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National Library Week

National Library Week is April 13-18.  Come explore the "Unlimited Possibilities @ Your Library". Zelienople Area Public Library will observe a Fine Free Week that week. All overdue items returned that week will have the fines forgiven.  Fine Free Week does not include fines on previous overdue items or lost items.  There will also be "Lunch with the Librarians" on Tuesday April 14.  Come join us for light lunch refreshments.  Wednesday April 15 will be free copy day on our photocopier.  DVDs will be free to check out on Thursday and Saturday.

Shopping at the Library

The library is your place to order the Zelienople and Harmony prints by Artist Diane Smith.  The seasonal prints are signed and numbered.  The series includes six limited edition prints of familiar local spots.   Cost for the 11 x 14 size is $125.  Other sizes are available upon request.  A portion of the proceeds remains with the library .  

Copes are also still available of the library cookbook, Dewey Decimal Dishes.  Cost is $2.00.  The cookbook has all the staff's favorite recipes and recipes from other local people.  It is also easy to mail for a gift to an out of town relative or friend.

Library-by-Mail Program

The Library-by-Mail Program is sponsored by the New Castle District Library Center and is available to all qualifying residents of Butler, Armstrong, Mercer and Lawrence counties.  Materials will be sent free of charge and there is no age requirement.  Temporarily or permanently homebound residents of the four counties are eligible. Items will be limited to two per mailing and may include books, audios, DVDs and large print materials.  For information and the application contact the library at 724/452-9330.

Programs & Events

Lyme Disease Talk

On Monday May 18, a representative from the Zelienople office of Butler Health System Primary Care will be at the library to educate the public about Lyme Disease.  Learn how to protect yourself from ticks, what to do if you have a tick bite and treatment options.  The program is free and open to all.  It will be held at 6:30 pm in the library meeting room on the lower level.  An elevator is available for those who do not wish to use the stairs.  

Learn more about these and future programs and events .

Children's Programs

May the 4th be with you

Star Wars Party

Monday, May 4 will be Star Wars Night at the library.   Kids 3 and over can come enjoy stories, games and crafts with a Star Wars twist.  Come dressed as your favorite character or wear your favorite Star Wars shirt.  Registration required by April 30.  Register at the circulation desk or call 724/452-9330.  The fun begins at 6:30 pm.

Read with the Dogs

We have Pages and Paws the first and third Thursday of each month during the school year.. Students can come practice reading aloud to our certified volunteer therapy dog Roxie and her friends. Children can bring a school book to read, use a library book or bring a favorite book from home. This is a great activity for kindergartners and first and second graders. Preschoolers and older children are also welcome to come visit with the dogs if they wish.

Recycle & Reuse for Kids

Miss Staci is looking for the following items for crafts she has in the works:

Glass Baby Food Jars

Roll Film Canisters

Thanks for your support.

Library Hours

Current Hours

Monday 9 am to 8 pm
Tuesday 9 am to 6 pm
Wednesday 9 am to 6 pm
Thursday 9 am to 6 pm
Saturday 9 am to 4 pm

To confirm these hours or check holiday schedules, please call us.

The Zelienople Area Public Library - 227 South High Street, Zelienople, PA 16063 - Phone: (724) 452-9330 - Contact us