Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
Monday, March 21, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Ordinary Grace,” by William Kent Krueger. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information.
Tuesday, March 22, at 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. — “Family Laptime,” an interactive story time for babies as young as 6 months old as well as for toddlers and preschoolers. Featured are stories, songs, finger plays and more. This spring session runs through April 19. Registration is requested, so call the library now at for more information.
Tuesday, March 22, at 2:00 p.m. – The library’s Anniversary Committee will meet to discuss upcoming events, including the “Author Fair,” scheduled for April 29. Call the library for more information.
Wednesday, March 23, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the public. “Coloring for Adults” is a new concept in helping to reduce the stresses of everyday life. Those attending may take their own supplies or use coloring pages supplied by the library. There will also be a limited number of colored pencils available for use. Call the library now for more information.
Thursday, March 24, at 10:00 a.m. — Preschool Story Time, a program designed for preschoolers 3 to 5 years of age. Featured are stories, songs, finger plays and more. This spring session will run through April 21. Registration is requested, so call the library now for more information.
Thursday, March 24, at 3:00 p.m. – “Food 4 Thought,” a book discussion group for students in 9th grade and up. The group will discuss the book, “The Replacement,” by Brenna Yovanoff. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, March 24, at 6:00 p.m. – Adult Knitting Group. The group meets weekly, and new members are always welcome. Those attending provide their own materials and work on individual projects. Call the library for more information.
“Movie Nights for Adults” are under way once again for the 2016 year, and featured are new-to-DVD films. Movies are shown each month, and the next “Movie Night” is scheduled for Wednesday, March 30, at 6:00 p.m. Call the library for more information or to discover the title of the film to be shown.
The library is hosting an “Author Fair” on Friday, April 29, at the library. The event will feature a “meet-and-greet” time with the authors as well as refreshments. Tickets for the event are $10, so call the library now for more information.
The library is hosting two gardening programs in April, the first scheduled for April 5 and the second for April 19. Both events will begin at 6 p.m. and will be conducted by the Penn State Extension Service of Lawrence County. The program is designed for Master Gardeners as well as for the general public. There is a fee of $5 to attend. Call the Extension Office at 724-654-8370 for more information.
The following are memorial contributions received by the library in February. Memorials are published on a weekly basis in this column and represent a portion of the contributions received in any given month.
- In memory of Glenda K. Nicklas from Nico and Alaina Bellissimo.
- In memory of Mildred Pasta from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
- In memory of Benjamin R. Pellicano from Dr. Douglas Lockawich and Staff; the Siovaila family and Ken and Rose Shaffer; and Barb and Rusty Young.
- In memory of Francis C. Piper Sr. from Charles and Mary Baker and Larry and Bruce Baker.
- In memory of Ronald S. Polinko from Susan and tim Aquino.
- In memory of Lucy Rutter from the Sameul Teolis Funeral Home Inc., and from the Wilson Insurance Group Inc.
- In memory of Margaret Scala from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
- In memory of Ronald Schlachter from Mr. and Mrs. John Duncan and Jesse.
- In memory of Dorothy Jean Spielvogel from John and Judy Simon.