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December 9, 2019

Coming in March 2020 — Lehigh Valley Book Fest!

Inaugural Lehigh Valley Book Festival  March 27, 28 & 29, 2020  Let’s Play Books Bookstore, in partnership with the Bethlehem Area Public Library, is proud to present the Inaugural Lehigh Valley Book Festival, to be held annually, the last weekend in March, commencing in 2020. Join us as we celebrate books - their authors, illustrators, [...]
Programs at BAPL
December 9, 2019

A Day in the BAPL

You may know that libraries, BAPL included, host a wide variety of events in addition to being the place where people come to check out books or do research. We host programs such as book sales, mindfulness training, children’s programs, films, concerts, even birthday parties. But did you know that we sometimes host them all […]

Programs at BAPL
December 9, 2019

Chuck Rissmiller brings the Lovesick Blues to BAPL

We were happy to partner with PBS39 last month to host a screening of the new Ken Burns documentary Country Music at BAPL. To make it a special night we invited Bethlehem’s own golden-voiced country crooner Chuck Rissmiller to perform before the film right here in Studio 11. The audience thoroughly enjoyed his take on […]

Studio 11