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Film & Discussion – Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird

Join us on Thursday, August 6th at 6:30 pm for a discussion of Harper Lee’s new novel, Go Set a Watchman. Following the discussion will be a showing of the film version of To Kill a Mockingbird.
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Summer Reading Programs for all ages!
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2015 Government Directory

BookHouse Concert
Cedric Liqueur
Solo Presentation “Rocks in My Bed: Duke Ellington & His Music”
Fri., 8/21 @ 7:30 PM more

Did you know? An online Auto Repair Database is available free through the POWER Library resources, try it today!
Never miss another event in the Poconos! Pocono Community Calendar

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175th Anniversary Book on Monroe County is available for purchase ($9.95) at all EMPL libraries.


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Got a health question? Need a "go-to" source with credible information that is in-depth yet simple to navigate? Try Health & Wellness Resource Center today!

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States: the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States

Freading downloadable ebooks is now available to all EMPL card holders! Freading EZ 1-2-3 Instructions

Investment Research Center

Investing for the Long Run : A free guide
with strategies and solutions to help you shape up your personal finances.
This database is supported by the EMPL Foundation.

New eBook Platform, Axis360 Axis360 eBooks are free to EMPL cardholders. Ready to get started? Click here to access the Magic Wall for searching the titles in our new collection.  Click here to download the Blio Reader.  Click here for more information. New Magic Wall Help
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Axis 360 now supports ePub and PDF formats for NOOK, KOBO, and Sony
E-readers. You will need to use Adobe Digital Editions to get ebooks in the ePub/PDF format. Read an Axis 360 title on your e-reader

Non-English Language Sharing Collection is now available!
We welcome donated popular fiction books/paperbacks in any language

EMPL now has wish lists on Amazon and Barnes&Noble
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Free Adult Literacy Classes

Western Pocono Community Library in Brodheadsville offers free GED preparation and adult literacy classes. Call (570) 992-7934 for more information.

EASTERN MONROE PUBLIC LIBRARY  •  1002 North Ninth Street.Stroudsburg. PA.18360  •  PHONE:570.421.0800 FAX:570.421.0212
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"The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination."--Elizabeth Hardwick

last updated May 21, 2015