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Happy Holidays

The library will be closed Friday, December 22nd and Monday, December 25th for the Christmas holiday. The library will also be closed Friday, December 29th and Monday, January 1st for the New Year's holiday. The staff of the Bristol Public Library wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a safe New Year!

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat at Bristol School will be held on Friday, October 27th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 pm. Children are invited to dress up and trick or treat in a safe environment. Visit Miss D’Lynn at the library's table for a BOO-kish treat. The first 100 trick-or-treaters, ages 12 & under, will receive a voucher from Texas Roadhouse in Niles for a free kids meal! Bristol & Farmington Trick or Treat will be October 31st from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

Hocus Pocus

Teens in grades 7th-12th have a chance to win a Hocus Pocus Prize package during TeenTober. Beginning Monday, October 16th and continuing through Friday, October 27th teens will receive one prize drawing ticket for each item checked out from the young adult section of the library. 
The prize package includes the Hocus Pocus DVD, Two Hocus Pocus books, a Glow-in-the-Dark Blanket, popcorn, and candy, Winner will be notified Monday, October 30th.

Beauty in Glass

Now on display is a collection of beautiful glass paper weights. Over twenty miniature pieces of art are on display from the collection of Judith Sheridan of North Bloomfield. The display case is located on the second floor of the library. 

Take & Make

October's Take & Make Craft Kit is a Solar Eclipse Glasses Case. Kits contain an eclipse information sheet, materials to make a case and a pair of eclipse viewing glasses. Available to youth ages 3 through twelfth grade. Kits are one per child, while supplies last.
The Annular Eclipse is on Saturday, October 14th and will be a partial eclipse in our area. Special viewing glasses are needed to protect your eyes while looking at the eclipse.
Also available, on a first come first serve basis (one pair per family), will be eclipse viewing glasses. Quantity is very limited.

Join the Conversation

Monday, October 2–Tuesday, October 31
The community is invited to be part of Trumbull County Reads 2023 this October, as local libraries join together for a shared reading and learning experience. Trumbull County Reads (formerly known as One Book/One Community) is an annual initiative that encourages everyone to celebrate reading through conversations and events related to a central book or topic.

This year, four books—selected for children through adults—that focus on the theme “Stand Up” will be featured.