Category Archives: books

Author Reading & Book Signing on Sunday!

Spend Sunday afternoon, June 4th, in East Greenville with visiting Australian author (and ex-pat American) Laura Goodin; free refreshments, a chance to attend a book reading, talk with the author, and maybe buy a book or two (some proceeds of … Continue reading

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Celebrate Perkiomen Valley Library’s 60th Anniversary in Schwenksville!

Take a drive over to Schwenksville and check out the festivities today, Saturday, April 29th, 2017, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. as Perkiomen Valley Public Library in Schwenksville (290 Second Street, Schwenksville, PA) celebrates their 60th birthday! Perkiomen Valley … Continue reading

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Books! (edible, and paper)

Too late to bake, but not too late to vote today in the Edible Book Contest at Emmaus Public Library, 11 E Main Street, Emmaus, PA.  Celebrate National Library Week this afternoon, Saturday, April 15, 2017, at the library where … Continue reading

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Local Peep Diorama Contest!

Here’s a creative and fun way to spend your weekend (or your downtime next week), for individuals, families, or children; decide on your theme, get some marshmallow peeps (they come in so many colors now!), and get busy! Given that … Continue reading

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Bishop’s Olde & Rare Books opens Saturday in East Greenville

After a long drought, a new bookstore, albeit one that sells rare and old books, will be opening in the Upper Perkiomen Valley this Saturday, July 16, 2016. Naturally, I couldn’t resist stopping by, as soon as I heard the … Continue reading

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Harper Lee Events this week, starting on Monday!

It is nearly impossible to get through high school in the United States without reading Harper Lee’s classic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. The book was written for adults, however, and re-reading the book as an adult is a marvelous experience. … Continue reading

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Get your tickets today for this week’s arts events

It’s not too late to get tickets to hear former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins speak tonight at Lehigh University (Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Ave., Bethlehem). Notations: Billy Collins begins at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening, April 14, … Continue reading

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