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.

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Y yogurt & yoga?

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Y not! 1000677361Wear comfortable clothes to learn some stress-busting moves.

Teens only! Main Library: Noon to 1:30PM today!!!!

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Pizza Party for Teens

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pizza-party-colorPizza…music…other teens….What’s not to like?!!!!

Tuesday, July 22       4:30PM @ South Side Branch

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Adult Summer Reading Club Prize Winners

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Congratulations to this week’s ASRC winners!

Barbara B., 1st prize recipient, won an autographed photo of Philadelphia 76er, Jason Richardson, and Deb M. won the 2nd prize, a McKenna Tablet Case.

Next Monday, July 28th, look for more great prizes, including a first prize of a $25 gift card to Valley Farm Market and a second prize for Rita’s Ice Coupons.

Our thanks to all our patrons and sponsors participating in the ASRC!  If you haven’t stopped in to complete an Adult Summer Reading critique form, it’s easy.  Simply complete the critique and return it to the Reference Desk for a chance to win a fabulous prize!

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.

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Adult Summer Reading Club Winners

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Congratulations to this week’s Summer Reading Club winners!

Susan B., 1st prize recipient, won 4 Iron Pigs tickets and Kathy R. won the 2nd prize, a Mary Higgins Clark autographed book.

Next Monday, July 21st, we will be giving away: 1) an autographed picture of Jason Richardson – Philadelphia 76ers; and 2) a McKenna tablet cases.

Thanks goes out to all that are participating in our ASRC!

Amazing Saturday Book Sale Selection!

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beachbookstackWOO-HOO… if you thought Wednesday’s selection at our Book Sale was great, wait until you see Saturday’s BIG restocked selection at the Main Library! Do not miss this Beach Reading Book Sale tomorrow starting at 10 AM and going right through until 4 PM. There are incredible bargains and rare treasures to be found. So come early and find your favorites. Want more information? Phone or visit www.bestbooksale.org