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Saturday June 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Harry Potter-Palooza   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Grades 3-5. Registration required. Calling all Potterheads! Grab your wands and head over to the library to enter a wizarding world full of fun and amazement! 

[Reservations]
    Location: Sky Room
        There are 11 spaces available.
Sunday June 26, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Sunday Afternoon Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 4th Sunday of each month to discuss titles from a variety of genres!  This intergenerational group is designed for adults of all ages and teens grades 9-12.  We read a mix of fiction, nonfiction, and young adult literature and come together to talk about our ideas and opinions (and to snack!).  Teens can earn community service hours for attending the discussions.  If interested in joining, please call 412.269.0334 for more inforamtion.  We hope to see you at book club!

This Month's Selection Is

Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll


As a teenager at the prestigious Bradley School, Ani FaNelli endured a shocking, public humiliation that left her desperate to reinvent herself. Now, with a glamorous job, expensive wardrobe, and handsome blue blood fiancé, she’s this close to living the perfect life she’s worked so hard to achieve. But Ani has a secret. There’s something else buried in her past that still haunts her, something private and painful that threatens to bubble to the surface and destroy everything. With a singular voice and twists you won’t see coming, Luckiest Girl Alive explores the unbearable pressure that so many women feel to “have it all” and introduces a heroine whose sharp edges and cutthroat ambition have been protecting a scandalous truth, and a heart that's bigger than it first appears. The question remains: will breaking her silence destroy all that she has worked for—or, will it at long last, set Ani free?

    Location: Sky Room
Monday June 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   412-269-0334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose is based on an award-winning early-literacy program for children from birth to age 3 with their parents or caregivers. This program is geared specifically towards the young child and engages participants with one-on-one interaction between child and caregiver. 

Created by Mother Goose on the Loose Executive Director Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen, this innovative program is based on research which shows that children learn best through routine and repetition in a nurturing environment. Mother Goose on the Loose uses a variety of activities, such as rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence, and sensitivity to others.

This program is an excellent way to begin social interaction and a fantastic opportunity for parents to meet others. 

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 11:10 AM  -  12:10 PM ABC Open Play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   412-269-0334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Families are invited to stay after our Mother Goose on the Loose program to socialize and play! Enjoy tons of toys, puppets, books and more. No registration necessary.

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Story Safari   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Ages 2-6. Registration required. Join us for stories, crafts and a safari scavenger hunt! 

[Reservations]
    Location: Storytime Room
   
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Canterbury Commons   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Sky Room
Tuesday June 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Summer Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages 2-3 are invited with a caregiver to our weekly Toddler Summer Storytime! We'll read stories, sing songs and make a cool craft!

No registration necessary.

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Preschool Summer Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages 3-5 are invited to enjoy stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers.

Children attend on their own. No registration required.

    Location: Moon Library
 
med_caduceus 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Lyme Disease Support Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Dr. Linda D’Eramo would like to invite those who are affected by Lyme Disease to gather and share the various ways they have learned to cope as well as their concerns. There is a growing need for a place to come together to support each other, discuss the impact of the disease, and, together, pave the way to a healthier future. Monthly meetings will be held at 6:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month with a new topic being highlighted at each meeting.

May's Highlighted Topic: Lyme Disease Overview

Please register to attend prior to attending.

Due to chemical sensitivities, please refrain from wearing perfumes or scented lotions to the support group sessions.

 

Disclaimer:

This is a support group. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any participant.  All discussion, handouts, and agendas do not constitute medical advice and should not be relied on as such.

    Location: Sky Room
        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday June 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Cupcake Wars   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Grades K-5. Register online. 

Are you the next great cupcake decorator? Put your icing skills to the test and battle it out on the bake-floor! 

[Reservations]
    Location: Craft Room
   
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    412-269-0334   
   

Join this wonderful group of knitters, every Wednesday at Moon Township Public Library. Knitters of all levels welcome for conversation and community, as you work on whatever project you would like to bring. Many experts among the group if you need a refresher on how to pick up that dropped stitch. For more information, please call the library.

    Location: Tutoring Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Fingernails and Floats for Teens   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

It's a girls-only night at the library as we relax and unwind with "Fingernails & Floats!"  Join us for a chic flick, DIY manicures, and some homemade floats.  Throw on your comfiest clothes, grab some pillows and blankets, and drag a few friends along for two hours of girl time at Moon Library.

This program is open to grades 7-12 only with registration, please.

  

    Location: Sky Room
        There are many spaces available.
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Thursday June 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Big Kid Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Grades 1-3. Register online. 

New and independent readers are invited to join our summer book club! Come prepared to hear hilarious stories, eat pizza and get free books!

[Reservations]
    Location: Craft Room
   
Friday July 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Summer Bridge   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Grades K-5. Registration required. Children will be paired with a MASD High School Honor student for this program that helps to keep learning fun over the summer! Participants are asked to purchase a summer learning workbook of their choice to bring with them, as well as a packed lunch. Join us for learning, activities and friendship! 

[Reservations]
    Location: Sky Room
   
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mahjong at Moon Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Mahjong players, expert and novice, are welcome to join us for our new mahjong group.  We’ll meet every Friday to chat and play.  Call for more info.

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Silly Science Explorers Dinosaur Days   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Ages 4-6. Register online. Join us for hands-on learning fun! Each week we'll explore a new theme.

This week we'll explore dinosaurs and make a dinosaur volcano!

 

Special thanks to the Eaton Corporation for sponsoring this program. 

[Reservations]
    Location: Craft Room
   
Tuesday July 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Summer Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages 2-3 are invited with a caregiver to our weekly Toddler Summer Storytime! We'll read stories, sing songs and make a cool craft!

No registration necessary.

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Preschool Summer Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages 3-5 are invited to enjoy stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers.

Children attend on their own. No registration required.

    Location: Moon Library
Wednesday July 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Outdoor Art   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Grades K-5. Register online. We're headed outside for some messy, goopy, artsy fun!

[Reservations]
    Location: Craft Room
   
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    412-269-0334   
   

Join this wonderful group of knitters, every Wednesday at Moon Township Public Library. Knitters of all levels welcome for conversation and community, as you work on whatever project you would like to bring. Many experts among the group if you need a refresher on how to pick up that dropped stitch. For more information, please call the library.

    Location: Tutoring Room
Thursday July 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Tween Time Name That Tune   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Grades 4-6. Registration required. How well do you know your music? Can you name that song faster than your opponent? We'll have prizes, music and snacks! 

[Reservations]
    Location: Sky Room
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Movie Night Kung Fu Panda 3   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages birth-5th grade and their families. Registration required. PLEASE INCLUDE TOTAL NUMBER ATTENDING INCLUDING ADULTS. Beat the heat and join us for a movie and snacks! 

[Reservations]
    Location: Sky Room
   
Friday July 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Summer Bridge   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Grades K-5. Registration required. Children will be paired with a MASD High School Honor student for this program that helps to keep learning fun over the summer! Participants are asked to purchase a summer learning workbook of their choice to bring with them, as well as a packed lunch. Join us for learning, activities and friendship! 

[Reservations]
    Location: Sky Room
   
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mahjong at Moon Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Mahjong players, expert and novice, are welcome to join us for our new mahjong group.  We’ll meet every Friday to chat and play.  Call for more info.

    Location: Sky Room
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Silly Science Explorers Color My World   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Ages 4-6. Register online. Join us for hands-on learning fun! Each week we'll explore a new theme.

This week we'll explore the science of color and make our own lava lamps!

Special thanks to the Eaton Corporation for sponsoring this program. 

 

[Reservations]
    Location: Craft Room
   
Saturday July 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Olympig! presented by Stage Right Theatre Company   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages birth-5th Grade and their families. Registration required. PLEASE INCLUDE TOTAL NUMBER ATTENDING INCLUDING ADULTS. The kids from Stage Right are back with their Books Come Alive series! Celebrate the upcoming Summer Olympics with their HILARIOUS take on Victoria Jamieson's picture book, Olympig. THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE MOON TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL BUILDING.

Special thanks to the Eaton Corporation for sponsoring this program. 

[Reservations]
    Location: Moon Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
Monday July 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   412-269-0334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose is based on an award-winning early-literacy program for children from birth to age 3 with their parents or caregivers. This program is geared specifically towards the young child and engages participants with one-on-one interaction between child and caregiver. 

Created by Mother Goose on the Loose Executive Director Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen, this innovative program is based on research which shows that children learn best through routine and repetition in a nurturing environment. Mother Goose on the Loose uses a variety of activities, such as rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence, and sensitivity to others.

This program is an excellent way to begin social interaction and a fantastic opportunity for parents to meet others. 

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 11:10 AM  -  12:10 PM ABC Open Play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   412-269-0334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Families are invited to stay after our Mother Goose on the Loose program to socialize and play! Enjoy tons of toys, puppets, books and more. No registration necessary.

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Monday Matinee   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join us one afternoon a month all summer long and beat the heat by enjoying a screening of a recently released DVD in the cool air conditioning of the library!  We'll even provide you with some snacks to munch on while you watch. 

This Month's Monday Matinee Is:

Eddie the Eagle

Cut from the Olympic ski team, British athlete Michael "Eddie" Edwards travels to Germany to test his skills at ski jumping. Fate leads him to Bronson Peary, a former ski jumper who now works as a snowplow driver. Impressed by Edwards' spirit and determination, Peary agrees to train the young underdog. Despite an entire nation counting him out, Eddie's never-say-die attitude takes him all the way to a historic and improbable showing at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta.

    Location: Sky Room
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_book01 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Fiction Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412-269-0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join a fantastic group of readers on the 2nd Monday of every month at 7:00 PM to discuss a new book from a variety of authors and genres.  What better way to spend an evening than with good friends and great books?!  Contact the library at 412.269.0334 for more information.

This Month's Title Is:

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Set in seventeenth century Amsterdam—a city ruled by glittering wealth and oppressive religion—a masterful debut steeped in atmosphere and shimmering with mystery, in the tradition of Emma Donoghue, Sarah Waters, and Sarah Dunant.

”There is nothing hidden that will not be revealed . . .“

On a brisk autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman arrives in Amsterdam to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt. But her new home, while splendorous, is not welcoming. Johannes is kind yet distant, always locked in his study or at his warehouse office—leaving Nella alone with his sister, the sharp-tongued and forbidding Marin.

But Nella’s world changes when Johannes presents her with an extraordinary wedding gift: a cabinet-sized replica of their home. To furnish her gift, Nella engages the services of a miniaturist—an elusive and enigmatic artist whose tiny creations mirror their real-life counterparts in eerie and unexpected ways . . .

Johannes’ gift helps Nella to pierce the closed world of the Brandt household. But as she uncovers its unusual secrets, she begins to understand—and fear—the escalating dangers that await them all. In this repressively pious society where gold is worshipped second only to God, to be different is a threat to the moral fabric of society, and not even a man as rich as Johannes is safe. Only one person seems to see the fate that awaits them. Is the miniaturist the key to their salvation . . . or the architect of their destruction?

    Location: Sky Room
Tuesday July 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Summer Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages 2-3 are invited with a caregiver to our weekly Toddler Summer Storytime! We'll read stories, sing songs and make a cool craft!

No registration necessary.

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Preschool Summer Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages 3-5 are invited to enjoy stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers.

Children attend on their own. No registration required.

    Location: Moon Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Highmark   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Sky Room
 
med_red_cross 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Kidney Care Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Thousands of people suffer from kidney disease and kidney related infections and health conditions, but few know how to really control the problems that can occur.  Join certified Kidney Smart Educator John Beres to learn how kidneys function and the common  causes of Chronic Kidney Disease.  John will also discuss how medications, diet, and healthy lifestyle choices work together to keep your kidneys, and your entire body, healthy and happy!

This class will be offered once a month and will address various topics related to kindey health and general wellness.

Please register for this event online or by calling the library at 412.269.0334. 

    Location: Tutoring Room
Wednesday July 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Block Party   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Ages birth-6. Registration required.  Our library received a special grant from the Commonwealth so that we can bring this amazing program to you! Come explore, play and learn with our new building blocks and toys! Playing with blocks develops your child's eye-hand coordination, as well as math, science and social skills. Come play, build and learn together at our block parties! 

[Reservations]
    Location: Storytime Room
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    412-269-0334   
   

Join this wonderful group of knitters, every Wednesday at Moon Township Public Library. Knitters of all levels welcome for conversation and community, as you work on whatever project you would like to bring. Many experts among the group if you need a refresher on how to pick up that dropped stitch. For more information, please call the library.

    Location: Tutoring Room
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Summertime Armchair Traveling: England & Wales   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Want to get away this summer without ever leaving the comfort of your chair?  Moon Library has the perfect way for you to travel the globe without spending a penny or even a bit of energy!  Join us for our Summertime Armchair Traveling program.  Each month from June-August we'll feature a documentary or travel show on a different country along with snacks and drinks from each culture.  We'll explore the food, sights, sounds, and hidden treasures of the globe. Take a break from the ordinary and see the sights the easy way!!  Patrons are welcome and encouraged to bring stories of their own travels, photos, experiences, and even snacks to share. 

This month we'll be traveling to England & Wales

    Location: Sky Room
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday July 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tie Dye & Hippy Dippy Donuts for Teens   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

It's time to Tie Dye!!!  Bring a solid white shirt with you and we'll supply all the dye you need to create a unique wardrobe addition that you can wear for the rest of the summer!!  And the fun doesn't stop there because we'll be featuring a Hippy Dippy Donut Bar where you can mix and match donuts and toppings to make your own unique creations. 

This program is open to grades 6-12 with registration.  Spots are limited, so sign up today!

    Location: Moon Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Lego Mania & Movie   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

LEGO DC Super Heroes: Justice League: Gotham City Breakout

All ages. Register online. Perfect for Lego Lovers and Superhero fans! We'll build our own fantastic Lego creations and watch the new DVD release of Lego Justice League Gotham City Breakout! 

[Reservations]
    Location: Sky Room
   
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Big Kid Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Grades 1-3. Register online. 

New and independent readers are invited to join our summer book club! Come prepared to hear hilarious stories, eat pizza and get free books!

[Reservations]
    Location: Craft Room
   
 
misc_genealogy1 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Moon Genealogy Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join us at the Moon Library for the Moon Genealogy Club.  Everyone is welcome and attendance is free! 

Whether you are just curious or have been doing this for a long time, come and talk with other amateur genealogists. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM. Come and bring a friend or two! For more information, please contact the group at heathersfamilysearch@gmail.com.

    Location: Sky Room
Friday July 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Summer Bridge   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Grades K-5. Registration required. Children will be paired with a MASD High School Honor student for this program that helps to keep learning fun over the summer! Participants are asked to purchase a summer learning workbook of their choice to bring with them, as well as a packed lunch. Join us for learning, activities and friendship! 

[Reservations]
    Location: Sky Room
   
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mahjong at Moon Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Mahjong players, expert and novice, are welcome to join us for our new mahjong group.  We’ll meet every Friday to chat and play.  Call for more info.

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Silly Science Explorers Going to the Moon   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Ages 4-6. Register online. Join us for hands-on learning fun! Each week we'll explore a new theme.

This week we'll being blasting off to the moon and making our own rockets!

 

Special thanks to the Eaton Corporation for sponsoring this program. 

[Reservations]
    Location: Craft Room
   
Monday July 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   412-269-0334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose is based on an award-winning early-literacy program for children from birth to age 3 with their parents or caregivers. This program is geared specifically towards the young child and engages participants with one-on-one interaction between child and caregiver. 

Created by Mother Goose on the Loose Executive Director Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen, this innovative program is based on research which shows that children learn best through routine and repetition in a nurturing environment. Mother Goose on the Loose uses a variety of activities, such as rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence, and sensitivity to others.

This program is an excellent way to begin social interaction and a fantastic opportunity for parents to meet others. 

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 11:10 AM  -  12:10 PM ABC Open Play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   412-269-0334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Families are invited to stay after our Mother Goose on the Loose program to socialize and play! Enjoy tons of toys, puppets, books and more. No registration necessary.

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Craft Cafe for Teens   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Hey teens, the Craft Cafe is back and open for business.  Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to join us one afternoon a month all summer long as we bask in the summer sunshine on our library patio and whip up some amazing crafts.  You bring the creativity, we'll supply everything else-- including lunch!!  Along with the crafting we'll be sharing a picnic style lunch provided by Moon library, so come hungry!

A list of the Craft Cafe dates, times, and projects can be found below.  Please register for each session individually prior to attending. Space is limited.

 

Craft Cafe Project

Monday, June 20 @ 1:00 PM -- Instagram Photo Frame

Monday, July 18 @ 1:00 PM -- Mini Pop Tart Pillow

Monday, August 8 @ 1:00 PM -- DIY Donut Bulletin Board

               

    Location: Moon Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Shopkins Swapkins   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Ages 4-8. Register online. Bring your Shopkins if you want to trade! We'll have crafts, fun and friends! 

[Reservations]
    Location: Craft Room
        There are 10 spaces available.
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lib_bookflipping 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Books & Brews Discussion Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Looking for a great book to read?  Want to get out and socialize a bit?  Why not join us for our monthly Books & Brews Discussion Group?  Dig into great fiction from a wide range of genres and meet to discuss your thoughts, opinions, and feelings.  No registration is neccessary, but feel free to contact the library to find out more information. 

This is a joint book club with Robinson Township Public Library, meeting on the 3rd Monday of every month at 6:30 PM at the Brothers Grimm Bar-Restaurant located at 136 Old Beaver Grade Rd, Coraopolis. 

This Month's Title Is: Swamplandia by Karen Russell

Thirteen-year-old Ava Bigtree has lived her entire life at Swamplandia!, her family’s island home and gator-wrestling theme park in the Florida Everglades. But when illness fells Ava’s mother, the park’s indomitable headliner, the family is plunged into chaos; her father withdraws, her sister falls in love with a spooky character known as the Dredgeman, and her brilliant big brother, Kiwi, defects to a rival park called The World of Darkness. As Ava sets out on a mission through the magical swamps to save them all, we are drawn into a lush and bravely imagined debut that takes us to the shimmering edge of reality.

    Location: Moon Library
Tuesday July 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Summer Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages 2-3 are invited with a caregiver to our weekly Toddler Summer Storytime! We'll read stories, sing songs and make a cool craft!

No registration necessary.

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Preschool Summer Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages 3-5 are invited to enjoy stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers.

Children attend on their own. No registration required.

    Location: Moon Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:15 PM Karaoke Kamakaze   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Indulge your inner rock star in the judgement-free zone. Come belt out a tune at the Teen Karaoke Night sponsored by Moon Township Public Library. Drinks & snacks provided.

This program is open to grades 8-12 only.

    Location: Sky Room
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_new_red 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Life During Caregiving Seminar   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   4122690334   panellah@einetwork.net
   
Life during Caregiving is a monthly peer to peer support group for those who are providing care to family, friends or neighbors.  Every month topics will be introduced to prompt discussion and to create an exchange of resources and support.  The group will run twice on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 in the evening at the Moon Township library.  The group is facilitated by a master’s level counselor or trained volunteer.  This program is presented with the support of Hope Grows.  The group is open format and registraiton is not neccessary.
 
 
    Location: Sky Room
Wednesday July 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM 7th Annual Worm Races   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

All ages. Register online. The 7th Annual Moon Library Worm Races! BYOW: rise and shine bright and early to find your worm and bring it to the library for race registration! Take your place at the starting line and watch those worms wiggle!

[Reservations]
    Location: Moon Library
   
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    412-269-0334   
   

Join this wonderful group of knitters, every Wednesday at Moon Township Public Library. Knitters of all levels welcome for conversation and community, as you work on whatever project you would like to bring. Many experts among the group if you need a refresher on how to pick up that dropped stitch. For more information, please call the library.

    Location: Tutoring Room
 
nat_summertime 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Adult Craft Night: Flip Flop Door Hanging   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Come and craft with us as we make this adorable flip flop door hanging to decorate your home for the rest of the summer.  Registration is required and spaces are limited so sign up today!

    Location: Sky Room
Thursday July 21, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Reading Social (formerly PALS)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412-269-0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Mingle with good books and neighbors each month.  Expand yourself with thought provoking discussions of books from different genres. 

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Mini Mythbusters   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Grades 2-5. Register online. Can you really walk on eggs without breaking them? Does it seriously take 7 years to digest swallowed bubble gum? We're busting myths and slamming science in this high-octane, hands-on program for kids! 

[Reservations]
    Location: Sky Room
   
Friday July 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Summer Bridge   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Grades K-5. Registration required. Children will be paired with a MASD High School Honor student for this program that helps to keep learning fun over the summer! Participants are asked to purchase a summer learning workbook of their choice to bring with them, as well as a packed lunch. Join us for learning, activities and friendship! 

[Reservations]
    Location: Sky Room
   
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mahjong at Moon Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Mahjong players, expert and novice, are welcome to join us for our new mahjong group.  We’ll meet every Friday to chat and play.  Call for more info.

    Location: Sky Room
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Silly Science Explorers You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Ages 4-6. Register online. Join us for hands-on learning fun! Each week we'll explore a new theme.

This week we'll be making our own ice cream!

 

Special thanks to the Eaton Corporation for sponsoring this program. 

[Reservations]
    Location: Craft Room
   
Saturday July 23, 2016 Go To Top
food_apple 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Breakfast of Books for Teens   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Do you love read?  Love to talk about the books you love?  Love to eat??  If you answered yes to those questions, the Breakfast of Books is for you!!  Join us for bagels, donuts, fruit, and more and come prepared to talk about your most loved and hated books.  There might be some trivia and book giveaways, too!

Grades 8-12 are welcome to attend with registration.

 

    Location: Sky Room
        There are many spaces available.
Sunday July 24, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Sunday Afternoon Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 4th Sunday of each month to discuss titles from a variety of genres!  This intergenerational group is designed for adults of all ages and teens grades 9-12.  We read a mix of fiction, nonfiction, and young adult literature and come together to talk about our ideas and opinions (and to snack!).  Teens can earn community service hours for attending the discussions.  If interested in joining, please call 412.269.0334 for more inforamtion.  We hope to see you at book club!

This Month's Selection Is

Conversion by Katherine Howe

It’s senior year at St. Joan’s Academy, and school is a pressure cooker. College applications, the battle for valedictorian, deciphering boys’ texts: Through it all, Colleen Rowley and her friends are expected to keep it together. Until they can’t.
 First it’s the school’s queen bee, Clara Rutherford, who suddenly falls into uncontrollable tics in the middle of class. Her mystery illness quickly spreads to her closest clique of friends, then more students and symptoms follow: seizures, hair loss, violent coughing fits. St. Joan’s buzzes with rumor; rumor blossoms into full-blown panic. Soon the media descends on Danvers, Massachusetts, as everyone scrambles to find something, or someone, to blame. Pollution? Stress? Or are the girls faking? Only Colleen—who’s been reading The Crucible for extra credit—comes to realize what nobody else has: Danvers was once Salem Village, where another group of girls suffered from a similarly bizarre epidemic three centuries ago . . .

Inspired by true events—from seventeenth-century colonial life to the halls of a modern-day high school—Conversion casts a spell. With her signature wit and passion, New York Times bestselling author Katherine Howe delivers an exciting and suspenseful novel, a chilling mystery that raises the question, what’s really happening to the girls at St. Joan’s?

    Location: Sky Room
Monday July 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Post-It Note Art Show   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Moon Library Teen Department and take a moment to produce a doodle, a drawing, or a mini Picasso! Add your Post-it® Note masterpiece to the wall to be displayed together with others' creations!  We'll give you all the art supplies, you just bring the imagination and creativity!!

    Location: Moon Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   412-269-0334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose is based on an award-winning early-literacy program for children from birth to age 3 with their parents or caregivers. This program is geared specifically towards the young child and engages participants with one-on-one interaction between child and caregiver. 

Created by Mother Goose on the Loose Executive Director Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen, this innovative program is based on research which shows that children learn best through routine and repetition in a nurturing environment. Mother Goose on the Loose uses a variety of activities, such as rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence, and sensitivity to others.

This program is an excellent way to begin social interaction and a fantastic opportunity for parents to meet others. 

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 11:10 AM  -  12:10 PM ABC Open Play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   412-269-0334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Families are invited to stay after our Mother Goose on the Loose program to socialize and play! Enjoy tons of toys, puppets, books and more. No registration necessary.

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  8:00 PM MTMA Board Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Sky Room
Tuesday July 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Post-It Note Art Show   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Moon Library Teen Department and take a moment to produce a doodle, a drawing, or a mini Picasso! Add your Post-it® Note masterpiece to the wall to be displayed together with others' creations!  We'll give you all the art supplies, you just bring the imagination and creativity!!

    Location: Moon Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Summer Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages 2-3 are invited with a caregiver to our weekly Toddler Summer Storytime! We'll read stories, sing songs and make a cool craft!

No registration necessary.

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Preschool Summer Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages 3-5 are invited to enjoy stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers.

Children attend on their own. No registration required.

    Location: Moon Library
 
med_caduceus 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Lyme Disease Support Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Dr. Linda D’Eramo would like to invite those who are affected by Lyme Disease to gather and share the various ways they have learned to cope as well as their concerns. There is a growing need for a place to come together to support each other, discuss the impact of the disease, and, together, pave the way to a healthier future. Monthly meetings will be held at 6:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month with a new topic being highlighted at each meeting.

May's Highlighted Topic: Lyme Disease Overview

Please register to attend prior to attending.

Due to chemical sensitivities, please refrain from wearing perfumes or scented lotions to the support group sessions.

 

Disclaimer:

This is a support group. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any participant.  All discussion, handouts, and agendas do not constitute medical advice and should not be relied on as such.

    Location: Sky Room
Wednesday July 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Post-It Note Art Show   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Moon Library Teen Department and take a moment to produce a doodle, a drawing, or a mini Picasso! Add your Post-it® Note masterpiece to the wall to be displayed together with others' creations!  We'll give you all the art supplies, you just bring the imagination and creativity!!

    Location: Moon Library
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Library Olympics   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Grades 1-5. Register online. We may not make it to Rio this summer, but we're bringing some super cool events to the library! Get ready to compete in this high-stakes tournament!

    Location: Moon Library
        There are 20 spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    412-269-0334   
   

Join this wonderful group of knitters, every Wednesday at Moon Township Public Library. Knitters of all levels welcome for conversation and community, as you work on whatever project you would like to bring. Many experts among the group if you need a refresher on how to pick up that dropped stitch. For more information, please call the library.

    Location: Tutoring Room
 
ent_filmproj 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM New Movie Premiere: The Boss   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join us for the premiere of a brand-new movie showing on our big screen.  We'll be watching The Boss, enjoying some snacks and drinks, and wonderful company. It's the movie theater experience without the expense! 

The Boss

Wealthy CEO Michelle Darnell (Melissa McCarthy) always gets her way, until she's busted for insider trading and sent to federal prison. After leaving jail, Darnell finds herself broke, homeless and hated. Luckily, she tracks down former assistant Claire (Kristen Bell), the only person who's willing to help. While staying with Claire and her young daughter, the ex-con devises a new business model for a brownie empire. Unfortunately, some old enemies stand in the way of her return to the top.

    Location: Sky Room
Thursday July 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Post-It Note Art Show   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Moon Library Teen Department and take a moment to produce a doodle, a drawing, or a mini Picasso! Add your Post-it® Note masterpiece to the wall to be displayed together with others' creations!  We'll give you all the art supplies, you just bring the imagination and creativity!!

    Location: Moon Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Big Kid Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Grades 1-3. Register online. 

New and independent readers are invited to join our summer book club! Come prepared to hear hilarious stories, eat pizza and get free books!

[Reservations]
    Location: Craft Room
   
Friday July 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Post-It Note Art Show   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Moon Library Teen Department and take a moment to produce a doodle, a drawing, or a mini Picasso! Add your Post-it® Note masterpiece to the wall to be displayed together with others' creations!  We'll give you all the art supplies, you just bring the imagination and creativity!!

    Location: Moon Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Summer Bridge   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Grades K-5. Registration required. Children will be paired with a MASD High School Honor student for this program that helps to keep learning fun over the summer! Participants are asked to purchase a summer learning workbook of their choice to bring with them, as well as a packed lunch. Join us for learning, activities and friendship! 

[Reservations]
    Location: Sky Room
   
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mahjong at Moon Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Mahjong players, expert and novice, are welcome to join us for our new mahjong group.  We’ll meet every Friday to chat and play.  Call for more info.

    Location: Sky Room
Saturday July 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Post-It Note Art Show   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Stop by the Moon Library Teen Department and take a moment to produce a doodle, a drawing, or a mini Picasso! Add your Post-it® Note masterpiece to the wall to be displayed together with others' creations!  We'll give you all the art supplies, you just bring the imagination and creativity!!

    Location: Moon Library
Monday August 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:10 AM  -  12:10 PM ABC Open Play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   412-269-0334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Families are invited to stay after our Mother Goose on the Loose program to socialize and play! Enjoy tons of toys, puppets, books and more. No registration necessary.

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Bingo Night   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages birth-5th Grade and their families. Register online. PLEASE INCLUDE TOTAL NUMBER ATTENDING INCLUDING ADULTS. It's bingo fun for the whole family! Winning cards earn prizes for ages 12 and under.

[Reservations]
    Location: Sky Room
   
Tuesday August 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Summer Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages 2-3 are invited with a caregiver to our weekly Toddler Summer Storytime! We'll read stories, sing songs and make a cool craft!

No registration necessary.

    Location: Storytime Room
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Preschool Summer Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages 3-5 are invited to enjoy stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers.

Children attend on their own. No registration required.

    Location: Moon Library
Wednesday August 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Block Party   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Ages birth-6. Registration required.  Our library received a special grant from the Commonwealth so that we can bring this amazing program to you! Come explore, play and learn with our new building blocks and toys! Playing with blocks develops your child's eye-hand coordination, as well as math, science and social skills. Come play, build and learn together at our block parties! 

[Reservations]
    Location: Storytime Room
        There are 20 spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    412-269-0334   
   

Join this wonderful group of knitters, every Wednesday at Moon Township Public Library. Knitters of all levels welcome for conversation and community, as you work on whatever project you would like to bring. Many experts among the group if you need a refresher on how to pick up that dropped stitch. For more information, please call the library.

    Location: Tutoring Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Highmark   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Sky Room
Friday August 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Forest Stories with Miss Megan !   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

All ages. We are so excited to partner with the Pittsburgh Botanic Gardens in Oakdale for this fantastic summer event! Join Miss Megan in the beautiful Dogwood Meadow gazebo for a special storytime and activity among the flowers and trees. Spend the afternoon exploring the grounds of these beautiful woodlands and meadows.  Please register online for free admission ticket to Pittsburgh Botanic Gardens for event day. You will receive event instructions after you have registered.  You will only receive free admission for the number of people you register for. I will contact you with event instructions before program date.

[Reservations]
    Location: Moon Library
   
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mahjong at Moon Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Mahjong players, expert and novice, are welcome to join us for our new mahjong group.  We’ll meet every Friday to chat and play.  Call for more info.

    Location: Sky Room
Monday August 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   412-269-0334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose is based on an award-winning early-literacy program for children from birth to age 3 with their parents or caregivers. This program is geared specifically towards the young child and engages participants with one-on-one interaction between child and caregiver. 

Created by Mother Goose on the Loose Executive Director Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen, this innovative program is based on research which shows that children learn best through routine and repetition in a nurturing environment. Mother Goose on the Loose uses a variety of activities, such as rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence, and sensitivity to others.

This program is an excellent way to begin social interaction and a fantastic opportunity for parents to meet others. 

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 11:10 AM  -  12:10 PM ABC Open Play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   412-269-0334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Families are invited to stay after our Mother Goose on the Loose program to socialize and play! Enjoy tons of toys, puppets, books and more. No registration necessary.

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Craft Cafe for Teens   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Hey teens, the Craft Cafe is back and open for business.  Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to join us one afternoon a month all summer long as we bask in the summer sunshine on our library patio and whip up some amazing crafts.  You bring the creativity, we'll supply everything else-- including lunch!!  Along with the crafting we'll be sharing a picnic style lunch provided by Moon library, so come hungry!

A list of the Craft Cafe dates, times, and projects can be found below.  Please register for each session individually prior to attending. Space is limited.

 

Craft Cafe Project

Monday, June 20 @ 1:00 PM -- Instagram Photo Frame

Monday, July 18 @ 1:00 PM -- Mini Pop Tart Pillow

Monday, August 8 @ 1:00 PM -- DIY Donut Bulletin Board

               

    Location: Moon Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_book01 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Fiction Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412-269-0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join a fantastic group of readers on the 2nd Monday of every month at 7:00 PM to discuss a new book from a variety of authors and genres.  What better way to spend an evening than with good friends and great books?!  Contact the library at 412.269.0334 for more information.

This Month's Title Is:

How To Be an American Housewife by Daniel Blake

When Shoko decided to marry an American GI and leave Japan, she had her parents' blessing, her brother's scorn, and a gift from her husband-a book on how to be a proper American housewife.

As she crossed the ocean to America, Shoko also brought with her a secret she would need to keep her entire life...

Half a century later, Shoko's plans to finally return to Japan and reconcile with her brother are derailed by illness. In her place, she sends her grown American daughter, Sue, a divorced single mother whose own life isn't what she hoped for. As Sue takes in Japan, with all its beauty and contradictions, she discovers another side to her mother and returns to America unexpectedly changed and irrevocably touched.

    Location: Sky Room
Tuesday August 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Summer Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages 2-3 are invited with a caregiver to our weekly Toddler Summer Storytime! We'll read stories, sing songs and make a cool craft!

No registration necessary.

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Preschool Summer Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages 3-5 are invited to enjoy stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers.

Children attend on their own. No registration required.

    Location: Moon Library
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Wednesday August 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Block Party   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Ages birth-6. Registration required.  Our library received a special grant from the Commonwealth so that we can bring this amazing program to you! Come explore, play and learn with our new building blocks and toys! Playing with blocks develops your child's eye-hand coordination, as well as math, science and social skills. Come play, build and learn together at our block parties! 

[Reservations]
    Location: Storytime Room
        There are 20 spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    412-269-0334   
   

Join this wonderful group of knitters, every Wednesday at Moon Township Public Library. Knitters of all levels welcome for conversation and community, as you work on whatever project you would like to bring. Many experts among the group if you need a refresher on how to pick up that dropped stitch. For more information, please call the library.

    Location: Tutoring Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Summertime Armchair Traveling   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Want to get away this summer without ever leaving the comfort of your chair?  Moon Library has the perfect way for you to travel the globe without spending a penny or even a bit of energy!  Join us for our Summertime Armchair Traveling program.  Each month from June-August we'll feature a documentary or travel show on a different country along with snacks and drinks from each culture.  We'll explore the food, sights, sounds, and hidden treasures of the globe. Take a break from the ordinary and see the sights the easy way!!  Patrons are welcome and encouraged to bring stories of their own travels, photos, experiences, and even snacks to share. 

This month we'll be traveling to the "Land Down Under" as we learn about Australia and New Zealand

    Location: Sky Room
Thursday August 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_genealogy1 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Moon Genealogy Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join us at the Moon Library for the Moon Genealogy Club.  Everyone is welcome and attendance is free! 

Whether you are just curious or have been doing this for a long time, come and talk with other amateur genealogists. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM. Come and bring a friend or two! For more information, please contact the group at heathersfamilysearch@gmail.com.

    Location: Sky Room
Friday August 12, 2016 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mahjong at Moon Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Mahjong players, expert and novice, are welcome to join us for our new mahjong group.  We’ll meet every Friday to chat and play.  Call for more info.

    Location: Sky Room
Saturday August 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Alice in Wonderland presented by Stage Right Theatre   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children Grades 5 and under and their families.  Registration required. PLEASE INCLUDE TOTAL NUMBER ATTENDING INCLUDING ADULTS. The kids from Stage Right are back with their Books Come Alive series! Celebrate the upcoming Summer Olympics with their take on the classic Alice in WonderlandTHIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE MOON TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL BUILDING.

Special thanks to the Eaton Corporation for sponsoring this program. 

[Reservations]
    Location: Moon Library
        There are 13 spaces available.
Monday August 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   412-269-0334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose is based on an award-winning early-literacy program for children from birth to age 3 with their parents or caregivers. This program is geared specifically towards the young child and engages participants with one-on-one interaction between child and caregiver. 

Created by Mother Goose on the Loose Executive Director Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen, this innovative program is based on research which shows that children learn best through routine and repetition in a nurturing environment. Mother Goose on the Loose uses a variety of activities, such as rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence, and sensitivity to others.

This program is an excellent way to begin social interaction and a fantastic opportunity for parents to meet others. 

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 11:10 AM  -  12:10 PM ABC Open Play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   412-269-0334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Families are invited to stay after our Mother Goose on the Loose program to socialize and play! Enjoy tons of toys, puppets, books and more. No registration necessary.

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Monday Matinee   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join us one afternoon a month all summer long and beat the heat by enjoying a screening of a recently released DVD in the cool air conditioning of the library!  We'll even provide you with some snacks to munch on while you watch. 

This Month's Monday Matinee Is:

The Lady in the Van

In 1973 London, playwright Alan Bennett (Alex Jennings) develops an unlikely friendship with Miss Shepherd (Maggie Smith), a homeless woman who lives in a van in his driveway for the next 15 years.

    Location: Sky Room
 
lib_bookflipping 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Books & Brews Discussion Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Looking for a great book to read?  Want to get out and socialize a bit?  Why not join us for our monthly Books & Brews Discussion Group?  Dig into great fiction from a wide range of genres and meet to discuss your thoughts, opinions, and feelings.  No registration is neccessary, but feel free to contact the library to find out more information. 

This is a joint book club with Robinson Township Public Library, meeting on the 3rd Monday of every month at 6:30 PM at the Brothers Grimm Bar-Restaurant located at 136 Old Beaver Grade Rd, Coraopolis. 

This Month's Title Is: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him “the bitter neighbor from hell.” But must Ove be bitter just because he doesn’t walk around with a smile plastered to his face all the time? Behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness. So when one November morning a chatty young couple with two chatty young daughters move in next door and accidentally flatten Ove’s mailbox, it is the lead-in to a comical and heartwarming tale of unkempt cats, unexpected friendship, and the ancient art of backing up a U-Haul. All of which will change one cranky old man and a local residents’ association to their very foundations.

    Location: Moon Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Moon Library Board Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Sky Room
Tuesday August 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Summer Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages 2-3 are invited with a caregiver to our weekly Toddler Summer Storytime! We'll read stories, sing songs and make a cool craft!

No registration necessary.

    Location: Storytime Room
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Preschool Summer Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages 3-5 are invited to enjoy stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers.

Children attend on their own. No registration required.

    Location: Moon Library
 
med_red_cross 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Kidney Care Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Thousands of people suffer from kidney disease and kidney related infections and health conditions, but few know how to really control the problems that can occur.  Join certified Kidney Smart Educator John Beres to learn how kidneys function and the common  causes of Chronic Kidney Disease.  John will also discuss how medications, diet, and healthy lifestyle choices work together to keep your kidneys, and your entire body, healthy and happy!

This class will be offered once a month and will address various topics related to kindey health and general wellness.

Please register for this event online or by calling the library at 412.269.0334. 

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_new_red 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Life During Caregiving Seminar   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   4122690334   panellah@einetwork.net
   
Life during Caregiving is a monthly peer to peer support group for those who are providing care to family, friends or neighbors.  Every month topics will be introduced to prompt discussion and to create an exchange of resources and support.  The group will run twice on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 in the evening at the Moon Township library.  The group is facilitated by a master’s level counselor or trained volunteer.  This program is presented with the support of Hope Grows.  The group is open format and registraiton is not neccessary.
 
 
    Location: Sky Room
Wednesday August 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM I'm Going to School!   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children entering preschool and Kindergarten are invited to our special event to celebrate the big day! We'll read stories, play games and get excited for school! Register online. 

    Location: Craft Room
        There are 4 spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    412-269-0334   
   

Join this wonderful group of knitters, every Wednesday at Moon Township Public Library. Knitters of all levels welcome for conversation and community, as you work on whatever project you would like to bring. Many experts among the group if you need a refresher on how to pick up that dropped stitch. For more information, please call the library.

    Location: Tutoring Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  8:00 PM MTMA Board Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
    Location: Sky Room
Thursday August 18, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Reading Social (formerly PALS)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412-269-0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Mingle with good books and neighbors each month.  Expand yourself with thought provoking discussions of books from different genres. 

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Movie and Craft Night: Quackerz   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children grades 5 and under and their families.  Register online. PLEASE INCLUDE TOTAL NUMBER ATTENDING INCLUDING ADULTS. Join us for crafts, snacks and fun as hang out and watch the new release of Quackerz!

[Reservations]
    Location: Sky Room
   
Friday August 19, 2016 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mahjong at Moon Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Mahjong players, expert and novice, are welcome to join us for our new mahjong group.  We’ll meet every Friday to chat and play.  Call for more info.

    Location: Sky Room
Saturday August 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Spinosaurus Encounter presented by Carnegie Science Center   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children Grades 5 and under and their families.  Register online. PLEASE INCLUDE TOTAL NUMBER ATTENDING INCLUDING ADULTS. Ever wonder what it would be like to see a dinosaur in real life? Wonder no longer. Meet a life-sized Spinosaurus at this spectacular and educational sage show. Dr. Dino guides you on your journey back to the Age of Dinosaurs as you hear and see this ferocious carnivore in action! THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE MOON TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL BUILDING.

 

 

 

Special thanks to the Eaton Corporation for sponsoring this program. 

[Reservations]
    Location: Moon Library
   
Monday August 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:15 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Library Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Sky Room
Tuesday August 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Rehabilitation & Pain Specialists   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
    Location: Sky Room
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Wednesday August 24, 2016 Go To Top
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    412-269-0334   
   

Join this wonderful group of knitters, every Wednesday at Moon Township Public Library. Knitters of all levels welcome for conversation and community, as you work on whatever project you would like to bring. Many experts among the group if you need a refresher on how to pick up that dropped stitch. For more information, please call the library.

    Location: Tutoring Room
Friday August 26, 2016 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mahjong at Moon Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Mahjong players, expert and novice, are welcome to join us for our new mahjong group.  We’ll meet every Friday to chat and play.  Call for more info.

    Location: Sky Room
Sunday August 28, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Sunday Afternoon Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 4th Sunday of each month to discuss titles from a variety of genres!  This intergenerational group is designed for adults of all ages and teens grades 9-12.  We read a mix of fiction, nonfiction, and young adult literature and come together to talk about our ideas and opinions (and to snack!).  Teens can earn community service hours for attending the discussions.  If interested in joining, please call 412.269.0334 for more inforamtion.  We hope to see you at book club!

This Month's Selection Is

Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

In this lyrical, absorbing, award-winning novel, nothing is as it seems, and every clue leads to more questions. At age eleven, Taylor Markham was abandoned by her mother. At fourteen, she ran away from boarding school, only to be tracked down and brought back by a mysterious stranger. Now seventeen, Taylor's the reluctant leader of her school's underground community, whose annual territory war with the Townies and visiting Cadets has just begun. This year, though, the Cadets are led by Jonah Griggs, and Taylor can't avoid his intense gaze for long. To make matters worse, Hannah, the one adult Taylor trusts, has disappeared. But if Taylor can piece together the clues Hannah left behind, the truth she uncovers might not just settle her past, but also change her future.

    Location: Sky Room
Tuesday August 30, 2016 Go To Top
med_caduceus 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Lyme Disease Support Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Dr. Linda D’Eramo would like to invite those who are affected by Lyme Disease to gather and share the various ways they have learned to cope as well as their concerns. There is a growing need for a place to come together to support each other, discuss the impact of the disease, and, together, pave the way to a healthier future. Monthly meetings will be held at 6:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month with a new topic being highlighted at each meeting.

May's Highlighted Topic: Lyme Disease Overview

Please register to attend prior to attending.

Due to chemical sensitivities, please refrain from wearing perfumes or scented lotions to the support group sessions.

 

Disclaimer:

This is a support group. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any participant.  All discussion, handouts, and agendas do not constitute medical advice and should not be relied on as such.

    Location: Sky Room
Wednesday August 31, 2016 Go To Top
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    412-269-0334   
   

Join this wonderful group of knitters, every Wednesday at Moon Township Public Library. Knitters of all levels welcome for conversation and community, as you work on whatever project you would like to bring. Many experts among the group if you need a refresher on how to pick up that dropped stitch. For more information, please call the library.

    Location: Tutoring Room
Thursday September 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Children's Event   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
    Location: Sky Room
Thursday September 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_genealogy1 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Moon Genealogy Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join us at the Moon Library for the Moon Genealogy Club.  Everyone is welcome and attendance is free! 

Whether you are just curious or have been doing this for a long time, come and talk with other amateur genealogists. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM. Come and bring a friend or two! For more information, please contact the group at heathersfamilysearch@gmail.com.

    Location: Sky Room
Monday September 12, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book01 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Fiction Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412-269-0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join a fantastic group of readers on the 2nd Monday of every month at 7:00 PM to discuss a new book from a variety of authors and genres.  What better way to spend an evening than with good friends and great books?!  Contact the library at 412.269.0334 for more information.

This Month's Title Is:

Girl Waits With Gun by Amy Stewart

Constance Kopp doesn’t quite fit the mold. She towers over most men, has no interest in marriage or domestic affairs, and has been isolated from the world since a family secret sent her and her sisters into hiding fifteen years ago. One day a belligerent and powerful silk factory owner runs down their buggy, and a dispute over damages turns into a war of bricks, bullets, and threats as he unleashes his gang on their family farm. When the sheriff enlists her help in convicting the men, Constance is forced to confront her past and defend her family — and she does it in a way that few women of 1914 would have dared. 

    Location: Sky Room
Thursday September 15, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Reading Social (formerly PALS)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412-269-0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Mingle with good books and neighbors each month.  Expand yourself with thought provoking discussions of books from different genres. 

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Children's Event   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
    Location: Sky Room
Monday September 19, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Books & Brews Discussion Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Looking for a great book to read?  Want to get out and socialize a bit?  Why not join us for our monthly Books & Brews Discussion Group?  Dig into great fiction from a wide range of genres and meet to discuss your thoughts, opinions, and feelings.  No registration is neccessary, but feel free to contact the library to find out more information. 

This is a joint book club with Robinson Township Public Library, meeting on the 3rd Monday of every month at 6:30 PM at the Brothers Grimm Bar-Restaurant located at 136 Old Beaver Grade Rd, Coraopolis. 

This Month's Title Is: Landline by Rainbow Rowell

IF YOU GOT A SECOND CHANCE AT LOVE,
WOULD YOU MAKE THE SAME CALL?

As far as time machines go, a magic telephone is pretty useless. TV writer Georgie McCool can't actually visit the past -- all she can do is call it, and hope it picks up. And hope he picks up. Because once Georgie realizes she has a magic phone that calls into the past, all she wants to do is make things right with her husband, Neal. Maybe she can fix the things in their past that seem unfixable in the present. Maybe this stupid phone is giving her a chance to start over... Does Georgie want to start over?

Landline asks if two people are ever truly on the same path, or whether love just means finding someone who will keep meeting you halfway, no matter where you end up.

    Location: Moon Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Moon Library Board Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Sky Room
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Tuesday September 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_new_red 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Life During Caregiving Seminar   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   4122690334   panellah@einetwork.net
   
Life during Caregiving is a monthly peer to peer support group for those who are providing care to family, friends or neighbors.  Every month topics will be introduced to prompt discussion and to create an exchange of resources and support.  The group will run twice on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 in the evening at the Moon Township library.  The group is facilitated by a master’s level counselor or trained volunteer.  This program is presented with the support of Hope Grows.  The group is open format and registraiton is not neccessary.
 
 
    Location: Sky Room
Wednesday September 21, 2016 Go To Top
med_red_cross 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Kidney Care Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Thousands of people suffer from kidney disease and kidney related infections and health conditions, but few know how to really control the problems that can occur.  Join certified Kidney Smart Educator John Beres to learn how kidneys function and the common  causes of Chronic Kidney Disease.  John will also discuss how medications, diet, and healthy lifestyle choices work together to keep your kidneys, and your entire body, healthy and happy!

This class will be offered once a month and will address various topics related to kindey health and general wellness.

Please register for this event online or by calling the library at 412.269.0334. 

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  8:00 PM MTMA Board Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
    Location: Sky Room
Thursday September 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Castlewood HOA   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Sky Room
Sunday September 25, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Sunday Afternoon Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 4th Sunday of each month to discuss titles from a variety of genres!  This intergenerational group is designed for adults of all ages and teens grades 9-12.  We read a mix of fiction, nonfiction, and young adult literature and come together to talk about our ideas and opinions (and to snack!).  Teens can earn community service hours for attending the discussions.  If interested in joining, please call 412.269.0334 for more inforamtion.  We hope to see you at book club!

This Month's Selection Is

Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

In this lyrical, absorbing, award-winning novel, nothing is as it seems, and every clue leads to more questions. At age eleven, Taylor Markham was abandoned by her mother. At fourteen, she ran away from boarding school, only to be tracked down and brought back by a mysterious stranger. Now seventeen, Taylor's the reluctant leader of her school's underground community, whose annual territory war with the Townies and visiting Cadets has just begun. This year, though, the Cadets are led by Jonah Griggs, and Taylor can't avoid his intense gaze for long. To make matters worse, Hannah, the one adult Taylor trusts, has disappeared. But if Taylor can piece together the clues Hannah left behind, the truth she uncovers might not just settle her past, but also change her future.

    Location: Sky Room
Monday September 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:15 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Library Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Sky Room
Thursday September 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Children's Event   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
    Location: Sky Room
Thursday October 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Children's Event   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
    Location: Sky Room
Monday October 10, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book01 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Fiction Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412-269-0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join a fantastic group of readers on the 2nd Monday of every month at 7:00 PM to discuss a new book from a variety of authors and genres.  What better way to spend an evening than with good friends and great books?!  Contact the library at 412.269.0334 for more information.

This Month's Title Is:

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

In love we find out who we want to be.

In war we find out who we are.

FRANCE, 1939

In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn't believe that the Nazis will invade France … but invade they do, in droves of marching soldiers, in caravans of trucks and tanks, in planes that fill the skies and drop bombs upon the innocent. When a German captain requisitions Vianne's home, she and her daughter must live with the enemy or lose everything. Without food or money or hope, as danger escalates all around them, she is forced to make one impossible choice after another to keep her family alive.

Vianne's sister, Isabelle, is a rebellious eighteen-year-old girl, searching for purpose with all the reckless passion of youth. While thousands of Parisians march into the unknown terrors of war, she meets Gäetan, a partisan who believes the French can fight the Nazis from within France, and she falls in love as only the young can … completely. But when he betrays her, Isabelle joins the Resistance and never looks back, risking her life time and again to save others.

With courage, grace and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of WWII and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women's war. The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France--a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the durability of women. It is a novel for everyone, a novel for a lifetime.

    Location: Sky Room
Thursday October 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM LAC Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_genealogy1 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Moon Genealogy Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join us at the Moon Library for the Moon Genealogy Club.  Everyone is welcome and attendance is free! 

Whether you are just curious or have been doing this for a long time, come and talk with other amateur genealogists. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM. Come and bring a friend or two! For more information, please contact the group at heathersfamilysearch@gmail.com.

    Location: Sky Room
Monday October 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Moon Library Board Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Sky Room
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Tuesday October 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_new_red 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Life During Caregiving Seminar   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   4122690334   panellah@einetwork.net
   
Life during Caregiving is a monthly peer to peer support group for those who are providing care to family, friends or neighbors.  Every month topics will be introduced to prompt discussion and to create an exchange of resources and support.  The group will run twice on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 in the evening at the Moon Township library.  The group is facilitated by a master’s level counselor or trained volunteer.  This program is presented with the support of Hope Grows.  The group is open format and registraiton is not neccessary.
 
 
    Location: Sky Room
Wednesday October 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  8:00 PM MTMA Board Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
    Location: Sky Room
Thursday October 20, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Reading Social (formerly PALS)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412-269-0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Mingle with good books and neighbors each month.  Expand yourself with thought provoking discussions of books from different genres. 

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Children's Event   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
    Location: Sky Room
Sunday October 23, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Sunday Afternoon Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 4th Sunday of each month to discuss titles from a variety of genres!  This intergenerational group is designed for adults of all ages and teens grades 9-12.  We read a mix of fiction, nonfiction, and young adult literature and come together to talk about our ideas and opinions (and to snack!).  Teens can earn community service hours for attending the discussions.  If interested in joining, please call 412.269.0334 for more inforamtion.  We hope to see you at book club!

This Month's Selection Is

Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

In this lyrical, absorbing, award-winning novel, nothing is as it seems, and every clue leads to more questions. At age eleven, Taylor Markham was abandoned by her mother. At fourteen, she ran away from boarding school, only to be tracked down and brought back by a mysterious stranger. Now seventeen, Taylor's the reluctant leader of her school's underground community, whose annual territory war with the Townies and visiting Cadets has just begun. This year, though, the Cadets are led by Jonah Griggs, and Taylor can't avoid his intense gaze for long. To make matters worse, Hannah, the one adult Taylor trusts, has disappeared. But if Taylor can piece together the clues Hannah left behind, the truth she uncovers might not just settle her past, but also change her future.

    Location: Sky Room
Monday October 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:15 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Library Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Sky Room
Wednesday October 26, 2016 Go To Top
med_red_cross 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Kidney Care Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Thousands of people suffer from kidney disease and kidney related infections and health conditions, but few know how to really control the problems that can occur.  Join certified Kidney Smart Educator John Beres to learn how kidneys function and the common  causes of Chronic Kidney Disease.  John will also discuss how medications, diet, and healthy lifestyle choices work together to keep your kidneys, and your entire body, healthy and happy!

This class will be offered once a month and will address various topics related to kindey health and general wellness.

Please register for this event online or by calling the library at 412.269.0334. 

    Location: Sky Room
Thursday October 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Children's Event   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
    Location: Sky Room
Thursday November 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Children's Event   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
    Location: Sky Room
Thursday November 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_genealogy1 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Moon Genealogy Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join us at the Moon Library for the Moon Genealogy Club.  Everyone is welcome and attendance is free! 

Whether you are just curious or have been doing this for a long time, come and talk with other amateur genealogists. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM. Come and bring a friend or two! For more information, please contact the group at heathersfamilysearch@gmail.com.

    Location: Sky Room
Monday November 14, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book01 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Fiction Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412-269-0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join a fantastic group of readers on the 2nd Monday of every month at 7:00 PM to discuss a new book from a variety of authors and genres.  What better way to spend an evening than with good friends and great books?!  Contact the library at 412.269.0334 for more information.

This Month's Title Is:

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where he works as the master of its thousands of locks. When she is six, Marie-Laure goes blind and her father builds a perfect miniature of their neighborhood so she can memorize it by touch and navigate her way home. When she is twelve, the Nazis occupy Paris and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo, where Marie-Laure’s reclusive great-uncle lives in a tall house by the sea. With them they carry what might be the museum’s most valuable and dangerous jewel.

In a mining town in Germany, the orphan Werner grows up with his younger sister, enchanted by a crude radio they find. Werner becomes an expert at building and fixing these crucial new instruments, a talent that wins him a place at a brutal academy for Hitler Youth, then a special assignment to track the resistance. More and more aware of the human cost of his intelligence, Werner travels through the heart of the war and, finally, into Saint-Malo, where his story and Marie-Laure’s converge.

    Location: Sky Room
Tuesday November 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_new_red 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Life During Caregiving Seminar   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   4122690334   panellah@einetwork.net
   
Life during Caregiving is a monthly peer to peer support group for those who are providing care to family, friends or neighbors.  Every month topics will be introduced to prompt discussion and to create an exchange of resources and support.  The group will run twice on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 in the evening at the Moon Township library.  The group is facilitated by a master’s level counselor or trained volunteer.  This program is presented with the support of Hope Grows.  The group is open format and registraiton is not neccessary.
 
 
    Location: Sky Room
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Wednesday November 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  8:00 PM MTMA Board Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
    Location: Sky Room
Thursday November 17, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Reading Social (formerly PALS)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412-269-0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Mingle with good books and neighbors each month.  Expand yourself with thought provoking discussions of books from different genres. 

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Children's Event   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
    Location: Sky Room
Monday November 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Moon Library Board Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Sky Room
Tuesday November 22, 2016 Go To Top
med_red_cross 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Kidney Care Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Thousands of people suffer from kidney disease and kidney related infections and health conditions, but few know how to really control the problems that can occur.  Join certified Kidney Smart Educator John Beres to learn how kidneys function and the common  causes of Chronic Kidney Disease.  John will also discuss how medications, diet, and healthy lifestyle choices work together to keep your kidneys, and your entire body, healthy and happy!

This class will be offered once a month and will address various topics related to kindey health and general wellness.

Please register for this event online or by calling the library at 412.269.0334. 

    Location: Sky Room
Thursday November 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Children's Event   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
    Location: Sky Room
Sunday November 27, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Sunday Afternoon Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 4th Sunday of each month to discuss titles from a variety of genres!  This intergenerational group is designed for adults of all ages and teens grades 9-12.  We read a mix of fiction, nonfiction, and young adult literature and come together to talk about our ideas and opinions (and to snack!).  Teens can earn community service hours for attending the discussions.  If interested in joining, please call 412.269.0334 for more inforamtion.  We hope to see you at book club!

This Month's Selection Is

Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

In this lyrical, absorbing, award-winning novel, nothing is as it seems, and every clue leads to more questions. At age eleven, Taylor Markham was abandoned by her mother. At fourteen, she ran away from boarding school, only to be tracked down and brought back by a mysterious stranger. Now seventeen, Taylor's the reluctant leader of her school's underground community, whose annual territory war with the Townies and visiting Cadets has just begun. This year, though, the Cadets are led by Jonah Griggs, and Taylor can't avoid his intense gaze for long. To make matters worse, Hannah, the one adult Taylor trusts, has disappeared. But if Taylor can piece together the clues Hannah left behind, the truth she uncovers might not just settle her past, but also change her future.

    Location: Sky Room
Monday November 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:15 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Library Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Sky Room
Thursday December 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Children's Event   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
    Location: Sky Room
Thursday December 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_genealogy1 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Moon Genealogy Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join us at the Moon Library for the Moon Genealogy Club.  Everyone is welcome and attendance is free! 

Whether you are just curious or have been doing this for a long time, come and talk with other amateur genealogists. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM. Come and bring a friend or two! For more information, please contact the group at heathersfamilysearch@gmail.com.

    Location: Sky Room
Monday December 12, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book01 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Fiction Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412-269-0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join a fantastic group of readers on the 2nd Monday of every month at 7:00 PM to discuss a new book from a variety of authors and genres.  What better way to spend an evening than with good friends and great books?!  Contact the library at 412.269.0334 for more information.

This Month's Title Is:

Sycamore Row by John Grisham

John Grisham takes you back to where it all began. One of the most popular novels of our time, A Time to Kill established John Grisham as the master of the legal thriller. Now we return to Ford County as Jake Brigance finds himself embroiled in a fiercely controversial trial that exposes a tortured history of racial tension.
 
Seth Hubbard is a wealthy man dying of lung cancer. He trusts no one. Before he hangs himself from a sycamore tree, Hubbard leaves a new, handwritten will. It is an act that drags his adult children, his black maid, and Jake into a conflict as riveting and dramatic as the murder trial that made Brigance one of Ford County’s most notorious citizens, just three years earlier. The second will raises many more questions than it answers. Why would Hubbard leave nearly all of his fortune to his maid? Had chemotherapy and painkillers affected his ability to think clearly? And what does it all have to do with a piece of land once known as Sycamore Row?

    Location: Sky Room
Tuesday December 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   412-269-0334   goodem@einetwork.net
   

Children ages 2-3 are invited with a caregiver to our weekly Toddler Storytime! We'll read stories, sing songs and make a cool craft!

No registration necessary.

    Location: Storytime Room
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Thursday December 15, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Reading Social (formerly PALS)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412-269-0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Mingle with good books and neighbors each month.  Expand yourself with thought provoking discussions of books from different genres. 

    Location: Sky Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Children's Event   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Megan Goode   4122690334   goodem@einetwork.net
    Location: Sky Room
Sunday December 18, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Sunday Afternoon Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Join us on the 4th Sunday of each month to discuss titles from a variety of genres!  This intergenerational group is designed for adults of all ages and teens grades 9-12.  We read a mix of fiction, nonfiction, and young adult literature and come together to talk about our ideas and opinions (and to snack!).  Teens can earn community service hours for attending the discussions.  If interested in joining, please call 412.269.0334 for more inforamtion.  We hope to see you at book club!

This Month's Selection Is

Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

In this lyrical, absorbing, award-winning novel, nothing is as it seems, and every clue leads to more questions. At age eleven, Taylor Markham was abandoned by her mother. At fourteen, she ran away from boarding school, only to be tracked down and brought back by a mysterious stranger. Now seventeen, Taylor's the reluctant leader of her school's underground community, whose annual territory war with the Townies and visiting Cadets has just begun. This year, though, the Cadets are led by Jonah Griggs, and Taylor can't avoid his intense gaze for long. To make matters worse, Hannah, the one adult Taylor trusts, has disappeared. But if Taylor can piece together the clues Hannah left behind, the truth she uncovers might not just settle her past, but also change her future.

    Location: Sky Room
Monday December 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Moon Library Board Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Sky Room
Tuesday December 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_new_red 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Life During Caregiving Seminar   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   4122690334   panellah@einetwork.net
   
Life during Caregiving is a monthly peer to peer support group for those who are providing care to family, friends or neighbors.  Every month topics will be introduced to prompt discussion and to create an exchange of resources and support.  The group will run twice on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 in the evening at the Moon Township library.  The group is facilitated by a master’s level counselor or trained volunteer.  This program is presented with the support of Hope Grows.  The group is open format and registraiton is not neccessary.
 
 
    Location: Sky Room
Wednesday December 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  9:00 PM MTMA Board Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
    Location: Sky Room
Thursday December 22, 2016 Go To Top
med_red_cross 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Kidney Care Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Panella   412 269 0334   panellah@einetwork.net
   

Thousands of people suffer from kidney disease and kidney related infections and health conditions, but few know how to really control the problems that can occur.  Join certified Kidney Smart Educator John Beres to learn how kidneys function and the common  causes of Chronic Kidney Disease.  John will also discuss how medications, diet, and healthy lifestyle choices work together to keep your kidneys, and your entire body, healthy and happy!

This class will be offered once a month and will address various topics related to kindey health and general wellness.

Please register for this event online or by calling the library at 412.269.0334. 

    Location: Sky Room
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