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September 2015

Classic Movie Night

September 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:05 pm
Maria Parloa Community Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library
Pictured: Lady Windermere (Scarlett Johansson) and her fan

Join us for a movie on the big screen! Our Classic Movie & Book Discussion Series begins with this DVD, which is based on the classic book Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde.  This DVD is Rated PG. Due to Licensing Agreement, the titles of movies cannot be advertised.  Please call the Library at 203-794-8756 ext. 4 for more information. Registration required. Register online, in person, or by calling the Library at 203-794-8756 ext. 4. REGISTER HERE See the movie…

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Getting Started With Arduino For Teens

September 3 - October 8
Bethel Public Library
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Arduino is a tool for making computers that can sense and control more of the physical world than your desktop computer. Arduino can be used to develop interactive objects, take inputs from a variety of switches and sensors, and control a variety of lights, motors, and other physical outputs. Join Ed Kalin, a co-founder of the Fairfield County Makers’ Guild, a non-profit community makerspace located in Norwalk. Ed is a graduate of MIT and a long-time electronics and computing enthusiast.…

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Getting Started With Arduino For Teens Session 1

September 3 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Business and Technology Center,
2nd floor, Bethel Public Library
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Arduino is a tool for making computers that can sense and control more of the physical world than your desktop computer. Arduino can be used to develop interactive objects, take inputs from a variety of switches and sensors, and control a variety of lights, motors, and other physical outputs. Join Ed Kalin, a co-founder of the Fairfield County Makers’ Guild, a non-profit community makerspace located in Norwalk. Ed is a graduate of MIT and a long-time electronics and computing enthusiast.…

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World War I Revisited

September 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria Parloa Community Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library
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To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of World War I, learn about this pivotal point in history in a new way. Join us for a presentation by one of our most popular presenters, Dr.Gerard Brooker! Dr. Brooker is a world traveler and humanitarian who always opens our eyes to another view. In this talk, he’ll give us background information on the causes of the war, the battles that were fought, and the heroism of the soldiers. He’ll also share photos of his…

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Quarterly Classic Book Discussion: Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde

September 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Cady R. Morse Conference Room,
2nd Floor, Bethel Public Library
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Beautiful, aristocratic, an adored wife and young mother, Lady Windermere is “a fascinating puritan” whose severe moral code leads her to the brink of social suicide. The only one who can save her is the mysterious Mrs. Erlynne whose scandalous relationship with Lord Windermere has prompted her fatal impulse. And Mrs. Erlynne has a secret – a secret Lady Windermere must never know if she is to retain her peace of mind. (adapted from publisher’s description) No registration required. Books…

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All programs sponsored by the Bethel Public Library are open to the public, and meet accessibility requirements for the disabled. Those needing special arrangements should contact the library at least 2 weeks prior to the program to make arrangements.