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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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Tell Your Story Through…Musical Theater

TUESDAY, JULY 28 AT 10:00 AM
“Tell Your Story Through… Musical Theatre” with Melissa Bird, professional actor and Actors Lab teacher.  Creative expression through musical theatre and storytelling for children ages 3-7.  Please sign up here beginning June 15.

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Storyteller Vicky Town: Heroes Great and Small

TUESDAY, JULY 28 AT 6:30 PM
Join master storyteller Vicky Town at the Radnor Library as she shares stories of heroes, sheroes, monsters and mayhem! Discover your inner hero as you chant, sing, and act out the stories in this rollicking show for all ages!

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Heroes of Flight: A Franklin Institute Traveling Science Show

TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 AT 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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Tell Your Story Through…Spanish

TUESDAY,  AUGUST 4 AT 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:
August 4 Session

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Tell Your Story Through…Yoga

TUESDAY, AUGUST 11 AT 10:00 AM
“Tell Your Story Through… Yoga” with instructor Gabriela Chabrier.  A Yoga class and storytime blend for children ages 3-7. Feel free to bring a Yoga mat or towel. Please sign up beginning June 15 by following the links below.  Registration is limited to one Yoga Storytime per child.
Register Here:
August 11 Session

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Crazy 8’s Mathternoon

THURSDAY, AUGUST 13 AT 4:00 PM
Blurb: Children in grades 2-5 are invited to sign up for the Radnor Memorial Library for “Crazy 8s Mathternoons,” cool math activities on Thursdays at 4:00pm, July 23 and August 13. In the Winsor Room, math will get crazy with spy training and a life-size Bingo game, using materials provided by the Bedtime Math Foundation. Please sign up beginning June 15.  Registration is limited to one Crazy 8’s Session per child.
Register here:
August 13 Session

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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.