Tell us your story…

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Story_Gathering2Do you live or work in Bethlehem? We want to hear your stories! Contribute your story at the Main Library on  Thursday, November 19. The Library is partnering with Lehigh University to create a living digital archive of Bethlehem history. The stories will be added to Still Looking for You, a digital project that explores the history of Bethlehem through the memories of the many people who have worked in, lived in, or visited the city. Drop in anytime to the Laros Room on the second floor of the Main Library between 3 pm and 5:45 pm to contribute your recollections. Photographs are encouraged, also, which will be scanned and returned.

Unplugged Games for Teens

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shockedteensTeen’s Unplugged Game Night is Tuesday, November 17 at the Main Library at 6:30 p.m. Snacks and beverages will be provided for teens in grades 6 to 12.

We love compliments!

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martin_segal_portraitMartin Segal who writes children’s books has some very nice things to say about our Library! Find them here on Facebook. If you agree that the Library inspires, share our posts with friends and family.

We love hearing from you!

Are you dreading the holidays?

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xmastreemotifThe holidays can be an emotionally- charged, stressful time when dealing with losses and sadness. Learn how to cope at a program presented by a professional counselor at the Main Library on Saturday, November 14 at 2PM.

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Everything you wanted to know about needle crafts…

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woolbasket_smUnwind with Needlecrafting. Learn a new hobby, improve your skills, or share your talents at drop-in sessions at the Main Library on Thursday, November 12 and Saturday, November 28 from 1PM to 3PM. Bring patterns, needles or crochet hooks. Bring a lunch too. Additional drop-in sessions are planned for the second Thursday and fourth Saturday of December.


Book Sale at South Side Branch this week…

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asianbkgirl3Gently-used books, DVDs and CDs in English and Spanish will be available at the South Side Branch’s Book Sale this Tuesday through Saturday. This sale is featuring comic books, quilting books, and science fiction, too.

November 10: 1-4:00 p.m. November 11: noon-2 p.m.  November 12: 5-8 p.m. and November 14: noon-3 p.m. Details

Write 50,000 words this month

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NaNoWriMo_logoAspiring writers can work on their novels Saturdays in November from 1-5 PM at the Main Library. Stop by with a laptop or a pad of paper to meet the NaNoWriMo’s (National Novel Writing Month) challenge of writing 50,000 words in one month. Carol L. Wright from Bethlehem Writers Group will kick off the program on November 7 at Noon.

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Cinderella- The Story

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princessPrincesses are trending for young girls right now. Where do we get these fairy tale images of princesses? From fairy tales, of course! The Cinderella story has a long history and appears in many cultures. Come for princess activities on Saturday, November 7 . Tiaras are encouraged but not mandatory!  Kindergarten to grade 5.     Details