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
March 17th - Waking Ned Devine - For St. Patrick's Day, an Irish movie! When Ned wins big in the lottery he can't believe it!Nor does he survive it! But his village tries to have him live on to claim the winnings!! Join us for this classic comedy, rated PG.
March 24th - Wild Oats - Shirley MacLaine and Jessica Lange star as two friends who decided to enjoy a windfall, even if it's an error in zeros!! Not $50,000 but $5,000,000 is the check that the life insurance company sends, and the fun begins!! Rated PG-13
March 31st - The Taming of the Shrew - Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton star in Shakepeare's masterpiece! Katharina and Petruchio marry and the battle of the sexes begins! Will Petruchio win the bet of who has the most obedient wife? Watch it and see for yourself! 1967 - Not Rated
We have book clubs for children, teens, and adults.
KIDS' BOOK CLUB
Children in grades 3 to 5 are invited to join us on the second Monday of each month from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. The next meeting is April 10; this month's topic is a free read: choose whatever you like! Snacks will be provided. New members are always welcome. If you have any questions about whether your child is eligible for or would be a good fit for book club, feel free to ask us.
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.)
March 2017's book selection is "Everything I Never Told You" by Celeste Ng. We will meet at the library on March 23rd. Grab a copy and come in to discuss!
DUPLO PLAY DAY
Drop in between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month to build whatever you like with our Duplo collection. Suggested for ages 2 to 6.
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.
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+)
• 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 special time. Counselors are RSVP and APPRISE certified. For more information or to make an appointment, call the library at 215-836-5300.
Drop in on Sunday afternoons starting at 1:30 PM to play the fun and challenging word game of Scrabble!
ADULT KNIT NIGHT
Join the knitting group at the library every Wednesday at 6:30 PM for knitting, crocheting, and conversation.
Join the group for lively bridge play on Fridays from 1:30 to 3:30 PM.
MAH JONGG (麻将)
Play rousing games of Mah Jongg at the library on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 12:15 PM.
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.
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. Play trivia, eat snacks, and hang out!
Tentative Monthly Schedule
1st Tuesday: Movie
2nd Tuesday: Art/Craft
3rd Tuesday: Ping Pong
4th Tuesday: Wii games
We're always open to teen suggestions for activities!
Teens in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to drop in at the library on Thursday evenings from 6 to 8 PM to hang out with other teens and play games.