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WVPL visits Ambler's Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Want your own copy of Matthew Quick's latest book, The Good Luck of Right Now?

Find us at Ambler's Oktoberfest and enter our FREE raffle.

Read the book, come to a book discussion, and join us for A Night with Matthew Quick, at the Ambler Theater, November 12 at 7:30 pm.

Also at the Ambler Theater, see the Oscar nominated film version of Matthew Quick’s first book, The Silver Linings Playbook, November 6 at 7:30 pm.

For event details, click here.

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Rounding Third at Act II Playhouse

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 8:00pm
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ROUNDING THIRD
Oct. 8 @ 8 PM

Synopsis: Two little league coaches with very different styles face off in this modern-day Odd Couple.

WVPL will receive $2 for each ticket purchased.

Thanks to Act II Playhouse our Community Partner! For more information and directions, see act2.org

 

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Writing for Publication

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 2:00pm
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Blue Bell

Hands-on writing workshop with published, award-winning writer Janet Mason.

This class is about discovering what is unique about your story.  This is the most direct path to publication, and the most direct path to you! Designed both for writers who want to focus on traditional routes of  publication and for those who want to preserve their stories for posterity (via self-publishing). Find your unique viewpoint that you have to offer. In-class writing assignments including exercises in mining your raw material;  creating detailed concise prose -- either fact or fiction -- that brings the reader into the immediacy of your writing; how to assess the literary marketplace; find out what is written on your subject and what remains to be written; write a book outline/proposal; how to publish memoir and novel excerpts; how to contact agents, small presses and self-publishing options.

This series is 6 classes long: Wednesdays @ 2 PM. May 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24.

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Writing for Publication

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Hands-on writing workshop with published, award-winning writer Janet Mason.

This class is about discovering what is unique about your story.  This is the most direct path to publication, and the most direct path to you! Designed both for writers who want to focus on traditional routes of  publication and for those who want to preserve their stories for posterity (via self-publishing). Find your unique viewpoint that you have to offer. In-class writing assignments including exercises in mining your raw material;  creating detailed concise prose -- either fact or fiction -- that brings the reader into the immediacy of your writing; how to assess the literary marketplace; find out what is written on your subject and what remains to be written; write a book outline/proposal; how to publish memoir and novel excerpts; how to contact agents, small presses and self-publishing options.

This series is 6 classes long: Wednesdays @ 2 PM. May 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24.

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Let's Discuss It: The Good Luck of Right Now

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Good Luck of Right NowThis discussion will be led by Thea Howey of MontCo Community College English Department.

Event location: Upper Dublin Public Library, 805 Loch Alsh Ave, Fort Washington, PA. For directions, click here.

Books may be borrowed from Blue Bell, Ambler and Upper Dublin Libraries.

Request a copy here.

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Silver Linings Playbook Movie Screening

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:30pm
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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 - AmblerTheater.org/directions

Screening sponsored by Tompkins Financial

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