Adults

Practical Mindfulness

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Ambler

PRACTICAL MINDFULNESS  at Ambler

 

A mindfulness you can use seed class with Linda D. Wiesinger, BA Psych, CiPP, CCC, grounded positivity practitioner & chief sprouter for Why Not Sprout?! Learn about mindfulness and learn a fun technique to have less stress and more fulfillment in your interactions. Tea & Scones 6:30pm, Program 7pm.

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Books on Tap: Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Other: See Description

Books on Tap! WVPL's Book Club in a Bar! 

Meet at Phil's Tavern, 931 Butler Pike, Blue Bell at  7 PM.  

Limited to 16 attendees.  Please be kind and register at wvplbooksontap.eventbrite.com.  Walk-ins discouraged, as we must reserve seating at the restaurant.  If you would like to attend and do NOT have access to a computer, please call Outreach Coordinator at 215-643-1320 ext. 14 and we will register for you.

NOTE: This event is for adults only, age 21 and over.  Attendees are responsible for their purhcases. CASH only.

 

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Books on Tap: Alan Cole is Not a Coward by Eric Bell

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
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Books on Tap! will have Dinner with Author Eric Bell.  Eric's debut juvenile novel, "Alan Cole is Not a Coward"  is a nominee for the 2018 ALA Rainbow Book List.  Eric will talk about the journey to published author as well as writing a gay character for the middle grades reader.

Meet at Phils' Tavern, 931 Butler Pike at 7 PM.

Limited to 16 attendees.  Please be kind and register at wvplbooksontap.eventbrite.com. Walk-ins discouraged, as we must reserve seating at the restaurant.  If you would like to attend and do NOT have access to a computer, please call 215-643-1320 ext.14 and we will register for you.

NOTE: This event is for adults only, age 21 and over.  Attendees are responsible for their purchases. CASH only.

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An Evening with Elvis Presley

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Elvis in the library! Join us for an evening of song with Elvis Presley tribute artist Dean Garafolo. Dean is an accomplished singer and entertainer who'll not only capture the Elvis spirit in gesture and voice, but capture your heart as well!

2018 begins with a little magic! It's now or never! Sign up at elviswvpl.eventbrite.com

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Author Elizabeth LaBan Book Launch

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
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Elizabeth LaBan at Wissahickon Valley Public LibraryUpper Dublin & Wissahickon Valley Public Librares are excited to host

Philadelphia author Elizabeth LaBan

as she discusses and launches her newest novel, Not Perfect. Join us for this very special book launch! Light refreshments, book sale, and signing.

Thursday, February 1
7:00 pm, Upper Dublin Township Municipal Building
801 Loch Alsh Avenue, Fort Washington, PA

Space is limited, so get your FREE tickets for this event today! Tickets available in the Library or at laban2018.brownpapertickets.com

Elizabeth LaBan lives in Philadelphia with her restaurant critic husband and two children. She is the author of The Restaurant Critic’s Wife which was published by Lake Union, the young adult novel The Tragedy Paper, published by Knopf, which has been translated into eleven foreign languages, The Grandparents Handbook, published by Quirk Books, which has been translated into seven foreign languages, and Pretty Little World, which she co-authored with Melissa DePino.  

She is a freelance writer and editor whose work has appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer, New York Newsday and The Times-Picayune, among other publications. She also ghost writes a weekly column, and has ghost written two books.

The Let’s Discuss It Author Series is a joint partnership of the Upper Dublin and Wissahickon Valley Public Libraries

 

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Info Session: Citizenship Preparation Class

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Have you thought about becoming a U.S. Citizen? We can prepare you for FREE!  

There is more to becoming a citizen than knowing the 100 Questions!  You must also be able to do the following in English:

  • Take an oath
  • Fully understand the N-400 application
  • Read and write sentences in English.

 Interested participants are encouraged to attend this information session about A FREE 12-week course forming now at Wissahickon Valley Public Library in Blue Bell.  The course is being offered through Keystone Opportunity Center of Souderton.  Class will be scheduled for late January/early February based on interest and participation.

More questions?  Contact Susan Clauser, Keystone Opportunity Center at 215-723-5430 ext 115 or sclauser@keystoneopp.org

 

 

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Amor Towles at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
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Montgomery County Libraries present One Book, One County

AMOR TOWLES

Author of A Gentleman in Moscow

April 4, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA

 

For information about this & other countywide events visit: www.MontcoLibraries.org

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eating potato chips in middle age: poetry and resilience

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Event location: 
Blue Bell

eating potato chips in middle age: a poetry & creative writing series to delight the senses

Class #3 of 3:  Poetry and Resilience
Have the blues ever made you feel alone, as if no one could possibly understand?  In a supportive space, allow poetry to explore the tender process of loss, mourning and transformation.

No previous writing experience needed
Presented by Sara Wenger, MFA, Local writer, educator and facilitator of  "The Poetry Experience"
Registration required at poetrywvpl.eventbrite.com
* This program is for adults ages 18 +.  Class is limited to 20 for the 3-part series.  Must attend all 3 classes.

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