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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
Tuesday, September 26 – Paint & Pallet: Scarecrow – 6-8 PM – Cost: $40
Thursday, September 28 – Page Turners Book Discussion: The Deal Breakers by Suzanne J. Warfield, with local author program – 6 PM
Thursday, September 28 – Family Fun & Magic with Lenny McHugh – 6 PM
Saturday, September 30 – Family Fun & Magic with Lenny McHugh – 10:30 AM
Monday, October 2 – Friends of the Library Used Book Sale – 12-2
Monday, October 2 - Health Insurance Information program – 6 PM
Saturday, October 7 – Indoor Flea Market - 10-2
Thursday, October 12 – American Girl Autumn Tea Party – 4 PM
Saturday, October 14 – Indie Author Day – 11 -4
Tuesday, October 17 – Boscov’s Friends Helping Friends
Thursday, October 19 – The History of Cable TV – 6 PM
Thursday, October 26 – Haunted House & Halloween Party -4-6 PM
Thursday, October 26 - Page Turners Book Discussion: Show & Tell – 6:30 PM
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
For information or to register, 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.
The Pottsville Library is adding an eBook collection.
Pottsville Page Turners Book Discussion
The Pottsville Page Turners meet on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6 pm in the Library. Upcoming meetings and books are:
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 September 12, 2017...
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