Beginning Saturday, June 25, Saegertown Area Library will be closing at 2 p.m. on Saturdays. We will still open at 9 a.m. The 4 p.m. closing time will resume the Saturday after Labor Day.

 

We will be closed July 4 for Fourth of July celebration, Saturday, July 16, for the garage, book, and hot dog sale and Friday, July 15, for  sale set-up. We will also be closed Saturday, September 3, and Monday, September 5, for Labor Day weekend.

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Summer Reading Registration Week is Monday, June 13 through Saturday, June 18. We welcome children and youth age 2.5 though completion of 11th grade!

The theme is Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.chocolatefactory

While we prefer to have everyone register this week, we understand that isn’t always possible for some families. Therefor, we will accept registrations next week. The absolute last day to register for summer reading is Saturday, June 25.

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Saegertown Area Library will be closed Saturday, May 28 & Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.

Regular hours resume Tuesday.

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These are our book mark contest winners and runners up. Winner Avery Palotas, a third grader at Maplewood Elementary School, created the fun 3 little pigs / chocolate bars design. Emily Loccisano, a tenth grader from Saegertown High School, won over the judges with her “sweet” and colorful design. These two will be turned onto printed bookmarks for the summer reading program. Sixth Grader McKenzie Means and eleventh grader Kirsten Mowris also greatly impressed us. Check out their designs on our Facebook page. We will add the high school winning designs as soon as possible.3-little-chocolate-bars-200pxChocolate_chip-200px

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Our Bookmark Contest has been under way for the past two weeks. We’re excited for your entries and are looking forward to this summer to show them off! There are still two weeks left to enter so please do!

The Saegertown Area Library is looking for an original designed bookmark

for their upcoming Summer Reading Program!

  • Design an original bookmark using two themes. Designs must include either sweet(s) or chocolate and either library or reading.
  • Contest entry begins April 4 and ends on May 2, 2016
  • Turn in all entries at the Saegertown Area Library.
  • There will be two entry categories: 2nd- 6th grades and 7th-11th grade. One winner from each age category will be chosen. The two winner’s bookmark designs will be printed and distributed to each participant who registers for the 2016 Summer Reading Program.
  • All other entries will be displayed on posters in the library during the 2016 Summer Reading Program.

Any questions– call the library (814)763-5203

bookmark_22Last year’s winning bookmark by Emily Loccisano was used during Teen Read Week 2015.

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The Annual Love your Library 5k Race and Walk-a-thon will be on Saturday, May 7. We will have registration forms available in the library and below.

Saegertown Area Public Library 2016 5K Form

2016 business sponsors form

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bell01Saegertown Area Library will be closing one hour early, at 6 p.m., on Wednesday, December 16th. We will be closed December 24th and 25th and January 1st. We will be open regular hours all other days.

 

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We’re getting excited for the upcoming Teen Read Week (TRW) October 18- 24, 2015

TRW is all about “Reading for the FUN of it.” So at the Saegertown Area Library we’re having a month long fun contest to get this TRW party started!

The contest begins on Saturday, September 19th and will end on the last day of TRW, Saturday, October 24, 2015.bookmark_22

We have an original bookmark created especially for Teen Read Week by local teen artist, Emily Loccisano. This bookmark will be used during the contest and is available now!

Details/Rules:

~You can enter as many times as you wish throughout the contest.

~Follow us on Instagram** @saegertownlibrary

~Post a photo of anything relating to books, reading, and fun.

~Photo must include our TRW bookmark or you can use a larger (4×5) of the ‘booknerd guy’

–both available at the Saegertown Area Library.[For those of you who are not local, you can reproduce the photo found in this post for the purpose of including it in YOUR ORIGINAL photo only.]

~Use the hashtag #TRW15SAL

~Finally, tag your photo with Saegertown library. @saegertownlibrary

~Winner will receive $ 20.00 gift card to Amazon. Winner will be announced here and notified through Instagram.

 

 

** This is an Instagram contest, however if someone who does not have Instagram would like to participate – a printed original photo with portrait orientation may be presented to the librarian at SAL.

 

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The deadline for registering to vote in the next election is October 5th. To register online, go to:button English

Basic instructions are on the following pdf document: OVR_howto_infographic

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