Parents, Kids and Money Matters Workshop

Money Mattersthursday, october 22 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm

This program is geared towards 6 - 10 yr. olds & their parents, but 4 - 14 yr. olds & their parents may also attend. Parents and children will be divided into separate groups. Children will use a workbook and will receive a piggy bank! Parents will learn how to talk with their kids about influences and choices regarding money and responsible management habits.

Event sponsored by Thrivent Financial.


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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Rotating Art Shows

Rotating Art Show Schedule

Eleventh Annual Juried Photography Show:

Hot, Hot, Hot:

July 13 - Sep. 4 (Submissions: 11:30AM - 3:30PM, Sat., July 11)

Depict summer heat, or heat in general, at the beach, in the mountains, in your garden. Have fun with this!   

Twelfth Annual Juried Art Show:

Sep. 21 - Oct. 23 (Submissions: 11:30AM - 3:30PM, Sat., Sep. 19)

Use your imagination to create an interesting work. ANY media 2D art i.e. watercolor, oils, pastels, mixed media, acrylics, drawings (ink, pencil, conté, charcoal), egg tempera, etc. No photography will be accepted.

Cold, Cold, Cold:

Nov. 9 - Dec. 18 (Submissions: 11:30AM - 3:30PM, Sat., Nov. 7)

The piece should depict the frigid winter or the sense of the cold weather. It may be in any medium. It may be abstract, realistic, a photograph, a quilt or any fiber art.

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.

FSLPL Bus Trip: Lancaster County

Bus Trip




Join us for a trip to Lancaster County where we will enjoy Lancaster County’s largest smorgasbord at Shady Maple featuring 200 feet of delicious, authentic Pennsylvania Dutch cooking. You will have free time to shop at one of the largest gift shops in Pennsylvania! They have over 40,000 square feet of Amish handicrafts, souvenirs, gifts, toys, PA Dutch foods and much more.

Following our visit there we’re on to the American Music Theater for their critically acclaimed Christmas Show; this year’s theme is Deck the Halls. You will be entertained by electrifying dance numbers, big musical arrangements and all your favorite holiday tunes. So come along and get into the holiday spirit!

Space is limited - sign up early - deadline is Oct.19!

Cost: $90 per person

  • Round trip bus fare
  • Shady Maple Smorgasbord lunch
  • Admission to the Christmas Show @ American Music Theater
  • All gratuities

Itinerary: (subject to change)

9:15 AM - Depart from Upper Saucon Township Park

10:30 AM - Arrive at Shady Maple

11:30 AM - 1 PM - Luncheon smorgasbord

1:30 PM - Depart for American Music Theater

3 PM - Christmas Show - Deck the Halls

5 PM - Depart for home

6:30 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: October 19, 2015
  • Questions?  Call Mary Ann: 610-282-2731

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