The following programs at the branches of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County have been announced. They include:
-- The Schiappa branch's regular book club will meet on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The youth book club will meet at the Schiappa branch on Thursday at 6 p.m. For information on these book clubs, call the library at (740) 264-6166. The main library's book discussion group will meet on Wednesday at 10 a.m., and its men's book club will meet at the main library on Wednesday at 6 p.m. To join either of these book clubs, call the main library at (740) 282-9782. The thriller book club at the Tiltonsville branch will meet on Tuesday at 6 p.m. To join, call the library at (740) 859-5163.
-- The main library will have an "In the Garden" program for children on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Stories will be shared, and children can make a craft.
-- Meet Ronald McDonald at the main library on Thursday at 3 p.m. and at the Toronto branch on Friday at 11 a.m. He also will be at the Schiappa branch on Friday at 1:30 p.m.
-- Take the family to the library to watch a movie on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at the main library and also at the Tiltonsville branch on Saturday at noon. There also will be a movie shown at the Schiappa branch at 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Register for the Schiappa branch's movie time at (740) 264-6166.
-- Oglebay Good Zoo will show animals to children at the Schiappa branch on Tuesday at 2 p.m. and at the Toronto branch on Tuesday at 11 a.m.
They also will be at the Adena branch on Thursday at noon and at the Brilliant branch on Thursday at 3 p.m. Children also will make a craft to take home.
-- Teens age 10-18 can karaoke at the Schiappa branch on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
-- Adults and teens can learn how to find treasure in their back yard with a metal detector and instruction from Angela McClain and Mark Kireta. The program will be held at the main library on Tuesday at 2 p.m.
-- Play and Learn the Alphabet will be offered at the Brilliant branch on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Letter-learning toys are available to children ages 2-6 and caregivers.
-- The Brilliant and Tiltonsville branch will have craft day on Friday any time from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
-- A teepee will be on display at the Dillonvale-Mount Pleasant Branch on Tuesday from noon to 4 p.m. Wes Jones of Native Life Teepees will share information about his painted teepee and American Indians.