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The library will be closed Monday for Memorial Day!


Saturday, May 30th at 2 p.m. Join us for Tea and Travel

The last Saturday of each month (May through August). Our first destination will be England and Wales. We will be serving tea or soda and a snack. Reserve your seat by calling the library at 412-264-3502.




All juvenile DVDs will circulate three weeks (21 days) – with two possible renewals starting June 1st. Current, the limit is 1  week with two possible renewals. This will make it easier for everyone when they check out children’s books which are 3 weeks and DVDs. Five children’s DVD’s can be checked out at a time.

All children’s DVD’s fines will also be reduced from $1.00 per day to $.50 per day. Currently, the library offers a collection of nearly 1,000 DVDs aimed at children and families.

We hope that these new policies will encourage additional borrowing among our users. Stop by the library to pick up DVDs for your next family night!



Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Events!

Saturday, June 13th at 1 p.m.


Saturday, June 13th from 1-3 p.m.

Events will be held at the Coraopolis United Methodist Church

at 1205 Ridge Avenue (next door to the library at 601 School Street).


Event Schedule

1 p.m. —Mary Morgan Smith, Professional Storyteller .Enjoy stories about great heroes.

2 p.m.-Free Ice Cream Sundae Bar. Make your own Superhero Crafts.

Silent Auction-The Coraopolis Library will have a Silent Auction at our Summer Reading Kick-off event. All proceeds benefit summer reading.

Baskets include: a Superhero Gift basket, a Panera Gift card, and much more.

Summer reading registration for all age groups begins in the library on June 15!

For more information, call 412-264-3502.



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Coraopolis Memorial Library and Sewickley Valley YMCA are working together to provide opportunities for adults over age 55 to socialize, enjoy coffee, conversation and fun.

WHEN: Each Tuesday from 10:00am to 12:00pm
WHERE: Lower level Coraopolis Memorial Library
Activities include free coffee and snacks, cards,
board games, wii bowling, foosball and engaging
conversation. For more information, call the library.


Open to all Cornell students in grades 5 through 8 Join the YMCA and the Coraopolis Memorial Library for our first Teen Time on May 12 and 21. Teen Time will be offered after school this fall on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons for free.

WHEN: Thursday May 21
TIME: 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


One-on-One Computer Help

Do you need extra help on the computer? Have a special project you’re working on? Want to create an email account? . Call and make an appointment for a 30- minute session of computer instruction with the librarian at 412-264-3502.

The next computer class is Introduction to Microsoft Word which will be held Monday, May 4th from 5-6 p.m. Call the library to register.





Summer Reading is Coming June 15th!

Reading to me FOR BIRTH TO AGE 5

Sign up at your library or online starting June 15th.  Fun activities will be held on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. Caregivers who read 25 picture books will receive an invitation to our final summer reading party in August.


Kids will be challenged to read for 20 hours and do 10 of our suggested activities. Visit the library to show us your progress, attend programs and check out more books. Complete the program and you will receive a special prize bag at our final summer reading party in August.

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Teens will be challenged to read for 5 books, share three book reviews and do SIX of our suggested activities. Complete the challenge, and you’ll receive a free PRIZE BAG at our final party in August. You’ll also be entered into a drawing for some other fun rewards including a Kindle eReader (black Sign up at the library or online starting June 15th!


Wednesday, June 17th at 6 p.m.

Pizza and a Superhero Movie Night. Register by June 15th.

Wednesday, June 24th at 6 p.m. Superhero Trivia Night

Saturday, June 27th at 11 a.m. Please bring your own white t-shirt. Registration required. Make your own Captain  America Tie Dye T-shirt



Monthly Library Programs

Icon-LibraryPrograms Book Clubs-Join Miss Mary for Mystery Book Club-The last Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m.

The Tuesday Night Nonfiction Book Club with Tara meets the last Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m.

Learn to Knit and Crochet with Miss Marge~ Learn how to knit and crochet with Miss Marge every Saturday from 10 -11: 30 a.m. All ages welcome and all supplies are provided.

Viewing Pleasure-Join Brandon for his film discussion group-Every 1st and 2nd Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Dinner and a Movie Film Discussion-3rd Saturday of every month at 7 p.m.


Library Yearbooks

The Coraopolis Memorial Library has copies of yearbooks from Coraopolis High School and Cornell from 1932 through 1972 in print and digital format. We also have some yearbooks from Moon High School (1936-64). We would like to thank the OCI Digital Imaging Services for converting our yearbooks to digital format. The print yearbooks do not circulate. The cd’s can be used in the computers at the library. For more information, call the library at 412-264-3502.

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