What’s more fun than an evening of silly antics, magic or music? Watching it all live and in-person with your family and friends!
Let’s get together in the park this summer for live entertainment featuring some of your favorite performers. The library has teamed up with Bethlehem Town Parks and Recreation to offer Thursdays in the Park, a family-friendly series every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. from June 16-August 18. This series is co-sponsored by Friends of Bethlehem Public Library and Friends of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation Department.
Check out the complete summer lineup below:
• June 16: Heard: World Jazz
• June 23: Zucchini Brothers
• June 30: Rumble Kings (*at South Bethlehem Park)
• July 7: Ron Cain’s Captain HurriCain’s Underwater Adventure Magic Show
• July 14: Doc Benson Band
• July 21: Out of the Box
• July 28: David Engel’s Captain Nemo’s Adventure Academy
• Aug. 4: Storyteller Diane Edgecomb’s Trail Mix
• Aug. 11: Playin’ with Fire (*at Henry Hudson Park)
• Aug. 18: The Traveling Lantern Theater Company’s Camp Ocean
Shows take place on the special events lawn at Elm Avenue Park unless otherwise noted, with space available on a first-come basis.
The library at your doorstep
The library van will deliver requests every two weeks, and pick up returns. You can request books, circulating magazines, DVDs, music CDs and audiobooks. To ask for this delivery service, contact the library Information Desk at (518) 439-9314.
— Kristen Roberts
“We Who Believe in Freedom: A Community Conversation,” a special presentation in honor of Juneteenth.
Gather virtually over Zoom Monday, June 20, at 7 p.m. for a free community conversation with Dr. Alice Green about her book “We Who Believe in Freedom: Activism and the Struggle for Social Justice.” Green founded the Center for Law and Justice, a civil rights organization, in 1985, and serves as its executive director.
Sign up at bit.ly/3uUggZ5.
This program is presented in collaboration with the Center for Law and Justice and the New York State Writers Institute and is provided by the Upper Hudson Library System.