New Site for the Kennett Library

Weinstein LotThe Weinstein Lot has been sold to the Kennett Library for the proposed new site for the library. It is conveniently located just one block east, so it won’t affect walkability and accessibility for the residents of Kennett Borough.

In the meantime, the borough has received a $500,000 grant to fund a parking garage expansion, which should assist in relocating those who were utilizing the Weinstein lot.

Win win for everyone – talk about timing, right? The stars must’ve aligned just right. The Kennett Library has started a fundraising campaign for their new building and looks forward to construction of a huge auditorium inside the new to-be-built library, and underground parking.

 

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service 2015 Opportunities

MLK dayHere are some great ways to participate in the MLK Day of Service events in the Greater Philadelphia area:

African American Museum of Philadelphia – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sharing the Heritage Celebration and Date of Service – 11 AM – 5 PM at 7th and Arch

MLK Social Action Day Concert – The Chester Children’s Chorus – 1 PM – Congregation Ohev Shalom, 2 Chester Rd, Wallingford, PA

Macy’s Family Days at the National Constitution Center – Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day from 9:30 AM – 5 PM only $5 admission fee today

Health and Wellness Fair at Girard College 8 AM – 2101 S. College Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Jobs and Opportunity Fair – 9 AM till 1 PM inside Hum Bldg at Girard College

MLK Tribute Concert in the Girard College Chapel – 1:30 PM – Free admission but tickets are required (215) 893-1999

US Forest Service recreation sites are waiving their fees today in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day