Programs in May @ the library
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Spring Book Discussion series continues:
All programs will meet from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Erin Hurt and Carla Verderame will return to lead the discussions for this five-part series, Not the usual: Unexpected acts of exploration and resistance. The program dates and titles are:
May 7 The Sellout, by Paul Beatty
May 21 The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah
The Participation Policy (effective Fall 2011) is as follows: There is an administrative charge of $10 per series to participate in the Sunday book discussions for participants who choose to borrow the book set from the library. There will be no charge if the participant supplies his or her own copies of the books, or if the participant purchases all of the books for the series from the library. Call 610-265-4805, or stop in at the library to register.
Adult Coloring Night
on Monday, May 8 at 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm. Bring your friends and enjoy coloring. Walk-ins are welcome. Materials will be provided. If you are interested in puzzles, we have them as well!
ACT/SAT Strategy class
on Monday, May 8 at 7:00 pm for high school students. Come meet the experts and learn how they can help you reach your test-prep and admissions goals. Strategy sessions are packed with need-to-know information about the ACT & SAT and the role it plays in college admissions. They will go over the content of the exam, walk through some sample questions and show you score-raising strategies to use on Test Day. MUST REGISTER
Dr. Steve presents: Space...... the Final Frontier: Of Archaeology?
, May 10 at 7:00 pm in Freedom Hall. This highly illustrated lecture illuminates the new science of "Satellite Archaeology" and the work of Dr. Parcak. Learn in detail from Dr. Steve on his travel with Dr. Parcak to Petra to see the spectacular site and the new discovery in detail, and then using freely available software, they will try their hands at finding old and new archaeological sites from space all by themselves!
on Monday, May 15 at 6:45 pm at the Upper Merion Community Center. Enjoy Library sponsored FREE exercise classes at the New Community Center. Need not be a member but MUST REGISTER THROUGH THE LIBRARY. Please arrive 10 minutes early at the community center to check in and sign the waiver.
Dine from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm on Tuesday, May 16. 15% of what you spend will be donated to the library. Please mention that you are our library patron.
on Monday, May 22 at 7:00 pm. For all ages - from veterans to wanna-be knitters. If you don't know how to knit and want to learn, our more experienced knitters are always eager to pass on their skills, and some advanced knitters are usually available to help with patterns and designs.
Gardening Series at the library, co-sponsored by PennState Extension
Wednesday, May 17 Monday, at 7:00 pm : Think outside the pot in this workshop! Our container specialist will inspire you to think outside the norm and get creative with your planters.
Wednesday, May 24 at 7:00 pm : This seminar will cover identifying invasive plants and understanding the potential damage they can cause and also teaches you how essential it is to stop their spread and to protect native vegetation.
Tips and Tricks
on Gardening Wednesday, May 31 at 7:00 pm Learn tips and tricks on growing a beautiful garden.
The library will be closed from Saturday, May 27 through Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day weekend. We will re-open on Tuesday, May 30 at 9 am.
Tech Night on Monday, May 1 7pm
Adult Coloring Night on Monday, May 8 · 2pm and 7pm
Knit Night on Monday, May 22 · 7pm