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KUTZTOWN COMMUNITY LIBRARY

Mondays: Preschool Story Time 10 a.m.; Toddler Time Story Time 11 a.m.; Community Threads 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Tuesdays: Used Book Sale 10 a.m. to noon; Tunes & Tots 10 a.m.

Wiggly Wednesdays: 10 a.m. July 31 Kids Yoga ages 3&up.

Wednesdays: Teen Reading Lounge 1 p.m. An interactive, hands-on, book discussion.

Saturdays: Used Book Sale 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

July 25: Reading by Genre 5 p.m. for adults and older teens. Read any book from Graphic Novels, Live-Action Movie, Plays and Poetry.

Teen Tuesdays: 1 p.m., ages 12 and up. July 30 decorate cupcakes and learn about Ady's experience on Cupcake Wars.

July 25: Used Book Sale 10 a.m. to noon; Art Cats 4-5 p.m.

July 25: Star Wars to Starry Night 10 a.m. at Library. Hands-on art event that blends Van Gogh's Starry Night and Star Wars. Elementary school ages.

July 26: Family Movie Night "Wonder Woman" 6:30 p.m.

July 27: StoryRider STEAM Storytime for ages 3-5 at 11 a.m.

BETHEL-TULPEHOCKEN PUBLIC LIBRARY

July 30: Space Camp 11 a.m. Join Miss Betsy as you learn what it takes to live in outer space.

Aug. 5: Teen Club 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 10: Summer Reading Carnival 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Play games, win prizes, enjoy great carnival food and homemade baked goods.

FLEETWOOD AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY

July 26: Yocum Institute Preschool Dance Party, 9:30am,, Rm 111, FREE, Preschool to early Elem.

July 30: Music Evaluation, 6pm, Rm 111, FREE, all ages, registr. by 7/23, Practice auditioning with us!

Aug. 5-10 Writing Submission, all ages, submit an original written piece and get feedback.

Aug. 7: Star Wars to Starry Night, 11am, Rm 111, all ages, art program, Pre-register..

Aug. 8: Back to School Prep for Teens, 6:30pm, Rm 111, Teens, Make & Take, $5/person, Pre-register.

Aug. 12-17: History Graphic Organizer, all ages, fill out & get community feedback.

Aug. 13: Our Place in Space, 6pm, Rm 111, Berks County Amateur Astronomical Society presentation

Aug. 15: Full Moon Folklore, 6:30pm, Rm 111, Adult, Moon presentation and art project.

Aug. 16: Science Workshop, 12n, Rm 111, Explore science with Amanda

Recurring Events: (no events last 2 weeks of August unless noted)

A Universe of Stories and Exploration Summer Program continues until Aug. 17. Prizes picked each week!

Build It!: Mondays 6:30 p.m. & Thursdays 10 a.m. in Library creative building for all ages

Friends of FAPL Meeting: 4th Tuesday at 1 p.m. in Rm 111

Teen Tuesdays: 3:30 p.m. in Rm 111 for teen topic exploration.

Open MAKERspace: Tuesdays 6-7:30 p.m. & Fridays noon to 1:30 p.m. in Rm 111

Pool Storytime: Tuesdays 2:30 p.m. at Fleetwood Community Pool, pool fee applies.

A Universe of Storytime, Wednesdays: 10 a.m. in Library for preschool & elementary story/activity time

Preschool Creative Play: Fridays 9:30 a.m. in Rm111 (Aug. 16 at Fleetwood Park).

Summer Movies: Tuesdays 1 p.m. & Fridays 6:30 p.m. in Rm 111

AREA EVENTS

July 27

Family Fun Day: 2 to 6 p.m. at Oley Valley Mennonite Church, Route 662, Oley. Oley Fire Truck and Amity Twp. Fire Prevention Safety Trailer 49. Berks County Sheriff's K9 team demonstration 3 p.m.; Tractor Pull All ages 4 p.m.; Hot Air Balloon Launch 5 p.m. Antique Tractors, Moon Bounce, activities for the whole family. Everything is free including food and Sno Cones.

July 27 & 28

Hamburg Strand: showing “Centralia” on July 27 at 11 a.m. and July 28 at 1 p.m.

July 28

Order deadline: for Pioneer Grange, Topton Italian Hoagie Sale. Pickup Aug. 5 at the grange hall from 3 to 5 p.m. Call orders to Tammy at 610-463-7213.

July 31

Story Time with Local Author: 11 a.m. at Hamburg Public Library, 35 North 3rd St. Local author Theresa Cocci will present story time with her book "Henry the Hungry Hound," including an activity and craft time. Best for ages Preschool to 2nd Grade. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase.

Aug. 1

Kit's Interactive Theater: 10 a.m. at Kutztown Community Library. Show explores astronomy, history, improv and music. Elementary school ages. Sponsored by Friends of the Kutztown Community Library.

Aug. 3

Evening at the Lounge: 7 p.m. at First Reformed Church, 76 S. Third St., Hamburg. Auditorium will become a retro “Mocktail” Lounge. Live performance of Big Band tunes by Stephen Perno. Free and open to the community with donations graciously accepted.

Aug. 3

Bernville Community Day: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. in Umbenhauer Park in Bernville, starts with 5K race. Register at 7 a.m. or visit https://www.pretzelcitysports.com/calendar_event/bernville-community-day-5k-run/, stop in Bernville Area Community Library. Food from local non-profits, Art Bus and games for kids, silent auction, used book sale, cow pie bingo, karaoke, live music, Vendor and Craft Fair. Fireworks 9 p.m. Proceeds support library and Bernville Beautification Committee. Vendors can register at bernvillelibrary.com. Visit bernvilleborough.org for updated schedule.

Aug. 3

Elvis Tribute Concert: 1:30 p.m. at Keystone Villa at Fleetwood. Shake, rattle and roll with award-winning Elvis tribute artist, Jeff Krick Jr. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited. RSVP by Aug. 1; call 484-637-8200.

Aug. 3

Library Express: Join Kutztown Community Library on a scenic train ride on Kutztown’s Allentown & Auburn Railroad. Tickets for sale in advance for four different rides or purchase that day at Kutztown train station. kutztownlibrary.org or 610-683-5820

Aug. 3

Blacksmith Day: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Old Dry Road Farm, 202 Highland Road, Wernersville. Family-friendly free event by the PA Artist-Blacksmith's Association. Forging demonstrations and contest, hands-on activities for adults and children. pabasite.org or facebook.com/PABlacksmiths

Aug. 4

71st annual Eck Family Reunion: 10 a.m. at Emmaus Community Park, 1401 Shimerville Road, in Rotary Pavilion. Lunch served at 12:30 p.m. Bring covered dish or dessert. Children’s games, guessing games, door prizes, raffle, cake walk. Call Lori Berta at 610-533-9679.

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