Adult Programs 

 

Blood Pressure Screenings @ LML
Friday, October 10th
10am-12pm

The Pa. Department of Health is providing free blood pressure screenings at LML.
Please call the
Pa. Dept. of Health at 610-821-6770 if you have questions or to schedule an appointment.

 

 

 

Family History Workshop

Come join us for a two-part workshop that will provide helpful tips for beginners, intermediate & experienced genealogy researchers. Presented by Ann Thompson  &  Pat Vassilaros.

When: Part 1:  Tuesday, Sept 30th - for beginning researchers
            Part 2: Tuesday, Oct. 14th - for those with some experience
 Time:  5:30-7:30 pm
Please sign up for this program by calling Lower Macungie Library at 610-966-6864 or stopping by the Circulation Desk.

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Afternoon Tea at the Library
Sunday, October 26, 2014
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
$25.00 a person

Wear your favorite hat...Bring your favorite tea cup!
Calling all Downton Abbey fans... or anyone who just likes a good cup of tea and a good time!  Tea, scones, dessert breads, plus a performance by Sarajane Williams, Harpist.
Purchase tickets at the Library through October 18th. Proceeds benefit Lower Macungie Library

 

 

  

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.


September 2014 Classes

Heritage Quest -- Tuesday, September 23rd @ 5pm
This class will explore search techniques to access unique American genealogical databases dating back to the 1700’s which can be accessed from home computers. It will include US Census records, Revolutionary War records, book and periodical indexes of local and family histories from around the world, post-Civil War southern and African American family records, and US House and Senate documents.

Social Networking -- Wednesday, September 24th @ 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 -- Thursday, September 25th @ 5pm
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 -- Friday, September 26th @ 10am
Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.  Topics covered include: uses of Excel, formatting of spreadsheets, & simple formulas.

Job Searching and Resume Basics -- Tuesday, September 30th @ 1pm
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.

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.

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