Programs

What They Did There: Profiles from Gettysburg

Sunday, November 2 at 2 pm

Authors Steve Hedgpeth and John Wedo present a fascinating history of Gettysburg through 170 mini-bios of doctors, civilians, combatants, nurses, and others who made Gettysburg a battle we can never forget. Their eBook was published in April 2014.

Eat. Drink. READ! Wine Tasting Fundraiser

Saturday, November 8 from 7-10 pm

Join us for our annual wine tasting at the library. Choose from among eighteen wines from around the world served in a complimentary etched wine glass. Enjoy hearty hors d'oeuvres and desserts from our restaurant sponsors. Follow our Wine Tasting page on Facebook. 

Tickets available online or at the library during regular library hours.  

Ticket prices:

Tickets - $50 each before November 1 ($55 after November 2)

Sweetheart Special - 2 for $90

Bring the Office - 6 for $270

World War I Centennial

In August 2014, the world marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, a war that set into motion many of the subsequent events of the 20th century.   

Join us for a series of lectures and discussions to mark the anniversary.

Decision in Berlin, Summer 1914: Meddling, Mediating, or Marching  Sunday, September 14 at 2 pm

Dr. Lawrence Backlund, retired Professor of History at MCCC, describes the characters and political scene in Austria, Germany, Russia, France, and England that led to the start of World War I.

Echoes of World War I in the Middle East Today
Sunday, September 28 at 2 pm

Tom Kolsky, Professor of History at MCCC, provides an overview of the impact of World War I on events of the past 100 years. 

World War I: Ottoman Choice by Default
Sunday, October 12 at 2 pm

Dr. Mustafa Saatci, Assistant Professor of Sociology at MCCC, describes the situation in the Ottoman Empire at the time of World War I, and why it was drawn into the conflict.

American Role in World War I
Sunday, October 26 at 2 pm

After an attempt at neutrality and an economic boom, the U.S. was pulled into the orbit of the Allies. Dr. Lowell Young, retired Villanova University Assistant Professor of History, describes U.S. involvement in WWI.

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Second Fridays

Second Fridays

Relax, wind down from your week at a series of creative entertainments held on the second Friday of each month at 7:30 pm. Join us for a great line-up of free Friday evening performances.

 

November 14: Kelly Planer and the Perks - Alternative blue grass--very cool

December 12: A Celtic Christmas - With Darcy Fair, Celtic Harp

January 9, 2015: The Wizard of Oz! - A play for two performers. Celebrate the 75th anniversary of this classic. Presented by Family Stages

February 12: Four Score - a Clarinet Quartet - Classical, big band, jazz and more.

March 13: Time Travelers Two - With Bunny Barnes and Sue Roncoroni

April 10: Lazy Sunday - Contemporary folk-rock

May 8: The Eric Lamberth Jazz Quartet - Smooth and easy.

 

Thank you to these sponsors of Second Fridays:

The Woman's Club of Indian Valley
The Indian Valley Jr. Women's Club Herb Sale

Movies

Movies
Call the library 215-723-9109 for upcoming film titles. *

Movies will be shown the following afternoons in the Community Room:

Tuesday Movie Matinees

Bringing Up Baby (1938)
September 9 at 2 pm
Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant star in the greatest screwball comedy of all time!  Copyright Warner Bros.

Heaven is for Real (2014) Rated PG
September 30 at 2 pm
A small-town father must find the courage and conviction so share his son's extraordinary experience with the world. Stars Greg Kinnear. Copyright Sony Pictures.