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September 2014

Founder’s Day Celebration!

September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Maria Parloa Community Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

A Taste of the Past Cooking Show: Maria Parloa’s Recipes Recreated by Chef Robin Grubard Enjoy a taste of the past with recipes inspired by the Library’s founder, Maria Parloa! Local Chef Robin Grubard re-imagines and recreates for us some of Miss Parloa’s original recipes. A brief talk about our founder also will be presented by our Reference Librarian Kate Soboleva. Registration is required and is limited to 5o people. Register online, at the Reference Desk, or call (203) 794-8756…

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Lit by Mary Karr

September 24 @ 10:15 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. Mary Karr’s brave memoir is about alcoholism, getting sober, and getting God. She revisits her past with rare candor and humor, recounting her role in the disintegration of her marriage to Warren Whitbread, the reserved scion of a fabulously wealthy family (whose other members are deliciously skewered here), as well as her most shameful moments (leaving her feverish toddler to take a long swig…

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One-on-One Device Advice

September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Register for a 25-minute personal instruction session on how to download e-books and audiobooks, or use your personal digital device more efficiently. Register online or call the Reference Desk at 203-794-8756 x 4.

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Movie Tribute to Robin Williams

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:10 pm
Maria Parloa Community Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

Please join us in the Maria Parloa Community Room for a tribute to the late comedian and movie star Robin Williams. Due to Licensing Agreement, the title of the movie cannot be advertised. For more information, please call the Library at 203-794-8756 ext. 4. This DVD is Rated R REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Register online, at the Reference Desk, or call (203) 794-8756 ext. 4.

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Introduction to Excel 2013

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Business and Technology Center,
2nd floor, Bethel Public Library

Learn how to create a new worksheet, format columns and rows, apply basic text and number formatting, learn the difference between deleting and clearing a cell, how to use Autosum, and create a simple formula. 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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