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September 24, 2020

BAPL Ghost Story Writing Contest

Chillier weather, darker evenings, and the lonely rustle of leaves scratching at the door - the perfect time for sharing a good ghost story! Here's a chance to thrill us and chill us with your own best spooky stories. PLEASE READ the rules carefully and fill out the form completely. For further questions, please email [...]
September 23, 2020

Join the Friends of the Library Today

There’s never been a better time to join the Friends of the Library. The Friends are a dedicated group of library lovers and volunteers, who advocate for the library and raise money–through memberships and fundraising events–to support BAPL and its mission. What do the Friends support? Friends funds underwrite the majority of free, innovative programs […]

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September 18, 2020

Time is Running Out to be Counted for the Census!

Census data determines representation in government and it is so important our community be accurately counted. We need a fair, accurate, and complete count! Good decisions depend on good data. You can #CountOnLibraries, can we count on you? Visit and be counted today!
September 15, 2020

New Hours at BAPL Coolidge

Beginning the week of Monday, September 28th, the BAPL location at the Coolidge building in Bethlehem Township will have new and expanded hours! They are as follows: Monday           CLOSED Tuesday           11-5 Wednesday     11-7 Thursday         11-5 Friday               CLOSED […]