Try this to reduce stress…

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dreamstime_xs_10934996Coloring is not just for children anymore. The coloring fad is gaining momentum because of its stress-relieving benefits.  The South Side Branch is having a workshop for adults on Saturday, May 7. Learn new techniques with watercolor pencils. The library will provide all the materials and refreshments. The two hour event begins at 1 p.m. and is free. More here

Bookmobile Cancelled Today (5/2)

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bookmobile13With the bookmobile generator on the fritz, we’ll have to cancel the rest of today’s schedule.

All due items will be renewed, and all holds will be extended.  We’re hoping to have it serviced tomorrow and will update everyone as far as any additional cancellations.

Teen Make Over!

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makeoverGet a fabulous, new look for school or the prom on Tuesday, May 3 from 6 to 8 pm! Hair braiding, manicures, facials, hand massages, skin care, and even hair styles for guys are part of the teen event. Free! No registration. Grades 6 to 12.

More here

Expanded hours at the Branch

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Beginning this week, the South Side Branch will expand its Wednesday hours.

The South Side Branch will now be open on:

TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY 11:00 – 8:00

SATURDAY 12:00 – 4:00

The staff at the Branch is very happy to have more hours to serve the public!

Spring Make Over for grades 6 – 12, May 3, 6 – 8pm

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Want to try a new look for prom, school, or summer? Need to be pampered? Join us for spring make over night at the library, Tuesday, May 3, 6 – 8 pm. Best advice for your best look no matter who you are, or what your style is. Hair styling, manicures, hand massages, skin care advice, healthy snacks, and a chance to win products. No registration, and free parking is available in the garage beneath the library. FREE!!

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Bookmobile Adjusted Scheduled on Sat. 4/30

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bookmobile13The bookmobile will be at the Bethlehem YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day event from 10 a.m – 1 p.m. on Saturday, 4/30.  This means it will not be making previously scheduled stops at Stanley Ave. in Fountain Hill and Hanover Elementary School in the morning.

However, the afternoon stops at Washington St. (and Galway) in Bethlehem Township and Johnston Dr. (near Shakespeare and Hilly Rds.) will proceed as scheduled.

 

New South Side Branch DVD’s

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The following DVD’s have been added to the South Side Branch’s adult collection.

Big Stone Gap; Black Mass; Bone Tomahawk; Bones – Season 10; Bridge of Spies; Brooklyn; Castle – Season 7; Concussion; Criminal Activities; Criminal Minds – Season 10; The Danish Girl; Empire – Season 1; Everest; Extraction; The Good Wife – Season 6; Grandma; Hateful Eight; Heist; The Last Witch Hunter; Legend; A Little Chaos; Love the Coopers; Meadowland; Murdoch Mysteries – Season 8; 90 Minutes in Heaven; Our Brand is Crisis; Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension; San Andreas; Scandal – Season 4; Secret in their Eyes; Spectre; Spotlight; Suffragette; Ted 2; The 33; Trumbo; Truth.

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Where’s the Bookmobile? (contest results)

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And the winner is … Theresa of Bethlehem Township, who was able to identify all seven locations!  This is also her third win and her third perfect score!  Hopefully all the entrants had a good time with the contest and are already looking forward to attempting to best the master next year!

Here are all the answers:

The Banana Factory (3rd St. South Bethlehem)

The Banana Factory (3rd St. South Bethlehem)

Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg Campus (Schoenersville Rd. - Bookmobile parked at edge of Bonton lot bording Westgate Dr.)

Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg Campus (Schoenersville Rd.)

East Hills Middle School (Chester Rd., City of Bethlehem)

East Hills Middle School (Chester Rd., City of Bethlehem)

Bethlehem Township Community Center (near basketball court and events pavilion)

Bethlehem Township Community Center (near basketball court and events pavilion)

Wegman's off Route 512 (Sterling Heights retirement living complex in background)

Wegman’s off Route 512 (Sterling Heights retirement living complex in background)

Memorial Pool on Illicks Mill Rd. (City of Bethlehem)

Memorial Pool on Illicks Mill Rd. (City of Bethlehem)

Spiegel and Dodson Sts. in Fountain Hill (behind the Wawa; Fountain Hill Fire Co. sells the Christmas trees)

Spiegel and Dodson Sts. in Fountain Hill (behind the Wawa; Fountain Hill Fire Co. sells the Christmas trees)