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Bethlehem Area Public Library

Bethlehem Area Public Library photo by J Talarico 2007

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 ancestors 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 · Jane K Gill · Aurea E Ortiz
Cathy Reuscher · Emil G Signes · Marie F Sterlein · Sharon A Yoshida
Bethlehem Township: Janet Barry · Thomas J Nolan
Fountain Hill: Annamarie Jordan · Hanover Township: John Nagle

2015 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 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8 (at South Side Branch),
July 13, August 10, (No meeting in September), October 12, November 9 and December 14

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