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Constitution Day

Posted By Janice Conger, Librarian, Wissahickon Middle School, 215-619-8110, jconger@wsdweb.org, Wednesday, October 2, 2019

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School Library

Description

The Wissahickon Middle School Library created a BreakoutEDU (https://www.breakoutedu.com/) for Constitution Day. We invited all classes to come and crack the code and save the Constitution. The BreakoutEDU platform is Social Literacy at its best, allowing students to work together to solve codes and open locks. This supports Civic Literacy because it enhances understand of the way our government works and the role the Constitution plays in government.

Tags:  Children  Civic & Social  Teens  Wissahicken Middle School Library 

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Spotlight on the Spectrum

Posted By Evelyn Williams, Yeadon Public Library, 610-623-4090, roniw5800@gmail.com, Wednesday, October 2, 2019

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Public

Description

A Peer group for both parents and children.  It's designed to help parents with children struggling with social interaction, developmental delays and sensory weaknesses within the community.  The program includes supervised fun for the kids, resources, counseling services and much more!!

 

Tags:  Civic and Social Literacy  Health Literacy  Yeadon Public Library 

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Lights On Afterschool

Posted By Evelyn Williams, Yeadon Public Library, 610-623-4090, roniw5800@gmail.com , Wednesday, October 2, 2019

 

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Public

Description

Our After School Program provides numerous opportunities for students of all ages. The program provides homework help, arts and Crafts, a host of stem and steam education and fun programs, projects and activities, not to mention lots of Fun. This year it celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards.

Tags:  Children's Programs  Civic and Social  Civic Literacy  Social Literacy  Yeadon Public LibraryCivic and Social Literacy 

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Social Security & Medicare Discussion at Worthington West Franklin Community Library

Posted By Dalton Good, Worthington West Franklin Community Library, 724-297-3762, wwlibrary@comcast.net , Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Library Type

Public

Description

In partnership with Hefren-Tillotson, Inc., the library hosted a free discussion on social security and medicare. This event was targeted for adults. Attendees received an overview of the benefits and eligibility requirements for services.  

Tags:  Discussion  Financial Literacy  Medicare  Social Security  Worthington West Franklin Community Library 

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Curiosity Club, Bibs & Books, Wee Reads

Posted By Bill Paterson, Director, Lansdowne Public Library, 610-623-0239, ladirector@delcolibraries.org , Monday, September 23, 2019

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Public

Description

Bibs n' Books and Wee Reads are weekly storytimes for young children from ages 0-5 which develop early literacy skills through books, songs, and fingerplays/movement games.

Curiosity Club is a weekly STEM program for school-aged children in which they learn new scientific concepts while doing experiments or making crafts. 

These events are free of charge. 

Tags:  Basic Literacy  Bibs and Books  Civic Literacy  Curiosity Club  Information Literacy  Lansdowne Public Library  Social Literacy  Wee Reads 

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Book Craft Monthly

Posted By Chari Lyons, Carnegie Library of Homestead, 412-462-4669, clyons@carnegieofhomestead.org , Thursday, September 12, 2019

Library Type

Public

Description

New social group that is able to utilize books as part of a craft. Many ideas are from pinterest and other craft sites. 

Tags:  Basic Literacy  Book Craft Monthly  Carnegie Library of Homestead 

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Fire Safety At Home - Planning for a Safe Retreat

Posted By Barbara DePonceau, Director, Wilcox Public Library, 814-929-5639, info@wilcoxlibrary.org , Wednesday, September 4, 2019

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Public

Description

Invite a local fireman (from the Wilcox Volunteer Fire Department) to explain fire safety at home and how to create an escape plan that would work best for attendees. Open to all ages. Event is free of charge. 

Tags:  Basic Literacy  Fire Safety  Home  Planning  Wilcox Public Library 

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Climate Change: Our Relationship with Nature

Posted By Laura Russell, Programming Coor., Adamstown Area Lib, 717-484-4200, lrussell@adamstown.lib.pa.us , Friday, August 16, 2019

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Public

Description

We may have entered a new period in geological history where humans dominate the Earth with uncertain consequences—the “Anthropocene.” How did we get to this point? Are we failing our sister and brother species? Where do we go from here? This program will include an informal talk by Dr. Spence Stober of Alvernia University with time for questions and discussions afterward.

 

Presenter Bio: Dr. Spencer S. Stober is a Professor of Biology at Alvernia University in Reading, PA. He has taught Biology for 30 years including undergraduate courses in genetics, botany, and environmental science. In 2005 he received Alvernia’s Christian R. & Mary F. Lindback Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching, and he was awarded the Neag Professorship in 2011. Dr. Stober currently serves on the Advisory Board for the “On Sustainability Research Network” sponsored by Common Ground Publishing. Dr. Stober recently served as a co-editor with Dr. David Humphreys for a volume entitled Transitions to Sustainability: Theoretical Debates for a Changing Planet, and he co-authored Nature-centered Leadership: An Aspirational Narrative, with two Ph.D. students (Tracey L. Brown and Sean J. Cullen.

 

This event is targeted toward adults and is free of charge. 


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Tags:  Civic Literacy  Climate Change  Nature  PA Forward  Relationship  Social Literacy 

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Preschool Story Time

Posted By Brandi Hunter-Davenport, Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Library Type

Public

Description

This program is designed for caregivers and children to interact during a story time and craft making. There is emphasis put on the basic literacy skills such as holding a book in the proper way, reading from left to right, and printed words. The caregivers help their children complete a craft based on the theme of the week. The cost to the library is less than $10 per week to secure craft materials. 

Tags:  Avalon Public Library  Basic Literacy  Preschool Story Time 

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Cutting the (Cable) Cord

Posted By Lindsay Murphy, Associate Children's Librarian, Penn Wynne Library, 610-642-7844, lmurphy@lmls.org , Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Library Type

Public

Description

This event was hosted to assist individuals interested in learning more about how to decrease their cable bills. The session highlighted alternatives to cable including the basics of streaming services (Netflix, Hulu, etc), how to determine which option is best for your household and included an open dialogue around the pros and cons of any of the services. The presenter was with Main Line Night School. The event was geared toward adults and cost the library about $150 to host.  

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Tags:  Cutting the (Cable) Cord  Financial Literacy  PA Forward  Penn Wynne Library 

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