Superhero Art Workshop

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AnimeCome to the South Side Branch for a free Superhero Art Workshop on Tuesday, June 16. Professional cartoonist Cotty Kilbanks will demonstrate techniques. All the materials will be provided. She will present the same workshop at the Main Library on Monday, June 22. Both one-hour workshops are at 6:30 p.m. and require registration. Register for Branch program here. Register for Main Library here.

TEENS: Dress as your favorite hero or villain from comic books, pop culture or literature for a Heroes and Villains celebration at the Main Library on Wednesday, June 17 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. A trivia game, costume contest and similar entertainment are planned. Grades 6-12. Details

Heroes, superheroes, & extraordinary people, places and events

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Slogan TextSummer Reading is here! Every Hero Has a Story!  Family Fun Nights, a superhero training camp, concerts, a magic show, a live animal show, science workshops, story times, puppet shows, and more are planned to engage and entertain the younger crowd at the Main Library and the South Side Branch throughout the summer. Children may also register on the Bookmobile.

Teens: join Unmask! and read for prizes, as well as take part in free, special events including a cartooning workshop, Teen Fear Factor, trivia games, a superhero costume contest, and a superhero movie night.

Escape the Ordinary is the theme of the Adult Summer Reading Program. Patrons are invited to try new genres this summer—exploring heroes, superheroes, and other extraordinary people, places, and events. Prizes for adults, too!

South Side Branch steps

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Notice to the public:

The contractor is beginning to fix the steps to the front door.  The steps have been ripped out and will then proceed to the next step.  You can still access the front door by using the ramp.  If at any time the public cannot use the front door due to safety issues, another message will appear on this blog.


Free legal advice…

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latinobizmanFree Legal Advice

A bilingual attorney from a local law firm will be at the South Side Branch on Thursday, May 14 to review documents or discuss legal issues and help determine whether your individual situation requires legal representation. The lawyer will be at the Branch between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.  Register now

South Side Branch Book Sale

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book stackThe South Side Branch of the Bethlehem Area Public Library is having their book sale this week.  The book sale is scheduled for Tuesday, April 14 from 1:00-4:00 PM, Wednesday, April 15 from 12:00-2:00 PM, Thursday, April 16 from 5:00-8:00 PM, and Saturday, April 18 from 12:00-3:00 PM.

Their are loads of gently-used books (adult, children, & teen titles), DVD’s, Videos, and Music CD’s. Plus Spanish books, DVD’s, and music CD’s. There is a separate table with jigsaw puzzles for very reasonable prices.

The book sale area is not handicapped accessible.  All proceeds benefit the Room to Grow project. Most credit cards accepted.

National Library Week – South Side Branch

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national library weekCalling all book lovers, young or teen.

National Library Week is April 12-18.

All children and teens who check out 3 books at the South Side Branch during National Library Week will be given a bag, bookmark, and a free book. Hurry in!


South Side Branch Book Sale

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The South Side Branch will be having a Book Sale on:

Tuesday, April 14th from 1:00-4:00 PM

Wednesday, April 15th from 12:00-2:00 PM

Thursday, April 16th from 5:00-8:00 PM

Saturday, April 18th from 12:00-3:00 PM

Books, DVDs
Videos (VHS) & Music
Spanish books, DVDs & music, too!
Most credit cards accepted. Book Sale Room is not handicapped                                                  Image result for books
accessible. All proceeds benefit Room to Grow.
Venta de Libros
Libros, DVD’s, Videos y CDs en inglés y en español. Aceptamos la
mayoría de tarjetas de crédito. El salón en donde será la venta no
es accessible para personas con discapacidad física. Venta para
beneficiar la biblioteca.

Science Fiction selection

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If you are a science fiction fanatic come over to the South Side Branch.  We have a large selection of science fiction titles on the Sale Shelf near the circulation desk.  These will stay on the Sale Shelf for the month of March.

You will also find them during the South Side Branch’s book sale in April.

April Book Sale hours:

Tuesday, 4/14  1:00-4:00 PM                                                           

Wednesday, 4/15  12:00-2:00 PM

Thursday, 4/16  5:00-8:00 PM

Saturday, 4/18  12:00-3:00 PM