The Clymer Library in Pocono Pines will be hosting a Basic Boating Course instructed by the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission from 1 to 5 p.m. on Thursday July 22 and Friday July 23.

There is no charge for the course. All participants must preregister and must attend both sessions. Call the Clymer Library at (570) 646-0826 to register.

The Basic Boating Course is designed to supply boaters with practical information so they can make better informed decisions on the water.

For more information about fishing and boating in Pennsylvania, visit