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April 2014

Page’s Chess Club

April 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Children's Program Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

For kids in Grades 1 – 3 who understand the basic rules and moves of the game. Registration is required in person or by calling the Children’s Services Desk at 794-8756, Ex. 5 and opens two weeks before each club meets in the Children’s Program Room.

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One-on-One Device Advice

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Business and Technology Center,
2nd floor, Bethel Public Library

One-on-One Help with Downloading eBooks on your Mobile Device or eReader Before you purchase eBooks from vendors like Amazon or from the iBookstore, see what your local library has to offer. With a library card and a free application you can download free eBooks and audiobooks to your mobile device or eReader. Not sure how to do it? Make an appointment and we will be happy to assist you. Appointments are limited to 25 minutes. Registration required. Register online, in person…

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Pre-School Storytime – Spring Session Wednesdays

April 23 @ 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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Pre-School Storytime – Spring Session Tuesdays

April 22 @ 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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Teen Creative Writing Workshop

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Cady R. Morse Conference Room,
2nd Floor, Bethel Public Library

Join us for our Teen Creative Writing workshop! Each month you will have the opportunity to share your work with others, work on new writing prompts & exercises, and increase your skills. Registration required. Please call us at (203) 794-8756, ext. 0 or email the Teen Services Department with any questions or to register.

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Make a Lasting First Impression (for Teens!)

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Maria Parloa Community Room,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

Get your “elevator pitch” ready for interviews!

Join Hilda DeLucia, President and Founder of Inspired Learning and the Part-time Director for Pro Access, Bethel’s Teen Center, as she shows teens the tools to impress and stand out when you first meet an college admissions officer, a coach, a recruiter, or a future employer.

Teens, feel free to attend on your own, or bring a parent or guardian.

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Pre-School Storytime – Spring Session Wednesdays

April 16 @ 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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Hop Into Spring! School Vacation Activity Day

April 16 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
The Michele Arnhold Children's Library,
1st Floor, Bethel Public Library

For kids of all ages – but all children who attend the program must be accompanied by an adult. No Registration required to attend. Join us for bunny–themed crafts and fun activities that include coloring and activity pages. Kids who attend will receive a special “spring” prize.

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Pre-School Storytime – Spring Session Tuesdays

April 15 @ 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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Evening Book Discussion: Beloved by Toni Morrison

April 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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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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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