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MEMORIAL DAY

When: Monday, May 29, 2017

The Library will be closed for the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 29. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, May 30: 9:00 a.m. till 8:30 p.m.

APPLEBEE'S DINING TO DONATE PROGRAM
JOIN US AT MURRYSVILLE APPLEBEE'S FOR OUR FUNDRAISER

When: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 11:00 a.m. till 9:00 p.m.
Where: 4920 William Penn Highway, Murrysville

Applebee's Dining to Donate Program allows everyone to "Enjoy A Meal That's Filling and Fulfilling" by eating in or trying their Carside to Go service. Applebee's will donate to the Library 15% of total sales to Murrysville Community Library supporters on March 30, 2017.

Join us at the newest restaurant in Murrysville. Present the Applebee's flyer, available at the library or by clicking here, to your server or Carside to Go Specalist. You can also show the flyer on your smartphone.

Thank you to everyone who supports the Library and our partnership with the Murrysville Applebee's.

Plant Based Nutrition Support Group
East Suburban Group

When: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library

A monthly meeting open to anyone interested in learning and sharing information about healthy, plant-based food choices.

Click here for more information.


LIBRARY KNITTERS

When: Monday, June 5, 2017 - 10:00 a.m.- noon
Where: Municipal Conference Room

Join our Library Knitters for coffee, the craft of your choice, and good conversation! The group meets every other Monday in the in the Municipal Conference Room Outside the Library.

Dog Reading Pals

When: Friday, June 9, 2017 - 4:00
Where: The Library

What?  Dogs can't read!  Of course they can't, but they are great listeners.  Reading to dogs helps children read at their own pace.  Join us on Friday, June 9 and and take your turn reading to a dog pal.  This is a great way to encourage new readers!

YOUNG ADULT BOOK CLUB
Arthur C. Clarke's RENDEZVOUS WITH RAMA

When: Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

Join us at Murrysville Community Library for snacks and conversation at our Young Adult Book Club. The book club will meet one Saturday a month from 2:00 PM—4:00 PM at the Library.

The next Young Adult Book Club will be on Saturday, June 10th. The book of choice is a science fiction creation authored by Arthur C. Clarke called Rendezvous With Rama. Copies of the books are available for check-out at the Circulation Desk.

PUSHING THE LIMITS - An adult, science-based reading and discussion group
THE DISCOVERERS by DanielJ. Boorstin

When: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 6:30 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

Join us at the Murrysville Community Library to continue exploring new ideas about nature, connections, survival, and knowledge in our evening, adult discussion program.

The book for the June 13 discussion at Murrysville Community Library is The Discoverers by Daniel J. Boorstin. Contact staff at the Circulation Desk to request a copy. This will be the last meeting until the fall.

TUESDAY EVENING BOOK GROUP
The Summer of Sherlock

When: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 6:30 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

The Summer of Sherlock for our Tuesday Evening Book Group begins on June 20 as the book group joins in the One Book/One Community event, Arthur and Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes. Books will be available about two weeks before the event. Check at the Circulation Desk to sign up and request a copy of the book.

For an offsite meeting on July 18, members of the group will read one or more from a list by Conan Doyle: The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of the Four, and/or The Valley of Fear.

Back at the Library on August 15, the group will read one or more from a list of Sherlock Holmes novels authorized by the Conan Doyle Estate: Moriarity by Anthony Horowitz, The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz, and/or The Italian Secretary by Caleb Carr.

ONE BOOK/ONE COMMUNITY
ARTHUR AND SHERLOCK: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes

When: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 6:30 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library

The selection for this One Book/One Community event is ARTHUR AND SHERLOCK: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes. The author, Greensburg's own Michael Sims, tells the story of how Arthur Conan Doyle created the most famous detective all all time. Murrysville Community Library's Tuesday Night Book Group will join in the event, set for tuesday, jane 20 at 6:30 p.m. here at the Library.

Books will be available to borrow about two weeks before the event.

VOICES FROM THE ATTIC - The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War
Meet the author - Carleton Young

When: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 6:30 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library

Join us on Wednesday, June 21, at 6:30 p.m. to hear author Carleton Young discuss the written accounts of the Civil War by two brothers that he’s documented in his book.

Click here to register.

StoryWorks
Murrysville Community Library StoryWorks Storytellers Guild

When: Monday, June 26, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

StoryWorks meets at 6:00 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month. This community storytelling group provides a friendly, encouraging environment to amateurs and professionals. It is the perfect setting to try a new story, practice an already prepared piece, or just listen to others telling.

For more information contact Stas' Ziolkowski at stastells@gmail.com or Marva Seymour at jimandmarva@icloud.com.

2017 SOLAR ECLIPSE
Prepare for the August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

When: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 6:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

On August 21, 2017 a total solar eclipse will be visible in the United States for the first time in 40 years. In the Pittsburgh area, the moon is expected to cover 80% to 85% of the sun.

Join professors from Saint Vincent College's Department of Physics for a free program to learn more about eclipses, astronomy, and how you can safely view this rare event.

Click here to register or call 724-327-1102. This event is presented in partnership with Westmoreland Library Network (WLN) and Saint Vincent College.