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Museum Passes, Experience Kits Kick-off
May 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Visit the library for a fun-filled day! While you’re here,
pre-register your family a time slot for an Experience Kit!
-Martoni’s Fire Baked Pizza Food Truck
-Used Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
-Face Painting with Sycamore Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
-Children’s Story Time & Craft at noon
-Traditional Drum-Dances from Ghana, West Africa at 1 p.m. This is presented by Dr. Mitch Greco and members of the West Liberty University African Drum & Dance Ensemble. Learn about Ghanaian music, dance and culture! The program will introduce drum-dances from three different ethnic groups in Ghana that have certain shared qualities but are also uniquely beautiful. Register in advance.
-Experience Kit & Heinz History Center presentation at 2:30 p.m.
-We’ll also pre-register library visitors for the Summer Reading Program!
Not only does having a library card allow you to take home books, but now you can check out passes to museums that are just a short drive away from home.
PLSJ is in partnership with the History Center Affiliates Program and the Whitehall Public Library to offer free admission for up to four people for seven different kits to historical sites and museums:
•Heinz History Center (includes admission to Fort Pitt Museum and Meadowcroft Rockshelter)
•Historic Fort Steuben
•Duncan & Miller Glass Museum
•Merrick Art Gallery
•Old Economy Village
•Somerset Historical Center
•West Overton Village Museum & Distillery
Pick one kit at checkout. Experience Kits check out for a week at a time and can be reserved in advance. Return the Experience Kit on the due date so another person or family can explore. Experience Kits are available at each PLSJ location June 1 through December.