Featured Library Events

SUMMER USED BOOK SALE
Friday July 20th – Saturday July 28th

This is our biggest used book sale ever! We’ll have 1000’s of books available  in the basement of the library starting at 10am this Friday July 20th and through the entire Somerfest weekend (including Sunday). Book sale will continue next week during normal library hours (10am -6pm).

AMERICORPS POSITION AVAILABLE
Application Open until August 2nd, 2018

The Library is teaming up with Laurel Arts and Somerset, Inc. to offer a new 35 hour/week position for a “Community Outreach and Programming Specialist” through AmeriCorps. READ more about it or  SUBMIT a RESUME online.

TECH TUTORING @ Somerfest
Next Sessions: July 21st-22nd, 2018

Learn more about how to optimize your use of computers, phones or tablets with a FREE customized session! Note: $3 General Admission fee will be required to enter Somerfest Grounds prior to 5pm.  Read more about it and SIGN UP online.  

CLASS: E-BOOKS & AUDIO BOOKS
 Saturday July 21st @ 1pm at Somerfest

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
Sunday July 22nd @ 1pm at Somerfest

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.

MONTHLY BOOK CLUBS
Next Clubs Meet Tuesday July 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

CLASS: LEARN HOW TO SCAN & DIGITIZE
Wednesday July 25th @ 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). 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY INFO PROGRAM 
Wednesday July 25th @ 6:30pm

Come learn about what the library is doing to save energy and money and how you might be eligible for a FREE energy audit! The discussion will be led by library Facility Coordinator Morgan Simmons and Mike Feller from Laurel Highlands Green Energy Co LLC. Please RSVP if you plan to attend!

Local Author Event: Joyce Tremel
Saturday July 28th @ 1pm: Chalk the Block

Come visit the library’s tent at Uptown Somerset’s Chalk the Block weekend. The author will be presenting her “Brewing Trouble” mystery series starting at 10am with a presentation @ 1pm. Books will be available for signing and sale. Read more about the author and her books at  http://www.joycetremel.com

“Early Man” (PG, 2018)
Friday Movie: August 3rd @ 6:15pm

Join us for the recently released movie “Early Man” (PG, 2018) 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 August 14th @ 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.

SUMMER QUEST 2018
Final Book Reviews Due August 18th

Our Summer Quest and Learning programs are wrapping up and our weekly summer programs have concluded. Final book review for kids and teens must be submitted by August 18th. READ more about it or  SIGN UP online.

“Avengers: Infinity War” (PG-13, 2018)
Movie Night: Friday August 24th @ 6:15pm

Join us for the recently released movie “Avengers: Infinity Wars” (PG-13, 2018) 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.