Activities scheduled at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
Monday, April 10th, through Saturday, April 15th – A week-long “Count the Jelly Beans Game” will be held for toddlers, preschoolers and early elementary-aged children all this week. The game will take place during library hours, so stop by anytime to play. Those participating will be asked to count the jelly beans hidden in the Children’s Department to win a special prize. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information.
Monday, April 10, at 6:30 p.m. – Classics Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Above Suspicion,” by Helen MacInnes. New members are welcome, so call the library for more information.
Tuesday, April 11, 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.
Wednesday, April 12, 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 12, 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.
Thursday, April 13, 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 13, 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 Tuesday, April 18, at 6:00 p.m. on “Sit-Down Gardening,” featuring successful techniques for creative container gardening. There is a registration fee of $5 to attend. 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.
“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: at 10:30 a.m., at 1:00 p.m. and at 3:00 p.m. with limited seating available. 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 William Strouse from Charles and Eileen Kirkham.
In memory of Thomas R. Tillia from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Mary B. Verdecchia from Shelley and Michael LaCava.
In memory of Alexis Vetica from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Frank J. Wallace Jr. from the Lincoln High School Class of 1947, and from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Beverly A. Yoho from Doris Keane; the Ellwood City Knitters Group; and Al and Diane Morini.
In Honor of Lenore Bazzichi from Lola Cosgrove.
In Honor of the 95th Birthday Anniversary of Don Miller from Carole Ann Miller.