Teen Iron Chef event

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Calling all chefs grades 6 – 12.  Don’t miss BAPL’s version of the popular TV competition.  We’ll be adding delicious ingredients to create a spectacular dish to be judged by a culinary expert.  No stoves but hot competition is expected.

Chefs – register now for the competition on Saturday, January 31 at noon at 11 W. Church Street.  Register online or by calling the Youth Department at 610-867-3761, x.499.  No registration for audience members.

Gentle Yoga

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Our next Gentle Yoga class will be on February 4th, Wednesday. A new seven-week Gentle Yoga series will begin on March 18th. Register in early March – stay tuned for details!

Yes! The Book Sale begins tomorrow (Wednesday)!!!

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books stack revisedRead the winter away! The first book sale of the new year is Wednesday, January 28 from noon to 8 p.m. and Saturday, January 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Main Library.  15,000 books, DVDs and CDs! 2014 titles at low prices! Browse bestsellers, classics, university press, and nonfiction. The Children’s and Teen’s sections have affordable award-winning titles and popular authors for teachers to add to their classroom collection or for home libraries. All are in good to excellent condition.

Volunteers restock the shelves throughout the sale. Hard covers and ALL trade paperbacks (new price) are $1 and up. Children’s books start at 50 cents. Most credit cards accepted. All proceeds benefit the Library.

Park in the garage beneath the Library except in spaces reserved for police after 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday and all day Saturday.


Library closed Monday

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snowman colorWe’re bracing for more wintry weather. No materials are due today. Bookmobile service is obviously canceled. Our book sale is scheduled for this week, so please watch this space for book sale updates.

Stay warm and stay safe.

Library closed Saturday

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Stay home. Stay safe. Download an eBook or eMagazine from our collection. No materials are due today. No bookmobile service, of course.

Seussical Celebration at the South Side Branch

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The Seussical Celebration at the Branch has been postponed due to the  inclement weather forecasted for Saturday.

The Seussical story time has been rescheduled for Saturday, January 31 at 1:00 PM.


Book Talk canceled for Saturday

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Register for the next Book Talk scheduled for Saturday, February 21 here

Building Bonanza on Saturday

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buildbonanzaPlaying with Lego and Duplo blocks triggers engineering and math skills! Bring your children, ages 3-10, for a Building Bonanza on Saturday, September 13 at 2 PM at the Main Library.

More here

Parking is available in the garage beneath the Library on Saturdays except in police spaces.