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Welcome to the Cooper-Siegel Community Library Adult Services Page!

Events and Programs!

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  • Sinister Styles Group Art Exhibit
    on October 1, 2023 at 4:59 am

    10/02/23 @ 12:00am - 10/07/23 @ 12:00am Sharpsburg Who doesn't love villains? Our current group show Sinister Styles is an aesthetic homage to villains. This group show features: Aravind Reddy Beth Roberts Brenna McKaig Cheryl McLaughlin Lee Price Melanie Linn Gutowski Kristen Postava The exhibit will be on view daily during library hours through Saturday, November 4.

  • Banned Books Read-in & Letter Writing Event
    on October 1, 2023 at 4:59 am

    10/02/23 @ 6:00pm - 10/02/23 @ 7:30pm Community Room Sharpsburg Drop-ins welcome as space permits. Registration is required. Registration starts: 09/01/2023 @ 12:00pm Registration end: 10/02/2023 @ 6:00pm Celebrate the Right to Read! The program will begin with a brief introduction to the state and federal legislation that is currently being debated surrounding censorship, intellectual freedom, and the right to read. We will provide templates for folks who want to write letters to their legislators. We will also be joined by a variety of readers who will read excerpts from materials that have been challenged nationwide.

  • Evening Book Group
    on October 1, 2023 at 4:59 am

    10/02/23 @ 7:00pm - 10/02/23 @ 8:00pm Program Room (Verne C. Koch Program Room) Cooper-Siegel This long-standing monthly book group is always looking for new members! We read mostly adult fiction and have a great time learning what we liked and didn’t like about each month's book. Stop in or call the library to get a copy of the current month's book. Adults 18+ only please. This program occurs after the library closes. Registration is required. Registration starts: 01/01/2023 @ 9:00am Registration end: 09/25/2023 @ 7:00pm This month we're reading Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro. Please park in the back of the library and use the doors to the far right to enter the library. 

  • Oh, Scrap!
    on October 1, 2023 at 4:59 am

    10/03/23 @ 10:00am - 10/03/23 @ 12:00pm McLaughlin (Harry W. McLaughlin Jr Room) Cooper-Siegel Drop-ins welcome as space permits. Please register online or call the library at 412-828-9520 (CSCL) or 412-781-0783 (SCL). Registration is required. Registration starts: 02/16/2023 @ 1:00pm Registration end: 10/03/2023 @ 10:00am New and veteran scrappers are welcome to join our monthly scrapbook club. We meet the first Tuesday of every month at 10:00am. If you are already a scrapper, bring your current projects! If you are a beginner, we'll help get you started and will have tools and extra supplies on hand. Bring 3 - 4 photos for your first page if you are just getting started. Enjoy friendly conversation and exchange design ideas while you work on your pages! 

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