It’s time for Summer Reading!!

Fizz Boom Read Kick-off Monday, June 30th 6p-7p

Register for reading clubs, sign-up for programs and check out 3 hands-on science experiments in the library!

Click the Summer Reading link to the right for information about all of our summer programs…


To all of you that supported the Bristol Library on Bristol Fun Day 2014, we say THANK YOU!!!!!!

We exceeded our Fund Raising goal and we have lots of information from our survey to help us make your library better.

If you missed out on the survey, stop in the library and fill one out!

New books and movies arriving weekly, come check us out!

June is Survey month at the library…

We are looking for you opinion!!

Please take some time to complete the online Impact Survey – click the box on the left – this survey is about technology at the library

Come see us at Fun Day – we’ll be selling hot dogs and hamburgers, as well as soda and water.  We’ll also have used books for sale – we have a great selection this year.  And, we will have a very quick paper and pencil survey that we would really appreciate you filling out for us!

Hope to see you soon!

What’s Happening at the Library…

Story Time fans – we will NOT be having story time on Tuesday, April 15th at the usual time.  Instead, we WILL be having a SPECIAL story time Friday, April 18th from 4p-5p. Stories, snacks and activities – hope to see you there!!

Bristol Knitters and Needlecrafters meets the first and third Tuesday of every month at 1pm.  Join the fun – bring whatever project you are working on and be ready to enjoy yourself!

Bristol Bookworms book-club meets the second Tuesday of the month at 12:30. Reading Homer and Langley by E L Doctorow for May.

“Reverse” Book Club meets the first Monday of each month.  Share books that you have enjoyed and hear about some you may have missed…

Volunteer Committee meets the last Monday of the month.  Join us to help the library in a way that fits you!

Lots of new books, audiobooks, and movies arriving every week, come check us out!


Movie showing…

March 25th 6pm-8pm

Comfort Zone: A Film about Change (“COMFORT ZONE takes an in-depth look at what happens when global climate issues come to our backyards.”)

Movie will be followed by a brief discussion, join us!

For more info go to

AARP Safe Driver class scheduled

The Bristol Library will be hosting the AARP Safe Driver class on April 1st and 3rd from 9am-Noon.  You must attend both sessions.  Please call the Library to register 229-5862

***** Reverse Book Club Wed. March 5th 6pm

We have ONE spot left in the advanced acrylics painting class that runs for 4 Wednesdays beginning March 12th.  Call asap if you’d like to attend…

Basket Raffle Fundraiser

And the winners are…

Sweet expressions  – June Kossow
Golfers Delight – Kay Armstrong
Relaxation – Paula Hartwell
Wegman’s Organic – Nate Harvey
Café Sol – Janet Bohs
Green Thumb – Jeanne Taeschner
Yo Berry – Lucinda Perrin
Gone to the Dogs – R. Sidlauskas
Bristol Mtn – Joe Welch
Constellation Brands – Casey Stubbings

Thank you  to our basket donors and ticket buyers for helping us to raise over $600 to use toward replacing our inefficient doors!!!!

Congratulations to our winners – enjoy!

January 2014 at the Library…

 We are starting to receive our new movies and books for the new year!  Come check us out!

Please remember if the weather is bad, please call the Library before you come – it you get our answering machine, we are closed!

Stay Warm – curl up with a good book or movie!

Stop by the Library and pick out books or movies and enjoy your weekend!

We will be open our regular hours…

December at the Bristol Library…

December 19th – join us from 6pm-7pm as we welcome local energy expert Greg Hays – he will talk about ways to cut energy costs and help us understand our utility bills.

December 28th   Noon-6:30 – AARP Safe Driver Course.  Please call the library to register. $17 for members, $19 for non-members – last class at these rates…

If you are looking for a special gift for someone, the library has lovely hand-knitted items and a variety of books for sale!

Remember the Library will be CLOSED Tues. Dec. 24th and Wed. Dec. 25th. Additionally, we will be closed on Dec. 31st and Jan. 1st.

Santa is coming…

Santa & Smith boys 1Dec. 2nd 6p – 7p Santa will be here for stories and family visits!  Please join us!

We will also start our annual Cookie Sale on Dec. 2nd. Cookies will be $2 a bag.  If you wish to donate cookies, please bring them to the library either Saturday, Nov. 30th or Monday, Dec. 2nd. Thank you!

AARP Safe Driver Course – Dec. 28th Noon-6:30. Call the Library for more information and to register.

Pictures from Halloween @ the Libary

Our Halloween story time and Trunk or Treat was a great success!  IMG_1474 IMG_1479

Got a question??

Check out our new 24/7  reference service! Just scroll down to the blue Ask us 24/7 icon and click on it!  You will be taken to a form where you can enter your question and have a live chat with a librarian.

Wondering what the weather is somewhere else, wondering who won the big game, need help with research – Ask Us 24/7!!