Celebrate at Family Fun Night – RESCHEDULED

BAPL News No Comments »

catinhatTomorrow evening the entire family has an opportunity to celebrate the birthday of Dr Seuss with a fun-filled Family Fun Night – games, stories, music, crafts PLUS a visit by the Cat in the Hat! WOW!!! No registration and all are welcome starting at 6:30pm. More information can be found here

Where do we go from here? Chaos or Community

BAPL News, Programs at BAPL No Comments »

mlkAs a follow-up to the well-attended racial  disparity and criminal justice panel discussion last month, Dr. Brian Alnutt, Assistant Professor of History at NCC, is presenting a Black History Month lecture at the Main Library tonight. Using Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1967 book, Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?

Dr. Alnutt will bring historical context to how our country has changed since the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s and speculate what are the next steps. He will re-examine Dr. King’s core concepts and entertain audience questions and discussion. The program is from 6:30 to 7 :45 p.m. More here

The Race, Crime & Justice video can be streamed from here

Kidz Art Zone rescheduled to March 7

BAPL News, Programs at BAPL, South Side Branch No Comments »

paint tubeThere are still spaces open for Kidz Art Zone is rescheduled to March 7. There are a few spaces open for this class at the Branch. Learn about Greek mythology and the night sky before constructing a 3D constellation. Bonus: it will be edible! Ages 6-12. Free & all materials supplied.

Call the Branch to register at 610-867-7852. More here



Teen Trivia Night tonight!

BAPL News, Kids & Teens, Programs at BAPL No Comments »

shockedteensBrave the cold and come to a Game and Trivia Night for middle school and high school students beginning at 6:30 p.m. Popular board games, a trivia challenge, and snacks. Bring friends! Did we mention- snacks?!!! Park in the garage except in the police or city council spaces.  Details

Book Talk Canceled for Today

BAPL News No Comments »

Our Book Talk for Saturday will be rescheduled! You can register for the March Book Talk online. Thank you!

Kidz Art Zone

BAPL News, Kids & Teens, South Side Branch No Comments »

paint tubeLearn about Greek mythology and the night sky at this month’s art class. Make an edible 3D constellation at Kidz Art Zone at the South Side Branch on Saturday, February 21 at 1:00 p.m. Ages 6-12

The one hour class is free and all materials are supplied. Register now

Library closed Presidents’ Day

BAPL News, Schedule Alerts No Comments »

Just a reminder that even though the Library is closed, you can still download eBooks, eMagazines and access online resources for research or personal enrichment 24/7! No materials are due on Monday. Stay home and stay warm.

Have you signed up your toddler?

BAPL News, Kids & Teens, Programs at BAPL, South Side Branch No Comments »

guyHealthy toddlers are ready to learn! Toddlers at Play is a 5 week series for toddlers and their parents or caregivers. Children, ages 1-3, play with educational toys and explore music and art activities. Each week childhood professionals from the community serve as resources and interact one-on-one with parents, answering questions on an individual basis. Siblings welcome! Free!

Register here for South Side Branch on Tuesdays beginning February 17

Register here for Main Library on Fridays beginning February 27