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Radnor Memorial Library Seeks Enthusiastic New Board Members

Residents of Radnor Township are invited to apply to serve as a member of the Radnor Memorial Library Board of Trustees for a three-year term starting June 2015.  Please complete the application and return it no later April 13, 2015.

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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Camille Paglia presents “Three Modern Women”

TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 7:30 PM, WIDENER CENTER LECTURE HALL, CABRINI COLLEGE
To celebrate the 75th Anniversary of The Philadelphia Story during Women’s History Month 2015, renowned social critic Camille Paglia will present an illustrated lecture on the classic 1940 MGM film. Paglia will also talk about Philip Barry’s 1939 hit play, whose lead role of the willful, charismatic Tracy Lord was written for Katharine Hepburn and inspired by the real-life Main Line Socialite and champion equestrian, Hope Montgomery Scott. This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Co-sponsored by Radnor Historical Society and the Cabrini College English Department, Honors Program, and Sociology Club.

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AlligatorZone

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 4:30 PM
AlligatorZone is a free public program that gives local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups in front of an audience of kids, teens and accompanying families, in a library, answer their questions and also listen to all feedback. Open to grade K and up.  For more details and to register for the event, please click here.

Chess Club is Back!

THURSDAY, APRIL 9 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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16th Annual Chanticleer Lecture
“Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden” with Peter Hatch

 SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 2:00 PM
Hatch is the author of “A Rich Spot of Earth”: Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden at Monticello, a 2013 American Horticultural Society Book Award winner. He was Director of Gardens and Grounds at Monticello for 35 years. Lecture sponsored by Chanticleer, a Pleasure Garden. Free and open to the public.

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Integrative Therapies for Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Illnesses

TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 7:30 PM
Dr. Jingduan Yang, a board-certified psychiatrist will join Dr. Ann Corson, a highly-skilled physician with extensive experience and a recognized expert in the treatment of Lyme Disease and other tick-borne diseases.

KNIFE FIGHTS

Lt. Col. John Nagl present Knife Fights

TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 7:30 PM
Dr. John A. Nagl, who attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and attended Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, was an Army Officer for 20 years. Nagl, now the Ninth Headmaster of  The Haverford School, served as the second President of the Center for a New American Security in Washington, D.C. and has taught at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, and Georgetown University.   Library Journal calls Knife Fights  “an honest and informative glimpse into both the past and the future of the ongoing war on terror.”  Books will be available for purchase.  Co-sponsored by Radnor Historical Society.

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Exploring Art in Nature

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 4:00 PM
Happy Earth Day!  Use paint, photography, and other mixed media to explore art in the world around us.  Register here.

 

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.