An Exhibit of Joe Annino’s Art

Byrd’s Books and Bethel Arts welcome Joe Annino and his show titled “Around Here” to the bookstore. Join us for an art opening on Thursday February 22nd with a wine and cheese reception celebrating this impressive work.
This event is free and open to the public.

Joe’s art will be on display through March.

The Spring Poetry Series at Byrd’s Books

Byrd’s Books welcomes some impressive talent to read their poetry on three dates this early spring: March 3rd at 3:00pm, April 14th at 3:00pm and May 18th at 7:00pm. Originally scheduled in December (snowed out) we found we needed the inspiration that only poetry can bring.


Here is the spring schedule: (subject to change)
March 3rd at 3:00pm: 
David Leff
Laurel S. Peterson
Lisa Schwartz
Phillip Lu
Sydney Eddison
To register for March 3rd, click here.
     April 14th at 3:00pm:
      Donna Marie Merritt
      Gail Carson Levine
      Jen Sage-Robison
      Marilyn Nelson
      Doug Anderson
                       May 18th at 7:00pm:
                        Amy Nawrocki
                        Cortney Davis
                        Emily Carney
                        Jerry Brooker

These events are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served and books will be available for purchase.

Welcome to Byrd’s Books!

Byrd’s Books is a general bookstore that carries only new titles, with a special focus on Bethel authors, Connecticut authors, poets, publishers and illustrators. Additionally, we carry greeting cards, gifts, take special orders and offer gift cards. We will have exciting author events throughout the year, often on Sunday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. in the Upstairs Gallery across the hall from the bookstore. Events are posted regularly on the website.

Byrd’s Books is on the second floor and is accessible through Molten Java coffee shop in its new location in Dolan Plaza.