Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Free Streaming Music

With your Bethel Park Public Library card, stream concerts and documentaries!

Ask your Librarian if you have any questions.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Enjoy Nature

Check out a non-fiction ebook on the natural world around us.

Remember, no fines with ebooks!

We also have traditional print books on nature and the environment as well!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Bethel Park History

Stop into the Bethel Park Library and check out our Pamphlet Files - our collection of newspaper clippings and articles from the past.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Coming Soon!

For Bethel Park Library Card Holders,
Qello Concerts streaming music service!

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Details coming soon!

Friday, April 7, 2017


Let us help you grow a green thumb!
Check out some books on gardening today!

Ask your Librarian about Zinio - our eresource that includes digital magazines on landscaping, home d├ęcor and more!

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Annual Book Sale

Book Sale

The Library will be a hosting a book sale this spring.  Donations of used books, DVDs or audio books in good condition are currently being accepted at the front desk.

Preview Night - Thursday, April 20th
from 6 - 8 pm - Tickets $25
Book Sale - Friday, April 21st & Saturday, April 22nd from 10 am - 5 pm
Discount Bag Sale - Sunday, April 23rd
from 1 - 5 pm $5 per bag

Volunteers Needed -  Contact Michele Loria - loriam@einetwork.net

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Sweet Smell of...

Who doesn't love

Tuesday, March 28, 2017


It's that time of year again!

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Check out some of these books to help design and create the yard you have always dreamed of!

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Celebrate Local Literature

Visit Littsburgh and check out the vibrant local literary scene!


Find writers, events, publishers and more!

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Big Library Read

Created and facilitated by OverDrive,
Big Library Read is a free program to connect book lovers around the world by reading the same ebook! 

All you need is your Library Card!

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Library Newsletter

Keep up to date with Library Events!


Subscribe to our e-newsletter today!

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

How Much Do You Know?

Test yourself and take a quick

Literary Quiz!

Beauty and The Beast - NOW!

Your Library's e-resource Hoopla has the musical soundtrack, the audiobook, the comic and other versions of Beauty and the Beast available right now - no waiting!
Ask your Librarian for assistance if needed. 
(note: does NOT include the current version in theaters now)

Thursday, March 9, 2017

1984 Read Alikes

If you are a fan of George Orwell's dystopian classic 1984, check out these similar reads.

by Margaret Atwood

by Pierce Brown

by Chang-rae Lee

by Haruki Murakami

Ask your Librarian about NoveList Plus!  Free e-resource offering book reviews, read alikes and much more!

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Put Your Best Fork Forward

March is National Nutrition Month!

On Thursday, March 30th at 7pm, Dietitian Melissa Pintar, RDN, LDN will give a free class on nutrition.

Please register at the front desk or call the Library at 412.835.2207.

Find a variety of information on nutrition and dietetics and eatright.org

Friday, March 3, 2017

The Center for Women

The Center for Women will be at the Bethel Park Public Library on Saturday, March 25th for free workshops!

Call the Library at 412.835.2207 for more information and to register.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

March is Women's History Month

Celebrate Women's History Month and check out an item from your Library! 

Ask your Librarian about our e-resources for more information.  Find ebooks, biographies, and more.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

New Library Items

The Bethel Park Public Library has added many exciting new items for you to check out!

* Acoustic Guitars
* Roku Streaming TV and Media Player
* GoPro Hero
* Digital Camcorder
* Digital Voice Recorder

And as always - books, dvds, ebooks, and much more!

Call us today for more information - 412.835.2207.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Author Interviews

Aside from having great book reviews, GoodReads also has many author interviews!

Ask your Librarian about our Literature and Biography databases for more author information.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Hoopla Music

Don't forget that your free e-resource Hoopla has new music (as well as tv, movies, comics, ebooks, and audiobooks)!!!!

Ask your Librarian how to access!

Front Office Reads

Check out this
interesting article on favorite books by U.S. Presidents.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

National Musuem of African American History & Culture

Explore the National Museum of African American History & Culture's website for a variety of information.

Explore the collection, stories, and much more.

Library Book Group

The Library has added a new Book Group!

The Tuesday Morning Group will meet on the last Tuesday of the month at 10am in the Fireplace Area at the Library.
Find the list of selections on our Book Clubs page.
(they will be reading the same list as the Full Thursday Morning Group)

Please ask your Librarian about our Mystery and Books to Movies Clubs!

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Resume Builder Class

Free Class!

Learn how to use the Resume Builder - free service in your Library's Testing and Education Reference Center e-resource.

This class will show you how to make a professional resume from scratch and how to access free online classes on Microsoft Office.

Wednesday, March 15th at 6pm 

Register at the Reference Desk or call the Library at 412.835.2207.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

72 Languages - Pick One and Conquer the World!

Your Library subscribes to Mango Languages!
This e-resource has courses for 72 different languages.

Take free lessons on Cherokee, Italian, Polish, Yiddish and even Pirate!

Ask your Librarian today about Mango Languages.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

African American History at the Library of Congress

Browse online content at the Library of Congress.

The Law Library also has many documents and topics.

Black Culture Connection

Explore Black Culture and History at PBS.org.

Find videos, profiles, featured topics and more.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

African American History Month

Ask your Librarian for books and articles!

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

NoveList Plus

Your Library now subscribes to
NoveList Plus!
This database, accessible from home with your Library Card, will help you find fiction and non-fiction books by subject, read reviews and annotations, get discussion guides, read-alikes and so much more!

Check out NoveList Plus and other book related resources from your Library today!

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Before It Sells Out!

Purchase your tickets now!

with Rev. Dr. Debbie Pakler, Psychic Medium

Join Dr. Debbie, psychic medium, psychotherapist and author, for an evening of mediumship and psychic messages delivered with love, laughter and dignity.  Not everyone is guaranteed to receive a message.  However, in Dr. Debbie's unique way, she will try to bring loving messages from your loved ones in spirit or direct spiritual guidance on personal issues for as many people as she can.  Bring your open mind and be uplifted!

Date:  Thursday, April 27th 
Time:  7-9pm
Cost:  $25
Location:  BP Community Center


Tickets available at the Library or here. Limited seating available. 

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Art Finder

Search the Pittsburgh Artist Registry for artists in your area!
Search by artist, artist type (includes visual, literary or performing) or category. 

Free and easy to use!

Saturday, January 14, 2017

What an Entrance!

Check out these Best 100 Opening Lines from Books and see if they can draw you in!

Please ask a Librarian if you cannot find your item.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Adult Winter Reading Club

Read Books and Win Prizes!
Begins Monday, January 30th

Register at the Library and submit an entry form for each book read or listened to.  A gift card is rewarded each week!
(Prize drawn on date below from the previous week's submitted entries)

All entries received by March 6th will be included in the Grand Prize drawing.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

New Year, New You!

Realize your true potential and pursue your dreams!

Check out a book on self actualization and transform your world!

Monday, January 2, 2017

Best of 2016

Feeling nostalgic?

Enjoy Publishers Weekly's Best Books of 2016.

Check out the best from past years as well!