The Friends of the Library are holding a weekend-long book sale bash Friday to Sunday, April 12 to 14, to accept donations of newer works in good condition and offer book bargains.
Books donations will be accepted in the Community Room on Friday evening from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday morning from 10 a.m. to noon. The book sale begins Saturday afternoon and runs from 1 to 5 p.m., continuing Sunday from noon to 3 p.m.
Donations can only be accepted during the above times and must be: current adult paperback or hardcover fiction and nonfiction; current children’s board books and picture books; and current elementary and middle school chapter books. The Friends cannot accept books older than 10 years; torn or moldy books; encyclopedias; videos, tapes or CDs; magazines; computer books older than three years; test prep books older than the current year; or textbooks of any kind.
Take a hike!
Need some hiking inspiration to get you motivated? Author and outdoor enthusiast Alan Via will be at the library Wednesday, April 17, to have his “Great Hikes All Around Us” talk of great places to hike, which begins at 7 p.m.
A locater map and list of hikes to be discussed are available on the library’s website at www.bethlehempubliclibrary.org/great-hikes-all-around-us.
Via is a Slingerlands resident, winter 46er and author of the hiking guide, “The Catskill 67: A Hiker’s Guide to the Catskill 100 Highest Peaks Under 3,000 Feet.” He has hiked extensively throughout the United States and Canada.
— Kristen Roberts