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


Silver Linings Playbook Movie Screening

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:30pm
Event location: 
Other: See Description

silver linings playbook Wissahickon Valley Public LibrarySilver Linings Playbook Movie Screening

7:30 PM Thurs. Nov. 6 at the Ambler Theater

See the Oscar nominated film version of Matthew Quick's first novel. Q & A to follow led by Thea Howey of MontCo Community College English Department.

Tickets: Regular admission cost/Free for Ambler Theater members
Ambler Theater, 108 E Butler Ave, Ambler, PA
For parking info and directions -

Screening sponsored by Tompkins Financial

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A Night with Matthew Quick

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 7:30pm
Event location: 
Other: See Description

The Good Luck of Right Now at Wissahickon Valley Public LibraryA Night with Matthew QuickMatthew Quick at Wissahickon Valley Public Library

7:30 PM Wed. Nov 12 at the Ambler Theater

Philadelphia area native Matthew Quick will discuss his latest novel
The Good Luck of Right Now.

Q & A, Book Sale & Signing

Tickets $10 each in the Upper Dublin, Ambler and Blue Bell Libraries or at

Ambler Theater
108 E Butler Ave, Ambler, PA
For parking info and directions -

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Afternoon Speak: Historic Pennypacker Mills

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Lower Gwynedd Township Building

Afternoon Speak presents The Story of Historic Pennypacker Mills by Montgomery County Parks & Heritage Dept, Linda Callegari
From the story of the property to those who lived in this stately mansion, find out why Montgomery County
preserved this unique and special historic site. Home of Samuel W. Pennypacker, twenty-third Governor of
Pennsylvania, the mansion houses an unbelievable collection of family heirlooms and historic treasures that
are part of the experience for visitors. Join us as we explore this local treasure right in your backyard!

Location:  Lower Gwynedd Township building, 1130 N. Bethlehem Pike, Spring House (across the street from Giant)

Registering: Call  the library 215-643-1320

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Tips for Tackling the College Essay

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

 In this fast paced workshop facilitated by The Ultimate Coach, students can find helpful answers to questions and challenges they face in completing the many college application essays.  The Ultimate Coach will review:

  •     The Common Application Essay questions for 2014-2015
  •     Sample supplemental essay questions from the private colleges with excerpts from “admitted essays”
  •     The top ten elements of essays which land applicants in the “YES” pile.


Bring questions or started essays for specific answers to the toughest essay challenges.  This workshop can help reduce your stress around the essay portion of the college application.  Families Welcome – Students grades 10-12.

Who is the Ultimate Coach? Amy Sauber holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Education in Counseling and Organizational Behavior.  She is an adjunct professor at Temple University’s Fox School of Business. Currently Ms. Sauber, The Ultimate Coach, provides college and career coaching to many students.  


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Elegance in an Age of Crisis: Fashions of the 30’s

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Sue Snyder is back with her 1930’s clothing collection!


  • Join us at the Ambler Library on Tuesday, November 18th  for her presentation.
  • Program at 7:00
  • Tea & Scones at 6:30
  • This program is part of Tea and Scones XXVIII.
  • Call the Ambler Library to register:  215-643-7775.
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Jin Shin Jyutsu (Japanese Acupressure)

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Relaxation and Stress Relief Techniques

Japanese Acupressure (Jin Shin Jyutsu) returns with Margaret Claire Jacobs, RN.  Gentle moves to help manage stress, pain and possibly other conditions.

Another program is on December 4. Each program focuses on different areas for acupressure and different conditions.

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