Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
Monday, September 12, at 6:30 p.m. – Classics Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Ethan Frome,” by Edith Wharton. New members are always welcome. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information.
Tuesday, September 13, at 1:00 p.m. – The Library Anniversary Committee will meet to discuss upcoming events and activities. Call the library for more information.
Tuesday, September 13, at 5:00 p.m. – Creative Writing Workshop for students in 7th grade and up. The group meets twice each month to share their work and discuss writing tips and techniques. New members are always welcome, so call the library for more information.
Wednesday, September 14, 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. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, September 15, at 3:00 p.m. – “Just 4 Girls,” a book discussion group designed for girls in 9th grade and up. The group will discuss the book, “The Jewel,” by Amy Ewing. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, September 15, at 6:00 p.m. — Adult Knitting Group. This group meets year-around to work on individual projects and socialize with others who love knitting. Members provide their own materials. New members are always welcome, so call the library now for more information.
Saturday, September 17, beginning at 3:30 p.m. — The annual Storytelling Festival featuring professional storytellers, music, horse-drawn carriage rides, face-painting, balloon art, concession stand refreshments and much more. This day-long celebration is free of charge to all area children, families and other adults. Call the library for more information.
The library is hosting its 2nd Annual “Golf Ball Roll-Off Open” at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, the day of Ellwood City’s “Fall Fest” celebration. Participants have a chance to win $1,000 by buying two numbered golf balls which will be rolled down the library’s “parking lot golf course!” All proceeds benefit the library. Tickets are available at the library. Call for more information.
The library is now accepting donations of books for the annual Book Sale scheduled for October 3-8. Books of all types in good condition are welcomed. The library will NOT accept any encyclopedias, no textbooks, no magazines, no Readers’ Digest Condensed books and no VHS tapes. Donations may be dropped off at the library during normal business hours. Call for more information.
Two fall gardening programs presented by the Master Gardeners of Lawrence County will be held at the library on September 27 and October 19. Mark your calendars now or call the library now for more information.
“Movie Nights for Adults” continue monthly with the next movie night set for Wednesday, September 28. Featured are new-to-DVD films and refreshments. The events are free and open to all area adults. Call the library for more information or to discover the title of the film to be shown.
The following are memorial contributions received by the library in July. 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 Ann A. Kovach from Marino and Leona Parascenzo.
In memory of “Levi” from “Blubber.”
In memory of Paul A. Maochi from Veronica Pacella.
In memory of Sandra J. Miller from Renee Craven, and from Helen Greenberg.
In memory of Wilda Elizabeth Graham Miller from Carole Miller.
In memory of Patrick M. Moran from Skip and Mary Jane Boots.
In memory of Agnes W. Nelson from Sarah H. Nelson.
In memory of Patricia Ann Pavick from Heather Baker and Brenda Newell.