Spring Storytimes

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Have you registered your child for Storytimes? Listening to stories are so important for a child’s development. BAPL Storytimes with stories, songs and fingerplays spark letter and number recognition and develop language skills and reading readiness.

Separate classes are offered for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and families.

Register for Storytimes online.

Theater for Children…

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Mock Turtle Marionette Theatre sets aside wooden puppets and strings to present shadow puppet stories on Saturday, March 16. Shadow Stories will take center stage at  the Ice House on Sand Island, Bethlehem at 10 a.m. Stories from China, Africa and Bali will be performed accompanied by live Indonesian and Balinese music. The program premieres Mock Turtle’s new shadow play, The Grumpy Gecko, along with audience favorites Travels to Tondo and Legend of Sung Low. Children will be delighted by an unusual cast of characters including antelopes, civet cats, lions, water buffalo, and village children from each locale.

More info here

Program cancelled

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The Origami Yoda program scheduled for Saturday, February 23 has been cancelled.

For more information, phone 610-867-3761 x499.

Are you a fan?

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Captain Underpants’ fans will celebrate the publishing of the 10th book of the popular series by Dav Pilkey at the Main Library on Saturday, February 16. Play games and swap trivia about the mischievous fourth grade boys and their super hero school principal beginning at 11 a.m.

Grades 1 and up. Each child will make and take home their own costume.

Free. Registration is required. Register now…

Parking is available in the garage!

Doomsday Survival Celebration

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The Mayan calendar ended and teenagers survived. Or did they? Come dressed as a zombie and celebrate with a big bash this Saturday at 3 p.m. Enjoy typical zombie snacks and games such as Pin-the-Tail on the Apocalyptic Horseman and the undead version of Pictionary and charades. Win survival tools for the next apocalypse.

Grades 7-12. Free. Registration is required. More info here

Wimpy Kids (fans) unite!

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Enjoy crafts, games and trivia based on the popular movies and books by Jeff Kinney. We are celebrating Diary of a Wimpy Kid on Saturday afternoon. If you are in grade 3 or up, you are invited!

Be sure to register. Tell the parents that there is convenient parking in the garage.

More info and to register, click here

Three days left of fun!

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You may have missed our first day of fun yesterday (we played games all day), but we still have three days left. Today is Stories Day. Friday come for Crafts Day. And Saturday we need big artists and small to help us decorate the window!

Learn more here

Enjoy holiday music at Family Fun night

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Enjoy a family concert performed by Moravian College music honor students Tuesday night at the Main Library. Sing along to holiday favorites. The kids will love learning about each of the performers’ instruments.

And… craft a beautiful ornament to take home! The fun starts at 7 p.m. Bring your BAPL card with the blue PA Access sticker to show at the door. You can park in the garage. More info here