Snakes, lizards & turtles up close this Saturday

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slitherhissMeet and greet snakes, lizards and turtles up close and personal at a nature program, Slither and Hiss, on Saturday, February 7 at the Main Library. Educator Bradley Kunsman will bring live reptiles from his private collection and tell interesting anecdotes about their characteristics and natural environment. Grades 1-5. Details

Parking is available in the garage beneath the Library except in police spaces.

Teen Iron Chef

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ironchefCalling all chefs in Grades 6 – 12.  Don’t miss BAPL’s version of the popular TV competition.  We’ll be adding delicious ingredients to create a spectacular dish to be judged by a culinary expert.  No stoves but hot competition is expected.

Chefs – register now for the competition on Saturday, January 31 at noon at 11 W. Church Street.  Register online or by calling the Youth Department at 610-867-3761 x499.  No registration required for audience members!

 

Gentle Yoga

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Our next Gentle Yoga class will be on February 4th, Wednesday. A new seven-week Gentle Yoga series will begin on March 18th. Register in early March – stay tuned for details!

Yes! The Book Sale begins tomorrow (Wednesday)!!!

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books stack revisedRead the winter away! The first book sale of the new year is Wednesday, January 28 from noon to 8 p.m. and Saturday, January 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Main Library.  15,000 books, DVDs and CDs! 2014 titles at low prices! Browse bestsellers, classics, university press, and nonfiction. The Children’s and Teen’s sections have affordable award-winning titles and popular authors for teachers to add to their classroom collection or for home libraries. All are in good to excellent condition.

Volunteers restock the shelves throughout the sale. Hard covers and ALL trade paperbacks (new price) are $1 and up. Children’s books start at 50 cents. Most credit cards accepted. All proceeds benefit the Library.

Park in the garage beneath the Library except in spaces reserved for police after 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday and all day Saturday.

www.bestbooksale.org

Library closed Monday

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snowman colorWe’re bracing for more wintry weather. No materials are due today. Bookmobile service is obviously canceled. Our book sale is scheduled for this week, so please watch this space for book sale updates.

Stay warm and stay safe.

Book Talk canceled for Saturday

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Register for the next Book Talk scheduled for Saturday, February 21 here

Building Bonanza on Saturday

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buildbonanzaPlaying with Lego and Duplo blocks triggers engineering and math skills! Bring your children, ages 3-10, for a Building Bonanza on Saturday, September 13 at 2 PM at the Main Library.

More here

Parking is available in the garage beneath the Library on Saturdays except in police spaces.

 

Understanding Islam

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The personal enrichment series, East Meets West: Faith & Philosophy, at the Main Library continues on Wednesday, January 21 with a program about the Islam faith and Muslim culture. Dr. Kenneth B. Cragg, adjunct professor of philosophy and religion at NCC, will be the guest speaker. He is the author of numerous books on the Muslim experience and the Christian response including Christians and Muslims: From History to Healing.

The one hour program begins at 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Parking is available in the garage under the Library except in police or city council spaces. More here