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Mindful Communication

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention to the present. This five-part series will introduce you to the practice of mindfulness in several facets of life. Presented b...

Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:

Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention to the present. This five-part series will introduce you to the practice of mindfulness in several facets of life.

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.

Adventures with Northampton County 4-H

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

Whether you like adventures in the dark, out in nature, or close to home, 4-H has something for everyone!  A different topic will be presented at each session with hands-on- e...

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

Whether you like adventures in the dark, out in nature, or close to home, 4-H has something for everyone!  A different topic will be presented at each session with hands-on- exploration, science, and activities.

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....

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

Teen Chef: Grilled Cheese Challenge

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
YS Meeting Room at Main Library
Age Group:
Teen (Grades 6-12)
Event Details:

Easy-Cheesy! We'll provide the supplies, you supply your talent to make your own tasty toasted cheese sandwich. It will be a Gouda time! For Grades 6-12.

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Teen (Grades 6-12)
Event Details:

Easy-Cheesy! We'll provide the supplies, you supply your talent to make your own tasty toasted cheese sandwich. It will be a Gouda time! For Grades 6-12.

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.

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 (Adult Beginner and Intermediate Players)

Saturday, July 27, 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 "Adults" group.

Qigong - Meditation and Relaxation Training

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 10:15am - 11:30am
Cohen Room South Area at Main Library
Program Type:
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: 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.

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 "Adults" group.

Jigsaw Puzzle Contest

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Cohen Room South Area at Main Library
Program Type:
Gaming
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Race the clock to be the first to complete your puzzle! Puzzles are provided by the library and are yours to take home at the end of the contest.* Form a team of your friends and f...

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

Race the clock to be the first to complete your puzzle! Puzzles are provided by the library and are yours to take home at the end of the contest.* Form a team of your friends and family (4 people maximum) or let us assign you to a team.

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 "Adults" group.

Qigong: Meditation and Relaxation

Monday, July 29, 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.

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 "Adults" group.

Open Mic Night @BAPL

Monday, July 29, 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 "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.

Teen Paint 'n' Sip (Grades 6-12)

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
YS Meeting Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Teen (Grades 6-12)
Event Details:

Calling all teens! Join us for a fun time painting and drinking soft drinks in a relaxed atmosphere. Take home a small canvas with your creation!

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

Calling all teens! Join us for a fun time painting and drinking soft drinks in a relaxed atmosphere. Take home a small canvas with your creation!

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.

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 "Ages 2-4" group.

Family Storytime

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Pre-K, Ages 2-4
Event Details:

Young children between the ages of 2 1/2 - 5 will enjoy themed storytimes with engaging picture books, songs and rhymes, an array of library props, finishing with a simpl...

Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Age Group: Pre-K, Ages 2-4
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:

Young children between the ages of 2 1/2 - 5 will enjoy themed storytimes with engaging picture books, songs and rhymes, an array of library props, finishing with a simple craft. 

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

Playtime at the Southside Library

Tuesday, July 30, 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 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 "Families" group.

Family Adventures in the Garden: Soil and Worms

Tuesday, July 30, 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 soil and worms both in the garden and the greater outdoors.  Learn about worms, how they live, and how important they are to the soil and ou...

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

Join us as we explore the world of soil and worms both in the garden and the greater outdoors.  Learn about worms, how they live, and how important they are to the soil and our environment.  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 "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 31, 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 "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:
Arts & Crafts, 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: Arts & Crafts, 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.