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Qigong - Meditation and Relaxation Training

10:15am - 11:30am
Main Library
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 "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.

Sign Language Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
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
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Event Details:
Join our deaf Librarian in reading stories in English & American Sign Language! In each session we'll learn new signs as we read stories.  No registration is required. This event will be held in the Youth Department on the 2nd floor of th...

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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.

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Laros Room
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join author Bradley Huebner as he talks about his new book, "Titles For Our Town: How Tiny Pennsylvania Communities Produced Basketball Dynasties And Shaped Basketball History During the Golden Age." It will be an afternoon of local high school baske...
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.

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 "Adults" group.

Choose Your Own Book Club

5:45pm - 6:45pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Event Details:
Each month, choose your own book that fits the theme! February's theme is to choose a book surrounding the fae. For book suggestions, please email cwieder@bapl.org Zoom link will be emailed the morning of the meeting ...
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 "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 "Families" group.

Silly Songs Storytime!

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for a fun storytime filled with the joy of music and literature! In this interactive session, we'll be singing silly songs and exploring books that come alive with melodies. All families are welcome!  Located at the Main Library on 11...

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.

Playtime at the Library

11:00am - 11:30am
South Side Branch
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Pre-K, Ages 2-4
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Meet and Greet, Drama, STEM
Event Details:
Enjoy time with your little one while they develop the essential skills of sharing, taking turns, being silly, and having fun! Playtime at the South Side Branch has a selection of rotating STEM, arts, crafts, dramatic, and open play stations. ...

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.

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 "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.
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
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime, Performance
Event Details:
Join us for a Rainbow Fish themed story time with dancing, singing, and a craft.  Located at the Main Library on 11 West Church St. No registration required and all ages are welcome.  Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia presents ...

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.

Preschool Storytime at the South Side!

10:30am - 11:00am
South Side Branch
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Pre-K, Ages 2-4
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime, Meet and Greet
Event Details:
Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to join us each Wednesday morning for songs, stories and hands-on learning. ...

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.

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 "Adults" group.

English Conversation Group

4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Side Branch
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Do you want to practice your English? Intermediate speakers are invited to practice their skills in everyday conversations. No registration is required. This event is for adults 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 "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.

Memoirs Only Book Club: The Color of Water

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Event Details:
Please join us for an intimate and lively discussion of select memoirs throughout the year. February's title is The Color of Water by James McBride - journalist, musician, son, and author au courant. In this debut work from 1996, he explores his moth...

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 "Families" group.

Police Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime, Meet and Greet
Event Details:
Join the City of Bethlehem Police Department for a fun storytime! A police officer will read several picture books to children of all ages and talk to children about a day in the life of a Bethlehem Police Officer. We will have a police-related 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.

Storytime at Coolidge - LEAP!

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.

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.

Mary Pat Beebe Book Club

10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required

Mary Pat Beebe Book Club

Looking for a fun and engaging book group?  Want to read some interesting and thought-provoking literature?  Join us each month on Zoom as we discuss recent award-winning or nominated novels in this book group that has been meeting for over twenty years. Registration is required. Zoom invites will be sent via email.

Event Details:
This month's book selection is Accidental Collector (2021) by Kennaway, Guy ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Qigong - Meditation and Relaxation Training

10:15am - 11:30am
Main Library
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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Storytime, Music
Event Details:
Come on in for stories and activities with everyday items! Enjoy the fun here, then continue it at home. Bring in pots and pans to clang along to our stories! Yes, that's a-LOUD today. ...

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 "Families" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Pre-K, Birth - 24 Months, Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for the family-friendly short film, Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, featuring the picture book on this artist's life and work.  Families are invited to make a special portrait of Frida using paper flowers and also 3D paper flow...

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.