Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
Monday, March 20, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Ruby,” by Cynthia Bond. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information.
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 21, at 6:00 p.m. – A Spring Gardening Program, presented by the Master Gardeners in Lawrence County. 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. Walk-ins are also welcome. Another spring session will be held on April 18 on the topic of “Sit-Down Gardening.”
Wednesday, March 22, 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.
Thursday, March 23, 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 23, 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 Eye of Minds,” by James Dashner. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, March 23, 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.
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 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 Sally L. Copper from Lelona and Paul Carey; Sharyn Deal and Jon and Patti Miller; Sandra and Mike Howard; David and Sue Reese; Pat and Lynn Schry; and Pat Vargo.
In memory of Betty J. Crawford from Wayne “Gup” and Lana Guthrie.
In memory of Nancy E. D’Arrigo from Girl Scout Troop 10524.
In memory of Margaret M. Crowley DeFede from Carole Kinney.
In memory of John DeLoia from Gary Deemer and family; Helen Giancola and family; Michael and Janice Loccisano; Tona McElwain; and the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Helen M. Fabian from Pauline Selva and family.
In memory of James E. Hardie from Jeff and Cindy Magnifico, and from Samuel Teolis.
In memory of Katherine “Katie” S. Johns from Herb and Priscilla Glaneman, and from the Kardish family.
In memory of Arlene M. Kennard from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.