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Hellertown Area Library

Have you heard about our Community Challenge Grant?  Click here to read a letter we received from an anonymous community member.  Make a difference in your community by donating to the Hellertown Area Library!

Check out our Children's Services and Teen Zone pages for a full line-up of Fall storytimes and events.

Register online for our 3rd Annual Get Bookin' 5K  by clicking here.

Race is Sunday, September 28th.  Registration forms are also available at the library or print one out here.  

Hellertown Area Library
Introduction to Birding PDF Print E-mail

Birding enthusiasts Priscilla and Rett Oren will present at the library on Saturday, October 11th at 10 AM.  The Orens are local residents and Hellertown Area Library patrons who will share their knowledge and passion for bird watching and the outdoors with the public.  This free Introduction to Birding is meant to inspire others to gain an appreciation for wildlife and our natural surroundings.  Presentation is approximately one hour.  Please bring your own binoculars if you have them.  Please sign-up 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 .

To read more about the Orens, please click here.

Hawk Mountain PDF Print E-mail

Join HAL for a fully guided hike at Hawk Mountain--Monday, November 3rd from 10 AM to 2 PM.  Cost is $30 per person.  The Mountain Discovery Guided Hike begins with a 45 minute introduction to raptors, migration and Sanctuary history and then a live raptor presentation.  Each participant is given a pair of binoculars to use for the day with instruction on proper use.  Explore Appalachian flora and fauna as we hike to one of the Sanctuary's Lookouts where we will practice newly acquired binocular skills and identify raptors on migration.  Must bring a lunch and water carried in a daypack.

Sign-up has been extended to October 15th: Sign-up at the library, call 610-838-8381, or email us.

Tips for hiking

Community Challenge Grant PDF Print E-mail

This August, we received an anonymous letter from a community member and library supporter.  The letter challenges residents of Hellertown Borough and Lower Saucon Township to donate to the library to help with the cost of building renovations.  The letter included an initial donation of $1000, and a promise to match future contributions up to $5000.  As of 8/19/2014, The Community Challenge Grant has raised a total of $3120.00 !!!  To read the full letter, please click here.

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