The event calendar of the Chester County Library’s Henrietta Hankin Branch in Chester Springs is packed with a wide range of virtual programs that offer fun for people of all ages.
In addition to a variety of book clubs, including ones for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as STEAM classes and story times for children, some events include:
- Five Money Questions for Women on April 12 at 6 PM: Women face unique financial circumstances. A strong financial strategy is vital. Ensure your financial strategy fits your lifestyle and needs.
- AARP Tax Aide Program (Thursdays and Friday Through May 7; Appointments Required): AARP will be performing its services in a “low contact” virtual method this year. Your tax return will be prepared remotely, and you will be contacted via e-mail. You must have a private personal email to receive and send documents. A list of required documents and forms to sign will be sent to you via e-mail prior to your appointment. At your appointment, AARP will scan your documents into its secure computer system and return those documents to you. After your visit, you will be contacted by the person who will prepare your return. Your completed return will be sent to you via e-mail.
- Crochet One, Knit Too on April 14 and 28 at 6 PM: Join virtually and make progress on your needlework project – knitting, crocheting, cross stitch, or something else. Share time with others who enjoy the art of creating.
- TEDx Ideas Worth Spreading on April 20 at 11 AM: Join a community discussion about a curated selection of TED Talks. This month, the focus is on one TED Talk, “The Danger of a Single Story” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, followed by a group discussion. “The Danger of a Single Story” warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding. Be prepared to have your camera and microphone on during the discussion to foster a sense of community during this virtual event.
- Bone Detectives on April 21 at 6 PM: What happens when a skeleton is discovered? How do scientists use bones to solve crimes? Learn about the role of forensic anthropology in criminal investigations. Find out what can be learned from examining skeletal remains. Presented by The Mutter Museum.