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PMPL Adult Programs

We are offering an assortment of programs at the library for our adult patrons. Our goal is to provide regular programs featuring arts, crafts, personal well-being, technology, health, and other seasonal activities that keep the mind and body invigorated through learning, and of course, lots of reading. Click on the monthly link below to find out more and see our schedule of programs. Our most current information is also located in our newsletter and on our facebook page. Registration is required for all our programs. Please register by calling the Reference Desk at 570-894-8860 X 4.

Please click for December's programs.

Annual Holiday Festival

The annual Holiday Festival with Coolbaugh Township Historical Association is on Saturday December 3 from 1 - 4 pm at both the library and the CTHA Wells Mansion. Join us for holiday decorations, music, treats, a visit from Santa and so much more! Come for this annual tradition that many of our mountain top families have enjoyed these past 10 years! No registration required. Please remember to bring your good cheer and your camera so you can take a picture with Santa after you get your holiday treat. Go to the Wells Mansion for festive music from Benny & Friends and for home-made holiday treats. It's a great time for everyone!

Get ahead & join in! December's Book Club selection is Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee.

Book Club meets on the first Saturday of the Month from 1:00 - 2:30 pm in the second floor quiet reading room, and is hosted by Miss Kathryn. See below for more info!

Pocono Mountain Public Library is really excited to announce that we are getting a new library catalog system (ILS), called Spark! The new system has all kinds of cool features for you -- better searching -- email and text alerts -- ability to place holds and track your reading. It is really great and staff are in training right now. You current PMPL library card with 14 digit barcode will still work - all patron accounts are transferred to the new system. ~~~~ We go live with our new Spark ILS on November 3!!!

Rosetta Stone language software is now available to use in the library. We have French, Italian, German, Chinese, Spanish, English, Chinese and Arabic. You need a library card to make an appointment to use Rosetta Stone in our tutoring lab. You can create and manage your own account, and learn at your own pace with their expert instruction! Just ask for more information.

EBOOKS @ PMPL

Click on these icons for ebooks and emagazines from One Click & Zinio for most devices, tablets, and computers, including smart phones, iphones, kindle, etc.
Our ebooks and emagazines are for both audio (listenting) and visual (reading), so please pay attention to product icons.
You need a 14 digit barcode on your PMPL library card to use our ebooks and emags. Just ask if you have any questions!

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December

  • Saturday December 3 @ 1:00 - 2:30 pm - Saturday Book Club with Ms. Kathryn featuring Go Get a Watchman by Harper Lee. Come and join our book enthusiasts for lively discussion and light refreshments in the 2nd floor quiet reading room. Registration required!

  • Saturday December 3 @ 1:00 pm The Knitting and Crochet Guild with Miss Linda for all level of knitters and crochet hand arts. Beginners are welcome for useful tips. This club meets in Conference Room A on the 2nd floor. Bring your own supplies. Registration is NOT required!

  • Tuesday December 13 @ 10:00 am until 12:00 noon - Still Life Art Club ~ join us as a group for everyone to work on the same stil life composition in one sitting. For artists with basic and advanced skills. Our own artist, Bev Abel, will guide the group. Limited space. The Library will provide some drawing and painting supplies for new artists as a courtesy, but experienced artists will prefer bringing their own supplies. Most members draw or paint with watercolor or gouache. No oil paint, soft pastels, or charcoal permitted. Registration required!

  • Wednesday December 14 @ 6:00 - 7:30 pm - Guitar Workshop for Beginners ~ a workshop with Mr. Joe featuring basic skills for beginner players. Please bring your own guitar - electric will not be able to plug in. A keyboard is also available. Participants will learn about the minor penatonic scale in a variety of genres. Come along for this great time to learn new things and learn from each other. Very popular - space is limited. Registration required!

  • Thursday December 22 @ 10:00 am - Meditation to Quiet the Mind ~ Join Ananda certified meditation instructor Bev Abel for a class on how to use meditation to de-stress and relieve tension. Meditation creates space in the mind and body. No supplies or prior training needed. Participants will sit in chairs during the class. Registration required.

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    Pocono Mountain Public Library
    5500 Municipal Drive
    Coolbaugh Township Municipal Center
    Tobyhanna, PA 18466
    (phone) 570-894-8860
    (fax) 570-894-8852

    Pocono Mountain Public Library is a 501(c)3 corporation and is supported by state and local tax money, as well as generous contributions from patrons of the library.

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