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NEW! Adult Summer Reading

Now through August 31st

Hobbit Immersion Camp

Week 2 of 2: July 17-21 1:00-2:30 pm

Summer Craft Day

Thursday, July 20, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Making the Musical

Monday, July 24, 5:00-6:15 pm

Evening Book Discussion

Monday, July 24, 6:30-7:45 pm

Summer Build-A-Thon Day

Tuesday, July 25, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Morning Book Discussion

Wednesday, July 26, 10:15-11:30 am

Lunch Bunch Storytime

Wednesday, July 26, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Teen Black-Out Poetry

Wednesday, July 26, 2:00-3:00 pm

Movie Screening: Broadway at Bethel Summer Series

Wednesday, July 26, 6:00-7:50 pm
Have You Heard the News?

Have You Heard the News?

By Lynn Rosato, Library Director July 2017 The news has been spreading slowly and quietly but, yes, if you have heard that I am retiring, you heard correctly. After 17½ years as the Library Director, I will be retiring on August 31. My first 13 years was certainly a focused and challenging effort to complete… Continue Reading

Spotlight: Vacation or Staycation… We’ve Got You Covered!

Spotlight: Vacation or Staycation… We’ve Got You Covered!

Your hometown library has many free resources to make your summer more enriching and more fun! All you need is your Bethel Library card and a sense of adventure! Planning a vacation? Peruse the Library’s travel collection (900s) for guidebooks and more about dozens of destinations. Traveling to a non-English-speaking country? Then you’ll want to check out… Continue Reading

Meet Ashley—Librarian for the Day

Meet Ashley—Librarian for the Day

By Lynn Rosato, Library Director May 2017 St. Mary’s School 5th grader, Ashley DeAngelis, recently spent a morning with me, as she was appointed Librarian for the Day. Ashley’s parents paid a hefty sum, I’m sure, at a recent school fundraiser for their daughter, a life-long Bethel Library user, to spend time behind the scenes… Continue Reading