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MAY EVENTS

Exploring with Ed: Heels, Wheels, and Wings
Wednesday, May 16, 7 PM
From walking to horse-drawn carts, and from trains to cars and planes, Americans have always been on the move. Learn more about how transportation has changed and how it affects society. Presented by reference librarian Ed Thompson.

Supports PA Forward's Civic and Social Literacy


TECH TUESDAY

Every Tuesday, 7 PM

Drop in to learn how to use our electronic resources! A different database or tool will be highlighted each week.

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. 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 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!

MAY 4TH – THE LONGEST RIDE – Based on the Nicholas Sparks best-seller, this movie will make you believe in true love again! As conflicting paths test their budding romance, they must choose which paths to take for their futures. Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson and Alan Alda star in this PG-13 film!

MAY 11TH – WONDER WOMAN – Starring Gal Gadot, this is the story of Diana, princess of the Amazons, who finds herself in the outside world, seeking to stop the war. Chris Pine and Robin Wright also star in this PG-13 movie.

MAY 18TH – ROYAL WEDDING – In honor of Prince Harry’s wedding, this is the 1951 movie featuring Fred Astaire and Jane Powell. A brother-sister dance team head to London during the time of Queen Elizabeth and Lord Mountbatten! Classic dance scene included!!

MAY 25TH – THEIR FINEST - Set in London in 1940, the story is an ode to how women played a major role in boosting national morale during the Blitz of London in the Second World War. Rated R


BOOK CLUB

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

* unless a Holiday

May's book selection is THE MARTIAN by Andy Weir. Book discussion group will meet on May 24th 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