We have many services and programs that are available at our libraries.
Below is a current listing of regular programs that we provide.
MAHJONG TUESDAYS at Gelnett Library
- Every Tuesday at 1pm on the 3rd floor
for those who havie a working knowledge of the game.
If you are a beginner who wants to learn, let us know.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT COOKBOOK CLUB
at 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 Jennnifer.
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, and on the library's web site at www.snydercountylibraries.org. 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 13, 2016: The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
October 11, 2016: The Art Forger by B. A. Shapiro
November 8, 2016: And Then All Hell Broke Loose by Richard Engle
December 13, 2016: Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
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 third 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 15th, 2016 The Fellowship : Literary Lives of the Inklings, J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S.Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams by Philip Zaleski and Carol Zaleski
October 20th, 2016 Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo (Meeting at Siam Thai restaurant at 5pm to discuss book over dinner, then going to the 7:30 Judy Collins concert at Bucknell.)
November 17th, 2016 Old Jules by Mari Sandoz
December 15th, 2016 Miller's Valley by Anna Quindlen
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 20th, 2017 Submission : A Novel by Michel Houellebecq
May 18th, 2017 Evicted : Poverty & Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
June 15th, 2017 Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
June 22nd, 2017 Book Selection Night and Potluck Dinner
Book Stop Locations
We provide books in the following locations
to be borrowed on the honor system
Senior Citizen Centers
Penn Lutheran Village
Stayman Park Apartments