Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
Monday, August 15, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “American Ghost,” by Janis Owens. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information.
Wednesday, August 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. These weekly sessions are returning to Wednesday mornings now that summer is drawing to a close. Call the library for more information.
Wednesday, August 17, at 12:00 Noon – “Book Bunch,” a book discussion group for students who have completed 3rd grade. The group will discuss the book, “Fortunately, the Milk,” by Neil Gaiman. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, August 18, at 12:00 Noon – “Food 4 Thought,” a book discussion group for students in 9th grade and up. The group will discuss the book, “Every Day,” by David Levithan. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, August 18, at 6:00 p.m. — Adult Knitting Group. This group meets year-around to work on individual projects and socialize with others who love knitting. Members provide their own materials. New members are always welcome, so call the library now for more information.
Thursday, August 18, at 6:30 p.m. — “Fairy Tale Theater,” a program designed for preschoolers and early elementary-aged children and their families, will be held on three consecutive Thursday evenings in August: the 11th, 18th and 25th. The program features puppet plays presented by teen performers. Only floor seating is available. No registration is required, so call the library for more information.
“Movie Nights for Adults” are held monthly throughout the year and feature new-to-DVD films. The next “movie night” is scheduled for Wednesday, August 24, at 6:00 p.m. All area adults are welcome to attend at no charge. Refreshments are served. Call the library now for more information or to find out the titles of the movie to be shown.
The library is now accepting donations of books for the annual Book Sale scheduled for October 3-8. Books of all types in good condition are welcomed. The library will NOT accept any encyclopedias, no textbooks, no magazines, no Readers’ Digest Condensed books and no VHS tapes. Donations may be dropped off at the library during normal business hours. Call for more information.
The library is hosting its 2nd Annual “Golf Ball Roll-Off Open” at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, the day of Ellwood City’s “Fall Fest” celebration. Participants have a chance to win $1,000 by buying two numbered golf balls which will be rolled down the library’s “parking lot golf course!” All proceeds benefit the library. Call for more information.
Two fall gardening programs presented by the Master Gardeners of Lawrence County will be held at the library on September 27 and October 19. Call the library now for more information.
The following are memorial contributions received by the library in June. 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 Robert J. Maltarski from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Paul A. Maochi from Larry and Cindy Cirelli; Helen Greenberg; and Judy Riccardi.
In memory of E. Harriet Foster Marshall from the Municipal Woman’s Club of Ellwood City.
In memory of Patrick M. Moran from Barbara Mathews; Dave and Norma Muntean; and the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Ann L. Patrizio from Veda Gallagher and Vicki Scialdone; Albert and Linda Seaburn; and the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Anthony D. Pertile from Raymond and Luann Santillo.
In memory of Thomas C. Remler from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Jenna Claire Roth from George and Mary Ellen Boy and family; Mr. and Mrs. Greg Kaminsky (UPMC); Dr. and Mrs. Douglas Lockawich; Mr. and Mrs. Pete O’Connell (UPMC); and the UPMC Wound Healing Services.
In Honor of the Past Presidents of the Ellwood City Municipal Woman’s Club from the members of the Municipal Woman’s Club.