Annual Appeal (This letter was mailed to Whitemarsh Township residents and past donors.)  November 2016 “What would happen if the William Jeanes Memorial Library and Nicholas and Athena Karabots Center for Learning disappeared tomorrow?” It’s a big Ask, and we didn’t shy away from it. We began the research for our new Strategic Plan by asking you—our... Read our Annual Appeal Letter here

Dropped Stitches Tuesdays 6:00 – 7:45 p.m. in the Board Room or a table in the Gray Matter (please check at the Front Desk upon arrival.) Experienced crafters are invited to join our group. Project assistance may be available from other attendees. All craftwork is welcome: knit, crochet, quilt, scrapbook, jewelry-making, etc. *Please note that this is...

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WHAT CAN WE HELP YOU FIND?

NATIVE VOICES: NATIVE PEOPLES’ CONCEPTS OF HEALTH AND ILLNESS Exhibit runs Wednesday, April 26th through Wednesday, June 7th in the Gray Matter Area Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness is a traveling exhibition that explores the interconnectedness of wellness, illness and cultural life for Native Americans, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians. The exhibition was developed by the U.S. National Library of...

Plant Sale Fundraiser Order plants between now and April 30th, for pick-up right before Mother’s Day! All proceeds benefit the William Jeanes Memorial Library Geraniums $5.00 per pot Global Red Ivy Geranium 4.5” round; 12-18” tall; intense red flowers; medium green foliage   Lady Plymouth Scented Geranium 4.5” round; 18-24” tall; pink flowers; rose-mint scented, finely divided, white...

Support Library Funding through the IMLS You’ll hear a lot from us in the coming weeks about the IMLS (Institute for Museum and Library Services.) This federally-funded agency has been targeted for elimination in the new budget proposal before Congress. While the Library hasn’t received a check directly from the federal government in years, I assure you that if you have...

Tai Chi at the Library FRIDAYS 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. In the Community Room Please contact the library for the current schedule and fee. Tai Chi, although a martial art, is practiced primarily for its health benefits, and for good reasons. Scientific studies show that it helps chronic conditions such as arthritis, heart disease, and diabetes, and that it may...

Gentle Yoga at the Library TUESDAYS 2:30 pm In the Community Room $5 per class   Gentle Vinyasa Yoga is a softer, deeper yoga practice focusing on the alignment and mindful sequencing of yoga poses (asanas). This class is for experienced yogis, beginners, and those interested in a gentle, mindful practice. Participants should be able to sit on the floor...

TRIBUTE GIFTS Donate a Book in Someone’s Name The William Jeanes Memorial Library and Nicholas and Athena Karabots Center for Learning is pleased to offer you the opportunity to honor a loved one with a bookplate in one of the titles in our collection. Click here for the form. You may print it and fill it out...

Friends of the William Jeanes Memorial Library for your support of our Spring Used Book Sale! Book sale proceeds enable the Friends to support enhanced library programs and services. Be sure to check the Book Boutique carts often for new selections! Send us an email: friendswmjeanesmemoriallibrary@gmail.com Tell us what kind of books you’d like to see on the Book Boutique carts.  The...

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