Adults

Learn Italian

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 11:30am
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Learn Italian: A Taste of Italian Language and Culture with Gina Nichols

4-week course enrolling now
Tuesdays January 12 through February 2, 2016
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Only $10 for all four classes
Register by January 8

Enrollment:
* MUST sign-up for all 4 classes.  Limited to 25 people.
* Cannot sign up for individual (1 or 2) classes. 
* Your enrollment can only be confirmed along with your payment.  Sign-ups alone without payment will not reserve a space in the class.
*Leave a phone number or email address so that we may contact you to confirm your enrollment as well as inform you of any class changes due to inclement weather.

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Learn Italian

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 11:30am
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Learn Italian: A Taste of Italian Language and Culture with Gina Nichols

4-week course enrolling now
Tuesdays January 12 through February 2, 2016
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Only $10 for all four classes
Register by January 8

Enrollment:
* MUST sign-up for all 4 classes.  Limited to 25 people.
* Cannot sign up for individual (1 or 2) classes. 
* Your enrollment can only be confirmed along with your payment.  Sign-ups alone without payment will not reserve a space in the class.
*Leave a phone number or email address so that we may contact you to confirm your enrollment as well as inform you of any class changes due to inclement weather.

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Adult SRC: Botanical Gardens

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Botanical Gardens, their history and charm.  Join Sharon Gross for a discussion of these special gardens found throughout the world. How did they start, what are their characteristics, and who is in charge of their development and upkeep.  Sharon’s presentation includes many striking photographs.  Sharon is a Master Gardener with the Cooperative Extension in Montgomery County. This program is part of the Adult Summer Reading Challenge (Adult SRC). Sign up today, online www.wvpl.org or on paper at the Round Program Display table.

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Adult SRC: Japanese Gardens

Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Do you know where is one of the largest Japanese Garden outside Japan?  Let Jane Irvin-Klotz share her travels and visits to the garden, with exquisite photos.   Jane is a Master Gardener with the Cooperative Extension in Montgomery County.  This program is part of the Adult Summer Reading Challenge.

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Volunteer Fair

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

 

Volunteer Fair at WVPL Blue Bell
Thurs. June 18 2-4 PM
Meet representatives from local organizations looking for volunteers.  Agencies include:
Family Services
Impact
Keystone Opportunity Center
Liberty Lutheran Services
Lutheran Children & Family Services
SAAC
Planned Parenthood
Partnership Transportation Management Association
RSVP.

Find a match that fits your schedule, your skills, and your passion! Sponsored by The Collaborative.

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Writing for Publication

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 12:30pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Hands-on writing workshop with published, award-winning writer Janet Mason.

This class is about discovering what is unique about your story.  This is the most direct path to publication, and the most direct path to you! Designed both for writers who want to focus on traditional routes of  publication and for those who want to preserve their stories for posterity (via self-publishing). Find your unique viewpoint that you have to offer. In-class writing assignments including exercises in mining your raw material;  creating detailed concise prose -- either fact or fiction -- that brings the reader into the immediacy of your writing; how to assess the literary marketplace; find out what is written on your subject and what remains to be written; write a book outline/proposal; how to publish memoir and novel excerpts; how to contact agents, small presses and self-publishing options.

This series is 6 classes long: Fridays at 12:30 pm. October 2 to November 13. No class October 23.

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