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November 2014

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

November 19 @ 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. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is one of the nineteenth century masterpieces which became an instant bestseller on publication in 1818. While staying in the Swiss Alps in 1816 with her lover Percy Shelley, Lord Byron, and others, Mary, then eighteen, began to concoct the story of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and the monster he brings to life by electricity. Written in a time of great personal…

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Teen Movie Night!

November 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Maria Parloa Community Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

Get ready for the release of Mockingjay, Part I by rewatching the previous movies! Wednesday, Nov. 19, 5:00-7:45 pm The Hunger Games Thursday, Nov. 20 5:00-7:45 pm The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Pizza and refreshments provided by the Friends. If you want us to have enough food, please register! Register online, at the Teen Services Desk, or by calling 203-794-8756 x 0.

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Teen Movie Night!

November 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Maria Parloa Community Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

Get ready for the release of Mockingjay, Part I by rewatching the previous movies! Wednesday, Nov. 19, 5:00-7:45 pm The Hunger Games Thursday, Nov. 20 5:00-7:45 pm The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Pizza and refreshments provided by the Friends. If you want us to have enough food, please register! Register online, at the Teen Services Desk, or by calling 203-794-8756 x 0.

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Let’s Make A Deal! Pilgrim/Native American Style

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Children’s Program Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

For kids – Grades 3 – 5 Kids will pretend to be Pilgrims and Native Americans to find out how it felt to trade or barter for food and clothing. After trading and collecting “wampum” they will make a wampum beaded item such as a necklace or bracelet. Registration required, beginning on Nov. 3 at the Children’s Services Desk or by calling the library at 203-794-8756 x 5. Class limit: 15 children.

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Tellabration!

November 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Begun in Connecticut in 1998, Tellabration is an evening of storytelling, held around the world, at the same time, on the same night! Bethel’s celebration happens right here at your hometown library. Enjoy listening to tales of romance, mystery, and humor told by popular local storyteller Martha Bishop and her team of raconteurs. Geared toward adults. Registration required. Register online, at the Reference Desk, or by calling (203) 794-8756 x 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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