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Library Slates Upcoming Programs

By Submitted Report
The Tube City Almanac
December 22, 2016
Posted in: Announcements

Carnegie Library of McKeesport has slated programs for January. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For more information about any program, call (412) 672-0625 or visit the library's website.

The library is located at 1507 Library Ave., off of Versailles Avenue.


Sit and Be Fit: "Sit and Be Fit" will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4 and 18 at the library. The program promotes exercises that can be done in the winter months. The exercises are low impact and gentle, a spokeswoman said.

Cookbook Club: Do you love cooking and sharing recipes? The Carnegie Library's cookbook club may be for you. The club meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the children's room to share recipes and try different foods, based on a theme. The next meeting is 6 p.m. Jan. 9; advance registration is requested at (412) 672-0625.

Chemo-Caps: Knitters and crocheters are invited to meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 11 and 25 to make hats for local cancer patients. Supplies are also needed. The group meets in the newspaper room at the library. No registration is necessary.

Movies at the Library: Movies for adults are screened select days at the library in the children's room. At 10 a.m. Jan. 10, the movie will be "Florence Foster Jenkins" starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant. On Jan. 24 at 10 a.m., the movie will be "Sully" starring Tom Hanks. Free popcorn is provided.

Book Club: The Carnegie Library of McKeesport's Book Club meets at 12 noon Jan. 18 at Lifespan (former Thrift Drugs location) at Olympia Shopping Center, Versailles. The next book to be discussed will be "Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America," by Barbara Ehrenreich. Copies of the book may be borrowed, for free, from the circulation desk at the library. Call (412) 672-0625.

(To purchase the book from Amazon, click here: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America)

Originally published December 22, 2016.

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