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November 18, 2013

Bristol holding fun with old books contest

Bristol Public Library

505 W. Vistula St., 848-7458

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Holiday Hours

The library will be close at 3 p.m. Nov. 27 and re-open Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. and stay open until 3 p.m. The library will also be closed Dec. 24 and 2.

Creative Fun with Old Books Contest

Many thanks to those who participated in the Creative Fun with Old Books Contest. Dawn Janssen won with her entry, a “Poetic Justice” bench. The craft items are available to bid on, call 848-7458 for more details.

New Wireless

The Library has a new wireless from LSTA grant money, and you now need your email address to access the library’s wireless.

Help with The Affordable Health Care Act

Is the Affordable Health Care Act confusing you? Tonight at 6:30 p.m. and Friday at 2 pm, a navigator will be at the Bristol Public Library to answer your questions about affordable health care.

Book Club

The Book Club is meeting Dec. 11 at noon, and we are reading A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg. You’re welcome to join us, stop by the circulation desk and pick up a copy.

eReader petting zoo

This week, the Bristol Library will have a Kindle, Kindle Fire, IPad, Sony Reader, Hanspad, Ematic and Kyros on loan from the State Library. You are encouraged to stop in the library and have a hands-on experience with the e-readers. If you are thinking of buying an e-reader or simply want some extra experience getting familiar with a different e-reader, stop in the library and try one or all of them out.

Tutoring Available

Central High School students will be tutoring at the library Tuesday and Thursday nights.

Preschool Storytime Dates for November and December

Preschool Storytime meets Mondays at 11:30 a.m. and Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. Storytime will meet today, Tuesday and Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 and 17.

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Three Goshen elementary schools — Chandler, Chamberlain and West Goshen — are providing free meals to all students during the school year as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Nearly 80 percent of students at Chandler, 89 percent of students at Chamberlain and 78 percent of students at West Goshen already qualify for free or reduced-price lunches based on their family income. How do you feel about the new lunch program?

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