April 9, 2018

Preschool Block Party at BAPL

Bethlehem Area Public Library hosted a great party in the children’s room today. It wasn’t just any party, though. It was a BLOCKS party. (BLOCKS stands for “Blocks Let Our Children Know Science”) party! Little ones from all over the Bethlehem area came out to the children’s room at to put their creative minds in […]

Kids & Teens
January 29, 2018

Recommended Reads for Teens! (Jenne’s Top Tenne)

Jenne from Youth Services is on a quest to read 100 books this year. Can she do it?! Picture books do not count. We’re talking novels. That’s a lot of reading! Luckily she likes to read. A lot. And also she likes to share her thoughts and recommendations with you! See below to get recommended […]

Jenne's Top Tenne, Kids & Teens
December 30, 2017

New Video games at the South Side Branch

The South Side Branch has added some new Nintendo 3DS games:  Hey Pikmin, Pokemon Sun, and Pokemon Ultra Moon.  Nintendo Switch titles include:  Super Mario Odyssey and Dragonball Xenoverse 2.  NBA 2K17 is a XBOX One game and the two PS4 games are:  WWE 2K18 and NHL 18.  

Kids & Teens, South Side Branch
December 1, 2017


I had the opportunity to teach writing at the Banana Factory in a weekly afterschool program with BASD middle school students. The program, run by ArtsQuest in partnership with BASD, is called “ArtSmart.” I had a great time working with these young writers and compiled their writings into a literary journal which we published, also […]

Kids & Teens
November 28, 2017

Holiday Happenings

“Christmas City” Saturday Dec 2, 11-12:30, Main Library Get in the holiday spirit with seasonal songs, stories, and art activities. Live music and dance presentations plus kid-friendly refreshments. There might even be an appearance by you-know-who! All ages, no registration required. Held at the Main Library. [/vc_column_text]Teen Holiday Movie Night for grades 6-12 Dec 20, 6pm-8pm Come […]

Kids & Teens, Programs at BAPL, South Side Branch
November 16, 2017

New Reads for Teens

Jenne in BAPL Youth Services department has some reviews of new YA books for you. Last time she brought you Jenne’s Top Tenne. This time it’s a lean list of four. I tried to get her to change her name to Jour so it could be Jour’s Top Four, but she wasn’t into it? Anyway, check […]

Kids & Teens