July 17, 2019

BAPL Commissions Portrait of H.D. from Local Artist Angela Fraleigh

BAPL is thrilled to announce it has awarded its portrait commission of local literary great H.D. to Angela Fraleigh, painter, professor, and chair of the Moravian College art department! The completed museum-quality portrait will hang permanently in the Main Library at West Church Street, commemorating H.D. as a citizen of Bethlehem who made a tremendous […]

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February 21, 2019

Two upcoming Finding H.D. Events #findingHD

“H.D.’s Moravian Roots in Bethlehem” Tuesday, February 26, 2019. 6:30-8:00 pm Given by Craig Atwood, Professor of Moravian Theology, Moravian College   Craig Atwood  teaches courses in Moravian theology, Moravian history, the history of Christianity, religion in America, and history of Christian thought. In both the academic and church settings, Atwood is helping the broader Christian community […]

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February 11, 2019

Call for Artists — HD portrait

The Bethlehem Area Public Library is seeking a portrait artist to create a large portrait, suitable for framing and hanging for years to come at the Main Library. The subject of the artist is to be Bethlehem’s great poet H.D., whose childhood home was just across the plaza from the library. Bethlehem native Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), known as H.D., […]

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