The Bethlehem Public Library will open at 1 p.m., on Friday Dec. 6, to accommodate a staff development session in the morning. Phone service will not be available that morning, but the outdoor book drops will be open.

Access the library catalog and other library services online anytime at www.bethlehempubliclibrary.org.

Musical fun

On Friday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m., come to the   library to sing, dance, and play an instrument. This program is for children age 2 to 6 with an adult.

Affordable Care Act

On Monday, Dec. 16, at 6:30 p.m., learn more about the new law and its impact. The program is presented by Larry DePaulo.  DePaulo is a business advisor and Affordable Care Act Coordinator at UAlbany’s Small Business Development Center.

Paws to Read

On Tuesday Dec. 17, from 3:45 to 5 p.m., drop into the library and read to Flacco, a gentle dog who loves stories. This program is for kids in grades 1 to 5.

Family movie

On Monday, Dec. 23, at 2 p.m., join us at the library for a Disney animated classic. Call 439-9314 for details.

On Friday, Dec. 6, at 3:30 p.m., the Bethlehem Public Library’s Teen Advisory Group has its monthly meeting to talk about teen programs and activities at the library. This program is for grades 6 through 12.

Daybooks

On Monday, Dec. 9, at 1:30 p.m., Daybook’s group will discuss The Cove by Ron Rash. New members are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the information desk. Audio copies may also be available.

Tabletop gaming night

On Monday, Dec. 9, at 6:30 p.m., join us at the library for this new monthly series. Drop in for games and snacks. This program is for adults and teens age 16 and up.

Board meets 

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

Afterdinner books

On Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. join us for Afterdinner book’s discussion of Arcadia by Lauren Groff. New members are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the information desk. Audio copies may also be available.

Pajama rama

On Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m., the library will have bedtime stories and fun for children up to age 6 and their families.

Origami Club

On Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 3:30 p.m., learn basic Origami techniques and get help with a special project. This program is for kids in kindergarten through grade 12.

On Friday, Nov. 29, at 2:30 p.m., bring some Thanksgiving leftovers to munch on while you watch a family movie at the Bethlehem Public Library. Call 439-9314 for details.

A Little Sunday Music

On Sunday, Dec. 1, at 2 p.m., guitarist, William Simcoe and flutist, Elisabeth Williams perform Argentine tango music at the library.

Knit one, purl one

On Sunday, Dec. 1, at 2 p.m., bring a current project or, if you’re a beginner, bring size 8 knitting needles; we’ll provide some yarn to get you started. Adults and children age 9 and up.

Much Ado About Nothing

On Monday, Dec. 2, ar 7 p.m., director Joss Whedon’s modern setting of Shakespeare’s play stars sci-fi favorite Nathan Fillion. This film is rated PG-13 and is for adults and teens age 16 and up.

Lego Club

On Tuesday, Dec. 3, 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.

El Camino De Santiago 

On Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m., in an illustrated talk, Delmar resident T. Brendan Mooney shares his experiences hiking this 1,200-year-old pilgrimage trail. This program is part of the Russell Travel Series.

On Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m., the Bethlehem Public Library’s Listening Party will have Emily Remler, Leni Stern, and Mary Halvorsen. Listen to the best in jazz; learn about jazz history; share observations and stories.

Alzheimer’s series

On Friday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m., the library will present Holiday Hints for Caregivers as part of the Alzheimer’ series. This program is presented by the Alzheimer’s Association and Community Caregivers.

Movie party

On Monday, Nov. 25, at 6:30 p.m. the library will have a Hunger Games: Catching Fire party. There will be crafts and games to celebrate the release of the latest film based on Suzanne Collins popular books. This program is for kids in grades 6 through 12.

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 6:30 p.m., the board of the Bethlehem Public Library will meet. This meeting is open to the public.

Book discussion

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m.  Afterdinner Books will meet at the library to discuss Wild: from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed. New members are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the information desk. Audio copies may also be available.

Lego Club

On Thursday, Nov. 14, at 4 p.m., join us a the library for Lego fun. We supply the Legos, you supply the imagination. Try Lego challenges and build friendships. This program is for kids and their families.

Guest speaker

On Friday, Nov. 15, at 1 p.m., News 10 meteorologist, Steve Caporizzo will talk about his two great passions: forecasting the weather and rescuing homeless pets. Cosponsored by Bethlehem Senior Projects, Inc. and open to seniors and other interested adults.

Trivia night

On Monday, Nov. 18, at 6:30 p.m. come to the library for Trivia Night. Enter as a team of 5 to 8 people to answer 100 questions from 10 categories. Doors open at 6 p.m., contest starts at 6:30 p.m. Call 439-9314 on or after Nov. 1 to sign up. This program is for adults and teens age 16 and up.

Friends meet

On Monday, Nov.18, at 7 p.m., the Friends of the Bethlehem Public Library will meet. This meeting is open to the public.

Paws to Read

On Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 3:45 to 5 p.m., drop in and read to Kitty, a gentle dog who loves stories. For kids in grades 1 through 5.

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