Historical Association of Tobyhanna Township

HATT | PO Box 2084 | Pocono Pines, PA 18350-2084

HATT and Clymer Library collaborate

LocalHistory Local History Department volunteers view a recently acquired publication at the Clymer Library

In a joint effort for the community, The Historical Association of Tobyhanna Township (HATT) and the Clymer Library recently established a new Local History department within the library.

Over the past several months, representatives came together to work on this initiative. Volunteers from HATT, Clymer Library, Sullivan Trail Questers and the Stoddartsville Preservation Society are working together on this project. Their goal is to establish and expand a dedicated department within the library where books and documents of local history are held together in one physical section.

As HATT has experienced an upsurge in membership and attendance, the community has also demonstrated a hunger for reading and research of our written history. Having books and documents located together in one location within the library not only makes it easier to locate historical accounts, but to experience a wider array of resources.

The committee of volunteers will now turn their attention to the continued growth of the Local History department. It seeks contributions to grow this department. As so many people have these ‘already-read’ books at home, not being used, it asks for these to be donated so the entire community can enjoy local history for years to come.

Also established is a “wish list” of publications that must be purchased. For that, HATT will appreciate monetary donations so acquisition through purchases can grow the collection.

For donations of publications, email HATT, phone 570-646-7235 or contact the director of the Clymer Library at 115 Firehouse Road, Pocono Pines, PA 18350 or phone 570-646-0826.

Monetary donations can be mailed to HATT, PO Box 2084, Pocono Pines, PA 18350.

Checks should be made payable to “HATT” with a note for its purpose. All contributions are tax deductible with HATT and Clymer Library being 501(c)3 tax-exempt organizations.