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Foreman Group


Wine Tasting/Walking Tour

Historic Harmony, Pa

Friday, July 17th

5:30pm to 8:30pm

Cost - $20 includes wine glass, bracelet (ticket), map (Must be 21 years of age)

Check in begins at the Center of Harmony Opera Hall

253 Mercer Street, Harmony, Pa

All proceeds benefit the

Zelienople Area Public Library

Tickets available:

Zelienople Area Public Library

Harmony Merchants

Ancestry Library Edition

The library is pleased to announce the addition of Ancestry Library Edition to our available databases.  Ancestry is available to use in the library only.  Patrons can access a wide range of records including census, photos, newspaper articles, immigration information and military records.  Ask the staff about how to get on the site.

For more information on genealogy research click the "Resources" tab above.

Zelienople Anniversary Book

Copies of the Zelienople 175th booklet are now available at the library for $15.00. A portion of the fee goes as a donation to the library. Get yours today. A limited supply is available. A good gift idea for long-time area residents or former residents.

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

Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Library's Used Book Sale will begin Wednesday July 15 with a preview sale from 5 pm to 7 pm.  For the $5.00 admission on Wednesday evening, you can get first dibs on the items for sale.  The sale will continue on Thursday July 16 from 10 am to 5 pm and Friday July 17 from 10 am to 2 pm.   The sale concludes on Saturday with the bag sale.  On Saturday, between 9 am and 1 pm, buyers can fill a provided bag for $5.00. Our sale includes fiction alphabetized by author, nonfiction sorted by subject and children's books divided by age group.  Used book donations, library discards, DVDs and other items will be sold.  Cash, checks and credit cards accepted. 

Talkin' Stick Game Calls

Talkin' Stick Game Calls will be at the library on Monday July 20 at 6:30 pm to present a program on their unique game calls. Talkin' Stick calls include turkey and deer calls and other types of calls. This program is suitable for families and operator Buddy Stang and his son Cody will be talking about how the calls are made and used. The program is free and open to the public.

Butler BlueSox Baseball

Join us for Butler County Library Night at the BlueSox game on Saturday August 1.  It will be a fireworks night.  Purchase a ticket at the library for $5.00.  come out and join the library staff at an entertaining game.

Learn more about these and future programs and events .

Children's Programs

Summer Reading 2015

 This year's theme is "Every Hero Has A Story" and Miss Staci has lots of great activities planned for the Summer. There will be preschool story hour on Mondays, Reading Club on Tuesday for Grades 1-6, Teen Tuesdays at 1:30 pm and Super Wednesdays and Heroic Thursdays for Grades K-6 at 11 am or 1:30 pm.

Lots of special events will be held on Monday evenings including Talking Stick Game Calls on July 20 at 6:30 pm , and Honey Bee Heroes on July 27 at 5pm. These programs are all designed for families. There will also be Butler County Library Night at the Butler BlueSox Game on August 1 with fireworks.

Adults can "Escape the Ordinary" on Monday August 3 at 6:30 pm with a program about aliens from the Center for Unexplained Events.

Summer Reading concludes with a Pool Party open to all patrons. Cost of the pool party is $5.00 per family and everyone brings a snack to share.

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 1 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