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.

October 2014

'Fahrenheit 451': Film and Discussion (Big Read)
October 20, Monday
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Gallery Space

Participate in an engaging discussion about the themes of Ray Bradbury's 'Fahrenheit 451' and its relevance today.

Celebrating 50 Years Together: A Special Reception for the Monroeville Community
October 25, Saturday
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Gallery Space

2014 is the 50th anniversary of the Monroeville Public Library. To celebrate the occasion, the Library is holding a special reception in the Gallery Space. Please join us for light refreshments and a look at our Blanket the Library installation art project. At 3:00 p.m. the Monroeville Community Chorus will perform a selection of popular standards. The reception is free and open to the public.

Readers Theater Presents: The Canterville Ghost
October 29, Wednesday
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Gallery Space

Please join us for a special Halloween performance by Readers Theater Presents of The Canterville Ghost, a stage adaptation of the 1887 short story by Oscar Wilde. The story begins when an American family, the Otises, moves to Canterville Chase, an old English country house haunted by a ghost known as Sir Simon. Will Sir Simon succeed in his efforts to terrify the Otises? You will have to listen closely, because otherwise the ghost may tap you on the shoulder and carry you away!

November 2014

Fun, Decoders, Cachets and Crafts
November 3, Monday
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Gallery Space

Dawn Richards of the Wilkinsburg Stamp Club will discuss ways of using stamps in art projects and crafts, and the hidden pictures in some stamps that require 'decoders'. Eugene Bujdos will show and discuss the Stamp Club's 'cachets', which emphasize and focus on the Pittsburgh area and are circulated worldwide.

"We Did What We Had to Do": Peace Corps Volunteers in Chad, 1971-73
November 13, Thursday
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Gallery Space

Jim Diamond will present a slideshow about the experience of living in a remote Chadian village, and how he and his wife Betty Diamond learned to appreciate and understand the customs, culture, traditions and survival hardships of a rural society in the Republic of Chad.

Local Writer Eileen Colianni: The Power of Stories -- Yours and Mine
November 15, Saturday
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Gallery Space

Oakmont writer Eileen Colianni will speak about the power of stories -- yours and mine -- and read from her new essay collection While There's Still Time: Inspiring Essays That Touch the Heart. Eileen is an award-winning freelance writer and also a semi-retired mental health counselor who conducts seminars and facilitates retreats. Her work has been published nationally and locally, primarily in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

December 2014

Affordable Care Act Year Two: Enrolling, Renewing, and Using Your Coverage
December 3, Wednesday
12:00 noon - 8:45 p.m.
Gallery Space

Join us for an in-depth, interactive presentation on how health insurance works in the post-Affordable Care Act landscape. Before and after the presentation, enrollment assisters will be available to provide one-on-one help for those seeking coverage or needing to renew their plans. Please call 412-372-0500 ext. 13 for details.

Soul Line Dance Class: Holiday Party Edition
December 15, Monday
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Gallery Space

Join instructor Phyllis Jackson for a soul line dance class in the Gallery Space. Instruction will be given on several of the most popular line dances, including the Electric Slide, Cupid Shuffle, Detroit Shuffle, Michael Jackson Shuffle, Wobble, Slide On, Ms. Jody's Thang and more. Bring a few friends and learn some new dances for the holiday party season!


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Reference and Adult Services

Monroeville Public Library provides a wide array of resources for your leisure and learning needs.

The Library maintains a physical collection of over 100,000 items, including fiction, nonfiction and reference books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, magazines and newspapers.

  • Books By Mail - Patrons ages 50+ who cannot get to the Monroeville Public Library
  • Computer Services - Catalog Services, Cardholder Access, Public Computes & Printers, Free Wireless Access


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