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Summer Quest Program Schedule 2018

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We are looking for someone who has experience in the painting of Mandala stones and would be willing to run a workshop here at the library.  If anyone has this experience, could you please message the Library through the contact us on this website?  We would really appreciate it!

YOU’VE ASKED AND WE LISTENED!!!!

The Library has been in contact with a representative from Pennwriters (a not for profit organization that networks with aspiring writers of all genres), who would be willing to run a creative writing/short story 5 week workshop on Saturdays from 11-1 starting in June. The cost of the workshop would be $75.00, due in advance, which includes a 1 year membership in the Pennwriters organization.

We would like to ask our patrons if they would be interested in participating in this 5 week workshop. Please respond as soon as possible so that we can work out the particulars and THANK YOU for your continued support!

 

Young Adult Chess Club

Young Adult Chess Club will meet the 2nd and the 4th Saturday of each month from 10AM until 11AM.  Children from ages 12 to 18 are welcome to attend. All skill levels from beginner to advance are encouraged to come. Please feel free to contact the library at 570-648-3202 for further details.

Home School Group

The home school group’s next meeting will be held on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 11 AM until 1PM. Please feel free to email Michele at vickieschild@hotmail.com for further details.

Adult Book Club

The Shamokin Coal Township Public Library hosts an adult book club on the second Monday of the month at 7 PM.

The future book selections for the book club are as follows:

  • July – The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot
  • August – Glory Over Everything, by Kathleen Grissom (sequel to The Kitchen House)
  • September – Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, by Lisa See
For further details, please call the library at 570-648-3202 and ask for Mary. Thank you!

 

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Lego Club

Lego Club is offered on the first and the third Monday of the month from 4PM to 5:30PM. The targeted age range is for 4 years old to 12 years old. Children of all ages are welcome to attend.

 

Wifi

Our library now has wifi internet for our patrons to use. When you come to the library, you will connect under the wifi username shamokinlib-guest. The wifi password will be posted when you come inside.

Preschool Story Time and Movement

Our library is hosting Preschool Story Time and Movement each Monday at 10 AM. Children from ages 3 to 5 are welcome to attend and must be accompanied by an adult. We have story time, songs, and dancing. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

Knitting and Crocheting Club

Like to knit or crochet?  Just started?  Have you been doing it for years?  Whether you are a beginner or an experienced knitter, come join the fun as we learn together.  The “Knitting and Crocheting Club” meets at the library every Wednesday afternoon at 1 p.m.  Participants will be responsible for bringing their own supplies.  Call the library at 648-3202 or Margie Witt at 648-5553 for more information.

       Give the Gift of Sight


Do you have unwanted glasses, frames or lenses?  You can donate them to the Lions Eyeglass Recycling Program by dropping them off at the Shamokin and Coal Township Public Library.  The eyeglasses are cleaned, classified by prescription and then distributed to those in need by Lion volunteers.  This program is sponsored in conjunction with the Shamokin Lions Club.

                 TAX FORMS AVAILABLE

Our library has an assortment of federal, state, and local tax forms available on a first come first served basis. Specialized IRS forms are available for photocopying at a nominal charge. Other tax related materials, forms, and information can also be found on the IRS website at www.irs.gov

Pennsylvania State forms and publications can be found at www.revenue.pa.gov Taxpayers requesting forms can also call toll free 1-800-362-2050 to the Pennsylvania Department of Revenues 24-hour automated answering service number.  

Have you been carded lately?  With a library card, you can read your favorite mystery, watch a DVD, listen to a CD or even check out an audiotape for that long family drive.  So what are you waiting for?  Visit your library and get the one free card that’s yours for the asking.  Get Carded @ your library! 

BOOK SALE 

Our Library has an assortment of “gently used” materials for sale year round.  Fiction and nonfiction hardbound books are available for $ 0.25 a bag.