505 W. Vistula St., 848-7458
The Soul, Ink writing group has put together stories, essays and poems that are available at the library. A copy of the local authors’ work is available for $5.
Soul, Ink is designed to provide constructive criticism and empathetic support for writers at all levels. Writers of all ages and working in all genres are invited to participate. The group’s next meeting is set for Wednesday at 6 p.m.
The Bristol library will be closed May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. On May 25, the library will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. as usual.
The fifth annual Plant Swap at the library will take place at 6 p.m. May 20. Participants are invited to show up with gardening tips, stories and plants to swap.
The library’s meeting room is now available for social events at a rental fee of $30 for up to four hours, or $60 for time exceeding four hours. Not-for-profit groups can still use the meeting room at no cost.
The Book Club’s next meeting will be June 12 at noon. The selection is “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by Jamie Ford. Copies will be available at the circulation desk.
‘Calling All Crafters’
The Calling All Crafters group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday and May 28. Participants are invited to work on projects, and those without a project are invited to stop by and learn crafts.
Teens in the Otaku Club will meet May 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. This club is for teens interested in manga and anime. Call Desi at 848-7458 for details.
The Lego Club will meet May 31 at 3 p.m. The club is open to participants of all ages.
Sign-up for the summer reading program starts May 31. This year’s theme is “Dig Into Reading.”
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