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Book Lists, Diversity, Kids, Resource

Hanukkah for Kids

November 16, 2022

hoopla December 18-26 Celebrate Hanukkah! Young readers can learn about Hanukkah, enjoy stories, crafting, and more with hoopla! Patrons can choose from dozens of titles in hoopla’s collection. EBooks | Audiobooks… Read More

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Book Lists, Happenings, Kids

Dinovember

October 26, 2022

November 2022, Welcome to Jurassic Parkland! About Celebrate Dinovember at your library! Dinovember was started in 2012 by authors Refe and Susan Tuma. The authors wanted to preserve their children’s… Read More

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Happenings, Kids, Programs

Touch-A-Truck 2022

September 26, 2022

We would like to thank our community partners for making Touch-A-Truck possible! About This Event Parkland Community Library held Touch-A-Truck at Springhouse Middle School in Allentown, PA on Saturday, September… Read More

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Book Lists, Diversity, Happenings, Kids

Moon Festival

September 7, 2022

September 10 Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as Moon Festival, is observed September 10. According to the Chinese lunar calendar, the 15th day of the 8th month of the year (which lands on… Read More

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Happenings, Kids, Teens

National Library Card Sign-Up Month

September 1, 2022

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month! September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, when libraries nationwide join the American Library Association (ALA) to remind parents, caregivers, and students that signing… Read More

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Book Lists, Database, Happenings, Kids, Resource, Teens

Back to School

August 23, 2022

Our staff has compiled an educational list broken down by age to help you and your family get ready for school. Whether it is your child’s first day of school,… Read More

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Book Lists, Kids, Programs

Magic Tree House Book Club

August 4, 2022

Join us for a lively discussion of our latest pick from the beloved Magic Treehouse series! We will make a themed craft! This program is best suited for 1st-3rd graders…. Read More

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Book Lists, Diversity, Kids

Kids Book Recommendations

August 3, 2022

Baby-Sitter’s Club Love the Baby-Sitters Club and looking for more great reads? These books are full of friends, humor, and lots of heart! About the Author Born in Princeton, New… Read More

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Happenings, Kids, Programs

Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month

August 2, 2022

August As the first day of school approaches, parents and children are prepping for the academic year. While you’re checking off shoes, clothes, and school supplies, consider making an appointment… Read More

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Happenings, Kids, Programs

Sponsors & Trucks Wanted!

August 1, 2022

Touch-A-Truck 2022 Saturday, September 24, 9AM-12PM. Held at Springhouse Middle School- 1200 Springhouse Road, Allentown, PA 18104, USA. If you are interested in sponsoring Touch-A-Truck 2022 or if your organization… Read More

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Happenings, Kids, Programs, Teens

SummerQuest 2022

July 13, 2022

Oceans of Possibilities! June 13-July 30 Dive into the ocean depths at SummerQuest! SummerQuest (previously known as Summer Reading) provides readers of all ages the opportunity to experience everything the… Read More

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Book Lists, Kids

Kid’s Book Lists

July 5, 2022

If you are in need some ideas, view our reading lists! Have your heard? Our catalog has some new features! Read reviews, create, and share your own book lists and… Read More

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Connect, Discover & Grow: Borrow a Museum Pass

We’ve partnered with some incredible museums to provide you and your family access to one-of-a-kind educational experiences. Entertain the whole family, or maybe even your friends, neighbors, or coworkers, without breaking the bank!

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