Cosmo Zooms… into the library.

June 28, 2016 By Monessen Public Library

Today’s storytime activity included experiments dealing with gravity and how the force effects different objects based on weight, size and friction.  Ms. Marsha read the story “Cosmo Zooms” about a skateboarding dog. Then the children built ramps, and simulated a roller coaster.  What a fun day of learning and STEAM activities at the library!

Bubble Day was too much fun!

June 25, 2016 By Monessen Public Library

Monessen Children’s Department celebrated Bubble Day on June 25th on the library’s patio area. The children made a bubble snake which was a rousing success! If you’d like to make your own bubble snake at home here’s a link the instructions: http://onelittleproject.com/bubble-snakes/ The children were also treated to a SpongeBob Squarepants  book called “Hands Off”, edible bubbles, ice […]

Monessen remembers one of it’s own…

June 24, 2016 By Monessen Public Library

Abria Hairston was honored by her community on Thursday June 23rd at 4:00pm at the Monessen Public Library. A flowering dogwood tree was planted in her honor earlier in the year by the Children’s library department and a plaque was placed in the same spot today.  Friends, family, community members and library patrons gathered to […]

Wacky Wednesdays Continue Through July 13th!

By Monessen Public Library

Our  Middle School Madness events continued on Wednesday evening in the library’s board room.  The teens made ice cream in a bag by shaking it for 8 minutes,  they were also given the recipe so that they could make it at home by themselves.  While mixing the ice cream the kids also played the Jelly Belly […]

Summer Celebration

June 21, 2016 By Monessen Public Library

The Monessen library kids celebrated the first day of Summer 2016 today.  The kids read the story “Hotter than a Hot Dog” and played games celebrating the longest day of the year!  Happy Summer everyone,  the warm weather is here to stay.   Upcoming events this week are as follows: Wednesdays : Toddler Time @ […]

Daddy Dino Dig Day

June 18, 2016 By Monessen Public Library

Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History visited the children of the library early morning on June 18th. The children learned about fossils, how to excavate them, they also learned about types of dinosaurs and what makes them unique.  The children were very excited to learn and participate with the representative John and were even more […]

Carnegie Science Center visits the library!

June 16, 2016 By Monessen Public Library

On Wednesday June 15th the Science on the Road crew from The Carnegie Science Center visited the library to talk about the body. The children did experiments about sugars in popular drinks, how the mind plays tricks on us, the mind body connection and the role nutrition plays in maintaining good health.  What a way […]

Summer Reading Kickoff

June 14, 2016 By Monessen Public Library

This year’s kickoff was held June 13th at the former Manos Theater lot next to the library.  The children were treated to pizza, a bouncy house, games, a STEM activity, and lots more!  Each child who registered early was given a backpack with summer reading incentives and every child is encouraged to read as many […]

Pre-registration for summer reading has ended.

June 7, 2016 By Monessen Public Library

You may continue to sign up at the library or online but you or your child will not receive a gift at the kick-off event.  Thank you in advance for your understanding.