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Amazing Turnout at Wellness Workshop and Adult Maker Last Saturday!

Friday, January 13, 2017
Lisa Seel

The Millvale Community Library just had a fantastic Saturday. Tupelo Honey Teas, in partnership with the Millvale Community Library, hosted a Wellness Workshop, transforming the library and adjacent tea shop into an emporium of positivity and well-being. If you had walked through the front entrance of the library last Saturday, to your right you would have seen Janet Zipf from the Back to the Earth Healing Center, setting up a massage chair and treating patrons to back, head, and neck massages. To your left would be Denise Rudar from the Millvale Gardens, teaching attendees how to make beeswax hand lotion and… Read More »

Happy New Year! What’s Happening in January at the MCL

Friday, January 6, 2017
Lisa Seel

Happy New Year! The Millvale Community Library is proud to start the new year with new programming!  ADULT MAKER: BEESWAX HAND LOTION Saturday, January 7th, at 10:30 AM We’ll begin our special January Programming with our first Adult Maker program of the year! Local Beekeeper Denise Rudar will be teaching participants how to make Beeswax Hand Lotion with Real Beeswax! Space is limited, so be sure to sign up here.   MILLVALE MASH Monday, January 9th, 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM No matter what your medium, come put your talents on display at our Millvale MASH Open Mic Night at… Read More »

Read 400+ Magazines for FREE with your Library Card!

Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Lisa Seel

We can’t always afford the subscription costs of all the magazines we’d like to read. Fortunately, with an ACLA library card, you don’t have to! The Allegheny County Library Association offers a wide selection of digital magazines through Zinio, a digital magazine website.  You can check out magazines with Zinio to read from your computer, your phone, and your tablet. The selection includes famous magazines such as The New Yorker, Cosmo, The Economist, National Geographic, GQ, and Rolling Stone, as well as more specific magazines on food, fitness, decorating, and gardening. Anyone with an ACLA library card, including cardholders at… Read More »

Book Binding with BatCat Press at the MCL!

Friday, December 16, 2016
Lisa Seel

Last Saturday, the Millvale Community Library and Tupelo Honey Teas hosted the young entrepreneurs at BatCat Press for a special book-binding class! BatCat Press is an independent publisher run entirely by high school students. The press specializes in producing handmade, limited-edition publications of new works by new and established authors. Our hosts, Deanna Barringer and Olivia Smith, helped participants build and bind their own custom book ornaments that they could use for writing or decoration. Our next adult maker program will be held on January 7th, 2017, as Millvale Beekeeper Denise Rudar will teach participants how to make Beeswax Hand… Read More »

Book Binding with BatCat Press at the MCL!

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Lisa Seel

This Saturday, December 10th, from 10:30am to 12:00pm, the Millvale Community Library will be hosting a special adult maker program on book binding with BatCat Press! BatCat Press is the only high school student-run printing press in the whole country, and we are lucky enough to have them coming to teach us how to bind books! We will be making small hardcover book ornaments (3″x4″) which can be used to record holiday memories from years’ past, and hung on your tree! Those interested can register here. This program is free, but a $5/person donation is suggested, to help our artists… Read More »

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