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Intermediate Excel 2013 Class

Saturday, January 31, 10:00 - 11:30 am

Duct tape flowers

Teen Crafts: Duct Tape Creations

Saturday, January 31, 10:15-11:30 am

Movie Night

New Release Movie Series

Saturday, January 31, 2:00 - 4:15 pm


Photoshop Elements 12, part 1

Monday, February 2, 6:15-7:45 pm


Device User’s Support Group: iPad

Monday, February 2, 6:30-7:45 pm

Shadow of the Wind

Book Discussion: Shadow of the Wind

Wednesday, February 4, 10:15 - 11:30 am

Position Available

Position Available: Part Time Library Clerk, 19 hrs/wk, $13.38/hr Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Working knowledge of computers and office software preferred. Knowledge of automated library systems and the Internet a plus. Library experience is desirable. Job Description: The Library Clerk for Technical Processing and Circulation Services assists with processing materials for the adult collection…Continue Reading

What’s in Your Wallet?

Your Bethel Library card may be the most valuable card in your wallet, and I invite you to stop by, take a look at our webpage, and check out the calendar of events to find out all that it can do for you!
Make 2015 the year you discover the most valuable card in your wallet!Continue Reading

Quick Stop Computers at the Library

Quick Stop Computers at the Library

In a hurry and just want to run into the library to do a quick Internet search or grab a new book off the shelf? A few new options in the Circulation area will help speed you on your way. Option 1-Quick Searches: Two stand up computers are available for 15 minute searches of the library catalog and the…Continue Reading

Planning for the Future

During the summer, the Library Board of Directors conducted three surveys to elicit feedback from both library users and non-users. The surveys were quite successful with over 500 responses to two of the three. Some questions generated over 100 comments!Continue Reading

Flower Arrangement Contest Winners

Flower Arrangement Contest Winners

Two weeks ago, the Library held a Flower Arrangement Contest in honor of Bethel Public Library founder, Maria Parloa. Here are the names of the top three contestants from the Adult and Children’s categories. Adult Winners: 1st: Gretchen 2nd: Mary 3rd: Mary Children’s Winners: 1st: Jonathan, age 8 (arrangement pictured above) 2nd: Eli, age 3 3rd:…Continue Reading