Downton Abbey Day
Saturday, August 23 from 10:30 am to 5 pm
Enjoy a day celebrating the popular British drama that follows the lives of a well-to-do family and their staff leading up to World War I. Bring a dish to share for afternoon tea. Register at the Reference Desk, 215-723-9109, ext. 3.
Wild About Wildlife and Our Home
Saturday, September 6 from 10 am to 5 pm
Enjoy workshops on a variety of topics related to our natural world. For families, adults and kids of all ages. Join us throughout the day for special story times and crafts for kids.
Workshop Schedule (attend as many as you like)
10 - 10:45 am: The Philadelphia Zoo - featuring live animals
11 - 11:30 am: Judy Groben - The Nature of Trees: A Story of Succession - how would nature reclaim the earth if we weren't here?
11:45 am - 12:30 pm: Peace Valley Nature Center - What is a nature center all about?
12:45 - 1:15 pm: Anna Maria Caldara - Find out about Lenape tree manipulation
1:30 - 2:15 pm: Marvelous Monarchs - Where are the monarchs? Includes a butterfly release.
2:30 - 3 pm: Barbara Bluejay Michalski - Lenape Honoring the Animals and What They Provide
3:15 - 4 pm: Sisters Helen Budzik and Julie Keegan - Why We Care for Mother Earth
Summer Movies are Back!
Join us for Summer Reading Club themed movies shown under the stars on the Church Avenue side of the library (weather permitting). Bring a lawn chair or blanket. We will provide the popcorn! Fizz, Boom, Read (and watch movies)!
Fridays at Dusk (times below). Movie titles are posted in the library.
Feline ET? (1978)
August 22 at 8:00 pm
Rated G, 104 min.
Space traveler gets lost! (1982)
August 29 at 7:45 pm
Rated PG, 115 min.
Robot saves the earth! (2008)
September 5 at 7:30 pm
Rated G, 98 min.
Cybernetic crime fighter. (1999)
September 19 at 7:15 pm
Rated PG, 78 min.
Used Book Sales
Book sales are scheduled for the following dates from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm:
Thursday, August 21
Tuesday, September 2
Thursday, September 11
Thursday, September 25
We also offer a variety of items for sale through Amazon.com. Click here to see the full inventory.
Relax, wind down from your week at a series of creative entertainments held on the second Friday of each month at 7:30 pm. Join us for a great line-up of free Friday evening performances.
August 8: Time Travelers Two
September 12: Bill Dooley - banjo, guitar, and more
October 10: Meet Eleanor Roosevelt - portrayed by Linda Kenyon
Coming Soon on DVD:
Need for Speed, Divergent, Bad Words, Oculus, God's Not Dead, Muppets Most Wanted, The Railway Man, Locke, Sabotage, The Quiet Ones, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Fading Gigolo, Only Lovers Left Alive, Blended