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 Events and Programs!


  • Tweentastic: Leap Day Special
    on February 29, 2024 at 8:42 pm

    02/29/24 @ 4:30pm - 02/29/24 @ 5:30pm Community Room Sharpsburg Drop-ins welcome as space permits. Please register online or call the library at 412-828-9520 (CSCL) or 412-781-0783 (SCL). All supplies provided. Registration is required. Registration starts: 01/16/2024 @ 12:00pm Registration end: 02/29/2024 @ 4:30pm Hang out, make friends, and express yourself with Mr. James! Each week there will be different activities to try - from STEM to art to writing! This is a time for tweens in GR 4-6. Older teens should check out our Tuesday program. Leap Day Special! 2024 is a leap year which has given us an extra Tweentastic this month! Come by to hang out and choose what games or activities you’d like to do.     

  • 1-on-1 ESL Chat
    on February 29, 2024 at 8:42 pm

    02/29/24 @ 6:00pm - 02/29/24 @ 7:00pm Hearst Room (William Randolph Hearst Study Room) Cooper-Siegel One-on-One ESL Session. If you're interested, please email Lauren Williams at williamsl2@coopersiegelcommunitylibrary.org

  • Crochet n' Things
    on February 29, 2024 at 8:42 pm

    02/29/24 @ 6:00pm - 02/29/24 @ 7:00pm Reading Room (Scott Family Reading Room) Cooper-Siegel Drop-ins welcome as space permits. All supplies provided. Registration is required. Come hang out with us as we crochet, knit, or do any other fun yarn craft! Finley is here to teach you crochet and if you don't have any supplies, don't worry! The library is regularly donated yarn and we'll have extra crochet hooks and knitting needles on hand to get you started on your yarn journey! January: Learn how to crochet fingerless gloves! February: Learn how to crochet chocolate covered strawberries! March: Learn how to crochet a four-leaf clover!

  • Colored Pencil Essentials
    on February 29, 2024 at 8:42 pm

    03/01/24 @ 10:15am - 03/01/24 @ 11:15am McLaughlin (Harry W. McLaughlin Jr Room) Cooper-Siegel Adults 18+ only please. All supplies provided. Please remember to cancel your registration if you cannot attend so that others may enjoy this program. Registration is required. Registration starts: 01/15/2024 @ 8:00am Registration end: 02/29/2024 @ 10:15am Start drawing confidently and beautifully in colored pencil in this 5-week workshop! Each week, we'll watch a video-lesson by Craftsy artist and instructor, Susan Rubin. Get set up for success as you learn to choose the perfect materials for your skill level, budget and preferred subject matter. Put pencil to paper as Susan simplifies color mixing with luminous color "recipes" you can recreate again and again. Then, enhance your drawings with methods for blending colored pencils and using everyday items to add amazing textures and details. Move on to drawing a still life of cherries using techniques for underpainting, drawing shadows, creating an atmospheric background and more. You'll even get step-by-step guidance for drawing a bright and beautiful flower using a new layering method and tips for achieving true-to-life shading. All supplies provided. Note: no meeting on 3/8. 

  • Spanish & English Storytime
    on February 29, 2024 at 8:42 pm

    03/01/24 @ 10:30am - 03/01/24 @ 11:00am Program Room (Verne C. Koch Program Room) Cooper-Siegel This program is designed for children and accompanying adults; please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Please register online or call the library at 412-828-9520 (CSCL) or 412-781-0783 (SCL). Registration is required. Join us for a playful storytime in both Spanish and English with interactive books, rhymes, and songs. Storytimes are a great way to build early literacy skills, practice social skills, and gain background knowledge that will support your child as they learn and grow. This program is geared towards 3 - 5 year olds and their caregivers. This storytime alternates with Preschool Storytime. Please register for any dates you plan to attend separately. This program will be in the large program room on the lower level.

What’s New!

Winter Reading 2024

 

Make this winter bright and fun with us!

Check out some of our recommended book lists:

  • Under-the-radar books for grown-ups
  • Best wintery books for teens,
  • Great winter-themed books to read aloud with little ones,
  • Winter adventure books for kiddos

Also try Kanopy, our newest video streaming service. Free to FCASD residents with your library card!

Take a peak at all Winter Reading 2024 has to offer here!

 


 

Select Reads Newsletter

 


Staff Lists from New Catalog

Library staff can now create and post book lists in the new catalog, so you can see what we are reading and loving.


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