Starting December 28th, Clymer library will be instituting winter hours on Saturdays only. Hours of operation will be from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Saturdays. All weekday hours will remain the same.

Pot Pie Palooza is Back!
Order your chicken, beef, and veggie pot pies from January 17th through January 27th for $7.50 each. You can place your order at Clymer Library or at Mountaintop Lodge. (Credit card payments are only available at Mountaintop Lodge.) $2.00 from each pie goes directly to the Clymer Library! Won’t you help us sell 1,500 pies? These pot pies freeze beautifully. You may also purchase pies to be donated to TOMEC (Top of the Mountain Ecumenical Council) Food Pantry or Women’s Resources of Monroe County. (Donated pies MUST be paid for at the time of ordering.) Questions? Call Mountaintop Lodge at 570-646-6636 or Clymer Library at 570-646-0826 for more information. A Delicious Donation!

The Annual Fund was a success! We met our goal because of your generosity.

First Friday Film Festival – “Silver Linings Playbook”
Friday, January 3rd at 1:00 PM
After loosing his job and wife, Pat (Bradley Cooper) winds up living with his parents (Robert De Niro, Jackie Weaver). Pat wants to reunite with his wife but his parents would prefer that he share their obsession with the Philadelphia Eagles. Watch the film and stay for the discussion. Registration is required. Refreshments will be served. Presented by the Friends of Clymer Library.

Tuesday, January 7th, 4:30 PM.
Kids, have fun exercising your imagination! LEGO® bricks provided. Adult caregiver attendance required for children under 10. Drop-in program. Ages 4-11.

Book Babies
Thursday, January 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th at 10:30 AM.
Miss Love invites caregivers, infants, and toddlers to join her for a half hour of songs, stories, rhymes, and felt board activities. Adult caregiver participation is required. Ages 0-6.

Tiny Explorers STEM
Thursday, January 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th at 11:15 AM.
Sensory beads, kinetic sand, play dough, magnetic letters/numbers, sidewalk chalk, threading pieces, shape sorters, and finger painting are some of the activities children can choose to play. Problem solving, self-control, exploring emotions, and building resiliency are just a few of the benefits of this hour-long program. Drop-in program.

STEM: Tinker
Saturday, January 4th and 18th at 11:00 AM. Come in and explore some of our new STEM/STEAM resources. Adult caregiver supervision is required.

Family Crafters
Tuesday, January 14th at 6:00 PM
Bring the entire family to Clymer Library to create a holiday craft that can be kept or gifted. Adult supervision is required.

Play-doh Gym
Tuesday, January 21st at 3:30 PM
Play dough is a great tool to build and develop strength and control in the hands, fingers, and wrists. This strength and control supports the use of writing tools, scissors, and the ability to throw and catch objects. Drop in program. Children under 10 need adult supervision.

Family Movie
Tuesday, January 28st at 5:30 PM
Enjoy a movie outing with your child! Bring a drink; we’ll provide the popcorn. All movies have a PG rating. Adult caregiver supervision required for children under 10.

Become a member of Friends of Clymer Library for as little as $10 and help support and enhance library services for the community. To date, we have contributed over $9,000 for the purchase of new books and equipment. Membership forms are available at the library. The Friends purpose is to expand the library’s goals through gift dollars, advocacy, volunteers and program support to enhance library services to our community. We are a 501c3 tax exempt organization.

Save The Dates! – First Friday Film Festival
February 7th “McCabe and Mrs. Miller” and March 6th “Never Let Me Go”.

Donations are Now Being Accepted!
We are again accepting books, CDs, and DVDs. If you want to donate a box of books you must call ahead to arrange a drop off (570-646-1164). We cannot accept damaged, soiled, or moldy books. No medical and health related books can be legally accepted if the publication date is before 2010.

Starting December 28th, Clymer library will be instituting winter hours on Saturdays only. Hours of operation will be from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Saturdays. All weekday hours will remain the same.

Visit Clymer to See Our New Changes!
Come in and see the changes to the back of the library. We now have a lounge area for your reading comfort.

Get Items Free Instantly on hoopla
No more waiting for items! hoopla is a service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, phone, or TV. You can stream titles immediately through your desktop browser or our mobile app (on the app, you can also download titles to your mobile devices to enjoy offline). We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. Over 6000 new titles have just been added! Please call us if you have any questions or issues.

Database of the Month
Each month, we choose a Database of the Month that we offer online. This month our choices are 3 databases for our younger patrons: TumbleBooks, BookFlix and TrueFlix.
Go to the “Online Resources” menu item at the top of this page then scroll down to find these treasures.

Check out TumbleBooks, BookFlix and TrueFlix

The TumbleBook Library is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books).

With BookFlix, you can watch videos and read books about Animals and Nature, Earth and Sky, People and Places, ABC’s and 1, 2, 3’s, Family and Community, Music and Rhyme, Adventure, and more. Enjoy read aloud with words highlighting and interactive games.

With TrueFlix you can Learn about people, places, nature, history, and science from videos and eBooks on topics such as American Indians, Ancient Civilizations, Farm to Table, The Civil War, Continents, The Thirteen Colonies, U.S. Government, Disasters, Earth Science, Experiments, Extreme Science, Nature, and many more.

Upcoming Board of Trustees Meetings
Upcoming board meeting: Wednesday, January 15th at 6:00 PM. Board meetings are open to the public in the multi-purpose room and, you are cordially invited to join us. Your input is both encouraged and valued. Minutes of the meetings are available at the circulation desk in the library.

Support Us by Shopping on Amazon
When you shop on AmazonSmile, 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products is donated to Clymer Library if you choose us when you log on. Every item available for purchase on Amazon is also available on AmazonSmile at the same price. You will see eligible products marked ‘Eligible for AmazonSmile donation.’

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