Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
Tuesday, March 29, 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.
Wednesday, March 30, 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.
Wednesday, March 30, at 6:00 p.m. — “Movie Night for Adults,” featuring a new-to-DVD film. Movies are shown each month and are free and open to area adults. Call the library for more information or to discover the title of the film to be shown.
Thursday, March 31, 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 31, 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.
The library is hosting an “Author Fair” from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 29, at the library. The event will feature a “meet-and-greet” time with the authors as well as a variety of refreshments. Those attending may visit with authors at their own pace. 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 is scheduled for April 5 and will feature the topic, “Pollinator Plants.” The second program is scheduled for April 19 with the topic to be announced. 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 Joan M. Straw from Gerry and Elaine Cortez; Bette and John DeLoia; Mr. and Mrs. Sam Panico; Jennie Popescu; and the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
- In memory of Edith Allein Strosnider from Joan Mansell.
- In memory of Dr. Allen Clinton Struble Jr. from Dr. and Mrs. Douglas Lockawich, and from Joseph and Samuel Sirimarco, Christine Sirimarco Nelson and Clemmy Sirimarco.
- In memory of Patsy J. Vendetti from Ray and Patty D’Ambrosio; Joanne Goff; Mary McClurg; Denise and John Pargeter; Liz Pratt; and the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
- In memory of Mary B. Verdecchia from Don and Arlene Bara; Clyde and Rose Bartley; Dr. Douglas Lockawich and Staff; Bert and Pam Ottaviani; Rob and Nancy Sloan; JoAnn and Mike Smith; John and Shirley Springston; and Ann Tammaro.
- In memory of Alberta Patrizio Wegner from Angie Varrato.
- In memory of Tamey L. Zak from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.