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Reading to the Therapy Dog

Reading to the Therapy Dog

Last year, the library welcomed a friendly and furry face for a program that dedicated a time and space for students to practice their reading skills. Our “Reading to Man’s Best Friend” program ensured children a safe space to practice reading but also associate reading with a positive environment. The […]

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Monthly Pop-Up Craft

Monthly Pop-Up Craft

In an effort to utilize the Makerspace room (read a post about this area here) and spread a habit of creativity, RPL holds a themed monthly craft. Since this craft is available on the third Monday of the month during normal library hours and invites patrons to drop in, it […]

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Growing with Gardens 2019 Recap

Growing with Gardens 2019 Recap

This summer, participants ages 4-12 came to Rostraver Library to learn about all things plants! Growing with Gardens consisted of 6 sessions split into two groups in order to accommodate ages 4-6 and 7-12. The program kicked off on June 20 with a community planting day when kids planted tomatoes, […]

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Harry Potter Day 2019

Harry Potter Day 2019

On Wednesday, July 31st, the world celebrated the birthdays of J.K. Rowling and her treasured character, Harry Potter. The Rostraver Public Library collected and celebrated the energy around this day by throwing our second annual Harry Potter Day. From noon until 6:30pm, patrons of all ages visited Hogwarts (the Children’s […]

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I Love My Library 724

I Love My Library 724

“‘When in doubt, go to the library.’” -J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Library-goers know the instant tranquility and excitement of walking through the doors of a library. They go through the happy routine of greeting new books added to the collection, seeing classic favorites lined on […]

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SRQ in June: Recap

SRQ in June: Recap

The month of June at Rostraver Library was full of space exploration with this year’s Summer Reading Quest Theme: A Universe of Stories. On Friday, June 14th, everyone gathered to kick off the summer of events. In addition to exploring the spaceship, coloring to space music, and checking out the […]

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LEGO Club!

LEGO Club!

In January, the library added a new club celebrating the creative power of Legos. Thanks to a generous donation of Legos, this club was an exciting possibility for Rostraver Library. In January, a room packed full of children and parents made this club a reality. Each week, Kelly plans a […]

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2019 Summer Reading Quest

2019 Summer Reading Quest

The start of the Summer Reading Quest (SRQ) at Rostraver Public Library is only a week away on June 14! This year, the SRQ theme is “A Universe of Stories.” That means that aliens, space ships, astronauts, and rockets will be moving into our library in the next week to […]

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Energy Audit at the Library

Energy Audit at the Library

Today, Envinity, Inc. of State College visited the library to work on an energy audit. This audit was funded by a grant from the West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund that Rostraver Library received in March 2019 (you can read the grant press release here). While at the library, Envinity carried […]

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