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    

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

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.

ADULTS: 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.)

August's selection is an OPEN read! The theme is BEACHES, so choose any book about beaches, fiction or non-fiction, and join us on Thursday, August 23rd at 7 pm and share your book with us!


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.


BUILDING CLUB

Join us on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 3:30—5:00 PM for Building Club! Set your imagination free with our vast collection of building supplies, including Legos, MagnaTiles, KEVA planks, and much more! Suggested for ages 3 and up.


YO-YO CLUB

2nd and 4th Thursdays in June, July, and August, 3:00—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

Please note that these regular storytimes will be on a break from Aug. 20 through Sept. 7. Regular schedule resumes Sept. 10.

• 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 Wednesdays and Fridays at 11 am - 1pm.  Join in the fun!!


ADULT KNIT/CROCHET GROUPS

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


BRIDGE GROUP

Join the group for bridge on Fridays from 1:30 to 3:30 PM. A second session has been added for Mondays from 10 AM to 12 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

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

Please note that there will be no Teen Time on Aug. 21 or 28.

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