FREE Safety ID Program

protect your family!

monday, april 18 from 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

...for children and elderly adults

Amber AlertReceive the most comprehensive child/elderly adult identification and recovery information in the nation!

  • All 10 fingerprints digitally scanned
  • Child’s/Elderly Adult’s physical description
  • Video recording
  • Voice print
  • Photograph of child/elderly adult
  • Additional pertinent information to assist in locating them, should they go missing

Event sponsored by Baliwick Design of Bethlehem.

FSLPL Bus Trip: Hyde Park

Bus Trip



Join us for an historic visit to the homes of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. We will have a guided one-hour tour of Val-Kill Cottage, Eleanor’s home, in the morning, followed by lunch on your own at Eveready Diner. We will then travel to Springwood, FDR’s boyhood home, for another one-hour guided tour. Following that, we will have some free time before boarding the bus for our trip home.

Space is limited - sign up early - deadline is April 5!

Cost: $65 per person

  • Round trip bus fare
  • Admission and tour of both Springwood and Val-Kill Cottage
  • All gratuities

Itinerary: (subject to change)

7:00 AM - depart from Upper Saucon Township Park
10:30 AM - tour of Val-Kill Cottage
12:30 PM - lunch at Eveready Diner (on your own)
2:00 PM - tour of FDR’s home, Springwood
4:00 PM - depart for home
7:00 PM - approximate arrival at Upper Saucon Township Park

To reserve your spot:

  • Payment due at time of booking; cash or check at SLPL or credit card @ 610-282-8834
  • Checks payable to: FSLPL
  • All sales final, no refunds. Tickets are transferable.
  • Registration deadline: April 5, 2016
  • Questions?  Call Mary Ann: 610-282-2731

Sponsored by Friends of Southern Lehigh Public Library

Tea Time @ SLPL

saturday, may 21 from 12:30 - 2:30 pm

Tea Timehosted by FRIENDS OF SLPL

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon sweet and savory treats and stimulating conversation! If you'd like, bring something you love to talk about!

All ages are welcome! We will also be raffling a basket.

Registration deadline: May 6

Cost: $10.00 per person. Limited space available.


Yoga Classes with Deanna Nagle


Level 1 Yoga: 9:15 - 10:15 AM


Level 1 Yoga: 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Purchase a flex card and come when you can!

Flex Cards: 5 classes for $50 or 10 clases for $90 (non-refundable)

Walk-ins: $12 per class | Yoga Mat Rentals: $1 per class


One on One Tech Help


Appointments on Mondays, 11 AM - 3 PM

Do you need help with basic skills, internet, email, Facebook, Microsoft Word/Publisher, Kindle/Nook/ipad, Overdrive for ebooks, job applications?

Only $5.00 for a 45 minute session

Computer hardware problems will not be addressed.

Appointments must be made in advance. Schedule in person at the Circulation Desk or call 610-282-8834.

Walk Your Way to Fitness

fitnesswednesdays at 9:30 am


Michele Stanten is author of "Walk Off Weight", a walking coach and an ACE-certified fitness instructor with 20 years of experience!

Classes will be held outdoors, weather permitting (canceled in inclement weather). Classes are currently scheduled through December 2. Winter classes are a possibility.

NO CLASS: Oct. 7, Nov. 9 & Nov. 18

$12 walk-in rate or purchase an "All Fitness Flex Card"

5 class flex card - $50 | 10 class flex card - $90

Register in person at SLPL or call 610-282-8825.

Who should sign up?

  • Beginning walkers
  • Walkers who want to get faster
  • Anyone who needs some motivation to get moving!

Cycling Fitness Class

cyclingThursdays from 9:15 - 10:15 AM

Classes held outdoors weather permitting, inside during inclement weather.
Appropriate for all fitness levels!

Purchase a flex card and come when you can!

Flex Cards: 5 classes for $50 or 10 clases for $90 (non-refundable)
Walk-ins: $12 per class

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AARP Tax Assistance

Wednesday Afternoons: February 3 - April 13 from 1 - 4 PM

AARP LogoTrained AARP volunteers will provide FREE tax assistance and preparation service to residents with low and moderate incomes.

  • Service is provided here at the library
  • Walk-in service only
  • Clients taken on first come, first served basis
  • No age restrictions apply
  • You do NOT need to be an AARP member

SLPL Book Discussion Group

Held the 3rd Thursday of each month September - June at 7:00 PM

stackofbooksOpen to adults. No registration required. Participants may borrow copies of selected titles at the library or secure their own copy.

November 19 - Moloka’i by Alan Brennert

December 17 - Seneca Falls Inheritance by Miriam Grace Monfredo 

January 21 - The Buddha in the attic by Julie Otsuka

Rotating Art Shows

Rotating Art Show Schedule

Community residents are invited to participate as artists or art lovers. Submissions accepted on dates and times specified only.

Twelfth Annual Photography Show (non-juried): Through Mar. 11
Photos on any topic will be accepted, however, vintage black and white photos are preferred. If you have some old classic, historical, or generally interesting B&W photos, bring them in!

Students Show (Elementary, Junior and Senior High): April 4 - May 20 (Submissions: 11:30AM - 3:30PM, Sat., April 2)
Includes ANY 2D art, photos and small needle arts, quilts, fiber art, etc. that can be hung in the library.

Still Life: June 13 - Aug. 5 (Submissions: 11:30AM - 3:30PM, Sat. June 11) Non-juried show; let your imagination run wild, have fun, do something “out of your comfort zone.” The work may be abstract, impressionistic or realistic.

Thirteenth Annual Juried Art Show: Aug. 29 - Oct. 14 (Submissions: 11:30AM - 3:30PM, Sat. Aug. 27) Use your imagination to create an interesting work. ANY media 2D art i.e. watercolor, oils, pastels, mixed media, acrylics, drawng (ink, pencil, conté, charcoal), egg tempura, etc. NO photography will be accepted.

Tis the Season: Oct. 31 - Dec. 16 (Submissions: 11:30AM - 3:30PM, Sat. Oct. 29) The piece should depict any of the seasonal holidays. It may be in any medium. It may be abstract, realistic, a photograph, a quilt or any fiber art.

The artwork for non-juried shows will be accepted on a first come first served basis. If your work is not accepted for the non-juried shows, do not despair; the rotating shows will be ongoing throughout the year.

Information on Submitting Art

Art Submission Form

The artwork for non-juried shows will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. If your work is not accepted for the non-juried shows do not despair the rotating shows will be on going throughout the year.

For the 2D shows, including photography show, all pieces must be securely wired and braced for hanging. No clips or “fast frames” will be accepted. The pieces must be able to be hung using the library’s hanging system. No wet, fragile or ill-prepared work will be accepted. Unframed canvases cannot have staples showing. The exhibition committee reserves the right to reject any work not following these standards.

The works must be delivered during the time allocated for their collection. Works delivered before or after the allotted time will not be accepted.

Works must not exceed 34 inches in length, or 24 inches in width, including the frame, except as noted for the Fiber Art show.

The library requests 15% commission on all sales.

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