Featured Library Events

 

1ST FRIDAY MOVIE: FANTASTIC BEASTS 
July 1st @ 6:30pm at the library!

We’re proud to offer free movies as part of Somerset Inc.’s 1st Friday events starting in July! We’re starting with the latest adventure in the Wizarding World, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (PG-13, 2022). Learn more on our Facebook page and stay tuned for future movies.

SUMMERQUEST 2022 SUMMER LEARNING
Reading and more June 14-July 12!

Our annual summer learning programs are returning in June! Join us at the Union Street Playground on Tuesdays @ 10am for preschool/toddler and K-2 story time, while kids grades 3-5 can sign up for a self-directed program! Learn more and sign up today!

NEW! BUDDING GARDENERS PROGRAM
June 16, 23, 30 and July 7th @ 10am! 

Introducing our new Budding Gardeners program! We’re working with The Penn State Master Gardeners of Somerset County to educate kids grades k-5 on how to create and maintain a proper garden. The program is at capacity for Summer 2022, but click here to learn more about it.

Artificial Intelligence Pathways Institute Camp 2022
July 25-August 12 for Grades 9-12

The Mary S. Biesecker Public Library partnering with the Boys & Girls Club of Western PA, Carnegie Mellon University, PPG, and NVIDIA to host the AIPI 2022 Activation Camp for STEM students Grades 9-12. Learn more and sign up on Facebook!

LIBRARY MOBILE HOTSPOT INTERNET PROGRAM
Get low-cost internet through the library

An internet hotspot checkout program is currently available in collaboration with the Somerset County Library to check out an affordable internet option for $35 per month. For a complete description of the program, visit hotspot.maryslibrary.com.

FREE TECH TUTORING!
Signup for a personalized session: June 20-24

The Library’s monthly tech tutoring sessions continue in June 2022. Interested patrons can sign up for a personalized 45 minute session to answer your technology questions. Read more about it or signup for a session online.

SCRIBES WRITERS GROUP
July 19th @ 6:00pm

Our monthly SCRIBES Writer’s Group continues in May! All fiction writers over 18 are welcome to join us! To sign up, submit an application form online through our website.

MONTHLY BOOK CLUBS
4th Tuesday book club: June 28th @ 7:00pm

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

UKULELE CHECKOUTS
Available at the Front Desk

The Biesecker Library is offering free ukulele checkouts! Anyone interested in learning and practicing a musical instrument can stop by the front desk and check out a ukulele for free, or join a waitlist if none are available. Learn more