Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Books for the Summer

From Newsweek,

Need more?
Try Select Reads

Ask your Librarian about our Reader's Advisory Resource NOVELIST PLUS that includes Author Bios, Read-Alikes, and more!

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Summer Roadtrip!

Don't forget about the Library's free eaudio collection on your next trip this Summer!

Listen with your Library Card.  Download the Libby and Hoopla apps!

Please ask for assistance if needed. 

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Adult Summer Reading Raffle

Read a book (or listen) and enter a chance to win a prize!

Sign up at the Library or online!

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Pittsburgh Books

From Discover the Burgh,

should have in their home library. 

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Memorial Day

Celebrate Memorial Day 

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Check out an item and ask your Librarian for more information on the Armed Forces.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Saved the Best for Last

From the Washington Post, the 23 most unforgettable last sentences in fiction.

Please ask if you need assistance finding a title.  Your Library also has ebooks and eaudio available!

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Best Summer Reads

Check out these sites from around the web on what to read this Summer:

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Author Talk


Presented by Roselyn Wilkinson, MBA, CFP

When it comes to your money and finances, are you a damsel in distress? Well there's no need to wait for Prince Charming and no settling for being "princess". Why not move right up to Queen?  It's time to own your financial life just as you do your career and health. Set your own goals and don't abdicate your financial health to anyone else. If the whole idea of financial planning scares you, know that financial planning is no more complicated than eight-grade math. You can do this. After all, you're the Queen

Learn more at

Wednesday, May 29th at 7pm
Bethel Park Public Library

Please register at the Front Desk or call the Library at 412.835.2207.

Got a Minute?

Check out One Minute Reviews by Library Director Christine McIntosh. Get quick recommendations on books you may have missed!

Friday, May 3, 2019

Ace That Exam!

Your Library subscribes to free practice tests and ebooks for a variety of exams including GED, SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT.  

Subjects include Medical/Nursing, Law Enforcement, Postal, Teacher and more! 

Ask your Librarian today about the Testing and Education Reference Center!

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Author Quiz

Test your knowledge and take
the Famous Author Quiz from Britannica!

Need to brush up?  Ask your Librarian about our author and literature eResources

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Upcoming Releases

Check out Publishers Weekly's new and upcoming book titles!

Ask your Librarian how to reserve a book and check for an ebook!

Wednesday, April 17, 2019


The county has a new eLibrary webpage!

Check out the new page that offers databases, ebooks, language learning and so much more!

Please ask your Librarian for assistance and tips on searching!

Get Connected with Your Library

Get the latest Library news, event and class info!  
Sign up for the following:

Friday, April 12, 2019

Coolest Characters

Take a look at 
the 40 Coolest Characters in Literature!

Ask your Librarian if you need assistance 
finding a title.  

Saturday, April 6, 2019

National Library Week

Come to the Library and take a class, register for online courses, and check out a book, dvd, or even a guitar!

Ask your Librarian about all of our amazing resources! (many you don't know about!)

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Author Emily Rodavich

Emily Rodavich has published two books about extraordinary experiences which she calls “mystical interludes.”  The first book is a memoir about her mind-boggling events and the many ways they have benefited her life; the second is a collection of amazing stories sent to her by other people.  She will share some stories from her books, and believing that everybody has mystical interludes, she will invite you to examine your own experiences and offer you some tips on how you can increase your mystical interludes to enhance your life.

Thursday, April 11th at 7pm 
Bethel Park Public Library

Please register at the Front Desk or call the Library at 412.835.2207.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Newest DVDs

Browse the newest of the new!

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Fix Your Car with Your Library Card

Your Library provides free access to the Chilton Library, an online resource with automobile repair procedures, diagrams and more!

Ask your Librarian if you have any questions. 

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Spring is Here!

Sharpen up your gardening skills!

Ask us about ebooks and digital magazines too!

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Author Biographies

Want to learn more about your favorite author from a trusted source?

Use one of these eResources!

Find articles from reference books, academic journals, primary sources, images and more.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Kiss Me, I'm Irish

Learn Irish for  
St. Patrick's Day 
with Mango!

Mango Languages is your Library's FREE Language Learning eResource and app (to use app, free account must first be set-up with Mango using an internet browser).

Please ask your Librarian for any assistance!

Friday, March 1, 2019

Local Author

Bethel Park Public Library

Presented by 
author David Loshelder

Discover the life changing ways (that no one else will tell you) to get what you want, when you want it from anyone you meet.  Imagine successfully engaging others and witnessing them respond exactly the way you want them to by using simple, easy to learn, proven communication techniques and strategies.  
There are four basic communication styles you will learn in this workshop followed by a lifetime to practice and master each one. 

David Loshelder is the founder and owner of 3LG Solutions, LLC.  He brings a unique blend of business experiences that provides a fresh look at how people work together.  He works with Founders and CEO's of companies that earn between $1 - 10 million to help those companies drive sustainable change initiatives boost team synergy and build stronger healthier team cultures. 

Dave is also the author of two books: Take Care of #1 So You Don't Step In #2 and Protect Yourself: Top 10 Lifesaving Self-Defense Techniques. He received his B.A. from Pennsylvania State University and M.S. at Duquesne University.

Please register at the Front Desk or call the Library at 412.835.2207. 

Health and Nutrition Classes FREE ONLINE

Register for Universal Class inside the Library and have access to 500 online courses on a variety of topics!

(All courses available outside the Library AFTER the initial in-Library set-up. Stop in the Library to set-up your FREE account!)

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

African American History Research

Use a Library Database to find African American heroes in history. 

Ask your Librarian for assistance if needed.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Software Help

We have books on Microsoft Office!

Need more help?  

Ask us about free classes with UNIVERSAL CLASS with PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, Access and Publisher lessons! 

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Pittsburgh Novels

a collection of fiction set in  

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Celebrate African American History Month

Check out an item on  

Visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture for videos, news and more!

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

African American Voices on hoopla

Check out this collection of audiobooks on hoopla. 

Free app also available!

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Friday, January 25, 2019

Read by a Celeb

Check out these fine-free audiobooks read by a celebrity available through Overdrive/Libby. 
Ask us how to access free digital materials with your Library Card. 

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

No Waiting for New Music

Check out some of the newest music, without waiting, using hoopla!

hoopla is available on your desktop or laptop and the app is available for your device or smartphone!

This free Library eresource has music, ebooks, audiobooks, movies, and comics. Check out up to 10 titles a month, all with out fines!  The titles are automatically removed from your account!

Please ask your Librarian for more information or any help. 

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Reading History

Keep a record of what you've been reading!

You have the option to record the history of items that you have checked out. Reading history can be recorded only for physical items checked out from the library. Ebooks that you have checked out are not included in the reading history. Your checked out items are not recorded in Reading History until you turn it on.

To turn it on, log into your Library Account by going to the Catalog and click on Log in at the top right corner of the page.  Under Account in the top right, go to Reading History, and click the button labeled Enable Reading History. To disable Reading History, you must delete any items in your Reading History, and click Disable Reading History.

The Reading History displays 50 items at a time. To show more items, click Show More at the bottom of the page.

Please ask your Librarian for assistance if needed.  

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

New Book eResource

This new county database offers reviews, expert picks, lists of award-winners and so much more for any book lover!

Includes fiction and non-fiction titles! 

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Win Prizes - Adult Winter Reading

Participate in the Adult Winter Reading Club - free annual reading raffle!

Begins February 4th and ends on March 3rd.

Sign up at the Library and submit an entry form for each book read or listened to!


Wednesday, January 2, 2019

New Digital Magazines

Overdrive/Libby now offers magazines!

Not only does your Library provide free access to over 70 magazines through Flipster (app also available), but now your ebook resource Overdrive/Libby has added magazines!

Ask your Librarian now if you do not have Overdrive/Libby or Flipster!