Mercer Area Library, 110 E. Venango St., has announced these upcoming events:
• Saturday – 2 p.m., “Learn to Make Your Own Fishing Lures” with Dan Pundzak, and experiment with materials and colors not readily available in stores. Crafts will include worm harnesses, also known as trolling rigs or crawler harnesses, that are excellent for catching walleye, perch, crappie, catfish, and others. Learn about different types of clevises, blade styles and bead combinations and make several harnesses to take home at the end of the class.
Class size is limited and registration is required. There will be a $5 fee to cover the cost of materials.
• Monday – 6:30 p.m., discussion on “Life After Life” by Kate Atkinson. Books can be purchased at the library or borrowed through Inter-Library Loan.
• Tuesday through April 29 – 6 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays, weekly adult drawing classes with instructor, Sheila L. Craig. Bring drawing paper and a hard and soft lead pencil. In addition to drawing basics, the focus of the classes will be ways to enhance your drawings with color. Class size is limited and registration is required.
• April 8 to 19 – Spring book sale. Donations of books, videos/DVDs, CDs, audio books, toys and games are welcome. Half-price days are April 12 and 15, with $1/bag days April 16 and 17. April 18 and 19, all remaining books will be free. A special Friends of the Library preview day will be April 5.
• April 25 – 7 p.m., “Mercer Library: Leaving a Legacy Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.” The library is hosting a family-style event with free coffee and desserts at which you may come and hear about new services the library has to offer, services that will be coming this year including the library’s relationship with the Shenango Valley Community Foundation and how you and the library can leave a legacy for future generations.
You can join at the library or on our website at: mercerarealibrary.org
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