Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library for the week of June 11 through 17 include the following:
The library has recently began offering e-books which can be downloaded free of charge onto various e-readers, including the Kindle, the Nook, the IPad and more.
Go to our website at www.ellwoodcitylibrary.com and follow the “e-book” link. Those participating must have a card from the Ellwood City Library. Call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information.
Monday, June 11, at 6:30 p.m. — Classics Book Discussion Group for adults. The group will discuss the book, “The Saratoga Trunk,” by Edna Ferber. More information is available by calling the library.
Tuesday, June 12, at 10 a.m. — “Jump Start to Kindergarten,” a program designed for children who will be entering kindergarten this fall. The weekly program focuses on reviewing state standards the children need to start school. Featured are stories, crafts, songs, games and much more. Registration is required, so those interested should call the library for more information.
Tuesday, June 12, at 6:30 p.m. — “Family Laptime,” a program designed for families with babies and toddlers from 6 months of age to 5 years old, kicks off a summer of fun here at the library. Stories, songs, finger plays and more are featured. This is an interactive program, so all children must be accompanied by family members. Registration is not required, but is requested by the library. Those interested in participating may call the library for more information.
Wednesday, June 13, from 10 a.m. to Noon — Summer Reading Programs for students who have completed kindergarten through 3rd grades will be held, with those who finished kindergarten and 1st grade meeting at 10 a.m., and those completing 2nd and 3rd grades meeting at 11a.m. Featured in these weekly programs are stories, songs, games and more. Call the library to register and for more information.
Wednesday, June 13, at 3:00 p.m. — Creative Writing for Beginners, a writing group designed for students in 6th grade and up. The group meets to share their written work and to learn about writing styles and techniques. New members are always welcome, and those interested should call the library for more information.
Thursday, June 14, at 10 a.m. — “Puppet Theater Workshop,” designed for students in 4th grade and up. The young people will meet weekly to work on writing and performing their plays. At the end of the summer, a performance for friends and relatives will be held. Those who sign up for this program must commit to attending all of the sessions. More information is available by calling the library.
Thursday, June 14, at 11:30 a.m. — “Bookworms,” a book discussion group designed for students in 4th and 5th grades. This group meets once each month over the summer to discuss a per-assigned book. More information is available by calling the library.
Thursday, June 14, at 6:00 p.m. — Creative Writing for Adults. This is a new creative writing group designed for adults. The group meets once each month to share their work and discuss writing styles and techniques. New members are welcome, and those interested should call the library.