For Reel Time in the Summer Time
This summer Reel Time moves to Thursday from 2-4pm.
| |Amaze your friends and astound your family with your background knowledge of the music that will be played during the July 17th concert. We won't tell anyone you attended Paul Somer's preview of the concert.
7pm, Tues., Jul 13
|Magic Tree House|
Crafts and activities inspired by the Magic Tree House series.
Ages 6 - 12.
Wed., 10-12, July 7 - August 8. Registration required.
|What the New Gnu Knew|
The County Zoo comes to a library near you! The zoo's Education Department will share interesting informaton about the animals they show us.
10am, July 15, Multipurpose Rm.
|The Library is Closed the 4th of July |
Please safely celebrate the Adoption of the Declaration of Independence
The library will be closed Sunday, July 4. Our hours on Friday, July 3 will be from 9 to 5. We will resume our regular schedule (9am - 8pm) on Monday July 5.
|Fourth Season of Symphony By The Sea |
Tickets Available (While Supply Lasts) For the July 17th Concert
The Bay-Atlantic Symphony is back with two exciting programs for the fourth season of Symphony By The Sea.
The July 17th program, titled Vonderful, Vanderful, Vienna, includes works by Johann Strause Jr., Johannes Brahams and Antonín Dvořák. The second program is called Rescues, Royals, and Renegades. This all Beethoven concert includes the Leonore Overture No. 3, Symphony No. 2, and the Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor) featuring pianist Enrico Elisi
|Embedded in Harm's Way |
War Correspondent Andrew Lubin
Andrew Lubin will be presenting a lecture, Embedding in Iraq and Afghanistan, on Wednesday, July 7. Lubin is a Foreign Correspondent for the USMC and the author of two books, Charlie Battery; A Marine Artillery Battery in Iraq and Keep Moving or Die: Task Force Tarawa at An-Nasiriyah. He also co-authored Uncle John Salutes the Armed Forces. 7:00pm, Wednesday, July 7. Listen to an interview between Andrew and the Library
|Tempered Steel |
Lecture about Col. James Kasler
|Tempered Stew |
Author visit by broadcaster and author Lorraine Ranalli
Audience participation is encouraged in this interactive lecture as Lorraine uses the theme of her book, Gravy Wars: South Philly Foods, Feuds, & Attytudes, to lead a lively discussion about culture, family, food, and taking risks. She'll also introduce the audience to BE ODD, her trademark method for breaking writer's block, followed by information about the publishing process. Anyone interested in cooking, family, Italian culture, or writing and publishing will find this lecture entertaining and informative. Attendees can bring a notebook to participate in the writer's block exercise.
6:30pm, Tuesday, July 13
|Speaking of Shibe Park |
Memories and culture of the Park with Dr. Jerrold Casway.
Dr. Jerrold Casway will be discussing the history and background of Shibe Park (Connie Mack Stadium). It was Major League Baseball's first modern, steel, and concrete ballpark and housed both the Athletics (1909-1954) and the Phillies (1938-1971) baseball teams. 7pm, Wed., Jul 14.
|Mind-Body Complementary Medicine |
An introduction with Prof. Katherine Daniels, MSN, RN, CS
Learn techniques designed to enhance the mind's capacity to affect body function & symptoms. Reduce stress. Course description.
6-7pm, Mondays, Jul 12 - Aug 9, Registration required.
|Circus Train |
Fabric and paper marbilizing for Children with Nancy Leary
Junior engineers will love pulling into the station with their with their marbilized trains. For ages 8+.
10:30-12:30, Saturday, July 10
Limited space.Registration required.
|Hi! Hola! Ciao! |
Italian and Spanish conversation, listening and grammar with Jessica Blakesly.
Spanish - 3:00-4:45pm, Monday & Thursday, Jul 8 - Aug 23
Italian - 5-6pm, Monday & Thursday, Jul 8 - Aug 23
|Reed Read Right Write At the Library |
Children's Programs at the Library
Story Time for Preschoolers (3-6 yr) 10am, Tuesdays
Story Time for Toddlers (1-3 yr) 10am, Tuesdays
Independent Summer Reading Program register at front desk (June 28 - August 27):
Make a Splash - Read! (4-11) - Make Waves @ your Library - (12-18)
Sixers Summer Reading Event - 10am, Tuesday, July 27