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Build It!

10:00am - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Families
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:
Stop by the Youth Services Department and build with LEGO and DUPLO blocks, magnetic tiles and more. Discover your inner engineer and let your imagination go wild! There will be safe building materials for preschoolers, too. No registration required....

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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 "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 "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. Besides being a meditative practice, slow stitc...
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. Currently, there is a fifteen minute time limit for musicians and s...
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.

Adventures in Bugtopia

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Event Details:
Do you love bugs as much as we do? Join us for a fun-filled bug-themed storytime, with books, songs, and crafts. No actual critters will be in attendance. All 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.

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 "Adults" group.

Butterfly Embroidery 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:
Create a unique butterfly painting using a combination of acrylic paint and embroidery on an 8x10 stretched canvas. This is open to any adult, regardless of experience with painting/embroidery/sewing. Please note: This event is only a...

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 "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 "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! ✨🌈 Join us for an unforgettable journey through pages and stories at the Bethlehem Area Public Library's BAPL BOOK SALE! This is your golden opportunity to expand your persona...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Trans Safety and Self-Defense

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Cohen Room South Area
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Eastern PA Trans Equity Project for a workshop on safety and self-defense for the trans community. Allies are welcome too! In this workshop, we'll cover danger avoidance techniques, de-escalation skills, key practices for supporting survivors of...
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.

Family 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 between the ages of 2 1/2 - 5 will enjoy themed storytimes with engaging picture books, songs and rhymes, an array of library props, finishing with a simple craft.  Since space is limited at the Coolidge location, reg...

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.

Professional and Personal Growth Book Club

5:45pm - 6:45pm
South Side Branch
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Join our in-person discussion on the book, The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle.  Share your thoughts and collaborate with others in the community!  If you are new to this group, please register by emailing info.pursuingpassions@gmail.com ...

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.

May Flowers Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
The weather is warm and everything is growing. Join us for a springtime story session. Plant a seed that will flower later in Summer in your yard or in a container. Nor registration is required. All 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.

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! ✨🌈 Join us for an unforgettable journey through pages and stories at the Bethlehem Area Public Library's BAPL BOOK SALE! This is your golden opportunity to expand your persona...

Disclaimer(s)

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. ...
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Event Details:
Learn about the Civil War with Cory Dieterly, Moravian University and Civil War historian. Listen to a story and see an authentic reproduction of a Union Army soldier's uniform and accompanying gear. Make a craft related to the soldier experience. No...

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.

TEEN ART UNLIMITED: PAINTING WITH YARN

12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Side Branch
Registration
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
TEENS are welcome to join us at the South Side Library for a Painting With Yarn Art Class!  Find your inner artist with this simple and fun art method!   Feel free to design your own pattern, or we can provide one!   Al...

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.

Yoga for Success

1:00pm - 2:15pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Cohen Room South Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Yoga
Registration Required
Event Details:
How successful you are in life simply depends on how well you can use your mind and body. This session will offer simple, but powerful yoga postures to bring stability and balance to your life. No prior experience with yoga is necessary. Ages 18+ Reg...