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EXPLORING WITH ED: SWEET HISTORY: STORIES ABOUT FAVORITE AMERICAN CANDIES

Thursday, October 31, 7 PM

Explore with reference librarian Ed Thompson the history of popular American candies and discover fun facts. No registration required. Two sessions offered.

Supports PA Forward's Civic and Social Literacy


VETERAN'S DAY TALK

Monday, October 21, 7 PM

Topics will include the history of Philadelphia National Cemetery, where over 1,000 black Civil War soldiers are buried, the history of Camp William Penn, where USCT Civil War soldiers were trained, and things we can do to show respect for our veterans. Presented by Ed McLaughlin. No registration required.

Supports PA Forward's Civic and Social Literacy


CAREER BOOST: INTERVIEWING A TO Z

Thursday, October 24, 7 PM

Join us for the second session in our Career Boost series! Job interviews are stressful and often feel unnatural. Learn the basics of job interviews, from screening calls to final round interviews. Attendees will have a clear understanding of how the interview process works with insider tips on what employers look for in an interview. Workshop will include group activities and a Q&A sesion.

Suitable for adults and older teens. Space is limited to 20 participants; first-come, first-served.

Presented by Megan Haupt, Founder of Brio Career, who has over a decade of career coaching experience, working with clients at all stages of their careers. Her 25-year professional background spans from the performing arts to higher ed, non-profits, and corporate business, and she has successfully navigated several industry changes throughout her career. In addition to her coaching work, she is a serial entrepreneur, public speaker, and business consultant. 

Supports PA Forward's Civic and Social Literacy


FINANCIAL TALK: INVESTING IN THE LATE INNINGS OF A BULL MARKET

Wednesday, October 30, 7 PM

Have questions about investing in a bull market? Examine the economic outlook in the late stages of a bull market, learn about late-cycle risks and opportunities, and discover how to stay in position and keep a balanced portfolio. Presented by Scott McCrea of Edward Jones Investments. No registration required.

Supports PA Foward's Financial Literacy


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

New Day and Time as of October 9th, 2019

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

Enjoy the classic card game at the library!


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; 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.


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!

10/4/19 DIOR AND I - A thrilling behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons's highly anticipated first Haute Couture collection as Christian Dior's new Artistic Director. Beautifully melding the everyday, pressure-filled components of fashion with an elegant reverence for the history of Dior. Documentary.

10/11/19 A DELICATE BALANCE - Agnes (Hepburn), as domineering and sarcastic as her husband Tobias (Scofield) is equivocating and guarded, finds her empty Connecticut nest invaded by her alcoholic sister (Reid), their divorced daughter (Remick), and friends who are terrified of being alone for unknown reasons.  Rated PG

10/18/19- SKELETON TWINS - Maggie and Milo are estranged twins who are reunited after ten years of being apart. Follow their unforgettable journey to reconnect, as they realize that the key to fixing their lives may just lie in repairing their relationship. Starring Kristen Wiig, Luke Wilson, Bill Hader. Rated R

10/25/19MISSION IMPOSSIBLE -GHOST PROTOCOL - Blamed for the terrorist bombing of the Kremlin, IMF operative Ethan Hunt is disavowed along with the rest of the agency when the President initiates 'Ghost Protocol'. Left without any resources or backup, Ethan must find a way to clear his agency's name and prevent another attack. Starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton. Rated PG-13


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 November selection for the afternoon group is The Boy on the Wooden Box by Leon Leyson.  That discussion will take place on Wednesday, November 13th. 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.

OCTOBER'S title is: "AMERICANIZED: Rebel without a green card" by Sara Saedi.  Join us and discuss this memoir of an Iranian-American teenager's quest for citizenship on Thurs., Oct 24.  

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.

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