- Grove City, Pennsylvania


June 8, 2012

Grove City Community Library events


Used book sale

Gather up your books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, or VHS tapes and bring them to the library for the used book sale. The sale runs Aug. 6-10 and all proceeds benefit the library. Please donate materials during library hours but the library cannot accept Reader’s Digest books, encyclopedia sets, homemade videos, or textbooks.

Info about the sale or the Friends of the Library: 724-458-7320 or

Run For Your Library 5K

 The Grove City Community Library staff will join the Cranberry Public Library for the 2nd annual Run For Your Library 5K. Last year they hosted 297 runners/walkers and raised over $4,000 for 15 different Pennsylvania libraries.

With this year’s 5K event, on July 14 at Cranberry Community Park, organizers are hoping to raise funds and awareness for struggling public libraries during these financially trying times. A goody bag and an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast hosted by the Cranberry Lions Club are provided and there is also a Kids 1 Mile Fun Run.

Registration form and flyer are available at the library or on

Adult summer reading

The adult summer reading program at the Grove City Library will run until Aug. 31. No sign up is necessary. To participate, simply fill out a bookmark with 10 titles (magazines, books, ebooks, or audiobooks) and enter to win a fabulous prize. Bookmarks are located at the front desk. Check out a recommended title, write a book review, or borrow a “title unknown” and it counts as two titles on your list.


Libraries in Lawrence, Armstrong, Mercer, and Butler counties now offer download audiobooks and ebooks, best-selling and classic titles available anytime, anywhere.

Grove City Community Library has expanded its services with audiobooks and eBooks available to download from the library’s website. This service is made possible through the New Castle District Library Center. Library card holders can check out and download digital media anytime, anywhere by visiting

Users may browse the library’s website, check out with a valid library card, and download to PC, Mac®, and many mobile devices. Users will need to install free software. For audiobooks: OverDrive® Media Console™. To read eBooks, users will need Adobe® Digital Editions. Titles can be enjoyed immediately or transferred to a variety of devices, including iPod®, Sony® Reader™, and many others. Some audio titles can also be burned to CD to listen on-the-go. Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees.

This new service, powered by OverDrive, is free for patrons with their library card. To get started downloading audiobooks and eBooks, visit

Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, OH.


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    CDR Raymond Batz, MC, USN, wing surgeon, Second Marine Aircraft Wing (2d MAW) and 1988 graduate of Grove City Area High School and 1992 graduate of Grove City College, was surprised to find two other GCHS graduates -- Lt. Col. Bill 'Kelvin' Sauerland and Lt. Ian Uber -- among the officers of 2d MAW on the same base near Havelock, N.C., often at the same meeting.

    March 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sonny Myers reopens auto shop

    After a devastating fire last year that took the livelihood out of Sonny Myers of Myers Auto Repair, he has reopened to do inspections and mechanical work.

    February 21, 2014

  • Learn to keep well water safe

    Registration is now open for free National Ground Water Association webinars to help household water well owners keep their water safe.
    The toll-free private well owner hotline at 855-420-9355. There are free online well owner lessons on about a variety of topics relating to water wells, including water quality.

    January 27, 2014

  • bw bobbiejocomes mug.jpg Polar plunge helps charities; bike winners announced

    Freezin’ for a Reason attracted hundreds of plungers and spectators at the Allegheny River as part of the 8th annual Parker Polar Bear Club Plunge on New Year’s Day.

    January 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • Double feature: Cash mob helps Guthrie Double feature: Cash mob helps Guthrie

    The Guthrie Theatre was cash mobbed on Saturday, Dec. 21, when 16 adults and 2 kids gathered at 10:30 a.m. at the Grove City Chamber of Commerce and then proceeded to the historic Broad Street theater

    January 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • com scrap-gchs reunion.jpg GC class celebrates 50th with teachers, plan scholarship/gift

    The Grove City High School class of 1963 celebrated their 50th anniversary of graduation with a weekend packed with activities for all classmates and their spouses to enjoy.

    December 3, 2013 1 Photo

  • Stop, Shop and Dine Olde Town, GJR accepting donations for Sculpture Signage Project

    Currently, six sculptures stand on Broad and South Center streets, designating parking for incoming visitors. Every year Olde Town collects donations from Olde Town businesses and the community.

    November 19, 2013 1 Photo

  • Fifty Years of Pipes and Drums Pipes and drums

    Commencing with the rich “skirling” of bagpipes, The Grove City Historical Society hosted the final seminar of the 2013 season, “Fifty Years of Pipes and Drums”

    November 9, 2013 1 Photo

  • Milestone birthday Dorothy Henderson celebrates 97th birthday

    Dorothy Mae McCandless Henderson, of Grove Manor, 435 N. Broad St., Grove City, who has lived in the borough since 1978, recently celebrated her 97th birthday.

    November 8, 2013 1 Photo

  • Down Syndrome Awareness Extra special

    Because National Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a celebration of special people, Polly Lindh put up a display at Beans on Broad to let others know that there are several in the community “rockin’ an extra chromosome.”

    November 8, 2013 1 Photo

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