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This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Decorate your own ceramic teacup and saucer with acrylic paint pens as you learn about Victorian tea parties!  

Presented by Historic Bethlehem.

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.

Painting on the Greenway - Adventure in to Nature

11:00am - 12:00pm
South Side Branch
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

THIS PROGRAM IS FIRST COME FIRST SERVED TO THE FIRST 20 CHILDREN TO ARRIVE!

 

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

12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Side Branch
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.

Story & STEM (for ages 3 & older)

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
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 "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

12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Side Branch
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.

Adventure into Slime!

1:00pm - 2:00pm
South Side Branch
Registration
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
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 "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

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
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 "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

12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Side Branch
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.
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.

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

Afterschool Playtime at the South Side Library

4:30pm - 5:30pm
South Side Branch
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 "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.

Bike Day at Coolidge (Kids' Bike Rodeo with CAT)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:

Bring your bikes to BAPL Coolidge to enjoy some "wheely" good fun with CAT, the Coalition for Appropriate Transportation!

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

12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Side Branch
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.
Registration
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:

This program offers discussion, movement, and hands-on activities for ages 6 and up. There is a stress-reducing tool to take home with each class.

This program is for children 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 "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.

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sip & Stitch

11:00am - 12:00pm
Fountain Hill - Books on the Hill
Registration
Library Branch: Fountain Hill - Books on the Hill
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us for a relaxing morning of slow stitching. No previous experience is needed. Slow stitching is about slowing down and enjoying the process. Fabric, needle, and thread are provided, as is tea.

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

12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Side Branch
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.

Rock Painting - Adventure into Nature

1:00pm - 1:45pm
South Side Branch
Registration
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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.

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

Story & STEM (for ages 3 & older)

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
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

10:00am - 11:00am
Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
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 "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

12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Side Branch
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.

Adventure into Geology!

1:00pm - 1:45pm
South Side Branch
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 "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

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bethlehem Township - Coolidge
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.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5)
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:

Find your perfect adventure with 4-H! We'll venture into the dark, into nature, and close to home. Exciting hands-on science and nature activities will lead you in new directions. A different topic is explored each session.

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

12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Side Branch
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.