Avella Public Library
P.O. Box 547 Avella, PA 15312 Phone: 724-587-5688 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Library board meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Oct. 9.
Children’s Halloween program will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 27. All ages are welcome and encouraged to wear a costume.
Bentleyville Public Library
931 Main St., Bentleyville, PA 15314 Phone: 724-239-5122 FAX: 724-239-5196 Email: email@example.com
Bentleyville Historical Society meeting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8.
Family Craft Night at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 17 for all ages.
Book Club meets at 6 p.m. Oct. 18 discussing “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien.
Pumpkin Contest entries are due by 4 p.m. Oct. 19.
Friends of the Library meets at 6 p.m. Oct. 29.
Story Time is held Mondays at 10:30 a.m. for ages 30 months to 5 years.
TOPS meets every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Weigh-in starts at 5.
Bible Study group meets every Thursday at 1 p.m.
Coffee & Crayons meet every Friday at 10:30 a.m.
311 N. West St. Waynesburg, PA 15370 Phone: 724-627-9776 Email: evakbowlby@ windstream. net Website: www.evakbowlby.org
Fall Story Classes will be held Oct. 1 to Dec. 8 for birth through 6 years. Contact the library for schedule.
Code Squad begins at 5 p.m. Oct. 4 for ages 6-12. The 10-week program will use ScratchJr. and Scratch to learn computer coding.
Creative Crafting for Adults will be held at 5 p.m. Oct. 4. This month’s project is an autumn broom wreath. Cost for class is $20 for materials. Call to RSVP.
LEGO Brick Masters “Build with a Buddy Month” for all ages meet at 11 a.m. Oct. 6 and 20. The library provides the LEGOs.
Intro to Computer Class will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 6 and 20. Sign up if need help navigating a laptop or PC.
Bowlby Book Club meets at 6 p.m. Oct. 8. New members are welcome.
Bagged Lunch Book Club meets at noon Oct. 10 and 24. This new club is associated with PBS’s Great American Read. Bring your lunch and discuss a book.
Wild Kratts Halloween Special will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 13. Dress up and participate in Wild Kratts activities and watch a Halloween special.
Teen Advisory Group for ages 13-18 will be held at 5 p.m. Oct. 16.
After Hours Fall Festival will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 19. The program will include games, crafts and snacks for families.
Haunted Mansion Tours will be given from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 27. A tour guide will lead visitors through four floors of the library, for a creepy experience. The program is not recommended for children younger than 8.
Second Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk and 1K Children’s Wobble Gobble Fun Run will be held Nov. 17. Register at the library or www.runsignup.com.
Beginners Yoga will be taught by Christa Turner of Yoga Precepts at 6 p.m. on Mondays in Oct. for $10 per class. The fourth Monday of the month is “Happy Hour Yoga” for a donation to the library. Space is limited.
Movie nights are held every Wednesday at 6 p.m. with free snack and beverage. Check website for scheduled movies.
Knitting Club meets the second and fourth Thursday at 5 p.m. All skill levels are welcome.
TOPS weight management support group meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday.
Brownsville Free Public Library
100 Seneca St. Brownsville, PA 15417 Phone: 724-785-7272 Website: www.bfpl.org
California Public Library
730 W. Grant St. Houston, PA 15342 Phone: 724-745-4300 Website: www. chartiershoustonlibrary.org
History of Brewing Class will meet at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 4.
Adult Book Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 4.
Author visit from Annette Dashofy will be held at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 10.
Pajama Storytime for families will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 15.
Paranormal Investigation program lead by ghost hunter Shawn Kelly will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 16.
Adult Craft Night program meets at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 18.
Annual Family Falloween Party will begin at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 25.
Yoga for Beginners class meets at 5:30 p.m. every Monday. The cost is $1 per person
Tuesday Toddler Tales Story time for infants to 3 with caregivers meets at 11:40 a.m. every Tuesday.
Grown Up Coloring will meet at 5 p.m. every Wednesday.
Writers Group meets every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. There is no Oct. 10 meeting.
Preschool Storytime for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers will meet every Thursday at 11:40 a.m.
Page to Stage Reader’s Theatre for kids ages 8 and up meets at 5 p.m. every Thursday.
Individualized homework help for elementary school students and one-on-one computer training by appointment offered.
55 S. College St. Washington, PA 15301 Phone: 724-222-2400 Fax: 724-222-2606 Website: www.washlibs.org/ citizens
Chess Club for all ages meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 6.
Lego Club for all ages meets from 5 to 6 p.m. Oct. 8 and 22.
Preschool Story Time for 3-5 years old begins Oct. 9. Registration is required.
Toddler Story Times begin Oct. 10 for 1 1/2 to 3 year-olds. Registration is required.
SeniorLife program at 11 a.m. Oct. 16. A light lunch will be served.
Dr. R.A. Keller “Cosmic Ray” will explore Venus from his trilogy of books from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 17.
Readers of the Lost Ark Book Club meets at 6 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Conference Room. “Dark Matter” by Blake Crouch will be discussed.
CitiBooks’ Half-Price Book Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 18. A $5 bag sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 20.
Middle Grade Book Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 for grades 6-8. “Reign of the Fallen” by Sarah Glenn Marsh will be discussed.
International Observe the Moon Night will be held at noon Oct. 20 with stories and crafts about the moon.
SAT/ACT Prep with Huntington Learning Center starts Oct 20. Scholarships are available.
The National Pike Chapter of DAR will hold a free genealogy workshop from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 20. Call for reservations.
Tech Tuesday will be held at 5 p.m. Oct. 23. Play with tech toys in the media studio.
Jessica McCort will discuss her book, “Reading in the Dark,” from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24.
Who’s There? story and science program for school-age children and up will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Registration is required by Oct. 20.
Yoga is held from 5 to 6 p.m. every Monday and Thursday. The nine-week series is $75. The cost of a drop-in class is $10.
CitiBooks, a used book store in the lower level of the library, is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.
Crochet at the library is held from 6 to 8 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month.
Adult Book of the Month is “17th Suspect” an Audiobook, by James Patterson.
TGIF drop-in activity all day Fridays in the children’s department.
Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10.
Donora Public Library
510 Meldon Ave. Donora, PA 15033 Phone: 724-379-7940 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Flenniken Public Library
Book Club for Adults meets at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 2 discussing “The Clock Dance.”
Drop-in Crafternoons are open to all ages Oct. 4, 13, 20 and 22.
Author signing with Emma Bates will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 9. Emma, a fifth-grade student at Carmichaels, will donated the proceeds of her book to Houses for Haiti.
Minecraft Mod class will be held twice a month through December, on the second and fourth Saturdays from 11 a.m. to noon. Class size is limited. Call to register.
Free Online Gale Courses begin Oct. 17.
Windows 10 class will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 18. Call to reserve a spot.
Ghost Story Time will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 19. Story teller Alan Irvine will spin spooky tales to an over-21 crowd. Donation of $10 includes wine and appetizers. Reserve tickets by Oct. 15.
Adult Crafting will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 20. Cost is $20 per person to paint a ceramic pumpkin. Reserve a spot by Oct. 15.
Read for the Record will be held Oct. 24. Help kids all over the world break the record for largest shared reading experience. Pre-K and toddler classes will read “Maybe Something Beautiful” by F. Isabel Campoy with each participant receiving a copy of the book. Read the book for free online on Oct. 24 at www.readfortherecord.org.
Trunk or Treat will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 at Greene Valley Presbyterian Church, 104 E. Green St., Carmichaels. All proceeds benefit Children’s Outreach Program. Prizes will be given for best costume and themed trunk. Cost is $3 for pre-registration or $5 at the gate. Treats must be approved. For information, call 724-966-5263.
Preschool classes are held at 11 a.m. Tuesdays with stories, songs and crafts for ages 3-5 and their parents.
Toddler time is held at 11 a.m. Fridays with stories, songs and crafts for up to 3 years old and parents.
1950s Sock Hop will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Carmichaels fire hall with samples from local wineries and distilleries. A DJ will spin the tunes of the 1950s. Prizes will be given for best 1950s-era outfits and dance contests. There will be an auction, 50/50 and door prizes. Dinner will be provided. Tickets are $30 per person. Call for more details.
Frank Sarris Public Library
35 N. Jefferson Ave. Canonsburg, PA 15317 (Entrance and parking on Murdock Street) Phone: 724-745-1308 Website: www. franksarrislibrary.org
Teen Advisory Board for grades 7-12 meets at 6 p.m. Oct. 1.
Fiction Book Club will discuss “Custard’s Last Stand” by Tamar Myers at noon on Oct. 10.
Teen Writers’ Club for grades 7-12 meets at 6 p.m. Oct. 15.
Legends and Lore of Southern Pennsylvania presentation by Thomas White will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 23.
Halloween Bash for pre-K and elementary children and their guardians will be held Oct. 27.
Trivia Night at the Round Tables will be held at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27. Fee is $5 per person. Teams can have four or five members. Payment is due at time of registration.
One-on-one computer instruction is available by appointment with designated library staff.
Yoga Story Time will be held for kids and their grownups at 10:30 a.m. Mondays.
Happy Monday program to greet the week will be held at 11:15 a.m. Mondays.
Madcap Mondays, an after-school program for grades 2-4, will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays for grades 5-8 and 5:30 to 6:30 for grades 2-4.
Mother Goose Story Time will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays. The gentle language development program helps build social skills and bonding between parent and child.
Todder Tales will be held at 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays for ages 2-3. Stories, finger plays and songs will be presented with simple concepts, repetition and lots of movement.
Family Night, for toddlers through great-grandparents, are invited to gather Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. for stories, crafts and games.
Little Picassos meet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Ages 2-5 engage in hands-on art activities.
Story Time for ages 2-3 and siblings will be held at 11:15 a.m. Wednesdays and 10:30 a.m. Thursdays.
Wiggles and Giggles for ages 2-5 meets at 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 11:15 a.m. Thursdays. The program includes stretching, singing and dancing.
More Than a Story for ages 5-6 meets at 1:30 p.m. Thursdays. Kids practice kindergarten readiness skills.
Super Science for two age groups, 3-7 and 8-13, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. Call to register.
Spanish Story Time with stories and songs meets Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Fredericktown Area Library
The library will be closed Oct. 8.
Book Buddies Book Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9. “Angels at the Table” by Debbie Macomber will be discussed. Debra Markovich will host.
Reading Rangers Book Club meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 for children in grades 4-6. Call to register.
Teen Book Club for grades 7-12 meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 16. Call to register.
Library Board of Trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17.
Discovery Detectives will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 for grades K-3. Call to register.
Sit ‘n Knit/Crochet meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month. All skill levels are welcome.
State Rep. Pam Snyder’s staff is in the library from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month. No appointment is needed.
Fall Story Hour is held at 10 a.m. Saturdays. Call to register.
The library is looking for trustees.
Greene County Library System
Heritage Public Library
John K. Tener Library
638 Fallowfield Ave. Charleroi, PA 15022 Phone: 724-483-8282 Email: charlibrary@ comcast.net Website: www/washlibs.org / john-k-tener
Marianna Public Library
Monongahela Area Library
813 W. Main St. Monongahela, PA 15063 Phone: 724-258-5409 Email: monongahelalib@ gmail.com
Fall Fleatique book sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 6.
STEM: Spooky Science for grades 3 and up will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8.
Discover Medicare from 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 10 and 31. Registration is required.
Book Bites book club meets from 1 to 2 p.m. Oct. 11 to discuss “Before the Fall” by Noah Hawley.
Medicare Resource Table with Chuck Karolewski will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays, starting Oct. 18.
Pumpkin Carving Party with Monongahela Main Street Program will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 20. Locally grown pumpkins will be displayed along West Main Street, including for the Halloween Parade. Carving tools and designs will be provided.
Halloween Story Time for 18 months and up will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Oct. 20.
Nookworms book club for ages 11-18 meets from 4 to 5 p.m. Oct. 22.
The Psychology of Fear featuring Daniel McClure Neff, Ph.D., will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 29. He will discuss how filmmakers and authors use fear.
Story Times are held at 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays for 18 months and up. There is reading, a small craft and some block play.
Tutoring Tuesdays with Susan Menzer will be held for free for students in grades 3-8 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday.
Crochet Club meets from 6 to 8 p.m. every Monday and Tuesday.
Dads Matter, an initiative of the Private Industry Council, is a program designed to support fathers and father figures to be more present in their children’s lives. For more information, call 724-836-2600 or read the fliers located in the library’s lobby.
Writers Group meets the first and third Wednesdays of the month from 5:30 to 7 p.m. to critique and encourage each other’s writing.
Lego Club meets from 4:30 to 5:30 Thursdays for all ages.
Basic Computer Classes are available Fridays by appointment only. Assistance will be given in using a mouse, browsing Facebook, conducting internet searches or Microsoft Word.
OSMO Time is held for children 4 and older from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays. With supervision, children gets hands-on, interactive play.
Monessen Public Library
326 Donner Ave. Monessen, PA 15601 Phone: 724-684-4750 Email: Monessen.Public.Library@gmail.com
Peters Township Public Library
616 E. McMurray Road McMurray, PA 15317 Phone: 724-941-9430 Website: www.ptlibrary.org
Tween Maker Monday for ages 9-13 will be held from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Oct. 1.
Devices and Apps 101 will be offered from 10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 2.
Tween Crafternoons for ages 9 to 13 will meet from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 2.
Coupon Club will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 2 and 16.
A FAFSA Overview will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 2 with a representative from PHEAA.
Pop ‘n Tot for birth to age 2 with an adult caregiver will be offered from 6:30 to 6:50 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning Oct. 3.
The 3R’s Book Club will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 3.
Teen Afternoon Movie for grades 6 and up from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 5. Featured film is “Solo: A Star Wars Story” (PG-13).
Youth Advisory Council for grades 6 and up from 11 a.m. to noon Oct. 6.
Teen Book Lunch Club from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 6. Book for discussion “The Hazel Wood” by Melissa Albert.
Jr. SAFE Club for ages 9 to 13 will meet from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 8 and 22.
German Conversation Meetup will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 8 in Café Lee.
Medicare 101 will be offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 9.
Roots Genealogy Club will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 9.
The Homeschoolers’ Group will gather from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 10 and 24.
The Evening Book Club for Adults will from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 10. They will discuss “The Admissions: A Novel” by Meg Mitchell Moore.
A Night with WQED for all ages will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 featuring Dinosaur Train.
Intro to Excel will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 11. Register online at ptlibrary.org or call 724.941.9430.
Medicare 101 will be offered from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 11.
Super Smash Bros Wii U Tournament for grades 6 and up will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 12.
PAWS for Reading for preschool and up will be held from 10 to 11:20 a.m. Oct. 13.
Tween Read and Eat Book Club for boys and girls in grade 3 to 6 from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Oct. 15. Book for discussion will be “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.”
Legal Forms with LawDepot will be offered from 10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 16. Register by calling.
Chess with a Champion for grades 1 through 6 will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16.
The Stamp Club will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 16.
The Afternoon Book Club for Adults will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 17 to discuss “Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood” by Trevor Noah.
FIRST LEGO League Jr. for ages kindergarten to 10 will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19.
Family Movie Night for all ages with an adult will start at 6:45 p.m. Oct. 18. Featured film will be “Halloweentown” (1998).
Spanish Conversation Circle will meet from 1 to 2 p.m. Oct. 20.
Intro to 3D will be offered from 2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 22. Register by calling.
Climbing Your Family Tree will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 22. Register by calling.
Adult Crafting: Fall Wood Painting will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Oct. 23. Cost is $35. Advance registration is required.
Those Were the Days Meet-Up will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 25 in Café Lee.
Teen Stranger Things Binge Watch will happen from 1 to 8:45 p.m. Oct. 25 and 1 to 4:45 p.m. Oct. 26.
TEEN SCREAM Halloween Costume Contest will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 25.
Teen Mystery Gaming Tournament will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 26.
Mini-Golf in the Library for the whole family will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27. Must pre-register for a tee time.
Boo Bash Bingo will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29.
Your Digital Newsstand will be offered from 10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 30.
Mystery Book Club for adults will meet from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Book for discussion is “Justice Delayed” by Steven Hallock.
Advanced Study Skills: Tools for Achievement will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30.
WWII Discussion Group will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 31.
Crochet Club meets from 6 to 7:30 every Monday on the second floor of the library.
Coloring, Coffee and Classics will meet from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday in Café Lee.
South Fayette Township Library
Between Two Libraries Book Club will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 2. This month’s book: “Meet You in Hell” by Les Standiford.
Preschool Story time with guest reader Jason Ortitay will be held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 4 for ages 4-6. Our state representative will read books and talk about our state. Register online.
Getting Ready to Put Your Home on the Market will be held at 7 p.m. on Oct. 4. Register online.
Artsonia Art Club will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 10 for ages 9 and up.
Story time at the Fire Station will be held at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 13 at South Fayette VFD Fire Station. Register online.
Fall Chess Club Tournament will be held Oct. 15. Time: TBD. You must have attended four of the previous six classes to participate.
Saving for College will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 17. Register online.
Celebration for Sundari, our new doll from India, will be held at 3 p.m. Oct. 20. Register online.
Behaviors of Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s or Dementia will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 23. Register online.
Scrabble Club is held at from 1 to 3 p.m. every Monday. No registration required.
Beginner Chess is held at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays for children in grades K-8. Register online.
Experienced Chess is held at 6:45 p.m. on Mondays for children in grades K-8. Register online.
Toddler story time is held at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays for children ages 12-36 months.
Kids in Motion will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays. Register online.
Preschool story time is held at 11 a.m. on Wednesdays for children ages 3-6 years.
West Newton Library
124 N. Water St. West Newton, PA 15089 Phone: 724-633-0798 Website: www. westnewtonlibrary.com
A $5 Fill A Bag Book Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 7 and 8 at Gary’s Le Grande Ballroom, 105 S. Second St., West Newton. From noon to 3 p.m. Saturday will be fill a small box for $5. For more information call during operating hours, noon to 5 p.m. Monday and Thursday, noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Book donations for the sale will be accepted during operating hours.