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The library will be closed on Tuesday, November 4 for Election Day.

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Radnor Memorial Library is thrilled to present “Elves for the Shelves,” a 5K
road race (and 1-mile fun run/walk) through south Wayne on Saturday, December 6. Occurring just before Wayne Hotel’s Old Fashioned Christmas Santa Parade, the “Elves for the Shelves” run will be fun for all ages. The event begins and ends at Radnor Memorial Library. The 5K begins at 9 a.m., followed by the fun run. Save money by pre-registering— registration before race day, is $25 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. Family and team registration rates are also available. On race day, the cost is $35 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. The first 200 to register will receive a long-sleeve dri-fit t-shirt and a festive elf hat.EVS LOGO_Lg
Prizes will be awarded to the top three overall male and female racers.  A special prize will also be awarded to the top stroller racer.  Register for the race online by clicking here.   For more information or for a paper registration form, click here.

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Child Identification Program with NY Life

MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 4:00 TO 6:00 PM (DROP-IN)
New York Life agents will be issuing free Child IDs for families. In just 3-5 minutes, a unique ID will be created for your child, using EZ Child ID, a digital fingerprinting identification system. Parents will leave with a printed ID, free of charge, containing vital information for each child, which they can give to local authorities.

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Time Travelers: Who Was?

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 4:30 PM
Children in grades 1-3 are invited to become time travelers for an hour and explore historical lives and events through the popular Who/What Was…? biography series and hands-on activities. This is a S.M.Art Kids Program: Science, Math, and the Arts at Radnor Memorial Library. Please sign up here beginning October 14. Registration is limited to one Time Travelers session per child.

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An Evening with Charles Dagit, Jr. : Louis Kahn, Architect

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 7:30 PM
Charles Dagit gives a vivid, first-person account of one of the greatest chapters in architectural history, when, in the 1960’s, Louis I. Kahn taught distinctive design philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania  and built a new kind of modern architecture.  Co-sponsored by Radnor Historical Society.

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Life Hacks 101

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 4:00 PM
“life hack”- a strategy or technique adopted in order to manage one time and daily activities in a more efficient way. Learn some basic skills of everyday life including how to use tools, preparing simple meals, and sewing a button through experiments and basic projects. Registration required.
October 30: Basic Hand Tool Skills for Do-it-Yourself Projects
Register here

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End of Life Planning with Jeanne C. Hoff

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 7:30 PM
What do you want your will to say? What arrangements do you want for your funeral? Jeanne C. Hoff, author of Between Now and Then: A Common Sense End-of-Life Planning Guide for Baby Boomers (And The Rest of Us), is uniquely qualified from years of experience working in business, finance, law, and as a cemetery sales counselor.

 

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.