Enjoy Celtic music on St. Patty’s Day

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dblbassCeltic Music Concert

The Freedom High School Fiddle Ensemble is performing at the Main Library on March 17. The Saint Patrick’s Day concert will feature Celtic instrumental music from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. The free concert is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and is open to the public. No registration. More info

Gentle Yoga starts this week…

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1000677361Enjoy the benefits of yoga at weekly classes offered at the Main Library on Wednesdays beginning March 18. Certified Yoga Teacher Wendy Thompson leads the one hour classes. The exercise sessions are from noon to 1 p.m. through April 29. Wear loose clothing and bring a yoga mat. No prior experience is necessary!

Registration is required.More here

Where do we go from here? Chaos or Community

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mlkAs a follow-up to the well-attended racial  disparity and criminal justice panel discussion last month, Dr. Brian Alnutt, Assistant Professor of History at NCC, is presenting a Black History Month lecture at the Main Library tonight. Using Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1967 book, Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?

Dr. Alnutt will bring historical context to how our country has changed since the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s and speculate what are the next steps. He will re-examine Dr. King’s core concepts and entertain audience questions and discussion. The program is from 6:30 to 7 :45 p.m. More here

The Race, Crime & Justice video can be streamed from here

Kidz Art Zone rescheduled to March 7

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paint tubeThere are still spaces open for Kidz Art Zone is rescheduled to March 7. There are a few spaces open for this class at the Branch. Learn about Greek mythology and the night sky before constructing a 3D constellation. Bonus: it will be edible! Ages 6-12. Free & all materials supplied.

Call the Branch to register at 610-867-7852. More here

 

 

Teen Trivia Night tonight!

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shockedteensBrave the cold and come to a Game and Trivia Night for middle school and high school students beginning at 6:30 p.m. Popular board games, a trivia challenge, and snacks. Bring friends! Did we mention- snacks?!!! Park in the garage except in the police or city council spaces.  Details

Have you signed up your toddler?

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guyHealthy toddlers are ready to learn! Toddlers at Play is a 5 week series for toddlers and their parents or caregivers. Children, ages 1-3, play with educational toys and explore music and art activities. Each week childhood professionals from the community serve as resources and interact one-on-one with parents, answering questions on an individual basis. Siblings welcome! Free!

Register here for South Side Branch on Tuesdays beginning February 17

Register here for Main Library on Fridays beginning February 27

Book Talk canceled for Saturday

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Register for the next Book Talk scheduled for Saturday, February 21 here

Building Bonanza on Saturday

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buildbonanzaPlaying with Lego and Duplo blocks triggers engineering and math skills! Bring your children, ages 3-10, for a Building Bonanza on Saturday, September 13 at 2 PM at the Main Library.

More here

Parking is available in the garage beneath the Library on Saturdays except in police spaces.