THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY, JULY 3RD AND SATURDAY, JULY 4TH IN OBSERVANCE OF THE INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY
Literacy is POWER
Libraries provide the fuel
for you, your community and Pennsylvania
The Thomas Beaver Free Library’s mission is to create opportunities for the citizens of our community to gather, learn, connect and grow by providing resources to assist in the pursuit of lifelong learning in order to lead a fulfilled and enjoyable life.
The Ackerman family has provided funding for The Pat Ackerman “Guys Read” Program for Young Boys through the Thomas Beaver Free Library. The Program is designed to teach and reinforce the love of reading over the summer. In addition, the Program provides an opportunity for Danville High School male athletes to assist by becoming mentors to their younger counterparts. “Guys Read” mentors will have a direct impact by showing that young men read and that reading can be fun.
Boys who are entering third grade to sixth grade can come to the Library to sign up for the program or can complete the form attached. The participants will meet with Danville’s High School sports players and will read together and discuss what they like to read. Light refreshments will be provided. The program will run from 1:00 to 3:00 pm each Wednesday starting June 24th and ending August 12th.
The Program will be held at the Peters Community Room at the Thomas Beaver Free Library at 205 Ferry Street, Danville, PA. Questions can be directed to Edward Oberholtzer, Library Director, at 570-275-4180 or to email@example.com.
Every Hero has a Story
Thursday mornings at 10:45am
MR. Hal Pratt
TEEN GAME NIGHT!
A free night of fun & games every other Thursday 6-8pm July 9th for ages 13+
Games provided include: Apples to Apples, Liar's Dice, Smash-Up, Settlers of Cataan, Uno, Phase 10 & more!
Zing Productions' The Music Box presents... Summer Performance Camp! Friday, July 10th 2:30
MUSIC & MOVEMENT FOR TODDLERS ON TUESDAYS 10:30am every week
Children and adults interacting, no need to sit still or be quiet!
You can download hundreds of audio books and listen on your computer or transfer books to a portable device, like an iPod or MP3 player. You can also download e-books! Download the latest best sellers, fiction, and non-fiction to your Kindle or e-reader today! (Login to your account using your 8 digit library card number) Do not enter any spaces.
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Practice tests online for Car and Motorcycle permits. Also driver's handbooks available.
FRIENDS of the THOMAS BEAVER FREE LIBRARY
FRIENDS BOOK NOOK OPEN EVERY THURSDAY 11-4
Can't wait till the next semi-annual sale?
Browse the best selections this week!
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DRIVE!
Our mission ~ to develop community awareness of library resources, support library programs and respond to the many needs of the library to the best of the group's ability
Individual ($5), student ($3) and Lifetime ($50) membership applications are available at the main circulation desk. Join or renew your membership and receive a free pass to Preview Thursday of the Fall Book Sale!
New members are always welcome to join them in their support of the library. Meetings are every month on the third Thursday at 6:30pm, next date is July 16th.
Bookworms Book Club
Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Beaver Library on the 4th Monday of the month at 6:30pm in the Peter's Community Room. On July 27th the book for discussion will be "4 Days with Hemingway's Ghost" by Tom Winton will be led by Emily Hogg.
MILL STREET WRITERS
-meet the first Monday of each month in the Peters' Community Room at 6pm. Next meeting, July 6th. All genre are welcome to attend.
The TumbleBooks Library is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, and Tumble Puzzles & Games.
TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which we have licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.