Monroeville Public Library
4000 Gateway Campus Blvd.
Monroeville, PA 15146
412-372-0500

 

Library Hours
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Adult Program

Adult Program Schedule

All programs are FREE. No registration is necessary.

Download the April 2014 MPL Program Calendar (PDF 160KB)

April 2014

Readers Theater
April 16, Wednesday
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Conference Room

Readers Theater is a fun way for a group to perform a play -- without the need for memorizing lines! We meet once a month to read aloud with expression from some of our favorite plays. No memorization, no props, no costumes, no sets. No sweat!
Contact: Reference Librarian 412-372-0500 X17

1960s Dance Class: Land of a Thousand Dances
April 22, Tuesday
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Gallery Space

Throughout 2014 MPL will be Celebrating 50 Years Together with the Monroeville community. In April we're exploring "What We Were Listening to in Music" and everyone is invited to join dance instructor Phyllis Jackson for a 1960s dance class in the Gallery Space! Instruction will be given on several of the most popular 1960s dances, including the Twist, Mashed Potato, Madison, Pony, Fly, Watusi, Jerk, Hitch Hike, Loco-Motion and more. Bring a few friends and learn some dances from when the Library first opened its doors!

Friends in Harmony: A Spring Concert
April 23, Wednesday
7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Gallery Space

Friends in Harmony sing an eclectic mix of styles -- classical, popular, musical theatre, rock, jazz, madrigals, folk, sacred. They will present a Spring Concert including songs such as "The Flower Duet," "The Garden Song" and "Now Is the Month of Maying."

Readers Theater Presents
April 23, Wednesday
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Conference Room

We entertain local community groups with live productions of various plays. Actors read aloud from scripts, so there's no need to memorize lines. We're looking for actors, sound effect technicians, backstage assistants, and anyone who would like to be involved in our productions!
Contact: Beverly 412-374-0912

Joint, Muscle and Orthopedic Injuries in Seniors: Prevention and Treatment
April 25, Friday
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Gallery Space

Please join Christin C. Donofrio, PT, DPT, CSCS for a discussion of common injuries that occur in the senior population - joint problems, muscle tears, and orthopedic diseases - and prevention and treatment of these disorders.

Ms. Donofrio is Physical Therapist and Facility Director at Centers for Rehab Services. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

Klezlectic: Music for a Modern World
April 29, Tuesday
7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Gallery Space

Klezlectic specializes in klezmer music, but also performs American, Latin and Balkan and Eastern European popular dance music -- a lively feast of truly sweet genres for any occasion and all ages! This multi-talented group exudes a natural sensitivity to style, rhythm, interpretation and music movement -- a timeless joie de vivre!

Readers Theater Presents
April 30, Wednesday
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Conference Room

We entertain local community groups with live productions of various plays. Actors read aloud from scripts, so there's no need to memorize lines. We're looking for actors, sound effect technicians, backstage assistants, and anyone who would like to be involved in our productions!
Contact: Beverly 412-374-0912

May 2014

Creative Solutions for Caregivers: How to Deal with Stress and Guilt
May 5, Monday
7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Gallery Space

Please join Jeff Weinberg, M.Ed., MPH, NHA of the geriatric advocacy agency Senior Assistance for a presentation on the complex problems that accompany the aging process and creative solutions for seniors and the caregivers in their families. Mr. Weinberg is an adjunct instructor for CCAC and Penn State University with 25 years of experience in healthcare and long-term care.

13 Months in Vietnam: One Marine's Perspective
May 7, Wednesday
7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Gallery Space

Please join Thomas P. Conroy of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Readjustment Counseling Service) for a discussion of the Vietnam War as it was experienced by the combat soldiers who served in that war. Mr. Conroy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Board Certified Diplomate (BCD). He served with the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam in 1968 and 1969; he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Slippery Rock University in 1974 and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1986. For over two decades Mr. Conroy has provided individual and group therapy to combat veterans who served from World War II to the present. His professional focus has been the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with combat veterans.

Readers Theater Presents
May 7, Wednesday
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Conference Room

We entertain local community groups with live productions of various plays. Actors read aloud from scripts, so there's no need to memorize lines. We're looking for actors, sound effect technicians, backstage assistants, and anyone who would like to be involved in our productions!
Contact: Beverly 412-374-0912

Creative Solutions for Caregivers: Financial and Legal Aspects
May 12, Monday
7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Gallery Space

Please join Jeff Weinberg, M.Ed., MPH, NHA of the geriatric advocacy agency Senior Assistance for a presentation on the complex problems that accompany the aging process and creative solutions for seniors and the caregivers in their families. Mr. Weinberg is an adjunct instructor for CCAC and Penn State University with 25 years of experience in healthcare and long-term care.

Rain Gardens for Managing Stormwater
May 13, Tuesday
7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Gallery Space
Cosponsored by the Garden Club of Monroeville

Please join Roxanne Swann of the Audubon Society of Western PA (ASWP) for a presentation about rain gardens and how they can protect water quality, reduce flooding and contribute to a biodiverse local environment. Rain gardens work for us by filtering stormwater runoff before it enters local waterways. The presentation will provide information about stormwater management issues and rain garden installation plus additional resources on native plant species.

Readers Theater Presents
May 14, Wednesday
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Conference Room

We entertain local community groups with live productions of various plays. Actors read aloud from scripts, so there's no need to memorize lines. We're looking for actors, sound effect technicians, backstage assistants, and anyone who would like to be involved in our productions!
Contact: Beverly 412-374-0912

Put Some Spring in Your Step: Unique Exercise Types and How They Can Benefit You
May 16, Friday
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Gallery Space
Cosponsored by the Garden Club of Monroeville

Please join Christin C. Donofrio, PT, DPT, CSCS for a discussion of various exercise types (yoga, Pilates, weight lifting, etc.) and the comparative benefits of each one. Ms. Donofrio is Physical Therapist and Facility Director at Centers for Rehab Services. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

Creative Solutions for Caregivers: Relieving Stress Through Laughter, Creative Writing and Meditation
May 19, Monday
7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Gallery Space

Please join Jeff Weinberg, M.Ed., MPH, NHA of the geriatric advocacy agency Senior Assistance for a presentation on the complex problems that accompany the aging process and creative solutions for seniors and the caregivers in their families. Mr. Weinberg is an adjunct instructor for CCAC and Penn State University with 25 years of experience in healthcare and long-term care.

Readers Theater
May 21, Wednesday
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Conference Room

Readers Theater is a fun way for a group to perform a play -- without the need for memorizing lines! We meet once a month to read aloud with expression from some of our favorite plays. No memorization, no props, no costumes, no sets. No sweat!
Contact: Reference Librarian 412-372-0500 X17

Readers Theater Presents
May 21, Wednesday
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Conference Room

We entertain local community groups with live productions of various plays. Actors read aloud from scripts, so there's no need to memorize lines. We're looking for actors, sound effect technicians, backstage assistants, and anyone who would like to be involved in our productions!
Contact: Beverly 412-374-0912

Readers Theater Presents
May 28, Wednesday
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Conference Room

We entertain local community groups with live productions of various plays. Actors read aloud from scripts, so there's no need to memorize lines. We're looking for actors, sound effect technicians, backstage assistants, and anyone who would like to be involved in our productions!
Contact: Beverly 412-374-0912

June 2014

Readers Theater
June 18, Wednesday
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Conference Room

Readers Theater is a fun way for a group to perform a play -- without the need for memorizing lines! We meet once a month to read aloud with expression from some of our favorite plays. No memorization, no props, no costumes, no sets. No sweat!
Contact: Reference Librarian 412-372-0500 X17


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