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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:

  • March- The Great Alone by Kristen Hannah.
  • April- The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht
For further details, please call the library at 570-648-3202 and ask for Mary. Thank you!



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

Pennsylvania State forms and publications can be found at 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! 


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.