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Summer Reading Club is Over, but You Can Still Win!fizz boom read

What did you think about Summer Reading Club this year? Please share comments here by taking a brief survey, and be entered into a raffle to win a Wawa gift card.  If you participated in the teen program, please share you comments HERE.  We appreciate your feedback in improving your summer library experience!  Thank you to PNC Bank, Radnor Branch, for their generous support of our Summer Reading Club.

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Friday Fine Film: Saving Mr. Banks

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1:30 PM
Join us in the Winsor Room for a screening of the film, Saving Mr. Banks.  Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen.  Starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson.  125 minutes.  PG-13.   Refreshments will be served.

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Truck Zoo

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2:00 – 5:00 PM
SOUTH WAYNE MUNICIPAL PARKING LOT
The Radnor Recreation Department & Radnor Memorial Library are teaming up to deliver the second annual Radnor Truck Zoo!   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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Kindermusik with Music FUNdamentals

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 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. Register here starting on August 28:

9:30 Session Registration
10:30 Session Registration

 

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Kite-Making Workshop

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1:00 TO 3:00 PM
Get ready for a breezy fall 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 1:00 and 3:00pm to make a kite. The workshop is open to ages 3 and up. Please register here beginning August 30.

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PAWS for Reading

MONDAYS AT 6:00 PM: SEPTEMBER 15, OCTOBER 13, NOVEMBER 10, DECEMBER 8
HELD IN THE STORY TENT
Practice reading to the best listener—A dog! Two therapy dog teams will be at the Radnor Memorial Library to meet with beginning and reluctant readers and listen to children (rising 1st-graders and older) read a book of their choice. Also an ideal opportunity for English language learners. Please sign up beginning two weeks prior to each session.
Follow the links below to register. Please note: registration links are not active until 2 weeks prior to program.
September 15 Registration (starts September 2)
October 13 Registration (starts September 29)
November 10 Registration (starts October 27)
December 8 Registration (starts November 24)

Dame Agatha Shorts

An Evening of Mystery and Fun

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 7:00 PM
Enjoy cake and punch as you listen to Elena Santangelo discuss her book Dame Agatha’s Shorts.  Costumes are encouraged!  Best costume will win a copy of Ms. Santangelo’s book.

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Tail Waggin’ Tutors

TUESDAYS AT 4:00 PM: SEPTEMBER 16, OCTOBER 7, AND DECEMBER 9
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 12:00 PM
HELD IN THE STORY TENT
Practice reading to the best listener—A dog! Therapy dogs Daphne and Lanky Mae are coming to the Radnor Memorial Library to meet with beginning and reluctant readers and listen to children (rising 1st-graders and older) read a book of their choice.  Also an ideal opportunity for English language learners. Please sign up beginning two weeks prior to each session.
Follow the links below to register. Please note: registration links are not active until 2 weeks prior to program.
September 16 registration (starts September 2)
October 7 Registration (starts September 23)
November 15 Registration (starts November 1…don’t forget this is a Saturday!)
December 9 Registration (starts November 25)

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Michael Chitwood to Sign Copies of Tough Cop

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 7:30 PM
Upper Darby Township Superintendent of Police Michael J. Chitwood, is the subject of the new book, Tough Cop: Mike Chitwood vs. the “Scumbags” by Harold I. Gullan. Chief Chitwood began his career in law enforcement over forty years ago.  Chitwood was named Superintendent of Police of the Upper Darby Township Police Department in 2005 and is recipient of a multitude of awards which recognize him for his community service, leadership, and commitment to public safety.

 

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.