Parkesburg Library News
March 23, 2016


Gardening with a Master Gardener. Saturdays, 8:00-10:00, in back of the library, beginning 4/9. If interested in using one of our raised beds or gardening in general come join the group!

Play golf to support the library! Monday, June 20, Tanglewood Manor. $90 cost includes Lunch, Dinner, Carts and Greens Fees. Prizes include $200 Best Ladies' and Men's Teams.

Play & Learn / Family Place - Emphasis on Wee Blocks! Ages 10 months to 4 years old, 10:00 to 11:00, April 6, 13, 20, 27. Registration recommended.

Please donate to help your library! The Library is a valuable community asset. Help us provide books, CDs, DVDs, programs and events for you! 2016 Goal: $37,070 to make up for our funding cuts.

New! Come see our Book Sale Corner and get excellent used books, etc. for a donation.

Summer Reading Club starts Monday, June 13th, and ends Monday, August 8th.

Book and Bake Sale, April 16th, 9:00 to 4:00 rain or shine in the library. Donation of baked goods for the sale appreciated. Choose from like-new fiction and non-fiction, children's books, plus some CDs and DVDs.

Community Yard Sale, April 30th. Our yard sale at the library, 8:00 - 1:00, will include books.

Story Time - Ages 3 and up, 10:30 - 11:00, April 7, 14, 21, 28. Registration recommended.

Art Class - April 9, 1:30-3:30. Step by Step Art Class with Geraldine Guzman. All ages. Registration and $10 fee required. All materials included. Questions: or phone: 484-723-9193

Science in the Summer - Genetics, July 11- 14, online registration begins May 3rd, held at Parkesburg VFW.

Read 1,000 books before kindergarten! -Gives kids a great start in school. Pick up packets at the library.

PAWS for Reading Kids read to a friendly dog to improve reading skill. Call to register for a 15 minute session, 5:30-6:30, on Tuesdays. Goldie's Gang: read to a PAWS companion 5 times at any host library in 2016 and earn a free T-shirt.

American Girl Club Meets 4th Tuesday of the month, 4:30 - 5:30 (except for June, July and August). New members and dolls of any kind are welcome.

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    Please designate the Parkesburg Free Library on your United Way Campaign contribution.

    Download eBooks or Audiobooks,>Our Resources>eMaterials>Overdrive ENJOY eBooks & audiobooks.

    Digital Magazines now available. Our Resources > eMaterials > Flipster.

    Library Board Meetings - 4th Mondays (except July, Aug. & Dec) 7:00 pm. in the library.