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.

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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.


We’ve got the beat!

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kidslovemusicDance and jam! Playing is learning. Play simple instruments, dance and march at We’ve Got the Beat on three consecutive Fridays at 10:30 a.m. beginning September 11.

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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

Author visit today at Back Porch Stories!

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monstoreToday is our last Back Porch Stories for the summer! Bring your lunch and a blanket and join us on the west side of the Main Library near the Japanese Tea Garden (if the weather is iffy, we’ll move indoors). Author Tara Lazar is visiting  and will read some of her stories!

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Our Local Heroes StoryTime

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Learn how to be strong and safe on Friday, July 24 at 10:30AM at the Main Library. Bring a blanket and meet on the front porch. This week’s visiting hero is from the Bethlehem Martial Arts Academy. Learn basic movements and techniques with a real martial arts master! All ages. No registration.


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FROZEN Sing a long is sold out!    If you have a ticket, join us tonight at the Main Library from 6 to 8 PM and sing along to the lyrics. Come in costume for prizes! All ages. Parking is available in the garage beneath the Library except in spaces reserved for police and City Council.

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Teen FEAR FACTOR Tonight

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Unleash your inner hero. In keeping with the Teen summer reading theme, Unmask Heroes, an evening of mind-bending, stomach-turning, and strength-testing challenges are planned for Wednesday, July 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library.  The Library’s Teen Advisory Board has developed their own version of the popular Fear Factor realty game show. Contestants will compete against each other in a variety of stunts for prizes. “It will be hilarious and gross at the same time,” says Dana Hoy, Head of Youth Services.

The event is free and open to teens in grades 6-12. Details