Barrett Friendly Library

Monday - Thursday   10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Friday and Saturday   10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Barrett Paradise Friendly Library is located at the intersection of Route 390 and Sand Spring Drive in Cresco.

Our Mission: To strengthen our community, the library connects people with ideas, experiences and each other, and inspires them to dream and succeed as lifelong learners.

  • Current best-selling fiction and non-fiction books
  • DVDs and children's DVDs
  • Books on tape, CD and soon, ebooks
  • Subscriptions to 150 magazines and newspapers
  • Hundreds of large-print books
  • Many books about our area: history, geology, hikes, parks, flora & fauna
  • Regular children's story hours include stories, a craft and a snack
  • Summer reading events and programs for children and teens
  • "Hunger Games Night" at the library for teens
  • All-county "Library Lock-In" for teens at Eastern Monroe Public Library- an all-night party with games, skits, movies books, and of course, pizza.
  • Free cable Internet access on 17 library computer stations and WIFI
  • Office computer programs such as PowerPoint, Word, Publisher, and Excel
  • Free classes in computer programs, basic computer, and using the Internet
  • Book club discussion groups, Needlework Club, Shakespeare Club and other special-interest groups ,
  • Year 'round art shows in the Weiler Family Community Room
  • Movies, programs, game nights, lectures, concerts, musical and dramatic evenings for adults, children and families
  • Inter Library Loan provides materials not in our collection
  • Home and office access to the library's catalog on-line
  • Download audio e-books at the library, and from home or office.

Additional Info

  • Address: 6500 Route 191
  • City: Cresco
  • State: Pennsylvania
  • Zip: 18326
  • Phone: 570-595-7171
  • Fax: 570-595-7879
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0 #1 Rosemarie Helmbrecht 2019-01-18 19:17
Dear Cindy
I am moving to a much smaller house
My husband had a interesting collection of books
AMERICAN authors, biographies plays.
I don’t know whether any would fit in your collection.
Otherwise, perhaps you have another use for them.
Thank you
Rosemarie Helmbrecht
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