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April 2014

One-on-One Device Advice

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Business and Technology Center,
2nd floor, Bethel Public Library

One-on-One Help with Downloading eBooks on your Mobile Device or eReader Before you purchase eBooks from vendors like Amazon or from the iBookstore, see what your local library has to offer. With a library card and a free application you can download free eBooks and audiobooks to your mobile device or eReader. Not sure how to do it? Make an appointment and we will be happy to assist you. Appointments are limited to 25 minutes. Registration required. Register online, in person…

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Movie Screening at the Library

April 27 @ 1:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Maria Parloa Community Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

Library’s Movie Debut special guest speaker Dr. Gerard Brooker The Maria Parloa Community Room is now the setting for movies at the Bethel Public Library. Due to Copyright Laws and Licensing agreement we can not release the name of the movie. Please call the Library for details. As a special treat, our own local humanitarian Dr. Gerard Brooker will present a brief talk before the film! Note to parents: The film is rated PG-13.

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Morning Book Discussion: Beloved by Toni Morrison

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cady R. Morse Conference Room,
2nd Floor, Bethel Public Library

No registration required. Books are available at the Circulation Desk about a month before the discussions. Powerful is too tame a word to describe Toni Morrison’s searing novel of post-Civil War Ohio. Morrison, whose myth-laden storytelling shone in Song of Solomon and other novels, has created an unforgettable world in this novel about ex-slaves haunted by violent memories. Before the war, Sethe, pregnant, sent her children away to their grandmother in Ohio, whose freedom had been paid for by their…

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Introduction to Word 2013

April 30 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Business and Technology Center,
2nd floor, Bethel Public Library

By the end of this class, you will: Have a basic understanding of the Microsoft Word 2013 and how it differs from 2007 and 2010 versions. Know how to start a new document in Microsoft Word and save it. Learn various formatting options in Microsoft Word. Know how to make a bulleted list. Be able to add images to your document and edit them. Know how to print. Registration is required for this program. Class is limited to 9 attendees. Register online,…

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May 2014

Patriotic Music Show and Sing-Along

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

Patriotic Music Show and Sing-Along performed by The Senior Melodiers You can celebrate Memorial Day throughout the month of May! Come to the Library and enjoy a medley of patriotic songs performed by The Senior Melodiers! They may be the oldest performing band in Connecticut….oldest in terms of age, that is! The average age is somewhere in the eighties now.  With two accordions, a violin, a banjo, a mandolin, a guitar, a harmonica, a washboard, a washtub, and drums, the young-at-heart musicians will have you…

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Social Media Essentials: Exploring Twitter & Pinterest

May 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Business and Technology Center,
2nd floor, Bethel Public Library

Learn the basics of Twitter and Pinterest. Registration is required for this program. Class is limited to 9 people. Register online, at the Reference Desk, or call (203) 794-8756 ex 4.

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Intermediate Word 2013

May 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Business and Technology Center,
2nd floor, Bethel Public Library

Already know the basics of Word 2013 but looking to do more? This class will move beyond the introductory class and delve into some more advanced program features. Registration is required for this program. Class is limited to 9 attendees. Register online, at the Reference Desk, or call (203) 794-8756 ex 4.

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A Creative Writing Course with Dr. Gerard Brooker #1

May 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Maria Parloa Community Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

This program is sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services

Dr. Gerard Brooker (call him Jerry) will share his insights and tips on writing in this course of four classes. Attendees will enjoy Jerry’s unique approach to writing in a relaxed and supportive environment. It is recommended that you register for all four classes which will enable you to have the benefit of the full course.

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Windows 8

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Business and Technology Center,
2nd floor, Bethel Public Library

Learn the basics of the newest version of Windows. Registration is required for this program. Class is limited to 9 attendees. Register online, at the Reference Desk, or call (203) 794-8756 ex 4.

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Introduction to Excel 2013

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Business and Technology Center,
2nd floor, Bethel Public Library

Learn the basics of Excel 2013. Registration is required for this program. Class is limited to 9 attendees. Register online, at the Reference Desk, or call (203) 794-8756 ex 4.

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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.

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