Crafts all day!

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paint tubeDrop in anytime at the Main Library on Friday and Saturday! We will supply the materials. You bring your imagination and take home crafts of your own making! Moms and Dads will love that all the mess stays here!

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Happy Thanksgiving

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Close at 5pm today (Wednesday)

Closed for Thanksgiving

Close at 4pm on Friday for the Tree Lighting Ceremony

Open regular hours on Saturday

Slither & Hiss- LIVE reptiles!

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slitherhissMeet a friendly collection of snakes, lizards and turtles at the Main Library on Tuesday, November 24 at a Family Fun Night. Bradley Kunsman presents his reptiles and educational program at 6:30 p.m. The presentation is appropriate for children ages 5 and older.

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International Games Day update

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Youth Services is offering a large variety of games for families to play all day tomorrow, Saturday, 10 – 5.  In addition, we will be having Yu-Gi-Oh demonstrations and card play for ages 6 – adult all day.  Join the fun tomorrow, November 21.

International Games Day @ Your Library

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gamesstackwebIt’s International Games Day on Saturday, November 21 and the Main Library is participating in this global celebration of games for all ages, all day. Drop in anytime between 10 am and 5 pm.


Building Bonanza for future engineers

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buildbonanzaBuilding with Lego and Duplo blocks triggers engineering and math skills. The Main Library is having a Building Bonanza for children ages 3-10, accompanied by an adult, on Saturday, November 21 at 2 pm. Children develop spatial reasoning and learn fractions and division. Plus it’s fun!

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Tell us your story…

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Story_Gathering2Do you live or work in Bethlehem? We want to hear your stories! Contribute your story at the Main Library on  Thursday, November 19. The Library is partnering with Lehigh University to create a living digital archive of Bethlehem history. The stories will be added to Still Looking for You, a digital project that explores the history of Bethlehem through the memories of the many people who have worked in, lived in, or visited the city. Drop in anytime to the Laros Room on the second floor of the Main Library between 3 pm and 5:45 pm to contribute your recollections. Photographs are encouraged, also, which will be scanned and returned.

Unplugged Games for Teens

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shockedteensTeen’s Unplugged Game Night is Tuesday, November 17 at the Main Library at 6:30 p.m. Snacks and beverages will be provided for teens in grades 6 to 12.