
 
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Hora del Cuento (Bilingual Storytime)
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

hora del cuento

For children, ages 4 - 7 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

A new storytime which uses both English and Spanish to present books, rhymes, and songs to children.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Tuesday December 5, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

ornaments tree

November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
 
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Wiggly Storytime with the Director
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

wiggly storytime

Tuesdays, September 26 - December 19

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 new library director.  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Wednesday December 6, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

ornaments tree

November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
 
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Fall Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:00 am 

 Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 6 years old. Children must be 3 years old by the class date.. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Movie Screening at the Library
6:00 PM - 7:55 PM

holiday movie

Join us for a holiday musical starring Judy Garland and Margaret O'Brien.  Four sisters at the turn of the 20th century learn vital lessons about life and love as their family prepares to move to New York City.  This DVD is Not Rated.

Subtitles will be put on for all movies to accommodate all movie-goers.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 38 spaces available.
 
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Quarterly Classic Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

christmas carol and cricket on the hearth book covers

This evening's selections are A Christmas Carol and The Cricket on the Hearth, both by Charles Dickens.

Books are available for checkout with a valid library card approximately 1 month before meeting.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Thursday December 7, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

ornaments tree

November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
 
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Mother Goose Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

mother goose reading to goslings

September 28 - November 16  - No class October 26

Extended to November 30 and December 7.

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.

Registration required, in person, September 20 - 27 at the Children's Services Desk.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Holiday Cookie Decorating Program
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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HOLIDAY COOKIE DECORATING PROGRAM IN MEMORY OF SHELLY ARNHOLD

PRESENTED BY SHELLY'S FRIENDS AND FAMILY

Session 1 -- Thursday, December 7 - 4:00 - 5:00 pm

For Kids 4 - 10 years old without an adult.  Prents of all children may not attend the program but must remain in the library during the session.

Children will decorate several holiday cookies with frosting, sprinkles, and several other goodies. They will take home some of the cookies and the remaining ones will be donated to the local Senior citizen homes.

Registration required and limited to 20 children per session. Registration begins November 13 at the Children's Services Desk or by calling the library at 203-794-8756, Ex. 5 during library hours.

 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Drop-In 3D Printing for Teens
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

3d printer

Join us for this weekly drop-in program.  After an introduction to how the printer works and a safety lesson, we'll show you how to print and design various objects.  Please create an account with Thingverse and Tinkercad before the program.  Click the links below to set up your account:

http://www.thingiverse.com        http://www.tinkercad.com

Your parent/caregiver will need to sign a waiver.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Teen Library
Friday December 8, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

ornaments tree

November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
Saturday December 9, 2017
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Holiday Tree Decorating Days

ornaments tree

November 30 - December 9 -Anytime During Library Hours in the Children's Library

For kids of all ages. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

Kids can decorate a poster paper ornament to place on the Children's Library Holiday Tree. They can also decorate another to take home for their own tree.

LOCATION: Michele Arnhold Children's Library
 
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Holiday Cookie Decorating Program
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

cookie decorating

HOLIDAY COOKIE DECORATING PROGRAM IN MEMORY OF SHELLY ARNHOLD

PRESENTED BY SHELLY'S FRIENDS AND FAMILY

Session 2 -- Saturday, December 9 - 2:00 - 3:00 pm

For Kids 4 - 10 years old without an adult.  Prents of all children may not attend the program but must remain in the library during the session.

Children will decorate several holiday cookies with frosting, sprinkles, and several other goodies. They will take home some of the cookies and the remaining ones will be donated to the local Senior citizen homes.

Registration required and limited to 20 children per session. Registration begins November 13 at the Children's Services Desk or by calling the library at 203-794-8756, Ex. 5 during library hours.

 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Monday December 11, 2017
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
 
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Hora del Cuento (Bilingual Storytime)
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

hora del cuento

For children, ages 4 - 7 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

A new storytime which uses both English and Spanish to present books, rhymes, and songs to children.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Tuesday December 12, 2017
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Wiggly Storytime with the Director
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

wiggly storytime

Tuesdays, September 26 - December 19

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 new library director.  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Wednesday December 13, 2017
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Fall Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:00 am 

 Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 6 years old. Children must be 3 years old by the class date.. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Combined Chess Club
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

chess pieces

For kids, Grades 1-7 who understand the basic rules and moves of the game.

Registration is required two weeks before the meeting by visiting or calling the Children’s Services Desk.
 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Thursday December 14, 2017
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Friends of the Library Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

book pages 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!

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
 
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PJ Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

teddy bear with book

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

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

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Drop-In 3D Printing for Teens
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

3d printer

Join us for this weekly drop-in program.  After an introduction to how the printer works and a safety lesson, we'll show you how to print and design various objects.  Please create an account with Thingverse and Tinkercad before the program.  Click the links below to set up your account:

http://www.thingiverse.com        http://www.tinkercad.com

Your parent/caregiver will need to sign a waiver.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Teen Library
Friday December 15, 2017
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Family Fun Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

owl reading to owlets

Fridays, December 1, 15, and 22. No class December 8.

A new program of stories, music, activities, and a short film 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.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Kids Friday Flicks
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

movie

For kids ages 2 - 6 years old and their families. All children must be accompanied by an adult . No Registration required.

A fun short Holiday film will be shown. Today;s film is: Mickey Saves Santa.

Saturday December 16, 2017
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Holiday Concert
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

holiday concert

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

We are happy to welcome back the Connecticut Choral Society Chamber Singers for a Holiday Concert.  Take a break from the mall and join us at the Library for an afternoon interlude of beautiful and inspiring music!

Registration reqired.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
There are 36 spaces available.
Monday December 18, 2017
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Hora del Cuento (Bilingual Storytime)
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

hora del cuento

For children, ages 4 - 7 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

A new storytime which uses both English and Spanish to present books, rhymes, and songs to children.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Evening Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

cat who came for christmas

This month's selection is The Cat Who Came For Christmas by Cleveland Amory.

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

 

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Local History Room
Tuesday December 19, 2017
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Wiggly Storytime with the Director
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

wiggly storytime

Tuesdays, September 26 - December 19

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 new library director.  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Wednesday December 20, 2017
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Morning Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

cat who came for christmas

This month's selection is The Cat Who Came For Christmas by Cleveland Amory.

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

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
 
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Fall Pre-School Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

it's storytime at your library!

Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:00 am 

 Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 6 years old. Children must be 3 years old by the class date.. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Winter Welcome Snowflakes
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

snowflake

For Kids - Grades 3 -  5

The Winter Solstice is December 21 and kids will celebrate by using metallic pipe cleaners and beads to create sparkling 3D snowflakes.

Registration required, beginning on December 4, in person at the Children's Services Desk or by calling the Library at 203-794-8756, Ex. 5

Program limit: 20 children.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Thursday December 21, 2017
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PJ Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

teddy bear with book

Stories, activities, book-themed DVDs, and simple crafts.

For children, ages 3 through 8 years old. Parents/caregivers may not attend the class but must remain in the Library during the storytime.

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

No registration required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Drop-In 3D Printing for Teens
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

3d printer

Join us for this weekly drop-in program.  After an introduction to how the printer works and a safety lesson, we'll show you how to print and design various objects.  Please create an account with Thingverse and Tinkercad before the program.  Click the links below to set up your account:

http://www.thingiverse.com        http://www.tinkercad.com

Your parent/caregiver will need to sign a waiver.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Teen Library
Friday December 22, 2017
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Family Fun Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

owl reading to owlets

Fridays, December 1, 15, and 22. No class December 8.

A new program of stories, music, activities, and a short film 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.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Monday December 25, 2017
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Library Closed in Observance of Christmas Day

Sorry We're Closed

 

Thursday December 28, 2017
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Drop-In 3D Printing for Teens
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

3d printer

Join us for this weekly drop-in program.  After an introduction to how the printer works and a safety lesson, we'll show you how to print and design various objects.  Please create an account with Thingverse and Tinkercad before the program.  Click the links below to set up your account:

http://www.thingiverse.com        http://www.tinkercad.com

Your parent/caregiver will need to sign a waiver.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Teen Library
Thursday January 4, 2018
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Movie Screening at the Library
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Join us for a DVD that was released on December 19!  A World War II thriller about the evacuation of Dunkirk, France, in which 400,000 allied troops were rescued following a catastrophic defeat.  This DVD is Rated PG-13.

Subtitles will be put on for all movies to accommodate all movie-goers.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
 
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Drop-In 3D Printing for Teens
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

3d printer

Join us for this weekly drop-in program.  After an introduction to how the printer works and a safety lesson, we'll show you how to print and design various objects.  Please create an account with Thingverse and Tinkercad before the program.  Click the links below to set up your account:

http://www.thingiverse.com        http://www.tinkercad.com

Your parent/caregiver will need to sign a waiver.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Teen Library
Monday January 8, 2018
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iPad Class
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

ipad

iPad Class.  More information will be available soon.

Registration required and limited to 9.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Wednesday January 10, 2018
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Songs and Stories for Grown-ups
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

lenny levine

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.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Thursday January 11, 2018
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Drop-In 3D Printing for Teens
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

3d printer

Join us for this weekly drop-in program.  After an introduction to how the printer works and a safety lesson, we'll show you how to print and design various objects.  Please create an account with Thingverse and Tinkercad before the program.  Click the links below to set up your account:

http://www.thingiverse.com        http://www.tinkercad.com

Your parent/caregiver will need to sign a waiver.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Teen Library
Saturday January 13, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Wednesday January 17, 2018
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Writers Group
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

pen and ink and paper

The Library's Writers Group is for adults (age 21 and up) who want to share their writing and get feedback in a relaxed and supportive environment of peers.  Thanks to donations made through Fairfield County GIving Day, writers who attend will benefit from the expert advice and inspiration of professional writing instructor Linda Chiara! 

Registration required and limited to 8.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
There are 4 spaces available.
Thursday January 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!

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
 
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Drop-In 3D Printing for Teens
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

3d printer

Join us for this weekly drop-in program.  After an introduction to how the printer works and a safety lesson, we'll show you how to print and design various objects.  Please create an account with Thingverse and Tinkercad before the program.  Click the links below to set up your account:

http://www.thingiverse.com        http://www.tinkercad.com

Your parent/caregiver will need to sign a waiver.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Teen Library
Monday January 22, 2018
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Wednesday January 24, 2018
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Movie Screening at the Library
6:00 PM - 7:55 PM

Join us for a New Release!  Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim, which brings criticism from members of her court and family.  This DVD is Rated PG-13.

Subtitles will be put on for all movies to accommodate all movie-goers.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Thursday January 25, 2018
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Drop-In 3D Printing for Teens
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

3d printer

Join us for this weekly drop-in program.  After an introduction to how the printer works and a safety lesson, we'll show you how to print and design various objects.  Please create an account with Thingverse and Tinkercad before the program.  Click the links below to set up your account:

http://www.thingiverse.com        http://www.tinkercad.com

Your parent/caregiver will need to sign a waiver.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Teen Library
Saturday January 27, 2018
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Teen Craft: Washi Tape Crafts
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

washi tape

We'll take a tiny tin box and decorate it with washi tape, as well as other assorted projects!

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday January 29, 2018
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Monday Night Classics Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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Join us for this new book club that meets on the last Monday of every other month in the Local History Room!

This month's selection is The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh.

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

 

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Local History Room
Wednesday January 31, 2018
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Wednesday Morning All Genres Book Discussion
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

hare with amber eyes

This month's selection is The Hare With the Amber Eyes by Edmund De Waal.

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

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Saturday February 10, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

3d printer

his 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.

LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Thursday February 15, 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!

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Wednesday February 21, 2018
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Writers Group
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

pen and ink on paper

The Library's Writers Group is for adults (age 21 and up) who want to share their writing and get feedback in a relaxed and supportive environment of peers. Writers who attend will benefit from the expert advice and inspiration of professional writing instructor Linda Chiara! 

Registration required and limited to 8.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Monday February 26, 2018
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Wednesday February 28, 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 A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.

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

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday March 5, 2018
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iPad Class
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

ipad

iPad Class.  More information will be available soon.

Registration required and limited to 9.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Saturday March 10, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

3d printer

his 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.

LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Thursday March 15, 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!

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Wednesday March 21, 2018
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Writers Group
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

pen and ink on paper

The Library's Writers Group is for adults (age 21 and up) who want to share their writing and get feedback in a relaxed and supportive environment of peers.  Writers who attend will benefit from the expert advice and inspiration of professional writing instructor Linda Chiara! 

Registration required and limited to 8.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Monday March 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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Join us for this new book discussion that meets on the last Monday of every other month in the Local History Room!

February's book is Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville.

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

 

No Registration required.

LOCATION: Local History Room
Wednesday March 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.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Friday March 30, 2018
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Library Closed in Observance of Good Friday

Sorry We're Closed

 

Sunday April 1, 2018
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Library Closed in Observance of Easter Sunday

Sorry We're Closed

 

Monday April 9, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

3d printer

his 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.

LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Wednesday April 11, 2018
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Estate Planning
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Helen Curtin, financial advisor from Edward Jones, as well as Estate Attorney Ed Kelleher, will present the Basics of Estate Planning.  Learn what to consider when creating a will, the benfits of trusts, how to help reduce taxes on estates, and how insurance can help protect your family.  

Registration required.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Wednesday April 18, 2018
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Writers Group
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

pen and ink on paper

The Library's Writers Group is for adults (age 21 and up) who want to share their writing and get feedback in a relaxed and supportive environment of peers. Writers who attend will benefit from the expert advice and inspiration of professional writing instructor Linda Chiara! 

Registration required and limited to 8.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Thursday April 19, 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!

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday April 23, 2018
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Wednesday April 25, 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.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Thursday May 3, 2018
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Thursday Night Art Class
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

art supplies

It's time to create your own work of art! On four Thursday evenings in May, you will be guided by professional artist and instructor Adele Moros in a friendly, relaxed environment perfect for all skill levels! You may choose acrylic, watercolor, pastel, or ink, and indicate your choice on the registration form. Adele will then provide a list of materials needed depending on your medium so you can purchase them before the first class. You are encouraged to register early enough to allow yourself time to get supplies!

This series of four evening classes is for adults and young adults; no children, please. No experience is necessary.

Registration required and limited to 10.  Registration begins 6 weeks before the first class. Registrants must commit to attend all four classes.

Please note that when you register for the first class, you will automatically be registered for all four classes: May 3, May 10, May 17, and May 24.

Supported in part by the proceeds donated during Fairfield County Giving Day.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Saturday May 5, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

3d printer

his 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.

LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Monday May 7, 2018
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iPad Class
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

ipad

iPad Class.  More information will be available soon.

Registration required and limited to 9.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Wednesday May 9, 2018
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A Song of the Seasons
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

rick spencer

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

We welcome back Rick Spencer for another Historical Music Program! The promise of Spring, the warmth of the long days of Summer, the Autumn harvest and the deep, dark Winter have all been described eloquently in music. The allegorical song of the seasons of human life is a long-standing tradition, as well. This program presents some of the best of both.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Maria Parloa Community Room
Thursday May 10, 2018
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Thursday Night Art Class
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

art supplies

It's time to create your own work of art! On four Thursday evenings in May, you will be guided by professional artist and instructor Adele Moros in a friendly, relaxed environment perfect for all skill levels! You may choose acrylic, watercolor, pastel, or ink, and indicate your choice on the registration form. Adele will then provide a list of materials needed depending on your medium so you can purchase them before the first class. You are encouraged to register early enough to allow yourself time to get supplies!

This series of four evening classes is for adults and young adults; no children, please. No experience is necessary.

Registration required and limited to 10.  Registration begins 6 weeks before the first class. Registrants must commit to attend all four classes.

Please note that when you register for the first class, you will automatically be registered for all four classes: May 3, May 10, May 17, and May 24.

Supported in part by the proceeds donated during Fairfield County Giving Day.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Wednesday May 16, 2018
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Writers Group
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

pen and ink on paper

The Library's Writers Group is for adults (age 21 and up) who want to share their writing and get feedback in a relaxed and supportive environment of peers. Writers who attend will benefit from the expert advice and inspiration of professional writing instructor Linda Chiara!  

Registration required and limited to 8.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Thursday May 17, 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!

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
 
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Thursday Night Art Class
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

art supplies

It's time to create your own work of art! On four Thursday evenings in May, you will be guided by professional artist and instructor Adele Moros in a friendly, relaxed environment perfect for all skill levels! You may choose acrylic, watercolor, pastel, or ink, and indicate your choice on the registration form. Adele will then provide a list of materials needed depending on your medium so you can purchase them before the first class. You are encouraged to register early enough to allow yourself time to get supplies!

This series of four evening classes is for adults and young adults; no children, please. No experience is necessary.

Registration required and limited to 10.  Registration begins 6 weeks before the first class. Registrants must commit to attend all four classes.

Please note that when you register for the first class, you will automatically be registered for all four classes: May 3, May 10, May 17, and May 24.

Supported in part by the proceeds donated during Fairfield County Giving Day.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Monday May 21, 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

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.

LOCATION: Local History Room
Wednesday May 23, 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.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Thursday May 24, 2018
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Thursday Night Art Class
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

art supplies

It's time to create your own work of art! On four Thursday evenings in May, you will be guided by professional artist and instructor Adele Moros in a friendly, relaxed environment perfect for all skill levels! You may choose acrylic, watercolor, pastel, or ink, and indicate your choice on the registration form. Adele will then provide a list of materials needed depending on your medium so you can purchase them before the first class. You are encouraged to register early enough to allow yourself time to get supplies!

This series of four evening classes is for adults and young adults; no children, please. No experience is necessary.

Registration required and limited to 10.  Registration begins 6 weeks before the first class. Registrants must commit to attend all four classes.

Please note that when you register for the first class, you will automatically be registered for all four classes: May 3, May 10, May 17, and May 24.

Supported in part by the proceeds donated during Fairfield County Giving Day.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Monday June 4, 2018
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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

3d printer

his 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.

LOCATION: Business and Technology Center
Wednesday June 20, 2018
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Writers Group
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

pen and ink on paper

The Library's Writers Group is for adults (age 21 and up) who want to share their writing and get feedback in a relaxed and supportive environment of peers. Writers who attend will benefit from the expert advice and inspiration of professional writing instructor Linda Chiara! 

Registration required and limited to 8.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Thursday June 21, 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!

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Monday June 25, 2018
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LBOD Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room
Wednesday June 27, 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.

LOCATION: Cady R. Morse Conference Room

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