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August 2016

Evening Book Discussion: The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar

August 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Local History Room,
Seelye House, Bethel Public Library
space between us

Thrity Umrigar's poignant novel about a wealthy woman and her downtrodden servant, offers a revealing look at class and gender roles in modern day Bombay. Alternatively told through the eyes of Sera, a Parsi widow whose pregnant daughter and son-in-law share her elegant home, and Bhima, the elderly housekeeper who must support her orphaned granddaughter, Umrigar does an admirable job of creating two sympathetic characters whose bond goes far deeper than that of employer and employee. Told in a series…

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Morning Book Discussion: The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar

August 31 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 am
Cady R. Morse Conference Room,
2nd Floor, Bethel Public Library
space between us

Thrity Umrigar's poignant novel about a wealthy woman and her downtrodden servant, offers a revealing look at class and gender roles in modern day Bombay. Alternatively told through the eyes of Sera, a Parsi widow whose pregnant daughter and son-in-law share her elegant home, and Bhima, the elderly housekeeper who must support her orphaned granddaughter, Umrigar does an admirable job of creating two sympathetic characters whose bond goes far deeper than that of employer and employee. Told in a series…

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September 2016

Introduction to OpenSCAD for Adults

September 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Business and Technology Center,
2nd floor, Bethel Public Library
openscad-logo

In this class students will learn about OpenSCAD software for creating solid 3D objects. OpenSCAD is a free software and available for Linux/UNIX, MS Windows and Mac OS X. It isn't like the usual 3D modelling program.  With OpenSCAD you describe the model you are making with math. Combining circles, spheres, cylinders and other 3D shapes in powerful ways you can make almost anything you can imagine. While you are building your "program" which builds your model you can watch it…

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Beginning Mousing & Keyboarding

September 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Business and Technology Center,
2nd floor, Bethel Public Library
computer-keyboard-and-mouse

In this class, students will learn basic computer skills, including the mouse and keyboard. Registration is required and limited to 9 attendees. Register online, at the Reference Desk, or by calling (203) 794-8756 x 4. REGISTER HERE

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Introduction to Computer Software & Hardware

September 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Business and Technology Center,
2nd floor, Bethel Public Library
computers clipart, Desktop Computer Cliparts, Keyboard, Mouse, Moniter, Clip Arts (1)

You will learn basic computer skills working in Microsoft Windows, using Microsoft Word, surfing the Internet and using E-mail. This course is geared towards those who have a little experience with the computer but want to know more. Registration is required and limited to 9 attendees. 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.