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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party!
Murrysville Community Library Joins NASA and Other Organizations in Celebrating the Celestial Event of the Century.

When: Monday, August 21, 2017 - noon - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library

Murrysville Community Library will host a Solar Eclipse Viewing Party with activities on Monday, August 21 between noon and 4:00 PM. Solar eclipse sunshades will be distributed to those in attendance while supplies last. If you are watching the eclipse, you must wear protective glasses for the entire event or you will risk severe eye damage. In our area, if the weather cooperates, we will see 80 – 85% of the eclipse. The eclipse will begin in the Murrysville area around 1:15 PM and will finish shortly after 3:00 PM.

For more information about the upcoming solar eclipse, please visit: http://www.starnetlibraries.org/2017eclipse/ and for information from NASA about live streaming the event, visit: https://www.nasa.gov/eclipselive.


When: Monday, August 28, 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.


When: Tuesday, August 29, 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 August 29, 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, August 30, 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.


When: Monday, September 4, 2017

The Library will be closed on Monday, September 4 in celebration of the Labor Day holiday. Visit when regular hours resume on Tuesday, September 5: 9:00 a.m. till 8:30 p.m.

The 1918 Flu Pandemic Invades Westmoreland County
Presented in Partnership with WLN, WCCC, PA Dept of Health, WC Historical Society, and Excela Health

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

One hundred years ago, the 1918 Influenza Pandemic affected the entire world. While the total number of deaths can only be estimated, experts believe that there were between 20-50 million related deaths. Of the 231,000 residents of Westmoreland county at the time, over 41,000 were infected and approximately 1,750 died.

Dr. Thomas Soltis from Westmoreland County Community College will explore the arrival, spread, and impact of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic in Westmoreland County.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call 724-327-1102.

Pop-up Cards

When: Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 2:00 p.m.

Join us for conversation, refreshments, and a class in making Pop-up Cards.

Click here to register online or call the Library at 724-327-1102.

THE JAPANESE LOVER by Isabel Allende

When: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 6:30 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

The book for the September 19 meeting will be The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende. Check at the Circulation Desk to request the books.

PUSHING THE LIMITS - An adult, science-based reading and discussion group
THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY by Siddhartha Mukherjee

When: Tuesday, October 10, 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 when the group returns for the October 10 discussion at Murrysville Community Library is The Gene: an intimate history by Siddhartha Mukherjee. Contact staff at the Circulation Desk to request a copy.