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Mar 202024
 

 

 

 

Join Miss Kate and Mainline Health on Thursday, April 18th at 12:15pm for a nutrition themed story-time. We will read a book, sing some songs and then hear a presentation from Mainline Health. The program will last approximately an hour, so please commit to staying the length of the program if you sign-up.

Mar 202024
 

 

 

 

Earth Day Inspired Movies at the Library in April

Over the Hedge

Join us for an Earth Day inspired Children’s Matinee on Wednesday, April 10 at 2pm featuring Dreamwork’s Over the Hedge. This movie is rated PG with 1 hour 28 minute run time. Space may be limited, so arrive early or register online.

About the Movie:
A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating…and learns a lesson about family himself.

Register Here!


Wall-E 

Friday, April 19 at 2pm join us for an Earth Day inspired Children’s Half Day Matinee showing of Disney Pixar’s Wall-E! This movie is rated G with a run time of 1 hour and 38 minutes. Arrive early or register in advance for guarantee seating!

About the Movie:
After hundreds of lonely years, a waste management robot finds a new purpose in life. With only a cockroach for a friend, he finds true love in another robot sent on a mission to Earth to see if it is safe for human life.

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Oppenheimer

See Oscar winning Oppenheimer in the Community Room on Friday, April 26 at 1pm. This movie is 3 hours in length and rated R. No registration is required but space may be limited.

About the Movie:
A dramatization of the life story of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the physicist who had a large hand in the development of the atomic bomb, thus helping end World War 2. We see his life from university days all the way to post-WW2, where his fame saw him embroiled in political machinations.
Mar 202024
 

 

 

 

 

April Program Registration Links

PLEASE READ: We require registration for certain programs to ensure a safe and quality experience in our library.  Please follow registration guidelines on the form.  Contact the library with any questions by phone at 610-825-1656 or email askcon@mclinc.org.  Registration is for one event/program date.  Recuring programs require registration weekly.  Registration typically opens a week before the event/program date and closes a day before the program or once maximum attendees is reached.  Registration opening can vary.  Programs with * indicate new time slot from previous month.

All programs that require registration in April have form links listed below:

Babies in the Library: Newborn to Age 2 Tuesdays at 10:30

Lego+ Club- Ages 5-10, Tuesdays 

Toddler Time- Thursdays  April 4, 11 & 25 at 12:15pm

Solar Eclipse Celebration – Monday, April 8 3:45pm 

Children’s Half Day Matinee- Over the Hedge April 10 2pm

Healthy Kids Storytime- Thursday, April 18 at 12:15pm

Children’s Movie Matinee- Wall-E Friday, April 19 2pm

Earth Day Celebration!  April 22 3:45pm

Teen Book Review Blog, Starts November 1

 

Mar 202024
 

 

 

 

Are you or your little ones interested in STEM? Are you looking for a way to learn about Earth Day?

Join us on April 22nd at 3:45pm for an after school Earth Day Celebration. We will be creating planters out of newspaper, planting spring seeds and making clay impressions of found materials. We will also talk about how kids can aid conservation and recycling efforts in their everyday lives. Ages 5+

Registration is requested so that we can estimate the amount of materials needed.

Register Here

Mar 202024
 

 

 

 

Join CFL Mystery Book Club on Zoom at 7pm on Thursday, April 25. We’ll be discussing “Long Bright River” by Liz Moore. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk now. Email cflmystery@gmail.com for the Zoom link to join.

About the Book:
A suspense novel that also looks at the anatomy of a Philadelphia family rocked by the opioid crisis and the relationship between two sisters–one, suffering from addiction, who has suddenly gone missing amid a series of mysterious murders; the other a police officer who patrols the neighborhood from which she disappeared: a story about the formidable ties between place, family, and fate.
Mar 202024
 

 

 

 

 

Join us for CFL Book Club in the Community Room at 6:30pm on Monday, April 15. We will discuss The House of Doors by Tan Twan Eng. Bring a song or two that come to mind while reading to add to our “Book Club Playlist”. Snacks and hot tea available during the meeting. Copies of this book are available at the circulation desk now.

About the Book:
In 1921 Penang, when Willie, a famed writer and old friend of her husband’s, arrives for an extended stay, Lesley, as her friendship with Willie grows, makes a dangerous decision to confide in him about life in the Straits, including her relationship with a charismatic Chinese revolutionary-a confession that has devastating consequences.
Mar 132024
 

 

 

 

Spring into reading this season! Join us in logging 1000 minutes, write a book review, and challenge yourself by completing an activity!

All readers who complete the challenge in Beanstack will be entered to win a gift card. Two drawings will be held by age group. Ages 0-16 have a chance to win a Barnes & Noble Gift Card. Ages 17+ will be entered to win a Target Gift Card.

You must complete the challenge by earning all badges for reading minutes, 2 activities and 1 book review in Beanstack to be entered in to the drawing.

Join Challenge Here!