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TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 AT 1:30 P.M.
The Lenape, the folk who lived hereabouts when the early settlers came, seem to have vanished into history. Where did they go? What was their relationship to the 17th Century Finns, Swedes, Dutch and English? What happened to the people who once called Chestnut Hill their home?
Dr. Claude Epstein, Professor Emeritus at Stockton University, is an expert on the water resources of the Pine Barrens and the impact of European development on the landscape and rivers of the Delaware Valley.
TUESDAY, May 7, 2019 AT 1:30 P.M.
Studies prove that playing and listening to music counteracts the negative effects of aging, such as memory loss, hearing loss and other sensory difficulties, social functioning and sense of identity.
Concert pianist and educational expert Marja Kaisla with extensive experience in teaching older adults will talk about the latest research in the importance of engaging in musical activity to improve memory and processing speed, and how music leads to increased activity on both sides of the brain.
Discover Philadelphia's Great Trees was a virtual sell-out
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 6 p.m.
The first event in the 2019 Soeaker Series was a virtual sell-out, with more than 100 neighbors attending as Ned
Cyber Age Politics: News Industry Reform
Tuesday, January 22 at 1:30 p.m.
Local author Stan Cutler captivated the audience as he explored our polarized condition, the commercialized news industry and Federal regulation.
Civil War Medicine: What Went Right
Tuesday, January 29 at 1:30
Another virtual sold-out presentation about extraordinary levels of battlefield carnage during the Civil War .
Chimpanzees, Jane & Me
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.
Scientist Bill Konstant captivated the audience with stories about training chimpanzees in America, being inspired by the work of Dr. Jane Goodall, and helping to ensure the survival of chimpanzees in their native Africa.
Baseball: The Numbers Game
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 1:30 P.M
Data scientist Lindsey Murdah did a deep dive into the vast trove of baseball statistics that invite analysis to identify what has stayed the same and changed over the past 100 years.
Yes, Learning is Fun!
Wednesday, March 20, at 6:00 P.M
Children joined the discussion as Chris Heimer explored materials and ideas for different ages and learning modes - sharing ways children learn and use creativity in learning new skills.
Truth vs. Fake News in the Trump Era
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.
Peter Lewis examined the historic relationships between presidents and the press; the role of a free press in the democratic process; the consolidation of corporate media power and what we can do to make sense of the current tumultuous media landscape.
CBD, THC & the ABCs of Medical Marijuana
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.
Pharmacist Wanda Beilenson discussed the forms of medical marijuana, their effects, how Pennsylvania’s program works, the qualifying medical conditions, and how one registers to become a patient.
The Novels of Elena Ferrante: Secrets of Their Power
Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.
Karen Bojar explored the secrets of Ferrante’s Neapolitan Quartet that focus on gender inequality and its devastating effects on women’s lives and discussed who might actually be the author of this mysterious work
The next Chestnut Hill Library Fiends Board of Directors meeting is April 15, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the Library Community Room.
Fridays, December 7th, 14th and 21st, 3:30-4:15 p.m.
Join Author/Educator Cynthia Kreilick of Morning Circle Media for stories and activities in English & Spanish. Ages 5 +
Chestnut Hill Library Book Group
Meets the last Wednesday of every month @ 7:00 p.m.
Classics Book Group
Meets the 1st Thursday of Every Month at 10:30 am
ESL Classes for Adults
Mondays, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Speech and Language Developmental Playgroup!
Tuesday, January 8th, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Girl Scouts of America: Troop Chestnut Hill Library
Every other Monday, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Infant & Toddler Playgroup.
Every Friday, 10:30 - noon.
Build It Club!
Every Thursday, 4:00-5:00 p.m.