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Martin Library Announces Additions to Adult Programs and Services

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August 07, 2019
Just as kids are preparing to head back to school, Martin Library adult services is announcing its program series for adults to learn something new as life-long learners. 
 
For job seekers, the department is offering “Get that Job!”, a free, drop-in workshop where members can receive hands-on help with resumes, cover letters, and job applications from library staff. “Get that Job!” will be offered every Friday from 10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. on the 2ndfloor of Martin Library.
 
The library is launching a “Living Library” series that promotes learning through the sharing of personal stories and experiences. For the first “Living Library” program, Martin Library will be hosting Lola Hahn. Hahn is a first generation American and child of holocaust survivors. In this program, Hahn will share the story of three of her family members, her mother and two aunts, who were saved by Oskar Schindler. Schindler, subject of the novel Schindler’s Arkand film adaptation Schindler’s List, is credited with saving over 1,000 Jewish lives during the Holocaust. “Living Library: Lola Hahn” will take place on Thursday, September 26, at 3 p.m.
 
“TechTime Power Sessions” will continue in August and September. First will be TechTime Power Session: Buying and Selling. During this session, participants will learn all about selling and purchasing items online. This will include work with popular sites such as Facebook and eBay. “TechTime Power Session: Buying and Selling” will take place on Saturday, August 10 at 10:30 a.m. On Saturday, September 14 at 10:30 a.m. “TechTime Power Session: Advanced Word 101” will be held. This class is great for anyone who attended the “Word 101” session in July or anyone who already has a basic understanding of Word. Space for “TechTime Power Sessions” is limited, please register in advance. 
 
Also new, a chance to beat that lingering summer heat with “Movies at Martin”. Martin Library will be holding two free movie screenings, no registration required. The library will be showing Little Miss Sunshineon Thursday, August 15 at 5 p.m. and Amores Perros on Thursday, September 19 at 5 p.m (English subtitles available). Attendees are welcome to bring a favorite movie snack.
 
Additional programs include “How Money Works” and “Take the Journey”. “How Money Works” is a two-part series on personal financing and reaching your financial goals. This program is presented by Marc Weber with Primerica Financial Services and is offered in both English and Spanish. “How Money Works” will be held on Wednesday, August 7 and Wednesday, September 4 at 5:30 p.m. Participants are welcome to attend both sessions, or just one. “Take the Journey” on September 7 at 2 p.m. is all about tea! Join Lisa Baughman as she discusses the history, growing, processing, and culture of tea making.
 
All programs will be held at the library, located at 159 E. Market Street in York.  Interested individuals can register on Martin Library’s online events calendar at yorklibraries.org/events, by emailing AdultPrograms@yorklibraries.org, or phoning (717) 849-6926.  
 
Martin Library is a branch of York County Libraries.  It is located at 159 E. Market Street in the City of York and, as a PA Forward Gold Star library, provides programs and resources to support the success of all members of our community.

 

Contact:
Deb Sullivan
Director of Community Relations
717.849.6931 | dsullivan@yorklibraries.org
yorklibraries.org