4th Annual Book-It 5K Run / Walk & Kids Zombie Fun Run

Book-It 5K

Sunday, October 30 @ 8:30 AM

Saucon Rail Trail | Upper Saucon Township Community Park

UST Park, 3231 Preston Lane, Center Valley, PA 18034


Professionally Timed | Water Station at Midpoint

5K Registration Fee: $30 (through 9/27/16)
Late Registration Fee: $35 (beginning 9/28/16)

Children 10 years and under are encouraged to enter the Kids Zombie Fun Run.

Children 11 years and up may enter the 5K Run / Walk.


Kids Zombie Fun Run (age 10 & under): FREE
T-shirt available for $5. Halloween costumes welcome!



Registration limited to 250 participants. Receipt of a race T-shirt is not guaranteed for registrations received after 12:00 noon on 9/28/16.

Proceeds benefit Southern Lehigh Public Library!

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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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.

September 15 - Animal Farm by George Orwell 

October 20 - Maus : A Survivor's Tale by Art Spiegelman 

November 17 - Dead Wake - The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson 

December 15 - The Color of Water : A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride 

January 19, 2017 - Stealing Buddha's Dinner by Bich Minh Nguyen 

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.

PA German Language Classes

germanclassMondays, Sept. 12 - Dec. 19 from 6:45 - 8:45PM

Members of The Pennsylvania German Grundsau Lodges present these classes covering vocabulary, verb conjugation, sentence structure and conversation.

Sep. 12 or 19, 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28, Dec. 5, 12, 19, Jan. 9
The library is scheduled to be closed for parking lot re-surfacing on 9/12; the rain date is 9/19. Class will be held on one of these two Mondays, depending on the weather. Check homepage for updates.

15 Classes. Class size is limited to 25.


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