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Tuesday November 28, 2017
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Yarn Works
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Yarn Works meets on two Tuesday evenings each month. Make your own projects, share your talents and meet new people. Please join us!  Registration is not required.

This meeting of Yarn Works will be in the Library Multipurpose Room, on the first floor.

 

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
Saturday December 2, 2017
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Friends of the USC Library
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Friends of the Library will collect books from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the library lobby. Donated books should be in good condition. Sorry, magazines will not be accepted.

LOCATION: Library Lobby
Monday December 4, 2017
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Reading Skills Program
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

~Does your kindergarten or 1st grade child need extra help becoming a reader? Do they need support becoming comfortable with decoding words? If so, our Reading Skills Program may be for you! Join us and reinforce reading skills learned at school in a fun, relaxed, small-group setting.
This class will focus on practicing: Phonics and Decoding Skills; Word Families; Reading Comprehension; Blending Sounds; Word Work; Fluency.
First Grade Session
(Kids in First Grade)
Date: November 6, 13, and 20
Time: Mondays, 6:30pm
REGISTRATION begins on Monday,
October 23
Kindergarten Session
(Kids in Kindergarten)
Dates: December 4, 11, and 18
Time: Mondays, 6:30pm
REGISTRATION begins on Monday, November 13

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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Civil War series: Day-by-day with the 123rd Pennsylvania Volunteers
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for our December Civil War series:

  • December 4: Author and teacher Chris George discusses his book Day-by-Day with the 123rd Pennsylvania Volunteers
  • December 7: Author Stephen Coleman discusses his book Discovering Gettysburg
  • December 14: Reenactor Bob Fark discusses Shoulder Arms of the Civil War
  • December 21: Author Mark Smith discusses his book To Prepare for Sherman's Coming
LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday December 5, 2017
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WOW Book Discussion Group
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

WOW (Women of Words) is a Tuesday evening discussion group that meets on selected months throughout the year. This year, books will be selected based on your voted on suggestions. Refreshments are provided. Please join us.

 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Yarn Works
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Yarn Works meets on two Tuesday evenings each month. Make your own projects, share your talents and meet new people. Please join us!  Registration is not required.

This meeting of Yarn Works will be in the Library Multipurpose Room, on the first floor.

 

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
Wednesday December 6, 2017
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Express Yourself Writers Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The focus of this group is to share writings and to serve as a resource and writing inspiration for one another. Stop in any time. 

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
Thursday December 7, 2017
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Cozy Up With Books Discussion Group
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cozy Up with Books is our ladies Thursday morning discussion group that meets on selected months throughout the year. Please join us. Refreshments will be provided.

 

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
 
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Civil War series: Discovering Gettysburg
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for our December Civil War series:

  • December 4: Author and teacher Chris George discusses his book Day-by-Day with the 123rd Pennsylvania Volunteers
  • December 7: Author Stephen Coleman discusses his book Discovering Gettysburg
  • December 14: Reenactor Bob Fark discusses Shoulder Arms of the Civil War
  • December 21: Author Mark Smith discusses his book To Prepare for Sherman's Coming
LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.
Monday December 11, 2017
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Make a Holiday Ornament
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Reading Skills Program
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

~Does your kindergarten or 1st grade child need extra help becoming a reader? Do they need support becoming comfortable with decoding words? If so, our Reading Skills Program may be for you! Join us and reinforce reading skills learned at school in a fun, relaxed, small-group setting.
This class will focus on practicing: Phonics and Decoding Skills; Word Families; Reading Comprehension; Blending Sounds; Word Work; Fluency.
First Grade Session
(Kids in First Grade)
Date: November 6, 13, and 20
Time: Mondays, 6:30pm
REGISTRATION begins on Monday,
October 23
Kindergarten Session
(Kids in Kindergarten)
Dates: December 4, 11, and 18
Time: Mondays, 6:30pm
REGISTRATION begins on Monday, November 13

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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History Night
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

History Night is a discussion group that meets at the USC and Mt. Lebanon Libraries.  The group meets from January through April, then September through December. It is facilitated by history enthusiasts Glenn Flickinger and Scott Moore. Today's meeting is at the USC Library.  The topic: The French and Indian War, Part 2.

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday December 12, 2017
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Make a Holiday Ornament
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Make Your Own Felted Holiday Ornament
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fiber artist Judé Ernest will teach you to hand needle-felt wool and other fibers into 3D holiday shapes in this hands-on workshop for adults. Students will learn a bit about felting history, modern hand needle felting, safety, and be introduced to dimensional sculpting techniques. Felted ornaments make wonderfully unique gifts!
 
This class is appropriate for beginners and experienced needle felters. All materials are provided for this free class (a $5 donation is appreciated but not required). Please register online or call the library at 412-835-5540.
LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.
Wednesday December 13, 2017
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Make a Holiday Ornament
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Save Your Photos
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Lisa Webster will teach you how to preserve life's irreplaceable photos, documents and videos in case of unforeseen accident or disaster!
 
We will discuss the following:   
  • Overwhelm of our photo collections
  • The need to have a photo plan
  • Specific examples of how memories are lost 
  • Where technology is moving
  • Cloud services and terms of service for those companies
  • Media conversion
  • Forever preservation services
LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.
Thursday December 14, 2017
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Make a Holiday Ornament
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Civil War series: Shoulder Arms of the Civil War
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for our December Civil War series:

  • December 4: Author and teacher Chris George discusses his book Day-by-Day with the 123rd Pennsylvania Volunteers
  • December 7: Author Stephen Coleman discusses his book Discovering Gettysburg
  • December 14: Reenactor Bob Fark discusses Shoulder Arms of the Civil War
  • December 21: Author Mark Smith discusses his book To Prepare for Sherman's Coming

 

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.
Friday December 15, 2017
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Make a Holiday Ornament
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
Saturday December 16, 2017
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Make a Holiday Ornament
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
Sunday December 17, 2017
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Make a Holiday Ornament
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
Monday December 18, 2017
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Reading Skills Program
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

~Does your kindergarten or 1st grade child need extra help becoming a reader? Do they need support becoming comfortable with decoding words? If so, our Reading Skills Program may be for you! Join us and reinforce reading skills learned at school in a fun, relaxed, small-group setting.
This class will focus on practicing: Phonics and Decoding Skills; Word Families; Reading Comprehension; Blending Sounds; Word Work; Fluency.
First Grade Session
(Kids in First Grade)
Date: November 6, 13, and 20
Time: Mondays, 6:30pm
REGISTRATION begins on Monday,
October 23
Kindergarten Session
(Kids in Kindergarten)
Dates: December 4, 11, and 18
Time: Mondays, 6:30pm
REGISTRATION begins on Monday, November 13

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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Music in the Stacks: Christmas with the Aeolian Winds
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join the Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh for an evening of beautiful holiday music!

Dedicated to wind chamber music performance, composition, and promotion, the Aeolian Winds' mission is to integrate high-quality wind music into the greater Pittsburgh community. The group's members bring their diverse experiences of their daily lives and chosen professions to their music-making, creating a truly unique ensemble.

Refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there!

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Library
Tuesday December 19, 2017
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Yarn Works
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Yarn Works meets on two Tuesday evenings each month. Make your own projects, share your talents and meet new people. Please join us!  Registration is not required.

This meeting of Yarn Works will be in the Library Multipurpose Room, on the first floor.

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
Wednesday December 20, 2017
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Express Yourself Writers Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The focus of this group is to share writings and to serve as a resource and writing inspiration for one another. Stop in any time. 

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
Thursday December 21, 2017
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Civil War series: To Prepare for Sherman's Coming
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for our December Civil War series:

  • December 4: Author and teacher Chris George discusses his book Day-by-Day with the 123rd Pennsylvania Volunteers
  • December 7: Author Stephen Coleman discusses his book Discovering Gettysburg
  • December 14: Reenactor Bob Fark discusses Shoulder Arms of the Civil War
  • December 21: Author Mark Smith discusses his book To Prepare for Sherman's Coming
LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.
Wednesday January 3, 2018
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Express Yourself Writers Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The focus of this group is to share writings and to serve as a resource and writing inspiration for one another. Stop in anytime. 

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
Monday January 8, 2018
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History Night: World War II, The Pacific Campaign
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Don't miss our popular ongoing History Nights program series! History Nights is a discussion group that meets at the Upper St Clair and Mt. Lebanon Public Libraries. It is facilitated by history enthusiasts Glenn Flickinger and Scott Moore.

Session One: The Origins of the War. The path to Pearl Harbor, the Philippines and beyond.

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday January 9, 2018
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Yarn Works
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Yarn Works meets on two Tuesday evenings each month. Make your own projects, share your talents and meet new people. Please join us!  Registration is not required.

This meeting of Yarn Works will be in the Children's Quiet Place, on the third floor.

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
Wednesday January 10, 2018
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Celebrate Winter
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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2018 Winter Classes And Programs for Kids and Families Registration
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM

~~Our classes are designed for incremental learning. Each class builds on the last.  Regular attendance will produce optimal growth.
Registration is in person at the library, beginning on Wednesday, January 10

Children’s classes/events are free of charge.
To ensure quality classes, limiting groups by size and age is often necessary.
 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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2018 Winter Reading Program
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM

~~QUACK OPEN A GOOD BOOK!
January 10—March 2
Kids in Kindergarten - 2nd grade are invited to participate in the 2018 Winter Reading Program.  Following along with a reading guide, participants will get a duck to help us form a river of readers.  Participants who read all of the books will get to pick a rubber ducky of their own!
Registration begins Wednesday, January  10
 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
Thursday January 11, 2018
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Celebrate Winter
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Recognizing Online Scams
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Philip Little of the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office will offer a safety guide for the digital age. Online scammers are growing ever more sophisticated. Don’t get conned - know the warning signs and stay safe!

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.
Friday January 12, 2018
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Celebrate Winter
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
Saturday January 13, 2018
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Celebrate Winter
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
Sunday January 14, 2018
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Celebrate Winter
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
Monday January 15, 2018
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Celebrate Winter
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Author Visit: Pittsburgh Drinks
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join local authors Cody McDevitt and Sean Enright as they trace the history of the Steel City drinking culture. From the era of Prohibition to the cafés of Diamond Street, the music scene of the ’70s, and today’s South Side bar revival, this is a tour to savor.

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday January 16, 2018
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Celebrate Winter
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Classical Painting Concepts & Techniques Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn the concepts and techniques of classical oil painting from classical artist James Sulkowski in this eight-part workshop series! Develop and refine your skills and create your own portrait or still life! Individual instruction.

Session 1: Introduction; discussion of materials; painting the basic shapes in black and white.

Limited spots are available, so registration in required. You are signing up for all eight sessions: January 16, January 23, January 30, February 6, February 13, February 20, February 27, and March 6.

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are 15 spaces available.
Wednesday January 17, 2018
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Celebrate Winter
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Express Yourself Writers Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The focus of this group is to share writings and to serve as a resource and writing inspiration for one another. Stop in anytime. 

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
Thursday January 18, 2018
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Celebrate Winter
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Family Storytime
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

~~(Families with children ages 2-7 years old)
You're invited to spend a fun evening sharing  stories, songs, and games!
Date:    January 18
             March 15
When:  Thursdays, 7:00pm

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
There are 25 spaces available.
 
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Becoming Your Best Self, Living Your Optimal Lifestyle
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Embrace your potential in this series of monthly classes with counselor Laura Parkinson! Learn to set realistic personal goals; integrate your physical, mental, and spiritual lives; nurture your relationships; and create a life full of meaning.

Please register in advance. You are registering for all five sessions: January 18, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10.

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.
Friday January 19, 2018
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Celebrate Winter
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Bring-Your-Own-Book Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you love discussing the books you read, but don’t enjoy finding time to read a new book club selection each month? Join our new Bring Your Own Book discussion group! Just drop in each month to share some snacks, enjoy some good company, and chat about what you’ve been reading. No special preparation required!

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
Saturday January 20, 2018
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Celebrate Winter
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
Sunday January 21, 2018
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Celebrate Winter
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
Monday January 22, 2018
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Babies and Toddlers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 months—24 months with a caregiver)
This class combines interactive play, action rhymes, songs, and books all designed to hold the attention of our youngest participants.
Dates:     January 22/23 through February 26/27
When:     Mondays or Tuesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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First Grade Reading Skills Program
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

~~Does your 1st grade child need extra help becoming a reader?  Do they need support becoming comfortable with decoding words?  If so, our Reading Skills Program may be for you!  Join us and reinforce reading skills learned at school in a fun, relaxed, small-group setting.
This class will focus on practicing the following skills: Phonics and Decoding Skills; Word Families; Reading Comprehension; Blending Sounds; Word Work; Fluency.
FIRST GRADE SESSION
(Kids in First Grade)
Dates: January 22, 29, and February 5
When:  Mondays, 6:30pm
REGISTRATION begins Wednesday, January 10
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Middle Eastern Bellydance
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn about the history of a fascinating traditional art form in this presentation, demonstration, and participatory lesson from experienced belly dancers Amethyst and Sourie.

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday January 23, 2018
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Babies and Toddlers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 months—24 months with a caregiver)
This class combines interactive play, action rhymes, songs, and books all designed to hold the attention of our youngest participants.
Dates:     January 22/23 through February 26/27
When:     Mondays or Tuesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Library Explorers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Kids currently in Kindergarten)
Let’s explore math in a fun and exciting way! This session will feature activities developed by the Crazy 8s math club that sneaks arithmetic lessons into fun games.
Dates: January 23 through February 27
When: Tuesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Library Explorers
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Kids currently in Kindergarten)
Let’s explore math in a fun and exciting way! This session will feature activities developed by the Crazy 8s math club that sneaks arithmetic lessons into fun games.
Dates: January 23 through February 27
When: Tuesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Book Trek
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

~~(Kids in 1st-4th grades)
Express yourself this winter through creative art workshops and learn about some famous artists.
Dates:     January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:     Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 4:00pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Classical Painting Concepts & Techniques Workshop
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn the concepts and techniques of classical oil painting from classical artist James Sulkowski in this eight-part workshop series! Develop and refine your skills and create your own portrait or still life! Individual instruction.

Session 2: Composition in black and white using the still life as subject.

Limited spots are available, so registration in required. You are signing up for all eight sessions: January 16, January 23, January 30, February 6, February 13, February 20, February 27, and March 6.

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are 15 spaces available.
Wednesday January 24, 2018
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Math Mites
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 and 5 years old who are not yet in Kindergarten)
Preschoolers can learn early math skills through stories and hands-on activities at the library’s Math Mites class.
Dates:     January 24 through February 28
When:     Wednesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Math Mites
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages 4 and 5 years old who are not yet in Kindergarten)
Preschoolers can learn early math skills through stories and hands-on activities at the library’s Math Mites class.
Dates:     January 24 through February 28
When:     Wednesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Book Trek
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

~~(Kids in 1st-4th grades)
Express yourself this winter through creative art workshops and learn about some famous artists.
Dates:     January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:     Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 4:00pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Thursday January 25, 2018
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Preschool Storytime
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Paws for Reading
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

~~ (Kids in Kindergarten-5th grade with a grown-up)
Kids can come to the library and read to dogs licensed through Therapy Dogs International.  These dogs love to listen to stories read by boys and girls!
Dates:     January 25 and February 22
When:     Thursdays, 5:30pm


Registration begins Wednesday, January 10
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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How to Read a Book Like a Writer, and Write a Book Like a Reader
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join local author Orlando Bartro for a discussion of the power of fiction, the experience of reading a novel, and a writer's perspective on the craft. This program will be particularly useful for high school and college students, but readers of any adult age are welcome!

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.
Friday January 26, 2018
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Monday January 29, 2018
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Babies and Toddlers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 months—24 months with a caregiver)
This class combines interactive play, action rhymes, songs, and books all designed to hold the attention of our youngest participants.
Dates:     January 22/23 through February 26/27
When:     Mondays or Tuesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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First Grade Reading Skills Program
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

~~Does your 1st grade child need extra help becoming a reader?  Do they need support becoming comfortable with decoding words?  If so, our Reading Skills Program may be for you!  Join us and reinforce reading skills learned at school in a fun, relaxed, small-group setting.
This class will focus on practicing the following skills: Phonics and Decoding Skills; Word Families; Reading Comprehension; Blending Sounds; Word Work; Fluency.
FIRST GRADE SESSION
(Kids in First Grade)
Dates: January 22, 29, and February 5
When:  Mondays, 6:30pm
REGISTRATION begins Wednesday, January 10
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Antarctic Explorer Paul Siple
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

John Lenkey presents the fascinating saga of Paul Allman Siple: Eagle Scout, Antarctic explorer, and prolific inventor.

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday January 30, 2018
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Babies and Toddlers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 months—24 months with a caregiver)
This class combines interactive play, action rhymes, songs, and books all designed to hold the attention of our youngest participants.
Dates:     January 22/23 through February 26/27
When:     Mondays or Tuesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Library Explorers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Kids currently in Kindergarten)
Let’s explore math in a fun and exciting way! This session will feature activities developed by the Crazy 8s math club that sneaks arithmetic lessons into fun games.
Dates: January 23 through February 27
When: Tuesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Library Explorers
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Kids currently in Kindergarten)
Let’s explore math in a fun and exciting way! This session will feature activities developed by the Crazy 8s math club that sneaks arithmetic lessons into fun games.
Dates: January 23 through February 27
When: Tuesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Book Trek
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

~~(Kids in 1st-4th grades)
Express yourself this winter through creative art workshops and learn about some famous artists.
Dates:     January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:     Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 4:00pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Wednesday January 31, 2018
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Math Mites
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 and 5 years old who are not yet in Kindergarten)
Preschoolers can learn early math skills through stories and hands-on activities at the library’s Math Mites class.
Dates:     January 24 through February 28
When:     Wednesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Express Yourself Writers Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The focus of this group is to share writings and to serve as a resource and writing inspiration for one another. Stop in anytime. 

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
 
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Math Mites
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages 4 and 5 years old who are not yet in Kindergarten)
Preschoolers can learn early math skills through stories and hands-on activities at the library’s Math Mites class.
Dates:     January 24 through February 28
When:     Wednesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Book Trek
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

~~(Kids in 1st-4th grades)
Express yourself this winter through creative art workshops and learn about some famous artists.
Dates:     January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:     Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 4:00pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Thursday February 1, 2018
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Preschool Storytime
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Friday February 2, 2018
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Monday February 5, 2018
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Celebrate Valentine's Day
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Babies and Toddlers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 months—24 months with a caregiver)
This class combines interactive play, action rhymes, songs, and books all designed to hold the attention of our youngest participants.
Dates:     January 22/23 through February 26/27
When:     Mondays or Tuesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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First Grade Reading Skills Program
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

~~Does your 1st grade child need extra help becoming a reader?  Do they need support becoming comfortable with decoding words?  If so, our Reading Skills Program may be for you!  Join us and reinforce reading skills learned at school in a fun, relaxed, small-group setting.
This class will focus on practicing the following skills: Phonics and Decoding Skills; Word Families; Reading Comprehension; Blending Sounds; Word Work; Fluency.
FIRST GRADE SESSION
(Kids in First Grade)
Dates: January 22, 29, and February 5
When:  Mondays, 6:30pm
REGISTRATION begins Wednesday, January 10
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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History Night: World War II, The Pacific Campaign
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Don't miss our popular ongoing History Nights program series! History Nights is a discussion group that meets at the Upper St Clair and Mt. Lebanon Public Libraries. It is facilitated by history enthusiasts Glenn Flickinger and Scott Moore.

Session Two: The Turning of the Tide. The US Navy at Coral Sea and Midway Island.

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday February 6, 2018
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Celebrate Valentine's Day
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Babies and Toddlers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 months—24 months with a caregiver)
This class combines interactive play, action rhymes, songs, and books all designed to hold the attention of our youngest participants.
Dates:     January 22/23 through February 26/27
When:     Mondays or Tuesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Library Explorers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Kids currently in Kindergarten)
Let’s explore math in a fun and exciting way! This session will feature activities developed by the Crazy 8s math club that sneaks arithmetic lessons into fun games.
Dates: January 23 through February 27
When: Tuesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Library Explorers
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Kids currently in Kindergarten)
Let’s explore math in a fun and exciting way! This session will feature activities developed by the Crazy 8s math club that sneaks arithmetic lessons into fun games.
Dates: January 23 through February 27
When: Tuesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Book Trek
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

~~(Kids in 1st-4th grades)
Express yourself this winter through creative art workshops and learn about some famous artists.
Dates:     January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:     Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 4:00pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Wednesday February 7, 2018
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Celebrate Valentine's Day
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Math Mites
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 and 5 years old who are not yet in Kindergarten)
Preschoolers can learn early math skills through stories and hands-on activities at the library’s Math Mites class.
Dates:     January 24 through February 28
When:     Wednesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Math Mites
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages 4 and 5 years old who are not yet in Kindergarten)
Preschoolers can learn early math skills through stories and hands-on activities at the library’s Math Mites class.
Dates:     January 24 through February 28
When:     Wednesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Book Trek
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

~~(Kids in 1st-4th grades)
Express yourself this winter through creative art workshops and learn about some famous artists.
Dates:     January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:     Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 4:00pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Thursday February 8, 2018
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Celebrate Valentine's Day
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Preschool Storytime
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Friday February 9, 2018
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Celebrate Valentine's Day
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Saturday February 10, 2018
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Celebrate Valentine's Day
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
Sunday February 11, 2018
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Celebrate Valentine's Day
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
Monday February 12, 2018
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Celebrate Valentine's Day
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Babies and Toddlers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 months—24 months with a caregiver)
This class combines interactive play, action rhymes, songs, and books all designed to hold the attention of our youngest participants.
Dates:     January 22/23 through February 26/27
When:     Mondays or Tuesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Kindergarten Reading Skills Program
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

~~Does your kindergarten child need extra help becoming a reader?  Do they need support becoming comfortable with decoding words?  If so, our Reading Skills Program may be for you!  Join us and reinforce reading skills learned at school in a fun, relaxed, small-group setting.
This class will focus on practicing the following skills: Phonics and Decoding Skills; Word Families; Reading Comprehension; Blending Sounds; Word Work; Fluency.
KINDERGARTEN SESSION
(Kids in Kindergarten)
Dates:  February 12, 19, 22
When:  Mondays, 6:30pm
REGISTRATION begins Monday, January 29
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Tuesday February 13, 2018
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Celebrate Valentine's Day
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Babies and Toddlers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 months—24 months with a caregiver)
This class combines interactive play, action rhymes, songs, and books all designed to hold the attention of our youngest participants.
Dates:     January 22/23 through February 26/27
When:     Mondays or Tuesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Library Explorers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Kids currently in Kindergarten)
Let’s explore math in a fun and exciting way! This session will feature activities developed by the Crazy 8s math club that sneaks arithmetic lessons into fun games.
Dates: January 23 through February 27
When: Tuesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Library Explorers
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Kids currently in Kindergarten)
Let’s explore math in a fun and exciting way! This session will feature activities developed by the Crazy 8s math club that sneaks arithmetic lessons into fun games.
Dates: January 23 through February 27
When: Tuesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Book Trek
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

~~(Kids in 1st-4th grades)
Express yourself this winter through creative art workshops and learn about some famous artists.
Dates:     January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:     Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 4:00pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Wednesday February 14, 2018
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Celebrate Valentine's Day
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

~~Themed crafts for the seasonal holidays will be available to make at the library during regular library hours.  Parents and caregivers are asked to assist their child during craft time.

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Math Mites
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 and 5 years old who are not yet in Kindergarten)
Preschoolers can learn early math skills through stories and hands-on activities at the library’s Math Mites class.
Dates:     January 24 through February 28
When:     Wednesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Express Yourself Writers Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The focus of this group is to share writings and to serve as a resource and writing inspiration for one another. Stop in anytime. 

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
 
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Math Mites
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages 4 and 5 years old who are not yet in Kindergarten)
Preschoolers can learn early math skills through stories and hands-on activities at the library’s Math Mites class.
Dates:     January 24 through February 28
When:     Wednesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Book Trek
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

~~(Kids in 1st-4th grades)
Express yourself this winter through creative art workshops and learn about some famous artists.
Dates:     January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:     Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 4:00pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Thursday February 15, 2018
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Preschool Storytime
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Friday February 16, 2018
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Monday February 19, 2018
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Babies and Toddlers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 months—24 months with a caregiver)
This class combines interactive play, action rhymes, songs, and books all designed to hold the attention of our youngest participants.
Dates:     January 22/23 through February 26/27
When:     Mondays or Tuesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Kindergarten Reading Skills Program
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

~~Does your kindergarten child need extra help becoming a reader?  Do they need support becoming comfortable with decoding words?  If so, our Reading Skills Program may be for you!  Join us and reinforce reading skills learned at school in a fun, relaxed, small-group setting.
This class will focus on practicing the following skills: Phonics and Decoding Skills; Word Families; Reading Comprehension; Blending Sounds; Word Work; Fluency.
KINDERGARTEN SESSION
(Kids in Kindergarten)
Dates:  February 12, 19, 22
When:  Mondays, 6:30pm
REGISTRATION begins Monday, January 29
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Tuesday February 20, 2018
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Babies and Toddlers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 months—24 months with a caregiver)
This class combines interactive play, action rhymes, songs, and books all designed to hold the attention of our youngest participants.
Dates:     January 22/23 through February 26/27
When:     Mondays or Tuesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Library Explorers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Kids currently in Kindergarten)
Let’s explore math in a fun and exciting way! This session will feature activities developed by the Crazy 8s math club that sneaks arithmetic lessons into fun games.
Dates: January 23 through February 27
When: Tuesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Library Explorers
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Kids currently in Kindergarten)
Let’s explore math in a fun and exciting way! This session will feature activities developed by the Crazy 8s math club that sneaks arithmetic lessons into fun games.
Dates: January 23 through February 27
When: Tuesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Book Trek
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

~~(Kids in 1st-4th grades)
Express yourself this winter through creative art workshops and learn about some famous artists.
Dates:     January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:     Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 4:00pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Wednesday February 21, 2018
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Math Mites
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 and 5 years old who are not yet in Kindergarten)
Preschoolers can learn early math skills through stories and hands-on activities at the library’s Math Mites class.
Dates:     January 24 through February 28
When:     Wednesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Math Mites
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages 4 and 5 years old who are not yet in Kindergarten)
Preschoolers can learn early math skills through stories and hands-on activities at the library’s Math Mites class.
Dates:     January 24 through February 28
When:     Wednesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Book Trek
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

~~(Kids in 1st-4th grades)
Express yourself this winter through creative art workshops and learn about some famous artists.
Dates:     January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:     Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 4:00pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Thursday February 22, 2018
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Preschool Storytime
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Paws for Reading
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

~~ (Kids in Kindergarten-5th grade with a grown-up)
Kids can come to the library and read to dogs licensed through Therapy Dogs International.  These dogs love to listen to stories read by boys and girls!
Dates:     January 25 and February 22
When:     Thursdays, 5:30pm


Registration begins Wednesday, January 10
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Friday February 23, 2018
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Monday February 26, 2018
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Babies and Toddlers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 months—24 months with a caregiver)
This class combines interactive play, action rhymes, songs, and books all designed to hold the attention of our youngest participants.
Dates:     January 22/23 through February 26/27
When:     Mondays or Tuesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Third Grade Battle of the Books
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

~~Families are invited to compete in the ultimate showdown of book knowledge!
Read our pre-selected books to prepare for a quiz show featuring questions based on the books you’ve read! 
Form your team of 1 student (a 3rd grader) and 1 grown-up who is related to the student.  All participants will get a prize, and trophies will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place families.  Additionally, the elementary school with the most points will win a trophy and bragging rights.
Registration for Battle of the Books begins on Wednesday, January 10 in person at the library.

3rd Grade Battle of the Books
Monday, February 26 at 6:00pm

 

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
 
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Kindergarten Reading Skills Program
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

~~Does your kindergarten child need extra help becoming a reader?  Do they need support becoming comfortable with decoding words?  If so, our Reading Skills Program may be for you!  Join us and reinforce reading skills learned at school in a fun, relaxed, small-group setting.
This class will focus on practicing the following skills: Phonics and Decoding Skills; Word Families; Reading Comprehension; Blending Sounds; Word Work; Fluency.
KINDERGARTEN SESSION
(Kids in Kindergarten)
Dates:  February 12, 19, 22
When:  Mondays, 6:30pm
REGISTRATION begins Monday, January 29
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Tuesday February 27, 2018
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Babies and Toddlers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 months—24 months with a caregiver)
This class combines interactive play, action rhymes, songs, and books all designed to hold the attention of our youngest participants.
Dates:     January 22/23 through February 26/27
When:     Mondays or Tuesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Library Explorers
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Kids currently in Kindergarten)
Let’s explore math in a fun and exciting way! This session will feature activities developed by the Crazy 8s math club that sneaks arithmetic lessons into fun games.
Dates: January 23 through February 27
When: Tuesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Library Explorers
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Kids currently in Kindergarten)
Let’s explore math in a fun and exciting way! This session will feature activities developed by the Crazy 8s math club that sneaks arithmetic lessons into fun games.
Dates: January 23 through February 27
When: Tuesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Book Trek
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

~~(Kids in 1st-4th grades)
Express yourself this winter through creative art workshops and learn about some famous artists.
Dates:     January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:     Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 4:00pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Wednesday February 28, 2018
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Math Mites
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 4 and 5 years old who are not yet in Kindergarten)
Preschoolers can learn early math skills through stories and hands-on activities at the library’s Math Mites class.
Dates:     January 24 through February 28
When:     Wednesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Two and Threes
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages 2—3 ½ years old with a caregiver)

Twos and Threes Storytime features books and stories, action rhymes and songs, and puppets and play to entertain your child.

Dates:  January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:  Tuesdays, 11:00am or 1:45pm
             Wednesdays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Express Yourself Writers Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The focus of this group is to share writings and to serve as a resource and writing inspiration for one another. Stop in anytime. 

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
 
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Math Mites
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages 4 and 5 years old who are not yet in Kindergarten)
Preschoolers can learn early math skills through stories and hands-on activities at the library’s Math Mites class.
Dates:     January 24 through February 28
When:     Wednesdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

LOCATION: Children's Quiet Place
 
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Book Trek
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

~~(Kids in 1st-4th grades)
Express yourself this winter through creative art workshops and learn about some famous artists.
Dates:     January 23/24 through February 27/28
When:     Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 4:00pm
 

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Thursday March 1, 2018
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Preschool Storytime
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
 
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Fourth Grade Battle of the Books
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

~~Families are invited to compete in the ultimate showdown of book knowledge!
Read our pre-selected books to prepare for a quiz show featuring questions based on the books you’ve read! 
Form your team of 1 student (a 4th grader) and 1 grown-up who is related to the student.  All participants will get a prize, and trophies will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place families.  Additionally, the elementary school with the most points will win a trophy and bragging rights.
Registration for Battle of the Books begins on Wednesday, January 10 in person at the library.

4th Grade Battle of the Books
Thursday, March 1 at 6:00pm

LOCATION: Upper St. Clair Children's Library
Friday March 2, 2018
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

~~(Children ages  3 ½, 4, and 5 years old who are ready to spend a half-hour on their own)
Stories, songs, finger plays, and book-related activities are featured in Preschool Storytime which concludes with an ending activity for participants and their caregivers.
Dates:     January 25/26 through March 1/2
When:     Thursdays, 10:00am or 1:45pm

                Fridays, 10:00am

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
Monday March 5, 2018
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History Night: World War II, The Pacific Campaign
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Don't miss our popular ongoing History Nights program series! History Nights is a discussion group that meets at the Upper St Clair and Mt. Lebanon Public Libraries. It is facilitated by history enthusiasts Glenn Flickinger and Scott Moore.

Session Three: The Central Pacific Drive. Nimitz and his carriers push east

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.
Wednesday March 14, 2018
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Express Yourself Writers Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The focus of this group is to share writings and to serve as a resource and writing inspiration for one another. Stop in anytime. 

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
Thursday March 15, 2018
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Family Storytime
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

~~(Families with children ages 2-7 years old)
You're invited to spend a fun evening sharing  stories, songs, and games!
Date:    January 18
             March 15
When:  Thursdays, 7:00pm

LOCATION: Children's Storytime Room
There are 25 spaces available.
Wednesday March 28, 2018
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Express Yourself Writers Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The focus of this group is to share writings and to serve as a resource and writing inspiration for one another. Stop in anytime. 

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
Monday April 2, 2018
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History Night: World War II, The Pacific Campaign
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Don't miss our popular ongoing History Nights program series! History Nights is a discussion group that meets at the Upper St Clair and Mt. Lebanon Public Libraries. It is facilitated by history enthusiasts Glenn Flickinger and Scott Moore.

Session Four: The South Pacific Drive. MacArthur and his army push north.

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.
Monday May 7, 2018
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History Night: World War II, The Pacific Campaign
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Don't miss our popular ongoing History Nights program series! History Nights is a discussion group that meets at the Upper St Clair and Mt. Lebanon Public Libraries. It is facilitated by history enthusiasts Glenn Flickinger and Scott Moore.

Session Five: The End of the War. Iwo Jima, Okinawa and the Bomb.

LOCATION: Library Multi-purpose room
There are many spaces available.

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