Adults

Acupuncture Demonstration

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

Acupuncture

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hilarious shorts are covered in detail through a wealth of archival photographs, many of which are rare and previously unpublished.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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West Point Cemetary

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Author Ed Blomstedt discusses his book, Be Thou at Peace, The Cemetary at West Point, A Resting Place for Warriors.

BE THOU AT PEACE is a pictorial documentary of the cemetery at the United States Military Academy at West Point, highlighting 180 men and women, not all soldiers, who served their country and built the tradition of West Point.  From the Revolutionary War to the conflicts of the 21st century, the reader will be moved by the dedication, discipline, bravery, accomplishments, and too frequent tragic deaths of members of the Long Gray Line.

Books will be available for purchase:  $28, cash or check.

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Lunch Bunch Book Bites

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 12:15pm
Event location: 
Ambler
open book in front of bookcase
 
CELEBRATE NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK
AT THE AMBLER LIBRARY
 
  • Join us on Wednesday, April 17th @12:15.
  • Bring a bag lunch and your favorite book.
  • We will provide coffee/tea and dessert.
  • Tell us about your favorite book, which will enter you in our surprise raffle!
  • Call Ambler Library to register:  215-643-7775.
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