Kira Willey in concert at the Library!

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kira willeyBring the kids for Family Fun Night on Tuesday, June 28 for a concert with  award-winning musician Kira Willey. Kira has several albums for children, and her show will feature lively original songs and mini-yoga breaks! Find out why she is so popular with the younger crowd!!!

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Adult Summer Reading Club Winners

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Congratulations to this week’s Summer Reading Club winners! First prize recipient, Steph H. won the ladies bike helmet from Bike Line and second prize goes to Betsy S, pizza from Anne Bella Ristorante. Next Monday, June 27, we will give away an oil change gift certificate from Automotive Electrical Service and pizza from Anna Bella Ristorante.

Thanks to all our ASRC participants and our donors!

New Audiobooks on CD

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Emotional awareness: overcoming the obstacles to psychological balance and compassion: a conversation between the Dalai Lama and Paul Ekman

The rainbow comes and goes: a mother and son on life, love, and 
loss – written and read by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt  Dalai Lama - emo awareness

The last kingdom – Bernard Cornwell

The Civil War: a narrative, Volume 2, Fredericksburg to Meridian – Shelby Foote

Bill O’Reilly’s legends and lies: the patriots – written by David Fisher

Click here for a complete list of new audiobooks and playaways


Building Bonanza

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buildbonanzaShhhhh! Don’t tell them that they are learning engineering and math skills! Build with Lego and Duplo blocks at the Main Library on Thursday, June 23. Ages 3 to 10 with an adult. While you are here, sign up for the summer reading program and start earning prizes!

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Teens will love this program…

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iStock_000013538097LargeWhat activity do teens excel? Snacking, of course. Participate in Olympic-style events at the South Side Branch on Tuesday, June 21 from 4:00 to 5:30 pm. Stacking Oreos, chocolate relays, and candy trivia are just a few of the food-related activities for teens entering grades 6 to 12. Registration is required for all Branch programs. More here


Zany Steve Pullara in concert tonight!

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banjo steveWEB_5X7Grammy-winning Singer Steve Pullara of Cool Beans fame kicks off the Family Fun Nights this summer at the Main Library on Tuesday, June 21 at 6:30 pm. His goofy antics and catchy tunes will entertain the whole family. No registration is required for this performance. He will also appear at the South Side Branch on Tuesday, June 28 at 6:30 pm. Register for the Branch concert by phoning 610-867-7852. More summer programs here

Disney artist to lead workshops

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AnimeDisney-trained artist Cotty Kilbanks will lead an art workshop for children entering grades 2 to 5 on Friday, June 24. Teens can come to a workshop on Monday, June 27. Free! All materials are supplied.

Register for either workshop today here

Celebrate 100 trees just planted in Bethlehem

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dreamstime_xs_13483739We are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the unification of Bethlehem’s neighborhoods and the 100 trees that were just planted in city parks. Come to the Main Library for stories, songs and a simple art project on Monday, June 20. Bring a picnic lunch and a blanket and meet in the shade on the west side of the library near the Tea House at noon. More here