Slatington Library News

    Slatington Library News
    submitted by Louise Bechtel

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    Christy Haydt will present his take on the history of Slatington. Join us on Friday, November 2nd at 6:00pm at the library for a special presentation. Refreshments will be served.

    The Book Club will be celebrating its three-year anniversary on Monday, November 5th at 1:00pm., at the library. Author Nichola D. Gutgold will be discussing her book “Just Like You” and all are welcome to come and meet the author.

    The Greater Northern Lehigh Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a paranormal investigation at the library. The haunting is set for Friday, November 9th. There will be two tours, the first one beginning at 6:00pm, followed by a mixer from 7-8pm, and the second tour will start at 8:00pm. There will be samples of drinks and food. The cost is $20 per person. To register contact the Chamber at or call 484-548-4090. All proceeds will benefit the library.

    The fall session of the preschool story hour will begin on Tuesday, November 6th at 11:00am and will run for 6 weeks. Mark your calendars!

    Local author Paula Stoneback will be reading her book “North Pole East: Santa’s New Town” on Saturday, Nov. 24th at 10:00am.All Children ( and their parents) are welcome. Books will be available for sale at a cost of $15.00.

    The local genealogy group meets at the library on the second Saturday of each month at 11:00 am. Next meeting is November10th. For information look up “”

    The topic for the Diabetes lecture for November is “5 Lab Test You Need to Know.” It will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 28th at 1:00 p.m. Bechtel’s Pharmacy, Inc. sponsors the Diabetes series. Past lectures can be watched on youtube through links from the library’s home page.

    The library takes donations of books. We do not take encyclopedias, National Geographic’s magazines or Reader’s Digest condensed books. There’s always a book sale going on.

    Library hours are Monday and Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; closed Thursday and Sunday. Contact us at 610 767-6461.

    Any questions concerning this information please contact Louise Bechtel at the Library at (610) 767-6461. Thank you.


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