On Thursday, Oct. 31, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., the Bethlehem Public Library has a pre-K Halloween parade. There will be a holiday craft and a movie followed by our annual trick-or-treat parade through the library for the pre-K kids. Costumes are optional. This program is for children up to age 6 with their family.
Music and movement
On Friday, Nov. 1, at 10 a.m., come to the library and sing, dance, and play an instrument. This program is for children ages 2 to 6 with an adult.
Tabletop gaming day
On Saturday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., drop in to the library anytime for games and snacks; bring a lunch if you wish. This program is for adults and teens age 16 and up.
A Little Sunday Music
On Sunday, Nov. 3, at 2 p.m. join us for Nina Fine and Steve Dahlin, a vocal duo who perform opera favorites, art songs, and Broadway standards.
Knit One, Purl One
On Sunday, Nov. 3, at 2 p.m., bring a current project or, if you’re a beginner, bring size 8 knitting needles to the library for Knit One Purl One; we’ll provide some yarn to get you started. This program is for adults and children age 9 and up.
On Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. , come to the library for bedtime stories and fun; for children up to age 6 and their families.
Teen advisory group
On Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 3:30 p.m., is the monthly TAG meeting at the library to talk about teen programs and activities. For kids in grade 6 through 12.
On Friday, Oct. 25, at 4 p.m., come to the Bethlehem Public Library for a Zombie Halloween. It’s their favorite holiday; don’t leave them in the lurch, There will be games and survival challenges, Zombie cookie decorating, and Zombie crafts. For kids in grade 6 through 12.
On Saturday, Oct. 26, at 3:30 p.m., join us at the library to learn basic techniques; get help with a special project. For kids in kindergarten through grade 12.
On Monday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m., come watch the geeky classic Weird Science and text in your comments; they’ll appear on the big screen as we watch. Standard message rates apply. This program is for adults and teens age 16 and up.
On Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., learn how to set up an effective professional resumé. Call 439-9314 for more information.
On Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 4 p.m., join us for Lego Club.We supply the Legos, you supply the imagination. Try Lego challenges and build friendships. This program is for kids and their families.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.