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* SnowBlast 2020SnowBlast 2020

Join us as the Emmaus Arts Commission hosts the 14th Annual SnowBlast Winter Arts Festival on Saturday, February 1, from 12-5 pm. Activities will take place at Triangle Park and various venues throughout town including the Library, stores and restaurants. Join us for special story times, crafts, and fun all day long. Check out our flyers and Facebook for more details as they become available.

* SnowBlast StorytimeSnowBlast Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

It's SnowBlast! And even if there's no snow, we'll be reading stories, and experimenting with epsom salt crystal paintings to celebrate! All ages!

* SnowBlast CraftingSnowBlast Crafting

Time: 11:00 am

After storytime, we'll keep the crafts going all day long to celebrate our winter fun day!

* Lit Lunch Jr- Beauty and ...Lit Lunch Jr- Beauty and ...

Time: 12:00 pm

Science and technology in the service of wildlife! This nonfiction book is our choice to discuss for February as we share lunch (you bring your lunch), including dessert and drinks provided by Miss Sue. 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders are welcome - the first ten to sign up get a free paperback copy of the book!

* Family Film for SnowBlastFamily Film for SnowBlast

Time: 2:00 pm

Fun Family Films - Abominable! Bring your cozy clothes, your sleeping bag, and your best Stuffie to watch Abominable (2019) PG 1h37m! Three teenagers must help a Yeti return to his family while avoiding a wealthy man and a zoologist who want it for their own needs. *Please note this film may contain material not suited for all audiences, please use the rating as a guideline.

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* Sen. Boscola's Office HoursSen. Boscola's Office Hours

Time: 10:05 am

A representative from Senator Boscola's Office will be at the library to help answer questions and fill out forms on most Mondays 10 AM - 5 PM. On Mondays that there are other events or programs occurring, Office Hours will end 15 minutes prior to the start of the next event or program. To contact Senator Boscola's office directly, click on this listing or go to www.senatorboscola.com/contact.

* Pinterest PartyPinterest Party

Time: 7:00 pm

Join us for a Pinterest Party and create your own take home project. For adults and families. Supplies provided for the first 30 people. First come, first served.

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* Winter Preschool StorytimeWinter Preschool Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

8 week session of seasonal storytimes for Preschoolers (3, 4, and 5 year olds) where we'll read, sing, move, and craft! Caretakers are invited to participate too.

* Morning Block PartyMorning Block Party

Time: 11:00 am

Our after story time block party where we get the architectural blocks out and build to fill the whole room! First Tuesday of the month, except as noted!

* Daytime Book GroupDaytime Book Group

Time: 2:00 pm

Join us for a lively discussion of this month's title: The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff Some copies available at the front desk when you sign up. RSVP to Lauri at eplcollection@cliu.org, 610-965-9284 x210 or sign up at the front desk.

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* Winter Toddler StorytimeWinter Toddler Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

Seasonal storytime for toddlers - 18 months and up. We'll sing, do fingerplays, read, and craft! Adult participation is required!

* Toddler Play PartyToddler Play Party

Time: 11:00 am

Drop in after storytime for a block party especially for toddlers! Come and enjoy social play with the architectural blocks and other Toys Miss Sue will have out to play with. All ages are welcome, but designed especially for toddlers.

* Knauss Homestead PreservationKnauss Homestead Preservation

Time: 7:00 pm

Knauss Homestead Preservation Society Meeting *Please note this is not an Emmaus Public Library Event* for questions, please contact Gene Clock

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* Teen Work GroupTeen Work Group

Time: 7:00 pm

For 6th grade and up. Are you looking for a way to help out? We're looking for you for our first Teen Work group! Volunteers will be doing a thorough cleaning of the Block Party toys, cleaning off craft tables, and organizing the paper closet. Sign up at the Circulation Desk, even if it's last minute! Cleaning supplies (and work gloves) will be provided by the library!

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* Art @ EPL: Painting in ...Art @ EPL: Painting in ...

Time: 3:00 pm

Aryn Coyle, artist, sculptor, and designer of Emmaus, will host an art discussion. A collection of her works will be available for viewing in the library. Aryn will be conducting workshops on impressionism and painting in technicolor on 2/10 and 2/17 at 6:30 p.m in the Margaret Knoll Gardner Lecture Room at EPL. Free and open to the public.

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* Sen. Boscola's Office HoursSen. Boscola's Office Hours

Time: 10:05 am

A representative from Senator Boscola's Office will be at the library to help answer questions and fill out forms on most Mondays 10 AM - 5 PM. On Mondays that there are other events or programs occurring, Office Hours will end 15 minutes prior to the start of the next event or program. To contact Senator Boscola's office directly, click on this listing or go to www.senatorboscola.com/contact.

* Art @ EPL: Painting in ...Art @ EPL: Painting in ...

Time: 6:30 pm

Aryn Coyle, artist, sculptor, and designer of Emmaus, will be conducting workshops on impressionism and painting in technicolor on 2/10 and 2/17 at 6:30 p.m in the Margaret Knoll Gardner Lecture Room at EPL. A collection of her works will be on exhibit in the library. Free and open to the public. Room is limited to 15 people. **Ages: Adults & teens 16 years and up.** Please RSVP to Lauri at 610-965-9284 x210, eplcollection@cliu.org, or the front desk.

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* Winter Preschool StorytimeWinter Preschool Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

8 week session of seasonal storytimes for Preschoolers (3, 4, and 5 year olds) where we'll read, sing, move, and craft! Caretakers are invited to participate too.

* Creative WritingCreative Writing

Time: 1:00 pm

Join us for a 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 x 210, eplcollection@cliu.org, or the front desk.

* Evening Book Discussion GroupEvening Book Discussion Group

Time: 7:00 pm

Join us for a lively evening book discussion. This session (February through May) we'll be reading about Gods, Goddesses and Myth in Contemporary Fiction. February 11 -- Lovely War by Julie Berry. The course of love in wartime is never smooth, but with a crew of squabbling Greek gods hanging around, pulling strings and arguing among themselves, anything can happen. A lovely book indeed. Copies of these books can be borrowed or purchased at Let’s Play Books, an independent Emmaus bookstore. To register sign up at the front desk, email eplcollection@cliu.org or call 610-965-9284 x210.

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* Winter Toddler StorytimeWinter Toddler Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

Seasonal storytime for toddlers - 18 months and up. We'll sing, do fingerplays, read, and craft! Adult participation is required!

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* Emmaus Creatives ConnectionEmmaus Creatives Connection

Time: 1:00 pm

Are you looking for support and community in your creative journey? We invite you to join us whether you desire to knit scarves, compose opera, paint portraits, or throw clay. Bring a project to actively work on for 15-20 minutes during our meeting time. (Please refrain from sharp tools or any works needing solvents/cleanup.) Our group time permits for discussion, creation, and alliances. A monthly theme will be announced. January: Beginnings, February: Love, March: Transformation. All are welcome. RSVP to Lauri at 610-965-9284, eplcollection@cliu.org, or the front desk.

* Teen Writers GroupTeen Writers Group

Time: 7:00 pm

We'll be writing non-stop this month, as Miss Sue will have a whole new list of writing prompts to get the creative juices flowing! Teens from 6th through 12th grade are welcome.

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* Family AnimeFamily Anime

Time: 10:15 am

Did you grow up watching anime? Want to watch some more? This month we'll be watching an hour of Nadia: the Secret of Blue Water, an steampunk adventure show about a young girl who must escape from rascally villains in the 1800s to find her way home. For all ages!

* Lit Lunch - Marcus Vega....Lit Lunch - Marcus Vega....

Time: 12:00 pm

Have you ever wondered what Puerto Rico was like before the hurricanes hit? In this story about life in Puerto Rico, Marcus Vega - who is six feet tall, 190 pounds, with a permanent mustache when he's only in 8th grade - travels with his Mom and younger brother to Puerto Rico for a week to see relatives they don't remember, or have never met. Meanwhile Marcus wants to find his father, who left them ten years ago. LitLunch is a book discussion group for 6th grade and up. First six who sign up get a free copy of this month's book. Bring a bag lunch, and Miss Sue will provide the dessert and drinks. Sign up at the Circulation Desk!

* Amazon Adventures!Amazon Adventures!

Time: 2:00 pm

Miss Sue is going to Peru, and will be sharing her adventures in the Amazon Rain Forest!

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* Gummy & the FerretGummy & the Ferret

Time: 11:00 am

*new date* -- Barbara J. Morgan, Lehigh County Humane Police Officer, will be in the Children's Wing of the library to read her book, "Gummy and the Ferret"! Gummy is a pit bull who is living temporarily in an animal shelter. Will she find a forever friend?

* Art @ EPL: Painting in ...Art @ EPL: Painting in ...

Time: 6:30 pm

Aryn Coyle, artist, sculptor, and designer of Emmaus, will be conducting workshops on impressionism and painting in technicolor on 2/10 and 2/17 at 6:30 p.m in the Margaret Knoll Gardner Lecture Room at EPL. A collection of her works will be on exhibit in the library. Free and open to the public. Room is limited to 15 people. **Ages: Adults & teens 16 years and up.** Please RSVP to Lauri at 610-965-9284 x210, eplcollection@cliu.org, or the front desk.

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* Winter Preschool StorytimeWinter Preschool Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

8 week session of seasonal storytimes for Preschoolers (3, 4, and 5 year olds) where we'll read, sing, move, and craft! Caretakers are invited to participate too.

* EPL Board MeetingEPL Board Meeting

Time: 12:00 pm

Emmaus Public Library Board Meetings are open to the public and held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at Noon.

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* Lincoln Field Trip DayLincoln Field Trip Day

Lincoln Elementary 2nd graders, their parent chaperones, and their teachers will be field tripping at EPL throughout the day on June 1st, with a rain date of June 3rd - check with your teachers for more info.

* Winter Toddler StorytimeWinter Toddler Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

Seasonal storytime for toddlers - 18 months and up. We'll sing, do fingerplays, read, and craft! Adult participation is required!

* Career Class - Job InterviewsCareer Class - Job Interviews

Time: 7:00 pm

Are you getting ready for that all important job interview? Come learn about interviewing from Bill Miner, Employment Interview/Career Counselor with PA CareerLink. Free of charge. Please RSVP to Lauri at 610-965-9284 x210, eplcollection@cliu.org, or the front desk.

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* Teen Anime ClubTeen Anime Club

Time: 6:30 pm

This month's series is a classic that includes giant mecha, swords and sorcery, and a young girl who runs for the track team, and ends up into a mysterious, exciting, dangerous world.

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* Sen. Boscola's Office HoursSen. Boscola's Office Hours

Time: 10:05 am

A representative from Senator Boscola's Office will be at the library to help answer questions and fill out forms on most Mondays 10 AM - 5 PM. On Mondays that there are other events or programs occurring, Office Hours will end 15 minutes prior to the start of the next event or program. To contact Senator Boscola's office directly, click on this listing or go to www.senatorboscola.com/contact.

* Coloring ClubColoring Club

Time: 7:00 pm

Explore your creative side, reduce stress and color! All supplies provided, drop in.

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* Winter Preschool StorytimeWinter Preschool Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

8 week session of seasonal storytimes for Preschoolers (3, 4, and 5 year olds) where we'll read, sing, move, and craft! Caretakers are invited to participate too.

* Memoir Writing GroupMemoir Writing Group

Time: 1:00 pm

Join author Jerry Waxler and others to write about your life.

* Afternoon Block PartyAfternoon Block Party

Time: 4:30 pm

Our after school block party where we get the architectural blocks out and build to fill the whole room! Last Tuesday of the month, except as noted!

* Movie Night- The LighthouseMovie Night- The Lighthouse

Time: 6:00 pm

Join us for a FREE screening of The Lighthouse (2019) R 1h 49min. Two lighthouse keepers try and maintain their sanity while living and working on a remote and mysterious 1890s New England island in this mystery/fantasy/ horror period piece from Robert Eggers. *Please note this film may contain material not suited for all audiences, use the rating as a guideline.

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* Winter Toddler StorytimeWinter Toddler Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

Seasonal storytime for toddlers - 18 months and up. We'll sing, do fingerplays, read, and craft! Adult participation is required!

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* Movie Matinee- Britt-Marie ...Movie Matinee- Britt-Marie ...

Time: 1:00 pm

Join us for a FREE screening of Britt-Marie was Here (2019) NR 94 min. Based off the best-selling novel of the same name, Britt-Marie has just left a 40 year marriage and an equally long career as a housewife. Her new life brings to the only job in town, a soccer coach for the Borg soccer team. With no experience but her own nagging ways, Britt-Marie sets out on an adventure she never saw coming. (Originally titled Britt-Marie var här this film is in Swedish with subtitles.) *Please note this film may contain material not suited for all audiences, reading the novel in advance is highly recommended.

* Books 'n' BarksBooks 'n' Barks

Time: 6:45 pm

The Lehigh Valley Therapy Dogs visit the library to listen to kids read! Come and share your favorite stories with our canine friends!

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