Bethlehem Unbound first in a series is this week!

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beth unboundJoin us once a month (or just come when you can) to explore stories, poetry, and short novels about social justice and urban living culture.

Hosted by Lehigh University at the South Side Branch on Thursday, February 13 as part of the Global Citizenship Capstone Project.  Refreshments served. No registration. Open to the public. Free.   Also, March 13 and April 10.  Details here

 

Bethlehem Unbound: Stories from an Urban Dweller

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City dwellers enjoy unique benefits, yet also face many challenges that come with urban living.  Please join us as we explore what it means to be an urban dweller in a city like Bethlehem – through poetry, stories, short novels and discussions about social justice, labor, culture and family.  Refreshments will be served.  No registration.

Hosted by Lehigh University students participating in the Global Citizenship Capstone Project.

Bethlehem Unbound dates are:  Thursdays on February 13, March 13, and April 10th at 6:00 PM at the South Side Branch of the Bethlehem Area Public Library.  400 Webster St.  610-867-7852.

Exercise & have fun. Zumba!

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What are you doing Thursday evenings? Zumba is where exercise and dance collide in a fun way! We are offering free classes at the South Side Branch the whole month of January to help you with one of your new year’s resolutions.

Register today. Classes start on January 2!

Fiesta Fun for the Family

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Celebrate National Hispanic Month!

Bring your family for lively games, entertaining stories, festive music and light refreshment at the South Side Branch’s Fiesta on Tuesday, October 1 at 6:30 PM.

Register now! Details

Need homework help?

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Afterschool help with homework and tutoring in any subject is available beginning today. No registration is required. Drop in as you need. All grades. All subjects. Free!

Main Library: Mondays through Thursdays from 4-6 PM

South Side Branch: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-6 PM

Details here.

Summer ain’t over… (part 2)

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The Branch is having their annual Beach Party on August 13 at 6:30 PM.

Summer stories, music & games. And an ice cream sundae!

Free. All ages. No registration.

Details here

Wild animals up close and personal…

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Also at the Branch on July 25 at 6:30PM

 

Exciting live animals will be at the Main Library on Tuesday, July 23 at 7 PM. Eyes of the Wild rescues animals, nurses them back to health and presents zoo programs in the tri-state area.  Learn about all sorts of creatures up close!

This show is so fantastic that we scheduled it at both locations. The South Side Branch presents the same program on Thursday at 6:30 PM.

All ages. No registration. Just show your BAPL card at the door.

South Side Book Sale

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Hey book lovers!  You have one more chance at the South Side Book Sale.  It is on Saturday, June 15 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM.   There are books for adults and children in English and Spanish, music CDs, and DVDs.  Major credit cards accepted.  All proceeds benefit the Room to Grow project.  The Book Sale area is not handicapped accessible.