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August

We are offering an assortment of new programs at the library for our adult patrons starting this summer. 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 links above 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. We ask that you register by calling the Reference Desk at 570-894-8860 X 4.

Adult Summer Reading Program NEW this year!

Our avid readers can register via this link Adult SRP - Exercise Your Mind!.
Through this link, you can track your books and stay involved!
At the end of each month through August, we will be randomly drawing prizes for amazon gift cards.
Please ask if you have any questions!

August

  • Saturday August 6 @ 1:00 - 2:30 pm - Saturday Book Club with Ms. Kathryn featuring The Big Burn by Tim Egan. Come and join our book enthusiasts for lively discussin and light refreshments in the 2nd floor quiet reading room. Registration required!

  • Tuesday August 9 @ 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 in a variety of mediums, but artists can bring their own gear if they choose. Painters who want to work in oils must bring drop clothes, oderless turp and will not be allowed to clean brushes at the library. Most mediums are welcome - please no soft pastel. Registration required!

  • Wednesday August 10 @ 1:30 pm - Adults in the Arts ~ Liztech Jewelry Workshop - participants will make a coiled wire bracelet. Materials are supplied by the library. Age 16 and up. Space is limited. Registration required!

  • Monday August 15 @ 6:00 pm - Adults in the Arts ~ Granulated Wax Candle workshop with Susan Fields. Using granulated wax is a lot like sand art - see what creative combinations you can make fora lovely candle. Materials are supplied by the library. Age 16 and up. Space is limited. Registration required!

  • Wednesday August 17 @ 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!

  • Monday August 22 @ 5:30 pm - Watercolor Workshop with Nancy Pitcher for Beginners ~ supplies provided by the library. Ages 16 and up. Registration required and space is limited.

  • Wednesday August 31 @ 2:00 pm - Watercolor Workshop with Nancy Pitcher for Beginners ~ supplies provided by the library. Ages 16 and up. Registration required and space is limited.

  • Wednesday August 31 @ 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!

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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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