The Easttown Library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th.

Dinosaur Touch Table: Academy of Natural Sciences
Tuesday, June 27nd, 1-3 p.m.  TODAY!
Always wanted to hold a real dinosaur fossil? Participants will receive a personal introduction to paleontology as they handle a variety of fossils and engage in fun tabletop activities. No registration required.

2017SRPlogo B W 300x299Summer Reading Program!
Build a Better World... Read
Easttown Library's summer reading program is in full swing. All readers who register and report their reading will earn a t-shirt and enjoy a variety of exciting programs. The Academy of Natural Sciences, Wondergy, Elmwood Park Zoo and, of course, the Franklin Institute are all scheduled to make presentations. Our summer will be filled with live animals, juggling, dinosaurs, science, and LOTS of fun. Make sure to check out our full summer calendar for details!

The Summer Reading Program is for adults too! Stop by the library and get a "Build a Better World" adult reading form. Just read three adult books, write a short review of one book, and submit your form for a chance to win a gift card.

readingtwoReading with Animals
Thursday, June 29th, 7 p.m.
Mondays July 10th and August 14th, 7 p.m.
Pals for Life will visit the library with animals that enjoy listening to stories read to them by young readers. Readers should choose a book from the library or their own collection to read to the animals. Registration is required and begins the first of the month that the program is held in. There is a separate registration form for each date.

FriendsCheck2017 smallFriends Make Generous Donation to Library
The Friends of Easttown Library made their annual donation to the library on June 1st in the amount of $25,000. These funds support the purchase of e-books, teen books, adult and youth programming, Britannica Library Online, and the maintenance of the library's aquarium. At the most recent meeting, the Friends also voted to approve an additional contribution of $4,105. These supplementary funds will be used to purchase 8 additional museum passes, e-books and e-audiobooks on the TESD required summer reading lists, and to co-sponsor the summer reading t-shirt.

Kennedy spacerace2The Great Space Race
Tuesday, July 11th, 2 p.m.
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Pres. John F. Kennedy's birth, speaker Roger Arthur will discuss the beginnings of man's exploration of space, from lunar landings and space shuttles, to the international space station. He will highlight the challenge of first orbiting a man, then putting a man on the moon, and include video of President Kennedy's moon challenge and his speech at Rice University detailing our country's goals for the Great Space Race. Registration is required; click here to register.

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