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June 2015

Kids’ Summer Reading Program

June 29 - August 8
The Michele Arnhold Children’s Library,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library
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All Kids, Entering Pre-School Through Grade 5, May Participate! Register at the Children’s Services Desk, beginning on June 22. Read 6 books or more to participate and be eligible to play the program’s summer game and raffle. You could win fun prizes such as Quassy Park certificates, tickets for baseball games and great food and toy prizes. Summer Reading Program Details Summer Reading Flyer PDF     HTML

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August 2015

Lunch Bunch Storytime

August 5 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Children’s Program Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library
Lunch Bunch Storytime

For kids – Ages 3-8 who are able to sit alone without their parent. Children should bring a snack or their lunch and stop in for stories and more. Parents/caregivers are not allowed in the programming room but must remain in the Library during the program. No registration required.

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Summer Craft Day

August 6 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Michele Arnhold Children’s Library,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library
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For kids of all ages, but children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Come in each week and make a fun project relating to our summer theme. No registration required.

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Evening Book Discussion: That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo

August 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Cady R. Morse Conference Room,
2nd Floor, Bethel Public Library
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For Griffin, all paths, all memories, converge at Cape Cod.  The Cape is where he took his childhood summer vacations, where he and his wife, Joy, honeymooned, where they decided he’d leave his LA screenwriting job to become a college professor, and where they celebrated the marriage of their daughter Laura’s best friend. But when their beloved Laura’s wedding takes place a year later, Griffin is caught between chauffeuring his mother’s and father’s ashes in two urns and contending with…

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Children’s Summer Reading Program Finale

August 12 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Michele Arnhold Children’s Library,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library
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If you complete the program by August 8, you are invited to come to the Children’s Library to receive your certificates and play our summer game *Superhero Mania* one last time. Special prizes will be awarded to everyone who plays. It’s end of summer fun for all!

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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.