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The Green Free Library at 134 Main St., Wellsboro, will be closed Saturday May 29 through Monday May 31 for Memorial Day weekend.

The library is open Tuesday to Thursday from noon to 6 p.m. and Friday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and closed on Monday. Everything is by appointment. Inside the library, masks covering the nose and mouth must be worn at all times.

Call 570-724-4876 to make an appointment or make a reservation, or make a reservation online with your card at or send an email to [email protected]

Customers are asked to return articles in the book and media drop-off which is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Upon return, items are quarantined for one week, so the items will show up in your account after you return them. If library items still appear on your account after two weeks, call 570-724-4876.

The library has a storytime YouTube channel which is updated every Wednesday. Search for “Green Free Library Story Time” on YouTube to find stories and craft ideas for young children shared by Miss Mia and available anytime. In addition, patrons can find the link on the library’s website at under “Upcoming Events” and on his Facebook page.

Do you work on genealogy and have a Green Free Library card? Call the Library at 570-724-4876 for a password to access the Ancestry Library at Home edition through the library website for free, available for a limited time

The Friends of the Library has a book cart on the library porch as a “give what you can” book sale. Please wear a mask when browsing the book cart and sanitize your hands first. Put your cash donation for the books you select in one of the envelopes provided and place it in the book chute.

The group won’t hold their annual book sale in June, but are considering a fall sale.

By the end of May, the library plans to finalize summer programs and activities for people of all ages, from birth to adults. The programs for teens and adults will be virtual, from June 13 to August 7. For children, from birth to fifth grade, the programs will be a combination of virtual and outdoor activities with take-home activity bags with crafts and word finds, pencils, bookmarks , etc. The opening for children will take place outside on Wednesday, June 23, on the porch and lawn of the library, weather permitting.


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