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...
Fiction vs Non-Fiction

Fiction vs Non-Fiction

When all is said and done, most people prefer to read either fiction, usually a novel, or non-fiction, usually a factual book on just one subject, but sometimes on several related subjects. Happily, for the reader, there are many types of fiction; however, for sheer...
New Books July 2020

New Books July 2020

NEW BOOKS JULY 2020: Adult Fiction: The Shadows of Foxworth – V.C. Andrews The Vanishing Half – Brit Bennett The Sentinel – Lee Child and Andrew Child Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Evolution – Brian Freeman Deadly Touch – Heather Graham A Time for Mercy – John Grisham...
New Books June 2020

New Books June 2020

NEW BOOKS JUNE 2020: Adult Fiction: Hello, Summer – Mary Kay Andrews Walk the Wire – David Baldacci Furmidable Foes – Rita Mae Brown Thick as Thieves – Sandra Brown A Private Cathedral – James Lee Burke Outsider – Linda Castillo Fair Warning – Michael Connelly...
Curbside Service at the Library! Rain or Shine and Contactless!

Curbside Service at the Library! Rain or Shine and Contactless!

At this time, all public libraries in Pennsylvania are closed to in-house patron services. However, every public library in Pennsylvania that can offer “Curbside Service” will be doing so. The Public Library of Catasauqua is very happy to be one of those libraries. ...