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A UNIVERSE OF STORIES - Welcome to Summer Reading 2019!
Visit Reading Mission Control often to record your reading progress and pick up the incentives that you earned!

When: Monday, June 10, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Your Conductors Mrs. Carol Siefken and Ms. Alysha Matarazzo, your Galactic Guides, will fuel your reading rocket with ideas and tips for fantastical fun. All staff members are eager to assist you as you explore the vast reading galaxy for an out-of-this-world experience.

Beginning Monday, June 10, 2019, all ages can register in person at Reading Mission Control to join the summer reading club. Launch your reading journey with free programs and a galaxy of learning fun!

Indepenedent readers, including teens, are Reading Rocketeers and pilot through the reading galaxy earning activity pages and coupon incentives.

Children who are not yet reading independently are Lunar Listeners in the Read-to-Me Club. Four hours of shared reading and listening earn a Congratulations Packet which includes coupon rewards, Certificate of Participation, and End-of-Summer Party Invitation.

Click here for more information, including links to: this year’s newsletter, SkyWatch; monthly event calendars; and registraton calendars. Registration is required for all programs except those marked as drop-in on the calendars.

Adult Summer Reading Program

When: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Welcome to the Murrysville Community Library Adult Summer Reading Program!

Summer Reading isn't just for the kids! Join us for marvelous musicians, spectacular speakers, and so much more!

Whether you are attending our Wednesday Night Café series, the live webcast celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing, or looking to earn basket raffle tickets for your summer reading, stop by the Circulation Desk to pick up the Adult Summer Reading Newsletter!

Click here for more information.

4th of JULY
Library Closed

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019

The Murrysville Community Library will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.  We will resume normal business hours on Friday, July 5, 2019.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

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

When: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 6:30 - 8:00 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.


When: Monday, July 15, 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.


When: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

The books for discussion on July 16 will be Moon Shot by Alan Shepard and Endurance: A Year in Space by Scott Kelly. Check at the Circulation Desk to request the book.  The July meeting will take place at Townsend Park in the Lower Pavilion.


Aug 2 -  The Martian by Andy Weir

Sep 17 - Us Against You by Fredrik Backman

A Library-sponsored book group held during daytime hours.

When: Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Where: Murrysville Community Library Conference Room

Our daytime book club will continue on July 18 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 July meeting will be The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe.  Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk.


July 18 - The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe

August 15 - Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro


When: Saturday, July 20, 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

The fiber artists formerly known as Knit-cro Maniacs

When: Monday, July 22, 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: June 24, July 8 and July 22, and August 5 and August 19.

Plant Based Nutrition Support Group - East Suburban Group

When: Wednesday, July 31, 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.


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