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

JULY 28TH – SMOKE SIGNALS - Victor and Thomas have lived their entire lives on the same Indian Reservation but they couldn't be more different. When Victor is called away, it's Thomas who comes up with the money to pay for his trip, but only if Thomas goes along for the ride! An enjoyable, sentimental humorous film offering a view into Native American culture. Nominated and received several independent film awards, including Sundance Film Festival!

AUGUST 4TH – ARBITRAGE - See Richard Gere & Susan Sarandon in this timely drama about a hedge fund manager who appears to have it all~ but does he really?? Rated R

AUGUST 11TH – SWING KIDS – As Germany falls under the veil of Nazism, a group of youths dare to stand up against the powerful forces at play. They must choose freedom or loyalty but to whom? Christian Bale and Barbara Hershey star! Rated PG-13

AUGUST 18TH – FENCES – Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning play by August Wilson, this drama centers on Denzel Washington, Viola Davis as they try to provide for their family and stand up for their rights. Rated PG-13

AUGUST 25TH – PEOPLE LIKE US – Chris Pine and Elizabeth Banks star in this all-star cast! Called home to settle his father’s estate, Sam must reconnect with his estranged family and deal with a startling secret! Rated PG-13

                           


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.)

July's selection is The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson! Join us on Thursday, July 27th  and share your thoughts of this book. Check out a copy and come in to discuss!

August's selection is Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, to be discussed on Thursday, August 24th! Plan ahead to meet and discuss!


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

On summer break. Check back in September to learn more about yo-yo club!


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.


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 2:30 to 5:30 PM.

See the Teen Programs page for the summer schedule!


TEEN DROP-IN

On summer break. Check back in September!