Kindergarten Readiness Program
The School Readiness Program at Clymer Library is a six-week program especially for caregivers and their children who will be entering kindergarten in the Fall 2020. The program focuses on skills that kindergarten teachers feel are most important for children to be working toward as they enter kindergarten and the best practices of Every Child Ready to Read: talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing.
SESSION ONE: Continues on Oct 7, 21, 28
SESSION TWO: Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9, 16
Click here to register.
Canine Body Language Workshop
Thursday, October 3rd, 5:30 PM.
Have you ever wished dogs could talk? They do! To learn how to see what your dog is ‘saying’, attend this free workshop! Join us for interesting videos and discussions on how to recognize the signals dogs provide to each other and to us.
Pennsylvania German Celebrations and Superstitions
Tuesday, October 22nd, 6:00 PM.
When the Pennsylvania Germans came to America, they brought their customs and traditions with them. Over time, these traditions became a part of the larger American Society. You will also learn about common agricultural superstitions and how these impacted the daily lives of people.
Space Travel & the Possibility of Extra-Terrestrials
Thursday, October 24th, 6:00 PM.
We will discuss the history of the Space Program. The presentation includes the Hollywood movies that dealt with this topic. It also covers how the government covered up certain discoveries like Roswell, New Mexico in 1947.
Family STEM: Science Lab
Saturday, October 19th, 1:00 PM.
Join us for an hour of fun exploring the science of vanishing ghosts, melting pumpkins, bubbling apples, and Halloween oobleck. All materials are provided. Please register by October 17th.
Teen Movie Night
Tuesday, October 15th — 5:45-7:30 PM
Presenting “Halloweentown”, an interactive movie. Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to experience this spooky comedy flick in a fun, engaging way! Everyone gets a small bag of imaginative props. The crowd gets in on the act with audience participation activities while the movie plays on the big screen. Bring a pillow to sit on. Costumes are encouraged. Please register in advance at Clymer Library.
Preschool Costume Party
Thursday, October 31st, 10:30 AM.
We are hosting a costume party for our youngest patrons. There will be music, games, simple snacks, a craft and a parade around the library to show off your costumes. Preregistration and adult caregiver supervision are required.
Crazy 8s Club for K-2nd Graders
Wednesday, October 2nd, 9th and 23rd at 3:30PM.
Join Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s where you’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess…it’s a totally new kind of math club. Preregistration is required. Click here to register.
The Red Cross and You
Thursday, October 17th, 2:00 PM. This is an interactive 30 minute presentation to learn about the history of the Red Cross and their programs and services. Registration is required.
Craft Circle – Every Thursday at 10:30 AM.
Open to all ages—join us for fiber crafts including rug making, knitting, crocheting, and more! Bring your own project or start something new. Come learn or teach a new skill.
Tuesday, October 1st at 6:00 PM. Join our local gong artist, Ken Meyer, for this calming event. Gongs have been used for therapy for millennia and they may help reduce stress. Bring a yoga mat and pillow. Wear something comfy! NOTE: This is the last session until next Spring.
Adult Drum Circle
Tuesday, October 8th at 6:00 PM. Have fun and connect with others. DJ Krazy Ken will be your instructor. Instruments are available or you may bring your own. NOTE: This is the last session until next Spring.
Friends of Clymer Corner
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.
First Friday Film Festival – “The Visitor”
Friday, October 4th at 1:00 PM
When professor Walter Vale comes to New York for a lecture, he is stunned to find two illegal immigrants living in his apartment. They have no where to go and Vale invites them to stay. Released in 2008, it will make you laugh and perhaps weep a little. Rated PG-13. Watch the movie and stay for a discussion. Refreshments provided. Registration required. Free admission.
We Will Again Accept Donations on January 2nd, 2020!
Donate your gently used books! With renovations complete, Friends of Clymer Library will accept donations of gently used books, CDs, games, and puzzles. Please note that we cannot accept magazines, textbooks, encyclopedias, or moldy and/or stained editions. Please bring your donations into the library, and you will be directed where to place them.
Holiday Gift Boutique is Coming in December
Starting now, you may donate very gently used holiday decoration and collectibles for this event. Drop them off in the blue plastic bins in the Friends Corner at the rear of Clymer Library.
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: October 16th at 6:00 PM. Board meetings are open to the public in the multi-purpose room. You are cordially invited to join us and 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.’