1 L OWER M ERION L IBRARY S YSTEM C ALENDAR OOK B OUR Y E ANUARY & P ROGRAMS 2019 VENTS J D MPORTANT I ATES : ALA C YNWYD S UNDAYS B @ 2 C ONCERTS LMLS Libraries will be will perform a wind and There are two upcoming Enlightened Ladies th closed the following: string chamber ensemble Sylvia Glickman Memorial The March 17 program concert featuring contem- Sundays @ 2 Concerts. will explore “musical light” January 1— porary classical music by Both will take place at the as imagined by women com- New Year’s Holiday women composers, includ- Levering Mill Tribute posers and will feature Ade- ing several from the Phila- House, 382 Bala Avenue in line Tomasone, flute; Vivian January 21 - Martin delphia area. The diverse Bala Cynwyd. These Barton, cello; and Gilya Luther King, Jr. Day program will feature com- events, presented by the Hodos, piano, as they share posers including Ke-Chia Bala Cynwyd Library, are the music of Amy Beach, Chen, Andrea Clearfield, free and open to the public. Cecile Chaminade, Rebecca Valerie Coleman, Sylvia Clark, Louise Farrenc, Paul- Women’s Movement Glickman, and Jennifer ine Viardot-Garcia, and th On Sunday, January 27 Higdon. Meira Warshauer. at 2 p.m., Orchestra 2001 C OETRY P ONTEST IMON S ILLER M HARLOTTE C th . The Award Cere- ary 11 form per person. There are Entries for Ardmore Li- th brary’s 14 mony will take place March divisions for Adults (18+), Annual Char- Teens (grades 7-12), and 10 at 2 p.m. at the Town- lotte Miller Simon Poetry ship Building. Questions? Children (grades 1-6). Priz- Contest are due by January th Please e-mail ArdmoreLi- es will be awarded in all 18 , and must be submitted st nd divisions: 1 electronically through the [email protected] or $100; 2 $75; rd contest entry form at 3 $50. Winners will be call (610) 642-5187. www.lmls.org, one entry notified the week of Febru- TORY IMES T S Ludington: Ardmore: Penn Wynne: Belmont Hills: Baby Time Mr. Laurent’s Story Time Ms. Val’s Story Time Ms. Gwen’s Story Time Tuesdays @ 10:30 am Mondays & Thursdays Mondays @ 10:30 am Mondays @ 11:30 am All ages @ 10 am Ms. Dawnita’s Story Time Toddler Story Time Ms. Jackie’s Story Time Wednesdays @ 10:30 am Thursdays @ 1 pm Gladwyne: Tuesdays @ 10 am NO story Ɵme on January 2 Toddler Story Time Bala Cynwyd: Ms. Gail’s Story Time Mondays @ 10:30 am Story Time Wednesdays @ 10 am Ages 0‐3 Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Followed by a craŌ Fridays @ 10:30 am
2 OOK ALENDAR C OUR B Y 2 AGE P Ardmore Free Library A RDMORE L IBRARY st Wednesday Book Club SNOW Craft 1 Technology Clinic* Sat, January 5—All Day Tues @ 2 pm & Thurs @ 10:30 am Meets in the Processing Center MeeƟng Materials will be available all day. Come Bring your device and get your quesƟons Room. New members are always welcome. answered. RegistraƟon is required. color, cut, glue, etc., a snow day craŌ using Killers of the : January 2 @ 11:30 am paper, scissors, sƟckers and lots of other by David Grann Flower Moon LEGO® Club* fun materials. All Ages. The Nine: : February 6 @ 11:30 am nd 2 Wednesday of the month, 6-7 pm Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Little Global Citizens: Court by Jeffrey Toobin Writing Help* Multicultural Virtues Classes* Thursdays @ 4-6 pm, starting Jan. 17 Saturdays @ 10:30 am Family Game Night Drop in to get help with a variety of wriƟng st For parents and children. Presented by Wednesday of the month, 5-7 pm 1 tasks. A Professor from the University of Baha’is of Lower Merion and parents of Bring a friend and play various board, card Pennsylvania CriƟcal WriƟng Program will Stand Up Lower Merion. and tabletop games, including Monopoly, be available to assist you. Scrabble, chess, checkers, canasta, and a Tuesday Matinees simplified version of Dungeons & Dragons Poetry Contest Deadline January 8 @ 1 pm : for kids ages 6 and up! Fri, January 18 (2012) Rated PG Wreck‐It Ralph Enter online at www.lmls.org. Winners will January 15 @ 1 pm : Canasta be noƟfied the week of February 11. (1999) Rated PG Iron Giant Fridays, January 4 & February 1 @ 1 pm : January 22 @ 1 pm Come learn and play this classic card game. Martin Luther King, Jr. Program Big Hero 6 (2014) Rated PG Beginners & experienced players welcome. Sat, January 19 @ 2 pm : January 29 @ 1 pm RegistraƟon required. Celebrate MarƟn Luther King, Jr.’s life and (2016) Rated PG Queen of Katwe works with craŌs and stories. Bala Cynwyd Library C YNWYD L IBRARY B ALA energy music program for the preschool group, please join us! Space is limited— STEM Fun Zone* Noon - Closing, Every Day sign up at the Reference desk. crowd. No registraƟon required! Children ages 7+ are invited to stop in for a self‐guided, fun, educaƟonal acƟvity. No Great Books Discussion Group Union Fire Association Program* registraƟon required. Wed, January 16 @ 7:30 pm Discussion Coordinator: John Dalton Is your house a fire hazard? Would you be Inquiries: (610) 608‐7711 or able to get out in case of an emergency? Mondays with Murray [email protected] Mondays @ 4:30 - 5:30 pm The Union Fire AssociaƟon will review the MulƟple — Tue, January 22 @ 7 pm Murray, the nicest, friendliest poodle in safety of our homes and give up‐to‐date Choice by Alejandro Zambra Bala Cynwyd, is a licensed therapy dog. safety Ɵps on keeping our loved ones safe. Murray will be accompanied by her owner Sundays @ 2 Concert Series Peggy. Murray loves when children read Kidzart with Holly Meade Sylvia Glickman Memorial Concert her stories, belly rubs are opƟonal! Regis‐ Sat, January 19 @ 11 am Sun, January 27 @ 2 pm Join us for a fun drawing class! Appropri‐ traƟon is required—reserve your Ɵme slot at The Levering Mill Tribute House ate for ages 7‐12. RegistraƟon is required. today! Contact the Junior Room for details. Orchestra 2001 will perform “Women’s Movement,” a wind and string chamber ensemble concert featuring contemporary Preschool Music Program Needlepointers Club rd st 1 Tuesdays @ 7 - 8:30 pm & 3 Tue, January 22 @ 10:45 am classical music by women composers. Free Join us as Ruark Downey performs a high If you would like to needlepoint with a admission. Belmont Hills Library H ELMONT IBRARY L ILLS B sory issues (we’ll keep the bright lights Monthly Monday Story Times Super STEAM! Sat, January 12 @ 11 am - 3 pm Baby Story Time off and have soŌ music playing). Mon, January 7 @ 10:30 am Check out fun, self‐guided STEAM acƟviƟes For parents/caregivers and infants, with throughout the building for all ages. Tech-less Tuesday floor Ɵme and Ɵckles (bring a blanket to Tue, January 8 @ 6-8 pm lay baby on). Keep your electronics home or put them in Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Sensory Story Time our special “hands‐off” box. Enjoy a special PJ Story Time Mon, January 14 @ 10:30 am Wed, January 16 @ 6:30 - 6:50 pm craŌ, games, coloring pages, puzzles, and For children with special needs and sen‐ Get your PJs on, brush your teeth, grab other acƟviƟes for ages 12 through adult.
3 VENTS & P ROGRAMS E P AGE 3 , c o n t i n u e d L ILLS H ELMONT B IBRARY your lovey and join us for a story. All ages. cle sƟck snowman craŌ! All ages welcome, film is rated R, so teens and tweens MUST but geared towards toddlers. We may get be accompanied by a parent or guardian. messy, so wear appropriate clothing. LEGO® Night Thu, January 17 @ 5:30 - 7:30 pm Family Chinese New Year Craft We supply the bricks, you supply the imagi‐ Wed, January 30 @ 5:30 - 7:30 pm Movie Screening and Discussion naƟon! We’ll post photos of the amazing 2019 is the year of the Pig! We’ll read Sat, January 26 @ 2 pm creaƟons on our Faceb Teens, tweens, and their parents are invit‐ ook page. All ages. Bringing in the New Year by Grace Lin and ed to join us for a screening of the ac‐ make paper pig crowns. All ages. claimed film 8th Grade , to be immediately Toddler Story Time & Craft Sat, January 19 @ 10:30 am followed by a moderated discussion. This Join us for a winterƟme story and a popsi‐ Gladwyne Free Library LADWYNE G IBRARY L lik . Space is limited to 20. Ages 6 & up. Toddler Music Story Time Oil Art Exhibit: Alice Dustin— Through January 5 Mon, January 14 @ 10:30 am Call to register. Merge Dance joins us for half an hour of music and dance for ages 0‐3. No registra‐ Junior Author Contest Arab and Jew: Collisions and Con- Contest Runs: January 2-9 Ɵon required. vergences Book Discussion Series Entry forms are available in the library and Ruth Anolik leads discussion. RegistraƟon area schools. Grades 1‐5. Entries accepted Yoga @ Play required. ParƟcipants will be lent copies of th . Party & Awards unƟl 5 p.m., January 9 Mon, January 14 @ 11:15 am the books. Made possible by a giŌ from Bond with your child while doing yoga pos‐ Ceremony will take place at Gladwyne the Gladwyne Library League and Upper es, mindfulness acƟviƟes and games. Elementary School February 22 at 4:30 pm. Merion Library. Space is limited to 20 children. Ages 1‐4. Edges: — Mon, January 28 @ 7:30 pm Call to register. Family Movie: O Israel, O PalesƟne by Leora Skolkin‐ Winter Soldier (PG-13) Smith Sat, January 12 @ 2 pm Slime Time Mon, February 25 @ 7:30 pm The — Come relax, have some popcorn and enjoy! Tue, January 15 @ 4:15 pm by Helene Wecker Golem and the Jinni We’re going to make our own slime! But Families welcome. No registraƟon is re‐ The — Mon, March 25 @ 7:30 pm first we’ll read Bartholomew and the Oob‐ quired. by Anthony Shadid House of Stone Ludington Library L IBRARY L UDINGTON Art & Craft Exhibits Chair Yoga* Understanding Medicare* Tuesdays @ 10:30 am January: Wed, January 23 @ 2 pm An educaƟonal seminar on the differences Irma Shapiro—PainƟngs For seniors and people who sit too much. between Medicare supplement plans and William Penn Chapter of the Historical other informaƟon to be aware of. Present‐ Society of Early American DecoraƟon Free Women’s Circle* Tue, January 8 @ 7 pm ed by Brad Davis of the United Integrity Learn about women’s circles and why Group. Casey Cooks with Kids they’re important—experience guided Fri, January 4 @ 4-5 pm —Dirt Pud‐ meditaƟon and light yoga. ding/Sand Pudding Mindfulness Workshop* Thu, January 24 @ 7 pm Fri, January 11 @ 4-5 pm —Veggie Mindfulness is a term for pracƟcing fo‐ How to Find a Job After Fifty* Pizzas Thu, January 10 @ 7-8 pm cused aƩenƟon on the present moment. A A beginner’s cooking class for kids ages 5+ Presented by a former job developer/ Ca‐ wide body of research supports its benefits in the large meeƟng room. Parents must reer Counselor for a federal program de‐ for depression, anxiety, moƟvaƟon, and stay to assist their children. Recipes are signed to put people 55+ back to work. chronic pain. Presented by Dr. David Fask, non‐bake and have very few ingredients. a licensed clinical psychologist. Sign up required—call the children’s room Hip & Knee Pain* to register. Space is limited. Tue, January 15 @ 2-4 pm Sports Team Story Time An orthopedic specialist will discuss non‐ Tue, January 29 @ 10 am Ludington Book Discussion Group surgical treatments for joint pain and joint Wear your favorite sports aƫre and join Mon, January 7 @ 6 pm replacement procedures at Main Line Miss Jackie for story Ɵme. Sing fun songs We will discuss by Flynn Under the Harrow Health Hospitals. RegistraƟon is required and hear a great story. Berry, a riveƟng psychological thriller. at www.mainlinehealth.org/events.
4 B OOK Y OUR C ALENDAR P AGE 4 Penn Wynne Library YNNE ENN P IBRARY L W learn more about programs like this, please Drag Queen Story Time Sleepy Story Time Thu, January 24 @ 6:30 pm visit dragqueenstoryhour.org. Balena Canto with Come to the library for a pajama story Sat, January 5 @ 2-3 pm Ɵme. We’ll read books, sing songs, play Drag Queen Balena Canto will visit to share Drop-in Craft games, and make a craŌ! For children ages books on diversity, acceptance, creaƟvity, Fri, January 18 @ 1-4 pm Come to the library aŌer 0‐5. No registraƟon is required. and love. In addiƟon to stories, there will early dismissal and make be singing, dancing, a craŌ, and a meet and a penguin craŌ from pa‐ greet with Balena! This event is for all per and coƩon balls! ages. RegistraƟon is required and opens on 12/29 at www.lmls.org/event/dqst. To 10 am—8 pm Mon, Tues & Thurs IBRARY (610) 642‐5187 A L RDMORE 1 pm—8 pm Wed 108 Ardmore Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003 10 am—5 pm Fri & Sat 10 am—9 pm Mon—Thurs YNWYD C ALA B (610) 664‐1196 IBRARY L 10 am—5 pm Fri & Sat 131 Old Lancaster Rd, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 Sun 12‐5 pm 10 am—8 pm Mon & Tue B (610) 664‐8427 IBRARY L ILLS H ELMONT Wed & Thu 12 pm—8 pm 120 Mary Watersford Rd, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 10 am—5 pm Sat (610) 642‐3957 G IBRARY L LADWYNE Mon—Thurs 10 am—8 pm Fri & Sat 10 am—5 pm 362 Righters Mill Rd, Gladwyne, PA 19035 Mon—Thurs 9 am—9 pm L UDINGTON L (610) 525‐1776 IBRARY 9 am—6 pm Fri Sat 9 am—5 pm 5 S. Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 12‐5 pm Sun (610) 642‐7844 P ENN W YNNE L IBRARY Mon—Thurs 10 am—9 pm Fri & Sat 10 am—5 pm 130 Overbrook Pkwy, Wynnewood, PA 19096 PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries Events with an asterisk support the iniƟaƟve for rede- * fining the library’s role in our Commonwealth within the context of five essential literacies: Social, Health, and Financial Basic, Information, Civic & .