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Community news from around the area

Library announces programs,

activities available for public

STEUBENVILLE — The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County has announced the following programs and activities it has planned at its various locations, including:

Adena Branch, (740) 546-3782

Children: Play and Learn the Alphabet, for parents with children ages 2-6, will be at 11:15 a.m. on Monday. Children will play with letter-learning toys to enhance early literacy skills.

Babygarten, for parents with children birth to 2, will be held at 11:15 a.m. Dec. 5. The lapsit program involves sharing songs, books and rhymes.

Make a craft on Dec. 5 at 5:30 p.m. Registration is required.

Dillonvale-Mount Pleasant Branch, (740) 769-2090

Children: Play and Learn the Alphabet will be held at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday.

Make a craft on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Registration is required.

Schiappa Branch, (740) 264-6166

Adults: Learn how to use the database, Chronicling America, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Chronicling America allows participants to search America’s historic newspaper pages from 1789-1963. Register by calling the library.

Children: Babygarten will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 5.

Stop in for Kids’ Game Night on Wednesday anytime from 5:30-7 p.m. Play games on Wii, Playstation and XBOX360.

Tiltonsville Branch, (740) 859-5163

Children: A family movie will play at the library at noon on Dec. 7.

Jefferson County Pomona

Grange holds meeting

UNIONPORT — The Jefferson County Pomona Grange No. 41 met Nov. 14 in New Alexandria with Jim Hyndman presiding.

Liberty and Unionport Grange participated in the lecture’s program. Lunch was served by Liberty Grange, and musical selections were performed by Dixie Turner, who played piano.

Brooke County Democratic Women plan Christmas party

WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Democratic Women and Executive Committee Christmas party will be held Dec. 12 at Vitos 2, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. buffet style. Cost is $15 plus gratuity. The evening will include the installation of officers and a guest speaker. Those planning to attend should RSVP by Dec. 9 by contacting Elsie Pompa at (304) 527-4379. Guests are welcome.

Christmas scene photos offered

at Brooke County Library

WELLSBURG –The Brooke County Library will offer a chance to have photos taken in front of Christmas scenes, thanks to its green screen equipment, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Participants shouldn’t wear green. No reservations are required. For information, call (304) 737-1551.

Friends of library to meet

CADIZ — The Friends of the Clark Memorial Branch Library will meet at the library at 2 p.m. on Dec. 13. New members are welcome. For information, call (740) 658-3855.

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