Friends of Easttown Library Spring Book Sale
Friday, April 28th - Monday, May 1st
The Friends of the Easttown Library are now hosting its semi-annual book sale. Wonderful items have been donated from the community for a great selection of books, movies, and music to choose from. On the last day of the sale, purchase a bag of books for just $5! Click here for sale times.
History Uncut: The Philadelphia Phillies from the 1880's to the 1970's
Sunday, April 30th, 2 p.m.
Attend this program for a view of both the known and forgotten Phillies' past. Travel from the 1880's through the 1970's with a focus on the franchise's colorful events, ballparks, and personalities. Speaker John Schmoyer is a lifelong Phillies fan currently living in Lancaster County. Registration is required; click here to register online.
2017 Science in the Summer
Science in the Summer is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GSK and administered by The Franklin Institute, which introduces students to the wonderful and fascinating world of science. This year's theme will be Sports Science! Classes are small with 16 students each, so be sure to register early. The Easttown Library class dates will be July 17th - 20th, and registration will be May 2nd at 12 p.m.
Easttown Library is Looking for Teen Volunteers for the Summer!
We are looking for enthusiastic library users who enjoy working with young children and are willing to help out in the Youth Services Department. Volunteers must be able to commit to scheduled times during the eight weeks of summer reading (June 19th - August 18th). All returning volunteers (up to the age of 17) and students entering 9th -12th grades are welcome. If you are interested in volunteering this summer, you must attend one of our orientation sessions:
- Friday, May 19th at 4 p.m.
- Tuesday, May 23rd at 6 p.m.
- Thursday, May 25th at 5 p.m.
Easttown Library Now has Museum Passes & Hotspots!
Easttown Library now offers museum passes and mobile hotspots for check-out. Museum passes and hotspots can be reserved online through our website up to 60 days in advance. They must be picked up and dropped off at the Easttown Library circulation desk. Rental fees apply when checking out hotspots. Click here to reserve a hotspot or museum pass today.
What's in Your Closet?
Friday and Saturday, May 19th and 20th
Join the Friends for a weekend of "antiquing" activities! Friday, May 19th, Amy Parenti of Freeman's Philadelphia, will be the featured speaker for the kick-off Champagne and Dessert reception. This evening will be followed by a day of "antique" appraisals with local expert appraisers. Bring in up to three items and uncover their value! For event details and payment information click here.
Mike McGrath: Grow your Best Tasting Tomatoes Ever!
Wednesday, May 3rd , 7 p.m. - EVENT FULL
Tired of tasteless tomatoes? Envious of your neighbor's big juicy Love Apples? Tomato lover Mike McGrath, host of the syndicated public radio show "You Bet Your Garden" and author of a book about the tastiest fruits of summer, will reveal the secrets you need to know to be a tomato taste-test winner. This fast-paced workshop will focus on the importance of correct planting, feeding, watering and support, with an emphasis on mistakes to avoid when growing tomatoes in containers. Here's tip #1: Start saving your eggshells now! Then come to the workshop and Mike will tell you why! Although this event is full, you can add your name to the waitlist here.
iPad Tips and Tricks
Wednesday, May 10th, 10 a.m.
Did you recently get an iPad? Do you enjoy your iPad, but want to find ways to use it more efficiently and effectively? Come to this iPad class for beginners and learn useful tips and tricks to navigate your device. Registration is required; click here to register.