Zumba, Zumba, Zumba!

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zumbaweb Join us at our popular Zumba classes which combine dance with fitness to burn calories. Certified Zumba instructor, Lindsay Glen, will lead FREE evening classes at the South Side Branch  at 6:30 PM on September 4, 9, 18, 25 and October 2. Dance easy-to-follow moves to salsa, merengue, reggae and hip hop tunes. The weekly classes are for children, teens and adults. Sign up for any or all!

No previous experience is necessary. Registration is required. Register online here

Last Day of Summer…..

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Wholegroup…..Reading Club! Saturday, August 16 is the last day to collect prizes if you are a kid or teen or enter the raffle if you are an adult!

We still have a few more programs this month:

PA One Book is all day on August 20

and the last Summer X Fun is on August 21

Watch the website for an exciting line up of programs for Fall!

Unplug your kids!

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gamesstackwebTurn off the electronic devices for Family Fun Night at the Main Library on Tuesday, August 12.

Old fashioned entertainment with board games, cards, and bingo beginning at 6:30PM.  Freshly-made popcorn, too!

All ages. More here

Beach Party at the South Side Branch

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Bring a beach towel and wear your bathing suit to pretend you’re at the beach!  This program is open to children of all ages and their families.  Please register on-line or call the branch at 610-867-7852.

Enjoy an hour of beach stories, music, activities, and make and eat your own ice cream sundae!

This event is on Tuesday, August 12 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM at the South Side Branch.

Special guest at Back Porch Stories

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littlecutieAward-winning children’s book author Mara Rockliff joins the summer season’s final Back Porch Stories as a special guest at the Main Library on Monday, July 28 at noon.

Bring a blanket and a picnic lunch to hear Mara read her charming tale, The Grudge Keeper (Peachtree, 2014) under the trees near the Japanese Tea Garden on the west side of the Main Library. If it rains, the program will move inside.

More here


Teen Movie Marathon TODAY

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BEGINNING AT 2 PM! Marquee_FrameContinuing until 8PM tonight. Full length features. Drop in anytime.

We’ll provide the popcorn & lemonade.

Free! No registration. More here

Mad Science promises an explosive SPIN POP BOOM program!

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Wholegroup Mad Science of the Lehigh Valley will perform awe-inspiring science demonstrations at the Library on Tuesday, July 15. Audience participation is encouraged  in this fast-paced, one-hour show.  The first performance at the South Side Branch at 11 AM has limited space, and so registration is required by phoning 610-867-7852. The second performance is at the Main Library at 6:30 PM. (No registration is required at the Main Library). Ages 4 to adult. Free and open to the public.

The event is part of the science-based Fizz, Boom, Read summer reading program. Activities all summer long encourage children to retain their comprehension skills over the summer by reading for incentives. Mad Science is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Details here

Get ready for silly…

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453_Hello_cover_sm_A__01David Perry blends music, art and comedy in this hilarious, interactive show for the whole family. Join us on Tuesday, June 24 at 6:30 PM for this certifiably silly Family Fun night.

All ages. No registration. Program funded by Jeffrey Frank and Kristin Illic.

More here