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

Meet the Author: Margie Peterson!

11:00am - 12:30pm
Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Library Branch: Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Age Group: Pre-K, Elementary (Grades K-5)
Program Type: Author Event, Storytime
Event Details:
Local author Margie Peterson will be here to read her children's book The Boy Who Never Threw Anything Out. While research shows that kids who play with fewer toys may foster more flexible and creative thinking, this picture book also reminds us that...

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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 "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Cohen Room South Area
Age Group: Teen (Grades 6-12), Adults
Program Type: STEM, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Just about everyone self-soothes in some way. The word "stim" is used in neurodivergent communities to talk about the ways we self-sooth to regulate emotions and sensory input. In honor of Autism Acceptance Month QTLV is organizing this stim toy maki...
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.

Teen Book Swap

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Teen (Grades 6-12)
Event Details:
Do you have a lot of books at home and want to Spring clean? Bring a stack of gently used books and trade them with other teens. You can trade up to 10 books. Meet other teens, have a snack, relax, and leave with a new selection of titles for FREE! N...

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.

We've Got the Beat!

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Pre-K, Ages 2-4
Event Details:
Play simple instruments and dance to the beat of pop selections and children's fun favorites. No registration is required. Best for ages 2+. ...

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.

Qigong: Meditation and Relaxation

12:00pm - 1:15pm
Main Library
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.
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Tutoring
Event Details:
At the Main Library, Moravian University’s America Reads program provides tutors to help with questions about school assignments.  No registration is required. Program is available Monday – Thursday from 4:00 – 6:00 PM. Please keep ...
This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.

After School Homework Help

4:30pm - 6:00pm
South Side Branch
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Tutoring
Event Details:
Lehigh University students will be available to help students in grades K-12 with any subject. Offered Monday through Thursday, 4:30 - 6 pm starting February 12. There will be no Homework Help March 11-14. No registration is necessary. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Open Mic Night @BAPL

5:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
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. Currently, there is a fifteen minute time limit for musicians and s...
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Card Making Class

5:30pm - 6:30pm
South Side Branch
Registration
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Teen (Grades 6-12), Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Alicia Vincelette of Inked Edge Paper Art to create a beautiful Spring or Mother's Day card! This event is for individuals ages 12+ and is only accessible by stairs. ...

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.

Computer Workshop - Computer Basics

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Laros Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Do you want to learn how to use a Windows computer but don’t know where to start? Do you find yourself feeling confused and overwhelmed with phrases like “deleting a file” or “minimizing a window?” Then this workshop is for you! You’ll learn basic co...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spanish Conversation

6:30pm - 7:30pm
South Side Branch
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Intermediate and advanced speakers are invited to practice their skills in everyday dialogues facilitated by Gregorie Lule.  Please contact Gregorie at Gregorie.Lule@gmail.com for details. This event is on zoom and 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.

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

11:00am - 11:30am
South Side Branch
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!   ...
This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Tutoring
Event Details:
At the Main Library, Moravian University’s America Reads program provides tutors to help with questions about school assignments.  No registration is required. Program is available Monday – Thursday from 4:00 – 6:00 PM. Please keep ...
This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.

After School Homework Help

4:30pm - 6:00pm
South Side Branch
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Tutoring
Event Details:
Lehigh University students will be available to help students in grades K-12 with any subject. Offered Monday through Thursday, 4:30 - 6 pm starting February 12. There will be no Homework Help March 11-14. No registration is necessary. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Textured Flower Painting

5:30pm - 6:30pm
South Side Branch
Registration
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Bring in the Spring season by creating your own textured flower painting. The painting is on a 5x5 canvas using two paint colors of your choice mixed with wet tissue paper to create the texture. This event is for adults only and registration is ...

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.

Fiber Arts & Friends

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Laros Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Bring your knitting and crocheting (and cross stitch and sewing and macrame and...) to the Bethlehem Area Public Library to chat with fellow enthusiasts and work on your projects. There will be monthly themes and challenges and a yarn exchange to hel...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Film Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
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 The Conformist (1970), directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. Additional Resources: GENERAL Turner Classic Movies page: https://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/71413/the-conformist#overview Official Trailer: https://www.youtube.com...
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

10:30am - 11:00am
South Side Branch
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 Wednesday mornings for songs, stories, hands-on learning, and a simple craft to take home!  This program is held on the lower level of the south side library, which is only assesible vi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Gentle Yoga

12:00pm - 1:15pm
Main Library
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 "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Tutoring
Event Details:
At the Main Library, Moravian University’s America Reads program provides tutors to help with questions about school assignments.  No registration is required. Program is available Monday – Thursday from 4:00 – 6:00 PM. Please keep ...
This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.

After School Homework Help

4:30pm - 6:00pm
South Side Branch
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Tutoring
Event Details:
Lehigh University students will be available to help students in grades K-12 with any subject. Offered Monday through Thursday, 4:30 - 6 pm starting February 12. There will be no Homework Help March 11-14. No registration is necessary. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Citizenship Class

5:30pm - 7:00pm
South Side Branch
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. In this context, the instructor will continuously train students on two critical components of the citizenship interview: the 100 ...

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 "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.

Dungeons & Dragons (Gr 6-12)

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:
We provide all that you need for this one shot adventure: pre-rolled characters, dice set, and mini manual provided. This event for grades 6 -12 will be held in the Youth Services Department on the 2nd floor of the Library. No registration is require...

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 "Ages 2-4" group.

Storytime at Coolidge

10:15am - 11:00am
Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Age Group: Pre-K, Ages 2-4
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:
Young children ages 2 1/2  - 5 will enjoy themed storytimes featuring picture books, puppets, childhood rhymes, songs, and a simple craft. Our guest presenter, Ms. Cindy, may accompany us on the 2nd and 3rd Thursday of the month with h...

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.