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all events cancelled

ALL EVENTS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

There will be no events at the library until further notice, whether special or recurring. Check back for further updates.

Book Clubs for Adults

Afternoon Book Club

2nd Wednesday of every month at 4:00 PM


The April 2020 selection for the afternoon group is Everybody's Son by Thrity Umrigar.  Our discussion will take place on Wednesday, April 8


Copies are available at the Circulation desk. Pick up a copy and join in!

Evening Book Club - March Meeting Cancelled

4th Thursday of every month at 7:00 PM


March's  selection is: Becoming by Michelle Obama.  We will meet on Thursday, March 26 at 7 PM


Copies  will be available at the Information desk so check out a book and come  in to discuss!  New members are always welcome! For more information,  call the library at 215-836-5300.

Recurring Events and classes for adults

Ukulele Beginner "Bootcamp"

1st Sunday of the month (Jan to May), 1:30 to 3:30 PM


Interested in learning ukulele? Join us for a beginner bootcamp on the first Sunday of each month. Bring your own ukulele if you have one, but loaner equipment is available (first-come, first-served), thanks to the generosity of the Springfield Township Rotary Club. Organized by Bonnie Ostrofsky, member of the Philadephia Main Line Ukulele Group.


Please RSVP to bgo@usa.net

Ukulele Jam

1st Monday of the month (Jan to May), 6 to 8 PM


Play, sing along, and have fun with other ukulele players! All levels welcome. Bring your ukulele, tuner, and a music stand. Jams will continue on the first Monday of each month. Organized by Bonnie Ostrofsky, member of the Philadelphia Main Line Ukulele Group.


Please RSVP to bgo@usa.net and you will be emailed the chord charts.

International Film Screening

2nd Sunday of the month, 1:15 PM


Join the CineClub of PA for a screening of an international film each month. March's selection is Hunt for Wilderpeople, a 2016 New Zealand film. Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new family, but when a tragedy strikes that threatens to send Ricky to another home, he goes on the run with his foster parent. As a national manhunt ensues, the two must face their options: go out in a blaze of glory or overcome their differences and survive as a family. Part road comedy and part rousing adventure story both hilarious and touching. Directed by Taika Waititi. 

Pinochle

Mondays from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM and Wednesdays from  11 AM to 1 PM


Enjoy the classic card game at the library!

Mah Jongg

 Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 12:15 PM; Tuesdays at 10:30 AM


Play rousing games of Mah Jongg at the library. Please be sure to have your own mah jongg card. Call for information. 

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.

Socrates Cafe

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. 

Bridge Group

Fridays, 1:30 to 3:30 PM


Come in and play a hand of party bridge! Refresh your memory on the rules, meet new friends and hone your skills!  Attendance may be limited to 3 tables due to room availability.

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!


3/6/20 – MAIDEN - The true story of skipper Tracy Edwards and the first all-female crew to enter and finish the Whitbread Round the World race. Rated PG


3/13/20 – ITHACA – 14-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed mother, his older sister, and his four-year-old brother, Ulysses, as best he can. Sam Shepard and Meg Ryan star in this PG film.


3/20/20 – FRUITVALE STATION – Based on the real-life story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008. A murder that sent shockwaves through the nation after being filmed by fellow passengers on the train. Michael B. Jordan and Octavia Spencer star. Rated R


3/27/20 – YOUR SISTER'S SISTER – Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days. Emily Blunt stars in this poignant, witty film. Rated R.

Medicare and Insurance Help

Mondays at 9:15, 10:15, and 11:15 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 9:15, 10:15, or 11:15 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.