Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
Monday, June 26, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the public. “Coloring for Adults” designed to help reduce the stresses of everyday life. Everyone is welcome, so call the library for more information. This program has been moved to Monday mornings at 10:00 a.m. through August 9 because of Summer Reading Program activities. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information.
Tuesday, June 27, “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 27, 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 28, 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.
Wednesday, June 28, at 6:00 p.m. – “Movie Night for Adults,” a monthly program that is free and open to all area adults. Featured are new-to-DVD-films and refreshments. Call the library for more information or to find out the title of the movie to be shown.
Thursday, June 29, 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 29, at 12:00 Noon – “Food 4 Thought,” a book discussion group for students in 9th grade and up. The group will discuss the book, “The Rook,” by Sharon Cameron. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, June 29, at 6:00 p.m. — Adult Knitting Group, whose members meet weekly to work on individual projects. Call the library for more information.
The library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. Normal hours will resume on Wednesday, July 5.
The following are memorial contributions received by the library in April. 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 Gloria Brunner from Michael and Shelley LaCava, and from Kathy Philips and Lauren and Vaughn Smith and sons.
In memory of Laureen D. DeCampli from the Tesone family.
In memory of Barbara Mae Gaston from Joe and Norma Lorusso.
In memory of Helen M. Giancola from Pat Malkowiak.
In memory of James E. Hardie from Paul and Frances Huber.
In memory of Robert S. Ierace from the Hungarian Home.
In memory of Sandra L. Kirkham from the Jesserman family and mother.
In memory of Samuel L. Lample from the Hungarian Home.
In memory of Margaret “Marge” Andino Lombardi from Joe and Norma Lorusso; Carol Miller; and the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Judith L. Maassen from the Bushyeager family.