Happy Haunting Here Tomorrow Night

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halloween catWear your costume and come to the Main Library for Family Fun Night on Tuesday, October 21. We’re celebrating Halloween with spooky stories and activities that will tickle the funny bone of everyone from skeletons to princesses!

All ages. No registration. Park in the garage. (Despite what the signs indicate, you may park anywhere except in police or city council spaces).

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Have a blast constructing imaginative buildings…

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buildbonanzaPlaying with Lego and Duplo blocks triggers engineering and math skills. We’re having a Building Bonanza for children ages 3-10, accompanied by an adult, on Saturday, September 13 at 2 p.m. Building with Lego bricks develops spatial reasoning and teaches fractions and division without the child’s realization. Children learn to think in three dimensions, balance weight and use supports for their structures.

No registration is required for this free, one hour program. Parking is available in the garage beneath the Library. More here

Zumba, Zumba, Zumba!

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zumbaweb Join us at our popular Zumba classes which combine dance with fitness to burn calories. Certified Zumba instructor, Lindsay Glen, will lead FREE evening classes at the South Side Branch  at 6:30 PM on September 4, 9, 18, 25 and October 2. Dance easy-to-follow moves to salsa, merengue, reggae and hip hop tunes. The weekly classes are for children, teens and adults. Sign up for any or all!

No previous experience is necessary. Registration is required. Register online here

Last Day of Summer…..

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Wholegroup…..Reading Club! Saturday, August 16 is the last day to collect prizes if you are a kid or teen or enter the raffle if you are an adult!

We still have a few more programs this month:

PA One Book is all day on August 20

and the last Summer X Fun is on August 21

Watch the website for an exciting line up of programs for Fall!

Unplug your kids!

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gamesstackwebTurn off the electronic devices for Family Fun Night at the Main Library on Tuesday, August 12.

Old fashioned entertainment with board games, cards, and bingo beginning at 6:30PM.  Freshly-made popcorn, too!

All ages. More here

Beach Party at the South Side Branch

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Bring a beach towel and wear your bathing suit to pretend you’re at the beach!  This program is open to children of all ages and their families.  Please register on-line or call the branch at 610-867-7852.

Enjoy an hour of beach stories, music, activities, and make and eat your own ice cream sundae!

This event is on Tuesday, August 12 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM at the South Side Branch.

Special guest at Back Porch Stories

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littlecutieAward-winning children’s book author Mara Rockliff joins the summer season’s final Back Porch Stories as a special guest at the Main Library on Monday, July 28 at noon.

Bring a blanket and a picnic lunch to hear Mara read her charming tale, The Grudge Keeper (Peachtree, 2014) under the trees near the Japanese Tea Garden on the west side of the Main Library. If it rains, the program will move inside.

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Teen Movie Marathon TODAY

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BEGINNING AT 2 PM! Marquee_FrameContinuing until 8PM tonight. Full length features. Drop in anytime.

We’ll provide the popcorn & lemonade.

Free! No registration. More here