June 27, 2020

New BAPL Series Imagine Your Way Around Town

Summer is finally here, and the green go ahead of eased quarantine restrictions beckon many of us to tentatively step out to curbside cafes and open shop doors – those same small businesses financially impacted by the pandemic in the past months. In an effort to support the small business community and introduce an eclectic […]

October 14, 2019

Coming Soon: Books on the Hill

The Bethlehem Area Public Library is bringing a new library service to Fountain Hill. We purchased a used, no longer road-ready bookmobile and are turning it into a mini-branch to be located right next to the pool at the corner of Spiegel Street and Stanley Avenue. We are calling it Books on the Hill. Books […]

BAPL News, outreach
March 10, 2019

“The Next Chapter” — Senior Storytime at YWMCA’s Adult Day Center

Participants in the YWCA’s Adult Day Center Program continue to enjoy BAPL Outreach’s senior storytime, “The Next Chapter.”  The program is simple — an appropriately meaningful story is shared and complimentary activities follow. In January, participants learned the story of the Golden Gate Bridge in Pop’s Bridge and were then introduced to a variety of STEM […]

February 27, 2019

BAPL visits KidsCare

Anytime and anywhere — even the doctor’s office is a great place for spreading stories (not germs)!  Because primary care physicians have repeated contact with families from an early stage, they play a significant role in promoting literacy.  BAPL Outreach recently visited Star Wellness KidsCare on the South Side of Bethlehem to read a few […]