Jul
17
Tue
Let’s Talk Wills and Power of Attorney @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 17 @ 2:30 pm
Let's Talk Wills and Power of Attorney @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Do you have a will? Know how it works? Do you understand probate and power of attorney and other related issues? Discover more with an informal Q&A with expert Judith. 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.

CD Exchange: Because Libraries Rock @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm
CD Exchange: Because Libraries Rock @ Parkland Community Library

Exchange your gently used CDs for the same from other community members. Rock out to new tracks at this drop in event.

 

White Teeth: Book Quest @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
White Teeth: Book Quest @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

The library’s book group for adults meets to chat about their favorite novels. New members are always welcome!  Reservations are preferred by calling 610.398.1361 ext 13, emailing wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.orgor by stopping by our customer service desk.

December – Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
January – Miller’s Valley (Anna Quindlen)
February – The Snow Child (Eowyn Ivey)
March – The Rosie Project by Graham Simsion
April – Mischling by Affinity Konar
May – A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
June – The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin
July – White Teeth by Zadie Smith
August – (A short story of choice)
September – Beartown by Frederick Bachman
October – The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
November – A Gentleman in Moscow
December – Turtles All the Way

 

 

Jul
19
Thu
An Afternoon With Singer Bobby Rydell @ Independent Park, Upper Macungie Tickets
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm
An Afternoon With Singer Bobby Rydell @ Independent Park, Upper Macungie

Get an inside look at the “Ed Sullivan Show “and the “Great American Bandstand” from Bye Bye Birdie star and 1950s’ singer
Bobby Rydell. Rydell will share his memories of his hit songs in this intimate chat with our community. Bobby Rydell books and
merchandise available for sale. RSVP. Event held at Independent Park Community Center.

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.

Jul
20
Fri
Games We Love @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 20 @ 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. 

Rock Movie & Rita’s: Bye Bye Birdie @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 20 @ 2:30 pm
Rock Movie & Rita's: Bye Bye Birdie @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

We love you, Conrad! Swoon over watching Bye,Bye Birdie and Bobby Rydell on our big screen , and cool yourself down with some Rita’s. 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.

Jul
24
Tue
Flower Frenzy @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm
Flower Frenzy @ Parkland Community Library

Freshen up your home with your garden’s flowers. Join Debbie of the Parkland Garden Club for a presentation on arranging flowers in a vase. 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.

Jul
25
Wed
Joy of Coloring and Brain Puzzles @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 25 @ 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.

 

 

Jul
26
Thu
Knitting Circle @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 26 @ 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.

 

Jul
28
Sat
Mixed Media Moments @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Mixed Media Moments @ Parkland Community Library

Looking for more time to enjoy the creativity, individuality, and self-discovery of mixed media art? A variety of materials, concepts, and ideas will abound at this create and share time with other artists. 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.

Jul
31
Tue
CD Exchange: Because Libraries Rock @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 31 @ 5:30 pm
CD Exchange: Because Libraries Rock @ Parkland Community Library

Exchange your gently used CDs for the same from other community members. Rock out to new tracks at this drop in event.

 

Aug
3
Fri
Trivia: Because Libraries Rock @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Aug 3 @ 2:30 pm
Trivia: Because Libraries Rock @ Parkland Community Library

Start your weekend with a trivia contest, snacks & prizes. Test your knowledge on rock & entertainment trivia. Come with your own team of friends or create your own. A drop in event.

Aug
6
Mon
All the Money In the World: Modern Brown Bag Classics @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm
All the Money In the World: 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.
July – Phantom Thread
August – All the Money in the World

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.

 

 

 

Aug
7
Tue
Escape the Room @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Aug 7 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Escape the Room @ Parkland Community Library

Can you and your team break free from the room? Use elements of the space around you to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and break codes to find the key
to escape! Sign up online here for free tickets for time slots starting at:

4:30pm          5:30pm         6:30pm         7:30pm

Space is limited. RSVP.

Aug
9
Thu
Senior Yoga @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Aug 9 @ 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.

Aug
10
Fri
Rock Movie & Rita’s: That Thing You Do @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Aug 10 @ 2:30 pm
Rock Movie & Rita's: That Thing You Do @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Watch the antics of the Oneders, the one hit wonder pop band, and sing along to the musical on our big screen. Refresh yourself with Rita’s on us! 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.

Aug
17
Fri
Games We Love @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Aug 17 @ 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. 

Aug
20
Mon
Technology Help Desk @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Aug 20 @ 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.

Aug
21
Tue
Choose Your Own Short Story: Book Quest @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Choose Your Own Short Story: Book Quest @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

The library’s book group for adults meets to chat about their favorite novels. New members are always welcome!  Reservations are preferred by calling 610.398.1361 ext 13, emailing wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.orgor by stopping by our customer service desk.

December – Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
January – Miller’s Valley (Anna Quindlen)
February – The Snow Child (Eowyn Ivey)
March – The Rosie Project by Graham Simsion
April – Mischling by Affinity Konar
May – A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
June – The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin
July – White Teeth by Zadie Smith
August – (A short story of choice)
September – Beartown by Frederick Bachman
October – The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
November – A Gentleman in Moscow
December – Turtles All the Way

 

 

Aug
22
Wed
Joy of Coloring and Brain Puzzles @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Aug 22 @ 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.

 

 

Aug
23
Thu
Knitting Circle @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Aug 23 @ 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.

 

Sep
4
Tue
The Forensics of Crime Prevention @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Forensics of Crime Prevention @ Parkland Community Library

Join Dr. Hoke, Criminal Justice professor at Cedar Crest College, for a look at how crime prevention can work. And learn all about their special focus on the geography of crime. Did you know that geography can be used to solve crime more effectively than more popularly understood methods such as psychology? RSVP. A PA Forward Civics Literacy event.

This lecture is part of our Parkland Reads 2018 event series for New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Mary Kubica’s novel, Don’t You Cry.

Be a part of Parkland Reads 2018 and discover her book Don’t You Cry.

Sep
7
Fri
Basic Self Defense @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Sep 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Basic Self Defense @ Parkland Community Library

Do you know how to protect yourself to get out of a threatening situation? Join Todd of Todd’s Martial Art & Fitness for a basic self defense techniques workshop. No experience needed. RSVP. A PA Forward Health

This class is part of our Parkland Reads 2018 event series for New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Mary Kubica’s novel, Don’t You Cry.

Be a part of Parkland Reads 2018 and discover her book Don’t You Cry.

Sep
10
Mon
Travel with Savvy @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Sep 10 @ 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.

Sep
12
Wed
Medicare Enrollment Assistance @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Sep 12 @ 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.

 

Sep
13
Thu
Senior Yoga @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Sep 13 @ 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.

Sep
14
Fri
An Evening with Author Mary Kubica @ Springhouse Middle School Tickets
Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
An Evening with Author Mary Kubica @ Springhouse Middle School

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Mary Kubica will speak about and sign her books at our 2018 Parkland Reads event held at the Springhouse Middle School auditorium.

Come hear how Kubica crafted her psychological thriller, Don’t You Cry. Since Don’t You Cry‘s setting centers in a cafe, enjoy free coffee and refreshments before her talk. Get your very own signed copy sold by Barnes & Noble Booksellers.

Be a part of Parkland Reads 2018 and discover her book Don’t You Cry.

Free tickets for this event will be available at www.parklandlibrary.org. RSVP required. Space is limited. This event is brought to you by our Friends of the Parkland Community Library.

Sep
17
Mon
Technology Help Desk @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Sep 17 @ 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.

Sep
21
Fri
Games We Love @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Sep 21 @ 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. 

Sep
26
Wed
Joy of Coloring and Brain Puzzles @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Sep 26 @ 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.