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.

On Friday, Sept. 6, at 10:30 a.m., come to the Bethlehem Public Library for dog story time. We will enjoy stories about our fabulous furry friends, and a special fuzzy guest. This program is for children age 3 to 6.

Alzheimer’s

On Friday, Sept. 6, at 1 p.m., the library’s Alzheimer’s series will be Know the 10 Signs, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association and Community Caregivers.

Daybooks

On Monday, Sept. 9, at 1:30 p.m., the book discussion group will be on God’s Hotel by Victoria Sweet. New members are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the information desk; audio copies may also be available.

Board meets

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

Afterdinner Books

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m., Afterdinner Books will discuss Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver. New members are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the information desk; audio copies may also be available.

Building challenge

On Thursday, Sept. 12, at 3:45 p.m., come to the library for the Building Challenge: Spaghetti Towers. Build a tall structure with 20 sticks of spaghetti, 10 marshmallows, and 20 minutes. Take the STEM challenge. Call 439-9314 to sign up. For kids in grade 1 through 5.

Music and movement

On Friday, Sept. 13, at 10 a.m., come to the library to sing, dance, and play an instrument. This program is for children ages 2 to 6 and their families.

Teen advisory group

On Friday, Sept. 13, at 3:30 p.m., TAG will meet to talk about teen programs and activities at the library. For kids in grades 6 through 12.

Bethlehem Public Library will be closed Saturday, Aug. 31 through Monday, Sept. 2, for the Labor Day weekend. Regular hours resume Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 9 a.m. Sunday hours resume Sept. 8 at noon. Access the library catalog and other library services online anytime at www.bethlehempubliclibrary.org.

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