Book Sale at South Side Branch this week…

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asianbkgirl3Gently-used books, DVDs and CDs in English and Spanish will be available at the South Side Branch’s Book Sale this Tuesday through Saturday. This sale is featuring comic books, quilting books, and science fiction, too.

November 10: 1-4:00 p.m. November 11: noon-2 p.m.  November 12: 5-8 p.m. and November 14: noon-3 p.m. Details

Happy Haunting

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halloween catWear a costume and come for spooky stories, games and Halloween crafts at the Bethlehem Area Public Library on Tuesday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m. Both the Main Library and the South Side Branch are hosting  Halloween parties for preschool and elementary age children. Registration is required at the South Side Branch only. The one-hour events are free and open to the public.

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Double Header at South Side Branch this Saturday

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laptop 1Upgrade your computer skills. Learn Powerpoint basics, as well as how to create Excel spreadsheets on Saturday, October 24 at the South Side Branch. Small class instruction begins at 1 pm. Register here

Enjoy your garden’s produce into winter! Learn how to can vegetables and preserve jams at a workshop at the Branch on Saturday, October 24 at 1 pm. More here

New Video Games at the South Side Branch

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For the game enthusiast!

The South Side Branch has added the following titles:

Nintendo DS or 3DSHot Wheels World’s Best Driver, Barbie Dreamhouse Party, Amazing Spider-man, Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal, Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2, Smurfs 2.

PS3Madden NFL 16, Rayman Legends, Smurfs 2, Amazing Spider-man, Hot Wheels: World’s Best Driver.

Nintendo WiiBarbie Dreamhouse Party, Smurfs 2, Amazing Spider-man.

XBOX 360Angry Birds Trilogy, Smurfs 2, Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, Madden NFL 16, Rayman Legends, Amazing Spider-man, Hot Wheels: World’s Best Driver.

 

Island music and stories Tuesday

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hula-girlsmallwebVisit Hawaii in south Bethlehem with island stories and delicious Hawaiian treats at the South Side Branch on Tuesday, September 29 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Make a hula skirt and dance to island rhythms at this family luau.

More here

Homework doesn’t have to be a hassle…

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homeworkhelpkidsLehigh University and Moravian College is partnering with the Library to offer after school homework help and free tutoring in every subject and every grade! Monday through Thursday at the Main Library and Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Branch. Take advantage of this service and help your child have a successful school year.

Details

Labor Day holiday

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plazaBAPLx350Ahhh, bittersweet Labor Day. The “yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country”  (US Dept. of Labor). A time to relax and enjoy the unofficial end of summer. Even though the Library is closed this weekend- Saturday and Monday, you can still download eBooks, digital magazines, or access our online resources. Enjoy the long weekend!

Zumba keeps mind and body fit!

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zumbawebExercise programs such as Zumba improve both physical and mental health!  Popular Zumba classes use dance to burn calories at the South Side Branch every Thursday at 6:30 pm through October 29. Dance easy-to-follow moves to salsa, merengue, reggae and hip hop tunes. The one hour classes are for children, teens and adults. Register here