Bethlehem Public Library news: Meet the library board nominees – Spotlight News – home of The Spot 518

HEOn Wednesday, Might 4, two potential trustees mentioned their background and objectives for the library at a digital Meet the Candidates occasion. Watch their shows and be taught extra about candidates by way of their responses to our on-line survey:

There may be one open seat this yr and there are Sarah Patterson and Annie Scott on the poll field.

Sarah has resided in Bethlehem for 13 years and has been an Assistant Professor of American Historical past for seven years at each Siena School and SUNY Albany. He has two sons, aged (nearly) 10 and seven, who attend Elsmere Major Faculty and enjoys studying and touring in his spare time.

Annie is a marketing consultant supporting FOCUS Church buildings Meals Pantry, Capital Roots, Grassroots Givers and Pine Hole Arboretum. A father or mother and husband of two younger kids who like to learn and the library, she loves entering into 4 Corners with their children and canines.

The Bethlehem Public Library has proposed a finances of $4.58 million for fiscal yr 2022-23. The tax portion of the finances is available in at about $4.3 million, a rise of three.25% from final yr and throughout the government-mandated spending cap.

Bethlehem Central Faculty District residents will vote on the finances at Bethlehem Central Excessive Faculty on Tuesday, Might 17, from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

get able to drive

Might is Nationwide Biking Month. Is your bike able to trip? The library has a public bicycle service station, which can be utilized freed from cost 24 hours a day, close to the closest entrance to the automotive park. The Dero Fixit gadget has suspension arms that raise the bike off the bottom and permit the pedals and wheels to maneuver freely. Consists of all of the instruments wanted to carry out fundamental bike repairs and upkeep on website. Change a flat, modify brakes and derailleurs, or repair a rocking chair – it is all on the bookshelf. Philips and flat head screwdrivers, six measurement Allen wrenches, six measurement field wrenches and two tire levers, wired to the Fixit station. Adjoining to the station is a heavy-duty air pump with a common pump head that accommodates all valve physique varieties.

When you’re biking to the library however have not introduced your lock, don’t be concerned! You possibly can borrow certainly one of ours together with your library card. Now you may flick through books and supplies or take pleasure in a library program, figuring out your bike is protected.

Buddies E-book Sale Donation Marketing campaign

The Buddies of Bethlehem Public Library will maintain a E-book Sale Donation Marketing campaign within the library plaza from midday to 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday, Might 21-22. situation. Many are copies of well-liked books and enormous print titles can be accessible.

Pricing is money solely by way of recommended donation; Buddies will be unable to alter.

Get pleasure from some stay music when you store with the next artists scheduled for Saturday, Might 21:

• Midday-1pm: Guitarist Warren Sieme will play acquainted tunes for households.

• 2-3pm: Jazz trumpeter Steve Lambert and guitarist Joe Finn will take the stage.

story time reminder

Please be aware that on Fridays the library’s closed Household Storytimes have a really restricted variety of locations. Registration is required and this program will not be accessible on a drop foundation.

We proceed to supply Common Household Tales, Child Leap and Books, and Music and Motion Out of the Inexperienced. Go to our calendar at to see what’s accessible.

Memorial Day closing

Bethlehem Public Library can be closed on Memorial Day weekend Saturday-Monday, Might 28-30.

— Kristen Roberts

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