Future programs at the Phoenixville Public Library – Daily Local

Books on tap

Books on Tap, the Phoenix Public Library’s book discussion group for 20s and 30s, will meet at the Great American Pub, 148 Bridge St., Phoenixville, on Tuesday, May 31, at 7 p.m. The group will discuss “Gideon the Ninth” award-winning bestseller Tamsin Muir. The emperor needs necromancers. The ninth necromancer needs a swordsman. Gideon, brought up by unfriendly, ancient servants and countless skeletons, is ready to give up serfdom and the afterlife as a resuscitated corpse. She packs her sword, shoes, dirty magazines and prepares to escape. But the enemy of childhood will not release her without demanding service. Copies of the book can be reserved at Copies of ebooks and audiobooks can be reserved at This event is free and open to the public. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. For more information, email Christine Schaefer at

A smart class driver

The Phoenixville Public Library will host an 8-hour AARP Smart Driver class for two days, Thursday, June 2, and Friday, June 3, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. both days. The course offers participants the opportunity to learn to drive more efficiently and safely. The course provides up-to-date information on changes in ourselves, our cars and our roads. And completing the course will allow drivers aged 50 and older to receive a long-term discount on car insurance (consult your agent for details). The cost is $ 20.00 for AARP members and $ 25.00 for non-members, paid by check or wire transfer during classes. The classroom is open to the public. Registration required at or by calling 610-933-3013 x132. For more information, email The Phoenixville Public Library is located at 183 Second Avenue, Phoenixville.

Free concert

The Phoenixville Public Library presents “Chris Macy at the Concert: Twisted & Sentenced” on Thursday, June 2, at 7pm at the library. Chris sings his intense, passionate songs and tells his stories in an intimate group setting. The pianist and singer performs original songs in the styles of American, blues and honk-ton. This event is free and open to the public. Registration required at or by calling 610-933-3013 x132.

Technical assistance

Free personal technical assistance is available at the Phoenixville Public Library at certain hours on Monday afternoons and Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. You can sign up for one hour for help with your laptop, tablet or smartphone from the library’s volunteer teachers by calling 610-933-3013 Ext. 132.

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