South Park Township Library's FREE computer classes have gone virtual and will take place on Zoom. Online Registration for these computer classes is required! Download Zoom for your computer at https://zoom.us/download or via your mobile device’s app store. Space is Limited, so Sign Up Today!
We will discuss how to electronically borrow E-Books from the library using an e-Reader device and the Overdrive program.
Patrons must sign up for this class at https://www.eventkeeper.com/code/ekform.cfm?curOrg=SPARK&curID=463785. The maximum capacity for this class is 3 people. The Library staff will e-mail patrons that sign up for these classes; a copy of the class handout and information on how to log in to the Zoom Meeting.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24TH @ 2:00PM...on ZOOM
Halloween is almost here...time to have boom, I mean ZOOM fun! It is National Food Day...so let us stir up some special treats for Halloween!
If you would like to cook in your costume…even better!
Kids and parents will be able to stir up some scary ships & chips, a tasty hotdog mummy or two, add in a spooky finger pizza and top it off with a chocolate graveyard.
*Required ingredients will be emailed 1 week in advance
This will be a lot of fun for families!!!
(please register each child in the same block... as we need to count screen vs kids)
MONDAY, OCTOBER 26TH @ 1PM (email)
National Pumpkin Day
Need a copy of picture...just email email@example.com?
*New Coloring Page every Monday after 1pm
*Completed Coloring Page due Sunday, November 1st @ 9pm
*Good Luck...and may the best crayon win!
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27TH @ 11AM
Join us for a spooky car parade through the Administrative Complex! Wear your costumes and decorate your car if you choose! The creepiest car will win a prize.
Anytime between 11am-12pm, drive up the driveway by Library, continue up to the Community Center, and make a right to circle around the complex and exit on Parkford Drive. The Library, the Township Administration, and the Police will be handing out treats!
You may also participate in GUESS MY WEIGHT…Not me…the pumpkin!!!
Please register below...so we can be sure to have TREATS for everyone...thanks!
Let us assist you with learning how to use a computer!
Our 1-on-1 sessions are by appointment only and will take place at the Library. Each session is scheduled for 1 hour.
Learn the basic parts of a computer as well as a basic overview of the Windows 10 operating system.
Patrons must sign up for this class at https://www.eventkeeper.com/code/ekform.cfm?curOrg=SPARK&curID=463786. The maximum capacity for this class is 1 person.
Mt. Lebanon native Jim Towns shares Western PA ghost stories in his book “American Cryptic. Towns is a filmmaker and writer currently living in California. He has an innate fascination with legends, ghost stories and other strange experiences, particularly those in his native Western PA. Should make for a fun and creepy Halloween program. But this is not for the young kiddos! Sign up by going to EventKeeper
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28TH @ 11AM (in pavilion)
Special Halloween storytime! Books, Games, Crafts and Prizes!
Please be sure to wear you Halloween costume!
PLEASE REGISTER BELOW FOR IN PERSON STORYTIME...THANKS! (space is very limited)
MATH/READING PROGRAM OCTOBER,OCTOBER 30TH @ 6:30PM - FORBES PAVILION IN SOUT PARK
The kids will not want to miss this UNIQUE…Reading and Math Tutoring taking place at the Forbes Pavilion in the South Park… as long as everything continues to go well.
Imagine solving Halloween word problems while eating Halloween candy (yum)!
If elementary reading or math has you and your child down, we can help! We will help your child understand and master the most critical reading and math skills giving them confidence in school or at home this semester. Your child will be able to look at reading and math as an exciting challenge… while building confidence. Your child may even learn to love the subjects… or at least love that they now understand it. We will learn practical reading and math skills.
*Be sure to arrive in your costume
*Everyone will receive a glow-in-the-dark bracelet
*There may be a special treat for everyone too
It will be so much fun...the kids will forget they are learning!!!!
Please register each child below.
This is a Zoom program that will last approximately 45 minutes. A recording of the program will also be offered for those who can't attend at the time.
National Get Smart About Credit Day on the third Thursday in October annually promotes learning about good credit. It is a national campaign where volunteer bankers help counsel young people on responsible credit habits.
The importance of sound financial management is something that can and should be taught at a young age. Learning healthy credit habits can be one of the most valuable lessons a young person can learn.
Learn how to use hot glue to create a textured canvas that be painted and finished. The library will provide the canvas, the paint, and a brush. Additionally, you will receive and instructional sheet and video. You will need your own hot glue gun and glue sticks (about 4) to complete the project. Space is limited and registration is required. Crafts will be available for pick up beginning on Monday, November 9th in the vestibule during normal operating hours.
Looking for tips and best practices for managing your money in the era of COVID-19? Join the experts from the Pittsburgh Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) for a virtual discussion around budgeting, building up your credit, and saving for the future. We'll talk through some tools and resources that will help you feel in control of your monetary situation and put you back on the path to financial stability.
RESCHEDULED FROM OCTOBER 14
What are the planets up to? Turns out A LOT! We can check in with Rick DiClemente to find out what is going on! Rick has been practicing astrology as an art, a science, a discipline and a way of life for over 36 years. In addition to his work with individual clients, he is known for his down-to-earth and humorous way of delivering his astrological knowledge to groups. He is a sought-after speaker at conferences and workshops, and has been guest on numerous radio and TV shows over many years. While he no longer teaches astrology in person, he is planning a YouTube series of lectures based on his book, “The Exquisite Zodiac”. Sign up through EventKeeper
Pan de jamón was invented by the bakers in Venezuela. Usually, during the holiday season, they would cook hams and sell it to the public. What they didn't sell they would bake into their bread, and that's how pan de jamón was born, a traditional staple of Venezuelan holidays and Venezuelan cooking.