Learn a Moravian tradition

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holidaygreensLearn to make traditional beeswax candles trimmed in red ribbon at the Main Library on Saturday, December 12. This custom originated in 1747 in the Moravian Church. The candles are traditionally distributed on Christmas Eve.


Christmas, Celtic & Classical music on Saturday

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MRL3Madeline Rose Link will perform a variety of Christmas, Celtic and classical music at the Main Library on Saturday, December 12 at noon. Maddie has been playing the traditional harp professionally for events across the Lehigh Valley and the greater Philadelphia area for nine years. She has a particular interest in composition, and her performances include some of her own arrangements.

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HUGE Book Sale this week

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booksale3revised 15,000 books, DVDs, CDs

Wednesday, December 2: noon to 8PM  & Saturday, December 5: 10AM to 4PM


Crafts all day!

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paint tubeDrop in anytime at the Main Library on Friday and Saturday! We will supply the materials. You bring your imagination and take home crafts of your own making! Moms and Dads will love that all the mess stays here!

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Happy Thanksgiving

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Close at 5pm today (Wednesday)

Closed for Thanksgiving

Close at 4pm on Friday for the Tree Lighting Ceremony

Open regular hours on Saturday

Slither & Hiss- LIVE reptiles!

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slitherhissMeet a friendly collection of snakes, lizards and turtles at the Main Library on Tuesday, November 24 at a Family Fun Night. Bradley Kunsman presents his reptiles and educational program at 6:30 p.m. The presentation is appropriate for children ages 5 and older.

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International Games Day update

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Youth Services is offering a large variety of games for families to play all day tomorrow, Saturday, 10 – 5.  In addition, we will be having Yu-Gi-Oh demonstrations and card play for ages 6 – adult all day.  Join the fun tomorrow, November 21.


International Games Day @ Your Library

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gamesstackwebIt’s International Games Day on Saturday, November 21 and the Main Library is participating in this global celebration of games for all ages, all day. Drop in anytime between 10 am and 5 pm.