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JULY AND AUGUST EVENTS

All Levels Yoga Classes for Adults
Mondays, August 6, 20 & 27  6:15 to 7:30 PM
Additional classes in September
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

Genealogy...Get Ready, Get Set, Get Going!
Thursday, August 2, 7 PM
Designed for beginners, this lecture explains initial steps to take in starting research. Tools such as Family Group Record forms, Pedigree forms and software as well as online resources will be explained and demonstrated. Registration suggested. Please call the library to sign up. Presented by Carol M. Sheaffer, president of the Genealogical Society of PA and Nancy C. Nelson, First Families of PA Chair.
Supports PA Forward's Civic and Social Literacy

Kindergarten Transition Workshop for Parents
Thursday, August 30, 7 PM
Learn more about how the transition to kindergarten will impact your family. Discover what practical, emotional, and academic changes to expect, and get tips on how to manage them. Presented by Rebecca McDermott, MS, Kellie Cathey, LSW, and Megan McAuliffe, reading specialist. No registration required.


TECH TUESDAY

Classes will resume in September.

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

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!

AUGUST 3RD - PHANTOM THREAD - Set in 1950's London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover. Daniel Day-Lewis stars! Rated R

AUGUST 10TH - VICTORIA & ABDUL - The extraordinary story of a queen and her new best friend. The two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy. Rated PG-13

AUGUST 17TH - DELI MAN - A documentarywhich looks at the world of the delicatessen, the creation of Jewish immigrants as a way of preserving ethnic culinary traditions in the New World. Profiles Ziggy Gruber, co-owner of Kenny & Ziggy's New York Delicatessen Restaurant in Houston and third-generation deli man, as well as other deli owners and aficionados in the U.S. and Canada

AUGUST 24TH - ON A CLEAR DAY - Frank Redmond plunges headlong into a new life with a personal challenge- to swim the English Channel! His friends get swept up in the quest as he prepares for the most extraordinary test of human endurance. Heartwarming and inspirational! Rated PG-13

AUGUST 31ST - LABOR DAY - Josh Brolin and Kate Winslet star in this romance film. What starts as this unforeseen encounter ends up as a second chance at love. Rated PG-13


BOOK CLUB

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

* unless a Holiday

August's book selection is a BEACH read of your choice!! Choose a book that has a theme that centers on beaches and come to share your thoughts! We will meet on Thursday, August 23rd at 7 PM.

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/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