Friends of Southern Lehigh Public Library

Evenings With Friends 2024

A Year-Long Presentation Series

The Friends of Southern Lehigh Public Library cordially invite you to join us throughout the year to attend 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 entrance to an individual event for $8.00 per event or purchase the full series of 8 events for just $50.00 (a 20% discount).

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

Seating is limited. Pre-registration required; names will be taken at the door. All sales final.  Registration for this series begins January 2024. Registration costs are non-refundable.

April 24, 2024    7:00 PM
“The Greatest Ever: Babe Didrikson Zaharias Story” by Maribeth Theroux

Linda Kenyon presents a one woman show about the woman who transformed sports for American women.

May 22, 2024   7:00 PM
Gardening for Birds and Butterflies

Learn how to attract more beautiful birds and butterflies to your own backyard by creating a healthy backyard habitat. The presentation will be given by Barbara Malt of the Lehigh Valley Audubon Society.  Barbara has been a member of its Executive Board for over 20 years, currently serving as its Vice President and Head of the education committee.  Co-author of the book Birds of the Lehigh Valley and Vicinity.

June 12, 2024    7:00 PM
How a Museum Exhibit is Born

Tom Beltz, Curator of Exhibitions for Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society tells how “Forged by Fire: the Heroism, Honor, and History of Firefighting” was conceived and executed. This exhibit is currently on display at the Sigal Museum in Easton.

September 18, 2024    7:00 PM
“Ladies of History: Adrienne de Lafayette” by Alisa DuPuy

Historical presentation of Marquis de Lafayette’s wife and her little-known story. Portrayed by well-known first person character role player, Alisa Dupuy.

October 16, 2024   7:00 PM
Ghost Encounters – Justin Torok

Paranormal investigator and creator of Ghost Encounters will share tales of his experiences just in time for Halloween.

November 6, 2024     7:00 PM
A Soldier’s Civil War Christmas – Mr. Mike Jesberger

Historical re-enactor and Civil War historian, Mr. Jesberger will take us back to what Christmas was like during the Civil War. Rescheduled from last year.

December 11, 2024     7:00 PM
A Look Back at Hess’s Department Store

Lehigh Valley Historical Society will take us on a nostalgic trip to Hess’s Department store and their fabulous displays and programs for Christmas.