Featured Library Events

STE(A)M Workshop for Grades K-5
Saturday Feb.9 @ 10:00am  Monday Feb.11th @5:00pm

Our STE(A)M workshop meets monthly on the second Saturday. In January 2019 we will also meet on the following Monday. Explore science, technology, engineering, arts, and math with kit building and special projects.  Admission is free, but please RSVP by calling 814-445-4011 or SIGN UP online.  

Winter Reading Contest & Workshop
Master the Art of Reading & Win Prizes

We’re kicking off the new year with a reading contest for adults and teens! Stop by the front desk to pickup your reading log and a chance to win prizes. The contest concludes with a workshop will be held on Saturday February 23rd @ 1pm. To register for the workshop, call 814-445-4011 or SIGN UP online.  

Fire & Ice Festival Used Book Sale
Thursday Jan. 17th-Monday Jan. 21st

This is shaping up to be our largest sale ever! Thousands of books and other media for all ages will be on display for convenient browsing in the basement of the library . Sale will be open during normal library hours of 10am-6pm and also on Sunday during the Festival.

Fire & Ice Film Festival: NEW for 2019!
Friday Jan. 18th-Sunday Jan. 20th

  • This year during Fire and Ice Festival Weekend, the library is showing films inspired by “Board Games” which is the festival theme. Movies will project on our giant 12-foot Screen.  Admission is free, but seating is limited. Browse the Movie Schedule and RSVP Online!

Winter Reading Contest & Workshop
Master the Art of Reading & Win Prizes

We’re kicking off the new year with a reading contest for adults and teens! Stop by the front desk to pickup your reading log and a chance to win prizes. The contest concludes with a workshop will be held on Saturday February 23rd @ 1pm. To register for the workshop, call 814-445-4011 or SIGN UP online.  

MONTHLY BOOK CLUBS
Next Club Meets Wednesday January 22nd

New members always welcome! Call 445-4011 or stop by the Front Desk for more information on how to join.  Meeting dates and current selections can be found online: MSBPL Book Club Information

FREE TECH TUTORING
Next Sessions: January 23rd-26th, 2019

Learn more about how to optimize your use of computers, phones or tablets with a FREE customized session!  Read more about it and SIGN UP online.  

CLASS: LEARN HOW TO SCAN & DIGITIZE
Thursday January 24th @ 5pm

Learn how to scan & digitize documents, photos, slides, negatives, audio, video & more with our permanent scanning stations.
– SIGN UP for the class online. 
– RESERVE TIME on the scanning stations (up to 2 hours per day per patron). 

CLASS: E-BOOKS & AUDIO BOOKS
 Friday  January 25th @ 5pm

Learn how to use “Overdrive”, our digital collection of ebooks and digital audiobooks. After this FREE class, you’ll be able to checkout e-books and digital audiobooks to your Phone, Tablet, or Computer to read or listen offline. Call 814-445-4011 or  SIGN UP online.

CLASS: EXPLORE DIGITAL VOICE ASSISTANTS
Wednesday January 23rd @ 5pm

Join us for an informal conversation on the current state and future of voice assistants and artificial intelligence.  An overview of Alexa, Google Home, & Siri will help to guide the discussion. Call 814-445-4011 or  SIGN UP online.

WRITER’S GROUP
Next Meeting: Tuesday March 12th @ 7pm

Join us for a monthly Writer’s Group which meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month. The group is led by Ms. Maeve Murray, who holds a Master of Arts in Creative Writing from Carlow University. Read more about the group and SIGN UP ONLINE.