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* Getting Started with LibbyGetting Started with Libby

Time: 6:00 pm

Are you interested in FREE ebooks and e-audiobooks? Come learn about one the library's ebook services called Libby. We will show you how to establish an account, borrow titles, place holds, and download to your e-reader or mobile device. There will be time for questions at the end of the workshop. Please RSVP to eplcollection@cliu.org or 610-965-9284 as seating is limited. Let us know what device you want to use to access Libby when you RSVP.

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* Toddler StorytimeToddler Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

Fun Stories during May on Tuesday mornings for Toddlers (3 years and younger) and their adults!

* Daytime Book GroupDaytime Book Group

Time: 2:00 pm

Join us for a lively discussion of this month's title: The Music of Bees by Eileen Garvin. Some copies available at the front desk when you sign up, also available on Hoopla and Libby. RSVP to Lauri at eplcollection@cliu.org, 610-965-9284 x210 or sign up at the front desk.

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* EPL Storytime for AllEPL Storytime for All

Time: 10:30 am

Storytime will meet on Wednesdays at 10:30 AM. Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join us with their adults for stories, singing, crafts, and fun! RSVP to Miss Sue (eplkids@cli.org or 610-965-9284 x210) for connection, attendance, and activity kit info.

* 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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* May the Fourth Be With YouMay the Fourth Be With You

Time: 5:30 pm

We're celebrating May the Fourth with the whole family! Join us for an evening showing of the original Star Wars Movie: A New Hope (1977, PG*, 1h47m). Come in costume and get ready to party. Prizes will be awarded for best costume! *Please note this film may contain material not suitable for all ages - use the rating as a guideline.

* Facebook Writing PromptsFacebook Writing Prompts

Time: 7:00 pm

Writing prompts for families on Facebook. Starting at 7 pm, we'll post prompts every fifteen minutes until 8:30 pm! Sharing your own writing is optional!

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* Pinterest Party @ HomePinterest Party @ Home

Let's welcome back our butterfly friends with this Butterfly Terrarium craft. Make some Monarch magic to keep around your home all year round. Kits include all supplies needed except wire cutters and hot glue guns. Limit to 4 kits per family. RSVP required. Please email to eplcollection@cliu.org or call 610-965-9284.

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* 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.

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* Art @ EPL: Art TalkArt @ EPL: Art Talk

Time: 6:00 pm

Join Terrill Johnson, artist & performer, to discuss his work, creativity, inspirations, and career. The talk is for artists and non-artists alike. The talk is free and open to the public regardless of residence. Please RSVP to Eventbrite: https://art-talk-johnson.eventbrite.com

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* Toddler StorytimeToddler Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

Fun Stories during May on Tuesday mornings for Toddlers (3 years and younger) and their adults!

* Caregiver Support GroupCaregiver Support Group

Time: 10:30 am

Presented by Alzheimer’s Association, Delaware Valley Chapter on the 2ND TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH at 10:30 AM. Hosted by DevonHouse Senior Living and Facilitated by Laura Crossan, CDP Register at 610-967-1100 or email lcrossan@devonhouseseniorliving.com Visit www.alz.org/delval to learn more about caregiver programs and resources. To further extend your network of support, visit ALZConnected®, our online community, at alzconnected.org.

* Evening Book GroupEvening Book Group

Time: 7:00 pm

Evening Book discussion group featuring American Journeys. We'll meet via Zoom this month. email emmauspl@cliu.org for link to join. A limited number of each month's book are available to borrow at the front desk when you sign up, or purchase a copy directly from Let's Play Books Bookstore, an independent bookstore in the Emmaus Triangle. May 10: Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge.

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* EPL Storytime for AllEPL Storytime for All

Time: 10:30 am

Storytime will meet on Wednesdays at 10:30 AM. Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join us with their adults for stories, singing, crafts, and fun! RSVP to Miss Sue (eplkids@cli.org or 610-965-9284 x210) for connection, attendance, and activity kit info.

* 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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* Teen Writers GroupTeen Writers Group

Time: 6:30 pm

Join us at the library for writing prompts and optional sharing of what you created. For Middle School, Junior High and High School aged students.

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* Succulent Planting PartySucculent Planting Party

Time: 1:00 pm

No green thumb? You can still find some joy in getting your hands dirty. Join us outside for a succulent planting party. We will have pots and a cute variety of succulent plugs (which require a minimum of care). You will have the opportunity to decorate the pots if you choose. Limit 1 succulent & pot per person. Please RSVP to eplcollection@cliu.org, 610-965-9284, or front desk.

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* Mental Illness: In Our Own ...Mental Illness: In Our Own ...

Time: 6:30 pm

Join Dr. Dennis J. Geiger with the National Alliance on Mental Illness Lehigh Valley for an informative presentation on mental illness. Dr. Geiger will provide an overview of NAMI as a national organization and the programs and support NAMI Lehigh Valley offers our community. Following the overview Dr. Geiger provides expert comprehensive information on mental illness and then a peer presenter will tell their inspiring story of living in recovery with mental illness. There will be time for questions at the end. Please RSVP to 610-965-9284 or eplcollection@cliu.org.

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* 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 x 210, eplcollection@cliu.org, or the front desk.

* EPL Board MeetingEPL Board Meeting

Time: 4:00 pm

Emmaus Public Library Board Meeting is held monthly on the third Tuesday at 4 PM. email epldirector@cliu.org for the link to join on ZOOM video conference.

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* Find Your AncestorsFind Your Ancestors

Time: 5:00 pm

Get personal assistance uncovering your family tree! Please call 610-965-9284 or email eplcollection@cliu.org to schedule your one-on-one 30 minute appointment in the library with Chris Appleby. Please bring any information you already found.

* 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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* Library Closes at 4 PMLibrary Closes at 4 PM

The Library will close at 4 PM to allow us to celebrate and thank our volunteer corps for another amazing year of service. Thank you for your continued support!

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* Postponed: CaricaturesPostponed: Caricatures

STAY TUNED FOR A NEW DATE! Join Terrill Johnson, artist & performer, for a fun workshop on how to draw caricatures. The workshop is aimed at artists and aspiring artists with beginning and intermediate skills. The workshop is free and open to the public regardless of residence. The class will be held outdoors so please bring bug spray and wear attire appropriate for the elements. Limit to 15 attendees. RSVP to Eventbrite: https://workshop-johnson.eventbrite.com

* Emmaus Garden for KidsEmmaus Garden for Kids

Time: 10:30 am

NEW DATE and TIME: Emmaus Community Garden presents a planting activity for children! We'll be digging in the dirt to plant basic garden items! Kids will get to take them home, along with a hand out on how to care for their vegetables! We'll see you in the Library's front yard!

* Board Games for AllBoard Games for All

Time: 1:00 pm

Board Games of all kinds for all ages. You'll have two hours to play, and tons of games to try! Face masks must be worn by all attendees.

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* Coloring ClubColoring Club

Time: 6:30 pm

Explore your creative side, reduce stress, and color! Join us at the library for a fun and relaxing hour. Everyone is welcome and all materials are provided, or you may bring your own.

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* Memoir Writing GroupMemoir Writing Group

Time: 1:00 pm

Join author Jerry Waxler and others to write about your life. Email eplcollection@cliu.org for a Zoom link.

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* 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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* 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 (except for November, when it's the third Thursday). Bring your own books, or choose from the selection a t the library!

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