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AUGUST EVENTS

Solar Eclipse Viewing
Monday, August 21st, 1:30 to 3:30 PM
Drop in during the best viewing time to see the partial solar eclipse in our area! Eye protection will be provided at the event only; we do not have glasses to hand out ahead of time. This event will be held weather permitting.


SUMMER READING

5 Star Ballots available now!

Adults can join in the summer reading fun as well! Pick up your ballots at the front desk and rate the books you read. Return your ballots to the library to be entered in the weekly prize drawings. First drawing is on June 19.


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) *

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, with Stephanie, our Head of Reference & Technology Specialist.

Wednesdays and Fridays ONLY - 30-60 minute sessions at your own pace.

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 onlyOther 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

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

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!


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!

AUGUST 4TH – ARBITRAGE - See Richard Gere & Susan Sarandon in this timely drama about a hedge fund manager who appears to have it all~ but does he really?? Rated R

AUGUST 11TH – SWING KIDS – As Germany falls under the veil of Nazism, a group of youths dare to stand up against the powerful forces at play. They must choose freedom or loyalty but to whom? Christian Bale and Barbara Hershey star! Rated PG-13

AUGUST 18TH – FENCES – Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning play by August Wilson, this drama centers on Denzel Washington, Viola Davis as they try to provide for their family and stand up for their rights. Rated PG-13

AUGUST 25TH – PEOPLE LIKE US – Chris Pine and Elizabeth Banks star in this all-star cast! Called home to settle his father’s estate, Sam must reconnect with his estranged family and deal with a startling secret! Rated PG-13                        


BOOK CLUB

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

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 August book selection is Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, to be discussed on Thursday, August 24th!

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