Programs


brucebookBehind the Scenes of the Johnston Gang

July 14, 1:00 PM

Learn about the Chester County history of the Johnston Gang! Go behind the scenes and learn updates from local author, Bruce Mowday, who covered the crimes of these serial murders as a newspaper reporter. Join us as he discusses his interview to A&E for their new TV show on this famous family.


beatlesHow Bob Dylan Influenced The Beatles

July 28, 3:30 – 4:30 PM

With his folksy guitar playing and philosophical lyrics, no other contemporary influenced the songwriting of John Lennon and Paul McCartney more than Bob Dylan. This 60-minute multimedia presentation by Join Aaron Krerowicz will trace the compositional maturation of The Beatles, showing how they developed from teenybopper pop stars into the foremost musical artists of their era by illustrating in detail Dylan’s influence.


 

knitSit and Knit

Every 1st and 3rd Monday, 4:30 – 6:00 PM

Bring your knitting, crochet, or embroidery and work on your projects at the library! Meet other crafters and share what you’re working on or come and learn the basics! All experiences welcome! Yarn and some materials provided. No registration required to this free event.


YA Book Club… For Adults!

 Every 3rd Tuesday, 6:00 PM

*May’s meeting is rescheduled to the second Tuesday of the month due to elections.*

If you love the YA genre, love talking about books, and are 18 years or older, then this is the club for you! Join us once a month for an evening dedicated to discussing a different Young Adult book with your fellow Young Adults at heart. A new title every month. No registration required to this free program.

What We’re Reading:

March 20th: The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

April 17th: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas

May 8th: We Were Liars by E Lockhart

June 19th: Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman

July 17th: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland


Avon Grove Book Club

Every 3rd Thursday, 6:30 PM

What We’re Reading:

April 19 – Defending Jacob by William Landay

May 17 – Benjamin Franklin’s Bastard by Sally Cabot

June 21 – Vanishing Act by Thomas Perry

July 19 – Code Girls by Lisa Munday

August 16 – Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

September 20 – Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

 

Join other adults for lively discussions…Meet new people… Read books you would never read alone…Share the joy of reading!


Crafting Programs:

Craft and Create

Every 1st & 2nd Thursday, 6:308:30 PM

Gather up your craft projects and get away from the distractions at home. The activity room will be set up for bring your own craft time. Preregister for the first Thursday crafting project. This program is for adults 18 and over.

 


Questions? Call the library at 610-869-2004 or use the form on the Contact Us page.

BAD WEATHER POLICY: Morning Programs are cancelled if the Avon Grove School District has a delayed opening or is closed. Afternoon or Evening Programs are cancelled if the schools are closed or close early. Updated Cancellations will be posted on our library’s Facebook Page.