Zany Steve Pullara in concert tonight!

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banjo steveWEB_5X7Grammy-winning Singer Steve Pullara of Cool Beans fame kicks off the Family Fun Nights this summer at the Main Library on Tuesday, June 21 at 6:30 pm. His goofy antics and catchy tunes will entertain the whole family. No registration is required for this performance. He will also appear at the South Side Branch on Tuesday, June 28 at 6:30 pm. Register for the Branch concert by phoning 610-867-7852. More summer programs here

Disney artist to lead workshops

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AnimeDisney-trained artist Cotty Kilbanks will lead an art workshop for children entering grades 2 to 5 on Friday, June 24. Teens can come to a workshop on Monday, June 27. Free! All materials are supplied.

Register for either workshop today here

Celebrate 100 trees just planted in Bethlehem

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dreamstime_xs_13483739We are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the unification of Bethlehem’s neighborhoods and the 100 trees that were just planted in city parks. Come to the Main Library for stories, songs and a simple art project on Monday, June 20. Bring a picnic lunch and a blanket and meet in the shade on the west side of the library near the Tea House at noon. More here

Not everyone is computer savvy….

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computerstationDo you know someone who could use a little help learning to use the computer? Register them for a computer workshop for beginners at the South Side Branch. The class is this Saturday!

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Curious about the Japanese language and culture?

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japanesewoodcut2Learn practical phrases used in daily conversation at Japanese language classes  beginning Wednesday, June 15. Class time will focus on conversational phrases and discussion of the cultural and traditions of Japan.  All levels of adult learners will be welcome, and the exact content will be determined by the abilities and interests of regular attendees. Additional classes will be held on June 22, 29 and July 6, 20. Details

 

Exercise Your Mind! Wellness series

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If you’re ready to make a shift toward “clean” eating but need a little push, see Hungry for Change, a documentary about processed foods that will surprise you, at the Branch on Wednesday, June 15. This is the first documentary of a three-part Wellness series this summer.

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Kick off for Summer Reading this Saturday!

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Teen FootballPreschool and elementary school students are encouraged to join On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! and earn prizes for reading this summer.The sports theme is carried over in the fifty-plus programs offered throughout the summer at the Main Library and the South Side Branch. Details

Kick-off events are planned for both locations on June 11 from 1- 3 pm. The Main Library will have roller derby, skateboarding and jump rope demonstrations with crafts, games and prizes. The Branch will stage a Jedi Training Academy with games, obstacle courses, and prizes.

Get in the Game…Read!  is the theme for the Teen Summer Reading Program. Students entering grades 6 to 12 in the Fall can participate in Snack Olympic Games, movie nights, an art workshop, book discussions, and teen challenges based on the show Minute to Win It. They will also earn prizes for reading.

100 (new) trees grow in Bethlehem…

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dreamstime_xs_13483739Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the unification of Bethlehem’s neighborhoods and the 100 trees that were just planted in city parks. We will have stories and an activity for all ages at the South Side Branch on Thursday, June 9 at 11:15 am. Register today in person, by phone or online!

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