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Programs and Events

We have programs and events for everyone from kids to adults!

Topics cover everything from books and computers to history and genealogy. Plus, our reading programs and story time are community favorites!

Select a category to view programs and events for that age group.

portion of a mural depicting book characters
portion of a mural depicting book characters

Ready, Set, Draw!

Meyersdale Public Library

210 Center Street, Meyersdale

814-634-0512

6/15/24

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Join instructor George Menser on Saturday mornings, 10:30 - noon, for FREE basic drawing classes. (No class Saturday, July 6.) "Ready, Set, Draw!" is for youth ages 12-17. Pencils and paper will be provided. You may bring your own pencils and/or drawing pads if you prefer.

Topics that may be covered are: basic use of pencils, drawing exercises, shapes, perspective, layout, and more.

Please call the library for details and to register at 814-634-0512. While the class has begun, new members are still welcome.

George Menser is the creator of murals in the library (a portion of one is pictured above) and for many years drew editorial cartoons for "The New Republic" newspaper in Meyersdale.

At your first session, please bring sample drawings if you have some.

Book cover image for The Last Child
Book cover image for The Last Child

Speaking of Books: "The Last Child" by John Hart

Meyersdale Public Library

210 Center Street, Meyersdale

(814) 634-0512

7/25/24

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8:30 PM

Our next book discussion will be on Thursday, July 25. The book will be "The Last Child" by John Hart.
Copies will be available soon to sign out at the library.

Summary: After his twin sister Alyssa disappears, thirteen year-old Johnny Merrimon is determined to find her. When a second girl disappears from his rural North Carolina town, Johnny makes a discovery that sends shock waves through the community in this multi-layered tale of broken families and deadly secrets.

Photo of folks with photos from The New Republic
Photo of folks with photos from The New Republic

"The Way We Were" Club

Pennsylvania Room
Meyersdale Public Library

210 Center Street, Meyersdale

814-634-0512, phone menu item 2

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Do you enjoy looking through old photos, sharing memories, and preserving local history? The Way We Were Club may be for you! The library now has thousands of photos and negatives, covering a multitude of subjects, we're received from Meyersdale's former New Republic newspaper. If you like technology, we can even show you how to scan photos for digital preservation! There is no set schedule for the club. It is up to members to decide when they want to come.

Announcement of Magna Tile club
Announcement of Magna Tile club

Magna-Tile Club

Meyersdale Public Library

210 Center Street

814-634-0512

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5:30 PM

Build fun! Join our new Magna-Tile club and create colorful, shiny buildings and other objects. Join the fun on Thursdays at 4:30 PM.

Young girl on a stack of books
Young girl on a stack of books

Summer Quest children's program

Paul Fuller Playground

275 Grant Street, Meyersdale

(814) 634-0512

7/12/24

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10:00 AM

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12:00 PM

Our annual children's Summer Quest program continues with summer fun!

Join us every Friday morning July 12 through August 9 for stories, crafts, games, guest presenters, and more. The theme is "Adventure Begins at Your Library." This is the library's annual summer program for children ages 2 through 11. Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult. The sessions will be held at the Paul Fuller Playground, except in cases of inclement weather. The final session will include a picnic sponsored by Somerset Trust Co.

Registration required! Please visit or call the library to register.

Image from editorial page of final issue of The New Republic newspaper
Image from editorial page of final issue of The New Republic newspaper

Drawing an Opinion: Editorial Cartoons of George Menser

Meyersdale Public Library

210 Center Street, Meyersdale

(814) 634-0512

6/25/24

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Join George Menser, former publisher of the late, great "The New Republic" newspaper, as he shares some of the editorial cartoons he has created through the years.

Image of multi-colored LEGO blocks
Image of multi-colored LEGO blocks

LEGO® CLUB

Meyersdale Public Library

210 Center Street, Meyersdale

(814) 634-0512

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5:30 PM

Do you love LEGOs? Do you enjoy creating things with those popular little blocks? If you are an elementary-age youth (grades K-5) who likes to build with LEGOs, this is the club for you! Join us any Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. for a session of LEGO construction!

flyer for Meyersdale 1937 program
flyer for Meyersdale 1937 program

Remembering Our Town: Meyersdale 1937

Meyersdale Public Library

210 Center Street, Meyersdale

814-634-0512

7/16/24

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Come join us for a presentation by Samantha Schardt featuring Meyersdale circa 1937, which features the film Meyersdale, 1937.

SCFLS STEAM Initiative logo
SCFLS STEAM Initiative logo

Electronics & Robotics Camp -- registration CLOSED, sorry!

Meyersdale Public Library

210 Center Street, Meyersdale

814-634-0512

6/24/24

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6/28/24

10:00 AM

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Registration is closed for our weeklong introduction into Electronics & Robotics. We are sorry we can't enroll more learners, but we are glad to have filled all the available slots!

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