Preschool Story Hour

story hour dogs

The Linesville Library has a Preschool Story Hour every Wednesday 10am. In this picture our therapy dogs are here visiting us. Our Story Hour is an interactive time of learning and is free and open to the public.

Here is What is Happening at the Linesville Library in October

Linesville Community Public Library News

The Linesville Library is open all year long! We get in new titles for all of our collections-all the time-so stop in and continue to utilize everything we have. Books, Magazines, Audio Books, Puzzles, Toys, Games, Computers, STEM & STEAM items, Computer Classes, Special Activities, Knit & Stitch, Book Club, Magic the Gathering, D & , Story Hour, Family Coloring and SO MUCH MORE!

Mondays: Knit & Stitch every Monday 1-4. Want to learn how to knit or crochet? Come and our ladies will show you. Have a project that you can’t figure out? Our ladies will help get the problem solved. Just want to work on your project and chat? Come on in!

2nd Monday of each month from 10-11 is our Book Club meeting. You must have a library card to take a book club book home to read. Our discussions are lively and we always have a good time.

Tuesdays in October 5pm -6pm are computer/gadget workshops. You must sign up for the workshop as seating is limited so that you will receive personal attention for what you need to learn.

Wednesdays at 10:00 am Pre-School Story Hour. This is an interactive learning program and is free and open to the public.

Wednesdays 5-7:45pm is Magic the Gathering and D & D. You must be in 5th grade or higher to participate.

Thursday evenings 5:30-8pm is Family Coloring. Bring your own pictures and coloring items or use the library’s.

Fridays 10am-1pm is adult coloring. Bring your own pictures and coloring items or use the library’s.

Saturdays at 10 are STEM & STEAM for all ages. We have kits/bins with all different kinds of items to use for all ages. This is a work at your own pace program. You can build or create things all morning or just for an hour whatever works for your schedule.

Special Programming: Wednesday October 10 from 4pm-5pm is Doodle Pens! 3-D writing pens this is for our Teens 13 yrs old on up! Saturday October 20 10am -Noon is Coding Bots for youth 3rd grade on up! Use Robots Dot & Dash to code! Wednesday October 31 is Teen Roll Play from 4pm-5pm.

Library Hours: Monday 9-5, Tuesday & Thursday 4-8, Wednesday 9-1 & 4-8, Friday 9-1, Saturday 8-Noon


Summer Challenge/Summer Reading 2018 Highlights

Lego builder extraordinar Ann Flavin was with us sharing her Independence Hall creation which took over 16,000 bricks. She also taught us about important things took place at Independence Hall. Then everyone got to try their hand at building things with Lego’s.

More Summer Challenge/Summer Reading Activities! Tween & Teen Friday’s, Rock Hound Dale Pysher with us, Magic Steve. Knit & Stitch, Adult Painting and more!

Summer Challenge is Here!

Linesville Community Public Library
2018 Summer Challenge Schedule:

Summer Challenge Sign-ups begin June 1, 2018
We have a Summer Challenge Program for Pre-K thru Adult

Summer Challenge for Pre-K thru 6th grade
Will meet every Wednesday at 10am-11am
Wednesdays in June: 6, 13, ,20* 27*
Wednesdays in July: 11*,18*,25* and August 1th is the picnic.
(We will be having special guests on several of our Wednesday so mark your calendar now to come!)

If you are going into the 4th grade or higher we have:
Tweens & Teens every Friday beginning June 8 @ 10:00am
This is where you get to learn how to make something new and exciting and
we will discuss what books you like to read.
Fridays in June: 8, 15, 22*, 29
Fridays in July:6, 13,20*, 27* & closing picnic is Wed Aug. 1 @10am

*SPECIAL SPEAKERS: Dale Pysher-Rock hound, Steve Haberman-Musical Magician,
Tamarack Birds, Ann Flavin-Lego Independance Hall, Abraham Lincoln,
Helen Hammond- Ventriloquist/puppets

Wednesdays 11:30 – 12:30 Tales that Wag beginning June 27
Reading to therapy dogs for Pre-k thru 6th grade

Monday’s at 1pm the “Stitch Group” meets at the Linesville Library. This is for all ages for anyone who would like to learn or share their craft of stitching (crochet/Knit/hand sew).
Come, learn and share in a friendly atmosphere of the library.

The Adult book club meets the second Monday of each month at 10am.
Come and join us for some lively discussion.

The Linesville Library will be hosting several “Revisiting the Founding Era” events.
The first will be Monday, June 11 from 10:30-11:30am @ the library with guest speaker Kathy Brubaker Historian for the Linesville Cemetery. This is a discussion and open forum. -Adults

Next is an Open forum of “Recounting and Remembering the History of Linesville”. We will have three guest speakers and will visit the Historical Society Tuesday, July 17 beginning at 6pm at the Presbyterian Church with light refreshments and ending at the Historical Society around 8/8:30pm. Jr high -Adult

Wednesday July 18 @ 10am Independence Hall with Ann Flavin-where history was made PreK-Adult
Friday, July 20 @ 10 am Abraham Lincoln-History comes alive -all ages

Library Hours:Mon 9-5, Tue & Thur 4-8, Wed 9-1 & 4-8 Fri 9-1, Sat 8-Noon Phone: 683-4354

Play-K Kits at the Linesville Library

The Linesville Library currently has Play-K Kits available for in-the-library usage which were provided by the State Librarian under the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. These kits help promote Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) as well as Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) in children. In addition to this, these play-k kits are aligned with Pennsylvania Learning Standards to help get the child ready for kindergarten. Stop in and “play” today!