The Phoenixville Public Library is hosting the next in the “Community Gardening Around the Village” virtual presentation series on Monday, October 18 at 7:00 PM. Cameron Peters of Cameron Peters Floral Design of Phoenixville will present on the care and arrangement of fresh flowers. So you have fresh flowers. Now what? Join us as Cameron Peters walks you through what to do with this bouquet, how to care for the flowers properly, and how to deconstruct them and then rebuild them into something beautiful. Using his own samples, Cameron will show you the difference between a chop and drop arrangement and something special you can create! This event is free and open to the public and will be held online through Zoom. Registration is required at https://ccls.libcal.com/calendar/Phoenixville/flower-arranging or by calling 610-933-3013 x132. Email [email protected] for more information or assistance with Zoom.
The Phoenixville Public Library will be hosting a free virtual seminar, “Update Your Medicare for 2022,” on Monday, October 25 at 7:00 PM. Paul King and Gary Davis, PA MEDI advisers, will be the presenters. Medicare is making a number of changes for 2022. Open enrollment, your chance to review and change your coverage for next year, begins October 15. Find out about next year’s changes and find out how Medicare can work better for you in this free information session from PA MEDI, Pennsylvania’s health insurance counseling program. This event is free and open to the public and will be held online through Zoom. Registration is required at https://ccls.libcal.com/calendar/Phoenixville/updating-Medicare or by calling 610-933-3013 x132. Email [email protected] for more information or assistance with Zoom.
Books on Tap, the Phoenixville Public Library’s book discussion group for adults in their 20s and 30s, will meet on Tuesday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m. at the Molly Maguire Irish Restaurant and Pub, 197 Bridge St. , Phoenixville. The group will discuss “I Am Not a Serial Killer” by Dan Wells. John Wayne Cleaver is dangerous, and he knows it. He has spent his life doing his best not to live up to his potential. He’s obsessed with serial killers, but really doesn’t want to be. So, for his own good and the safety of those around him, he lives by rigid rules that he wrote for himself, practicing a normal life as if it were a private religion that could save him. of damnation. Corpses are normal for John. He loves them, in fact. They don’t demand or wait for the empathy he is unable to offer. Maybe that’s what gives her the objectivity to recognize that there’s something different about the body that the police just found behind the Wash-n-Dry laundromat – and to appreciate what that means. difference. Now, for the first time, John must face a danger outside of himself, a threat he cannot control, a threat to everything and everyone he would love, if only he could. Dan Wells’ debut novel is the first in a trilogy that will keep you awake and then haunt your dreams. Copies of the book can be reserved at www.ccls.org. This event is free and open to the public. Email Christine Shaffer at [email protected] for more information.
The Phoenixville Public Library will be hosting its next “Open Mic Night for Writers” virtually on Thursday, October 28 at 7:00 PM and is looking for readers and listeners for the event. Are you a poet, author, blogger, or someone who writes just for fun? You are welcome to share your work online with other local writers and library patrons. Readers are limited to five minutes or four pages, whichever comes first. This event is free and open to the public. Registration for readers is required at https://ccls.libcal.com/calendar/Phoenixville/open-mic-readers. Registration for listeners is required at https://ccls.libcal.com/calendar/Phoenixville/open-mic-listeners. Email [email protected] for more information.