May
29
Tue
Teen Book Club @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
May 29 @ 6:30 pm
Teen Book Club @ Parkland Community Library

Choose your favorite book title and chat about your thoughts and ideas at our new book group! Drop in.

For the first meeting, please pick a book from the list to read. Come prepared to discuss it with the group. Then afterwards we will work towards picking a book as a group.

First Book Club meeting is May 29th at 6:30pm.

Dystopian:

The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins

Divergent – Veronica Roth

The Maze Runner – James Dashner

The Fifth Wave – Richard Yancey

Matched – Allyson Condie

Wither – Lauren Destefano

The Selection – Kiera Cass

Legend- Marie Lu

Red Queen- Victoria Aveyard

Science Fiction

Uglies – Scott Westerfeld

Gone – Michael Grant

Historical fiction

The Book Thief – Markus Zusak

Outrun the Moon – Stacey Lee

Fantasy

Six of Crows – Leigh Bardugo

Graceling – Kristin Cashore

The Raven Boys – Maggie Stiefvater

Cinder – Marissa Meyer

Clockwork Angel – Cassandra Clare

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children -Ransom Riggs

Contemporary

Before I Fall – Lauren Oliver

Elanor and Park – Rainbow Rowell

The Beginning of Everything- Schneider Robyn

The hate you give – Angie Thomas

The perks of being a Wallflower – Stephen Chbosky

The Fault in our Stars – John Green

Thirteen Reasons Why – Jay Asher

How to say Goodbye in Robot – Natalie Standford

Drums girls and Dangerous Pie – Jordan Sonnenblick

Thrillers/ Mysteries

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer- Michelle Hodkins

Chasing Shadows – Swati Avasthi

Poor little dead girls – Lizzie Friend

The taking – Kimberly Derting

The Naturals – Jennifer Barnes

Shadow Lands- Kate Brian

Criminal – Terra Elan McVoy

There’s Someone inside your house – Stephanie Perkins

May
30
Wed
Landing on the Moon Technology @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
May 30 @ 6:30 pm
Landing on the Moon Technology @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Meet Jim Kane, a contracted program engineer for the early moon landing program. Discover the coding, programming, and technology used to orchestrate spacecraft
landing on the moon. Ask  your questions at this behind-the-scenes look of science and history in the making!

RSVP. Call 610.398.1361 ext 13, email wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.orgor stop by our customer service desk. Or click here to sign up for any of our adult events.

 

Jun
4
Mon
Greatest Showman: Modern Brown Bag Classics @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm
Greatest Showman: Modern Brown Bag Classics @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

We’ll play the lastest contemporary film classics while you relax with your lunch. Drinks provided. First Monday of each month.
March – Darkest Hour
April – Wonder
May – The Post
June – Greatest Showman

Reservations are preferred by calling 610.398.1361 ext 13, emailing wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.org, or by stopping by our customer service desk. Or click here to sign up for any of our adult events.

 

 

 

Maker Mondays @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 4 @ 5:00 pm
Maker Mondays @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Are you a maker? Do you like to build, and learn new things? Come hear stories and create! Ages 4-7. A STEM event. RSVP.

MARCH 05

Fairy Tales
APRIL 02
Pirates

MAY 07
Star Wars

Sign up online or by calling 610.398.1361 x19. Or email ringj@parklandlibrary.org for more information.

Jun
5
Tue
When Should I Transfer My House to My Kids? @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
When Should I Transfer My House to My Kids? @ Parkland Community Library

Discover the potential tax savings and financial benefits of transferring real estate and assets to your children. Join us for a free, one-hour seminar to answer your questions on transferring assets including houses, stocks, and investment accounts. Presented by Gross McGinley Law Associates. RSVP.

3 easy ways to RSVP:

Call 610.398.1361 ext 13. Email wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.org. Click here to sign up for any of our adult events.

Technical Tuesday @ Luther Crest Tickets
Jun 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Technical Tuesday @ Luther Crest | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Postponed until further notice. Let us show you how to download all of your favorite library e-books, e-magazines, e-audiobooks and digital music.  We’ll also guide you step by step in how to navigate your own gadget. A special session just for seniors. Reservations are preferred by calling 610.398.1361 ext 13, emailing wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.orgor by stopping by our customer service desk.

Dare 2B Tick Aware @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 5 @ 6:30 pm
Dare 2B Tick Aware @ Parkland Community Library

How tick aware are you? Pennsylvania leads the nation in new Lyme Disease cases. As summer tick season begins, join us for a presentation on how to prevent bites, what actions to take in the event of a bite, and how to guard against further illness. Lehigh Valley Lyme Support Group. Presented by Cathy Gumlock of Lehigh Valley Lyme Support Group. A PA Forward Health Literacy event. RSVP.

3 easy ways to RSVP:

Call 610.398.1361 ext 13. Email wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.org. Click here to sign up for any of our adult events.

Jun
7
Thu
Friends of the Parkland Community Library Board Meeting @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 7 @ 2:00 pm
Friends of the Parkland Community Library Board Meeting @ Parkland Community Library

Connect with others who share your passion for the library by joining us at our Friends of the Parkland Community Library meetings on the first Thursday every other month at 2pm.  Join us today by CLICKING HERE for our membership form.

Jun
8
Fri
Basics of Medicare @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 8 @ 10:30 am
Basics of Medicare @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Join us for a David Hartley Silver Crest Insurance Medicare educational workshop for seniors. Explore the best options available to you under Medicare. RSVP. A PA Forward Health Literacy event.

Sign up at 610.398.1361 x13 or at wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.org.

 

Lil Builders @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 8 @ 11:00 am
Lil Builders @ Parkland Community Library

Come play and build with our amazing block collection, Magnatiles, and more! No RSVP. Ages 2 and up with an adult.

Jun
11
Mon
Travel with Savvy @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm
Travel with Savvy @ Parkland Community Library

NEW! Come share travel tips and insights, and make plans for a group trip. Hosted by experienced, travel enthusiast Ann.

Space is limited. Reservations are preferred by calling 610.398.1361 ext 13, emailing wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.org, or by stopping by our customer service desk.

Jun
13
Wed
Medicare Enrollment Assistance @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 13 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Medicare Enrollment Assistance @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Schedule an appointment with a certified Medicare counselor to review and explore your enrollment options. Appointments available hourly. Bring your insurance cards and Medicare card, as well as a list of all medications including dosage and how often taken. Presented by Apprise Counseling. RSVP.

Sign up by clicking here online, at 610.398.1361 x13, or at wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.org.

 

Jun
14
Thu
Senior Yoga @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 14 @ 10:30 am
Senior Yoga @ Parkland Community Library

Grow your flexibility, strength, and balance in a special senior series. Presented by certified yoga instructor Karen Klubertanz of Five Paths. A PA Forward Health Literacy event.

Space is limited. Reservations are preferred by calling 610.398.1361 ext 13, emailing wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.org, or by stopping by our customer service desk.

American Girls Club @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm
American Girls Club @ Parkland Community Library

Do you love the American Girls series? Come learn more about their historical time periods. We’ll do activities and crafts!
Grades: 2-6. RSVP.

MARCH 08

Join us for a night of pajama party fun with your favorite American Girl doll (other dolls welcome,too!).

APRIL 12

Travel back to 1812 to meet Caroline, have a boat race, and learn how to make a knot bracelet.

 

Sign up online or by calling 610.398.1361 x19. Or email hoimesj@parklandlibrary.org for more information.

Jun
15
Fri
Games We Love @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Games We Love @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Bridge, Pinochle, Canasta, Chess.  We’ll provide the cards, game boards, and instructions.  You’re in charge of having fun and enjoying some friendly competition.

Space is limited. Reservations are preferred by calling 610.398.1361 ext 13, emailing wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.orgor by stopping by our customer service desk. 

Crafternoon @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Crafternoon @ Parkland Community Library

Drop by the library after school to create a fun and easy craft to take home and display! Ages 5-12. No RSVP.

MARCH 16 Rainbow Slime

APRIL 20  Recycled Flower Art

MAY 18  Patriotic Star Wreath

Jun
18
Mon
Technology Help Desk @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Technology Help Desk @ Parkland Community Library

Stop by anytime with your device, and/or technology question, and we’ll have someone available to give one-on-one help.

A drop in event, no reservations needed.  For any questions, contact Becky at wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.org or 610-398-1361 x13.

Jun
20
Wed
Teen Anime Club @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Teen Anime Club @ Parkland Community Library

Come watch your favorite anime and munch on pocky and Japanese snacks. We’ll chat about the latest manga series. Drop in.

Jun
26
Tue
What’s Your Story? @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm
What's Your Story? @ Parkland Community Library

Join us at our new monthly writing workshop designed to help writers discover how to write their memoir.  Space is limited. Reservations are preferred by calling 610.398.1361 ext 13, emailing wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.orgor by stopping by our customer service desk.

 

 

Jun
27
Wed
Joy of Coloring and Brain Puzzles @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 27 @ 3:00 pm
Joy of Coloring and Brain Puzzles @ Parkland Community Library

Discover how coloring and brain puzzles both de-stresses you and unleashes your creativity at our special coloring session just for adults. Snacks provided. Space is limited. Reservations are preferred by calling 610.398.1361 ext 13, emailing wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.orgor by stopping by our customer service desk. Or click here to sign up for any of our adult events.

 

 

Teen Advisory Board Meeting @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm
Teen Advisory Board Meeting @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Do you want to make a difference and make your voice heard in the library and in the community? Then apply to be a Teen Advisory Board member!  Munch on free snacks and help with displays, recommendations and events.

Jun
28
Thu
Knitting Circle @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Knitting Circle @ Parkland Community Library

Spend a fun afternoon swapping knitting tips and tricks! Just bring your knitting materials and enthusiasm. For knitters of all ages and skill levels.

 

Board Meeting @ To Be Determined Tickets
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jul
2
Mon
Maker Mondays @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 2 @ 5:00 pm
Maker Mondays @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Are you a maker? Do you like to build, and learn new things? Come hear stories and create! Ages 4-7. A STEM event. RSVP.

MARCH 05

Fairy Tales
APRIL 02
Pirates

MAY 07
Star Wars

Sign up online or by calling 610.398.1361 x19. Or email ringj@parklandlibrary.org for more information.

Jul
3
Tue
Technical Tuesday @ Luther Crest Tickets
Jul 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Technical Tuesday @ Luther Crest | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Postponed until further notice. Let us show you how to download all of your favorite library e-books, e-magazines, e-audiobooks and digital music.  We’ll also guide you step by step in how to navigate your own gadget. A special session just for seniors. Reservations are preferred by calling 610.398.1361 ext 13, emailing wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.orgor by stopping by our customer service desk.

Jul
9
Mon
Teen Iron Chef @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm
Teen Iron Chef @ Parkland Community Library

Challenge your fellow peers in the culinary quest for greatness. Can you make a no bake dish with one specific ingredient for our judges to test? RSVP.

 

Travel with Savvy @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 9 @ 7:00 pm
Travel with Savvy @ Parkland Community Library

NEW! Come share travel tips and insights, and make plans for a group trip. Hosted by experienced, travel enthusiast Ann.

Space is limited. Reservations are preferred by calling 610.398.1361 ext 13, emailing wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.org, or by stopping by our customer service desk.

Jul
11
Wed
Medicare Enrollment Assistance @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Medicare Enrollment Assistance @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Schedule an appointment with a certified Medicare counselor to review and explore your enrollment options. Appointments available hourly. Bring your insurance cards and Medicare card, as well as a list of all medications including dosage and how often taken. Presented by Apprise Counseling. RSVP.

Sign up by clicking here online, at 610.398.1361 x13, or at wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.org.

 

Jul
12
Thu
Senior Yoga @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 12 @ 10:30 am
Senior Yoga @ Parkland Community Library

Grow your flexibility, strength, and balance in a special senior series. Presented by certified yoga instructor Karen Klubertanz of Five Paths. A PA Forward Health Literacy event.

Space is limited. Reservations are preferred by calling 610.398.1361 ext 13, emailing wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.org, or by stopping by our customer service desk.

American Girls Club @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm
American Girls Club @ Parkland Community Library

Do you love the American Girls series? Come learn more about their historical time periods. We’ll do activities and crafts!
Grades: 2-6. RSVP.

MARCH 08

Join us for a night of pajama party fun with your favorite American Girl doll (other dolls welcome,too!).

APRIL 12

Travel back to 1812 to meet Caroline, have a boat race, and learn how to make a knot bracelet.

 

Sign up online or by calling 610.398.1361 x19. Or email hoimesj@parklandlibrary.org for more information.