Harry Potter Day

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dreamstime_xs_47914124Calling all Wizards!  Come in costume, make magical props, and be sorted into a Hogwarts House. Take a selfie in the Harry Potter photo booth! Win prizes! All ages welcome.

Saturday, June 10 from 1-2:30 PM at the South Side Branch, 400 Webster Street. More here

Welcome, Neighbor. The Immigrant Experience

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Welcome, Neighbor F2 - LRLearn about the immigrant experience specific to our communities. Discover the intriguing stories of 16  people who moved to the Lehigh Valley in the Welcome Neighbor photography exhibit now on display at the Main Library. What did they leave behind and what are their hopes for their new country? How does their culture translate to the American experience? Join us for an informal discussion at the Main Library on Tuesday, June 6 at 6:30 pm with panelists from the Collective Memory Project who put together the project. Panelists are:

Marco Calderón —  professional photographer

Hugo Cerón —  teaches sociology/anthropology at Lehigh University

Jill Schennum —  teaches anthropology at County College of Morris

This project has been supported by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities‘ ‘We the People’ initiative, as well as Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, Alliance for Sustainable Communities-Lehigh Valley, Moravian College, Dave’s Camera City and Hope United Church of Christ.

Evening in Paris

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parisTake your family to Paris ce soir! Liberty High School’s French Club will read stories in French and English. Learn French phrases through movement and song! Build the Eiffel Tower with Legos. Try a tasty French treat. All ages.

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Where’s the Bookmobile? – Contest Results

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Without further ado, the winner of this year’s contest is Theresa of Bethlehem Township!  Her name may sound a familiar ring, as I believe this marks her fourth straight win, with yet another perfect score.  Congratulations to her on another impressive showing!

Here are all the correct answers:

bkmcontest results



New Non-Fiction DVDs

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Newton’s dark secrets

Galileo’s battle for the heavensmatt - galileo-battle-for-the-heavens-

The great war

The age of Henry VIII

The body weight routine

Men’s health 15-minute workout

Click here for a list of new and recently ordered Non-fiction DVDs

New DVDs – Highlights

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I am not your negroI am not your negro


The story of God: season two

The salesman

Resident evil: final chapter

XXX: return of Xander Cage

Click here for a list of new and recently ordered DVDs

Bargain Books!

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Don’t miss an opportunity to find the most amazing books in perfect condition at unbelievable prices!

Saturday, May 20 from 10am to 4pm at the Main Library


Delayed opening, May 19

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Please note: BAPL Main Library will open at 1PM on Friday 5/19