Events

Bringing You a Virtual Library

Bringing You a Virtual Library

These past few weeks have been a scramble to make decisions and adapt resources. As a result of the outbreak of COVID-19, our physical location is closed until further notice. Thankfully, the digital library world is taking some time to shine. Besides the physical items available in our building, we […]

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Tech Nights

Tech Nights

On the fourth Monday of each month, we invite kids of all ages to explore technology and robotics. Our year-round tech nights provide a space for kids to exercise their imaginations while advancing their engineering, critical thinking, and STEM skills. Through the Westmoreland Library Network, we have access to many […]

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Dance Around the World

Dance Around the World

Last week on Saturday, October 12, our Dance Around the World (DATW) program kicked off with the Jazz session. In this 8-month program, participants 6-8 years old enjoy an hour of movement, learning, and creativity based on the featured dance. At RPL, we offer Tiny Tykes for ages 1-3 and Storytime […]

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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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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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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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