Rachel Kohl Community Library

687 SMITHBRIDGE RD., GLEN MILLS, PA 19342 | 610.358.3445

Adult Programs

Summer Learning

Welcome to summer! This year's summer reading theme is "Build a Better World!" To honor this year's theme, a reading list of carefully selected books and thoughtful programs have been put together for your enjoyment.

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 Summer Programs  

In addition to our regularly scheduled adult programs, the library has held a variety of adult summer learning programs. Register for programs using the provided link or call 610-358-3445.                   

*August 22nd @ 6:30pm - "Beekeeping and Cooking with Honey" with beekeeper Ed Pieters   Register for this program

View a list of our regular monthly programs below. If you have any questions or are interested in partnering with the library to present a program, please email us at rkreference@delcolibraries.org or call us at 610-358-3445.

Reading Raffle 

For every book you read, you can enter for your chance to win a Kindle Fire 7! Books can, but do not have to be from the suggested reading list. A winner will be drawn on August 28th.

Suggested Summer Reading List

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Beekeeper's Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America by Hannah Nordhaus

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Black Boy by Richard Wright

Brave Girls: Raising Young Women with Passion and Purpose to Become Powerful Leaders by Stacey Radin

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicolas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun by Gretchen Rubin

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World by Andrea Wulf

Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela by Nelson Mandela

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah

Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace - One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin

Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson by Mitch Albom

Regular Monthly Programs

Senior Gaming - Tuesdays 10:30am-11:30am (Not held every Tuesday. Check calendar for dates.) -Bring a friend and play a variety of board games including Scrabble, Clue, Scattergories and more!

Adult Coloring Corner - Every Tuesday from 5pm-8pm - Relax while you color adult Zentangle pages.  

Cookbook Book Club - The 4th Tuesday of every month @ 1pm - Pick a recipe from the cookbook at the circulation desk, then bring it to Cookbook Book Club to enjoy with fellow foodies. 

Afternoon Book Club - The 3rd Wednesday of every month @ 2pm -  Check our calendar for each month's title. 

Evening Book Club - The 3rd Wednesday of every month @ 6:30pm - Check our calendar for each month's title.

Movie Matinee for Adults - The 2nd Wednesday of every month 1pm - Sit back and enjoy one of the library's newest DVDs. Check our calendar for each month's film.