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

Preschool Block Party

10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Pre-K, Ages 2-4
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:
Come build with our excellent collection of blocks, magnet tiles, and more. Budding architects welcome! Best for ages 2-5. ...

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 - Earth Friends

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 "Adults" group.

Autism Acceptance Training

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Laros Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Titled, "Cultivating Accessible Spaces for Autistic and Neurodivergent People," this training will focus on embracing neurodiversity through an intersectional lens. ...
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.

SOUTH SIDE TEEN ADVISORY BOARD

4:00pm - 5:00pm
South Side Branch
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Club, Meet and Greet
Event Details:
Have a voice in your library and community while receiving community service hours!  Plan and prepare upcoming events for teens and families.  Develop leadership skills while creating the teen library experience.  TAB is open to Gra...

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.

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. ...

Play & Learn Family Place Workshop

10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Program Type: Workshop
Event Details:
Experience the fun and welcoming areas within our program space where children (ages 6 months-3 years) and their caregivers can play, learn, and grow together. No registration is required and siblings up to age 5 are welcome ...

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 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.

Spike's Birthday Party!

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Celebration
Event Details:
Spike, our library bearded dragon, is turning 8! You're invited for games, music, and cake. No registration is required, families welcome! ...

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.

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

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
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Event Details:
Each month, choose your own book that fits the theme! April's theme is to choose a book that is the first in a series. For book suggestions, please email amadden@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 "Families" group.

Silly Songs Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Storytime, Music
Event Details:
Sing along in this fun storytime filled with the joy of music and stories! ...

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

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.

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 "Ages 2-4" group.
This event is in the "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Fairy Tea Party

5:15pm - 6:30pm
South Side Branch
Registration
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Ages 2-4, Elementary (Grades K-5), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Celebration, Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for a magical fairy-themed party for kids with fairy-related crafts, snacks, and prizes. Everyone is encouraged to show up in their most magical fairy outfit, but it is not required. All registered children will receive their own fairy wings ...

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.

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 "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...

Latin Club (for Grades 3-8)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Public Area
Event Details:
Friends, Romans, Everyone in Grades 3-8! Learn the language of old! Drop in for our student-led Latin Club! No registration 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 "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.

Storytime at the Banana Factory!

10:00am - 10:30pm
Outreach
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us over at the Banana Factory at 10am on the third Thursday of every month for a special library storytime! We are happy to partner with one of the Lehigh Valley's premier arts and education organizations. Families with children ages18 months to...
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. ...