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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.
Registration is required for all our programs.
Please register by calling the Reference Desk at 570-894-8860 X 4.

Click for info on programs in..... October


Click for info on programs in..... November


Book Club is a self-guided group that meets on the second Saturday of every month from 1:00 - 2:30 pm in the 2nd floor quiet reading room with cozy chairs and fireplace.
Titles are varied and can be read in print, audio, or digital form when available. Everyone is welcome and can suggest books for future meetings.
Call the reference desk 507-894-8860 x 4 for information & to register.

Upcoming titles ~ all available from the library:
October 14 ~ Snow in August by Pete Hamill
November 11 ~ To Be Determined...
December 9 ~ To Be Determined....

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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!

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.

October

  • Saturday October 7th @ 1:00 pm - Knitters & Crochet Club - Anyone interested in knitting and crochet is welcome to join the Pocono Mt. Knitting and Crochet Guild on the first Saturday of the month. Participants meet in the 2nd Floor conference room A. Bring your own yarn and needles - members help each other and share stitch tips. Registration is not required.

  • Wednesday October 11th @ 6:00 pm - Guitar Workshop for Beginners ~ a workshop with Joe featuring basic skills for beginner players. This session features basic chords for the song "Tales from the Crypt" by Danny Elfman. Please bring your own guitar - electric will not be able to plug in. A keyboard is also available. Participants will learn about the power chords and open chords. Come along for this great time to learn new things and learn from each other. Very popular - space is limited. Registration required!

  • Saturday October 14th @ 1:00 pm - Saturday Book Club featuring Snow in August by Pete Hamill. Book club takes place in our cozy fireplace reading room on the 2nd floor. All are welcome. Light refreshments served. Registration required! See above for more information on our book club.

  • Thursday October 19th @ 10:30 am - Join Joe on the 2nd floor at our Computer Learning Center for a Digital Learning Workshop - learn about e-books & databases available through the PMPL website, esp. Zinio, OneClick and Overdrive. All our ebook products work on a PC or Mac or a smart device. Joe will help you as much as he can with your device. You need a PMPL library card with a 14 digit barcode number to participate and get your e-book accounts set up. Registration required!

  • Wednesday October 23rd @ 5:30 pm - Watercolor Workshop with Nancy Pitcher ~ Join Nancy for the first of a new three part workshop to learn basic watercolor techniques. Leave each class with a finished or nearly finished work of art. All supplies are provided by the library. This is a very popular program so space is limited, if you can't commit don't waste a spot for someone else. Registration required! Call 570-894-8860 #4 to register.

  • Thursday October 24th @ 10:30 am - Join Ananda certified mediation instructor, Bev Abel, for a relaxing hour of mediation activities to help ease your mind and body. Mediation helps total body relaxation. All activities take place while seated on a chair. Registration required!

  • Saturday October 28th @ 1:00 pm - Annual Ghoulbaugh Trick or Treat with Coolbaugh Township Parks & Rec at the municipal park on Route 423. Kids of all ages love to watch goblins play and enjoy the holiday. Don't forget to bring your young family members and everyone is welcome to dress up and have fun! No registration required.

  • NEW Tuesday October 31st @ 10:30 am - Short Story Book Club with Joe featuring "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allen Poe. Here's a book club for people in a hurry! Join fellow readers to discuss this thrilling classic just in time for Halloween.Call 570-894-8860 #4 to register.

  • November

    More information on programs in November coming soon....

  • Wednesday November 8 @ 1:00 pm - Healthy for the Holidays with Deatre Cummings. Join Ms. Cummings as she teaches us about nutrition, healthy eating and exercise to stay on track during the holidays and over winter. Wellness and conscious eating are hand in hand with a healthy body! Registration required! Call 570-894-8860 #4 to register.

  • More information on programs in December coming soon....

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