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OCTOBER EVENTS

All Levels Yoga Classes for Adults
Mondays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 6:15 to 7:30 PM
Additional classes in November and December

Kundalini Yoga is a balanced blend of dynamic exercise, conscious breathing, and mindfulness. The classes emphasize moving at your own rhythm, pace, and ability, so are suitable for levels from beginners to advanced. The goal is to release everyday stresses and tensions. Taught by Yulan San, certified yoga instructor. Payment is $21 for 3 classes or $10 for drop in. Cash only. Buy tickets before or after yoga classes.
Supports PA Forward's Health Literacy

Essential Oils
Thursday October 18, 7 PM
Learn about all the ways you can use essential oils to support wellness. Registration is required and space is limited. Please call 215-836-5300 or stop by the library to sign up.

Tree-Rings and What They Can Tell Us
Wednesday, October 24, 7 PM
Hear about the theory behind the science of using tree-rings to date buildings and provide information on weather events and more! Local resident Bill Callahan has many years of experience as a dendrochronologist! No registration required.
Supports PA Forward's Civic and Social Literacy


TECH TUESDAY

Classes will resume in the fall.

Supports PA Forward's Information Literacy


TECHNICAL HELP -

* Email Setup & Use *
* Mobile Device Setup & Use *
* Introduction to Computer Use *
* Downloading E-Books & Audiobooks *
* Usage of Library Website & Electronic Resources *
* Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Publisher, Powerpoint) * * And more...*

30-60 minute one-on-one sessions at your own pace. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, with Stephanie, our Head of Reference & Technology Specialist.

Call 215-836-5300, ext. 1400 or email srenne@mclinc.org.

Supports PA Forward's Information Literacy


SOCRATES CAFÉ

Mondays, 7:00 PM
Socrates Café meets to discuss, share, and explore topical issues. No need to register — just come with your thoughts and an open mind.

Supports PA Forward's Civic and Social Literacy


MEDICARE AND INSURANCE HELP

Mondays at 9:00, 10:00, and 11:00 AM
If you’re 65 or older and need help with Medicare or medical insurance, you can sign up to receive individual assistance on Mondays at 9, 10, or 11 AM. Visits are by appointment only. Other times can be arranged if needed. For more information or to make an appointment, call the library at 215-836-5300. Counselors are RSVP and APPRISE certified. 


PINOCHLE

Tuesday Nights at 7 PM and Wednesdays and Fridays, 11 AM to 1PM

Enjoy the classic card game at the library. Whether you're an experienced player looking to brush up on the game or a new learner, come in and join the fun!


KNIT GROUPS

Mondays, 1:00 PM, and Wednesdays, 6:30 PM

We now have two options for knit and crochet enthusiasts! Join the group at the library for knitting, crocheting, and conversation.


BRIDGE GROUP

Fridays, 1:30 to 3:30 PM
Join our beginner and intermediate games! Come in and refresh your memory on the rules, meet new friends and hone your skills! Limited to 3 tables.


MAH JONGG

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 12:15 PM
Play rousing games of Mah Jongg at the library. Please be sure to have your own mah jongg card. Call for information.


FILMS on FRIDAY

Fridays, 2:00 PM
See a new or classic film. Sometimes a documentary! Bring a friend and enjoy the free afternoon matinee!

SEPTEMBER 28 – GAME NIGHT - A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves entangled in a real-life mystery when the shady brother of one of them is seemingly kidnapped by dangerous gangsters. Starring Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams!  Rated R

OCTOBER 5 - CALIFORNIA TYPEWRITER - For those of us who remember manual typewriters, this documentary is an ode to that technology! Hear Tom Hanks and David McCullough share their love of the machine. Meet a young sculptor who collaborates with one of the last remaining stores that sells and repairs typewriters  to promote the resurgence of typewriters. Definitely a must see movie!

OCTOBER 12 - BURNT - Chef Adam Jones had it all, and lost it. A rockstar chef of a two-star Michelin restaurant with the bad habits to match, the former enfant terrible of the Paris restaurant scene did everything different every time out and only ever cared about the thrill of creating explosions of taste. To land his own kitchen and that third elusive Michelin star though, he'll need to repair friendships and prove his worth. Rated R. Bradley Cooper stars!

OCTOBER 19 – THE TIME OF THEIR LIVES - Determined to gatecrash her ex-lover's funeral on glamorous French hideaway Ile-de-Re, former Hollywood siren Helen (Joan Collins) escapes her London retirement home with the help of Priscilla (Pauline Collins), a repressed English housewife stuck in a bad marriage. Pooling their limited resources, they hit the road together!

OCTOBER 26 – PHANTOM OF THE OPERA – The movie version of this hugely popular stage sensation bring the fateful love triangle to the big screen. Rekindle your love for this musical which stars Gerald Butler, Emmy Rossum and Minnie Driver.  Rated PG-13


BOOK CLUB

The fourth Thursday* of each month at 7:00 PM

* unless a Holiday

October's Book Club selection: "The Tender Bar" by J. R. Moehringer. We will meet on Thursday, October 25th at 7 PM. Copies of the book will be available at the Reference desk, so feel free to come in and check one out.

New members are always welcome! For more information, call the library at 215-836-5300. Copies will be available at the Information desk, check out a book and come in to discuss!

The suggested list of genres for the monthly meetings is below. Specific books are determined at the previous month's meeting.

JAN - Classics OR Movie-based Book     MAY - One Book One County   SEPT - Historical Fiction OR Banned Book   

FEB - Non-Fiction                                 JUNE - YA or SciFi/Fantasy   OCT - Memoir/Autobiography/Biography

MARCH -Women's History or Female Author           JULY - Thriller/Spy       NOV - Mystery

APRIL - Foreign Author                         AUG - Beach Read/Chick Lit                       DEC - Popular Fiction