Upcoming Events

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Adult Writers Group

April 30th, 2015, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Have you always wanted to write? Join our supportive and friendly group of writers for inspiration and camaraderie. We're dedicated to finishing our projects, sharing tips for story ideas, making time to write and having fun. No experience necessary.

Lapsit Story Time (16-23 months)

May 1st, 2015, 10:00am to 10:30am
Story Time aims to introduce children to the world of books and reading with fun, interactive experiences in a safe environment. Sessions can run from 30 to 45 minutes and may include stories, rhymes, songs, finger plays, playtime and a simple craft activity.

Please register at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, on our website, or in person at the Youth Services desk. Sign up begins 30 days before event. Enrollment registers you for the whole six week session. Holidays may interfere with some dates.

Computer Tutoring

May 1st, 2015, 10:30am to 12:00pm
Work on the computer skills you need to develop with an instructor present to answer questions as needed. Practice using the mouse or typing; search the internet; set-up or use email or Facebook; work on projects using Microsoft Office 2010 products.
Sessions are drop-in, on a first-come first seated basis. Seating is limited, and we encourage you to attend only once a week in order to allow time for others.
Participants are welcome to bring a laptop or tablet from home, in order to practice on their own device.

Open Baby Play

May 1st, 2015, 11:00am to 3:00pm
Play is an important part of all areas of development in a wee one. Give your baby the benefits of play in a social environment and network with other parents / caregivers in this relaxed, informal environment. For ages 5 months - 24 months; no registration required.

ESL Beginner Speaking

May 2nd, 2015, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Practice makes perfect! This ESL study group is for beginner and intermediate adult learners who want to improve English listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students at a very high level might find personal tutoring more helpful, but everyone is welcome to try the group to see if they like it.

Young Writers' Group

May 2nd, 2015, 10:00am to 11:30am
Do you have an imagination out of control? Have you always thought it would be cool to be an author? Or are you just curious about where to even begin writing your own stories?

Join us to learn about different ways to tell a story through fun activities with Miss Marissa, and even have a chance to submit your work to be published!

Do you have an imagination out of control? Have you always thought it would be cool to be an author? Or are you just curious about where to even begin writing your own stories?

Free Comic Book Day

May 2nd, 2015, 12:00pm to 3:00pm
In celebration of Free Comic Book Day, come to the Teen Room for free comics, prizes, snacks, and more! Berwyn's own Comic Collector will also be on hand with giveaways of its own.

Creative Kids Craft Club

May 2nd, 2015, 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Fun is in store this spring with magnificent crafts to spark your imagination and help you think creatively! Join us for a different project every week.

Please register at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, on our website, or in person at the Youth Services desk. Sign up begins 30 days before event. Enrollment registers you for the whole six week session. Holidays may interfere with some dates.

In Dreams: Roy Orbison Retrospective

May 2nd, 2015, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
The 'In Dreams' Retrospective traces Roy Orbison's career from the first song he learned at age six through his music with the Traveling Wilburys shortly before his untimely death in 1988. Lead singer Ron Holm channels Orbison's music with uncanny fidelity, and the program includes many of Orbison's most familiar songs in addition to songs by musicians who influenced him. Accompanists Jannie Nelson and John Bishoff provide lush orchestrations and vocal harmonies that were characteristic of Orbison's studio sound.

Book Alive Day

May 4th, 2015 (All day)
Children's book characters have taken over the library! Stop in to visit them as they work in place of your library staff. Dress up as a children's book characters and get a free book and your photo on our Facebook page!

Anime Mondays

May 4th, 2015, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Manga fans and Anime fans, rejoice! Every Monday, the Teens room will feature an episode from an Anime series or a full-length film.

Requests and suggestions can be sent to ra@berwynlibrary.org