Both branches will close early at 3:30 pm on Friday December 16 for the staff holiday party.

Adults

Medicine in Ancient Egypt

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 7:30pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

 

Explore Ancient Egypt’s medical world through intriguing evidence uncovered in archaeological excavations.
Presented in conjunction with The Wissahickon Valley Historical Society.

     Did Egyptians understand human anatomy?
     What was the role of magic in medicine?
     How skilled were Ancient Egyptian physicians?

Lecturer:
Dr. Stephen R. Phillips
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Out of the Ordinary – Make an Unusual Pendant

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Kathleen Edwards of Madcap Jewelry, instructor.

Out of the Ordinary Pendant: Take shapes and ornamentation and put them together to make your own unique pendant. Neckwire included so you can wear your creation home. You will be using superglue, so no small children please. All supplies are provided free of charge.

Class size limited to 15. Sign up today! Come to the Library or call 215-643-1320.

Madcap Jewelry creates earrings, bracelets and pendants and exhibits throughout the Delaware Valley area.

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Visit the Stoogeum

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Other: See Description

Did you know that Ambler is home to the world’s first and largest museum of Three Stooges memorabilia?

The Stoogeum is inviting the library for a special evening! Join us for a 20-30 minute presentation in the theater at The Stoogeum on the history of the museum and Three Stooges memorabilia before getting the chance to check out the galleries! Suggested donation of $5 for the museum.

Space is limited so sign up today by stopping by the library, calling 215-646-1072, or emailing lshupp@wvpl.org!
Sign up by Saturday, September 17th to guarantee a spot!

This event is held at: The Stoogeum
904 Sheble Lane, Ambler 19002
www.stoogeum.com

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 & Western Medicine. Dr. Minchun Chen, a licensed acupuncturist certified in the United States, currently practices in private practice and at the Won Institute (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 and her Ph.D. (1994) exploring disease-causing genes for Graves disease and diabetes at the Johannes Gutenberg University. - See more at: http://www.wvpl.org/events/blue-bell/acupuncture-dr-chen/1269#sthash.KvR...
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Tech Q & A

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Event location: 
Lower Gwynedd Township Building

Tech Q & A Wednesday

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

Register for a personal appointment. Get answers to questions about your iPad, Android Tablet, Smart Phone, or eReader. Sign up at the Library, call 215-643-1320 or email.

Appointments are required, and registration opens approximately 30 days prior to each session. Appointments are available from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. You must bring your Amazon (Kindle) or Adobe Digital Editions (Nook) logon information with you.

Disclaimer: The library’s intent is to help people learn to use their devices. The library cannot assume responsibility for devices that are not working and cannot fix devices.

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