On Friday, May 16, at 1 p.m., a member of the Yaddo Garden Association will present a virtual tour and share historical information about Yaddo and its founders at the Bethlehem Public Libraryy. This program is cosponsored by Bethlehem Senior Projects, Inc.
On Friday, May 16, at 4 p.m., come to the library and create and produce an original object using the library’s MakerBot 3-D printer. This program is for grade 4 and up. Call the library at 439-9314 to sign up.
Tiny food party
On Monday, May 19, at 7 p.m., the library will have tiny snacks, tiny crafts, and big fun. For kids in grades 6 through 12.
On Monday, May 19, at 7 p.m., there will be a meeting of the library friends. This meeting is open to the public.
On Tuesday, May 20, at 4 p.m., come to the library where we supply the Legos, and you supply the imagination. Try Lego challenges and build friendships. This program is for kids and families.
Growing roses in the northeast
On May 21, at 6:30 p.m., join us at the library to learn how to select, plant and maintain rose varieties that grow well in our area. Presented by David Gade, supervisor of garden operations at the world-class Central Park Rose Garden in Schenectady.
On Thursday, April 17, at 2 p.m. come to the Bethlehem Public Library for Oragami Club.
Leam basic techniques; get help with a special project. This program is for kids in kindergarten through grade 7.
Listening Party On Thursday, April 17, at 7 p.m., the library’s Listening Party will present Maria Schneider. Listen to the best in jazz; leam about jazz history; share observations and stories.
Piggy banks On Friday, April 18, at 10 a.m., create your own bank using re cled s a bottles. This program is for ds in kindergarten through grade 5. Call 4399314 to sign up.
Vacation cinema On Friday, April 18, at 2:30 p.m., bring a blanket and pillow for a comfy movie-watching experience. Call 439-9314 for details. Families are welcome.
On Monday, April 21, at 6 p.m., the library will have a trivia contest open to adult and teen teams; call 439-9314, ext. 3009 for more information and to sign up.
The library will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 20. Access the library catalog and other library services online anytime at wvvw.bethlehempubliclibrary.org Earth Day On Tuesday, April 22, at 7 p.m. come to the library and celebrate our planet with a variety of crafts and activities. Families are welcome.
Job coaching The library offers free job coach services for adults preparing to enter or reenter the job market. Get expert one-on-one help with various job-hunting skills: résumés, cover letters, written and online applications, interview protocol, and Linkedln accounts. Hour-long appointments are available; call 439-9314, ext. 3009.
Lyme disease Lyme disease is rampant in the Capital Region, but taking precautions can decrease the chances of contracting this serious infection. At the library on Tuesday April 29, at 7 p.m., leam how Lyme disease is transmitted, where exposure is likely, and how to properly remove a tick.
Presenter Sara Lyons holds a masters degree in public health from UAlbany and is a certified health education specialist.
The program is free, but registration is required; call the li-brary information desk at 439-9314, ext. 3009.
On Monday, April 14, at 10 a.m., come to the Bethlehem Public Library dressed as your favorite animal, do zoo-themed crafts, read a book, and have a gr-r-reat time. This program is for ages 3 to 9.
On Monday, April 14, at 1:30 p.m., the library’s book group will discuss The Round House by Louise Erdrich. New members are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the information desk. Audio copies may also be available.
On Monday, April 14, from 2:30 to 4 p.m., learn to make a two-player racecar game with Scratch, a free and accessible programming language developed at the MIT Media Lab. This program is for kids in grade 4 and up, Call 439-9314 to sign up.
On Monday, April 14,at 6:30 p.m., the library board will meet. This meeting is open to the public.
On Monday, April 14, at 7 p.m., The Youngat Heart: YA for teens and adults will meet to discuss Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein. New members are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the information desk. Audio copies may also be available.
On Tuesday, April 15, at 10 a.m., make your own popgun for pompoms or marshmallows. Participants must be able to use scissors or bring an adult to help. This program is for kindergarten and up.
On Tuesday, April 15, at 2:30 p.m., bring some friends for a round of this classic game, with a twist, the battleship is you. For kids in grades 6 through 12. Call 439-9314 to sign up.
On Tuesday, April 8, at 7 p.m. at the Bethlehem Public Library the Afterdinner book group will discuss Wool by Hugh Howey. New members welcome. Copies of the book are available at the information desk. Audio copies may also be available.
On Tuesday, April 8, at 7 p.m., come to the library for bedtime stories and fun for children up to age six and their families.
Paws to Read
On Thursday, April 10, from 3:45 to 5 p.m., drop into the library and read to Maggie, a gentle dog who loves stories. This program is for kids in grades one through five.
On Friday, April 11, at 10 a.m., come to the library where licensed massage therapist Kathleen Gates will demonstrate the physical, emotional, and mental benefits of infant massage. Babies are welcome. This program is for parents and caregivers.
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.