Build a Better Story

Children’s Storytelling Workshop on Wednesdays, June 28-August 2 at 6PM.

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Monday Story Time

Monday Morning Family Story Time. Mondays, June 12 – August 7 at 10:30 AM.

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Summer Programs

“Build a Better World” Summer Reading Programs from June 5 – August 12, 2017.

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June  2017
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  • After School Cooking Class
    Starts: 3:30 pm
    Ends: June 1, 2017 - 4:30 pm
    Description: Learn how to prepare healthy food! Free healthy cooking classes for students in grades 5-8 provided by The Food Trust. Each week will feature a different topic. Registration begins April 27, 2017. Space is limited. Registration required.
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  • Summer Reading Program Begins
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: June 6, 2017 - 12:00 am
    Description: Beginning June 5, 2017, children ages birth-teen can register and pick up an activity log sheet to track the fun they have at the library this summer. Like to read? Earn a raffle ticket for a Kindle prize basket for every 5 books you read. Complete an activity log sheet and earn a free book. Each child will have a chance to earn two prizes on each sheet. Activity sheets must be completed entirely before moving on to the next sheet. Raffle winners will be announced July 14th and August 14th. Summer Reading Program ends on August 12, 2017.
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  • Aqua Blitz- Exploring the Wonders of Our Watershed
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: June 6, 2017 - 7:30 pm
    Description: Join the Lehigh County Conservation District for a "Buckets Full of Nature" class. Bring your budding conservationist to the library for a nature-themed learning experience that combines reading, art, experimentation, and hands-on activities designed to immerse children in learning and fun. For ages 4-6 and their families. Registration required and begins March 24, 2017.
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  • Knitting Club
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: June 9, 2017 - 4:00 pm
    Description: Learn very basic knitting like the garter stitch! Hone your new skills and knit a square for a blanket to be donated to someone in need. No prior experience necessary! Library will provide supplies. For grades 7th-12th.
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  • Monday Morning Outdoor Family Storytime
    Starts: 10:30 am
    Ends: June 12, 2017 - 11:15 am
    Description: Family story time on the front lawn! Bring your blanket for stories, songs, and fun for the whole family. Beginning June 26, enjoy fruits and vegetables provided by the Allentown Health Bureau's fruit cart. All Ages. No registration.
    Mondays, June 19th and July 17th will feature therapy dogs for children to practice their reading skills.
    *In case of bad weather, program will be held in the community room.
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  • Build with a Bear
    Starts: 4:30 pm
    Ends: June 13, 2017 - 5:30 pm
    Description: Library Bear is back for Summer 2017! Take a break from the summer heat, dry off your swimsuit, and dip into some creative time at the library. Each week will feature a different building challenge. For children ages 8-13.
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  • Pajama Story Time
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: June 14, 2017 - 7:15 pm
    Description: Wear your pajamas and bring along your favorite blanket for stories, songs, yoga, and fun activities. A fun way to end a busy summer day! For children ages 3-8 with a parent/caregiver.
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  • Books and Bagels
    Starts: 10:30 am
    Ends: June 16, 2017 - 11:30 am
    Description: Outdoor family story time program designed for early-elementary children but everyone is welcome! Children will be provided a bagel and drink prior to story. Bring along a blanket or towel to sit on, program will move indoors if it rains. No registration required.
  • Knitting Club
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: June 16, 2017 - 4:00 pm
    Description: Learn very basic knitting like the garter stitch! Hone your new skills and knit a square for a blanket to be donated to someone in need. No prior experience necessary! Library will provide supplies. For grades 7th-12th.
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  • Build It Bonanza
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: June 17, 2017 - 2:00 pm
    Description: Every Saturday the library will feature different building materials for children to explore in a "free build" environment. For children ages 4+ (we always feature building materials for children 3 and under in our "Family Place" area). No registration, just drop in!
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  • Monday Morning Outdoor Family Storytime
    Starts: 10:30 am
    Ends: June 19, 2017 - 11:15 am
    Description: Family story time on the front lawn! Bring your blanket for stories, songs, and fun for the whole family. Beginning June 26, enjoy fruits and vegetables provided by the Allentown Health Bureau's fruit cart. All Ages. No registration.
    Mondays, June 19th and July 17th will feature therapy dogs for children to practice their reading skills.
    *In case of bad weather, program will be held in the community room.
  • Make Your Own Tote
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: June 19, 2017 - 7:00 pm
    Description: Bring in your old t-shirt and make it into a handy dandy recycled tote bag. Big and baggy is best! Registration begins June 5, 2017. For grades 7th-12th.
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  • Build with a Bear
    Starts: 4:30 pm
    Ends: June 20, 2017 - 5:30 pm
    Description: Library Bear is back for Summer 2017! Take a break from the summer heat, dry off your swimsuit, and dip into some creative time at the library. Each week will feature a different building challenge. For children ages 8-13.
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  • Pajama Story Time
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: June 21, 2017 - 7:15 pm
    Description: Wear your pajamas and bring along your favorite blanket for stories, songs, yoga, and fun activities. A fun way to end a busy summer day! For children ages 3-8 with a parent/caregiver.
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  • Summer Science Series
    Starts: 2:30 pm
    Ends: June 22, 2017 - 3:30 pm
    Description: Thinking like a scientist can help build a better world! Bring your child to the library to introduce them to simple science and engineering concepts. Discover great books too! For children entering grades K-3.
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  • Books and Bagels
    Starts: 10:30 am
    Ends: June 23, 2017 - 11:30 am
    Description: Outdoor family story time program designed for early-elementary children but everyone is welcome! Children will be provided a bagel and drink prior to story. Bring along a blanket or towel to sit on, program will move indoors if it rains. No registration required.
  • Knitting Club
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: June 23, 2017 - 4:00 pm
    Description: Learn very basic knitting like the garter stitch! Hone your new skills and knit a square for a blanket to be donated to someone in need. No prior experience necessary! Library will provide supplies. For grades 7th-12th.
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  • Build It Bonanza
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: June 24, 2017 - 2:00 pm
    Description: Every Saturday the library will feature different building materials for children to explore in a "free build" environment. For children ages 4+ (we always feature building materials for children 3 and under in our "Family Place" area). No registration, just drop in!
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  • Monday Morning Outdoor Family Storytime
    Starts: 10:30 am
    Ends: June 26, 2017 - 11:15 am
    Description: Family story time on the front lawn! Bring your blanket for stories, songs, and fun for the whole family. Beginning June 26, enjoy fruits and vegetables provided by the Allentown Health Bureau's fruit cart. All Ages. No registration.
    Mondays, June 19th and July 17th will feature therapy dogs for children to practice their reading skills.
    *In case of bad weather, program will be held in the community room.
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  • Build with a Bear
    Starts: 4:30 pm
    Ends: June 27, 2017 - 5:30 pm
    Description: Library Bear is back for Summer 2017! Take a break from the summer heat, dry off your swimsuit, and dip into some creative time at the library. Each week will feature a different building challenge. For children ages 8-13.
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  • "Build a Better Story" Storytelling Workshop
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: June 28, 2017 - 7:15 pm
    Description: Be a star! Wow your friends! Learn to tell funny, scary, and exciting stories. Best for ages 7 and up (younger children may attend if a parent takes part with them). Reservation requested but not required.

    June 28- Build a Story
    July 5- Fairies, Wizards, and Wands
    July 12- Heroes, Villains, and Quests
    July 19- Tall Tales
    July 26- Spooky Tales
    August 2- Showcase Performance
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  • Summer Science Series
    Starts: 2:30 pm
    Ends: June 29, 2017 - 3:30 pm
    Description: Thinking like a scientist can help build a better world! Bring your child to the library to introduce them to simple science and engineering concepts. Discover great books too! For children entering grades K-3.
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  • Books and Bagels
    Starts: 10:30 am
    Ends: June 30, 2017 - 11:30 am
    Description: Outdoor family story time program designed for early-elementary children but everyone is welcome! Children will be provided a bagel and drink prior to story. Bring along a blanket or towel to sit on, program will move indoors if it rains. No registration required.
  • Knitting Club
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: June 30, 2017 - 4:00 pm
    Description: Learn very basic knitting like the garter stitch! Hone your new skills and knit a square for a blanket to be donated to someone in need. No prior experience necessary! Library will provide supplies. For grades 7th-12th.