Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
The library will be closed on Monday, February 20, in observance of the Presidents’ Day Holiday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, February 21.
Tuesday, February 21, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “All the Light We Cannot See,” by Anthony Doerr. New members are always welcome. More information is available by calling the library at 724-758-6458.
Tuesday, February 21, at 3:30 p.m. – The Library Anniversary Committee will meet to discuss future activities and fundraisers. New members are always welcome, so call the library for more information.
Wednesday, February 22, at 10:00 .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.
Wednesday, February 22, at 6:00 p.m. — “Movie Nights for Adults” resumes for 2017 and will be held monthly through the end of the year. Call the library for more information or to discover the title of the film to be shown. Should winter weather be threatening that day, please call the library to make sure the event has not been rescheduled.
Thursday, February 23, at 3:00 p.m. – “Food 4 Thought,” a book discussion group for students in 9th grade and up. The group will discuss the book, “The Kiss of Deception,” by Mary E. Pearson. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, February 23, 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.
The springtime Preschool Story Hour and Family Laptime sessions will begin in March. Story Hour starts March 2 and runs through April 13, while Family Laptime starts on March 7 and continues through April 18.
Family Laptime is an interactive program for babies as young as 6 months of age, for toddlers and preschoolers. Story Hour is designed for preschoolers 3 years of age and older. Both feature stories, songs, finger plays, fun activities and more. Call the library for more information or to register for these programs.
The library will launch a new program for elementary-aged students called “Silly Saturdays,” featuring “Legos and Silly Science Experiments.” The program will be held the first Saturday of each month at 10:00 a.m. and the concept is to offer engineering and science activities in a fun way. Those interested in participating are asked to call the library to register.
The following are memorial contributions received by the library December. 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 Susan D. Michels from Whitey and Mary Campbell and family, and from Peg Householder.
In memory of E. Jane Pitzer Moore from Tony and Rose Marie LaCava.
In memory of Dorothy Cowan Myers from Carmen and Glorine Carozza.
In memory of Howard R. “Dutch” Nagel from the Gary Deemer family, and from William Jacoby Jr.
In memory of Agnes W. Nelson from Jon R. Nelson and Sarah H. Nelson.
In memory of Betty L. Olinger from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Frank R. “Lucky” Paswell from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of James G. Santis from Ratka Radevski.