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Here you'll find an artful blend of new and traditional, eclectic and sophisticated, international and plain old down-home goodness. Steeped in the history of Delaware County, Media has become the life and heart of the region, drawing expanded growth from its unique mixture of authentic and contemporary attitudes. Read Media's profile on VisitPhilly.com!

Dining Under the Stars™

Reminiscent of the open-air cafes on Paris' Avenue de Champs Elyseé and in the piazzas of Rome & Venice, al fresco dining is enjoyed in Media all summer long. Every Wednesday evening, May through September, the Dining Under the Stars™ event closes State Street from Jackson to Orange. We invite you to Stroll, Shop, Dine! Click here for more info!

Media Events throughout the Year!

Media is proud to play host to another year-long series of diverse and exciting events in 2014. The season begins with the Chinese New Year Celebration, and will culminate as always with the New Year's Eve Celebration & Ball Drop... where else can you ring in the new year with a real ball drop?

Long-running events like the America's Music Festival Series (Americana Roots Ramble in April, Blues Stroll in June and Jazz By Night Celebration in November) continue to grow in popularity. Throughout the year, enjoy favorites such as the Food & Craft Festival and Santa's Arrival. Dining Under the Stars™ is set for another amazing year! For a full 2014 event calendar, click here. Watch the "I Love Media!" video here!

Media Television Spot

Media's regional & national television spot with Terry Bradshaw.

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Events in Media
Addams Family @ The Media Theatre
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 -- Sunday, November 2, 2014
The season starts out September 24 through November 2 with "The Addams Family", based on the bizarre comic strip characters created by Charles Addams. With music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, the humorous show focusing on the family who adore the macabre.
This show will feature two of Philadelphia's well-known talents: Jeff Coon and Jennie Eisenhower. Both Barrymore Award winners, they'll portray Gomez and Morticia in the regional premiere.
For more info: The Media Theatre

Annie Jr. @ The Media Theatre
Saturday, November 1, 2014 -- Sunday, November 2, 2014
Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie was the winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical is now adapted for young audiences in Annie JR. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written including "Tomorrow".
Little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find her parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. She finds a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.
For more info: The Media Theatre

2014 Book Discussions @ The Media-UP Library
Monday, November 3, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
January 6:
Middlesex by Jeffery Eugenides
February 3:
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
March 3:
Runaway by Alice Munro
April 7:
Fear Itself by Jim DeCorso
(Jim is a local author and will be attending the discussion as well as signing books)
May 5:
A Doll’s House by Henrick Ibsen
June 2:
Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
July 7:
The War that Ended Peace by Margaret MacMillan
August 4:
**September 8:
And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
October 6:
 Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
November 3:
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartte
December 1:
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed

Meetings are held on the 1st Monday of every month, with the exception of a holiday, from 7:00pm-8:00pm. Selections are subject to change, and, while the library obtains as many copies as possible for discussion attendees to check out, the library cannot guarantee an available DCLS copy.

*Note change of date due to holiday
For more info: The Media-UP Library