Library Programs

Please refer to the online Calendar for exact schedules.

All Ages

  • Stay and Play Game Days (Monday, Wednesday)
    • In partnership with Good Hope Lutheran and Zion Churches, the Library offers “Stay and Play” on Monday and Wednesdays evenings (6 pm- 8 pm).
    • Popular games include Guitar Hero, Abyss, Splendor and Jenga.  There is a wide selection of games to play.
    • Snacks are provided for all participants.
    • You are welcome to bring a game to share with the group.
  • Tutoring (available during Stay and Play sessions)
    • Please call the Library in advance to register for tutoring sessions.
    • Please provide as much detail as possible regarding tutoring needs.
    • Tutoring is provided by volunteers with background clearances.

Youth Programming

  • Rock the Block (LEGO’s)
    • Offered every other Tuesday evening at 5 pm
    • Come build your best LEGO designs by yourself or with a friend!  We’ll even display them for others!
  • Summer Reading (Children 3+ and Teens)
    • Summer Reading will be available weekly.  Attendees are encouraged to attend the sessions that best fit their scheduling needs.
      • Planning for the 2017 Program is underway and announcements are expected around mid-April
    • Look for more updates on our calendar, Facebook page, or in The Derrick as the time gets nearer.
  • Bouncing Babies (Monday)
    • Offered on Mondays (10:00 am) weekly
    • Open to babies newborn to 18 months and caregivers, no registration required.
    • Share stories, rhymes, and bounces with your baby.
  • Story Time (Friday)
    • Offered on Fridays (10:00 am) every week.
    • Open to all children (recommended ages 2-5) and caregivers, no registration required.
    • Read stories, sing songs and craft.
  • Full STEAM Ahead (Thursday)
    • Offered on Thursdays (10:00 am) weekly
    • Children are introduced to new technologies and learn new skills using STEAM equipment and crafts.
  • Teen Reading Lounge 
    • This program is made available from participation with Pennsylvania Humanities Council via LSTA grants awarded by Office of Commonwealth Libraries
    • This is a book club offered to teens that encourages engagement, civic-mindedness and awareness.
    • Teens are provided with free copies of books and food
    • There will be plenty of activities and great discussion led by a facilitator
  • Poetry Readings and Open Mic Events
    • The Library has hosted multiple Poetry Reading and Open Mic Events.  We’re looking forward at trying to organize more in the future.
    • Interested volunteers are encouraged to call or stop in to the Library to discuss further.

Adult Programs

  • Book Club (1st Thursday)
    • This group meets the first Thursday each month at 10 am for book discussion.
    • At the beginning of the year, the group distributes a list of books to be read for each month during the upcoming year.
  • Writers Forge (2nd Tuesday)
    • This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday (6 pm-8 pm) of each month to help improve writing skills and share work.
  • Basic Technology Training
    • These 1-on-1 sessions are offered as time allows to schedule.  Call or stop in to request a session.
    • Group classes are also held.  Announcements will be made prior to any events.
  • GED Classes (M-W, Friday)
    • In partnership with the IU5, the Library offers GED classes.  Call or stop in for more information.
    • The typical hours are:
      • Tuesday and Friday 8:30 am-12:30 pm
      • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 5:30 pm-8 pm


  • Author Visits
    • As scheduled.  Authors who want to share their stories are encouraged to contact the Library to schedule an event!
  • Local Group Presentations
    • As scheduled.
    • Interested groups or individuals looking to provide a program that is open to the Community are encouraged to call the Library at 814-678-3072 to schedule.