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Adult & Teen Happenings

October 2018

Jazz Night at the Library

Friday, October 12 at 7 pm

Freedom Hall

 

Fall Book Discussion continues

 

October 7 Less by Andrew Greer 

 

November 4 The Moor's Account by Laila Lalami 

 

November 18 Miller's Valley by Anna Quindlen 


 

All programs will meet from 2-3:30 PM

 

Call 610-265-4805 or stop in at the library to register.

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Hypnosis Seminar 

Monday, October 1 at 7 pm

Valley Forge Room

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Presenter Barry Wolfson, MS Director Hypnosis Counseling Center will discuss 

  • How hypnosis works
  • The myths regarding hypnosis.
  •  Discuss why resolutions work or do not work.
  •  Brief 5-10 minute hypnosis demonstration.
  •  Q & A Session
 

Tech Night

Monday, October 1· 7 pm

Henderson Room

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 Own an iPad or an iPhone, but having trouble using it? Planning on buying, but the latest technology is troubling you? Need help with downloading eBooks? Our youth volunteers are here to help you. 

 

Upper Merion Township

Community Fair and Fall Fest

Saturday, October 6 from 11 am to 3 pm

Heuser Park

 


Upper Merion Township Community Fair and Fall Fest on Saturday, October 6 from 11 am to 3 pm at Heuser Park. Stop by Library's tent to know more about our services and upcoming programs.

 

Art Lecture

 Rockwell and Wyeth: The Great American Storytellers

Presented by Fred Dixon

Wednesday, October 10 - 7 pm

Valley Forge Room

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The art of Rockwell and Wyeth were never even close to what was considered avant-garde, but they tapped into middle class values and ideals and that resulted in their enormous popularity. Come to this lecture to learn more.


Presenter Fred Dixon and his wife Martha collected art for 35 years and have traveled to many of the most important museums in the U.S., Europe and the cathedrals of Italy to view Renaissance and Baroque art. Fred’s book “700 Years Of Art History: Pre-Renaissance To Modernism,” from which parts of this lecture are taken, will be available at this event at the discounted price of $35.

 

Women & Finance

Wednesday, October 11 - 7 pm

Valley Forge Room

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Presenter is Debra Harmon will present
Financial challenges and concerns specific to women
Basic financial concepts
Six steps to financial independence

 

Presenter Debra Harmon is a long-time resident of King of Prussia and a patron of Upper Merion Township Library. She graduate from Rosemont College and is a Registered Representative with Transamerica Financial Advisors.

 

Jazz Night

Friday, October 12 - 7:00 pm

Freedom Hall

 

 Come with your family and enjoy the soulful jazz of The Pettinelli 5. Light refreshments will be served. 

 

Dance Fitness

Monday, October 15 - 6 pm

Upper Merion Community Center

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 Enjoy Library sponsored FREE exercise classes at the New Community Center. Celebrate the library's new partnership with UMPR that benefits YOU! Need not be a member but must register through the library. Come & enjoy the class while your body tones! Please arrive 10 minutes early at the community center  to check in and sign the waiver.

 

SAT Sample Class 

Monday, October 15 - 6 pm

FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY

Henderson Room

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Attend this SAT Sample Class and learn tips to improve your test score. Class co-sponsored by Princeton Review

 

Dr. Steve Presents 

I Want My Mummy!

Monday, October 22 - 7 pm

Freedom Hall

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This lecture is an introduction to the history behind ancient Egyptian mortuary practices, the mummification process developed through time, and the making of mummies! This talk will be illustrated by numerous unpublished images of actual ancient Egyptian mummies, including royalty, some collected as part of Dr. Steve's own archaeological excavations in Egypt.

 

Stephen “Dr. Steve” Phillips, Ph.D., is the Curatorial Research Coordinator in the Egyptian Section of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia (Penn Museum). 

 

Knit Night

Monday, October 22 · 7pm

Valley Forge Room

 

For all ages - from veterans to wanna-be knitters. If you don't know how to knit and want to learn, our more experienced knitters are always eager to pass on their skills, and some advanced knitters are usually available to help with patterns and designs.

 

Upcoming November Programs

 

  • Roadmap to retirement, Saturdays at 1 pm
  • Diwali Celebration, November 5 -  6:30 pm
  • Talk on Revolutionary War, November 7 - 7 pm
  • SAT Practice Test, November 10 - 10 pm
  • Tech Night, November 12 · 7 pm
  • Fitness Class at the Community Center, November 19 -  5 pm
  • Knit Nite, November 26 · 7 pm

To learn more about any of the programs listed above, please stop by the library,

call us at 610-265-4805 or register using our online calendar

 
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