Spring Make Over for grades 6 – 12, May 3, 6 – 8pm

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Want to try a new look for prom, school, or summer? Need to be pampered? Join us for spring make over night at the library, Tuesday, May 3, 6 – 8 pm. Best advice for your best look no matter who you are, or what your style is. Hair styling, manicures, hand massages, skin care advice, healthy snacks, and a chance to win products. No registration, and free parking is available in the garage beneath the library. FREE!!

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Bookmobile Adjusted Scheduled on Sat. 4/30

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bookmobile13The bookmobile will be at the Bethlehem YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day event from 10 a.m – 1 p.m. on Saturday, 4/30.  This means it will not be making previously scheduled stops at Stanley Ave. in Fountain Hill and Hanover Elementary School in the morning.

However, the afternoon stops at Washington St. (and Galway) in Bethlehem Township and Johnston Dr. (near Shakespeare and Hilly Rds.) will proceed as scheduled.

 

New South Side Branch DVD’s

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The following DVD’s have been added to the South Side Branch’s adult collection.

Big Stone Gap; Black Mass; Bone Tomahawk; Bones – Season 10; Bridge of Spies; Brooklyn; Castle – Season 7; Concussion; Criminal Activities; Criminal Minds – Season 10; The Danish Girl; Empire – Season 1; Everest; Extraction; The Good Wife – Season 6; Grandma; Hateful Eight; Heist; The Last Witch Hunter; Legend; A Little Chaos; Love the Coopers; Meadowland; Murdoch Mysteries – Season 8; 90 Minutes in Heaven; Our Brand is Crisis; Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension; San Andreas; Scandal – Season 4; Secret in their Eyes; Spectre; Spotlight; Suffragette; Ted 2; The 33; Trumbo; Truth.

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Where’s the Bookmobile? (contest results)

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And the winner is … Theresa of Bethlehem Township, who was able to identify all seven locations!  This is also her third win and her third perfect score!  Hopefully all the entrants had a good time with the contest and are already looking forward to attempting to best the master next year!

Here are all the answers:

The Banana Factory (3rd St. South Bethlehem)

The Banana Factory (3rd St. South Bethlehem)

Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg Campus (Schoenersville Rd. - Bookmobile parked at edge of Bonton lot bording Westgate Dr.)

Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg Campus (Schoenersville Rd.)

East Hills Middle School (Chester Rd., City of Bethlehem)

East Hills Middle School (Chester Rd., City of Bethlehem)

Bethlehem Township Community Center (near basketball court and events pavilion)

Bethlehem Township Community Center (near basketball court and events pavilion)

Wegman's off Route 512 (Sterling Heights retirement living complex in background)

Wegman’s off Route 512 (Sterling Heights retirement living complex in background)

Memorial Pool on Illicks Mill Rd. (City of Bethlehem)

Memorial Pool on Illicks Mill Rd. (City of Bethlehem)

Spiegel and Dodson Sts. in Fountain Hill (behind the Wawa; Fountain Hill Fire Co. sells the Christmas trees)

Spiegel and Dodson Sts. in Fountain Hill (behind the Wawa; Fountain Hill Fire Co. sells the Christmas trees)

Protect Yourself!

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dreamstime_xs_23632678Come to a free self-defense course for women at the South Side Branch on Thursday, April 28. Certified instructors Stacy Duck and Liz Mooring from Tiger Schulmann’s Martial Arts will offer instruction and important information about safety, rape education, and domestic abuse prevention from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. The class is for women and girls, age 13 and older (under 18 must be accompanied by an adult).

More info!

Get the facts about medical marijuana tonight

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dreamstime_xs_49056190The public is invited to learn about the facts and science behind medical marijuana at a forum at the Main Library on Wednesday, April 27 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Advocates, a doctor, a patient and a legislator will speak about the benefits of this drug for medical care. More here

 

Art that lifts you…

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art lifts smallEnjoy local talent at the Ice House on Sand Island this Saturday, April 23! Matt Wolf has an amazing evening planned. Danielle Notaro, Cleveland and Michael Wall, Matt Wolf, Sarah Carlson, Basement Poets, Becca Maye, Kokoro, Bradley Kingsley and Apostolis, and Sam Steffen will entertain with music, poetry and dance. All proceeds benefit the Library! Doors open at 6:30 pm!

Preschool Block Party

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girlblocks2Bring your preschooler to build with our amazing block collection on this Friday and next Friday at 10:30 am in the new Children’s Center. Playing is learning! You don’t have to register.

More info here