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Monday June 7, 2021 - Saturday July 31, 2021
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Tell Your Tale: A Collaborative Story Writing Program
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Calling all writers! We invite you to take part in this collaborative community story writing program. 

Everyone who signs up will get a chance to add their contribution to this online “snowball” story.
Each person who signs up will be assigned 3 days to write the next chapter of our collaborative story.
At the end of the program our story will be featured on our website and a future monthly newsletter.

Story will be available at sewickleylibrary.org/tellyourtale

Registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Online
Monday June 7, 2021 - Saturday August 7, 2021
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SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2021
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

This summer gets wild with “Tails & Tales” the official theme of this year’s reading program.
There is a ton of fun in store for all ages when you participate in one of our reading challenges between

June 7-August 7, 2021.

When you sign up for the Summer Reading Program, you earn chances to win awesome incentives and prizes.
All you have to do is read! The more you read & log, the more chances you have to win weekly and grand prize drawings.

Stop by all summer long to check out books, pick up program & craft kits, participate in virtual programs, and earn rewards & prizes by reading!

Sign up now at www.sewickleylibrary.org/summer-reading!

 

 

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Online
Monday June 21, 2021 - Sunday July 11, 2021
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Sewickley Storywalk
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

 

Grab the family and take a stroll through any of these spaces and enjoy one of five different Summer nature picture books! A StoryWalk® places pages from a children’s picture book along a walking path so that children and their caregivers may enjoy nature and reading together.

 

AUDUBON GREENWAY (160 Magee Rd)

My Awesome Summer, by P. Mantis, A Nature Diary by Paul Meisel

 

FERN HOLLOW NATURE CENTER (1901 Glen Mitchell Rd)

Butterflies in the Garden by Carol Lerner

 

HENLE PARK (Beaver St & Ferry St)

My Busy, Green Garden by Terry Price

 

MARY ROBERTS REINHART NATURE PARK (1412 Beaver St)

In the Tall, Tall Grass by Denise Fleming

 

OHIO TOWNSHIP NATURE CENTER (325 Nicholson Rd)

And Then Comes Summer by Tom Brenner

 

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

 

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  sewchildek@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Out of Library
Friday June 25, 2021
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Write Now!
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Our Writer's Group is now meeting in-person & online! Participants enjoy writing from prompts in an encouraging and supportive atmosphere.

The group will meet in-person and online via Zoom. You do not need an account to participate. If you'd like participate online, please register using the link below.

REGISTER HERE

 

 
CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Stories in the Park: Henle Park
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for a socially-distanced family storytime at the park. We'll share stories, rhymes and songs. Bring a blanket to sit on during storytime.

Location: Henle Park

Masks are required for adults and children 3 years and older.

Weather permitting. Check our Facebook and Instagram accounts in case of inclement weather.

Registration required. Space is limited.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  sewchildek@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Non-Room Usage
 
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ACLA Spotlight: Allegheny County Parks Lightning Bugs
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM

As the sky darkens, fireflies light the night. Learn about our official state insect, the fascinating lives they lead, and how we can all play a part in ensuring they are around for the enjoyment of future generations.

This program will be posted on the ACLA Youth Services Facebook page. For additional informatin on how to access this program please visit Allegheny County Library Associations Youth Services Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/aclayouthservices/

 

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  sewchildek@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Online
 
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TikTok TASTY TO GO!
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

TASTY just got a whole lot more FUN!

Stop by the library on select Fridays to
pick up your 
TikTok TASTY TO GO cooking kit!

Each kit will give you the instructions and ingredients to create your own version of a popular viral recipe!
Supply a few basic ingredients then get cooking!

Open to all students entering grades 6-12
First come, first serve, while supplies last.
One kit per person

CONTACT:  Emily Fear  4127416920  feare@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Teen Department
 
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First Chapter Fridays
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

On First Chapter Fridays sit back, listen, and use your imagination as the first chapter of a book is read to you in this new addition to our virtual programming. Classics, popular fiction, new arrivals, and more will be included in this virtual read aloud program.We can't wait for you to hear the first chapter of a book. You just might find your new favorite book or author!

Visit us on our YouTube channel Friday at 4:00 to listen to the first chapter of a book.

 

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  sewchildek@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Online
Monday June 28, 2021
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Summer Craft To-Go Kits
10:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Stop by the Children’s Department to pick up a special Summer themed Craft To-Go Kit!  Supplies and instructions are included.  These kits are geared for children preschool to 2nd grade. 

Available while supplies last.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  sewchildek@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Non-Room Usage
 
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Tales of the Sea: A Reading of the Old Man and the Sea
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Sewickley’s librarians perform a reading of Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea in 4 parts. Each Monday in June, listen to a new part on our website or YouTube channel. Visit the library to pick up nautical and Hemingway themed adult coloring pages and drawing projects to work on while you listen. Take a picture of your best creations and email them to us at sewickley@einetwork.net or bring them to the reference desk for us to scan so we can feature them on a special online gallery. View it at the end of June at www.sewickleylibrary.org/talesofthesea

Watch on our YouTube channel.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Online
 
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Stories in the Park: Ohio Township Nature Center
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for a socially-distanced family storytime at the park. We'll share stories, rhymes and songs. Bring a blanket to sit on during storytime.

Location: Ohio Township Nature Center

Masks are required for adults and children 3 years and older.

Weather permitting. Check our Facebook and Instagram accounts in case of inclement weather.

Registration required. Space is limited.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  sewchildek@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Non-Room Usage
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Take & Make Monday!
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Make something this Monday!
We give you the supplies & the instruction -
all you gotta do is follow along!

Pick up the weekly project kit at the library between 3 - 6 pm,
in the Teen Department

New projects every Monday!
SUMMER ONLY: Outdoor Maker Studio (2-3 pm) 

Open to students entering grades 6-12
Kits available while supplies last, first come, first served.
One per person.

CONTACT:  Emily Fear  4127416920  feare@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Teen Department
 
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Let's Talk About Murder! Virtual True Crime Discussion Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Calling all TRUE CRIME FANS!

Whether you're a diehard Ann Rule reader, an obsessive viewer of Investigation Discovery,
or a true crime podcast fanatic,
THIS IS THE DISCUSSION GROUP FOR YOU!

Each month we'll pick a theme!
Come with a story to share based on the theme!
Local legends, unsolved mysteries, famous cases - all are welcome!

June's Theme: GRADUATION 
Meeting on the library patio
(Conference Room in case of rain)


Open to all adults 18+

CONTACT:  Emily Fear  4127416920  feare@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Online
Tuesday June 29, 2021
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Sewickley Search Party
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

GET ON THE HUNT THIS SUMMER with...
SEWICKLEY SEARCH PARTY!

Scavenger hunts that will take you all over the area.
Mysteries to solve, codes to crack, clues to uncover.

Stop by the library to grab this week's challenge, then start SEARCHING!
Open to all students entering grades 6-12

Part of Teen Summer Reading 2021

CONTACT:  Emily Fear  4127416920  feare@einetwork.net
 
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ACLA Spotlight: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre for Dance the Story: Ballet Fairies, which will include a brief discussion about ballet having lots of different fairies in various stories, a dance class and warm-up, the story of Cinderella, a brief video of a ballet fairy dance from The Sleeping Beauty and then participants will learn a ballet fairy dance. 

Registration is required. Please use the link listed in the event details to register for this Zoom Event. For additional informatin on how to access this program please visit Allegheny County Library Associations Youth Services Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/aclayouthservices/

 

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  sewchildek@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Online
Wednesday June 30, 2021
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Hello Kindergarten
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Get ready for Kindergarten this Fall with a special Storytime visit from Mrs. Croft from Quaker Valley.  Books, songs and tips to help your child get ready for Kindergarten. Starting June 30, stop by the library to pick up a craft bag for this storytime!  Then join us on YouTube for storytime on Wednesday, June 30 at 10 AM.  

For children entering Kindergarten in the Fall.

Please register to reserve an activity bag.

Must be entering Kindergarten in the Fall of 2021.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  sewchildek@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Online
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
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ACLA Spotlight: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre for a musical reading of Giles Andreae’s classic children’s book Giraffes Can’t Dance. The delightful tale of Gerald the Giraffe will be brought to life with performances by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra of each of the dances Gerald encounters on his journey to find his song. Teaching artist Kerra Alexander from the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre will narrate and demonstrate dance moves. Join us to listen, dance, and move along! Available online June 30, 2021; free with registration.

For additional informatin on how to access this program please visit Allegheny County Library Associations Youth Services Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/aclayouthservices/

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  sewchildek@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Online
Thursday July 1, 2021 - Saturday August 7, 2021
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Tales & Tails: Pet Picture Contest
9:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Take part in Sewickley Public Library’s Pet Picture Contest!
Upload a photo of your photogenic furry friend or draw a picture of your favorite pet (or stuffed animal) and
you could win a $25 gift card to Three Dog Bakery in Sewickley or Chewy.com.

The categories for consideration include:
Dogs

Cats
Draw Your Pet (For Children 14 and Under)
Other Pets

The picture from each of the four categories with the most votes at the end of the voting period will win a gift card of their choice.
That means we have four prizes to give away!

Submit your pet pictures between July 1 - July 23 on our website at sewickleylibrary.org/picturecontest.
Then head back to the site between July 25 - August 7 to vote for your favorite photo. You can vote for one picture in each category.

This fun photo contest is open to all ages, while the Draw Your Pet category is open to children 14 and under.
Voting is open to everyone - you don’t have to submit an entry to vote.

Winners will be announced mid-August!

 

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Online
Thursday July 1, 2021
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Take A Wise Walk
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Get ready for more activity and fun with our Wise Walkers group!

Back for a 22nd season, the sessions run every week from May - October. Wise Walks is ideal for active 50+ adults who are interested in a lively and social exercise program. The group will meet at the library and walk between 1-3 miles before returning to the library.

Walkers are encouraged to follow county and state health guidelines during the program, including masks and distancing.

There is no need to sign up and new walkers are always welcome!

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Colbert Room
 
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French Conversation
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

You are invited to join Anne-Marie Salih, a native speaker, to practice French speaking skills in an informal discussion. This group is for individuals who have a basic knowledge of French.
The group will meet in-person in the library's Conference Room AND virtually via Zoom.

If you would like to attend virtually, please register below and we will email you the meeting link.

 

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Conference Room
There are many spaces available.
Friday July 2, 2021
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Write Now!
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Our Writer's Group is now meeting in-person & online! Participants enjoy writing from prompts in an encouraging and supportive atmosphere.

The group will meet in-person and online via Zoom. You do not need an account to participate. If you'd like participate online, please register using the link below.

REGISTER HERE

 

 
CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Conference Room
Sunday July 4, 2021
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LIBRARY CLOSED
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

 

The library is closed in observance of

Independence Day.

Monday July 5, 2021
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Take & Make Monday!
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Make something this Monday!
We give you the supplies & the instruction -
all you gotta do is follow along!

Pick up the weekly project kit at the library between 3 - 6 pm,
in the Teen Department

New projects every Monday!
SUMMER ONLY: Outdoor Maker Studio (2-3 pm) 

Open to students entering grades 6-12
Kits available while supplies last, first come, first served.
One per person.

CONTACT:  Emily Fear  4127416920  feare@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Teen Department
Tuesday July 6, 2021
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Mother Goose on the Loose: 0-3 year olds
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Join us for an all new program for babies and toddlers!

This program is based off of a nationally-renowned program. Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, stories, and more! Don't miss out on the fun! For 0-3 year olds.

Visit our  YouTube channel on Tuesdays at 9:30am.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  sewchildek@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Online
Wednesday July 7, 2021
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Conversation Salon
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

All our welcome to join this engaging group of adults for coffee and great discussions. 
This program can be attended in person or virtually via Zoom. Newcomers always welcome!

New participants can use the registration link below.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Conference Room
There are many spaces available.

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