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Kids' Summer Reading!

"Singing Principal" Al deCant & Children's Librarian Joanne Grumman with kids excited for Summer Reading Kickoff, June 26, 2015

Excel: Formulas & Functions

Saturday, August 1, 10:00-11:45 pm

Teen & Tween Whovians

Monday, August 3, 5:30-6:30 pm

Kids’ Movie Day

Tuesday, August 4, 1:30-3:00 pm

Lunch Bunch Storytime

Wednesday, August 5, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Teen Pizza & Movie Night

Wednesday, August 5, 5:30-7:30 pm

Summer Craft Day

Thursday, August 6, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

What’s in Your Wallet?

Your Bethel Library card may be the most valuable card in your wallet, and I invite you to stop by, take a look at our webpage, and check out the calendar of events to find out all that it can do for you!
Make 2015 the year you discover the most valuable card in your wallet! Continue Reading

Quick Stop Computers at the Library

Quick Stop Computers at the Library

In a hurry and just want to run into the library to do a quick Internet search or grab a new book off the shelf? A few new options in the Circulation area will help speed you on your way. Option 1-Quick Searches: Two stand up computers are available for 15 minute searches of the library catalog and the… Continue Reading

Planning for the Future

During the summer, the Library Board of Directors conducted three surveys to elicit feedback from both library users and non-users. The surveys were quite successful with over 500 responses to two of the three. Some questions generated over 100 comments! Continue Reading

Flower Arrangement Contest Winners

Flower Arrangement Contest Winners

Two weeks ago, the Library held a Flower Arrangement Contest in honor of Bethel Public Library founder, Maria Parloa. Here are the names of the top three contestants from the Adult and Children’s categories. Adult Winners: 1st: Gretchen 2nd: Mary 3rd: Mary Children’s Winners: 1st: Jonathan, age 8 (arrangement pictured above) 2nd: Eli, age 3 3rd:… Continue Reading

Wine & Food Tasting Success!

Wine & Food Tasting Success!

On September 16, the Bethel Public Library’s Board of Directors hosted the 5th Annual Wine & Food Tasting Fundraiser at the Library. It was our most successful tasting to date! Attendees were excited to be in the Library space and enjoyed the wide variety of food offered by nine local and area restaurants, along with… Continue Reading