Holiday Happenings!

December Special Events Schedule 

 

#GrinchforGood! 
Beginning Dec. 1st and lasting through Christmas Eve, take part in Let's Play Books' Grinch-for-Good campaign, aimed at spreading good deeds throughout the community, while building a sense of togetherness and holiday spirit.
1) Hosting a month-long food drive (for people and their pets).
2) Hosting an Angel Tree - help a child in need from the East Penn School District receive a surprise book this Christmas! 
3) Hosting not one, not two, but SEVEN events with the GRINCH!
(The real one, who has a REALLY BIG heart!) 

 

Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day for Old Fashioned Christmas in Emmaus! 
Saturday, December 1 
Extended shop hours, 10am to 7pm
* Christmas Story Times: 11am, 1pm & 3pm 
* Christmas Cattic open all day for families to enjoy coloring, puzzles & games. 10am - 6pm                                                                                            

 Holiday Cheers Trail, where participants will enjoy Mr. Jim's North Pole Hot Cocoa!! Princesses from A Storybook Party will be singing Christmas Carols in the late afternoon!   (4:15-4:30pm)

 

Celebrate Hanukkah - The Festival of Lights! 
Sunday, 12/2, 11am 
Hanukkah Story Time in the Cattic. Make a Star of David to add to our holiday garland, or a take-home craft!

 

A Trip to the North Pole 
Friday, December 7,  6pm & 8pm 
For the 5th year in a row!
A very special annual tradition for your family.
Enjoy a special PJ holiday story time with the classic "The Polar Express."  Tickets required. ($)

 

Meet & Greet the Grinch! 
Saturday, 12/15 & Sunday, 12/16 
Join us for a very special Meet & Greet with the Grinch! 
Yes, the GRINCH! We are so excited to offer multiple opportunities to meet the Grinch on Saturday, 12/15 & Sunday, 12/16. 
To visit is free. However, if you are able, a donation of DRY dog or cat food is requested. We are collecting animal food to donate to the Animal Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley. Of course, we will have Grinch specials for all to enjoy. 

 

 

Santa Claus Story Time

Saturday, 12/22       3 sessions: 4pm, 5pm, & 6:30pm 

Thanks to the magic of A Storybook Party, Santa Claus will be visiting the bookstore! He will read his favorite story (or two), share candy canes to take home, and sit for a photo. Each session will be
small and intimate. Bring your Christmas wish list! Tickets required. ($)

 

Celebrate Kwanzaa
Wednesday, 12/26, 12-5pm

We will have Kwanzaa books available to read (or, of course, purchase) and coloring activities                                                                                  

in the community room for all to enjoy!