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Drop-in Knitting and Crocheting

 

Looking for a knitting & crocheting group to learn a new skill, or advance your skills? The Grundy Library offers an informal drop-in opportunity for knitting & crocheting on the first Wednesday of each month. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Drop in to work on projects, share advice and patterns, and socialize. No registration is required.

2018 Knitting & Crocheting dates:  September 5; October 3; November 7; and December 5. *The July session is the second week of July due to the July 4th Holiday.

 

 

 

 

Game Night @Grundy Library

Enjoy some face-to-face time with your friends and family at Game Nights held monthly at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street. Each third Thursday of the month is an opportunity to put away the electronics, put down the television remote, and enjoy some serious (or not so serious) conversation over a game. Assorted board games will be provided. These events require no registration and are appropriate for individuals 3 years and older. Bring a friend or two! For more information visit www.grundylibrary.org, or call 215.788.7891. No registration is required.

2018 Game Night dates: August 16; September 20; October 18; November 15; and December 20.

 

 

A Movie Discussion Series

Movies Highlighted

Love movies? You are invited to drop by for a new, monthly movie discussion series. View the movie on your schedule and come to the library for an informal session to critique, comment, or assess the film. Light refreshments served; no registration required. Future monthly discussions are the second Tuesday through December 2018 at 6:30 pm.

September 11: Cameraperson, Unrated, Documentary, 2016

October 9: Call Me By Your Name, Rated R, Drama/Romance, 2017

November 13: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, TV-MA, Biography/Drama/History, 2017

December 11: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Rated R, Crime, Drama, 2017

 

This program is offered by Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative.  Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.

 

 

Glorious Shade

Improving Your Garden

 

You are invited to join us on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, when Jenny Rose Carey, Senior Director at PHS Meadowbrook Farm in Jenkintown and author of Glorious Shade (Timber Press, 2017), discusses tips and tricks to develop or improve your shade garden. Learn which native shade-loving plants Jenny particularly loves and how she combines them for beautiful effects. Also, learn how to manipulate the amount of shade that you have and how to improve your soil. Register for this free event by calling the Library at 215.788.7891, or online at www.grundylibrary.org.

Jenny Rose Carey is a renowned educator, historian, and author, and the senior director at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Meadowbrook Farm in Jenkintown. She previously worked at Temple University for over a decade, first as an adjunct professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture and then as director of the Ambler Arboretum. Jenny Rose has been lecturing nationally and internationally for many years. She is an avid, hands-on gardener who has gardened in both England and the United States. Her Victorian property, Northview, contains diverse garden spaces, including a shade garden, moss garden, and a stumpery. Jenny Rose and her gardens have been featured on the PBS series The Victory Garden, in the Wall Street Journal, Philadelphia Inquirer, Green Scene magazine, and the Pennsylvania Gardener.

This program is offered by the Garden Club of Bristol Borough, Hulmeville Garden Club, Southern Bucks Garden Club and the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative.  Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.

 

 

227 Days in Space: Astronaut Daniel Bursch’s Journey

The Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library is pleased to announce that former NASA Astronaut Daniel W. Bursch will appear at 6:30 pm on Monday, September 24, 2018 at the Bristol Riverside Theatre (120 Radcliffe Street) in support of the Library’s NASA @ My Library initiative. In the event, 227 Days in Space: Astronaut Daniel Bursch’s Journey, Mr. Bursch will discuss his education, his career with the United States Navy, and how both served as a foundation for his journey to space.  Due to limited seating at the theater, tickets are required for this all-age, free event. Contact the Bristol Riverside Theatre at 215.785.0100 beginning Monday, August 13, 2018 to obtain yours. There is a limit of six tickets per person.

Born in Bristol, Pennsylvania and raised in Vestal, New York, Daniel W. Bursch, a former Naval Officer and NASA Astronaut, serves in one of the advisor positions in the Space Systems Academic Group at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS).

Dan Bursch was a Naval Flight Officer and graduate student at NPS before his selection as an astronaut in 1990.  Dan completed four missions to space, the most recent one as a member of the Expedition-Four crew to the International Space Station (ISS) from December 2001 to June 2002.

Bursch is an employee of The Aerospace Corporation, which fills the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Advisor position at NPS.  The Space Systems Academic Group at NPS is a unique interdisciplinary association consisting of 20 faculty and seven academic chairs / advisors.  His primary responsibility is to ensure that education and research at NPS supports the mission of the NRO, and he serves as a professor in several space systems courses.

Bursch graduated from the Naval Academy in 1979 (Physics), the Naval Test Pilot School in 1984 and has a Master’s Degree in Engineering Science from the Naval Postgraduate School (1991).

 

 

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