Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
Tuesday, April 5, 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 724-758-6458 for more information.
Tuesday, April 5, at 6:00 p.m. — 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.
Wednesday, April 6, 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, April 6, at 6:30 p.m. – Evening Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Fourth of July Creek,” by Smith Henderson. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, April 7, 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, April 7, at 3:00 p.m. – “Hooked on Books,” a book discussion group for students in 6th through 8th grades. The group will discuss the book, “Skink – No Surrender,” by Carl Hiassen. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, April 7, 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 throughout the year (with the exception of December and January). The next “Movie Night” is scheduled for Wednesday, April 27, 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” from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 29, at the library featuring at least 20 local authors. 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 following are memorial contributions received by the library in March. 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 Albert J. Amadio from Bob and Carolyn Craven and family; the Hungarian Home; and the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
- In memory of Andrew J. Aniceti Sr. from Albert and Diane Morini, and from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
- In memory of Shirley J. Aubel from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
- In memory of Linda L. Barrow from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
- In memory of Lillie D’Ambrosio Bernabe from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
- In memory of Evan Boy from Ollie Pratt.
- In memory of Arthur E. “Hook” Butler from Edward Chontos; the Hungarian Home; and Joseph Kraynak.