Adult Programs

Have a suggestion for a program at the library? First, read our Programming Policy. Then, fill out the Proposal for a Library Program form and submit it to us for consideration.

Flyer for The Greatest Gift from Sicily author talk

On Tuesday, January 17 at 6:30 pm, local author John Zappia will discuss his book The Greatest Gift from Sicily. The book presents the story of John's grandmother and her emigration from Italy to Pittsburgh in the early 1900s. 

Registration is required. This program is presented in collaboration with the Cranberry Genealogy Club. 

Flyer for Perseverance author talk

On Tuesday, January 24 at 6:30 pm, we'll welcome local author Lee Kikel to discuss her book Perseverance: One Holocaust Survivor’s Journey from Poland to America

The book tells the story of Lee's father Melvin Goldman and his miraculous survival during the Holocaust, told in his own words from audio recordings he made decades later. 

Registration is required.

Flyer for The Wreck of the Melville author talk

Local author Mark Smeltz will discuss his book The Wreck of the Melville.

A lost manuscript from the late 1800s reveals the trials and tribulations of Gordon: a budding journalist cursed with a restless spirit. After stowing away on a sailing ship to meet his literary heroes travelling onboard, Gordon is thrust into adventure and peril on the high seas—and beyond. 

Tuesday, January 31 at 6:30 pm. Registration is required.

Flyer for the Cranberry Writing Club

Join the Cranberry Writing Club!

The Cranberry Writing Club is an open and welcoming group for writers to learn, discuss, share, and gain motivation and support from other writers. They meet one Tuesday per month at 5:30 pm. 

Upcoming Meetings: 
November 1
December 6
January 10 
February 7
March 7 
April 4
May 2 

This is a drop-in program, no registration required.

Masks Now Optional for All Library Programs and Storytimes

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cranberry Public Library, along with Cranberry Township, has been monitoring recommendations from the Department of Health and Education, as well as CDC guidelines to determine safety protocols for Cranberry Public Library.

Due to the recent guidance from the CDC and in accordance with township protocols, masks are now optional during all library sponsored programs and storytimes. Those wishing to wear masks may continue to do so. All library sponsored programs are listed on our events calendar

The Library and Township continue to monitor both state and local guidance and request understanding that protocols and expectations could change. Changes will be communicated via the Library’s website.

book stack clipartBook Donations

We are not accepting book donations at this time.