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Pop-up has something for the whole family


Last updated 12/10/2012 at 4:30pm

CLP- LYNCS Allentown Pop-Up has a variety of activities for kids of all ages along with adults in the neighborhood.

Open Office is on Mondays and Fridays, 1-3 p.m. and Thursdays, noon - 2 p.m. for basic computer assistance in a one-on-one or small group environment. No registration necessary.

Homework Club is on Mondays and Thursdays, 3:30-5 p.m. where kids can come and hang out at the Allentown Pop Up Library and get their homework done. Staff will be on hand to provide limited assistance with homework and to teach kids how to use, The library’s go-to resource for online homework help.

Teen Craft Club if every Monday, 5-6 p.m. Teens, join can join in for a fun hands-on craft activity.

Adult Swim is on Mondays and Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. Adults and children accompanied by adults, are welcome to come in for programs, computer help, and quiet work time. Unaccompanied minors (under 18) may pick up holds and use the restrooms, but will otherwise be asked to leave.

Teen Time: Gaming is every Thursday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 1-3 p.m. Teens and tweens, are welcome to come in for X Box gaming at the library.

Just For Fun: Group Fitness Club (adults) is on Thursdays from 6:45 - 7:45 p.m. Adults are welcome to come in for fun and fitness. The program includes a group moderate exercise program, guided by a workout video. The event is lighthearted and intended to get heart rates up, too. Participants should wear comfortable clothes. Those who are not in good health should check with a healthcare provider before participating. Event fee: free

Silly Story Time is Fridays from 11 a.m. – noon. Toddlers and preschoolers are welcome at the Allentown Pop Up Library for songs, fingerplay and stories.

Board Game Club is on Fridays from 3 – 4 p.m.

Family Story Time takes place Saturdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft or coloring activity are part of the program. Recommended for kids 18 months and older, accompanied by an adult.

For more information on these Pop-up programs or other events taking place at CLP-LYNCS Allentown, 1206 Arlington Avenue, contact:


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