January 2017

StoryTelling Yoga - RESCHEDULED!

Thursday, February 16, 2017
10:15 - 10:45 am
Children's Room

Storytelling Yoga is a fun way to introduce your child to yoga!  Through storytelling which incorporates song, art and movement, we explore Yoga poses including Down Dog, Turtle and Cobra.  Wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle, yoga mat (if you have one), light blanket for relaxation and your child's favorite stuffed animal or blanket.  

This program is open to children of all ages.  No registration is necessary.  

This program takes place during the regularly scheduled Circle Time.  

 

World War I and America - Reading & Discussion Group

Sunday, January 29, February 26, March 26, and April 23, 2017

2:00 pm
Community Room

Historian Katie Sibley and Owen Gilman, English Professor and Veteran, both of St. Joseph's University will lead this group covering program themes including: Why We Fight, Race and WWI, American Women at War, and At Home/Coming Home: The Toll of War.

Registration required at the Reference Desk or by calling 610.446.3082 x201. 

Download February 26 readings packet; Part 1 and Part 2.

How to Hire Good People and Make them Great!

Wednesday, November 15 -- 7:00 - 9:00 pm

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If you are planning for that first hire, or growing your business by increasing the workforce, you will want to develop an appropriate strategy to attract, hire, deploy and develop new employees into your next superstars.  This workshop will help sole proprietors exploring the hiring of additional staff, and existing businesses looking to expand their workforce.  The workshop will aid in establishing a consistent strategic program to plan for the growth, perform the recruitment, orientation, and increase the effectiveness of the deployment and training of their staff. Presented by Warren Cook of Delaware and Chester County SCORE.

Let's Discuss Ergonomics: The Ability to Reduce Physical Stress and Increase Productivity in Your Business

Wednesday, October 25 -- 7:00 - 9:00 pm

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Small business owners work in a fast-paced environment and can find themselves working in nontraditional or less than ideal workspaces.  They are too busy taking care of business, often neglecting their own personal health.  Whether you are a sole proprietor or employ 1-50 workers, business can benefit from implementing strategies that monitor and improve workplace setup to reduce risk of injury.  This interactive presentation will educate participants on the steps to a successful ergonomics process as well as include take home advice for an ergonomic computer workstation setup.  Presented by Kathy Dixon of Delaware and Chester County SCORE.

How to Market Your Business on the Internet

Wednesday, October 11 -- 7:00 - 9:00 pm

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The Internet is a treasure trove of Social Communities, Directories, Media Channels, and Search Engines, each of which presents unique marketing opportunities in today’s internet dominated era. 

This presentation explores each of these Internet environments and discusses marketing strategies to promote your brand, prospect for new business and generate new leads through the Internet. Presented by Cary Baskin of Delaware and Chester County SCORE.

Let's Talk: Components of Marketing Your Business

(Identify the crucial components of your marketing plan)

Monday, May 15 -- 7:00 - 9:00 pm

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The process for creating, communicating, selling and delivering your product, service, non-profit or event and managing customer relationships in ways that benefit require coordination, planning and implementation.  Marketing is a constantly evolving process that should be included in your daily schedule.  Take away tools that you can implement immediately! Presented by Doreen McGettigan of Delaware and Chester County SCORE.

To register, click here.

Quickbooks (Workshop Series)

Wednesdays, April 19 & 26 -- 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Personal laptops with Quickbooks software optional.

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Session 1 - April 19: How to Get Started

  • Best Practices for using QuickBooks: Using the software, Developing a bookkeeping process, and What the business owner should know
  • Tips and Tricks: Shortcuts, software features and 15 points
  • Where to get more training or help

Session 2 - April 29: Make QuickBooks Work for you
Are you suing QuickBooks for the basics but want to learn more? Join us as we explore Payroll, Jobs and Inventory.  Learn to customize and save reports.  Walk away with tips, tricks and best practice ideas.  

Presented by Paula Paisley of Delaware and Chester County SCORE.

Cost; $15 fee to cover both workshops payable at the door by cash or check made out to "Chester County SCORE."  Registration is also required.  To register, click here.

WWI and American Art

Sunday, January 8
2:00 pm

Community Room

Free and open to the public.

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA) educator Laurel McLaughlin presents a lecture focusing on their current exhibit World War I and American Art.  The exhibition explores the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War. 

Meet a Famous Artist

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
4:00 - 4:45 pm
The Hub

Like to learn more about different artists and their different styles?  Like to try your hand at art projects?  Come and learn about a famous artist, their work and their life and times.  Create a project in the artist's style.   

This program is open to students in grades 1-5.  Registration is REQUIRED through Eventkeeper.  Click HERE to register.