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July 23, 2021

Summer 2021 Writing Challenge – Animal Tales

Share your story! The Bethlehem Area Public Library invites you to write prose or a poem about an animal (or animals) that has played an important role in your life. You could win a prize! Have you had a special pet? Do you have a story about an amazing encounter in the wild? Do you […]

Summer Reading
July 23, 2021

Summer Reading – A Place for You!

Entries in the Book Review Raffle cover a wide range of books – what a great way to find something new to read! Lauren B. tells us about Fatima Farheen Mirza’s first novel, A Place for Us: A Place for Us is the debut novel of a young author and what a debut it was! […]

Book recommendations, Summer Reading
July 21, 2021

Join Jacob and Ridley for an Exciting Adventure!

Book Launch to be held at BAPL on August 21 Professional skateboarder Ray Gurz of Emmaus loves to skate, travel, take chances, and play extremely loud music. He also wrote a children’s book. “What seems impossible can happen if you put your heart into it,” said Gurz. “This is my first book and I expected […]

BAPL News
July 21, 2021

Check out our historical Musikfest display!

We here at the Bethlehem Area Public Library are overjoyed to see the return of Musikfest again this year! In celebration we put together a small display using local history materials from the library archives and items on loan from Information Technician Mary Catherine Bluder, who also created the display. From pins to postcards to program […]

Local History