August 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st  Wednesday Children's Story Time 11AM 


August 11th                 Intro to computers        4-6PM 


August 4th & 18th    Linux Computer Club    4-6PM 


August 9th & 23th  Lego Club meets 5-6PM  Open to children ages 5-10 years old 


August 16th              Wiggle Walkers meeting is 4-5PM


August 29th              Book Club meets at 11:45AM  This month’s book is “In The Unlikely Event 


Saturday Crochet & Knitting Classes are still running!! Every Saturday from 12-2 come to the Library and get creative. All experience levels are welcome.    

WE NEED MORE OF YOU! The Penn-Kidder Library Center is 100% volunteer staffed, and needs more volunteers to expand our services to the community. Several of us are away, so we need more volunteers-especially this time of year. If you are interested in joining us as a library volunteer, please come in or call us for more information at 570-722-0300 



Weather Closing Policy- Our library follows the Jim Thorpe Area School District Closing Policy- if schools are closed or sent home early due to bad weather, our library will be closed as well to keep everyone safe. In case of severe weather on non-school days, please call the library at 570-722-0300.


Welcome to the Penn-Kidder Library Center - We were first "Open for Business" starting Monday May 13th, 2013 at Pine Point Plaza. On September 1, 2014 we opened in our new larger location as seen above!

 We are  located next to MCT and the Post Office at Pine Point Plaza. Stop in and see us.  

We accept gently used jewelry, flea market and holiday items and current used hard & paperback books for our sales supporting the library.  

Unfortunately we cannot accept any VHS or casette tapes, textbooks or encyclopedias.

Open: Monday thru Saturday from 10AM-2PM and also Tuesday & Thursday from 4-6PM. 

We offer computers & Wi-Fi to the public,  as well as copy and fax services.

Please call 570-722-0300 for more information.



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Please browse the site to see what is happening and what books will be on our shelves(use the search tab to browse our collection). We are providing The New York Times current best sellers list in the right hand column as a courtesy to avid readers, but we may not have those books on our library shelves.  Let us know which book you are interested in and we will put it on our "wish list." Anyone who wishes to be a volunteer at the library should stop in to sign up during regular business hours.

Weather Closing Policy- Our library follows the Jim Thorpe Area School District Closing Policy- if schools are closed or sent home early due to bad weather, our library will be closed as well to keep everyone safe. 

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Penn Kidder Library Center is supporting this free driver's training program.

free permit practice tests


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The Penn Kidder Library Center is located in the Pine Point Plaza near the intersection of Routes 903 and 534 in Albrightsville, PA.

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The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo
by Amy Schumer
Humorous personal essays by the comedian, actor and writer.
Hillbilly Elegy
by J. D. Vance
A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America's white working class through his own childhood in the Rust Belt.
by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann
The political strategist offers a game plan for how to defeat Hillary Clinton.
When Breath Becomes Air
by Paul Kalanithi
A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.
Between The World And Me
by Ta-Nehisi Coates
A meditation on race in America.
Hamilton: The Revolution
by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter
The libretto of the award-winning musical, with backstage photos, a production history and interviews with the cast.
Crisis Of Character
by Gary J. Byrne with Grant M. Schmidt
A former Secret Service officer claims to have witnessed scandalous behavior by the Clintons.
by Glenn Beck
The author says progressive politicians gain power and control by exploiting Americans' fears.
Hillary's America
by Dinesh D'Souza
The conservative author and pundit warns of disaster if Hillary Clinton is elected president.
White Trash
by Nancy Isenberg
The role of the white poor in American history.
by Angela Duckworth
A psychologist says passion and perseverance are the keys to success.
American Heiress
by Jeffrey Toobin
The story of Patty Hearst's kidnapping in 1974 by the Symbionese Liberation Army, her crimes and her trial.
The Making Of Donald Trump
by David Cay Johnston
An in-depth look at the presidential nominee, his real estate career and pivot to politics, drawing on decades of interviews and financial records.
Shoe Dog
by Phil Knight
A memoir by the founder of Nike.
The Fire This Time
edited by Jesmyn Ward
Essays and poems about race in America from a new generation of writers.
Being Mortal
by Atul Gawande
The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life and how they can do better.
by James Andrew Miller
The history of the Creative Artists Agency and its role in Hollywood and popular culture over the past 50 years.
by Sebastian Junger
How modern society’s loss of the sense of belonging — now achieved mostly in the military and in disasters — has led to income inequality, incivility and mental disorders like PTSD.
by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
A history of the popular and influential sitcom, which ran from 1989 to 1998.
I Contain Multitudes
by Ed Yong

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