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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).

ommuni•tree at the Main Library take what you need. leave what you can.

Help us decorate our tree! We are collecting new or like new mittens, hats, and scarves for our festive tree at the Main Library. Donations can be dropped off at the Circulation Desk at the Main Library or placed on the tree. The communi•tree will remain up through the Winter. Patrons are welcome to donate if they can and take if they need.

Demystifying Diabetes: A Nutrition Workshop Series (Main)
For adults. Join us for this 4-week nutrition series! Registered dietitians Morgan Laugier-Neiser and Kimberly Hollifield-Kuhlken will lead a discussion on how to navigate healthy eating with diabetes. Space is limited to 15 participants. 
Class 1 - Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at 6pm
Diabetes basics - everything no one told you about type 2 diabetes!
Class 2 - Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 6pm
What can I eat? What can't I eat? Hint - all foods fit!
Class 3 - Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 6pm
Mind and movement - the role of stress, emotions, and exercise
Class 4 - Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 6pm CHANGED TO February 1, 2023
Living well, for life! Putting it all together
All sessions will take place in the Catherine Drake Room. Please email with any questions. Register at

Adult Sketchbook Project (Main)
For adults. Monday, January 9 at 5:00pm in the Storytime Room
Let’s get our creative juices flowing! Each month we will learn a different technique to fill our sketchbooks and widen our artistic abilities. Each artist will receive their own mini sketchbook (while supplies last), feel free to bring your favorite pen or pencil. Registration is required! Please email to register.
Please call or email if you are no longer able to attend.

Storytime for Adults (Main)
For adults. Thursday, January 5, 10:00 - 10:45am
This Storytime is designed especially for our adult community members who enjoy picture books, songs, and crafts. We welcome all adults, regardless of their ability to sit still or remain quiet. No registration is required for this program.

Read to a Dog at the Library (Main)
For adults. Tuesday, January 10 and 24 from 10:00 - 10:30 at the Main Library.
Program for children is from 10:30-11:30am. Adults are invited to read to a certified Dog Therapy International canine! Janet Grube, a trained professional handler, will accompany the dog. No registration required. Participation is on first-come basis.

Cricut Collective (Main)
For adults. Saturday, January 21 at 10:00am in the Catherine Drake Room.
Looking to learn more about the Cricut machine? Have great projects to share? Join the Cricut Collective! This month we will be learning to cut and make a bouquet for Valentine's Day... or Anti-Valentine's Day! Paper and other supplies will be included.
Please email to register.
Please call or email if you are no longer able to attend.

Financial Wellness Overview (Virtual)
For adults. Wednesday, January 25 at 10:00am 
This webinar will provide a high-level overview of five common financial topics: Saving, investing, protecting, retiring, and estate planning. Topics addressed will include compound interest, asset allocation, various insurance types, retirement income, and estate planning. This presentation is made possible through the Association of Financial Educators, a nationwide 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational bureau comprised of financial professionals offering free financial wellness programs to organizations and businesses across the country.

Local Historical Maps (Main)
For adults. Tuesday, January 31 at 6:00pm in the Catherine Drake Room
Genealogy and local history researchers sometimes overlook the treasure trove of information contained on maps and other geographical and visual image documents. The Lehigh Valley Historical Maps Consortium (LVHMC) was founded to create an inventory of these types of documents available to the public at twenty two regional institutions. Join Joel Hoffner as he introduces the new LVHMC website that accesses the map inventory and discusses a selection of maps that are particularly fascinating.
Joel Hoffner is a Lehigh Valley native who has cataloged collections at the Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society, National Museum of Industrial History, Moravian Archive and Moravian Historical Society. He has published four books mapping the tracts of land occupied by the early Warranties and Patentees of ten of the townships of Northampton County.
Please email to register.
Please call or email if you are no longer able to attend.

EAPL Quilters’ Circle (Main)
For adults.
Monday, January 9, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Saturday, January 14, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Monday, January 23, 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Monday, February 6, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Saturday, February 11, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Monday, February 13, 6:30pm - 7:45pm

The library’s Quilters’ Circle typically meets in the Main Library on the 1st and 3rd Mondays (subject to holiday closings) of the month and one Saturday a month. Members range from brand new beginners to accomplished quilters. Each member is working on their own project and inviting input from the group. Individualized help is available for anyone wanting to learn a new skill. Occasionally, there will be an opportunity to participate in a group project, but participation is purely voluntary.
For information about the group, contact Jennifer Long at
Diverse Voices (Virtual)
Thursday, January 26 at 7:00pm

Join us for Diverse Voices! Each month we focus on diverse voices across various mediums and meet virtually for discussion. Contact Angela at to register.

January 26 - Mother, Father, Deaf.
View the documentary on Hoopla!

Yoga with Ramona (Palmer)
For adults. Saturday, January 7 at 1:30pm. Join certified yoga instructor Ramona Trumbour for an afternoon adult yoga class! All skill levels welcome! Meets the first Saturday of the month at 1:30pm. Email to register.

PALS - Palmer Adult Library Support (Palmer)
The Palmer Branch invites adults with developmental disabilities to be an integral part of our library community. We offer daily opportunities for learning, creativity, fun, and friendship. Visit the Palmer Branch anytime to participate in PALS!
Contact Pam at for information.

BookTok Book Talk (Palmer)

Wednesday, January 11 at 6:00pm

Talk about the most popular books and authors blowing up on TikTok! January's book is Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover.

Contact to register.
Forever Young Adult Book Group (Palmer)
Wednesday, January 18 at 6:00pm

Forever Young Adult is a book group for adults who enjoy reading teen/young adult fiction. Don’t forget to join the FYA Facebook groupContact to register.

January 18 – The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea by Axie Oh


Palmer Adult Book Group (Palmer)
Tuesday, January 24 at 6:00pm

The Palmer Adult Book Group meets the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:00pm. All are welcome to join the conversation! Contact Toni at to sign up for our mailing list and periodic email reminders. 

January 24 – Annual Book Swap