WISHES FOR THE HOLIDAYS

WISHES FOR THE HOLIDAYS

A library visitor asked me if I could write a wish list of the books we need. Although without books we wouldn’t be a library, my wish list wouldn’t begin with books. That might seem a strange thing for a librarian to say, but guess what would be top of my list? Yes!...
Introducing the Library’s NEW Makerspace!

Introducing the Library’s NEW Makerspace!

Looking for something interesting to do? Look no further! Introducing MAKERSPACE. A makerspace is just what it says – a space for making things. Here at the Catasauqua Public Library, we have done just that! If you like making things, then stop by any time we’re open...
New Year’s Resolutions To Live By!

New Year’s Resolutions To Live By!

Many of us make “New Year’s Resolutions” convinced that this is going to be the year we keep those promises.  We are well-intended!  Truth be told, sometimes we don’t even make it to February.  Perhaps the reason for that has something to do with the nature of the...
Christmas Inspiration by Famous Authors

Christmas Inspiration by Famous Authors

For many years, Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol” has taken center stage.  Literally.   Somewhere there has been a production of Dicken’s timeless and beloved work.  “A Christmas Carol” takes us on a journey from the present to the past to the future and back to...
At Thanksgiving:  Gratitude Through the Ages

At Thanksgiving: Gratitude Through the Ages

The holiday feast that we know as Thanksgiving dates back to November, 1621, in Plymouth, Massachusetts, when the newly arrived Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians gathered together for an autumn harvest celebration.  Fast forward to 1939 and President Franklin D....
Crafts by Appointment and Lots of New Books!

Crafts by Appointment and Lots of New Books!

Here at the Library, we have missed seeing young children for weekly “Storytime.” In order to observe social distancing, and in order to maintain a safe environment, it has not been possible to gather groups of children together. Fortunately, it is possible for...