Ford City Public Library

Library Programs

Join us for upcoming programs, events, and activities at Ford City Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
 Limit by audience:
1136 Fourth Ave
Saturday, May 25, 9am to 12pm
Come support our local Garden Club at their annual plant sale!  Held at the library from 9am to 12pm (no early entry!)
Ford City Public Library will be closed for library services until 12pm.
Saturday Morning Gam
1136 Fourth Ave
Saturday, May 25, 9am
Teens are welcome to spend the morning playing PS4, Wii, and other games in the Programming Area & Study Lounge.
1136 Fourth Ave
Saturday, May 25, 8am to 12pm
Yarn Collectors
1136 Fourth Ave
Monday, May 27, 5:30pm
Do you knit or crochet? Have you always wanted to learn? Meet up with this knitty group AM or PM! Learn, work on your own project, or work together to benefit the community.  This program is free, and walk-ins are always welcome to join. 
Tech Tutor Tuesdays
1136 Fourth Ave
Tuesday, May 28, 1:30pm - 4pm
Adults and seniors can get help with laptops, smartphones, apps, email, and more from our Tech Tutor! 


For more information, contact Sarah at sarahbly@armstronglibraries.org 

Funded by the 2023 United Way Community Impact Fund
Banned Book Club: Th
1136 Fourth Ave
Tuesday, May 28, 4pm
Teens are invited to read and discuss The Awakening by Kate Chopin and instances of it being banned or challenged throughout time.  Registration and a library membership are required to borrow a copy of the book.  Open to ages 14-18.
Storytime
1136 Fourth Ave
Wednesday, May 29, 11:30am
Storytime is a half-hour story time for young children with adult supervision required. Miss Katie will lead the Storytime with songs, puppets, a story and a simple craft. Storytime is typically held every Wednesday at 11:30am. Ages 3+
Weigh to Go Wednesda
1136 Fourth Ave
Wednesday, May 29, 6:00PM
Meet up with others on their weight loss and healthy living journeys ecah week for talk, tips, and much needed support.  Individuals age 18 and over are welcome to join Weigh to Go Wednesday each week at 6pm, with weigh-ins starting at 5:30pm.  

No registration needed!  Please feel free to stop in during a meeting to see what it's all about!  If you'd like to join the group, you can do so at that time!
Yarn Collectors
1136 Fourth Ave
Thursday, May 30, 10AM
Do you knit or crochet? Have you always wanted to learn? Meet up with this knitty group AM or PM! Learn, work on your own project, or work together to benefit the community.  This program is free, and walk-ins are always welcome to join. 
Library Playgroup
1136 Fourth Ave
Thursday, May 30, 1pm
Feel like you're stuck at home with the kids? Every Thursday at 1:00 pm, parents and caregivers are welcome to sit together and chat (with other adults!) while their children play, learn and socialize in the library's children's area. Ages 0+
Free, no membership or registration required.
D-Day 80 Years Later
1136 Fourth Ave
Thursday, May 30, 6pm
Join us for a night of sharing stories, pictures and artifacts from Armstrong County soldiers, sailors and airmen who participated in D-Day.
Registration is appreciated for planning purposes.
Littles Lapsit
1136 Fourth Ave
Friday, May 31, 11:30am
Join Miss Katie on Fridays at 11:30am for a special lapsit storytime with our littlest library friends.  A short story will be read by Miss Katie as parents/caregivers hold their little ones on their laps and follow along with their own copies of the book.  Exposure to book handling, following along with words, and reading aloud helps garner early literacy skills and promote building a strong vocabulary from birth.

Open to children ages 0 to 2 and their caregivers.  Registration is not required but is appreciated for planning purposes! Feel free to come as you can!
Saturday Morning Gam
1136 Fourth Ave
Saturday, Jun. 1, 9am
Teens are welcome to spend the morning playing PS4, Wii, and other games in the Programming Area & Study Lounge.
Baby Bookworms
1136 Fourth Ave
Saturday, Jun. 1, 10am
Little ones are invited to an open play & explore session while parents socialize.  Registration encouraged for planning purposes, but not required.  
Yarn Collectors
1136 Fourth Ave
Monday, Jun. 3, 5:30pm
Do you knit or crochet? Have you always wanted to learn? Meet up with this knitty group AM or PM! Learn, work on your own project, or work together to benefit the community.  This program is free, and walk-ins are always welcome to join. 
Tech Tutor Tuesdays
1136 Fourth Ave
Tuesday, Jun. 4, 1:30pm - 4pm
Adults and seniors can get help with laptops, smartphones, apps, email, and more from our Tech Tutor! 


For more information, contact Sarah at sarahbly@armstronglibraries.org 

Funded by the 2023 United Way Community Impact Fund
Maker Night: Recycle
1136 Fourth Ave
Tuesday, Jun. 4, 6pm
Get creative and make your own summer lantern from recycled materials! All supplies included free of charge and will be available for the remainder of the month, while supplies last!  No registration required.
Storytime
1136 Fourth Ave
Wednesday, Jun. 5, 11:30am
Storytime is a half-hour story time for young children with adult supervision required. Miss Katie will lead the Storytime with songs, puppets, a story and a simple craft. Storytime is typically held every Wednesday at 11:30am. Ages 3+
Weigh to Go Wednesda
1136 Fourth Ave
Wednesday, Jun. 5, 6:00PM
Meet up with others on their weight loss and healthy living journeys ecah week for talk, tips, and much needed support.  Individuals age 18 and over are welcome to join Weigh to Go Wednesday each week at 6pm, with weigh-ins starting at 5:30pm.  

No registration needed!  Please feel free to stop in during a meeting to see what it's all about!  If you'd like to join the group, you can do so at that time!
Yarn Collectors
1136 Fourth Ave
Thursday, Jun. 6, 10AM
Do you knit or crochet? Have you always wanted to learn? Meet up with this knitty group AM or PM! Learn, work on your own project, or work together to benefit the community.  This program is free, and walk-ins are always welcome to join. 
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