Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
Tuesday, April 4, 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, April 5, 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, April 5, at 6:30 p.m. – Evening Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Dollbaby,” by Laura Lane McNeal. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, April 6, 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, April 6, 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 Master Gardeners of Lawrence County will present a program on “Sit-Down Gardening,” featuring successful techniques for creative container gardening. There is a registration fee of $5 to attend and registration is requested, although walk-ins are welcome. For more information, call 724-654-8370 or the library.
The library will take part in Ellwood City’s Earth Day in Ewing Park, scheduled for Saturday, April 22. Stop by the library’s booth to receive a free gift.
Tuesday, April 25, at 12:00 Noon – The Lawrence County Commissioners will hold their public meeting at the library. All area residents are invited to attend.
A discussion of oral history and a book signing, featuring author Nancy K. Wallace, author of “Among Wolves” and “Grim Tidings,” will be held at 6:00 p.m, Thursday, April 27, at the library. Included in the evening’s activities will be readings from her books, questions and answers, a book signing and refreshments. Call the library for more information.
“An American Girl Doll Picnic,” featuring a picnic-style party for girls and their favorite dolls, will be held on Saturday, April 29. There are three sessions available with limited seating and registration is required, so call the library for more information. Those attending may take their American Girl Doll or another favorite doll of theirs to the picnic.
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 Norma Jean Nye from Sharyn Deal, and from Al and Jane Kocher.
In memory of Robert E. and Norma Jean Nye from Al and Diane Morini.
In memory of James G. Santis from John and Sybil Buner; Renee Craven; Norma McClintick; Ida Ottaviani; Rose Spear; and Samuel Teolis.
In memory of Betty Lou Sapp from Frank and Joni McClain, and from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Andrew Stiles Jr. from Mr. and Mrs. Gerry Cortez; Santina Cucunato; Dr. Anthony DiBiagio; Lois DiFrischia; Carole Kinney; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mancini; Helen and Jim Mantz and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Clark; the Mittlers; Tim and Phyllis Mulhollen; Edith Pacella and Veronica Pacella; Ed and Beverly Rohrmann; Vince and Lila Russo; Marie Smilek; Michael and Joann Smith; Randy and Mimi Spade; Tim and Angela Tomko, Bob and Linda Cistolo, Ed and Marie Knapp Cistolo, and Ken and Esther Shoaf and families; Rose Marie Verone; and Tim and Marla Workley, Michael and Katie Workley and Adam and Erin Workley.