Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
Monday, May 8, at 6:30 p.m. – Classics Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Sapphira and the Slave Girl,” by Willa Cather. New members are welcome, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information.
Tuesday, May 9, at 3:00 p.m. – The Library Anniversary Committee will meet to discuss upcoming events and fundraisers. New members are welcome, so call the library for more information.
Wednesday, May 10, 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, May 11, at 3:00 p.m. – “Hooked on Books,” a book discussion group for students in 6th through 8th grades. The group will discuss the book, “The Great Trouble,” by Deborah Hopkinson. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, May 11, at 6:00 p.m. – Adult Knitting Group. The group meets each week to work on individual projects. Call the library for more information.
“Movie Night for Adults,” featuring new-to-DVD films and refreshments, will be held on May 24. The schedule of movies to be shown for May and June has changed slightly, so please call the library for more information and to discover the title of the film to be shown. All area adults are welcome to attend this free monthly program.
Plans for the library’s Summer Reading Program are in place and feature a variety of activities for toddlers, preschoolers, elementary-aged children and teens. Among the events featured will be the Puppet Theater Workshop , “Build a Better World” weekly program for kids in kindergarten through 3rd grade, “Jump Start to Kindergarten,” Family Laptime, book discussion groups, “Silly Saturdays: Science Experiments and Legos,” and much more.
Those interested in attending any or all of the programming are asked to call the library for more information and to register.
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 Martha Mancini from Mr. and Mrs. Mike Gallagher; Steve and Teresa Gaydosz; the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.; and Vicki Scialdone.
In memory of Eric Alfred Miles from Judy Brooks; the Ellwood City Area Public Library Classics Book Discussion Group; Veronica Pacella; and Rachel Zysk.
In memory of Kenneth M. Pistachio from Loren Lee and Donna Cole; the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.; and Dom and Tillie Santo.
In memory of Quincy from Ruth Audia.
In memory of James L. Ray from Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Selva and family.
In memory of Peggy E. Rychlicki from Joyce Boots.
In memory of James G. Santis from John and Virginia Ottoviani, and from Virgil and Carol Ruhlman.
In memory of Mary Shapiro from Dr. Anthony DiBiagio, and from Phyllis Roth.
In memory of Fred M. Smith from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Millie Sosnoski from Donald and Barbara Mount.