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Welcoming Nature into our Backyards

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Program, Performance
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Zoom Meeting
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual Program, Performance
Registration Required
Event Details:
Where have all the birds and insects gone and why do we care? Cornell Master Gardeners Mary Monaco and Connie Metcalf will talk about the work of Doug Tallamy (author, and professor of entomology and wildlife ecology at the University of De...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Listening Party: Beatles vs. Stones

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Music, Virtual Program
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Zoom Meeting
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Beatles VS Stones:  It’s the North against the South, 4 against 5, Nice vs. Nasty!  We’ll explore (in a light-hearted manner!) the legendary/imaginary rivalry between the two bands with a side by side comparison of their famous tracks. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

DIY Avocado Pillow

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Arts and Crafts, Virtual Program
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Zoom Meeting
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Relax your way into the weekend with these awesome tied fleece avocado pillows. We'll all get to together on Zoom to make our pillows, chat, and relax.  *Each child/teen must be signed up individually to get a craft kit. Craft kits will be he...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Hands-on Gardening Series

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Virtual Program, Workshop
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Zoom Meeting
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Virtual Program, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Get ready for summer with this hands-on and interactive virtual program for kids ages 8 to 12. We are learning about plants with a different topic each week (Seed dissection, Seed balls for planting, Plant root activity, and Pollinator...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Spring Potpourri: Family Storytime

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Virtual Program, Storytime
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Zoom Meeting
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Virtual Program, Storytime
Registration Required

Family Storytime

Stories, songs and fun for children aged 0-6 with a caregiver.

Event Details:
You can turn your cameras on to join the fun. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Antiracist Book Discussion Group: Never Caught

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Book Discussion, Virtual Program
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Zoom Meeting
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us virtually on Zoom for a book discussion group dedicated to reading books by diverse authors in order to gain a better understanding of race and racism. Each month we will discuss a nonfiction or #OwnVoices fiction book.  In May, we wi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Trivia Night: The 80's & 90's

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Virtual Program, Other
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Zoom Meeting
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual Program, Other
Registration Required
Event Details:
Register for a friendly Zoom trivia night! We'll be self-scoring on the honor system and competing for bragging rights. Tonight we'll be going back in time to the 1980's & 1990's! ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Hands-on Gardening Series

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Virtual Program, Workshop
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Zoom Meeting
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Virtual Program, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Get ready for summer with this hands-on and interactive virtual program for kids ages 8 to 12. We are learning about plants with a different topic each week (Seed dissection, Seed balls for planting, Plant root activity, and Pollinator...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mason Jar Luminary Garden Ornament

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Arts and Crafts, Virtual Program
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Zoom Meeting
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom to create a mason jar luminary to display in your garden or on your porch! A decoupage technique will be used to create a faux stained glass appearance.  Supplies will be provided, and can be picked up at the library...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual D&D

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Virtual Program, Other
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Zoom Meeting
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Virtual Program, Other
Registration Required
Event Details:
Virtual D&D for grades 6-12. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Day Books: Eight Perfect Murders

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Book Discussion, Virtual Program
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Zoom Meeting
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson will be discussed. ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Music and Movement Outdoors!

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Storytime
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for Music and Movement out on the green! We will be outside, so please wear comfortable clothes and sunscreen. We will not be able to pass out materials. Come prepared with something to use for a scarf song, and something that makes noise whe...

Disclaimer(s)

Children (under 9)

All children under age 9 should be accompanied by an adult at all times.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Hands-on Gardening Series

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Virtual Program, Workshop
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Zoom Meeting
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Virtual Program, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Get ready for summer with this hands-on and interactive virtual program for kids ages 8 to 12. We are learning about plants with a different topic each week (Seed dissection, Seed balls for planting, Plant root activity, and Pollinator...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Zoom Meeting
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Registration required. Join us for a book discussion on Zoom. Unknown Valor: a story of family, courage and sacrifice from Pearl Harbor to Iwo Jima by Martha MacCallum will be discussed. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cherry Hill Murder of 1827

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual Program
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Zoom Meeting
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
In 1827, a murder occurred at the Cherry Hill farm, home of the well known Van Rensselaer family. The crime aroused tremendous public interest, and the subsequent trial culminated in the last public hanging in Albany. Although it appeared to be a cri...
This event is in the "Meeting" group.

Library Trustees

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Zoom Meeting
Age Group: Meeting
Event Details:
Board meeting via videoconferencing. Available on the library's YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2Vgkx6b ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Sew It Yourself: Market Tote

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Arts and Crafts, Virtual Program
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Zoom Meeting
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Sew along and make cute and versatile market tote bag. The library will provide everything you need for the project except your choice of fabric. You will be notified when your supplies are ready to pickup ahead of the program. You will need the prov...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Zoom Meeting
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Event Details:
Alzheimer’s is not normal aging. It is a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, Alzheimer’s disease stages and ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Music and Movement Outdoors!

10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for Music and Movement out on the green! We will be outside, so please wear comfortable clothes and sunscreen. We will not be able to pass out materials. Come prepared with something to use for a scarf song, and something that makes noise whe...

Disclaimer(s)

Children (under 9)

All children under age 9 should be accompanied by an adult at all times.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Listening Party: Be the DJ

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Music, Virtual Program
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
You will choose what we listen to today!  Please send an email to michael@bethpl.org with up to four selections in any genre.  I will ask you for comments during the discussion (if you are not comfortable speaking in public/on Zoom, simply ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Bethlehem Public Library
Room: Virtual Meeting
Age Group: Preschool, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Virtual Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Sign up to receive a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) kit full of hands-on activities to do together as a family. The kit will include materials, instructions and links to supplementary online resources. The theme of this mont...