4 Steps to a Better You in 2017!

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iStock_000002862590MediumUse positive psychology to stick to your new year resolutions. Design a personalized plan to help you become more engaged, energized and successful each day. Anna Gaitanos, M.Ed., Life Coach and Professional Counselor, will introduce you to a 4-step strategy to help you increase your resilience to stress and improve your well-being for 2017 at the South Side Branch on Wednesday, January 11.

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You can learn Spanish!

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hispanic friendsRefresh your basic Spanish skills in a 4 week class at  the South Side Branch on Thursdays, January 5-26 from 6:00 to 7:45 pm. This conversation group is open to the public, whether you took Part 1 in the Fall or just want to expand your grammar and vocabulary. The class is free, but registration is required! Register today!

What to do with the kids next week…

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dreamstime_xs_17589470Discover interesting projects at the  Main Library’s Maker Space Days on Tuesday, December 27 through Friday, December 30. Drop in anytime to create and build. Friday will feature 3D printer demonstrations. Open to the public. No registration.

Start your Christmas vacation here…

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dreamstime_xs_25584729What’s better than watching a Christmas cult classic at home? Being served hot chocolate and popcorn while watching Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas at the Main Library on Wednesday, December 21 at 6:30 pm. Teens and tweens only!

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Candle making program cancelled

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The Moravian beeswax candle making program has been cancelled.

Candle making program postponed

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holidaygreensThe Moravian Candlemaking workshop for today has been postponed until Monday, December 19 at 6:30pm.

Parking is available in the garage evenings.

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Enjoy Spot the Dot performance

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CharterArts-Logo-ColorEveryone is wonderfully unique is the message that the talented senior theater majors from The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts bring to the Library with two performances of Spot the Dot. All ages will enjoy this adaptation of the popular book by Max Lucado, You Are Special. The first performance is on Monday, December 12 at 6:30 pm at the Main Library. (Parking is available in the garage beneath the Library.) The second presentation is at the South Side Branch on Wednesday, December 14 at 11 am.

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New York Times Best Selling Author is coming to BAPL!

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9780316261173_Hilderbrand_F16W17New York Times best-selling author, Elin Hilderbrand, brings her favorite things about winter in Nantucket to the Main Library on Saturday, December 10 from 2 to 4 pm. The public is invited to meet this delightful writer who has a talent for mixing drama, glamour and romance in her novels. Moravian Book Shop will have copies of her latest book Winter Storms, last of the Winter Street trilogy, on hand for purchase and signing. “The holidays wouldn’t be complete without a little family dysfunction, and Hilderbrand writes it well.” says Library Journal about her latest effort. “Winter Street Trilogy [will] get you in the holiday mood.” notes Kirkus Reviews.

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