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Adult Events @Fredricksen

 

 

Page Updated: 

March 4, 2014
Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 9:15am

Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with Fredricksen Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. For your convenience, three parking spaces are reserved near the main entrance.

 


Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 1:00pm

The Friends of Fredricksen will hold Donation Station on the first Saturday of every month from 1 pm to 3 pm to process the donation of books and media for our Spring and Fall Book sales. Volunteers will be able to assist unloading your donations. We hope to provide convenience to you, our donors, and streamline our process for donations. During Donation Station hours, please park on the Walnut Street side parking area at the lower level employee entrance door. Donations at all other times can be given at the reference desk.


Monday, August 4, 2014 - 5:00pm

Eureka! Show your bookish pride with us as we celebrate our Summer Reading Programs with a Summer Read Out!  2014 is the 45th anniversary of WOODSTOCK, and we'll be flooding the library grounds with our love of the written word. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, some snacks, whatever book(s) you're reading and your whole family, if you like!  Don't miss this chance to let the world know that we love books!  No registration necessary. You will also receive an extra prize ticket if you are registered for our Adult Summer Reading Program.

 

(We will move inside if weather is problematic.) 


Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 6:00pm

Do you have some unanswered gardening questions and don't know where to turn? Just stop in at the Fredricksen Library anytime from 6 to 7 pm every Tuesday evening May through August. The Master Gardeners from Penn State Cooperative Extension will be there eagerly waiting to solve your gardening mysteries and help you to have the best garden possible! No registration necessary.

 


Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 9:15am

Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with Fredricksen Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. For your convenience, three parking spaces are reserved near the main entrance.

 


Friday, August 8, 2014 - 2:00pm

FROM ARGENTINA: This is a clever romantic comedy examining with charm how the architecture of a city conditions the lives of two of its residents. Taretto pays homage to the city of Buenos Aires as he reflects on how urban chaos, as well as new technologies, can unite people but also keep them apart (as the sidewalls of the title).  Mixing animation, photography and graphic art he reveals the characters’ isolation and anxieties that are a staple of modern life in a noisy city that nonetheless has an irresistible charm. Rated R. No registration necessary. Sponsored by Jane and Bill Murray. 

 


Friday, August 8, 2014 - 7:00pm

FROM ARGENTINA: This is a clever romantic comedy examining with charm how the architecture of a city conditions the lives of two of its residents. Taretto pays homage to the city of Buenos Aires as he reflects on how urban chaos, as well as new technologies, can unite people but also keep them apart (as the sidewalls of the title).  Mixing animation, photography and graphic art he reveals the characters’ isolation and anxieties that are a staple of modern life in a noisy city that nonetheless has an irresistible charm. Rated R. No registration necessary. Sponsored by Jane and Bill Murray. 

 


Monday, August 11, 2014 - 6:30pm

Join us for an informal and fun gathering centered around knitting and crochet. Meet others who love crochet and knitting while making progress on your favorite project. Polish your skills and have fun doing it.

 

Twisted Stitchers will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. Registration is now open. 16 years and older, please.

 


Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 6:00pm

Do you have some unanswered gardening questions and don't know where to turn? Just stop in at the Fredricksen Library anytime from 6 to 7 pm every Tuesday evening May through August. The Master Gardeners from Penn State Cooperative Extension will be there eagerly waiting to solve your gardening mysteries and help you to have the best garden possible! No registration necessary.

 


Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 7:00pm

5In this workshop, Master Gardeners Joanne Kolka and Maggie Pepe will discuss how using groundcovers can solve functional and design problems in your landscape as well as save time and money on long-term maintenance. Learn about the wide range of plants that can serve as groundcovers, including some of the very best native groundcovers for your garden.

 

Gardening with Nature Workshops - Fredricksen Library has teamed up with Penn State Master Gardeners and Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay to bring you a series of eight workshops that will show you how to garden with nature.  Cost per (March-Oct) workshop $5.00 each. Registration for all programs is now open. To Register Contact: Penn State Extension, Cumberland County - 717-240-6500 or 1-888-697-0371 x6500  Sponsored by Penn State Master Gardeners.

DOWNLOAD a brochure with complete workshop descriptions.


Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 7:00pm

Become a part of Fredricksen Reads, our series of book discussions. Juliet is a dusty oasis on the edge of a vast stretch of sand. It’s easy to believe nothing of consequence happens here, but the hills vibrate with the rich stories of its people. With wit, thoughtfulness, and unforgettable characters, Juliet in August confirms Dianne Warren as a powerful new talent. You must have read or listened to the book in order to attend. Registration is now open.


Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 9:15am

Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with Fredricksen Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. For your convenience, three parking spaces are reserved near the main entrance.

 


Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 7:00pm

Let's celebrate the 45th Anniversary of Woodstock with a tribute concert by Shea Quinn and Friends! After their exciting library debut in February, we're thrilled to have them back to wrap-up our Concerts on the Lawn with a night of favorites from Woodstock.  It promises to be a night of great music and even greater fun with Shea, Larry Kaspar and the amazing LOGAN! (Rain date: Tuesday, August 19th).


Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 6:00pm

Do you have some unanswered gardening questions and don't know where to turn? Just stop in at the Fredricksen Library anytime from 6 to 7 pm every Tuesday evening May through August. The Master Gardeners from Penn State Cooperative Extension will be there eagerly waiting to solve your gardening mysteries and help you to have the best garden possible! No registration necessary.

 


Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 9:15am

Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with Fredricksen Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. For your convenience, three parking spaces are reserved near the main entrance.

 


Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 1:00pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  This summer, Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday afternoon a month. Registration for August classes begins July 15.

iPad, iPhone, and iPod at 1:00 pm

 


Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 2:00pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  This summer, Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday afternoon a month. Registration for August classes begins July 15.

Android at 2:00 pm

 


Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 3:00pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  This summer, Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday afternoon a month. Registration for August classes begins July 15.

Kindle & Nook at 3:00 pm

 


Friday, August 22, 2014 - 2:00pm

FROM VIETNAM: In this Academy Award Nominated film, little things mean a lot in the world of 10-year-old girl who's trained to be a house servant in 1950s Vietnam. As she grows up in pre-war Saigon, she finds quiet love with a family friend. This film celebrates the senses, as the young girl discovers the world around her and marvels at every new sight, sound and scent she experiences while going about her workday life. Not recommended for those under age 17 without an adult.  No registration necessary. Sponsored by Jane and Bill Murray.

 


Friday, August 22, 2014 - 7:00pm

FROM VIETNAM: In this Academy Award Nominated film, little things mean a lot in the world of 10-year-old girl who's trained to be a house servant in 1950s Vietnam. As she grows up in pre-war Saigon, she finds quiet love with a family friend. This film celebrates the senses, as the young girl discovers the world around her and marvels at every new sight, sound and scent she experiences while going about her workday life. Not recommended for those under age 17 without an adult.  No registration necessary. Sponsored by Jane and Bill Murray.

 


Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 6:00pm

Do you have some unanswered gardening questions and don't know where to turn? Just stop in at the Fredricksen Library anytime from 6 to 7 pm every Tuesday evening May through August. The Master Gardeners from Penn State Cooperative Extension will be there eagerly waiting to solve your gardening mysteries and help you to have the best garden possible! No registration necessary.

 


Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 9:15am

Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with Fredricksen Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. For your convenience, three parking spaces are reserved near the main entrance.

 


Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 7:00pm

Take a little time for yourself and join us for as we turn old, unwanted books into usable and beautiful wreaths, decorations and more! Several options will be offered for design ideas and all basic supplies will be donated by the library. Any special touches you'd like to add (buttons, ribbons, etc.) should be brought on your own. 16 years and older, please.  Cost: $5.00 to cover supplies. Registration begins August 1. Register in-person or register online here.


Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 9:15am

Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with Fredricksen Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. For your convenience, three parking spaces are reserved near the main entrance.

 


Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 1:00pm

The Friends of Fredricksen will hold Donation Station on the first Saturday of every month from 1 pm to 3 pm to process the donation of books and media for our Spring and Fall Book sales. Volunteers will be able to assist unloading your donations. We hope to provide convenience to you, our donors, and streamline our process for donations. During Donation Station hours, please park on the Walnut Street side parking area at the lower level employee entrance door. Donations at all other times can be given at the reference desk.

 


Monday, September 8, 2014 - 6:30pm

Join us for an informal and fun gathering centered around knitting and crochet. Meet others who love crochet and knitting while making progress on your favorite project. Polish your skills and have fun doing it.

 

Twisted Stitchers will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. Registration is now open. 16 years and older, please.

 


Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 7:00pm

This workshop will discuss what some homeowners face - having areas of lawn that takes time and money to maintain. Penn State Extension Educator George Hurd will explore ideas and approaches to caring for a small, or even a large, piece of property to achieve less maintenance, better views, and diverse plants and wildlife. 
 

Gardening with Nature Workshops - Fredricksen Library has teamed up with Penn State Master Gardeners and Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay to bring you a series of eight workshops that will show you how to garden with nature.  Cost per (March-Oct) workshop $5.00 each. Registration for all programs is now open. To Register Contact: Penn State Extension, Cumberland County - 717-240-6500 or 1-888-697-0371 x6500  Sponsored by Penn State Master Gardeners.

DOWNLOAD a brochure with complete workshop descriptions.

 


Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 7:00pm

Become a part of Fredricksen Reads, our series of book discussions. In this book, Tom and his young, bold wife move to an isolated island where he serves as the lighthouse keeper. One day, the grieving Isabel hears a baby’s cries on the wind. A boat has washed up onshore carrying a dead man and a living baby. Against Tom’s judgment, they claim her as their own and name her Lucy. Years later, they discover the devastating repercussions. You must have read or listened to the book in order to attend. Registration is now open.


Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 9:30am

Parents of children ages birth - 2 will meet once a month to chat and get advice from other new parents. Some toys will be provided for children. Come make new friends and form important partnerships with other parents experiencing the same challenges. Meets one Wednesday morning per month. Register starting Aug 20th.

 

Sponsored by: M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, Metro Bank, American Sentinel Insurance Co., Giant Foods, Capital BlueCross, Centric Bank and Susquehanna Bank

 

 


Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:00am

Join this monthly group as we explore short stories, sudden fiction, novellas, and graphic stories.  Read and discuss two stories a month from "The Short Story Omnibus" compiled by The Great Books Foundation.   Discussions will be the second Wednesday of each month (Oct. 8 and Nov. 12).  One-time fee of $36 for materials. Register in person or REGISTER ONLINE HERE.  Registration begins August 1.  2015 Dates: 1/14, 2/11, 3/11, 4/8, 5/13


Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 12:30pm

Calling all Grandparents!!! Here is a class just about the wonderful gift of becoming a grandparent!  Learn about new trends in medical practices and current recommendations for infant care and safety. Hear and share suggestions on how you, the grandparents, can support the new family and play a valuable role in the lives of your grandchildren. The class is free. Registration begins August 1. Sponsored by PinnacleHealth.


Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 9:15am

Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with Fredricksen Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. For your convenience, three parking spaces are reserved near the main entrance.

 


Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 5:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  This fall, Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday evening a month. Registration for September classes begins August 15.

iPad, iPhone, and iPod at 5:30 pm

 


Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 6:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  This fall, Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday afternoon a month. Registration for September classes August 15.

Kindle & Nook at 6:30 pm

 


Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 7:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  This fall, Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday evening a month. Registration for September classes begins August 15.

Android at 7:30 pm

 


Friday, September 12, 2014 - 2:00pm

FROM THE USA: Premiering to rave reviews at Sundance in 2013, this unique coming-of-age comedy follows three boys who, in the ultimate act of independence, choose to run away to the woods, build their own house and live off of the land. Will their friendships survive? Will they survive?  Rated R. No registration necessary. Sponsored by Jane and Bill Murray.

 


Friday, September 12, 2014 - 4:00pm

Donating blood may be one of the most important things you’ve ever done. Just one pint of your blood can save as many as four lives. Come and donate at the Bloodmobile in Fredricksen's lower parking lot (Walnut Street).  The Central PA Blood Bank will be here the second Friday of every other month (January, March, May, July, September, November). It is a safe and easy process which takes approximately 45 minutes. Generally, anyone age 16 or older, weighing at least 110 pounds and in good health can donate blood. If you have any questions about donating, call Central Pennsylvania Blood Bank at 1-800-771-0059 or visit www.cpbb.org.

 

 


Friday, September 12, 2014 - 7:00pm

FROM THE USA: Premiering to rave reviews at Sundance in 2013, this unique coming-of-age comedy follows three boys who, in the ultimate act of independence, choose to run away to the woods, build their own house and live off of the land. Will their friendships survive? Will they survive?  Rated R. No registration necessary. Sponsored by Jane and Bill Murray.

 


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