New Video Games at the South Side Branch

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For the game enthusiast!

The South Side Branch has added the following titles:

Nintendo DS or 3DSHot Wheels World’s Best Driver, Barbie Dreamhouse Party, Amazing Spider-man, Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal, Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2, Smurfs 2.

PS3Madden NFL 16, Rayman Legends, Smurfs 2, Amazing Spider-man, Hot Wheels: World’s Best Driver.

Nintendo WiiBarbie Dreamhouse Party, Smurfs 2, Amazing Spider-man.

XBOX 360Angry Birds Trilogy, Smurfs 2, Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, Madden NFL 16, Rayman Legends, Amazing Spider-man, Hot Wheels: World’s Best Driver.

 

Island music and stories Tuesday

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hula-girlsmallwebVisit Hawaii in south Bethlehem with island stories and delicious Hawaiian treats at the South Side Branch on Tuesday, September 29 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Make a hula skirt and dance to island rhythms at this family luau.

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Homework doesn’t have to be a hassle…

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homeworkhelpkidsLehigh University and Moravian College is partnering with the Library to offer after school homework help and free tutoring in every subject and every grade! Monday through Thursday at the Main Library and Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Branch. Take advantage of this service and help your child have a successful school year.

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Labor Day holiday

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plazaBAPLx350Ahhh, bittersweet Labor Day. The “yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country”  (US Dept. of Labor). A time to relax and enjoy the unofficial end of summer. Even though the Library is closed this weekend- Saturday and Monday, you can still download eBooks, digital magazines, or access our online resources. Enjoy the long weekend!

Zumba keeps mind and body fit!

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zumbawebExercise programs such as Zumba improve both physical and mental health!  Popular Zumba classes use dance to burn calories at the South Side Branch every Thursday at 6:30 pm through October 29. Dance easy-to-follow moves to salsa, merengue, reggae and hip hop tunes. The one hour classes are for children, teens and adults. Register here

Heroes versus Villains!

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heroes_smEverybody loves a hero, but sometimes pretending to be a bad guy is fun, too! Dress as your favorite hero or villain and come to Heroes vs. Villains Night for exciting games and refreshments at the South Side Branch tonight at 6:30 p.m. You can make a mask and cape at the program if you don’t have a costume. The  Friends of the Library is sponsoring this free event! More here

Eyes of the WILD….

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eyeswild15bitSee nature’s unusual heroes up close at Eyes of the Wild, an educational and entertaining program featuring live reptiles and animals. Registration is not required for the first program at the Main Library on Tuesday, July 21. A second performance at the South Side Branch on Thursday, July 23 does require registration. The one hour program begins at 6:30PM at both locations. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Details

The event is part of the Library’s summer reading program Every Hero Has a Story. It’s not too late to join and earn prizes for time spent reading this summer!

The Amazing McDonnell

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Tom McDonnell, the favorite magician at the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia, amazes all ages with his illusions. He will perform at the Main Library on Tuesday, June 30. Details

A second show is scheduled for the South Side Branch on Thursday, July 2. Both one-hour shows are at 6:30 p.m. Both are FREE, and registration is required at the South Side Branch only. Register for the Branch performance here.