Summer Reading Program

Dream Big


Registration ~ week of June 25-30

Come in to…

Sign up for: weekly reading participation

 *Get reading records for weekly and grand prizes.

 *Open to children 2½ yrs.old through 6th grade.

Sign up for: activity programs

*There are limited spaces for the age-specific programs

held Tues. & Thurs. mornings for four weeks.

 *These activity programs are open to children

  3 yrs. old (by June 1st) through

                                        completion of 1st grade.

Saegertown Yard Sale

The Friends of the Saegertown Area Library will again have their Garage, Book and “Barry’s Famous Hot Dogs” Sale for Saegertown Garage Sale Day on Saturday, July 21 from 9-2.  Always treasures to find at great prices so stop on by and stay for lunch & homemade cookies!

Books may be donated to the sale beginning June 15.  Garage sale items will be accepted on Thursday, July 19.  Thank you!

The library will be closed on Friday, July 20, to prepare for the garage sale.

Memorial Day Weekend

In observance of Memorial Day, the Saegertown Area Library will be closed on Saturday, May 26 and Monday, May 28. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, May 29.

Library Meetings

  • The Book Club is currently reading The Crucible by Arthur Miller. The discussion will start at 7 PM on Tuesday, June 12, 2012.
  • The Saegertown Writers Group will next meet at 7 PM on Thursday, June 14, 2012.
  • The Friends of the Saegertown Area Library welcomes new members. Their next meeting is at 7 PM on Tuesday, June 26, 2012.

Walk-A-Thon Winners

The Saegertown Area Library thanks the Twiford family for winning the “Highest Donations Collected” award.

Kim Brocious and Rachal White won the Kindle drawings. John Weagraff won the Kindle Fire.

John Deissler won the “Hare Award” for the fastest walking time while Rebecca Getchell took home the “Tortoise Award” for the slowest time.

We would like to thank all of our walkers and sponsors for their generosity. And thank you to the Saegertown High School Key Club and National Honor Society for volunteering you help.

Writing Group Meeting

Have you always wanted to write the next great novel? Or do you have a talent for poetry and/or short stories? Get the creative juices flowing and join the Saegertown Writers Group (name open to suggestions) for their first meeting.

When: May 10, 2012 at 7 p.m.

Where: Saegertown Area Library

Feel free to bring poetry, a short story, or an excerpt from a larger work to share. Please limit submissions to a maximum of roughly 500 words. You may also choose to come, listen, participate in the discussion and writing exercise and learn about writing resources. Heather Wakefield will moderate.

If there’s a book you really want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.  ~Toni Morrison

Easter Holiday

The Saegertown Area Library will be closed on Saturday, April 7 for the Easter Holiday. Normal hours will resume Monday, April 9.

Library Sales

Looking for a way to support the library and find some great bargains? The Friends of the Library has an ongoing book and VHS movie sale in the library entrance area.  To carry your finds home, you can purchase Saegertown Area Library totes (book bags) for $10 each.  And, if all that shopping makes you hungry, get a $6 coupon for a 12″ pizza with one topping of your choice from Pizza Villa. Sounds like a good day to me!