Author Visit: Laura Vanderkam

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
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Wissahickon Valley and Upper Dublin Public Libraries present

Laura Vanderkam

Laura Vanderkam is the author of time management and productivity books, including I Know How She Does It, and What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast. Her work has appeared in Fast Company, Fortune, and the Wall Street Journal.

Thursday, February 23
7:00 pm, Upper Dublin Township Municipal Building
801 Loch Alsh Avenue, Fort Washington, PA

Tickets $10 on sale January 2 at Wissahickon Valley Public Library, Upper Dublin Public Library, or
For more info (215-643-1320) (215-628-8744) 

The Let’s Discuss It Author Series is a joint partnership of the Upper Dublin and Wissahickon Valley Public Libraries

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How to #Talk2urTeen: A Parenting Workshop

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell



Parenting a teenager is hard work for a parent or guardian, but with some direction and a few tips it can get easier.  Understanding, talking, and connecting to your teen can help lead to your success and a more meaningful relationship with your teen.  So stop taking your teen so seriously and come join Licensed Psychotherapist Andrew McGinley and learn the tools to navigate this difficult developmental stage.  Participants will learn:
1)    biological, psychological, and social connections at work during adolescence
2)    The benefits of progressive communication
3)    Practical and useful parenting strategies
Andrew McGinley is a licensed psychotherapist (LPC) in private practice who currently works with individuals, couples, and families, men, women, young adults, and children.  Using a psychodynamic approach, Andrew treats a variety of concerns including anxiety, trauma, bereavement, and parenting. Andrew’s aim is to facilitate his clients in understanding and overcoming their obstacles to having a good life.
Andrew is also a member of the Philadelphia Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology

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Ambler Book Group: Orphan Train Guest Presenter

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 1:00pm
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Orphan train : a novelDonna Nordmark Aviles, author and descendant of orphan train rider, Oliver Nordmark, will give a presentation on the orphan train movement.

This special presentation is free and open to book club members and the public. Due to seating limitations to accommodate book group members, patrons are asked to register for the event at the Ambler library or at 215-646-1072.

Ambler Book Group members will meet for a brief discussion of the book Orphan Train (Christina Baker Kline) at 1:00 pm. Our guest presenter will start at 1:30 pm.

For more information about the Ambler Book Group, please CLICK HERE.

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry - Gabrielle Zevin
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