The Friends of Penn Area Library will hold their
summer used book sale in the library's multi-purpose room on the
• Friday, July 24th from 9:00am to 5:00pm
• Saturday, July 25th from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Check out our great selection of books,
including several hundred cookbooks from a private collection.
We also offer a good supply of jigsaw puzzles. Crafters will
find several boxes of crafting magazines, with many titles aimed
Items are priced to sell individually, or "books
by the bag" at $5.00 per bag. Summer Reading Program
participants--don't forget to bring your "free book" coupon!
If you wish to help at the sale, please phone
the library at 724-744-4414 to volunteer. Help is especially
needed on Thursday, July 23rd at 3:00pm to set up for the sale,
and again on Saturday, July 25th at 3:00pm to pack up unsold
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NEW MEMBERS -- THE FRIENDS OF PENN AREA LIBRARY
The Friends of Penn Area Library are looking for
friendly people that are interested in joining a fun-loving
group dedicated to helping their public library.
Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month (not
including November or December), at 6:30 pm at the Penn Area
Currently, the group holds three used book sales
each year, collecting and sorting the donations year-round.
Social events include dinners as a group several times each
year. People with enthusiasm, interest, and ideas are welcomed!
For more information or to offer assistance with
the used book sales, please phone the library at 724-744-4414.
You to our Generous Donors!
The following made wonderful contributions as prizes for our
Adult Reading Club for this summer:
Buckets Boutique - Bracelet
The Club at Blackthorne - Gift Certificate for 4 Rounds of Golf
Kavernputt - 4 Passes for Putt Putt Golf at Laurel Caverns
Penn Franklin News - 4 Passes to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG
Aquarium (additional passes for the Kids and Teen Clubs too)
Sweet Buzz Bean & Bistro - Gift Basket
Wednesday Morning Book Group - $25 Barnes & Noble Gift Card, $25
Amazon Gift Card and $10 Panera Bread Gift Card
We greatly appreciate your support!
Penn Area Library 2015
Summer Reading ProgramView the flyer
June 1 - July 29
Join in the fun at the library for reading, story times, special
events, prizes, and more.
Registration starts Monday, June 1 and the
program will run from Monday, June 15 to Saturday, July 25. Our
end of summer reading party will be held on Wednesday, July 29.
Participants must come to the library to
register and can begin reading and recording at that time. First
completed logs will be accepted on Monday, June 15 or after.
Read to Me Club for children through age 7
Summer Reading Club for children ages 8 through 12
Teen Reading Club for teens ages 13 through 17
Children in the Read to Me Club will have the
books someone reads to them recorded on their reading log. They
will receive 5 raffle tickets for every completed log of 15
Children in the Summer Reading Club will keep a log of the hours
they read. They will receive 5 raffle tickets for every
completed log of 5 hours they read.
Teens will receive 1 ticket per book read and will have their
own designated prizes.
Preschool Story Time will be
held throughout the summer program.
Please check the calendar for programs, times, and dates.
Parents can register their children for programs in the library,
by telephone 724-744-4414,
on this website.
SUMMER READING PROGRAM
Escape the Ordinary at the
library! Registration for our adult (18+) summer reading program
runs from June 1 thru July 18. This year, our Grand Prize will
be a Kindle Paperwhite® eReader, in addition to prizes such as
baskets and gift cards.
For each book read or audiobook listened to,
adult participants will receive one ticket good for this year’s
If you prefer our downloadable OverDrive® eBooks
and audiobooks, no problem! Just pick up a log at the library,
track the OverDrive® titles you’re reading, and bring your log
to the library before July 25.
All entries will be eligible for the Grand
Prize, drawn July 27. July 25 is the last day to enter the
drawing. Winners will be called on or about July 27.
Sign up today and start reading!
Summer Audiobooks for Young Adults
SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for
young adults. Starting May 7th, 2015, SYNC will give away two
complete audiobook downloads a week -- a current young adult
title along with a thematically paired classic or required
summer reading title.
Mission Statement Ensure that quality library resources and information services are
available to all.
Vision Statement To provide the right resources and services at the right time.
Statement of Service Information and library resources are provided for the education,
information, interest and enlightenment of all patrons of the Penn Area
Library. A person's right to use the library is not denied or abridged
on the basis of gender, race, creed, color, religion, age, country of
national origin, individual life style or physical limitation.
Penn Area Library will
endeavor to provide a wide range of materials. Materials are not
excluded because of the origin, background or view of those contributing
to their creation. It is also the intent of the Penn Area Library to
enter into reciprocal agreements with other libraries and agencies to
improve service to its patrons through the shared use of resources.