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The overall theme for Summer Reading 2016 is health and wellness, with the slogans:

  • On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!” (children)
  • Get in the Game–Read (teens)
  • “Exercise Your Mind–Read (adults)

This year’s Summer Reading Program focuses on fitness and nutrition! For children, we will have a healthy food story time in June a special visit from the YMCA.

  • Programs for Children 0-5 will be held Fridays 10:30 a.m. Programs for Teens-Thursday at 2 p.m.                                          Programs for Grades K-5 Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

All Ages

Every Saturday from 10-12 a.m.-12 p.m. –“The Yarn Bunch” Learn how to knit or Crochet with Miss Marge-all supplies provided and beginners are welcome.




Special Evening event—Wednesday, June 22 at 6:30 p.m. Special Appearance By Giggles the Clown –All ages welcome


Friday, June 24 10:30 a.m. – Finding Nemo Storytime and Party

Friday, July 1 10:30 a.m.–Lego Mini Golf (we will build a Lego mini golf could and play mini golf outside the library


 Mondays June 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25 &  Wednesday, June 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, and 27th  (for 2nd grade and up)

Travel with Timeless Classic Stories Lunch Group—Join Special Guest Teacher Mr. Stark for a read-aloud storytelling event of “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” each week. Children can bring their own brown bag lunch and the library will provide a snack.


 Special Evening event—

Wednesday, June 22— 6:30 p.m. Special Appearance by Giggles the Clown –All ages welcome.


Wednesday, June 29 at 6:30 p.m.-Healthy Food Fun storytime-Join us as we have some hands-on fun make delicious health snacks and learn about healthy eating habits.

 Events for TeensTeens

Every Saturday from 10-12 a.m.-12 p.m. –“The Yarn Bunch” Learn how to knit or Crochet with Miss Marge-all supplies provided and beginners are welcome.

Thursday, June 23rd—2 p.m. – Thursday Hula Hoop games and Tic –Tac- Toe Frisbee on the Front lawn (weather permitting). Everyone who attends will receive a free Frisbee.

Thursday, June 30th-Special Teen Movie Night 6-8 p.m. –Movie Showing of “Woodlawn.” Refreshments served.


Summer Reading for Adults

(ages 18 and up)

   Exercise Your Mind

Let’s think summer!  Although you may not be off on vacation like the kids, you can still kick back and enjoy a good book (whether paper, eBook or  audio).

Join the Coraopolis Memorial Library Adult Summer Reading Program (which runs June 13th through August 5th.

Report your time or books to enter our bi-weekly drawings.

Log 600 minutes or read 5 books.

Grand Prize Drawing will be held on August 6th  

Be social the old-fashioned way and come chat with others at the community events we’re hosting!  Every time you attend one of our Adult Programs, your name will added to the basket provided for entry in our prize drawings.

   For further details, visit us in person or call us at 412-264-3502.

 Learn New Skills-Computers and Crafts



Learn how to knit and crochet every Saturday with Miss Marge, No registration required. All ages welcome. All supplies provided.

 Book Clubs

To join one of the book clubs, ask at the circulation desk or call 412-264-3502.

If reality is your thing, try Tara’s Tuesday night book club, held the 2nd Tuesday of each month. The book for July  is

Mystery Book Club –held the third  Thursday of every Month at 6:30 p.m. If you like Who dunits, this is the group for you.  The next meeting is June 23rd. Read The Burning by Jane Casey and/or the Long and Faraway by Lou Berney.


Science Fiction Book Club-join our new science fiction book club. Meets the last Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. The next meeting is June 28th and the featured book selection is “Dune”.


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