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Wednesday January 17, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_02 11:00 AM French for Fun Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Madame Lucy will lead fun, informal French Conversation classes for children.  We will speak and sing, and read together.  Children from age 2 to 5 are encouraged to attend.  Caregiver must be present.  

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 16 spaces available.
 
ent_circ_lion 1:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 6 spaces available.
Thursday January 18, 2018 Go To Top
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 10:00 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries
   

For ages birth to 1 year and their caregivers, this gentle yet lively program includes tickling rhymes, peek-a-boo games, short books, nursery rhymes, and music.

Please register once for the 6-week session. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 18 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Wonderful World of Plants Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Plant Science:  An Introduction to Botany

Thursdays, January 4 – February 22, 2018, 10 am – Noon, Council Room 

See plants in a new way in this video lecture series from the Great Courses, as Professor Catherine Kleier invites us into the uniquely satisfying world of plants, and the joy of celebrating and learning from the secrets of living nature. We will show three 30-minute lectures each week:

January 4:  The Joy of Botany/Plants are like People/ Moss Sex and Peat Habitats

January 11:  Fern Spores and Conquest of Land/Roots and Symbiosis/Stems are More than just In-Between

January 18: The Leaf/Photosynthesis Everyone can Understand/Days and Years in the Lives of Plants

January 25:  Advent of Seeds/Why Conifers are Holiday Plants/Secrets of Flower Power

February 1:  Who Pollinates Whom/Many Forms of Fruit/Plant Seeds Get Around

February 8:  Water Plants/Why Tropics have so many Plant Species/Grasses and Grasslands

February 15:  Shrublands of Roses and Wine/Desert Bonanza/Trees change Color and Grow

February 22:  Alpine Cold make Plants do Funny Things/Bad Plants aren’t so Bad/Modifying Plant Genes

Join us for any one or all the lectures in this series.  Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their caregivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask that you only register for one time slot per session. Thank you!

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
office_lightbulb 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club

Join Mr. Scott and Ms. Perri for the Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club! Every Thursday we will feature hands on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math expieriences for children ages 8-11.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM In Stitches Too Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Do you knit, crochet or do needlework?  No matter where your skill level is, you can join our monthly "In Stitches" club to learn and share tips and ideas while having lively conversations with fellow crafters.  We will have some supplies available for newcomers.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
Friday January 19, 2018 Go To Top
eth_france 2:00 PM French Conversation Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   illsw@delcolibraries.org
   

French Conversation

Every 3rd Friday of the month

A friendly group of proficient French speakers meets each month to talk about art, literature, history, or current events.  Come dust off your French!  Facilitated by Lucy Saxon. 

 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
 
ent_guitar01 7:00 PM David Falcone, Celtic Guitar Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon   610-543-0436   swarthmore@delcolibraries.org
   

Sharon J. Ford Concert and Lecture Series presents
David Falcone, Celtic Guitar

Friday, January 19 at 7pm  

David will play a concert of acoustic, celtic guitar.  David was recommended to us by the Lansdowne Folk Club.  He has performed at World Café Live, and The Point.  Don’t miss the chance to hear a beautiful instrumentalist.  A marvelous opportunity to get out of the house in the heart of winter.  Warm your ears with beautiful celtic music, and warm your heart by sharing the evening with your neighbors. 

Made possible by the Sharon J. Ford Concert and Lecture Series Fund

from the Friends of SWPL.

 

All programs are free and open to the public.  To register, please call 610-543-3171, or email swarthmore@delcolibraries.org, or go to the events page of our website.  

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 61 spaces available.
Monday January 22, 2018 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their caregivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask that you only register for one time slot per session. Thank you!

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their caregivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask that you only register for one time slot per session. Thank you!

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
rec_paintpalette 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for Creative Kids! We will play games, build, read books, create, and make art.

This class is for children ages 5-7 years.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
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Tuesday January 23, 2018 Go To Top
anim_bee.GIF 9:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 1 to 2 years and their caregivers, this program introduces your little one to rhythm, language and reading through finger plays, clapping rhymes, songs, puppets and books in a nurturing and fun environment.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM In Stitches: morning Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sadhana   610-543-0436   swarthmore@delcolibraries.org
   

Do you knit, crochet or do needlework?  No matter your skill level, you can join our monthly In Stitches club to learn and share tips and ideas while enjoying lively conversations with fellow crafters.  Some supplies will be available for newcomers. 

 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 28 spaces available.
 
anim_bee.GIF 10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 1 to 2 years and their caregivers, this program introduces your little one to rhythm, language and reading through finger plays, clapping rhymes, songs, puppets and books in a nurturing and fun environment.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
ent_circ_lion 2:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
lib_bookflipping 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 7-10, an interactive read aloud book club (Ms. Perri does the reading) where you'll also write, draw, create, and discuss the book together.

        There are 13 spaces available.
Wednesday January 24, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_02 11:00 AM French for Fun Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Madame Lucy will lead fun, informal French Conversation classes for children.  We will speak and sing, and read together.  Children from age 2 to 5 are encouraged to attend.  Caregiver must be present.  

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 16 spaces available.
 
ent_circ_lion 1:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 6 spaces available.
Thursday January 25, 2018 Go To Top
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 10:00 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries
   

For ages birth to 1 year and their caregivers, this gentle yet lively program includes tickling rhymes, peek-a-boo games, short books, nursery rhymes, and music.

Please register once for the 6-week session. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 18 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Wonderful World of Plants Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Plant Science:  An Introduction to Botany

Thursdays, January 4 – February 22, 2018, 10 am – Noon, Council Room 

See plants in a new way in this video lecture series from the Great Courses, as Professor Catherine Kleier invites us into the uniquely satisfying world of plants, and the joy of celebrating and learning from the secrets of living nature. We will show three 30-minute lectures each week:

January 4:  The Joy of Botany/Plants are like People/ Moss Sex and Peat Habitats

January 11:  Fern Spores and Conquest of Land/Roots and Symbiosis/Stems are More than just In-Between

January 18: The Leaf/Photosynthesis Everyone can Understand/Days and Years in the Lives of Plants

January 25:  Advent of Seeds/Why Conifers are Holiday Plants/Secrets of Flower Power

February 1:  Who Pollinates Whom/Many Forms of Fruit/Plant Seeds Get Around

February 8:  Water Plants/Why Tropics have so many Plant Species/Grasses and Grasslands

February 15:  Shrublands of Roses and Wine/Desert Bonanza/Trees change Color and Grow

February 22:  Alpine Cold make Plants do Funny Things/Bad Plants aren’t so Bad/Modifying Plant Genes

Join us for any one or all the lectures in this series.  Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their caregivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask that you only register for one time slot per session. Thank you!

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
office_lightbulb 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club

Join Mr. Scott and Ms. Perri for the Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club! Every Thursday we will feature hands on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math expieriences for children ages 8-11.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries
   

 

Children can come to the library and practice reading to the best listener - a dog! Three therapy dog teams will be at the Swarthmore Public Library to meet with beginning and reluctant readers and to listen to children (Kindergartners and older) read a book of their choice. This is also an ideal opportunity for English language learners. 

This very popular program is held two Thursdays each month. Registration required. Each child will get a time slot within the 6:30-7:30 window. Email Mr. Scott at swcsd@delcolibraries.org to request a specific time. 

 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 15 spaces available.
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Friday January 26, 2018 Go To Top
misc_usflag 2:00 PM English Conversation for English Language Learners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon    610-543-0436   swarthmore@delcolibraries.org
   

English Conversation Group

Facilitated by Mimi Nenno, MA TESL

1st Meeting, January 26, 2018 at 2pm

To continue each month on the 4th Friday of the Month

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults (age 14 and over).  Participation is free; registration is required.  The facilitator, Mimi Nenno, holds an MA TESL degree and has 3 years’ experience teaching adults.?

All programs are free and open to the public.  To register, please email swarthmore@delcolibraries.org, call 610-543-0436, or visit swarthmorepubliclibrary.org/events.  

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
Monday January 29, 2018 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their caregivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask that you only register for one time slot per session. Thank you!

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their caregivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask that you only register for one time slot per session. Thank you!

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
rec_paintpalette 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for Creative Kids! We will play games, build, read books, create, and make art.

This class is for children ages 5-7 years.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
Tuesday January 30, 2018 Go To Top
anim_bee.GIF 9:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 1 to 2 years and their caregivers, this program introduces your little one to rhythm, language and reading through finger plays, clapping rhymes, songs, puppets and books in a nurturing and fun environment.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
anim_bee.GIF 10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 1 to 2 years and their caregivers, this program introduces your little one to rhythm, language and reading through finger plays, clapping rhymes, songs, puppets and books in a nurturing and fun environment.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
ent_circ_lion 2:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
lib_bookflipping 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 7-10, an interactive read aloud book club (Ms. Perri does the reading) where you'll also write, draw, create, and discuss the book together.

        There are 13 spaces available.
Wednesday January 31, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_02 11:00 AM French for Fun Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Madame Lucy will lead fun, informal French Conversation classes for children.  We will speak and sing, and read together.  Children from age 2 to 5 are encouraged to attend.  Caregiver must be present.  

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 16 spaces available.
 
ent_circ_lion 1:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 6 spaces available.
Thursday February 1, 2018 Go To Top
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 10:00 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries
   

For ages birth to 1 year and their caregivers, this gentle yet lively program includes tickling rhymes, peek-a-boo games, short books, nursery rhymes, and music.

Please register once for the 6-week session. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 18 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Wonderful World of Plants Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Plant Science:  An Introduction to Botany

Thursdays, January 4 – February 22, 2018, 10 am – Noon, Council Room 

See plants in a new way in this video lecture series from the Great Courses, as Professor Catherine Kleier invites us into the uniquely satisfying world of plants, and the joy of celebrating and learning from the secrets of living nature. We will show three 30-minute lectures each week:

January 4:  The Joy of Botany/Plants are like People/ Moss Sex and Peat Habitats

January 11:  Fern Spores and Conquest of Land/Roots and Symbiosis/Stems are More than just In-Between

January 18: The Leaf/Photosynthesis Everyone can Understand/Days and Years in the Lives of Plants

January 25:  Advent of Seeds/Why Conifers are Holiday Plants/Secrets of Flower Power

February 1:  Who Pollinates Whom/Many Forms of Fruit/Plant Seeds Get Around

February 8:  Water Plants/Why Tropics have so many Plant Species/Grasses and Grasslands

February 15:  Shrublands of Roses and Wine/Desert Bonanza/Trees change Color and Grow

February 22:  Alpine Cold make Plants do Funny Things/Bad Plants aren’t so Bad/Modifying Plant Genes

Join us for any one or all the lectures in this series.  Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their caregivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask that you only register for one time slot per session. Thank you!

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
office_lightbulb 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club

Join Mr. Scott and Ms. Perri for the Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club! Every Thursday we will feature hands on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math expieriences for children ages 8-11.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
Monday February 5, 2018 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their caregivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask that you only register for one time slot per session. Thank you!

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their caregivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask that you only register for one time slot per session. Thank you!

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
rec_paintpalette 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Creative Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Join us for Creative Kids! We will play games, build, read books, create, and make art.

This class is for children ages 5-7 years.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 5 spaces available.
Tuesday February 6, 2018 Go To Top
anim_bee.GIF 9:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 1 to 2 years and their caregivers, this program introduces your little one to rhythm, language and reading through finger plays, clapping rhymes, songs, puppets and books in a nurturing and fun environment.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
anim_bee.GIF 10:30 AM Wee Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 1 to 2 years and their caregivers, this program introduces your little one to rhythm, language and reading through finger plays, clapping rhymes, songs, puppets and books in a nurturing and fun environment.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
   
 
ent_circ_lion 2:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
lib_bookflipping 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 7-10, an interactive read aloud book club (Ms. Perri does the reading) where you'll also write, draw, create, and discuss the book together.

        There are 13 spaces available.
Wednesday February 7, 2018 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_02 11:00 AM French for Fun Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Madame Lucy will lead fun, informal French Conversation classes for children.  We will speak and sing, and read together.  Children from age 2 to 5 are encouraged to attend.  Caregiver must be present.  

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 16 spaces available.
 
ent_circ_lion 1:00 PM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries
   

For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years, this interactive program invites your child to sing, dance, imagine, and learn.

Please register once for the 6-week session. Due to limited space, we ask that you only register your child for one time slot.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Caring for your Houseplant - Best Practices Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Are you an indoor gardener with a passion for plants?  Would you like to know how to best care for your houseplants?  Join James Verdi, founder of the Houseplant Hospital in Swarthmore, as he shares his expertise on cultivating a green thumb for your houseplants!  James will guide you from choosing the right plant for the right place to developing maintenance practices that will make your plant thrive.

After a short presentation, James will be available to answer questions, so please bring all your questions and concerns about your own houseplants.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
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Thursday February 8, 2018 Go To Top
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 10:00 AM Infants Only Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries
   

For ages birth to 1 year and their caregivers, this gentle yet lively program includes tickling rhymes, peek-a-boo games, short books, nursery rhymes, and music.

Please register once for the 6-week session. 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 18 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Wonderful World of Plants Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Plant Science:  An Introduction to Botany

Thursdays, January 4 – February 22, 2018, 10 am – Noon, Council Room 

See plants in a new way in this video lecture series from the Great Courses, as Professor Catherine Kleier invites us into the uniquely satisfying world of plants, and the joy of celebrating and learning from the secrets of living nature. We will show three 30-minute lectures each week:

January 4:  The Joy of Botany/Plants are like People/ Moss Sex and Peat Habitats

January 11:  Fern Spores and Conquest of Land/Roots and Symbiosis/Stems are More than just In-Between

January 18: The Leaf/Photosynthesis Everyone can Understand/Days and Years in the Lives of Plants

January 25:  Advent of Seeds/Why Conifers are Holiday Plants/Secrets of Flower Power

February 1:  Who Pollinates Whom/Many Forms of Fruit/Plant Seeds Get Around

February 8:  Water Plants/Why Tropics have so many Plant Species/Grasses and Grasslands

February 15:  Shrublands of Roses and Wine/Desert Bonanza/Trees change Color and Grow

February 22:  Alpine Cold make Plants do Funny Things/Bad Plants aren’t so Bad/Modifying Plant Genes

Join us for any one or all the lectures in this series.  Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   6105433171   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

For ages 2 to 3.5 years and their caregivers, stories, finger plays, puppets, rhymes, dancing, and music liven the atmosphere as concepts such as colors, numbers and letters are introduced.

Please register once for the six week session. Since space is limited, we ask that you only register for one time slot per session. Thank you!

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
office_lightbulb 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-0436   swcsd@delcolibraries.org
   

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club

Join Mr. Scott and Ms. Perri for the Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Club! Every Thursday we will feature hands on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math expieriences for children ages 8-11.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries
   

 

Children can come to the library and practice reading to the best listener - a dog! Three therapy dog teams will be at the Swarthmore Public Library to meet with beginning and reluctant readers and to listen to children (Kindergartners and older) read a book of their choice. This is also an ideal opportunity for English language learners. 

This very popular program is held two Thursdays each month. Registration required. Each child will get a time slot within the 6:30-7:30 window. Email Mr. Scott at swcsd@delcolibraries.org to request a specific time. 

 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
    Registration will begin on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 6:00 AM     
Tuesday February 13, 2018 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM Film Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Swarthmore Public Library   610-543-0436   swarthmore@delcolibraries.org
   

Second Tuesday of each month 

Join us as we view and discuss a variety of films. We feature classics, dramas, documentaries, art films, foreign films, and more!

 

 

 

 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
Thursday February 15, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Wonderful World of Plants Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Plant Science:  An Introduction to Botany

Thursdays, January 4 – February 22, 2018, 10 am – Noon, Council Room 

See plants in a new way in this video lecture series from the Great Courses, as Professor Catherine Kleier invites us into the uniquely satisfying world of plants, and the joy of celebrating and learning from the secrets of living nature. We will show three 30-minute lectures each week:

January 4:  The Joy of Botany/Plants are like People/ Moss Sex and Peat Habitats

January 11:  Fern Spores and Conquest of Land/Roots and Symbiosis/Stems are More than just In-Between

January 18: The Leaf/Photosynthesis Everyone can Understand/Days and Years in the Lives of Plants

January 25:  Advent of Seeds/Why Conifers are Holiday Plants/Secrets of Flower Power

February 1:  Who Pollinates Whom/Many Forms of Fruit/Plant Seeds Get Around

February 8:  Water Plants/Why Tropics have so many Plant Species/Grasses and Grasslands

February 15:  Shrublands of Roses and Wine/Desert Bonanza/Trees change Color and Grow

February 22:  Alpine Cold make Plants do Funny Things/Bad Plants aren’t so Bad/Modifying Plant Genes

Join us for any one or all the lectures in this series.  Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM In Stitches Too Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Do you knit, crochet or do needlework?  No matter where your skill level is, you can join our monthly "In Stitches" club to learn and share tips and ideas while having lively conversations with fellow crafters.  We will have some supplies available for newcomers.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
Thursday February 22, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Wonderful World of Plants Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Plant Science:  An Introduction to Botany

Thursdays, January 4 – February 22, 2018, 10 am – Noon, Council Room 

See plants in a new way in this video lecture series from the Great Courses, as Professor Catherine Kleier invites us into the uniquely satisfying world of plants, and the joy of celebrating and learning from the secrets of living nature. We will show three 30-minute lectures each week:

January 4:  The Joy of Botany/Plants are like People/ Moss Sex and Peat Habitats

January 11:  Fern Spores and Conquest of Land/Roots and Symbiosis/Stems are More than just In-Between

January 18: The Leaf/Photosynthesis Everyone can Understand/Days and Years in the Lives of Plants

January 25:  Advent of Seeds/Why Conifers are Holiday Plants/Secrets of Flower Power

February 1:  Who Pollinates Whom/Many Forms of Fruit/Plant Seeds Get Around

February 8:  Water Plants/Why Tropics have so many Plant Species/Grasses and Grasslands

February 15:  Shrublands of Roses and Wine/Desert Bonanza/Trees change Color and Grow

February 22:  Alpine Cold make Plants do Funny Things/Bad Plants aren’t so Bad/Modifying Plant Genes

Join us for any one or all the lectures in this series.  Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM PAWS for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Schumacher   610-543-3171   swcsd@delcolibraries
   

 

Children can come to the library and practice reading to the best listener - a dog! Three therapy dog teams will be at the Swarthmore Public Library to meet with beginning and reluctant readers and to listen to children (Kindergartners and older) read a book of their choice. This is also an ideal opportunity for English language learners. 

This very popular program is held two Thursdays each month. Registration required. Each child will get a time slot within the 6:30-7:30 window. Email Mr. Scott at swcsd@delcolibraries.org to request a specific time. 

 

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
    Registration will begin on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 6:00 AM     
Friday February 23, 2018 Go To Top
misc_usflag 2:00 PM English Conversation for English Language Learners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon    610-543-0436   swarthmore@delcolibraries.org
   

English Conversation Group

Facilitated by Mimi Nenno, MA TESL

1st Meeting, January 26, 2018 at 2pm

To continue each month on the 4th Friday of the Month

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults (age 14 and over).  Participation is free; registration is required.  The facilitator, Mimi Nenno, holds an MA TESL degree and has 3 years’ experience teaching adults.?

All programs are free and open to the public.  To register, please email swarthmore@delcolibraries.org, call 610-543-0436, or visit swarthmorepubliclibrary.org/events.  

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
Friday March 23, 2018 Go To Top
misc_usflag 2:00 PM English Conversation for English Language Learners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon    610-543-0436   swarthmore@delcolibraries.org
   

English Conversation Group

Facilitated by Mimi Nenno, MA TESL

1st Meeting, January 26, 2018 at 2pm

To continue each month on the 4th Friday of the Month

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults (age 14 and over).  Participation is free; registration is required.  The facilitator, Mimi Nenno, holds an MA TESL degree and has 3 years’ experience teaching adults.?

All programs are free and open to the public.  To register, please email swarthmore@delcolibraries.org, call 610-543-0436, or visit swarthmorepubliclibrary.org/events.  

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
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Friday April 27, 2018 Go To Top
misc_usflag 2:00 PM English Conversation for English Language Learners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lucy Saxon    610-543-0436   swarthmore@delcolibraries.org
   

English Conversation Group

Facilitated by Mimi Nenno, MA TESL

1st Meeting, January 26, 2018 at 2pm

To continue each month on the 4th Friday of the Month

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults (age 14 and over).  Participation is free; registration is required.  The facilitator, Mimi Nenno, holds an MA TESL degree and has 3 years’ experience teaching adults.?

All programs are free and open to the public.  To register, please email swarthmore@delcolibraries.org, call 610-543-0436, or visit swarthmorepubliclibrary.org/events.  

    Location: Swarthmore Public Library
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