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.

Board Meeting @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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
What’s Your Story? @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Jul 24 @ 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.

 

 

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
27
Fri
Friends of the Library 28th Annual Used Book Sale @ St. Joseph the Worker Church Tickets
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friends of the Library 28th Annual Used Book Sale @ St. Joseph the Worker Church | Pennsylvania | United States

When:

FRIENDS PREVIEW NIGHT- Thursday, July 26, 2018, 4pm-6pm, $15 admission

Friday, July 27, 2018, 9 am to 7 pm

Saturday, July 28, 2018, 9 am to 6:30 pm

$6 BAG SALE  Sunday, July 29, 2018 from 11 am to 3 pm

Accepting Book Donations at St. Joseph the Worker Church:

Monday, July 23 to Wednesday, July 25, 10am to 7 pm & Thursday, July 26, 10am-noon

Accepting donations of hardcover and paperback books, games, video games, puzzles, CDs and DVDs only. Please no textbooks, Reader’s Digests, magazines, encyclopedias, VHS tapes or law books.

Want to volunteer?

Are you 18 or older? Volunteers are needed for set up  Monday, July 23 through Thursday, July 26 from 10 AM until 7 PM. Help is also needed for clean up on Monday, July 30,  Interested? Contact Lynne Harakal at harakall@parklandlibrary.org.

Want more info?

Call 610.398.1361.

Jul
28
Sat
Friends of the Library 28th Annual Used Book Sale @ St. Joseph the Worker Church Tickets
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
Friends of the Library 28th Annual Used Book Sale @ St. Joseph the Worker Church | Pennsylvania | United States

When:

FRIENDS PREVIEW NIGHT- Thursday, July 26, 2018, 4pm-6pm, $15 admission

Friday, July 27, 2018, 9 am to 7 pm

Saturday, July 28, 2018, 9 am to 6:30 pm

$6 BAG SALE  Sunday, July 29, 2018 from 11 am to 3 pm

Accepting Book Donations at St. Joseph the Worker Church:

Monday, July 23 to Wednesday, July 25, 10am to 7 pm & Thursday, July 26, 10am-noon

Accepting donations of hardcover and paperback books, games, video games, puzzles, CDs and DVDs only. Please no textbooks, Reader’s Digests, magazines, encyclopedias, VHS tapes or law books.

Want to volunteer?

Are you 18 or older? Volunteers are needed for set up  Monday, July 23 through Thursday, July 26 from 10 AM until 7 PM. Help is also needed for clean up on Monday, July 30,  Interested? Contact Lynne Harakal at harakall@parklandlibrary.org.

Want more info?

Call 610.398.1361.

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
29
Sun
Friends of the Library 28th Annual Used Book Sale @ St. Joseph the Worker Church Tickets
Jul 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Friends of the Library 28th Annual Used Book Sale @ St. Joseph the Worker Church | Pennsylvania | United States

When:

FRIENDS PREVIEW NIGHT- Thursday, July 26, 2018, 4pm-6pm, $15 admission

Friday, July 27, 2018, 9 am to 7 pm

Saturday, July 28, 2018, 9 am to 6:30 pm

$6 BAG SALE  Sunday, July 29, 2018 from 11 am to 3 pm

Accepting Book Donations at St. Joseph the Worker Church:

Monday, July 23 to Wednesday, July 25, 10am to 7 pm & Thursday, July 26, 10am-noon

Accepting donations of hardcover and paperback books, games, video games, puzzles, CDs and DVDs only. Please no textbooks, Reader’s Digests, magazines, encyclopedias, VHS tapes or law books.

Want to volunteer?

Are you 18 or older? Volunteers are needed for set up  Monday, July 23 through Thursday, July 26 from 10 AM until 7 PM. Help is also needed for clean up on Monday, July 30,  Interested? Contact Lynne Harakal at harakall@parklandlibrary.org.

Want more info?

Call 610.398.1361.

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
Technical Tuesday @ Luther Crest Tickets
Aug 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Technical Tuesday @ Luther Crest | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Got computer or device questions?  Looking for help with downloading ebooks or using library online resources?  We’ll explore and answer questions together at this special session just for seniors.  Held at Luther Crest.  Reservations are preferred by calling 610.398.1361 ext 13, emailing wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.orgor by stopping by our customer service desk.

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
14
Tue
Senior Book Club: Before the Fall @ Luther Crest Tickets
Aug 14 @ 3:00 pm
Senior Book Club: Before the Fall @ Luther Crest  | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Calling all seniors! Would you like to read and discuss novels with others? Come join us every second Tuesday of the month at 3pm to meet friends and chat about our favorite books:

JUNE Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
JULY Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.
AUGUST Before the Fall by Noah Hawley.
SEPTEMBER A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline.
OCTOBER My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
NOVEMBER The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

Register by calling 610.398.1361 ext 13, emailing wanamakerb@parklandlibrary.orgor by stopping by our customer service desk.

Click here to sign up for your favorite PCL adult event.

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.

 

Board Meeting @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Aug
28
Tue
What’s Your Story? @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Aug 28 @ 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.