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March/April 2015
Volume 12, Issue 4
Library Hours
CPL Fan

Monday - Thursday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday
1:00 - 4:00 PM


Library Closings: 

Friday, April 3
Good Friday

Sunday, April 5
Easter

Sunday, May 24
SUMMER HOURS START

Monday, May 25
Memorial Day
  
What better way to welcome the warmer weather than with a new book by a popular, best selling author?

Memory Man
Baldacci, David

Tortured Souls
Barker, Clive

The Dream Lover
Berg, Elizabeth

Patriot Threat
Berry, Steve

The Harder They Come
Boyle, T. Coraghessan

Endangered
Box, C. J.

The Cavendon Women
Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Iron Wolf
Brown, Dale

Killing Monica
Bushnell, Candace

The Forgotten Room
Child, Lincoln

The Melody Lingers On
Clark, Mary Higgins

The Stranger
Coben, Harlan

Host
Cook, Robin

The Alpine Zen
Daheim, Mary

One Night
Dickey, Eric Jerome

Wicked Charms
Evanovich, Janet

Someone is Watching
Fielding, Joy

The Dead Play On
Graham, Heather

Day Shift
Harris, Charlaine

Pride v. Prejudice
Hess, Joan

Cold Betrayal
Jance, Judith A.

Your Next Breath
Johansen, Iris

The Fall
Lescroart, John T.

The Love Letters
Lewis, Beverly

Last One Home
Macomber, Debbie

Emma
McCall Smith, Alexander

Perfect Match
Michaels, Fern

Jack of Spades
Oates, Joyce Carol

Make Something Up
Palahniuk, Chuck

14th Deadly Sin
Patterson, James

Miracle at Augusta
Patterson, James

NYPD Red 3
Patterson, James

Angel Court Affair
Perry, Anne

Garden of Lies
Quick, Amanda

The Liar
Roberts, Nora

Blood Infernal
Rollins, James

Miss Julia Lays Down the Law
Ross, Ann B.

Gathering Prey
Sandford, John

Every Fifteen Minutes
Scottoline, Lisa

Joe Steele
Turtledove, Harry

Hot Pursuit
Woods, Stuart
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Computer Classes
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CPL is pleased to be able to offer free, introductory level computer classes. The spring session of classes continues on Saturday mornings during March. 

March 7
What you can do from home with your library card

March 14
PowerPoint I

March 21
eBooks & eReaders

March 28
Intro to Computers

Register online or
call 724-776-9100 ext. 1123
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Used Book Sale
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The Friends of Cranberry Public Library are hosting a used book sale to benefit the Cranberry Public Library!

Friday, April 17
10AM-4:30PM

Saturday, April 18
10AM - 3:30PM

Sunday, April 19
1-2:30PM
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Online registration is now available for library programs.

It's easy!

You can either create an account or login using any of your following accounts:

* Google+
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* Facebook
* LinkedIn
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 Family Place Workshops:  

Parents & kids playing and learning together!

 

Cranberry Public Library is delighted to be able to offer Family Place Workshops for parents/caregivers and their children birth - 3-years old. 

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During this special time, the library provides a casual setting in which the child and parent can learn and play together, while also introducing the parent(s) to community resource specialists who are able to help them
navigate the challenging task of parenting a little one.

Thursdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30
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Required, online registration starts on March 16.
Space is very limited for this popular program!

For more information, please call
Annemarie @ 724-776-9100 ext. 1124
Program Highlights
March - April 2015

Cranberry Public Library offers a wide variety of programs for children, families, teens, and adults. Please visit our program calendar for a complete list of programs with information.

MARCH 2015

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Monday, March 2 @ 4 PM
Teens are invited to play an important role in the Cranberry Library by helping to plan events and by giving input on new books, DVDs, and music for the library's teen collection.

Cranberry Adult Discussion Group
Thursday, March 5 @ 10 AM
If you enjoy talking about current events that are shaping our world this is the group for you. No registration required, simply drop in for lively, open-minded discussion.

Family Fun Night
Thursday, March 5 from 6 - 8 PM
Families are invited to drop in for a Dr. Seuss filled evning of fun! No registration is required.

First Editions Book Group
Monday, March 9 @ 7 PM
Join us for a discussion of Poisoner's Handbook by Deborah Blum. Copies of the title are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk.

Unknown Stories of the Civil War
Tuesday, March 10 @ 6PM
President and chief executive officer of the Senator John Heinz History Center, Dr. Masich will share stories from the History Center's remarkable collection. Register online or call the library at 724-776-9100 ext. 1126.

Young (at heart!) Book Club
Wednesday, March 11 @ 7 PM
This newly formed book club is for adults who love the exciting world of teen literature! In March we'll be discussing the works of John Green, so pick one to read and join us for a lively discussion of this hugely popular author's works!

Homeschool Crafternoon
Thursday, March 12 @ 1 PM
Join Ms. Rachael to make a craft and hang out with other homeschoolers! For children ages 6-11.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Monday, March 16 @ 4 PM
Teens are invited to play an important role in the Cranberry Library by helping to plan events and by giving input on new books, DVDs, and music for the library's teen collection.

Tween Lego Club
Tuesday,March 17 @ 4 PM
Come and hang out with other Lego enthusiasts for an hour of laid back building. Tweens in grades 4-6 should register to attend.

Books & Bagels
Wednesday, March 18 @ 10 AM
Copies of My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor are available for pickup at the Circulation Desk. 

Budding Builders
Thursday, March 19 @ 4PM
1st-3rd graders are invited to for an hour of LEGO design and building. Registration is required.

Tween Advisory Board
Monday, March 23 @ 4:30 PM
Students in grades 4-6 can learn the ropes of being on the Teen Advisory Board early by participating in the Tween Advisory Board. Earn volunteer hours and help plan other Tween activities.

Teen Movie Night
Friday, March 27 from 7-9:30 PM 
Join friends for a popular movie, snacks, and just hanging out. 

4th Thursday Book Club
Thursday, March 26 @ 10 AM
Come to this newly formed book club for a discussion of Alice Hoffman's The Dovekeepers. Copies are available now at the Circulation Desk. All are welcome!

20s, 30s, & 40s Book Club
Monday, March 30 @ 7 PM
March's title is Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. Join the Gen X & Gen Y crowd for witty book banter!
 

APRIL 2015

1st-3rd Grade Book Club
Wednesdays, April 1, 8, 15, & 22 from 7-7:30PM
You're never too young for a book club! Find out what Ms. Rachael has the kids reading this time and plan to join us for fun!

Cranberry Adult Discussion Group
Thursday, April 2 @ 10 AM
If you enjoy talking about current events that are shaping our world this is the group for you. No registration required, simply drop in for lively, open-minded discussion.

Teen Art Club
Thursday, April 2 @ 4PM

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Monday, April 6 @ 4 PM
Teens are invited to play an important role in the Cranberry Library by helping to plan events and by giving input on new books, DVDs, and music for the library's teen collection.

First Editions Book Group
Monday, April 6 @ 7 PM
Join us for a discussion of On the Road by Jack Kerouac. Copies of the title are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk.

Tween Art Club
Tuesday, April 7 @ 4 PM
Kids in grades 4-6 are invited to come and get crafty on the first Tuesday of each month.

Young (at heart!) Book Club
Wednesday, April 8 @ 7 PM
This book club is for adults who love the exciting world of teen literature! In April we'll discuss Forests of Hands and Teeth  by Carrie Ryan. Copies are available at the library's Circulation Desk.

Homeschool Crafternoon
Thursday, April 9 @ 1 PM
Join Ms. Rachael to make a craft and hang out with other homeschoolers! For children ages 6-11.

NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK
Sunday, April 12 - Saturday, April 18

Books & Bagels
Wednesday, April 15 @ 10 AM
Copies of Sweeping up Glass by Carolyn Wall will be available for pickup at the Circulation Desk. 

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Monday, April 20 @ 4 PM
Teens are invited to play an important role in the Cranberry Library by helping to plan events and by giving input on new books, DVDs, and music for the library's teen collection.

Tween Lego Club
Tuesday, April 21 @ 4 PM
Come and hang out with other Lego enthusiasts for an hour of laid back building. Tweens in grades 4-6 should register to attend.

4th Thursday Book Club
Thursday, April 23 @ 10 AM
Come to this newly formed book club for a discussion of Jennifer Niven's Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World. Copies are available now at the Circulation Desk. All are welcome!

Tween Movie Night
Friday, April 24 from 7-9:30 PM

20s, 30s & 40s Book Club
Monday, April 27 @ 7 PM
January's title is The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg. Join the Gen X & Gen Y crowd for witty book banter!
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Our storytimes are the place to be! Unfortunately though, this means that require registration for ALL storytimes.
Signup is now available online. 
 
INFANT STORYTIME
(Birth - 18 mos)
Mondays, February 23 - March 23
Mondays, April 13 - May 11
10:30 AM

Babies and their caregivers share smiles, stories, and more at storytime for our littlest listeners!

TODDLER STORYTIME
(19 mos - 3 years)
Wednesdays, February 25 - March 25
Wednesdays, April 15 - May 13
10 or 11 AM
Toddlers and caregivers will be delighted by the colorful stories and rhymes at this storytime!

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
(4 & 5 year olds)
Tuesdays, February 24 - March 24
Tuesdays, April 14 - May 12
10 or 11 AM
Listen to stories, sing songs, make a craft, and have tons of fun at this storytime for preschoolers!

Questions? Call Annemarie 724-776-9100 ext 1124