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)

January 10, 2017:  The Last Aloha, by Gaellen Quinn

February 14, 2017:  Away, by Amy Bloom

March 14, 2017:  The Sisters: The Saga of the Mitford Family, by Mary S. Lovell

April 11, 2017:  The Orphan Master’s Son, by Adam Johnson

May 9, 2017:  Finding Nouf, by Zoe Ferraris

June 13, 2017:  Chose books for 2017/2018

 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:

January 19th, 2017 Below Stairs by Margaret Powell

February 16th, 2017 Warmth of Other Suns : The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson

March 16th, 2017 Sixth Extinction : An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert

April 13th, 2017 Submission : A Novel by Michel Houellebecq

May 11th, 2017 Evicted : Poverty & Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

June 8th, 2017 Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

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