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MEMOIR WRITING CLASS

Tuesdays, 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
May 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th

Gayle Herbert Robinson will lead this class in writing exercises with a goal of writing your memoir! Gayle is an accomplished writer, having experience in many different areas of writing from fiction to non-fiction to copywriting and more. Registration is required and participants must attend all 4 weeks. Please call or stop by the library to sign up.


FINANCIAL TALK: MARKET UPDATE

Wednesday, May 29, 7 PM

Curious and market volatility and what is happening in the markets? Get an update from Ameriprise Financial Services representatives, Tara Rittler, financial advisor and Michael Rama, CFPC, AMPA, financial advisor. No registration required.

Supports PA Forward's Financial Literacy


LOCAL HISTORY TALK

Thursday, June 6, 7 PM

Roddy Davis, our neighborhood historian, will talk about the various historic mansions in Springfield Township. No registration required.


ENERGY MEDICINE TALK

Wednesday, June 19, 7 PM

Learn about the energetic make-up of the human body (also known as the aura or energy field). Discover techniques to strengthen this field and use it to create physical and emotional balance in life. No registration required. Presented by Kathryn Landis, MSW.

Supports PA Forward's Health Literacy


PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS

Saturdays, 10:15 AM to 12 PM
June 22 through August 10

Learn more about photography basics. Topics covered will include composition, shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and lighting. For adults, but teens ages 13 and up may participate with accompanying parent/guardian. Bring your own camera to class (smartphones acceptable). 

Registration is required. Please call or stop by the library to sign up. 8 classes are available; you may sign up for any session you are able to attend.

Supports PA Forward's Information Literacy


SPONGE ART PAINTING CLASS

Monday, June 24, 7 PM

Celebrate the Universe of Stories summer reading theme by creating an out-of-this-world sponge art painting. Class taught by local artist Ginny Benner. For adults only. Registration is required. Please call or stop by the library to sign up.


TECHNICAL HELP - Our technical help appointments have been temporarily suspended. Please check at the library for updates. 

* Email Setup & Use *
* Mobile Device Setup & Use *
* Introduction to Computer Use *
* Downloading E-Books & Audiobooks *
* Usage of Library Website & Electronic Resources *
* Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Publisher, Powerpoint) * * And more...*

Supports PA Forward's Information Literacy


COMPUTERIZED INVESTING GROUP

3rd Saturday of the month, 10:15 AM to 2:15 PM
Join this investing group dedicated to the art and science of technical analysis. Learn about stock charts and indicators from the group members. All levels of understanding from inexperienced to seasoned are welcome! No registration required.


SOCRATES CAFÉ

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.

Supports PA Forward's Civic and Social Literacy


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, 10, or 11 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. 


PINOCHLE

Tuesdays, 7 PM to 8:30 PM and Wednesdays and Fridays, 11 AM to 1PM

Enjoy the classic card game at the library!

Please note that the Tuesday night group is for experienced players (intermediate level or higher) only and they do not provide instruction. (Many websites and online videos can offer instruction if you are interested.) Single deck only; no admission after 7:15 PM so full games are not interrupted.


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.


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.


MAH JONGG

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 12:15 PM
Play rousing games of Mah Jongg at the library. Please be sure to have your own mah jongg card. Call for information.


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!

5/24/19 – FOR LOVE OF THE GAME – Kevin Costner and Kelly Preston star in this romantic film based on baseball and emotions! Decisions must be made and games must be played! If you loved Field of Dreams, you’ll love this one! Rated PG-13.

5/31/19 -  THE WIFE - Glenn Close stars in this powerful film about a couple's youthful passion and ambition interwoven with a portrait of a marriage, thirty-plus years later, a lifetime's shared compromises, secrets, betrayals, and mutual love. Rated R

6/7/19 - BOOK CLUB - Four lifelong friends' lives are turned upside down when their book club attempts to shake things up by tackling the infamous “Fifty Shades of Grey.” From discovering new romance to rekindling old flames, they inspire each other to make their next chapter the best chapter. Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton, Candice Bergan and Mary Steenburgen star! Rated PG-13

6/14/19 - THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. -A remake of the classic tv show! Armie Hammer and Henry Cavill star as C IA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB agent Illya Kuryakin who team up to stop a mysterious international criminal organization, bent on destabilizing the fragile balance of power. They must race against time to find a vanished German scientist who is key to infiltrating the organization and prevent a worldwide catastrophe.  Rated PG-13

6/21/19 - THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - Denzel Washington stars in this remake of a classic! The town of Rose Creek is under the deadly control of Bartholomew Bogue, and the townspeople are desperate for protection. They find protection in seven outlaws. These seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money. Rated PG-13

6/28/19 - TYLER PERRY'S SINGLE MOMS CLUB - When five struggling single moms form a support group, they find inspiration and laughter in their new sisterhood, helping to overcome obstacles along the way.  Nia Long, Cocoa Brown, Terry Crews, Tyler Perry star in this PG-13 movie!


BOOK CLUB

We now have two options, afternoon or evening! 

The afternoon group will be meeting on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 4:00 PM

The June selection for the afternoon group is Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.  That discussion will take place on Wednesday, June 12th. Copies are available at the Circulation desk. Pick up a copy and join in!

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The evening group will continue to meet on the 4th Thursday of every month at 7:00 PM.

JUNE's selection is: "Contact" by Carl Sagan. Pick up a copy and join us on June 27, 2019. 

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

The evening group uses this suggested list of genres for the monthly meetings is below. Specific titles are determined at the previous month's meeting.

JAN - Classics OR Books to Movies     MAY - One Book One County   SEPT - Historical Fiction OR Banned Book   

FEB - Non-Fiction                                 JUNE - YA or SciFi/Fantasy   OCT - Memoir/Autobiography/Biography

MARCH -Women's History or Female Author           JULY - Thriller/Spy       NOV - Mystery

APRIL - Foreign Author                         AUG - Beach Read/Chick Lit                       DEC - Popular Fiction