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Upcoming Events - System Wide

Upcoming Events - System Wide

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!

 

Health Vision Month with your libraries

Healthy Vision Month

May 1- 30

Visit a library sysmte location to test your vision and enter to win a free pair of Enchroma Color Corrective Glasses.

Foundation Center - Introduction to Finding Grants

Introduction to Finding Grants

Attention Nonprofits!

Join us for an Introduction to Finding Grants class and learn how the Foundation Center database works. 

Friday, May 31 at 11AM

Center Express Library
109 Pleasant Dr
Aliquippa, PA 15001

Call 412-745-2205 to register.

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.

Summer Reading 2024

Summer Reading 2024

Adventure begins at your library!

June 8 - August 3

Register. Read. Win. 

Creek Critter Hike activity

Creek Critter Hike

Saturday - June 15
10 AM - 12 PM​​​​​​
Brush Creek Park

Ages 7+
Parents must stay with children

Free program - Registration required

 

Symphony of Secrets book discussion groups

Book Discussions

Before our author visit by Brendan Slocumb.
Join us for a discussion of Symphony of Secrets!

June 22nd at Laughlin Memorial Library
July 30th at Chippewa Branch Library
August 12 at New Brighton Public Library

Registration opens June 8th

An evening with Bendan Slocumb

An Evening with Brendan Slocumb

Thursday - 6 PM - September 26, 2024
Live Jazz Performance begins at 5:30 PM
Doors open at 4:30 PM

Free registration begins June 9
Limited seating - Live streaming available

LIBRARYCON vendor Registration

LIBRARYCON Vendor Registration

Vendor Registration for LIBRARYCON '24 starts NOW!

Patron pre-registration starts on August 1st.

 

More events coming soon....

Paint the Past event

Paint the Past

Historical painting and wine experience
at the B.F. Jones Memorial Library

- a Heinz History Center affiliate location -

Tickets: $30

Tuesday - July 9th - 6PM

 

More events coming soon....

Symphony of Secrets Book Discussion

Book Discussions

Before our author visit by Brendan Slocumb.
Join us for a discussion of Symphony of Secrets!

June 22nd at 10:30 AM

Laughlin Memorial Library
99 Eleventh St
Ambridge, PA 15003

Registration opens June 8th
Call 724-266-3857

More events coming soon....

More events coming soon....

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.
724-775-1132

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
1:00-2:30pm
&
the 3rd Monday of the month at 
6:00-7:30pm

*No Game Night on May 20th

*unless closed for a holiday.  

 

Paws for Reading

Paws for Reading

Geared towards readers in Pre-K to 5th grade to practice reading aloud to a certified Therapy Dog in a relaxed and non-judgmental environment.

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

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. 

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

the Knitting Club

Open to knitting and crocheting.

Meets every Thursday from 6:00-7:00pm.

Open to all ages and abilities. No registration required.

Beaver Beyond Beaver

Beaver Beyond Beaver

For ALL AGES! Check out Chewy, our Traveling Beaver!
Really, you can check them out with your library items!
Wherever the summer may take you, bring Chewy along.
Document your adventures and visit the library to see your contributions in the Beaver Beyond Beaver Adventure Log.
Be sure to tag us in your social media posts.
And let the Adventure Begin at Your Library!  

Facebook: @Beaver Area Memorial Library
Instagram: @bamlibrary 

Book Sale Donations

Book Sale Donations

The library will be taking book donations for the book sale from May 13th through May 30th.
Thank you for supporting the library!

Book Sale!

Book Sale

May 31st: Preview Night from 5:00-7:00pm Tickets $25, entry includes bag of books. Each additional bag is $15.
June 1st: Bag Sale from 10:00am- 4:00pm. Each bag of books is $15.
June 3rd 10:00-8:00pm $10 a bag.
June 4th 10:00-8:00pm $5 a bag.
 

90s Crafts for 90s Kids

90's Crafts for 90's Kids

June 8th from 1:00-3:00pm.
A program for adults.
Young adults and teens welcome.
Come enjoy crafts of the 90's like sand art, spin art, spirograph and more.
FREE EVENT.
Registration required.
Call the library by June 4th to reserve your spot. 

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.

The Art of it All: Art Series with Becky Plyler.  Registration Required.

The Art of it All

Art Series with Becky Plyler.
Join us at the Beaver Library on Monday, June 10th at 6:00 and Saturday, August 10th at 1:00pm to paint seasonal scenes and enjoy some snacks.
$15 per person. For ages 16 and older.
Registration required.
Call 724-775-1132 today or stop by the library to register. 

Money Money Money

Money Money Money

Talk Personal Finance with Janie Snavely 
Open to teens and families.
No registration required.
June 11th at 6:30pm: Managing Your Money.
July 9th at 6:30pm: The Credit Journey 
July 30th at 6:30pm: Collegebound? Get Prepared!

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.

Song and Dance storytime with Ms Debbie

Song & Dance Storytime with Ms. Debbie

June 14th at 11:30am and July 16th at 11:30am.
Enjoy a MUSICAL Storytime for ALL AGES!
There will be a story paired with songs and dance.
No registration required. 

Teen Board Game Cafe

Teen Board Game Cafe

June 18th, July 2nd and 16th at 6:00pm.
Open to Tweens and Teens alike.
Come enjoy board games with your friends, or join a group, Games, coffee and some snacks provided by the library, or you can bring your own!

Friendship Bracelet Making Day

Friendship Bracelet Making Day

June 22nd ALL DAY FOR ALL AGES!!
No registration required.
Come get your Tay Swift on and make some beaded bracelets for you, for your friends or to trade at the next concert.

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.

Registration begins June 27th, 2024.

Mad Science Presents: Slime Time

Slime Time

Mad Science Presents: SLIME TIME
July 13th at 1:00pm for ages 5-12.
Registration required and will be available beginning June 13th.
Slime Time introduces the Mad Science slime recipe in this gooey chemistry class. Varied concoctions of slime will stir up in scientific style, and the properties of slime will be tested in a team-spirited fashion at the SLIME OLYMPICS!
Registration will open June 13th

Minute to Win It

Minute to Win It

 June 21st at 1:00 and July 19th at 2:00pm.
Contestants ages 12+, will take part in a series of 60 second challenges.
Winners will receive a prize.
Registration required and is open now.
Call 724-775-1132 to register.

Tie Dye Day

Tie Dye Day

July 20th from 1:00-3:00.
You bring the item you want to tie dye, the library supplies the dye!
A FREE activity for adults.
Reservations required by July 15th.

Steam Days

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....

Social Worker at the library - image: Tree with people for leaves

Social Worker at the Library

Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls has Jessi, our volunteer social worker, on Wednesdays from 12-2 pm! Come with all your questions. Jessi specializes in Social Security, Medicare, government forms, and resume writing. If you need help, Jessi is on it! This is a new, innovative social work/library collaboration.

Remember, library users (as in you!), are a big part of the success with our social worker.  Bring your questions, demonstrate need for a social worker in the library and that will keep Jessi coming back!😀

Farmer's Market Voucher distrubtion

Farmer's Market Voucher Distribution

Farmer's Market is coming to our library on Tuesday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  They are offering seniors, 60 and older $50 farmers market food vouchers.

Eligibility: You must be a Beaver County resident age 60 and over by December 31, 2024.  The income limit is up to $27,861 for 1 person and up to $37,814 for 2 persons.  Bring your ID with you.

More events coming soon....

More events coming soon....

Building Club for ages 6-12

Building Club for ages 6-12

Building Club for ages 6-12

Mondays @ 11 am in June & July

Christmas in July with SANTA

Christmas in July with SANTA

Christmas in July with SANTA

Thursday, July 25th @ 6 pm

Summer Story Times @ Chippewa Library

Summer Story Times @ Chippewa Library

Summer Story Times @ Chippewa Library

Wednesdays @ 11 am

June 5, 12, 19
July 3, 10, 17
August 7, 14, 21

Call to sign up (724) 847-1450

Summer Story Times @ North Sewickley Township

Summer Story Times @ North Sewickley Township

Summer Story Times @ North Sewickley Township

Thursdays @ 10:30 am

June 6, 13, 20
July 11, 18
August 1, 8, 15

Bingo for adults

BINGO for adults

Bingo for adults

Tuesdays @ 11 am

FREE


June 11th
July 9th
August 13th

Call to reserve your seat (724) 847-1450

GET CRAFTY for tweens & teens

GET CRAFTY for tweens & teens

GET CRAFTY for middleschoolers

Wednesdays @ 2 pm, June 12 & 19 
Thursdays @ 2 pm, July 11 & 18
Thursdays @ 2 pm, August 8 & 22 


Call to register (724) 847-1450

Book Club

Book Club

Join us for Book Club on the 4th Tuesday of each month.  

AND A BONUS DISCUSSION ON JULY 30th!

No registration required.

Coloring Party for Adults

Coloring Party for Adults

Coloring Party for Adults

Wednesdays @ 11 am

June 26th, July 31st, August 28th


Call to reserve your seat (724) 847-1450

Little Free Seed Library

Little Free Seed Library

Visit our Little Free Seed Library

You may select up to 5 packets per visit

Donations accepted of new, unopened seeds

Donate! Share! Choose! Grow!

Plant & Enjoy!

Story Hikes @ Sahli Nature Park

Story Hikes @ Sahli Nature Park

Story Hikes installed by Chippewa Branch Library @ Sahli Nature Park
 

Sahli Nature Park

194 McKinley Rd.

Beaver Falls, PA 15010

 

park is open daily dawn to dusk

 

Follow the signs!

MAGICIAN STEVE

MAGICIAN STEVE

  • Magician Steve Haberman
  • Thursday June 6th @ 6 pm

TEEN COFFEE HOUSE

TEEN COFFEE HOUSE

  • TEEN COFFEE HOUSE, ages 12-16
Wednesdays @ 2 pm, July 10, 17, 24 & 31
 

Symphony of Secrets book discussion

Book Discussion

To prepare for the author visit of Brendan Slocumb on Sept. 14th!

Join us for a discussion of Symphony of Secrets!
July 30th at 6:30PM

Chippewa Branch Library
2811 Darlington Rd.
Beaver Falls, PA 15010

 

More events coming soon...

More events coming soon....

Story time at Monaca Public Library! Held every tuesday! 10:30-11:30 Reading and learning activities! Pre-schoolers Approx age group: 2 1/2 to 5 1/2

Storytime at Monaca Library

Fall Storytime! @ Monaca Public Library
Preschoolers—ages 2 ½ to 5 1/2—reading and learning activities!
Tuesdays 10:30 - 11:30 am

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Symphony of Secrets Book Discussion at New Brighton

Book Discussions

Before our author visit by Brendan Slocumb.
Join us for a discussion of Symphony of Secrets!

August 12th at 6:00PM

New Brighton Public Library
1021 Third Avenue
New Brighton, PA 15066

Registration opens June 8th
Call 724-846-7991

More events coming soon....

More events coming soon....