What's New

The library will be closed on Thursday, March 5.  Please do not return items in the book drops.  No fines will be accrued.

If you love Thos. Moser Furniture, here is the chance of a lifetime!

Have you noticed our new display in the Children’s Area?  Thos. Moser Furniture has graciously donated 3 pieces of exquisitethos. moser handcrafted furniture to be raffled to benefit the library.  Raffle tickets will be sold at the library Circulation Desk and online from March 2 until April 10.  Only 100 tickets will be sold.  For more information on these items and on how to purchase tickets, please visit our Raffle Page.

Tax Season is Here

We have recently been informed that the federal tax form program is being cut back DRASTICALLY this year due to budget cuts passed by Congress.  The program will be releasing only the following forms and publications to libraries: Forms 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ.  Radnor Memorial Library will receive one reference copy of Publication 17 and the Reproducible Copies of Federal Tax Forms and Instructions.  For more information and resources, please visit our Tax Information page.

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Little Hands Love Art

SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 9:30 AM TO 10:15 AM
Come experience sensory play and the art of creating with your little one.  Little Hands Love Art is designed for children under the age of one.  We will play, touch and explore colors, paints and textures to create works of art. Register here beginning February 20.

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Great Big Seusses

SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 1:00 PM
Do you want to see characters from Dr. Seuss books appear right before your eyes?  Cartoonist Paul Merklein combines cartoons, comedy and audience participation as he draws famous faces from the wacky world of Dr. Seuss. All ages are invited to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday in the Winsor Room. No registration required.

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Alzheimer’s: Resources and Planning for Families, Caretakers, and Loved Ones

TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 6:00 PM
Hotaling Investment Management and the Alzheimer’s Association lecture on caring for Alzheimer’s patients. Claire Day, Senior Vice President of the Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter, oversees the coordination of community social services in the form of education, support, advocacy and care management to people with dementia. Eileen J. Paul, Certified Financial Planner, joins Claire Day in the discussion of the most expensive condition in the nation.

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Beauty in Your Backyard: Using A Rain Garden to Control Stormwater and Create a Habitat

SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 10:00 AM
John Rogers will talk about rain garden construction, use of native plants to promote a good habitat for birds and bees, and protection of the riparian buffer. Co-sponsored by Radnor Bird Town, Radnor Conservancy and Radnor Township’s EAC.

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Dance Me a Story

MONDAY, MARCH 9 AND TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 10:00 AM
“Dance Me a Story” is geared toward children age 2-5 and incorporates gross-motor skills, dance-related vocabulary, yoga, stories with movement and music, and a lot of dancing. Kids are encouraged to wear socks, and adults, be ready to work up a sweat! No registration required.

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Chess Club is Back!

THURSDAYS AT 6:30 PM
MARCH 12 AND APRIL 9
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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1-2-3 Grow! Parent and Child Workshop

THURSDAYS, MARCH 5 TO APRIL 2, 10:30 AM
As a Family Place Library, Radnor Memorial Library’s aim is to encourage creative play and equip parents with child development resources. The 1-2-3 Grow! Parent/Child workshop will be held Thursdays, March 5 – April 2 at 10:30am for children age 1-3½ years and their caregivers. Please sign up beginning February 5 in-person at the children’s desk.


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Music with Miss Joy

THURSDAYS, JANUARY 8 TO FEBRUARY 26 & APRIL 9 TO MAY 28, 10:00 AM
Miss Joy is bringing her guitar and some stories to the Radnor Memorial Library’s Winsor Room.   Families with children age 2-5 are invited to this lively musical storytime.  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.

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Thank you for all everyone who attended our first 5K!  In all, 364 people walked and ran on a chilly (and rainy!) December morning.  Please find race results here, and photos from the event here.  Stay tuned for details on next year’s event!
 

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.