Highlights from the Courier 6/29/20 – 7/5/20

In case you missed it, check out some of the articles below posted in the Easton Courier in the past week, from Monday, June 29 to Sunday, July 5.

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Library Reopening July 6

After being closed since March 13, Easton Public Library will reopen to the public on Monday, July 6, with some limitations on operations and with safety measures in place. The following is the Library’s updated reopening plan:

What’s New at the Easton Public Library?

School is out, and new books are in! 

The Library is working hard to make summer reading books available to students. In addition to the print versions, many of the titles are available in digital format. The Library’s Summer Reading Program for all ages (including adults) started Continue reading “What’s New at the Easton Public Library?”

This Week at the Library

The Library is pleased to announce that a $100 donation pledge has been made by the Fayek family to “provide books for children of all ages so they can explore diversity and grow their empathy for people who are different than themselves,” according to Lara Fayek.

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This Week at the Library

The Library’s curbside pickup service is underway, with an average of 10-12 requests being filled every day. The service is for Easton residents only at this time, and there is a limit of one request of up to 10 items per week. When placing requests via email, please provide your Continue reading “This Week at the Library”

This Week at the Easton Public Library

Curbside pickup at the Library has begun, and many patrons are taking advantage of this service.  “The patrons are so grateful and pleased that they are able to check out physical items from the Library again. It makes me so happy to fill this need in the community,” said Library Continue reading “This Week at the Easton Public Library”

Library Resumes Curbside Pickup and Drop-Off May 20

On Wednesday, May 20, Easton Public Library will begin to offer curbside pickup for its residents. This service will be available Monday through Friday from 10am-5pm. Most Library staff members will continue to work from home, with a skeleton crew working in the building to fulfill Continue reading “Library Resumes Curbside Pickup and Drop-Off May 20”

Library Thanks Supporters for Budget ‘Victory’

I would like to thank all the residents and Library Board members who wrote letters and attended last night’s Board of Finance Budget Hearing to protest the proposed budget cuts to the Library.

In the end, the Board voted on a $34,100 cut to the Library budget, which is a far Continue reading “Library Thanks Supporters for Budget ‘Victory’”

Easton Library Faces Budget Cuts of $50K-$90K

Budget cuts of $50,000 to $80,000 means the Easton Public Library would lose a lot of what makes the library the center of the community. To be specific, the library would have to:

This Week at the Easton Library

If you haven’t seen the Easton Public Library’s Virtual Art Show, be sure to check it out! It is an eclectic mix of 34 talented artists, representing photography, painting, mixed media, illustration, collage, blown glass, and more.

And be on the lookout for a virtual version Continue reading “This Week at the Easton Library”