Summer Reading
June 10th – July 31st

Sign up now for your summer of adventure! Reading, events & prizes!

SR – Zoo Field Trip
Summer Reading 2024
July 18th | 10:00 AM

Join us for a trip to the Lehigh Valley Zoo! Tickets only $13 each!

SR – Constellations
Summer Reading 2024
July 13th | 10:00 AM

Introduce some celestial beauty to your space with a light-up constellation jar!

SR – Reptiles
Summer Reading 2024
July 19th | 2:00 PM

Join Christina’s Reptiles at the library for a hands-on learning experience with live reptiles!

SR – Dino Day
Summer Reading 2024
July 17th | 10:30 AM

Join us for a morning of prehistoric fun! We’ll make dino crayons and dig for fossils & eggs!

SR – Map Journals
Summer Reading 2024
July 24th | 2:00 PM

Design your own travel journal! We’ll use real world & fantasy map to create unique covers!

SR – Science
Summer Reading 2024
July 17th | 2:00 PM

Create a felt sloth buddy for writing & drawing!

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
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)

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!

July 16, 2024
  • Peapod Storytime

    July 16, 2024 • 10:15 am - 11:00 am

    Join us at the library for Peapod Storytime.  Designed specifically for ages 6 months to 3 years, Peapod Storytime will delight infants with colorful stories, charming songs, playtime and more, all while building an early foundation for reading and communicating.  Peapod Storytime will take place every 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 10:15am.

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  • Storytime in the Park

    July 16, 2024 • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Palmerton Borough Park, 322 Delaware Ave, Palmerton, PA 18071, USA

    Weather permitting, we will have storytime in the park. Ages 6-8.

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July 17, 2024
  • Dino Day

    July 17, 2024 • 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Join us for a morning of prehistoric fun! We will make dinosaur crayons and dig for fossils and eggs! Ages 3-5.

    Pre-registration is required for this event: https://forms.gle/xJh9va711aUij4SY9

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  • Sloth Pencil Toppers

    July 17, 2024 • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Create a felt sloth buddy for writing and drawing! Ages 9-12.

    Pre-registration is required for this event: https://forms.gle/uUkFiRPrKBn2FGTQ9

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  • Rooks & Books Chess Club

    July 17, 2024 • 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Kids ages 7-13 are invited to join us for our Rooks & Books Chess Club meetings! All skill levels are welcome for puzzles and play. Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday from 4-6pm.

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July 18, 2024
  • Lehigh Valley Zoo Field Trip

    July 18, 2024 • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Lehigh Valley Zoo, 5150 Game Preserve Rd, Schnecksville, PA 18078, USA

    Join us for a trip to the Lehigh Valley Zoo to see amazing animals from around the world! Tickets are only $13 each! ALL AGES

    Transportation is not provided.

    Pre-payment and pre-registration by 7/9 is required: 
    https://forms.gle/7VftCi1aYkgVjLuz7

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  • Palmerton Writer's Group

    July 18, 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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July 19, 2024
  • Storytime

    July 19, 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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  • Remarkable Reptiles

    July 19, 2024 • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Join Christina's Reptiles for a hands-on learning experience with live reptiles. ALL AGES.

    Pre-registration is required for this event: https://forms.gle/1M23H1fYieN65bka6

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July 20, 2024
  • Sat. Morning Yoga

    July 20, 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 zenwithzegley@gmail.com.

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