January Library Schedule

Library Closed:
Martin Luther King Day, Monday January 21st and
Staff Training, Tuesday January 22nd

Our Website Hosting Company has scheduled maintenance
between 4pm and 8pm on Wednesday January 23rd.
Please be aware that website outages may occur.

Pot Pie Palooza Returns!

By popular demand and after a phenomenal success last year, Pot Pie Palooza is BACK to benefit Clymer Library! From January 14-29 stop by the library or Mountaintop Lodge (2137 Rt. 940, Pocono Pines, PA 18350) to order your fresh pie of chicken, beef, or veggie for $7.50 each. They will make a wonderful dinner, or freeze them for later!

Pick up your pies at Mountaintop Lodge on Friday, February 1 between 10AM and 6:30PM. To pay for your pies, either prepay with cash or check when ordering (make out checks to Lake Naomi Club) OR pay upon pickup (cash, check, credit card, or LNC Member charge for LNC members).

You can also donate pies to Women’s Resources of Monroe County or Five Loaf House by indicating so on your donation when prepaying.

In 2018 we sold 867 pies… can we reach 1,000 this year? Only with your help! Give back to your library and enjoy some of the best the Poconos has to offer!

Live Action Clue!
Tue, Jan 15 — 6:00PM
In place of TAB, here is an interactive mystery program for teens based on the Parker Brothers board game. Mr. Boddy has met an untimely end. Who done it? Where? And with what weapon? Move around the crime scenes and challenge your opponents — everyone is a suspect, even you! Prizes, snacks, and fun! Registration required. This event is free to attend. Grades 7-12.

Workforce Writing
Thu, Jan 17, 24, 31 — 5:30PM
Want to gain invaluable professional skills? Join us in this event series to learn business style writing, including emails and résumés. You will receive individualized help to fit your needs. This event is free to attend.

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. Please call us if you have any questions or issues.

Clymer’s Database of the Month
Each month, we choose a Database of the Month that we offer online. This month’s database is Books & Authors, which can found by clicking the “Power Library” menu item above. Look for Books & Authors among the many helpful free databases offered by the PA Power Library.

Books and Authors
Bored at home during the winter? Trying to find your next book? Discover fiction and non-fiction books that match your interests! Books and Authors (powered by Gale’s popular What Do I Read Next? series) is for readers from every level of reading proficiency and enables users to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics from more than 240,000 titles.


RENEW or JOIN Today!

We need your support to purchase:
   Additional STREAM books and materials
   A microscope for the Summer Space Reading Program
   State and foreign country books
   Other nonfiction for children and teens

We are proud to have given the library over $9,000 to update the children and teen sections since our inception in June 2017. Please fill out a membership application available by clicking Here and mail or drop it off at the library.


Upcoming Board of Trustees Meetings
Upcoming board meeting: January 16th at 6:00 PM. Board meetings are open to the public in the community room. You are cordially invited to join us and your input is both encouraged and valued. Minutes of the Board meetings are available at the circulation desk in the library.

Wanted: Teen & Adult Volunteers!
Teens, colleges want to see volunteer hours! Shifts are 2-3 hours each. Staff will train you. If you can work any time from 10-5 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, and from 10-8 on Tuesdays and Thursdays, then call the library and ask for Diane, or stop in at the circulation desk and ask for an application. Congratulations to Liz Baver, our December Volunteer of the Month!

Support Clymer through AmazonSmile
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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