Open Mic is 2nite!

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Tonight’s the night! Showcase your fabulous talent at the Main Library beginning at 6 p.m. Or just enjoy poetry, music, dance as part of the audience. Free and open to the public!

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New DVDs – Highlights

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Transformers:  Age of extinction


The two Escobars

Big bang theory:  The complete seventh season

Veep:  Season 2

Click here for a list of new and recently ordered DVDs

Pick your own (!) Book Discussion

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bookstackDo you have a pile of books on your night stand? Get together with other book lovers to discuss a recent book that you either loved or hated. Get suggestions from others about books they recommend so you know what to read next or what to avoid! Published author, Sunny Serafino, will lead a Pick Your Own Book Discussion at the Main Library on the first Friday afternoon of each month. The first small group discussion will be on October 3 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Sunny is the author of several books including her latest novel, Finding Amy, (Double Edge Press, 2013). Two of her books have won recognition from the Florida Writers Association. More here

BAPL Programming in October

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book explodeBAPL’s  October calendar is filled with fabulous programming just for you! Stop in to register or register online for these great (and free!) programs: Gentle Yoga, Technology Workshops, Historical Geography – Discover the Real Lehigh Valley with Professor Doug Heath and Mark Harris will be with us to discuss Green Burial, Grave Matters. Lastly, on October 3rd, published author, Sunny Serafino, will lead a new book discussion group. Bibliophiles are getting together to discuss favorite books they have read or books that have made an impact on their lives. Call us for more details, 610-867-3761 x224. See you soon! Learn more here

Become a pro with Microsoft WORD

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favwebsite-womanCall the Branch to register for the Microsoft WORD computer class for this Saturday, September 27.

Small group instruction! Learn the ins and outs of creating documents, inserting graphics, changing formats, etc.

Register today! More here

Give peace a chance…

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peacedayartWar, terrorism, violence, racial strife… let’s start a conversation to address all of these issues with peaceful solutions. All over the world this weekend, people will be observing International Day of Peace with festivals, music, art, and discussions. Join us at the Main Library for a round table discussion led by Dr. Luis and Jazmin Delgado to discuss meaningful solutions for peace-building in our community and globally. Add your thoughts anytime this week or next to a Peace Collage we are assembling for display in the Library.

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Wowzie! HUGE book sale going on Saturday!

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shelfbooks1Don’t miss this opportunity to get books for school, classroom, your own library and for gifts! Volunteers are restocking now  for Saturday’s sale. It looks like a brand new sale!

Saturday: 10AM-4PM

We’ve never had so many books! Come see why we are the best book sale! Park in the garage after 4:30PM all day Saturday. (Despite what the signs say. Just don’t park where the police park!)

New Audiobooks on CD

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Robert B. Parker’s blind spotlast whisper

The Golem of Hollywood – Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman

Angels walking – Karen Kingsbury

Close to home – Lisa Jackson

Her last whisper – Karen Robards

The best yes – Lysa Terkeurst

Click here for a complete list of new audiobooks and playaways