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February 2016

NEW! Poetry Group

February 6 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 am
Cady R. Morse Conference Room,
2nd Floor, Bethel Public Library
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Meet with fellow poets to share, discuss, and write poetry. The Library poetry group is for adults (age 21 and up) who want to share their poetry and get feedback in a relaxed and supportive environment of peers.This group is meant to be participatory, so please bring your own poetry, or a poem or two by a favorite author. You may request feedback from the group on your own work. We meet on a semi-regular basis, one Saturday every other…

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Legislative Session Talk

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Maria Parloa Community Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library
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State Representatives will come to the Library to talk about some of the issues that will face the 2016 Legislative Session of the Connecticut General Assembly. The presenters have agreed that this program is for informational purposes only and not for any political agenda. Registration is required. We recommend that you register early as this has been a popular program in the past. Register online, at the Reference Desk, or by calling (203) 794-8756 x 4. REGISTER HERE

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Evening Book Discussion: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Cady R. Morse Conference Room,
2nd Floor, Bethel Public Library
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"Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again..." It's no wonder that the woman who becomes the second Mrs. de Winter (whose first name we never learn) eagerly accepts Maxim de Winter's offer of matrimony. She's young, orphaned, and employed as companion to a mean-spirited fading beauty. The handsome widower simply sweeps her off her feet. In a matter of days, the new bride accompanies her seemingly devoted husband to Manderley, his isolated home on the Cornish coast. From…

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Facebook for Beginners Part 1

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Business and Technology Center,
2nd floor, Bethel Public Library
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This is part of a three-session course. Facebook is the most popular social networking website in the world, with over 1 billion active users. It’s a great way to stay in touch with family and friends. In this very basic course, you will learn all about Facebook, become a member of this free website and post messages and photos online. After this course, you will be able to continue making friends and using Facebook on your own. This course covers…

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Oscar-Nominated Movie Series

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:20 pm
Maria Parloa Community Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library
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Join us for this DVD being released February 2. This film takes place during the Cold War and stars Tom Hanks as a lawyer trying to negotiate the release of a captured American pilot. It is based on a true story and is Rated PG-13.

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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.