Rachel Kohl Library receives generous donations from Willie State

Concord – Lee Gracekiwis, a longtime resident of Chester Heights, joined her brother, Edward Willie, on August 10 for 202 606.60 Rachel Kohl Community Library, 687 Smithbridge Road, Gle Mills. The event was attended by Chester Heights Councilor Susan Clark, Rachel Kohl Community Library Director Susan Sternberg, Library Board member and other board members.

Lee’s parents, Wilbur Willie and Paraly Willie, who donated, recently had their property closed. They have lived in Concord and Chester Heights since 1967. Until his retirement from Granite Farm State until 2003. Both were library members and hardworking readers. Mrs. Willie has been a teacher at Concord Primary School for more than 20 years. Mr. Willie was a retired Air Force officer who served for more than 20 years, then taught at DCC for another 20 years to develop his CAD program.

The library in Concord serves five municipalities and has 14,000 cardholders. The library is not fully funded by the communities it supports and 40% of the budget is based on donations. As the private Mills area explodes, the use of libraries and additional space is important. Library has been seeking to donate a key stone to the public library to expand the library. However, the grant requires related funds.

The library’s recent donation from Willie’s family gives the library the necessary funds to receive the gift. According to a press release from the library, “The donation period is unusual and the size of the donation will change the future of the library. The library is considering naming the site after Willie’s family.

Ridley City Library continues to highlight art lessons

RIDLEY TOWNSHIP- Ridley Township Library, 100 E. MacDade Blvd. , Folsom, People Artist Terry Collington will give people a chance to unleash their creativity on Tuesday, August 17 at the “Water Coloring Room for Adults Beginners.” Collington guides participants to create watercolor paintings. Space is limited, so people are encouraged to register early. A list of materials needed for drawing rooms will be emailed before the classes. A zoom link for the program will be sent the day before.

For those who are interested in learning more about astrology, “Astrologers for Beginners I – Astrology Basics and the Big Three” will be given on Tuesday, August 24 at 6:30 p.m. Participants can join Anne Olivier for a three-part series. Part One covers – What is astrology; The big three; Time of birth and the importance of up and useful websites. At the end of each hour there will be questions and answers.

The library will hold a Medicare Plan Comparison Program at 6:30 p.m. Monday, August 30. PA MEDI Medicare Consultant offers ZOM program to help participants decide which Medicare plan is best for their needs.

Register for all programs at www.ridleylibrary.org.

Ridley City Library also holds an “Adult Summer Reading Bingo.” Grab a bingo card at the distribution table or download one from the library’s website. Each time a participant reads one of the suggested categories, they are given a chance to enter the prize draw. Summer reading bingo will continue until September 8th. Drawings for the award will take place on September 9.

Springfield Library announces September special programs

SPRINGFIELD: Springfield Library hosts Bingo via Zoom, 7 pm Friday, September 3. Individuals, groups and / or families are invited to participate in this exciting time. Registration is required to get the zoom link. People who have previously played bingo with the library can reuse cards.

Bingo is made possible by donations from Bundet Cakes, Juice Pod, Nirvana and Thunderbird Pizza. To register, people must register at www.springfieldtwplib.org/events by Tuesday, August 31.

People were invited to join the Springfield Library staff on Wednesday, September 8, when they received Richard Paw Richard Coffee. In agriculture, harvest and coffee processing. Registration is required at www.springfieldtwplib.org/events and closes on Monday, September 6th.

The library will offer Medicare Monday: Medigap Basics, 6:30 a.m. Monday, September 13 through Zom and the SCS Medicare Media Program.

Presentation shares basic information about additional plans, known as Medigap plans. Explains how these plans will help cover 20% of Medicare insurance coverage. The presentation also explains how Medigap plans, planning terms, plan choices, plan costs, and the SCS Medicare Medii program can help Medicare users enroll in additional plans. Registration is required at www.springfieldtwplib.org/events.

Springfield Library is a locally certified yoga instructor from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., October 7 and 14. All are welcome to take part in this relaxing yoga class with breathing, slow yoga flow and calming mind and body.

Participants meet on the field between the library and the townhouse building (“Sliding Hill”).

Registration is required for each day one plans to participate. Attendance will be limited to each session. Register for each program at www.springfieldtwplibrary / events at the end of the day before the program. Dawn asks participants to bring their own yoga mat and face mask.

Library “Putting Your Garden to Bed” by Penn State Master Gardner, 6:30 a.m. Monday, September 27. Not sure how to prepare for winter garden? Learn the basics of proper garden care, including many years, lawns, shrubs, trees, gardens, light bulbs, tools, and general cleaning. Come up with questions.

Master Gardner Joe Daniel brings with him over 25 years of experience in gardening to answer questions on gardening. Registration is required at www.springfieldtwplib.org.

Media UP Library hosts a bracelet for toddlers and toddlers

Media – Media Upper Providence Library will hold a handicraft session for toddlers and toddlers on Thursday, August 4, on the balcony of the library.

Participants can use their ideas and library beads to make bracelets. All materials are provided. The session is great for people entering 4th grade and above.

Visit https://delcolibraries.libcal.com/event/8080655 to register.

All library participants will be reminded that summer reading test bookmarks must be received by Saturday, August 21 to qualify for the end of the summer.

Readers can send library news and photos to Peg Degrasa at pdegrassa@21st-centurymedia.com.

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