Sunday August 7, 2022 - Sunday August 28, 2022
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Sewickley Storywalk
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Grab the family and take a stroll through any of these spaces and enjoy one of six different back-to-school-themed 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) Every Color by Erin Eitter Kono

Fern Hollow Nature Center (1901 Glen Mitchell Rd)  The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson

Henle Park (the corner of Beaver St & Ferry St) All Welcome Here by James Preller

Mary Roberts Rinehart Nature Park (1412 Beaver Rd) School's First Day of School by Adam Rex

Ohio Township Nature Center (325 Nicholson Rd) Hank's Big Day: The Story of a Bug by Evan Kuhlman

Edgeworth Elementary School (200 Meadow Ln) I Got the School Spirit by Connie Schofield-Morrison

 

Find more details on the StoryWalk page!

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
Monday August 8, 2022
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Family Storytime Ohio Township Nature Center
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Sewickley Public Library is hosting a family storytime outside at Ohio Township Nature Center. Stories, songs, and a craft kit to-go for the whole family.

Weekly registration required.  Weather permitting: check our Facebook and Instagram accounts in case of inclement weather.

 

CONTACT:  SPL Children's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Out of Library
The registration period has ended.
 
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Hello Kindergarten
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Let's get ready for Kindergarten together! Prepare for your first day of kindergarten by coming to the library for a special storytime. We'll practice kindergarten readiness skills, read books all about starting Kindergarten, and meet new friends along the way!

For children entering Kindergarten in the Fall. Registration required.

CONTACT:  SPL Children's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
The registration period has ended.
Tuesday August 9, 2022
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Mother Goose on the Loose: 0-3 years old
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Build your baby's reading readiness skills through music, stories, and movement in this nationally acclaimed early literacy program for babies and toddlers.

For children 0-3 years old with a caregiver.

Weekly registration required.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
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Mother Goose on the Loose: 0-3 years old
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Build your baby's reading readiness skills through music, stories, and movement in this nationally acclaimed early literacy program for babies and toddlers.

For children 0-3 years old with a caregiver.

Weekly registration required.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
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Virtual Museum Spotlight: SOMERSET HISTORICAL CENTER
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Somerset Historical Center is a 150-acre rural history museum, which preserves the history of life in southwestern PA through a wide range of exhibits, workshops, and educational programs. At the Visitor Center, stories of the people of southwestern PA are told through objects of everyday frontier life; also on the grounds visitors can see a 1770’s farmstead with sparse furnishings, a more permanent 1830’s farmstead, an early 19th century covered bridge, a cider press, and a maple sugar camp from 1860.

At this virtual program, a representative from the Somerset Historical Center will highlight the history of the site and what you may see during your visit. Following the presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions and learn more!

Registration is required. To register, go to:  https://bit.ly/3xq3ZM2

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This virtual program is part of a series promoting the Experience Kits initiative at select public libraries and is sponsored by the Heinz Center Affiliates Program (HCAP). With your library card, receive free admission passes for up to four people to several local museums and historical sites. For more information, visit https://sewickleylibrary.org/programs/experience-kits/.

Upcoming Spotlight Lectures:

  • Tuesday, August 16, 2022: Old Economy Village
  • Tuesday, August 23, 2022: Duncan & Miller Glass Museum
  • Tuesday, August 30, 2022: Historic Fort Steuben
  • Tuesday, September 6, 2022: West Overton Village Museum & Distillery 
  • Tuesday, September 13, 2022: Merrick Art Gallery
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022: Heinz History Center

PLUS: If you have children, join us on Saturday, August 13 at 10 a.m. for a special virtual storytime and activity! See our calendar for more details on how to register.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Mystery Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join fellow mystery lovers for another great season of compelling reads and great discussions. We are compiling our list of titles for the upcoming year, so we invite you to bring along a few suggestions for consideration. Newcomers always welcome!

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday August 10, 2022
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Stories for Twos and Threes
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Stories, songs, rhymes, and more to help build early literacy skills in this thirty-minute class. Children 30 montsh to 48 months (2 1/2 to 4) with a caregiver.

Weekly registration required.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There is 1 space available.
 
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Cardmaking Class
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Collage elements, butterflies, a classic car, and the Eiffel Tower....we'll be using those images to add a touch of vintage flair to this month's card creations (handmade by you, of course)!  Registration required to secure a class packet.  Materials fee of $10 payable at class.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Stories for Twos and Threes
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Stories, songs, rhymes, and more help early literacy skills in this thirty-minute class. Children 30 months to 48 months (2 1/2 to 4), with a caregiver. Please no older children.

 Weekly registration required.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 19 spaces available.
 
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Fern Hollow Play Dates
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us at Fern Hollow Nature Center (1901 Glen Mitchell Rd, Sewickley, PA 15143) in the Nature Outdoor Classroom for creative play, outdoor discovery and crafts! Bring along a picnic!

No registration required.

CONTACT:  SPL Children's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Out of Library
 
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Cardmaking Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Collage elements, butterflies, a classic car, and the Eiffel Tower....we'll be using those images to add a touch of vintage flair to this month's card creations (handmade by you, of course)!  Registration required to secure a class packet.  Materials fee of $10 payable at class.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Stories in Art with Sweetwater: AGES 4-6
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 

Sweetwater Center for the Arts and the Sewickley Public Library are teaming up this summer! We will be offering classes combining storytime and art! During these classes' children will be introduced to  different styles of art, and have the opportunity to use various art mediums and materials to create marvelous masterpieces based on our storybook theme!

Children ages 4-6, without caregiver.

CONTACT:  Children's Department   412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 3 spaces available.
Thursday August 11, 2022
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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!

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.  By popular demand, this program will continue year-round! 

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

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

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Colbert Room
 
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Preschool Storytime: Ages 4 - Entering Kindergarten
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Join us for reading, singing, and learning together in this thirty-minute class for preschoolers.

Ages 4 - entering Kindergarten without a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  SPL Children's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Preschool Storytime: Ages 3 1/2 - 5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for reading, singing, and learning together in this thirty-minute class for preschoolers

Ages 4 - entering kindergarten without a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  SPL Children's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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French Conversation
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

You are invited to practice French speaking skills in an informal discussion. This group is for individuals who have a intermediate knowledge of French.

The group meets both in-person and online. There is no need to register if you attend in-person.
If you would like to participate virtually via Zoom, please register below. 

 

 

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Conference Room
There are many spaces available.
Friday August 12, 2022
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Write Now!
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Our Writer's Group is currently meeting online. Participants who can't meet online can attend in the library's Conference Room to be connected to the virtual meeting.  Participants enjoy writing from prompts in an encouraging and supportive atmosphere.

The group will meet online via Zoom. You do not need an account to participate. If you'd like participate, 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 storytime at the park. We'll share stories, rhymes, and songs. Bring a blanket to sit on during storytime. Weather permitting.

Weekly registration required.  Weather permitting: check our Facebook and Instagram accounts in case of inclement weather.

CONTACT:  SPL Children's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Out of Library
Saturday August 13, 2022
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Virtual Storytime: SOMERSET HISTORICAL CENTER
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Enjoy our special virtual storytime in honor of Somerset Historical Center!

A representative from the Heinz History Center will read a themed story that will introduce children to local history in a fun and engaging way. Following the storytime, kids will be encouraged to participate in an activity based on the story we read!

About Somerset Historical Center:

The Somerset Historical Center is a 150-acre rural history museum, which preserves the history of life in southwestern PA through a wide range of exhibits, workshops, and educational programs. At the Visitor Center, stories of the people of southwestern PA through objects of everyday frontier life; also on the grounds visitors can see a 1770’s farmstead with sparse furnishings, a more permanent 1830’s farmstead, an early 19th century covered bridge, a cider press, and a maple sugar camp from 1860. Workshops are offered on traditional skilled crafts and trades, such as cottage craft coopering, tinsmithing, decorating Pysanky eggs, blacksmithing, rug hooking, and folk toy making.

Registration is required. To register, go to:  https://bit.ly/3zOlGYr

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This virtual storytime is part of a series promoting the Experience Kits initiative at select libraries, and is sponsored by the Heinz Center Affiliates Program (HCAP). With your library card, receive free admission passes for up to four people to several local museums and historical sites. For more information, visit https://sewickleylibrary.org/programs/experience-kits/

Upcoming Museum Storytimes:

  • Saturday, August 20, 2022: Old Economy Village
  • Saturday, August 27, 2022: Duncan & Miller Glass Museum
  • Saturday, September 3, 2022: Historic Fort Steuben
  • Saturday, September 10, 2022: West Overton Village Museum & Distillery
  • Saturday, September 17, 2022: Merrick Art Gallery
  • Saturday, September 24, 2022: Heinz History Center
CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library Children's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Block Party: Family Program
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

 

 

It's a Block Party! PLAY, BUILD, READ, and LEARN together with blocks. Develop hand-eye coordination and learn STEAM concepts. BIRTH - AGE 6.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  SPL Children's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Sahaja Meditation
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Enjoy the silence, peace, and stress release that is always free. Newcomers welcome.Sahaja Meditation

 
CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  4127416920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Family Fun Night - A La Mode
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

We could not let the summer pass without having an Ice Cream Social! Stop by the library for outdoor games, crafts, and ice cream of course! (Rain date, Aug. 14th)

All Ages

CONTACT:  SPL Children's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Non-Room Usage
Monday August 15, 2022
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Family Storytime Ohio Township Nature Center
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Sewickley Public Library is hosting a family storytime outside at Ohio Township Nature Center. Stories, songs, and a craft kit to-go for the whole family.

Weekly registration required.  Weather permitting: check our Facebook and Instagram accounts in case of inclement weather.

 

CONTACT:  SPL Children's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Out of Library
There is 1 space available.
Tuesday August 16, 2022
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DIY Crafts for Adults
10:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Want to try a new DIY project?

Grab one of our DIY Crafts for Adults kits!

Find the supplies & instructions you need inside our kits to make your own craft project at home.
We'll feature a different project each month.
Stop by the Adult Reference Department to pick up your kit.

Available first come, first served. While supplies last. 

 

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Reference Area
 
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Mother Goose on the Loose: 0-3 years old
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Build your baby's reading readiness skills through music, stories, and movement in this nationally acclaimed early literacy program for babies and toddlers.

For children 0-3 years old with a caregiver.

Weekly registration required.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Mother Goose on the Loose: 0-3 years old
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Build your baby's reading readiness skills through music, stories, and movement in this nationally acclaimed early literacy program for babies and toddlers.

For children 0-3 years old with a caregiver.

Weekly registration required.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Virtual Museum Spotlight: OLD ECONOMY VILLAGE
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Old Economy Village tells the fascinating story of the Harmony Society, a 19th century religious community. Visitors can tour the Visitor Center and many of the settlement’s buildings such as the George Rapp House, Carriage House, Mechanics Building, Wine Cellar, Store, Post Office, Baker House, Bake Oven, Community Kitchen, Cabinet Shop, Blacksmith Shop, and Granary. In these buildings, visitors can observe artifacts on display and learn about the daily life of the Harmonists.

At this virtual program, a representative from Old Economy Village will highlight the history of the site and what you may see during your visit. Following the presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions and learn more!

Registration is required. To register, go to:  https://bit.ly/3zBTS9G

***

This virtual program is part of a series promoting the Experience Kits initiative at select public libraries and is sponsored by the Heinz Center Affiliates Program (HCAP). With your library card, receive free admission passes for up to four people to several local museums and historical sites. For more information, visit https://sewickleylibrary.org/programs/experience-kits/.

Upcoming Spotlight Lectures:

  • Tuesday, August 23, 2022: Duncan & Miller Glass Museum
  • Tuesday, August 30, 2022: Historic Fort Steuben
  • Tuesday, September 6, 2022: West Overton Village Museum & Distillery 
  • Tuesday, September 13, 2022: Merrick Art Gallery
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022: Heinz History Center

PLUS: If you have children, join us on Saturday, August 20 at 10 a.m. for a special virtual storytime and activity! See our calendar for more details on how to register.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Wednesday August 17, 2022
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Tween Craft Take and Make: Grades 3rd and up
9:00 AM - 9:00 AM

 

Stop into the Children's Department and ask at the desk for this month's Take and Make Craft! Supplies and instructions are included.

Children 3rd grade and up, please.  Available while supplies last.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  sewchildek@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Children's Department
 
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Stories for Twos and Threes
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Stories, songs, rhymes, and more to help build early literacy skills in this thirty-minute class. Children 30 montsh to 48 months (2 1/2 to 4) with a caregiver.

Weekly registration required.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 26 spaces available.
 
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Sewickley Public Library Knitters Group
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

New to the hobby or have years of experience, everyone is welcome! Join us in the library on the first and third Wednesday of the month to work on current projects or come to learn.

No registration needed. 

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Stories for Twos and Threes
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Stories, songs, rhymes, and more help early literacy skills in this thirty-minute class. Children 30 months to 48 months (2 1/2 to 4), with a caregiver. Please no older children.

 Weekly registration required.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 30 spaces available.
Thursday August 18, 2022
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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!

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.  By popular demand, this program will continue year-round! 

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

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

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Colbert Room
 
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Preschool Storytime: Ages 4 - Entering Kindergarten
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Join us for reading, singing, and learning together in this thirty-minute class for preschoolers.

Ages 4 - entering Kindergarten without a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  SPL Children's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Preschool Storytime: Ages 3 1/2 - 5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for reading, singing, and learning together in this thirty-minute class for preschoolers

Ages 4 - entering kindergarten without a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  SPL Children's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Brown Bag Book Group
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Welcome to the Brown Bag Book Group which meets on the third Thursday of the month at 11:30 a.m. This month, the BBBG will be meeting in-person at the Library and also by teleconference. Join us to discuss Should We Stay or Should We Go by Lionel Shriver.

For more information, call the Library or e-mail Rosa Dorman at: rosamlamour@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 
CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Building a Board Game
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join local resident, military history aficionado and board game creator, Claude Whalen, to learn about the recently released Civil War board game, A Most Fearful Sacrifice: The Three Days of Gettysburg. Claude will discuss what is involved in planning and creating a game, plus how the Sewickley Public Library can be used as a research tool. He will talk about Gettysburg, the story behind his new game, and how the game is played. Please register for this program which will be held Thursday, August 18th at 1:00 pm.

 

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  4127416920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Community Room
There are many spaces available.
 
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French Conversation
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

You are invited to practice French speaking skills in an informal discussion. This group is for individuals who have a intermediate knowledge of French.

The group meets both in-person and online. There is no need to register if you attend in-person.
If you would like to participate virtually via Zoom, please register below. 

 

 

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Conference Room
There are many spaces available.
 
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Nature Explores with Fern Hollow: Grades 1 - 5
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 

Join the educators from Fern Hollow Nature Center for an interactive nature program based on their popular "Explorers" program. 

We'll learn all about the nature that surrounds the library! Grades 1 - 5.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  sewchildek@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 11 spaces available.
Friday August 19, 2022
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Write Now!
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Our Writer's Group is currently meeting online. Participants who can't meet online can attend in the library's Conference Room to be connected to the virtual meeting.  Participants enjoy writing from prompts in an encouraging and supportive atmosphere.

The group will meet online via Zoom. You do not need an account to participate. If you'd like participate, 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 storytime at the park. We'll share stories, rhymes, and songs. Bring a blanket to sit on during storytime. Weather permitting.

Weekly registration required.  Weather permitting: check our Facebook and Instagram accounts in case of inclement weather.

CONTACT:  SPL Children's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Out of Library
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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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
Saturday August 20, 2022
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Summer Craft To-Go Kits
9:00 AM - 9:00 AM

 

Stop by the Children's Department to pick up a 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:  SPL Children's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Virtual Storytime: OLD ECONOMY VILLAGE
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Enjoy our special virtual storytime in honor of Old Economy Village!

A representative from the Heinz History Center will read a themed story that will introduce children to local history in a fun and engaging way. Following the storytime, kids will be encouraged to participate in an activity based on the story we read!

About Old Economy Village:

Old Economy Village tells the fascinating story of the Harmony Society, a 19th century religious community. Visitors can tour the Visitor Center and many of the settlement’s buildings such as the George Rapp House, Carriage House, Mechanics Building, Wine Cellar, Store, Post Office, Baker House, Bake Oven, Community Kitchen, Cabinet Shop, Blacksmith Shop, and Granary. In these buildings, visitors can observe artifacts on display and learn about the daily life of the Harmonists.

Registration is required. To register, go to:  https://bit.ly/3O7uDQX

***

This virtual storytime is part of a series promoting the Experience Kits initiative at select libraries, and is sponsored by the Heinz Center Affiliates Program (HCAP). With your library card, receive free admission passes for up to four people to several local museums and historical sites. For more information, visit https://sewickleylibrary.org/programs/experience-kits/

Upcoming Museum Storytimes:

  • Saturday, August 27, 2022: Duncan & Miller Glass Museum
  • Saturday, September 3, 2022: Historic Fort Steuben
  • Saturday, September 10, 2022: West Overton Village Museum & Distillery
  • Saturday, September 17, 2022: Merrick Art Gallery
  • Saturday, September 24, 2022: Heinz History Center
CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library Children's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Toddler Dance Party: Family Program
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

 

 

Little ones learn so much through movement! Join us to dance, jump, shake, clap & more! For children 1-3 years old with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Farmerie  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Block Party: Family Program
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

 

 

It's a Block Party! PLAY, BUILD, READ, and LEARN together with blocks. Develop hand-eye coordination and learn STEAM concepts. BIRTH - AGE 6.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  SPL Children's Department  412-741-0937  kids@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Sahaja Meditation
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Enjoy the silence, peace, and stress release that is always free. Newcomers welcome.Sahaja Meditation

 
CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  4127416920  sewickley@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Conference Room
Sunday August 21, 2022
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Chess: Grades 1-7
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

 

Brand new to chess and want to learn? How about a seasoned chess master? Come to learn, expand your knowledge, and just have fun in our Chess Club for kids in Grades 1-7.

The library will provide some chess sets.

Registration required.

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public LibraryChildren's Department  412-741-0937  sewchildek@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
Registration will begin on Sunday, August 14, 2022 at 12:00 PM     
Monday August 22, 2022
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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 12 - 6 pm,
in the Teen Department

New projects every Monday!

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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Essentials of Photography, Storytelling and Editing
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

We have partnered with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to offer this special 3 day program.

Teaching artist Randall Coleman will teach the fundamentals of photo composition,
telling a story with a photo essay, and photo editing.
This is a great opportunity to learn a new skill or just improve your existing photo taking skillset.

This is a 3-day program, participants are expected to attend all 3 days.
Students will learn photography using mobile devices.
Equipment will be provided or attendees can bring their own equipment.

Space is limited. Registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Sewickley Public Library  412-741-6920  sewickley@sewickleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 9 spaces available.

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