Please take some time to come to the library and see the beautiful job that the Shenango Valley Gardeners have done at the library. There are pots overflowing with blooms, colorful flower beds, and even a Children's Garden! We are so appreciative and proud of the wonderful work that these generous people have contributed to the library.
Visit our new Henry Ekker Sports Collection page! The Library houses Henry Ekker's Autographed sports memorabilia from all sports, including the Olympics! See autographs from Hall of Famers and professional athletes, even a president! View this amazing collection over and over again!
The Ekker Collection also has it's own Facebook page. Click here to visit it now - and often.
NEW LIBRARY PETS!
If you haven't been to the library lately, then you have missed the opportunity to welcome our new library pets - Oreo, Rocky, Splish, & Splash. They have taken up residence in our Children's Department, where you will see a lot of exciting new changes coming this year.
CHECK OUT OUR DISPLAY!
Come see what we believe is the very first edition of the Sharon Herald. It is dated Thursday April 14, 1864. The newspaper has been bound and preserved and was donated to the library. Check out our other editions of the Herald on microfilm.
Windows 8 & 10 Workshops
Wednesdays, August 5th,12th,& 19th 6:00-7:30. A class on using new Windows 8-1 & 10-1. Must bring your own laptop with Windows 8-1 or 10-1 operating system. Please call the library at (724) 981-4360 to register for the class. Space is limited.
This is a PA Forward Information Literacy Program.
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LEGOs Needed for Library Programs
LEGOs needed for library programs! Community Library of the Shenango Valley is looking for donations of LEGOs for upcoming children's programs. If you have LEGOs (of any size) that you would like to donate, please drop them off at the library - 11 N. Sharpsville Avenue, Sharon, PA 16146. Call the library at 724 981-4360
Google Maker Camp at CLSV!
Maker Camp is a free summer camp for kids ages 8 to 15, and Makers of all ages! Come and embrace your inner maker, get your hands dirty, fix some things, break some things, and have a lot of fun doing it.
Join young inventors and artists from around the world, too. We make awesome projects, go on epic virtual “field trips,” and meet the world’s coolest makers. Find out more on the Maker Camp Homepage
This year's themes are:
Week 1: Fantasy (July 6–10)
We "make:believe" with the magic behind the movies, ending with a Maker Camp Film Fest.
Week 2: Funkytown (July 13–17)
We make some instruments, then make some noise in the Maker Camp Battle of the Bands.
Week 3: Farmstead (July 20–24)
Technologies like sustainable energy, food, and architecture bridge across centuries to Hack the Hoedown.
Week 4: Fun & Games (July 27–31)
Time to roll out the fun with games kids make themselves, and then challenge their friends with a Maker Camp Carnival.
Week 5: Flight (August 3–7)
Take off in this make-off of all things that zip and zoom above campers' heads, culminating in the Maker Camp Air Show.
Week 6: Far-Out Future (August 10–14)
Campers step into the future with personal fab projects using new materials, and strut their shiny stuff in a Far-Out Fashion Show.
Maker Camp will be held every Monday and Friday at 1:00,
July 6th - August 14th.
Stop in or call the library at 724 981-4360 to register.
Story Hour, Wednesdays at 10:30 AM
Ages 3-5. Join us every Wednesday for stories, songs, and crafts.
This is a PA Forward Basic Literacy Program.
CLSV Summer Lunch Program
Starting June 8 11:30 AM-12:30 PM The library will be serving free lunches to children during the summer months. Any child up to age 18 is welcome! Enjoy a healthy lunch and stay for one of our children’s programs! The program is part of Sharon School District’s Summer Food Service Program. Please call the library for more information.
this is a PA Forward Civic and Social Literacy Program.