Whitehall-Coplay Press

Friday, August 23, 2019

Whitehall Township Public Library: Open mic event set for Aug. 19

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The third Monday open mic and jam will be held 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19. Thank you to Rocking the Valley Online Radio and Earl Andrews for their support.

Entertainers interested in performing three songs or a 15-minute set are asked to sign up between 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Musicians, singers, poets, comedians, actors, writers and storytellers are invited to come show off your stuff, or just come and be part of the audience!

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There will be a movie night 6 p.m. Aug. 20 in the community room. This month’s movie is “WALL-E” by Disney/Pixar.

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Mark your calendar for the fifth annual block party, for all ages, to be held 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 24 in the picnic area. There will be yard games, tunes by deejay Kelly Eisenhauer, food and a door-prize drawing.

There is no rain date. In case of inclement weather, the event is canceled.

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The adult summer reading program will end 4 p.m. Aug. 24. Submit your reading list online or by paper copy at the desk.

The adult wrap-up party will be 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 27. You may attend either party.

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The adult coloring club will meet 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. This club is for anyone 18 and older.

The library has some supplies but invites you to bring your own as well.

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The What Are You Reading Now? book club meets 1 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Patrons are invited to chat about whatever books they are reading at the moment — the ones you loved, the ones you hated and everything in between.

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The beading club meets 1:30 p.m. every Monday and Thursday in the reference area.

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The knitting club meets 6-8 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month.

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Clicking on “Research and Learn” on the library’s website allows you to access the Power Library.

Power Library contains e-resources and is free access to newspapers, magazines, journals, image databases, STEM information, resources for young readers, eBooks and more. Many articles are full text.

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Call the library at 610-432-4339 for more information on any of our programs. We have the newsletter and calendar on our website, whitehallpl.org, and copies at the front circulation desk.