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Monday September 15, 2014 -  Tuesday November 4, 2014
     READING WITH RINGLING BROS.  
    Contact: MS. TAMI   (412) 833-5585   paulinet@einetwork.net
    GET YOUR FREE TICKETS TO THE CIRCUS!!! THIS PROGRAM OFFERS CHILDREN A LAMINATED BOOKMARKER, A RED CLOWN NOSE AND ACTIVITY SHEET FOR RECORDING CIRCUS STAMPS. CHILDREN WILL RECEIVE A CIRCUS STAMP FOR EVERY BOOK THEY READ - AFTER 10 STAMPS, THEY WILL GET ONE FREE TICKET TO THE RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS. EACH WEEK AT STORYTIME, MS. TAMI WILL READ A SPECIAL CIRCUS RELATED BOOK THAT WILL COUNT TOWARDS A CIRCUS STAMP. SO STEP RIGHT UP AND START READING!!!

Wednesday October 22, 2014
   9:15 AM  -  10:30 AM Floor & More  
    Contact: Fran   412-835-1151   neiportd@einetwork.net
    This class is a full half hour dedicated to working the legs, abs, and posterior. Weights are also used for the upper body, finishing up with an all over stretch.
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM LET'S GET MOVING, BABY!  
    Contact: MS. TAMI   (412) 833-5585   paulinet@einetwork.net
    WE INVITE BABIES THROUGH 2 YEARS OLDS (WITH CAREGIVERS) TO CHIME RIGHT INTO THIS MUSIC AND DANCE CLASS. WE WILL START BY "SHAKING OUT OUR SILLIES". WE WILL ALL SING NURCERY RHYMES TOGETHER (HANDOUTS IF NEEDED). NEXT, EVERYONE WILL GET TO LISTEN TO SOME BOARDBOOKS AND FINALLY WE WILL BREAK OUT THE MUSICAL INSTRUMETS FOR TONS OF FUN. PERFECT OPPORTUNITY TO ACTIVE EARLY LITERACY THROUGH BOUNCES, RHYMES, TICKLES AND MUSIC.

Thursday October 23, 2014
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM SPOOKY SCIENCE  
    Contact: MS. TAMI   (412) 833-5585   paulinet@einetwork.net
    The South Park Township library is excited to offer a new Science Club for children in grades 3rd – 6th. This program will be taught by an educator with Carnegie Mellon's Institute for Talented Elementary and Secondary Students. The first project is titled “Wild Wings” and it’s all eyes to the sky as we study what flies! The children will have an opportunity to examine amazing bird adaptions and solve a bird beak engineering puzzle! They will also design helicopters, explore aerodynamics and get “batty” with a sound reflection investigation. You won’t want to miss a minute of this new and exciting Science Club. Please call (412) 833-5585 to register.
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Basics of Excel 2010  
    Contact: Christopher Satter   412-833-5585   satterc@einetwork.net
    Learn a general overview of how to create an Excel spreadsheet in this class. We will also go over how to create graphs and charts.

Friday October 24, 2014
   9:15 AM  -  10:30 AM Booty Blast  
    Contact: Fran   412-835-1151   neiportd@einetwork.net
    This class is dedicated to one half hour of different and varying exercises for the posterior. The routine involves standing and on the floor using bands and weights followed by one half hour of abs stretching.
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The Demon of Brownsville Road Author Bob Cranmer  
    Contact: Donna neiport   412-833-5585   neiportd@einetwork.net
    October 1988: Bob Cranmer buys a house in the Pittsburgh suburb he grew up in. He has no idea that his dream home is about to become his worst nightmare... Join us to hear Bob's harrowing tale of the evil presence that tormented his family and the epic spiritual war he fought to save everything he held dear. Registration required. This program is not for children under the age of 15. Kids aged 13 & 14 must be accompanied by a parent. Mr. Cranmer's book will be available for purchase and signing. This program will take place in the Board Room in the Administrative Offices.
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM MAD SCIENCE HALLOWEEN SHOW AND PARTY  
    Contact: MS. TAMI   (412) 833-5585   paulinet@einetwork.net
    Mad Science of Pittsburgh’s Halloween Show is a wonderful performance featuring a smoky brew and eerie glowing potions. Enjoy experiments with your favorite holiday treats. Looking for Halloween thrills? Don’t miss this show! Be sure to stick around for games, prizes, and treats!!! A prize will be given for the best costume. Please be sure to register at (412) 833-5585. This event will be held at the South Park Library.

Saturday October 25, 2014
   9:15 AM  -  10:30 AM Overweight and Out of Shape  
    Contact: Fran   412-831-1151   neiportd@einetwork.net
    Gentle, effective, fun, non-competitive, healthy exercise and guidance. Routines are designed to increase muscular strength and range of motion. Hand weights and tubing are used in various positions such as seated, standing, and on the floor.

Monday October 27, 2014
   9:15 AM  -  10:30 AM Power Cut/Lifting  
    Contact: Fran   412-835-1151   neiportd@einetwork.net
    This is a training class using bands and weights. Floor work concentrates on the abs and the lower body. We bring the gym into the group fitness environment.
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Casual Knitting  
    Contact: Donna Neiport   412-833-5585   neiportd@einetwork.net
    This is a casual knitting group that meets every Monday evening from 6 until 8. There is no instructor, but many in the group are very knowledgeable and able to help with any of your knitting questions. All skill levels welcome.

Tuesday October 28, 2014
   1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM WHO'S YOUR FAVORITE AUTHOR STORYTIME?  
    Contact: MS. TAMI   412-833-5585   paulinet@einetwork.net
    THIS WEEK WE WILL BE HAVING A SPECIAL HALLOWEEN PARTY FOR THE CHILDREN. FIRST, STAGE RIGHT WILL PERFORM THE BOOK "WE'RE OFF TO FIND THE WITCH'S HOUSE". THEN THE CHILDREN WILL PARADE AROUND THE SOUTH PARK COMPLEX IN THEIR COSTUMES. WHEN THEY RETURN BACK TO THE LIBRARY, THEY WILL ENJOY SOME HALLOWEEN TREATS, A HALLOWEEN GAME WITH PRIZES AND THE BEST COSTUME WILL BE ANNOUNCED. YOU AND YOUR CHILDREN WILL NOT WANT TO MISS THIS SPECIAL HALLOWEEN EVENT.
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tea and Mysteries Book Club  
    Contact: Donna Neiport   412-833-5585   neiportd@einetwork.net
    Please join our newest book club! This month's selection is "The Gods of Gotham" by Lyndsay Faye. Indulge in some tea and goodies while enjoying good conversation. In 1845, Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven" appeared in The New York Mirror; the New York Knickerbockers organized themselves into an official baseball club; and the New York City Police Dept. was established. There's nothing about Poe or the Knicks in Lyndsay Faye's rollicking historical novel, but she does offer a sensational account of what early police work was like for those untested and ill-trained "copper stars" who patrolled the city in 16-hour shifts, trying to keep members of the poipulace from robbing, swindling, thrashing, raping and murdering one another" (Marilyn Stasio New York Times Book Review) Registration is not required. The book is available for pick up at the library.

Wednesday October 29, 2014
   9:15 AM  -  10:30 AM Floor & More  
    Contact: Fran   412-835-1151   neiportd@einetwork.net
    This class is a full half hour dedicated to working the legs, abs, and posterior. Weights are also used for the upper body, finishing up with an all over stretch.

Friday October 31, 2014
   9:15 AM  -  10:30 AM Booty Blast  
    Contact: Fran   412-835-1151   neiportd@einetwork.net
    This class is dedicated to one half hour of different and varying exercises for the posterior. The routine involves standing and on the floor using bands and weights followed by one half hour of abs stretching.

Wednesday November 5, 2014
   7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM History's Game of Thrones Book Club  
    Contact: Sharon Bruni   412-833-5585   brunis@einetwork.net
    The Lone Samurai: The Life of Musashi Miyamoto by William Scott Wilson Musashi is primarily known in the West as the author of The Book of Five Rings, a guide to swordsmanship strategies that became a essential business-strategy manual in the 1980s. Wilson, having translated Musashi's book into English, turns for the first time to biography, with as complete a life of the man behind the sword as possible, given his legendary stature and peripatetic, largely undocumented story. Musashi lived in the 17th century and had his first match at 13 with a shugyosha (an older, professional swordsman); only Musashi walked away alive. For three decades, he wandered feudal Japan, moving from patron to patron, taking on opponents in formal and informal matches, teaching others his art and sometimes taking part in clan and regional rivalries. He eventually settled in southern Japan, where his martial art skills led organically to visual art: simple-looking, highly disciplined ink-and-brush painting and calligraphy. Toward the end of his life, Musashi synthesized everything he'd learned into the literary work he is now best known for. Wilson integrates a considerable amount of Japanese history and culture into a short, dense book with lots of specialized information. Although Musashi doesn't become fully dimensional—and given the scarcity of primary source material, he probably can't—Wilson provides an extensive appendix of other materials that have depicted the legendary swordsman over the centuries.-Publisher’s Weekly Additional Film suggestion: Samurai Trilogy:Musashi Miyamoto Criterion Collection

Tuesday November 11, 2014
     Library Closed - Veterans Day  
    The library will be Closed today in observance of Veterans Day. We will reopen on Wednesday, November 12th.

Thursday November 27, 2014
     Library CLOSED - Thanksgiving  
    The Library will be Closed today for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen on Monday, December 1st.

Saturday November 29, 2014
     Library CLOSED - Thanksgiving  
    The Library will be Closed today for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen on Monday, December 1st.

Wednesday December 3, 2014
   7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM History's Game of Thrones Book Club  
    Contact: Sharon Bruni   412-833-5585   brunis@einetwork.net
    Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories by Ryunosuke Akutagawa Ryunosuke Akutagawa (1892-1927) is one of Japan’s foremost stylists-a modernist master whose short stories are marked by highly original imagery, cynicism, beauty and wild humor. ‘Rashomon’ and the ‘Bamboo Grove’ inspired Kurosawa’s magnificent film and depict a past in which morality is turned upside down, while tales such as ‘the Nose‘, ‘O-Gin’, and ‘Loyalty’ paint a rich and imaginative picture of a medieval Japan peopled by Shoguns and priests, vagrants and peasants. – Amazon. Additional Film suggestion: Rashomon by Akira Kurosawa Criterion Collection

Thursday December 25, 2014
     Library CLOSED - Christmas  
    The library will be Closed today for the Christmas holiday. We will reopen on Monday, December 29th.

Saturday December 27, 2014
     Library CLOSED - Christmas  
    The library will be Closed today for the Christmas holiday. We will reopen on Monday, December 29th.

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