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April 2015

Female Spies in the Civil War

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria Parloa Community Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

Sponsored in part by the Friends of the Library and an Individual Donation Women played an important but little-known role in the extensive spy networks that were formed on both sides during the War Between the States. In this program, author Matthew Bartlett reveals stories you may not have heard before but will never forget! The talk is geared toward adults and young adults. Registration is required. Register online, at the Reference Desk, or by calling (203) 794-8756 x 4.…

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Morning Book Discussion: Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

April 29 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 am
Cady R. Morse Conference Room,
2nd Floor, Bethel Public Library

From the moment it opens – on a rocky patch of Italian coastline, circa 1962, when a daydreaming young innkeeper looks out over the water and spies a mysterious woman approaching him on a boat – Jess Walter’s Beautiful Ruins is a dazzling, yet deeply human, roller coaster of a novel. From the lavish set of Cleopatra to the shabby revelry of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, to the back lots of contemporary Hollywood, Beautiful Ruins is gloriously inventive and constantly…

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Basic Computer Maintenance

April 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Business and Technology Center,
2nd floor, Bethel Public Library

Learn about the major components of your computer, as well as basic maintenance tips to keep your machine up to date: downloading updates, upgrading software, cleaning files, etc. Limited to 9 attendees. Registration is required. Register online, at the Reference Desk, or by calling (203) 794-8756 x 4. REGISTER HERE

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May 2015

Classic Movie Friday!

May 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Maria Parloa Community Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

This 1959 comedy classic stars Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon.  Due to our Licensing agreement, we cannot advertise movie titles. Please contact the Library for more information at 203-794-8756 ext. 4 or click here to subscribe to Library email program notices. This movie is rated PG. Registration is required. Register online, at the Reference Desk, or by calling (203) 794-8756 x 4. REGISTER HERE

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Device Users’ Support Group: Kindle Fire

May 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Maria Parloa Community Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

Please join us for a meeting of Kindle Fire users who will have an opportunity to discuss problems and share solutions to different technological challenges. Registration is required and limited to 8.  Register online, at the Reference Desk, or by calling (203) 794-8756 x 4. REGISTER HERE

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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.