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Southampton Free Library announces August events

All programs will be held virtually either through Zoom or Facebook, with the exception of Story Strolls

The library has four different Story Strolls set up throughout the Upper Southampton area for all ages to enjoy. A Story Stroll separates a picture book into several different interactive stops and spreads them out along a nice walk for a socially distant activity. Story Strolls can be found at the Southampton Free Library, Tamanend Park, Veterans Field and Warminster Library. They are available to access anytime and will be up until Aug. 15.

Music and Motion with Ms. Nancy takes place Monday, Aug. 10, at 10:30 a.m. Ages birth and up are invited to sing, dance and move with Ms. Nancy, a professional music teacher experienced in parent-child music programs. Click here to view the program.

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Lindsey takes place Fridays, Aug. 7 and 14, and Tuesday, Aug. 11, at 10:30 a.m. Join Ms. Lindsey on Zoom to read, sing and dance through summer. Zoom meeting ID and password are available online.

Virtual Weekend Walks – Glen Foerd on the Delaware takes place Friday, Aug. 14, at 1 p.m. Join to explore one of the lovely mansions on the Delaware, Glen Foerd. A walk will be posted every other Friday. The library will provide directions on how to follow the map and distance covered. Most walks will include either something of historical importance or interesting scenery. The walk is posted at 1 p.m. each Friday at facebook.com/southamptonfreelibrary.

Summer Quest 2020: Imagine Your Story – Aug. 15 is the last day to log books and minutes to earn chances for prizes.

Virtual Afternoon Book Club takes place Monday, Aug. 17, at 1 p.m. This month’s selection is Varina by Charles Frazier. Register online to receive the Zoom link.

Virtual Grandparenting Class from Doylestown Health takes place Monday, Aug. 17, at 7 p.m. Learn the latest in newborn care, parenting styles and baby safety to help the next generation grow up healthy and safe. Register online.

Virtual Back to School Storytime takes place Tuesday, Aug. 18, and Friday, Aug. 21, at 10:30 a.m. In this storytime, celebrate the first day of school with stories and fun. All ages welcome. The Zoom meeting ID and password is available online.

Current Events Discussion on Zoom takes place Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 2 p.m. Join on Zoom to have a genial discussion of current events. This discussion will be about “cancel culture” and what that means. All viewpoints are welcome, as long as they are discussed in a calm and polite manner. The discussion will be moderated by a librarian. Register online to receive the Zoom link.

What’s Cooking at the Library: Afternoon Snacks! takes place Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 2 p.m. The popular cooking program has been brought into the online world. Ms. Lindsey will share some great ideas for afternoon snacks at facebook.com/southamptonfreelibrary.

Mindfulness: “Being” in the Midst of “Doing” Life takes place Thursdays, Aug. 20 and 27, and Sept. 3, at 10 a.m. Join on Zoom to discover mindfulness, which is the practice of moment to moment awareness. It can help people cope with daily stressors and pressures of fast-paced busy lives. Find out how mindfulness can benefit your life. Ages 16 and up. Register online to receive a Zoom invite.

Aging Eyes and Healthy Vision from Doylestown Health takes place Wednesday, Aug. 26, at 11 a.m. Learn about common vision problems, including cornea disease, cataracts and dry eyes. Register online.

Southampton Free Library is located at 947 Street Road, Southampton. Visit southamptonfreelibrary.org or call 215-322-1415 for more information.

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