Monday, March 8, 2010

Early March Things at the Lansdowne Public Library

Good Day Library Friends!
The sun is shining and the snow is melting!
Squirrels are chattering all over.
Dare we get our hopes up...Spring is here! (Yay!)
Here are some of the things sprouting at the library in early March!

Library Things:
We have a new director!
Our new director is Laura Martin, a transplant from the New York City Public Library System and a former children's librarian, among her many accomplishments. Please say hello during your next visit.

Technical Things:
We have had some issues with our e-mail. If this e-mail is NOT something you have requested, please let us know and we will immediately take you off of the. The staff at the library apologizes in advance for any problems this may have caused.

Here are corrected e-mail addresses for the other staff: Laura Martin/ Director Ronnie Hawkins Business manager/Interlibrary Loans Reference LA Library


Act Up!:
Beginning This Thursday!
March 11@ 4PM
The Lansdowne Public Library has once again teamed up with Celebration Theater to offer a ten week theater workshop!
Playwright and professional actor Jerrell Henderson is leading a class in theater basics and Improv.
The classes are fee but registration is limited to 12 participants. Ages 8 and up

Afternoon Movie Matinee:
Join us this Friday for 'Where the Wild Things Are.'
This live action movie is based on the picture book by Maurice Sendak.
The movie begins at 4P. Rated PG, run time 80 minutes.

Are you a Wimpy Kid?:
Join us for a 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party' Saturday, March 13th from 12:30 to 2!
Activities, crafts, trivia and snacks

Can Wii talk?
Join us for a game day.
Video games, board games!
Bring your own or play one of ours!
Ages 8 and up

Cherry Blossom Festival Story Time:

The Lansdowne Public Library is a proud participant in the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia!
Join us for Japanese themed storytimes and crafts.
Wednesday March 17 @ 6:30 PM
Thursday, March 18th @ 10:30 AM
(No registration required.)

Ongoing Programs:
Story times
No registration unless otherwise indicated

Older or younger siblings are invited to attend.
Sleepytime Tales-All ages are invited
Every Wednesday Night Starting at 6:30 PM

Preschool-Ages 3 and up
Every Thursday Morning. Starting at 10:30 AM
(Each are followed by a brief activity or craft.)

Bibs –n– Books-
Infants to age 3
Every Tuesday morning. Starting at 10:30 AM.
(Playtime following.)

Teen Writers:
The Teen writers group meets EVERY Thursday from 6-7.

Teen Writers Group:Every Thursday @ 6PM
Wondering if you have the write stuff?
Join us for our teen writers group!
Bring your creative works to share with your peers for input, encouragement and critique. Dinner or light refreshments may be served

Have You Heard?:
Are you a Facebook user? The library has a fan page! Click here to see our page and become a fan! We are up to 164! Can we make it to 200 by the end of the month?
We also Tweet! Follow us on Twitter: Lanspublibrary
Read our blog: LPL Children and Youth Services Blog.
Please visit our website: or Event Keeper for complete information on all programs and events.

As Always:

Thank you for your continued interest and support!
If you do like what you've read, please tell a friend!
If you have any questions or comments please e-mail or feel free to contact 610-623-0239 ext 5.

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