SLPL Updated

SLPL Wants Library Services Discussion to Be on LS Council Agenda

Est. Read Time: 4 mins

At its most recent meeting, the Southern Lehigh Public Library Board of Directors instructed its Solicitor to advise Lower Saucon Township officials that the Board is “on hold” with any activity as it relates to their joining SLPL’s service area until they meet “two basic requirements.”

Hellertown Library

Letter: Hellertown Library Must Move Forward Without Lower Saucon

Est. Read Time: 3 mins

Jayne Shinko says the Hellertown Area Library should “plan a future without Lower Saucon,” and that Borough Council should also demand an audit and reimbursement of borough funds that have been used to subsidize library services for township residents in recent months.

Hellertown Library

Hellertown Library Will Continue to Serve LST Residents (Letter)

Est. Read Time: 8 mins

Hellertown Area Library Board of Trustees president Ken Solt says in his letter that in spite of a lack of funding from the township, the library will “continue free library services to LST residents for the time being.” Solt also provides insight into conversations with state library officials in which he says it has been learned that the current situation “has no known precedent in the Commonwealth.”