Palmer Branch Events Page
April Storytimes with the Palmer Branch!
All storytimes from the Palmer Branch are virtual and live using GoToMeeting. Participants can have real-time interaction during the storytime. Registration is required for each storytime.
Start signing up on April 1!
Register using the links below or contact Katie Cardell at to sign up for each storytime.

Mother Goose Storytime
Tuesday, April 13 @ 10:00am
Join Miss Katie for rhymes, songs, and fingerplays for an interactive storytime.
For children ages 6-24 months.
Click here to register!

Teddy Bear Storytime
Monday, April 19 @ 10:00am
Children can listen to some simple concept stories and sing songs and rhymes with Miss Katie.
For children ages 2-3 years old.
Click here to register!

Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, April 27 @ 10:00am
Miss Jennie will read stories and show you a simple craft you can make at home.
For children ages 3-5 years.
Click here to register!

Bedtime Stories with Miss Katie

Thursday, April 8 @ 6:00pm

Get into your pajamas and snuggle in for some cozy bedtime stories with Miss Katie.
For children ages 2-7 years old.
Click here to register!

Registration begins on April 1!
Register using the link or contact Katie Cardell
at to sign up.

  Coming soon . . . Spring Fling!
Tuesday, May 6 at 10:00am

Get ready for warm weather and sunny days with this special spring-themed preschool program. Children will hear stories and do a craft to go along with each book. Pick up a craft kit at the Palmer Branch any time after April 13.

For children ages 2-7 years old.
Click here to register! 

  Beanstack App

Check out our Beanstack app for reading challenges, to track books read, booklists, and more. To access recommendations and booklists for children, log in through your child's profile and check out the Recommendations tabs. We have booklists for every reader, from seasonal books, books about animals, and more!

For a direct link to our book lists for kids: Click here

We are adding new book lists all the time. We also make book lists upon request and based on book bundle inquiries

It's a Reading Rally in the Valley!

Join Lehigh Valley Reads in March 2021 for the Valley-wide reading challenge. Last year the Lehigh Valley pledged over 7 million minutes. Can we beat that in 2021???

It’s free and easy to join, and all ages can participate. Follow their mascot Corey as they gather friends, family, and peers to collectively read ONE MILLION MINUTES during Reading Awareness Month.

Pledge your minutes here! 

Check out our Book Bundles!

Not sure what to read next? Can’t get to the library to browse? Children and Teen Book Bundles are now available! Tell us what you like to read and we'll pick out books just for you.

CLICK HERE to fill out the form.
Give us a day or two to get your bundle together and we'll notify you when it's ready for pick up.

  Grab and Go Bags from the Main Library!

Stop by the Main Library for grab and go bags for kids. There are new themes each week with fun crafts to enjoy together as a family. See Youth Services for more details.

Designed for ages 2-7. Complete with a winter theme, a booklist, some craft supplies or game ideas.
We always enjoy hearing about what you are reading and watching—and look forward to talking books and more with each of you! Thanks for sharing your #LibraryLove!