Bethlehem library branch reopens after renovations

April 4, 2013 by  

After being closed for several months, the Southside branch of the Bethlehem Area Public Library opened at the end of March, just in time for several April events.

The library has been completely revamped and not only has a new look; its electrical system and heating system have also been completely redone. The library has also received new lighting fixtures, carpets, and furniture.

Along with being renovated physically, the library has also renovated its programming. The Southside branch will now offer several computer courses and workshops for adults. These will take place on Saturdays, starting on April 13, and will cover topics such as creating an email account, searching the web, and learning to use Word.

Bethlehem flyer printing has helped to spread the word about the workshops. Flyers include information on class size, how to register, and the times and dates of the workshops.

The newly redone library will also feature new programming for the little ones. A toddlers’ playgroup is scheduled for Wednesdays in May, and ‘Storytime’ will take place on Thursdays throughout same month. Parents can register their children by calling the library or by visiting its website.

To celebrate its re-opening, the library will hold its annual spring party on April 16 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm or 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The party is for all ages and is free of charge, although people do need a library card to participate. Activities include an egg hunt, crafts, and storytime. People can register for the party through the library’s website or by calling 610-867-7852.