Regularly Scheduled Events
The Chess Club at Blue Bell meets weekly at Blue Bell on Wednesdays at 7 pm.
Children's Story Times
Bounce & Rhyme Baby Time
Welcome to Bounce & Rhyme Baby Time where caregivers and children (ages 0-23 months) will bond through interactive rhymes, stories, and fingerplays to support early literacy development with Miss Erin.
Read & Play Toddler Time
Children (ages 2-4) and their caregivers will enjoy stories and songs to support early literacy development with Miss Erin. Play time will follow.
Miss Michelle's Guitar Story Time
Blue Bell Branch
Please watch the calendar for the latest on Miss Michelle's Guitar Story Time.
Coloring for Adults
Looking for some stress relief in the New Year?
We meet at the Ambler Library every other Wednesday at 3 pm.
Cook the Book
Cook the Book
Like trying out new recipes? Want to check out the latest cookbooks and food ideas? Enjoy potlucks? This is the book club for you!!
We meet February, April, June, August, October and December, on the third Wednesday at 6 pm.
ESL for Adult English Language Learners
WVPL has the following programs for Adult English Language Learners:
1. Weekly English Conversation Groups for International Adults- Intermediate ESL Groups (Adults - ages 18 to 118)
Let's TALK! Build your confidence speaking English in a casual, safe and relaxed environment. Make new friends with other international adults. Topics may include small talk, current events, holidays, customs, and common slang. We encourage you to suggest additional topics to help develop your English language skills. Regular weekly attendance is highly encouraged.
This program is FREE and requires NO REGISTRATION, but please let us know you will attend. Please mail firstname.lastname@example.org OR you can call our Outreach Coordinator at 215-643-1320 ext.14.
REVISED SUMMER 2018 SCHEDULE: Our full schedule resumes in September. Summer sessions in RED. See below:
At Blue Bell:
2. ESL Parent Classes with Wissahickon School District - WILL RESUME IN FALL
Location: AMBLER Library ONLY
TIME: 6:30 - 7:30 PM Wednesday evenings to begin in Fall 2018 - DATES TO BE DETERMINED
For more details on the ESL Parent Classes through school district, please call Anne Hall, Ambler manager at 215-646-1072 or email email@example.com
Family History Research
Family History Research with Connie Briggs, Family History Researcher.
Using Connie's laptop, the Internet, and some great online resources, she will show you how to trace your family tree back in time. Maybe you will find some lost family secrets! CLICK HERE to send an E-Mail to Connie or call 267-626-4437 to make an appointment for her to meet you at the Ambler Branch or the Main Library in Blue Bell for a private family history session.
Film Discussion @ Ambler Theater
Join us on the first Wednesday of the month at Ambler Theater for the afternoon showing of the chosen film. Each film will be announced 10 days before the showing, and the discussion afterward will be moderated by library staff and theater staff.
Friends of Ambler Library Purse Drive
Bags for Books Purse Drive
The Friends of the Ambler Branch Library are collecting new and gently-used purses, wallets, and messenger bags
You can clean out your closets and help the library! They are collecting purses at Ambler Branch Library now through September 6!
The fundraiser will be held at Oktoberfest in Ambler.
Friends Used Book Sale
Used Book Sale Hours:
Hatha Yoga Class
Yoga - Mondays 1:30-2:30 pm
$40 for 8- week session; $8 per drop-in. Bring a mat or towel to class.*
Join popular yoga instructor Matthew Mitlas for his signature balanced blend of movements that stretch, strengthen, increase breath capacity, and quiet the mind. Focus on postures that bring relief to common areas of the body such as the hips, low back, and shoulders. Students will enjoy Matthew's creative, intelligent, and friendly approach to the yoga practice. You can learn more about Matthew at www.matthewmitlas.com.
*NOTE: While classes are accessible to all levels and to those with minor injuries, you should be able to get up/down from the floor relatively easily to participate in Matthew's class. The library also offers Chair Yoga weekly on Fridays at 2 PM for those who are unable get on the ground or prefer the stability while using a chair.