Bethlehem Public Library
Bethlehem, New Hampshire
Children and Young Adults

All Bethlehem Public Library events are free and open to all residents and visitors of the North Country!


Children age 6 and up can get their own card
Bring a parent to the library and sign up!
(Proof of residency required)







Henna Workshop

Back by popular demand!

Saturday, January 19th 10:30am

henna

Learn this ancient body art!

This program is for adults and children grades 5+

Registration is required - call the Library 869-2409 to reserve your space




**NEW PROGRAM Begins January 26th**

Saturday Stories

10:30-11am

parent and child

Weekly program of stories for youngsters of all ages

Make the Library part of your Saturday morning routine!







ONGOING PROGRAMS


Preschool Story Time

Stories and crafts for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.  

Tuesdays 10:30am





Lego tower

Creative Kids

Thursdays 2:30-4pm

An after school program for kids 5-12.  Something different each week: Legos, STEM, and more. 

Join us to relax, imagine, and create!










Messy paint girl


Whatever Wednesdays!

Wednesdays 2:30-4pm

A varied program for kids grades 4 and up.  Lots of activities planned:  STEM projects, crafts, movies and more! 

Homework help is available too.

                                                                       





1000 Books logo

NH 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten follows a nationwide early literacy initiative that encourages families to read to their young children and to use the resources available to them at their public libraries. It is a fun, exciting,  and free way to start your child on the path to reading! 

For children age birth to 5 years old

Ask any staff for more information



 

 

 






Ladybug Award


Click for the 2018 nominees!

Sponsored by the Center for the Book at the New Hampshire State Library, the Ladybug Picture Book Award was established in 2003 to promote early literacy and honor the best in recent children's picture books. NH children from preschool through 3rd grade are invited to vote for their favorite in November of each year.

 

Great Stone Face Award Nominees

 Click for complete 2017-18 list

The Great Stone Face Book Award is sponsored by the Children's Librarians of New Hampshire (CLNH) and is given each year to an author whose book receives the most votes from 4th through 6th graders throughout the state. Each year a committee chooses 25 recently published titles, which children then use as a guide for voting. The vote takes place every April during National Library Week, and the winner is announced in May. The purpose of the award is to promote reading enjoyment, to increase awareness of contemporary writing, and to allow children to honor their favorite author.

Isinglass Award Nominees  

Click for complete 2018-19 list
 

The Isinglass is a book award contest for kids in 7th and 8th grade. Middle school kids nominate fiction and nonfiction works, and a committee chooses 20 of the suggested books. Voting for the favorite book on the list takes place in the spring. Like the Great Stone Face Award, the Isinglass Award winner is announced in May.

Flume Award Nominees

Click for complete 2018-19 list

The Flume: NH Teen Reader's Choice Award was created in 2005 in response to a New Hampshire teens' request to have a book award geared towards high school students. This award is a state-wide venture led by a collaborative effort from school and public librarians. Each year teens nominate titles, published within the last two years, they think deserve to be recognized. Librarians then narrow the group of titles to a list of 13. Teens then vote for the winning title from the list of 13. 


Youth & Family Magazines

Family Fun

Glamour

Parents

Sports Illustrated


 

 







 









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