On Friday, March 28, at 10:30 a.m., join us at the Bethlehem Public Library for story time and a related craft for children up to age 6 with parent or caregiver.

Conversations about dementia

On Wednesday, April 2, at 7 p.m., Erica Salamida of the Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York offers suggestions for beginning three difficult conversations with loved ones exhibiting signs of dementia. Registration is required; call the Alzheimer’s Association at 867-4999, ext. 200.

Tabletop gaming night

On Monday, April 7, at 6:30 p.m., drop into the library for games and snacks. This program is for adults and teens age 16 and up.

 

On Saturday, March 22, at 3:30 p.m., come to the Bethlehem Public Library to learn the basic techniques of Origami with the Origami Club; get help with a special project. For kids in kindergarten through grade seven.

Teen Advisory Group

On Monday, March 24, at 7 p.m. TAG’s monthly meeting will be held to talk about teen programs and activities at the library. For kids in grade six through 12.

A vision renewed

On Tuesday, March 25, at 7 p.m., preservation architects from the Albany firm EYP Architecture and Engineering will share insights and images of their partnership with the National Archives to preserve and renew the FDR Library in Hyde Park, NY.

 

On Thursday, March 20, at 7 p.m., come to the Bethlehem Public Library for music by Eric Dolphy. Listen to the best in jazz; learn about jazz history; share observations and stories.

Job coaching

The library offers free job coaching services for adults preparing to enter or re-enter the job market. Get expert one-on-one help with various job-hunting skills such as résumés, cover letters, written and online applications, interview protocol, and LinkedIn accounts. Hour-long appointments are available; call 439-9314, ext. 3009.

The library is located at 451 Delaware Avenue in Delmar, on a CDTA bus line.

On Friday, March 7, at 10 a.m., come to the Bethlehem Public Library for music and movement. Sing, dance, and play an instrument. This program is for children ages three to six with an adult.

Daybooks

On Monday, March 10, at 1:30 p.m. join us to discuss Gold by Chris Cleave. New members are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the information desk. Audio copies may also be available.

Animal hospital

On Monday, March 10, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Dr. Jennifer Bull from Delmar Animal Hospital will be at the library to give your stuffed animal a checkup and tell you how to keep your real pets healthy, too. Drop in anytime. This program is for children ages three to eight.

Board meets

On Monday, March 10, at 6:30 p.m., the Library’s board of trustees will meet. This meeting is open to the public.

Book discussion

On Monday, March 10, at 7 p.m., YA Books for teens and adults will discuss Divergent by Veronica Roth. New members are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the information desk. Audio copies may also be available.

Raising a money-smart kid

On Tuesday, March 11, at 7 p.m., learn how to help your child develop responsible money habits. Cornell Cooperative Extension educator Maria DeLucia-Evans facilitates this program. Parents and caregivers welcome.

Afterdinner Books

On Wednesday, March 12, at 7 p.m. Afterdinner Books group will discuss Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter. New members are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the information desk. Audio copies may also be available.

 

 

On Friday, Feb. 28, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., come to the Bethlehem Public Library’s community room to hang out, be yourself, and talk with your friends. Games, crafts, and snacks are available. For kids in grade six through 12.

A Little Sunday Music

On Sunday, March 2, at 2 p.m., come to the library and enjoy Zephyr Wind Quintet, a new chamber group led by flutist John Van Voris.

Knit One, Purl One

On Sunday, March 2, at 2 p.m., bring a current project or, if you’re a beginner, bring size eight knitting needles; we’ll provide some yarn to get you started. This program is for adults and children age nine and up.

Gaming night

On Monday, March 3, at 6:30 p.m., drop into the library for games and snacks. Adults and teens age 16 and up are welcome.

Lego Club

On Tuesdays, March 4 through April 29, at 4 p.m., come to the library we supply the Legos, you supply the imagination. Try Lego challenges and build friendships. This program is for kids and families. A reminger there is no Lego Club on April 15.

Pajama Rama

On Tuesday, March 4, at 7 p.m., join us for bedtime stories and fun for children up to age six and their families.

Living healthy

On Wednesdays, March 5 through April 9, from 9:30 a.m. to noon the library will have a workshop series for adults dealing with a chronic disease or limiting health condition, offered in partnership with Living Healthy NY and Community Caregivers. Signup is required; call 442-5585 or e-mail livinghealthyny@albany.edu.

Tai Chi for Health

On Wednesdays, March 5 through April 30, at 11 a.m., learn a set of basic movements accessible to all ages and abilities. No prior experience is necessary. Wear loose clothing and smooth-soled shoes. A reminder there is no class on April 16.

 

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