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Saturday, August 9th at 2 p.m.
Learn about your favorite beverage and have some good time with other Tea Aficionados!
Covered topics will include:
History, Types of Tea, Steeping Techniques, Storing Tea, History, Health Benefits of Tea, Tea & Dieting & more…
After class several samples of tea, along with European biscuits will be served. This class is free. Call the library to register at 412-264-3502.



Free Yoga Classes

Monday, July 28th
August 11th, and August 25th from 6:30-7:30 p.m. This class will teach basic poses to help with reducing stress.
Come to one or all classes. Wear comfortable clothes. Registration required. Please call the library to register 412-264-3502



 Summer Reading at Coraopolis Memorial Library is here! Reminder, August 9th is the last day to log in the time spent read. The final summer reading party will be held on Saturday, August 16th at 12 p.m. at the library.

Children under 5 who have read 25 books will be invited to the party. Also, children in grades K-12 who have logged in 8 hours of reading time between June 16th through August 9th will receive an invitation to the party.  Adults in the Summer Reading program who have logged in 600 min. of reading time will also be invited to the wrap-up party.

Fizz Boom Read: Summer Reading for LIL Readers -CHILDREN UNDER 5

youngChildren Birth – Preschool can join in on the summer fun by registering for Fizz Boom Read. Children and parents will keep track of the minutes they spend reading all summer long to earn prizes . CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 5 WILL BE IN THE FIZZ BOOM READ-LIL READERS PROGRAM. Children will earn small prizes for each 5 picture books read. If children meet or exceed their summer reading goal, they’ll be invited to a End-the-Summer Pizza Party in August.

Register HERE.

Fizz Boom Read:  Summer Reading for Young Readers

youngChildren Birth – Preschool can join in on the summer fun by registering for Fizz Boom Read. Children and parents will keep track of the minutes they spend reading all summer long to earn prizes .  Children will earn small prizes for each 5 picture books read. Children who are are in grades K-5 and reading on their own, we receive a prize of the week for reading 60 minutes each week.  If children meet or exceed their summer reading goal, they’ll be invited to a End-the-Summer Pizza  Party in August.

  Register HERE.

Spark a Reaction:  Summer Reading for Teen Readers

teensTeens entering Grades 6 -12 will keep track of how many minutes they are reading all summer long. Teens who record their hours on a weekly basis are eligible to win Target gift cards. Teens who meet or exceed their reading goal will get invited to our pizza too! Register HERE.

Literary Elements: Summer Reading for Adult Readers

adultsAdults ages 18 and up are invited to participate in Summer Reading. Adults can write book reviews and for each book read and recorded, they’ll be entered to win a Table PC. Register HERE.


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Fizz Boom Read!

Join us for amazing story times and book clubs, entertaining performers, creative crafts, cool contests, awesome prizes, and much much MORE!

Book Buddies

Book Buddies is a new preschool story time for ages 4-5 years. We will do a variety of activities such as read stories, sing songs, play games and make a craft. Come join us for a new adventure every week with Miss Lisa.

We meet every Wednesday evening at 6:15 PM

We meet every Friday morning at 11:00 AM

 Preschool Pals

A special preschool story time program will be held once a month during our Wednesday evening Book Buddies.  Our friends at Animal Friends will bring a furry friend to share story time with us.  Registration is required.  When you register, you will receive a handout on important information that needs to be reviewed with your preschooler on how to approach our furry friend.  We want this program to be a pleasant experience for both the child and our furry friend.  ___________________________________________________________________________________________________

Knitting Group


Knitters of any skill level are welcome – from beginner to expert! Every Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Call the library for more information.


New Autism Resource Collection


The Coraopolis Memorial Library now has a special section of over 85 autism-resource materials for  families, teachers, and therapeutic support specialists. The aim of this collection is to  provide support to the autistic community through… much needed materials on the autism spectrum disorders.
One in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The collection contains materials on conflict resolution, play therapy, social skills, and community interaction.
All materials can be checked out for three weeks with a valid Allegheny County library card.
The Coraopolis Memorial Library would like to thank the following organizations for their contributions:  Moon Township Rotary Club and Sewickley Savings Bank.  For more information, call the library at 412-264-3502.











hoopla-logoA free new service called Hoopla will be available to all Allegheny County library card holders on April 1, 2014.

Hoopla offers free video (movies and TV) and music content to patrons throughout Allegheny County.  Anyone with a valid library card will be able to borrow up to eight items per month.  (During the training period the site will indicate that each cardholder can access up to two items per month.  This will be adjusted prior to going live.) Video content can be borrowed for three days. Music content can be borrowed for seven days.   All titles are always available – no holds, no waiting!

Patrons can stream video and music content through all major browsers and/or the Hoopla app for iOS (Apple) or Android devices.   Within the apps patrons also have the option to download content to enjoy when they don’t have Internet connectivity.



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