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Welcome to our events listing …

Click here to view or print out the December 2018 Events Calendar

NOVEMBER 2018 Calendar of Events 

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The library is selling 2019 Rotary Club Lottery Calendars for a chance to win every day! Only $25 donation, benefits the Rotary Club and the Library.

The 16th ANNUAL HOLIDAY HOUSE TOUR is on 12-8-18 at 3 pm!  Get your tix $15 for adults, children under 12 are free at the library. Also available on event day at the Log House, 422 Washington St., 15666. Cash or check only. For sale during library’s operating hours 10-8 M-Th, 9-4 Sat.

ONGOING: We recycle old phones and printer cartridges. We also collect old eye glasses for the Mt. Pleasant Twp. Lions Club and BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION for the Ramsay and Rumbaugh’s PTO.
DONATIONS of Books, DVDs, audio book, puzzles, LEGO, and yearbooks are welcome year round during operating hours. We cannot accept encyclopedias, National Geographic magazines or anything with a musty odor.

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Gentle Chair Yoga

Monday, Dec. 10, 6 p.m. No mats are required for Hatha yoga, a gentle yoga with emphasis on stretching, breathing, relaxation, and mindfulness. Classes meet at least once each month, $5 suggested donation. Healthcare professional and yoga instructor Joan Siwula, of Scottdale, will teach the classes. Students are also welcome to bring mats.

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Book BINGO

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 10:30 a.m. A new outreach program, hosted by the library staff, book BINGO is held at the Mount Pleasant Center for Active Adults, 424 Washington St., where winners may choose books, DVDs, audio books, magazines, or puzzles! Held monthly on the second Wednesday at the Center. Free! All are welcome!

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2nd Library, Lunch Lights! Hallmark movie and lunch

Friday, Dec. 14, noon. Back by popular demand, ARMSTRONG will again sponsor a “Library, Lunch, Lights,” event with a Hallmark movie on Friday, Dec. 14, at noon at the library.

Guests can enjoy lunch and watch the Hallmark movie “Christmas Next Door,” on a day the library is otherwise closed. Cost is a $5 donation per person and advance registration is required by noon on Monday, Dec. 10. Armstrong will provide the pizza and pasta, and volunteers will provide punch and pastries.

In this Hallmark movie, Eric Randall, an author of bachelor lifestyle books, is left in charge of his young niece and nephew for the holidays. Unsure of himself, Eric turns to his neighbor April, a lover of all things Christmas, for help. Starring Jesse Metcalfe and Fiona Gubelmann.

Attendees will each receive On-Demand coupons and are eligible for door prizes. Proceeds benefit the library.

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Christmas Plate Paint ‘N Sip

Friday, Dec. 14, 6 p.m.  $10 donation covers materials. Make this adorable reverse painted Christmas cookie plate. You’ll have many choices of what to paint in the center in place of the reindeer. We’ll provide some snacks, bring your favorites and beverages to sip. Wear your favorite crazy Christmas sweater if you like, and bring crazy Christmas socks to exchange with someone. Pre-registration required, limited to 20 people.

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Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!”

Saturday, Dec. 15, 10 a.m.  The players of Stage Right bring this beloved story to life, and it’s the perfect holiday treat for kids of all ages. This green curmudgeon, whose heart grew three sizes that day, is a heartwarming and hilarious tale that teaches lessons about friendship, community, and ability that each of us have to change and to create change. Pre-registration is required by calling 724-547-3850.

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Book Club!

Monday, Dec. 17, 6:30 pm. Light refreshments will be provided and copies of John Grisham’s holiday classic “Skipping Christmas” is available at the front desk now. New members welcome! Great conversations and friendships found here.

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Family Game Club

Saturday, January 5, 12-3 pm.  Bring your own games or play ours! A gathering of game enthusiasts!

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Classic Sci Fiction Class

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Tuesday, Jan 15, 6 pm Lecture and discussion on this cult classic kicks off a series of talks about cult films. More cult films and science fiction programs to follow this year! Lecture hosted by Fred Adams Jr.

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Book Bingo!

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Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, 10:30 am. Book Bingo at the Senior Center, 424 Washington St., where the prizes will be the winners’ choice of books, DVDs, audio books, magazines, or puzzles! Held monthly on the second Wednesday at the Senior Center.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder(SAD) Lunch & Learn

Thursday, January 10, Noon. An educational talk by Dr. Krista Boyer of  Connellsville Counseling Services on SAD. Bring a bagged lunch or light snack and settle in to learn!

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Book Club! One Book One Community

Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, 6:30 pm. Light refreshments will be provided and copies of “The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest of Colonize the Cosmos” by Christian Davenport will be available at the desk. New members welcome! The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra will present a classical concert featuring music by John Williams, who composed the scores for Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park, Harry Potter and more. This special concert will be held at the Palace Theatre on Saturday, May 11, 2019. Any One Book One Community discussion members are eligible to purchase a ticket to the concert at a discounted price of $12. 

Great conversations and friendships found here.

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Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

Saturday, March 2, 2019, 10 a.m. The performers of Stage Right share the journey of Solla Sollew, an Odyssean, Seussian coming-of-age story, where we meet fantastic and funny characters, while obstacles are faced, challenges met, and trials overcome. Dr. Seuss tackles the struggles of everyday life — difficult people, bullies, bad weather, political unrest, even crowds – in “I had Trouble in getting to Solla Sollew.” Please pre-register if possible.

 

Anime Club: Check out the latest schedule of events on our Facebook Page!