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* Daytime Book GroupDaytime Book Group

Time: 2:00 pm

Join us for a lively discussion of this month's title: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig. 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 x210 or sign up at the front desk.

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* Pennie Open Enrollment HelpPennie Open Enrollment Help

Time: 10:00 am

Join Scott Yeager from Pennie, PA's Healthcare Marketplace, for a Zoom info session for 2023 enrollments. Can't Make this session? We'll also host another on 11/2 at 5:30 PM. Topics covered will be related to: a brief overview of Pennie and pennie.com Pennie's Special Enrollment Period Pennie's No-Wrong-Door Policy the qualifying life events that can help PA residents get protected throughout the year - including those who are lawfully present the financial assistance available to help pay for the cost of coverage and care new developments like the Path to Pennie, the qualifying life event for those who are at or below 150% FPL, and resources to help the uninsured Pennie will also briefly discuss its plan for the end of the Public Health Emergency and those impacted by Medicaid re-determinations. RSVP to emmauspl@cliu.org or call 610 965 9284 for connection information.

* Storytime for All AgesStorytime for All Ages

Time: 10:30 am

Join Miss Sue for this all ages storytime in the Children's wing. We'll have seasonal and holiday tales, songs, and crafts. Rsvp to eplkids@cliu.org or call 610-965-9284 x209.

* Pennie Open Enrollment HelpPennie Open Enrollment Help

Time: 5:30 pm

Join Scott Yeager from Pennie, PA's Healthcare Marketplace, for a Zoom info session for 2023 enrollments. Can't Make this session? We'll also host another on 11/2 at 10 AM. Topics covered will be related to: a brief overview of Pennie and pennie.com Pennie's Special Enrollment Period Pennie's No-Wrong-Door Policy the qualifying life events that can help PA residents get protected throughout the year - including those who are lawfully present the financial assistance available to help pay for the cost of coverage and care new developments like the Path to Pennie, the qualifying life event for those who are at or below 150% FPL, and resources to help the uninsured Pennie will also briefly discuss its plan for the end of the Public Health Emergency and those impacted by Medicaid re-determinations. RSVP to emmauspl@cliu.org or call 610 965 9284 for connection information.

* 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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* Zoom StorytimeZoom Storytime

Time: 1:00 pm

Storytime will meet via Zoom on Thursdays at 1 PM. 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.

* 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.

* 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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* 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.

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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.

* Come Write In: Flooded EarthCome Write In: Flooded Earth

Time: 2:00 pm

Get ready for 2 hours of writing - bring your covered drinks, your laptop or writing supplies, and prepare to write, Write, WRITE. If you don't have a subject, our theme is FLOODED EARTH - the world is submerging beneath the waves. What will your characters do? How will the handle it? What will the world be like? This event is for 4th graders and older, including adults, as it will be a sustained writing event. Reference resources will be provided for inspiration!

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* Internet BasicsInternet Basics

Time: 11:00 am

RSVP as space is limited in this hands-on workshop focused on Internet Basics. If you own a WiFi enabled device, please bring it with you (and your charger or plug) or let us know when you sign up if you need one of ours. This class is designed for adults who have limited or no experience and will use hand outs and hand-on activities to learn basic internet tips and tricks.

* Pinterest Party: Wood PumpkinsPinterest Party: Wood Pumpkins

Time: 6:00 pm

It's time. Break out your favorite hot beverage of choice (pumpkin spice optional). We're making a rustic cool weather craft you're bound to fall for. Supplies provided for the first 30 participants. First come, first served. Adult supervision required.

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* 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: September 13, October 11, November 8. Call 610-967-1100 or email lcrossan@devonhouseseniorliving.com to sign up.

* Book Club: Another BrooklynBook Club: Another Brooklyn

Time: 6:45 pm

Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:45 to discuss a novel. Please remember to follow all safety and heath guidelines. Some copies available to borrow at the library when you sign up, or purchase your copy from Let's Play Books Bookstore an independent Emmaus Bookstore. November's Title is Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson. Three friends experience the all-too-real perils of growing up in Brooklyn in the 70s. For August and her girls, sharing confidences as they ambled through neighborhood streets, Brooklyn was a place where they believed that they were beautiful, talented, brilliant—a part of a future that belonged to them. But it was also a place of lost mothers, threatening men, and the possibility of tragedy. December: Under the Wide and Starry Sky: a Novel by Nancy Horan January: My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

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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 Children's wing. We'll have seasonal and holiday tales, songs, and crafts. Rsvp to eplkids@cliu.org or call 610-965-9284 x209.

* 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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* Zoom StorytimeZoom Storytime

Time: 1:00 pm

Storytime will meet via Zoom on Thursdays at 1 PM. 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.

* Rep. Wild's Mobile OfficeRep. Wild's Mobile Office

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

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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* Primary Writers GroupPrimary Writers Group

Time: 11:00 am

For writers in K thorough 2nd grade. Join Miss Sue to write from new prompts and talk about the process of writing.

* Elementary Writers GroupElementary Writers Group

Time: 2:00 pm

For writers in 3rd – 5th grade. Join Miss Sue to write from new prompts and talk about the process of writing.

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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, 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 epldirector@cliu.org for the link to join on ZOOM video conference.

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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 Children's wing. We'll have seasonal and holiday tales, songs, and crafts. Rsvp to eplkids@cliu.org or call 610-965-9284 x209.

* 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.

* STEM EventSTEM Event

Time: 6:00 pm

Join Susan Cook, Staff Engineer from Barry Isset Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing Engineering department for a STEM activity. For school age kids & teens.

* 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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* Zoom StorytimeZoom Storytime

Time: 1:00 pm

Storytime will meet via Zoom on Thursdays at 1 PM. 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.

* 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 (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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* NEW DATE Mosaic WorkshopNEW DATE Mosaic Workshop

Time: 11:00 am

Join Lisa Fraenkel, local artist, for a workshop on mosaics. 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. Limit to 15 attendees. Ages 16+. You do not need printed tickets to attend. Organizer will have guest list at the event. RSVP to Eventbrite: https://mosaic-workshop.eventbrite.com

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* Closed for Renovation at 5PMClosed for Renovation at 5PM

The Library will close at 5 PM for renovations to the circulation desk and entrance areas. No physical items are due and no physical holds expire when the library is closed.

* Cybersecurity BasicsCybersecurity Basics

Time: 11:00 am

RSVP as space is limited in this hands-on workshop focused on Cybersecurity Basics. If you own a WiFi enabled device, please bring it with you (and your charger or plug) or let us know when you sign up if you need one of ours. This class is designed for adults who have limited or no experience and will use hand outs and hand-on activities to learn basic internet safety tips and tricks.

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* Closed for Thanksgiving at 5PMClosed for Thanksgiving at 5PM

The library will close at 5 PM to allow staff, volunteers, patrons and visitors time to enjoy the thanksgiving holiday. No physical items are due and no physical holds expire when the library is closed. Have a safe & happy holiday!

* WolfenootWolfenoot

Stop by the library to celebrate our pack, anyone who has a dog, or has ever been kind to dog with activities for all ages.

* Storytime for All AgesStorytime for All Ages

Time: 10:30 am

Join Miss Sue for this all ages storytime in the Children's wing. We'll have seasonal and holiday tales, songs, and crafts. Rsvp to eplkids@cliu.org or call 610-965-9284 x209.

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* Closed for ThanksgivingClosed for Thanksgiving


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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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* Storytime for All AgesStorytime for All Ages

Time: 10:30 am

Join Miss Sue for this all ages storytime in the Children's wing. We'll have seasonal and holiday tales, songs, and crafts. Rsvp to eplkids@cliu.org or call 610-965-9284 x209.

     
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