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April 2014

Terrific Twos Program – Spring Session

April 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Children's Program Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

A program of stories, fingerplays, a short DVD and simple craft for 2 year olds accompanied by an adult. For Bethel children who are 2 years old as of April 1. Only the 2 year old and a parent/caregiver can participate in the program. Siblings are not eligible to attend the class. In Person registration required to attend. – April 2 – 8 at the Children’s Services Desk. For special registration arrangements, please call the Children’s Services Desk during library hours.…

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Teen Crafts: Altered Tees

April 26 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 am
Children's Program Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

Bring a t-shirt or two (if you forget, we’ll have a few spares) and we’ll cut, paint, iron-on, and otherwise glam them up! Registration required.

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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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Pre-School Storytime – Spring Session Tuesdays

April 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Children's Program Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

April 1/2 – May 13/14 Tuesdays and Wednesdays – 10:30 – 11:00 am – Children’s Program Room In person registration required to attend – March 24 – 31, at the Children’s Services Desk. For other registration arrangements, please call the Children’s Library at 203-794-8756, Ex. 5. Limit 20 children to a session. A program of stories, songs or fingerplays, and a short Video/DVD or simple craft. For Bethel children 3, 4, and 5 years old who are able to sit…

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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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Pre-School Storytime – Spring Session Wednesdays

April 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Children's Program Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

April 1/2 – May 13/14 Tuesdays and Wednesdays – 10:30 – 11:00 am – Children’s Program Room In person registration required to attend – March 24 – 31, at the Children’s Services Desk. For other registration arrangements, please call the Children’s Library at 203-794-8756, Ex. 5. Limit 20 children to a session. A program of stories, songs or fingerplays, and a short Video/DVD or simple craft. For Bethel children 3, 4, and 5 years old who are able to sit…

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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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Terrific Twos Program – Spring Session

May 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Children's Program Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

A program of stories, fingerplays, a short DVD and simple craft for 2 year olds accompanied by an adult. For Bethel children who are 2 years old as of April 1. Only the 2 year old and a parent/caregiver can participate in the program. Siblings are not eligible to attend the class. In Person registration required to attend. – April 2 – 8 at the Children’s Services Desk. For special registration arrangements, please call the Children’s Services Desk during library hours.…

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“Books and Bricks” for Kids

May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Children's Program Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

For kids – Grades 1 – 4 Do your kids love Legos? The Children’s Library’s new program will feature a themed hour which will include stories and a Lego building session. Registration required, beginning 2 weeks before each session meets, at the Children’s Services Desk or by calling the Library at 203-794-8756, Ext. 5. Limit: 12 children to the program.

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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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