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Adult & Teen Happenings

May 2018

Enjoy Gardening Series at the Library!

                                  Gardening Series

                          All programs start at 7 pm

                           Registration Required

                            Valley Forge Room

 

 Thanks to the Master Gardeners from Penn State Extension- Montgomery County for their valuable time in volunteering their time to educate all of us with this wonderful series. 

 


Wednesday, May 2 : Backyard Composite
Wednesday, May 9: Vertical Gardening 
Wednesday, May 16: Raised Bed Gardening
Wednesday, May 23: Container Gardening

                             Click here to register

                 Registration required for each workshop.  

Spring Book Discussion Continues

Reflection, Retribution, and Rhythm:

The Forces that Move Us.

Valley Forge Room

 

Everybody’s Fool by Richard Russo – May 6

The Whore’s Child short story collection by Richard Russo – May 20

 

 Discussions are led by English Professors Carla Verderame and Erin Hunt of West Chester University. You can register either via our online calendar, or by calling or stopping by the library.  There is a $10 administrative fee for participating if borrowing the book set.  This fee is waived if the participant purchases the series (available at a discount from the library) or supplies his/her own books. All programs will meet from 2-3:30 PM.  Call 610-265-4805 or stop in at the library to register

 

Tech Night

Monday, May 7 · 7pm

Henderson Room

 Click here to register


 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. 

ACT Practice Test

Saturday, May 12 - 10 am

Freedom Hall

Click here to register

  

Take a FREE ACT practice test sponsored by Princeton Review. ONLY for high school students. 

 

Dr. Steve's Presentation

Jewels of the Pharaohs

Monday, May 14 - 7 pm

Freedom Hall

Click here to register

  

Ancient Egyptians, especially royals, appreciated the beauty of jewelry just as much as we do today. While most people are familiar with the famous solid gold funerary mask of King Tutankhamun, many people are unaware of the spectacular array of jewelry that spans virtually all of ancient Egyptian history. This richly illustrated lecture brings to life the world of ancient Egyptian jewelry, and how, in many cases, we are supposed to read it. This lecture literally drips in gold! 

 

                                                                      

Adult Coloring Night

Monday, May 14· 7pm

Valley Forge Room


Bring your friends and enjoy coloring together. Materials are provided. Walk-ins are welcome.  If you are interested in puzzles, we have them as well!

 

Family Gaming Event

Saturday, May 19 - 11 am - 4 pm

Freedom Hall

Click here to register

  

Come with your family to enjoy "A Gaming Event" at the library. We will have board games and video games. Feel free to bring your own too! Stop by anytime from 11 am to 4 pm. Please register. Light refreshments will be served. 



Fitness Class

Monday, May 21  

Upper Merion Community Center, 431 West Valley Forge rd.

Click here to register

 

  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.

 

Knit Night

Monday, May 21 · 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 June Programs

 

  • Tech Night, June 4 · 7 pm
  • Self Defense Class for Girls, June 6 - 6 pm
  • Self Defense Class for Boys, June 6 - 7 pm
  • Coloring Night, June 11 · 7 pm
  • Free Kona Ice, June 11 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Summer Reading Program for all ages start on Monday, June 18
  • Knit Nite, June 25· 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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King of Prussia, PA 19406-1802

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