Food for Fines Drive at CAPL October 29th to November 10th

Got overdue fines?  Bring us a donation for the Cochranton Food Pantry during the above period and we’ll knock $1 per item off you overdue fines up to $20.   No fines, no problem! You can still donate and have your items credited to a child’s fine.

Stop by the library for a list of items and rules.  No donations before or after the above dates.  No forgiveness for fines for lost or damaged items.

October Programs

October Programs

Please call to sign up for those with *

Tuesdays @ 11:00 – Toddler Time

Thursdays @ 10:00 – Story Time

1st and 3rd Thursdays @ 7 – Chess Club

Fridays @ 11:00 – Bag Lunch and a Movie

  • Oct. 5 – State Fair (NR)
  • Oct. 12 – Finding Neverland (PG)
  • Oct. 19 – The Importance of Being Earnest (PG)
  • Oct. 26 – Young Frankenstein ????

Saturdays @ 10:00 – Story Time 

Saturdays, 1:00 – 2:30, Oct. 13 through Nov. 10 – Knitting for Kids*

Thursdays @ 1:00 – Crafters Co-op

Oct. 6, 1:00 – 3:00 – PHEAA Workshop*

Oct. 13, 10:00 – 12:00 – Ozobots*

Oct. 15, 5:00 – 7:00 – Beginning Sign Language* (now full)

Oct. 17, 3:30 – 4:30 – Gadget Class*

Oct. 18, 9:30 – 10:30 – Gadget Class*

Oct. 26, 2:00 – 4:00 – Escape Room for Teens*



April’s Movies

Join us for the Bag Lunch and a Movie program each Friday at 11 AM.  We will show movies on the big screen in the Community Room and you can bring your lunch, snack, and beverage. Movies will be fun, thrilling, inspiring,  tear-jerking, and / or uplifting.

April 6th:  How to Steal a Million starring Audrey Hepburn and Peter O’Toole.  This is a romantic comedy about the daughter of an artist who forges great works of art who hires a private detective.

April 13th:  Cheaper by the Dozen starring Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, and Hilary Duff in a comedy about a family of 12 children.

April 20th:  Love Me Tender starring Elvis Presley in his first film set after the Civil War in which he plays a Texas farmer who falls for his brother’s sweetheart.

April 27th: TBD but we are hoping to show The Life of Pi

Bag Lunch and a Movie Fridays @ 11 AM

Sick of winter? Fed up with politics? Tired of eating alone? Pack a lunch and join us for a free movie each Friday from 11 AM to 1 PM starting March 2nd. Movies will be rated G, PG, or Not Rated. In general, most will be of interest to mixed age audiences, but parents must attend with children. These films will be older productions that are intended to lift the spirits, inspire, and entertain.

Upcoming movies include:

March 9th  –  Young @ Heart – PG – A documentary on a chorus of senior citizens from Massachusetts who cover songs by Jimi Hendrix, Coldplay, Sonic Youth, and other unexpected musicians.

March 16th – Waking Ned Devine – PG – When a lottery winner dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money.

March 23rd – The King and I – G – A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam’s children.

March 30th – Closed – Good Friday

The 2nd Croaker Summer Reading Club

Calling all Croakers! We are once again sponsoring an adult summer reading club and it’s not too late to sign up. This is relatively painless. You read what you want and circle activities on a grid. No meetings! For every 5 grid activities you receive a ticket which can be spent on chances to win prizes. On August 10th we will have a Potluck Picnic at 6 PM and award the prizes.

Here are some of the fantastic prizes I’ve received so far:

Heinz History Center – 4 free admissions
Erie Maritime Museum – 2 passes
Oil Creek and Titusville Railroad – 2 rail passes
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh – One-time admit 4 pass
Campbell Pottery – Vase
Pittsburgh Playhouse – 2 tickets
Primanti Brothers – $25 gift card
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium – 2 tickets
Tricia Maloney – quilted purse