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March 2019

Evening Book Discussion

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us in discussing Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. Refreshments will be provided.

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Spanish Conversation: Beginners

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Learn how to speak Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. Our wonderful and lively instructor, Diana Morales will have you feeling comfortable speaking Spanish in no time! This group will meet for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register to attend all 12 meetings on the February 5th event listing. Since this is an ongoing course, this fall, attendees should know some basic Spanish vocabulary as Diana will be building upon skills the group built…

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Spanish Conversations: Advanced

March 26 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Practice speaking Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. The group meets for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register on the February 5th event listing. Spanish speaking natives new to the area and those who have a solid grasp on the language are welcome. This is a group for advanced Spanish speakers only. If you are interested in learning to speak Spanish, please check out the beginner's group which meets right before this group. Please…

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Spring Film Series

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 8, 2019

$10.00

Alfred Hitchcock, the Master of Suspense, built an impressive catalogue of some 54 feature films – dozens of other shorts, television series – during his 55-year directorial career. Averaging a film a year while filming in both England and the US, “Hitch” crafted one of the most impressive, influential, groundbreaking, and enduring catalogues in film history. This course will examine 7 of Hitchcock’s most well-known films, all of which are excellent examples art from a man driven by innovation in…

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April 2019

Spanish Conversation: Beginners

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Learn how to speak Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. Our wonderful and lively instructor, Diana Morales will have you feeling comfortable speaking Spanish in no time! This group will meet for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register to attend all 12 meetings on the February 5th event listing. Since this is an ongoing course, this fall, attendees should know some basic Spanish vocabulary as Diana will be building upon skills the group built…

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Spanish Conversations: Advanced

April 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Practice speaking Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. The group meets for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register on the February 5th event listing. Spanish speaking natives new to the area and those who have a solid grasp on the language are welcome. This is a group for advanced Spanish speakers only. If you are interested in learning to speak Spanish, please check out the beginner's group which meets right before this group. Please…

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Spring Film Series

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 8, 2019

$10.00

Alfred Hitchcock, the Master of Suspense, built an impressive catalogue of some 54 feature films – dozens of other shorts, television series – during his 55-year directorial career. Averaging a film a year while filming in both England and the US, “Hitch” crafted one of the most impressive, influential, groundbreaking, and enduring catalogues in film history. This course will examine 7 of Hitchcock’s most well-known films, all of which are excellent examples art from a man driven by innovation in…

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Vision Workshop: Life Coaching

April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$5.00 24 tickets left

Do you want to discover your true dream or purpose? Would you like to eliminate fear, doubt, and worry and move toward your goals with confidence? Do you want to achieve greater results with less effort? If so, this introduction to life coaching is for you! In 1853, Henry David Thoreau's Walden, there's a hidden code for prosperous living. During this dynamic Vision Workshop you will unlock this code so that you can harness your life’s purpose and the prosperity…

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Spanish Conversation: Beginners

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Learn how to speak Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. Our wonderful and lively instructor, Diana Morales will have you feeling comfortable speaking Spanish in no time! This group will meet for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register to attend all 12 meetings on the February 5th event listing. Since this is an ongoing course, this fall, attendees should know some basic Spanish vocabulary as Diana will be building upon skills the group built…

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Spanish Conversations: Advanced

April 9 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Practice speaking Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. The group meets for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register on the February 5th event listing. Spanish speaking natives new to the area and those who have a solid grasp on the language are welcome. This is a group for advanced Spanish speakers only. If you are interested in learning to speak Spanish, please check out the beginner's group which meets right before this group. Please…

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Spring Film Series

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 8, 2019

$10.00

Alfred Hitchcock, the Master of Suspense, built an impressive catalogue of some 54 feature films – dozens of other shorts, television series – during his 55-year directorial career. Averaging a film a year while filming in both England and the US, “Hitch” crafted one of the most impressive, influential, groundbreaking, and enduring catalogues in film history. This course will examine 7 of Hitchcock’s most well-known films, all of which are excellent examples art from a man driven by innovation in…

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Sunday Spring Concert

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free 40 spots left

Join us as vocalist Markila Sherman and guitarist Ben Sherman perform an eclectic set of some of the most popular songs from the last couple of decades. The duo has a repertoire that covers genres from Neo-Soul to Rock to Pop, and their arrangements provide a fresh take on classic popular songs. Markila Sherman is the vocalist for the local band the Buckledowns, who have performed with national touring acts Tank and the Bangas and The Marcus King Band, and…

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Lyme Disease in Our County: Facts and Prevention

April 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 30 spots left

Join Public Health Program Rep, Jon Bañuelos for a free inso session on Lyme disease which has dramatically risen among area children. Bañuelos will discuss: what Lyme disease is who is at risk of infection symptoms of infection steps to take if infection is suspected and how Lyme disease can be prevented. Jon Bañuelos is a Public Health Program Representative at the Allegheny County Health Department. His work with the infectious disease epidemiology program includes assisting with Lyme disease surveillance…

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Spanish Conversation: Beginners

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Learn how to speak Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. Our wonderful and lively instructor, Diana Morales will have you feeling comfortable speaking Spanish in no time! This group will meet for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register to attend all 12 meetings on the February 5th event listing. Since this is an ongoing course, this fall, attendees should know some basic Spanish vocabulary as Diana will be building upon skills the group built…

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Spanish Conversations: Advanced

April 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Practice speaking Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. The group meets for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register on the February 5th event listing. Spanish speaking natives new to the area and those who have a solid grasp on the language are welcome. This is a group for advanced Spanish speakers only. If you are interested in learning to speak Spanish, please check out the beginner's group which meets right before this group. Please…

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Spring Film Series

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 8, 2019

$10.00

Alfred Hitchcock, the Master of Suspense, built an impressive catalogue of some 54 feature films – dozens of other shorts, television series – during his 55-year directorial career. Averaging a film a year while filming in both England and the US, “Hitch” crafted one of the most impressive, influential, groundbreaking, and enduring catalogues in film history. This course will examine 7 of Hitchcock’s most well-known films, all of which are excellent examples art from a man driven by innovation in…

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Spanish Conversation: Beginners

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Learn how to speak Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. Our wonderful and lively instructor, Diana Morales will have you feeling comfortable speaking Spanish in no time! This group will meet for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register to attend all 12 meetings on the February 5th event listing. Since this is an ongoing course, this fall, attendees should know some basic Spanish vocabulary as Diana will be building upon skills the group built…

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Spanish Conversations: Advanced

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Practice speaking Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. The group meets for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register on the February 5th event listing. Spanish speaking natives new to the area and those who have a solid grasp on the language are welcome. This is a group for advanced Spanish speakers only. If you are interested in learning to speak Spanish, please check out the beginner's group which meets right before this group. Please…

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Spring Film Series

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 8, 2019

$10.00

Alfred Hitchcock, the Master of Suspense, built an impressive catalogue of some 54 feature films – dozens of other shorts, television series – during his 55-year directorial career. Averaging a film a year while filming in both England and the US, “Hitch” crafted one of the most impressive, influential, groundbreaking, and enduring catalogues in film history. This course will examine 7 of Hitchcock’s most well-known films, all of which are excellent examples art from a man driven by innovation in…

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Author Talk: Lloyd Stamy

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 17 spots left

A child of the post-war baby boom’s first wave, native and current resident Lloyd Stamy will recall the Fox Chapel of his youth and share anecdotes that provided inspiration for his new book, Reunion of Strangers. International intrigue, espionage, murder, and a steamy romance make for a powerful story that will resonate with readers of all stripes and in very personal ways. Compelling, intimate, intriguing and imaginative stories of adolescence and adulthood reveal not only the challenges and rewards of success, but also…

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Charles Dickens: The Man & His Work

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free 40 spots left

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is probably the greatest of the Victorian novelists and one of the greatest writers in the English language. He was poetic prose stylist who also created unforgettable stories and characters. He was also a sharp satirist and an activist whose concerns about society are still relevant today. Your speaker, Marsha Maietta will talk about Charles Dickens, the man and his work and about the local branch of the Dickens Fellowship. Marsha Maietta, a practicing attorney in the…

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Spanish Conversation: Beginners

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Learn how to speak Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. Our wonderful and lively instructor, Diana Morales will have you feeling comfortable speaking Spanish in no time! This group will meet for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register to attend all 12 meetings on the February 5th event listing. Since this is an ongoing course, this fall, attendees should know some basic Spanish vocabulary as Diana will be building upon skills the group built…

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Spanish Conversations: Advanced

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Practice speaking Spanish through informal conversation at this weekly adult meetup. The group meets for 12 weeks from February 5th through April 30th. Register on the February 5th event listing. Spanish speaking natives new to the area and those who have a solid grasp on the language are welcome. This is a group for advanced Spanish speakers only. If you are interested in learning to speak Spanish, please check out the beginner's group which meets right before this group. Please…

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May 2019

Spring Film Series

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 8, 2019

$10.00

Alfred Hitchcock, the Master of Suspense, built an impressive catalogue of some 54 feature films – dozens of other shorts, television series – during his 55-year directorial career. Averaging a film a year while filming in both England and the US, “Hitch” crafted one of the most impressive, influential, groundbreaking, and enduring catalogues in film history. This course will examine 7 of Hitchcock’s most well-known films, all of which are excellent examples art from a man driven by innovation in…

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Let’s Talk: The US and Britain in 2019

May 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 49 spots left

University of Pittsburgh Senior Lecturer, Dr. Bernard Hagerty will be here to give us the scoop on US/Britain relations as well as where Britain stands with the UN. A lively discussion, to be sure!   Join us for the other events in the Let's Talk Series: American Politics on May 23rd Facebook/Social Media on May 15th Dr. Hagerty earned his PhD from The University of Pittsburgh in 2000. His dissertation was: War and Rumors of War: Crisis, Democracy and Public…

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Spring Film Series

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 8, 2019

$10.00

Alfred Hitchcock, the Master of Suspense, built an impressive catalogue of some 54 feature films – dozens of other shorts, television series – during his 55-year directorial career. Averaging a film a year while filming in both England and the US, “Hitch” crafted one of the most impressive, influential, groundbreaking, and enduring catalogues in film history. This course will examine 7 of Hitchcock’s most well-known films, all of which are excellent examples art from a man driven by innovation in…

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Ukranian Eggs Demo

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$5.00 20 tickets left

Marilan will demonstrate the art of Pysanky during this 1-hour program. 1 egg will be completed from start to finish while Marilan shares the tools, techniques and history of this art. Marilan will conduct a raffle and the winner will take  home the completed egg. Dozens of beautifully painted eggs will be on display as part of the demo as well. If you're interested, Marilan will be offering a 3-week hands-on class where you design, wax, dye and complete your…

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Let’s Talk: Facebook and Social Media in 2019

May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 50 spots left

  Dr. Lisa Nelson will be here to lead a discussion on Facebook and other issues social media platforms are currently facing. Facebook has been in the hot seat for a while now so the role Facebook (and other sites) played and still plays in American Politics as well as culturally (here in the US as well as other parts of the world) will be the focus. Join us for our other events in the Let's Talk series: Brexit on…

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All About REAL ID with PennDOT and Representative Mizgorski

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 49 spots left

Find out more about REAL ID for Pennsylvanians from PennDOT and Representative Lori A. Mizgorski. Get all your questions answered!

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Ukranian Eggs Workshop Series

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 1, 2019

$30.00 19 tickets left

Marilan will be offering a 3-week hands-on class where you design, wax, dye and complete your own Ukrainian eggs with Marilan's guidance. During the 3 Saturday sessions, you will not only learn the proper use of tools and techniques, but also the cultural history of this art form, including the meaning of the various colors and symbols. No prior art skill needed. 18+ or accompanied by parent or guardian. $30 for all 3 sessions (materials included). Marilan (Hovanec) Caito is…

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Let’s Talk: American Politics in 2019

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 50 spots left

Kristin Kanthak, Associate Professor of Political Science will be here to discuss the state of American Politics in 2019. Don't miss what is sure to be a lively conversation about where we are and we we may be headed.   Join us for our other events in the Let's Talk series: Brexit on May 6th Facebook/Social Media on May 15th Kanthak is an associate professor of political science at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research focuses on the effects on…

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Ukranian Eggs Workshop Series

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 1, 2019

$30.00

Marilan will be offering a 3-week hands-on class where you design, wax, dye and complete your own Ukrainian eggs with Marilan's guidance. During the 3 Saturday sessions, you will not only learn the proper use of tools and techniques, but also the cultural history of this art form, including the meaning of the various colors and symbols. No prior art skill needed. 18+ or accompanied by parent or guardian. $30 for all 3 sessions (materials included). Marilan (Hovanec) Caito is…

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June 2019

Ukranian Eggs Workshop Series

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 1, 2019

$30.00

Marilan will be offering a 3-week hands-on class where you design, wax, dye and complete your own Ukrainian eggs with Marilan's guidance. During the 3 Saturday sessions, you will not only learn the proper use of tools and techniques, but also the cultural history of this art form, including the meaning of the various colors and symbols. No prior art skill needed. 18+ or accompanied by parent or guardian. $30 for all 3 sessions (materials included). Marilan (Hovanec) Caito is…

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Eat better and save time and money

June 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 20 spots left

Choosing nutritious foods can make a real difference in your health. Join Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Julie Hagan, who will demonstrate some fast and easy recipes to boost your nutrition scorecard, make you feel lighter and keep your body running more smoothly.

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Gangs and Outlaws of Western PA

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 49 spots left

Join author and historian Thomas White for another riveting presentation on Western PA lore. This time, he's talking about gangs and outlaws! Western Pennsylvania has some fascinating criminal history. Hear the stories of the Flathead Gang and the first armored car robbery, Pittsburgh’s first bank heist, and Glenn and Irene – the area’s own Bonnie and Clyde. Learn about the notorious Cooley Gang who terrified Fayette County in the 1890s, the escape of the Biddle Boys, and many other tales…

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Safe Driving for Seniors

June 13 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on June 13, 2019 at 12:30pm

Register for 1 of 2 driving improvement courses hosted at the library specifically designed for drivers 55+ and presented by Seniors for Safe Driving. Refresh techniques, regain lost confidence and develop a positive driving attitude. PennDot approved and no exam! Upon completion of the course, you may be eligible to receive a  5% discount car insurance premium for a period of 3 years. The 4-hour course is $16/student. You may register in the following ways: fill out a paper form…

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Eat Better and Still Save Time and Money

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 20 spots left

Choosing nutritious foods can make a real difference in your health. Join Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Julie Hagan, who will demonstrate some fast and easy recipes to boost your nutrition scorecard, make you feel lighter and keep your body running more smoothly. Julie is a licensed dietitian nutritionist, diabetes educator and nurse with a private practice on Old Freeport Road in O'Hara Township. Julie helps people change what they eat to prevent or treat nutrition related health problems. Find out more…

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How a Star is Born

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free 50 spots left

Nope, not Lady Gaga! A real star! How are stars born and how do they spend their life? How do they die? Join amateur astronomer, Fred Klein to learn about stars in (and out of) our galaxy! Children 12+ welcome.

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Little Yogis Preschool P.L.A.Y.

June 24 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:45am, repeating until June 28, 2019

Free 14 spots left

Stretch, play, and relax with Marlie Filipek in our Welcome Garden (weather permitting.) Please arrive at 9:45. For ages 3-5. $35/5 class pass or $10 drop in. Please pay at the library.

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Little Yogis Preschool P.L.A.Y.

June 25 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:45am, repeating until June 28, 2019

Free

Stretch, play, and relax with Marlie Filipek in our Welcome Garden (weather permitting.) Please arrive at 9:45. For ages 3-5. $35/5 class pass or $10 drop in. Please pay at the library.

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Little Yogis Preschool P.L.A.Y.

June 26 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:45am, repeating until June 28, 2019

Free

Stretch, play, and relax with Marlie Filipek in our Welcome Garden (weather permitting.) Please arrive at 9:45. For ages 3-5. $35/5 class pass or $10 drop in. Please pay at the library.

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Little Yogis Preschool P.L.A.Y.

June 27 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:45am, repeating until June 28, 2019

Free

Stretch, play, and relax with Marlie Filipek in our Welcome Garden (weather permitting.) Please arrive at 9:45. For ages 3-5. $35/5 class pass or $10 drop in. Please pay at the library.

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Little Yogis Preschool P.L.A.Y.

June 28 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:45am, repeating until June 28, 2019

Free

Stretch, play, and relax with Marlie Filipek in our Welcome Garden (weather permitting.) Please arrive at 9:45. For ages 3-5. $35/5 class pass or $10 drop in. Please pay at the library.

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July 2019

Author Talk: Roselyn Wilkinson

July 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 29 spots left

When it comes to your money and finances, are you a damsel in distress? Well there’s no need to wait for Prince Charming and no settling for being “princess.” Why not move right up to Queen? It’s time to own your financial life just as you do your career and health. Set your own goals and don’t abdicate your financial health to anyone else. If the whole idea offinancial planning scares you, know that financial planning is no more complicated…

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Backyard Composting Workshop

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free 15 spots left

Turn your yard waste and food scraps into a valuable resource for your garden! Join the Pennsylvania Resources Council for a workshop on the importance of composting. You'll leave with a solid understanding of why composting is a great idea, how to set up a compost pile, proper maintenance and ways of using your finished compost. Workshop is $70. Participants receive a GardenEARTH compost bin with attendance. This 82-gallon bin is ideal for both urban and suburban areas.  Register online…

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Succulent Wreath Workshop

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
$65.00 10 tickets left

Succulents are strikingly unique, drought-resistant plants that make their mark in both indoor and outdoor plantings. Join us as we learn about the evolutionary significance of these unusual plants and how to use them to create your very own living wreath. Participants will be immersed in basic succulent biology, succulent-specific planting techniques and guidelines for propagating succulents. You'll construct a beautiful living wreath and learn how to care for it. We will also spark your creativity by discussing other ways…

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A Visual Tour of Over 125 Presidency Artifacts

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 25 spots left

Many folks, when they hear the word marketing think of it as a relatively modern day term, but in reference to presidential candidates, from George Washington to Donald Trump, candidates have been marketing themselves, their ideas, or marketing against their opponents, from the beginning. This presentation focuses on an array of odd artifacts that candidates have produced to get their names and ideas in front of the electorate. Some of which include a James Monroe snuff box that promoted the…

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October 2019

The Wonder Women of WWII

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 40 spots left

In 1941, Wonder Woman appeared as the first female superhero. The timing was apt because with the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, millions of American women were mobilized into the American war effort and served in occupations which had been barred to them just months earlier. Historian Todd DePastino will share the remarkable story of not only how women’s lives changed during WWII, but how the whole culture had to change to accommodate these radically new gender roles.…

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