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MARCH EVENTS

Tech Talk: Make Friends with a Password Vault Today
Thursday, March 21, 7 PM
Insecure password practices is a leading cause of account breaches. Learn how to select, set up, and use one in your day-to-day smartphone and computing activities. No registration required. Presented by cyber safety expert, Chris DiFonzo, a career technologist and entrepreneur with significant experience on the front lines of cyber security.
Supports PA Forward's Information Literacy

Market Volatility Talk
Wednesday, March 27, 7 PM
Concerned about market volatility and wondering what is happening in the markets? Learn more about this topic from Tara Rittler, local resident and financial adviser. No registration required.
Supports PA Forward'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

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!

3/1/19 – MAMMA MIA! - Yes, this is the first one! Meryl Streep and an all-star cast sing and entertain us with the story of love, parents, and life. Based on the songs of ABBA, this film will have you singing along! Rated PG-13.

3/8/19 – BOUNDARIES - Laura and her son Henry are forced to drive her estranged, pot-dealing, carefree father Jack across country after he's kicked out of a nursing home. Christopher Plummer stars in this timely film about aging, marijuana, and family conflicts. Rated R.

3/15/19 – A THOUSAND WORDS - Fast-talking Jack McCall says whatever it takes to close a deal. After stretching the truth with a spiritual guru, he suddenly finds his life depending on a magical tree with 1,000 leaves, one for every word he has left. Now Jack's got to stop talking and conjure up some outrageous ways to communicate or he's a goner! Eddie Murphy stars in this hilarious, feel-good comedy. Rated PG-13.

3/22/19 – MAMMA MIA, HERE WE GO AGAIN - The long-awaited sequel to the original! This time with an additional star as Cher portrays the grandmother of Sophie. Featuring the original cast and more great songs from ABBA. Rated PG.

3/29/19 - ALWAYS AT THE CARLYLE - An anecdotal history of the New York City hotel, The Carlyle, and its notable guests. Featuring George Clooney, Sofia Coppola, Tommy Lee Jones, Jeff Goldblum, Anjelica Huston, Wes Anderson, Lenny Kravitz, Naomi Campbell, Jon Hamm, and Anthony Bourdain. Documentary, 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 April selection for the afternoon group is The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.  That discussion will take place on Wednesday, April 10th. 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.

March's selection is the book, "The Girls of Atomic City: the Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II" by Denise Kiernan. Pick up a copy and join us on March 28th.

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