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Adult Events @Fredricksen

 

 

Page Updated: 

March 4, 2014
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

 


Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 6:30pm

The Parent Child Workshop is a five week program that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 12-42 months time to play, relax, socialize and develop new skills.  Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session on topics such as early literacy, speech, hearing and language development, child development, nutrition, music, play and health.  This program is staffed by Fredricksen's Kristinna Yann, Early Childhood Specialist.  Registration begins July 24 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card. There will be no class on August 14.

 

Children ages 1 to 3 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome. Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Family Place programming is sponsored through EITC donations from the following businesses:  M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, American Sentinel Insurance Company, Metro Bank, Capital Blue Cross, Centric Bank and Susquehanna Bank.

 


Friday, August 22, 2014 - 9:30am

The Parent Child Workshop is a five week program that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 12-42 months time to play, relax, socialize and develop new skills.  Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session on topics such as early literacy, speech, hearing and language development, child development, nutrition, music, play and health.  This program is staffed by Fredricksen's Kristinna Yann, Early Childhood Specialist.  Registration begins July 24 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card. There will be no class on August 15.

 

Children ages 1 to 3 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome. Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Family Place programming is sponsored through EITC donations from the following businesses:  M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, American Sentinel Insurance Company, Metro Bank, Capital Blue Cross, Centric Bank and Susquehanna Bank.

 


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.

 


Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 6:30pm

The Parent Child Workshop is a five week program that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 12-42 months time to play, relax, socialize and develop new skills.  Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session on topics such as early literacy, speech, hearing and language development, child development, nutrition, music, play and health.  This program is staffed by Fredricksen's Kristinna Yann, Early Childhood Specialist.  Registration begins July 24 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card. There will be no class on August 14.

 

Children ages 1 to 3 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome. Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Family Place programming is sponsored through EITC donations from the following businesses:  M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, American Sentinel Insurance Company, Metro Bank, Capital Blue Cross, Centric Bank and Susquehanna Bank.

 


Friday, August 29, 2014 - 9:30am

The Parent Child Workshop is a five week program that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 12-42 months time to play, relax, socialize and develop new skills.  Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session on topics such as early literacy, speech, hearing and language development, child development, nutrition, music, play and health.  This program is staffed by Fredricksen's Kristinna Yann, Early Childhood Specialist.  Registration begins July 24 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card. There will be no class on August 15.

 

Children ages 1 to 3 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome. Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Family Place programming is sponsored through EITC donations from the following businesses:  M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, American Sentinel Insurance Company, Metro Bank, Capital Blue Cross, Centric Bank and Susquehanna Bank.

 


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.

 


Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 6:30pm

The Parent Child Workshop is a five week program that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 12-42 months time to play, relax, socialize and develop new skills.  Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session on topics such as early literacy, speech, hearing and language development, child development, nutrition, music, play and health.  This program is staffed by Fredricksen's Kristinna Yann, Early Childhood Specialist.  Registration begins July 24 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card. There will be no class on August 14.

 

Children ages 1 to 3 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome. Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Family Place programming is sponsored through EITC donations from the following businesses:  M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, American Sentinel Insurance Company, Metro Bank, Capital Blue Cross, Centric Bank and Susquehanna Bank.

 


Friday, September 5, 2014 - 9:30am

The Parent Child Workshop is a five week program that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 12-42 months time to play, relax, socialize and develop new skills.  Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session on topics such as early literacy, speech, hearing and language development, child development, nutrition, music, play and health.  This program is staffed by Fredricksen's Kristinna Yann, Early Childhood Specialist.  Registration begins July 24 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card. There will be no class on August 15.

 

Children ages 1 to 3 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome. Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Family Place programming is sponsored through EITC donations from the following businesses:  M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, American Sentinel Insurance Company, Metro Bank, Capital Blue Cross, Centric Bank and Susquehanna Bank.

 


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

The Parent Child Workshop is a five week program that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 12-42 months time to play, relax, socialize and develop new skills.  Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session on topics such as early literacy, speech, hearing and language development, child development, nutrition, music, play and health.  This program is staffed by Fredricksen's Kristinna Yann, Early Childhood Specialist.  Registration begins July 24 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card. There will be no class on August 14.

 

Children ages 1 to 3 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome. Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Family Place programming is sponsored through EITC donations from the following businesses:  M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, American Sentinel Insurance Company, Metro Bank, Capital Blue Cross, Centric Bank and Susquehanna Bank.

 


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 - 9:30am

The Parent Child Workshop is a five week program that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 12-42 months time to play, relax, socialize and develop new skills.  Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session on topics such as early literacy, speech, hearing and language development, child development, nutrition, music, play and health.  This program is staffed by Fredricksen's Kristinna Yann, Early Childhood Specialist.  Registration begins July 24 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card. There will be no class on August 15.

 

Children ages 1 to 3 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome. Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Family Place programming is sponsored through EITC donations from the following businesses:  M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, American Sentinel Insurance Company, Metro Bank, Capital Blue Cross, Centric Bank and Susquehanna Bank.

 


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.

 


Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 2:00pm

Are you a big fan of the Food Network's Chopped?  Then put on your apron and join us for our first Chopped event for adults!  That's right; the Teens got their chance and now it's YOUR turn! You will have 45 minutes to create a three course cold meal using the ingredients in your basket.  Our panel will judge your work and decide who gets CHOPPED!  Learn how well you work under pressure and vie for prizes.  Cost to cover supplies: $5.00.  18 years and older, please. Registration begins August 1. Register in-person or Register online here.


Monday, September 15, 2014 - 6:45pm

We are forming a writers group to provide aspiring writers a forum for their literary work and feedback from their peers in a respectful and friendly environment.   This is a chance for you to grow in your craft and help others improve in the art of writing.  The group will meet the third Monday of every month.  Attendance is free, but registration is advised as there is limited seating.   If you are not ready to share your writing, feel free to observe and listen or even offer your comments during one of our scheduled meetings. Registration for the first meeting begins August 15.


Thursday, September 18, 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 18, 2014 - 2:00pm

September 18 through 21

Ruggaber Community Room and Downstairs Lobby Area

Thursday, September 18 from 2:00 pm to 8:30 pm – Special Preview Sale!

Friday, September 19 from 9 am to 8:30 pm

Saturday, September 20 from 1 pm to 5 pm

Sunday, September 21 from 1 pm to 4 pm – BAG SALE!

Please come out and support your library at the Friends Fall Book & Media Sale. You can get an early look at our sale items on Thursday, September 18th from 2 to 8:30 p.m. if you join or are a current member of the Friends, a library volunteer, or staff member of Fredricksen Library.  Join the Friends and attend! The membership brochure is downloadable from our website.

 

The public sale begins Friday at 9 a.m. and includes media, puzzles and games, parent and teacher materials, children’s, teens, and adult books as well as a special table featuring coffee table books and interesting collectible editions. Prices range from 50 cents to $2 or $3 for hardback copies. Hours for the sale are: Friday 9 to 8:30, Saturday 1 to 5, and Sunday 1 to 4.

 

Sunday is the BAG SALE  – 2 bags for $10.00! ($10.00 minimum)

 

Come and stock up on your reading, viewing, and listening needs for the winter!

 


Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 12:30pm

Learn how to recognize unreasonable expectations of self and others.  Explore the subtle attitudes and behavior of being perfect, expecting to be perfect and expecting perfection in others. Consider the healthier choice of excellence not perfection. Registration begins August 15. Sponsored by PinnacleHealth


Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 7:00pm

Are you interested in feeding birds this fall and winter?  Do you want to attract a wider variety of birds to your feeders and property? Are you trying to outwit squirrels at your feeder? Join Appalachian Audubon Society member Jon Dale as he shares his photos, knowledge and experience in attracting over 45 bird species annually to his property and feeding stations.

 

Jon will use slides, demonstrations and samples of feeders and seed in his presentation to educate about the dos and don’ts of feeding birds.  Learn about both the year-round and migrant bird species one can attract to feeders, when and where to set up feeders, different types of feeders, foods birds prefer, proper care of feeders, squirrel–proofing your feeders, and landscaping for birds. No registration necessary. 

 

For more information, visit http://www.appalachianaudubon.org/index.htm


Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 9:30am

Grandparents play an important role in the lives of children and it's not always easy. Come meet other grandparents who are helping to raise their grandchildren ages 1 - 4 and discuss topics that are relevant to you. Toys will be provided for children’s play. Meets one Wednesday morning a month. Register starting Aug. 20.

 

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


Thursday, September 25, 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, September 26, 2014 - 2:00pm

 

FROM THE NETHERLANDS: A strong-willed Dutch woman recalls her life in this uplifting picture that won the 1996 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Antonia begins to tell her story, beginning with her arrival home to the family farm after World War II with her daughter. For the next fifty years, a variety of colorful characters come and go on the farm. Rated R. No registration necessary. Sponsored by Jane and Bill Murray.

 


Friday, September 26, 2014 - 7:00pm

 

FROM THE NETHERLANDS: A strong-willed Dutch woman recalls her life in this uplifting picture that won the 1996 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Antonia begins to tell her story, beginning with her arrival home to the family farm after World War II with her daughter. For the next fifty years, a variety of colorful characters come and go on the farm. Rated R. No registration necessary. Sponsored by Jane and Bill Murray.

 


Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 6:45pm

Join Catherine Jordan, author and editor, for an eight-week critique session on your short story, novel or screenplay. Catherine and your community of writers will help your story become the best it can be.  For intermediate to advanced writers. Open to both fiction manuscripts and screenplays. Must be eighteen years or older. Registration begins Sept. 2.

 


Thursday, October 2, 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, October 4, 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.

 


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