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The library will be closed July 3 to July 4 for the Independence Day holiday.

Summer Reading Clubs for kids are here!

Whether you’re an avid reader, just beginning to read on your own, or listening to books read aloud to you, all time spent reading this summer counts toward earning prizes! Come into the library to find out how to win now through August 14, or follow the links below to sign up for the 2015 Summer Reading Clubs for all ages at Radnor Library:
Every Hero Has a Story: For kids entering grade 5 and younger
Unmask!: For teens entering grades 6-12

Adults can Escape the Ordinary this summer with a Reading Club just for them

Radnor Memorial Library launches its second annual Adult Summer Reading Club this year.  Register in person at the Information Desk.  Tell us which book you’ve read or listened to and what you thought of it.  Each title will be entered into a raffle to win great gifts each week.  Receive a gift just for signing up!

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Art Bomb the Library! Sidewalk Chalk

THURSDAY, JULY 2, 12:00 PM
Art bomb the Library in unexpected and eye-catching ways! No previous experience needed!  Join us on the patio to cover the Library entrance with sidewalk chalk.  Open to kids entering grade 6 and up.   Please register here.

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 Natural Disaster Engineering

MONDAY, JULY 6, 4:00 PM
Design and build stable structures out of marshmallows and toothpicks that can withstand a Jell-o earthquake. Open to kids entering grade 6 and up.   Please register here.

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Mike Rose: Super Magic!

TUESDAY, JULY 7, 6:30 PM
This hilarious show for all ages includes impossible magic tricks, weird mind-reading stunts, and off-the-wall comedy celebrating heroes of all kinds.  No registration required.

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Tell Your Story Through…Spanish

TUESDAYS, JULY 7 AND AUGUST 4, 10:00 AM
“Tell Your Story Through… Spanish” with LingoKids at the Radnor Memorial Library Winsor Room on Tuesdays, July 7 and August 4 at 10:00am. An enrichment storytime that teaches the Spanish language for children ages 3-7. Please sign up beginning June 15 by following the links below. Registration is limited to one Spanish Storytime per child.
Register here:
July 7 Session
August 4 Session

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Pizza and Pages Book Club: The Lions of Little Rock

THURSDAY, JULY 9, 12:00 PM
Read The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine and join in an informal discussion over lunch. We supply the pizza, you bring a drink.   Open to kids entering grade 6 and up.    Please register here.

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Friday Flicks: Big Hero 6

FRIDAY, JULY 10, 1:00 PM
Tired of the heat? Come cool off in the Radnor Memorial Library Winsor Room and enjoy free entertainment on Friday afternoons.  Join us for a family-friendly movie and refreshments.

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 Life-Sized Board Games: Mastermind

MONDAY, JULY 13, 4:00 PM
Honey I Blew up the Game! Come play life-sized versions of your favorite games! We will construct and play the color code-breaking game.  Open to kids entering grade 6 and up.  Please register here.

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Wild Summer Conservation Film Series in Wayne presents the Best of Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival

WEDNESDAYS AT 7:00PM: JULY 15 AND AUGUST 26

This 2nd annual conservation film series in Wayne will inform, engage and empower all of us about the need to protect not only the birds and the bees, but strengthen biodiversity that is critical to the survival of our planet. This free film series is presented by Radnor Memorial Library, Radnor Conservancy, Radnor Bird Town, and Radnor Township’s EAC.  Four award-winning wildlife films are on loan from the 2013 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival and will be screened on Wednesday evenings in the summer. Founded in 1991, the JHWFF is a biennial event traditionally held within Grand Teton National Park at the Jackson Hole Lodge.
July 15: Flight of the Butterflies (44 min.)
August 26: Bird Brain (53 min.)

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 Radnor Library Cookbook Club

THURSDAY, JULY 16, 6:30 PM

Select and prepare a recipe from The Harvest Eating Cookbook by Keith Snow and bring it to the library where we will eat and share our thoughts over a delicious meal.  Stop by the Information Desk to
register and select your recipe.

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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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Science in the Summer Registration 

GSK’s Science in the Summer will be held at the Radnor Library on July 13-14 and 15-16, 2015. Children entering grades 2-6 will be exploring chemistry through hands-on experiments. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration has closed. Call the children’s information desk for availability.

 

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.