Teen and Tween Poetry Contest
Read your favorite poem or write your own – poems can be funny, sad, or tell a story
at the library on April 22 at4:00 P.M.
prizes for best original poem and for best reading of any poem
Thank you for celebrating in National Library Week with Us!
Celebrate National Library Week and Lives change @ your library®, April 13-19
Daily there are people who come to the library and encounter life changing events much like this year’s National Library Week honorary chair Judy Blume, the best-selling author and intellectual freedom advocate. She first found her favorite books while sitting on the floor of the children’s room at the public library in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Those beloved characters in those cherished books helped her develop new stories and new characters, resulting in twenty-eight books translated into thirty-two languages. Judy Blume’s life did change @ the library!
in 1958, National Library Week is a celebration
sponsored by the American Library Association
(ALA) and libraries across the United States
Its goal is to promote library use and
The six libraries in Jefferson County celebrated National Library Week. Join in the special events at the Mengle Memorial Library (Brockway), Rebecca M. Arthurs Library (Brookville), Punxsutawney Memorial Library, Reynoldsville Public Library, Summerville Public Library, and the Sykesville Public Library.
Libraries across the country are helping people change their unique situations. Whether it is a child learning to read by using Leap Pads or a visually impaired senior listening to an audio production, the library has changed his world, opening new vistas that were limited. How has your world been changed @ the library?
Money and Your Future
Saturday May 17 - Punxsutawney Public Library at 3 pm
Are YOU planning for your financial future? Are you worried about your children’s future? Now is the time to take control, set goals, and win with money! Here is a program that will teach you basic strategies to help you achieve more with your money through budgeting, saving, and spending wisely.
Adult Program: Presented by David Hess
· Learning how to live on a budget, set goals, and look ahead at retirement
· Filling out budget forms and learning how to best use them
· Discussing goal setting and how to achieve goals realistically
· Comprehending basic retirement strategies
Children: Presented by Heather Hess
· Learning how to earn, save, spend, and give money.
· Understanding the concept of commission versus an allowance.
· Reading books and completing hands on activities
· Being actively engaged in the learning process.
Summer Reading Program
Register for Summer Reading online or at the library!
Programs every Tuesday from June
17th through August 5th
11 am - Children 5 and under
1 pm - Children 6 and up
2 pm - 'Tweens and Teens
Mengle Memorial Library is a participating site for the Statewide Access card.
The Mengle Memorial Library serves as the headquarters for the Jefferson County Library System.