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* Pinterest Party @ HomePinterest Party @ Home

Hope is the thing with feathers. Make your own feathered friend out of yarn with our DIY craft kit. All supplies included except scissors, a ruler, and craft pliers. Limit 4 kits per family. Pick up at the front desk starting Friday, 4/8. Please RSVP to eplcollection@cliu.org, 610-965-9284, or the front desk.

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* Kids Write - Camp NaNo EventKids Write - Camp NaNo Event

Time: 10:30 am

For third, fourth, and fifth graders, we're talking about writing, and writing to prompts! Sharing is encouraged, but not required! Sign up by emailing Miss Sue at eplkids@cliu.org, calling 610-965-9284 x209 or at the front desk.

* 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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* The Life of a WWII B-17 PilotThe Life of a WWII B-17 Pilot

Time: 6:30 pm

Join us for an interesting program about the experiences of an 8th Air Force B-17 pilot in World War II. A representative from the Lehigh County Historical Society will talk about aviator training, problems and strategies for conducting the air war, and the horrors of air combat over Europe during the war. Please RSVP to 610-965-9284 or eplcollection@cliu.org.

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* Toddler StorytimeToddler Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

A month of Stories, during April 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 Leavers by Lisa Ko. 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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* 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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* Film ChatFilm Chat

Time: 1:00 pm

Did you know the library has two streaming platforms available for your use? This club will pick one movie each month from Kanopy **to view independently at home** then chat about it via Zoom. The film this month is 2017 Oscar-nominated Loving Vincent (PG-13, 1h 34min), the first fully painted feature film inspired by the life and death of Vincent Van Gogh. Bring your opinions and snacks of choice. Email eplcollection@cliu.org for a link to join and guidance on how to join or use Kanopy, if needed.

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* Art @ EPL: Robert BeckArt @ EPL: Robert Beck

Time: 6:30 pm

Robert Beck, award winning artist of Bucks County, will speak about his work and career. Robert Beck's work has been exhibited in numerous museums, most recently The James A. Michener Museum. Free and open to the public regardless of residency. Space is limited. Please RSVP to Eventbrite: https://art-talk-beck.eventbrite.com

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* Toddler StorytimeToddler Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

A month of Stories, during April 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: 6:45 pm

Evening Book discussion group featuring American Journeys. Meets second Tuesdays at 6:45 in person. Masks must be worn regardless of vaccination status. 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. April 12: My Antonia by Willa Cather.

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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.

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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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* Kids Write K-2Kids Write K-2

Time: 10:30 am

Kid's make up stories all the time! We're talking about our tales, and writing and drawing stories based on prompts for Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd graders. Sign up with Miss Sue by email (eplkids@cliu.org), call 610-965-9284 x209, or stop by the front desk.

* 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 in-person attendees.

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* Intro to Domestic ViolenceIntro to Domestic Violence

Time: 6:00 pm

Join educators of Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley for a presentation on domestic and intimate partner violence. We will focus on defining what it is, and how we can recognize warning signs in order to prevent it. We’ll also discuss what the effects can look and feel like for different types of survivors by better understanding the methods of power and control utilized by abusers. We will learn ways to effectively communicate with survivors in order to support them. We encourage all participants to bring an idea of a book or books that could be considered as options for a book club that we can transition into following this presentation! No registration necessary.

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* Toddler StorytimeToddler Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

A month of Stories, during April on Tuesday mornings for Toddlers (3 years and younger) and their adults!

* 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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* 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.

* 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.

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* Friends of EPL BooksaleFriends of EPL Booksale

The Annual Friends of the Emmaus Public Library Book sale is back at LMMS! Members only preview Friday 4/22 (Memberships start at just $10) Sale open to the public Saturday 4/23 Lower Macungie Middle School - 6299 Lower Macungie Road, Macungie Pa 18062.

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* Friends of EPL BooksaleFriends of EPL Booksale

The Annual Friends of the Emmaus Public Library Book sale is back at LMMS! Members only preview Friday 4/22 (Memberships start at just $10) Sale open to the public Saturday 4/23 Lower Macungie Middle School - 6299 Lower Macungie Road, Macungie Pa 18062.

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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.

* Poetry Reading & SigningPoetry Reading & Signing

Time: 6:30 pm

April is National Poetry Month! Join us for a poetry reading and book signing by Robert Fillman, assistant professor of English at Kutztown University. Fillman is the author of House Bird (Terrapin Books, 2022) and the chapbook November Weather Spell (Main Street Rag, 2019). He has been a finalist for the Cider Press Review Book Award, the Gerald Cable Book Award, and the Ron Rash Award in Poetry. His poems have appeared in The Hollins Critic, Nashville Review, and Paterson Literary Review among others. Fillman earned his Ph.D. at Lehigh University, where he was a Mountaintop Creative Writing Fellow. Please RSVP to 610-965-9284 or eplcollection@cliu.org.

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* Toddler StorytimeToddler Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

A month of Stories, during April on Tuesday mornings for Toddlers (3 years and younger) and their adults!

* 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.

* 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.

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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.

* Emmaus Community GardenEmmaus Community Garden

Time: 6:00 pm

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 back yard!

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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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* Tee Time at the LibraryTee Time at the Library

Join us for the 2nd Annual Tee Time at the Library! Tickets available for purchase online and in person at the library - more details to follow *The Library will be closed during this event. No items are due and no physical holds expire when the library is closed.*

* Closed for Tee TimeClosed for Tee Time

The library will be closed for the Tee Time Event. No items are due and no physical holds expire when the library is closed. You may use any LCLC book drop for returns during this time.

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* Tee Time at the LibraryTee Time at the Library

Join us for the 2nd Annual Tee Time at the Library! Tickets available for purchase online and in person at the library - more details to follow *The Library will be closed during this event. No items are due and no physical holds expire when the library is closed.*

* Closed for Tee TimeClosed for Tee Time

The library will be closed for the Tee Time Event. No items are due and no physical holds expire when the library is closed. You may use any LCLC book drop for returns during this time.

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