Children in grades 4th-8th are invited to our STEAM program. This month we will explore one aspect of what makes us human and that is tool making. We will then use the tools we make from everyday materials to solve challenges. This program will be held on Monday, February 10th at 6pm. Registration is required and can be done by calling the Children's Department at 570-454-2961 beginning on Monday, January 27th.
Children in grades K-2nd are invited to participate in our Little Learners program. Children will learn about different topics and concepts through stories, hands-on activities, playtime and crafts. This month we'll be building with blocks. The program will be held on Monday, January 20th. Registration is required, and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961 beginning on Monday, January 6th.
Toddler Winter Storytime
Wednesdays January 15-February19th (11-11:45am) Children ages 2-3, along with an adult, can join us for songs, stories, and a simple craft or activity each week for six weeks. Registration is required and begins Monday, January 6th. Please register by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961.
Preschool Winter Storytime
Wednesdays January 15-February19th (6-7pm) This program series is for preschoolers (ages 4-5). By following the PA Cruise into Kindergarten curriculum, we will use stories, songs, crafts, and various activities designed to improve your child's readiness for school. The program lasts six weeks. Registration begins Monday, January 6th. Registration is required and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961.
Tuesday, February 4th (6-7pm) Students in grades 3-6 will learn about knights and castles with hands-on activities. Registration is required, and can be done by contacting the library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961 beginning January 20th.
Babies, Rhthym, and Rhymes
Saturday, February 8th (10-10:45am) Begin your child’s love of music, rhymes, and books as we dance, sing, and read together. This program is for children from birth to 3 years old. Registration is required, and can be done by contacting the library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961 beginning Februaury 3rd.
Teen Time: Life-Size Board Games
Tuesday, February 18 (6-7pm) Teens in grades 7-12 will play life size versions of Yahtzee, Connect Four, and more! Registration is required and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961 beginning February 3rd.
FAFSA Help Event
The library will be hosting Robin Walker, Higher Education Access Partner-Northeast Region, for an evening presentation on Thursday, January 23 at 6:00. This event is free and ideal for those with questions, or those needing help applying for FAFSA /PHEAA financial aid. To register for this free program, please visit, or call the library at 570-454-2961.
Valentine’s Day Card Craft
The library will hold an adult art program on Tuesday, January 28. Attendees will be making Valentine’s Day cards using string art. There will be two designs to choose from. Come out and create a card for that special someone. Class will start at 6:00 in the Community Room. Please use the Green Street entrance. Registration is required as space is limited. Please contact the library’s Reference Desk in person or by phone at 570-454-2961 to sign up. Last day to register is Friday, January 24.
Due to increased demand, the library will host two drop in, tech-time tutoring sessions this month. The first will be held Wednesday, February 5 from 6:00-7:00. The second will be held Tuesday, February 18 from 10:00 -11:00. One of our knowledgeable staff members will be available downstairs in the reference department, ready to answer your questions.This program is free and open to the public. No reservations are required as these events are drop in. For questions about the program, call or visit the reference department of the library at 570-454-2961, and ask for Jeff.
We all have a story to tell. Start writing yours now. Join us Saturday, February 8 at 1:00 for our monthly workshop, focusing on generating new material in a supportive environment. Prompts will be provided, but feel free to write anything you want. Participants are invited to read their writing aloud; share as much or little as you want. Feedback and comments concentrate on what is strong and good about the work. All genres-fiction, poetry, memoir, etc.- and any experience level welcome; even if you don't consider yourself a writer. The workshop takes place in the Community Room. Use the Green Street entrance. Registration is required, and can be done at the Reference desk or by calling 570- 454-2961.