Youth Services Department – August Closing

The Youth Services Department at the Hughes Library will be closed from Wednesday, August 16 – Wednesday, August 30. Patrons will still be able to check out kids’ DVD’s, audiobooks, and Young Adult materials. Both the Smithfields and Pocono Township branch will have materials available for children as well. Children will be able to redeem summer reading prizes Monday-Friday from

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The Magic of Joseph Raven

Magician Joseph Raven A fun & entertaining magic show. Unlock your own power within! Ages 3 and up. Walk-in. ·         Smithfields:  Monday, August 7, 10:30 am ·         Pocono Township:  Thursday, August 10, 10:00 am ·         Hughes:  Thursday, August 10, 2:00 pm

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Pocono Mountains Music Festival Presents…

Come on…Let’s Dance! Join veteran dancer, Conny Andres, for an hour of fun movement. She will share dance stories, answer questions & then together we will create dance combinations engaging for all. Presented by Pocono Mountains Music Festival. Ages 3-10. Walk-in. ·         Smithfields:  Monday, July 24, 10:30 am ·         Hughes:  Tuesday, July 25, 10:00 am ·         Pocono Township:  Thursday, July

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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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