On Friday, Oct. 11, at 10 a.m. join us at the Bethlehem Public Library for music and movement. You can sing, dance, and play an instrument. This program is for children age 2 through 6 and their families.

Knit one, Purl one

On Sunday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. come to the library and bring a current knitting project. If you are a beginner, bring size 8 knitting needles, and we will provide some yarn to get you started. This program is for anyone age 9 and up, including adults.

Lego Club

On Monday, Oct. 14, at 10 a.m., the library will supply the Legos, and you supply the imagination. Try Lego challenges and build friendships. This club is for kids and families.

Daybooks

On Monday, Oct. 14, at 1:30 p.m., come to the library and discuss Fellow Mortals by Dennis Mahoney. The author will join this discussion. New members are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the information desk. Audio copies may also be available.

Teen advisory group

On Monday, Oct. 14, at 1:30 p.m., the Teen Advisory Group will meet. TAG meets monthly to talk about teen programs and activities at the library. This group includes kids in grades 6 through 12.

Tabletop gaming night

On Monday, Oct. 14, at 6:30 p.m., the library presents a new monthly series, tabletop Gaming Night. Drop in for games and snacks. This program is for adults and teens ages 16 and up.

Paws to Read

On Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 3:45 to 5 p.m., drop in to the library and read to Oliver, a gentle dog who loves stories. For kids in grades 1 to 5.

Board meets

On Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 6:30 p.m., the library board will meet. This meeting is open to the public.

On Friday, Oct. 4, at 1 p.m., the Bethlehem Public Library presents the Alzheimer’s series: Improving Communication sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and Community Caregivers.

Star Wars Reads Day

On Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. stop by the library for Star Wars Reads Day. You can try an activity, read a Star Wars book, and enter our drawing. This program is for kids and families.

Cookie tasting

Also on Saturday Oct. 5, from 3 to 4 p.m., while you’re participating in Star Wars Reads Day, stop and taste our teens’ home-baked cookies. All ages are welcome.

Origami Club 

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 3:30 p.m., come to the library and learn basic techniques, and get help with a special project. This program is for kids in kindergarten through grade 12.

After Dinner too

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m., the book group will discuss The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers. New members are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the information desk; audio copies may also be available.

Paper bridges

On Thursday, Oct. 10, at 3:45 p.m., the library offers a building challenge. Can a paper structure hold a hundred pennies? Can it hold a pile of books? Find out; take the STEM challenge. Call 439-9314 to sign up. For kids in grades 1 to 5.

 

On Friday, Sept. 27, at 1 p.m., the Bethlehem Public Library will present actress and teaching artist Sara Melita. She will perform William Luce’s one-woman play, Belle of Amherst, about Emily Dickinson. All are welcome. This program is cosponsored by Bethlehem Senior Projects, Inc.

Paws to Read

On Saturday, Sept. 28, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. drop in to the library and read to Kitty, a gentle dog who loves stories. For kids in grades 1 through 5.

Workshop

The library is offering a workshop for adult job-seekers on résumé writing on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 6:30 pm. Learn how to create a visually appealing document, effectively describe your experience, and prioritize your accomplishments.

This program is part of the library’s new series, Bethlehem Works. A laptop and current résumé are helpful but not required.

The library offers ongoing free job-coach services for adults, college students and high school students preparing to enter the job market. Hour-long appointments are available Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings. Call 439-9314, ext. 3009 to find out more and set up an appointment. 

On Thursday, Sept. 19, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. , come to the Bethlehem Public Library and learn how to create an effective professional profile on LinkedIn, the online career networking site. Call 439-9314 for more information.

Listening Party

On Thursday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. join us at the library for our Listening Party presenting Gerry Mulligan. Listen to the best in jazz; learn about jazz history; share observations and stories.

Alzheimer’s series

On Friday, Sept. 20, at 1 p.m., the library will present Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s as part of the Alzheimer’s Series.

Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association and Community Caregivers.

Origami club

On Monday, Sept. 23, at 3:30 p.m., come to the library and learn basic techniques; get help with a special project. For kids in kindergarten through grade 12.

Tabletop gaming night

On Monday, Sept. 23, at 6:30 p.m., join us for a new monthly series. Drop in for games and snacks. This program is for adults and teenagers 16 and up.

 

On Saturday, Sept. 14, at 2:30 p.m., the Bethlehem Public Library will have And Morse the Music Man. After the performance, stop in and get or renew your library card. Supported by Friends of Bethlehem Public Library.

Play-Doh day

On Monday Sept. 16, at 10:30 a.m., come to the library; we’ve got the doh, you’ve got the ideas and we’ll put them together! This program is for children age 2 through 6 with family and friends.

Lego club

On Monday, Sept. 16 at 4 p.m., the library will supply the Legos and you supply the imagination. Try Lego challenges and build friendships. for kids and families.

School crafts

On Monday, Sept. 16, at 6:30 p.m., the library will have a back-to-school crafts program. Outfit yourself for the school year with fuse bead key chains, bottle cap magnets for your locker, and more. For kids in grade 6 through 12.

Friends meet

On Monday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m., the Friends of the Library will meet. This meeting is open to the public.

Paws to Read

On Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 3:45 to 5 p.m., drop into the library and read to Maggie, a gentle dog who loves stories. For kids in grades 1 to 5.

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