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Knitting and Crocheting Club

Like to knit or crochet?  Just started?  Have you been doing it for years?  Whether you are a beginner or an experienced knitter, come join the fun as we learn together.  The "Knitting and Crocheting Club" meets at the library every Wednesday afternoon at 1 p.m.  Participants will be responsible for bringing their own supplies.  Call the library at 648-3202 or Margie Witt at 648-5553 for more information.


       Give the Gift of Sight

Do you have unwanted glasses, frames or lenses?  You can donate them to the Lions Eyeglass Recycling Program by dropping them off at the Shamokin and Coal Township Public Library.  The eyeglasses are cleaned, classified by prescription and then distributed to those in need by Lion volunteers.  This program is sponsored in conjunction with the Shamokin Lions Club.


                 TAX FORMS AVAILABLE
Our Library has an assortment of federal, state, and local tax forms available on a first come first served basis.  Specialized IRS forms are available for photocopying at a nominal charge.  Other tax related materials, forms, and information can also be found on the IRS website at

Pennsylvania State forms and publications can be found at  Taxpayers requesting forms can also call toll free 1-800-362-2050 to the Pennsylvania Department of Revenues 24 - hour automated answering service number.


Have you been carded lately?  With a library card, you can read your favorite mystery, watch a DVD, listen to a CD or even check out an audiotape for that long family drive.  So what are you waiting for?   Visit your library and get the one free card that's yours for the asking.  Get Carded @ your library!



One Book, Every Young Child is Pennsylvania's first ever collaborative project using the vehicle of "One Book, One State" program to highlight the importance of early literacy development in preschoolers beginning in April, 2006.  This program has been developed by librarians and educators from across Pennsylvania to promote the value and benefits of reading early and often to preschoolers and to encourage family bonding through books and reading.

What a Treasure!, a picture book by Jane and Will Hillenbrand for children ages 3 to 6, is Pennsylvania's One Book, Every Young Child 2010 selection.  Since the book was published in 2006, children have been accompanying Mole on his dig as he discovers exciting treasures for both his animal friends and for himself.




Looking for something to do?  Want to know what's going on in Pennsylvania?  Click on the "Events in Pennsylvania" picture on the left to choose from hundreds of exciting happenings all over the State.


Our Library has an assortment of "gently used" materials for sale year round.  Fiction and nonfiction hardbound books are available for a 10 cent donation and paperbacks for 5 cents.  The Library is always looking for book donations in good condition for our sale but we will not accept textbooks, magazines or encyclopedias.  Stop at the Library and browse through our book sale items.


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