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NOVEMBER EVENTS

"Tree of Life" Painting Class
Thursday, November 2, 7 PM
Join us for an evening of hands-on art! Denine from Mermaid Art Studios will be here to help you find your inner artist by simplifying the painting process. Registration is required due to limited space. Call the library or stop in to register! Adults 18 years old and up.
Supports PA Forward's Civic and Social Literacy

Local History Talk
Thursday, November 9, 7 PM

Do you know where the amusement park was? Did you know there was a trolley line that ran in the township? Join us to see some of the Marie Kitto slide collection, courtesy of Roddy Davis, local amateur historian.


TECHNICAL HELP

* 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...*

30-60 minute one-on-one sessions at your own pace. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, with Stephanie, our Head of Reference & Technology Specialist.

Call 215-836-5300, ext. 400 or email srenne@mclinc.org.

Supports PA Forward's Information Literacy


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.


MEDICARE AND INSURANCE HELP

Mondays at 9:00, 10:00, and 11:00 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

Wednesdays, 11 AM to 1PM

Enjoy the classic card game at the library. Whether you're an experienced player looking to brush up on the game or a new learner, come in and join the fun!


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

Mondays, 10 AM TO 12 PM and Fridays, 1:30 to 3:30 PM
Join our beginner and intermediate games! Come in and refresh your memory on the rules, meet new friends and hone your skills! Limited to 3 tables.


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!

OCT. 6TH – THE LION – Based on the real life story of Saroo, a young boy who gets separated from his family while traveling on a train. Surviving on the streets, he eventually gets adopted by an Australian couple. He searches for years to find his family. Rated PG-13, starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman.

OCT 13TH -  PATERSON - Paterson is a bus driver in the city of Paterson, New Jersey--they share the name. Every day, Paterson adheres to a simple routine and goes home to his wife, Laura. By contrast, Laura's world is ever changing. Rated R, starring Adam Driver

OCT 20TH – PATRIOT’S DAY - In the immediate aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, a police officer aids in the pursuit of theterrorists responsible. Under the direction of BPD commissioner Ed Davis and an FBI Special Agent, the manhunt for the bombers extends into the Boston suburb of Watertown.  Rated R, starring Mark Wahlberg

OCT 27TH – FANTASTIC BEASTS – Taking place 70 years before Harry Potter, in1926 New York for a brief stopover, Newt Scamander would have traveled on without incident, were it not for a No Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts. All of this could spell trouble for both worlds! Rated PG-13, starring Eddie Redmayne.

   


BOOK CLUB

The fourth Thursday* of each month at 7:00 PM

* unless a Holiday

The October book selection is  The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund DeWaal, to be discussed on Thursday, October 26th @ 7 pm! New members are always welcome! For more information, call the library at 215-836-5300. Copies will be available at the Information desk, check out a book and come in to discuss!

The suggested list of genres for the monthly meetings is below. Specific books are determined at the previous month's meeting.

JAN - Classics OR Movie-based Book     MAY - One Book One County          SEPT - Historical Fiction/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