Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
Monday, June 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. This program will move to Monday mornings at 10:00 a.m. starting on June 12 through August 9 because of Summer Reading Program activities. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information.
Monday, June 19, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Girl at War,” by Sara Novic. Call the library for more information.
Tuesday, June 20, at 10:00 a.m. — “Jump Start to Kindergarten,” for children who are entering kindergarten this fall. The program focuses on reviewing in a fun way the state standards children need to know before entering kindergarten. Call the library to register or for more information.
Tuesday, June 20, at 6:30 p.m. — “Family Laptime,” an interactive program for babies, toddlers and preschoolers and their families. Featured are stories, songs, finger plays, games and more. Registration is requested, so call the library for more information.
Wednesday, June 21, at 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. — “Build a Better World,” a weekly program designed for students who have just completed kindergarten through 3rd grade. Those in kindergarten and 1st grade meet at 10:00 a.m. and those in 2nd and 3rd grades meet at 11:00 a.m. Featured are activities, games, crafts and more. Call the library to register.
Thursday, June 22, at 10:00 a.m. — “Puppet Theater Workshop” for students in 4th grade and up. The students create plays and then rehearse them all summer using puppets and marionettes. They then give two performances at the end of the summer, one for other Summer Reading Program children and the other for family and friends.
Thursday, June 23, at 12:00 Noon – “Just 4 Girls,” a book discussion group for girl in 9th grade and up. The group will discuss the book, “Isla and the Happily Ever After,” by Stephanie Perkins. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, June 23, at 6:00 p.m. — Adult Knitting Group, whose members meet weekly to work on individual projects. Call the library for more information.
“Movie Night for Adults” will be held on Wednesday, June 28. These monthly movie nights are free and open to all area adults. Featured are new-to-DVD-films and refreshments. Call for more information or to discover the title of the film to be shown.
The following are memorial contributions received by the library in March. 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 Lester C. Ruby from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of James G. Santis from Helen Ungham and Richard and Kathy Ungham.
In memory of Karl E. Shoup Jr. from Linda Moczan; Dan and Stacy Moore; and Uncle Rodger and Aunt Brooke.
In memory of James L. Smith from Frank and Fanny Ottaviani.
In memory of Joseph C. Smithco Sr. from Helen Greenberg.
In memory of William A. Sturgis from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Shirley M. Tizlaretz from Bill and Amy Boy.
In memory of Judith A. Wise from Bill and Heather Baker and family.
In memory of Edward J. Wyszomierski from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Michael A. Young from Dr. Douglas Lockawich and Staff.
In memory of Virginia “Jean” and Gerald “T. “Jerry” Yoho from Dana and Jay Meager.
In memory of Frank “Hands” Zadalak from Grandchildren: Taylor, Jibby and Josh Mangino, and Shayla and Joey Leopardi.
In Honor of Mr. and Mrs. William Contino from Cyndy Greco.