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Crazy 8's 

Posted By Margaret Lindner, Director, Warminster Township Free Library, Friday, February 3, 2017

Library Type

Public

Description

A program to get children excited about math while educating them at the same time. Crazy 8’s Math Club: Where math meets mischief in this non-traditional math club! Mondays at 4:30 pm/Grades 3-5. February 6th-- Glow-in-the-Dark City: Take geometry to the next level! Learn to recognize some important 3-D shapes, then build a giant skyscraper of glowsticks and Styrofoam balls. Flick off the lights to see your creations! February 13th-- Crazy 8s Race: Play a brand new board game: roll dice to travel around a figure 8, and bring on your teammates when numbers match up. See who makes it to 8 x 8 first! February 27th-- Funny Money: We’ll bet money you’ll love this one! Have fun comparing coins, buying prizes with them, and finally winning them in an extreme version of Rock, Paper, Scissors! March 6th-- Beach Ball Party: This is a party you won’t want to miss! You’ll use our star-studded beach ball to play volleyball, then go gaga chucking the ball against targets to score points. March 13th-- Funky Fractals: Get funky with patterns and mazes! Create crazy patterns with wax sticks, and connect them to make a giant version. Then design your own waxy maze to stump your friends. March 20th-- Walk on the Wild Side: How do ladybugs, crabs and lizards run so fast with all those extra legs? They use math! We’ll run, walk and gallop like animals to learn some fancy footwork. March 27th-- Super-Cube Shuffle: Math and art collide when you use specially colored cubes to create cool designs. After a round of design copy mania, you’ll be a super-cube pro! April 3rd-- Epic Air Traffic Control: Build your own airport, complete with finger-light airplanes and glowstick runways. Use your math skills to land all the planes without crashing!

Tags:  Children  Financial 

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Eat Fresh - Eat Local @ your Library

Posted By Kathee Rhode, Executive Director, Lower Macungie Library, 610-966-6864, katheer@lowermaclib.org , Friday, February 3, 2017

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

$0

Partnership

Partnering with a local certified organic farmer from the Emmaus Seed Farm 

Description

We will be a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) pickup for the 23 week season 

Tags:  Adults  Children  Health  Teens 

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College Knowledge

Posted By Angela Hunsinger, Marketing, Tunkhannock Library, 5708361677, tunkhannocklibrarymarketing@gmail.com, Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Library Type

Public Academic School

Cost and Funding

$0

Partnership

Educational opportunity centers

Description

Topics discussed include college admission, the financial aid process and career exploration.

Tags:  Adults  Financial  Teens 

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Best of Times Book Club (New York Times Notables) 

Posted By Janet Eldred, Director, Hollidaysburg Area Public Library, 8146955961, hapldirector@atlanticbb.net , Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

$100 for staff time and refreshments.

Description

Monthly Book Club that relies on the New York Times Notable Books, refreshments served. Between 15 and 20 people attend.

Tags:  Adults  Basic 

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Money Smart Week

Posted By Amanda Kirby, Library Director, Western Allegheny Comm. Library, 7246958150, kirbya@einetwork.net, Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

Free. We bring in financial speakers and library staff provide programs.

Partnership

We partner with local financial experts.

Description

Money Smart Week helps consumers manage their personal finances better through informative programming offered by financial experts. Topics vary throughout the week ranging from paying for college, first time home buying and unexpected costs in retirement.

Tags:  Adults  Financial 

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Coffee with a Cop

Posted By Joan Peiffer, Director, Grove Family Library, 717-264-9663, jpeiffer@fclspa.org , Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

Free

Description

Coffee With A Cop brings the community together with local law enforcement to discuss issues and to learn more about each other. This program, hosted quarterly, by Grove Family Library allows an informal time for meeting and greeting and question answering. The second half of the program is a presentation on specific pertinent topics, i.e., identity theft, scams, safety, etc. 

Tags:  Adults  Civic & Social  Teens 

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Essential Oils 101

Posted By Joan Peiffer, Director, Grove Family Library, 717-264-9663, jpeiffer@fclspa.org , Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

Free

Description

Basic information about essential oils and their health benefits.

Tags:  Adults  Health 

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Adult Computer Education

Posted By Nicole Wescoe, Library Aide, Frackville Free Public Library, nicolewescoe@frackvillelibrary.com , Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

$0

Description

Our Adult Computer Education program is for adults 55 or older and is geared towards helping our seniors get more accustomed to and learn how to use the different technologies and internet. We offer device help across all platforms and even offer assistance outside the program in case something were to go wrong with their device. We teach email, Facebook and internet searching to better connect our seniors with the vast world now available online.

Tags:  Adults  Information 

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Year of Do It Yourself: Vegan 101

Posted By Anne Bramblett, Director, West Pittston Library, 570-654-9847, ab@luzernelibraries.org, Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

$0

Description

So what exactly is a vegan? Do you have to hug trees and eat bark to be one? How do you live without cheese? Where do you get your protein?1? If you've ever wondered what a vegan is, what vegans eat, or if the vegan life is right for you, then join Gemma, our resident vegan to learn about the vegan lifestyle, taste some treats and take home some easy recipes! 

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Lego Robotics

Posted By Jessica Cameron, Library Director, Tyrone-Snyder Library, 814-682-1016, director@tyronelibrary.org, Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Library Type

Public

Cost and Funding

Funded through a grant awarded to the Blair County Library System

Partnership

Blair County Library System

Description

Lego Robotics teaches children ages 9-13 computer programming basics via the Lego Mindstorms products. Kids who participate in this program get the fun of playing with robots but also learn valuable technology skills that are a part of the basic literacy goals of PA Forward. 

Tags:  Basic  Children 

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