On Thursday, June 26, at 7 p.m., join us at the Bethlehem Public Library’s Green as we kick off the 2014 Summer Reading Program with Robert Rivest’s Science in Motion. Families are welcome.

Summer cinema

On Friday, June 27, at 2:30 p.m., the library will show the first of a whole summer of Friday movies. Bring a blanket and pillow; popcorn is provided. Call 439-9314 for details. Families are welcome.

Sidewalk chalk

On Monday, June 30, at 10 a.m., come and decorate the library sidewalk if it’s sunny, or make your mark indoors if it rains. This program is for all ages.

On Friday, June 13, at 10 a.m., the Bethlehem Public Library will have a black cat story time and craft. Why black cats? Because it’s Friday the thirteenth, of course. This program is for children age three and up with a caregiver.

Worldwide knit in public day

On Saturday, June 14, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the library will have free mini classes taught by staff from The Spinning Room in Altamont. Giveaways, drawings, yarn bombing, and camaraderie for knitters of all ages, beginner to expert. Weather permitting, the event will be held on the library green; bring a chair or blanket and a picnic lunch. Light refreshments provided.

Pajama Rama

On Tuesday, June 17, at 7 p.m., join us for bedtime stories and fun for children up to age six, and their families.

 

 

On Friday, June 13, at 10 a.m., the Bethlehem Public Library will have a black cat story time and craft. Why black cats? Because it’s Friday the thirteenth, of course. This program is for children age three and up with a caregiver.

Worldwide knit in

public day

On Saturday, June 14, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the library will have free mini classes taught by staff from The Spinning Room in Altamont. Giveaways, drawings, yarn bombing, and camaraderie for knitters of all ages, beginner to expert. Weather permitting, the event will be held on the library green; bring a chair or blanket and a picnic lunch. Light refreshments provided.

Pajama rama

On Tuesday, June 17, at 7 p.m., join us for bedtime stories and fun for children up to age six, and their families.

 

 

On Friday, June 6, at 10 a.m., join us at the Bethlehem Public Library for a construction story time and craft. This program is for children age three and up with a caregiver.

Lego Club

On Friday, June 6, at 4 p.m., the library will supply the Legos, and you supply the imagination. Try Lego challenge and build friendships. This program is for kids and their families.

Author Talk

On Sunday, June 8, at 2 p.m., Richard Matturro will read from his latest novel, Medea. He will be joined by artist Mary Trevor Thomas, whose line drawings and photos illustrate Matturro’s work. A book sale and signing follow the talk. Sponsored by Friends of Bethlehem Public Library.

Daybooks

On Monday, June 9, at 1:30 p.m., the book group will discuss Dreams of My Russian Summers by Andrei Makine. New members are welcome. Copies available at the information desk. Audio copies may also be available.

Board meets

On Monday, June 9, at 6:30 p.m., Bethlehem’s library board will meet. This meeting is open to the public.

Afterdinner Too

On Tuesday, June 10, at 7 p.m. the book group will discuss The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell. New members are welcome. Copies are available at the information desk. Audio copies may also be available.

Knitting

Knitters of all ages, beginners and experts alike, are invited to take part in Worldwide Knit In Public Day at the library on Saturday June 14, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Giveaways, drawings, and “yarn bombings” are scheduled throughout the day.

Free mini classes will be offered by staff of The Spinning Room in Altamont. New knitters can bring No. 8 knitting needles for a beginners’ lesson at 2 p.m.

Weather permitting, the event will be held on the library green; bring a chair or blanket. Light refreshments will be provided; feel free to bring a picnic lunch.

On Sunday, June 1, at 2 p.m., bring a current project or, if you’re a beginner, bring size 8 knitting needles to the Bethlehem Public Library for Knit One, Purl One; we’ll provide yarn to get you started. This program is for adults and children age nine and up.

Young at Heart

On Monday, June 2, at 7 p.m., join us at the library for a book discussion of Team Human by Justine Larbalestier. New members are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the information desk. Audio copies may also be available.

Crafternoon

On Wednesday, June 4, at 3:30 p.m., come to the library and make a variety of crafts with library supplies. This program is for kids in grades 

six through 12.

Author and illustrator visit

Local author Richard Matturro will read from his latest novel, Medea, at the library on Sunday, June 8, at 2 p.m. He will be joined by artist Mary Trevor Thomas, whose line drawings and photos illustrate Matturro’s work. Matturro and Thomas will share their views and insights on artistic collaboration. A book sale and signing will follow the talk.

The program is cosponsored by Friends of Bethlehem Public Library.

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