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JULY EVENTS

Kundalini Yoga Classes for Adults
Mondays, July 2, 9, and 30, and Wednesday, July 25  6:15 to 7:30 PM
Additional classes in August and September

Kundalini Yoga is a balanced blend of dynamic exercise, conscious breathing, and mindfulness. The classes emphasize moving at your own rhythm, pace, and ability, so are suitable for levels from beginners to advanced. The goal is to release everyday stresses and tensions. Taught by Yulan San, certified yoga instructor. Payment is $21 for 3 classes or $10 for drop in.  Cash only. Buy tickets before or after yoga classes.
Supports PA Forward's Health Literacy

Social Security: Your Questions Answered
Thursday, July 19, 7 PM
Social Security will likely be the foundation of your retirement income. It is important to understand your options and the effect your decisions have on your retirement. Join us for a free session that will help you clear up your questions! Presented by Tara Rittler of Edward Jones Investing. Two sessions available.
Supports PA Forward's Financial Literacy

The History of Birthstones
Monday, July 23, 7 PM
Ever wonder who decided the birthstone for each month? Join us and learn how they came about, what they mean, and more! Gemologist Terry O'Sullivan will be here to share his extensive knowledge of gems! No registration required.
Supports PA Forward's Civic and Social Literacy


TECH TUESDAY

Classes will resume in September.

Supports PA Forward's Information Literacy


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. 1400 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.

Supports PA Forward's Civic and Social Literacy


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 and Fridays, 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!

JULY 6TH- LADY BIRD - Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom, a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat after Lady Bird's father loses his job. Rated R

JULY 13TH – QUEEN OF THE DESERT – Based on the life of Gertrude and her lifelong adventure across the Arab world, a journey marked by danger, a passionate affair with a British officer, and an encounter with the legendary T.E. Lawrence. Nicole Kidman stars in this PG-13 movie.

JULY 20TH – GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN - A rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children's author A. A. Milne and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Along with his mother Daphne, and his nanny Olive, they are swept up in the international success of the books, but with the eyes of the world on Christopher Robin, what will the cost be to the family?  Rated PG

JULY 27TH – THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS – Just in time for Christmas in July!! The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of 'A Christmas Carol,' a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday. Rated PG


BOOK CLUB

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

* unless a Holiday

July's book selection is The Blinds by Adam Sternbergh.  Book discussion group will meet on July 26th at 7 PM.

August's book selection is a BEACH read of your choice!! Choose a book that has a theme that centers on beaches and come to share your thoughts! We will meet on Thursday, August 23rd at 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