Regularly Scheduled Events

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Events are free unless otherwise noted.

AARP Driving Class

AARP Driving Classes for seniors. At various times, the Library hosts both the Driver Safety Course (8 hours) and the Refresher Course (4 hours). Watch the calendar for specific dates.

Afternoon Matinee

Masks are recommended during the movie.

Limited to 50 patrons.

Come view new release movies in the Blue Bell Community Room
Tuesdays at 2 pm




August 30 - The Lost City (PG-13) details reviews
September 6 - Fatherhood (PG-13) details reviews
September 13 - The Duke (R) details reviews
September 20 - Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris (PG) details reviews
September 27 - Where the Crawdads Sing (PG-13)
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October 4 - Elvis (PG-13) details reviews
October 11 - Sound of Metal (R)
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October 18 - No Matinee
October 25 - No Matinee - Book Sale
November 1 - Arsenic and Old Lace, 1944 
(NR)
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November 8 - No Matinee - Election Day
November 15 - Top Gun: Maverick (R) details reviews
November 22 - C'mon C'mon (R) details reviews


Ambler Book Group

The Ambler Book group meets at 2:30 pm on the 2nd THURSDAY of the month.
Everyone Welcome! Come for as many or as few sessions as you like.

Beginning in April, we'll meet in person again at the Ambler Library. NEW members are always welcome. Please contact Anne Hall at ahall@wvpl.org with any questions.

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*Please note that Hoopla is available only to WVPL card holders.

Beading Group

Kathleen Edwards presents: The Ambler Beading Group.
Meets 1st and 3rd Mondays at 1 PM at Ambler Branch.
Please bring your own tools and supplies.
Come to work on your beading projects and see what others are doing.
This group is not a "how-to" class.  Please bring your projects and supplies to work on independently.

Blood Pressure Checks

The Blue Bell Library provides FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS.
Abington Health sends a registered nurse from their Community Health Outreach Dept. on the third Tuesday of the month at 1 pm. Get your blood pressure checked and stay for the movie!

Blue Bell Book Club

S. Gustafson mini book quilt from Don't Call Me BetsyThe Blue Bell Book Club meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 10 am at the Blue Bell Branch. All are welcome to join our monthly book discussion group. We review our books from many different angles. A wide variety of books are read: fiction, non-fiction and light classics. The selection of what we read is made by our group.

If you are concerned your schedule does not permit you to attend all the sessions, that's okay. Come for any and all. Contact Mike at mkkashon @ verizon.net to join or for more information. Join our discussion group; you will have fun.

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January 5 - The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller
February 2 - The Pioneers by David McCullough
March 2 -
The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
April 6 - The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray
May 4 - I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

June 1 -  The Lincoln Highway by Amore Towles
July 6 - Silverview by John Le Carre
August 3 - Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell
September 7 -
Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty
October 5 - Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty
November 2 - Between Breaths by Elizabeth Vargas
December 7 - A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins

Book Clubs

Looking for a book club? Join us for a lively discussion and meet new friends. 

Ambler Book Group

Blue Bell Book Club

Cook the Book

Mystery Book Group

MC Readers (Friday) Book Club

Chess Club

The Chess Club at Blue Bell meets weekly at Blue Bell on Mondays at 5 pm.
Must already know how to play. This is not a "how-to" class; participants should come prepared to play.
Recommended for older teens and adults.

Children's Story Times

Baby Wiggles

Welcome to Baby Wiggles where caregivers and children (ages 0-23 months) will bond through interactive rhymes, stories, and fingerplays to support early literacy development with Miss Erin.

Registration Required. See calendar for registration link

  • Fridays at Blue Bell at 10:30

Toddler Storytime with Miss Erin

Children (ages 2-4) and their caregivers will enjoy stories and songs to support early literacy development with Miss Erin. Play & craft time will follow.

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays at Blue Bell, 10:30am

Registration Required. See calendar for registration link

Miss Delia's Story Time
Miss Delia's Ukulele Story Time is about 30 minutes with stories and songs. 

Registration Required

  • Mondays at Ambler at 10:30 (Ages 2-4)   
  • Tuesdays at Ambler at 10:30 (birth-24 months)
Registration Required. See calendar for registration links


Cook the Book

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Like trying out new recipes? Want to check out the latest cookbooks and food ideas? Enjoy potlucks? This is the book club for you!! For more information or to join, please email or call Anne Hall ahall@wvpl.org or 215-646-1072 ext. 38

We meet February, April, June, August, October and December, usually on the second Monday at 6:30 pm, at the beautiful AMBLER Library.

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