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It’s been one year since we launched Rubber Ducky Club, a year-round early literacy program that allows babies, toddlers and preschoolers to track literacy moments and earn prizes. Since that time, Rubber Ducky Club participants have
logged more than 18,000 early literacy activities with hundreds of prizes handed out. One of the best things about Rubber Ducky Club is you can sign up and start earning prizes at any time and at your own pace. Almost every storytime, activity or visit to the library involves an early literacy moment that can count toward the program’s milestones, but we’ve also got plenty of Rubber Ducky themed programs that you can take part in whether you’re a member or not.
Sound like fun? Join us this Thursday, June 7, from 10:30-11:15 a.m. for “Rubber Ducky Club: Fishy Storytime,” where we’ll have a fishy good time with stories, songs and a craft.
For more information about Rubber Ducky Club, visit www.bethlehempubliclibrary.org/programs/children/rubber-ducky-club.
The library is entering the final phase of its HVAC construction project now that the air handlers have been replaced and air conditioning has been restored. Workers will continue to wrap up some smaller aspects of the project in the coming weeks, but disruptions will be minimal, as the board room and the community room are once again available to the public.
We would like to thank you for your understanding and patience over the course of the project as we made adjustments to accommodate the work.
Data at your fingertips with ReferenceUSA
Are you a small business owner looking to market your product or service in the most cost-effective way? Are you an entrepreneur who would like to identify local business opportunities? Maybe you are a student researching business executives, or someone who dabbles in the stock market looking for more information about a potential investment.
You’ll find all of these answers on the library’s newest digital research tool, ReferenceUSA, a powerful big data resource that grants access to continuously updated business and residential information in the U.S. and Canada for research, marketing, job seeking and more.
To access the site through Bethlehem Public Library, visit www.bethlehempubliclibrary.org and click on the “Research” tab. On the research page, you’ll find ReferenceUSA listed in alphabetical order. The service is free for anyone to use on-site at the library, where the data collected can be downloaded and saved. Bethlehem patrons can also access the site remotely using a library card.
In the years since we first added GoPro cameras to our Library of Things, technology has become more sophisticated, with intuitive display options, better picture quality, and all-in-one water-resistant camera bodies. Because of that, we recently updated our collection to the GoPro Hero5 Black. If you’ve borrowed one of our GoPro cameras in the past, you will be amazed at all of the improvements you’ll see in the Hero5. Three years makes a big difference when it comes to technology!
Available to borrow separately are tripods, a dog harness mount, child-sized chest harness and an arm harness mount.
— Kristen Roberts