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* Storytime for All AgesStorytime for All Ages

Time: 10:30 am

Join Miss Sue for this all ages storytime in the Margaret Knoll Gardner Lecture Room. We'll have seasonal and holiday tales, songs, and crafts.

* Crochet ClubCrochet Club

Time: 6:00 pm

Drop in for our weekly crocheting club! All skill levels are encouraged to join in. Bring your current crochet project or get started with advice from more experienced crochet-ers. No need to RSVP.

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* Notary ServicesNotary Services

Time: 4:00 pm

The library is now offering notary services, free of charge, by appointment only for the residents of our community (Emmaus, Macungie borough, Upper Milford township) with the following guidelines: Please call the library at 610-965-9284 to make an appointment, indicating the type of notarization requested. The person requesting notarization must personally appear before the Notary at the time of the notarization. Valid photo identification is required, such as driver’s license, government issued non-driver ID card, passport or other form of government identification providing it is current and contains a signature or a photograph. Documents that contain blank spaces should be filled out by the signer prior to notarization. An original signature of the person requesting the notarization is required. Only documents in English can be notarized at this time. If a witness is needed, the witness must be known by the person requesting notarization and provide a valid photo identification as listed above. The library will not provide witnesses and witnesses may not be solicited from the library patrons or staff. The Notary cannot notarize certain documents including but not limited to the following: ● Real Estate transactions ● Depositions ● Deeds ● Trusts & Wills ● Copy Certifications of any records prohibited by law to copy or certify, or that states it cannot be copied (birth, death, marriage certificates). ---------------------------------------------------------Please be advised that the Notary Public is not an attorney licensed to practice law in this Commonwealth. The Notary Public is not allowed to draft legal records, give legal advice on legal matters, including immigration, or charge a fee for those activities.

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* First Friday Scavenger HuntFirst Friday Scavenger Hunt

Play alone or in teams to find 5 clues around the library and collect a small prize - school ages and up.

* Movie Matinee: Where the ...Movie Matinee: Where the ...

Time: 12:00 pm

Join us for a FREE Screening of Where the Crawdads Sing (2022, PG-13, Mystery/ Drama, 2h5m). Based upon the novel of the same name, this movie follows a woman who raised herself in the marshes of the Deep South who becomes a suspect in the murder of a man with whom she was once involved. *Film may contain material not suitable for all audiences, please use the rating as a guideline. Children under 12 require adult supervision.

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* Ice Princess StorytimeIce Princess Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

Join us for a special SnowBlast Storytime with the Ice Princess! For school ages, no registration needed.

* Block PartyBlock Party

Time: 11:00 am

For all little builders of preschool and elementary ages and their care-takers. Miss Sue will open the block cabinet in the children’s wing and we will make amazing things together.

* Fire & IceFire & Ice

Time: 11:00 am

This spectacular show thrills audiences with impressive science experiments. The event includes foggy dry ice storms and demonstrates how giant beach balls can float in the air. Students are amazed by sizzling, shivering scissors and special bubbly showers! Email eplids@cliu.org to save your seat and for more info

* Snowblast MovieSnowblast Movie

Time: 1:00 pm

Join us for a special SnowBlast screening of Smallfoot (2018, PG, 1h38m). A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist. High up on a mountain peak surrounded by clouds, a Yeti named Migo witnesses a plane crash and discovers a human survivor and faces banishment when he tries to tell his family about his discovery.

* Snowblast YogaSnowblast Yoga

Time: 3:30 pm

Larissa Noto from the Lovely Little Lotus will host an Yoga story time at the Library. She tells a story with a related craft, and integrates yoga and mindfulness into the activity. Drop in - for school ages.

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* Pinterest Party: ValentinesPinterest Party: Valentines

Time: 6:00 pm

Your hearts oughta be in pictures. Picture frames, that is. Join us for a lovely evening of Valentine's themed crafting. There will be some painting involved, so please dress appropriately. Adult supervision required. All supplies provided for 30 people. First come, first served.

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* Parent & Child Workshop SeriesParent & Child Workshop Series

Time: 10:30 am

A weekly workshop series for families with children under the age of 6 - limited to 15 families. Beginning Tues. Jan. 31 and running for 5 weeks, each week will feature a new facet of learning with a community partner. Sign up in advance for one or every session.

* Daytime Book GroupDaytime Book Group

Time: 2:00 pm

Join us for a lively discussion of this month's title: Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard. Some copies available at the front desk when you sign up, also available on Libby. RSVP to Lauri at eplcollection@cliu.org, 610-965-9284 or sign up at the front desk.

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* Storytime for All AgesStorytime for All Ages

Time: 10:30 am

Join Miss Sue for this all ages storytime in the Margaret Knoll Gardner Lecture Room. We'll have seasonal and holiday tales, songs, and crafts.

* Crochet ClubCrochet Club

Time: 6:00 pm

Drop in for our weekly crocheting club! All skill levels are encouraged to join in. Bring your current crochet project or get started with advice from more experienced crochet-ers. No need to RSVP.

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* Constituent ServicesConstituent Services

Time: 2:00 pm

A representative from Congresswoman Susan Wild's office will be available for mobile office hours each second Tuesday from 2 to 5 PM to answer questions, address concerns, and provide other constituent services. No appointment is required. You can reach her local office in Allentown at 484-781-6000 or in Washington DC at 202-225-6411. Constituent Services include agency services and contacts, tour and ticket information, grant application assistance, flags, disaster relief assistance, and more.

* Notary ServicesNotary Services

Time: 4:00 pm

The library is now offering notary services, free of charge, by appointment only for the residents of our community (Emmaus, Macungie borough, Upper Milford township) with the following guidelines: Please call the library at 610-965-9284 to make an appointment, indicating the type of notarization requested. The person requesting notarization must personally appear before the Notary at the time of the notarization. Valid photo identification is required, such as driver’s license, government issued non-driver ID card, passport or other form of government identification providing it is current and contains a signature or a photograph. Documents that contain blank spaces should be filled out by the signer prior to notarization. An original signature of the person requesting the notarization is required. Only documents in English can be notarized at this time. If a witness is needed, the witness must be known by the person requesting notarization and provide a valid photo identification as listed above. The library will not provide witnesses and witnesses may not be solicited from the library patrons or staff. The Notary cannot notarize certain documents including but not limited to the following: ● Real Estate transactions ● Depositions ● Deeds ● Trusts & Wills ● Copy Certifications of any records prohibited by law to copy or certify, or that states it cannot be copied (birth, death, marriage certificates). ---------------------------------------------------------Please be advised that the Notary Public is not an attorney licensed to practice law in this Commonwealth. The Notary Public is not allowed to draft legal records, give legal advice on legal matters, including immigration, or charge a fee for those activities.

* Teen Writers GroupTeen Writers Group

Time: 6:00 pm

For teen writers in 6th grade and older. Join Miss Sue to write from new prompts and talk about the process of writing.

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* Classic Film MatineeClassic Film Matinee

Time: 1:00 pm

Join us for a matinee of Frank Capra's classic comedy Arsenic and Old Lace (1944, 1h58m, Not Rated) with Cary Grant and Priscilla Lane. A Brooklyn writer of books on the futility of marriage risks his reputation when he decides to tie the knot. Things get even more complicated when he learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are habitual murderers.

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* Author Visit: Jeffrey DuttAuthor Visit: Jeffrey Dutt

Time: 6:00 pm

Meet and greet local author Jeffrey Dutt. Mr. Dutt is the author of The Little Book For Teachers Who Think Big, which gives practical advice for teachers of all experience levels. Copies of his book will be available for purchase. Email eplcollection@cliu.org or call 610-965-9284 to register.

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* Parent & Child Workshop SeriesParent & Child Workshop Series

Time: 10:30 am

A weekly workshop series for families with children under the age of 6 - limited to 15 families. Beginning Tues. Jan. 31 and running for 5 weeks, each week will feature a new facet of learning with a community partner. Sign up in advance for one or every session.

* Caregiver Support GroupCaregiver Support Group

Time: 10:30 am

Join the Alzheimer's Association and DevonHouse Senior Living in person at the library to learn more about caring for someone with Alzheimer's. Join the monthly caregiver support group to expand your network of support. Call 610-967-1100 or email lcrossan@devonhouseseniorliving.com to sign up.

* Evening Book GroupEvening Book Group

Time: 6:45 pm

Our evening Book Discussion Group meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6:45 pm. This session's theme is Travel in Fact and Fiction. Join us each month for a lively discussion featuring a new book. This month's title: Travels with Charley: in Search of America by John Steinbeck. Nonfiction. An account of Steinbeck’s journey across America with his French poodle, Charley, published in 1962. “He reflects on the American character, racial hostility, the particular form of American loneliness he finds almost everywhere, and the unexpected kindness of strangers.” – from the publisher. March 14 - Less by Andrew Sean Greer. Fiction. April 11 - Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel. Fiction. May 9 - A Walk in the Woods: rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson. Non Fiction. Limited quantities of these books can be borrowed from your local library, or considering purchasing your copy from Let’s Play Books! Bookstore, an independent Emmaus bookstore. To register, or for more information, call 610-965-9284. or ask at the front desk.

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* Storytime for All AgesStorytime for All Ages

Time: 10:30 am

Join Miss Sue for this all ages storytime in the Margaret Knoll Gardner Lecture Room. We'll have seasonal and holiday tales, songs, and crafts.

* Find Your AncestorsFind Your Ancestors

Time: 5:00 pm

Sign up in advance for a 30-minute appointment with Chris to get in-person assistance uncovering your family tree and insight using Ancestry.com. Please call 610-965-9284 email to Lauri at eplcollection@cliu.org

* Crochet ClubCrochet Club

Time: 6:00 pm

Drop in for our weekly crocheting club! All skill levels are encouraged to join in. Bring your current crochet project or get started with advice from more experienced crochet-ers. No need to RSVP.

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* Notary ServicesNotary Services

Time: 4:00 pm

The library is now offering notary services, free of charge, by appointment only for the residents of our community (Emmaus, Macungie borough, Upper Milford township) with the following guidelines: Please call the library at 610-965-9284 to make an appointment, indicating the type of notarization requested. The person requesting notarization must personally appear before the Notary at the time of the notarization. Valid photo identification is required, such as driver’s license, government issued non-driver ID card, passport or other form of government identification providing it is current and contains a signature or a photograph. Documents that contain blank spaces should be filled out by the signer prior to notarization. An original signature of the person requesting the notarization is required. Only documents in English can be notarized at this time. If a witness is needed, the witness must be known by the person requesting notarization and provide a valid photo identification as listed above. The library will not provide witnesses and witnesses may not be solicited from the library patrons or staff. The Notary cannot notarize certain documents including but not limited to the following: ● Real Estate transactions ● Depositions ● Deeds ● Trusts & Wills ● Copy Certifications of any records prohibited by law to copy or certify, or that states it cannot be copied (birth, death, marriage certificates). ---------------------------------------------------------Please be advised that the Notary Public is not an attorney licensed to practice law in this Commonwealth. The Notary Public is not allowed to draft legal records, give legal advice on legal matters, including immigration, or charge a fee for those activities.

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* Parent & Child Workshop SeriesParent & Child Workshop Series

Time: 10:30 am

A weekly workshop series for families with children under the age of 6 - limited to 15 families. Beginning Tues. Jan. 31 and running for 5 weeks, each week will feature a new facet of learning with a community partner. Sign up in advance for one or every session.

* Creative WritingCreative Writing

Time: 1:00 pm

Join us for an in-person creative writing group with Pat Johnson, a long-time creative writer. The group welcomes those who want to write creatively for fun and/or publication. All are welcome. RSVP to Lauri at 610-965-9284, eplcollection@cliu.org, or the front desk.

* EPL Board MeetingEPL Board Meeting

Time: 4:00 pm

Open to the public, the Emmaus Public Library Board Meeting is held monthly on the third Tuesday at 4 PM. Email the director (epldirector@cliu.org) for more info.

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* Storytime for All AgesStorytime for All Ages

Time: 10:30 am

Join Miss Sue for this all ages storytime in the Margaret Knoll Gardner Lecture Room. We'll have seasonal and holiday tales, songs, and crafts.

* Crochet ClubCrochet Club

Time: 6:00 pm

Drop in for our weekly crocheting club! All skill levels are encouraged to join in. Bring your current crochet project or get started with advice from more experienced crochet-ers. No need to RSVP.

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* Notary ServicesNotary Services

Time: 4:00 pm

The library is now offering notary services, free of charge, by appointment only for the residents of our community (Emmaus, Macungie borough, Upper Milford township) with the following guidelines: Please call the library at 610-965-9284 to make an appointment, indicating the type of notarization requested. The person requesting notarization must personally appear before the Notary at the time of the notarization. Valid photo identification is required, such as driver’s license, government issued non-driver ID card, passport or other form of government identification providing it is current and contains a signature or a photograph. Documents that contain blank spaces should be filled out by the signer prior to notarization. An original signature of the person requesting the notarization is required. Only documents in English can be notarized at this time. If a witness is needed, the witness must be known by the person requesting notarization and provide a valid photo identification as listed above. The library will not provide witnesses and witnesses may not be solicited from the library patrons or staff. The Notary cannot notarize certain documents including but not limited to the following: ● Real Estate transactions ● Depositions ● Deeds ● Trusts & Wills ● Copy Certifications of any records prohibited by law to copy or certify, or that states it cannot be copied (birth, death, marriage certificates). ---------------------------------------------------------Please be advised that the Notary Public is not an attorney licensed to practice law in this Commonwealth. The Notary Public is not allowed to draft legal records, give legal advice on legal matters, including immigration, or charge a fee for those activities.

* Books 'n' BarksBooks 'n' Barks

Time: 6:30 pm

The Lehigh Valley Therapy Dogs will be at the Emmaus Public Library to listen to kids reading! This event takes place on the fourth Thursday of each month. Bring your own books, or choose from the selection at the library!

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* Family Game NightFamily Game Night

Time: 6:30 pm

Let's play! Choose from our selection of card and board games or bring your own. All are welcome. No registration necessary.

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* Parent & Child Workshop SeriesParent & Child Workshop Series

Time: 10:30 am

A weekly workshop series for families with children under the age of 6 - limited to 15 families. Beginning Tues. Jan. 31 and running for 5 weeks, each week will feature a new facet of learning with a community partner. Sign up in advance for one or every session.

* Memoir Writing GroupMemoir Writing Group

Time: 1:00 pm

Join author Jerry Waxler and others on a ZOOM videoconference to write about your life. Email eplcollection@cliu.org for the link to connect.

       
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