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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. ...

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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 "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. ...

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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 "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...

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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 "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.

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), Teen (Grades 6-12), 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 "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

How To Make Comics with Victoria Jamieson!

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Laros Room
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Meet and Greet
Event Details:
Join us as we celebrate Will Eisner Week with graphic novel illustrator and writer Victoria Jamieson!  Victoria will demonstrate the process behind making your own comic series and show you how to get started.  Victoria Jamieson is an aw...

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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 "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Yoga, Meet and Greet
Event Details:
Come relax and meet new friends in our comfortable program space.  This yoga & mindfulness session will be led by the Bradbury-Sullivan Center.  No registration is required and all teens are welcome to attend.  Please bring a ma...

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📚

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: Book Club, Lecture, Literature and Writing, Author Event, Panel Discussion, Storytime, Writing Group, Meet and Greet, Other, Tutoring
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)

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: Book Club, Film Club, Lecture, Literature and Writing, Author Event, Panel Discussion, Writing Group, Meet and Greet, Other, Performance, 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 "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.

Watercolor Pet Portrait Painting!!

12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Side Branch
Registration
Library Branch: South Side Branch
Age Group: Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Meet and Greet
Registration Required
Event Details:
We invite teens to join us at the South Side Library for a super fun and easy watercolor pet portrait painting class!  All you need is an image of your favorite pet or animal.  You can print it out yourself, or we can help you do it here...

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.

HOLIDAY (Good Friday)

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

Meet a K9 Officer!

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, Meet and Greet
Event Details:
Meet with Bethlehem’s K9 officer: Bean! Officer Burton & Bean will be here to talk about K9s and what they do for the community. We will have crafts on-site for children to work on afterward. Stop by and learn about K9 Officers! No registra...

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 "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.

Trunk-or-Treat Planning Meeting

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Teen (Grades 6-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Meet and Greet
Event Details:
Want to be involved in planning a BIG event? Join us in discussing what we can do to plan Trunk-or-Treat 2024!  When is Trunk-or-Treat? Tuesday, October 22. Where is Trunk-or-Treat? At Payrow Plaza, on 11 West Church St.  Drinks an...

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.
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 "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.

HOLIDAY (Memorial Day)

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

Storytime with the Mayor

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, Meet and Greet
Event Details:
📚🏛️🌟📖 Step into a world of imagination and community as we invite you to a delightful Storytime event at the library, where our esteemed Mayor William Reynolds will take center stage and share the magic of storytelling with children and families! ...

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, Meet and Greet
Event Details:
Join us in learning all about the weather! Why does it rain? Why is it cloudy? We'll learn all this through stories presented by local meteorologist Kellie McGlynn and you can ask her all your questions!  PLEASE NOTE: If it is a busy weather ...

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.

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 "Elementary (Grades K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Grades 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Bike Safety with Bethlehem Police

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: YS Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary (Grades K-5), Teen (Grades 6-12), Families
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Meet and Greet
Event Details:
Join us for a fun bike ride! We'll learn about optimal bike safety and the rules of the road. Afterward we'll bike in Payrow Plaza and you can show off your biking skills to your local officers!  Presented by the Bethlehem Police Department. ...

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📚

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 "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.

Meet the Mounted Police!

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, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Meet and Greet
Event Details:
Stop by the Main Library to meet some police officers who like to horse around! We will meet the officers and their horses of the Bethlehem Mounted Police. Officers will talk about what it’s like being a mounted police officer in the wonderful city o...

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.