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When: Monday, November 19, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library

Come and hang out at the Library on Monday mornings (except December 24, and December 31) from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. This unstructured drop-in play time offers both kids and grown-ups an opportunity to mingle with others and make new friends. A few early learning items will be available to encourage imaginative play. Feel free to bring coffee for you, snacks for your child, and toys to share. Expand your social network and have fun too!

No registration is required for this drop-in program.

LILAC GIRLS by Martha Hall Kelly

When: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 6:30 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

The book for discussion on November 20 is Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly. Check at the Circulation Desk to request the book.

December 18 - Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

January 15 - Beartown, by Fredrik Backman

Closed all day on November 22; closed at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21

When: Thursday, November 22, 2018

The Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21, and will be closed all day on Thanksgiving, November 22. Regular hours will resume on Friday, November 23:9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Happy Thanksgiving to all!

Presented in partnership with Westmoreland Library Network

When: Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: WESTMORELAND MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART - 221 North Main Street | Greensburg, PA 15601

Enjoy free admission, art projects, scavenger hunts and special performances by Stage Right! Join us for puppet shows with Tom Sarver and Mike Cuccaro and storytime with Westmoreland Library Network. Generously supported by the Jack Buncher Foundation.

RSVPs are encouraged but not required. Click here to register online.


When: Monday, November 26, 2018 - 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, November 27, 2018 - 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 November 27.

Join us at Applebee's-Murrysville and present the flyer, available at the library or through our Constant Contact email, 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, November 28, 2018 - 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.

Plant Based Pittsburgh Newsletter - November

Plant Based Pittsburgh Newsletter - October

Plant Based Pittsburgh Newsletter - September

PlantBasedEatingHub.com - 9-25-18 - "Rethinking Supplements?"


When: Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

Come to the fall re-launch of the Murrysville Pokémon League on the Saturdays listed above at 1:00 p.m. Bring your Pokémon Trading Cards to play and trade. If you're new to the game, come ready to learn. Your friends are welcome and admission is free. For more information, contact the Library at 724-327-1102 or email carol.siefken@wlnonline.org.

This is a drop-in program and no registration is required.

CHAIR YOGA - A free class for adults

When: Monday, December 3, 2018 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.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. Essential Oils will also be used during and discussed after each Chair Yoga class. 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: 12/3/2018, 1/7/2019, 2/4/2019, 3/4/2019

A Holiday Open House - Music, food, and holiday fun!

When: Monday, December 3, 2018 - 6:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library


Celebrate the Season with us on Monday, December 3 at our Holiday Open House. We'll host our wonderfully talented Franklin Regional Musicians and representatives of the International Women's Club who will share both their cultures and a sampling of traditional foods.


Enjoy classic or new board games with us.

When: Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 2:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library

Step away from the electronics! Unplug and join in an afternoon of board games on Saturday, December 8 from 2:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m. There will be some classic favorites, new offerings, and card playing. You may bring your own games and cards or share some of the Library's.

Socrates Cafe

When: Monday, December 10, 2018 - 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 topic this month will be: "Privacy in America: What do we have now, and what should we have?" The facilitator is Lew Ruffing.

PUSHING THE LIMITS - An adult, science-based reading and discussion group

When: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 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 December will be: Kathryn Harkup's Making the Monster: The Science Behind Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

Meet Anthony Latella, local artist and member of the East Suburban Artists League

When: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 6:30 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library

Meet photographer Anthony Latella who will be on hand December 12 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss his work which will be on display from December 4 through the end of the month at Murrysville Community Library.

From Mr. Latella: "Photography, like golf, is a work in progress; one must continue to work at it, like a golf swing. My goal is to learn each day I have the camera in my hand and hope each photo I take is worth the effort to display on the wall."

Please register: click here to register online or call the library at 724-327-1102.

Dog Reading Pals
What? Dogs can't read! Of course they can't, but they are great listeners.

When: Friday, December 14, 2018 - 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: The Library

Children are invited to read aloud to therapy dogs on the second Friday of each month from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Join us on December 14. Our therapy dogs and their owners encourage children to read at their own pace in a relaxed and non-judgmental environment.

This is a drop-in program and does not require registration.

A new, Library-sponsored book group held during daytime hours.

When: Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

Our new daytime book club will continue on November 15 at 11:00 a.m. and then will meet on the third Thursday of each month at the same time. The book selected for the November meeting will be The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.  Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk.

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


January 17 - Flight Behavior, by Barbara Kingsolver