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Accessing Podcasts

Finding News and Entertainment

 

Like libraries, podcasts are a free source of news and entertainment. Learn more about this fascinating media when local podcaster Ronnie Palmieri, of Bristol Pod Works, presents Accessing Podcasts for News and Entertainment at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street. Mr. Palmieri discusses the many types of podcasts available for your personal computer or smartphone and more. Learn exactly what a podcast is; the top podcasts you have probably heard of (and some you have not); the best apps to use for every device; how to browse categories and sort through reviews to find podcasts about your interests; and, lastly, how to subscribe. This free event is appropriate for ages 10 and older. Register online, or by calling 215.788.7891.

This Information Literacy event is offered by the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative.  Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.

 

Sewing Stitches & Buttons: a How-to

There is an old English proverb, “a stitch in time saves nine” meant to encourage an individual to work through a task, however, sometimes all you need is a “quick stitch” on a piece of clothing. You are invited to join us for Sewing Stitches & Buttons: a How-to at 1:30 pm on Saturday, January 25, 2020 (Snow date: February 1, 2020) at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, for a few mending lessons. This hands-on workshop, led by professional patternmaker Eros Leroi, will include instruction on five different hand sewn stitches and attaching buttons. Sewing needles, thread, practice fabric swatches, and buttons are provided. Participants should bring a thimble, or quilting thimble, and a small pair of scissors to the class. This workshop is appropriate for ages 10 and older. Register for this free event online at www.grundylibrary.org, or by calling the Library at 215.788.7891.  

This event is offered by the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative.  Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.

 

 

Speed Dating: with a Book Twist

 

Not only is Valentine’s Day celebrated in February, it’s is also Library Lovers Month too. Help mark the occasion with a new read. Join us for Book Speed Dating at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, for this different twist on books. There’ll be tables of books with “pick-up lines” to spark your reading interest. Participants have three minutes with three books, and then move on to the next genre. You’ll score your likes, dislikes and, maybe, discover a new genre! No registration is required for this free event.  For more information, call 215.788.7891.

This Basic Literacy event is offered by the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative.  Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.

 

 

Creating Your Own Podcast

Being Heard

 

Being heard is, sometimes, the most important thing you can do, and one way to have your voice heard is through a podcast.  Join us when Bristol Pod Works’ Ronnie Palmieri presents Creating Your Own Podcast at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street. Mr. Palmieri will share how some famous podcasts got their start, the fundamentals of creating your own podcast voice, recording and editing tips & tricks, and much more! This free event is appropriate for ages 10 and older. Register here, or by calling 215.788.7891.

This Information Literacy event is offered by the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative.  Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.

 

 

 

Craft Supply Swap

Sharing Unwanted Craft Materials

 

Are you wanting to clear out some old craft supplies? Want to try a new craft without a whole lot of expense? There’s an event for you! You’re invited to join us next month for the 3rd annual Craft Supply Swap at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street. How is the swap organized? First, donated craft supplies will be accepted on Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm and on Friday, February 21, 2020 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Second, with any donated craft supply individuals receive a VIP ticket for early entrance the day of the swap. Last, the swap is Saturday, February 22, 2020 (snow date: February 29, 2020) with doors opening for VIP ticket holders at 10:00 am; the swap opens to the general public at 10:30 am and continues until 1:00 pm, or until all supplies are gone. Bags will be provided and any unclaimed supplies will be donated to charity. Call 215.788.7891 for more information; a list of suggested craft supplies is below.

This program is offered by Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative.  Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.

            

 

 

 

NRC: Introduction to Grant Writing

Join us for a all day workshop with guest instructor Dr. Patricia Smallacombe. We will be reviewing how to start the grant proposal process, what documents you should have on hand, and so much more. This class is recommended for beginners or to anyone who needs a refresher course. Register by calling 215.788.7891, or online.

Snow date: March 6, 2020.

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