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This fall, we will have a hybrid of in-person and virtual programs.
In-person programs will be marked with either (Main) or (Palmer).
Virtual programs will be marked with (Virtual).

 
Meet EAPL's mascot Thesaurus Rex

You might have seen his antics on social media or around the library. Help us create cool library swag featuring Thesaurus Rex. 2021's Dino Design Contest theme is Thesaurus Rex Goes to the Library. Using this theme, create a digital or non-digital design celebrating Thesaurus Rex and the Easton Area Public Library.

Dino Design is open to all ages! The Dino Design Contest opens September 1. Final designs are due Saturday, October 16. For full contest details visit: https://eastonpl.org/DinoContest.html   
   
Use Your Library Card in the Month of September!

To celebrate our patrons and Library Card Sign-Up Month we are giving away a $100 VISA gift card from both our Main Library and Palmer Branch locations. Must be 18+ to enter.

Visit either location in the month of September, use your library card to check out books, DVDs, games, Museum Passes, and more, and then enter to win! Winners will be announced at the end of the month.
 
Forever YA Book Group (Palmer)

Wednesday, September 15 at 6:00pm

Forever Young Adult is a book group for adults who enjoy reading teen/young adult fiction. . All fans of teen and young adult fiction are welcome to participate. Don’t forget to join the FYA Facebook group. Email Katie Cardell at katiec@eastonpl.org for more information!

September - Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secret of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

October - One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus

November - Scott Pilgrim, Vol. 1: Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life by Bryan Lee O'Malley (graphic novel)
 
Palmer Adult Book Group (Palmer)

Tuesday, September 21 at 6:00pm

The Palmer Adult Book Group meets in person on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:00pm. We’ll meet outside (weather permitting)… bring a lawn chair! Our book selection for this month is The Rose Code by Kate Quinn. Contact us at palmeradultbookgroup@eastonpl.com if you would like to be added to a mailing list.

September's book – The Rose Code by Kate Quinn
 
Diverse Voices (Virtual)

Thursday, September 30 at 7:00pm

Join us for Diverse Voices! Each month we will focus on diverse voices across various mediums and meet virtually for a community discussion.

In September, we will discuss Afro-Latinidad culture, intersectionality of identities, and colorism in the Latinx community. September's selections include How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez and Afro Latinx Revolution by Natasha S Alford, a short documentary.
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents is available in our catalog and on Hoopla
Documentary link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uM83LNZmWs

Email angelar@eastonpl.org to register
 
Write On (Virtual)

Select Wednesdays at 8:00pm

Calling all writers! Join us on select Wednesdays at 8:00-8:30pm on Zoom. Each month has a fun theme to explore and focuses on various literary genres. Newbies are especially welcome! Write On! is for folks 16+, beginners on up. RSVP to Carol to participate at carolc@eastonpl.org
 
Read along with the 2021 EAPL Reading Challenge!

Looking for your next fall read? Join the 2021 EAPL Reading Challenge. Registration is open anytime and includes readers ages 13 and older. You can jump in on September's challenge, "Genre Switch", and catch up on past ones you might have missed. Each month we will be sharing reading lists, recommendation videos, and more.

August's theme was "In the Kitchen". Read a book with a food related theme.
September's theme is "Genre Switch." Read a book from a genre you normally avoid.

Check out Erin's video sharing some of her foodie-themed favorites.

cLICK HERE TO Download and print out the reading checklist

Register now on Beanstack