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Dog Reading Pals

When: Friday, October 13, 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, October 13 and and take your turn reading to a dog pal.  This is a great way to encourage new readers!

LIBRARY KNITTERS

When: Monday, October 16, 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.

Additional meetings through the end of 2017: October 30, November 13, November 27, December11

Preschool Storytime - FALL SESSION
TUESDAYS

When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:40 a.m. or 12:40 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

Preschool Storytime is for children between the ages of four and six. Each thirty-minute session includes theme-related stories and literacy activities. Registration is required and includes all listed dates.


PRESCHOOL STORYTIME - Tuesdays at
10:40 a.m. - Click here to register or
12:40 p.m. - Click here to register
Registration includes all class dates: October 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14

Click on the links above to register or call 724-327-1102 and a staff member will be happy to assist you with registration.

TUESDAY EVENING BOOK GROUP
ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN by Sherman Alexie

When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 6:30 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

The book for the October 17 meeting will be The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie. Check at the Circulation Desk to request the books.

Toddler Time - FALL SESSION

When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 9:30 a.m. or 10:40 a.m. or 12:40 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

TODDLER TIME - Wednesdays at: 9:30 a.m. - Click here to register
                                                  10:40 a.m. - Click here to register or
                                                  12:40 p.m. - Click here to register
Registration includes all class dates: October 4, 18, and November 1, 15, 29

Toddler Time is designed for children who are no younger than two and one half, yet have not had their fourth birthday before the first class. The children are to be accompanied by an adult. Each forty-minute session includes age-appropriate stories and a theme-related craft for each child and adult to make together.

Click on the links above to register or call the Library at 724-327-1102 and a staff member will be glad to complete the registration form for you.

Babies 'n' Books

When: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 9:30 a.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

Babies 'n' Books is for little ones who are walking to those who have not yet reached 2 1/2 years of age prior to the first class. Accompanied by a parent/caregiver, wee ones hear a story, sing, rhyme, and move in this thirty-minute program.

Click here to register and complete the registration form. Alternatively, you may call the Library at 724-327-1102 and a staff member will be glad to complete the registration form for you.

Registration includes all class dates: October 5, 19, and 26

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

When: Tuesday, October 24, 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 October 24, 2017.

Join us at Applebee's-Murrysville and present the 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, October 25, 2017 - 6:30 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.

CHAIR YOGA - A free class for adults

When: Monday, November 6, 2017 - 11:30 a.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

Chair Yoga (chair and standing work) is designed to strengthen and stretch the body. Students will learn how to use the breath to relax the mind and body. To register for classes, please CLICK HERE or call the Library at 724-327-1102. For information about the class, please call instructor Carol Sheffler at 724-454-8529.

Additional dates for this year(register separately for each class):

December 4, January 8, February 5, and March 5

Socrates Cafe

When: Monday, November 6, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

The Murrysville Socrates Café is an affiliate of the Society for Philosophical Inquiry. New members are always welcome; we believe that a diversity of opinion is important for a true exchange of ideas.

The meeting will be held in the Murrysville Community Library Conference Room.

2017 BOOK SALE AT THE MURRYSVILLE COMMUNITY LIBRARY
AAUW and the Library will join in the event - November 9, 10, & 11

When: Thursday, November 9, 2017
Where: Library Conference Room

Thursday and Friday, November 9 and 10 - 9:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 12 - 9:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. with the annual Bag Sale on Saturday from noon till 2:00 p.m.

Donations will be accepted at the Circulation Desk through November 8.

BOOKS TO DONATE:

Best Sellers, Recent Fiction & Non-Fiction
Histories Mysteries, and Science
Holiday books and CDs
Cookbooks, crafts, and gardening
Children’s and Young Adult Books
Audio Books on CD (not on cassette)
Classics

BOOKS NOT ACCEPTED:

Coffee Table Books
Harlequins & Silhouettes
Religious Books
Self Help Books
Encyclopedias, text books and manuals
Condensed Books
Musty & Moldy Books
Videotapes & DVDs
Music (any format)
Sports

STORYWORKS STORYTELLING GUILD PRESENTS TELLABRATION! 2017
ANYTHING GOES

When: Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 7:00 p.m.
Where: Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church at 4600 Old William Penn Highway, Murrysville

You are invited to StoryWorks’ 18th year of storytelling for ANYTHING GOES!
           Come hear tales of woe, tales of awe,
           and maybe a tale or two of OH NO!
           Listen to no-holds-barred accounts and
           revel in unrestricted storytelling adventures!

Free Admission
Call Marsha Wong at 724-733-7977 for information.
Murrysville Community Library proudly sponsors StoryWorks.

ONE BOOK/ONE COMMUNITY - Winter 2018
MY ANTONIA by Willa Cather

When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

The selection for this winter's One Book/One Community event is the classic My Antonia by Willa Cather. The discussion is set for Wednesday, January 17 at 6:00 p.m. here at the Murrysville Community Library. Books will be available to borrow about two weeks before the event. Click here to register.

Through a partnership with the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra, WLN can offer participants in the One Book/One Community Winter 2018 Event discounted tickets to the symphony's Saturday, March 17 program. Any Westmoreland County library member who attends the program at a participating library is eligible to purchase a ticket to the concert at a discounted price of $11.00.