March 30, 2020

BAPL’s Film Series – Now Virtual!

As many of you might know, we host a film series at the Main Library that focuses on dynamic directors, genres, and periods in film history, aiming to challenge and inspire our audiences.  Because of the recent library closure we of course were not able to show our latest film, Wendy and Lucy, this month.  […]

August 9, 2018

Why You Should Come See “Playtime” – Guest Post by John Newcomer

We are offering a free screening of director Jacques Tati’s film Playtime on Saturday, August 18 at 2pm. The film, part of the library’s series on classic French films of the 1960s, will be screened at the Main Library (11 W. Church St, Bethlehem). Local film buff, Bethlehem resident, writer, and illustrator John Newcomer happens to be a […]

June 8, 2018

Kanopy – view more movies each month!

Thanks to grant funds from a NEH grant provided through Northampton Community College, BAPL patrons can now view up to 10 films through Kanopy a month! This is big increase from the prior cap of two. Visit to access our collection of excellent streaming films.