Thursday, September 30, 2010

October Things at the Lansdowne Public Library

Greetings Library Friends,

September squeaked by so quickly that I need a moment to catch my breath!
As I pause, I am reminded that the library is not just my job but a small part in a wonderful community. I feel lucky and privileged to be a part of this community and am happy that I am able to provide a service and that you all allow me a bit of freedom to continue traditional programming as well as some non-traditional things!
Thank you and I am looking forward to a wonderful autumn!

DCLS Library Things:
We are pleased to offer e-books!
Along with downloadable audio books, DCLS now offers downloadable e-books. Read on your computer or transfer to an eBook device (not compatible with the Kindle or iPad)

Is homework a struggle?
Not sure WHAT the answers should be?
Put your minds at ease with our FREE homework help service!
Get free homework help online via our Live Homework Help tutoring service. Live Homework Help connects students in grades K through 12th, introductory college level and adult learners to expert tutors in math, science, social studies, and English. Funding for this service is provided by Delaware County Council.
Access this service through the link at bottom of the Lansdowne Public Library home page!

Meet Sarah Blake, Author of The Postmistress: Come to the first annual Delaware County Library System Adult Author Luncheon on Tuesday October 19, at the Springhaven Club in Wallingford. The event starts at noon.
Tickets are $25 and available at your library’s circulation desk!
(Direct questions to DCLS, 610-891-8622.)
Lansdowne Library Things:

Join us Monday, November 8th beginning at 7:30 PM for a presentation by the National Park Service : “From Out The Fiery Furnace” How the Hopewell stove changed the life of one woman. A play written and directed by Christine Emmert.

Edie Shean-Hammond, Superintendent of Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, brings this one-act performance to the Lansdowne Public Library. Actress Barbara Hannevig tells stories of life in the 19th century at Hopewell Village. She brings to life several characters of the 19th century including runaway slaves, “fallen” women, indentured servants, orphaned children and others.

Admission is free. For more information contact: 267-207-0393 or 610-623-0239

What’s New for Fall?
Infant Storytime with Theresa Dykes is back!

Join us for books, music, fingerplays, rhymes and puppets.
Tuesdays October 5, 12, 19, 26 beginning at 10:30 am

Join us Thursday, October 7th at 10:30 AM for Polskie Bajki (Polish Tales)
Miss Margaret will be our special guest for a bilingual storyhour!

Comic Book Creators Club!
Join Mike from Slamtastic Parties as he presents an 8 week program to break down the comic book making process into easy to follow steps.

Each week is broken down into two parts, the first covering the comic book process, and the next covering basic drawing skills.
Wednesdays @ 4P , for ages 8 and up

Afternoon Movie Matinee: Friday, October 22nd @ 4:00
Join us for “How To Train Your Dragon”!
Ages 3 and up.

Family Room Notice:
With the exception of Comic Book Creators Club there will be NO Family Room programs or activities Wednesday, October 6th.
The week of October 24th through October 28th there will be no Family Room programs EXCEPT for Infant Storytime with Theresa Dykes, Comic Book Creators Club and Teen Writers.
We apologize for the inconvenience.

Teens and Tweens:
Our Teen Writers Group still meets every Thursday from 5-6 PM and will now be run by Miss Amanda. All writers aged 12 and up are welcome to join us.
Please note: If copies of your work need to be made, please e-mail ahead of our scheduled start time.

TBC: Tween Book Club meets Monday, October 11th at 4PM
Join us for a look at Ancient Egypt!

Anime/Manga: Can’t get enough Anime and Manga? Stop by Monday October 18th at 4 PM to watch some Anime, read some Manga or perhaps battle with Pokemon!

Stay tuned….
We are working on some wonderful programs for late fall/winter! Keep an eye out for fabulous programs and events designed with ALL ages in mind!

Have You Heard?
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