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).

 
SPring booksale

The Friends of the Easton Area Public Library will host its annual Spring Book Sale, which will begin with a Preview Sale on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, continues on May 6 and 7, 2022, and concludes with a $5 Bag Day on Monday, May 9, 2022. The sale will be held at the Library, located at 515 Church Street in Easton. Sale goers should use the 5th Street entrance, lower level, which is handicapped accessible.


SPRING BOOK SALE at the Easton Area Public Library
Books for Adults and Children - CDs - DVDs - Audiobooks
Older Books of Special and Local Interest

Friday, May 6, 2022 from 10:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday, May 7, 2022 from 9:30am – 3:30pm

$5 Bag Day and Media Blowout
Monday, May 9, 2022 2:00pm – 6:00pm

PREVIEW SALE FOR FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY
Wednesday, May 4, 2022 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Become a Friend – Applications are available at the Main Library,
Palmer Branch, and online at www.eastonpl.org. Or pay a $10 admission fee.

CASH AND CHECK ONLY. NO ATM AVAILABLE AT THE LIBRARY.
The sale will be held at the Main Library, located at 515 Church Street. Sale goers should use the 5th Street entrance, lower level, which is handicapped accessible.

For more information, call the Library at 610-258-2917, ext. 312
or email Angela at angelar@eastonpl.org.  

   
Growing Up Black in Easton: An afternoon with Dr. Karen Britt (Main)

Monday, May 16th at 3:30pm

Please join us for an afternoon of insight with Dr. Karen Britt, Professor of Business and Economics and founder of Juneteenth Lehigh Valley. Dr. Britt will speak about her childhood growing up black in Easton, the dichotomy she saw between different neighborhoods, the changes in her educational experiences, and the cultural shifts she encountered coming of age in the 1970s. Dr. Britt originally offered this presentation at the Sigal Museum in Easton, PA.
Please email sarap@eastonpl.org to register.
 
Getting Started with Libby (Virtual)

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 12:00pm

Libby, the new library reading app from Overdrive, is great for users of all ages. This zoom presentation will cover the basics of browsing ebooks and audiobooks on computers, tablets, and phones. Please email sarap@eastonpl.org to register and receive the Zoom link.
 
Medicare 101 (Virtual)

Wednesday, May 25 at 2:00pm on Zoom
Register here! (select Zoom Meeting - Virtual Only)

Confused about Medicare? Attend this free educational seminar where Orion Client Services, a Division of URL Insurance Group, will walk through the Medicare process and the relevant rules and regulations. Discover your Medicare options today! This program is a part of our PA Forward ® Health & Financial Literacy programming.
 
Read to a Dog at the Library (Main)

New! For special needs adults.
Tuesday, May 3, 17, and 31 from 10:00 - 10:30 at the Main Library.
Program for children is from 10:30-11:30am.

Special needs adults are invited to come to the Main Library and 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.
 
  Low Back Pain
Physical Therapy Workshop (Main)

Monday, May 23, 2022 from 5:00-6:00pm

Join us for a low back pain workshop with award winning physical therapist, Todd Robbins, owner of Robbins Rehabilitation East! Learn more about lower back pain and what you can do to help resolve your symptoms. Contact sarap@eastonpl.org with any questions. Register at: https://robbinspteast.com/events/
 
  EAPL is accepting book and media donations

The Main Library is accepting book and media donations ONLY on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10:00am -3:00pm. Because our donation collection is run by volunteers, we will not accept donations outside of these specified times.

The Palmer Branch is accepting book and media donations released within the last three years. (2019-2021). These recent release donations can be dropped off at the Palmer Branch during regular operating hours.

Donations should be in good condition. For more information Click Here
 
Forever YA Book Group (Palmer)

Wednesday, May 18 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!

May 18 - White Smoke by Tiffany D. Jackson
June 15 - Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand

 
Palmer Adult Book Group (Palmer)

Tuesday, May 24 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

May 24 - Book Swap
June 28 - The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams
July 26 - The Magnolia Palace by Fiona Davis
August 23 - Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
September 27 - The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
 
Verity Book Discussion (Palmer)

Tuesday, May 17 at 6:00pm

Are you ready to stay up all night? Rebecca meets Gone Girl in this shocking, unpredictable thriller with a twist that will leave you reeling . . . Join us for a one-off book discussion of the hit book Verity by Colleen Hoover! We will meet Tuesday, May 17 6:00pm at the Palmer Branch.

Contact Katie at katiec@eastonpl.org for more details!
 
Diverse Voices (Virtual)

Thursday, May 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 angelar@eastonpl.org to register.

In May, we will discuss Frying Plantain by Zalika Reid-Benta. Frying Plantain follows a girl from elementary school to high school graduation as she navigates the tensions between mothers and daughters, second-generation immigrants experiencing first-generation cultural expectations, and Black identity in a predominantly white society.