What's New

The library will be closed Sundays in July and August.

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!

American Red Cross Blood Drive

MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 11 AM – 4 PM 
Radnor Library is host the American Red Cross Blood Drive.  Appointments are preferred.  For an appointment or more information, sign up at www.redcrossblood.org.  Enter sponsor code: Radnor Memorial Library.

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 Art Bomb the Library!  Yarn Bombing

MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 4:00 PM
Art bomb the Library in unexpected and eye-catching ways! No previous experience needed!  Learn a quick crochet method or wrap yarn to cover the Library in color.  We will meet in the Story Tent in the Children’s Department.  Please register here.

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Heroes of Flight: A Franklin Institute Traveling Science Show

TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 6:30 PM
The Franklin Institute is bringing a Traveling Science Show to the Radnor Memorial Library!  In  their “Heroes of Flight” show, kids of all ages will explore the forces of flight and the fantastical inspiration behind some real-life high-flying heroes!

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Art Bomb the Library!  Bark Painting

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 12:00 PM
Art bomb the Library in unexpected and eye-catching ways! No previous experience needed.  Help decorate the Library’s trees with a noninvasive paint technique. We will meet on the patio.  Please register here.

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Friday Flicks: Dolphin Tale

FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 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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Super Heroes of Invention

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 10:30 AM
RADNOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN GARRETT HILL
In “Superheroes of Invention,” kids in grades K-5 will enjoy experiments, games, and magic as they learn about the world of inventions. The show will be held at the Radnor United Methodist Church in Garrett Hill.

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Little Hands Love…to Splash!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 9:30 AM
Come experience sensory play with water.  Little Hands Love to Splash is designed for children under the age of one. In the Winsor Room, we will explore, touch and splash together, building early literacy skills through play. Register here beginning June 15.

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Chess Club is Back!

NEW DAY: THURSDAYS 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.

 

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.