to 5pm; Tuesday 10am to 8pm; Wednesday 10am to 5pm; Thursday 10am to
8pm; Friday 10am to 5pm; Saturday 10am to 5pm; Sunday Closed.
Library will follow the winter weather schedule of the Pocono Mountain
School District. If the PMSD is running on a 2 hour delay, the library
will open 2 hours later (at 12noon). If the PMSD is closed, the library
will also be closed.
Mountain School District announces its closings and delays on local
television and radio. WNEP announces closings on television and on its website.
Click here for WNEP's
School Closings & Delays. On the radio, you can listen for closing
and delay information on 93.5 WSBG.
is located on Firehouse Road in Pocono Pines about an eighth of a mile
from the Tobyhanna Elementary Center and next to the Pocono Lake Cemetary.
From Route 940 in Pocono Pines, turn onto Route 423 North near Gulf Oil. Turn left onto Firehouse Road.
Clymer Library will be on the right.
is Eligible for Borrowing Privileges -
resident or property owner in Tobyhanna or Tunkhannock Townships may
apply for a library card at no charge. Verification of local address
is required. The following are accepted as proof of residence:
current state driver's license with local address,
[b] check-book with local address imprint, or
[c] a bill in your name with a local address accompanied with
a photo ID
resident (i.e. vacationer) of Tobyhanna or Tunkhannock townships may
acquire borrowing privileges by paying a $20.00 (nonrefundable) annual
user fee per individual.
(permanent or temporary) of any other county in Pennsylvania may acquire
borrowing privileges by paying a $20.00 (non-refundable) annual user
fee per individual.
of Pennsylvania, who has a library card from their home library with
an ACCESS Pennsylvania sticker, may obtain a library card at no charge.
Otherwise, a $20 per year per person charge applies. Proof of residency
are issued to individuals 18+. Student cards are issued to anyone younger
than 18 and require a parent or legal guardian signature with proof of
cards are non-transferable and must be used by the individual to whom
the library card is registered.
Changes to Your
Immediate notification of change of address, phone
number, or email address are required.
What You Can Borrow-
audio materials, back issues of magazines, and educational videos and DVDs
circulate for two weeks. Music CDs circulate for one week. Non-educational
videos and DVDs circulate for three days/two nights. All items are due
back on the due date prior to the library closing.
available in VHS and DVD format. VHS tapes are loaned (free) to patrons
18 years or older for two (2) days. DVD's are loaned for a 50 cent fee
to patrons 18 years or older for two (2) days. Overdue fines are $1.00
PER DAY PER MOVIE. There is a limit of three (3) movies per individual.
Movies may be returned in the outside book drop (or at the community
dropboxes). Movies returned after closing on the date that they are
due will be considered as returned the next day.
under 18 years old may acquire the priviledge to borrow movies if a parent
or guardian signs a permission/accountability contract.
materials can be renewed by bringing the items into the library, by
phone, or online by logging into the patron account. If there is a waiting
list for an item, it may not be renewed. Books, audiobooks, and magazines
may be renewed two (2) times; movies (DVD & VHS) and the Kindle
e-book reader can be renewed one (1) time.
cannot be renewed online because there is a fee for borrowing. Patrons
may bring the DVD into the library for renewal or call and ask the DVD
be renewed, and a 50 cent charge will be added to their account to be
paid when the patron next visits the library.
book drop is located by the library entrance for your convenience in
returning materials when the library is closed. All materials may be
returned in the overnight drop box, with the exception of the Kindle
e-book reader. Remote drop boxes are also located in the community at
the Tunkhannock Township Building (Long Pond Post Office) and at the
Blakeslee Post Office. If you return your items to either of these community
drop boxes by the date the item is due, you will not be charged overdue
fines are 10 cents per item per day on books, audiobooks, and magazines
in both the adult and children's departments. Overdue fines for movies
(VHS & DVD) and the Kindle e-book reader is $1 per day per item.
Items dropped in the drop box after the library has closed are considered
late, and an overdue fine will be charged to the patron's account. Fines
are only calculated on the days that the library is open; patrons will
not be charged additional days if the library is closed for any reason
as long as the item is returned the next day. All cards will be restricted
when fines have accumulated to $2.00; fines must be paid down below
the $2.00 limit to borrow materials. All fines must be completely paid down to $0 in order to use our computers.
The Clymer Library board
enacted a policy to use a collection agency to help encourage patrons
with overdue materials to return them to the library. The Library Board
voted to pass the cost of this service on to each patron whose account
will be handled by the collection agency.
The library will still
notify patrons that their materials are overdue. Patrons will have
ample time to respond prior to being turned over for collections. Unique
Management Services has been selected as the collection agency for the
Clymer Library is serious
about recovering overdue materials. Patrons who do not return materials
are stealing from the library. Fortunately, only a very small percentage
of patrons using the library do not return materials. This
new policy will not affect the vast majority of patrons who return materials
The library is committed to providing excellent service and having materials
available that patrons desire.
of Library Property after Notice to Return
shall receive three (3) notices to return library property that is overdue.
At least one (1) notice shall be written and shall contain a demand
that the property be returned. Overdue notices which are ignored will
be followed by a bill for the replacement value of the property PLUS
a $5.00 processing fee for each item. Any person who ignores the written
notices, and continues to retain library property SHALL BE PROSECUTED.
Parents and/or legal guardians are responsible for overdue materials
charged-out onto student cards.
privileges will be suspended for unpaid fines, materials returned damaged,
and lost items until patron pays late fines and/or fines for lost and damaged materials. Borrowing library materials implies both privilege and
responsibility. Your signature on your application means you accept
responsibility for materials that you borrow.
If a borrowed
item is damaged, individuals are responsible for the cost of the book
plus a $5.00 processing fee. If the barcode or book cover is damaged,
a $5.00 processing fee will be charged.
Computer usage is a privilege.
If a patron has any fines or unreturned overdue materials, they will not
be permitted to use a computer.
According to Pennsylvania
Statutes Title 24 Education, Chapter 16 Libraries, Article IV, all records
related to the circulation of library materials shall be confidential
and shall not be made available to anyone except by a court order in
a criminal proceeding.
Board of Trustees:
Mary Tod Gray