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Penn Hills Library events canceled or postponed

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020 | 11:01 PM


Editor’s note: the library is closed until at least March 29, canceling or postponing the events listed here. More information on how to access its digital collection can be found here.

Penn Hills Library will host the following events:

• Highmark Healthcare will send a representative to discuss health care options for seniors from 1 to 4 p.m. March 19 in the Community Room.

• Kids Create: Legos from 6-8 p.m. March 19 and 23.

• The library will host Great Decisions 2020 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 19 in Room B. This is an eight-session program that discusses issues of the world. This week’s topic is climate change. Call the library to sign up.

• The Thursday Evening Book Club will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. March 19 in Room B.

• The library will screen “Being Rose” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. March 20 in the Community Room. The unrated film stars Cybill Shepherd and James Brolin. Contact the library to sign up.

• Zumba from 9-10 a.m. March 21.

• Go to the library to make spring floral arrangements for Tea and Crafting from 1 to 3 p.m. March 21 in Rooms A and B. Registration is required for the $10 class.

• The State Dog Warden will discuss state laws affecting dogs from 1 to 4:30 p.m. March 22 in Room B. The event is sponsored by the Bichon Frise Club.

• Joyce Davis will lead a discussion for teens and young adults on Women’s History Month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. March 23 by the Lower Level Tables.

• The Thrills and Chills Book Club will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. March 23 in Room B to discuss “Cut and Run” by Ridley Pearson.

• The Penn Art Group, a painting group, meets from 10 a.m. to noon every Tuesday in rooms A and B.

• There will be Baby Storytime from 10:30 to 11 a.m. March 24 in the Children’s Library. The program is aimed at newborns to 18-month-olds.

• A Penn Hills Senior Service Center representative will discuss programs and events available through the centers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 24 in the Lower Level Lounge.

• Demetrius Ellis, a pediatric kidney specialist and author, will read from his autobiography “Reflections of ‘Nephron Man’” from 1 to 2 p.m. March 24 in the Community Room. Copies of the book will be available for sale after the presentation. All proceeds will benefit disadvantaged and refugee youth at his birthplace, Lesvos, Greece. Contact the library to sign up.

• The Penn Hills Clergy Association will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. March 24 in Room B for its monthly meeting.

• The Daisy Troop 50509 meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Children’s Activity Room.

• The Young Adult Miyazaki Movie Marathon will show “Porco Rosso” from 6 to 8 p.m. March 24 in the Community Room.

• The Scrabble Club will meet from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. March 24 in Room B.

• The Advanced Knitting group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 24 in Room A.

• There will be Census Worker Training from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 25 in the Community Room.

• Children from 18 months to 5 are invited for Family Story Time from 11:30 a.m. to noon in the Children’s Library.

• There will be a presentation on the “Nuts and Bolts of Gig Economy Work” from 6 to 8 p.m. March 25 in the Community Room. The program focuses on taxes, insurance and other topics related to working as an independent contractor. It is part of WORKLAUNCH Career Connections and Workshops program, a collaboration of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and JFCS Career Development Center.

The library is at 1037 Stotler Road. For more information, call 412-795-3507 or visit pennhills library.org.