Adult ProgramsA 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
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 email@example.com 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 LocationsWe provide books in the following locations to be borrowed on the honor system
Senior Citizen Centers
Penn Lutheran Village
Stayman Park Apartments