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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.

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.

📚BAPL Book Sale📚

12:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Book Sale 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, Celebration, Club, Book Club, Gaming, Film Club, Health & Wellness, Qigong, Yoga, Lecture, Literature and Writing, Author Event, Panel Discussion, Storytime, Writing Group, Meet and Greet, Other, Performance, Music, Drama, Comedy, STEM, Tutoring, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:

🌈✨ Bethlehem Area Public Library Presents: BAPL BOOK SALE Extravaganza! ✨🌈

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.

Mary Pat Beebe Book Club

10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Virtual Event
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 is Carry on Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse.

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.

📚BAPL Book Sale📚

10:00am - 4:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Book Sale 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, Celebration, Club, Book Club, Gaming, Film Club, Health & Wellness, Qigong, Yoga, Lecture, Literature and Writing, Author Event, Panel Discussion, Storytime, Writing Group, Meet and Greet, Other, Performance, Music, Drama, Comedy, STEM, Tutoring, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:

🌈✨ Bethlehem Area Public Library Presents: BAPL BOOK SALE Extravaganza! ✨🌈

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 "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 "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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Trauma Support Group

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Laros Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Clarice James of MIRA Resources and Jennifer Bruno of Fruitful Seeds Counseling for a free monthly Trauma Support Group to support our Migrant, Immigrant, Refugee, and Asylee community here in the Lehigh Valley.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing Group
Registration Required
Event Details:

Are you interested in passing along your favorite life stories? Maybe you’ve heard about the healing benefits of thoughtful reflection and writing?

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 "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 "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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fiber Arts & Friends

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Cohen Room South Area
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.

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

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 "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 "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.

HOLIDAY (Christmas Eve)

All Day
All Branches
Closing
Branches:
Main Library, South Side Branch, Bethlehem Township - Coolidge, Fountain Hill - Books on the Hill, Outreach, Bookmobile, Virtual

HOLIDAY (Christmas)

All Day
All Branches
Closing
Branches:
Main Library, South Side Branch, Bethlehem Township - Coolidge, Fountain Hill - Books on the Hill, Outreach, Bookmobile, Virtual
Description:

Merry Christmas!

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 "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.

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! December's theme is to choose a true crime book. For book suggestions, please email amadden@bapl.org

Zoom link will be emailed the morning of the meeting