Featured Library Events

MONTHLY BOOK CLUBS
Next Club Meets April 24th

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

Local Author Event: Andrea Niapas
Streaming now online!

Did you miss the discussion with local author Andrea Niapas and her new book “The Secret Life of a Bridge Player”?  Catch up on the details of the true story of serial killer Gary Allen Robbins and real-life ties to Somerset County by streaming the archived talk online.

BIRD SCOUTS Science Action Club
Meets Wednesdays in May @ 3:30-5:00PM

This is an after-school program for grades 5-8 that meets five times (May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30). Learn how to use tools and technology to identify local species, investigate environmental changes that impact bird behavior, and report your findings to a database at Cornell University. We’ll also have a guest presenter from Laurel Hill State Park.  SIGN UP online.

“Paddington 2” (PG, 2017)
Saturday Movie: May 5th @ 1:00pm

Join us for the recently released movie “Paddington 2” (PG, 2017) projected on our giant 12-foot Screen.  Admission is free, but seating is limited. To reserve your seat, call 814-445-4011 or SIGN UP online.  

WRITER’S GROUP
Next Meeting: Tuesday May 8th @ 7pm

Join us for a newly formed 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.

TECH TUTORING
Next Sessions: May 9-12th, 2018

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: E-BOOKS & AUDIO BOOKS
Wednesday May 9th @ 4pm

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: LEARN HOW TO SCAN & DIGITIZE
Thursday May 10th @ 4pm

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: EXPLORE DIGITAL VOICE ASSISTANTS
Friday May 11th @ 4pm 

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.

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (PG-13, 2017)
Movie Night: Friday May 11th @ 6:15pm

Join us for the recently released movie “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (PG-13, 2017) projected on our giant 12-foot Screen.  Admission is free, but seating is limited. To reserve your seat, call 814-445-4011 or SIGN UP online.