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Celebration of the Arts Event

The Ellwood City Area Public Library is hosting its second annual “Celebration of the Arts” event in July, with this year’s theme centering around local artists and their work. A variety of mediums will be featured, including painting and drawing, wood work, fabric art and more. “Art on the Avenue,” sponsored by the Library Anniversary Committee, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 28th, and will be very similar in nature to the “Author Fair” held last year. Participating artists will be given dedicated space in the library to talk with guests and, if they so desire,…


Hartman Students to Showcase Robotic Creations at Public Event

The fifth and sixth grade students from the Hartman Arts and Bot Summer School Club will be showcasing their work Friday June 9th from 9:30-11AM at Ellwood City Public Library. Animated robotic animals from the picture book, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do See? by Erie Carle will be on display. Mentored by teachers, Alan Marsh, Matt Skoczylas, and Scott Setzenfand, students built robots from cardboard and craft material. Using a “Hummingbird Kit” circuit board, they programmed the robots to light up and move! The students recently participated in a “Jurassic Library” event, pictures and additional information about the Arts…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of May 22, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Wednesday, May 24, 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 at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, May 24, at 6:00 p.m. – “Movie Night for Adults.” These monthly movie nights are free and open to all area adults. Featured are new-to-DVD-films and refreshments. The schedule has changed for May and June, so call…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of May 15, 2017

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…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of May 8, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, May 8, at 6:30 p.m. – Classics Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Sapphira and the Slave Girl,” by Willa Cather. New members are welcome, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Tuesday, May 9, at 3:00 p.m. – The Library Anniversary Committee will meet to discuss upcoming events and fundraisers. New members are welcome, so call the library for more information. Wednesday, May 10, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of April 17, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, April 17, at 1:30 p.m. – Afternoon Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Miller’s Valley,” by Anna Quindlen. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Tuesday, April 18, at 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. — Family Laptime, an interactive program for babies as young as 6 months of age to toddlers and preschoolers. Featured are stories, songs, finger plays, games and more. This is the final Laptime of the spring season. However, Laptime will resume in June for the summer….


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of April 10th, 2017

Activities scheduled at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Monday, April 10th, through Saturday, April 15th – A week-long “Count the Jelly Beans Game” will be held for toddlers, preschoolers and early elementary-aged children all this week. The game will take place during library hours, so stop by anytime to play. Those participating will be asked to count the jelly beans hidden in the Children’s Department to win a special prize. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Monday, April 10, at 6:30 p.m. – Classics Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the…


Ellwood City Library Activities for Week of March 27

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Tuesday, March 28, at 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. — Family Laptime, an interactive program for babies as young as 6 months of age to toddlers and preschoolers. Featured are stories, songs, finger plays, games and more. Registration is requested, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, March 29, 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…