Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
Tuesday, March 28, 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 at 724-758-6458 for more information.
Wednesday, March 29, 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 29, 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 discuss writing tips and techniques. Call the library for more information.
Wednesday, March 29, at 6:00 p.m. — “Movie Night for Adults” featuring 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.
Thursday, March 30, 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 30, 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 Rotary Club of Ellwood City will be at the library on Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1, to assist area residents interested in obtaining tickets for the “Tamburitzans Concert” scheduled for April 9 at Lincoln High School. Rotary representatives will be on hand from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each of those days to help with online ticket purchases.
Saturday, April 1, at 10:00 a.m. — “Silly Saturdays,” featuring “silly science experiments” and Lego building. Elementary-aged students from kindergarten through 6th grade are invited to participate in this program which is held the first Saturday of every month. The idea is to offer engineering and science activities in a fun way. Those interested in participating are asked to call the library for more information or to register.
A Spring Gardening Program, presented by the Master Gardeners in Lawrence County will be held on Tuesday, April 18, centering on the topic of container gardening. 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.
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 to the event. 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 Hazel J. LaRitz from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
- In memory of William J. “Bud” Latimer from David and Sue Reese.
- In memory of Luna Lordi from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
- In memory of Marialice McElwain from Renee Craven; Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Crowley; Sharyn Deal; Chuck and Phyllis Dudash; Donna Masterson and Mr. and Mrs. John DiBuono; and Lois Richards.
- In memory of Cherlyn L. McNutt from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
- In memory of Martha Perazzoni Mancini from Ginny Brest; Velia Giovannini; Jerry and Lou Anne McClintick; Veronica Pacella; and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Tammaro.
- In memory of Geraldine J. Marshall from Floyd and Tona McElwain.
- In memory of Santiago E. “Jimmy” Martinez from Northwest Bank.
- In memory of Betty L. Masotti from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
- In memory of Susan D. Michaels from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.