Adult Services Events Page
 
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).

Summer Reading ends August 13!

What a summer it has been! Summer Reading is winding down -- so be sure to read and log those last few books. Children can turn in their reading logs to the Main Library or Palmer Branch for prizes through the end of August.

Teen reading logs need to be submitted by August 13. Prizes can be collected at the Main Library or Palmer Branch by August 19.

Adult reading logs need to need to be submitted no later than August 13. Prize drawings will occur shortly after and winners will be contacted.

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Summer Reading program and making it one of the best summers ever! We were so happy to see each and every one of you in the library!

Log your books on Beanstack
For paper reading logs, visit the library.



  DOWNLOAD THE ADULT READING LOG
Go paperless! Track your books on BEANSTACK

NEW THIS YEAR! OCEAN OF POSSIBILITIES ACTIVITIES

Participate in fun and educational activities and explore our local waterways. Visit Beanstack or download the activity log to learn more about each Oceans of Possibilities Activity. Complete all 7 activities this summer! For ages 19+.

DOWNLOAD THE OCEAN OF POSSIBILITIES ACTIVITIES LOG

Go paperless!
Track your activities on BEANSTACK 

  A special thank you to the local businesses in the Easton community for donating gift certificates for this year's Summer Reading prizes.

The Friends of the Library also donated funds for the purchase of additional gift cards from local businesses, as many are still recovering after the past year!


Find out more about The Friends of the Library and how to join! HERE

  Save the Date - Fall Book Sale

November 9-14, 2022

Get ready for our Fall Book Sale! It's the perfect time to pick up holiday gifts for friends and family (or even a little something for yourself).
Save the date for November 9-14, 2022!

The book sale will be held at the Main Library, 515 Church Street in Easton. We hope to see you then.
Stay tuned for more details later this fall!
 

Upcoming Programs  
Zinnias and Drought Tolerant Gardening: A Seed-Starting Workshop (Main)

Monday, August 8, 2022 at 5:00pm

In this workshop you will learn about growing zinnias and discover the many benefits of this beautiful annual flower that can thrive in hot, dry conditions. You’ll take home a potted zinnia plant ready for your garden.
This program is offered by local Penn State Master Gardener, Lori Wnek. Open to adults and teens.
Please email sarap@eastonpl.org to register.

Deadwax from the Vinyl House: An Evening with Author Vince Mallardi (Main)

Tuesday, August 9 at 6:00pm in the Catherine Drake Room

Go back in time to the Easton music scene of the 1960s with Vince Mallardi, author of the newly published Deadwax from the Vinyl House: Uncovering the Musical Hoard of an Era. Imagine the beginnings of rock 'n roll, record hops at Notre Dame, live performances with national acts, the night clubs in the Poconos, and much more uncovered by a discovery of hoarded music and memorabilia in a house off Easton Avenue. Meet the authors and local performers who lived through this time and are featured in this new book. This program is free and open to the public.
Please email sarap@eastonpl.org to register.

Watercolor Workshop: Landscape Painting (Main)

Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 4:30pm in the Catherine Drake Room

Join mixed media artist, Maryann Riker, with the Arts Community of Easton (ACE) for a fun watercolor workshop to cool down and lighten up those dog days of summer! Free and open to the public. All materials will be provided to create your very own watercolor landscape. This workshop is funded in part by ACE, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and the Lehigh Valley Community foundation. We thank them for partnering with us! Space is limited to 14 participants.
Please email sarap@eastonpl.org to register.

Watercolor Workshop: Bookmark Painting (Main)

Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 4:30pm in the Catherine Drake Room

Join mixed media artist, Maryann Riker, with the Arts Community of Easton (ACE) for a fun watercolor workshop to cool down and lighten up those dog days of summer! Free and open to the public. All materials will be provided to create your very own watercolor bookmark. This workshop is funded in part by ACE, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and the Lehigh Valley Community foundation. We thank them for partnering with us! Space is limited to 14 participants.
Please email sarap@eastonpl.org to register.
 

Health & Wellness Workshop (Main)

Saturday, August 27, 2022 at 10:00am in the Catherine Drake Room

Personal health and well-being remains relevant amidst the ongoing pandemic, and it’s important to seek out fitness, nutrition, financial, and spiritual opportunities that improve overall physical and emotional health. Attend this free wellness workshop with award winning physical therapist, Todd Robbins, owner of Robbins Rehabilitation East to learn ways to stay healthy in all aspects of your life! This program is a part of our PA Forward ® Health Literacy programming. Click Here to register

  Read to a Dog at the Library (Main) 

For Adults Tuesday, August 9 and 23 from 10:00 - 10:30 at the Main Library.

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.

Program for children is from 10:30-11:30am.
 
COMING SOON!! Sticker and Stationery Club (Main)

Saturday, September 10, 2022 at 11:00am in the Catherine Drake Room.

Do you scrapbook? Are you into paper crafts? Love to shop for & share crafting supplies? Sticker & Stationery Club is an adult art club to relax, wind down, and express yourself through sticker-making and other paper-based activities. Join us for the first club meeting including a sticker & stationery show-and-tell! Bring a favorite notebook, pen, creative work-in-progress, or whatever you'd like to share! Some materials will be provided for open sticker design time, but feel free to bring your own!
Please email sarap@eastonpl.org with questions and to register. 

  Forever YA Book Group (Palmer)Forever YA Book Group (Palmer)

Wednesday, August 17 at 6:00pm

Forever Young Adult is a book group for adults who enjoy reading teen/young adult fiction. Participate in person or virtually. Don’t forget to join the FYA Facebook group!

Contact Katie at katiec@eastonpl.org for more details!

August 17 – Anatomy by Dana Schwartz

 
  Palmer Adult Book Group (Palmer)Palmer Adult Book Group (Palmer)

Tuesday, August 23 at 6:00pm

The Palmer Adult Book Group currently meets the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:00pm. Everyone is welcome to join the conversation. If you'd like to be added to the mailing list, contact palmeradultbookgroup@eastonpl.org

August 23 - Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
September 27 - The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
 
  Diverse Voices (Virtual)Diverse Voices (Virtual)

Thursday, August 25 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 angelar@eastonpl.org to register.

August 25 - Environmental Racism - podcasts
September 29 - Mother Father Deaf - documentary