What's New

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

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Time Travelers: American Girl

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 4:30 PM
Children in grades 1-3 are invited to become time travelers for an hour and explore time periods in history through the American Girl 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 7.  Please note:  registration is limited to one Time Travelers session per child.

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Smart Divorce Planning

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 6:30 PM
Hotaling Investment Management, LLC, presents the team of Samantha Evian, Family Law Attorney, and Eileen Paul, CFP®, on how to identify and intelligently uncouple assets, debt, and walk away stronger on your feet with investable resources and savings.  Special guest and motivational speaker Pamela Elaine Nichols will share her own dramatic and ultimately winning experience with you.

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Nursing in a Civil War Hospital

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 7:30 PM
Smadar Shtuhl depicts life in field hospitals as seen through the eyes of Anna Morris Holstein, a nurse and a matron during the Civil War, and demonstrates how gender and racial assumptions were compromised to answer the demands of a major conflict.  Co-sponsored by Radnor Historical Society.

This presentation is a program of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council. The PHC inspires people to come together to share a life of learning. Since 1973 the PHC has provided resources that empower local groups to help their communities explore history, literature, the arts, and the ideas that shape the human experience.

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Life Hacks 101

THURSDAYS, OCTOBER 16 TO 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. Sign up for each individual session.
October 23: Kitchen Skills
Register here
October 30: Basic Hand Tool Skills for Do-it-Yourself Projects
Register here

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Learning from A Past Generation as We Confront Change: The Old Main Line of Philadelphia Lives on

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24,7:00 PM
Reverend Richard Walton Hess, retired Rector of St. David’s Episcopal Church in Wayne, will present a historical lecture on eight Main Line families and their homes including Mary and Albert Zantzinger and the Willows, Charlotte Dorrance and Ravenscliff, Boise Penrose and Barbados Hill, and Adolph and Janet Rosengarten and Chanticleer.

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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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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.