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Sto-Rox Public Library

Located on the first floor of the Focus on Renewal building, the Sto-Rox Public Library welcomes the public for events, computer usage and yes, of course, books and DVDs.

(Winter) Library Hours

Monday 9am – 5pm
Tuesday 9am – 6pm
Wednesday 9am – 6pm
Thursday 9am – 6pm
Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 4pm

Library Resources

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Technology Center

You are welcome to us our computers, printers, scanners and fax machine. Ask about how we can help you as you update your resume, apply for a job or stay in touch with family and friends.

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Peterson’s Test and Career Prep Database

Become familiar with standardized tests including the SATs, ACT and GED exam, research colleges and tuition costs and learn about different careers with this free online database. You will need a library card to get started.

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“Children should learn that reading is a pleasure, not just something that teachers make you do in school.”
– Beverly Cleary

Winter Arts Programs at Father Ryan Arts Center

Offered January through March

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Beginner/Intermediate Ballet 

with Kulture Dance Academy
Saturdays, 12:50pm – 1:50pm
Ages 7-17

Ballet is the foundation of all dance training and will maximize technique in all genres of dance. Ballet classes help dancers with posture, flexibility, fitness, balance, self-discipline, and self-confidence. Contact the Sto Rox Public Library at 412-771-1222 or email at gotoprintfor@gmail.com to sign up.

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Introductory Drumming

Tuesday 4:00pm-6:00pm
-Ages 10-18

Monday 10:00am-12:00pm
Ages 18+

Father Ryan Arts Center
For Patrons 18+

Come learn basic rhythms on different percussion instruments. We will have a drum circle from 4-5pm, followed by a chance to play all our instruments from 5-6pm.

A similar program will be held
for adults & senior citizens on
Monday mornings, from 10:00am- 12:00pm.

E-mail gotoprintfor@gmail.com for more information

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The Audio Workshop

Every Thursday, 4:00-6:00pm
Father Ryan Arts Center
Ages 13-18 (Begins Feb. 2)

An intro course into music production and song creation! Learn how to make songs and beats from scratch, while experiencing working in a real studio environment. Aspiring singers, rappers, producers and creatives are welcome to join.

Ceramics Projects

with Ms. Britney Smith
Wednesdays, 6 – 8pm
Ages 16+

Each student will be guided by the instructor to create a project using
a multitude of ceramic building techniques. Class size is limited to 8 students
Open to Beginner-Advanced Students can enroll any time.

Contact Ms. Britney Smith at britneysmithceramics@gmail.com to learn more or enroll.

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STEAM Rulers

with Mr. Brad Ankney
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30 – 5:00pm
Ages 12-17

Steam Rulers maker space is currently operating as an open learning environment with guidance and resources to learn based on individual interests.

Current equipment available for use are 2 new Makerbot Replicator+ 3D printers, Macbook Computers, iPads, Raspberry Pi, Arduino Based Robotic Kits. Experienced instructor on site.

Open to ages 12-17 years of age. For more information contact the Sto-Rox Public Library at 412-771-1222 or email at gotoprintfor@gmail.com

TAI CHI & QIQONG

Beginning Tai Chi & Qiqong
Wednesday 11:00-12:00pm
Saturday 12:00-1:00pm

Advanced Tai Chi & Qiqong
Wednesday 9:45-10:45pm
Saturday 10:30-11:30pm

Father Ryan Arts Center
For Patrons 18+

Tai chi is a Chinese system of physical exercises that combine slow, gently flowing movements with deep breathing that focuses the mind while increasing body strength and stamina, improving balance and joint flexibility and reducing stress and tension. Contact the Sto Rox Public Library at 412-771-1222 or email at gotoprintfor@gmail.com

Painting Class

with Jo Anne Elliott-Pugh
Tuesdays, 6 – 7:30pm (Begins Feb. 7)
Ages 15+

Learn to paint still life, self-portraits and wild life while developing the fundamentals of light and shadow. All classes and materials are free limited to 8 students Open to Beginner-Advanced Students can enroll any time. Contact the library to sign up. Sto Rox Public Library at 412-771-1222 or email at  gotoprintfor@gmail.com

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DRAWING CLASS

with Jo Anne Elliott-Pugh
Thursdays, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Ages 12-17

Drawing class will explore drawing with charcoal, and chalk pastels, developing 3 dimensional images while drawing objects from life. All classes and materials are free limited to 8 students Open to Beginner-Advanced Students can enroll any time. Contact the library to sign up. Sto Rox Public Library at 412-771-1222 or email at gotoprintfor@gmail.com

Check out our Virtual Art Gallery