Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
Monday, April 17, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Miller’s Valley,” by Anna Quindlen. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information.
Tuesday, April 18, 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. This is the final Laptime of the spring season. However, Laptime will resume in June for the summer. Call the library for more information or to register.
Tuesday, April 18, at 2:30 p.m. – The Library Anniversary Committee will meet to discuss upcoming events and fundraisers. New members are always welcome, so call the library for more information.
Tuesday, April 18, at 6:00 p.m. — The Master Gardeners of Lawrence County will present a program on the topic of “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.
Wednesday, April 19, 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, April 20, 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, “The Uglies,” by Scott Westerfield. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, April 20, 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.
Saturday, April 22, in Ewing Park — The library will take part in Ellwood City’s Earth Day Celebration in the park. A variety of activities and vendors will be featured, so plan to attend and stop by the library’s booth to receive a free gift.
The Lawrence County Commissioners will hold their public meeting at the library beginning at Noon on Tuesday, April 25. The public is invited to attend.
April’s “Movie Night for Adults” will be held on Wednesday, April 29, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Call the library for more information or to discover the title of the film to be shown.
A discussion of oral history and a special book signing, featuring author Nancy K. Wallace, author of “Among Wolves” and “Grim Tidings,” will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 20. Included in the evening’s activities will be readings from the books, questions and answers, a book signing and refreshments.
“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 February. 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 Katherine E. Adams from Veronica Pacella and from Roz Wallace.
In memory of Nancy L. Ball from Laurie Keane.
In memory of Theresa V. Bennett from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Edward R. Bookamer from the Wilson Insurance Group Inc.
In memory of Linda L. Brown from Julie Yoho.
In memory of Concetta “Connie” Caminite from the Ellwood City After Prom Committee; Steve and Teresa Gaydosz; and Joanne Lasso.
In memory of Raymond M. Carone Sr. from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Maria Carusone from Mr. and Mrs. Mike Gallagher; Ellen and Jeff Lutz; the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.; and Vicki Scialdone.
In memory of Elsie K. Ceriani from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.