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  • Wednesday, April 26, 10:30am - 11:15am

    Bethany: Preschool Story time! View Event >>

  • Wednesday, May 03, 10:30am - 11:15am

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  • Wednesday, May 10, 10:30am - 11:15am

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  • Wednesday, May 17, 10:30am - 11:15am

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The Annual Easter Egg Hunt at

Bethany Public Library

takes place on

Saturday, April 15, 2017.

It starts PROMPTLY at 11 am. 

For toddlers to Age 10. 

On the front lawn of the library, the park in Bethany.

Located at 8 Court St. just off Route 670, two miles north of Honesdale.

If you have any questions, please call the library!  570-253-4349


Bethany Library launched springtime rocketry club

Bethany Public Library is hosting a six-week, after-school Rocketry Club for fifth through eighth graders on consecutive Wednesdays, 3:30 to 5 p.m., beginning March 29 at the library, located at 8 Court Street, just off Route 670 in Bethany Borough.  

Students, under the guidance of Warren Heinly, a retired teacher in the Wayne Highlands School District, are constructing their rockets from kits, painting them creatively in each person’s own chosen pattern, and on the final day of the rocketry series launching them together on May 3. Each rocket will be able to be launched twice.

There was no charge to students, thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Honesdale Rotary Club, which is underwriting the cost of supplies.

For more information, contact Warren or Janet Heinly at 570/253-5573.



Wednesday:   10 am - 5 pm

Thursday:   12 noon - 7 pm

Friday:   12 noon - 7 pm

Saturday:   11 am - 3 pm

Closed Sunday, Monday & Tuesday  



FIBER ARTS ROUNDTABLE GATHERING- Join us at Bethany Public Library the 2nd Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 8:30 for an informal gathering of people who want to learn, or help others to learn knitting, crocheting, and tatting. And now we are introducing Viking Knitting!!  Interested in learning how to macrame? Braid rag rugs? Make rag balls for decoration? Spin wool? We have talented and experienced people who can help you to learn these skills. ALL SKILL LEVELS ARE WELCOME! Come and join us, even if you don't have materials. We will supply what you need to get started. Or just come by to visit. We'd love to see you there!                                      

THE GREATER WAYNE HERB GUILD - For those who Plant, Grow, Harvest, Cook and Craft with Herbs. Herbs are delightfully aromatic, versatile, delicious and beautiful. Share your knowledge and bounty with others or just bring your enthusiasm to learn more. Meetings may also include plant exchanges, recipe swaps & refreshments. Meet at The Bethany Public Library, 8 Court St., Bethany, PA, the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. JOIN US!







8 Court St.
Bethany, PA. 18431

(570) 253-4349

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