BAPL South Side Branch

Welcome to the South Side Branch home page! We are a full-service library that offers a wide array of resources and great events for children, teens, and adults.

¡Bienvenidos a la página principal del sitio web de la Biblioteca Sucursal del Lado Sur de Bethlehem! Es una biblioteca con una gran variedad de recursos y programas para niños, jóvenes, y adultos.

400 Webster Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015

(610) 867-7852

Mon. – Thurs. 11AM – 8PM
Sat. 12PM – 4PM
Sun. & Fri. CLOSED

Language Learning Center

The South Side Branch houses a language learning center, using Mango online. You can choose from 72 languages. Contact us to schedule your two hours of learning.

Homebound Delivery Service

The South Side Branch runs the Bethlehem Area Public Library Homebound Delivery Service. If you live anywhere in our service area and cannot make it out to the Library for medical reasons, phone us at 610-867-7852 to register for this service. You can borrow books in regular or large print, as well as magazines, books on CD, DVDs and music CDs.

South Side Book-drop

When the library is closed, you can return materials to our book-drop located to the left of the handicap entrance on Webster Street. When we’re open, the book-drop is locked and you must return materials to the inside check-in desk.

We consider book-drop materials returned on the previous day of operations provided that you made the deposit BEFORE the Library next opens. If more convenient, materials also can be returned to the Main Library or to our Bookmobile.

South Side Booksale

The South Side booksale is offered twice a year: spring and fall. Call for dates and times.

South Side Branch history

South Side Branch is a family-friendly community treasure serving all of our citizens. But how and where did the South Side Branch story begin?