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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
Join us for a movie on the big screen! This DVD’s release date is September 8. A young woman is rendered ageless after an accident, and has remained 29 years old for almost a century. Rated PG-13. 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 HEREFind out more »
Cox, one of the world’s leading long-distance swimmers, has been a risk-taker ever since she was nine and chose the freezing water of a New Hampshire pool in a storm over getting out and doing calisthenics. After her family moved to California so she and her siblings could train as speed swimmers, she discovered long-distance ocean swimming. Her first open-water event, a team race across the Catalina Channel, convinced her to train for the English Channel. At 15, she broke…Find out more »
In this two-part class, you will learn all the basic computer skills including using the mouse and keyboard, working in Microsoft Windows, using Microsoft Word, surfing the Internet and using E-mail. This course is geared towards those who have a little experience with the computer but want to know more. Students are strongly encouraged to attend both Part 1 and Part 2. Registration is required and limited to 9 attendees. Register online, at the Reference Desk, or by calling (203) 794-8756…Find out more »
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.