Sep
26
Wed
Plugged Into Tech Workshop Series @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am
Plugged Into Tech Workshop Series @ Parkland Community Library

SEPTEMBER 05
Social Media
SEPTEMBER 12
Online Security
SEPTEMBER 19
Apps
SEPTEMBER 26
Online Security

We’ll help you stay safe while shopping online, discovering new apps, and connecting with your family on social media in our PA Forward
Information Literacy Workshop series. RSVP.

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.

Toddler Storytime @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Sep 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Storytime @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes at storytime with Miss Jackie!
Ages 18 months – 3 years.
No RSVP required.

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.

 

 

Teen Advisory Board Meeting @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Sep 26 @ 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.

Sep
27
Thu
Friends of the Library Book Donation Dropoff @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friends of the Library Book Donation Dropoff @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Drop off your gently used CDs, DVDs, video games, games and books on our porch to our Friends of the Library.

Senior DIY Projects @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Sep 27 @ 11:00 am
Senior DIY Projects @ Parkland Community Library

Interested in some fun fall projects?Join us for do it yourself series with all materials supplied. Space is limited. RSVP.

SEPTEMBER 06
Apple Pie
SEPTEMBER 20
Tie Dye
SEPTEMBER 27 This event is now full.
Planter Beautify

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.

Sep
28
Fri
Show Tunes Concert @ Independent Park, Upper Macungie Tickets
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm
Show Tunes Concert @ Independent Park, Upper Macungie

Enjoy music from Hamilton, the Greatest Showman, La La Land, and more. Celebrate the end of September Senior Month, as Sing for America takes you on a
musical song journey. Space is limited. RSVP. Held at Independent Park Community Center.

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.

Sep
29
Sat
Homemade Card Making @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am
Homemade Card Making @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

This event is now full. Ready to be crafty and creative? Join us for a fall greeting card workshop to make your own personalized card. All materials provided.

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.

Oct
1
Mon
Porch Sale @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Porch Sale @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Stock up on your fall reads and give to our library at the same time when you shop at the Friends of the Library porch sale. Over four tables of books, DVDs, and CDs to choose from!

Rain date is October 2.

Babytime @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 1 @ 10:30 am
Babytime @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Stories and rhymes for ages birth – 18 months.  After storytime, we will have time to play!  Older siblings can attend. No registration required.

Maker Mondays @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm
Maker Mondays @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

This event is now full.  Are you a maker? Do you like to create, build, and learn new things? Each meeting will include a storytime and a MAKEtime. Explore a variety of art and STEM related activities. Ages 4 to 1st grade. RSVP.

Sign up by clicking here,  or by calling 610.398.1361 x19.

College Funding Coach @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 1 @ 6:30 pm
College Funding Coach @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Is the high cost of higher education overwhelming? The College Funding Coach® is here to help you figure out HOW to pay for it! Discover how to attend private universities for the same out of pocket cost as in-state schools , strategies to pay for multiple children attending college at the same time and more. RSVP. A PA Forward Financial Literacy event.

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.

Oct
2
Tue
Toddler Storytime @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Storytime @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes at storytime with Miss Jackie!
Ages 18 months – 3 years.
No RSVP required.

Beauty of Glass @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm
Beauty of Glass @ Parkland Community Library

Discover the art of glass collecting and history with local expert and collector Randy’s talk. Explore his collection in person tonight and at our September community exhibit. RSVP.

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

Oct
3
Wed
Toddler Storytime @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Storytime @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes at storytime with Miss Jackie!
Ages 18 months – 3 years.
No RSVP required.

Oct
4
Thu
Tinkerlab @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm
Tinkerlab @ Parkland Community Library

OCTOBER 04
PUFF MOBILE
Design a wind-powered car and get your car to the finish line using as few puffs of air as possible.

NOVEMBER 01
MAGNETIC SLIME
Have you ever worked with magnets and slime at the same time? You’ll likely be very “attracted” to this new kind of slime!

For grades 2-5.  RSVP. Sign up by clicking here,  or by calling 610.398.1361 x19.

Oct
6
Sat
Spanish Storytime @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm
Spanish Storytime @ Parkland Community Library

Join us for a storytime that will introduce children to the Spanish language through stories and songs. Presented by Nadia from the Spanish
Immersion Learning Center. All ages. A drop in event.

Oct
8
Mon
Babytime @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 8 @ 10:30 am
Babytime @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Stories and rhymes for ages birth – 18 months.  After storytime, we will have time to play!  Older siblings can attend. No registration required.

Homeschool Connection @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm
Homeschool Connection @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Join us for a new monthly series just for homeschoolers! Each month explore a different theme and activities to do or share! For K-5th grade. RSVP

OCTOBER 8 Biography Month
Who is your favorite person from history? Research and dress up as them to exercise your presentation skills in front of your peers.

NOVEMBER 12 Building Bridges
Experiment with the science of bridges through hands-on construction. Work with a team to see how much weight your bridge can sustain.

Sign up by clicking here,  or by calling 610.398.1361 x19.

 

Oct
9
Tue
Toddler Storytime @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Storytime @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes at storytime with Miss Jackie!
Ages 18 months – 3 years.
No RSVP required.

Travel with Savvy @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 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.

Oct
10
Wed
Medicare Enrollment Assistance @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 10 @ 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.

 

Toddler Storytime @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Storytime @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes at storytime with Miss Jackie!
Ages 18 months – 3 years.
No RSVP required.

Oct
11
Thu
Teen Read Weeks Book Swap @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Teen Read Weeks Book Swap @ Parkland Community Library

In honor of Teen Reads Week, bring three books to trade for three new titles. We’ll chat about our favorite books over some cheesy pizza.

RSVP at evansa@parklandlibrary.org or online here.

 

Fall Family Storytelling – Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Fall Family Storytelling - Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild @ Parkland Community Library

Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild’s Robin Reichert and MaryAnn Paterniti will tell spooky stories to entertain your entire family. Our storytellers will chill spines, tickle funny bones, and spin webs of horror thanks to an anonymous grant. A PA Forward Social Literacy event.

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

Oct
12
Fri
Lil Builders @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 12 @ 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.

PA Dutch Life @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm
PA Dutch Life @ Parkland Community Library

Do you remember the Village Inn and other PA Dutch local places? Join us for a three part series as we celebrate PA Dutch heritage. Local experts Jean and David will share the Pa Dutch flag history, life growing up as a child on a PA Dutch farm, the origins of holidays and hex signs, and more. We’ll also sing some PA Dutch songs! RSVP. A PA Forward Social Literacy event.

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.

Oct
13
Sat
Fall Craft & Storytime @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 13 @ 10:30 am
Fall Craft & Storytime @ Parkland Community Library

This event is full.  Come hear your favorite autumn picture books and songs. Decorate a small pumpkin to take home! Ages 3 and up. RSVP required.

Oct
15
Mon
East of Eden: Brown Bag Classics @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 15 @ 1:00 pm
East of Eden: Brown Bag Classics @ Parkland Community Library | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States

Are you a classic movie fan? Join us for our exciting new classic film series on the 3rd Monday of each month.   You bring your lunch and we’ll bring the beverages.

September – Man in a Grey Flannel Suit

October – East of Eden

November – Vertigo

December – The Bishop’s Wife

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

 

 

 

Technology Help Desk @ Parkland Community Library Tickets
Oct 15 @ 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.