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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 2 p.m.
OPEN MIC- POETRY READING
The National Writers Union welcome all to read their poetry in an OPEN MIC - POETRY READING. Poets who are members of the union will also participate by reading from their works.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, December 5
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger-plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For ages 18 months to 3 years old ; limited to 30.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger-plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For ages 18 months to 3 years old ; limited to 30.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 12:15 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger-plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For ages 18 months to 3 years old ; limited to 30.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Space
Hey, Teens! Did you know the third-floor conference room is open to teens and teens only, Monday from 3:30 to 5PM? Bring your friends, your laptops, your homework, or your favorite music, and come hang out!
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Read, Make, & Take
Pre-schoolers and their caregivers can enjoy classic fairy tales, folk tales, and new picture books. Each session ends with a craft. For ages 3-5; limited to 25
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, December 6
@ 12 noon
Ch'an Coloring and Conversation for Adults
Do you think coloring is child's play? Well think again, coloring can be fun and relaxing for adults as well. Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring unique and intricate coloring pages. Coloring can help you de-stress, by focusing on a particular activity. This activity will stimulate the brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. Coloring sheets and pencil crayons will be provided or you can bring your own supplies. Tea will be served and soft music played to put yo…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Game On!
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skill with the Wii remote and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments! For ages 12 to 18.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, December 7
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby and Me
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other neighborhood babies. For ages birth-18 months; limited to 30.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, December 7
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby and Me
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other neighborhood babies. For ages birth-18 months; limited to 30.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, December 7
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Blogging for Beginners
Blogging is a great way to share your thoughts with the world. See examples of blogs, learn how to blog, and even create your own for free with WordPress or other popular blogging platforms. Space is capped at 6 students, so please register in advance by clicking the registration link below.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
**PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE .** Join us for read alouds and songs for all ages! The librarian will share favorite, new, and seasonal stories. Coloring pages and crayons will be on hand to share after the reading.
Muhlenberg LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wed, December 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Perler Parlor
Stretch your creative skills and hang out with friends as we fuse colorful Perler® beads into fun patterns! Materials will be provided. Limit to 10.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, December 7
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Recommended for Preschoolers ages 3-5. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 12 children, so please register in advance at the library by visiting the second floor desk or calling 212-924-1585.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, December 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Tummy Time
Infants and their caregivers will get down on their tummies and do simple finger plays, and songs. There will be time to interact with other infants, read together, and learn an easy to remember developmental tip. For young infants (pre-walkers); limited to 30 Please, only pre-walkers and their caregivers and families! Different story times are available for older, more active children.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, December 8
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Play, Move, and Sing
We (grown-ups and children) will move our bodies to the beat and use instruments to make rhythms . We will also learn some simple story songs and rhymes. For ages 18 months-4 years ; limited to 35
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, December 8
@ 2 p.m.
Thursday Afternoon Film Matinee Presents: The Shallows
THE SHALLOWS Synopsis: A mere 200 yards from shore, surfer Nancy is attacked by a great white shark, with her short journey to safety becoming the ultimate contest of wills. Director: Jaume Collet-Serra Starring: Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Sedona Legge, Brett Cullen, Angelo Josue, Lozano Corzo Rated PG-13 | 87 minutes | Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. | 2016 UPCOMING FILMS -December 15th: The Legend of Tarzan -December 22nd: Ghostbusters -December 29th: Café Society *Please Note:…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Board Game Bonanza
Teens! Challenge your friends to a game every Thursday @ 3:30PM. Board games include Ticket to Ride, Dominion, Pandemic, Bananagrams, Uno, chess, and more.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, December 9
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Tech Lounge
Need extra computer time to do homework? Or just want to surf the net? Join us for Tech Lounge every Friday @ 3:30. Laptops will be provided. For ages 12-18.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, December 10
@ 11 a.m.
Knit + Club
Bring a project, an idea or a desire to learn. We will teach you! For all skill levels. If you have them, please bring knitting needles, size 9-10.5.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, December 10
@ 2:45 p.m.
LGBT Philosophy Forum
For over 15 years the Forum has provided the LGBT community and its friends an open opportunity to gather and informally discuss important works of philosophy. We meet monthly on the second Saturday, from 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. The texts to be discussed (up to 50 pages) or links to the texts can be found on our website. All are welcome. We hope you will join us.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger-plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For ages 18 months to 3 years old ; limited to 30.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 12
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger-plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For ages 18 months to 3 years old ; limited to 30.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 12
@ 12:15 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger-plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. For ages 18 months to 3 years old ; limited to 30.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, December 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Space
Hey, Teens! Did you know the third-floor conference room is open to teens and teens only, Monday from 3:30 to 5PM? Bring your friends, your laptops, your homework, or your favorite music, and come hang out!
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 12
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Read, Make, & Take
Pre-schoolers and their caregivers can enjoy classic fairy tales, folk tales, and new picture books. Each session ends with a craft. For ages 3-5; limited to 25
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, December 13
@ 12 noon
Ch'an Coloring and Conversation for Adults
Do you think coloring is child's play? Well think again, coloring can be fun and relaxing for adults as well. Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring unique and intricate coloring pages. Coloring can help you de-stress, by focusing on a particular activity. This activity will stimulate the brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. Coloring sheets and pencil crayons will be provided or you can bring your own supplies. Tea will be served and soft music played to put yo…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Game On!
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skill with the Wii remote and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments! For ages 12 to 18.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, December 13
@ 5:30 p.m.
Author discussion: Sarada Chiruvolu
Home at Last by Sarada Chiruvolu Sarada Chiruvolu comes to Muhlenberg Library to discuss and sign copies of her most recent book, Home at Last: A Journey Toward Higher Consciousness In this rich and illuminating work, Chiruvolu guides overwhelmed modern spiritual seekers on how to engage their inner lives through meditation and spiritual practice. Her autobiographical account of her personal quest for self-realization covers familiar ground from a fresh perspective. She tells in straightforw…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, December 14
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby and Me
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other neighborhood babies. For ages birth-18 months; limited to 30.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, December 14
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby and Me
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other neighborhood babies. For ages birth-18 months; limited to 30.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, December 14
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Twitter Basics
Do you tweet? Learn how to join the conversation by sharing photos, videos, and short messages with other users around the world. Space is capped at 6 students, so please register in advance by clicking the registration link below.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 14
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
**PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE .** Join us for read alouds and songs for all ages! The librarian will share favorite, new, and seasonal stories. Coloring pages and crayons will be on hand to share after the reading.
Muhlenberg LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wed, December 14
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen D.I.Y.
Stretch your creative skills and hang out with friends as we create pop-up cards, make photo transfers, glue papercraft, and engage in other fun art-based activities. Materials will be provided. Limit to 10.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, December 15
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Tummy Time
Infants and their caregivers will get down on their tummies and do simple finger plays, and songs. There will be time to interact with other infants, read together, and learn an easy to remember developmental tip. For young infants (pre-walkers); limited to 30 Please, only pre-walkers and their caregivers and families! Different story times are available for older, more active children.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, December 15
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Play, Move, and Sing
We (grown-ups and children) will move our bodies to the beat and use instruments to make rhythms . We will also learn some simple story songs and rhymes. For ages 18 months-4 years ; limited to 35
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, December 15
@ 2 p.m.
Thursday Afternoon Film Matinee Presents: The Legend of Tarzan
THE LEGEND OF TARZAN Synopsis: Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment. Director: David Yates Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie, Samuel L. Jackson, Christoph Waltz, Djimon Hounsou, Christian Stevens Rated PG-13 | 109 minutes | Warner Bros. | 2016 UPCOMING FILMS -December 22nd: Ghostbusters -December 29th: Café Society *Please Note: Films are subject to change and/or canc…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 15
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Board Game Bonanza
Teens! Challenge your friends to a game every Thursday @ 3:30PM. Board games include Ticket to Ride, Dominion, Pandemic, Bananagrams, Uno, chess, and more.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, December 15
@ 5:30 p.m.
Author discussion: Lynnda Pollio
Trusting the Currents by Lynnda Pollio Lynnda Pollio comes to Muhlenberg Library to discuss and sign copies of her most recent book, Trusting the Currents. Trusting the Currents is a multi-award winning visionary novel that guides readers into their own truth and transformation. Narrated by Addie Mae Aubrey, a Southern, African-American woman, Trusting the Currents is a story of self-discovery and the uneasy search for one’s place in life. There are three levels to the book: Addie Mae’s perso…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Fri, December 16
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Tech Lounge
Need extra computer time to do homework? Or just want to surf the net? Join us for Tech Lounge every Friday @ 3:30. Laptops will be provided. For ages 12-18.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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