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Family Storytime

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
YS Meeting Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Families
Event Details:

Join us for a variety of stories, songs, and fingerplays for the entire family.

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for a variety of stories, songs, and fingerplays for the entire family.

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 15, 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 "Adults" group.

Qigong: Meditation and Relaxation

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Cohen Room South Area at Main Library
Program Type:
Health & Wellness, Qigong
Age Group:
Adults
Qigong:

Experience this ancient Chinese exercise which promotes circulation, flexibility, balance, and stamina to improve overall health and well-being. Exercises are short, easy to learn,...

Event Details:

Classes are held simultaneously in-person and on Zoom.

Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Cohen Room South Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Qigong
Registration Required

Qigong

Experience this ancient Chinese exercise which promotes circulation, flexibility, balance, and stamina to improve overall health and well-being. Exercises are short, easy to learn, and adjustable to every individual. All skill levels are welcome! Registration is recommended.

Event Details:

Classes are held simultaneously in-person and on Zoom.

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.

Bug Bingo - Adventure into Nature

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 1:00pm - 1:45pm
South Side Branch
Program Type:
Storytime, Other
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...

Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: Storytime, 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.

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 "Adults" group.

Open Mic Night @BAPL

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Cohen Room Complete at Main Library
Program Type:
Performance, Music, Comedy
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join us for an open mic hosted by Bill Medei!! Come enjoy listening to music, comedy, and poetry acts or sign up to perform yourself! Performers, please arrive around 5PM to sign-u...

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Cohen Room Complete
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performance, Music, Comedy
Event Details:

Join us for an open mic hosted by Bill Medei!! Come enjoy listening to music, comedy, and poetry acts or sign up to perform yourself! Performers, please arrive around 5PM to sign-up.

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

Story & STEM (for ages 3 & older)

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
YS Meeting Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Storytime, STEM
Age Group:
Pre-K, Elementary (Grades K-5)
Event Details:

Adventures in STEM await, with a new theme each week! Stories, crafts, and a science demonstration make Summer learning fun. Best for ages 3 and older.

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Pre-K, Elementary (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Storytime, STEM
Event Details:

Adventures in STEM await, with a new theme each week! Stories, crafts, and a science demonstration make Summer learning fun. Best for ages 3 and older.

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.

Read to Dogs @Coolidge

Tuesday, July 16, 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! 

This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Ages 2-4" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Playtime at the Southside Library

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
South Side Branch
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Music, STEM
Age Group:
Pre-K, Ages 2-4, Families
Event Details:

Toddlers and caregivers are invited to join us for an imagination-filled time full of activities that promote sharing, taking turns, and having fun! Blocks, puzzles, games, and ...

Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Pre-K, Ages 2-4, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Music, STEM
Event Details:

Toddlers and caregivers are invited to join us for an imagination-filled time full of activities that promote sharing, taking turns, and having fun!

Blocks, puzzles, games, and toys provided!  

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

Tuesday, July 16, 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 16, 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.

Make a Binary Code Bracelet!

Tuesday, July 16, 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)

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 "Adults" group.

Fiber Arts & Friends

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Laros Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Bring your knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, sewing, or macrame, etc. to the Main Library to chat with fellow enthusiasts and work on your projects. All ages, experience levels, ...

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Laros Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Bring your knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, sewing, or macrame, etc. to the Main Library to chat with fellow enthusiasts and work on your projects.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Wellness Support for Calm, Clarity and Self-connection (Movements for Mobility)

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 6:15pm - 7:45pm
Cohen Room South Area at Main Library
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Movements for Mobility: An Introduction to Nadama Self-healing Movements that help our joints to feel better and balance our energies. Can be done in a chair.   Pres...

Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Cohen Room South Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:

Movements for Mobility: An Introduction to Nadama Self-healing Movements that help our joints to feel better and balance our energies.

This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Adventures in the Garden: Plants

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:15pm
YS Meeting Room at Main Library
Program Type:
STEM
Age Group:
Families
Event Details:

Join us as we explore the world of plants in the garden and the greater outdoors.  Learn about different plants and how important they are to our environment and nature in gen...

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Families
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:

Join us as we explore the world of plants in the garden and the greater outdoors.  Learn about different plants and how important they are to our environment and nature in general.  No registration is required. 

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 "Adults" group.

Virtual Film Club

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Program Type:
Film Club
Age Group:
Adults
Virtual Film Club:

Each month we pick a culturally or historically significant film for library patrons to watch and discuss. Watch the film on your own time, then meet with our virtual film club to ...

Event Details:

This month's film is Peppermint Soda (1977), directed by Diane Kurys

Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Film Club
Registration Required

Virtual Film Club

Each month we pick a culturally or historically significant film for library patrons to watch and discuss. Watch the film on your own time, then meet with our virtual film club to discuss the film on Zoom. Registration is required. Zoom Invites will be sent out via email.

Event Details:

This month's film is Peppermint Soda (1977), directed by Diane Kurys

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 "Families" group.

Preschool Storytime at the Southside Library

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
South Side Branch
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Performance, Music, STEM
Age Group:
Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Families
Event Details:

Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to join us on Wednesday mornings for songs, stories, hands-on learning, and a simple craft to take home!  This program is held...

Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Performance, Music, STEM
Event Details:

Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to join us on Wednesday mornings for songs, stories, hands-on learning, and a simple craft to take home! 

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

Bike Safety with Bethlehem Police and CAT Lehigh Valley

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Outside Lawn / Porch at Main Library
Program Type:
Health & Wellness, Meet and Greet
Age Group:
Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Event Details:

Learn about bike safety and the rules of the road, plus bike and helmet checks. Try the skills course and show off your bike riding to the officers. Note: Bring your own bike and d...

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Outside Lawn / Porch
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Meet and Greet
Event Details:

Learn about bike safety and the rules of the road, plus bike and helmet checks. Try the skills course and show off your bike riding to the officers.

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 17, 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 "Adults" group.

Gentle Yoga

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Laros Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Yoga
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Enjoy a relaxed, class-led session. Please wear loose fitting clothing and bring a Yoga mat or towel.  Registration is required.

Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Laros Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Yoga
Registration Required
Event Details:

Enjoy a relaxed, class-led session. Please wear loose fitting clothing and bring a Yoga mat or towel.  Registration is required.

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.

📚BAPL Book Sale📚

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Book Sale Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Celebration, Club, Book Club, Gaming, Film Club, Health & Wellness, Qigong, Yoga, Lecture, Literature and Writing, Author Event, Panel Discussion, Storytime, Writing Group, Meet and Greet, Other, Performance, Music, Drama, Comedy, STEM, Tutoring, Workshop
Age Group:
Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Event Details:

🌈✨ Bethlehem Area Public Library Presents: BAPL BOOK SALE Extravaganza! ✨🌈 Join us for an unforgettable journey through pages and stories at the Bethlehem Area Public Library's ...

Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Book Sale Room
Age Group: Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Celebration, Club, Book Club, Gaming, Film Club, Health & Wellness, Qigong, Yoga, Lecture, Literature and Writing, Author Event, Panel Discussion, Storytime, Writing Group, Meet and Greet, Other, Performance, Music, Drama, Comedy, STEM, Tutoring, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:

🌈✨ Bethlehem Area Public Library Presents: BAPL BOOK SALE Extravaganza! ✨🌈

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.

ADVENTURES INTO ART w/ GEORGIA O'KEEFE: Storytime and Flower Collage

Wednesday, July 17, 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 17, 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 "Adults" group.

Citizenship Class

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 5:30pm - 7:00pm
South Side Branch
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

The Citizenship course will cover the curriculum recommended by USCIS, including US geography, history, and government. In this context, the instructor will continuously train stud...

Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

The Citizenship course will cover the curriculum recommended by USCIS, including US geography, history, and government.

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 "Families" group.

Magic and Illusion at the Bethlehem Township Community Center Pavilion

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Outreach
Program Type:
Performance
Age Group:
Families
Event Details:

Be prepared to be amazed by the magical powers of Tom Yurasits! Sponsored by the Bethlehem Area Public Library, this early evening show will be shared with the community at the lar...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Performance
Event Details:

Be prepared to be amazed by the magical powers of Tom Yurasits!