Open Mic Night on Tuesday

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indexThe Main Library is having a special Poetry Open Mic on Tuesday, April 19 from 6:00 to 7:30. Drop in for a lively evening of performances by musicians, singers, comedians, storytellers, as well as poets. Performers should sign up 15 minutes prior to the program.

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Earth Day Celebration

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earthday1Earth Day is celebrated in 192 countries around the world every April. Mark this year’s observance with eco-friendly stories and a craft made with recycled materials in the new Children’s Center at the Main Library on Tuesday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. This Family Fun Night is for all ages and is open to the public.

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Celebrating National Poetry Month

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The Lehigh Valley Vanguard gives voice to art, politics, and identity issues during a poetry reading on Thursday, April 14 at the South Side Branch from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. The group is a community of poets who are activist writers taking on issues that are relevant to today. Refreshments will be served. Register online or phone 610-867-7852.

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Poetry Reading

Get tips on starting your own business

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hispanic friendsCarmen Toro, owner of Beauty Alibi will be presenting a Women’s Business Workshop at the South Side Branch, at 6 pm on Thursday, April 7. She will share her own success story and offer tools and tips about starting a business including resources available in the Lehigh Valley.

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Visit the new Children’s Center

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ReginaDo you know why this young lady is smiling? She just visited the new Children’s Center on the 2nd floor of the Main Library. We are still waiting for some back-ordered furniture and the donor recognition board to be installed, but the room is now open. The room is inspiring and has surprises everywhere!

We are having a special program on Saturday, April 2 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm to celebrate our “soft opening.” Author Julie Saab  and illustrator David Gothard of the Little Lola picture books will be visiting, as well as Curious George. The youth rock band, No Pressure, is performing and there will be art activities and a scavenger hunt.

Get the facts….

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dreamstime_xs_51206131City of Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez and Chief of Police Mark DiLuzio invite the public to a discussion about the area’s growing heroin addiction problem. The communtiy forum will take place at the Main Library on Wednesday, April 6 at 7:00 p.m. in the second floor Laros Room. They will point out how most criminal cases are related to drug use and present remedies for helping the addict and solutions for protecting the community. More here

Healthy foods can be delicious!

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healthy foodsSo many diets. So much information. Break through the noise of food fads and navigate nutritional options that are right for you. Make educated healthy diet choices. Kelly R. Allen, Northampton Community College professor, Coordinator of the NCC East 40 Community Garden, and board member of the Bethlehem Food Co-op, will discuss uncomplicated healthy and delicious life styles at the Main Library on Saturday, March 26. Learn more here

Fright Night

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scary movie weblWednesday, March 23 is Fright Night at the Main Library. Teens in grades 6 to 12 can chill out by watching a scary movie at 6:30 pm. on the first night of their spring break. Snacks are included. No registration for this free movie night!

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