Books to People is a free library delivery service provided by Bethlehem Public Library to residents of the Bethlehem Central School District who are unable to visit the library. Selected materials are delivered every other week via the library van.
How do I qualify?
You qualify for Books to People if you live in the Bethlehem Central School District and if you have a permanent or temporary physical disability or medical condition that prevents you from coming to the library. There is no age restriction.
What can I request?
We offer a wide variety of new and classic fiction and nonfiction.
Our circulating magazine collection includes both general-interest publications and magazines devoted to a variety of subjects: health, sports, nature, gardening, home design, travel, cooking and more!
- Large print
Best-sellers, romances, mysteries, biographies and nonfiction are all available in large print. You may also borrow The Reader’s Digest Large Print Edition.
You may choose from a wide range of music, as well as educational CDs and DVDs on travel, nature, health and more. Our audiobook collection includes best-sellers, mysteries, romances, histories, biographies and classics. Our popular Playaways are an audiobook and player in one package; you provide earbuds and a battery.
How does delivery work?
The library van will make deliveries to your home every two weeks and pick up materials ready for return. The service will begin shortly after your request is processed. You can end the service at any time.
How do I sign up?
To request the Books to People delivery service, call the library at (518) 439-9314 or use the online request form. A member of our staff will take your name, address and phone number, ask about the types of materials you would like to receive, and set up a delivery schedule.