Adults

1st Wed Film Discussion: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Ambler Theater

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Martin McDonagh returns with another edition of his darkly comedic stylings. Frances McDormand stars as the mother of a murder victim who puts outrageous pressure on local authorities to track down her daughter’s killer. The feud quickly escalates to a boiling point. The fantastic cast includes Peter Dinklage, Woody Harrelson, and Sam Rockwell.
See the trailer here: http://amblertheater.org/films/three-billboards-outside-ebbing-missouri

Join us on the first Wednesday of the month at Ambler Theater for the afternoon showing of the chosen film. Each film will be announced 10 days before the showing, and the discussion afterward will be moderated by library staff and theater staff.

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1st Wed Film Discussion: RBG

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Ambler Theater

The revelatory documentary RBG follows the career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. At the age of 84, Ginsburg has decided some of the most important cases of our time and has become a cultural icon in the process. Featuring unprecedented access, this fascinating biography tells the story of RBG’s climb to the country’s highest court.

http://amblertheater.org/films/rbg-discussion

Join us on the first Wednesday of the month at Ambler Theater for the afternoon showing of the chosen film. Each film will be announced 10 days before the showing, and the discussion afterward will be moderated by library staff and theater staff.

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Tech Talk @ Ambler

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
Event location: 
Ambler

Technology information series. Held on the second Wednesday of the month at 1 pm. We will cover Google Docs, eMail, Internet, & more.

Tech Talks at Ambler Library are brought to you by Anne Hall, Branch Manager. Each month's program will feature a different tech skill for everyday life. Past programs have included downloading and reading ebooks and magazines, using Google Docs, email fundamentals and basic internet use.

This program is free, but please sign up at the Ambler Library, 215-646-1072, or by email to ahall@wvpl.org.

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Mindfulness and Compassion

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 12:30pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Let your mind bloom in May!  It's our "Lunch Hour" of Mindfulness and Compassion, a 6-week mini-course on Thursday afternoons.  This class is designed to give you the strategies to develop your own mindfulness practice.  Discover peace and well-being as you move through the program, with special attention to self-compassion.  In addition to her mindfulness practice, Ms Cullinan is a cranio sacral therapist, zero balancing instructor, and visceral manipulation practitioner.  

Class meets from 12:30 to 2 PM on 6 Thursdays, May 4, May 11, May 18, May 25, June 1 and June 8. 

This class is limited to 15 persons to maximize benefits for participants.  The course cost is $150 for the 6-week session.   Registration is at the Blue Bell circulation desk only.  Registrations will be accepted up until the start of the first class on May 4 at 12:30 pm.  Please make checks payable to Mary Alice Cullinan. The fee for this program is non-refundable after the completion of the first class on May 4.

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Tech Talk @ Ambler

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 1:00pm
Event location: 
Ambler

Technology information series. Held on the second Wednesday of the month at 1 pm. We will cover Google Docs, eMail, Internet, & more.

Tech Talks at Ambler Library are brought to you by Anne Hall, Branch Manager. Each month's program will feature a different tech skill for everyday life. Past programs have included downloading and reading ebooks and magazines, using Google Docs, email fundamentals and basic internet use.

This program is free, but please sign up at the Ambler Library, 215-646-1072, or by email to ahall@wvpl.org.

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Curious About Yoga?

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 1:30pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

So you’ve heard all about it, your friends are doing it, you’ve told yourself you’ve been meaning to do it, and here you are, still staring at that unused yoga mat!  There is a reason everyone who does Yoga talks about it all the time, how it changed their life, how you should come to a class with them. Can you guess the reason? Yoga works!

Showing up to a Yoga class for the first time can be nerve-racking- so before the start of our Fall 8-week Session, come take this FREE class with WVPL’s instructor, Matthew Mitlas, and experience what everyone’s been talking about. Learn in a body safe and judgment-free atmosphere. You might discover YOGA works for you, too!  This is a free demonstration, including time for Q&A.  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel on which to lie down.   Will you be there?  Let us know by signing up at the library in Blue Bell or online at yogawvpl.eventbrite.com.

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A Midsummers Night of Opera - ALMOST SOLD OUT!

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

A Midsummer’s Night of Opera with Delaware Valley Opera Company

"Opera Potpourri"  - 

Bizet, Gershwin, Verdi, Bernstein, Mozart and more! Our favorite opera singers with Delaware Valley Opera Company are back with a collection of their favorite performances. This event is free and open to the public.  DUE TO POPULARITY, PLEASE REGISTER:  operawvpl3.eventbrite.com

 If registration is full, you are welcome to come to the library the evening of the performance and check if seats will be available. Priority will be given to those who have registered previously. Thank you for your cooperation in this regard for this highly popular event.

Our evening will feature some of the finest operatic singers in the region, accompanied by pianist Isaac Dae Young. Vocalists: Laurice Kennel, Fran Bjorneby Kraemer, Elizabeth Oliver, Synthia Pullum, Kent Schauble and Thad Shirey. 

This program is presented as part of the library's 2018 Adult Summer Reading Challenge Educational Events. Our theme is "Libraries Rock." 


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Introduction to Bees & Beekeeping

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

An Introduction to Bees & Beekeeping

Did you know that you can enjoy honey, beeswax, pollen and the miracle of bees right in your backyard? In this free, fun and delicious workshop, you can learn where to get bees of your own, how to set up and maintain a hive; and what types of activities and time commitment are required throughout the year.

With Stephanie Bruneau, The Benevolent Bee 

Adults, Teens and Families are welcome. Suggested age 6 and older.  Say you'll be there. Register at beeswvpl.eventbrite.com.

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