Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
Monday, May 15, through Saturday, May 20, — A “Butterfly Activity” will be offered to all preschoolers and early elementary-aged children who come into the library during the week. The children will be given a plastic butterfly to decorate here and to take home with them. All area children are invited to participate. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information.
Monday, May 15, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Bottomland,” by Michelle Hoover. Call the library for more information.
Tuesday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – The library will participate in the annual 5th Grade Walking Tour sponsored by the Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce.
Wednesday, May 17, 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 18, 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 Dark Unwinding,” by Sharon Cameron. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, May 18, 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 at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 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” for children entering kindergarten in the fall, Family Laptime, “Silly Saturdays: Science Experiments and Legos,” and much more.
Also offered are book discussion groups: “The Book Bunch” for children who have just completed 3rd grade, and “Bookworms” for students who have just completed 4th and 5th grades. Registration is required, so call the library now for more information.
Those interested in attending any or all of the programming are asked to call or stop in at the library for more information and to register for all of the programs scheduled.
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 Vincent M. Stanton from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Andrew Stiles Jr. in memory of Jean and Glen Bush; Tom and Terrie Krukenberg; Dom and Lynda Mancini; the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.; and Jean Scott.
In memory of Mary B. Verdecchia from Shelley and Michael LaCava.
In memory of Peter C. “Pete” Wallace from Carol Haswell.
In memory of Judith A. Wise from Ronald Baker.
In memory of Gerald T. “Jerry” Yoho from Gloria Cappello; Karen and Chuck Downs; the Ellwood City After Prom Committee; Erica, Sara and Eryn Germanoski; Ron and Sue Leisie, Stephanie and Frankie Grandstaff and R.J. Leisie; David and Beth Lordi; Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Lucarelli; Mr. and Mrs. Dan Moore; Donald and Barbara Mount; John and Virginia Ottaviani; Charlotte Ottobre; Jim and Therese Palagallo; Raymond and LuAnn Santillo; and Mary Jane Tillia.
In memory of Eleanor Zikeli from Susan Zikeli.
In Honor of Raymond Santillo, Executive Director of the Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce, from the Ellwood City Municipal Woman’s Club.