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Easter Hours

The library will be closed Saturday April 4 for the Easter Holiday.

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.

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.

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 $5.00.  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.

Programs & Events

Genealogy Workshop

There will be a Genealogy Work Session at the library on Monday April 13 from 4 pm to 5:30 pm.  Bring your genealogy puzzles to the library and enjoy a collaborative work session to find the missing pieces in your family tree. Susan Ennis, Seneca Valley School Librarian and genealogical researcher will guide you through methods and sources you can access to locate your ancestors. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop or tablet to use throughout the workshop. The program is free and registration is not required.

Learn more about these and future programs and events .

Children's Programs

Wacky Wednesdays

 April 1 is "Flower Vases".  It will be the last Wacky Wednesday for this school year.  Starts at 4 pm.

Story Hours

Wee Ones story hour for newborns to 23 months will resume on March 4 at 10:30 am. Wee ones is a parent/child story time lasting about 30 minutes with stories, interactive songs and finger plays and other activities.

Miss Staci is also currently doing Monday afternoon story hour at 4:30 pm for ages 3 to 5, Toddler Tuesdays at 10:30 am for two year-olds and Thursday morning story hour for ages 3 to 5.

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