Dec. 24: Both branches will close at 1:00 pm and will
reopen Saturday Dec. 27 at 10:00 am.


Adult Summer Reading: Art by the Brits

Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Art by the Brits with Dr. Sheldon Weintraub, world traveler and docent at the Barnes.   Dr. Weintraub’s new art program focuses on British artists, including artists you know but also a surprise artist you might not know.  Did you realize Winston Churchill began painting later in life?   Come see Dr. Weintraub’s  powerpoint ™ art slides with historical commentary.  Not familiar with British art and artists?  Come to Dr. Weintraub’s class on Thursday Aug. 8 @ 7 PM.

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An Evening with Mark Twain

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Join Steve Wills, Coordinator of the Wachovia Education Resource Center at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, for an “Evening with Mark Twain.”

  • Tuesday,October 14, 2014.
  • Program starts at 7:00 pm.
  • Tea and Scones at 6:30 pm.
  • This program is part of Tea and Scones XXVIII.
  • Sponsored by the Ambler Friends.
  • Call 215-643-7775 to register.
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Acupuncture Demonstration

Monday, May 12, 2014 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell


Five Thousand Years of Healing Success

Dr. Minchun (Michelle) Chen

Are you tired of being in pain, struggling with depression/anxiety, stress, insomnia, overweight, irritable bowel, or chronic fatigue? Learn what acupuncture can do for you from a doctor of Eastern and Western Medicine. Dr. Minchun Chen, a licensed acupuncturist certified in the United States by NCCAOM, currently practices in private office and the Won Institute of Glenside, PA. She is a professor at the Won Institute, which includes the only Master’s Degree program for acupuncture in Pennsylvania. Dr. Chen graduated from the Nanjing Medical University with an MD degree in 1982. In China, she worked as a licensed internist and endocrinologist. Continuing her studies in Germany, she earned a Ph.D. (1994) exploring disease-causing genes for Graves diseases and Diabetes at the Johannes Gutenberg University.

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Three Stooges in Hollywood

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

About the Presentation…

Learn where Moe, Larry, Curly and Shemp filmed in and around Hollywood when Jim talks about his experiences hunting down these historical filming locations. The Presentation will be shown with many rare photographs in a now and then format.

Copies of the book The Three Stooges: Hollywood Filming Locations by Jim Pauley will be available for purchase at this event, and can be autographed by the author.

About the book…

Exploring the film settings of one of the most popular comedy teams in American history, The Three Stooges: Hollywood Filming Locations documents the sites of the Stooges' most famous Columbia Pictures short films made in and around Hollywood between 1934 and 1958.

These famous and hilarious shorts are covered in detail through a wealth of archival photographs, many of which are rare and previously unpublished. Also included are candid shots, vintage publicity stills, screen captures from films, contemporary photographs, aerial views, and maps detailing the various filming locations.

Featuring exclusive quotes from the Three Stooges' directors, supporting actors, and family members, this collection is a treasure trove of memorabilia for the Stooges fan and an important document in Hollywood's cinematic history.

About the author…

Jim Pauley is a recognized expert on the Three Stooges filming locations, having written articles on the subject since 2001 for the Three Stooges Journal, a publication of the Three Stooges Fan Club. Pauley has also presented on this topic at the Hollywood Heritage Museum, the Historical Alex Theatre in Glendale, CA. and the Stoogeum, a Three Stooges museum in Pennsylvania. Pauley lives in Philadelphia.

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Adult Summer Reading: Wrap Up

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Party on the Patio at Blue Bell (weather permitting) with Laughter for Good Health: Sue Simon, Certified Laughter Leader, is a Penn State grad in Health Planning and Administration. See how laughter can promote better health and positive attitudes.

Click this link for more details about the Adult Summer Reading Club. Prizes include WVPL tote bags full of books and gift cards from WaWa and Staples.

Sign up online HERE or, in Ambler, fill out the paper form.

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