BookHouse Concerts

Welcome! You have found the BookHouse, home of the Eastern Monroe Public Library’s series of cultural programs. Programs generally take place on the fourth Friday of each month, except for January, March, August, November and December. Admission is free, and refreshments are available for a modest charge.

The BookHouse provides a venue for literary and musical events that are outside of the commercial and literary mainstream. Suggestions are always welcome. To suggest a BookHouse performer, or to sign up for monthly email reminders on upcoming programs, send email to:

Doors will open at 7 p.m. the night of each event, and the performance will begin promptly at 7:30 p.m. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first served basis. Please plan to arrive before the scheduled starting time. All BookHouse programs are free and open to the public. The BookHouse program takes place in the Edinger Community Room of Eastern Monroe Public Library, located at 1002 North 9th Street (Rt. 611 and Chipperfield Drive) in Stroudsburg. For more information call (570) 421-0800, x312.

Upcoming BookHouse Events

On February 3rd, BookHouse proudly presents
From Africa to Hip Hop: Celebrating African-American Heritage through Music & Dance
With Herline Raphael, Kwanzaa Mama, DJ Swift, and the Eleve Dance Theater

Featuring Kwanzaa Mama, Eleve’ Dance Theater, Herline Raphael and DJ Swift.


Doors will open at 7 PM. Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted. Refreshments will be available for a small charge. Please plan to arrive prior to the scheduled starting time. All Bookhouse programs take place in the Edinger Community Room of the Hughes Building, Eastern Monroe Public Library, located at 1002 North 9th Street, Stroudsburg. For further BookHouse information, please call Linnae Cintron at 570-421-0800 x312.

Upcoming 2017 BookHouse Events

  • Adam Miller – Folk singer/Story teller & Auto harp virtuoso-  May 5th
  • Musical Duo “Sage”  (Phil Carollo & Maria Pennello) – Rock/Blues/Pop – June 23rd
  • Jay Smar – N.E. Pa Coal & Folk Music – July 21st
  • Pete Gumbo & The Hot Peppers – New Orleans Rhythm & Blues Jazz Classics – Sept. 29th
  • Tal Naccarato – Folk/Country Blues – Oct. 27th