Clymer Library November Calendar

The Clymer Library announces its many exciting programs and events for November. For more information on any of these programs, please contact the library at (570) 646-0826 or stop by the circulation desk.

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Mosaic Workshop

Saturday, November 23


Cost: $65

Each participant will make a 5 x 7 mosaic piece to gift this holiday season, or to keep for yourself. No experience needed. Register at

Show Choir Performance

Thursday, December 5

6 PM

Join us to see the Pocono Mountain West High School Show Choir sing and dance to holiday songs. Call the library to reserve your spot soon before they’re all gone!

Clymer Library will be CLOSED November 28 for Thanksgiving Day

***Winter Hours***

Starting December 28, Clymer library will be instituting winter hours. Hours of operation will be from 10am-2pm on Saturdays. All weekday hours will remain the same.

November Friends of  Clymer Library BOGO Sale

Buy one book, CD or DVD at the regular price and get a second of equal or lesser value FREE.

Volunteers Wanted

Adults and teens, we have volunteer opportunities! Please stop in and inquire. Computer literacy needed.

Seeking interested individuals!

Clymer is seeking interested individuals to join our Board of Trustees! Please call the library and ask to speak to our Director.

Upcoming Board of Trustees Meeting

Upcoming board meeting: November 20 at 6:00 PM. Board meetings are open to the public in the community room. You are cordially invited to join us and your input is both encouraged and valued. Minutes of the Board meetings are available at the circulation desk in the library.

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The Clymer Library Association is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization and acknowledges that no goods or services were provided to you in return for your contribution


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Watch videos and read books about animals, nature, people, and places. Enjoy interactive games!


Learn about people, places, nature, history, and science from videos and eBooks on topics including ancient civilizations, extreme science, and more.

Support Us by Shopping on Amazon

When you shop on AmazonSmile, make sure when logging on you choose the Clymer Library. By doing this, 0.5% of the purchase price on eligible products is donated to the Clymer Library. Amazon and AmazonSmile offer the same products at the same price. You will see products marked “eligible” that qualify for the donation.

The Clymer Library Association is a 501(c)(3) non profit  organization and acknowledges that no goods or services were provided to you in return for your contribution.

Please remember us in your holiday gifts this year!

November Events:

Adults (ages 18+):

Friend’s First Friday Film Festival: Being There—Fri 11/1 @ 1 PM

A gardener who has lived in Washington D.C. in his wealthy employer’s townhouse for his entire life is forced to leave his home when his employer dies. He meets a business mogul who assumes he is a fellow upper class gentleman. Watch the movie and stay for the discussion. Refreshments provided. Registration required. Free admission.

Craft Circle—Thu 11/7, 21 @ 10:30 AM

Open to all ages—join us for fiber crafts including rug making, knitting, crocheting, and more! Bring your own project or start something new. Come learn or teach a new skill.

Health Insurance—Thu 11/7 @ 5 PM

Join us for a Q & A about Health Insurance Open Enrollment and have the opportunity to sign up.

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory—Mon 11/18 @ 2 PM

Robin Watson, a Volunteer Education Coordinator from the Alzheimer’s Association Greater PA Chapter will present this informative program discussing the disease and memory changes.

Happy Bookers Book Club—Mon 11/18 @ 1 PM

This month we will read The Photograph by Penelope Lively. For more information, contact Melissa at (570) 646-0826.

Evening Book Club—Tue 11/19 @ 6:30 PM

November’s book will be Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah. Call the library or email Melissa at to sign up. December’s selection will be Summer of ‘69 by Erin Hilderbrand.

Teens (grades 7-12):

T.A.B. Meeting—Tue 11/19 @ 6:30 PM

Join the new Teen Action Board (formerly Teen Advisory Board) and make a difference in your library community. Earn volunteer credits, work on leadership skills, communication, problem solving, and creative expression. TAB is open to students in grades 7-12.

Children (ages 11 and under):

Kindergarten Readiness Program—Mon 11/4, 18, 25 @ 10:30 AM

Session two begins. This six-week program is for caregivers and their children ages 4 to 5 years who will be entering kindergarten in the fall of 2020. Space is limited Preregistration and adult caregiver participation is required. You can register in the library or via the link on the library’s website.

LEGO® STEM—Tue 11/5 @ 4:30 PM

Kids, have fun exercising your imagination! LEGO® bricks provided. Adult caregiver attendance required for children under 10. Drop-in program. Ages 4-11.

Crazy 8’s Club—Wed 11/6 @ 3:30 PM

Register online for the Crazy 8’s Math Club. Participants must be able to work with others, follow directions, and have responsibly without their adult caregiver. Space is limited, so preregistration is a MUST.

Book Babies—Thu 11/7, 21 @ 10:30 AM

Miss Love invites caregivers, infants, and toddlers to join her for a half hour of songs, stories, rhymes, and felt board activities. Adult caregiver participation is required. Ages 0-6.

Tiny Explorers STEM—Thu 11/7, 21 @ 11:15 AM

Sensory beads, kinetic sand, play dough, magnetic letters/numbers, sidewalk chalk, threading pieces, shape sorters, and finger painting are some of the activities children can choose to play. Problem solving, self-control, exploring emotions, and building resiliency are just a few of the benefits of this hour-long program. Drop-in program.

Family (all ages):

Family STEAM Engineering Workshop—Sat 11/2 @ 1 PM

Calling all inventors! Come build something new in our Family STEAM Creation Workshop. Children ages 3-12 and their caregivers will test their skills in creating K’NEX building challenge. Adult caregiver participation is required.

Play-Doh Gym—Tue 11/19 @ 3:30 PM

Play dough is a great tool to build and develop strength and control in the hands, fingers, and wrists. This strength and control supports the use of writing tools, scissors, and the ability to throw and catch objects. Drop-in program—children under 10 need adult supervision.

Family Movie: Turkey Hollow—Tue 11/26 @ 5:30 PM

Enjoy a movie outing with your child! Bring a drink; we’ll provide the popcorn. All movies have a PG rating. Adult caregiver supervision required for children under 13.

Friend’s Corner

First Friday Film Festival

Friday, December 6 @ 1 PM: The Gods Must be Crazy

The tribal people in a remote African desert live a happy life until a Coca-Cola bottle falls from a plane. The villagers fight over the strange object until their tribal leader decides to bring the bottle back to the ‘gods’ to restore peace. Registration is required. Refreshments will be served. Watch the film and stay for the discussion.

Future movie Dates:

January 3: Silver Lining Playbook

February 7: McCabe and Mrs. Miller

March 6: Never Let Me Go

Become a member!

Become a member of Friends of Clymer library for as little as $10 and help support and enhance library services for the community. To date, we have contributed over $9,000 for the purchase of new books and equipment. Membership forms are available in the library.

Holiday Gift Boutique coming in December!

Starting now, you may donate very gently used holiday decorations, collectibles, jewelry, and purses for this event. Drop them off in the blue plastic bins in the Friends Corner at the rear of Clymer Library.

Sale starts December 5.

Save the Date: December

Adults (ages 18+):

Craft Circle—Thu 12/5, 12, 19, 26 @ 10:30 AM

Friends Movie—Fri 12/6 @ 1 PM

Happy Bookers Book Club—Mon 12/16 @ 1 PM

Evening Book Club—Tue 12/17 @ 6:30 PM

Teens (grades 7-12)

T.A.B. Meeting—Tue 12/17 @ 6:30PM

Children (ages 11 and under):

Kindergarten Readiness—Mon 12/2, 9, 16 @ 10:30 AM

Drop-in Christmas Crafting—Mon 12/2, 9, 16 @ 10:30 AM

LEGO STEM—Tue 12/3 @ 4:30 PM

Book Babies—Thu 12/5, 12, 19, 26 @ 10:30 AM

Tiny Explorers—Thu 12/5, 12, 19, 26 @ 11:15 AM

‘Welcome the Elf’ Party—Sat 12/7 @ 1 PM


PMWHS Show Choir—Thu 12/5 @ 6 PM

Family Crafters—Tue 12/10 @ 6 PM

Mrs. Claus Holiday Show—Thu 12/19 @ 6:30 PM

STEM Science Lab—Sat 12/21 @ 1 PM

Programs are for informational purposes only. ​Statements, views and opinions expressed at any presentation or in any materials are those solely of the presenter and not of the library.​ All events are free to attend unless otherwise stated.

Dates of Clymer Library Events: November 2019

November 1: 1:00 PM—First Friday Film Festival: Being There

November 2: 1:00 PM—Family STEAM Engineering Workshop

November 4: 10:30 AM—Kindergarten Readiness: Week 1

November 5: 4:30 PM—LEGO STEM

November 6: 3:30 PM—Crazy 8’s Club

November 7: 10:30 AM—Craft Circle

                       10:30 AM—Book Babies

                       11:15 AM—Tiny Explorers

                        5:00 PM—Health Insurance


November 18: 10:30 AM—Kindergarten Readiness: Week 2

                          1:00 PM—Happy Bookers Book Club

November 19: 3:30 PM—Play-doh Gym

                         6:30 PM—TAB Meeting

                         6:30 PM—Evening Book Club

November 20: 6:00 PM—Clymer Library Board Meeting (open to the public)

November 21: 10:30 AM—Craft Circle

                         10:30 AM—Book Babies

                         10:30 AM—Tiny Explorers

November 23: 10:00 AM—Mosaic Workshop

November 25: 10:30 AM—Kindergarten Readiness: Week 3