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October 2017 Monday-Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

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October 2017 Psychic Vincent Sisters Join us on Thursday, October 26 at 7:00PM in welcoming Internationally known Psychic Sisters, Suzanne Vincent and Jean Vincent who are Psychic Mediums, Psychic Investigators and Paranormal Researchers. They encourage anyone to share unusual photos or stories, and will also be offering a chance to win a psychic medium reading. Topics that will be discussed: Caylee Marie Anthony Murder Case, Missing Persons-Murder Mysteries, Ghost Stories, Scary Stories and Haunted Places, Gallery Readings, and more. Please bring a donation of cat or dog food for Animal Friends or a donation to the Sewickley Library Book Fund.

Learn a new skill with In August, the Sewickley Public Library added to our collection of eResources. is an online resource with more than 3,000 course offerings and over 130,000 videos on topics of web design, education, media production, business, and more. Our Reference staff have a focused goal of providing technical literacy training for the public. allows us to offer patrons of all ages a collection of more in depth and specialized courses than we are able to offer in person. Our staff continues to offer introductory computer classes and clubs to help prepare area residents for an increasingly digital world. We also offer 1-on-1 tech café sessions that provide individual assistance. Access to will save an individual $240 a year - the cost of a basic membership. Anyone with a Sewickley Library card can setup an account using his or her card number and pin to start learning immediately!

Family Storytime with local author Stefanie Hohl Wednesday, October 18, 1:00pm - Join us for a very special alphabet storytime with Stefanie Hohl, author of ABC See, Hear, Do: Learn to Read 55 Words & ABC See, Hear, Do 2: Blending Beginning Sounds. She’ll share stories, songs and crafts. Stop by the Children’s Department to preorder the book for Ms. Hohl to sign!

Boxing for Strength and Safety Join us on Thursday, October 12, 7:00PM when Jaryd Boyer, Director of Premier Fitness & Boxing Club in Rochester, PA will go over the basics of boxing that you can apply towards SelfDefense and getting stronger. Please Register.

SPL would like to Thank… 

The Doctors & Nurses From Sewickley Valley Pediatrics who were kind enough to host a storytime in the children’s department! We were happy to have them and kids love when we have guest readers. Phil McCaffrey and David Cerniglia of 3RPrep, who once again provided their incredible skills to the students of the region during the Mega Test Prep Camp. 2

Children’s Department - October 2017 On Going Programs (No Registration)

Lego Club - Tuesday, October 24, 6:00PM - The Lego Club theme is Lego Marble Mazes. Children will build marble mazes out of Legos! Grades 3-5

Mighty Math – Mondays, 6:45PM - Early math concepts for toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers! Lots of fun with numbers and more! Babies and Books - Tuesdays: 9:30AM & 10:30AM & 1:00PM Nursery and action rhymes, books and songs for children up to 24 months, with caregiver. Please, no older children.

Kids Knit! - Saturday October 14, 1:00PM - Calling all knitters, crocheters, and crafters who love all things yarn! Let's work on our own projects or learn how to knit 2-Year-Old Storytime - Wednesdays: 9:30AM & 10:30AM - A half together! There's a 5$ materials fee if you need hour of fingerplays, songs, and stories for 2-year-olds with an something to get started on. adult. Please, no older children. "Real" Ghosts of Pittsburgh –Monday, October 23, Pre-School Storytime - Thursdays: 9:30AM & 1:30PM- Ages 3-6 without a caregiver, meet for 45 minutes of stories, songs, and 7:30PM - Learn more about haunted places in and around the area Pittsburgh region! Not for the faint of heart! fingerplays. Dance Party - Thursdays: 6:45PM - Toddlers and Preschoolers Tween & Teen screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas with a caregiver, come and dance the night away! Wednesday, October 25, 6:30-8 PM for Family Storytimes -Saturdays at 10:00AM - Join us every Saturday for stories, songs, crafts and more!! The whole family tweens in GRADES 4-5. is invited to attend! Family Programs Dog Tales is BACK! – Sunday, October Please Register for the following unless otherwise noted. 8, 3:00-4:00PM – Certified Therapy Dogs LOVE to be read Birth - 5 years old to! Come pick out a picture book of your choice and Baby & Toddler Sensory Time – Wednesday, October 11, snuggle up with a furry reading companion. Join us for a 6 - 7 PM - Stop in at any time during this hour long sensory 15 minute time slot to read to a dog. experience! Babies and toddlers can play and explore our Family Story Time at Ohio Township Nature Center – various sensory stations that will encourage your little one’s curiosity and sense of wonder through touch, sight Mondays, October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 10:00-10:45AM Sewickley Public Library is hosting a family story time at and sound. Babies & Toddlers WITH ADULT. the Ohio Township Nature Center. Stories, songs and Parachute Play – Friday, October 13, 11-11:30AM crafts for the whole family. Please call the Library to Thirty minutes of activities that includes music, creative register! movement and fun, all with one colorful parachute! Ages Family Storytime with local author Stefanie Hohl – 2-5 WITH ADULT. Wednesday, October 18, 1:00PM - Join us for a very Super Science – Friday, October 20, 1 - 1:45PM special alphabet Preschool program that pairs books with hands-on storytime with experiences to engage and interest children through Stefanie Hohl, active, scientific learning. While using observation and author of ABC See, critical thinking, children and parents will explore Hear, Do: Learn to different scientific concepts. Ages 3-5 WITH ADULT. read 55 Words & ABC Grades K-5 See, Hear, Do 2: Lego Club - Tuesday, October 10, 6:00PM - Lego Club Blending Beginning Sounds. She’ll share stories, songs and theme this month is “Free Build.” Children will be crafts. Stop by the Children’s Department to preorder the encouraged to put their creativity to work and build book for Ms. Hohl to sign! awesome Lego Creations. 3rd Annual Library Halloween Fashion Show – Saturday, American Girl: Halloween Party - Saturday, October 21, October 28, after the parade – Come join us after the 1:00PM - Celebrate the holiday with snacks followed by a Halloween Parade to walk the Red Carpet! Take a photo showing of the Halloween classic It’s the Great Pumpkin, op with pumpkins & dance to some spooky Halloween Charlie Brown. Wear your Halloween costume if you would music! like! There is a $2.00 materials fee for this program. Halloween Family Bingo- Sunday, October 29 2:00PM Chess Club– Sunday, October 22, 2:00PM - Kings, Queens, Join us for a Halloween-themed Bingo fun and prizes for Rooks, Knights, Bishops and Pawns everywhere for the family! everyone to play! Beginners to advanced players welcome. Bring your chess set if you’re able. 3


Adult Programs - October 2017 Adult Knitting Club - Tuesday, October 3, 10:00AM - New to the hobby or have years of experience, everyone is welcome. An experienced knitter will be on hand to answer your questions.

Conversation Salon - Wednesday, October 11, 10:00AM - This interesting group of adults meets on the second Wednesday of each month. Coffee and great discussions!

Cinema Circle Film Screening - Wednesday, October 4, 6:00PM Intro to Microsoft Excel - Thursday, October 12, 12:00PM - This class Screening of this month’s film followed immediately by a discussion. will cover the basics of getting started with Microsoft Excel. Please The 400 Blows - Moving story of a young boy who, left without Register. attention, delves into a life of petty crime. (1959, NR, 1hr 39min.) Take a Wise Walk at the Library – Thursdays, 9:30AM - If you are an active 50+ adult, this 10-week walking program might be just the thing to get you started on an exercise program. Each week we meet in the Colbert Room of the Library, walk between one and two miles and return to the Library for a healthy snack. Senior Computer Club - Thursday, October 5, 12:00PM - If you’re a senior and want to have fun, make new friends and learn about computers and the Internet please join us monthly for the Senior Computer Club. Tea and Inspiration – Thursdays, October 5, 12 & 19, 7:00PM - Share a cup of tea and conversation centered on uplifting quotations on a different theme each week. Our thought-provoking quotes are gleaned from a variety of wise sources: the world’s Scriptures, poets, artists, philosophers, statesmen. Participants are encouraged (but not required) to bring something that helps illuminate a different theme.

Boxing for Strength and Safety – Thursday, October 12, 7:00PM Jaryd Boyer, Director of Premier Fitness & Boxing Club in Rochester, PA will go over the basics of boxing that you can apply towards SelfDefense and getting stronger. Please Register.

Query Club/Sewickley Public Library Speakers' Series – Monday, Write Now! - Every Friday, 10:30AM - 12PM - Conducted by Jeanne October 16, 7:00PM - This year’s theme: The Wide World of Sports. Zell, participants enjoy writing from prompts in an encouraging and Topics for this meeting: Archer Christian's Death and Rule Changes supportive atmosphere. in Football by Connor Cogswell and Concussion by Carol Shifflet. Sahaja Meditation - Every Saturday, 11:00AM - 12:30PM - Enjoy the Senior iPad/iPhone Club - Wednesday, October 18, 11:30AM - We silence, peace, and stress release that is always free. welcome all adults and seniors who are interested in expanding their knowledge of iPads and iPhones. Please bring your own device Coffee and Crafting with Heather – if you already own one. Please Register. Tuesday, October 10, 10:00AM - Join staffer Heather Summers for coffee and Basics of Photo Editing an adorable fall-themed (Thanksgiving) Monday, October 23, garland for your home. Please bring two 11:00AM - Get started skeins of med weight yarn in shades of with the basics of editing orange. digital photos. Learn about some of the free HEALTHCARE AND ESTATE programs and tools you PLANNING: WHAT YOU NEED can use on any computer. TO KNOW NOW TO AVOID Please Register. CRISIS PLANNING, an AAII Personal Financial Planning Psychic Vincent Sisters – Thursday, October 26, 7:00PM - More info Special Interest Group (SIG) on Page 2. Presentation - Tuesday, October Query Club/Sewickley Public Library Speakers' Series – Monday, 10, 7:00PM - Planning for longOctober 30, 7:00PM - This year’s theme: The Wide World of Sports. term healthcare needs is a critical Topics for this meeting: Tom Hamilton, Pitt Athletic Director and part of financial planning. Attend this session to learn more about Medicaid rules and top strategies that you can put into place now to Football Coach by George Craig and The Olympics in the Year 500 B.C.E. by Linda Zang. protect your assets. This discussion will include personal caregiver agreements, gifting and trusts.

October Book Groups Mystery Book Group - Tuesday, Oct. 10, 7PM - From the Charred Remains by Susanna Calkins Get Lit - Tuesday, Oct. 17, 7PM - Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger at Pizza Roma

Brown Bag Book Group – Thursday, Oct. 19, 11:30AM - The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood 4th Tuesday Book Group - Tuesday, Oct. 24, 7PM - Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West by Dorothy Wickenden 5








10:00Storytime @ OTNC 6:45-Mighty Math

9:30-Babies ST 10:00-Knitting 10:30-Babies ST 1:00-Babies ST 3:30-Anime Club

9:30-2’s ST 10:30-2’s ST 6:00-Cinema Circle

9:30-Pre-school ST 9:30-Wise Walk 12:00-Senior Computer Club 1:30-Pre-school ST 6:45-Dance Party 7:00-Tea & Inspiration

10:30-Write Now

10:00-Family Storytime 11:00Meditation

10:00Storytime @ OTNC 6:45-Mighty Math

9:30-Babies ST 10:00-Coffee & Crafting 10:30-Babies ST 1:00-Babies ST 3:30-Teen Knit Club 6:00-Lego Club 7:00-AAII 7:00-Mystery BG

9:30-2’s ST 10:00-Convo Salon 10:30-2’s ST 6:00-Baby & Toddler Sensory Time 6:00-Random Fandom Funday

9:30-Pre-school ST 9:30-Wise Walk 12:00-Intro to Excel 1:30-Pre-school ST 4:00-Cook It! 6:45-Dance Party 12:00-Boxing for Safety and Strength 7:00-Tea & Inspiration

10:30-Write Now 11:00-Parachute Play 7:00-Friday the 13th Movie Night: Ouija: Origin of Evil

10:00-Family Storytime 11:00Meditation 1:00-Kids Knit

10:00Storytime @ OTNC 6:00-Teen Advisory Council 6:45-Mighty Math 7:00-Query Club

9:30-Babies ST 10:30-Babies ST 1:00-Babies ST 3:30-Anime Club 7:00-Get Lit BG at Pizza Roma

9:30-2’s ST 10:30-2’s ST 11:30-Senior iPad/iPhone 1:00-Family Storytime with Stefanie Hohl

9:30-Pre-school ST 9:30-Wise Walk 11:30-BBBG 1:30-Pre-school ST 6:45-Dance Party 7:00-Tea & Inspiration

10:30-Write Now 1:00-Super Science

10:00-Family Storytime 11:00Meditation 1:00-American Girl Halloween Party 8:00-Scream Scene 2017

2:00-Chess Club 6:00Savoring Sewickley

10:00Storytime @ OTNC 11:00-Basics of Photo Editing 6:45-Mighty Math 7:30-Real Ghosts of Pittsburgh

9:30-Babies ST 10:30-Babies ST 1:00-Babies ST 3:30-Teen Knit Club 6:00-Lego Club 7:00-4th Tuesday BG

9:30-2’s ST 10:30-2’s ST 6:00-Random Fandom Funday 6:30-Nightmare Before Christmas for Tweens and Teens

9:30-Pre-school ST 9:30-Wise Walk 1:30-Pre-school ST 4:00-Cook It! 6:45-Dance Party 7:00-Psychic Vincent Sisters

10:30-Write Now

10:00-Family Storytime 11:00Meditation After the ParadeHalloween Fashion Show

2:00Halloween Family Bingo

10:00Storytime @ OTNC 6:45-Mighty Math 7:00-Query Club

9:30-Babies ST 10:30-Babies ST 1:00-Babies ST

3:00-Dog Tales


October 2017

Teen Adult All-Ages


Donations SPL Annual Appeal Donations: Edward Bauer

Ann Behrer Timothy and Claudia Ann Blake Memorial Donations:

Robert and Gretchen Burnham

William Behan in memory of Susanne Harvey

The Carrier Family

George and Rita Crawford in memory of Diane Marx

Ronald and Bonnie Casper

Martha Farkasovsky in memory of Maria Minniti

James C. Chaplin, IV, Charitable Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation

Joyce Cortese in memory of Elizabeth Lord Patterson Smith

William and Melissa Cook David Cukovich

In Memory of Peter Sour:

Sandra Drant

Wayne and Mary Murphy

Eaton Foundation

The Query Club

Glenn Charitable Trust Anja Gnjatic

Martha Farkasovsky in memory of Ernest J. Tucci

David and Marcia Gordon

Mary Walker in memory of Lynn White

Thomas Green The Hillman Company

Anita Yamaguchi in memory of Monte Cole Wilkinson

Ivan and Ruth Hofmann Starr Hull

Honor Donations:

Donna Korczyk

Martha Farkasovsky in honor of Susan Brutout

William and Anne Lang

Amanda Dunn in honor of Barclay Dunn

Lauren McLeod

Helen and Don Berman in honor of Paulette Green

Joseph and Jean Ann Mulhern

Martha Farkasovsky in honor of Tina Herman

Robert and Shirley Mutz

George and Rita Crawford in honor of Eddie Marx of E & M Jewelers of Sewickley

Louis and Catherine Paff

Caroline Ciliberti in honor of Anna Podroskey

Peter and Stephanie Perry John and Joan Straka

General Donations:

Carolyn Toth

Amanda Dunn

Tom and Saundy Waseleski

Eaton Foundation Friends of Sewickley Public Library Annual Appeal Donations:

Patty and Harris Jones

Phoebe Stern

Eaton Foundation

Russell and Susan Ulmer

Wayne and Mary Murphy

Western Pennsylvania Mensa 7

October 2017 Phone 412-741-6920 Children’s 412-741-0937 Renewals 412-622-1895

500 Thorn Street, Sewickley, PA 15143

$10 a ticket/3 WINNERS! Enter for a chance to win tickets to one of these games:

Browns vs. Steelers December 31, 2017 (1 pm) 2 Seats: 25 rows behind Steelers bench

2018 Season Pirates Game

Hurricanes vs. Penguins

4 Tickets *Date: TBD

4 Club Level Seats

January 23, 2018

Bruegger's Fundraising Coupons Please visit on the first Saturday each month to print the coupons. 8

Purchase raffle tickets at the library any time before the event. Tickets will also be sold at SAVORING SEWICKLEY.

Winners to be drawn October 22 at Savoring Sewickley. Winners need not be present.

October 2017 at Sewickley Public Library  
October 2017 at Sewickley Public Library