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Jan
19
7:30 PM
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Best Trivia Ever at Notch8

Notch8 Wood Fired Bar & Grill, 1 Front Street, Bethel, CT 06801

Show-off your brain power and win prizes! Every Wednesday.

Best Trivia Ever at Notch8

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Jan
19
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Cuddle Storytime at Bethel Public Library

Bethel Public Library, 189 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

A Story Time where parents and their children can sit and relax while listening to stories and singing along to songs while cuddled up together. Listen and learn in a calm environment! This program is intended for children ages 1-4.  Registration Required.

Cuddle Storytime at Bethel Public Library

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Jan
19
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Byrd's Books welcomes Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz in conversation with Sen. Will Haskell

On Zoom

Please join us for a very special author event as Byrd's Books welcomes Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz in conversation with Senator Will Haskell as they discuss his new book, 100,000 First Bosses: My Unlikely Path as a 22-Year-Old Lawmaker. This is a free virtual event on zoom, registration required and we will have signed copies of the book.

Byrd's Books welcomes Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz in conversation with Sen. Will Haskell

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Jan
20
to Jan 23 By Appointment
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Wedding Gown and Mother of the Bride Trunk Show at Occasions Bethel

Occasions Bridal Shop, 6 PT Barnum Sq., Bethel, CT 06801

Designer gowns at affordable prices.Family owned for over 35 years -- Occasions Bridal in Bethel Connecticut. Please make an appointment 203 791-2425.

Wedding Gown and Mother of  the Bride Trunk Show at Occasions Bethel

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Jan
21
8:30 PM
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Dan Zlotnick Band at Notch8

Notch8 Wood Fired Bar & Grill, 1 Front Street, Bethel, CT 06801
Dan Zlotnick Band at Notch8

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Jan
21
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
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Brandon Mullis LIVE at Note Kitchen & Bar

Note Kitchen & Bar, 227 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

Brandon Mullis brings his trademark acoustic stylings to Note Kitchen & Bar in Bethel! You'll hear everything from the Stones to Davy Jones, from Dio to Dylan, from Journey to Johnny Cash - and you can even try to stump the singer with a variety of requests. (Spoiler alert: you will probably stump the singer.) Come out for an evening of delicious food, tasty brews, and acoustic fury!

Brandon Mullis LIVE at Note Kitchen & Bar

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Jan
21
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
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Virtual Legislative Breakfast Hosted by Bethel Chamber of Commerce CT

Online Zoom Meeting

Join the Bethel Chamber virtually for the 2022 Legislative Breakfast. Please RSVP and send your questions for the panelists in advance to Bethelchamberct@gmail.com. Email registrants will receive a zoom link prior to the event.

Virtual Legislative Breakfast Hosted by Bethel Chamber of Commerce CT

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Jan
22
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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Bethel Farmers Market 2022

Bethel Farmers Market, 67 Stony Hill Road, Bethel, CT 06801

Come see us the second and fourth Saturdays of the month!

Bethel Farmers Market 2022

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Jan
25
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Knitting and Crocheting at Bethel Public Library

Bethel Public Library, 189 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

Join us for a knit and crochet get together.  Work on your own project or help us make items for local charities.  If you know how to knit and/or crochet but are stuck on a project or technique, or if you are just looking for someone to craft with, this is the group for you. CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756  or adult@bethellibrary.org.

Registration is required for this in-person meeting. We will observe social-distancing and mask-wearing guidelines.

Knitting and Crocheting at Bethel Public Library

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Jan
25
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Mindfulness Meditation for Adults/Hosted by Bethel Public Library

On Zoom

If you are struggling with stress, an over-active mind and want to find a new perspective on how mindfulness and meditation can help in navigating the challenges of your everyday life, then join Prabha Makayee as she guides you through the steps of meditation.  See what you can accomplish by taking responsibility over what kinds of thoughts you think.  With just one second, one breath and one thought of changing your perspective you can realign your well-being to a more peaceful, happy mindset.  

Registration with a valid email is required to receive the Zoom link. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes prior to the program.   

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department 203-794-8756 or adult@bethellibrary.org                        

Mindfulness Meditation for Adults - On Zoom/Hosted by Bethel Public Library

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Jan
25
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
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Storybook Endings at Bethel Public Library

Bethel Public Library, 189 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

Every book has an ending and this story time allows the children to think critically and imagine what the ending to today’s story will be based on context clues! A fun project and coloring piece accompanies each story. This program is intended for preschool aged children 3-5 years old. Registration required.

Storybook Endings at Bethel Public Library

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Jan
26
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Cuddle Storytime at Bethel Public Library

Bethel Public Library, 189 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

A Story Time where parents and their children can sit and relax while listening to stories and singing along to songs while cuddled up together. Listen and learn in a calm environment! This program is intended for children ages 1-4.  Registration Required.

Cuddle Storytime at Bethel Public Library

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Jan
30
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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SwingSet at Note Kitchen & Bar Brunch

Note Kitchen & Bar, 227 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

Join SwingSet on Sunday, January 30th as we return for brunch at Note Kitchen and Bar in Bethel, CT, from 12 to 3 pm! Come out to support the restaurant and us (tips gratefully accepted!!) with a great afternoon of smooth, serene jazz and swing standards, and slinky bossa novas with SwingSet, a "Mirthful Musical Melange!" Plus enjoy the wonderful brunch that Note offers!

SwingSet at Note Kitchen & Bar Brunch

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Feb
01
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Knitting and Crocheting at Bethel Public Library

Bethel Public Library, 189 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

Join us for a knit and crochet get together.  Work on your own project or help us make items for local charities.  If you know how to knit and/or crochet but are stuck on a project or technique, or if you are just looking for someone to craft with, this is the group for you. CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756  or adult@bethellibrary.org.

Registration is required for this in-person meeting. We will observe social-distancing and mask-wearing guidelines.

Knitting and Crocheting at Bethel Public Library

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Feb
01
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Mindfulness Meditation for Adults/Hosted by Bethel Public Library

On Zoom

If you are struggling with stress, an over-active mind and want to find a new perspective on how mindfulness and meditation can help in navigating the challenges of your everyday life, then join Prabha Makayee as she guides you through the steps of meditation.  See what you can accomplish by taking responsibility over what kinds of thoughts you think.  With just one second, one breath and one thought of changing your perspective you can realign your well-being to a more peaceful, happy mindset.  

Registration with a valid email is required to receive the Zoom link. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes prior to the program.   

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department 203-794-8756 or adult@bethellibrary.org                        

Mindfulness Meditation for Adults - On Zoom/Hosted by Bethel Public Library

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Feb
01
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Creative Writing at Bethel Public Library

Bethel Public Library, 189 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

Hone your writing skills by  meeting with fellow creative minds! Every meeting, a different skill or genre is picked for us to explore! Discover new writing methods and get feedback from others! This program is intended for teens and tweens grades 6-12. Registration required.

Creative Writing at Bethel Public Library

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Feb
12
8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
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Brandon Mullis and DeAnne Tokarz LIVE at Notch8

Notch8 Wood Fired Bar & Grill, 1 Front Street, Bethel, CT 06801

Southbound Sound - the new acoustic duo featuring Brandon Mullis and DeAnne Tokarz - makes our Notch8 debut! Swing to the sounds of the finest in classic and Southern rock, '80s pop, country favorites... and beyond. Bring your friends, enjoy some of the tastiest food and drink in western CT, and we'll handle the rest!

Brandon Mullis and DeAnne Tokarz LIVE at Notch8

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Feb
24
7:00 PM
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Wild Game Dinner at Notch8

Notch8 Wood Fired Bar & Grill, 1 Front Street, Bethel, CT 06801

Three Courses. Three Cocktails. Live Music and Giveaways. $99 per person plus tax and tip.

May be an image of text that says 'LET's GET WILD! WILD GAME DINNER THREE COURSES with THREE COCKTAILS APPETIZER WILD BOAR SLIDER & ELK STEW / MAPLE OLD FASHIONED Slider with Savory Apple Slaw and Smokey Mesquite Aioli. Stew MAIN CHOICE OF ENTREE COLD PINT or GLASS WINE VENISON FILET- Smoked Shitake Mushrooms Cherry Brandy Demi- Glaze ROASTED PHEASANT- Apple Brined with Roasted Fingerlings &Honey Glazed Carrots ELKLEG- Medley Mushrooms &Herb Roasted Fingerlings Braised over House Made Pappardella Pasta DESSERT CHERRY APPLE TART with ESPRESSO Ifaired Beverage is not to your liking, we will substiture one that is. FEBRUARY 2022. 7PM LIVE MUSIC. GIVE-AWAYS. ADVANCEPURCHASERECOMENDED notch8bar.com'
Wild Game Dinner at Notch8

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Mar
10
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
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History Book Group at Byrd's Books

Byrd's Books, 178 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801 or Zoom

Join us for a discussion of "Invention of Nature" by Andrea Wulf. NOTE: This is a long book, so we are skipping the February meeting to have the time to finish this one. All are welcome.

History Book Group at Byrd's Books

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Mar
15
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
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Morning Book Chat at Bethel Public Library

Bethel Public Library, 189 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

This month's selection is Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue.  Jende Jonga, an immigrant living in Harlem, came to the United States to provide a better life for his family.  In the fall of 2007, Jende lands a job as a chauffeur for an executive at Lehman Brothers.  With this opportunity, Jenge sees a brighter future for his family.  When the financial world is rocked by the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Jende is desperate to keep his job, even as his marriage, and the marriage of his employers, threatens to fall apart.  

HOW TO GET A COPY:  Please click here to make an online request with your Library card; or call us at 203-794-8756 to check availability of pre-ordered copies at the Circulation Desk.

We are also offering a book guide for all registrants which highlights the authors background, offers book interviews and insights, as well as topics and questions to stimulate the conversation.

Registration is required.  Please note that this will be an in-person event; social distancing guidelines will be observed, and masks will be required.

Morning Book Chat at Bethel Public Library

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Jan
19
7:30 PM
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Best Trivia Ever at Notch8

Notch8 Wood Fired Bar & Grill, 1 Front Street, Bethel, CT 06801

Show-off your brain power and win prizes! Every Wednesday.

Best Trivia Ever at Notch8

Jan
19
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Learn more

Cuddle Storytime at Bethel Public Library

Bethel Public Library, 189 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

A Story Time where parents and their children can sit and relax while listening to stories and singing along to songs while cuddled up together. Listen and learn in a calm environment! This program is intended for children ages 1-4.  Registration Required.

Cuddle Storytime at Bethel Public Library

Jan
19
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Learn more

Byrd's Books welcomes Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz in conversation with Sen. Will Haskell

On Zoom

Please join us for a very special author event as Byrd's Books welcomes Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz in conversation with Senator Will Haskell as they discuss his new book, 100,000 First Bosses: My Unlikely Path as a 22-Year-Old Lawmaker. This is a free virtual event on zoom, registration required and we will have signed copies of the book.

Byrd's Books welcomes Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz in conversation with Sen. Will Haskell

Jan
20
to Jan 23 By Appointment
Learn more

Wedding Gown and Mother of the Bride Trunk Show at Occasions Bethel

Occasions Bridal Shop, 6 PT Barnum Sq., Bethel, CT 06801

Designer gowns at affordable prices.Family owned for over 35 years -- Occasions Bridal in Bethel Connecticut. Please make an appointment 203 791-2425.

Wedding Gown and Mother of  the Bride Trunk Show at Occasions Bethel

Jan
21
8:30 PM
Learn more

Dan Zlotnick Band at Notch8

Notch8 Wood Fired Bar & Grill, 1 Front Street, Bethel, CT 06801
Dan Zlotnick Band at Notch8

Jan
21
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Learn more

Brandon Mullis LIVE at Note Kitchen & Bar

Note Kitchen & Bar, 227 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

Brandon Mullis brings his trademark acoustic stylings to Note Kitchen & Bar in Bethel! You'll hear everything from the Stones to Davy Jones, from Dio to Dylan, from Journey to Johnny Cash - and you can even try to stump the singer with a variety of requests. (Spoiler alert: you will probably stump the singer.) Come out for an evening of delicious food, tasty brews, and acoustic fury!

Brandon Mullis LIVE at Note Kitchen & Bar

Jan
21
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Learn more

Virtual Legislative Breakfast Hosted by Bethel Chamber of Commerce CT

Online Zoom Meeting

Join the Bethel Chamber virtually for the 2022 Legislative Breakfast. Please RSVP and send your questions for the panelists in advance to Bethelchamberct@gmail.com. Email registrants will receive a zoom link prior to the event.

Virtual Legislative Breakfast Hosted by Bethel Chamber of Commerce CT

Jan
22
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Learn more

Bethel Farmers Market 2022

Bethel Farmers Market, 67 Stony Hill Road, Bethel, CT 06801

Come see us the second and fourth Saturdays of the month!

Bethel Farmers Market 2022

Jan
25
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Learn more

Knitting and Crocheting at Bethel Public Library

Bethel Public Library, 189 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

Join us for a knit and crochet get together.  Work on your own project or help us make items for local charities.  If you know how to knit and/or crochet but are stuck on a project or technique, or if you are just looking for someone to craft with, this is the group for you. CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756  or adult@bethellibrary.org.

Registration is required for this in-person meeting. We will observe social-distancing and mask-wearing guidelines.

Knitting and Crocheting at Bethel Public Library

Jan
25
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Learn more

Mindfulness Meditation for Adults/Hosted by Bethel Public Library

On Zoom

If you are struggling with stress, an over-active mind and want to find a new perspective on how mindfulness and meditation can help in navigating the challenges of your everyday life, then join Prabha Makayee as she guides you through the steps of meditation.  See what you can accomplish by taking responsibility over what kinds of thoughts you think.  With just one second, one breath and one thought of changing your perspective you can realign your well-being to a more peaceful, happy mindset.  

Registration with a valid email is required to receive the Zoom link. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes prior to the program.   

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department 203-794-8756 or adult@bethellibrary.org                        

Mindfulness Meditation for Adults - On Zoom/Hosted by Bethel Public Library

Jan
25
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Learn more

Storybook Endings at Bethel Public Library

Bethel Public Library, 189 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

Every book has an ending and this story time allows the children to think critically and imagine what the ending to today’s story will be based on context clues! A fun project and coloring piece accompanies each story. This program is intended for preschool aged children 3-5 years old. Registration required.

Storybook Endings at Bethel Public Library

Jan
26
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Learn more

Cuddle Storytime at Bethel Public Library

Bethel Public Library, 189 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

A Story Time where parents and their children can sit and relax while listening to stories and singing along to songs while cuddled up together. Listen and learn in a calm environment! This program is intended for children ages 1-4.  Registration Required.

Cuddle Storytime at Bethel Public Library

Jan
30
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Learn more

SwingSet at Note Kitchen & Bar Brunch

Note Kitchen & Bar, 227 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

Join SwingSet on Sunday, January 30th as we return for brunch at Note Kitchen and Bar in Bethel, CT, from 12 to 3 pm! Come out to support the restaurant and us (tips gratefully accepted!!) with a great afternoon of smooth, serene jazz and swing standards, and slinky bossa novas with SwingSet, a "Mirthful Musical Melange!" Plus enjoy the wonderful brunch that Note offers!

SwingSet at Note Kitchen & Bar Brunch

Feb
01
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Learn more

Knitting and Crocheting at Bethel Public Library

Bethel Public Library, 189 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

Join us for a knit and crochet get together.  Work on your own project or help us make items for local charities.  If you know how to knit and/or crochet but are stuck on a project or technique, or if you are just looking for someone to craft with, this is the group for you. CONTACT:  Adult Services Department  203-794-8756  or adult@bethellibrary.org.

Registration is required for this in-person meeting. We will observe social-distancing and mask-wearing guidelines.

Knitting and Crocheting at Bethel Public Library

Feb
01
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Learn more

Mindfulness Meditation for Adults/Hosted by Bethel Public Library

On Zoom

If you are struggling with stress, an over-active mind and want to find a new perspective on how mindfulness and meditation can help in navigating the challenges of your everyday life, then join Prabha Makayee as she guides you through the steps of meditation.  See what you can accomplish by taking responsibility over what kinds of thoughts you think.  With just one second, one breath and one thought of changing your perspective you can realign your well-being to a more peaceful, happy mindset.  

Registration with a valid email is required to receive the Zoom link. Zoom invitations will be sent out 15 minutes prior to the program.   

CONTACT:  Adult Services Department 203-794-8756 or adult@bethellibrary.org                        

Mindfulness Meditation for Adults - On Zoom/Hosted by Bethel Public Library

Feb
01
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Learn more

Creative Writing at Bethel Public Library

Bethel Public Library, 189 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

Hone your writing skills by  meeting with fellow creative minds! Every meeting, a different skill or genre is picked for us to explore! Discover new writing methods and get feedback from others! This program is intended for teens and tweens grades 6-12. Registration required.

Creative Writing at Bethel Public Library

Feb
12
8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Learn more

Brandon Mullis and DeAnne Tokarz LIVE at Notch8

Notch8 Wood Fired Bar & Grill, 1 Front Street, Bethel, CT 06801

Southbound Sound - the new acoustic duo featuring Brandon Mullis and DeAnne Tokarz - makes our Notch8 debut! Swing to the sounds of the finest in classic and Southern rock, '80s pop, country favorites... and beyond. Bring your friends, enjoy some of the tastiest food and drink in western CT, and we'll handle the rest!

Brandon Mullis and DeAnne Tokarz LIVE at Notch8

Feb
24
7:00 PM
Learn more

Wild Game Dinner at Notch8

Notch8 Wood Fired Bar & Grill, 1 Front Street, Bethel, CT 06801

Three Courses. Three Cocktails. Live Music and Giveaways. $99 per person plus tax and tip.

May be an image of text that says 'LET's GET WILD! WILD GAME DINNER THREE COURSES with THREE COCKTAILS APPETIZER WILD BOAR SLIDER & ELK STEW / MAPLE OLD FASHIONED Slider with Savory Apple Slaw and Smokey Mesquite Aioli. Stew MAIN CHOICE OF ENTREE COLD PINT or GLASS WINE VENISON FILET- Smoked Shitake Mushrooms Cherry Brandy Demi- Glaze ROASTED PHEASANT- Apple Brined with Roasted Fingerlings &Honey Glazed Carrots ELKLEG- Medley Mushrooms &Herb Roasted Fingerlings Braised over House Made Pappardella Pasta DESSERT CHERRY APPLE TART with ESPRESSO Ifaired Beverage is not to your liking, we will substiture one that is. FEBRUARY 2022. 7PM LIVE MUSIC. GIVE-AWAYS. ADVANCEPURCHASERECOMENDED notch8bar.com'
Wild Game Dinner at Notch8

Mar
10
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Learn more

History Book Group at Byrd's Books

Byrd's Books, 178 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801 or Zoom

Join us for a discussion of "Invention of Nature" by Andrea Wulf. NOTE: This is a long book, so we are skipping the February meeting to have the time to finish this one. All are welcome.

History Book Group at Byrd's Books

Mar
15
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Learn more

Morning Book Chat at Bethel Public Library

Bethel Public Library, 189 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

This month's selection is Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue.  Jende Jonga, an immigrant living in Harlem, came to the United States to provide a better life for his family.  In the fall of 2007, Jende lands a job as a chauffeur for an executive at Lehman Brothers.  With this opportunity, Jenge sees a brighter future for his family.  When the financial world is rocked by the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Jende is desperate to keep his job, even as his marriage, and the marriage of his employers, threatens to fall apart.  

HOW TO GET A COPY:  Please click here to make an online request with your Library card; or call us at 203-794-8756 to check availability of pre-ordered copies at the Circulation Desk.

We are also offering a book guide for all registrants which highlights the authors background, offers book interviews and insights, as well as topics and questions to stimulate the conversation.

Registration is required.  Please note that this will be an in-person event; social distancing guidelines will be observed, and masks will be required.

Morning Book Chat at Bethel Public Library