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Photoshop Elements 12, part 1

Monday, February 2, 6:15-7:45 pm


Device User’s Support Group: iPad

Monday, February 2, 6:30-7:45 pm

Shadow of the Wind

Book Discussion: Shadow of the Wind

Wednesday, February 4, 10:15 - 11:30 am

It's story time at your library

Pre-School Storytime – Winter Session

Wednesday, February 4, 10:30-11:00 am

Family Tree Graphic

Family History Research

Thursday, February 5, 6:30-7:45 pm

Mother hen reading a book to chicks

Terrific Twos – Winter Session

Friday, February 6, 10:30-11:00 am

Annual Book Sale

Annual Book Sale

The Friends of the Bethel Public Library Presents Its ANNUAL BOOK SALE,  August 23-25 20,000 books! 1000 LPs! DVDs! CDs! MORE!!! General Purpose Room Main Level of the Municipal Center School Street, Bethel, CT Saturday, August 23 8am-10 am: Early Birds $10 Entry Fee AND you’ll receive a $5.00 coupon for the Friends Book Cellar! 10am-4pm:…Continue Reading

The Book Cellar is open!

The Book Cellar is open!

The Friends of the Bethel Public Library store, The Book Cellar, is now officially open for business. The Book Cellar is located in the basement of the Seelye House, where the Teen Services section used to be. The store is currently open on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Hours will increase after the…Continue Reading

Please take the Library General Survey 2014

Please take the Library General Survey 2014

[button link=”” bg_color=”#660000″ size=”large” border=”#660000″ window=”yes”]Take the Survey[/button] The Bethel Public Library is conducting an online survey during the months of July and August 2014. As part of the long range planning process, the Library is looking for input from residents about the programs and services offered by the Library. Input received will help the…Continue Reading

Celebrating 100 years of the Seelye House!

Celebrating 100 years of the Seelye House!

By Lynn Rosato, Library Director July-August 2014 Please join us on July 12 for an open house and light refreshments as we celebrate 100 years of the Seelye House! Also, there will be a display honoring the Seelye Family throughout the month of July to commemorate this special anniversary. On June 14, 1914, the Directors…Continue Reading

New Fantasy & Science Fiction Sections!

New Fantasy & Science Fiction Sections!

We’ve reclassified our Adult Fiction collection on the second floor and have created separate Fantasy and Science Fiction sections. The Fantasy section starts just after the Mystery section, and the new Science Fiction section comes after Fantasy. On the spine labels you’ll find the call numbers for these items as FAN  for Fantasy and SF…Continue Reading