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Axis 360 eBook collection
The Library is now offering eBooks through Axis 360. Browse our “Magic Wall” by clicking on the AXIS 360 link under “Online Resources.”
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Library Holiday Closings
The Library will be closed for Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23rd.
The Library will be closed for Christmas on Monday and Tuesday, December 25th and 26th.
The Library will be closed New Year's Day, January 1, 2018.
Upcoming Dates to Remember
Thursday, October 26 – Haunted House & Halloween Party -4-6 PM
Tuesday, October 31 - Masque of the Red Death presented by Theatre Junction - 6 PM - cost $10 for adults, $5 for students & seniors
Thursday, November 2 -Page Turners Book Discussion: Show & Tell – 6:30 PM
Thursday, November 2 - Masque of the Red Death presented by Theatre Junction - 6 PM - cost $10 for adults, $5 for students & seniors
Saturday, November 4 - Martian Materials - 10:30 AM
Saturday, November 4 - Masque of the Red Death presented by Theatre Junction - 6 PM - cost $10 for adults, $5 for students & seniors
Monday, November 6 - Friends of the Library Used Book Sale - 12 - 2
Thursday, November 9 - Paint & Sip - Red Barn & Sunflower - Cost $35 - 6 PM
Saturday, November 11 - Library closing at 3 PM for an event
Saturday, November 18 - Guz's Charitable Project to benefit the Librry - Barrefield Park - 1 to 3 PM
Thursday, November 23 - Thanksgiving - Library closed
Saturday, November 25 - Small Business Saturday
Saturday, November 25 - Friends of the Library Used Book Sale - 9 to 1
Tuesday, November 28 - Burlap Wreath Making - 6 PM - cost $45
Thursday, November 30 - Pageturners Book Discussion - 6 PM
Monday, December 4 - Friends of the Library Used Book Sale - 12 to 2
Tuesday, December 5 - Wreath & Poinsettia pickup
Thursday, December 7 - Paint & Sip Christmas Wine Glass - 6 PM - cost $45
Thursday, December 14 - Holiday Tea Party - 4:30 PM (ages 5-12)
Monday, December 18 - Children's Christmas Party - 6 PM (ages 3-12)
Monday & Tuesday, December 25 & 26 - Library closed for Chistmas Holiday
Monday, January 1 - New Years Day - Library closed
For information or to register for any of these events, call the Library at (570) 622-8880.
Wreath and Poinsettia Sale to benefit the Library
Prepaid orders due by November 20th
Wreaths and Poinsettias from Lessie's Garden and Greenhouse
Used Book Sales
Used book sales are held monthly on the first Monday of the month from 12 noon until 2 PM.
Pottsville Page Turners Book Discussion
The Pottsville Page Turners meet on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6 pm in the Library.
For more information, call the Library at 622-8880. New members are always welcome.
Free Wi-Fi available!
Thanks to a gift from the Friends of the Pottsville Free Public Library, patrons can now use their wireless devices at the Pottsville Library. Anyone who wishes to access the Wi-Fi connection just needs to log in as "guest" and agree to abide by the Library's Internet Policy.
Costas Candy Sale
The Friends of the Library are selling Costas candy as a fundraiser for the Library. Club Sandwich bars, are $1.00 each.
Pottsville Open Writers
Calling all budding writers! Join POW on the second Saturday of the month from 11 AM to 1 PM at the Pottsville Library. This group gets together monthly to discuss their work and to share new ideas. Writers of all ages and interests are welcome to join. They are currently selling copies of their publication, Disconnected Scribblings for $10. Proceeds benefit the Pottsville Library and copies are available at the Library.
Join the Friends of the Library
The Mission of the Friends of the Pottsville Free Public Library is to build an organization that will seek to guarantee quality Library services for the Pottsville area community and the continual support of the Pottsville Free Public Library.
purpose of the Friends is to maintain an association interested in the
Pottsville Free Public Library, its policies, procedures and programs; to
promote the uses and enjoyment of the Library; to focus positive public
attention on the Library and its services; to build and maintain a source of
supplemental funding for the Library and its programs; and to take an active
part in supporting the programs and staff of the Library.
Friends' activities include:
Pottsville Page Turners
The Pottsville Page Turners Book Discussion group meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 6 PM.
Book sales are held periodically throughout the year as a fundraiser. Help is especially needed at book sales.
Other various types of fundraisers are held such as the Deppen Pie Sale, sub sales, raffles, etc.
The Friends supply flowers and holiday decorations for the Library.
The Friends sponsor programs of interest to the public on a wide variety of topics from local history to altered books, as well as author talks and book signings.
Friend - $5
Friend (Individual membership) - $10
Good Friend - $15
Very Good Friend - $25
Special Friend - $50
Sustaining Friend - $75
Generous Friend - $100 or more
the Library for more information.
Last Updated October 20, 2017...
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