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NOVEMBER EVENTS

Exploring with Ed: Why Do American Adults Dress That Way?
Wednesday, November 14, 7 PM
This talk will explore the origins of current styles of clothing, looking at regional variation. suitability of materials and design, variety within styles selected, presentation of a particular appearance of their choice, physical protection and/or social representation, as well as the historical elements of style. Presented by reference librarian Ed Thompson. No registration required.

Relax with Essential Oils: Make and Take
Thursday, November 15, 7 PM
Come make your own relaxing products with essential oils that you will take home with you to unwind and relax! Learn how to use essential oils to make your own non-toxic products that have powerful benefits to your health. Registration is required and everyone will get a free sample to take home. Please call or stop by the library to sign up.
Supports PA Forward's Health Literacy

All Levels Yoga Classes for Adults
Mondays, November 19 and 26, 6:15 to 7:30 PM
Additional classes in December

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


DECEMBER EVENTS

International Film Club Screening
Sunday, December 9, 1:15 PM
For its next screening Cine Club of PA will proudly present Chittagong, a historical revolutionary resistance drama (in Hindi with English subtitles, India), directed by Mr. Bredabrata Pain. The plot is set against the backdrop of a little-known saga in 1930s British East Bengal (now Bangladesh) where a group of students, led by a schoolteacher Master-da Surya Sen, a well-known Bengali revolutionary (portrayed by Mr. Manoj Bajpeyee) dared to take on the Empire. The film revolves around 14-year-old Jhunku (portrayed by Delzad Hiwale) a reluctant teenager with self-doubts getting involved in an impossible mission to achieve an improbable triumph.

Paper Quilling for Adults
Monday, December 10, 7 PM
Learn the art of quilling (rolling and gluing paper to create decorative designs) and make your own holiday craft. Registration is required and space is limited. Please call or stop by to sign up.
Supports PA Forward's Civic and Social Literacy

AARP Safe Driver Refresher Course
Tuesday, December 11, 9 AM to 1 PM
This is the 4-hour refresher course. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Registration is required. Please call the library or stop by to sign up.

Exploring with Ed: What Electric and Self-Driving Vehicles Will Mean
Wednesday, December 12, 7 PM
Reference librarian Ed Thompson will explore the need for massive amounts of electricity for electric and self-driving vehicles, the resurgence of nuclear energy, and changes to how Americans can travel privately. No registration required.

All Levels Yoga Classes for Adults
Mondays, December 3 & 10, 6:15 to 7:30 PM
Thursdays, December 20 & 27, 6:15 to 7:30 PM
Additional classes in January

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


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

Tuesday Nights at 7 PM and 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

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!

NOVEMBER 2ND - WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers. A poignant tribute to the mild mannered father-figure who served as moral compass to generations that shows why the late Mr. Rogers remains timely and timeless.  Rated PG

NOVEMBER 9th – LIBRARY CLOSED

NOVEMBER 16TH – BLACK PANTHER - King T'Challa returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as new leader. When two enemies conspire to destroy Wakanda, the hero known as Black Panther must join forces with C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross and members of the Wakandan Special Forces, to prevent Wakanda from being drawn into a world war. Rated PG-13

NOVEMBER 23RD – MEASURE OF A MAN –  Teenager Bobby is enduring a roller coaster of a summer between his parents on the verge of divorce, his sister forcing him tokeep her secrets and his best friend leaving. Can he survive all this and learn what truly is the measure of a man?  A feel-good, coming-of-age story starring Donald Sutherland, Luke Wilson and Judy Greer!  Rated PG-13

NOVEMBER 30TH - LOVE, SIMON - Everyone deserves a great love story, but for seventeen year old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. He hasn't told his family or friends that he's gay, and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he's fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life changing. RATED PG-13


BOOK CLUB

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

* unless a Holiday

November Book Club selection: "The Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz. We will meet on Thursday, November 29th at 7 PM. Copies of the book will be available at the Reference desk, so feel free to come in and check one out.

We will not be holding a discussion in December but will resume on January 24th, 2019. Check back soon for the January title selection!

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 OR 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