Summer Reading
June 10th – July 31st

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SR – Fairy Wands
Summer Reading 2024
June 24th | 2:30 PM
June 25th | 10:30 AM

Get magical with colorful, nature-inspired fairy wands! Monday’s event is for ages 6 – 8. Tuesday’s event is for ages 3 – 5.

SR – Unicorn Decor
Summer Reading 2024
June 26th | 2:00 PM

Add some magic to your space with a colorful unicorn wall hanging!

SR – Fairy Garden
Summer Reading 2024
June 29th | 2:00 PM

Create an enchanting light-up nook for your bookshelf!

SR – Park Storytime
Summer Reading 2024
Every Tuesday | 4:00 PM

Join us in the park for a fresh air storytime! Weather permitting (in the event of rain, storytime will be held in the library)

Writer’s Group
Every 1st & 3rd Thursday
5:00 to 7:00 pm
Join us for discussion, feedback & writing sessions! Participate at your comfort level & meet other local writers! Ages 18+
Seed Library
Book Journal
Saturday, May 18th at 2:30PM
Join us for inspiration, crafting & book talk as we work on our book journals!
Chess Club
1st & 3rd Wednesdays
from 4-6PM
Ages 7-13 | All skill levels
Library Cards
Library cards are now available for readers of all ages!
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Welcome to the Palmerton Area Library!

The mission of the Palmerton Area Library is to provide quality materials and services which fulfill the educational, informational, cultural and recreational needs of the entire community in an atmosphere that is welcoming and respectful.

Upcoming Events

There’s always something happening at the library! Check out our upcoming events for the next week, or use the arrows to browse the full schedule. We frequently add new events, so check back regularly to keep up to date on all our programs and presentations!

June 20, 2024
  • Palmerton Writer's Group

    June 20, 2024 • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Join us for discussion, feedback & writing sessions! Participate at your comfort level & meet other local writers! Ages 18+

    You can also join the Palmerton Writer's Facebook Group

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June 21, 2024
  • Storytime

    June 21, 2024 • 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Story time for preschool children will be held every Friday at 10:30 AM.  Join us as we explore and read together with our volunteer readers.  Any questions, please call the library at 610-826-3424.

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June 22, 2024
  • Sat. Morning Yoga

    June 22, 2024 • 9:00 am - 10:00 am

    Saturday Morning Yoga with Melissa Zegley from 9:00 to 10:00 in the Gallery. $10 per class paid to the instructor. Please call Melissa at 570-778-7968 to reserve a spot.  For more information contact Melissa

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June 24, 2024
  • Nature Fairy Wands

    June 24, 2024 • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Get magical with these colorful, nature-inspired fairy wands For ages 6-8.

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June 25, 2024
  • Nature Fairy Wands

    June 25, 2024 • 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    A repeat of Monday's craft session to create colorful, nature-inspired fairy wands.  For ages 3-5.

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  • Storytime in the Park

    June 25, 2024 • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Weather permitting, we will have story time in the park. For ages 6-8.

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June 26, 2024
  • Unicorn Wall Decor

    June 26, 2024 • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Make a fun and colorful unicorn wall hanging to add some magic to your space! It will also double as a great display for hair accessories.
    For ages 9-12.
    Pre-registration is required for this event:

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