Please consider how valuable the Library is to you and your family. Since 1940, we have provided library materials, services, and events FREE of charge. We continue to look for new ways to provide assistance to the communities and patrons we serve, despite recent decreases in state, borough, and township funding. Your important - and greatly appreciated - donation will help with operating expenses, adding materials to the collections, and providing dynamic and engaging events for all ages.
The Emmaus Public Library is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, therefore all donations are tax-deductible. Click Here for a copy of our Annual Fund Letter or use the PayPal link below. The library can send you a letter of receipt for tax purposes to the return address provided with your payment.
Welcome to the Emmaus Public Library
Welcome to the Emmaus Public Library. The library is part of the Access Pennsylvania program and serves residents of the East Penn area (Emmaus Borough, Macungie Borough, and Upper Milford Township). Patrons from other areas holding a valid home library card and photo ID are eligible for borrowing and reference services.
You must have your library card to borrow or renew materials. (If you forget your library card, there is a $1.00 charge to check out materials with the presentation of valid picture ID). Your library card is a permanent card; keep it always. Your information and the card will be updated periodically at the library. The replacement fee for a lost card is $5.00. As a cardholder, you have agreed to be responsible for all items borrowed and charges incurred.
We'll be closing at 6PM on Wednesday 11/22. We will be Closed Thursday 11/23 - Sunday 11/26. No items are due when the library is closed. We hope you have a safe & happy Holiday!
Visit Dan Schantz Greenhouse for all of your Outdoor Growing Needs, show our barcode via paper or app & the library gets $2 for each $10 purchase. Get your barcode here or download the app on your device. Ask us at the desk or contact the Friends of the EPL for more info!
The Friends of the Emmaus Public Library Wine & Cheese Reception and Holiday Book Sale
is Friday, December 1 from 6-8PM in the Margaret Knoll Gardner Room. Featuring seasonal sounds by the Emmaus High School Students, the Friends are pleased to offer an outstanding collection of pre-enjoyed books & puzzles in gift-worthy condition at pocket-pleasing prices.
Please note that the Library is CLOSED during this event.