Where’s the Bookmobile? – Week 3

BAPL News Comments Off on Where’s the Bookmobile? – Week 3

Time for Week 3!  Each of the seven photos presents the bookmobile at an undisclosed location somewhere within the library’s service area, which encompasses Hanover and Bethlehem Twps., as well as Fountain Hill.  Simply name the correct locations and the person who does the best (or wins a drawing in the event of a tie) will get the bookmobile at a time and location of their choosing for up to two hours!

Entry forms can be obtained and submitted at the main library or any bookmobile stop.  Feel free to page back through the news and events blog here to check out the other photo(s).

Week 3

Curious about credit, mortgages, and home-buying?

BAPL News, Programs at BAPL No Comments »

buildingGain a better understanding how the home buying and financing process works at the Main Library on Tuesday, April 11. Make informed decisions about preparing to purchase a home by learning about credit scores, home financing, and the loan application process. Bring your questions. The one hour program is presented by Andrew Karabin who has 24 years of experience as a Home Mortgage Consultant.

More here

Where’s the Bookmobile? – Week 2

BAPL News Comments Off on Where’s the Bookmobile? – Week 2

Time for Week 2 of this year’s Where’s the Bookmobile? contest!  Each of the seven photos presents the bookmobile at an undisclosed location somewhere within the library’s service area, which encompasses Hanover and Bethlehem Twps., as well as Fountain Hill.  Simply name the correct locations and the person who does the best (or wins a drawing in the event of a tie) will get the bookmobile at a time and location of their choosing for up to two hours!

Entry forms can be obtained and submitted at the main library or any bookmobile stop.  Feel free to page back through the news and events blog here to check out the other photo(s).

Week 2

Week 2

Branch BOOK SALE

BAPL News, Book Sales, South Side Branch No Comments »

ani-book  SOUTH SIDE BRANCH BOOK SALE begins tomorrow! Music & DVDs, too. Lots of Spanish books, movies and music.

Tuesday April 4   11am-3pm     Wednesday   April 5   11 am-3pm

Thursday April 6   5-8pm    Saturday  April 8  noon-3pm

More here

Learn about our Muslim neighbors.

BAPL News, Programs at BAPL No Comments »

dreamstime_xs_41188463Islam in the Modern Age, presented by Akbar Keshodkar, PhD, at the Main Library on Monday, April 3 will explore how this often misunderstood religion has evolved into the modern age.

More here

Where’s the Bookmobile? – Contest Week 1

BAPL News Comments Off on Where’s the Bookmobile? – Contest Week 1

This year’s Where’s the Bookmobile? contest kicks off today!  Seven photos of the bookmobile at various locations throughout our service area (City of Bethlehem, Hanover Township, Bethlehem Twsp., and Fountain Hill) will be posted over the next seven weeks.  Simply name the correct locations and the person who does the best (or wins a drawing in the event of a tie ) will get the bookmobile at a time and location of their choosing for up to two hours!*

Entry forms can be obtained and submitted at the main library or any bookmobile stop.

0307171614

Week 1

*Anytime, that is, during normal library hours of operations.  Above terms subject to negotiation if librarian is on vacation and no one else can drive.  Void where prohibited.  Please drink responsibly.  Your results may vary.  LOG OFF IMMEDIATELY if you do not agree to the conditions stated in this warning.   …Just kidding with that last one. 

 

 

Get a crash course in Hip Hop

BAPL News, Programs at BAPL No Comments »

hip hopHip Hop Headphones, a crash course in Hip Hop culture, will be presented at the Main Library on Thursday, March 30 at 6:30 pm. Dr. James Braxton Peterson, the Director of Africana Studies and Associate Professor of English at Lehigh University, is the presenter of this program about the intersection of race and popular culture.  He is the author of several books, The Hip Hop Underground and African American Culture, Prison Industrial Complex for Beginners, and Hip Hop Headphones: A Scholar’s Critical Playlist.  Peterson hosts “The Remix” on Philadelphia’s NPR affiliate, WHYY.  Peterson has written for Newsweek.com, The Guardian, The LA Times, Reuters, and The Daily Beast.  He is a media commentator and has appeared on MSNBC, Al-Jazeera, CNN, HLN, Fox News, and other networks. More here

This Saturday’s yoga class is canceled…

BAPL News, Programs at BAPL, Schedule Alerts No Comments »

1000677361Tomorrow’s yoga class at the Main Library has been canceled.

See April’s schedule here