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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

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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

history

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

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Penn Chair Travel Series: Arctic Svalbard

Newtown Library Company's Penn Chair Travel Series  presents: Kevin S. Fox and Arctic Svalbard Where: Newtown Library Company When: Thursday, September 26, 2019 @ 7PM Who: Kevin S. Fox Reimagining the Arctic Embark on an expedition aboard the MS National Geographic Explorer to Arctic Svalbard with cultural geographer Kevin S. Fox. The polar north entered the popular "geographical… Continue reading Penn Chair Travel Series: Arctic Svalbard

Poetry Night

Poetry Night: Robbin Farr and Judith Lagana

Who: Robbin Farr and Judith Lagana When: Friday, April 19, 2019 at 7:30PM Where: The Newtown Library Company, 114 E. Centre Ave. Newtown, PA Bring a poem and a friend! Robbin Farr, writer, poet, and bookbinder, lives in Doylestown, PA where she is actively involved in a community of poets. She is a founder and co-editor… Continue reading Poetry Night: Robbin Farr and Judith Lagana

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Penn Chair Travel Series: Machu Picchu

Newtown Library Company's Penn Chair Travel Series  presents: Megan Benzio and Machu Picchu Where: Newtown Library Company When: Thursday, August 15, 2019 @ 7PM Who: Megan Benzio Refreshments will be served. A good will donation is suggested to cover the expenses of the program. Seating is limited. You may reserve your spot by signing up at… Continue reading Penn Chair Travel Series: Machu Picchu