What's New

The library will be closed on Sunday, September 6 and Monday, September 7 for Labor Day.

Summer Reading Clubs are over!

What did you think about Summer Reading Club this year? Please take a few minutes to fill out this brief survey, and be entered into a raffle to win a Wawa gift card. We appreciate your feedback!  Follow this link to access the survey.

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Making Moments and Memories: Lessons Learned Gardening at Great Dixter and Chanticleer

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 AT 6:30 PM
The Community Garden Club at Wayne and Radnor Memorial Library are hosting a presentation by Emma Rush Seniuk, Cut-Flower Gardener at Chanticleer Garden in Wayne since 2012. In 2011, Ms. Seniuk was a North American Christopher Lloyd Scholar at Great Dixter House and Gardens, East Sussex, England. She will discuss both Chanticleer and Great Dixter, including the plants, techniques, and the people who have shaped these wonderful places.

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Kindermusik presented by Music FUNdamentals

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 AT 9:30 AND 10:30 AM
Bond with your child as you play, sing (no talent required!), dance, and giggle together. This musical storytime for children age 2-4 will be held in the Radnor Memorial Library’s Winsor Room on Friday, September 11 at 9:30 and 10:30am.
Register starting August 28 here:
9:30 AM Session
10:30 AM Session

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Truck Zoo

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 FROM 2:30 TO 5:30 PM
SOUTH WAYNE PARKING LOT

The Radnor Recreation Department & Radnor Memorial Library are teaming up to deliver the third annual Radnor Truck Zoo, held in the South Wayne municipal parking lot on Saturday, September 12, 2:30-5:30pm (rain date: September 19). This is a family-friendly event where kids can climb in and experience hands on real-life fire engines, police cars, construction trucks and more! Other activities include children’s storytimes, crafts, entertainment, snacks, giveaways, and more! Fun for all ages and free for the community to attend!

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 The Social+Mobile Equation

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 FROM 7:00 TO 9:00 PM
Social Media is an effective way to connect with customers but the new and most powerful force is mobile marketing because consumers have embraced mobile technology and its usage is worldwide. Since 2010, presenter Judith Lee has focused on Social Media as an effective and affordable tool that “levels the playing field” for small businesses.  Online registration required here.

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Car Seat Check

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 FROM 9:00 AM TO 12:00 PM
RADNOR LIBRARY PARKING LOT

Delaware County Transportation Management Association is setting up a free car seat inspection station in the parking lot.  Sign up at the Children’s Desk starting September 1 for a 20-minute appointment.

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Talking about Harper Lee

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 AT 1:30 PM
The greatly anticipated Go Set a  Watchman by Harper Lee was released 55 years after the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic To Kill a Mockingbird.  Join local Professor Caren Lambert, an expert in Southern American Literature for a Lecture and Book Discussion of the author and her works.

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Fairytale STEM: Three Little Pigs Geometry

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 AT 4:30 PM
Who’s afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? Take the challenge to build a geometric-shaped home for the three pigs that can withstand the blow of the big bad wolf. Fairytale STEM pairs classic fairy tale stories with science, technology, engineering and math challenges. Children in grades 1-4 are welcome to join us in the Winsor Room.  Register here starting September 3.

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Kite-Making Workshop

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 FROM 2:00 TO 4:00 PM
Get ready for a breezy autumn day by coming to the Radnor Library’s kite-making workshop.   Professional kite-makers from the South Jersey Kite Flyers’ Association will guide participants in assembling and personalizing their own kite. Stop by the Winsor Room any time between 2:00 and 4:00pm to make a kite. The workshop is open to ages 3 and up.  Register here starting September 9.

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 September Cookbook Club

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 AT 6:30 PM
Select and prepare a recipe from the The Skinnytaste Cookbook by Gina Homolka.  Registration required in-person at the Information desk.

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Dale Chihuly Recycled Art Project

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 AT 4:00 PM
Create a beautiful faux glass sculpture using markers and plastic bottles in the style of artist Dale Chihuly.  Our artwork will be on display at the Library. Kids entering grades 6 and up are welcome to join us.  Register here starting September 10.

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Chess Club is Back!

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.

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