Bethlehem Area Public Library has an extensive collection of recreational, informational and educational materials for the whole family. From sports to dinosaurs to the secrets of traveling or investing; just about anything you want to know can be found in the library.
Access the Internet or one of the many free e-Resources on our computers. Brush up on you computer skills in one of our free classes, attend an adult program, or sign up for any of our many children's activities. Find ancesters or learn more about local history in The Bethlehem Room. Visit our South Side Branch – a full service library with a large collection of Spanish materials, or catch our bookmobile at one of its many area stops.
On our Web site, you can use the online catalog, manage your library account, renew materials and pay fines. You can download eAudiobooks and eBooks to your PC, Mac, Nook, iPad, smartphone or other compatible device. Access a wide range of
great informational e-Resources, or chat live with an AskHerePA reference librarian – 24/7. You can even take a stroll back in time by visiting our Local History pages.
There’s something for everyone at BAPL !
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Bethlehem Area Public Library Board Trustees
City of Bethlehem: Robert Cohen · April E. Herrity · Olga Negròn
Emil G. Signes · Marie F. Sterlein · Kathy Weil · Sharon A. Yoshida
Bethlehem Township: Janet Barry · Thomas J. Nolan
Fountain Hill: Annamarie Jordan · Hanover Township: John Nagle
2014 Library Board Meeting Dates
Monthly or as required. Unless otherwise specified, held at the Main Library, 11 W. Church Street at 7 p.m.
January 13, February 10, March 10, (No meeting in April), May 12, June 9 (at South Side Branch),
July 14, August 11,
September 8, October 13, November 10 and December 8