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Category Archives: From the Director

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

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

Give Where You Live

Give Where You Live

By Lynn Rosato, Library Director February 2017 Mark your calendars—March 9 is almost here! For the fourth year, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation is hosting our region’s biggest philanthropic event to inspire communities to GIVE WHERE YOU LIVE. Last year, 11,000 donations raised over $1 million for 410 local nonprofits in a single 24-hour period. This year… Continue Reading

Were You Carded at the Library?

Were You Carded at the Library?

By Lynn Rosato, Library Director November/December 2016 September was Library Card Sign-Up Month and we celebrated in a big way at the Library—we issued 97 new cards, and 44 more were replaced for free! Staff designed and made buttons for patrons to take, and we gave away 166 of those. By far the most popular design… Continue Reading