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September 2018

Mystery Book Club – Sharpsburg

September 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Get a clue with Mystery Book Club!  Join us for a great discussion and light libations. This month's selection is the Edgar Award and National Book Award winner, The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson.  Copies are available at the circulation desk. Please register.

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National Voter Registration Day – Sharpsburg

September 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

Are you registered to vote? Get ready to vote for governor, state and national Congress members, and more on November 6!

Volunteers from the League of Women Voters will be here from 10am to 1pm to help you register.

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October 2018

Autumn Tea – Sharpsburg

October 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Fall is finally here! Adults can join us for sandwiches, scones, stories, and tea at our FREE Autumn Tea.

Space is limited. Please register.

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Mystery Book Club – Sharpsburg

October 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Get a clue with Mystery Book Club!  Join us for a great discussion and light libations. This month's selection is the ghost story, The Woman in Black by Susan Hill.  Copies are available at the circulation desk. Please register.

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November 2018

Chili Cook-off Fundraiser – Sharpsburg

November 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
$5 – $10

Do you make the best chili around? Or do you want to sample choice chilis? Join us at a Chili Cook-off Fundraiser to benefit Sharpsburg Community Library!

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Community Meeting: Focus on the Future – Sharpsburg

November 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

Join us for a community meeting about the future of the Sharpsburg branch, accomplishments of the last year, financial obstacles, and goals. Borough residents and patrons from surrounding areas are welcome to attend.

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Mystery Book Club – Sharpsburg

November 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Get a clue with Mystery Book Club! Join us for a great discussion and light libations.

This month's selection is the psychological thriller, The Boy at the Keyhole by Stephen Giles.

Find out more »

December 2018

Party with a Purpose – Sharpsburg

December 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

Join Althea and Janet as they share the Beauty Counter and Sseko Designs mission and products!

Join us for a fun and informative look at two companies working to make this world a brighter, safer and more just place for all. Learn more about clean beauty, slow fashion and the impact your dollars can have on your future and future generations.

Light refreshments will be served and a portion of proceeds will benefit the library.

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Mystery Book Club – Sharpsburg

December 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 28, 2019 at 7:00pm

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Get a clue with Mystery Book Club! Join us for a great discussion and light libations.

This month's selection is the thriller, A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena.

Find out more »

Kids’ Holiday Party – Sharpsburg

December 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

It's the most wonderful time of year - no matter which of the many winter holidays you celebrate!

Kids age 3-12 are invited to join us for some seasonal craft making, games, and snacks.

Space is limited, so please register online, by phone, or in person.

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January 2019

Queen’s Gambit Beginner Chess Club – Sharpsburg

January 3 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Chess prepares you for life! Children and teens in grades K-12 are invited to join us for Beginner’s Chess Club. Players will experience chess with FREE interactive lessons and hands-on instruction. Taught by The Queen’s Gambit Chess Institute, a Pittsburgh based non-profit organization dedicated to teaching chess and using the game to impact Pittsburgh.

Find out more »

Queen’s Gambit Beginner Chess Club – Sharpsburg

January 10 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Chess prepares you for life! Children and teens in grades K-12 are invited to join us for Beginner’s Chess Club. Players will experience chess with FREE interactive lessons and hands-on instruction. Taught by The Queen’s Gambit Chess Institute, a Pittsburgh based non-profit organization dedicated to teaching chess and using the game to impact Pittsburgh.

Find out more »

Beacon & Light Art Reception – Sharpsburg

January 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

The library is excited to present our premier art exhibition, Beacon and Light!

Join local artists Brenda Nachreiner and Brendan Donovan for an opening reception on Friday 1/11 at 6:30pm. Light snacks, soft drinks, and adult beverages will be served.

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DIY After Dark – Sharpsburg

January 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Paint away the winter blues with these neon snowflake wall hangings!

Ms. Alison will show you the best techniques for getting the perfectly symmetrical snowflake!

Teens 15+ are welcome to attend with a participating adult.

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Mystery Book Club – Sharpsburg

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Get a clue with Mystery Book Club! Join us for a great discussion and light libations.

This month's selection is the historical mystery, No Graves as Yet by Anne Perry .

Find out more »

February 2019

Maker Monday – Sharpsburg

February 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Kids in kindergarten and up can try their hand at being an artist, a scientist, a craftsperson and more!

Join Ms. Alison in the community room and exercise your mind and your imagination!

Find out more »

Wiggle Time – Sharpsburg

February 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Wiggle, crawl, and bounce in this program for babies and toddlers up to age 2.

Ms. Sara will share fingerplays, rhymes, and shaker songs with our youngest patrons and their caregivers.

Find out more »

STEAM Lab – Sharpsburg

February 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

For 2nd grade and up, this STEAM-themed program with Ms. Alison explores scientific experimentation and observation through hands-on learning.

Find out more »

STEAM Storytime – Sharpsburg

February 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Designed for preschool kiddos and a caregiver, this STEAM-themed story time with Ms. Alison includes a dynamic story highlighting a Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math theme followed by a hands-on activity that engages little learners and grown-ups together! We'll also share strategies for exploring science and more at home.

This program has a maximum capacity of 12 children. Please register online, by phone, or in person.

Find out more »

STEAM Play – Sharpsburg

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

An open, drop-in experience for families and children.

Stop into the community room and see what we're making or doing. You can join the fun, too!

Find out more »

Maker Monday – Sharpsburg

February 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Kids in kindergarten and up can try their hand at being an artist, a scientist, a craftsperson and more!

Join Ms. Alison in the community room and exercise your mind and your imagination!

Find out more »

DIY After Dark – Sharpsburg

February 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Won't you be our Valentine?

Ms. Alison will teach you how to marble paper, then use it to make fancy Valentines!

Teens 15+ are welcome to attend with a participating adult.

Find out more »

Wiggle Time – Sharpsburg

February 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Wiggle, crawl, and bounce in this program for babies and toddlers up to age 2.

Ms. Sara will share fingerplays, rhymes, and shaker songs with our youngest patrons and their caregivers.

Find out more »

STEAM Storytime – Sharpsburg

February 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Designed for preschool kiddos and a caregiver, this STEAM-themed story time with Ms. Alison includes a dynamic story highlighting a Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math theme followed by a hands-on activity that engages little learners and grown-ups together! We'll also share strategies for exploring science and more at home.

This program has a maximum capacity of 12 children. Please register online, by phone, or in person.

Find out more »

I, Too, Sing America: Paintings of African American Leaders Opening Reception – Sharpsburg

February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

The library is excited to present our next featured artist, Sherri Randolph!

Join Sherri for an opening reception at 6:30pm. Light snacks, soft drinks, and adult beverages will be served.

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Maker Monday – Sharpsburg

February 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Kids in kindergarten and up can try their hand at being an artist, a scientist, a craftsperson and more!

Join Ms. Alison in the community room and exercise your mind and your imagination!

Find out more »

Wiggle Time – Sharpsburg

February 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Wiggle, crawl, and bounce in this program for babies and toddlers up to age 2.

Ms. Sara will share fingerplays, rhymes, and shaker songs with our youngest patrons and their caregivers.

Find out more »

STEAM Lab – Sharpsburg

February 20 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

For 2nd grade and up, this STEAM-themed program with Ms. Alison explores scientific experimentation and observation through hands-on learning.

Find out more »

STEAM Storytime – Sharpsburg

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Designed for preschool kiddos and a caregiver, this STEAM-themed story time with Ms. Alison includes a dynamic story highlighting a Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math theme followed by a hands-on activity that engages little learners and grown-ups together! We'll also share strategies for exploring science and more at home.

This program has a maximum capacity of 12 children. Please register online, by phone, or in person.

Find out more »

STEAM Play – Sharpsburg

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

An open, drop-in experience for families and children.

Stop into the community room and see what we're making or doing. You can join the fun, too!

Find out more »

Green Grocer – Sharpsburg

February 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

Our friends at Green Grocer Pittsburgh visit every Monday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Buy fruits, vegetables, and herbs with cash, credit card, EBT, or farmer's market vouchers.

Find their truck in our parking lot next to the Community Garden.

Green Grocer visits every week, rain or shine, except in the following conditions:

Temperatures below 25 degrees Fahrenheit
Flooding
Lightning

Cancellations are posted on the Green Grocer Facebook page and the Sharpsburg Community Library Facebook page.

Find out more »

Maker Monday – Sharpsburg

February 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Kids in kindergarten and up can try their hand at being an artist, a scientist, a craftsperson and more!

Join Ms. Alison in the community room and exercise your mind and your imagination!

Find out more »

Mystery Book Club – Sharpsburg

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Get a clue with Mystery Book Club! Join us for a great discussion and light libations.

This month's selection is the middle grade classic, The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin, perfect for such a short month. Copies are available at the circulation desk. Please register online, by phone, or in person.

Find out more »

Wiggle Time – Sharpsburg

February 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Wiggle, crawl, and bounce in this program for babies and toddlers up to age 2.

Ms. Sara will share fingerplays, rhymes, and shaker songs with our youngest patrons and their caregivers.

Find out more »

STEAM Lab – Sharpsburg

February 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

For 2nd grade and up, this STEAM-themed program with Ms. Alison explores scientific experimentation and observation through hands-on learning.

Find out more »

Speculative Fiction Book Club – Sharpsburg

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Travel to new realms with Speculative Fiction Book Club!

Join the quest for great discussion on the last Wednesday of each month.

February's selection is Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman. Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk.

Find out more »

STEAM Storytime – Sharpsburg

February 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Designed for preschool kiddos and a caregiver, this STEAM-themed story time with Ms. Alison includes a dynamic story highlighting a Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math theme followed by a hands-on activity that engages little learners and grown-ups together! We'll also share strategies for exploring science and more at home.

This program has a maximum capacity of 12 children. Please register online, by phone, or in person.

Find out more »

STEAM Storytime – Sharpsburg

February 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Designed for preschool kiddos and a caregiver, this STEAM-themed story time with Ms. Alison includes a dynamic story highlighting a Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math theme followed by a hands-on activity that engages little learners and grown-ups together! We'll also share strategies for exploring science and more at home.

This program has a maximum capacity of 12 children. Please register online, by phone, or in person.

Find out more »

March 2019

STEAM Play – Sharpsburg

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

An open, drop-in experience for families and children.

Stop into the community room and see what we're making or doing. You can join the fun, too!

In honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday, we're planning some Seuss-tacular activities this week!

Find out more »

Green Grocer – Sharpsburg

March 4 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

Our friends at Green Grocer Pittsburgh visit every Monday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Buy fruits, vegetables, and herbs with cash, credit card, EBT, or farmer's market vouchers.

Find their truck in our parking lot next to the Community Garden.

Green Grocer visits every week, rain or shine, except in the following conditions:

Temperatures below 25 degrees Fahrenheit
Flooding
Lightning

Cancellations are posted on the Green Grocer Facebook page and the Sharpsburg Community Library Facebook page.

Find out more »

Maker Monday – Sharpsburg

March 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Kids in kindergarten and up can try their hand at being an artist, a scientist, a craftsperson and more!

Join Ms. Alison in the community room and exercise your mind and your imagination!

Find out more »

Wiggle Time – Sharpsburg

March 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Wiggle, crawl, and bounce in this program for babies and toddlers up to age 2.

Ms. Sara will share fingerplays, rhymes, and shaker songs with our youngest patrons and their caregivers.

Find out more »

STEAM Lab – Sharpsburg

March 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

For 2nd grade and up, this STEAM-themed program with Ms. Alison explores scientific experimentation and observation through hands-on learning.

Find out more »

STEAM Storytime – Sharpsburg

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Designed for preschool kiddos and a caregiver, this STEAM-themed story time with Ms. Alison includes a dynamic story highlighting a Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math theme followed by a hands-on activity that engages little learners and grown-ups together! We'll also share strategies for exploring science and more at home.

This program has a maximum capacity of 12 children. Please register online, by phone, or in person.

Find out more »

Breakin’ Free Art Reception – Sharpsburg

March 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

My Name is KNY
Been colorin since i was a kid.
An old French Chef asked me why i started cookin and I replied. Cause i couldn't sell my Art. I had some TIME on my hands so i got back to colorin.

Join us for an impromptu art reception for local artist Ken Lutz.

Light refreshments will be served.

FREE to attend, donations appreciated.

Find out more »

Green Grocer – Sharpsburg

March 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

Our friends at Green Grocer Pittsburgh visit every Monday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Buy fruits, vegetables, and herbs with cash, credit card, EBT, or farmer's market vouchers.

Find their truck in our parking lot next to the Community Garden.

Green Grocer visits every week, rain or shine, except in the following conditions:

Temperatures below 25 degrees Fahrenheit
Flooding
Lightning

Cancellations are posted on the Green Grocer Facebook page and the Sharpsburg Community Library Facebook page.

Find out more »

Maker Monday – Sharpsburg

March 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Kids in kindergarten and up can tinker, design, and create every week!

Join Ms. Alison in the community room and exercise your mind and your imagination!

Find out more »

Wiggle Time – Sharpsburg

March 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Wiggle, crawl, and bounce in this program for babies and toddlers up to age 2.

Ms. Sara will share fingerplays, rhymes, and shaker songs with our youngest patrons and their caregivers.

Find out more »

STEAM Lab – Sharpsburg

March 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

For 2nd grade and up, this STEAM-themed program with Ms. Alison explores scientific experimentation and observation through hands-on learning.

Find out more »

DIY After Dark – Sharpsburg

March 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Have you admired our cabinet? This month Ms. Alison will teach you how to decoupage. Bring your own small wooden object from home and attend for FREE or pay $5 to be provided with one.

Space is limited, so please register in advance.

Teens 15+ are welcome to attend with a participating adult.

Find out more »

STEAM Storytime – Sharpsburg

March 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Designed for preschool kiddos and a caregiver, this STEAM-themed story time with Ms. Alison includes a dynamic story highlighting a Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math theme followed by a hands-on activity that engages little learners and grown-ups together! We'll also share strategies for exploring science and more at home.

This program has a maximum capacity of 12 children. Please register online, by phone, or in person.

Find out more »

Queen’s Gambit Beginner Chess Club – Sharpsburg

March 14 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Chess prepares you for life! Children and teens in grades K-12 are invited to join us for Beginner’s Chess Club. Players will experience chess with FREE interactive lessons and hands-on instruction. Chess combines concentration, planning, and thinking ahead with playing and competing against an opponent. Each week, prepared lessons and exercises strengthen each student’s knowledge of chess. After weeks of practice and stimulating chess games, the class will have a mini chess tournament with prizes for top players. Taught by The Queen’s Gambit Chess Institute, a Pittsburgh based non-profit organization dedicated to teaching chess and using the game to impact Pittsburgh.

Find out more »

Green Grocer – Sharpsburg

March 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

Our friends at Green Grocer Pittsburgh visit every Monday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Buy fruits, vegetables, and herbs with cash, credit card, EBT, or farmer's market vouchers.

Find their truck in our parking lot next to the Community Garden.

Green Grocer visits every week, rain or shine, except in the following conditions:

Temperatures below 25 degrees Fahrenheit
Flooding
Lightning

Cancellations are posted on the Green Grocer Facebook page and the Sharpsburg Community Library Facebook page.

Find out more »

Maker Monday – Sharpsburg

March 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Kids in kindergarten and up can tinker, design, and create every week!

Join Ms. Alison in the community room and exercise your mind and your imagination! This week we're celebrating National Puppetry Day! We will have a variety of materials for puppet making and puppet play!

Find out more »

Wiggle Time – Sharpsburg

March 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Wiggle, crawl, and bounce in this program for babies and toddlers up to age 2.

Ms. Sara will share fingerplays, rhymes, and shaker songs with our youngest patrons and their caregivers.

Find out more »

STEAM Lab – Sharpsburg

March 20 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

For 2nd grade and up, this STEAM-themed program with Ms. Alison explores scientific experimentation and observation through hands-on learning.

Find out more »

Keep It Simple! Healthy Eating Talk & Demo

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Choosing nutritious foods can make a real difference in your health. Join us in celebrating National Nutrition Month® with 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.

Find out more »

STEAM Storytime – Sharpsburg

March 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Designed for preschool kiddos and a caregiver, this STEAM-themed story time with Ms. Alison includes a dynamic story highlighting a Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math theme followed by a hands-on activity that engages little learners and grown-ups together! We'll also share strategies for exploring science and more at home.

This week will feature stories told by Ms. Alison with her original puppets and we'll make our own finger puppets to celebrate National Puppetry Day!
This program has a maximum capacity of 12 children. Please register online, by phone, or in person.

Find out more »

Queen’s Gambit Beginner Chess Club – Sharpsburg

March 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Chess prepares you for life! Children and teens in grades K-12 are invited to join us for Beginner’s Chess Club. Players will experience chess with FREE interactive lessons and hands-on instruction. Chess combines concentration, planning, and thinking ahead with playing and competing against an opponent. Each week, prepared lessons and exercises strengthen each student’s knowledge of chess. After weeks of practice and stimulating chess games, the class will have a mini chess tournament with prizes for top players. Taught by The Queen’s Gambit Chess Institute, a Pittsburgh based non-profit organization dedicated to teaching chess and using the game to impact Pittsburgh.

Find out more »

Women Bring Us Together Opening Reception – Sharpsburg

March 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

Celebrate Women's History Month with an art exhibition featuring twenty artists who are women. The theme of the exhibition is WOMEN Bring Us TOGETHER. Please join us to meet our featured artists and socialize with our art-loving community in celebrating this theme of unity and love.

Light refreshments will be served. Donations appreciated.

Find out more »

STEAM Play – Sharpsburg

March 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 13, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on April 27, 2019 at 11:00am

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

An open, drop-in experience for families and children.

Stop into the community room and see what we're making or doing. You can join the fun, too!

Today we will learn about and explore a variety of puppet types to celebrate National Puppetry Day. Ms. Alison will tell a few tales with her original puppets and you can create your own puppet!

Find out more »

Green Grocer – Sharpsburg

March 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

Our friends at Green Grocer Pittsburgh visit every Monday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Buy fruits, vegetables, and herbs with cash, credit card, EBT, or farmer's market vouchers.

Find their truck in our parking lot next to the Community Garden.

Green Grocer visits every week, rain or shine, except in the following conditions:

Temperatures below 25 degrees Fahrenheit
Flooding
Lightning

Cancellations are posted on the Green Grocer Facebook page and the Sharpsburg Community Library Facebook page.

Find out more »

Maker Monday – Sharpsburg

March 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Kids in kindergarten and up can tinker, design, and create every week!

Join Ms. Alison in the community room and exercise your mind and your imagination!

Find out more »

Mystery Book Club – Sharpsburg

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Get a clue with Mystery Book Club! Join us for a great discussion and light libations.

This month's selection is Irish bestseller, Broken Harbor by Tana French. Copies are available at the circulation desk.

Find out more »

Wiggle Time – Sharpsburg

March 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Wiggle, crawl, and bounce in this program for babies and toddlers up to 36 months.

Ms. Sara will share fingerplays, rhymes, and shaker songs with our youngest patrons and their caregivers.

Find out more »

STEAM Lab – Sharpsburg

March 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 17, 2019

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

For 2nd grade and up, this STEAM-themed program with Ms. Alison explores scientific experimentation and observation through hands-on learning.

Find out more »

Speculative Fiction Book Club – Sharpsburg

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Travel to new realms with Speculative Fiction Book Club! Join the quest for great discussion on the last Wednesday of each month.

This month's selection is the sci-fi graphic novel On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden. Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk.

Find out more »

STEAM Storytime – Sharpsburg

March 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Designed for preschool kiddos and a caregiver, this STEAM-themed story time with Ms. Alison includes a dynamic story highlighting a Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math theme followed by a hands-on activity that engages little learners and grown-ups together! We'll also share strategies for exploring science and more at home.

This program has a maximum capacity of 12 children. Please register online, by phone, or in person.

Find out more »

Queen’s Gambit Beginner Chess Club – Sharpsburg

March 28 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Chess prepares you for life! Children and teens in grades K-12 are invited to join us for Beginner’s Chess Club. Players will experience chess with FREE interactive lessons and hands-on instruction. Chess combines concentration, planning, and thinking ahead with playing and competing against an opponent. Each week, prepared lessons and exercises strengthen each student’s knowledge of chess. After weeks of practice and stimulating chess games, the class will have a mini chess tournament with prizes for top players. Taught by The Queen’s Gambit Chess Institute, a Pittsburgh based non-profit organization dedicated to teaching chess and using the game to impact Pittsburgh.

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April 2019

Green Grocer – Sharpsburg

April 1 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

Our friends at Green Grocer Pittsburgh visit every Monday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Buy fruits, vegetables, and herbs with cash, credit card, EBT, or farmer's market vouchers.

Find their truck in our parking lot next to the Community Garden.

Green Grocer visits every week, rain or shine, except in the following conditions:

Temperatures below 25 degrees Fahrenheit
Flooding
Lightning

Cancellations are posted on the Green Grocer Facebook page and the Sharpsburg Community Library Facebook page.

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Maker Monday – Sharpsburg

April 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Kids in kindergarten and up can tinker, design, and create every week!

Join Ms. Alison in the community room and exercise your mind and your imagination!

Find out more »

Wiggle Time – Sharpsburg

April 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Wiggle, crawl, and bounce in this program for babies and toddlers up to 36 months.

Ms. Sara will share fingerplays, rhymes, and shaker songs with our youngest patrons and their caregivers.

Find out more »

STEAM Lab – Sharpsburg

April 3 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

For 2nd-6th grade, this STEAM-themed program with Ms. Alison explores scientific experimentation and observation through hands-on learning.

Find out more »

STEAM Storytime – Sharpsburg

April 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Designed for preschool kiddos and a caregiver, this STEAM-themed story time with Ms. Alison includes a dynamic story highlighting a Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math theme followed by a hands-on activity that engages little learners and grown-ups together! We'll also share strategies for exploring science and more at home.

This program has a maximum capacity of 12 children. Please register online, by phone, or in person.

Find out more »

Queen’s Gambit Beginner Chess Club – Sharpsburg

April 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Chess prepares you for life! Children and teens in grades K-12 are invited to join us for Beginner’s Chess Club. Players will experience chess with FREE interactive lessons and hands-on instruction. Chess combines concentration, planning, and thinking ahead with playing and competing against an opponent. Each week, prepared lessons and exercises strengthen each student’s knowledge of chess. After weeks of practice and stimulating chess games, the class will have a mini chess tournament with prizes for top players. Taught by The Queen’s Gambit Chess Institute, a Pittsburgh based non-profit organization dedicated to teaching chess and using the game to impact Pittsburgh.

Find out more »

STEAM Play – Sharpsburg

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 4, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on May 11, 2019 at 11:00am

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

An open, drop-in experience for families and children.

Stop into the community room and see what we're making or doing. You can join the fun, too!

Find out more »

Green Grocer – Sharpsburg

April 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

Our friends at Green Grocer Pittsburgh visit every Monday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Buy fruits, vegetables, and herbs with cash, credit card, EBT, or farmer's market vouchers.

Find their truck in our parking lot next to the Community Garden.

Green Grocer visits every week, rain or shine, except in the following conditions:

Temperatures below 25 degrees Fahrenheit
Flooding
Lightning

Cancellations are posted on the Green Grocer Facebook page and the Sharpsburg Community Library Facebook page.

Find out more »

Maker Monday – Sharpsburg

April 8 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Kids in kindergarten and up can tinker, design, and create every week!

Join Ms. Alison in the community room and exercise your mind and your imagination!

Celebrate National Library Week by making black-out poetry with recycled books!

Find out more »

Wiggle Time – Sharpsburg

April 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Wiggle, crawl, and bounce in this program for babies and toddlers up to 36 months.

Ms. Sara will share fingerplays, rhymes, and shaker songs with our youngest patrons and their caregivers.

Find out more »

STEAM Lab – Sharpsburg

April 10 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

For 2nd-6th grade, this STEAM-themed program with Ms. Alison explores scientific experimentation and observation through hands-on learning.

This week we're experimenting with different recipes of invisible ink to celebrate National Library Week!

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STEAM Storytime – Sharpsburg

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Designed for preschool kiddos and a caregiver, this STEAM-themed story time with Ms. Alison includes a dynamic story highlighting a Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math theme followed by a hands-on activity that engages little learners and grown-ups together! We'll also share strategies for exploring science and more at home.

This program has a maximum capacity of 12 children. Please register online, by phone, or in person.

This week we're making our own simple storybooks to celebrate National Library Week!

Find out more »

Queen’s Gambit Beginner Chess Club – Sharpsburg

April 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Chess prepares you for life! Children and teens in grades K-12 are invited to join us for Beginner’s Chess Club. Players will experience chess with FREE interactive lessons and hands-on instruction. Chess combines concentration, planning, and thinking ahead with playing and competing against an opponent. Each week, prepared lessons and exercises strengthen each student’s knowledge of chess. After weeks of practice and stimulating chess games, the class will have a mini chess tournament with prizes for top players. Taught by The Queen’s Gambit Chess Institute, a Pittsburgh based non-profit organization dedicated to teaching chess and using the game to impact Pittsburgh.

Find out more »

STEAM Play – Sharpsburg

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

An open, drop-in experience for families and children.

Stop into the community room and see what we're making or doing. You can join the fun, too!

Find out more »

Green Grocer – Sharpsburg

April 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

Our friends at Green Grocer Pittsburgh visit every Monday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Buy fruits, vegetables, and herbs with cash, credit card, EBT, or farmer's market vouchers.

Find their truck in our parking lot next to the Community Garden.

Green Grocer visits every week, rain or shine, except in the following conditions:

Temperatures below 25 degrees Fahrenheit
Flooding
Lightning

Cancellations are posted on the Green Grocer Facebook page and the Sharpsburg Community Library Facebook page.

Find out more »

Maker Monday – Sharpsburg

April 15 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Kids in kindergarten and up can tinker, design, and create every week!

Join Ms. Alison in the community room and exercise your mind and your imagination!

Find out more »

Wiggle Time – Sharpsburg

April 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Wiggle, crawl, and bounce in this program for babies and toddlers up to 36 months.

Ms. Sara will share fingerplays, rhymes, and shaker songs with our youngest patrons and their caregivers.

Find out more »

STEAM Lab – Sharpsburg

April 17 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

For 2nd-6th grade, this STEAM-themed program with Ms. Alison explores scientific experimentation and observation through hands-on learning.

Find out more »

DIY After Dark – Sharpsburg

April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

To celebrate Earth Day this month, we're making projects with recycled materials!

Ms. Alison will have 2 stations for you: plastic bottle flowers and Styrofoam printing!

This program is geared for adults. Teens 15+ may attend with a participating adult.

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STEAM Storytime – Sharpsburg

April 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Designed for preschool kiddos and a caregiver, this STEAM-themed story time with Ms. Alison includes a dynamic story highlighting a Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math theme followed by a hands-on activity that engages little learners and grown-ups together! We'll also share strategies for exploring science and more at home.

This program has a maximum capacity of 12 children. Please register online, by phone, or in person.

Find out more »

Queen’s Gambit Beginner Chess Club – Sharpsburg

April 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Chess prepares you for life! Children and teens in grades K-12 are invited to join us for Beginner’s Chess Club. Players will experience chess with FREE interactive lessons and hands-on instruction. Chess combines concentration, planning, and thinking ahead with playing and competing against an opponent. Each week, prepared lessons and exercises strengthen each student’s knowledge of chess. After weeks of practice and stimulating chess games, the class will have a mini chess tournament with prizes for top players. Taught by The Queen’s Gambit Chess Institute, a Pittsburgh based non-profit organization dedicated to teaching chess and using the game to impact Pittsburgh.

Find out more »

Green Grocer – Sharpsburg

April 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

Our friends at Green Grocer Pittsburgh visit every Monday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Buy fruits, vegetables, and herbs with cash, credit card, EBT, or farmer's market vouchers.

Find their truck in our parking lot next to the Community Garden.

Green Grocer visits every week, rain or shine, except in the following conditions:

Temperatures below 25 degrees Fahrenheit
Flooding
Lightning

Cancellations are posted on the Green Grocer Facebook page and the Sharpsburg Community Library Facebook page.

Find out more »

Wiggle Time – Sharpsburg

April 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Wiggle, crawl, and bounce in this program for babies and toddlers up to 36 months.

Ms. Sara will share fingerplays, rhymes, and shaker songs with our youngest patrons and their caregivers.

Find out more »

Speculative Fiction Book Club – Sharpsburg

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Travel to new realms with Speculative Fiction Book Club! Join the quest for great discussion on the last Wednesday of each month.

This month's selection is the Afro-fantasy novel Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk.

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STEAM Storytime – Sharpsburg

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Designed for preschool kiddos and a caregiver, this STEAM-themed story time with Ms. Alison includes a dynamic story highlighting a Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math theme followed by a hands-on activity that engages little learners and grown-ups together! We'll also share strategies for exploring science and more at home.

This program has a maximum capacity of 12 children. Please register online, by phone, or in person.

Find out more »

Danielle Gensler + Timothy Kelley Collaborative Art Reception – Sharpsburg

April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

Join us for our next art reception, featuring the work of Brian McCormick!

Light refreshments will be available. Donations appreciated.

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Green Grocer – Sharpsburg

April 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street

Our friends at Green Grocer Pittsburgh visit every Monday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Buy fruits, vegetables, and herbs with cash, credit card, EBT, or farmer's market vouchers.

Find their truck in our parking lot next to the Community Garden.

Green Grocer visits every week, rain or shine, except in the following conditions:

Temperatures below 25 degrees Fahrenheit
Flooding
Lightning

Cancellations are posted on the Green Grocer Facebook page and the Sharpsburg Community Library Facebook page.

Find out more »

Maker Monday – Sharpsburg

April 29 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Monday, repeating until May 20, 2019

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Kids in kindergarten and up can tinker, design, and create every week!

Join Ms. Alison in the community room and exercise your mind and your imagination!

Find out more »

Mystery Book Club – Sharpsburg

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Get a clue with Mystery Book Club! Join us for a great discussion and light libations.

This month's selection travels to Italy with Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions by Mario Giordano. Copies are available at the circulation desk.

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Wiggle Time – Sharpsburg

April 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

Wiggle, crawl, and bounce in this program for babies and toddlers up to 36 months.

Ms. Sara will share fingerplays, rhymes, and shaker songs with our youngest patrons and their caregivers.

Find out more »

May 2019

STEAM Lab – Sharpsburg

May 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sharpsburg Community Library, 1212 Main Street
Free

For 2nd-6th grade, this STEAM-themed program with Ms. Alison explores scientific experimentation and observation through hands-on learning.

Find out more »
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