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Youth Services Program Calendars

Hughes (Main) Library
Smithfields Branch
Pocono Township Branch
Teens (Associated Libraries of Monroe Co.)


**Recommended for ages 3-5. Stories, songs, & coloring sheet or simple craft. Walk-ins welcome.**

Family Storytime resumes the week of January 12, 2015.

Hughes: Mon, 10:00 am; Tues, 10:00 am, Thur, 1:00 pm
Smithfields: Mon, 11:00 am
Pocono Township: Thur, 10:00 am

Evening Storytime w/the Kiwanis: Third Tuesday of the month @ 6:00 pm. Upcoming dates: Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 17, Apr 21, & May 19

Bookmobile @ Day Street Community Center, East Stroudsburg: Tuesdays @ 2:45 pm

Star Wars @ the Library

The contest is now closed. Winners will be notified by March 18. Good luck!
For students in grades K-8. Sorry, children under 5 will not be admitted.
Contest starts February 16 and ends March 13. Click here for details.


Lapsit: 12-36 mos. Next registration begins Feb 16.

Play & Grow: 12-36 months. Next session begins April 2015.

Ready, Set, Move! Ages 2-5. Wednesday, March 18, 10 or 11 am. Registration begins March 2.


Teen Advisory Board (TAB): For grades 7-12. Sept.-May.

Finding Nemo Goes APE!: Audience participation movie event. Hughes. Wed, March 11, 6:30 pm. (Snow date, March 18) Grades 5-12. Registration begins Feb 16. 570-421-0800 x305.

Take a look at the Teen Page for additional news and events!

Special March Program Schedule is now available! Click here.

Toddler play sessions, face painting, healthy snacks, & more!

Please note: From March 16 to April 10, there will be no regular Lapsit or Storytime schedule. Regular storytime schedule will resume Monday, April 13. The next Play & Grow sign-ups begins Monday, March 30. The next Lapsit sign-ups begins Monday, April 6.

For questions or registration, 570-421-0800 x305.

Pennsylvania One Book, Every Young Child

2015 marks the 10th year for PA One Book, an initiative that promotes the importance of early literacy development in preschoolers. This year's selection is Number One Sam by Greg Pizzoli.

School Age

Fort Building & Game Night
Grades K-4

Finding Nemo Goes APE
Grades 5-12
(See Teen Section)

Arts in April
Grades K-6

Paws 'n Pages
with Butler & Kirby

Read to a certified therapy dog! Ages 6-11.

Held on select Saturday mornings at Hughes from 10:30-12:30 and Smithfields from 10:00-12:00. For Hughes registration, 570-421-0800 x305. For Smithfields registration, 570-223-1881.



Call 570-421-0800 x305. You may also send an e-mail to youth@monroepl.org. Please note that program registration must be done in person or through phone only.

Thank you for your cooperation.











Last update March 14, 2015