Phoenixville Public Library offers free programs – The Mercury

Movies on Tap, Phoenixville Public Library’s film discussion group for adults in their 20s and 30s, will meet virtually on Tuesday, April 12 at 7:30 PM. The group will discuss “Troy” (2004, Rated R). Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, and Orlando Bloom star in this historical drama. An adaptation of Homer’s great epic, The Iliad, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved. Please watch the film independently prior to the discussion. This event is free and open to the public and will take place online via Zoom. Email Faith Donaher at [email protected] for more information and to receive an invitation to the meeting.


Phoenixville Public Library will host a representative from Pennsylvania CareerLink for a free, in-person event for job seekers, “Get Connected – Jumpstart Your Job Search,” on Wednesday, April 13, from 10:00 AM to noon. Attendees will learn more about PA CareerLink’s jobseeker resources such as staff-assisted job search, personalized career counseling and career exploration, access to individual grant-funded training accounts, and various workshop opportunities. No appointment is needed. PA CareerLink is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request. Email [email protected] for more information.


Phoenixville Public Library will host an afternoon movie matinee for adults on Thursday, April 14 at 2:00 PM. Please call 610-933-3013 x132 or email [email protected] to inquire about the movie being shown. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments served. Registration is required at https://ccls.libcal.com/event/8884408 or by calling 610-933-3013 x132. Phoenixville Public Library is located at 183 Second Avenue, Phoenixville, PA.


Spend an enjoyable evening at Phoenixville Public Library with local writers as they read from their work. The Library will host its next Open Mic Night for Writers on Monday, April 18 at 6:00 PM. A few spaces are still available for readers. If you are a poet, an author, a blogger, or someone who writes for sheer enjoyment, you are invited to participate. Readers are limited to five minutes or four pages, whichever comes first. Content must be suitable for an audience that may include children. Separate registration for listeners and readers is available on the events calendar at www.phoenixvillelibrary.org or by calling 610-933-3013 x132. Email [email protected] for more information. Phoenixville Public Library is located at 183 Second Avenue, Phoenixville, PA.


The Phoenixville Tech Group will hold an in-person gathering at Phoenixville Public Library on Tuesday, April 19 from 1:30 to 3:00 PM. Glenn Musser is the group facilitator. While the primary focus of the Tech Group is on computers, applications, and the Internet, their programs extend to online security, mobile phones, streaming TV, and more. They particularly welcome those who have no experience with computers or may not even own a computer. Please join us and learn the basics. Many of their members started from the same base and are now comfortable using computers and the Internet. The topic of the April 19th meeting will be “Using Google Photos to Manage Your Digital Pictures”. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required at https://ccls.libcal.com/calendar/Phoenixville/google-photos or by calling 610-933-3013 x132. The program will also be livestreamed for those who cannot attend in person. You can view the live program stream by clicking the “Enter Online Meeting” link at https://seniortechgroup.com/online. Please try to check in 5 or 10 minutes before the program begins. Email [email protected] for more information. Phoenixville Public Library is located at 183 Second Avenue, Phoenixville, PA.


Free, in-person tech help is available at Phoenixville Public Library during selected hours on Monday afternoons and Tuesday & Wednesday evenings. One-hour appointments for assistance with your laptop, tablet or smartphone from the library’s volunteer tutors are available by calling 610-933-3013 x132.

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