Music to your ears – Spotlight News


Our ever-popular concert series, A Little Sunday Music, will end its season Dec. 11 with harpist Elizabeth Huntley, who will present a winter-themed classical concert in our Community Room.  Ms. Huntley is principal harpist with the Glens Falls Symphony, and has accompanied a wide range of musicians, including the Irish Tenors, Josh Groban, Barry Manilow and Roger Daltrey. She has appeared locally at Caffè Lena, Proctors Theatre, Capital Rep and the Cohoes Music Hall.

The concert will begin a 2 p.m. A Little Sunday Music is sponsored by the Friends of Bethlehem Public Library.

Teen Book Boxes

Cozy up with one of our Teen Book Boxes this winter. These special care packages for teens are filled with books and fun novelties to keep and enjoy.

Teen Book Boxes are only available to BCSD residents in grades 6-12; one box per household. Sign up for the winter box is open December 5-19. A link will appear in our online calendar at when registration is open.

Space in this program is limited. An email will be sent to you once your spot has been confirmed, so please use an email address that you check regularly. Books are being chosen from a limited stock and specific requests cannot be accommodated. Each box will include 2-3 books. In January, participants will be contacted when their box is ready for pick-up or delivery.

Teen Book Boxes are generously sponsored by the Friends of Bethlehem Public Library.

Closings and other reminders

The library will be closed all day Friday, Dec. 2, for staff training.

In the event of inclement weather, the library’s telephone system will provide information on a closing or delayed opening. Weather conditions can occasionally cause icing near the entrances and curbside pickup area that could lead to closure even when the town roadways are clear. Call ahead at (518) 439-9314 if you are unsure. Information may also be available on our website at

— Kristen Roberts

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