With Love, From Pluto

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell


The New Horizons mission has discovered new things about Pluto and is in Pluto's neighborhood, the Kuiper Belt.  Meet Pluto's family,the dwarf planets of our solar system.  What are the surprises Pluto has given us?   What is the spacecraft doing after the encounter with Pluto?

Presenter:  Dr. Ann Schmiedekamp, Penn State Abington, NASA Solar System Ambassador

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Landing in the "Yes" Pile - College Application Workshop

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell


"Landing in the 'Yes' pile". A lively discussion on three ways to make the best impression on a college admissions counselor. 

· Securing top notch letters of recommendation

· Writing powerful essays which answer the new Common Application questions for 2015-16.

· Communicating effectively and confidently with college administrators. 

Presented by The Ultimate Coach, Amy Sauber. For teens and their parents.


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Financial Aid with PHEAA

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Need help paying for college? Learn about all the resources available to you through PHEAA (PA Higher Education Assistance Agency). Funding opportunities from grants to loans to work study programs will be discussed. Presented by PHEAA

For High School students and their parents. No registration. Free

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Teen Talk!

Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Attention teens in middle and high school! Do you want to help your library? Join Teen Talk.

  • Tell us what events you want to see!
  • Help us with volunteer opportunities!
  • Enjoy snacks!
  • Talk about TV shows, books and more.

This group enjoys planning, discussing, and more. Snacks provided! Free prizes! Join today!

For ages 13-18 (must be in middle school or high school). Registration requested. Fill out the form. Meetings are generally the fourth Saturday of every month at 2 PM.

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Organizing for a Successful School Year!

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Do you want to get this school year off to a great start? Do you want to be able to sustain this success throughout the course of the entire school year? Well, you are in luck because Chyten Educational Services of Blue Bell will be offering a session free to the public at the Wissahickon Valley Public Library on September 8, 2015 from 6:30-8:00 that will help middle school and high school students develop the organizational skills necessary to become successful students. This session will focus on note taking, organization, time management, active reading strategies, and speed reading strategies. The skills that will be taught during this session can be easily adapted to any class or curriculum that students will encounter at the high school and middle school levels. Come prepared to have fun and learn how to make this school year a successful one!

For middle and high school students. Registration requested (click here).

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Coffee: An Introduction to Roasting & Brewing

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 6:30pm
Event location: 

Join us for an evening to learn coffee! Open to adults and families. Parry Coffee Roasters of Ambler will be visiting the library to teach us about how good coffee is made! Learn about roasting techniques, brewing techniques beans and more!

Tea and Scones at 6:30 pm
Program at 7:00 pm.

Program starts at 7:00 pm.
Tea and Scones at 6:30 pm.
Sponsored by the Ambler Friends of the Library
Call Ambler Library to register:  215-643-7775.
- See more at: http://www.wvpl.org/events/ambler/century-fashions/439#sthash.ZoUD9Iit.dpuf
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CANCELLED - Character Driven Writing Workshop

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:45pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell


Learn to write strong characters with authors K. M. Walton and Elisa Ludwig. $25 for the workshop and includes one book from each author. Workshop and books provided by Towne Book Center.

Ages 13-17 ~ $25 Registration fee (includes a book from each author) ~ Registration required, in person at Blue Bell circulation desk ~ Blue Bell Teen Event

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