Adult Programs 

 

Ghosts of Macungie
  Tuesday, October 21st
6pm - 7pm

          Take a break from pumpkin carving and join us for some nail-biting historical fun.  Sarajane Williams, local author and president of the Lower Macungie Township Historical Society, will present on her book entitled: The Ghosts of Macungie and Surrounding Communities.  Books can be purchased for $13.73.

To register for this event, please contact Lower Macungie Library at 610-966-6864 or stop by the Circulation Desk.

 

 

 

 

Speak Up! With Juilene Osborne-McKnight
Thursday, November 6th
6:00-7:30pm
Where: Lower Macungie Library

The Pennsylvania Library Association is proud to introduce the “PA Forward Speak Up! Authors & Illustrators Speak Up for PA Libraries” initiative held on Thursday, November 6, 2014.  Lower Macungie Library is delighted to welcome local author, Juilene Osborne-McKnight, to the library for a book talk, storytelling, and signing of her Irish historical fiction novels.  Books will be sold at the event for those interested in purchasing. Please register by calling the library or stopping by the Circulation Desk.

 

     


International Games Day


When:  November 15, 2014
Time:   9:00am-3:30pm
Where: Lower Macungie Library


LML will be just one of the many libraries across the world participating in the 7th Annual International Games Day.  Join us for a scavenger hunt, Bingo, movie Trivia game, a life-size Candy Land game, Twister, Scrabble Tournament, and much more.  You can also come to play with our ever-growing supply of board games, cards, and puzzles. Register today!

 

 

  

Costumes of Downton Abbey and Yuletide Tour at Winterthur Bus Trip
Sunday, December 14
8:45am-5:00pm
Tickets are $60.00/person
(includes bus fare, admissions, & tips)

 

The bus will depart promptly at 9:00am from the Lower Macungie Library parking lot.  Return time will be around 5:00pm.  Please arrive by 8:45am to load the bus. Our visit will start with an open-air tram tour of the garden (weather permitting) followed by an exploration of the Costumes of the Downton Abbey exhibit.  Guests will then enjoy free time to purchase lunch and to visit the gift shop.  The day will end with a Yuletide tour, providing a glimpse into an historical country estate Christmas.

Please register at the Library Circulation Desk. The cost of ticket is due at time of sign-up and is nonrefundable. Please sign-up without delay as tickets are limited.
 

 

Take a Computer Class at the Library!
Classes last approximately two hours and require pre-registration.
There will be a $5 non-refundable fee due at time of sign-up. 
Y
ou must be a Lower Macungie Library cardholder to participate in the classes. 

Please stop by at the circulation desk to check for availability and to sign up for classes.

 

October 2014 Classes

Intro to Computer Basics: Level 1 -- Wednesday, October 1st @ 11am
Learn the basics of using a computer, both its external and internal parts, using a mouse, and basic windows operation.

Intro to Computer Basics: Level 2 -- Wednesday, October 8
th @ 11am
Topics will include how to cut and paste, file management, webpage toolbar functions, control panel functions, and simple web searches.

Intro to the Web -- Wednesday, October 15
th @ 5pm
An introductory course on learning to navigate web pages, basic searches, downloading files, and printing.

Ancestry Library Edition -- Part 1: Thursday, October 16th @ 11am  ; Part 2: Thursday, October 23rd @ 11am
Learn genealogy basis while researching your family tree history using these international databases and other online resources.
Part 1: Getting Started With Hands-on Training ; Part 2: Fine Tuning Information Retrieval

Intro to Microsoft Word 2010 -- Friday, October 17th @ 1pm
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word which makes documents easier to create, share, and read.

Social Networking -- Wednesday, October 22nd @ 5pm
We’ll cover the fundamentals of the most popular sites, explain how to create a new account, discuss the more commonly used functions, and make sure you’re taking the steps needed to protect you and your information.

Intro to PowerPoint 2010 -- Tuesday, October 28th @ 11am
We’ll cover how to create and present professional-looking slide presentations.  Students will be introduced to navigating basics that will enable them to insert text, themes, images, SmartArt graphics, sound, and video in a presentation.

Intro to Excel 2010 -- Wednesday, October 29th @ 1pm
Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.  Topics covered include: uses of Excel, formatting of spreadsheets, & simple formulas.

Job Searching and Resume Basics -- Friday, October 31st @ 11am
This class will explore a variety of online employment resources (from skill assessments to popular job search sites), introduce the print career resources available at the library, and cover resume and cover letter writing basics.

  LML's Book Club
Come join us for our next meeting
on Wednesday, November 5th @ 10:30am
in the LMT Municipal building Meeting Room B
where we'll discus
s The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean.


Lower Macungie Library's Book Club meets every first Wednesday of each month from 10:30am to 12:00pm in the Lower Macungie Township Municipal building's Meeting Room B. Come join us for great discussion and light refreshments. Please sign up at the library circulation desk to reserve your spot.

2014 Book Club schedule:
    
 
Nov 5        The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean
 
Dec 10**    Holiday Cookie Exchange and Readings
 
        ________________________________

Jan 7        Galileo's Daughter by Dava Sobel
 
Feb. 4        The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
       

  * July meeting is the SECOND Wednesday of the month
** December meeting is the SECOND Wednesday of the month

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