Monday, January 9, 2017

Week of Jan. 9 2017 What's Happening

Jan. 10 Laptop Day at Marple Library. Bring in all your questions.

Jan. 10 TED Talk viewing and later discussion at the Middletown Free Library 3 p.m.

Jan. 10 Learn about Danny Murtaugh and Mickey Vernon at Ridley Township Public Library from Bob McLaughlin as he discusses his book " Danny and Mickey, Ordinary Heroes". 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 11 Bubble Painting at Middletown Free Library 10:30 a.m. register to sign up. Register by calling 610.566.7828 or email:

Jan. 11 "Water is Life: the Issues Involved at Standing Rock and Actions to Come". Presentation by Nancy Webster. The conflict between private profit and public concerns, the issues surrounding who gets to access and use "public" lands such as Indian reservations, National Parks and  BLM property has been and will remain in the headlines. From the Bundy occupation to the proposed fracking at a US World UNESCO Site (Chaco Canyon), how these areas are used affects us all. Hear from a person who was at Standing Rock for 3 months, through the much of the police vs. water protectors; give an eye witness account of controversial actions. Nancy will also outline the issues and points of view that will keep this concern in the headlines. 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Register by calling 610.566.7828 or email:

Jan. 12 BBC and Tea at the Middletown Free Library 1 p.m. Watch a BBC Drama, tea will be served and feel free to bring a sweet treat to share. Register by calling 610.566.7828 or email:

Jan. 13 Paint Space at Middletown Free Library a 5 week series 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn to paint at own pace with IPAD or Tablet. Register by calling 610.566.7828 or * Must attend all five classes.

Jan 14, 15 and 16 Invention Convention for Kids at Hagley Museum.
Jan. 14 Ratification Day in the United States refers to the anniversary of the ratification of the Treaty of Paris on January 14, 1784 at the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Maryland by the Confederation Congress. This act officially ended the American Revolution and established the U.S. as a sovereign entity.

Jan. 15 is known as Wikipedia Day to Wikipedians. On this date in the year 2001, the wiki-based Wikipedia project went public after spending five days on Nupedia. Wikipedia Day has been celebrated, both online and offline, for several years. See this year's 2017 planned events.

January 15 Alice Paul, World War I, and the Suffrage Movement 2:00 p.m.
Author Mary Walton examines Alice Paul and the picketing campaign of the White House during American involvement in World War I at Haverford Library. 


Jan. 16 MLK Day Hoops from the Heart basketball clinics at Cabrini, Haverford College, Neuman and Widener.

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