Get summer started at Free Library of Northampton Township

Summer and libraries naturally go together.

Start your summer off right with the following programs and resources. 

Express your creativity and “embrace the bug” – Creativebug!  Creativebug is the library’s digital resource for online art and craft education. There are thousands of video classes teaching arts and crafts. Crochet a sweater, learn flower arranging, and make jam – with your smart TV, computer, tablet, or phone. Log in with your library card and PIN.

The children’s Summer Reading Program Kickoff is Saturday, June 15th, 10:00am to noon, with the theme “Adventure Begins at Your Library.”   Pick up your reading log, choose a free book, enjoy water ice and more!  Also, pick up a list of stupendous summer programs.

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Two of the terrific June programs for kids and families are: 

Meet “Stubby the Helicopter” on Friday, June 21st from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Learn about helicopters and how they fly. You can even sit in Stubby and use your imagination. 

On Tuesday, June 25th at 6:30pm, join the Talewise folks in an adventure that combines science and storytelling to find lost treasure!

Summer adventures are for adults too! 

Director of Library and Archives at the Mercer Museum, Annie Halliday, will be at the library on Saturday, June 8th at 1:00pm to present a historical talk about the Doan Gang.

In Revolutionary Bucks County, a Loyalist gang of thieves and accused murderers, known as the Doan Gang, roamed the area wreaking havoc.   Did this 30-member gang pull off the Newtown Treasury Robbery of 1781? 

Monday, June 17th at 6:00pm, join Cody Stoner of the Northampton Township Fire Department in a Health & Safety Program. Learn fire safety tips including fire extinguisher training.

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