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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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* Daytime Book GroupDaytime Book Group

Time: 2:00 pm

Join us for a lively discussion of this month's title: The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins. 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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* Summer StorytimeSummer Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

Join Miss Sue in the Children's Wing for stories, crafts, and more as we celebrate SRC 2022: Oceans of Possibilities.

* 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 Summer StorytimeZoom Summer 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.

* 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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* Come Write In!Come Write In!

Time: 11:00 am

We're setting writing goals, and writing to prompts on this Friday edition of Come Write In for 3rd - 5th graders!

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* Art @ EPL: ExpressionistArt @ EPL: Expressionist

Time: 11:00 am

Nancy Bossert, artist and studio owner, will conduct a painting workshop in the expressionistic style. The workshop is aimed at artists and aspiring artists with beginning and intermediate skills, ages 16+. The workshop is free and open to the public regardless of residence. The class will be held outdoors so please wear attire appropriate for the elements and bring an old shirt or painting smock. You do not need to print out tickets. Please RSVP to Eventbrite: https://workshop-bossert.eventbrite.com

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* Monday Morning Movie: ...NemoMonday Morning Movie: ...Nemo

Time: 10:15 am

Join Miss Sue for an Oceans of Possibilities themed movie for Families - children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Disney/ Pixar’s Finding Nemo (2003, G, 1h40m) After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.

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

Time: 6:00 pm

Join Nancy Bossert, local artist, to discuss her work, creativity, inspirations, and career. The talk is for artists and non-artists alike. The workshop is free and open to the public regardless of residence. You do not need to print out tickets. Please RSVP to Eventbrite: https://art-talk-bossert.eventbrite.com

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* 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.

* LV Zoo Comes to EPLLV Zoo Comes to EPL

Time: 12:00 pm

Animals (and educators) from the Lehigh Valley Zoo will be visiting the Emmaus Public Library's Adult Study Space! Space is limited, so sign up in advance, some restrictions may apply due to Covid19 and LV Zoo health protocols. LV Zoo cannot guarantee you will get to touch the animal ambassadors or guarantee any specific activities due to the needs of the animals and the variability of their behavior. Our educators are experts in determining what is appropriate and doable based off the animal’s behavior that day.

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* Summer StorytimeSummer Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

Join Miss Sue in the Children's Wing for stories, crafts, and more as we celebrate SRC 2022: Oceans of Possibilities.

* Sea Level Rise, Shifting SandsSea Level Rise, Shifting Sands

Time: 1:00 pm

Sea Level Rise, Shifting Sands, Storms, and Space: Studying the Shrinking Island Where NASA Launches Rockets to the International Space Station! Dr. Adrienne Oakley, a geologist from Kutztown University, will be sharing the exciting science of Sea Level Rise, Shifting Sands, Storms, and Space: Studying the Shrinking Island Where NASA Launches Rockets to the International Space Station. Her discussion will be followed by an activity! For students entering 4th grader or older and their families.

* 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 Summer StorytimeZoom Summer 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.

* 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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* Family Bubble PartyFamily Bubble Party

Time: 11:00 am

We're blowing bubbles on the Library Lawn for SCIENCE! Fun for all ages, just remember to come in clothes that can get wet and messy.

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* EPL @ Emmaus Farmers MarketEPL @ Emmaus Farmers Market

Time: 10:00 am

Stop by and say hi to members from the Emmaus Public Library Board, staff and volunteers at the Emmaus Farmers' Market. We'll have giveaways and lots of fun. The Market is open every Sunday , rain or shine, May - November from10 AM to 1 PM.

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* Monday Morning Movie... DoryMonday Morning Movie... Dory

Time: 10:15 am

Join Miss Sue for an Oceans of Possibilities themed movie for Families - children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Disney/ Pixar’s Finding Dory(2016, PG, 1h37m); Friendly but forgetful blue tang Dory begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.

* Teen Crafting: MerfolkTeen Crafting: Merfolk

Time: 1:00 pm

Just for Teens, we'll trace your outline and then turn that tracing into a spectacular denizen of the sea! RSVP to Miss Sue at eplkids@cliu.org or call 610-965-9284 x209.

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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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* Summer StorytimeSummer Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

Join Miss Sue in the Children's Wing for stories, crafts, and more as we celebrate SRC 2022: Oceans of Possibilities.

* 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 Summer StorytimeZoom Summer 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.

* Teen AnimeTeen Anime

Time: 6:00 pm

Anime! Films and OAVs for the discerning teens! RSVP to Miss Sue at eplkids@cliu.org or 610-965-9284 x209.

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* Come Write In: Camp NaNoCome Write In: Camp NaNo

Time: 11:00 am

Camp NaNo for children entering Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd graders! Illustrating and creating stories for beginning readers and writers!

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* Monday Morning Movie: Aliens..Monday Morning Movie: Aliens..

Time: 10:15 am

Join Miss Sue for an Oceans of Possibilities themed movie for Families - children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Disney with James Cameron: Aliens of the Deep (2005, G, 1h40m) James Cameron teams up with NASA scientists to explore the Mid-Ocean Ridge, a submerged chain of mountains that band the Earth and are home to some of the planet's most unique life forms.

* 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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* Summer StorytimeSummer Storytime

Time: 10:30 am

Join Miss Sue in the Children's Wing for stories, crafts, and more as we celebrate SRC 2022: Oceans of Possibilities.

* 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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* Zoo-PoeticsZoo-Poetics

Time: 1:00 pm

Robin Gow, local trans poet and young adult author, will host a poetry writing workshop. Attendees will explore different poetic devices and approaches to including the animal kingdom in our poetry by reading and discussing animal poems, trying some creature-themed writing exercises, and sharing our own poems. RSVP to 610-965-9284 or eplcollection@cliu.org.

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