Each year, the American Library Association recognizes the value public libraries bring to their communities with a week-long celebration highlighting the essential role libraries, librarians, and library workers play in serving their communities, especially during challenging times. SPL was proud… Continue Reading Celebrate National Library Week (April 4-10)
This is your chance to design an official bookmark for Summer Reading 2021! This year’s theme is ‘Tails and Tales’ – a celebration of animals in literature. Pick up an entry sheet at the library or on our website and… Continue Reading Summer Reading Bookmark Design Contest
The Friends of the Sewickley Public Library recently announced their big spring fundraising event – “Savoring at Home.” This new virtual-event pays homage to the Friends’ largest annual fundraiser, “Savoring Sewickley,” which was prevented from occurring by the recent pandemic.… Continue Reading Support Your Library by Savoring at Home
Are you looking for BOOKS?! Like LOTS of BOOKS? You’re in luck! The Friends of the Sewickley Public Library are bringing back their POP UP SALES beginning March 20th. Find the Friends in front of the library on Saturdays from… Continue Reading Pop-Up Book Sales begin March 20th
Longing for a short getaway with a cultural bent? Look no further! Explore all Southwestern PA has to offer when you check out our 2021 Experience Kits. In partnership with Allegheny County libraries, we are circulating passes to nearby museums… Continue Reading Experience Historic Southwestern PA
On Tuesday, March 2nd, we will celebrate Read Across America Day. Did you know the National Education Association started Read Across America Day in 1998 as a way to celebrate reading? It coincides with the birthday of Dr. Seuss and was designed to motivate children &… Continue Reading Celebrate Read Across America Day!
We are absolutely thrilled to announce the newest addition to the our e-resource lineup: Creativebug. Creativebug is a hub for any level of creative – from those just seeking out a little artistic outlet to the tried and true crafter… Continue Reading Crafters Rejoice: Creativebug is Here!
Do you have books to donate for future book sales? The Friends of the Sewickley Library will be happy to accept your book donations on Friday, February 12, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., in the library parking lot. Please… Continue Reading One-Day Book Donation Drop-Off
In celebration of Black History Month, check out these engaging and vibrant, virtual programs throughout the Pittsburgh area that highlight Black culture, art, and history. Most programs are local and free, but require registration. (Many thanks to the Librarians at… Continue Reading Celebrate Black History Month
Did you know that all students in the Quaker Valley School District have access to Sora by OverDrive? This student-focused reading app gets age-appropriate ebooks and audiobooks directly into the hands of students from grades K-12. In addition, the Sora… Continue Reading Get More from Sora with SPL