5 PM CLOSING Tuesday March 3rd

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It’s official: slick roads and the wintery mix has Bethlehem Area Public Library CLOSING at 5 PM today. No materials will be due until tomorrow. The Family Fun Night has been rescheduled for March 10.

No Bookmobile Today (3/3)

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The bookmobile will not be going out today on account of the nasty weather.  Everyone be safe and think spring.

Family Fun Night POSTPONED

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Snowflakes_1Punxsutawney Phil was right with winter continuing! All forecasts for today, this evening and tomorrow are calling for snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain…the worst type of road conditions! So, the Family Fun Night Read Across America celebration of all things Seuss, is postponed for this evening, Tuesday March 3, and is rescheduled for Tuesday March 10. Please mark your calendars for this fun-filled family event’s new date.

Celebrate at Family Fun Night – RESCHEDULED

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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