Bethlehem Area Public Library is a great place to learn more about the rich and diverse history of our city, region and people. BAPL’s Local History pages provide convenient online access to historical content from a variety of sources:
The WWII Article Index includes local news article extracts pertaining to WWII personnel from the pages of the Bethlehem Globe-Times.
Research the story of your home with some investigation time in our Bethlehem Room. Find out when it was built, who lived there in the past and if your house is historically significant. Jump-start your research by downloading this PDF House Research Guide prepared by Bethlehem’s North by Northwest Neighborhood Initiative.