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JUNE EVENTS

Kundalini Yoga Classes for Adults
Mondays, June 4, 11, 18, and 25, 6:15 to 7:30 PM
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. Registration required. Call the library for more info.
Supports PA Forward's Health Literacy

International Film Showing
Sunday, June 17, 1 to 3:30 PM
Join the Cine Club of PA for a showing of an international film. The movie DHEEPAN will be our first showing! The movie is about 3 Tamil refugees who flee the civil war-ravaged Sri Lanka, and seek asylum in France. As the film unfolds, we see the conflicts that this new life means for both the refugees as well as those already living in France. Subtitled in English.
Supports PA Forward's Civic and Social Literacy

Outsmart the Scammers
Wednesday, June 20, 10:30 AM
Thursday, June 21, 7 PM

Learn important strategies to help protect you and your loved ones from fraud and scammers' tactics. You'll discover how to spot red flags, resources you can turn to if targeted, and steps you can take to protect your family. Presented by Tara Rittler of Edward Jones Investing. Two sessions available.
Supports PA Forward's Financial Literacy

Exploring with Ed: The Great Summer Read
Wednesday, June 20, 7 PM
In conjunction with the PBS series The Great American Read, our adult patrons are encouraged to participate in our 5-Star Summer Reading Program and fill out ballots reviewing their favorites. Our reference librarian Ed Thompson will discuss the historical impact of America's most beloved novels, explore their social influences, and highlight the idea that not all of our classics were at first considered to be classics.
Supports PA Forward's Civic and Social Literacy


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

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!

JUNE 1ST - WONDER -Based on the best selling novel, this is the story of a young boy with a facial difference who must enter mainstream school for the first time in 5th grade. While enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates he struggles to be seen as just another student. Starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay! Rated PG

JUNE 8TH - MAUDIE -Based on a true story of Maud Dowley and Everett Lewis, this film stars Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke! The story of a brusque fishmonger and his housekeeper and how their town comes to appreciate her for the talented artist she becomes! Rated PG-13

JUNE 15TH - FATHER OF THE BRIDE - A remake of the classic film, this version stars Steve Martin, Diane Keaton and Martin Short! Comedic and sentimental at times, this film is an excellent remake! Rated PG

JUNE 22ND - MISS SLOANE - Jessica Chastain stars in this political thriller. Miss Sloane is a brilliant, ruthless political lobbyist who faces her most formidable opponent yet! Rated R

JUNE 29TH - THE SHAPE OF WATER - Set in Cold War era 1962 America, Elsa is a lonely government worker who happens upon a secret experiment that will change her world. The winner of 4 Oscars, this film stars Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer! Rated R


BOOK CLUB

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

* unless a Holiday

June's book selection is The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi. Book discussion group will meet on June 28th 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