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Adult Discovery & Learning – The First World War

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Wednesdays 9/14-10/26 (No class on Wednesday 10/5) Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Library Classroom Description:  Ukraine, Poland, Syria, Iraq, Yugoslavia, the Weimar Republic and the Soviet Union were all products of the massive conflagration that was World War I. We’ll examine the War’s origin, conduct, conclusion and results,

Lecture – Sidetracked: The Mysteries We Find When We Aren’t Looking for Them

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Wednesday, 9/28 Time: 11:15a-12:15p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  Quite often at the Historical Society of Montgomery County, solving one simple question opens a hundred new questions and an entirely new story. Barry Rauhauser will share three stories that Historical Society researchers unraveled while

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Adult Discovery & Learning – Abnormal Psychology at the Movies

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Wednesdays, 9/14 - 10/26 (No class on Monday 10/5) Time: 1:30p-2:45p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  Following a roadmap of psych disorders, psychiatric nurse Mary Raskin will show scenes from movies and share her experiences on psych wards to reveal the major classifications of

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Adult Discovery & Learning – Jazz & The Great American Songbook

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Fridays, 9/16-10/21 Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  Jazz and the Great American Songbook are two of the most durable musical forms created in the United States. In this course, we will explore how these two distinct musical forms depend on each other

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Adult Discovery & Learning – Blowin’ in the Wind

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Mondays 9/12 - 10/24 (No class on Monday 9/26) Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  The 1960's saw a revival of American Folk Music, tied to the social issues of that turbulent decade. Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Tom Paxton, David Crosby,

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Adult Discovery & Learning – Jazz & The Great American Songbook

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Fridays, 9/16-10/21 Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  Jazz and the Great American Songbook are two of the most durable musical forms created in the United States. In this course, we will explore how these two distinct musical forms depend on each other

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Adult Discovery & Learning – Blowin’ in the Wind

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Mondays 9/12 - 10/24 (No class on Monday 9/26) Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  The 1960's saw a revival of American Folk Music, tied to the social issues of that turbulent decade. Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Tom Paxton, David Crosby,

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Adult Discovery & Learning – The First World War

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Wednesdays 9/14-10/26 (No class on Wednesday 10/5) Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Library Classroom Description:  Ukraine, Poland, Syria, Iraq, Yugoslavia, the Weimar Republic and the Soviet Union were all products of the massive conflagration that was World War I. We’ll examine the War’s origin, conduct, conclusion and results,

Lecture – Hitherto Invincible

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Wednesday, 10/12 Time: 11:15a-12:15p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  Thomas J. Wieckowski discusses his book "Hitherto Invincible", about the 19th century development of Philadelphia and America through the eyes of three generations of the Barker family of Philadelphia and Chelten Hills. Family luminaries include

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Adult Discovery & Learning – Abnormal Psychology at the Movies

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Wednesdays, 9/14 - 10/26 (No class on Monday 10/5) Time: 1:30p-2:45p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  Following a roadmap of psych disorders, psychiatric nurse Mary Raskin will show scenes from movies and share her experiences on psych wards to reveal the major classifications of

Kit’s Interactive Theatre presents: The Sleepy Hallow Halloween Show

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Wednesday, 10/12 Time: 4:30-5:30p Age Group: Ages 5+ Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  The program combines history, music, dance and improvisation where audience members are cast right into the show! Set in 1799, Katrina Van Tassle discloses the secret adventure of Ichabod Crane. Hobgoblins abound, skeletons high-step in

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Adult Discovery & Learning – Jazz & The Great American Songbook

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Fridays, 9/16-10/21 Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  Jazz and the Great American Songbook are two of the most durable musical forms created in the United States. In this course, we will explore how these two distinct musical forms depend on each other

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Adult Discovery & Learning – Blowin’ in the Wind

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Mondays 9/12 - 10/24 (No class on Monday 9/26) Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  The 1960's saw a revival of American Folk Music, tied to the social issues of that turbulent decade. Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Tom Paxton, David Crosby,

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Adult Discovery & Learning – The First World War

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Wednesdays 9/14-10/26 (No class on Wednesday 10/5) Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Library Classroom Description:  Ukraine, Poland, Syria, Iraq, Yugoslavia, the Weimar Republic and the Soviet Union were all products of the massive conflagration that was World War I. We’ll examine the War’s origin, conduct, conclusion and results,

Lecture – Bicycling & the Women’s Movement

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Wednesday, 10/19 Time: 11:15a-12:15p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  The Bicycle Craze was meaningful, especially for women. Susan B. Anthony went on record saying, “Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything

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Adult Discovery & Learning – Abnormal Psychology at the Movies

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Wednesdays, 9/14 - 10/26 (No class on Monday 10/5) Time: 1:30p-2:45p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  Following a roadmap of psych disorders, psychiatric nurse Mary Raskin will show scenes from movies and share her experiences on psych wards to reveal the major classifications of

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Adult Discovery & Learning – Jazz & The Great American Songbook

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Fridays, 9/16-10/21 Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  Jazz and the Great American Songbook are two of the most durable musical forms created in the United States. In this course, we will explore how these two distinct musical forms depend on each other

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Adult Discovery & Learning – Blowin’ in the Wind

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Mondays 9/12 - 10/24 (No class on Monday 9/26) Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  The 1960's saw a revival of American Folk Music, tied to the social issues of that turbulent decade. Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Tom Paxton, David Crosby,

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Adult Discovery & Learning – The First World War

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Wednesdays 9/14-10/26 (No class on Wednesday 10/5) Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Library Classroom Description:  Ukraine, Poland, Syria, Iraq, Yugoslavia, the Weimar Republic and the Soviet Union were all products of the massive conflagration that was World War I. We’ll examine the War’s origin, conduct, conclusion and results,

Lecture- The Great American Songbook & Beyond

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Wednesday, 10/26 Time: 11:15a-12:15p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  The American Songbook is well represented in this show featuring Katie Eagleson singing the music of Irving Berlin and his contemporaries. As one critic said, "Katie Eagleson is a singer in a league with some

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Adult Discovery & Learning – Abnormal Psychology at the Movies

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Wednesdays, 9/14 - 10/26 (No class on Monday 10/5) Time: 1:30p-2:45p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  Following a roadmap of psych disorders, psychiatric nurse Mary Raskin will show scenes from movies and share her experiences on psych wards to reveal the major classifications of

One Night Only: An Evening of Broadway Songs

Shanis Auditorium

Date: Saturday, 10/29 Time: 7-8:30pm Age Group: Adults Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description: Enjoy a night of musical theater featuring 18 of your favorite local performers singing a variety of Broadway songs. All proceeds from this event will support Everybody's Theater Company and the Friends of UDPL. Performers:

Story Time with Andy Myer!

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Wednesday, 11/2 Time: 10:30-11:15a Age Group: Ages 18 months - 5 years Program Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description:  Join us for a special author storytime, featuring local author Andy Myer! Join Andy and Miss Shannon for stories, songs, crafts and more! Andy will also be selling and signing books!

Friends of UDPL Meeting Annual Meeting

Shanis Auditorium

Date: Tuesday 11/10 Time: 6:30p Program Format: In-Person in the Shanis Auditorium Description: Open to the public. Come to this meeting of the Friends of UDPL and see what we’re about! Light refreshments will be served in the Library Atrium after the meeting. Registration: There is no registration necessary if you

Farimount String Quartet

Shanis Auditorium

Date: Saturday 11/12 Time: 7-8p Age Group: Adults Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium Description: The Fairmount String Quartet will perform a program of diverse works from both the classical and pop genres, including music from their "Spoken with Strings" album and their soon-to-be-released album of music by women composers. Presented