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Our Summer Reading
Schedule is here!

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Summer Calendar

Join us monthly (the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30) to celebrate Banned Books!  The only requirement is you must maintain an open mind.  Some books may contain sensitive subjects, such as racism, sex, violence, and drugs.  Banned Book to be discussed August 6 is My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult.  Everyone is welcome.

Hellertown Area Library
Annual Firefly Catch PDF Print E-mail
So sorry! Due to the weather this evening the annual firefly catch has been cancelled!
 
August Summer Reading Programs PDF Print E-mail
August 1st-8th: Robot Building Competition.  Teams have one week to build a robot.  All building must take place in the library and robots will be on display when finished.  Use our supplies or bring your own.
 
August 6th: Divergent Party recommended for grades 9 and up, 6:30 PM.  Read the post-apocalyptic fiction book that inspired the recent hit movie.  Then join us for a discussion of the book, take the faction quiz and decide where you belong, listen to the soundtrack, enjoy some faction inspired food, and receive a syringe of fear serum.
 
August 8th: Star-gazing app party for adults, 8:30 PM.  Bring your smart phone and download a free star gazing app to view the amazing summer night constellations.  Wine and cheese provided.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Weather permitting.
 
Sign-up for Summer reading programs at the library, by calling 610-838-8381, or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
Click here for August Summer Reading calendar.
 
Annual Used Book Sale PDF Print E-mail

Used book bonanza!  A great book sale!

Thousands of books, hundreds of DVDs and other media--held right here at the library!  Professionallly organized by author and subject.  Come to the preview night for the best selection--Thursday, August 14th from 5 PM to 8 PM. ($5 admission applies to Thursday only).

Thursday, August 14th, 5 PM - 8 PM; Preview night $5.00

Friday, August 15th, 10 AM to 5 PM

Saturday, August 16th, 10 AM to 4 PM

Location: Hellertown Area Library, 409 Constitution Avenue, Hellertown

 
Kira Willey and the Fireflies Band PDF Print E-mail
To celebrate the end of Summer Reading: Bring the whole family--Sunday August 17th--to the stage at Dimmick Park for a Kira Willey Yoga Concert!  Kira and her amazing band are known for their fantastic live shows, where they get the whole crowd on their feet, singing and dancing.  Not only an award-winning kids' artist, Kira is also the founder of Fireflies Musical Yoga for Kids--so her high-energy shows are unique, participatory events which include lots of fun, musical Yoga Breaks too!  Food Vending 5:30-7:30 PM, Concert 6-7 PM.  Concert is free and open to the public.
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Upcoming Events

Thu Jul 24, 2014 @10:30AM -
Storytime for ages 3 and 4
Mon Jul 28, 2014 @ 9:30AM -
HAL Walking Club
Mon Jul 28, 2014 @10:30AM -
Storytime for grades K-3
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Robot Building Competition
Wed Aug 06, 2014 @ 6:30PM -
Divergent Party