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Beaver Area Memorial Library Events

Beaver Area Memorial Library Events

Upcoming Beaver Area Memorial Library Events

Chess Club at Beaver Library, every first and second Thursday.

Chess Club

Meets the first & third Thursday of every month.
6:00pm - 8:00pm

No experience necessary, players of all abilities are welcome. 
No registration required.

Call the library or stop in with questions.

Come enjoy board games with your friends, or join a group and make new ones! Games provided by the library, or you can bring your own!

Game Night for Grown-Ups

Every 1st Saturday at
the 3rd Monday of the month at 

*unless closed for a holiday.  


Play-K - Kindergarten readiness program


Beaver Library's Kindergarten Readiness Program
Geared for children entering Kindergarten in Fall of 2024.  Each session features circle time, opportunities to "play kindergaten", and learn vital readiness skills aligned with the PA Pre-K Standards for literacy.

Tuesday April 16th @ 1:30PM
Tuesday Mary 14th @ 1:30PM

Caregivers are asked to remain in the library during the program and return to the room at 2:30pm for a closing activity. 
Registration is REQUIRED for each session. Space is limited to 12 participating children.

Please call the library at (724) 775-1132 to register.

Paws for Reading

Paws for Reading

Readers in grades Pre-K to 5th are invited to practice reading aloud to a certified Therapy Dog in a relxed and non-judgmental environment at the Beaver Area Memorial Library.

New Teen Advisory Board

NEW Teen Advisory Board

Meetings at 6:30 PM every 1st Monday

Plan programs. 
Expand young adult services.
Aid in book selections.
Help with teen space planning.

Meetings eligible for National Honor Society credits.
Dates: February 5, March 4, April 1, and May 6

Happy Birthday postcards

Happy Birthday from your library

Does your child love to get mail?
Are they 10 years old or younger?
Sign them up to receive a birthday postcard from the Beaver Library.
Stop into the library and register your child. 

Design a Bookmark Contest

Design a Bookmark Contest

April 1st - 30th
@ Beaver Memorial Library

 In honor of National Library Week (April 7-12th), we will be hosting a bookmark designing contest. The contest is open to patrons 12+. One entry per patron. 3 winning entries with be printed and distributed at our library as well as a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prize. Anyone interested must pick up a flyer and use that flyer template for their bookmark entry. Artwork must have contact information attached. Submissions due by April 30th. 

The Knitting Club - Meets every Thursday 6:00-7:30 pm

the Knitting Club

Meets every Thursday

Open to all ages and abilities.
no registration required.

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party event

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

June 8th, 2024 - 11:00 to 2:00

Come down to the library, register for the Summer Reading Program
and enjoy some beginning of summer activities!

-Touch A Truck  -Snacks  -Lawn Games
-Temporary Tattoo Station   -Craft Stations
-Chalk the Walk

Summer Story time schedule

Summer Storytime

June 10th - July 18th

Baby & Me
Mondays @ 10:30am
0-24 months old and their caregivers

Toddler Time
Wednesdays @ 10:30am

2-3 years old and their caregivers

Preschool Stories
Thursdays @ 10:30

3-5 year old and their caregivers

No registration required.

Block Party open play

Block Party

Wednesdays at 3pm
June 19th through July 31st.

Geared for preschool ages but all are welcome to enjoy open-play with the library's 300+ piece block set.

No registration required. Caregivers must be present.

Art Cart on Thursday afternoons

Art Cart

Thursdays at 2pm
June 13th thru August 1st

Comes create at the library!
New projects every week.
Open to ALL AGES and no registration required. 

Lego Club

Lego Club

Fridays at 3:30pm
June 14th thru August 2nd.

Come create masterpieces with Legos and we'll put them on display.
All Ages are Welcome.
Caregivers must be present.
No registration required.

Wonders of Wildlife program

Wonders of Wildlife

Presented by: The Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium
July 27th at 1:30pm

For All Ages. Registration is REQUIRED. Walk-ins will not be allowed at the door.

The Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium present Wonders of Wildlife! Discover fur, feathers, and scales in the introduction of some of the world’s most fascinating animals. Using LIVE ANIMALS from the Zoo, we will explore the physical characteristics of each animal while learning how they are uniquely adapted to their environments.

Steam Days


Come explore different concepts in STEAM!
Elementary Schooler Day is July 24th at 10:30am and Preschooler Day is July 25th at 10:30am

More events coming soon....

Upcoming System Wide Events

Reading Challenges

Reading Challenges

Join our year-round Reading Challenges!


Vintage Debbie Library Tour 2024

Vintage Debbie

Retro Library Tour 2024

Free events
One Hour of Sing-A-Longs, Nostalgia & FUN!


Free Comic Book Week

Free Comic Book Week

June 8-15

All System Locations
Summer Reading Kick Off

Comic Book titles vary by location. Check your library for more information.

More events coming soon....