Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
Monday, July 16, at 1:30 p.m. — Afternoon Book Discussion Group for adults. The group will discuss the book, “Please Take Care of Mom,” by Kyung-Sook Shin. More information is available by calling the library.
Tuesday, July 17, and Wednesday, July 18, at 6:30 p.m. — Participants of this year’s “Puppet Theater Workshop” will present their plays to family and friends on two nights — tonight and tomorrow night. These young people have been working all summer on their performances and are ready to share their talent. All family, friends and area children and their families are invited to attend. More information is available by calling the library.
Wednesday, July 18, at 3:00 p.m. — Creative Writing Workshop for students in 10th grade and up. This group meets twice each month to read and review their work. New members are always welcome, and more information is available by calling the library.
Thursday, July 19, at 11:45 a.m. — “Hooked on Books,” A book discussion group designed for students in 6th through 8th grades. The group meets monthly for book discussion and pizza. More information is available by calling the library.
Thursday, July 19, at 6:30 p.m. — Fairy Tale Theater, designed for preschoolers and early elementary-aged children and their parents. This program features teens who will perform short puppet plays at the library’s puppet stage in the Children’s Department. Only floor seating is available at these events. No registration is required, and more information is available by calling the library.
Thursday, July 19, at 6:30 p.m. — Adult Knitting Group. This group meets once each month during the summer, and new members are always welcome. Those participating provide their own materials and work on individual projects. Instructors are on hand to assist and advise. More information is available by calling the library.
Wednesday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m. — “Dream Big,” a grand finale party for everyone who participated in the Summer Reading Program in any way. The program will feature musical entertainment by Bill Pate. More information is available by calling the library.
The library will be hosting its annual, week-long book sale from October 1-6 this year, and donations of books are now being accepted. Donations may be dropped off at the library during normal business hours. The library will NOT ACCEPT textbooks of any sort, encyclopedias, magazines or Readers’ Digest Condensed books. All other books — fiction and non-fiction, adult and children’s, — are welcome. Call the library for more information.