Saturday, July 2, 2016

Oswayo Valley Memorial Library news

Summer Reading programs are happening on Wednesdays this month at the library!
     Young adults (middle & high school) 11:00 a.m.
     Children (preschool-5th grade) 1:00 p.m.
     Adults 6:30 p.m.
Oswayo Valley Memorial Library is a participant in PA Forward. PA Forward is an initiative for libraries to become community centers of information, technology, and learning that will help advance educational and economic opportunities for Pennsylvania citizens. One of the ways that libraries help do that is through health literacy. Libraries provide help with health literacy by providing literature and programming about various health related topics such as diseases, herbal remedies, health insurance, etc.
Junk Drawer Robotics, a Summer Science Challenge through the Penn State Extension, will take place at the library on Monday afternoons (July 11, 18, 25, and August 1) from 1-2:30. The program is open to all youth ages 7-16 and is FREE! To sign up please register with the Extension Office at 814-274-8540, email or complete a form at the library.
The Home Herbal Spa Experience with Helene Nawrocki will take place on Monday, July 18th, at 6:30 p.m. Learn easy, inexpensive methods to give yourself a spa experience in your home using common herbs. Please contact the library to register.
Share the BUZZ, a program for elementary students will be held on Wednesday, August 17th, at the library. Come and learn the basics of beekeeping with Joan Bradley. Joan is a member of the North Central PA Beekeepers Association and an avid beekeeper. Please contact the library to register for this program.
Join us on Friday, August 19th, from noon to 1:30 for a visit from the St. Bonaventure ArtMobile! The program is free to all children. Please call the library at 814-697-6691 or stop by to sign up!

Memorials & Donations: Eva Bell from Ruth & Bob Worden.
Ongoing Programming: The following ongoing monthly program events are open to everyone. For more information, call the library at 814-697-6691.
     Stitch Together Knit and Crochet Group: every Wednesday 6-8 p.m.

     Family History Research group & Researching the History of Education in the Oswayo Valley: 2nd Friday of the month, 1:00 p.m.

     Book discussion: 3rd Monday of the month, 1-3:30 p.m.

     Writer’s Guild: 3rd Wednesday of the month, 6:30 p.m. 

Audio & eBooks for Download: We have eBooks and audiobooks that are available through our website that you can download onto your eReader and MP3 player. Go to our website and click on “Download Books”. You will need your library card number to log in. If you have any problems please call or stop by the library for assistance.
Website: You can see what events are happening at the library and search the card catalog by visiting our website at You can also log into your account and renew books you have out or put a book on reserve.
Facebook: “Like” our Facebook page ( to keep informed of events happening at the library.
Twitter: You can follow us on Twitter @OVLibrary.
Board of Trustees Meeting: The library board meets on the 4th Monday of each month at 1:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend.