Upper Chi Library presents designer bag raffle on Saturday – Delco Times

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Three lucky ticket buyers will win designer bags from Michael Kors, Coach and Kate Spade at the Jingle Bells Designer Bag Raffle to benefit Upper Chichester Library.
Tickets are $ 5 each and three for $ 10 and can be purchased at the Upper Chichester Library, 3374 Chichester Ave. # 19, Upper Chichester. The winners will be chosen at 8 p.m. on Saturday, December 11, following the conclusion of the Upper Chichester Township Holiday Parade.

For more information, email director@upperchichesterlibrary.org or visit http://www.upperchichesterlibrary.org.

Springfield Township Library presents Christmas concert Thursday

The DK Duo will be holding a Christmas concert on the Lower Level of the Springfield Township Library at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 9. Local musicians Dylan McGuire and Kristen Conrad will showcase their diverse musical and vocal talents as they perform holiday classics and contemporaries. Registration is required for this special holiday event. Register on http://www.springfieldtwplib.org/events.

Media Upper Providence Library collects books for upcoming sale

The Free Media-Upper Providence Library is now accepting donations of books, record albums, DVDs, CDs, puzzles and games for the Spring 2022 Library Sale. Take the opportunity to clear the shelves in anticipation of new books for the holidays and help us stock the library shelves.

The drop-off location is the Library, 1 E. Front St., Media, in the specially marked bins to the left of the main entrance on Jackson Street. Donations can be deposited during library opening hours: Monday to Thursday, 10 am to 7 pm; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The library does not accept encyclopedias, National Geographic magazines, cassettes, or VHS tapes.

For more information, email librarysalemupl@gmail.com or call 610-566-1918.

Swarthmore Public Library Presents Charles Dickens Program

The Swarthmore Public Library will present the program “Charles Dickens, Scrooge and“ A Christmas Carol ”” from 7 pm to 8 pm on Wednesday, December 15th.

Dickens was one of the greatest and most popular English novelists of the 19th century, and even today he remains universally regarded as “the man who invented Christmas”. For many, his literary characters are as real today as they are when they were written, especially Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley, Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim.
Dickens’ own life was a true story of rags to riches – from the shame and misery of debt and humiliation in Victorian London to international literary success, wealth and worldwide fame. His reality is reflected in the life of his famous literary creations. Let’s sit by the fireside this holiday season as Dr. Covington himself becomes the “Master of Holiday Joy”.

Covington is the Creative Director of Performances Par Excellence, bringing history to life with vivid first-person biographies and educational and entertaining programming. A highly competent and experienced cultural historian and classically trained theater actor, he is an endearing artist. To register for the virtual presentation, call the library at 610-543-0436.

For the kids, Mr. Scott will be hosting a special outdoor story hour featuring hot chocolate at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 18. Children can also come to the library at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 21 to make a beaded snowflake. No registration necessary. For more information about the library, visit http://swarthmorepubliclibrary.org.

Ridley Township Library hosts scavenger hunt and gift card raffle

The Ridley Township Library will be hosting a neighborhood scavenger hunt for the whole family from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 12. Residents are invited to gather a team and their smartphone and earn points by finding festive items in the neighborhood. Everyone should register in advance at RidleyLibrary100@gmail.com/.
The library will also offer individual Medicare counseling over the phone from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, December 22. For more information, send an email to reference@ridleylibrary.org/.

The Ridley Township Library Board of Trustees is organizing a gift card fundraiser for the library. Raffle tickets are available at the library for $ 1 each and 6 for $ 5. Prizes include gift cards for Buffalo Wild Wings, Chef Jeff, Colonial Village, Chocolate Therapy, Amazon, Lidl, Wawa, Starbucks, lottery tickets and more. The library is at 100 MacDade Blvd., Folsom. For more information, call 610-583-0593.

Aston Township Library offers leisure passes

The Aston Township Library, 3270 Concord Road, offers museum passes, ready for return. Currently, the library offers passes to the Elmwood Zoo, Brandywine Zoo, American Revolutionary Museum, Mutter Museum, and Philadelphia Insectarium. To check passes, stop by or call 610-494-5877. For more information about the library, visit http://astonlibrary.org.

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

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