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National Library Week

April 14-19 is National Library Week. The Zelienople Area Public Library will be observing Fine Free Week all that week.  Items returned during National Library Week will have the fines waived. We will also be drawing for two tickets to the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.  The tickets are good for a selection of performances for this season.  Join us for Lunch with the Librarians on Tuesday April 15 to celebrate National Library Workers Day. We will have free copies at our copier to help make tax day a little more pleasant on Tuesday also. . There will be free DVD checkouts on Wednesday April 16 and Thursday April 17.

The library will be closed on Saturday April 19 for Easter.

Materials placed on hold must now be picked up within 3 business days. 

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The Library is now on Summer hours.  The only change is we are open until 8 pm on Mondays.  Other hours are Tuesday thru Thursday 10 am to 6 pm and Saturday 9 am to 1 pm. Stop in and use the internet, walk over for a book or attend a program with your family.

Programs & Events

Adult Programs

April 14 we will have a Money Talk on Home Buying with representatives from Citizens Bank at 6:30 pm.They will sharing information about how lenders look at home buyers, about market conditions in today's market and what type of loans are available.

World Book Night is April 23.  We will be doing Black out poetry for adults and teens at 4:30 pm .  The library is also a site for World Book Night.  On World Book Night volunteers distribute free books throughout the community to reach those who may not have access to books. 

Children's Programs

Wacky Wednesdays

Miss Staci will be having Wacky Wednesdays the first and third of each month.  Students are invited to come participate in activities from 4 pm to 5:30 pm.  Only children 6 and older will be accepted.  Upcoming Wacky Wednesday themes are as follows:  Poetry Palooza is April 16. Let's explore the works of some famous children's poets and find inspiration to write your own.  This will be the final Wacky Wednesday until Fall.                                                                                         Looking ahead to May, Miss Staci has a tea party planned for Saturday May 3 and a Star Wars Party set for Wednesday May 7.  Check with Miss Staci for details as the dates draw closer.

Learn more about these and future programs and events .


Did you know the library subscribes to a number of popular magazines? We have magazines to interest men, women, teens and children. of a magazine can  Here is a sampling of our collection:

Country Gardens
Cuisine at Home
Family Handyman
Cat Fancy
Modern Dog
Sports Illustrated
Pennsylvania Angler & Boater
Quilter Magazine
Motor Trend
National Geographic
BMX Plus

Ranger Rick, Jr.
Strawberry Shortcake
Thomas & Friends Magazine
Sports Illustrated for Kids
National Geographic for Kids

You can read the current issue of a magazine at the library.  Back issues can be checked out for one week.  Adult and teen magazines are found in the reading room.  Children's titles are in the children's library.

Library Hours

Winter Hours (November to March):
Mon-Thu 10am to 6pm
Saturday 9am to 1pm
closed Fridays and Sundays

Summer Hours (April to October)
Mondays 10am to 8pm
Tue, Wed, Thu 10am to 6pm
Saturdays 9am to 1pm
Closed Fridays and Sundays

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