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

When: Friday, May 10, 2019 - 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. 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.

Upcoming dates:  May 10, June 14

PLANT-BASED COOKING WORKSHOP

When: Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 1:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library

The next cooking workshop will be on May 11: Summer Power Bowls

Click here to register.

LIBRARY KNITTERS

When: Monday, May 13, 2019 - 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.

PLAY DATE @ YOUR LIBRARY

When: Monday, May 13, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library

Come and hang out at the Library on Monday mornings 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.

PUSHING THE LIMITS - An adult, science-based reading and discussion group
RISE OF THE ROCKET GIRLS by Nathalia Holt.

When: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 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.

Check at the Circulation Desk for a copy of the book for the May 14 meeting, Rise of the Rocket Girls: the Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars by Nathalia Holt.

DAYTIME BOOK GROUP
A Library-sponsored book group held during daytime hours.

When: Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

Our new daytime book club will continue on May 16 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 May meeting will be The Red Tent, by Anita Diamant.  Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk.

2019 SUMMER SELECTION:

June 20 - The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

July 18 - The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe

August 15 - Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

YARNED AND DANGEROUS
The fiber artists formerly known as Knit-cro Maniacs

When: Monday, May 20, 2019 - 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library

We welcome a new group of crafters, meeting twice a month. Join them on Monday evenings to work on your favorite knitting and/or crocheting project. No registration is necessary and the meeting is open to the public.

The tentative schedule for the next few months: May 20, June 10 and June 24, July 8 and July 22, and August 5 and August 19.

TUESDAY EVENING BOOK GROUP
PEACE LIKE A RIVER Lief Enger

When: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

The book for discussion on May 21 is Peace Like a River by Lief Enger. Check at the Circulation Desk to request the book.

2019 SUMMER SELECTIONS

June 18 - October Sky/ Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam

July 16 -  Moon Shot by Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton / Endurance: A Year in Space by Scott Kelly

Aug 2 -  The Martian by Andy Weir

Sep 17 - Us Against You by Fredrik Backman

MEMORIAL DAY
The Library will be closed in celebration of the holiday.

When: Monday, May 27, 2019

The Library will be closed for the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 27. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, May 28: 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 28, 2019 - 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 May 28.

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
Topic: Asian Sauces - alternatives to bottled sauces with Lulu Herold

When: Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 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. The next meeting date for winter/spring of 2019 is May 29.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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YOUNG ADULT BOOK CLUB

When: Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

The FRHS Book Club will be meeting at the Library over the summer. The selected dates and titles are listed below.

Saturday, June 29th - The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Saturday, July 20th - Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

Saturday, August 17th - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot