Adult Programs at MFL

Registration is required for all programs!

Please register by either calling 610-566-7828 or email mireference@delcolibraries.org

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"Personalities and Their Perspectives of the American Civil War"

 

 Civil War 150th Anniversary Lecture Series 

 

More lectures to come in Fall 2015!

 

 

Reading Cafe Book Club

 

The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows

Thursday, July 23 @ 2 PM

 

Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

Thursday, August 27 @ 2 PM

 

 

Zentangle Workshops

 

Learn to draw intricate designs with simple strokes of a pen. Easy and fun! Nurture your creativity, relax, and increase mindfulness.

Beginner Level

 

Wednesday, July 29 @ 10:15 AM

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Zentangle Beyond the Basics:

 

Thursday, July 30 @ 10:15 AM

Rescheduled class from 7-15

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Thursday, August 20 @ 2 PM

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Zentangle Apron Desgin Workshop:

Wednesday, July 22 @ 10:15 AM

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Zentangle for Kids and Families

Wednesday, August 19 @ 10:15 AM

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Registration Required!!!!!!!

Limited to 12 people

 

Zentangle Picture Frame Desgin Workshop:

Thursday, August 27 @ 10:15 AM

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Zentangle Club

Come practice your tangles with other tanglers. Bring your own zentangle kits or borrow some of our supplies. We will put out a variety of Zentangle books to pick out some tangles to practice. Zentangle Workshop instructor Sheryl Bruck might stop by to Zentangle with the group. 

Keep up your Zentangle skills!

  

 Tuesday, July 7, 14, 21, and 28 @ 10:30 AM

 

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If you have questions call 610-566-7828 or email Laura at mireference@delcolibraries.org. 

Board Game Day

 

Cool off this summer at the Library by playing board games and enjoying some cold treats with your friends and fellow Library patrons. The Library has a wide variety of board and card games that are fun and entertaining. 

 

Have fun and beat the heat!

 

Thursday, July 16 @ 1 PM

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Thursday, August 13 @ 1 PM

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All Ages Welcome!


Movies @ Middletown

 

 

 

Child 44

Based on the best selling novel, this action thriller set in 1953 Soviet Russia details an exiled secret police agent (Tom Hardy) relentlessly hunting for a serial killer who targets young boys. His investigation reveals an unsettling coverup and conspiracy, pitting him against the ruthless government agents behind it.

Monday, August 10 @ 2 PM

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Water Diviner

After the Battle of Gallipoli, an Australian farmer named Connor (Russell Crowe) is devastated to learn that his three sons have been killed in the melee, so he travels to Turkey to locate and retrieve their bodies for buriel. While there, he discovers the possibility that one of his sons is alive and being held as a prisoner of war.

Monday, August 17 @ 2 PM

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Age of Adaline

Adaline (Blake Lively) has kept to herself for decades in order to keep secret the fact that she has remained 29-years-old for nearly a century. However, when she meets a handsome philanthropist named Ellis (Michiel Huisman), she strains against the self-imposed exile she's lived in. When her secret may become public, she is forced to take greater control over her life. Harrison Ford and Kathy Baker co-star.

Monday, September 14 @ 2 PM

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Cinderella

Kenneth Branagh directs Disney's 2015, live-action take on the classic fairy tale Cinderella, which stars Lily James as the put-upon young women forced to endure a life of labor at the hands of her stepmother (Cate Blanchett) after her father dies unexpectedly. Forced to do every menial chore imaginable, Ella maintains her good spirits and eventually strikes up a friendship with a stranger in the woods who turns out to be the prince. When the royal court holds a gala ball, Cinderella wants nothing more to attend, and although her stepmother won't allow it, she gets help from a surprising source.

Monday, September 21 @ 2 PM

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Keep visiting this website for future dates for the viewing of the following movies:  Tomorrowland, Jurassic World, Max, etc. 

Knitting @ Middletown

 

 

 

 

Beginner Knitting Series: How to Knit a Sweater

(Multi- part series taught by Fran Poole)

Attention all want-to-be knitters! Spend Thursday mornings this summer learning to knit a sweater step by step with the help of a knowledgable knitter.

 

Your choice to make an adult or children's size sweater.

 

This is a great beginners project for all ages!

 

Thursday, June 11, 18, July 2, 9, 16, and August 6, 13

@ 10:30-11:30 AM

 

Supplies You Will Need to Bring

Size 6 and 8 Knitting Needles

4 4oz. scans of worsted weight yarn for Adult sweater, more if larger than size 12 sweater. 

 

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Beginner Knitting Series: How to Knit a Scarf

(Multi- part series taught by Susan Purcell)

Attention all want-to-be knitters! Spend Thursday mornings this summer learning to knit a scarf step by step with the help of a knowledgable knitter. You will learn to cast on, knit stitch, purl stitch, cast off/bind off, place markers, and how to read basic patterns.  The scarf will be a basket weave pattern.

 

Supplies You Will Need to Bring

Size 6 and 8 Knitting Needles

4 4oz. scans of yarn

 

This is a great beginners project for all ages!

 

Thursday, July 2, 9, 16, 23

@ 10:30-11:30 AM

 

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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.)

 

Bring your family tree questions! Get help to break down those brick walls in your research!

 
Wednesday, August 12 @ 10:15 AM

 

 

Please bring your own laptop if you have one!!

 

 

Sit and Knit

Bring your knitting, crocheting, or cross-stitch projects to work on and enjoy the company of your fellow yarn crafters.

 

Tuesdays starting in July @ 1 PM

 

 

If you have questions call 610-566-7828 or email Laura at mireference@delcolibraries.org. 

Hoopla Workshop

The Middletown Free Library now offers you the ability to stream music, movies, TV shows and audiobooks wherever you are with your library card!  Hoopla features a multi-user model so you never have to wait for a title you want to become available!

 

Sign up today for this workshop to learn how to use this program and start enjoying movies, music & books at home & on the go!  

 
Friday, August 14 @ 2 PM
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Please bring your laptop, tablet, IPad, smartphone, or whatever device you will be using Hoopla on.

 

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!

Plant Swap/Seed Exchange

 

Drop off your extra plants; Swap your plants, or both! Also, exchange your extra seeds! You don't have to bring something to take something.

Please identify your plants and seeds!

 

Thursday, September 17 @ 11-1 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. 


All skill levels welcome.

Wednesday and Friday mornings @ 10:30 AM
 
Fabric, needles, and thread are provided.

 

Donations of fabric are welcome!!