October happenings at MCL!

October is shaping up to be an action-packed month here at the Millvale Community Library!  Check out this month’s calendar, then look below for more information on the upcoming events!

2013-10 Calendar

Maker Thursdays!  Every Thursday is Maker Thursday at the MCL!  The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh will be on hand throughout the day EVERY Thursday to help you get your creative juices flowing.   Fiber arts, woodworking, electronics, computers, and much more are available for experimenting, creating, and making! All ages are welcome.

Autumn House Press presents…An evening with author, Sarah Gerkensmeyer!  Friday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m.:  Join us in welcoming critically acclaimed author, Sarah Gerkensmeyer, to the MCL.  Ms. Gerkensmeyer will be sharing stories from her book, What you are now Enjoying.  For more information about Ms. Gerkensmeyer and her book, visit:  http://www.autumnhouse.org/what-you-are-now-enjoying-stories-by-sarah-gerkensmeyer/

MCL Solar Tour!  Saturday, October 12, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.:  Come and check out our new Solar Rooftop!  Find out about solar energy and see it in action at the Millvale Community Library.  Solar prizes will be given out throughout the day, and attendees can participate in solar printmaking and watch solar car races!  Guaranteed fun for the whole family.

Jam2Jam!  Saturday, October 19, from 7:00 to 10:30 p.m.  Join us for this exciting evening of literature, music, and art.  (Fee:  $5 at the door)

Knitting Club:  Tuesdays, October 1 and 15, 5:30 – 7:30 pm.  Whether you are new to knitting or a trained professional, this is your chance to knit with friends.  We will be learning traditional knitting as well as loom knitting!  Come learn, brush-up, practice, or just relax with other knitters!  All Ages!

Young Adult/Teen Book Club:  Tuesdays from 7-8 p.m.  The Young Adult/Teen Book Club is back October 1!  The book selection for this session is Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse Five.  A few copies of the book will be available, but please feel free to bring your own!

Mom-led Toddler Storytime:  Tuesdays, beginning October 8 at 2:00 p.m.  Moms, this is your chance to meet other moms and toddlers who share your passion for books!  Join in the fun as moms share their favorite children’s stories with the kids.

GED Prep Classes:  Every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  For more information or to register, click here!

Keep an eye out for these upcoming programs and events…

Harry Potter Party!  Date/Time TBA

Adult Introduction to Computers and Introduction to the Internet classes!  Dates/Times TBA.

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