Pride Story Time Held at the Public Library

The Easton Public Library has been featuring its pride-inclusive collections throughout the month of June in recognition of Pride Month. They kicked things off on June 1 with a Pride Story Time event to help promote diversity and increase understanding of the LGBTQ+ community for Continue reading “Pride Story Time Held at the Public Library”

Easton Public Library Is Fine-Free

The Easton Public Library is permanently fine-free, after a unanimous vote from the Library Board. The Library has been fine-free on a trial basis since March of 2020.

“A permanently fine-free library invites a broader spectrum of Library users by removing the barrier that fines Continue reading “Easton Public Library Is Fine-Free”

Friends of Library Will Host Wine & Cheese Gathering at Sport Hill Farm on June 15

The Friends of the Easton Public Library are pleased to bring back one of the highlights of their last year’s community activities: an outdoor Wine and Cheese Tasting to help kick off the summer, and to support the Summer Reading program and other events the library offers for the Continue reading “Friends of Library Will Host Wine & Cheese Gathering at Sport Hill Farm on June 15”

New Family Fun Collection at the Library

You may have heard about libraries that loan out cake pans, musical instruments, or other nontraditional items. The Easton Public Library is kicking off its own Library of Things collection with a variety of board games and jigsaw puzzles that can be checked out for seven days.

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Library Programs for May and June

The Easton Public Library is offering a variety of programs for all ages during the months of May and June.

For adults, the second in the Classic Film series, “Rancho Notorious,” will be shown May 3 at 7 p.m. This program is hosted by Easton resident and film historian Jon Sonneborn.

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Library Patio Gets New Life

Thanks to the fundraising efforts of the Friends of the Easton Public Library, the Library’s back patio has recently been refurbished and is ready for public use. Missing pavers have been replaced and the entire patio has been power-washed and weeded. In addition to these improvements, Continue reading “Library Patio Gets New Life”

Roll the Dice: There’s a Backgammon Club in Town

First Meeting Is April 27 at the Library

Jamie Weinstein was a single guy living in Manhattan and working on Wall Street when backgammon drew him in.

He watched the board game being played across the street from where he worked. It seemed deceptively simple. Children play it. Continue reading “Roll the Dice: There’s a Backgammon Club in Town”

Holly Hawthorn Exhibits her Artwork at the Library

Porcelain, Printworks, Painting, Plein Air

UPDATE: Holly Hawthorn’s reception scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday April 30, has been CANCELED.

Holly Hawthorn of Redding is exhibiting her porcelain, prints and “plein air” paintings at the Easton Public Library through May 15. Her Continue reading “Holly Hawthorn Exhibits her Artwork at the Library”

Today Is National Library Giving Day

All across the country friends and neighbors are giving financial support to their local libraries on Wednesday, April 6 as part of nationwide Library Giving Day.  Eastonites have the opportunity to do so as well. Go to the Friends of the Easton Public Library website to give online, Continue reading “Today Is National Library Giving Day”

Column: National Library Workers Day

In honor of National Library Week (April 3-9) and National Library Workers Day (April 5). I’d like to pay tribute to all of the hardworking and dedicated employees of the Easton Public Library.

Our staff is knowledgeable, skilled, friendly, and service-oriented. They are all team Continue reading “Column: National Library Workers Day”

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