Zelienople Area Public Library
Closed until Further Notice
Per the directive of the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL), the PA State Librarian's Office--Mr. Glenn Miller, all Public Libraries in the State of Pennsylvania will be closed for three weeks; this includes the Zelienople Area Public Library. The decision to close all Public Libraries statewide was made in order to help reduce transmission of the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).
PLEASE NOTE: At this time, please keep all checked out Library materials (books, DVDs, magazine issues, etc.) at your home. The Library's Book Drop is closed for now. All checked out Library materials from all Butler County Libraries have been given a NEW DUE date of May 15, 2020. This due date will be extended if necessary.
PLEASE NOTE: To access eBooks and eAudiobooks---at the top of this page, click on "Books," then "eBooks" which will take you to the Overdrive online collection. To access eNewspapers, eMagazines--click on "eResources", then select "Power Library," or "Electronic Resources." These are two separate suites of online eresources that you can access with your patron barcode number. Note the pin is the last 4 digits of your barcode number.
PLEASE NOTE: To ask a reference or information question, click on this link to Chat with a Reference Librarian
Please check our Facebook page for updates during this time period:
100th Anniversary Event – Saturday, July 25th
100 Book Reading Challenge - Feb 1st through Dec 1st
Monthly Commemorative Displays
Currently "What 100 looks like!"
ShuBrew Partnership – celebratory brew on tap
benefiting the Library – week of July 25th
(No registration required)
Little Ones Storytime and Lapsit: (ages 0-17 months) A caregiver and me lapsit storytime. Tuesdays at 10:30!
Toddler Storytime: (ages 18-36 months) A 30-minute storytime with books, songs, and playtime. Wednesdays at 10:30!
Preschool Storytime: (ages 3-5) Storytime with 2-3 read-alouds and literacy and STEM centers. This is a great way to get your young one ready for school! Thursdays at 10:30!
Block Party--Join us Saturday, April 4th , from 10:30-11:30 as we get out all the blocks and build! VEHICLE themed this month!!! We’ll get out our trucks and cars along with our blocks. This is a fun way for your child to learn STEM skills at an early age, plus socialization skills! No registration necessary.
Curious Club–Especially for ages 3-6, this group focuses on STEM skills in the world of Curious George. We meet on the second Tuesday of the month from 4-5 pm–no need to register! Our next meeting is April 14th with a special rainy day theme. Curious Club is presented as part of our Inquire Within program with WQED Education, powered by Deep Well Services. *Note: no Curious Club in March!
Pages and Paws–Presented every second Tuesday of the month, our next session is scheduled for March 10th from 5-6 pm. Kids can come read to a special pet of the month. This is a great way for struggling readers to gain confidence and practice their reading skills, and it’s also a way to introduce your child to different animals! In the past we have been visited by dogs, cats, and even a bunny!
Make a Difference Club–Kids, do you want to learn how you can improve your community? Join Make a Difference Club! No registration necessary! This is a great environmental STEM opportunity funded by a grant from the PA Dept. of Environmental Protection. Open to all kids ages 9-12 on the third Tuesday of the month, 5:00-5:45 pm. Our next meeting will be April 21, and we’ll be learning about planting trees!
Homeschoolers Make a Difference Club–Featuring the same activities as above, but at a more convenient time for homeschoolers’ busy schedules! With extra library skill activities, too! First Tuesday of the month, 2:00-2:45 pm. Our next meeting will be April 7, and we’ll be learning about planting trees.
Lego Club–Children ages 6+ are welcome at Lego Club. Presented the third Saturday of the month at 11 am-noon, this is a great activity for the whole family. The children will be given a special STEM challenge to build with their Legos, and then we display them in the library. March’s challenge: build a UFO! ***March’s in-person event is cancelled, but feel free to do this challenge at home, then upload a picture to our Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/552493852049893/