Adult Collections at South Side
The Bethlehem Area Public Library's South Side Branch adult collection includes fiction, non-fiction, biography and reference books, local newspapers including The Morning Call and The Express Times, magazines, videos ( DVD and VHS formats), books on tape and CD, and music CDs. Always include the South Side Branch in your online BAPL catalog search, because there's a good chance the desired item may be available here.
A large collection of Spanish-language materials and electronic resources makes South Side Branch the place to go if you’re looking for books, periodicals, movies, music and more presented in Spanish. Learn all about what's available by visiting our en Español pages.
Would you like to know if we have your favorite magazine or local newspaper?
From Allure and Buena Vida to Popular Mechanics and Sports Illustrated for Kids, the South Side Branch has a great selection of magazines in addition to local newspapers. To see a complete listing, check out the South Side Branch Periodicals page.
Adult Programs at South Side
The South Side Branch offers three English-Spanish bilingual computer classes: a computer basics/mouse lesson, a tutorial for creating your own e-mail account, and a basic internet searching lesson. Classes are FREE and limited to 6 adults residing in our service area. Phone 610-867-7852 for more information or to register. Llame Ud. para registrarse o para mas informacion.
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, magazines, books on tape or CD, videos, DVDs and music CDs. Being a shut-in doesn't mean you have to be shut out from all the great materials your local Library has to offer!