Meet and Read Local Authors
“Divine Philly: Philadelphia’s Vital Role in Christian America”
Tuesday, January 27 @ 6:30 PM
“Still Standing: Surviving Custer's Last Battle”
Thursday, February 26 @ 2 PM
Presentation by Dr. Daisy Century
Historical Interpreter, Actress, Educator and Writer
Friday, February 6 @ 2 PM
Come learn about the life and times of Harriet Tubman, the
Underground Railroad, and how she was an inspiration for future generations.
Step Back in Time
“10 Extremely Awesome Presidents”
Friday, February 13 @ 2 PM
“10 Unsung Heroes of Colonial America”
Friday, March 6 @ 2 PM
“American Southwest Travelogue”
Friday, March 13 @ 2 PM
“10 Forgotten Facts About Historical Events”
Friday, April 3 @ 2 PM
“Supernatural Lore: Pennsylvania”
Friday, April 24 @ 2 PM
“8 People Who Overcame Huge Obstacles to Become Famous”
Friday, May 8 @ 2 PM
Genealogy Research Workshops
Beginner and Intermediate Levels
(Come in the library to make use of the Ancestry.com Library Edition and get help with your research.)
Please bring your own laptop if you have one!!
Intro to Genealogy
Learn how to get started in researching your family history.
“How to use Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org”
Tuesday, January 13th @ 6 PM
“Getting the Most Info From Census Records”
Tuesday, February 10th @ 6 PM
Tuesday, March 10th @ 6 PM
“Military Records and Other Research Databases”
Tuesday, April 14th @ 6 PM
Please bring your own laptop if you have one!!
Clothes Pin Picture Wreath
Wednesday, January 28 @ 10:30 AM
Recycled Books Valentines Day Themed Craft
Wednesday, February 11 @ 10:30 AM
There will be a $5 fee for supplies
You MUST register for this program!
Making Alcohol in Colonial Times
Presentation by Tony Shahan, Director of Newlin Gristmill
Saturday, February 7 @ 1 PM
Historian Tony Shahan will discuss how early beverages were produced with a focus on brewing, distilling whiskey, and producing rum. The presentation will include a discussion of working historic breweries and distilleries.
Movies @ Middletown
This is Where I Leave You
Monday, January 5 @ 2 PM
When The Game Stands Tall
Monday, January 12 @ 2 PM
Walk Among the Tombstones
Monday, January 26 @ 2 PM
Monday, February 2 @ 2 PM
Monday, February 9 @ 2 PM
"The Joy of Word Play - Scrabble & Crossword Solving Secrets Revealed"
Improve Your Scrabble Playing &
Crossword Solving Skills
Workshop by Doug Landman
Learn how to become better Scrabble players and crossword puzzle solvers. Doug will demonstrate 10 proven ways to boost one's Scrabble scores, plus insight regarding the mindset and skills needed to solve the "grandaddy" of all crosswords, the New York Times Crossword Puzzle.
Thursday, February 5 @ 2 PM
Sunday, February 8 @ 2 PM
Book Clubs @ MFL
Reading Cafe Book Club
All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Thursday, February 19th @ 2 PM
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
Thursday, March 19th @ 2 PM
Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland
Thursday, April 30th @ 2 PM
Lunchtime Book Club
Feel free to bring a bag lunch to eat while discussing the books.
The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
Wednesday, February 11 @ 12 PM
Ordinary Grace By William Kent Krueger
Wednesday, March 11 @ 12 PM
Someone By Alice McDermott
Wednesday, April 8 @ 12 PM
All Delco Reads Program:
Ordinary People Can Change the World
Join your fellow Delaware County citizens in reading
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai
and then join the discussion at either of the two times below.
ALL ages welcome!!!
Thursday, January 29
@ 2 PM
@ 6:30 PM
Quilting/Sewing Bee Sessions
Sewers and quilters are getting together twice a week to create projects that the Library can either sell or raffle off to raise money for the Middletown Free Library.
Right now we are sewing together beautiful pillows that will be sold to raise money this Fall. We are is desperate need for battingto fill the pillows. If you would like to donate batting please bring it to the front desk of the Library.
All skill levels welcome.
Friday mornings @ 10:30 AM
Fabric, needles, and thread are provided.
Spring Opera Series
Giovanna d’Arco by Giuseppe Verdi - Italian
Thursday, April 9 + 16 @ 12-2 PM
Le Roi De Lahore by Jules Massenet– French
Thursday, April 30 + May 7 @ 12-2 PM
Boris Godunov by Modeste Mussorgsky - Russian
Thursday, May 21 + 28 @ 12-2 PM
*** Registration is Required!! ***
The Chronicles of YARNia
Join us for a fun afternoon of crafts as Michelle Sampson of The Meshed Up Owl Crocheted Creations shows you how to crochet and do a basic craft. In addition to the bi-weekly projects, the group will all continue to make HATS FOR THE HOMELESS, as well as scarves, mittens, etc. We have plenty of yarn that has been donated to keep many heads, necks and hands warm! The Chronicles of Yarnia...have been busy creating hats and scarves for the Homeless. We have 10 scarves and over 40 hats for men, women, children and babies. Our crocheted items will be delivered to the Family Management Center in Chester.
Two Sundays a month @ 2-4 PM
All skill levels welcomed! If you have one, bring a hook.( "G, H or I" hook)
BYO Yarn and Hooks!
Learn to crochet hats for the homeless as well!