Programs and Events

Looking for something to do in May?

Springtime is here. See what’s happening at the library.

We Can Do It: WWII
A traveling exhibit of the Senator John Heinz History Center in association with the Smithsonian Institution will explain SW Pennsylvania’s important role in the war. Opens February 1. Join us for a grand opening reception on February 7.
The exhibit showcases four life-sized figures, historic audio and video recordings, lectures by regional historians, and a visit by Judah Samet who survived both, the Holocaust and Tree of Life assault.
See the growing list of exhibit events on the Donora Historical Society’s website:

Join us on Monday, January 20, 2020 for our Distinguished Speaker Series. Our salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will feature Washington County Court of Common Pleas, Judge Traci McDonald Kemp. The first African American woman to serve in that position, Judge McDonald Kemp is also the first black woman to hold a county-wide office. The program starts at 1, followed by a reception and light refreshments.

Have you ever wanted to just quit? You know smoking is bad for you. Quitting could save you over $3,000/yr that you can use for something else. Learn how to call yourself a quitter on Thursday, January 9 at 5:30. Register now by calling 724-379-7940 or drop by the library.

Check out our calendar of events for November. What will you be reading for Thanksgiving break?

Small business owner? Want to succeed? Gain the digital skills needed. Learn how to manage your work and life tasks more effectively.

Come on in! We’re having another OPEN HOUSE. Stop by Wednesday, Oct. 16 to see what we’ve been up to and where we’re going.

Did September fly by or what?! Here are the events coming up in October.

We break out the old board games every week. Join us every Tuesday from 5:30 til 8:00 for old favorites like Monopoly, Battleship, Scrabble, Operation, Chess, Clue and more.

One of the longest running book clubs in the area has returned after a summer break. Join Johanna for great conversation about a new book each month.

Save the date! Get ready to attend our second annual Open House, Wednesday October 16. We’re making plans to reintroduce you to the library and learn where we’re going.

Our Summer Reading Program is underway. Between June 19 and July 24 read from the list of books found at the library. Qualify to win cool prizes.

Join certified instructor, Sharif Zyhier for Tai Chi for arthritis and fall prevention. Mondays and Wednesdays at 2:30. Registration not required. Wear comfortable clothing.

Coloring has been shown to relieve stress and help you ‘live in the moment’. Join us every Wednesday following Tai Chi for a full day of stress relief.

You are invited to join our Knit and Crochet Club every Thursday at 5:30.

Storytime for preschoolers. Drop in every Wednesday at 11:30 for a story and craft activity.