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You can now register online for classes and events by using the web calendar in the righthand column. Click on calendar then click on the event itself to get to the registration page.
The creation of the Gray Matter Corner was supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.
Our presenter for this event will also be Judith Krall-Russo, Food Historian & Tea Specialist. Drinking tea is an everyday occurrence in China and Japan. Discover how people enjoy their tea from a simple bowl of tea to the beautiful and intricate Japanese Tea Ceremony. Learn about the Chinese tea ceremony known as gong fu cha. There will be a selection of Asian tea implements on display.
Refreshments will reflect the day's Asian orientation. Please make a reservation as places are limited to those with reservations.Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Join us for this lecture about the current exhibit at the museum which ends June 9, 2013. Learn more about what defines Outsider Art. Presented by Gwen Punchard, museum volunteer. This program is supported in whole by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.
Sign up to attend our new computer class sessions. These classes are limited to 8 participants per class and will be taught by Liz Winter. Please sign up only if you can attend all sessions of the class you want to take. Computer Essential classes (this is the beginning class if you want to start from scratch) will be held for 2 hours on 4 days. For the other two new classes, they will each be taught for 2 two hour sessions and you must be able to attend classes on both days. A description of each class is available on our bulletin board in the library.
Are you interested in a afternoon book club or a weeknight book club? Please click here for a listing of meeting times and the books to read from January to August 2013. Registration is available online. Go to the Calendar in the lefthand column, and if you click on the event, you will see a "Register" button at the bottom left. Click it to bring up your registration form.
If you want to have input into the decision making process, the two book club groups will be discussing suggestions for books to be included on our reading list from September 2013 to March 2014 at our June meetings on Wednesday, June 19th from 3:30-5pm and on Thursday, June 20 from 6:30-8pm. Join us and bring your suggestions.!
The Jeanes Library will be showing the film Shadow of a Doubt. Alfred Hitchcock considered this 1943 thriller to be his personal favorite among this own films. Scripted by playwright Thornton Wilder and inspired by the actual case of a 1920's serial killer know at "The Merry Widow Murderer," the movie sets a tone of menace and fear by introducing a psychotic killer into the small-town comforts of Santa Rosa, California.
The program will be held in the Community Room and includes a 15 minute discussion afterwards. The discussion will be led by local resident and "film buff," Liz Zietz. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Please register using our interactive calendar.
The cost is $5 per class which can be paid the day of the class. Please register via the calendar for each class individually. You do not have to attend every class.
Yoga class is taught by Lois Clymer. This classical yoga class is for experienced yogis and beginners who are able to sit on the floor and stand. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel to class. Sponsored in part by the Friends of the Library.
Please contact our instructor Linda DeMedio for more information on these ongoing programs. Level 2 takes place on Friday mornings from 10-11am and Level 1 takes place on Fridays from 11:15am to 12:15pm. The cost is $40 for an 8 week session.
For anyone who has ever hesitated to try yoga because of the challenge of getting down onto the floor or doing standing poses. We adapt yoga poses with the creative use of the chair. Enjoy all of the benefits of yoga while exploring gentle yoga poses, breath work and guided relaxation. Open to all levels of experience, offering modifications where necessary to accommodate your flexibility and strength, this class is taught by Molly Crowley, a registered yoga teacher.The cost is $5 per class which can be paid the day of the class. Please register via the calendar for each class individually. Sponsored in part by the Friends of the Library.
Every Wednesday from 5:30 to 8pm
Players meet in the seating area enclosed by the Large Print Books
New players are welcome!