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REPTILE SHOW

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 6:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

 



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REGISTER ON THE WAITING LIST è CLICK HERE

 

 

Have you ever experienced the smoothness of a sea turtle shell or the bumps on a Nile Crocodile's back?  Jesse Rothacker will be providing lots of opportunity for hands-on fun.

 

Forgotten Friends will arrive at the library in style, driving their GMC Savana

service van, more affectionately known as the Super Green Turtle Machine.

 

In addition to the live animals in their show, they bring along many touchable items

that are on loan to them through the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

These items include real shells, eggs, and skins from many exotic reptiles.

The touch table will provide hands-on fun for all ages.

 

Forgotten Friends are licensed to transport exotic animals through the Pennsylvania

Department of Agriculture and permitted to exhibit native protected species

through the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. They use educational

materials on loan from the US Fish and Wildlife service, as well.

 

They have performed more than 1,000 animal shows for audiences of all ages.

Jesse Rothacker is the founder and president of Forgotten Friend Reptile Sanctuarya founder and board member of the Lancaster Herpetological Society,

a featured animal expert on ABC 27's Good Day PA and BRC News 11,

and the Critter Correspondent for the Kids Cookie Break radio program on WJTL 90.3.

He is an animal professional who loves kids, families, and live events.

His program has been featured at the governor's mansion,

for the U.S. Congress, with Jay Leno, and many other venues both big and small.






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Red Cross Blood Drive

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Help save lives!  Give blood.  Each pint of blood can help save up to three lives and will touch the lives of so many more!  What a great way to pay it forward and make an impact on people in our community and across the country.  

Walk-in or schedule your appointment today at redcrossblood.org.  Enter the sponsor code "Wissahickon Valley Public Library."  



 

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Conversational Italian @ Ambler

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 6:30pm
Event location: 
Ambler

Image result for italianConversational Italian 2-Session Introductory Class

A taste of the romantic Italian language will be presented in 2 sessions. These conversational classes will provide introduce basic words, greetings, phrases and pronunciation. Perfect for those who are planning a trip to Italy, exploring their Italian roots, or are just interested in trying new languages!

Refreshments at 6:30 pm
Presentation at 7:00 pm

Say you'll be there! Stop by the Library, call 215-646-1072 to register.
This program is part of Tea and Scones, sponsored by the Friends of the Ambler Library!

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The Bollywood Workout

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

TRY THE BOLLYWOOD WORKOUT! It's a Bollywood-inspired Dance Fitness program that combines dynamic choreography and intensive workouts with upbeat music from around the world.

The Bollywood Workout – 4 classes, 4 Wednesdays with instructor Sapna Patil:
Wednesday, April 11 at 7 PM
Wednesday, April 25 at 7 PM
Wednesday, May 2 at 7 PM
Wednesday, May 9 at 7 PM
*NO CLASS April 18 

FEE: 4 classes for $40 PLEASE SIGN UP to reserve your spot in the class. Payment will be due AT THE FIRST SESSION, April 11.  CASH or CHECK payable to Wissahickon Valley Public Library. We are sorry, but there are no refunds after the first session on 4/11.

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The Bollywood Workout

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

TRY THE BOLLYWOOD WORKOUT! It's a Bollywood-inspired Dance Fitness program that combines dynamic choreography and intensive workouts with upbeat music from around the world.

The Bollywood Workout – 4 classes, 4 Wednesdays with instructor Sapna Patil:
Wednesday, April 11 at 7 PM
Wednesday, April 25 at 7 PM
Wednesday, May 2 at 7 PM
Wednesday, May 9 at 7 PM
*NO CLASS April 18 

FEE: 4 classes for $40; PLEASE SIGN UP to reserve your spot in the class. Payment will be due AT THE FIRST SESSION, April 11.   CASH or CHECK payable to Wissahickon Valley Public Library. We are sorry, but there are no refunds after the first session on 4/11.

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The Bollywood Workout

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

TRY THE BOLLYWOOD WORKOUT! It's a Bollywood-inspired Dance Fitness program that combines dynamic choreography and intensive workouts with upbeat music from around the world.

The Bollywood Workout – 4 classes, 4 Wednesdays with instructor Sapna Patil:
Wednesday, April 11 at 7 PM
Wednesday, April 25 at 7 PM
Wednesday, May 2 at 7 PM
Wednesday, May 9 at 7 PM
*NO CLASS April 18 

FEE: 4 classes for $40; PLEASE SIGN UP to reserve your spot in the class. Payment will be due AT THE FIRST SESSION, April 11.  CASH or CHECK payable to Wissahickon Valley Public Library.  We are sorry, but there are no refunds after the first session on 4/11.

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Cartooning with Paul Merklein

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

 


**REGISTRATION REQUIRED**


See cartoonist Paul Merklein draw famous cartoon characters that entertain everyone at the Wissahickon Valley Public Library on Saturday, March 10 at 2:00pm!


Mr. Merklein tours around the country, entertaining and inspiring kids and adults.
Join us for a fun night to enjoy cartoon art, audience participation, and hilarious comedy!

This event is free for kids and families of all ages.

You do not need to bring your own drawing pad, but you may if you wish.


The limit for this event is 50 people. If you register for a ticket, your attendance is expected
as we are holding the seat specifically for you. If you know you cannot make it to the event after registering your ticket,
please call and let us know so that we can open up your spot for someone else as we want everyone a chance
to enjoy our special guest as much as possible. THANK YOU!


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR TICKET

 





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Star Wars Live!

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Experience Star Wars characters live, in full costume on February 24th from 1:00pm-3:00pm.  They will be testing your Star Wars trivia, so come prepared!  Characters are members of Garrison Carida of the 501st Legion.  You won't want to miss this!  Carpooling is recommended!


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Chinese New Year for Children and Teens

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

The Greater Philadelphia Chinese Cultural Center will give a presentation on how the Chinese New Year is celebrated and talk about Chinese culture.  This event is free for children and families of all ages.  There will be another celebration, advertised for adults, on February 22.  Celebrate with us at WVPL!




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