Reading with Animals
Mondays, April 20th, May 4th, and 11th at 4:30 p.m.
Pals for Life will visit the library with animals that enjoy listening to stories read to them by young readers. Participants must be 5+ and be able to read. Readers should choose a book from the library or their own collection to read to the animals. For ages 5+. Registration is required; click here to register through the calendar. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Easttown Library.
Sustainable Food System Activist Ellen Gustafson
Tuesday, April 21st, 7 p.m.
Conestoga High graduate and sustainable food system activist Ellen Gustafson will speak on global food issues and sign her new book, We the Eaters: If We Change Dinner, We Can Change the World. Gustafson is the cofounder of Food Tank: The Food Think Tank, FEED Projects, and the FEED Foundation. Signed copies of Ellen's book will be available for purchase at the event. Registration is required; click here to register online.
A Special Conversation Café with TED Talk Presenter, Howard Friend
Tuesday, April 21st, 12 p.m.
Last year at TEDx Cape May, presenter Howard Friend asked whether happiness itself should be pursued, and suggests that we find happiness in unanticipated and surprising outcomes of our attitudes and behavior. Come watch Howard's talk, and join in a discussion about happiness with him afterwards. Howard is a Presbyterian minister, organizational consultant, and spiritual mentor who has served two churches fulltime for nearly thirty years. He is part of a Sandy Relief rebuilding team at the Jersey Shore three days each month. No registration is necessary.
Teen Volunteers for Summer 2015
Are you a teen ages 13 through 18? We are now accepting applications for teen volunteers who are willing to commit to scheduled times during the eight weeks of summer reading (June 22nd through August 14th). We are looking for enthusiastic library users who enjoy working with young children and are willing to help out in the Youth Services Department. If you are interested in volunteering this summer, you must attend one of our three orientation sessions:
• Wednesday, May 13 at 3:30 PM
• Saturday, May 16 at 11 AM or 2 PM
Conversational English ESL Classes Return to Easttown Library
Wednesday Mornings, 10 a.m.
Beginning April 29th, and continuing every Wednesday morning from 10-11 a.m., the Easttown Library will host a free Conversational English (ESL) Class. This class is offered in partnership with the Volunteer English Program, and is for anyone with a native language other than English who is looking to improve their conversational English abilities. Participants will learn to use English in real life situations, and improve pronunciation and understanding of the spoken language. Some understanding of English is required. There is no need to register.
Friday, April 24th - Monday, April 27th
From Friday, April 24th to Monday, April 27th the Friends of Easttown Library will host its semi-annual book sale at the Easttown Library. Shelves have filled up with donations from the community. All proceeds will benefit the library. Shop early for the best selection! Click here for hours and details.
Devon Horse Show Chronicles: Images & Anecdotes
Wednesday, April 29th, 7 p.m.
Come explore the history of the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair through pictures and memorabilia with speakers Michael Morrison and Meg Wiederseim. Learn about the "history partnership" between the Tredyffrin/Easttown Historical Society and the Horse Show and join in the hunt to uncover lost images and memorabilia. Help us preserve the history of this world-famous Main Line treasure. Registration is required; click here to register.