Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
Monday, March 13, at 6:30 p.m. – Classics Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Intruder in the Dust,” by William Faulkner. New members are welcome, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information.
From Monday through Saturday – March 13-18 – the library will host a “Find the Pot of Gold” game for preschoolers and early elementary-aged students. The game can be played during library hours, so participants can come in at their own convenience. Children will be asked to “follow the trail” and “find the pot of gold.” Those who do will win a prize. Call the library for more information.
Tuesday, March 14, at 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. — Family Laptime, an interactive program for babies as young as 6 months of age to toddlers and preschoolers. Featured are stories, songs, finger plays, games and more. Registration is requested, so call the library for more information.
Tuesday, March 14, at 3:30 p.m. – The library’s Anniversary Committee will meet to discuss future events and fundraising activities. New members are welcome, so call the library for more information.
Wednesday, March 15, 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. Everyone is welcome, so call the library for more information.
Wednesday, March 15, at 3:00 p.m. – Creative Writing Workshop for students in 7th grade and up. The group meets twice each month to share their work and to discuss writing tips and techniques. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, March 16, at 10:00 a.m. — Spring Preschool Story Time designed for preschoolers who are 3 years of age and up. The weekly program features stories, songs, finger plays, games and more. Registration is requested, so call the library now for more information.
Thursday, March 16, at 3:00 p.m. – “Just 4 Girls,” a book discussion group for girls in 9th grade and up. The group will discuss the book, “Lock and Key,” by Sarah Dessen. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, March 16, at 6:00 p.m. — Adult Knitting Group meets at the library each week. Members provide their own materials and work on individual projects. Call the library for more information.
The library will host a gardening program, presented by the Master Gardeners in Lawrence County, at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21. Featured will be the topic, “Nature’s Gardening Techniques,” featuring environmentally friendly ways to work with nature instead of against her. There is a $5 fee to attend, and those interested are asked to pre-register by calling either 724-654-8370 or the library at 724-758-6458. Another spring session will be held on April 18 on the topic of “Sit-Down Gardening.”
This month’s “Movie Night for Adults” will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29. Featured are new-to-DVD films and refreshments. These monthly 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.
“Silly Saturdays” will continue to be held the first Saturday of each month, and children from kindergarten through 6th grade are invited to participate. Featured will be “Legos and Silly Science Experiments.” The idea is to offer engineering and science activities in a fun way. Those interested in participating are asked to call the library to register.
An “American Girl Picnic” is planned for Saturday, April 29, at the library. Reservations are required for one of the three sessions scheduled – 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Those attending are invited to take either their American Girl doll or another doll or another of their favorite dolls. Call the library for more information.
The following are memorial contributions received by the library in January. 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 Steve Burcik from Catherine Pander and Karen and Sam Farzo.
In memory of Junior A. Burga from Herb and Priscilla Glaneman.
In memory of Concetta P. “Connie” Caminite from Al and Diane Morini and girls; Jennie Safreed; and the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Dorothy I. Campbell from Barbara Tammaro.
In memory of Maria Carusone from Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Bellissimo; Michael Bellissimo; and Tarquino and Diana Bruno.