It’s ok to ask questions…

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laptop 1Technology changes so fast, that even getting a new cell phone can be intimidating. Bring your questions about computers, iPads or other tablets, or how to access information online that can help you with your career, medical questions or any other subject to a Tech Workshop on Tuesday, October 14. We’re here to help!

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Have a blast constructing imaginative buildings…

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buildbonanzaPlaying with Lego and Duplo blocks triggers engineering and math skills. We’re having a Building Bonanza for children ages 3-10, accompanied by an adult, on Saturday, September 13 at 2 p.m. Building with Lego bricks develops spatial reasoning and teaches fractions and division without the child’s realization. Children learn to think in three dimensions, balance weight and use supports for their structures.

No registration is required for this free, one hour program. Parking is available in the garage beneath the Library. More here

Open Mic is 2nite!

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Tonight’s the night! Showcase your fabulous talent at the Main Library beginning at 6 p.m. Or just enjoy poetry, music, dance as part of the audience. Free and open to the public!

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Pick your own (!) Book Discussion

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bookstackDo you have a pile of books on your night stand? Get together with other book lovers to discuss a recent book that you either loved or hated. Get suggestions from others about books they recommend so you know what to read next or what to avoid! Published author, Sunny Serafino, will lead a Pick Your Own Book Discussion at the Main Library on the first Friday afternoon of each month. The first small group discussion will be on October 3 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Sunny is the author of several books including her latest novel, Finding Amy, (Double Edge Press, 2013). Two of her books have won recognition from the Florida Writers Association. More here

BAPL Programming in October

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book explodeBAPL’s  October calendar is filled with fabulous programming just for you! Stop in to register or register online for these great (and free!) programs: Gentle Yoga, Technology Workshops, Historical Geography – Discover the Real Lehigh Valley with Professor Doug Heath and Mark Harris will be with us to discuss Green Burial, Grave Matters. Lastly, on October 3rd, published author, Sunny Serafino, will lead a new book discussion group. Bibliophiles are getting together to discuss favorite books they have read or books that have made an impact on their lives. Call us for more details, 610-867-3761 x224. See you soon! Learn more here

Become a pro with Microsoft WORD

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favwebsite-womanCall the Branch to register for the Microsoft WORD computer class for this Saturday, September 27.

Small group instruction! Learn the ins and outs of creating documents, inserting graphics, changing formats, etc.

Register today! More here

Give peace a chance…

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peacedayartWar, terrorism, violence, racial strife… let’s start a conversation to address all of these issues with peaceful solutions. All over the world this weekend, people will be observing International Day of Peace with festivals, music, art, and discussions. Join us at the Main Library for a round table discussion led by Dr. Luis and Jazmin Delgado to discuss meaningful solutions for peace-building in our community and globally. Add your thoughts anytime this week or next to a Peace Collage we are assembling for display in the Library.

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Wowzie! HUGE book sale going on Saturday!

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shelfbooks1Don’t miss this opportunity to get books for school, classroom, your own library and for gifts! Volunteers are restocking now  for Saturday’s sale. It looks like a brand new sale!

Saturday: 10AM-4PM

We’ve never had so many books! Come see why we are the best book sale! Park in the garage after 4:30PM all day Saturday. (Despite what the signs say. Just don’t park where the police park!)