There are CLASSES AND EVENTS for every age at the Free Library of Springfield Township!
 


FILMS on FRIDAY

See a new or classic film or a documentary at the library every Friday at 2:00 PM

SEPT 29TH – THE EXCEPTION – Espionage and romance combine in this WWII thriller as a German officer goes on a mission to investigate the exiled German monarch. As he begins to piece the clues together, he gets drawn into an unexpected romance with someone he shouldn’t. Starring Christopher Plummer Rated R          

OCTOBER 6TH - LION - Based on the real life story of Saroo, a young boy who gets separated from his family while traveling on a train. Surviving on the streets, he eventually gets adopted by an Australian couple. He searches for years to find his family. Starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman. Rated PG-13

OCTOBER 13TH -  PATERSON - Paterson is a bus driver in the city of Paterson, New Jersey--they share the name. Every day, Paterson adheres to a simple routine and goes home to his wife, Laura. By contrast, Laura's world is ever changing. Rated R, starring Adam Driver

OCTOBER 20TH – PATRIOT’S DAY - In the immediate aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, a police officer aids in the pursuit of the terrorists responsible. Under the direction of BPD commissioner Ed Davis and an FBI Special Agent, the manhunt for the bombers extends into the Boston suburb of Watertown.  Rated R, starring Mark Wahlberg

OCTOBER 27TH – FANTASTIC BEASTS – Taking place 70 years before Harry Potter, in 1926 New York for a brief stopover, Newt Scamander would have traveled on without incident, were it not for a No Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts. All of this could spell trouble for both worlds! Rated PG-13, starring Eddie Redmayne


BOOK CLUBS

We currently only have a book club for adults due to lack of attendance for children and teens. If any children and teens are interested in participating in a book club, please let the librarians know.

KIDS' BOOK CLUB
Due to lack of attendance, the Kids' Book Club is taking an extended break. If you are interested in participating, please let Miss Kris, Miss Amy, or Miss Elena know. We will try to gather days and times that work well for those interested in the group.

TEEN BOOK CLUB
Due to lack of attendance, the Teen Book Club is taking an extended break. If you are interested in participating, please let Miss Marie or Miss Kris know. We will try to gather days and times that work well for those interested in the group.

ADULT BOOK CLUB
Join us on the fourth Thursday* of the month at 7:00 PM. Copies of the selected titles are available at the Information desk. New members are always welcome! For more information, call the library at 215-836-5300. (*unless a holiday.)

September's  selection is City of Thieves by David Benioff, to be discussed on Thursday, September 28th! Plan ahead to join us for a discussion!


DUPLO PLAY DAY

Drop in between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM every Friday to build whatever you like with our Duplo collection. Suggested for ages 2 to 6.


ANNUAL ABC'S

Drop in anytime during the library's open hours to make a letter craft! Throughout the year, we'll make all 26 letters of the alphabet. Each letter and its supplies are available in the children's section for two weeks at a time, but we'll keep extra materials on hand behind the desk. If you want to do a previous letter that you missed, just ask the librarian for the supplies.


LEGO CLUB

Join us on Wednesday from 3:30—5:00 PM for Lego Club! Set your imagination free with our vast collection of Legos! (Ages 4+)


YO-YO CLUB

Thursdays, 4:00—5:00 PM

Do you play yo-yo or want to learn how? Come hang out with other yo-yo players, learn tips and tricks, and discover how to get started. The library has yo-yos you can use if you don't have your own. No registration required.


STORY TIME

• Monday: Terrific Two’s and Three’s (18 to 36 mo.) at 10:00 AM
• Tuesday: Playful Pre-School (3 to 5 yrs.) at 10:00 AM
• Thursday: Wonderful One’s (Birth to 24 mo.) at 10:00 AM


MEDICARE and INSURANCE HELP

If you’re 65 or older and need help with Medicare or medical insurance, you can sign up to receive assistance on Mondays at 9, 10, or 11 AM. Visits are by appointment only. If these times are not convenient, please contact us to arrange a more convenient time. Counselors are RSVP and APPRISE certified. For more information or to make an appointment, call the library at 215-836-5300.


PINOCHLE

For those who want to refresh their memory or are advanced players, come in on Wednesday mornings at 11 AM and play!


ADULT KNIT/CROCHET GROUPS

Now there are two options! Mondays at 1:00 PM and Wednesdays at 6:30 PM! Break out the yarn and come join us!


BRIDGE GROUP

Join the group for lively bridge play on Fridays from 1:30 to 3:30 PM. A second session has been added for Mondays from 10:00 AM - 12 NOON starting on Monday, September 18th, 2017! Due to space limitation, 3 tables will be available.


MAH JONGG (麻将)

Play rousing games of Mah Jongg at the library on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 12:15 PM.


SOCRATES CAFÉ

Socrates Café meets each Monday evening at 7:00 PM to discuss, share, and explore topical issues. No need to register; just come with your thoughts and an open mind.


TEEN TIME

Teens in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to come to the library for Teen Time every Tuesday afternoon from 3:30 to 5:30 PM.