What’s a Chuckwalla, and Why Call It That?

ROYERSFORD PA – Virtual programs for adults on cultivating mindfulness, and filing unemployment compensation claims, will be accompanied through next Friday (Aug. 14, 2020) with specials for kids and teens – makin’ music, a magic show, show and tell with toys, and learning the natural history of a chuckwalla – by the Royersford Free Public Library, 200 S. 4th Ave.

Ahead on the library schedule for adults are:

Mindfulness Meditation for Uncertain Times
Wednesday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m., at the library

This program will include a variety of mindfulness practices: guided and silent sitting meditation, gentle yoga, and loving-kindness practice. Participants should wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing, and use a yoga mat and meditation cushion or pillow. This program will be presented by Beverly Fox, licensed professional counselor with Spring-Ford Counseling Services. Register here.

Unemployment Compensation Workshop
Thursday, Aug. 13, at 2 p.m.
Deborah Steeves, staff attorney for Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania, will present an update on unemployment compensation, and how and when to apply. She will also answer any questions you may have about the program. Register here.

And for younger patrons:

Makin’ Music
Tuesday, Aug. 11, at 10:30 a.m.
Join Mr. Dan on Zoom to have fun with music, rhythm, and movement. This program is designed for children ages 0–6. Register here.

Ari Paul’s Virtual Magic Show
Wednesday, Aug. 12, at 10:30 a.m.
Do you want to have fun, smile, laugh, and be amazed? Join us on Zoom for a show with Ari Paul, an interactive comic magician and mentalist who blends comedy and improv. This show is for all ages. Register here.

Show and Tell
Thursday, Aug. 13, at 3:30 p.m.
This week, tell everyone about your favorite toy! This program is for ages 3–8. Register here.

All About the Chuckwalla
Friday, Aug. 14, at 10:15 a.m.
Meet the Chuckwalla! Learn about its natural history and get your questions answered by educators from the Elmwood Park Zoo. Register here.

Got questions about any virtual programs? Send an e-mail to royevents@mclinc.org, or call the library at 610-948-7277.

Photo by Connor Long via WikiMedia, used under a Creative Commons license