Programs for Adults
This is Swissvale Library's 9-month program to encourage reading among independent readers of all ages. You entered the program on the day you pick up the form, and may continue reading until May 18, 2018. All of your readings will be awarded points, which will be given to you in the form of currency- "Book Bucks"-on Sunday, May 20th. On that day we will hold our annual "Book Bucks" Auction, when you will be able to bid on all manner of items and certificates.
You are encouraged to read books which you have not yet read. Complete your form and build up points to to bid on all manner of of items and certificates.
Book Discussion Groups
We offer 4 different book discussion groups, 2 of which are MYSTERY and 2 are ECLECTIC. The eclectic discussion groups are held on the 1st Thursday of the month, at 7 pm and the second Thursday of the month, at 3 pm. Please note, these groups are independent of each other and do not read the same books.
The mystery discussion groups are held on the 4th Monday of the month. Kate's group meets at 2 pm while Bonnie's group meets at 7 pm. These groups are also independent of each other and do not read the same books.
To see the scheduled books, click here.
Come in and get interesting book recommendations along with gourmet, home cooked lunch. Bring your library card for the door prize drawing. The book lunch is held twice a year. Please register at the desk so we know how much food to make!
The Computer Tutor is available every Tuesday and Wednesday from 1:00 - 4:00 by appointment only. Each session is half an hour long and spaces is limited. Please call in advance for an appointment.
Held in December every year. Bring three dozen cookies and exchange them for three dozen assorted others. We also have Christmas games and cookies before the exchange, in case you're running lately.
This club meets in the library on the second Thursday of each month. Fun begins at 6 pm and finishes up at 8 pm. Experienced knitters as well as first time knitters are welcome. Patterns are discussed and exchanged. First time knitters are helped and encouraged. Conversation for everyone is lively and exciting.
Wizard Card Game Tournament
Tournaments are held in the spring and fall, with prizes for everyone every week. This event is for ages 10 to adult. We are looking for new faces. Come in and give it a try.