Hot topic tonight

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vast-logoOn Wednesday, January 27 Linda Brownback from VAST ( Valley Against Sex Trafficking), will speak about trafficking, how children and teens are exploited, and steps to eradicate it from our community. The program is at the Main Library from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. This program is sponsored by the Junior League of the Lehigh Valley. Parking is available in the garage beneath the Library except in spaces reserved for police.

Register here

The South Branch remains closed on Tuesday

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Snowman_2The streets are still not good around the Branch and parking is non-existent, so we will not open. The Main Library is open. But don’t worry about returning your materials to either location today. We’ve changed the due dates to tomorrow.


Library is closed

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winterBoth the Main Library and the South Side Branch are closed today because the roads are still iffy.

No materials are due. Bookmobile service will hopefully resume tomorrow!

South Side Branch Closed

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The Bethlehem Area Public Library South Side Branch is closed on Saturday, January 23, 2016 due to the SNOW!

The computer class that was scheduled for today, will be rescheduled.  The patrons signed up for this class will be notified of the new date.


the library is closed today

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snowman colorStay warm and safe today. Due to the weather, no materials are due. Borrow eBooks and eMagazines online. And of course you can access our eResources.

Disney Celebration

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dreamstime_xs_58669480Engaging stories, fun games, magical art activities tonight at the Main Library! All ages.

No registration. Brrrrr…. park in the garage beneath the Library!

More here


New DVDs – Highlights

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Some kind of beautiful


Ray Donovan: season three

Brokenwood mysteries: series one

When calls the heart: season one

Click here for a list of new and recently ordered DVDs

Create something artistic with your child

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paint tubeLearn with your child by working together on exciting art projects. As part of PBS 39’s early childhood educational initiative that combines science, technology, engineering, art and math activities to engage young children, the Create with Me art-based program will be held at  Library for children ages 2 to 8 with an adult. The Saturday classes begin January 16 at the South Side Branch at noon and will be held alternate months at the Main Library on February 20, April 16 and June 18. Additional classes at the Branch are scheduled for  March 19 and May 21. The free classes are part of the public radio station’s Full STEAM Ahead program to expose children to the arts and provide educational resources through community partnerships. Come to one or all!

More info here