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Library Activities Week of September 25, 2017

 Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following; Tuesday, September 26, at 6:00 p.m. – An informational program will be presented by Fair Districts Pa on the topic of redistricting and gerrymandering in the state of Pennsylvania. The program is free to the public. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, September 27, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the public. “Coloring for Adults” is a program designed to help reduce the stresses of everyday life. Everyone is welcome, so call the library…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of June 26, 2017

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…


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…


Virtual Visit from Author Megan McDonald at Carnegie Free Library

The author of the wildly popular Judy Moody Series, the Stink books and The Sisters Club trilogy and Winner of the Children’s Choice Book Award will joining us in conversation moderated by Mr. Kevin McGuire. Kevin is a librarian and teacher at the Woodland Hills High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  On May 4th at 7pm ET, beloved Children’s Book Author, Megan McDonald, will be hosted by the Northland Public Library for an exclusive video conferencing program.  Megan McDonald was born and raised in the Pittsburgh Area and she worked at the Northland Library as a teenager. The Carnegie Free Library…


PA One Book Event 2017

Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls. The Library will be hosting a “Poetry Party” on Saturday, April 29 at 11:00 am.  The PA One Book, Every Young Child Literacy Program selection, Daniel Finds a Poem by Micah Archer, winner of the 2017 Ezra Jack Keats Award will be the focus of the Poetry Party.  Experience how Daniel finds poetry in the world all around him.  Preschoolers and their families will enjoy fun stories, games, crafts, and a sensory table.  Each family who attends will receive a free copy.  Call the library to register at…


Ellwood City Area Public Library Activities for Week of April 24, 2017

Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following: Tuesday, April 25, at 12:00 Noon — The Lawrence County Commissioners will hold their public meeting at the library beginning at Noon on Tuesday, April 25. The public is invited to attend. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information. Wednesday, April 26, 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….


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…


Rotary Club of Ellwood City Awarded $1000 District Simplified Grant

The Rotary Club of Ellwood City received a grant to support the reading clubs at the Ellwood City Area Public Library. The Rotary District Simplified Grant is a matching funds grant that is designed to help local Rotary Clubs use a portion of their foundation contributions. Ellwood City Rotary has been awarded grants for area projects as well as international projects. This year, the club once again focuses on local support in recognition of the Ellwood City Area Public Library’s efforts to engage teens in book discussion. Participation in book discussions groups allows readers to express their thoughts and views…