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Chess Club is Back!

WEDNESDAYS AT 6:30 PM
Chess Club returns to Radnor Library this winter.  Drop by the library between 6:30 and 8:00 PM to play and learn.  All ages and skill levels are welcome.  No registration required.

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Art Explorers: Constructing and Deconstructing Books

THURSDAYS, APRIL 16 TO APRIL 30, 4:30 PM
Learn how to create and bind your own book using various paper decorating and sewing techniques, then explore the world of repurposing and re-crafting old books as new works of art. This Art Explorers series is open to children in 3rd – 5th grade.  Register here beginning March 26.

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The 5B’s Programs at Radnor Memorial Library

Backyard Butterflies, Beetles, & Other Pollinators
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 7:00 PM
presented by Dan Duran, Academy of Natural Sciences

Honey Bee Buzz
THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 6:30 PM
presented by Ed Pieters, Entomologist, U Penn

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Exploring Art in Nature

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 4:00 PM
Happy Earth Day!  Use paint, photography, and other mixed media to explore art in the world around us.  Register here.

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Celebrate One Book Every Young Child!

SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 10:30 AM
The Radnor Library will host a special storytime about Sam, the car-racing dog from the picture book Number One Sam by Greg Pizzoli.  Children age 2-5 and their families are invited to the Winsor Room for stories, songs, activities, and a craft. Each family will leave with a copy of the book as well! Please sign up here beginning April 10.For more info about Pennsylvania’s One Book, Every Young Childprogram, go to www.paonebook.org.

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Science in the Summer Registration

Put your goggles on and explore the wonders of Chemistry with GlaxoSmithKline’s Science in the Summer, coming to the Radnor Library, July 13-14 and 15-16, 2015. Through hands-on experiments, young chemists will learn what matter is and that it is not always the same. They will observe physical and chemical changes with fun experiments like turning pennies golden, making crystals, and instantly freezing objects using dry ice. Students will test acids and bases and make chemical compounds just like real chemists! Registration begins May 4 at noon for children entering grades 2-6, and participation will be on a first-come, first-served basis. For the first time, registration must be done online at www.scienceinthesummer.com. Call the children’s information desk for more details.

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Staging and Staying: Easy Home Decorating Tips

TUESDAY, MAY 12, 7:30 PM
Darla DeMorrow is a certified professional organizer, decorator, and owner of HeartWork Organizing LLC, based in Wayne. By popular demand, Darla returns to Radnor Memorial Library with another decorating seminar with budget-friendly ideas that you’ll love. If you are planning to move within 5 years, these top staging ideas will bring you the most joy and highest price. If you are staying put, dramatic and beautiful changes to any room can be easier than you think. Tools presented include room design, picking colors, placing furniture, and more. “Before & After” examples from real local homes will inspire you!

 

Why is Radnor Library Essential to the Community? Dean Patrick Maggitti Shares His Thoughts

Dean Patrick G. Maggitti, PhD, Villanova School of Business, shares his thoughts on how the Radnor Memorial Library–and all libraries– create a “collision point of different perspectives, information and knowledge” making libraries as essential today as ever. Dr Maggitti served three years as a Radnor Township appointee to the RML Board of Trustees.  Check out the VIDEO here!

 

Shop at Amazon and Earn Money for Radnor Library!

If you shop at Amazon.com you can now earn money for Radnor Library! If you link to Amazon from the Radnor Library webpage and place an order with Amazon, they will send a percentage of your order total to the library. The link to the left will automatically take you to the Amazon.com homepage where you can complete your order as usual. Please note: you must enter Amazon.com from the library’s homepage for the library to earn credit for your order.

 

DID YOU MISS A RECENT LIBRARY PROGRAM? NOW YOU CAN LISTEN OR WATCH ONLINE!

Experience Library programs from the comfort of your home! The Radnor Historical Society, a frequent program partner of the Radnor Memorial Library, has archived many of our recent programs.  Click HERE to view the podcasts.