Welcome to Whitehall Township Public Library

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On December 2, Santa visited the library for photos with our patrons! Any patrons who had photos taken with Santa can retrieve them from our SmugMug site by clicking here!

Special Hours: The library will observe the following special hours for the upcoming Holidays.

  • Christmas Eve (Observed): Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017: CLOSED
  • Christmas Day: Monday, December 25, 2017: CLOSED
  • New Years Eve (Observed): Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017: CLOSE @ 1:00 p.m.
  • New Years Day: Monday, Jan. 1, 2018: CLOSED
  • Toys for Tots: We are happy to announce that we will be a drop-off-location for the Toys for Tots this year. The BOX is located inside the front door to the right, in front of the large window. It is clearly marked TOYS FOR TOTS!  We will be collecting toys until DEC. 9, 2017!
  • Fund Drive: Whitehall Township Public Library is holding its annual fund drive. Please click here to open the letter from our Board of Trustees. Donations can be made through check, PayPal, or via credit card while in the library. Copies of the letter are available at the front desk.
  • The library now accepts donations via PayPal. Use your credit card or PayPal balance to donate to the library.
  • The library digitized the Whitehall High School Yearbook from 1922 - 2016. We are able to provide copies on DVDs that can be displayed on a computer. Complete an order form and payment to receive your copy! Order forms are available at the front desk, the library will call when the copy is ready!
  • Whitehall Township Public Library will be collecting non-perishables can / box food products. All items collected will be given to the Whitehall food pantry. Items may be dropped off during regular library hours.
  • Peaceable Kingdom: The library is helping the Whitehall Lions Club this year raise supplies for Peaceable Kingdom in Whitehall. They are looking for new toys, specific foods, and old (but clean) towels, and supplies to care for their cats and dogs. (Please see the library for specifics).
  • Please complete this online survey as soon as possible so that we can better serve you. Thank you; we value your comments.
  • SNACK PACK PALS:  WTPL will help collect items this year for the Whitehall Coplay School District students to be used in the Snack Pack Pal.  The packs of food are gathered and packed for kids who are in the most need of nutritious foods to alleviate severe hunger needs during long weekends when free breakfast and lunch are not available at the school. If you would like to make a food donation, please see the list below and drop off donations during regular library hours. Items needed: shelf-stable milk boxes, macaroni and cheese (boxes & individual packets), Chef Boyardee (cans & microwavable bowls), small boxes of cold cereal, fruit cups, applesauce cups, juice boxes/pouches, fruit snacks, packs of cheese/ peanut butter crackers, graham crackers, granola bars, and gallon type zip lock bags.
  • The library keeps a picture history online - using SmugMug. To look at our photos, just click here to access the SmugMug site.
  • The library maintains a wish list, for needed supplies. Please take a look and consider helping us with a donation!

    Regular Monthly Programming

  • The library Board of Trustees meets on the second Thursday of each month in the library's community room. Scheduled meetings for the 2017/18 fiscal year.
  • The Friends of the Whitehall Township Public Library invites the public to attend its regularly scheduled meetings on the second Friday of each month at 10:00 a.m. in the library's community room!
  • First Tuesday Creation Station @ 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. [Jan. 2] [Feb. 6]
  • Third Monday Open Mic & Jam @ 6:30 p.m. : [Dec. 18: Steven Christopher] [Jan. 15: T.B.A.]: Thank you to Rocking the Valley Online Radio (FaceBook) (Webpage). Entertainers interested in performing 3 songs or a 15 minute set are asked to sign up just before 6:30. Musicians, singers, poets, comedians, actors, writers, storytellers, etc. come show off your stuff! Or just come and be part of the audience!
  • Third Tuesday Movie Night @ 6:15 p.m. unless otherwise noted: [Dec.19: A Crown for Christmas] [Jan. 16: Hidden Figures] [Feb. 20: Spiderman Homecoming] Come to the library to watch a movie! When a month shows "T.B.A." please call the library for information - we may not be able to advertise the title, yet.
  • Fourth Tuesday Adult Coloring Club @ 11:00 a.m. : [Dec. 26] [Jan. 23]: Anyone 18 years old and older is welcome to join us every 4th Tuesday of the month for our Adult Coloring Club. The library has some supplies but invites you to bring your own as well.
  • "What are you reading now?" @ 1:00 p.m.: [Dec. 26] [Jan. 23]: will meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month : Patrons are invited to chat about whatever books they are reading at the moment - the ones you loved, the ones you hated, and everything in between.
  • Beading Club: Every Monday & Wednesday @ 1:30 p.m.

  • Special Programs:

  • Holiday Family Story Time & Craft: Wednesdays - December 13, 20 @ 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
  • Simply Play: Wednesday, December 27 @ 1:00 p.m. [open to all ages]
  • Winter Reading Registration: "Book Your Winter Getaway" (Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 - Thursday, Mar. 15, 2018)
  • Winter Reading Wrap-Up (Tuesdays, Mar. 27 @ 1:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.)
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 28, 2018: CLOSED

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  • The library is able to receive donations from Amazon. A percentage of your total purchase can benefit the library. Click here for more details. Amazon requires shoppers to use "smile.amazon.com" for the library to benefit from this program.
  • The library offers free Skype sessions to local families with soldiers deployed domestically and abroad. If you have a deployed soldier, and would like to use our Internet and TV to communicate, obtain more information here or contact the library.