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Free Lunch for 18 and Younger

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Side Branch
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program, free lunches are o...

Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program, free lunches are offered to kids at noon as supplies last. 

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

ADVENTURES INTO ART w/ TAKASHI MURAKAMI: Giant Flower Sculptures

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
South Side Branch
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Storytime, STEM
Age Group:
Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program at noon, free lunch...

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Registration
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime, STEM
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program at noon, free lunches are offered to kids as supplies last.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.

Invasive Species Alert with 4-H Adventure Science

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Program Type:
STEM
Age Group:
Elementary (Grades K-5)
Event Details:

They may be pretty, they may be cute, but invasive plants and animal species can wreak havoc in our indigenous biomes. Learn all about a timely topic with hands-on-science explorat...

Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5)
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Event Details:

They may be pretty, they may be cute, but invasive plants and animal species can wreak havoc in our indigenous biomes. Learn all about a timely topic with hands-on-science exploration and activities facilitated by Penn State 4-H educators.

This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Birth - 24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Ages 2-4" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.

Free Lunch for 18 and Younger

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Side Branch
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program, free lunches are o...

Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program, free lunches are offered to kids at noon as supplies last. 

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Learn About Fireflies with Penn State Master Gardeners!

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
South Side Branch
Program Type:
STEM
Age Group:
Pre-K, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Event Details:

Embark on a luminous journey into the enchanting world of fireflies! Presented by the Penn State Master Gardeners. This program is for children and is only accessible by stairs....

Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Pre-K, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:

Embark on a luminous journey into the enchanting world of fireflies! Presented by the Penn State Master Gardeners.

This program is for children and is only accessible by stairs.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Read to Dogs

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Fountain Hill - Books on the Hill
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Event Details:

Read to a therapy dog--our special dogs are trained to listen! Bring a book from home or select one from our display. Practice your skills in a no-judgment setting. Participants...

Registration
Library Branch: Fountain Hill - Books on the Hill
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Event Details:

Read to a therapy dog--our special dogs are trained to listen! Bring a book from home or select one from our display.

Practice your skills in a no-judgment setting. Participants MUST be readers.

This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Birth - 24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Ages 2-4" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Learning Magic Through Books with Magician Tom Yurasits!

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
South Side Branch
Program Type:
Performance
Age Group:
Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Event Details:

Join us at the library for a captivating visit from Tom Yurasits, the magician! Discover the enchanting world of magic and learn how books can unlock its secrets! This program i...

Registration
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us at the library for a captivating visit from Tom Yurasits, the magician! Discover the enchanting world of magic and learn how books can unlock its secrets!

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chess (Adult Beginner and Intermediate Players)

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Laros Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Gaming
Age Group:
Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Event Details:

Chess for beginners and intermediate players with nationally-ranked chess expert, Chris Giannaras.  Registration opens one week prior to each class.  Parking is available...

Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Laros Room
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Event Details:

Chess for beginners and intermediate players with nationally-ranked chess expert, Chris Giannaras.  Registration opens one week prior to each class.  Parking is available in the garage on the west side on Saturdays.  A parent is req

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.

Calling Card Craft Presented by Historic Bethlehem

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
YS Meeting Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Event Details:

During the Victorian era it became fashionable for upper-class ladies to leave calling cards when visiting others. These cards were designed to include the visitor's name and often...

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

During the Victorian era it became fashionable for upper-class ladies to leave calling cards when visiting others. These cards were designed to include the visitor's name and often a short greeting.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Birth - 24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Ages 2-4" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.

Free Lunch for 18 and Younger

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Side Branch
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program, free lunches are o...

Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program, free lunches are offered to kids at noon as supplies last. 

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Rainbow Glitter Slime - Adventure into Nature

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 1:00pm - 1:45pm
South Side Branch
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Storytime, STEM
Age Group:
Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program at noon, free lunch...

Registration
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime, STEM
Registration Required
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Birth - 24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Ages 2-4" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.

Free Lunch for 18 and Younger

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Side Branch
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program, free lunches are o...

Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program, free lunches are offered to kids at noon as supplies last. 

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chess for Beginners & Intermediate Players @ Coolidge

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Program Type:
Workshop
Age Group:
Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Event Details:

Our popular outside chess classes are back for the summer! Beginning Tuesday, June 11th from 1pm-2pm, Coach Christopher Giannaras will resume chess instruction at the Coolidge Bran...

Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Program Type: Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:

Our popular outside chess classes are back for the summer! Beginning Tuesday, June 11th from 1pm-2pm, Coach Christopher Giannaras will resume chess instruction at the Coolidge Branch in Bethlehem Township.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Rollercoaster STEM Challenge

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
South Side Branch
Program Type:
STEM
Age Group:
Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program, free lunches are o...

Registration
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program, free lunches are offered to kids at noon as supplies last. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Birth - 24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Ages 2-4" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Meet the Mounted Police!

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
YS Meeting Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Meet and Greet
Age Group:
Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Event Details:

Stop by the Main Library to meet some police officers who like to horse around! We will meet the officers and their horses of the Bethlehem Mounted Police. Officers will talk about...

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Program Type: Meet and Greet
Event Details:

Stop by the Main Library to meet some police officers who like to horse around! We will meet the officers and their horses of the Bethlehem Mounted Police.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Birth - 24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Ages 2-4" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.

Free Lunch for 18 and Younger

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Side Branch
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program, free lunches are o...

Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program, free lunches are offered to kids at noon as supplies last. 

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

ADVENTURES INTO ART w/ MR. IMAGINATION: Repurposed Art

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
South Side Branch
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Storytime, STEM
Age Group:
Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program at noon, free lunch...

Registration
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime, STEM
Registration Required
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program at noon, free lunches are offered to kids as supplies last.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Afterschool Playtime at the South Side Library

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
South Side Branch
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Meet and Greet, STEM
Age Group:
Elementary (Grades K-5), Families
Event Details:

School-age children and their caretakers are welcome to join us at the South Side library for an afterschool playtime.  Playtime allows kids to engage in hands-on activitie...

Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Meet and Greet, STEM
Event Details:

School-age children and their caretakers are welcome to join us at the South Side library for an afterschool playtime. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Birth - 24 Months" group.
This event is in the "Ages 2-4" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.

Free Lunch for 18 and Younger

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Side Branch
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program, free lunches are o...

Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

This Summer 2024, the South Side Library will offer fun, educational programs for kids (K-12), each day of the week being a different theme. Before each program, free lunches are offered to kids at noon as supplies last. 

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
South Side Branch
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Event Details:

Practice your reading skills this Summer by reading to a therapy dog! This program is for children who are independent readers. Registration is required. To register, please cal...

Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Practice your reading skills this Summer by reading to a therapy dog! This program is for children who are independent readers.

This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.

Read to Dogs @Coolidge

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Age Group:
Elementary (Grades K-5)
Event Details:

Paws-itively awesome!  Pair up with a gentle certified therapy dog to practice your reading aloud skills - they love listening to you! Independent beginning readers will ne...

Library Branch: Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5)
Event Details:

Paws-itively awesome!