October 30, 2017

A Call for Oral Histories about BAPL’s 1967 move

Were you there? In celebration of our 50th anniversary at our current location, the Bethlehem Area Public Library is seeking individuals to share their stories of “The Citizen’s Move” which took place on November 11, 1967. On this historic day, over 700 volunteers moved 80,000 books from Market Street to Church Street in preparation of […]

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August 28, 2017

BAPL’s new Literary Landmark!

Hilda Doolittle Plaque Dedication, Bethlehem Area Public Library, September 8, 4pm The Bethlehem Area Public Library is being added to a national list of Literary Landmarks. A new plaque honoring the birthplace of the great 20th century poet Hilda Doolittle (1886 –1961) will be unveiled Friday, September 8th at a 4pm ceremony that will include […]

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