Highlights of New Music

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Supernova – Ray Lamontagnesupernova

Lost on the river – The new basement tapes

Wallflower: deluxe edition – Diana Krall

American beauty/American psycho – Fall out boy

Shadows in the night – Bob Dylan

Now that’s what I call music! 53

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New DVDs – Highlights

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Kill the messenger



John Wick


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Kidz Art Zone

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paint tubeLearn about Greek mythology and the night sky at this month’s art class. Make an edible 3D constellation at Kidz Art Zone at the South Side Branch on Saturday, February 21 at 1:00 p.m. Ages 6-12

The one hour class is free and all materials are supplied. Register now

Toddlers at Play – South Side Branch

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The Toddlers at Play program scheduled to start today has been postponed.

It will begin next Tuesday, February 24 at 11:15 a.m.

If there are any questions or concerns, please call the Branch at 610-867-7852.

Hours of operation:  Tuesday & Thursday 11-8, Wednesday & Saturday 12-4, CLOSED Monday, Friday & Sunday

Library closed Presidents’ Day

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Just a reminder that even though the Library is closed, you can still download eBooks, eMagazines and access online resources for research or personal enrichment 24/7! No materials are due on Monday. Stay home and stay warm.

Have you signed up your toddler?

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guyHealthy toddlers are ready to learn! Toddlers at Play is a 5 week series for toddlers and their parents or caregivers. Children, ages 1-3, play with educational toys and explore music and art activities. Each week childhood professionals from the community serve as resources and interact one-on-one with parents, answering questions on an individual basis. Siblings welcome! Free!

Register here for South Side Branch on Tuesdays beginning February 17

Register here for Main Library on Fridays beginning February 27

BAPL CLOSING at 4PM Monday Feb 9th

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snowflakeDue to the very slippery road and sidewalk conditions, we will close early at 4 PM today, Monday February 9th. If you haven’t returned that item that was due today, no worries — you may return all of today’s materials tomorrow.

Snakes, lizards & turtles up close this Saturday

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slitherhissMeet and greet snakes, lizards and turtles up close and personal at a nature program, Slither and Hiss, on Saturday, February 7 at the Main Library. Educator Bradley Kunsman will bring live reptiles from his private collection and tell interesting anecdotes about their characteristics and natural environment. Grades 1-5. Details

Parking is available in the garage beneath the Library except in police spaces.