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TIME TO CLEAN OFF YOUR BOOK SHELVES and Drive UP and Drop OFF

 

The Friends of W. B. Memorial Konkle Library in Montoursville will be eagerly available on Saturday, May 15, 2021 so you can drive UP and drop OFF your donations of gently used books, DVD’s, jigsaw Puzzles, music CD’s and audiobooks.

The Drive UP and Drop OFF will be from 8:00AM to 1:00PM at the Montoursville Konkle Library (side of the building) Broad Street, Montoursville.

Library used book sales are community-spirited events where library supporters can help benefit a great cause: libraries and literacy. Here’s an easy way to help your community Library.

This is to prepare for the Stock up for Summer Book Sale, on May 21-22, 2021. Watch for more details.

If you can’t make our Saturday, May 15th drop off, you can donate your books anytime the library is open.

Social distancing and masks are required. Any questions, contact the Konkle Library at 570-368-1840, www.konklelibrary.org.

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Stock up for Summer Used Reading Book Sale

 

The Friends of W. B. Memorial Konkle Library in Montoursville are hosting their Stock up for Summer Reading Book Sale on Friday and Saturday, May 21st & 22nd.

It’s been a long winter and spring so it’s time to Stock Up for summer reading and to support the library.

Library used book sales are community-spirited events where book lovers and bargain hunters mingle with friends and neighbors, while benefiting a great cause: libraries and literacy. Here’s a reason to celebrate Summer.

You’ll find it easy to browse shelves filled with novels, mysteries, cookbooks, crafts, children’s, coffee table books, and much more, along with DVDs, music CDs, LP’s and puzzles.

It all begins on Friday May 21st (10AM-5PM), and continues Saturday May 22nd (9AM-1PM).

P.S. – Do some Spring cleaning of your shelves and bring your gently used book, DVD, CD donations anytime the Library is open, prior to and on the day of the sale.

Social distancing and masks are required. Any questions, contact the Konkle Library at 570-368-1840, www.konklelibrary.org.

We need your input! 

On the heels of the Library’s 75th Anniversary, Konkle Library will adopt a new Long-Range Plan that will drive our future in the Montoursville Community. To assist the Board with the Long-Range Plan, please complete the anonymous survey here: 

Montoursville W.B. Konkle Memorial Library Board of Trustees names new Board President – Click here for more information.

 

Library Service Update

On Monday, April 12, 2021, following the guidelines developed by the CDC and the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Konkle Library will allow patrons to browse the shelves to choose books, including the Children’s Room, for 30 minutes. Appointments are not required.

To ensure the safety of the staff and other patrons, a mask or other face covering is required to enter the library.

Social Distancing must be maintained.

3 public computers will be available for patron use on a first come, first serve basis. The computers can be reserved for 1 hour by calling the library.

Hand sanitizer will be provided at “Sanitation Stations” throughout the library for use before and after browsing the books and using the computers/

The following services will not change:

  • Holds can be picked up at the Circulation Desk. To maintain social distancing, 2 patrons at a time may pick up holds. Holds may be placed online at konklelibrary.org or by calling the library at (570) 368-1840. Patrons will be notified when their holds are ready for pickup.
  • Printing, copy and fax services will be available.
  • Books and DVDs must be returned in the Book and DVD drops BEFORE ENTERING the library. Materials will continue to be quarantined for 72 hours before being checked out or re-shelved.

 Our hours will remain:

Monday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM
Saturday 9 AM – 1 PM

We have installed Plexiglass shields at the Circulation Desk and clean and sanitize frequently for your health and safety.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we continue to follow a gradual plan to re-open the library to ensure the health and safety of the community.

The Konkle Memorial Library has joined forces with the American Library Association to participate in the Libraries Transform campaign. Libraries Transform highlights how libraries are community centers of information, technology and learning that fuel educational and economic opportunity for all of our citizens. Libraries contribute to education, employment, entrepreneurship, engagement and empowerment, and are catalysts for powerful individual and community change. Please share your “because” statement about how the library has helped transform your life!
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384 Broad Street
Montoursville, PA 17754

570-368-1840

Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Board of Trustees:

President:  Dennis Correll
Vice President:  Robert Weaver Secretary:  Sarah Balduino Treasurer:  Romey Fagnano

Rosemary Holmes
Heather Ramsey
Donna Miller
Krista Wise
Robert Brown

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