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The Youngsville Public Library has a wide range of activities planned for the next two weeks.

On Wednesday, July 6, Danielle Ditz will lead three separate career development workshops at the library. The first workshop will run from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will show job seekers how to use SkillUP PA. The in-person session also accepts walk-ins. SkillUP PA provides access to over 6,000 free online training courses to help you prepare for a new career path, improve your existing skills, and more. Stop by for one-on-one assistance on how to register, navigate, and use this great resource to suit your personal needs.

From 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Ditz will have an open, walk-in Q&A. Ask personalized questions about job searches, PA CareerLink, free job training opportunities and more. No registration necessary. From 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Ditz will conduct “Overview of PA CareerLink and Your Personal Needs” available for in-person, virtual or telephone participation. The workshop requires registration by calling Ditz at 814-272-4020 or emailing Visit or Facebook at Youngsville-Public-Library for more information and for upcoming workshops. Workshops count towards weekly unemployment requirements because they are part of PA CareerLink.

Free Snack Program: Free “grab and take away” snacks are available at the Youngsville Public Library until August 19 for children 18 and under. Bins filled with free snacks are located in the lobby, are individually wrapped, and are available during library hours Monday and Wednesday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. but not limited to single-serve mac and cheese, steel-cut oatmeal with granola (both containers are microwave-safe), and 8-ounce juice bottles. No registration is required for the seventh annual edition of the library “Free snacks for kids” program.

Fiction & Fitness program: A free Fiction and Fitness program will take place on Wednesday July 6th. The target ages for the program are 3-12 years old, but all are welcome. The program will take place at Island Park from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., rain or shine. No registration required. Each program in the six-part free series features themed stories with a corresponding fitness activity, healthy snack, and take-home craft. The theme for July 6 is bats and insects. The themes change for each program date in the series. The remaining four Fiction & Fitness programs will take place on the first and third Wednesdays of July and August, at the same time and place. For more details, visit: or the library’s Facebook page (search Youngsville-Public-Library).

Educational Getaways Program: A free program, Educational Getaways, will take place on Thursday, July 7, aimed at ages 4-12, although all ages are welcome. The program takes place at Chapman State Park, Pavilion 2 (Chapman Dam Road, Clarendon, PA 16313) from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., rain or shine. No registration is required. Each program in the six-part free series features stories about nature, facts about nature, hands-on nature exploration, and a craft to take away. The theme for July 7 is leaf litter insects and creatures. The themes change for each program date in the series. The remaining four educational getaway programs will take place on the first and third Thursdays of July and August. For more details, visit or the library’s Facebook page (search Youngsville-Public-Library).

Book Club: The Youngsville Public Library Adult Book Club will meet on Tuesday, July 12 from 3-4 p.m. The book in question is “The phrase” by Louise Erdrich. For more information, call the library at 814-563-7670.

Holiday Hours: The Youngsville Public Library will be closed on Monday, July 4 for the holidays. The drop box is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for all returned documents. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5.


Music in Park, Warren: Free City of Warren Music in the Park takes place Fridays at 7 p.m. at Soldiers & Sailors Park. The July 1 band is Back Log who perform classic rock while the July 8 band is Night Shift who also perform classic rock.

Music in Park, Youngsville: Free Youngsville Music in the Park takes place Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. at Island Park. On June 30, Sean Patrick McGraw will perform. Island Park’s Summer Musical Series is presented by Youngsville Recreation.

Free Movie Night: Enjoy a family night out with a free movie at the Youngsville YMCA sponsored by the Warren County Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Youngsville Movie Night will be at 9 p.m. Friday, July 8 at the Youngsville YMCA, 80 Ford St., Island Park. Bring a blanket and a chair.

Trail of History Challenge: This is year two of the family-friendly scavenger hunt at 12 different historic locations in Warren County, which can be done at your own pace through Labor Day 2022. Join the Warren County Historical Society (210 Fourth Ave., Warren, open Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per family or group and includes decal, mug (provided by Whirley-Drink Works), a packet of clues and instructions. locations and answer the question that can be found once the location is reached. Then submit the answers to the Warren County Historical Society by 4 p.m. on Friday, September 9, to be entered into the prize draw. Donations for this event were made by Whirley-Drink Works and the Warren County Visitors Bureau.

This year there are all new locations and clues. It’s a family event that lasts all summer. Historical clues will lead participants to scenic views, historic buildings, now overgrown areas that were once integral businesses, and some businesses that have been continuous for over a century, all of which have played significant roles in history .


Online Banking Security: Jennie Miller, Office Manager at Northwest, will be on hand at the Allegheny Community Center Dining Hall on Monday, July 11 at 2:30 p.m. to walk area residents through questions and digital banking needs. Stop by to learn how to bank securely online.

Free vision services: People aged 55 and over who need help with vision services such as vision improvement services, vision rehabilitation therapy, general information/referral and advocacy can receive help from the Office of Blindness and Vision. Locally, Warren’s Lion Club can also help by requesting a sight assistance request. Call 814-726-1381 for more information.

Donate old glasses: The Allegheny Community Center has a donation box for usable glasses. The glasses are recycled and donated to children in need. Go to the ACC to deposit the old glasses in the box provided for this purpose.

Recycling Pickup: The Warren County Drive-Through Recycling Pickup will be held Thursday, July 14 from 3-7 p.m. at 227 College St., Youngsville. Registration is mandatory. For details on recycling fees per item, accepted/prohibited items and to register, visit (e-wastees and RDD tab) or call Noble Environmental at 412-567-6566 to schedule an appointment.

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