Healthy foods can be delicious!

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healthy foodsSo many diets. So much information. Break through the noise of food fads and navigate nutritional options that are right for you. Make educated healthy diet choices. Kelly R. Allen, Northampton Community College professor, Coordinator of the NCC East 40 Community Garden, and board member of the Bethlehem Food Co-op, will discuss uncomplicated healthy and delicious life styles at the Main Library on Saturday, March 26. Learn more here

Fright Night

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scary movie weblWednesday, March 23 is Fright Night at the Main Library. Teens in grades 6 to 12 can chill out by watching a scary movie at 6:30 pm. on the first night of their spring break. Snacks are included. No registration for this free movie night!

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Open Mic Tonight at Main Library!

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indexCome to an Open Mic tonight! The program is to promote nationally known author and screenwriter Dennis Lehane’s upcoming visit to Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University. Poets, writers, comedians, musicians, and dancers may sign up 15 minutes before the program to perform for a 5 minute slot between 6:30 and 7:45 pm.

Two tickets will be given away to the audience for Lehane’s visit to Zoellner on April 5. There will be an opportunity for the audience and participants to win a copy of Lehane’s latest book , World Gone By (2015, William Morrow). Refreshments will be served! Details

Where’s the Bookmobile? (Contest – Week 2)

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Alright, it is time for Week 2 of this year’s Where’s the Bookmobile? contest…  Seven photos will be posted over seven weeks (check earlier blog post if you missed Week 1) and whoever can guess the most correct locations will win the bookmobile at a time and location of their choosing for up to 2 hours!  Entry forms can be obtained and submitted at either the main library’s adult services desk or, of course, on the bookmobile itself.  Feel free to submit your entries week-by-week or several at a time.

Take a ganders…



Book Sale this week! Wednesday and Saturday

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IMG_0489This sale highlights Celtic books and music. But you will find plenty of other treasures, too! We are the best book sale! 15,000 books, movies & music. More at

Wednesday, March 16: noon to 8pm

Saturday, March 19: 10am to 4pm

Get your Irish on!

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irish dancerLearn how from the pros! Irish step dancers are coming on Tuesday, March 15 to Family Fun Night to perform and teach simple steps.  The Freedom High School Fiddle Ensemble performs Celtic tunes on Wednesday, March 16. More here

Both programs are thanks to our devoted Friends of the Library!

New DVDs – Highlights

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The Danish girl




Steve Jobs

Click here for a list of new and recently ordered DVDs

Brain STEM (science, technology, engineering, & math) Building workshop for grs. 2 – 5

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Grades 2 – 5 , join us Saturday, March 12 , 2:00 – 3:00pm.   Explore our new STEM kits.  Build, make simple circuits, experiment with conductive dough, and work with others solving problems to arrive at a fantastic, amazing solution or creation.  Have fun while you challenge your brain!  No registration.  Free parking is available in the garage beneath the Library.