The Friends of the Bristol Public Library present Bingo! 
Come to the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room on
Thursday, March 14 at 4:00 PM for fun and prizes!
We have a number of Book Clubs for you!
Every Tuesday morning at 10:30 AM we have Nevermore - our freeform book club. Read what you want and discuss it with our group - we always have a wide variety of books brought to the table. Social chatting goes from 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM, and the reviews start at 11:00 AM and run until 12:00 PM. We meet in the Frances E. Kegley Conference room on the upper floor of the library, and the meeting is a hybrid - you can join either in person or Zoom here
Email for more information.
Every third Tuesday of the month we host the Bristol Public Library Book Club. This month we will be discussing Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, March 19 in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room. Email for more information.
Radio Bristol Book Club is a joint venture between the Bristol Public Library and The Birthplace of Country Music Museum. On Thursday, March 28 we will be discussing Tales of the Moonshine Trade by Kathy Shearer. Tune in to 100.1 FM WBCM-LP Radio Bristol at
12:00 PM or listen online here.
Storytime for Toddlers and Preschool Age: 
Mondays at 11:30 AM at Main
Tuesdays at 10:00 AM at Main
Storytime Themes:

March 4 & 5: Fox Tales
March 11 & 12: Rainbows
March 18 & 19: Spring is Here!
March 25 & 26: Here Comes Peter Cottontail!

8-12 Year Old Book Club:

Wednesdays, March 20 & 27 from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
We will be reading House of Robots by James Patterson.

Family LEGO Night!

Thursday, March 14

Drop in and join us anytime between 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM for a fun night of building with your family!

Questions? Email:
Check out the Bristol Public Library Children's Library Facebook page for more information!
Dungeons & Dragons: Saturdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30,
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Come play a session of the tabletop role playing game DMed by a teen volunteer or the Teen Librarian! No experience is necessary, but if you haven’t already been to any of our Saturday sessions, email or stop by the Teen Space for information on how to join and what you’ll need prepared.

Gaming Club: Wednesdays, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM, March 6, 13, 20, & 27. Hang out and play video games and board games! At our March 27 meeting, we’ll be holding a Nintendo Switch Sports Tournament, with prizes for the top players.

Cook & Book Group: Thursday, March 14, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM. We’ll be making our own mini pizzas and reading from All of Us Villains by Amanda Foody. No reading in advance is required, and free copies of the book will be available for participants.

LGBTeens: Thursday, March 14 & Tuesday, March 26,
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM. LGBTQ+ teens and allies are invited to our Teen LGBTQ+ Group. Our first session will be focused on discussion and planning. Our second session we’ll be hanging out and playing board games; feel free to bring your favorites to share!

Book Making: Thursday, March 21, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM. Create your own hand-bound books! Supplies will be provided, but registration is requested at to ensure we have enough for everyone. If you attended our paper making program or our ink marbling program, you’re encouraged to bring what you made to incorporate it into your book! 

Knitwits: Thursday, March 28, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Join us for a meeting of our fiber arts group! If you’re a beginner, come learn how to knit or crochet; we’ll provide supplies and a lesson. Otherwise, bring a project to work on and come hang out!

Art Club: Saturday, March 30, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM. Get creative and use our array of art supplies to work on projects and make art!

Questions? Email
Avoca Hours
Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Closed Sunday
Storytime for Toddlers and Preschool Age:
Wednesdays at 11:30 AM at Avoca
Storytime Themes:

March 6: Fox Tales
March 13: Rainbows
March 20: Spring is Here!
March 27: Here Comes Peter Cottontail!

Questions? Email:
Check out the BPL Children's Library Facebook page for more information!
Cook & Book Group: Monday, March 11, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM. We’ll be making our own mini pizzas and reading from All of Us Villains by Amanda Foody. No reading in advance is required, and free copies of the book will be available for participants.

Fabric Painting: Monday, March 25, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Get creative and paint your own tote bag to take home, or bring your own plain t-shirt or other fabric item to paint!

Questions? Email
The JCC is located on the upper level of the Main Branch, to the right of the Circulation desk.

Hours of operation are: 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The JCC is not open on weekends.

Upcoming Classes:

Raspberry Pi Jam
Thursday, March 14, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
Celebrate Pi Day (3-14) by experiencing the new Raspberry Pi 5!
Visit the JCC on March 14 for an experience with the inexpensive, single-board computer Raspberry Pi. Drop in anytime between 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM to learn about the various uses of Raspberry Pi, including cool projects and live demonstrations.

Enter a drawing for a door prize including a Raspberry Pi 5 kit!

No registration is required; drop-ins are welcome.
For more information, please get in touch with the JCC at
276-645-8790 or

** SEEKING DEMONSTRATORS** If you would like to show your own Raspberry Pi projects (and get an extra entry into the door prizes), please get in touch with us at
Cricut Workshop 
Part 1: Tuesday, March 5, 5:00 PM
Part 2: Tuesday, March 12, 5:00 PM

In this two-part workshop, you will learn to design and create using a Cricut. The first week will cover how to design vector graphics in Inkscape. In part 2, we will look at how to use the Cricut and the Cricut workspace to bring your design to complete your project.
RSVP at or 276-645-8790

Weekly Classes:

Cellphones and Tablets, Fridays 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM: 
We will explore mobile phones and tablets in this series. Each week covers a different topic. Both Android and Apple products are welcome.
Excel II, Wednesdays 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (Begins March 13): 
Know the basics of Excel, but want to do more? This 4 part series will go into some more advanced topics in Excel including Charts and Graphs, Formulas and Functions, Tables and Pivot Tables.
Your Digital Footprint, Wednesdays 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM: 
Understanding what your digital footprint is and how to manage your online identity responsibly. The class will cover such topics as Your Browser History, Cookies, and Managing your Online Identity.  
Computer tutoring available at the Bristol Public Library
Do you (or someone you know) need assistance learning how to use a computer? Struggling with a certain piece of software? We can help!  

Give the JCC a call at 276-645-8790 to set up an appointment for free computer tutoring.
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Bohjalian, Chris The Princess of Las Vegas
Bowen, Rhys In Sunshine or in Shadow (Molly Murphy)
Cavanagh, Steve Kill for Me, Kill for You
Coelho, Paulo Maktub: An Inspirational Companion to the Alchemist
Colgan, Jenny Studies at the School by the Sea
Cosimano, Elle Finlay Donovan Rolls the Dice
Fisher, Tarryn Good Half Gone
French, Nicci Has Anyone Seen Charlotte Salter?
French, Tana The Hunter
Gardner, Lisa Still See You Everywhere
Gentill, Sulari The Mystery Writer
Gudenkauf, Heather Everyone is Watching
Hall, Tamron Watch Where They Hide (Jordan Manning)
Jones, Stephen Graham The Angel of Indian Lake
Michaels, Fern Wild Side
Orange, Tommy Wandering Stars
Pandian, Gigi A Midnight Puzzle  (Secret Staircase)
Peterson, Tracie A Love Discovered
Raybourn, Deanna A Grave Robbery
Robinson, Marilynne Reading Genesis (non-fiction)
Rose, Karen Cheater (San Diego Case Files)
Sanderson, Brandon The Sunlit Man (Cosmere)
Serle, Rebecca Expiration Dates
Steel, Danielle Never Too Late
St. James, Simone Murder Road
Unger, Lisa The New Couple in 5b