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Dream Big ... Read! Free & Entertaining Programs this Summer

Free family programs, enticing prizes, and reading for fun for ages 2-100 this summer at Bethlehem Area Public Library. Yes, this year we added a reading club for adults!

Get great prizes for reading for fun this summer! It's a win-win! If you have a BAPL card with the blue Access PA sticker, you can enroll in one of our summer reading clubs anytime between June 9 and August 18.

  • Story & crafts for preschoolers and older children start June 12 at the South Side Branch.
  • Bring your toddler to a Play Date at either the Branch or the Main Library.
  • The first Family Program features the musical and storytelling talents of Kitty Jones on June 19. Ray Owen entertains on June 26.
  • Turn on to science on June 20 with the Amazing Nitrogren Science Show.
  • Bring a picnic lunch and listen to Back Porch Stories beginning June 25.
  • Storytimes for all ages begin for the summer on June 26.
  • Teens get in on the fun (and earn prizes for pizza, subs, burgers, tacos...) with their own reading club. Participate in a murder mystery on June 27.
  • The popular Read to Dogs returns to give beginning readers practice reading aloud to gentle and patient dogs.
  • New this summer: a reading club for adults! Win prizes from local restaurants and attractions (think Dorney Park, Zoellner, Iron Pigs, Panera...) just for reading your favorite authors!

Some programs require registration. Register online or phone the Main Library at 610-867-3761 x499 or the Branch at 610-867-7852.

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