Welcome to Mount Pleasant Public Library

Welcome to our events listing …

Click here to view or print out the January 2019 Mount Pleasant Library Calendar

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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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Smart Phones & Tablets Class

Tuesday, Jan 22, 1-3 p.m. Did you receive a smart phone or tablet for Christmas and need some help getting comfortable with it? Build your confidence with this class for only a $5 donation per person. Must pre-register at 724-547-3850 (limited to 20 people). Smartphones and Tablets basically work the same way. You need one or both to attend this class. Bring your device to class and become more comfortable utilizing many of its features. Taught by the amazing Gina McGrath, Technology Director at the YWCA in Greensburg.

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The First Great Game-a-Thon

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Saturday, Jan 26. 10 am -8 pm. To celebrate the generous grant of games we received from the Pittsburgh Foundation, the library will be hosting a FREE all day Game-a-thon! Stop in any time and play tabletop and board games all day long! There will be snacks and drinks available. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Please pre-register at the library or call 724-547-3850.

  • Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament – $2 donation*
  • Chess Tournament – $2 donation*
  • Unearth the Designer: Play and talk with game designer Jason Harner
  • Unearth Game Raffle
  • Play and talk with local game designers
  • Board Games
  • Card Games
  • Tabletop Role Playing Games
  • Giant Chess Set
  • Giant Bowling Set

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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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Human Trafficking in Westmoreland County

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Thursday, Jan 31, 2019, 6 pm Reunion Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 769 Main St, Mount Pleasant. What constitutes human trafficking, who in Westmoreland County is affected by it, and what can the average person do to help? January is Human Trafficking Awareness month and this informative talk will open your eyes to how traffickers attract and manipulate often unsuspecting people in our county for labor or sex or both. Adult content. Please RSVP by calling the library at 724-547-3850. Please note the location of the event is not the library.

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Saturday, Feb. 2, 10 a.m. Whether you’re new to the craft or a practiced professional, join us at 10 a.m. for this Do It Yourself Crochet Class with our wonderful Brandi W. We have yarn and lots of good company, new members welcome! This month we’ll be making a crochet heart mug cozy for Valentine’s Day
Bring size 8 or 9 crochet hooks!

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Monthly Board of Trustees Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, 6:30 pm. Open to the public.

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3rd Library, Lunch, Love by Armstrong

Friday, Feb. 8, noon. Armstrong will again sponsor the popular “Library, Lunch, Love” event with a Hallmark movie on Friday, Feb. 8, at noon at the library.

Guests can enjoy lunch and watch a popular Valentine’s Hallmark movie on a day the library is otherwise closed. The movie title will be announced soon. Cost is a $5 donation per person and advance registration is required. Armstrong will provide the pizza and pasta, and volunteers will provide punch and pastries.

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

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Science Fiction Saturday: A Galaxy Far, Far Away

Saturday, Feb. 9 2019. Noon. Join us for the kick off of a year long space exploring endeavor starting in a galaxy far far away. Science Fiction Saturdays aim to dive into lesser known science fiction works, and family friendly classics. Science Fiction Saturdays take place twice a month, will have out of this world snacks and activities for all ages.

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Classic Sci Fiction Movie & Discussion

Tuesday, 19, 6 pm  Watch and discuss a cult classic in this new monthly series about cult films. More cult films and science fiction programs to follow this year! Lecture hosted by Fred Adams Jr.

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Science Fiction Saturdays: Where No One Has Gone Before

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. Noon. Join us for the next installment of our science fiction exploration continuing with another classic, boldly going where no one has gone before.
Science Fiction Saturdays aim to dive into lesser known science fiction works, and family friendly classics. Science Fiction Saturdays take place twice a month, will have out-of-this-world snacks and activities for all ages.
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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.

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Science Fiction Saturdays: Bill & the Doctor’s Excellent Adventure

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Saturday, March 9 2019. Noon. Join us for the next installment of our science fiction exploration continuing with the longest running television program ever.
Science Fiction Saturdays aim to dive into lesser known science fiction works, and family friendly classics. Science Fiction Saturdays take place twice a month, will have out-of-this-world snacks and activities for all ages.
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Science Fiction Saturdays: The World is Over. The Battle is Just Beginning.

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Saturday, March 23 2019. Noon. Join us for the next installment of our science fiction exploration continuing with the saga of preserving humanity in space.
Science Fiction Saturdays aim to dive into lesser known science fiction works, and family friendly classics. Science Fiction Saturdays take place twice a month, will have out-of-this-world snacks and activities for all ages.