Adult

Tuesday Evening Book Group reads "The Picture of Dorian Gray"

Date: 
Tue, 09/01/2015 -
6:00pm to 7:45pm
Contact: 
Contact: Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org
Age Group: 
Adult

In this celebrated work, his only novel, Wilde forged a devastating portrait of the effects of evil and debauchery on a young aesthete in late-19th-century England. Combining elements of the Gothic horror novel and decadent French fiction, the book centers on a striking premise: As Dorian Gray sinks into a life of crime and gross sensuality, his body retains perfect youth and vigor while his recently painted portrait grows day by day into a hideous record of evil, which he must keep hidden from the world.

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Resume Review

Date: 
Sat, 12/05/2015 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Contact: 
Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3.
Age Group: 
Adult
Teen

Have your resume critiqued and your job search questions answered during a 45-minute, one-on-one session with Career Consultant, Gregg Knowles. Call the Help Desk to reserve a time slot.

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Sustainable World Book Club reads "Plastic Free" by Beth Terry

Date: 
Fri, 08/28/2015 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Contact: 
Contact: Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org
Age Group: 
Adult

Like many people, Beth Terry didn't think an individual could have much impact on the environment. But while laid up after surgery, she read an article about the staggering amount of plastic polluting the oceans and decided then and there to kick her plastic habit. Now she wants to teach you how you can too. In her quirky and humorous style--well known to the readers of her popular blog, My Plastic-Free Life--Terry provides personal anecdotes, stats about the environmental and health problems related to plastic, and personal solutions and tips on how to limit your plastic footprint.

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Birds of Prey from the Delaware Valley Raptor Center

Date: 
Sun, 11/01/2015 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Contact: 
Children's Dept. 986-1047 or warkids@rcls.org
Age Group: 
Adult
Children

The Delaware Valley Raptor Center is dedicated to the rehabilitation and conservation of birds of prey. Center Director Bill Streeter will share his love and respect for these birds. Meet up close some extraordinary rescued birds: a hawk, a falcon, 2 owls, and an eagle. For children and adults grade 2 and up. Register beginning Sept. 5 online or in person at the Children's Desk.

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Conversational Italian

Date: 
Mon, 09/21/2015 -
6:15pm to 7:45pm
Contact: 
Contact: Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org
Age Group: 
Adult

Learn basic Italian vocabulary and use these words in sentences and converation. Practice conversations for various social settings: traveling, restaurants, museums, church, shopping, etc.Participants are encouraged to attend all of the sessions to maximize the learning experience. Please stop by to pick up a copy of Colloquial Italian: The Complete Course for Beginners by Sylvia Lymbery.

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Registration Note:
Register by calling the Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3.

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