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Annual Summer Reading Program
Starts June 18!
SRP Info

Summer Reading Programs
June 26 - July 16

Summer Reading Programs
July 17 - July 31

Summer Reading Programs
Aug 7 - Aug 23

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Story Hour & Crafts Info

Cool Learning Links

Pocono Mountain School District Link

Welcome to the Power Kids e-Library -
an age appropriate learning tool for science, math, reading, research, school work and more!
Click right on the logo or on Ben Franklin!

EBOOKS @ PMPL FOR KIDS!!

Use your 14 Digit PMPL Library Card Number to get started!
All our ebook products have choices for kids of all ages!

Click on these icons for ebooks and learning pages from One Click & Overdrive for most devices, tablets, and computers, including smart phones, iphones, kindle, etc.
Our ebooks are for 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!

Want to improve your kids reading and learning? Busy parents look no further:
The Tumble Book Library for Kids has everything you need.
FREE lesson plans, FREE ebooks, FREE read to me books, FREE graphic novels, FREE chapter books, FREE math tools, FREE puzzles and games! The only thing you need is a library card!

Beautiful Moon by Dawn Jeffers Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman

Children's Story Time & Programs

All our children's programs take place in
the ESSA Bank & Trust Foundation
Children's Story Room

Childrens department Story Room awe

Contact: Susanne Mocerino, Children's Librarian
@ 570-894-8860

Story Time & Crafts at PMPL

The story time program consists of stories, songs, games, fingerplay and crafts. We appreciate if you register for a story time and let us know you are coming so we can prepare enough crafts. We never turn away anyone from story time, but from time to time we do run out of prepared craft materials if a lot of kids come when we don't expect them. We do require you to register for the Saturday Craft Hour so we know how much to prepare. We also ask that you be on time for story time as a courtesy to everyone.

Home school kids and families are always welcome!

The Library provides special story hour programs for day care centers. If you are a day care, please call Miss Sue for more information about how we can develop your own program. We do not allow day cares to attend our regularly scheduled story time.

Keep an eye out for more information for upcoming programs and events!

WEEKLY STORY TIME

Monday: 1:30 pm
Regular Story Time
Ages 3 and up

Tuesday: 10:30 am
Toddler Lap-sit
Toddler time is an informal interactive program with a parent of caregiver.
Toddler time prepares children for our regular storyhour program.
Ages 12 months to 3 years

Wednesday: 1:30 pm
Regular Story Time
Ages 3 and up

Wednesday: 6:00 pm
Sleepy-time Story Time
Children can wear their pajamas and bring a stuffed animal.
Ages 3 and up.

Thursday: 10:30 am
Toddler Lap-sit
Toddler time is an informal interactive program with a parent of caregiver.
Toddler time prepares children for our regular storyhour program.
Ages 12 months to 3 years

There is no story time on Fridays.

Saturday: 1:30 pm
craft hour for ages 7 and up.
Some crafts are cancelled for other summer programs.
Please see the main SRP schedule for more information.

Policies for Story Time Programs

1. Our goal for story hour programs is for children to have a good time and develop early literacy skills. With your help, we can develop and nurture your child's love of books and interest in the library.

2. Story time is for adults and children to participate in planned activities that develop literacy, craft and classroom skills. If you want to chat with a friend or read a magazine, please do so outstide the story hour room. We don't want our kids to be distracted while they are listening and learning.

3. If you child is ready to sit and listen without your help in the story room, you can sit in the library away from your child. But we appreciate that you remain in the library. Parents and guardians should always stay in the story room with kids younger than 8 years.

4. Please don't be late! It distracts young kids in the room. We close the doors promptly when story hour begins. Avoid disappointment - be on time!

With your help, we can make story time a wonderful regular event in your child's life. Please ask us if you have any questions.

Cool Learning Links for Kids

Seussville (games & activities)

Highlights for Kids (reading, games & science)

Fun Brain (math & reading skills)

Switcheroo Zoo (info and games on animals)

National Geographic for Kids

PBS online for kids

Into the Book (reading games)

Star Fall (reading skills games)

Storyline Online (favorite books are read to kids)

ABC Ya! (games for math & reading skills)

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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.

Website created and maintained by Ann C. Shincovich, 2005.

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