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Upcoming Events

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No Shelf Control Book Club

December 1, 6-7pm

Basement Meeting Room

Book club meets 1st Thursday of every month. We vote on what kind of book to read each month.
December theme: Read any book of historical fiction.
Tell us what you read, meet new people, and read what you want! 

Contact Dianne at dmccauley@bcfls.org with questions.

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Local Author Talk: Janet Gall Piper 

December 7, 6pm
Basement Meeting Room

Join author Janet Gall Piper, writing as Juliette Godot, for a book talk and signing of From the Drop of Heaven, her novel of historical fiction. For more info contact Dianne at dmccauley@bcfls.org or 724-287-1715.

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Free Blood Pressure Screening

November 29, 2-3pm

December 20, 2-3pm

Sun Room

 

A visiting nurse courtesy of the Jean B. Purvis Community Health Clinic will be available in the library Sun Room to offer free blood pressure screenings. For more info contact Dianne at dmccauley@bcfls.org.

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Tai Chi Demonstration

December 6, 6pm
Basement Meeting Room

Presented by Bill Weber, Certified Tai Chi Instructor. Tai Chi is considered very safe for people of all ages, depending on the type of Tai Chi being practiced, as it exercises joints and muscles without placing too much stress on them. A participation waiver is required. Please wear loose fitting clothing and athletic shoes. For more information contact Dianne at dmccauley@bcfls.org or 724-287-1715.

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Crafty Adults

December 14, 6pm
Basement Meeting Room

We're making ornaments. Lots and lots of ornaments!

Space is limited, registration required by contacting Dianne at dmccauley@bcfls.org or 724-287-1715.

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Golden Fox Club (55+)

December 22, 1-3pm
Basement Meeting Room

Monthly drop-in program for adults ages 55+, held every 4th Thursday. Coffee, conversation, games, and more!

For more info contact Dianne at dmccauley@bcfls.org or 724-287-1715.

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Literary Classics Book Club

November 3, 6pm

Basement Meeting Room

 

1st Thursday of every month

November theme: Read any book with a supernatural character (witch, vampire, werewolf, etc.)

 

Each month we will vote on what kind of book to read from a list of suggestions.

Come back to book club to tell us what you read for the month. The good, the bad, the best, we want to hear it all...but please no spoilers! Meet new people, talk about books, read what you want - pretty easy, right? Adults 18 and over welcome to join.

 

For more details, contact Dianne at dmccauley@bcfls.org.

Recommended Websites

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Adult Literacy Program

The Adult Literacy Program at BC3 coordinates instruction in three areas:

  • Basic reading and math skills for adults

  • GED preparation

  • Workforce Development

All instructional services are provided free of charge.

 

Assisted Living in Pennsylvania

Provides data for over 20,000 assisted living communities serving seniors across the U.S., and over 150 statewide.

 
Butler County Census Information

This link provides demographic information for Butler County.

 

CareerLink

The PA CareerLinks are one-stop offices providing an array of services on-site with staff from various state, federal, non-profit and other partner agencies. This link includes access to the Commonwealth Workforce Development System website.

 

Center for Community Resources, Inc.

The Center for Community Resources’ goal is to coordinate supportive services for individuals and families seeking information & referral for mental health, intellectual disabilities, substance abuse and other human service needs.

 

PA Law Help

PALawHELP.org is a guide to legal information and free civil legal services for low-income persons and seniors in Pennsylvania. Here you can locate information on a variety of legal issues, as well as information on how to contact programs providing legal assistance in Pennsylvania.

 

This includes basic eligibility and contact information for the programs proving free legal assistance in Pennsylvania.

 

Pennsylvania Legal Forms

Included on this page are forms for filing civil complaints, private criminal complaints and notices of settlement when cases are privately resolved.

 

Retire Guide - What is Medicare?
This link will take you to a web article on the basics of Medicare; what it is, who is eligible, how to apply, and more.
Social Security Administration

This site provides online access to the diverse services offered by the Social Security Administration. Example services include retirement insurance, disability insurance, prescription drug benefits, supplemental security income, and public assistance and welfare services, among others.

Tutor.com

Tutor.com offers one-to-one learning solutions for students through educational institutions such as colleges, universities, K-12 schools, and public and state libraries as well as through corporations for employee benefits and workforce development. We connect learners with qualified, expert tutors online, on-demand, 24/7/361. We provide tutoring services in more than 200 academic subjects and test preparation areas in an engaging and uplifting learning environment.

World History Encyclopedia

World History Encyclopedia is one of the world’s most-read history publications with nearly 30 million annual readers. Our non-profit organization's mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and improve history education worldwide. The encyclopedia is written at an academic level but is easy to read; we highlight the “story” aspect of history. Everything is searchable by keywords, categories, time periods and subject matter. We also publish videos and audio articles, giving people many different ways to learn about history.