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IFL Clubs are a great way to explore your interests and broaden your horizons.   They can also be a way to make new friends with similar interests.  All IFL clubs are free and open to the public.  Try out a club today!

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IFL Book Club  

The IFL Book Club meets the second Thursday of each month at 11:00 am and  The IFL Book Club@Night meets the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm.  Join us in reading and discussing recent fiction by a variety of authors, Refreshments are served.   The books are available to pick up at the circulation desk.  You must have a library card to check these out.  Check out the events calendar to see upcoming titles.  For more information contact Lauri Steffy, 724-465-8841 x 3.

Classics Book Club

Join us for a lively discussion of classic literature.  The club meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. in the reading area on the second floor of the library.  Refreshments are served. Books are available for pick-up at the circulation desk.   Check out the Events Calendar to see upcoming titles. Contact Kim Young, 724-465-8841 x 3, for more information.

Forever Young Book Club

Looking for something a little different?  Try our newest book club for adults - Forever Young - and see why so many people are reading children’s and young adult literature.  Meetings are the fourth Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. 

Book Club Kits

Do you have your own book club or are you thinking of starting one?  We can help with Book Club Kits.  These kits contain up to 15 copies of a popular book and may be borrowed for up to six weeks.  Book Clubs must register with the library, and book kits must be signed out by a group representative.  All borrowers must have a current library card with no outstanding fines or fees, and are responsible for loss or damage of the materials. Contact the Reference Desk for more information.  Click here for a list of available titles.

Online Book Clubs

Don’t have time to come to the library?  Join an online book club and receive chapters of the book in your email.  New books each week, a variety of genres to choose from, sample 2-3 chapters, meet the author, and discuss the book all online.  Click here to see what’s available.

IFL Taster's Club: A Cook Book Club

Like with a book club, members meet to discuss a specific book, in this case a cookbook, and enjoy each other's company over coffee and snacks. Unlike with a book club, where the host is often in charge of providing much of the food and drink, meetings are a potluck meal; the dishes come from the cookbook in question. Members don't have to be serious, experienced cooks; enthusiasm for cooking is more important, so both experienced cooks and those who are just beginning to feel comfortable in the kitchen are invited to join. 

Creative Writing Club

For anyone who wishes to write for fun, from blogs to poetry to memoirs to writing the great American novel, the library's writing club is for you. Membership is open to anyone over the age of 12 looking for a polace to create, learn, and share. Meetings are held at 7 PM on the last Monday of the month, last about an hour, and are informal, productive and fun. New members are always welcome, and perfect attendance is not required or expected. The club meeting are facilitated by Helen Taylor, who has published several short stories and has a background in English Education. For further information, please contact Helen.at the Front Desk, by phone 724-465-8841 Ext 5, or email to publib.ill@gmail.com

Photography Club

Whether you are new at photography, an experienced hobbyist, or a professional, we invite you to join us for the opportunity to discuss all aspects of photography, learn from other photographers, and share your photos. Don’t have a DSLR, don’t worry.  

The group meets on the third Wednesday of the month from 7:00-8:30PM in the Community Room on the second floor of the library. For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Helen at the library or by email publib.ill@gmail.com.

Quilting Group

If you love to quilt or have always wanted to learn, join our quilting group, Pins and Patches,  on Thursdays  from 1 – 3 p.m. The group welcomes anyone who is working on a project or who would like to learn.  All quilters should bring a good pair of fabric cutting scissors.  In the 2nd floor community room.  FREE.

Knitting Groups

Learning to knit or want to improve your skills at the library.   Join in with the evening knitters at Knitting Clinic to learn new tecniques or solve knitting problems. Not a beginner's class, meeting on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 pm  with Pat Simpkins.