Booksale at the South Side Branch

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For those of you who love a booksale, the South Side Branch will be having one on Thursday, November 13 from 6:00-8:00 PM and on Saturday, November 15 from 1:00-4:00 PM.  There are children’s and adult books.  For Spanish speakers there are many, many books in Spanish.

If you are looking for movies, we have them.  There are 100 VHS tapes for $.50 and 150 DVD’s for $2.00.

So come on out and browse our booksale items.

The booksale is in the basement.  No handicapped access.  Major credit cards accepted, cash, or checks.


New Non-Fiction DVDs

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The crash reelcrash reel

Stolen childhoods


Haunted histories collection


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

Book Sale at South Side Branch

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asianbkgirl3South Side Branch Book Sale

Thursday, November 13: 6-8PM and Saturday, November 15: 1-4PM

This book sale has a terrific selection of books, DVDs, videos and music. Lots of Spanish books, movies and music, too. Most credit cards, accepted. (Please note the book sale room is on the ground floor and is not handicapped accessible).

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Potluck and Pages on Tuesday night

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rockliff14graphicCelebrate the release of Chik Chak Shabbat, the new picture book by critically-acclaimed children’s author Mara Rockliff, at the Main Library on Tuesday, November 11 at 6:30 p.m. Mara will read the story while we enjoy a potluck dinner. Please bring a dish to share. The author will make and bring a vegetarian version of cholent, a traditional Jewish dish.  An art project is also part of the hour-long program.

Free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the garage beneath the Library except in police or City Council spaces. More here

The Man, the Mills, the Legacy…

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Bethlehem and the surrounding communities have benefited greatly because of R. K. Laros, but few people know who the man was or how the Foundation that bears his name was established. Moravian College student, Class of 2015, Jeremy Hachey researched the man, the silk mill Mr. Laros founded, and his philanthropy and will present a program about this innovative businessman and influential philanthropist on Tuesday, November 11 at 6:30 p.m. The presentation will be in the 2nd Floor Laros Meeting Room at the Main Library.

Free and open to the public. Registration is not required.Parking is available in the garage beneath the Library except police or City Council spaces. More here

Powerpoint instruction on Saturday

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favwebsite-womanImprove your computer skills for school or career. The South Side Branch is offering beginner level instruction for adults on Microsoft’s Powerpoint slide presentations on Saturday from 2-4PM.

The class size is small so register now! Register here…

What have you read recently?

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book explodeGet together with other book lovers to discuss a recent book that you either loved or hated. Get suggestions from others about books they recommend. Published author, Sunny Serafino, will lead a Pick Your Own Book Discussion at the Main Library on Friday, November 7 from 1-3:00PM. 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.

Open to the public. Register now

MOMs Club meets here on Friday

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mother+sonreadMeet other stay-at-home, work-at-home, and part-time working moms. Relax while your children play in a safe, kid-friendly, toy-filled space at the Main Library. The MOMs Club will meet on the first Friday of each month from 10:30-11:30 a.m. beginning November 7.

Learn about the Library’s programming, new books, educational computer software, and online resources appropriate for children.

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