Archive | From the Director

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!

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Walter & Marie Seelye 7-14

Seelye Descendant Visits Family Home

Walter and Marie Seelye made a surprise visit to the Library during our July Centennial Celebration of the Seelye House. Walter is the great great grandson of Seth Seelye, the home’s original owner and first mayor of Bethel.

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Library Seelye House

Celebrating 100 years of the Seelye House!

By Lynn Rosato, Library Director July-August 2014 Please join us on July 12 for an open house and light refreshments as we celebrate 100 years of the Seelye House! Also, there will be a display honoring the Seelye Family throughout the month of July to commemorate this special anniversary. On June 14, 1914, the Directors […]

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A Quiet Corner

By Lynn Rosato, Library Director May-June 2014 Our library has become busier and busier since we opened in the new facility last May. So even though there are many places to go to read a book or magazine, work on your laptop, or do research, at times it just may not be quiet enough. The solution […]

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Be a Library Partner!

By Lynn Rosato, Library Director January-March 2014 YOUR CLUB OR BUSINESS CAN BE A LIBRARY PARTNER Bring an educational, entertaining, or inspiring program to the community and increase your visibility at the same time.  The Bethel Library is always looking for business or organizational partners to help support the programs and services we provide. Our […]

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The Dawning of a New Page

By Lynn Rosato, Library Director October-December 2013 Joe and Janet Mauro may not be household names to most of you, but at the Library they have been around for nearly 20 years. During all of that time, they have been working behind the scenes, volunteering their time with maintaining the Library’s website. They have given […]

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