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Phoenixville Public Library

183 Second Ave., www.phoenixvillelibrary.org, 610-933-3013 x132

Reservations: for events/programs can be made online through the Adult Events Calendar or by calling the library.

Phoenix Fiction Writers: Adult writers of fiction invited to attend twice monthly meetings of the Phoenix Fiction Writers at the library. Free. Group meets second Thursday and third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the library’s Harrop Room. Led by Eric Parmer, offering local writers education, empowerment and constructive criticism. Writers ask questions about the writing process, read work out loud and receive/offer input on material read. Writers wishing to have their work critiqued should submit to Eric before each meeting. Free and open to public. To submit writing samples or for more information, contact Eric Parmer at edparmer@gmail.com.

Scrabble Club: meets the fourth Tuesday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m. Meet new people, exercise your brain, improve your spelling and vocabulary and have some fun. Feel free to bring your own Scrabble board and Official Scrabble Dictionary. Free and open to public. Registration not required.

IT Classes: at the Library with IT Professional Ernie Tidball. Remaining class dates are June 18 (LinkedIn 101) and June 25 (Using the Cloud). 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Community Education Room. There is a fee per class, payable at class time. Students should bring USB drive if they wish to save work. Basic knowledge of computers and ability to use keyboard and mouse required. Reservations required.

Weekly Legal Outreach Clinic: Free weekly clinic for the public on Thursdays from 5-7 p.m., except the second Thursday of the month. Rick Linn, LLC will provide information, counseling and advocacy in areas of law including family law, trusts and estates, criminal defense, landlord-tenant law and legal issues facing small businesses. Consultations provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Call for more information.

ESL Conversation Group: new weekly group on Saturdays from 12-1:30 p.m. Group facilitated by John Argeseanu and open to ESL students and tutors and anyone in the community looking to improve/practice their English. Free and open to public. For more info, e-mail johnargeseanu@gmail.com.

Phoenix Book Club: meets June 6, 7 p.m. at the library. Group will discuss the acclaimed best seller, Circling the Sun, by Paula McLain. A copy of the book may be reserved at the Library or www.ccls.org. Free and open to public.

Movie Night: June 9, 7 p.m. Screening “The Lady in the Van” (2015, PG-13, 104 minutes). Free and open to the public. Light refreshments served. For more information, call the library or e-mail mpinto@ccls.org.

“Medicare 101” Workshop: June 14, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Tom Wand, an APPRAISE Insurance Counselor, will be the presenter. Learn everything you need to know about Medicare. Reservations required online on Adult Events Calendar or by calling the library.

Perkiomen Valley Library, 290 Second Street, Schwenksville

Call 610-287-8360 for registration and information.

Yoga: Mondays at 7:30 p.m. Teens and adults. There is a charge per session. Join Adoja Amoah-Aggrey, RYT, for all levels of yoga. Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Beginners welcome. E-mail questions to yoga.vaayu@gmail.com.

Preschool Story Time with Miss Madeline: Thursdays through July 28, 10:30 a.m. Children ages 3-6 with adult. Enjoy stories and basic literacy skills with Madeline Conte. Registration requested.

Forever Young Adult Book Club: June 6, 7 p.m. For teens and adults who enjoy young adult books. The book to be discussed is Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier. Copies available at the library. Call for information.

Social Security Changes and Selection, What Are Your Strategies?: presented by Jessica Burger of uFinancial Group, June 7, 6-8 p.m. When it comes to Social Security retirement benefits, you decision shouldn’t be based on “one size fits all” assumptions. Your age, marital status, health and financial needs are all important considerations. Registration requested. Call for more information.

Tail Waggin’ Tales: June 9, 6-8 p.m. Drop in and read to certified pet therapy dogs. No appointment needed. Come practice your read-aloud skills. All ages and reading abilities welcome. Call for more information.

Summer Reading Program: for all ages, June 11 through Aug. 13. Birth through grade 12, pick up your reading log, and adults, pick up your book review form at the library or download it from the web, www.pvlibrary.net. Call for more information on the program.

June 11

36th Annual Strawberry Festival: hosted by the Historical Society of Phoenixville. Festival is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Flea Market 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children’s Entertainment, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fresh strawberries and ice cream, strawberry shortcake, hot dogs, hamburgers and more. Located at 204 Church St., Phoenixville. E-mail hspa@verizon.net or visit www.hspa-pa.org for more information.

Second Annual Bible Fun Day: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grace Bible Church, 777 Starr St., Phoenixville. Ages four through six, parents are welcome to attend as well, as we endeavor to share the love of Christ through music, drama skit, stories, games and science experiments. Lunch provided. For more info, call 610-933-1333 or visit www.gracebiblephoenixville.org.

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