Free legal advice…

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latinobizmanFree Legal Advice

A bilingual attorney from a local law firm will be at the South Side Branch on Thursday, May 14 to review documents or discuss legal issues and help determine whether your individual situation requires legal representation. The lawyer will be at the Branch between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.  Register now

BOOK SALE this week….

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books stack revisedWho will be the lucky customer who puts the Book Sale at the Main Library over the million dollar mark and wins a $100 gift certificate? We are only about $10,000 short of reaching our goal. The book sales have raised $989,785 for the Library since 1977.

Select from 15,000 books, DVDs and CDs in great condition and very affordable. Gardening books are highlighted this sale, as well as home improvement books. Encourage your children to read over the summer by letting them choose their own books to treasure. Most credit cards are accepted. Parking is available in the garage beneath the Library after 4:30PM on Wednesday and all day Saturday except in police spaces. For more information, visit

Wednesday, May 13 from noon to 8PM    and    Saturday, May 16 from 10AM to 4PM

Not just live but THRIVE!

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Mike in BlueFeel better at any age. Learn how a combination of exercise and healthy eating can change your flexibility, strength and health. Mike J. Conway, Director of St. Luke’s Health and Fitness Center, will introduce the THRIVE program (Teaching Healthy Routines and Increasing Vitality through Exercise) at the Main Library on Tuesday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m. The program is tailored for any age, fitness level, or goal to help you achieve and, more importantly, maintain a healthy lifestyle. Details

New Non-Fiction DVDs

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Git-r-donerevenge of the electric car

Revenge of the electric car

Tiny: a story about living small

30 for 30: film favorites collection: ESPN films

Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks

Click here for a list of new and recently ordered DVDs

Meet the Artist!

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marcuneYou’ve admired his work. Meet the artist on Saturday, May 2 at 3PM at the Main Library. Artist Ben Fortunado Marcune will present his art, sculpture, and delve into the aesthetics of why art appeals to us.

The one hour program is free and open to the public. Register here

DELAYED OPENING on Thursday, April 23

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The Main Library and the South Side Branch will open at 1 PM on Thursday, April 23.

Where’s the Bookmobile? And the winner is…

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bookmobile13The Where’s the Bookmobile? contest officially ended yesterday and congratulations go out to Theresa from Bethlehem Township, who correctly identified all seven locations, ranging from Bethlehem city, Bethlehem Township, Hanover Township, and Fountain Hill!  This is also her second win, so we strongly suggest that anyone with aspirations of dethroning the two-time champion starts training now!  There is no off season!

Award winning poet Javier Avila

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Author Javier AvilaAnother Poetry Month celebration! Come to a book signing and conversation with accomplished poet Javier Ávila at the Main Library on Friday, April 24 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. He is the recipient of numerous awards for his poetry. Javier will be signing his latest book, Vapor (2014), which is a bilingual anthology that brings together poems from his four award-winning books.

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