Touch-A-Truck 2022

We would like to thank our community partners for making Touch-A-Truck possible!

The Friends of the Library


Air Products: Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric car


Cetronia Ambulance


DonutNV Allentown


Greenawalds Fire and Rescue: rescue truck

Hall of Fame Bin Cleaning: bin cleaning truck


Lehigh County Special Operations: drones, field truck

North Whitehall Township Public Works: front loader, single axle with shoulder machine


Parkland School District Transportation: school bus

Pipeline Petroleum: propane truck & tractor


RedBox+ Dumpsters: roll off truck


Service Electric: utility trucks


A Storybook Party: Blippi and Elsa

South Whitehall Township Public Works: backhoe, dump truck, and street sweeper


South Whitehall Township Police: police car


Springhouse Middle School


Woodlawn Fire Company

About This Event

Parkland Community Library held Touch-A-Truck at Springhouse Middle School in Allentown, PA on Saturday, September 24, 2022.

Kids of all ages will be able to climb aboard and inspect emergency vehicles, construction equipment, and other interesting vehicles! Their operators will also be on hand to answer questions. The library has added a sensory friendly hour will be from 9-10am, during that time, we will not allow any lights, sirens or horns.

Thank you for attending!

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Libraries have evolved over the years, and PCL is no exception. With our 2021 renovation, we have enlarged our indoor spaces and have room outside to host programs for our community. We are pleased to be a center for people to gather. Whether you’re looking for a fun activity to an educational presentation, our programs…

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