Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
Tuesday, August 7, at 5:00 p.m. — “Food 4 Thought,” a book discussion group for students in 9th grade and up. The group will discuss the book, “Firelight,” by Sophie Jordan. More information is available by calling the library at 724-758-6458.
Wednesday, August 8, 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, August 9, at 11:45 a.m. — “Bookworms,” a book discussion group for students in 4th and 5th grades, will meet to discuss the book, “Everything on a Waffle,” by Polly Horvath. This group meets once each month throughout the summer. Those registered to participate are reminded to attend.
Thursday, August 9, at 6:30 p.m. — “Family Movie Night,” the last in a series of three feature-length films shown this summer at the library. This week’s event will feature “Tin Roof Sundae Night.” Children attending this final event will be treated to a Tin Roof Sundae. All movies shown this summer have a PG rating. For more information, and to find out the title of the movie to be shown, call the library.
The library is now 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 for more information.
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.
On Tap for September are the annual “Story Telling Festival” in Ewing Park, planned for Saturday, September 16, and the second annual “Library Vendor Fair” fundraiser with a special featured luncheon on Sunday, September 23. Mark your calendars now!
The following memorials and “in honor of” contributions were received by the library during the month of April. All memorials received will be listed in this column each week throughout the month. Those interested in contributing to the memorials program may do so in person at the library, through the mail or by visiting the library’s website at www.ellwoodcitylibrary.com
In memory of Beverly Chesko Locke from David and Patty Gilchrist; Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Gilchrist; Yvonne and Robert Lloyd; and the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Stella V. Loccisano from Louise Bobbino and Tona; Donald and Margaret Carney; and the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Lordi from Mary Jo Lordi.
In memory of Joseph Maietta from the Ellwood City Municipal Woman’s Club.
In memory of Rebecca L. “Becky” Main from David and Marianna Pieri, and from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Patricia Johns Margerum from the Ellwood City Area Civic Chorale.
In memory of Kenneth L. Marshall from Daniel and Jennie Piccuta.
in memory of Ricka Mathas from Martha Boschini.
In memory of Paul F. Meyer from Rudy and Phyllis Vetica.
In memory of Catherine Miller from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.
In memory of Ronald L. Palm Sr. from the Women of the Moose, 442 Ellwood City Chapter.
In memory of Katherine “Kitty” Pawlowski from Jane and Gerry Crowley.
In memory of David A. Raisor from the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc., and from the Wilson Insurance Group.