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APRIL EVENTS

AARP Safe Driver Course
Monday, April 23, 9 AM to 1 PM
This is the 4-hour refresher course. Please call the library at 215-836-5300 to register. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members.

Longwood Gardens Community Read Book Discussion
Thursday, April 26, 7 PM
Join us for a book discussion of the Longwood Gardens Community Read selection: Lab Girl by Hope Jahren.
Supports PA Forward's Civic and Social Literacy


MAY EVENTS

Free Blood Pressure Check
Tuesday, May 1, 11 AM to 1 PM
Get a free blood pressure screening from the La Salle Neighborhood Nurses. No appointment necessary.
Supports PA Forward's Health Literacy

Medicare 101
Tuesday, May 1, 7 PM
Are you ready to enroll in Medicare? Join us to learn what you are entitled to and how to navigate the system for your best coverage. Presented by Al Toizer, a volunteer APPRISE counselor. 
Supports PA Forward's Financial Literacy

Local History Talk
Thursday, May 3, 7 PM
Learn about neighboring Cheltenham Township, including the founding Quaker settlers, Titans of Industry, and many world-famous family names. Presented by local amateur historian Roddy Davis.
Supports PA Forward's Civic and Social Literacy

Outsmart the Scammers
Saturday, May 5, 1 to 2 PM
Learn important strategies to help protect you and your loved ones from fraud and scammers' tactics. Discover how to spot red flags, find resources you can turn to, and learn steps you can take to protect your family. Presented by Tara Rittler of Edward Jones Investing.
Supports PA Forward's Financial Literacy

Exploring with Ed: Heels, Wheels, and Wings
Wednesday, May 16, 7 PM
From walking to horse-drawn carts, and from trains to cars and planes, Americans have always been on the move. Learn more about how transportation has changed and how it affects society. Presented by reference librarian Ed Thompson.
Supports PA Forward's Civic and Social Literacy


TECH TUESDAY

Every Tuesday, 7 PM

Drop in to learn how to use our electronic resources! A different database or tool will be highlighted each week.

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. 400 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.


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, 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

Mondays, 10 AM to 12 PM and 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!

MARCH 30TH – LIBRARY IS CLOSED

APRIL 6TH - PARIS CAN WAIT- On a road trip from Cannes to Paris, Anne finds a 2 day adventure gives her a new lust for life! Diane Lane & Alec Baldwin star in this PG film.

APRIL 13TH – SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMENA visionary Sheikh believes he can bring his passion for salmon fishing to his not so fish-friendly desert home. Emily Blunt and Ewan McGregor star in this charming comedy! PG-13

APRIL 20TH – THE JAZZ SINGERBased on the play, this is the story of a young Jewish man who rebels against his family and becomes a jazz singer. Starring Neil Diamond, Lucie Arnaz and Laurence Olivier. Rated PG

APRIL 27TH – BAGGAGE CLAIMFlight attendant Montana Moore is sick of being single. Determined to get engaged before her younger sister’s wedding-30 days away- her coworkers cook up a scheme to help! Paula Patton, Taye Diggs, Jill Scott star in this PG-13 laugh-out loud rom-com!


BOOK CLUB

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

* unless a Holiday

April's book selection is LAB GIRL by Hope Jahren.  This meeting coincides with the Longwood Gardens Community Read program. The group will meet on April 26th 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