Words & Film

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Sunday, Aug. 6th 2:00 pm Free film | Rated PG-13   “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and

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BookHouse Concert – Jay Smar

BOOKHOUSE proudly presents Jay Smar July 21st, 2017 7:30 pm In the last 5 years, Jay Smar has toured Scotland twice, received recognition from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, performed at the Philadelphia Folk Festival twice, recorded music for the Welsh BBC movie, “The Welsh in America” and has been selected by the Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour to be

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Summer Reading 2017

The 2017 Summer Reading Program, Build A Better World, begins Monday, June 12. Everyone ages 0-99 can participate: Babies (Birth -24 months) Summer Reading for Babies Instructions This program is new for 2017 and proudly sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of the Poconos – Daybreak. Summer Reading Raffle Prizes: 2 random winners will be selected Kids (Ages 2-11) Summer Reading

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Construction Alert

Hughes Library Renovations Underway: Now through early August Renovations at the main Hughes Library are continuing. In the first two weeks we have re-designed the computer lab and put down new flooring in the reference and computer areas. Plywood partitions remain around the construction areas on the first and second floor. Thanks to a generous grant from the Hughes Foundation

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BookHouse Concert – Adam Miller

One of the premier autoharpists in the world, Adam Miller is a renowned American folksinger and natural-born storyteller. Miller accompanies his rich, resonant baritone voice with lively finger-picking acoustic guitar and stunningly beautiful autoharp melodies.  A masterful entertainer who never fails to get his audience singing along, he has distinguished himself as one of the great interpreters of American folktales

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Kindle Fire: Check it out!

Kindle Fire tablets are now available for checkout at all branches of the Eastern Monroe Public Library, thanks to a mobile technology LSTA grant from the State Library. With a Kindle you can download thousands of e-books and e-audiobooks, all free with your library card. You can also surf the Internet with the Silk Browser anywhere there is a WiFi

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Learn a language online

Your library card is the passport to free online language study. Mango Languages’ PhD-created, linguist-approved language-learning software teaches practical conversation in over 70 languages, while keeping the vibe fun and encouraging. Mango also helps non-English speakers learn English and offers customized courses for native speakers of over 20 languages. Mango features free mobile apps, hands-free learning features, and progress tracking,

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Power Library

The Power Library is funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and has over 20 databases that you can search for free on subjects such as business, health, literature, science, and general reference. Looking to help the kids with their homework? The Power Library really shines with databases customized for students in elementary school, middle school, and high school. Click here

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BookHouse Concert with the Homegrown String Band

The Homegrown String Band™ is a “100% Natural Organically Grown” band, homegrown by Georgianne and Rick Jackofsky and their two daughters, Erica and Annalee. This “family that plays together” has been performing around the country, from the National Theatre in Washington, DC, to the Festival of American Music and Crafts in Branson, Missouri, since 1997. Inspired by the rural string

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