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The Youngsville Public Library has a wide range of activities scheduled for the coming two weeks.
On Wednesday, July 6, Danielle Ditz will hold three separate career development workshops at the library. The first workshop is from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will show job seekers how to use SkillUP PA. The in-person session accepts walk-ins as well. SkillUP PA provides access to over 6,000 free, online skills training courses to help you prepare for a new career path, enhance your existing skill-set, and more. Stop in to receive one-on-one assistance on how to sign-up for, navigate, and utilize this great resource to meet your personal needs.
From 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Ditz will have an open, walk-in question-and-answer session. Ask personalized questions regarding job searches, PA CareerLink, free job training opportunities and more. No registration needed. From 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Ditz will lead “PA CareerLink Overview And Your Personal Needs” available for in-person, virtual or phone attendance. The workshop does require registration by calling Ditz at 814-272-4020 or emailing Danielle.Ditz@NWPACareerLink.org. Visit youngsvillelibrary.org or Facebook at Youngsville-Public-Library for more information and for upcoming workshops. Workshops count towards weekly unemployment requirements as they are part of PA CareerLink.
Free Snack Program: Free “grab-and-go” snacks are available at the Youngsville Public Library through Aug. 19 for children ages 18 and under. Totes filled with free snacks are located in the lobby, are individually packaged, and are available during library business hours Monday and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Snacks offered include but aren’t limited to single-serve macaroni and cheese, steel-cut oatmeal with granola, (both microwavable containers), and 8 ounce juice bottles. No registration is required for the library’s seventh annual “Free Snacks for Kids” program.
Fiction & Fitness Program: A free Fiction and Fitness program will be held Wednesday, July 6. The program’s target ages are 3 to 12 years, but all are welcome. The program will be held at Island Park from 10 to 11 a.m. rain or shine. No registration required. Each program in the free six-part series features themed stories with a corresponding fitness activity, a healthy snack and a take-home craft. The theme for July 6 is bats and bugs. Themes change for each program date in the series. The four remaining Fiction & Fitness Programs will take place on the first and third Wednesdays of July and August, same time and location. For more details visit: youngsvillelibrary.org or the library’s Facebook page (search Youngsville-Public-Library).
Educational Escapades Program: A free program, Educational Escapades, will be held Thursday, July 7, targeted for ages 4 to 12, though all ages are welcome. The program is held in Chapman State Park, Pavilion 2 (Chapman Dam Road, Clarendon, PA 16313) from 10 to 11 a.m. rain or shine. No registration is required. Each program in the free six-part series features nature stories, nature facts, hands-on nature exploration and a take-home craft. The July 7 theme is insects and leaf litter critters. Themes change for each program date in the series. The four remaining Educational Escapades Programs will take place on the first and third Thursdays of July and August. For more details visit youngsvillelibrary.org or the library’s Facebook page (search Youngsville-Public-Library).
Book Club: The Youngsville Public Library’s Adult Book Club will meet on Tuesday, July 12, from 3 to 4 p.m. The book to be discussed is “The Sentence” by Louise Erdrich. For more information call the library at 814-563-7670.
Holiday Hours: The Youngsville Public Library will be closed Monday, July 4th in observance of the holiday. The drop-box is open 24-7 for all returned materials. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5.
Music in Park, Warren: Free City of Warren Music in the Park is held Fridays at 7 p.m. at Soldiers & Sailors Park. The band on July 1 is Back Log performing classic rock while the July 8 band is Night Shift, also performing classic rock.
Music in Park, Youngsville: Free Youngsville Music in the Park is held Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at Island Park. On June 30, Sean Patrick McGraw will perform. The Island Park Summer Music Series is presented by Youngsville Recreation.
Free Movie Night: Enjoy a family night out with a free movie at the Youngsville YMCA sponsored by the Warren County Chamber of Business & Industry. Youngsville’s movie night will be held at 9 p.m. Friday, July 8, at the Youngsville YMCA, 80 Ford St., Island Park. Bring a blanket and chair.
Trail of History Challenge: This is the second year for the family-friendly scavenger hunt to 12 different Warren County historic locations that can be done at one’s own pace through Labor Day 2022. Register at the Warren County Historical Society (210 Fourth Ave., Warren, open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $10 per family or group and includes decal, mug (provided by Whirley-Drink Works), clue packet and instructions. Then, follow the clues to the locations and answer the question that can be found once the location is reached. Then, submit answers to the Warren County Historical Society by 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, to be entered into the prize drawing. Donations for this event have been made by Whirley-Drink Works and the Warren County Visitors Bureau.
This year there are all new locations and clues. This is a family-friendly, summer-long event. Historical hints will lead those participating to panoramic views, historic buildings, now-overgrown areas that were once integral businesses and some businesses that have been continuous for over a century, all of which played important roles in history.
Online banking safety: Jennie Miller, office manager at Northwest, will be onsite at the Allegheny Community Center dining room on Monday, July 11, at 2:30 pm to guide area residents through digital banking questions and needs. Stop by to learn about how to do online banking safely.
Free Visual Services: Those who are 55 and older and need help with visual services such as vision enhancement services, vision rehabilitation therapy, general information/referral and advocacy may receive help from the Bureau of Blindness and Vision. Locally the Warren’s Lion Club can also help by asking for a Sight Assistance Application. Call 814-726-1381 for more information.
Donate old glasses: The Allegheny Community Center has a donation box for useable eyeglasses. Glasses are recycled and are donated to children in need. Stop by the ACC to drop off old glasses in the box provided.
Recycling Collection: The Warren County Drive-Through Recycling Collection will be Thursday, July 14, from 3 to 7 p.m. at 227 College St., Youngsville. Registration is required. For specifics about recycling fees per item, accepted/prohibited items, and to register visit novleenviro.com (e-wastes and HHW Collection tab) or call Noble Environmental at 412-567-6566 to schedule an appointment.