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  • July 24, 2021:
    • New carpeting coming to adult area
    • Just added: 102 items + 26 eBooks
    • June private-funding update
    • Help EPL add a STEM Makerspace!
    • We have an edible campus
    • Dog days, freedom from clutter & more
    • Feed me: Take a green gremlin home
    • Christmas in July on Hoopla
  • July 09, 2021:
    • Kids: Create with clay this Saturday!
    • Acrylics art workshop with Abe Darlington
    • No Plant A Row collection on July 19
    • Countdown to ‘Chill with a Penguin’
    • Take the family to the ballgame August 4
    • Summer Reading Club check-in
    • Just added: 69 items + 96 eBooks
    • Bicycle safety event with Tracy Fox
    • Clowning around, Camp NaNo & kat koozies
  • June 27, 2021:
    • ‘Do I still have to wear a mask?’
    • 4th of July holiday hours
    • Get your Iron Pigs tickets by July 14
    • SRC 2021 is off and running — join up!
    • Donating books? Read this first
    • Chill with a penguin from the LV Zoo
    • Just added: 36 items + 8 eBooks
    • Lit Lunch returns: free books for first 10
    • ART@EPL, Magic with Macie & more events
  • June 14, 2021:
    • Summer Reading Club starts now!
    • Come to the SRC kickoff party June 19
    • ART@EPL: Meet Terrill Kevyn Johnson
    • Just added: 183 items + 6 eBooks
    • May private-funding update
    • Plant A Row returns June 21
    • Princess storytime, back-pain relief & more
    • LAMP helps more people in PA read for life
  • May 24, 2021:
    • Memorial Day holiday schedule
    • New hours starting June 1
    • Just added: 216 items + 34 eBooks
    • April private-funding update
    • New displays and welcome sign
    • Volunteer Ricki named an Unsung Hero
    • Summer book bingo & more great events
    • Have you used your May Hoopla yet?
  • May 3, 2021:
    • Come to the book sale!
    • ART@EPL: Meet Edith Roeder
    • Just added: 73 items + 59 eBooks
    • March private-funding update
    • Star Wars May-nia and more events
    • A great Tee Time was had by all
  • April 18, 2021:
    • It’s Tee Time! Get all the details
    • Just added: 131 items
    • More COVID-19 vaccine info
    • May Day, Baby Yoda & teen ‘call for art’
    • Friends’ big spring book sale is back!
    • Make every day Earth Day
  • April 5, 2021:
    • Be part of National Library Week!
    • Countdown to Tee Time at the Library
    • ART@EPL: Meet Luther Henninger
    • Just added: 64 items + 17 eBooks
    • Spring storytime starts April 6
    • Home-office tips, craft kits & more
    • Save the date: Friends’ book sale!
    • New month, new Hoopla borrows
  • March 21, 2021:
    • Spring @ EPL preview
    • COVID-19 vaccine update
    • Tee up for fun in the stacks
    • Safe driving for teens and their parents
    • Just added: 101 items + 205 eBooks
    • February private-funding update
    • Start your garden with free seeds
    • PA state tax forms are here!
  • March 7, 2021:
    • Help us save lives with mammograms
    • Share a book & champion reading
    • Book your ‘Tee Time at the Library’
    • Just added: 145 items + 72 eBooks
    • Be the smartest person in the room
    • Teen kits, staying close & more
    • Get crafty with Hoopla
  • February 22, 2021:
    • Tee Time at the Library April 23 & 24
    • A mammogram can be a lifesaver
    • ART@EPL: Meet Sylvia Roth
    • Just added: 77 items + 28 eBooks
    • January private-funding update
    • Check out the new book (club) totes
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • Have you signed up for Hoopla yet?
  • February 4, 2021:
    • Hoopla’s here — sign up today!
    • ART@EPL: Meet Stephen Russell
    • Digital magazines have moved
    • Just added: 94 items + 42 eBooks
    • One-on-one career & job-search help
    • Take-home kits and online events
    • COVID-19 vaccine info
  • January 25, 2021 (special issue):
    • It started off like any other year…
    • When the going gets tough…
    • Green means GO!
    • Outdoor events, take-home kits and virtual parades
    • This too happened in and around the library in 2020…
    • You got us through a crazy year
    • What’s ahead in 2021
  • January 17, 2021:
    • Library building is reopening Jan. 18
    • Just added: 58 items + 51 eBooks
    • Private-funding update: 2020 total
    • Play board games online (free)
    • Check out more great events
    • The first tax forms are here!
  • December 31, 2020:
    • 2020 staff & volunteer favorites
    • Just added: 82 items + 31 eBooks
    • Play Winter Book Bingo!
    • Winter Zoom Storytime starts Jan. 5
    • ‘New Year’ stories, STEM to go & more
    • Public Domain Day 2021
  • December 11, 2020:
    • PA health insurance & financial assistance
    • Just added: 40 items + 62 eBooks
    • November private-funding update
    • Update on 2021 state & local funding
    • Virtual cheer, new career & more events
    • You’ve truly outdone yourselves this year
    • Holiday hours
  • November 26, 2020:
    • COVID update and new weekday hours
    • Just added: 137 items + 60 eBooks
    • ART@EPL: Meet Abe Darlington
    • Shop small this Saturday, get some swag
    • Crafts to go, virtual cheer + more events
    • Trexler Trust grant funds new HVAC
    • Patron creates EPL Giving Tuesday page
    • Name the wolf, win a wolf stuffie!
  • November 12, 2020:
    • Thanksgiving holiday hours
    • Survey: Give us your input on 2021 hours
    • Just added: 126 items + 208 eBooks
    • October private-funding update
    • Dino to-go kits, Wolfenoot and more
    • Help fill the Toys for Tots boxes by Dec. 1
    • Shop small and local on Nov. 28
  • October 30, 2020:
    • Come trick or treat at the library
    • Join us for spooky stories on Halloween
    • ART@EPL: Meet Diane Horoschock
    • Just added: 182 items + 79 eBooks
    • September private-funding update
    • NaNoWriMo, mini-locker kits & more
    • Artful hydrants brighten up Emmaus
  • October 15, 2020:
    • It’s a Friends’ fang-tastic book sale!
    • Ride safer and win a kids’ bike helmet
    • Get LinkedIn to a great new job
    • Just added: 172 items + 71 eBooks
    • Kitchen goals, kids’ mask kits, and more
    • Trick or treat & Halloween week @ EPL
    • Congrats to volunteer Shirley!
    • Can it be Toys for Tots time already?
  • October 3, 2020:
    • Fall storytime kicks off Oct. 6
    • A spooktacular Friends’ book sale
    • Just added: 172 items + 162 eBooks
    • ART@EPL in October: Meet Rose Mavis
    • Watch for your annual fund letter
    • Kids’ mask kits, kitchen hacks and more
    • Get in the Halloween spirit with EPL
    • Make $20 feel like $75+
  • September 18, 2020:
    • A salute to our amazing volunteers
    • Join the last outdoor art class Sept. 21
    • Just added: 79 items + 125 eBooks
    • August private-funding update
    • Make travel safer for little ones
    • Fall storytime, October book clubs & more
    • Save the date for a Friends’ book sale!
    • Sen. Boscola resumes mobile office hours
    • Have you filled out the Census yet?
  • September 4, 2020:
    • Holiday weekend schedule
    • Help friends and family lasso a library card
    • Final charcoal class & sculpture classes
    • ART@EPL: Meet Laura Elmore
    • Just added: 60 items + 88 eBooks
    • Enter the September raffles
    • Child safety, Animal Faire & more events
    • The EPL cat has a name!
  • August 23, 2020:
    • Help shape the future of EPL
    • Don’t miss the last outdoor art classes
    • ART@EPL: Meet Barbara Greco
    • Just added: 70 items + 39 eBooks
    • July private-funding update
    • Origami ‘to go’ and more fun events
    • Teen SRC prize winners chosen
    • Vote to help name the library cat!
  • August 8, 2020:
    • Butterfly Release (…and key SRC dates)
    • More outdoor art classes offered
    • ART@EPL: Meet Elena Shackleton
    • Just added: 64 items + 91 eBooks
    • Print from anywhere and save time
    • Sign up for September book clubs
    • Fairytale craft kits, Mythology, and more
    • Need puzzles or books at great prices?
    • Enter the August raffles!
  • July 24, 2020:
    • ART@EPL update & August workshops
    • Check out our ‘Recent Reads’ section
    • Just added: 47 items + 39 new eBooks
    • June private-funding update
    • Harry’s 40th, ‘to go’ craft kits and more
    • Teen SRC prize roundup – sign up to win!
    • Contest: Help us name the EPL cat
    • Catapult fun @ home – get yours
  • July 12, 2020:
    • Welcome back!
    • ART@EPL goes outdoors (and has openings)
    • Just added: 138 items + 34 new eBooks
    • Win a grill and gift cards in the July raffles
    • Digital magazines expand to 3,700+ titles
    • Smart apps, catapults, hopscotch & more
    • Get your tickets for the Emmaus Chill Trail
    • Our Summer Reading table is open!
    • Jimi Hendrix goes gnome for a good cause
  • June 25, 2020:
    • Drive-up book sale for kids is tomorrow!
    • We’re reopening July 6: what to know
    • Card expiring or items due July 1? Listen up
    • Just added: 185 items + 145 new eBooks
    • May private-funding update
    • Watch parties, cute cat planters and more
    • Reading has its rewards
    • Tax deadline is July 15: where to get forms
    • July 4th holiday schedule
  • June 11, 2020:
    • Curbside pick-up starts Monday
    • Friends’ Drive-Up Book Sale is tomorrow!
    • Have you joined Summer Reading Club?
    • Just added: 101 items + 31 new eBooks
    • Attend the June Board meeting online
    • Catch Miss Sue’s great events on Zoom
    • Plant A Row collections start June 22
    • Happy Father’s Day!
  • June 1, 2020:
    • Curbside pick-up to begin June 15
    • Summer Reading starts June 8
    • Last call/new gifts for Friends’ $$ match
    • Friends’ Drive-Up Book Sale now June 12
    • 43 eBooks added to OverDrive/Libby
    • Join us for Virtual Coffee Hour June
    • Update on ART@EPL events
    • Summer Storytime, Miss Jolie and more
    • Online card registration now available
  • May 16, 2020:
    • Library update: the next chapter of EPL
    • 72 books added to OverDrive/Libby
    • April private-funding update
    • Join the May EPL Board Meeting online
    • June book club & more online events
    • Staff check-ins from quarantine
    • Giving Tuesday results & Matching May
    • Access Ancestry.com from home
    • Book-cover-double challenge
  • May 1, 2020:
    • Dedicate a gift book to honor Mom
    • ART@EPL workshops moved to June
    • Come to the #EmmausDanceLibrary
    • College financial aid webinars in May
    • Quarantine crafts & Pinterest parties
    • Estate Planning & more online events
    • Turning the tables on Giving Tuesday
    • Plant a ‘Corona Victory Garden’
    • Catch Monday Mornings with Miss Sue
  • April 17, 2020:
    • Fine limit raised for online access
    • 127 books added to OverDrive/Libby
    • Feb./March private-funding update
    • Join the April EPL Board meeting online
    • Virtual events and May book clubs
    • Update on ART@EPL
    • Bookish podcasts to check out
    • Enjoy TumbleBook collections for all ages
    • Celebrate National Library Week
    • Save the date for EPL’s 80th!
  • April 02, 2020:
    • Get a library card by email
    • New dates for taxes, voting and more
    • April 6: Pinterest Party Happy Hour
    • Join the ‘1984’ book discussion online
    • Friends’ book sale, Iron Pigs postponed
    • 4300+ books added to OverDrive/Libby
    • Miss Sue brings storytime to you!
    • NewsBank: 10,000+ free news sources
    • Support EPL while you shop online
  • March 20, 2020:
    • Update on library services
    • Visit & add to our COVID-19 resources page
    • Meal Planning Like a Pro — online March 23
    • Access eBooks & eAudiobooks online
    • Read digital magazines online
    • More great EPL online resources
  • March 06, 2020:
    • Stress-free meals every day of the week
    • Spring storytimes start March 11 & 17
    • Just added: 124 items + 32 new eBooks
    • Win a new grill in the March raffle
    • It’s a Gold Cap Giveaway at the Iron Pigs
    • Career changes, STEM, and more events
    • Morning Call archives + 100s of news sources
  • February 20, 2020:
    • ART@EPL March: Winter winners exhibit
    • Monthly private-funding update
    • Just added: 83 items + 17 new eBooks
    • Catch the Iron Pigs’ first home game
    • Check out the March book clubs
    • Seussical Jr. and more great events
    • Save the date for the big book sale!
    • Top 10 circulating books of 2019
  • February 08, 2020:
    • ART@EPL: Meet Aryn Coyle
    • Where to get 2019 tax forms and help
    • Just added: 119 items + 64 new eBooks
    • Win a handmade cat or dog quilt!
    • Amazon adventures and more events
    • We’ve added more digital magazines
  • January 23, 2020:
    • Siri, you can drive my car
    • Come out for SnowBlast Feb. 1!
    • ART@EPL February lecture & workshops
    • Private-funding update: 2019 total
    • 2019 EPL metrics show strong growth
    • Just added: 126 items + 33 new eBooks
    • Check out the February book clubs
    • Iron Pigs home opener and more events
    • 1040 & 1040-SR tax forms are here
  • January 6, 2020:
    • New Creatives Connection starts Jan. 9
    • ART@EPL: Meet Marianne Knipe
    • Just added: 45 items + 60 new eBooks
    • Get organized for 2020
    • Enter the January raffles
    • SAT prep, winter storytimes, and more
    • Save the date for SnowBlast 2020!

 

  • December 21, 2019:
    • End 2019 with crafts and a wrap party!
    • Winter storytime series starts Jan. 15
    • Monthly private-funding update
    • Just added: 95 items + 47 new eBooks
    • Free ART@EPL talk & classes on pastels
    • Don’t miss out on the Dec. raffle!
    • Vision boards 2020, book clubs & more
    • We’ve updated our online research tools
  • December 06, 2019:
    • Get to the Friends’ book sale tonight!
    • Join Emmaus to celebrate the season
    • Be part of ART@EPL Dec. 14
    • Tote-ally awesome new book club kits
    • Just added: 53 items + 37 new eBooks
    • There’s still time to place your bid
    • Enter to win the December raffle
    • It’s a wrap party, a crafty month & more
    • You guys are toy-tally amazing too!
  • November 22, 2019:
    • Announcing ART@EPL, opening Dec. 14
    • Book Sale & Old-Fashioned Christmas
    • Monthly private-funding update
    • Just added: 117 items + 37 new eBooks
    • Golf or wine? That is the question…
    • Last call for the November raffle
    • Dec. book clubs and more great events
    • Keep those toys coming!
  • November 8, 2019:
    • Kick your career into high gear
    • Love golf or wine? Let the bidding begin!
    • The Friends’ Holiday Book Sale is Dec. 6
    • Just added: 121 items + 92 new eBooks
    • Serve on the library’s Board of Trustees
    • Enter to win the November raffle
    • Old-Fashioned Christmas + events galore
    • Drop off Toys for Tots donations at EPL
  • October 24, 2019:
    • A decade of library financials
    • Just added: 91 items + 20 new eBooks
    • Monthly private-funding update
    • Countdown to NaNoWriMo
    • Get a Schantz ‘Monthly Maddness Card’
    • Last call for the October raffle
    • Event Planning 101 & more great events
    • Thank you, Stephen King!
  • October 10, 2019:
    • Volunteer Profile: Jerry
    • Plant wildflowers at the library tomorrow
    • Just added: 147 items + 57 new eBooks
    • Have you entered the October raffle?
    • Check out the November book clubs
    • ‘Smart devices’ and more great events
    • Be part of the Halloween fun at EPL
  • September 26, 2019:
    • Fall storytime series kicks off Oct. 2
    • Monthly private-funding update
    • Enter to win the October raffle
    • Just added: 82 more items + 52 new eBooks
    • New monthly groups and great events
    • Win a ‘Banned Books’ mug
    • Help Plant a Row top 300 lbs!
    • March in the Halloween Parade with us
  • September 13, 2019:
    • Show your card, enter to win $100!
    • Coming Sept. 16: EPL Reads
    • Rep. Simmons goes mobile
    • Just added: 61 more items + 49 new eBooks
    • Learn CPR, plus more great events
    • From Silent Auction to Monthly Raffle
  • August 30, 2019:
    • Come out to Community Heroes Day!
    • Monthly private funding update
    • You had me at ‘wine tasting’
    • Just added: 84 more items + 91 new eBooks
    • Fixing your car? View repair manuals online
    • Mark your calendar for great events
  • August 16, 2019:
    • Ready for some ‘weird science’?
    • Treat yourself to a night out Sept. 27
    • Meet Our Volunteers: Kathy
    • Just added: 64 more items + 44 new eBooks
    • Plant a Row check-in
    • Winterthur update & great events ahead
    • We did it!
  • July 31, 2019:
    • Get thee to the Renaissance Faire!
    • STEM Fun with Johnny + Climate Camp
    • Just added: 105 items + 22 new eBooks
    • Your reviews are in…
    • Make a splash at the SRC Pool Party!
    • Teen Time @ EPL &¬† more great events
    • Save the date for Community Heroes Day!
  • July 18, 2019:
    • Meet the Books & Barks gang
    • Just added: 75 items + 25 digital books
    • Monthly private-funding update
    • September means Winterthur, wine & chocolate!
    • Climate Camp and more great events
    • Too hot out there for you?
  • July 4, 2019:
    • Plant a Row Monday produce collections
    • See the Bethlehem Mounted Police July 10
    • Just in: 93 items + 88 new eBooks
    • EPL goes to the Iron Pigs — Part II
    • Great events and Stranger Things
    • Still time to join SRC!
  • June 19, 2019:
    • Emmaus High yearbooks go digital
    • Just added: 86 items + 43 eBooks
    • Monthly private-funding update
    • Have you signed up for SRC yet?
    • Summer at EPL means fun events galore
    • SRC Kickoff cuteness overload
  • June 5, 2019:
    • Ready-set-read: SRC starts Monday!
    • Meet Our Volunteers: Alan
    • Just in: 65 items + 136 new eBooks
    • Summer storytime & movie series
    • Summer at the museum(s) = free
    • Mark your calendar for great events
  • May 23, 2019:
    • Please note our holiday hours
    • Just added: 119 items
    • Monthly private-funding update
    • Join us for two ‘tasty’ get-togethers
    • Take me out to the ballgame!
    • Plan a great summer with free events
  • May 8, 2019:
    • Estate planning in the digital age
    • Dedicate a book to someone special
    • Just added: 160 more items
    • Summer Reading Club signups set
    • Hop on the bus to Winterthur
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • Eat pancakes for a good cause!
  • April 25, 2019:
    • Your family tree–where to start
    • Meet Our Volunteers: Shirley
    • Monthly private-funding update
    • Coping with addiction
    • Just added: 92 more items
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • Save the date! Summer Reading kickoff
  • April 13, 2019:
    • Shop the Friends’ book Sale today
    • Mobile printing is here!
    • School security in an age of fear
    • Macungie just got a book drop
    • Free developmental screenings for kids
    • What’s new? Almost 200 items
    • Our seed library just grew a bunch
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • We’re a PA Forward Gold Star library!
  • March 27, 2019:
    • Get your free seeds!
    • Monthly private funding update
    • What’s new? More than 150 items
    • STEM for Teens and Smart $$ Week
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • Celebrate National Library Week!
  • March 13, 2019:
    • Spring storytime series
    • Meet Our Volunteers: Debbie
    • Countdown to Friends’ BIG book sale
    • Just added: 113 new items
    • Check out the new Book Tote titles
    • Sign Language 101 + more great events
    • Get ready for…LIBRARDY!
  • March 1, 2019:
    • What’s new? Groundhog stew
    • Where does the library get its money?
    • Join the Board of Trustees
    • Use our new tutoring/study room
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • What a difference a year makes
  • February 13, 2019:
    • Get your new library card yet?
    • iPads available for library use
    • What’s new? These 69 items!
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • Need something to look forward to?
    • A princess, a unicorn and snow angels
  • January 30, 2019:
    • Your ‘library’ just got a LOT bigger!
    • 101 more new items added
    • Meet Our Volunteers: Chris A!
    • Books ‘N’ Beer tickets on sale Feb. 2
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • Let it SnowBlast!
  • January 16, 2019:
    • Where to get 2018 tax forms and help
    • Check out the first new items of 2019!
    • Meet Our Volunteers: Linda H
    • Grab coffee at the library
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • Shop at the Friends’ new Book Nook
  • January 2, 2019:
    • Access books online with OverDrive
    • New (old) works now in the public domain
    • Sen. Boscola expands ‘Mobile Office’ hours
    • Winter storytimes start next week!
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • New year = new cards are on the way
  • December 12, 2018:
    • 2018 ‘best books’ and library faves
    • What’s on your library wish list?
    • Meet Our Volunteers: Karen
    • STEM Series update
    • ‘Share the Warmth’ this winter
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • Holiday schedule
  • November 28, 2018:
    • Kids’ STEM series kicks off Dec. 8
    • Friends Indeed: The Friends of the EPL
    • Meet Our Volunteers: Johnny
    • Love Oreos?
    • Open House highlights
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • Celebrate Old-Fashioned Christmas!

  • November 14, 2018:
    • Celebrate the holidays @ EPL
    • How to create online reading lists
    • Love magazines? Get free digital issues
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • It’s official!

  • October 31, 2018:
    • Meet Lauri, our newest team member
    • Confused about health insurance?
    • Puzzlemania
    • New children’s wing celebrations
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • We won first place!
  • October 17, 2018:
    • A dream long in the making
    • How to place a book on hold
    • Meet Our Volunteers: Ricki
    • Hosting a book club? Get a Book Tote
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • Come out to the Halloween Parade!
  • October 3, 2018:
    • From the director — Fall at EPL!
    • How to renew your books online
    • Want to donate books? Read this first.
    • New storytimes for fall
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • Save $6 at Crayola Experience
  • September 19, 2018:
    • How to access your account online
    • Free museum passes with your card
    • Save time with Book-a-Librarian
    • What’s next in your book series?
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • Community Heroes highlights
  • September 5, 2018:
    • Amy’s farewell message
    • 18th annual Community Heroes Day
    • It’s Library Card Sign-up Month
    • Oh hey, we have a blog now
    • Mark your calendar for great events
    • Today you saved …
    • #SummeratEPL was terrific!