STEAM Children in grades 4th-8th are invited to our STEAM program. This month we will explore the science of rockets using Mini M&M canisters. This project will give us an idea of what propels rockets and what is required for them to get to space. This program will be held on Monday, March 9th at 6pm. Registration is required and can be done by calling the Children's Department at 570-454-2961 beginning on Monday, February 24th.
Little Learners Children in grades K-2nd are invited to participate in our Little Learners program. Children will learn about different topics and concepts through stories, hands-on activities, playtime and crafts. This month we will be using one of the library's playscapes to pretend we are at the store. This program will be held on Monday, March 16 and registation will begin on March 2nd. To register call 570-454-2961 and ask for the Children's Department.
The whole family is invited to come to the library on Saturday, March 28th to celebrate the beginning of Spring with some festive crafts. We will provide the materials, come and stop by between 1pm until 3:30pm. No registration is required. We hope to see you there!
Tales for Tails
Saturday, February 29th (2-3pm) Children can read to a trained therapy dog in the library’s Children’s Department from 2-3pm. Families must sign up for a ten-minute period to be guaranteed a chance to read to the dog. Registration begins on February 24th. Reserve your spot by calling the library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961.
Tuesday, March 3rd (6-7pm) Children in grades 1-6 are invited to join us for our first LEGO club night. We will have LEGO challenges and free time to build whatever you wish. We provide the LEGOs, and all creations will stay at the library. Registration is required and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961 beginning February 17th.
Babies, Rhthym, and Rhymes
Saturday, March 7th (10-10:45am) Begin your child’s love of music, rhymes, and books as we dance, sing, and read together. This program is for children from birth to 3 years old. Registration is required, and can be done by contacting the library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961 beginning March 2nd.
Toddler Spring Storytime
Wednesdays March 18th- April 22nd (10-10:45am) Children ages 2-3, along with an adult, can join us for songs, stories, and a simple craft or activity each week for six weeks. Registration is required and begins Monday, March 9th. Please register by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961.
Preschool Spring Storytime
Wednesdays March 18th- April 22nd (6-7pm) This program series is for preschoolers (ages 4-5). By following the PA Cruise into Kindergarten curriculum, we will use stories, songs, crafts, and various activities designed to improve your child's readiness for school. The program lasts six weeks. Registration begins Monday, March 9th. Registration is required and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961.
Teen Time: DIY Lucky Charms
Tuesday, March 17th (6-7pm) Teens in grades 7-12 can make their own charms out of clay. Registration is required and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961 beginning March 2nd.
Teens and Adults
Adulting 101: Crocheting
Wednesday, March 4th (6-7pm) Join us to learn the basics of crocheting. The minimum age to attend is 14, and you must register by contacting the library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961 beginning February 24th.
The library will be hosting two Tech-Time sessions in March. The first will be held Wednesday, March 11 from 6:00-7:00. The second session will be held Tuesday, March 24 from 10:00-11:00. One of our knowledgeable staff members will be available downstairs in the reference department, ready to answer your questions. This program is free and open to the public. No reservations are required as these are drop in events. For questions about the program, call or visit the reference department of the library at 570-454-2961, and ask for Jeff.
Gardening Series: Seed Starting
Join us this Thursday, February 27 at 6:00 in the Community Room (Green Street entrance) for the first of three programs in our gardening series. The topic of this program is Seed Starting. Attendees will learn about selecting the right varieties of vegetable and flower seeds, when to begin germinating the seed, supplies and equipment needed when growing from seed, caring for young seedlings and, finally, the best time to plant in the garden. Attendees will also have the opportunity to get some hands on experience, starting seeds of their own. This adult program is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Register by visiting or calling the library at 570-454-2961. There will be three programs in total for this series. The dates and times of the remaining two will be announced at a later time.
We all have a story to tell. Start writing yours now. Join us Saturday, March 7 at 1:00 for our monthly workshop focusing on generating new material in a supportive environment. Prompts will be provided, but feel free to write anything you want. Participants are invited to read their writing aloud; share as much or little as you want. Feedback and comments concentrate on what is strong and good about the work. All genres-fiction, poetry, memoir, etc.- and any experience level welcome; even if you don't consider yourself a writer. Workshop takes place in the Community Room, use the Green Street entrance. Registration is required, and can be done at the Reference desk or by calling 570-454-2961.
Rock on: Adult Craft
For the month of March attendees will be making kindness rocks to share in our community. Kindness rocks are painted rocks that are left out for someone to find. We will be supplying rocks but feel free to bring any palm-sized rocks (or smaller) with you to paint. Attendees will be using acrylic paint which can permanently stain clothing. Please wear comfortable clothes. There will be two different dates to choose from. Pick either Tuesday, March 10 or Monday, March 30. Attendees will be meeting at 6:00 in the community room. Please use the Green Street entrance. Registration is required, as space is limited. Please contact the library’s Reference Desk in person or by phone at 570-454-2961 to sign up. Be sure to let staff know which date you’d like to attend.