Book Lists

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Book Lists, Diversity

LGBTQ+ Authors at Parkland Community Library

January 27, 2023

Contemporary and classic queer authors share their stories. The Thirty Names of Night by Zeyn Joukhador Perfect for readers looking for a coming-of-age immigrant experience Five years after a suspicious… Read More

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Book Lists, Happenings, Resource

Get Outside with the Great Backyard Bird Count

January 25, 2023

Citizen scientists across the globe are counting birds and so can you!

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Book Lists, Diversity, Happenings, Resource

Happy Birthday, Anchee Min!

January 12, 2023

Born January 14, 1957, Chinese-American Author Min Anchee was born in Shanghai, China on January 14, 1957. As a child, she was a member of the Little Red Guards, a… Read More

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Book Lists

What We’re Reading for Aquarius Season

January 11, 2023

The start of the Aquarius Season means new book suggestions for you! Book of Night by Holly Black Perfect for unique, rebellious world-builders. Charlie Hall never found a lock she… Read More

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Book Lists, Diversity, Happenings, Kids

Celebrate Lunar New Year At Your Library

The Chinese New Year celebration begins on Sunday, January 22, 2023. The Lunar New Year is observed yearly following the lunar cycles at the second new moon following the Winter… Read More

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Book Lists, Diversity, Happenings, Resource

15 Facts You Need to Know About Lunar New Year

January 9, 2023

Food, customs, and other traditions of the Lunar New Year

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Book Lists, Diversity, Happenings, Resource

Celebrate Korean American Day

January 6, 2023

Celebrated annually on January 13th, Korean American Day commemorates the arrival of the first Korean immigrants to the United States in 1903. View and download our curated list of Korean… Read More

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Book Lists, Programs

2023 Senior Book Club

January 5, 2023

Reading List Senior Book Club meets at 3pm on the second Tuesday of the month at Luther Crest in Allentown. All are welcome. Click the links below to view our… Read More

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Book Lists, Teens

Wednesday Addams Fans

January 4, 2023

If you loved Wednesday on Netflix… If you enjoyed the strange and creepy world of Wednesday, here are 10 books to read in between rounds of rewatching the series.

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Book Lists, Happenings, Resource

Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Strout!

January 2, 2023

Born January 6, 1956, American Author Elizabeth Strout was born in Portland, Maine. From a young age, she was drawn to writing things down, keeping notebooks that recorded the quotidian details… Read More

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Book Lists

Celebrate National Science Fiction Day

December 30, 2022

Science fiction nerds unite! National Science Fiction Day is celebrated annually on January 2nd to commemorate the birthday of Issac Asimov, the father of science fiction.

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Book Lists, Kids

The Top 10 Most Circulated Picture Books of 2022

December 19, 2022

Celebrate the New Year with our young patrons’ favorite picture books of 2022! What else was popular at PCL this year? Check out these Top 10 of 2022 lists!

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