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ZIA SULTAN: THERE IS GREATNESS WITHIN YOU
A program for both adults and young adults

When: Monday, November 20, 2017 - 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

Zia Sultan is a motivational speaker and former drug and alcohol counselor with a Master's Degree in Professional Counseling. He draws on his personal life experiences to help others discover the immense potential within, learn how to recognize inner strengths and gifts, and overcome setbacks and obstacles experienced.

The presentation, appropriate for an adult and young adult audience, seeks to help everyone persevere beyond all worries, find the drive to go after dreams, and realize the greatness within you. Click here to register or call the Library at 724-327-1102.

TUESDAY EVENING BOOK GROUP
EVERYBODY'S FOOL by Richard Russo

When: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 6:30 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

The book for the November 21 meeting will be Everybody's Fool by Richard Russo. Check at the Circulation Desk to request the book.

THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED ON THANKSGIVING DAY
Closed all day on November 23; closed at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22

When: Thursday, November 23, 2017

The Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Thanksgiving, November 23. Regular hours will resume on Friday, November 24:9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

FREE FAMILY DAY at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art
Presented in partnership with Westmoreland Library Network

When: Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Westmoreland Museum of American Art - 221 North Main Street Greensburg, PA 15601

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art's Free Family Day presents surprises and fun for the whole family in partnership with the Westmoreland Library Network. Enjoy free admission, art projects, scavenger hunts, and special performances. The program is sponsored by the Jack Buncher Foundation, Highmark, and Allegheny Health Network.

Click here to register.

LIBRARY KNITTERS

When: Monday, November 27, 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.

Additional meetings through the end of 2017: November 27, December 11

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

When: Tuesday, November 28, 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 Noember 28, 2017.

Join us at Applebee's-Murrysville and present the 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.

Toddler Time - FALL SESSION
The 12:40 p.m. class will not be available in this session. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause for our patrons.

When: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:30 a.m. or 10:40 a.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

TODDLER TIME - Wednesdays at: 9:30 a.m. - Click here to register
                                                      10:40 a.m. - Click here to register or
                                                 
Registration includes all class dates: October 4, 18, and November 1, 15, 29

Toddler Time is designed for children who are no younger than two and one half, yet have not had their fourth birthday before the first class. The children are to be accompanied by an adult. Each forty-minute session includes age-appropriate stories and a theme-related craft for each child and adult to make together.

Click on the links above to register or call the Library at 724-327-1102 and a staff member will be glad to complete the registration form for you.

Plant Based Nutrition Support Group
East Suburban Group

When: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 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 more information.

Plant Based Thanksgiving Recipes and Resources

CHAIR YOGA - A free class for adults

When: Monday, December 4, 2017 - 11:30 a.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. 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 for this year(register separately for each class):

January 8, February 5, and March 5

Jingles 'n' Gingerbread
Fourth Annual Holiday Open House

When: Monday, December 4, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library

Celebrate the Season with us on Monday, December 4, 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. Of course, there will be special activities for the children

THURSDAY AFTERNOON CRAFT CLASS
Holiday Ornament

When: Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

Join us for conversation, refreshments, and a class in making a holiday decoration for the library's tree.

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

Dog Reading Pals

When: Friday, December 8, 2017 - 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, November 17 and and take your turn reading to a dog pal.  This is a great way to encourage new readers!

Socrates Cafe

When: Monday, December 11, 2017 - 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 meeting will be held in the Murrysville Community Library Conference Room.

PUSHING THE LIMITS - An adult, science-based reading and discussion group
SILENT SPRING by Rachel Carson

When: Tuesday, December 12, 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.

When the group meets on December 12 at Murrysville Community Library, the selection wil be Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. Request a copy of the book from the Circulation Desk

Pushing the Limits will not meet until March 13, 2018 The book chosen for March is The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver which can be read over January and February.

MUSIC TOGETHER - A free class
Infants through 5-year-olds

When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:00 a.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

Sing, Wiggle, Play, Learn! Come to a FREE Music Together class on Wednesday, December 13th at 10:00am at the Murrysville Community Library. Children from infants through age 5 along with a parent/caregiver are invited to 45 minutes of singing, movement, instrument play and laughing! Discover the power of music for your family and see what Music Together is all about! This early learning opportunity is presented by Jen Dudik, the new Center Director for Music Together by Miss Jen. Click here to register online or phone the Library at 724-327-1102.

ONE BOOK/ONE COMMUNITY - Winter 2018
MY ANTONIA by Willa Cather

When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

The selection for this winter's One Book/One Community event is the classic My Antonia by Willa Cather. The discussion is set for Wednesday, January 17 at 6:00 p.m. here at the Murrysville Community Library. Books will be available to borrow about two weeks before the event. Click here to register.

Through a partnership with the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra, WLN can offer participants in the One Book/One Community Winter 2018 Event discounted tickets to the symphony's Saturday, March 17 program. Any Westmoreland County library member who attends the program at a participating library is eligible to purchase a ticket to the concert at a discounted price of $11.00.