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Penn Chair Travel Series

Penn Chair Travel Series: Antarctic Spring

Newtown Library Company's Penn Chair Travel Series  presents: Dr. Rami Cobb and the Antarctic Spring Where: Newtown Library Company When: March 23, 2017 @ 7PM Who: Dr. Rami Cobb Antarctica, the seventh continent, is a land of extremes - the coldest, highest, windiest and driest land, surrounded by the stormiest ocean. The extreme climate has limited… Continue reading Penn Chair Travel Series: Antarctic Spring

Penn Chair Travel Series

Penn Chair Travel Series: Amazon River & Galapagos Islands

Newtown Library Company's Penn Chair Travel Series  presents: Irene & Arthur Rodgers, Amazon River, and Galapagos Islands Where: Newtown Library Company When: May 18, 2018 @ 7PM Who: Irene & Arthur Rodgers Where can you see pink dolphins, three-toed sloths and plum throated katingas,  eat manyuk and pirhana, drink pisco sours and Iquitena  while cruising on an old… Continue reading Penn Chair Travel Series: Amazon River & Galapagos Islands

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Penn Chair Travel Series: Shanghai

Newtown Library Company's Penn Chair Travel Series  presents: Peg and Doug Levin and Shanghai Where: Newtown Library Company When: February 15, 2018 @ 7PM Who: Peg and Doug Levin Shanghai is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million as… Continue reading Penn Chair Travel Series: Shanghai

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250 Years of Books for Young and Old

250 YEARS OF BOOKS FOR YOUNG AND OLD 1760 – 2010 1760: Library Company founded August 9th First Accession, John Locke’s “Essay Concerning Human Understanding” Joseph Thornton chosen librarian; books and effects kept at his home 21 original members 1761: David Twining serves as librarian to 1789; books moved to Twining’s home 1774: After the… Continue reading 250 Years of Books for Young and Old