Adults

When a Grandparent Can Seek Custody

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Grandparents across the state are finding themselves in the position where they need to step in to help raise their grandchildren.

  • In Pennsylvania, more than 195,000 children are living with their grandparents.
  • Nearly 1/3 of grandparents raising grandchildren are 60 years of age are older, nearly 60% are in the work force and nearly 20% are living in poverty.
  • For every child in foster care with relatives, there are 20 children being raised in grand families outside of the foster care system.

 Three new laws have passed in Pennsylvania related to grandparent custody.  What are they and what are your options when seeking custody?  Get the information YOU need to make an informed decision when the best interests and welfare of a child hangs in the balance. 

 Join Attorney Christina DeMatteo for expert guidance on grandparent custody in Pennsylvania.  RSVP suggested.  Please sign up in the library binder or email events@wvpl.org.

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Who Was Harriet Tubman?

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Join us for an exciting portrayal of Harriet Tubman.  Watch and learn as reenactor Dr. Daisy Century brings Harriet Tubman’s indomitable spirit  to life in this engaging one-woman show!  ALL AGES ARE WELCOME!  Kids, teens, and adults!

Harriet Tubman was a brave woman who worked as a Union spy and nurse during the Civil War.  She rescued more than 70 slaves using the Underground Railroad.   Tubman encouraged people to put others first and claimed that during her Railroad days, “I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.”  Dr. Century's portrayal will take each and every audience member along for this ride!  

 Trained as a teacher, Dr. Daisy Century earned a BA in Biology at Claflin College, a Master’s in Science Education from South Carolina University and a PhD from Temple University, also in Science Education.  Dr. Century has been a performer with the American Historical Theatre(AHT) since 1999.  She has appeared in venues that include the National Defense Organization, Belmont Mansion, National Archives, Sojourner Truth House, Theodore Roosevelt National Historic Site, the Helicopter Museum, and numerous schools, libraries, museums and historic sites throughout New Jersey.

SAY YOU'LL BE THERE!  RSVP at historywvpl.eventbrite.com or email events@wvpl.org.

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Seeking Direction in Retirement Living

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Seeking Direction in Retirement Living Jan 15 at 7 PM in Blue Bell
 

Join representatives from ACTS Retirement-Life Communities for an informational session about retirement community living!  


“Seeking Direction in Retirement Living” will help you understand: 

·         What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community?

·         Questions to ask when visiting communities

·         What are your options?

·         Understanding the different contracts

·         How do you find the right fit?

·         Amenities and Financial benefits


Say you'll be there!   RSVP in the library binder at Blue Bell or email events@wvpl.org.


Our Presenters: Kim Burke, Director of Sales; Jill Kuhn, Sales Manager; and Debbie Tedesco, Director of Admissions and Outreach representing Spring House Estates, Fort Washington Estates and Gwynedd Estates, all Acts Retirement-Life Communities. 

 

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HAMILTON THE MUSICAL Part 2 @ Ambler

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 6:30pm
Event location: 
Ambler

hamilton the musicalPart 2 of a 2 Part Event - Tuesday, Nov. 27 and Tuesday, Dec. 4.
Music historian, singer, and dancer Steven Pollack returns to Ambler Library to present
Hamilton The Musical: Its Impact on Musical Theater.

Join us for this educational and musical multimedia event!  Seating is limited. Our programs are free, but please RSVP to 215-646-1072 or ahall@wvpl.org

6:15 pm Refreshments, 6:30 pm Program

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HAMILTON THE MUSICAL: Its Impact on Musical Theater @ Ambler

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 6:30pm
Event location: 
Ambler

hamilton the musical2 Part Event - Tuesday, Nov. 27 and Tuesday, Dec. 4.
Music historian, singer, and dancer Steven Pollack returns to Ambler Library to present Hamilton The Musical: Its Impact on Musical Theater.

Join us for this educational and musical multimedia event!  Seating is limited. Our programs are free, but please RSVP to 215-646-1072 or ahall@wvpl.org

6:15 pm Refreshments, 6:30 pm Program

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Holiday Eating and Stress Management @ Ambler

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 6:30pm
Event location: 
Ambler

Wed., November 7 – Holiday Eating and Stress Management
6:30pm

The holidays season is fast-approaching. This year take a healthier approach to what you eat during this holiday season and beyond. Registered dietitian Nicole Schillinger will share valuable information on how to eat healthier around the holidays and give practical ways to manage the stress of this busy season. Say you'll be there! Register at the library or call 215-646-1072.

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I Want my Mummy!

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell



For ages 8 and up!


Explore the science behind ancient Egyptian mummies, how the mummification process developed through time, and how mummies were actually made!

 

Dr. Stephen Phillips will lead this program.  He is a professional archaeologist and an outstanding speaker.


He has traveled extensively and participated in a wide range of excavations for more than 25 years, including in Jordan and Egypt.


Registration is required:  CLICK HERE!







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