Adult Programs

A list of regular programs that we provide

MAHJONG TUESDAYS  at Gelnett Library

Every Tuesday at 1pm on the 3rd floor

For those who have a working knowledge of the game.

If you are a beginner who wants to learn, let us know.

Food For Thought Cookbook Club & the Gelnett Library

 2nd Monday of every other month

(January, March, May, July, September, November)

A cook book is chosen by the group and put on display at the circulation desk. You can choose a recipe to make and bring it the night of the event to share with everyone.It is a great way to share a love of cooking and recipes!

HOOKS AND NEEDLES

2nd and 4th Tuesday from 1-3pm

Gelnett Library

Bring your handwork project and join our group.

Open to people of all ages!

Home Delivery Service

We provide delivery service to all Snyder County Residents
who are unable to visit our libraries due to health or transportation
issues.  If you are interested in more information about this service
please call 570-374-7163 and ask for Jeff or Pam

Book Discussion Groups

The community is invited to participate in monthly book discussions at the Snyder County Libraries.  The library will host a morning discussion on the second Tuesday of every month at 10 AM at the Gelnett Library, Selinsgrove  and an evening discussion on the third Thursday of every month at 6:45 PM in the Middleburg Community Room.  Each month a new book will be discussed.  A monthly book list will be published in the Selinsgrove Library, in the Daily Item, as well as here.  This program is free and open to the public.  For more information please contact the Selinsgrove Library at 570-374-7163.

If you buy your books on-line, please remember that Amazon donates to the Snyder County Libraries about 7.5 percent of any purchase if you go through this link:  http://www.wowbrary.org/ amazon.aspx?l=4583.

Morning Book Group List: (meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 10:00am at the Gelnett Library)

September 12, 2017:  The Nightingale, by Kristen Hannah

October 10, 2017:  Killers of the Flower Moon:  The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, by David Grann

November 14, 2017:  A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles

December 12,  2017:  A Man Called Ove, by Frederik Backman

January 9, 2018:  Etched in Sand:  A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island, by Regina Calcaterra

February 13, 2018:  The People of the Broken Neck, by Silas Dent Zobal

March 13, 2018: Heat and Light, by Jennifer Haigh

April 10, 2018:  Founding Brothers:  The Revolutionary Generation, by Joseph J. Ellis

May 8, 2018: The Marriage of Opposites, by Alice Hoffman

June 12, 2018:  Choose books for 2018/2019

 Evening Book Group List:

The Snyder County Libraries Evening Book Club will meet the second Thursday of each month (September – June) in the Community Room of the Middleburg Borough Building at 6:45.  There is no fee and readers of all ages are welcome to join in the informal discussion of the selected books.  A person can come for every meeting, a few, or even just one.

Contact Del Kennedy at 570-658-5555 or jndkennedy@verizon.net for more information.

Book list and dates are as follows:

September 21, 2017 Lab Girl by Hope Lahren (note date change)

October 12th, 2017 Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

November 9th, 2017 An American Sickness:  How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back by Elizabeth Rosenthal

December14th, 2017 The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

January 11th, 2018 Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson

February 8th, 2018 A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

March 8th, 2018 H Is For Hawk by Helen Macdonald

April 12th, 2018 The Telling Room:  A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World’s Greatest Piece of Cheese

May 10th, 2018 Ghosts in the Garden by Beth Kephart

June 14th, 2018 Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

June 21st, 2018  Selection Night for Next Years Books

 

Book Stop Locations

We provide books in the following locations to be borrowed on the honor system

Post Offices

Hummels Wharf

Beaver Springs

Port Trevorton

Paxtonville

Freeburg

Troxelville

Shamokin Dam

Kreamer

Penns Creek

Senior Citizen Centers

Grayson View

Beaver Springs

Residential

Penn Lutheran Village

Westfield Terrace

Pennsfield Apartments

Stayman Park Apartments