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

When: Tuesday, May 22, 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 May 22, 2018.

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. Future dates: June 26, July 24, August 28, September 25, October 23, November 27.

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

When: Monday, May 28, 2018

The Library will be closed for the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 28. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. till 8:30 p.m.

Plant Based Nutrition Support Group
East Suburban Group

When: Wednesday, May 30, 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.

Click here for meeting information.

Plant Based Eating Hub - recipes

LIBRARY KNITTERS

When: Monday, June 4, 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.

Dog Reading Pals

When: Friday, June 8, 2018 - 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, May 11 and and take your turn reading to a dog pal.  This is a great way to encourage new readers!

LIBRARIES ROCK! - 2018 Summer Reading Club for Children
Visit the Reading Rehearsal Room often to record your reading progress and pick up the incentives that you earned!

When: Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Reading Rehearsal Room

Your Conductors Mrs. Carol Siefken, Julia Snyder, and Mary Federline will give you the instruments you need to rock the rhythm of reading this summer. All library staff members are eager to help you hit the right notes with reading!

Reading Rehearsal Room Hours (The Reading Rehersal Room closes 30 minutes before the Library closes.):
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Independent readers, including teens, are Reading Rock Stars this summer as they make reading their forte. Reading Rock Stars earn activity pages and coupon incentives.

Children who are not yet reading independently are Little Listeners in the Read-to-Me Club. Four hours of shared reading and listening earns a Congratulations Packet with coupon rewards, a participation certificate, an End-of-Summer Party invitation, and a chance to win a Strider™ 12 Sport Balance Bike, designed for young children.

Click here on June 11 for a copy of this year’s newsletter, Library Lyrics, which includes a calendar of all programs offered this summer. Registration is required for all programs except those marked as drop-in on the calendar.

TUESDAY EVENING BOOK GROUP
LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

When: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 6:30 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

The book for discussion on June 19 is Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Check at the Circulation Desk to request the book.

Titles for upcoming meetiings:

2018 SUMMER @ THE MOVIES

July 17        The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
August 21   Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

One Book/One Westmoreland
PALE RIDER: THE SPANISH FLU OF 1918 AND HOW IT CHANGED THE WORLD by Laura Spinney

When: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 6:30 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

Author Laura Spinney traces this overlooked 1918 influenza pandemic to reveal how the virus travelled across the globe, exposing mankind's vulnerability and putting our ingenuity to the test. Drawing on the latest research in history, virology, epidemiology, psychology, and economics Pale Rider masterfully recounts the little-known catastrophe that forever changed humanity.

Please register for this book discussion at least two weeks in advance. Click here to register or call the Library at 724-327-1102. You wll be contacted when a copy of the book is available for you.

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

When: Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

Our new daytime book club will continue on June 21 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 June meeting will be Still Alice by Lisa Genova. Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk.

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

The next meeting date will be July 19 and the selection will be When the Killing's Done by T. C. Boyle.