If you have a garden and a library,
you have everything you need.
~Marcus Tullius Cicero
Looking forward to seeing everyone!
As a community-benefit organization, the Tamaqua Public Library provides excellence & innovation in information, education, & recreation. Stop in to see what we have to offer!
We are offering curbside pickup.
Please see below for procedures regarding
Welcome to the Tamaqua Public Library website. Please feel free to look around, as we have lots to offer! There are links to our catalog, facebook page and more. Also, there is information on our current fundraisers…please scroll down to see what’s available!
What’s going on at the Library?
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Video Links from Fall 2020 Weeks 1-8 are on the Children’s Page…Check it out!
We also have a district- wide link to Beanstack which has many reading activities and challenges for kids of all ages!
Enter the website by clicking Beanstack
Stay warm and healthy…best wishes to all our patrons
~ Tamaqua Public Library
CURBSIDE PICK-UP PROCEDURES
Books can be reserved for curbside pick up one of 3 ways:
- Call the library @ (570)668-4660 *
- Email the library firstname.lastname@example.org * (*You will need to provide your name, patron #, phone # and book title/author you’d like to reserve*)
- Click the link below (catalog) and login to your Spark account, using your patron # and the last 4 digits of the phone number you registered with, to place a hold
Search our catalog, along with libraries within the Spark community, and view our library’s ever-growing collection.
*You will need to provide your name, patron #, phone # and book title/author you’d like to reserve*
Once books are ready for pick up, you will receive a phone call for a curbside appointment.
Thank you for your continued patronage and patience while we navigate through these new procedures. Can’t wait to see you all soon!!
Week 1 Bugliest Bug
Storywalk will be at Dutch Hill Baseball field/surrounding area
Week 2 Sheep Take a Hike
Storywalk will be at Tuscarora State Park
Week 3 Gossie
Storywalk will be at the park behind Boyer’s Food Market, Tamaqua
Week 4 I Took My Frog to the Library
Storywalk will be at Locust Lake State Park
Week 5 Emma’s Pet
Storywalk will be on the Leiby’s Trail – meet at the beginning in Tamaqua by Mermon Motors
Week 6 A House for Hermit Crab
Storywalk will be at Owl Creek Reservoir
SkooCal – Schuyulkill County Events Calendar
Many ways to support the library
Check this out!
Bring back your overdue library books during these weeks and fines will be forgiven.
- PPL Foundation Grant $5,000 to be put towards Summer Quest Programs.
- We also accepted the Snayberger Memorial Grant of $500 to purchase new books.
- Ashley Smith of Usborne Books for matching 50% of our 2019 summer reading incentive program. We added many new book to our children’s section.
As a community-benefit organization, the Tamaqua Public Library provides excellence and innovation in information, education, and recreation. Recognizing the ever-changing environment of society, the Tamaqua Public Library envisions a future in which the library serves as a community center and leader in traditional and innovative library services. The Tamaqua Public Library aims to make the Tamaqua Area a rewarding, attractive, and pleasant place to live, work, and visit.
Curiosity and a love of learning are the best things we can instill in our patrons.
Education today must be transformed in order to build the workforce of tomorrow. We provide a variety of STREAM based programs for children ages 2-19. It is our goal to expose children of all ages to education in a fun and engaging environment, in hopes of piquing their curiosity and positively influencing their passion to learn more.
“we make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give” ~winston churchill
Please consider making a charitable donation to the Tamaqua Public Library. There are several ways to help: Amazon Smile, Boyers “Great Caring, Great Sharing” program, Redner’s receipts, Donation Tree, Book Memorials or by simply making a monetary donation. Click here for more information.
Come in and explore the library
|Regular Hours||Summer Hours (7/6-9/11)|
|Monday 10am – 8pm||Monday 10am – 8pm|
|Tuesday 10am – 5pm||Tuesday 10am – 5pm|
|Wednesday 10am – 5pm||Wednesday 10am – 5pm|
|Thursday 10am – 4pm||Thursday 10am – 2pm|
|Friday 12pm – 5pm||Friday 10am – 5pm|
|Saturday 9:30am – 4:30pm||Saturday 10am – 2pm|
|Sunday CLOSED||Sunday CLOSED|
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Tamaqua Public Library
30 South Railroad Street
Tamaqua, PA 18252
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