Upcoming STEM Programs for Students

In addition to the “Intro to Laser Cutting and Engraving” class for students scheduled for Tuesday (9/27) of next week, the library will also be hosting Bloomsburg Children’s Museum again the very next week on Tuesday, October 4th at 6 PM.

In this class, students (ages 6-13) will learn about simple circuits and will make a fish that actually lights up! This illuminating and educational project can then be taken home. Sign up soon either at the library or be calling 570-648-3202.

Genealogy Workshop

The library would like to thank Louise Latshaw and John Lindermuth of the Northumberland County Historical Society for their presentation yesterday evening. The information concerning genealogy they shared offered insight into the process of documenting one’s family tree and provided numerous helpful resources and tips with all who attended.

Genealogy Workshop Tomorrow (9/20/22)


Are you curious about your ancestral roots but aren’t quite sure how to get started? If so, join us at Shamokin-Coal Township Public Library on September 20th at 6 PM for a Genealogy Workshop.

The library will be hosting Louise Latshaw and John Lindermuth of the Northumberland County Historical Society for this event. This team will be providing those attending with tips/best practices for discovering and documenting your family’s past.

To sign up for this free event please visit us at the library or call 570-648-3202.

Harry Deitz, Jr. Book Signing

It was our pleasure to host author Harry Deitz, Jr. this morning at the library. Along with signing copies of his books Mr. Deitz also presented an informative slideshow detailing the life and career of Stan Coveleski, a Shamokin native who played major league baseball and the subject of Deitz’s new book “Covey: A Stone’s Throw from a Coal Mine to the Hall of Fame”.

Copies of the book will remain on sale at the library as long as supplies last.

Harry Deitz, Jr. Book Signing This Saturday (9/17/22)

**REMINDER** The library will be hosting local author Harry Deitz, Jr. for a book signing this Saturday (9/17) at 11 AM.

His recent publication, “Covey: A Stone’s Throw from a Coal Mine to the Hall of Fame”, examines the life of Shamokin native Stan Coveleski and charts one man’s journey from working as a breaker boy in the coal mines to pitching for several major league baseball teams throughout his storied career.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the library for $21.25.

STEM Programming at the Library

Bloomsburg Children’s Museum will be visiting our library again later this month! (9/27 @ 6 PM)

The next featured class is “Intro to Laser Cutting and Engraving” where students (ages 6-13) will learn how to use the library’s laser cutter and engraver. In this class you will learn how the Glowforge machine works and where to find designs from online sources. Additionally, students will also get a chance to make a small plaque to keep.

Sign up either at the library or by giving us a call at 570-648-3202.

Fall Children’s Craft Recap

We hope that everyone that attended the library’s fall children’s craft this morning had a wonderful time and were able to take home some memorable keepsakes to enjoy throughout the coming season!

A special thanks goes to the Northumberland County Council for the Arts & Humanities for partnering with us for this event.