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Phoenixville Public Library
Library Info: 183Second Ave., www.phoenixvillelibrary.org, 610-933-3013x132. Reservations for events/programs can be made online or by calling the library. Phoenix FictionWriters: Adult writers of fiction invited to attend twice monthly meetings of the Phoenix Fiction Writers at the library. Free. Group meets second Thursday and third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 9p.m. in the library’s Harrop Room. Led by Eric Parmer, offering local writers education, empowerment and constructive criticism. Writers ask questions about the writing process, read work out loud and receive/offer input on material read. Free and open to public. To submit writing samples or for more information, contact Eric Parmer at email@example.com. Legal Outreach Clinic: A free legal clinic will be offered at Phoenixville Public Library on the first Thursday of the month from 5to 7:30p.m. Ian J. Michener, Esq. of Rick Linn, LLC offers this Phoenixville Legal Outreach Clinic, providing information, counseling, and advocacy in various areas of law, including family law, trusts & estates, criminal defense, landlord-tenant law, and legal issues facing small businesses. Attendees receive a free 20-minute consultation with an attorney, who will provide counseling and access to legal resources as needed. Consultations are provided on a first-come, first served basis. For more information, call 610933-3013x132or email mpinto@ ccls.org. ESL Conversation Group: new weekly group on Saturdays from noon to 1:30p.m. Group facilitated by John Argeseanu and open to ESL students and tutors and anyone in the community looking to improve/practice their English. Free and open to public. For more info, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. MobileWorkforce Navigator: Your guide to resources available to unemployed and underemployed job seekers through the PA CareerLink and the United Way Financial Stability Center of Chester County, is available for free, walk-in appointments each Wednesday from 10:45a.m. to 12:45p.m., immediately following the weekly meeting of the Library’s Career Success Group. Call for more info. Phoenixville Tech Group: The Phoenixville Tech Group holds weekly morning meetings at Phoenixville Public Library on Mondays from 10a.m. to noon, and monthly evening meetings on the third Thursday of the month from 7to 8:30p.m. The Phoenixville Tech Group brings technology users together to share knowledge and experience. We are particularly interested in helping those who have limited or no experience with computers. Topics that can be addressed include: digital cameras, cell phones, tablets, cable TV & FiOS, GPS, computer and printer recommendations, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, email, software installation, computer security, speeding up a sluggish computer, and more. The group is free and open to the public. More information on the group are available at www.phoenixvilletg. com, by email at Glenn@SeniorTechGroup.com or by calling 610-933-3013x132. Math 24Club: Mondays from 5 to 5:45p.m. For those in grades three to five. Math 24is a game that builds strong mental math and problem-solving skills. Cuéntame un cuento/Tell Me a Story: Second Wednesday of the month from 1to 1:30p.m. Ages 3-5with caregiver . No registration required. This is a bilingual storytime. Come and enjoy stories and songs in Spanish and English. Presented in collaboration with Ursinus College. Go – the Surrounding Game: Thursday afternoons from 4 to 5:30p.m. For students in grades five to 12. Register online at phoenixvillelibrary.org, call 610-933-3013ext. 124or visit the library. The Great American Songbook: Sept. 25at 7p.m. Local singers Teresa D’Andrea, mezzo-soprano, and Thadd Shirey, baritone, will sing from The Great American Songbook. Their program will feature songs by Gershwin, Berlin and Porter, as well as music from Broadway. This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required on the Adult Events Calendar at phoenixvillelibrary.org or by calling 610-933-3013ext. 132. Young Adult Movie Night: The library will screen “Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 2” (PG-13) Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 6to 8:15 p.m. For those in grades five to 12. Light refreshments will be served. Microsoft Office & More!: Learn Microsoft’s Office 2013 programs and more in a series of free classes on selected Saturdays through December. IT professional Ernie Tidball is the instructor. The class schedule is as follows: Oct. 7(Word Basic); Oct. 21(Excel Intermediate); Oct. 28(Outlook); Nov. 4(Word Intermediate); Nov. 18(Excel Advanced); Nov. 25(Publisher Basic); Dec. 2(Cyber Security). Class time is 10a.m. to noon in the Library’s Community Education Room. Students may bring their own laptops with Office 2013installed (Office not needed for Facebook and Cyber Security classes) and should bring a USB drive if they wish to save their work. Basic knowledge of computers and the ability to use a keyboard and mouse are required. Space is limited. Students may register for one or any combination of classes. When registering, indicate if you will be bringing a laptop. Books on Tap: Books on Tap, Phoenixville Public Library’s book discussion group for adults in their 20s and 30s, will meet Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 7:30p.m. at Molly Maguire’s Restaurant & Pub, 197Bridge St., Phoenixville. It will discuss “A Head Full of Ghosts” by Paul Tremblay. A copy of the bookmay be reserved at the library or at ccls. org. This event is free and open to the public. Reservations not required. Food and drink not included but will be available for purchase. For more information, contact Lindsay Friedenberg at email@example.com. Phoenixville Legal Outreach Clinic: The library’s September legal outreach clinic, normally held on the first Thursday of the month, has been moved to Thursday, Sept. 28, from 6to 8:15p.m. Lawyer Ian J. Michener of Consolo & Harbison offers this free legal outreach clinic, providing information, counseling and advocacy in various areas of law, including family law, trusts and estates, criminal defense, landlord-tenant law and legal issues facing small businesses. Attendees receive a free 20-minute consultation with an attorney, who will provide counseling and access to legal resources as needed. This service is free and available to the public. Consultations provided on a first-come, first served basis. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 610-9333013ext 132. Picasso — His Art and His Women: Phoenixville Public Library will host the free lecture, “Picasso: His Art and His Women,” Thursday, Sept. 28at 7p.m. Fred Dixon is the speaker. This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required on the Adult Events Calendar at phoenixvillelibrary.org or by calling 610-933-3013ext. 132. AARP Smart Driver Refresher Class: Phoenixville Public Library will host the AARP Smart Driver Refresher Class Saturday, Sept. 30, from 10a.m. to 2p.m. The AARP Smart Driver course offers an opportunity to learn how to drive more efficiently and safely. The course contains up-to-date information about changes in ourselves, our vehicles and our roads. Participants must have previously taken an eight-hour Smart Driver class in order to attend this refresher class. Cost is $15for AARP members presenting their card, $20for non-members, check or money order only, payable to AARP Smart Driver. This event is open to the public. Lunch is not provided. Space is limited, and reservations are required on the Adult Events Calendar at phoenixvillelibrary.org or by calling 610-933-3013ext. 132.
Phoenix Book Club: The Phoenix Book Club will meet Monday, Oct. 2, from 7to 8:30p.m. at Phoenixville Public Library. The group will discuss “The Door” by Magda Szabo, translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix. A copy of this book may be reserved at the library or at ccls.org. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 610-9333013ext. 132or email mpinto@ ccls.org. Mixed Media Class: Phoenixville Public Library will host a mixed media class for all ages Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 7p.m. Geraldine Guzman is the craft instructor. Join us for this creative explosion of art making on canvas using all kinds of media, including fabric, decorative 3D flowers, glitter, puffy paint, beads, gems, yarn, beautiful images, fancy paper and quotes. All materials are included with the $12fee, payable at the door. Whether you have no experience or lots of experience, this class is for you. This event is open to the public. Reservations are required on the Adult Events Calendar at phoenixvillelibrary. org or by calling 610-933-3013 ext. 132. The Pennsylvania Railroad in the Schuylkill Valley: Phoenixville Public Library will host a free talk on “The Pennsylvania Railroad in the Schuylkill Valley” Thursday, Oct. 5, at 7p.m. Retired radio broadcast technician and former Pennsylvania Railroad worker Carl Landeck will present this slide-illustrated talk, which will highlight the railroad’s history and operations as well as the geography of the Schuylkill Valley. This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required on the Adult Events Calendar at phoenixvillelibrary. org or by calling 610-933-3013 ext. 132. Hamilton the Revolutionary: Phoenixville Public Library will host a free lecture on “Hamilton the Revolutionary” Monday, Oct. 9, at 7p.m. Historian Roger Arthur will be the speaker. This introduction to American statesman Alexander Hamilton will discuss his origin in the West Indies, emigration to North America, college years and involvement in the American War of Independence. The lecture will end with the advent of the Constitutional Convention in 1787. This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required on the Adult Events Calendar at phoenixvillelibrary. org or by calling 610-933-3013 ext. 132. Open Mic Night forWriters: Phoenixville Public Library will host its next Open Mic Night for Writers Monday, Oct. 16, beginning at 6:30p.m. Writers are invited to share their work in an engaging and fun setting, with the opportunity to network with other practitioners of the writing craft. Readers are limited to five minutes or four pages, whichever comes first. Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited. Separate registration for readers and listeners is required on the Adult Events Calendar at phoenixvillelibrary.org or by calling 610-933-3013ext. 132. Solving the Social Security Puzzle: Phoenixville Public Library will host the free presentation “Solving the Social Security Puzzle” Thursday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. Ethan Quirin of The Scharf Group LLC will be the speaker. This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required on the Adult Events Calendar at phoenixvillelibrary.org or by call-
ing 610-933-3013ext. 132.
Perkiomen Valley Library
Library Info: 290Second St., Schwenksville. Call 610-2878360for registration and information. Yoga: Mondays at 7:30p.m. Teens and adults. There is a charge per session. Join Adoja Amoah-Aggrey, RYT, / Carmen Molina, RYT, for all levels of yoga. Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Beginners welcome. E-mail questions to email@example.com. Preschool Storytime: Ages 2-5with an adult. Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360. Baby Story Time: Tuesdays at 9:30am. Ages 6-24mos. with adult. Enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays. Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.
Soroptimist of Phoenixville Women’s Nine, Wine & Dine: Sept. 27. Enjoy nine holes of golf at Phoenixville Country Club,