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Website calendar listings: visit https://bethlehemarea.librarycalendar.com/events/upcoming

Visit the Bethlehem Area Public Library at 11 E. Church St. (main) or 400 Webster St. (Southside branch) or 2740 Fifth St. (Coolidge). For hours, information or to speak with staff members, call 610-867-3761 (Main-11 W. Church St.) or 610-867-7852; Webster St. (Southside branch) or 484-892-6267 (Coolidge). Library website: bapl.org

April 23: Primary Election Day. Coolidge building is closed; Main Library opens at 11 a.m. For information re: hours, including time and date changes, information or to speak with staff members, call 610-867-3761 or 610-867-7852 400 or visit bapl.org.

BOOKS ON THE HILL - Fountain Hill

Tuesdays: Poem of the week at Books on the Hill. A new poem is selected and recited by performance poet/library staff Cleveland Wall. No registration necessary – this is a drop-in between 1 and 5 p.m. event.

Saturday, May 11: Slow stitching. Slow down and enjoy the process. Fabric, needle and thread are provided, as is tea. 11 a.m. to noon. No previous experience needed. Visit bethlehemarea.librarycalendar.com/event/sip-stitch-10548


Mondays in April

Spanish Conversation: Intermediate and advanced speakers are invited to practice their skills in everyday dialogues facilitated by Gregorie Lule; email Gregorie.Lule@gmail.com for details. This is on zoom, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Registration required. Visit bethlehemarea.librarycalendar.com/event/spanish-conversation-10167

Tuesdays in April

Family Story time; stories, songs and finger plays for the family. 10 to 10:30 a.m. Selected dates only; visit bethlehemarea.librarycalendar.com/event/family-storytime-32

Playtime at the library: ages two to four. 11 to 11:30 a.m. Visit bethlehemarea.librarycalendar.com/event/playtime-library-9041

Thursdays in April

Baby story time stories and songs. 10 to 10:30 a.m. for birth to 24 months. Visit bethlehemarea.librarycalendar.com/event/

Wednesday, April 17

Deadline for Traditions of Hanover Comedy and Cocktails with comedian Joe Conniff at 2 p.m. on April 24, 5300 Northgate Dr. Visittraditionsofhanover.com for general information. Call Megan at 610-492-7077 or email msedlock@traditionsofhanover.com

Dungeons and Dragons one shot adventure, pre-rolled characters, dice set, mini-manual provided. Grades six to 12. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Visit bethlehemarea.librarycalendar.com/event/dungeons-dragons-gr-6-12-11802

Thursday April 18

Moravian University’s America Reads tutors help with school assignments. Grades K to 12. No registration required. 4 to 6 p.m. Visit bethlehemarea.librarycalendar.com/event/homework-help-moravian-university-tutors-10303

Friday, April 19

Ages six months to three years and their caregivers play, learn and grow together. No registration. 10 to 11 a.m. Visit bethlehemarea.librarycalendar.com/event/play-learn-family-place-workshop-11804

Art from trash. Hear the book “Magic Trash,” images of author Tyree Guyton’s work. Create artwork from recycled and found objects provided. Grades K and up. 4:15 to 5 p.m. bethlehemarea.librarycalendar.com/event/art-trash-11789

Saturday, April 20

Make a Garden Notebook from recycled materials. Adults. Materials provided but feel free to bring pictures/stickers. 1:30 -2:30 p.m. Registration required; visit bethlehemarea.librarycalendar.com/event/make-garden-notebook-11120

Monday, April 22

Celebrate Earth Day with Bethlehem Area School District Spanish teachers. Listen to an Earth Day-themed book read in English and Spanish. Earth Day games, environmentally friendly art project, Earth Day snack. Outside near the Tea House (bring a blanket for seating), weather permitting; or in the Youth Department on the second floor of the library if it rains. 6 p.m. All ages; children must be with a responsible adult. Free.

Open Mic night hosted by Bill Medei. Music, comedy, poetry. Performers arrive at 5 p.m. to sign-up. 15 minute time limit for musicians; six minute time limit for poets, comedians. 5 to 7:30 p.m. Visit bethlehemarea.librarycalendar.com/event/open-mic-night-bapl-9654

Tuesday, April 23

PRIMARY ELECTION DAY. Coolidge building is closed. Main library opens at 11 a.m. Visit bethlehemarea.librarycalendar.com/event/closed-primary-election-day-10335

Wednesday, April 24