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Northampton Column

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Library winter programs to begin

Winter programs at the Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave., will be held Jan. 29 through March 21. Children living in the Northampton Area School District are invited to participate.

Toddler Storytime, age 2, will be held Tuesdays, 11-11:20 a.m., or Wednesdays, 10-10:20 a.m.

Creative Preschoolers Storytime, age 3 and up, will be held Tuesdays, 10-10:45 a.m., or Wednesdays, 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Family Toddler/Pre-school Storytime will be held Tuesday evenings, 6:30-7 p.m.

The Storycraft program for children in kindergarten, first grade and second grade will be offered on Thursdays, 6-7 p.m.

Registration for the programs is under way and will continue until the sessions are filled. You must have a current library card to register.

For more information, call 610-262-7537.


The library's Civil War discussion group is hosting a guest speaker on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Local author Monsignor James Mulligan will speak about his novel "The Haystack," a mystery set during the Battle of Antietam.

The group is free and open to the public.

If you would like more information, contact Dick Stewart at 610-261-4331 or call the library, 610-262-7537.


The Simcoe Gallery will host an exhibit of two Northampton folk art carvers from the early- and mid-1900s. Both carvers had the same type of employment and the same love of "whittlin."

Stop by the gallery, 1925 Main St., on Saturdays from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. to see this unique display.


The Northampton Memorial Community Center, 16th Street and Laubach Avenue, hosts bingo every Monday night. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the games begin at 7 p.m.

The kitchen is open.

Proceeds benefit the Northampton Recreation Center.


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