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.

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Saturday Morning Game Time
9am
 Saturday Morning Game Time
Saturday, Apr. 13, 9amSaturday Morning Gam
1136 Fourth Ave
Teens are welcome to spend the morning playing PS4, Wii, and other games in the Programming Area & Study Lounge.
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Yarn Collectors
5:30pm
 Yarn Collectors
Monday, Apr. 15, 5:30pmYarn Collectors
1136 Fourth Ave
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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Tech Tutor Tuesdays
1:30pm - 4pm
 Tech Tutor Tuesdays
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 1:30pm - 4pmTech Tutor Tuesdays
1136 Fourth Ave
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
Homeschool Hangout
2:00pm
 Homeschool Hangout
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2:00pmHomeschool Hangout
1136 Fourth Ave
Join us on Tuesdays from 2-4, September through April for Homeschool Hangout! Open to any homeschool/cyberschool student. Each month will have its own theme with guided activites, resources and occasional guest speakers.Pre-registration is appreciated for planning purposes- even if you cannt attend ...read more
LEGO Club
6pm
 LEGO Club
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 6pmLEGO Club
1136 Fourth Ave
Put your building skills to the test at LEGO Club!  We'll have our LEGOS and some challenges ready for builders on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Open to ages 6+ (children under 10 must have adult supervision).
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Seed Starting Storytime
11:30
 Seed Starting Storytime
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 11:30Seed Starting Storyt
1136 Fourth Ave
Join us for a special Storytime April 17th at 11:30 in honor of Earth Day, with special guests from the Armstrong County Penn State Master Gardeners and 4H, as we start our own lettuce and flower seeds! Plus, listen to the Agriculture Literacy Week Book 2024, Anywhere Farm!Pre-registration required ...read more

Storytime
11:30am
 Storytime
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 11:30amStorytime
1136 Fourth Ave
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+
HomeWork Help Wednesdays
4:30pm - 8pm
 HomeWork Help Wednesdays
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 4:30pm - 8pmHomeWork Help Wednes
1136 Fourth Ave
Students in grades K through 12 are invited to take advantage of our free, no-strings-attached tutoring sessions funded by the 2023 United Way Community Impact Fund.  Get help with writing papers, research, homework, or general tutoring.For more information, contact Sarah at sarahbly@armst...read more
Weigh to Go Wednesday
6:00PM
 Weigh to Go Wednesday
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 6:00PMWeigh to Go Wednesda
1136 Fourth Ave
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 fee...read more
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Yarn Collectors
10AM
 Yarn Collectors
Thursday, Apr. 18, 10AMYarn Collectors
1136 Fourth Ave
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
1pm
 Library Playgroup
Thursday, Apr. 18, 1pmLibrary Playgroup
1136 Fourth Ave
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.
DIY Thursday: Bio-Friendly Seed Starting
6pm
DIY Thursday: Bio-Friendly Seed Starting
Thursday, Apr. 18, 6pmDIY Thursday: Bio-Fr
1136 Fourth Ave
Master Gardeners will provide hands-on demonstrations of how to start seeds at home, bio-friendly!  Registration is required.

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Littles Lapsit
11:30am
 Littles Lapsit
Friday, Apr. 19, 11:30amLittles Lapsit
1136 Fourth Ave
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, follo...read more
Group Tech Training
1pm
 Group Tech Training
Friday, Apr. 19, 1pmGroup Tech Training
1136 Fourth Ave
Meet with our tech tutor Sarah for a classroom-style technology training each month!  April's topic is to be determined, but feel free to sign up now!  Registration is not required, but is encouraged for planning purposes.

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Saturday Morning Game Time
9am
 Saturday Morning Game Time
Saturday, Apr. 20, 9amSaturday Morning Gam
1136 Fourth Ave
Teens are welcome to spend the morning playing PS4, Wii, and other games in the Programming Area & Study Lounge.
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Yarn Collectors
5:30pm
 Yarn Collectors
Monday, Apr. 22, 5:30pmYarn Collectors
1136 Fourth Ave
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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Tech Tutor Tuesdays
1:30pm - 4pm
 Tech Tutor Tuesdays
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 1:30pm - 4pmTech Tutor Tuesdays
1136 Fourth Ave
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
Homeschool Hangout
2:00pm
 Homeschool Hangout
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 2:00pmHomeschool Hangout
1136 Fourth Ave
Join us on Tuesdays from 2-4, September through April for Homeschool Hangout! Open to any homeschool/cyberschool student. Each month will have its own theme with guided activites, resources and occasional guest speakers.Pre-registration is appreciated for planning purposes- even if you cannt attend ...read more
Banned Book Club: Thirteen Reasons Why
4pm
Banned Book Club: Thirteen Reasons Why
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4pmBanned Book Club: Th
1136 Fourth Ave
Teens are invited to read and discuss Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher 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.

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Storytime
11:30am
 Storytime
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 11:30amStorytime
1136 Fourth Ave
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+
HomeWork Help Wednesdays
4:30pm - 8pm
 HomeWork Help Wednesdays
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 4:30pm - 8pmHomeWork Help Wednes
1136 Fourth Ave
Students in grades K through 12 are invited to take advantage of our free, no-strings-attached tutoring sessions funded by the 2023 United Way Community Impact Fund.  Get help with writing papers, research, homework, or general tutoring.For more information, contact Sarah at sarahbly@armst...read more
Weigh to Go Wednesday
6:00PM
 Weigh to Go Wednesday
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 6:00PMWeigh to Go Wednesda
1136 Fourth Ave
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 fee...read more
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Yarn Collectors
10AM
 Yarn Collectors
Thursday, Apr. 25, 10AMYarn Collectors
1136 Fourth Ave
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
1pm
 Library Playgroup
Thursday, Apr. 25, 1pmLibrary Playgroup
1136 Fourth Ave
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.
Afterschool Book Bites: Diary of a Wimpy Kid
4pm
Afterschool Book Bites: Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Thursday, Apr. 25, 4pmAfterschool Book Bit
1136 Fourth Ave
Do you have a child that loves to read? Or do you want to instill a love of reading in your child? Then bring them to our Afterschool Book Bites Club! This month we will be featuring the popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series alongside other books that might capture your reader's interest...read more

Ukulele Night
6pm
 Ukulele Night
Thursday, Apr. 25, 6pmUkulele Night
1136 Fourth Ave
No experience necessary!  Bring your own ukulele or borrow one to play along with some popular tunes!  Open to all ages.  Registration is required.  Please note if you need to borrow a ukulele as we only have so many, so please pre-register and note on your registration that you ...read more
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Littles Lapsit
11:30am
 Littles Lapsit
Friday, Apr. 26, 11:30amLittles Lapsit
1136 Fourth Ave
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, follo...read more
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Saturday Morning Game Time
9am
 Saturday Morning Game Time
Saturday, Apr. 27, 9amSaturday Morning Gam
1136 Fourth Ave
Teens are welcome to spend the morning playing PS4, Wii, and other games in the Programming Area & Study Lounge.
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Yarn Collectors
5:30pm
 Yarn Collectors
Monday, Apr. 29, 5:30pmYarn Collectors
1136 Fourth Ave
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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Tech Tutor Tuesdays
1:30pm - 4pm
 Tech Tutor Tuesdays
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 1:30pm - 4pmTech Tutor Tuesdays
1136 Fourth Ave
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
    
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