Events for March 2015

Teen Programs

“Finding Nemo” Goes APE.

APE = Audience Participation Event
Tuesday, March 24, 5:45 – 7:30pm
Tweens and Teens in grades 5-12 are invited to experience the classic animated movie
“Finding Nemo” like never before! Everyone will receive 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. Sign up is required.

Adult Programs
Brown Bag Book Club
On Wednesday March 25th at 12:30pm
The Brown Bag Book Club will be meeting to discuss “Tortilla Flat” by John Steinbeck.

Coming in April

From Author to Publisher
Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 6PM, Isabel Pietri will be presenting our Meet the Author Program, entitled From Author to Publisher. Isabel was born and raised in NYC. She was the President of Local 140 and Executive Board Member of IUE, AFL-CIO, the highest ranking Union official to attend the first tri-national North American Free Trade Agreement. She retired to the Poconos in 2009 and decided to pursue a life -long dream of writing. Her first book, Love in the Dark, was published in 2013. Isabel will be speaking about becoming an author: the writing process, going from beginning to end, and writing inspirations. She will also be discussing the publishing process: publish traditionally or self-publish? Sign up is required.

Chasing Arrows, Chasing Solutions
On Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 6pm, Rita Lacey from Close the Loop will present the program “Chasing Arrows, Chasing Solutions!” Close the Loop Company, founded in the Poconos in 2000, is a pioneer in offering creative & unique products made from recycled plastics, tires & glass bottles. Waste materials are turned into functional and durable products, bringing innovative ideas and new uses for materials to the marketplace. Recycled plastic fencing is made in Saylorsburg, PA from state-of-the-art recycling of milk jugs for plastic lumber, with material sourced from local townships in the Poconos. Waste tires are used to make rubber pavers and landscaping materials, and glass bottles are tumbled for use as decorative & vibrant glass mulch. Rita Lacey served 6 years on the Solid Waste Advisory Committee in Monroe County, PA. She proves that you can do well by doing well, when you focus on a triple bottom line: people, planet and purpose. Her business, Close the Loop Company is a new type of business, called a “Benefit Corporation”, which requires the business to have a positive effect on people and the planet as a top priority. For the past 7 years, Close the Loop has organized free community events like their “Give & Take Days” and “Website Building Workshops”.

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This program is in collaboration with the GFWC Pocono Mountain Women’s Club. Sign up is required.

Children’s Candy Heart Raffle

Starting January 30th through February 13th, children ages 11 and under will be able to guess how many candy hearts there are in the container.  So be sure to fill out your ticket clearly by printing your name and phone number along with your guess of how many hearts. The winner will receive the candy and container and will be notified on Friday February 13th.

Adult Valentines Raffle

Starting January 30th, every adult that checks out 5 items will be eligible to receive a raffle ticket to win a Romance Novel and Chocolate Basket. So make sure you fill out your ticket clearly by printing your name and phone number. The winner will be notified on Friday February 13th.

Clymer Library and Winter Weather Closure

During the winter months, please be aware that Clymer Library may be closed due to the weather.

Clymer Library follows the weather-closure schedule of the Pocono Mountain School District. So if the Pocono Mountain School District is closed due to weather, Clymer Library is also closed. If there is a 2 hour delay, Clymer will open at 12pm. If there is an early dismissal due to weather, Clymer will also close early.

In the case that we may be closed, no fines will accrue for that business day.

If you are unsure whether we are open or not, the best thing to do is to call us at 570-646-0826 during business hours. If we do not answer and you hear an answering machine, that is a good indication that we may be closed.