Enter the Sewing Gift Basket Raffle

To celebrate the 18th annual quilt show the library is raffling off a sewing gift basket.  The basket includes:

4 skeins of yarn

Knitting needles, size 10

Crochet hook, size H

JoAnn Fabrics $20 gift card

Michaels $20 gift card

Tape measure

Knitting Needle Point Protectors


Dipping Oils Set

4 Books

Sew Creative Gifts for under $10

Designer Home Sewing

Pixel Play (Quilting book)

Wonderfully Whimsical Quilts

Tickets are 1 for $1 and 3 for $2. The winner will be drawn March 5.

Library Club 200 Raffle Starting January 2016

It’s not too late to join our Library Club 200 raffle.  Members pay $30 for one of 200 tickets.  A ticket is good for one quarter of the year (three months) and a drawing will be held each week.  The owner of the number drawn each week will receive $100 and be immediately entered for the next week’s drawing.  Every club member is eligible to win every week regardless of previous wins.  The first quarter will run from January 5 to March 29.

Call 724-226-3491 or visit the library to find out more information or which numbers are still available.

2016 Quilt Show

It’s time for the library’s 18th annual Quilt Show.

Quilts will be displayed in the Harrison library from Jan. 30 to March 5.

Quilts will be entered into one of three categories: Hand-quilted, machine quilted, or wall hanging. Those who come to view the quilts may vote on their favorite in each category. There is no fee to enter, view, or vote on a quilt. A prize will be awarded to the winner with the most votes in each category.

For more information, contact Katie Myser at 724-226-3491 or myserk2@einetwork.net.

Who Knew? Tarentum’s Newspapers (6 p.m. Feb. 16 OR 17 @ Tarentum)

Read all about it! Come and discuss the history of local newspapers like the Valley Dispatch. Audience participation welcome!

Registration required as seating is limited; come Tuesday, Feb. 16 OR Wednesday, Feb. 17.

Reserve your space at 724-226-0770.

Next Month: Weather to Remember.



Are you interested in being a Volunteer for the Community Library of Allegheny Valley?

We are currently building our volunteer program. There are many ways that you can help the library.

If you have time to share, there is a place for you with us. For more information, contact the library at 724-226-3491.