Teen Movie Marathon TODAY

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BEGINNING AT 2 PM! Marquee_FrameContinuing until 8PM tonight. Full length features. Drop in anytime.

We’ll provide the popcorn & lemonade.

Free! No registration. More here

Mad Science promises an explosive SPIN POP BOOM program!

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Wholegroup Mad Science of the Lehigh Valley will perform awe-inspiring science demonstrations at the Library on Tuesday, July 15. Audience participation is encouraged  in this fast-paced, one-hour show.  The first performance at the South Side Branch at 11 AM has limited space, and so registration is required by phoning 610-867-7852. The second performance is at the Main Library at 6:30 PM. (No registration is required at the Main Library). Ages 4 to adult. Free and open to the public.

The event is part of the science-based Fizz, Boom, Read summer reading program. Activities all summer long encourage children to retain their comprehension skills over the summer by reading for incentives. Mad Science is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Details here

Adult Summer Reading Club Winners

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Congratulations to this week’s Summer Reading Club winners!

Susan B., 1st prize recipient, won 4 Iron Pigs tickets and Kathy R. won the 2nd prize, a Mary Higgins Clark autographed book.

Next Monday, July 21st, we will be giving away: 1) an autographed picture of Jason Richardson – Philadelphia 76ers; and 2) a McKenna tablet cases.

Thanks goes out to all that are participating in our ASRC!

Amazing Saturday Book Sale Selection!

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beachbookstackWOO-HOO… if you thought Wednesday’s selection at our Book Sale was great, wait until you see Saturday’s BIG restocked selection at the Main Library! Do not miss this Beach Reading Book Sale tomorrow starting at 10 AM and going right through until 4 PM. There are incredible bargains and rare treasures to be found. So come early and find your favorites. Want more information? Phone or visit www.bestbooksale.org

Yes! The Book Sale is Today & Saturday!!!!

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P100027012,000+ books, movies & CDs in good to excellent condition! Volunteers restock as the sale progresses. Always lots of interesting finds. It’s like walking into your favorite book store- everything is arranged by author or subject. Park in the garage (despite what the signs say- you may park anywhere except where the police park) after 4:30 today or anytime on Saturday.

Wednesday: noon to 8 PM

Saturday: 10AM-4PM


He’s the Magic Man!

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AlgroutMaster Magician Al Grout is bringing his wildly entertaining show to Bethlehem Area Public Library – Tuesday July 8th 6:30 PM at the Main Library and Thursday July 10th 6:30 PM at the South Side Branch. Both shows are open to all and FREE! Those going to the South Side Branch will need to register online, by phone or in person prior to the show. No registration required for the Main Library show. Al Grout is the real deal and kids LOVE his performances, so DON’T MISS IT!!!

Adult Summer Reading Club Winners

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Congratulations to this week’s Summer Reading Club winners!

Steph H., 1st prize recipient, won a tablet case and S. S. B. won the 2nd prize, bowling coupons from Town & County.

 Next Monday, July 14th, we will be giving away: 1) Iron Pigs tickets; & 2) An autographed book by Mary Higgins Clark.

Thanks to all those who have participated in our ASRC thus far!

Highlights of New Music

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Fuego – PhishPhish-fuego

Lunatic – Kongos

Band of brothers – Willie Nelson

Treme, season 1: music from the HBO original series

Treme, season 2: music from the HBO original series

Strength & anger – Dan DeChellis Trio

Click here for a list of new and recently ordered music