Free Sky Show for Children at Hempfield Area H.S.!

Gear up for the August 21 partial solar eclipse with a sky show just for kids at the Hempfield Area High School Planetarium! Show choices on July 13 and 14 are 1:00pm; 2:00pm; 3:00pm; and 5:00pm.
Parents or caregivers must pre-register each child individually. Transportation is the responsibility of each family. Adults will be invited to sit in only if there are remaining seats on the day of the event.

For more information, click here:  Children’s Solar Eclipse Program

To register your child, click here:

The Friends of PAL Book Sale

The Friends of PAL invite you to their summer used book sale, which will be held on Friday, July 28 (9:00–5:00) and Saturday, July 29 (9:00–3:00).

Items will be priced to sell individually, or “by the bag” for books. If you’re looking for history books, jigsaw puzzles, craft books, and paperback fiction, this is the sale for you! Volunteers are always needed to help with setup on Thursday at 3:00, during the sale itself, and at 3:00 on Saturday to assist with cleanup. The Friends accept donations year-round during regular Library hours. For more information or to volunteer, please call the Library at 724-744-4414, ext. 101.

Indie Folk Duo Hungrytown at Penn Area Library

The internationally-acclaimed acoustic duo, recently returned from the United Kingdom and New Zealand, will appear at the library on July 10th at 7:00pm. Vermonters Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson, who make up Hungrytown, have been touring professionally for nearly 15 years. Hungrytown’s songs and music have appeared in numerous television programs, including the IFC’s Portlandia, Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, and Netflix’s new comedy Lady Dynamite; as well as various documentaries and major sporting events ranging from NASCAR to Hockey Night in Canada. Their third and latest album, Further West, made the top 10 on the American Folk DJ charts for two months, and at least 14 “Best of 2015” lists.

To register, please call the Circulation Desk at 724-744-4414, ext. 101. The program is free, but seating is limited to 50 attendees.

Click here to listen to a sample track.