Upcoming Events

An Evening with Irish Music: Ken Purcell Duo

Irish Music

Postponed until Wednesday, February 27 at 7 PM

Presented by Friends of SLPL

Join us for an entertaining evening of familiar, as well as not-so-familiar, folk and traditional Irish songs accompanied by insights into their origin and historical content.

Cost: $10/person ($8 for FSLPL Members)

Registration is required. Register in person at the library or call 610-282-8825.

Angel of the Battlefield and Founder of the Red Cross

Clara Barton

Clara Barton

April 15 at 7 PM

Portrayed by Alisa Dupuy

 

During the American Civil War, Clara Barton became known as the “Angel of the Battlefield” delivering supplies and caring for the sick and wounded. After the war, Barton organized a campaign to locate missing soldiers. Her enduring legacy was the founding, in 1881, of the American Red Cross. 

 

REGISTER ONLINE

 

Program co-sponsored by Civil War Roundtable of Eastern, PA and SLPL.

FSLPL Evening with Friends 2019

A Year-Long Presentation Series

Join us for a spectacular variety of music, talks and presentations.

PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM

Evening With FriendsThe Friends of Southern Lehigh Public Library cordially invite you to join us throughout the year in attending a series of special events. We are sure that everyone will enjoy the variety of music, talks and presentations offered in this series.

Friends of the Library can purchase the individual event tickets for $8.00 per event or purchase the full series of 8 events for just $50.00 (a 20% discount).

Non-members can purchase the individual event tickets for $10.00 per event or purchase the full series of 8 events for just $64.00 (a 20% discount).

Registration required. All tickets will be advertised for sale before each event.

Feb. 27 - Irish Music with Ken Purcell Duo
April 9 - Forensics with Dr. Carol Ritter
May 1 - PA Germans: Ethics & American Experiences with Dr. William Donner
June 12 - Quilts - Then and Now with Linda Szapacs
Sep. 11 - The last Days of Pompeii with Dr. Nicole Colosimo
Oct. 2 - Ghosts of the Lehigh Valley with Mr. Charles Adams III
Nov. 13 - Local Moravian History & Christmas Traditions with Mr. Thomas McCullough
Dec. 11 - Dickens “A Christmas Carol” with Alisa Dupuy

Makerspace: Mocktails and Painting

Makerspace MocktailsThursday, April 11 at 7 PM

  • $5 per project
  • For adults only

We'll be sipping on some yummy "mocktails" and recreating this simple watercolor painting.

Register in person at the library or call 610-282-8825.

Zumba at SLPL

Zumba

TUESDAY EVENINGS FROM 5:45 - 6:45 PM

Zumba starts January 8, 2019 • *Time change on January 22 from 5:30 - 6:30 PM

  • $9 per class with $90 FLEX CARD
  • $10 per class with $50 FLEX CARD
  • $12 per class walk-in rate

Don't forget your water bottle!

Spotted Lanternfly Program

lanternfly

Monday, March 4 from 7:00 - 8:30 PM

a BACKYARD NATURAL HABITAT PROGRAM

Spotted Lanternfly is here! Learn what to do about them at this free program.

Speaker: Tyler Sacks of the Lehigh County Conservation District.

Co-sponsored by the UST Environmental Advisory Council & SLPL.

FREE PROGRAM. No registration required.

Forensics: Bloodstain Pattern and Analysis

Evening With Friends Series

Forensics

Tuesday, April 9 @ 7 PM

Sponsored by Friends of Southern Lehigh Public Library

  • Carol Ritter, Cedar Crest College forensic science instructor and retired Pennsylvania State Police forensic scientist, specializing in bloodstain pattern reconstruction of violent crimes, will explore through slide and lecture the process of reconstructing crime scenes

  • $10 pp ($8 for FSLPL members)

Register in person at the library or call 610-282-8825 to register by phone.

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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Yoga Flow with Deanna Nagle

Yoga Flow

TUESDAY MORNINGS

Level I & II @ 9 AM

Purchase a flex card and come when you can!

$12 per class or flex card rate

Yoga Classes with Deanna Nagle

Deanna

FRIDAY MORNINGS

Level 1 Yoga: 9 AM - 10 AM

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

SLPL Book Discussion Group

Held the 3rd Thursday of each month 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.

2019 Selections for Book Discussion Group

February 21 - The Library Book by Susan Orlean *special activity/location for this month only
Author Speaks from 4:30 - 6 PM at Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College - 317 Hamilton St. Easton, PA, 18042
Book Discussion 7 - 9 PM in room 208 at Skillman Library, Lafayette College - 317 Hamilton St. Easton, PA, 18042 

 March 21 - Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie 

 April 18 - Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami 

 May 16 - Circe by Madeline Miller

June 20 - My Abandonment by Peter Rock

July 18 - Becoming by Michelle Obama

August 22 - The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer

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