Upcoming Events at the

Bristol Public Library

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On Tuesday, November 30 between 4:30 PM and 6:30 PM, the Bristol Public Library is hosting a free-to-the-public Narcan® training session.  In 5 minutes, participants will receive both the training and medication kit to reverse an opioid overdose.  This training is provided free of charge by the Appalachian Substance Abuse Coalition. 

NARCAN® is a nasal spray, is safe and approved by the FDA to treat a suspected opioid overdose. Designed for use in the community, NARCAN® is needle-free and ready to use.

This event is free and open to the public, and registration is not required – simply drop in to the Library between 4:30 and 6:30.  Personal information is not required, only an email address and signature. 

On Tuesday, December 7 between 5:00 and 6:30 in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room of the Bristol Public Library, the United States Coast Guard Academy will be holding an Admissions Event.  Hosted by Lt. Rick Scott, the admissions officer for Virginia, this event is for students, parents and educators interested in learning more about the Academy, the admissions process, and the Coast Guard as a whole. 

 This event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested at https://tinyurl.com/BPL-USCGAdmission

 Founded in 1876, the Coast Guard Academy is an accredited college educating talented young people to serve as commissioned officers in the U.S. Coast Guard.  The Academy offers a total, integrated life experience available nowhere else and is ranked as one of the top undergraduate programs in the northeastern United States. 

 For more information, email Frederick.M.Scott@uscga.edu.