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New Material Alert!  Try a Playaway View Today

Press Play at Radnor Library! Playaway View® is an all-in-one portable video player that comes pre-loaded with popular storybook and learning videos for children, now available to borrow for three weeks at a time. Just charge it, grab it, and go! No DVDs or downloads needed. Titles include Sesame Street, Berenstain Bears, Clifford, and more.  Inquire at the Children’s Information Desk.

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Friday Fine Films: The Intern

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5 AT 1:30 PM 
70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.  Starring Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, and Rene Russo.  Rated PG-13.  121 minutes.   Refreshments will be served.

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Preparing for the Great Backyard Bird Count

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6 AT 11:00 AM
How can you and your family learn about birds and contribute to science? Get involved with the National Audubon Society Great Backyard Bird Count! Phil Witmer, President, Delaware Valley Ornithological Club, will familiarize you with some of the common winter birds you may see in your backyard and how to participate in the 2016 Bird Count from February 12 to February 15. Raffle for attendees courtesy of Do It Best Hardware. Co-sponsored by Radnor Conservancy and Radnor Bird Town.

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Sensory Yoga Storytime

SATURDAYS AT 10:00 AM:  JANUARY 23 POSTPONED to snow date February 6 AND APRIL 30
Radnor Memorial Library is offering a unique Yoga storytime that incorporates sensory experience designed for children age 3-7 with special needs. Led by instructor Gaby Chabrier, Sensory Yoga will include stories, stretches, breathing and relaxation exercises, and movement activities, with an additional focus on parent resources. Feel free to bring a Yoga mat or towel.
Register Here:
January 23 Session (starts January 8)
April 30 Session (starts April 15)

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Treatments for Sleep Apnea

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9 AT 7:00 PM
The term “sleep apnea” refers to interruptions in breathing during sleep. As many as 4 percent of men and 2 percent of women suffer from sleep apnea, making it one of the most common sleep disorders in the United States. A team of physicians from Penn Medicine (Penn Sleep Centers) will be on-hand to discuss specific treatments for sleep apnea.

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What is Medicare?  What is Medicaid?

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11 AT 3:00 PM
Medicaid provides health coverage to more than 4.6 million low-income seniors, nearly all of whom are also enrolled in Medicare. Jason Bishop, a Financial Services Professional, will answer your questions about Medicare and Medicaid to provide you with a good base knowledge of these government programs and to help you decide which option is best for your situation.

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Life-Sized Candyland

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13: DROP IN FROM 11:00 AM TO 1:00 PM
Join the magical world of Candy Land as Radnor Memorial Library’s Children’s Department is transformed into a life-sized board game complete with visits from your favorite characters. Drop in any time between 11:00am to 1:00pm to play; no need to register!

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What You Really Need to Know About Selling Your House

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16 AT 7:00 PM
Putting a house on the market can be a complicated and sometimes confusing process, with a lot of translation, interpretation, and negotiation necessary. Brett Furman, author of What You Really Need To Know About Selling Your House invites you to a lecture on his innovative approach to home-selling. Registration is required. Brett gives away free copies of his book at his lectures– guarantee your copy!

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Choc-Olympics

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17 AT 3:30 PM
Do you have what it takes to be a choco-athlete?  Are you skilled in chocolate identification, challenges and, most importantly, eating?  Kids in grades 6 and up are welcome to test their skills.  Register here beginning February 1.  

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Kindergarten Readiness Workshop

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17  AT 7:00 PM, RADNOR MIDDLE SCHOOL AUDITORIUM
How do I register my child for Kindergarten in Radnor Township? How do I know if my child is ready for Kindergarten? What’s the best learning environment for my child? Parents and teachers are invited to an informative presentation on registration requirements, curriculum, and ideas to aid in your child’s development. Led by the Radnor Township School District.  Come at 6:30 PM to browse informational tables. Formal presentation will begin at 7:00, followed by time for Q&A and light refreshments. Please register  beginning February 3.

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Riverbend Environmental Center presents A Live Animal Show

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18 AT 4:00 PM
Prepare to be amazed by a showcase of wild and weird animals! This live animal show for all ages is presented by the Riverbend Environmental Education Center.  No registration necessary.

 

Why is Radnor Library Essential to the Community? Provost Patrick Maggitti Shares His Thoughts

Patrick G. Maggitti, PhD, Provost, Villanova University, 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!

 

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.