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LEARN & GROW

Feb 21,2017 - Mar 21,2017    Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

A Family Place 5-week workshop series for parents and their young children ages 1 - 3 that offers learning centers, an art exploration activity, and circle time.  Early childhood experts are available to speak with parents one on one.  come meet other young families as you help your child learn.  Siblings up to age 6 are welcome. Registration is required.  Register in person, online or by phone at 610-867-7852.


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster Street
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

FREE! $ 0.00

BLACK HISTORY MONTH FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION CHI-RAQ

Feb 25,2017 -     Time: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join as we view and discuss Spike Lee's film Chi-Raq, a modern day adaptation of the  Greek Aristophanes comedy, "Lysistrata." Rated R - run time 2 hours and 7 mins.


Location

Main Library
11 W Church Stree
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

$ 0.00

BLOCK PARTY!

Feb 27,2017 -     Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Ages 2 - 6 (siblings welcome).  Play and build with our amazing block collection.  Have fun with your child while strengthening their vocabulary, problem solving abilities, reading readiness, and social skills.  Registration is limited and required.
Bethlehem Area Public Library received materials from The Office of Commonwealth Libraries to implement a series of Block Parties for young children and their adults through the Cruise into Kindergarten program grant.


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster Street
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

FREE! $ 0.00

JAPANESE FOR TRAVELERS/MAR 1

Mar 1,2017 -     Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a “journey” across Japan, learning useful phrases and fascinating cultural tidbits as we explore the sights and sounds of this amazing country.  Learn the vocabulary used in navigating Japanese transportation, restaurants, lodgings, events, attractions, and more.  Registration required. Sponsored by The Bethlehem-Tondabayashi Sister City Commission.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Japanese for Travelers/Mar 1 $ 0.00

GENTLE YOGA/MAR 1

Mar 1,2017 -     Time: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Each week you will relax and cultivate a sense of well-being with gentle exercises that focus on conscious breathing and healthy physical body alignment. Led by Wendy Thomson, M.Ed., LPC RYT, Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church St.
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Gentle Yoga/Mar 1 $ 0.00

COMPUTER WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS: INTRO TO MICROSOFT WORD

Mar 4,2017 -     Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Introduction to Microsoft Word.


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster St.
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

$ 0.00

GENTLE YOGA/MAR 4

Mar 4,2017 -     Time: 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Each week you will relax and cultivate a sense of well-being with gentle exercises that focus on conscious breathing and healthy physical body alignment. Led by Wendy Thomson, M.Ed., LPC RYT, Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Gentle Yoga/Mar 4 $ 0.00

BLOCK PARTY!

Mar 7,2017 -     Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Ages 2 - 6 (siblings welcome).  Play and build with our amazing block collection.  Have fun with your child while strengthening their vocabulary, problem solving abilities, reading readiness, and social skills.  Registration is limited and required.
Bethlehem Area Public Library received materials from The Office of Commonwealth Libraries to implement a series of Block Parties for young children and their adults through the Cruise into Kindergarten program grant.


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster Street
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

FREE $ 0.00

GENTLE YOGA/MAR 8

Mar 8,2017 -     Time: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Each week you will relax and cultivate a sense of well-being with gentle exercises that focus on conscious breathing and healthy physical body alignment. Led by Wendy Thomson, M.Ed., LPC RYT, Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church St.
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Gentle Yoga/Mar 8 $ 0.00

JAVIER AVILA - "TROUBLE WITH MY NAME"

Mar 10,2017 -     Time: 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Join us for an evening with Javier Avila! His one-man show, The Trouble with My Name examines the issues of language, race, and social justice in an eye-opening performance where Ávila engages the audience as he tells the story of his life and reads poetry.  Embrace the autobiographical journey of a man who moves between cultures to provide a fascinating perspective of American Latinos who struggle to dispel misconceptions about their identity and place in the world.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church St.
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Javier Avila/Mar 10 $ 0.00

GENTLE YOGA/MAR 11

Mar 11,2017 -     Time: 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Each week you will relax and cultivate a sense of well-being with gentle exercises that focus on conscious breathing and healthy physical body alignment. Led by Wendy Thomson, M.Ed., LPC RYT, Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Gentle Yoga/Mar 11 $ 0.00

JAPANESE FOR TRAVELERS/MAR 15

Mar 15,2017 -     Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a “journey” across Japan, learning useful phrases and fascinating cultural tidbits as we explore the sights and sounds of this amazing country.  Learn the vocabulary used in navigating Japanese transportation, restaurants, lodgings, events, attractions, and more.  Registration required. Sponsored by The Bethlehem-Tondabayashi Sister City Commission.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Japanese for Travelers/Mar 1 $ 0.00

CHESS CLUB/MAR 18

Mar 18,2017 -     Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

If you are a novice, learn the rules and strategies. If you love the game, play new opponents. We provide the board and pieces; you meet new people! Meet near the Reference & Research Desk in the Main Library. Free.  Registration is not required.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Chess Club/Mar 18 $ 0.00

COMPUTER WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS: INTRO TO MICROSOFT EXCEL

Mar 18,2017 -     Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Intro to Microsoft Excel.


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster St.
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

$ 0.00

GENTLE YOGA/MAR 18

Mar 18,2017 -     Time: 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Each week you will relax and cultivate a sense of well-being with gentle exercises that focus on conscious breathing and healthy physical body alignment. Led by Wendy Thomson, M.Ed., LPC RYT, Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Gentle Yoga/Mar 18 $ 0.00

GENTLE YOGA/MAR 22

Mar 22,2017 -     Time: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Each week you will relax and cultivate a sense of well-being with gentle exercises that focus on conscious breathing and healthy physical body alignment. Led by Wendy Thomson, M.Ed., LPC RYT, Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church St.
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Gentle Yoga/Mar 22 $ 0.00

JAPANESE FOR TRAVELERS/MAR 22

Mar 22,2017 -     Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a “journey” across Japan, learning useful phrases and fascinating cultural tidbits as we explore the sights and sounds of this amazing country.  Learn the vocabulary used in navigating Japanese transportation, restaurants, lodgings, events, attractions, and more.  Registration required. Sponsored by The Bethlehem-Tondabayashi Sister City Commission.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Japanese for Travelers/Mar 1 $ 0.00

GENTLE YOGA/MAR 25

Mar 25,2017 -     Time: 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Each week you will relax and cultivate a sense of well-being with gentle exercises that focus on conscious breathing and healthy physical body alignment. Led by Wendy Thomson, M.Ed., LPC RYT, Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Gentle Yoga/Mar 25 $ 0.00

GENTLE YOGA/MAR 29

Mar 29,2017 -     Time: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Each week you will relax and cultivate a sense of well-being with gentle exercises that focus on conscious breathing and healthy physical body alignment. Led by Wendy Thomson, M.Ed., LPC RYT, Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church St.
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Gentle Yoga/Mar 29 $ 0.00

GENTLE YOGA/APR 5

Apr 5,2017 -     Time: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Each week you will relax and cultivate a sense of well-being with gentle exercises that focus on conscious breathing and healthy physical body alignment. Led by Wendy Thomson, M.Ed., LPC RYT, Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church St.
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Gentle Yoga/Apr 5 $ 0.00

GENTLE YOGA/APR 8

Apr 8,2017 -     Time: 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Each week you will relax and cultivate a sense of well-being with gentle exercises that focus on conscious breathing and healthy physical body alignment. Led by Wendy Thomson, M.Ed., LPC RYT, Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Gentle Yoga/Apr 8 $ 0.00

GENTLE YOGA/APR 12

Apr 12,2017 -     Time: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Each week you will relax and cultivate a sense of well-being with gentle exercises that focus on conscious breathing and healthy physical body alignment. Led by Wendy Thomson, M.Ed., LPC RYT, Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church St.
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Gentle Yoga/May 3 $ 0.00

PLAY K!

Apr 12,2017 -     Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am

What will kindergarten be like?  Let your child (4 years and older) find out as they “play school” with circle time and stories.  Space in limited!  Register online, in person, or call us at 610-867-7852.


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster Street
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

FREE! $ 0.00

CHESS CLUB/APR 15

Apr 15,2017 -     Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

If you are a novice, learn the rules and strategies. If you love the game, play new opponents. We provide the board and pieces; you meet new people! Meet near the Reference & Research Desk in the Main Library. Free.  Registration is not required.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Chess Club/Apr 15 $ 0.00

GENTLE YOGA/APR 15

Apr 15,2017 -     Time: 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Each week you will relax and cultivate a sense of well-being with gentle exercises that focus on conscious breathing and healthy physical body alignment. Led by Wendy Thomson, M.Ed., LPC RYT, Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Gentle Yoga/Apr 15 $ 0.00

JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB/APR 18 NORTHANGER ABBEY

Apr 18,2017 -     Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Are you a Jane Austen devotee?  Save the date! The Bethlehem Area Public Library and Lehigh University are celebrating the English novelist Jane Austen this year with monthly book talks. Registration is highly suggested! Please join us!


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Jane Austen/Apr 18 $ 0.00

PLAY K!

Apr 19,2017 -     Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am

What will kindergarten be like?  Let your child (4 years and older) find out as they “play school” with circle time and stories.  Space in limited!  Register online, in person, or call us at 610-867-7852.


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster Street
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

FREE! $ 0.00

GENTLE YOGA/APR 22

Apr 22,2017 -     Time: 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Each week you will relax and cultivate a sense of well-being with gentle exercises that focus on conscious breathing and healthy physical body alignment. Led by Wendy Thomson, M.Ed., LPC RYT, Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Gentle Yoga/Apr 22 $ 0.00

SPRING FLING

Apr 24,2017 -     Time: 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm

Spring stories, plant a seed, egg hunt, make a craft! All ages (egg hunt is for ages 10 & younger).  Bring a small basket.  Refreshments provided.  Free!  Register in person, online or by phone (610) 867-7852. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster Street
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

FREE! $ 0.00

PLAY K!

Apr 26,2017 -     Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am

What will kindergarten be like?  Let your child (4 years and older) find out as they “play school” with circle time and stories.  Space in limited!  Register online, in person, or call us at 610-867-7852.


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster Street
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

FREE! $ 0.00

GENTLE YOGA/APR 26

Apr 26,2017 -     Time: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Each week you will relax and cultivate a sense of well-being with gentle exercises that focus on conscious breathing and healthy physical body alignment. Led by Wendy Thomson, M.Ed., LPC RYT, Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church St.
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Gentle Yoga/Apr 26 $ 0.00

GENTLE YOGA/APR 29

Apr 29,2017 -     Time: 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Each week you will relax and cultivate a sense of well-being with gentle exercises that focus on conscious breathing and healthy physical body alignment. Led by Wendy Thomson, M.Ed., LPC RYT, Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Gentle Yoga/Apr 29 $ 0.00

BLOCK PARTY!

Apr 29,2017 -     Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Ages 2 - 6 (siblings welcome).  Play and build with our amazing block collection.  Have fun with your child while strengthening their vocabulary, problem solving abilities, reading readiness, and social skills.  Registration is limited and required.
Bethlehem Area Public Library received materials from The Office of Commonwealth Libraries to implement a series of Block Parties for young children and their adults through the Cruise into Kindergarten program grant.


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster Street
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

FREE! $ 0.00

LEARN & GROW II

May 2,2017 -     Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Come and visit our learning centers, art table, and participate in circle time.  Meet new friends, play and learn with your child.  Siblings up to age 6 are welcome. Registration is required.  Register in person, online or by phone at 610-867-7852.


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster Street
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

FREE $ 0.00

PLAY K!

May 3,2017 -     Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am

What will kindergarten be like?  Let your child (4 years and older) find out as they “play school” with circle time and stories.  Space in limited!  Register online, in person, or call us at 610-867-7852.


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster Street
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

FREE! $ 0.00

LEARN & GROW II

May 9,2017 -     Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Come and visit our learning centers, art table, and participate in circle time.  Meet new friends, play and learn with your child.  Siblings up to age 6 are welcome. Registration is required.  Register in person, online or by phone at 610-867-7852.


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster Street
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

FREE $ 0.00

PLAY K!

May 10,2017 -     Time: 11:00 am - 11:15 am

What will kindergarten be like?  Let your child (4 years and older) find out as they “play school” with circle time and stories.  Space in limited!  Register online, in person, or call us at 610-867-7852.


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster Street
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

FREE! $ 0.00

BLOCK PARTY!

May 15,2017 -     Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Ages 2 - 6 (siblings welcome).  Play and build with our amazing block collection.  Have fun with your child while strengthening their vocabulary, problem solving abilities, reading readiness, and social skills.  Registration is limited and required.
Bethlehem Area Public Library received materials from The Office of Commonwealth Libraries to implement a series of Block Parties for young children and their adults through the Cruise into Kindergarten program grant.


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster Street
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

FREE! $ 0.00

JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB/MAY 16 SENSE AND SENSIBILITY

May 16,2017 -     Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Are you a Jane Austen devotee?  Save the date! The Bethlehem Area Public Library and Lehigh University are celebrating the English novelist Jane Austen this year with monthly book talks. Registration is highly suggested! Please join us!


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Jane Austen/May 16 $ 0.00

PLAY K!

May 17,2017 -     Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am

What will kindergarten be like?  Let your child (4 years and older) find out as they “play school” with circle time and stories.  Space in limited!  Register online, in person, or call us at 610-867-7852.


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster Street
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

FREE! $ 0.00

CHESS CLUB/MAY 20

May 20,2017 -     Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

If you are a novice, learn the rules and strategies. If you love the game, play new opponents. We provide the board and pieces; you meet new people! Meet near the Reference & Research Desk in the Main Library. Free.  Registration is not required.


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Chess Club/May 20 $ 0.00

BLOCK PARTY!

Jun 8,2017 -     Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Ages 2 - 6 (siblings welcome).  Play and build with our amazing block collection.  Have fun with your child while strengthening their vocabulary, problem solving abilities, reading readiness, and social skills.  Registration is limited and required.
Bethlehem Area Public Library received materials from The Office of Commonwealth Libraries to implement a series of Block Parties for young children and their adults through the Cruise into Kindergarten program grant.


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster Street
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

FREE $ 0.00

JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB/JUNE 20 PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Jun 20,2017 -     Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Are you a Jane Austen devotee?  Save the date! The Bethlehem Area Public Library and Lehigh University are celebrating the English novelist Jane Austen this year with monthly book talks. Registration is highly suggested! Please join us!


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Jane Austen/June 20 $ 0.00

BLOCK PARTY!

Jul 10,2017 -     Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Ages 2 - 6 (siblings welcome).  Play and build with our amazing block collection.  Have fun with your child while strengthening their vocabulary, problem solving abilities, reading readiness, and social skills.  Registration is limited and required.
Bethlehem Area Public Library received materials from The Office of Commonwealth Libraries to implement a series of Block Parties for young children and their adults through the Cruise into Kindergarten program grant.


Location

South Side Branch
400 Webster Street
Bethlehem, 18015

Event Fees:

FREE $ 0.00

JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB/JULY 18 MANSFIELD PARK

Jul 18,2017 -     Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Are you a Jane Austen devotee?  Save the date! The Bethlehem Area Public Library and Lehigh University are celebrating the English novelist Jane Austen this year with monthly book talks. Registration is highly suggested! Please join us!


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Jane Austen/July 18 $ 0.00

JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB/AUGUST 15 EMMA

Aug 15,2017 -     Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Are you a Jane Austen devotee?  Save the date! The Bethlehem Area Public Library and Lehigh University are celebrating the English novelist Jane Austen this year with monthly book talks. Registration is highly suggested! Please join us!


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Jane Austen/August 15 $ 0.00

JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB/SEPTEMBER 19 PERSUASION

Sep 19,2017 -     Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Are you a Jane Austen devotee?  Save the date! The Bethlehem Area Public Library and Lehigh University are celebrating the English novelist Jane Austen this year with monthly book talks. Registration is highly suggested! Please join us!


Location

Main Library
11 W. Church Street
Bethlehem, 18018

Event Fees:

Jane Austen/September 19 $ 0.00