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2014 SUMMER READING CLUB
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When: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Where: Library Lab in the Children's Room - Murrysville Community Library

All ages can register in person at the LIBRARY Lab for...

                              

Independent readers, including teens, are Book Investigators this summer as they get reading down to a science at the LIBRARY LAB. Book Investigators earn activity pages and coupon incentives as they read and discover.

Children who are not yet reading independently are Robot Readers in the Read-to-Me Club. With four hours of shared reading and listening, each earns a Congratulations Packet, a Certificate of Participation, and an End-of-Summer Party invitation.

CLICK HERE, then click on the calendar date of the programs that are of interest to you to sign up for any program. If you prefer to register by phone, your calls are always welcome at 724-327-1102.

  We hope you will join our Summer Reading Club and attend our programs. Those marked as "Drop-in" on the calendar do not require registration. It's quick and easy to join. Just stop at the LIBRARY Lab and our Lab Directors will assist you.

OVERDRIVE REPLACES 3M
3M DOWNLOADS CAN BE ENJOYED THROUGH JULY 31

When: Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Westmoreland Library Network phased out eBook services provided by 3M Cloud on July 18, 2014. Users can still no longer access the Library's 3M Cloud eBook services online or via mobile apps. Users who have 3M Cloud eBooks checked out will have access to their books until July 31, 2014.

Users are encouraged to continue using eBooks through the Library's OverDrive services. OverDrive not only provides a significantly larger eBook collection, but also offers many more options, including eBooks in Kindle format and other media formats, including eAudiobooks. OverDrive apps are available for various mobile devices, including tablets and smartphones. Also, OverDrive recently released its Kids Collection and Teens Collection full of eBooks and eAudiobooks just for kids and teens.

"CRAAM" Program (Conflict Resolution and Anger/Anxiety Management)
Ages 12 to 17

When: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 6:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library

Come to the CRAAM Program - conflict resolution and anger/anxiety management. Register on-line or call 724-327-1102. The CRAAM Program is a newly launched, Murrysville area, strengths-based initiative designed to:

1. Share what we already know about conflict resolution and about regulating/managing the anger or fear that triggers conflict or bullying.

2. Learn evidence-based conflict resolution and anger/anxiety management strategies that work well with children, teens, families, schools, and communities.

3. Plan ways to share some of the CRAAM strategies for conflict resolution with siblings, acquaintances, and friends who start conflicts.

4. Create constructive dialog for on-going fellowship, fun, leadership, problem-solving, and mediation skills designed to minimize destructive conflict.

NEWS
3M eBooks have been phased out: Westmoreland Library Network phased out eBook services provided by 3M Cloud on July 18, 2014. Users can no longer access the Library's 3M Cloud eBook services online or via mobile apps. Users who have eBooks checked out will have access to their books until July 31, 2014. Users are encouraged to continue using eBooks through the Library's OverDrive services. OverDrive not only provides a significantly larger eBook collection, but also offers many more options, including eBooks in Kindle format and other media formats, including eAudiobooks. OverDrive apps are available for various mobile devices, including tablets and smartphones. Also, OverDrive recently released its Kids Collection and Teens Collection full of eBooks and eAudiobooks just for kids and teens.

BLUE SPRUCE PAVER FUNDRAISER: Blue Spruce Shoppes and the Murrysville Community Library are teaming up in a fundraiser that allows you to put your mark on Murrysville's newest retail development, The Blue Spruce Shoppes paver program. Click on the image at the center below for more information.

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NEW BOOK LIST

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SOCRATES CAFE & PUSHING THE LIMITS

Our adult discussion groups are on vacation for the summer. They will reconvene after Labor Day.

BOOK CLUB CORNER

For a list of available book kits CLICK HERE.