Northampton Press

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Viola Roustic and Kristin Kunkle, both of Northampton, try to move an Oreo cookie from their forehead to their mouth at the Chocolate Olympics, held May 15 at Northampton Area Public Library. Viola Roustic and Kristin Kunkle, both of Northampton, try to move an Oreo cookie from their forehead to their mouth at the Chocolate Olympics, held May 15 at Northampton Area Public Library.
Dashon Wolfe, Natalie Fries and Jessica Kleiber, all of Northampton, receive medals for correctly identifying the crushed-up candy bars in the bags. Dashon Wolfe, Natalie Fries and Jessica Kleiber, all of Northampton, receive medals for correctly identifying the crushed-up candy bars in the bags.
PRESS PHOTOS BY TINAMARIE MARTINNatalie Fries wins first place in the Oreo-to-mouth competition, with Viola Roustic winning second place and Kristin Kunkle winning third place. PRESS PHOTOS BY TINAMARIE MARTINNatalie Fries wins first place in the Oreo-to-mouth competition, with Viola Roustic winning second place and Kristin Kunkle winning third place.

Northampton Area Public Library: Sign up for summer programs

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Summer programs and the summer reading challenge have begun for all ages. Sign up now!

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The Munchkin Music program is scheduled for 10 a.m. June 11 for babies and toddlers and 11 a.m. for preschool children. Registration is required.

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What to do when your kids don’t want your stuff? Are you preparing to move or downsize? Join Jill from Senior Moves By Design 1:30 p.m. June 12 to learn how clutter can affect your health, how to decide what to keep and let go and to whom or where to give your unwanted stuff. Registration is required.

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Learn about the universe through play, crafts and scientific exploration 5-7 p.m. June 18 or 10 a.m.-noon June 19. There is something for everyone from ages 2 to fifth grade with their families. Registration is not required.

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Join the Lehigh Valley Zoo 6 p.m. June 20 and its animal ambassadors, including a Linnaeus’ two-toed sloth, for a fun program. Registration is not required.

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Save yourself from the upside down and get ready for season three in the “Stranger Things” escape room. This program is 7 p.m. June 26 and is for adults 18 and over. Registration is required.

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The teen summer learning program begins 2 p.m. July 1 with do-it-yourself paper lantern planets. Other events and projects include cosmic bath bombs, starry night paint and snack, illuminate your night sky, DIY galaxy jars, water rockets and a “Doctor Who” escape room. Registration is required.

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All programs are free and open to the public. To sign up or for more information, call the library at 610-262-7537 or visit northamptonapl.org.