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Thursday September 18, 2014 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping Read an eBookDay Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Read an eBook Day 
#eBookDay
 
Use the hashtag #eBookday to share how you enjoy eBooks on September 18th for a chance to win a free device!
 
readaneBookday.com
 
misc_kidsreading 10:15 AM All Ages Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

All ages! Story times consist of age appropriate stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and activities. Simple craft! No preregistration needed.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Mother Goose Storytime, for children from about 18 to 36 months, is taught by "Miss Linda."  There will be stories, songs and rhymes. Plan about 30 minutes for storytime and bring your library card to take books home with you, too.  Registration is not required for this free activity sponsored by the Friend of the Library. 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aileen Johnson   610-287-8360   ajohnson@mclinc.org
   

~~Ages 2-5 with adult.  Enjoy stories and songs introducing early literacy skills.

          Registration requested. Sign up at the library or call 610-287-8360 to register.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Tickle Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Stories, songs, fingerplays and simple games for the active toddler and early preschool child. Ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tales for Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   lpoland@mclinc.org
   

Three and four-year-olds are invited with a caregiver for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft with Miss Linda and her puppet, Lucy.  Registration is not necessary for this FREE storytime sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 12:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Upper Gwynedd Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

North Penn Marketplace
Sumneytown Pike & Route 363

Closed 4:00pm -5:00pm for dinner

 
rec_games 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Play Canasta Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

What is Canasta? A game played by 4 individuals in two partnerships.

Materials needed: Two standard decks of cards and four jokers.

News for Canasta players: Those who attended the lessons or others who already play Canasta, the Library will be sponsoring ongoing games on most Thursday afternoons in our Gray Matter Corner from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. The cost to attend these games is $2 per week.

 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road
 
trans_van 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Worcester Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Merrymead Farm
2222 Valley Forge Rd.

 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Reading Romp Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Reading Romp, a storytime for preschoolers from about 3-5 years old, is taught by Mrs. Linda Doll.  There will be stories, songs and rhymes followed by a cool craft. Plan about 45 minutes for storytime and bring your library card to take library materials home with you, too.  Registration is not required for this free activity.  Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM West Norriton Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Willowbrook Apts.
825 Willowbrook Dr.

 
rec_yoga.GIF 6:30 PM Yoga for Adults & Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

For adults and teens. Beginners welcome! Please bring your own yoga mat! Suggested $5 donation a class. PREREGISTER.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
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rec_yoga.GIF 6:30 PM Yoga for Adults & Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

For adults and teens. Beginners welcome! Please bring your own yoga mat! Suggested $5 donation a class. PREREGISTER.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
lib_bookflipping 6:45 PM PM Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

New readers welcome! We will be discussing The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. Copies are available at the library for pick-up.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Evening Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Stories and songs, rhythms and rhymes for the whole family! Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
Friday September 19, 2014 Go To Top
trans_van 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Limerick Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Waltz Golf Farm
303 W. Ridge Pike

 
elect_computer1 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Computer Basics Session 1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 141   
   

This course, held in two sessions, provides hands-on experience with the mouse and keyboard and introduces students to the basics of working in the Windows environment including the desktop, start menu, opening programs and manipulating windows.  No prior computer experience required.

Taught on consecutive Fridays.

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED!

Computer Classes    
    Location: Mont. Co.-Norristown Public Library Computer Lab
 
trans_van 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Montgomery Township Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Water Tower Square
Horsham & North Wales Roads

 

 
trans_van 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Towamencin Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Freddy Hill Farms
1440 Sumneytown Pk.

 
trans_van 2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Skippack Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

TD Bank
Routes 113 & 73

Saturday September 20, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_sale 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Friends book sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-828-0441   
   

  Gently used adult and children’s books, CD’s, and DVD’s covering all genres offered at very reasonable prices.  All proceeds supplement Library programs and services.  Continues tomorrow from 1-3 p.m.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Hatfield Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Ralph's Corner
Routes 63 & 463

Closed 12:30pm -1:30pm for lunch

 
trans_van 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Douglas Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Gilbertsville Shopping Center
Philadelphia Ave.

Please look for a library van at this location today.

 
anim_dog_scottie 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Roll Over and Read! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Elementary age children can read to specially trained therapy dogs who love to hear stories! Bring your own book or read one of ours. For ages 4-12. Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
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misc_none 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP DAY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Montgomery County - Norristown Public Library Bookmobile will be at Montgomery Township Day from 12:00pm-4:00pm today.

The event will take place at William Maule Park.

Please come join the fun !

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Write Away: Teen Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us on a Saturday afternoon to practice writing and to share our work.

 
trans_van 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM West Norriton Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Norristown School District Administation Building - 401 N. Whitehall Rd.

Look for a Library Van at this location today.
 

Sunday September 21, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_sale 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Friends book sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Gently used adult and children’s books, CD’s, and DVD’s covering all genres offered at very reasonable prices.  All proceeds supplement Library programs and services. Sale begins on 9/20.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
ent_microphone1 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM PHILADELPHIA’S RITTENHOUSE SQUARE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Burnham   215-885-5180, ext 15   kburnham@mclinc.org
   

PHILADELPHIA’S RITTENHOUSE SQUARE

 

Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square by Robert M. SkalerFrom Swamp to Swank
An Illustrated Lecture by Robert Morris Skaler

Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 2 p.m.
Abington Free Library, Community Room


Register for this free event at: the Library Office, Abington Free Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington, Pennsylvania 19001, 215-885-5180, ext. 15, kburnham@mclinc.org, or online here.

Rittenhouse Square was the home of Philadelphia Society during America’s Gilded Age.

Established by William Penn in 1682 as the South-West Square and renamed in 1825, Rittenhouse Square and its environs changed from a swampy isolated district of brickyards and workers’ shanties into the city’s most elegant and prestigious neighborhood between 1845 and 1865.

The brownstone and marble mansions on the Square itself were inhabited by the city’s wealthiest and most prestigious families, with names like Weightman, Biddle, Cassatt, Drexel, Van Rensselaer, and Stotesbury.

As Philadelphia’s upper classes fled to the suburbs during the 20th century, their mansions were replaced by skyscrapers or taken over by cultural institutions like the Philadelphia Art Alliance and the Curtis Institute of Music.

While only a few original mansions remain on Rittenhouse Square today, it is still the center of a lively, upscale neighborhood and a prime example of an urban green space. Despite the many changes that have overtaken it, Rittenhouse Square remains just as Jane Jacobs described it in 1961: “A beloved, successful, much-used park, one of Philadelphia’s greatest assets”

... and it was recently named one of the top ten public places in North America.

 

Robert Morris Skaler is a forensic architect and historian, He is the author of West Philadelphia University City to 52nd St, Philadelphia’s Broad Street: South and North, and Society Hill and Old City for Arcadia Publishing. The book’s co-author, Thomas H. Keels, is a Philadelphia writer and historian who has authored Chestnut Hill, and Philadelphia Graveyards and Cemeteries for Arcadia and Forgotten Philadelphia.

A book signing by co-author Robert Skaler will follow the lecture.

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM IVPL Writer's Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
The IVPL Writer's Group is a group of aspiring authors who meet monthly to critique each other's work, discuss the craft of writing, and encourage one another’s efforts in putting pen to paper.
 
    Location: Indian Valley Public Library
Monday September 22, 2014 Go To Top
anim_dragon Movers and Shakers Story Time: Ages 3-Grade K Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

For ages 3-grade K. A story time designed for older children's interests and learning through movement and play. No craft. PREREGISTER.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:15 AM All Ages Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

All ages! Story times consist of age appropriate stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and activities. Simple craft! No preregistration needed.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
trans_van 11:00 AM  -  4:00 PM East Norriton Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Norriton Square Center
ShopRite
55 W. Germantown Pk.

 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 5:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

Every Monday @ 5:30 PM. PREREGISTER.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
rec_aerobics 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Tai Chi on Mondays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Wiker   610-970-6551   cwiker@mclinc.org
    Location: Pottstown Regional Public Library - Youth Department - Community Room
 
misc_house.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Learn the Do’s and Don’ts of Home Downsizing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Celia Frankford   215-886-9818   cfrankford@mclinc.org
   

Learn the Do’s and Don’ts of Home Downsizing

Housesfrom a Senior Real Estate Specialist, Patricia McDonald, who will help you with the process and lower the stress.

Topics covered include:

  • How to know when it’s time to move
  • Examining your current housing situation
  • Looking at life 5 to 10 years from now
  • When to seek help from professionals
  • Deciding whether to buy or rent
  • How to sell quickly and for the best price
  • Understanding all of your options

September 22, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Registration begins September 2. To register, call or visit the Roslyn Library or e-mailcfrankford@mclinc.org.

Roslyn Branch Library, 2412 Avondale Avenue, Roslyn, PA 19001, 215-886-9818

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    Location: Roslyn Branch Library
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misc_familytree 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Let's Talk Trees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Burnham   215-885-5180, ext 15   kburnham@mclinc.org
   

Abington Township Shade Tree Commission presents:

Let's Talk Trees

 

LET’S TALK TREES

Two Mondays: September 22 and October 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

September 22 - Right Tree - Right Place. Healthy trees begin with thoughtful planning.
Learn to 

  • Understand “how trees work”
  • Cool your home in summer and tame winter winds 
  • Select trees that grow well on your property 
  • Place your trees to avoid conflict with power lines and buildings
  • Increase your property value

October 6 - Care for Trees- Young and Old. Care for trees and they will care for you!
Learn to 

  • Plant for long term success
  • Train young trees to achieve healthy form
  • Care for trees throughout their lifetime
  • Recognize a healthy vs. stressed tree
  • Select the right tools for home use
  • Know when it is time to call a professional

Abington Free Library, 1030 Old York Rd, Abington, PA 19001
Please register at KBurnham@mclinc.org, by calling 215-885-5180 x 15or online here.

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Abington Township Public Libraries Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Hammeke Marshall   215-885-5180, ext 14   nhammekemarshall@mclinc.org
   

Abington Township Public Library Trustees Meeting

 

2014 Board Meeting Dates

January 27
February 24
March 24
April 28
May 19
June 23
July 28
No meeting in August
September 22
October 27
November 24
December 22

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    Location: Abington Free Library President's Room
 
misc_earth 7:15 PM  -  8:45 PM English Conversation Class: EL/Civics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - English Conversation Class: EL/Civics

 

English as a Second Language ClassClasses Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adjoa Amoah     yoga.vaayu@gmail.com.
   

~~Mondays at 7:30 pm (ongoing)

           Teens and adults. $5 per class.  Join Adjoa Amoah-Aggrey, RYT, for all levels of yoga.  Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing.  Beginners welcome! 

            Space is limited.  Email questions to yoga.vaayu@gmail.com.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
Tuesday September 23, 2014 Go To Top
ent_microphone2 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Prof. Burton Klein Speaks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Burnham   215-885-5180, ext 15   kburnham@mclinc.org
   

Prof. Burton Klein Speaks

Land Tours, Broadway Musicals, FrustrationTuesdays at 9:30 a.m. in the Shorday Room

Sept. 9 - Exclusive Land Tours Do THIS...

Sept. 16 - Through the Years... Broadway’s Best Musicals...

Sept. 23 - Coping with Today... It AIN’T Easy...

Register for this FREE series in the Library Office, Abington Free Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001, call 215-885-5180, ext. 15email kburnham@mclinc.org or click on the date you'd like to attend. 


Prof. Klein on TV! 

Motivational speaker and world traveler, Burton Klein has created a series of talks called, Burton Klein Speaks! This series is a Community College of Philadelphia CCPTV production.  Catch him, if you live in Philadelphia, on Comcast 53 or FiOS Verizon 21. Catch Burton Klein on YouTube from anywhere! 

Learn more at BurtonKleinSpeaks.net

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Shorday Room
        There are many spaces available.
 
z_cust_isl-readtome 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Babies at the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Conshohocken Free Library   610-825-1656   
   

Join Miss Lorraine for stories, songs, and fun for infants up to 2-years-old. Story time is limited to 16 children, so please call 610-825-1656 to reserve your child’s spot in advance on Monday after 12 pm.

    Location: Conshohocken Free Library
 
elect_laptop.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM State Rep. Mark Painter's Satellite Office @ the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

Representative Mark Painter's staff are happy to assist you with questions, paperwork, or anything else you might need. No preregistration is needed, just stop by the library anytime between 10 AM and NOON.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:15 AM Baby/Toddler Story Time: Ages 0-36 months Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

For ages 0-36 months. Story times consist of age appropriate stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and activities. No craft at this story time. No preregistration needed.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
lib_bookflipping 10:15 AM  -  11:30 AM Mystery Readers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Wiker   610-970-6551   cwiker@mclinc.org
   

The selection for September is Below Falls by Archer Mayor.  Join us for a great discussion.  New members are always welcome.

    Location: Pottstown Regional Public Library
 
misc_earth 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM English Conversation Class: EL/Civics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - English Conversation Class: EL/Civics

 

English as a Second Language ClassClasses Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Babes 'n Books Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Babies up to about 18 mo. and their caregivers are invited for a half-hour of songs, movement, and books.  Bring your library card so you can take some materials home to share with baby and some books to help you in your role as caregiver.  Registration is not required for this FREE event sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 12:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Collegeville Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Collegeville Shopping Center
Main Street & Route 29

Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm for dinner

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trans_van 12:00 PM  -  7:00 PM New Hanover Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

New Location !! New Location!!

New Hanover Township Building

2943 N. Charlotte St.

Gilbertsville, Pa 19525

Closed 4:00pm -5:00pm for dinner

 
misc_earth 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Adult Literacy - Writing Class: EL/Civics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - Writing Class

 

Writing

Meets a few times a month. Please call to confirm.

Contact the Abington Free Library Adult Literacy  at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.


Classes Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
rec_knitting 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Crafters Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Wiker   610-970-6551   cwiker@mclinc.org
   

Come and join in with people who also like to do crafts and share tips with one another.  A variety of crafts are welcome and encouraged.

    Location: Pottstown Regional Public Library
 
rec_yoga.GIF 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Gentle Vinyasa Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

Gentle Vinyasa YOGA     Tuesdays with Jana

The cost is $5 per class which can be paid the day of the class. The cost of this class is partially sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Please register via the calendar www.jeaneslibrary.org for each class individually.

Gentle Vinyasa yoga is a softer, deep yoga practice focusing on alignment of each asana and mindful sequencing of yoga poses. This balanced yoga class will include asana (yoga poses), breath work and guided meditation. This class is for experienced yogis, beginners, or those interested in a gentle, mindful practice. Participants should be able to sit on the floor and stand. Please bring a yoga mat to class.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 5:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Planned especially for working families who can't get to the library during the daytime, this storytime is for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Miss Andrea will share lots of music, movement activities, and stories.  Today's theme is Teddy Bears.  Children are encouraged to bring a teddy bear with them.  No sign up is required.  Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this activity. 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
elect_computer1 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Computer Basics Session 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 141   
   

This course, held in two sessions, provides hands-on experience with the mouse and keyboard and introduces students to the basics of working in the Windows environment including the desktop, start menu, opening programs and manipulating windows.  No prior computer experience required.

Taught on consecutive Tuesdays.

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED!

Computer Classes    
    Location: Mont. Co.-Norristown Public Library Computer Lab
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Garden Tips & Tricks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100   
   

Join Master Gardener Kathy Klien for a fun, fast-paced and interactive hour learning gardening tips and tricks.  All gardeners have shortcuts and tips to share.  Come and gather some tips about recycling in your garden.  

 
misc_smiley 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Duct Tape Fun! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aileen Johnson   610-287-8360   ajohnson@mclinc.org
   

Tuesday, September 23rd at 6:30 PM

Come and enjoy duct tape crafts! Make one for your friends!

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    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Magnificence of English Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A three-part workshop on Tuesday evenings September 16, 23, and 30 at 7 pm In past workshops, participants have analyzed the cold, hard mechanics of the English language. Now, we are ready to enjoy our language for its own sake. Join us to read, deeply, excerpts of literature; marvel at the sounds of powerful speeches; relish some of the greatest lines in filmdom. Taught by Darryl Smith from Muhlenberg College. No previous knowledge necessary. Call the Reference Desk (215-723-9109, ext. 3) to reserve a spot.

    Location: Indian Valley Public Library
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misc_kidsreading 10:15 AM All Ages Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

All ages! Story times consist of age appropriate stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and activities. Simple craft! No preregistration needed.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Tales for Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   lpoland@mclinc.org
   

Three and four-year-olds are invited with a caregiver for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft with Miss Linda and her puppet, Lucy.  Registration is not necessary for this FREE storytime sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Lap Rap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Simple stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for your baby and you! Ages 0-24 months with a caregiver. Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
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elect_laptop.GIF 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Wiker   610-970-6551   cwiker@mclinc.org
   

These are on demand free form classes for the basics of computers.  Internet, word processing, file management, online library resources.  Bring your questions!

    Location: Pottstown Regional Public Library
 
misc_earth 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM English Idioms and Grammar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - English Idioms and Grammar

English as a Second Language ClassClasses Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
anim_mouse_01 11:15 AM Angelina Ballerina Story Time: Ages 18 months+ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

For ages 18 months & up. Listen to an Angelina Ballerina story time and learn simple ballet steps with Miss Kelly from the LeRoux School of Dance in Royersford! PREREGISTER for one (1) session per month.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:15 AM  -  11:45 AM Mother Goose Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Mother Goose Storytime, for children from about 18 to 36 months, is taught by "Miss Linda."  There will be stories, songs and rhymes. Plan about 30 minutes for storytime and bring your library card to take books home with you, too.  Registration is not required for this free activity sponsored by the Friend of the Library. 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Hatfield Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Time Change! Time Change!

Returning to regular hours 1:00pm-4:30pm

Valley Stream Apartments
Cowpath Road & Line St.

 
trans_van 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Plymouth Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Plymouth Square Shopping Center
Ridge & Butler Pike

 
rec_legoguy 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Club: Grades K-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

For grades K-4. Free building with the library's LEGOs! PREREGISTER.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 5:00 PM  -  7:50 PM Mah Jong Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

Players meet in Gray Matter Corner. All are welcome.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road
 
elect_computer1 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Computer Basics Session 2* Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 141   
   

This course, held in two sessions, provides hands-on experience with the mouse and keyboard and introduces students to the basics of working in the Windows environment including the desktop, start menu, opening programs and manipulating windows.  No prior computer experience required.

Taught on consecutive Wednesdays.

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED!

*This class is offered on the condition that at least nine students sign up for the course.

Computer Classes    
    Location: Mont. Co.-Norristown Public Library Computer Lab
 
rec_tent 6:30 PM Young Adult Author Visit: Tamera Lawrence Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

Rachel is sent to camp but wants to run away. She's unprepared for what's in the woods. She must face the best of her nightmares...alone. Tamera Lawrence presents her new book The Serpent's Mark

Adults and teens are invited. If you love edgy thrillers you'll love Tamera! And, if you love to write and hope to get published, you'll want to talk with her. PREREGISTER.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
rec_tent 6:30 PM Young Adult Author Visit: Tamera Lawrence Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

Rachel is sent to camp but wants to run away. She's unprepared for what's in the woods. She must face the best of her nightmares...alone. Tamera Lawrence presents her new book The Serpent's Mark

Adults and teens are invited. If you love edgy thrillers you'll love Tamera! And, if you love to write and hope to get published, you'll want to talk with her. PREREGISTER.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Coffee and Conversations with Defenders of Wildlife Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Julia Millan Shaw is the Philadelphia Metro. Outreach Representative for Defenders of Wildlife. Working across New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Julia engages with Defenders of Wildlife members and wildlife conservationists to protect imperiled species. On the ground in New Jersey Julia works with volunteers on stewardship programs, to provide a local voice to decision makers and to promote hands on experiences with wildlife. Join Julia on Thursday September 25 at 6:30 to hear about how you can be a part of protecting imperiled species.
 
    Location: Indian Valley Public Library
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misc_treasurechest 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Antique Appraisal Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joyce Weiss   215-679-2020   upvlibrary@comcast.net
   

Antiques Appraisal Event led by John Thompson, a Philadelphia antiques dealer for 40 years.  Mr. Thompson will offer one free appraisal for the first 40 people.  Please call the library to register.

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    Location: Upper Perkiomen Valley Library in Red Hill
 
lib_book_pencil 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Basic Drawing Classes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Burnham   215-885-5180, ext 15   kburnham@mclinc.org
   

Basic Drawing Class

Learning to Draw StickmenWednesdays, from 7-8:30pm, September 10, 17, 24, October 1, & 8
Led by Earl Weldon

Class size is limited to 20.

Register for this FREE series at Abington Free Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001, email kburnham@mclinc.org, call 215-885-5180, ext. 15 or here.

September 10 - Creating 3-D space on a 2-D sheet of paper - Using size, overlapping, 1- and 2-point perspective to create the illusion of depth in drawing

September 17 - Seeing and rendering light and shadow - Discussion of light and how it defines form for our eyes

September 24 - Bringing the drawing to life - Shading techniques, blurring, hatching, cross-hatching, etc.

October 1 - Learning to see - Breaking free of mental conventions, attention to negative space

October 8 - Working both ends from the middle - Experimenting with adding both the lights AND the darks ... a drawing exercise with white chalk and pencil/charcoal on grey paper

 

All sessions have an initial teaching segment, followed by drawing time. Students can bring in additional drawings, done during the week and utilizing the prior week’s skill, which Earl can critique for them.

Starting with the first class, bring:

  • at least 3 sharpened pencils (#2 pencils are fine)
  • 3 or 4 sheets of paper at least 9” x 12” but not bigger than 11” x 17”
  • Eraser (if there are good erasers on your pencils, that’s fine, or bring a separate  eraser, hard or kneaded)

 
Later in the classes we’ll also want:  

  • at least 3 better quality drawing pencils of different leads
  • a kneaded eraser
  • a sketch pad at least 9” x 12”
  • several sheets of 9” x 12” light or medium grey paper 
  • white drawing chalk

Earl Weldon sketchyAbout Earl

Over 25 years experience in Art, Ad Design, Printing and Marketing, Earl worked for ad agencies and corporations, and having come up as an award-winning Designer/Art Director. He earned a B.A. in Art/Design at Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC. He’s also taken numerous courses in computer graphics and business topics.

He now runs his own company, Earl Weldon Art & Design. Awards for his work have included Benny Awards from the Philadelphia Direct Marketing Association (PDMA), including work done on one Best of Show, and also a Neographics Gold Award for Excellence.

On a personal note, Earl enjoys being an Assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 109 in Philadelphia. Earl and his wife, Linda, live in Abington, PA and have 5 children & 8 awesome, smart and talented grandchildren!

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
   
Thursday September 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Used Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come to our book sale annex for great deals on used books!

Used book Prices:
Hardcover Adult:  $1.00 
Trade Paperbacks:   $1.00 
Mass Market Paperbacks:   75 cents
Romance Paperbacks:  25 cents
Children's Books: 25 - 50 cents
Videos: 50 cents
Audiobooks:  $0.50 - $1.00
Special Priced and Local History priced as marked.

Donations
Donations of books are always welcome.  Hardcover and paperback books may be dropped off any time the library is open.  We are unable to accept textbooks, encyclopedias, or magazines. Thank you! 

    Location: Indian Valley Public Library
 
misc_kidsreading 10:15 AM All Ages Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

All ages! Story times consist of age appropriate stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and activities. Simple craft! No preregistration needed.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Mother Goose Storytime, for children from about 18 to 36 months, is taught by "Miss Linda."  There will be stories, songs and rhymes. Plan about 30 minutes for storytime and bring your library card to take books home with you, too.  Registration is not required for this free activity sponsored by the Friend of the Library. 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aileen Johnson   610-287-8360   ajohnson@mclinc.org
   

~~Ages 2-5 with adult.  Enjoy stories and songs introducing early literacy skills.

          Registration requested. Sign up at the library or call 610-287-8360 to register.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Tickle Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Stories, songs, fingerplays and simple games for the active toddler and early preschool child. Ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tales for Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   lpoland@mclinc.org
   

Three and four-year-olds are invited with a caregiver for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft with Miss Linda and her puppet, Lucy.  Registration is not necessary for this FREE storytime sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 12:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Montgomery Township Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Water Tower Square
Horsham & North Wales Roads

closed from 4:00pm - 5:00pm for dinner
 

 
rec_games 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Play Canasta Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

What is Canasta? A game played by 4 individuals in two partnerships.

Materials needed: Two standard decks of cards and four jokers.

News for Canasta players: Those who attended the lessons or others who already play Canasta, the Library will be sponsoring ongoing games on most Thursday afternoons in our Gray Matter Corner from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. The cost to attend these games is $2 per week.

 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road
 
trans_van 12:30 PM  -  3:45 PM Hatfield Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

 

Snyders Square

Cowpath Road & Line Street


 

 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Reading Romp Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Reading Romp, a storytime for preschoolers from about 3-5 years old, is taught by Mrs. Linda Doll.  There will be stories, songs and rhymes followed by a cool craft. Plan about 45 minutes for storytime and bring your library card to take library materials home with you, too.  Registration is not required for this free activity.  Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
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trans_plane1 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Mad Science Workshop: Stunt Planes & Flight Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

For grades 1-5. Build planes, and learn about aerodynamics and the forces that affect flying machines! Workshop presented by Mad Science of West New Jersey. PREREGISTER.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
misc_bingo 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Kids' Bingo! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Come play the popular game. Prizes awarded. Grades K-6. (Rosh Hashanah holiday for Norristown area schools.)

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
 
elect_video_camera 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movie Day! (The Lego Movie) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aileen Johnson   610-287-8360   ajohnson@mclinc.org
   

~~Thursday, September 25 at 2:00 pm

           School is out, come watch The Lego Movie!  Popcorn and juice will be available.  Feel free to bring your own chair to lounge in.

           No registration required.

    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
 
trans_plane1 2:45 PM  -  3:30 PM Mad Science Workshop: Adventures in Air Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

For ages 3-grade K. Find out how much power air has! Build a loop-de-looper stunt plane too! Workshop presented by Mad Science of West New Jersey. PREREGISTER.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
trans_van 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Hatfield Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

 

Village Apartments

Maple Avenue

 

 
rec_yoga.GIF 6:30 PM Yoga for Adults & Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

For adults and teens. Beginners welcome! Please bring your own yoga mat! Suggested $5 donation a class. PREREGISTER.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
rec_yoga.GIF 6:30 PM Yoga for Adults & Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

For adults and teens. Beginners welcome! Please bring your own yoga mat! Suggested $5 donation a class. PREREGISTER.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Club in the Evening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

The book is The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Board Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Evening Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Stories and songs, rhythms and rhymes for the whole family! Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Savvy Social Security Planning Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
What Baby Boomers Need to Know to maximize Retirement Income The decisions you make now can have a tremendous impact on the total amount of benefits you stand to receive over your lifetime. This informative workshop covers the basics of Social Security and reveals strategies for maximizing your benefits. Presented by Sean Crowley, MBA, Stonehenge Advisor Group, LLC.
 
    Location: Indian Valley Public Library
Friday September 26, 2014 Go To Top
rec_martial_arts.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Cancelled:Tai Chi for Health Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

Todays class is cancelled, the NEW SESSION will begin FRIDAY, October  3rd        10:00AM TO 11:00AM

THIS IS AN 8-WEEK SESSION – AND A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR B EGINNERS TO JOIN THE GROUP

1 HOUR CLASS - $40 FOR 8 WEEKS PAYABLE AT FIRST CLASS OR $8/CLASS

Tai Chi is a gentle ancient practice that originated in China. For centuries, the Chinese have understood the immense health benefits of Tai Chi.  Now east meets west as Tai Chi is being recognized for its unique energy and power by Harvard Medical School, the Mayo Clinic, the Arthritis Foundation, and the CDC (Center for Disease Control) – just to name a few. 

Tai Chi has been shown in scientific studies to reduce pain, stiffness and fatigue, and improve physical function, muscle strength, flexibility/mobility, and balance.  It also promotes correct body posture, integrates body and mind, relieves stress, and improves Qi (life energy).  It is a progressive exercise in the sense that no matter at what age one starts, skills can be developed. Once you start you can continue to progress to a higher level for the rest of your life.

We begin our practice with Qigong exercises (often called Meditation in Motion), a warm up and cool down. We’ll also learn a NEW PROGRAM and continue to practice our ongoing program with a combination of basic and advanced movements.  Our focus includes breathing techniques, visualization, and imagery. It is a fun and relaxed class!

No special equipment is needed – just comfortable shoes and clothing.  As always, participants should check with their doctor before participating in any physical program.

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SIGN UP FOR CLASS, CALL OR EMAIL LINDA DEMEDIO.

LINDA DEMEDIO, CERTIFIED TAI CHI FOR HEALTH INSTRUCTOR

taichilcd@gmail.com        215-694-1863

Please register directly with Linda.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Upper Frederick Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Township Building
Route 73 (3205 Big Road)

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ent_gclef 10:30 AM Circle of Music with Miss Segal of The Malvern School Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

For ages 5 & under. Music teacher Miss Segal is visiting us from the Royersford Malvern School. She will be leading the children in 45 minutes of interactive music! No preregistration needed.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
elect_computer1 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Computer Basics Session 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 141   
   

This course, held in two sessions, provides hands-on experience with the mouse and keyboard and introduces students to the basics of working in the Windows environment including the desktop, start menu, opening programs and manipulating windows.  No prior computer experience required.

Taught on consecutive Fridays.

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED!

Computer Classes    
    Location: Mont. Co.-Norristown Public Library Computer Lab
 
trans_van 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Upper Gwynedd Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

North Penn Marketplace
Sumneytown Pike & Route 363

 

 
trans_van 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Hatfield Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Ralph's Corner
Routes 63 & 463

 

Saturday September 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Stop by the library to turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the public about the potential for abuse of medications.

    Location: Indian Valley Public Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM UPPER FREDERICK COMMUNITY DAY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Montgomery County - Norristown Public Library Bookmobile will be at Upper Frederick Community Day from 10:00pm-3:00pm today.

The event will take place at the Township Building on Big Road.

Please come join the fun !

 
ent_note 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Children's Music Express Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Miss Tammy from Children's Music Express will be joining us for a lively music and movement program.  Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to sign up for this class or the 11:15 class

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
ent_note 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Children's Music Express Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Miss Tammy from Children's Music Express will be joining us for a lively music and movement program.  Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to sign up for this class or the 10:15 class

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
rec_legoguy 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Lego Free Play Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Kids (and adults) of all ages are invited to the children's room to play/build with the library's Lego® blocks.  There are large blocks for those under four and scads of regular bricks for those over 4 year.  No need to sign up.  Thank you to the Friends of the Library and individuals who have donated bricks to the library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
ent_filmproj 2:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Movie Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Faith McCarrick     fmccarrick@mclinc.org
   

Students in grades 6-12 are invited for a showing of The LEGO® Movie.  Movie snacks will be served.  Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
Sunday September 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM World War I Centennial: Insights and Lessons Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Echoes of World War I in the Middle East Today

How did decisions made after World War I affect or lead to subsequent events in the 20th and 21st centuries? Tom Kolsky, Professor of History and Political Science at Montgomery County Community College and 2004 Pennsylvania Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, provides an overview of the impact of World War I on events of the past 100 years, including events in Iraq.

    Location: Indian Valley Public Library
Monday September 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:15 AM All Ages Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

All ages! Story times consist of age appropriate stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and activities. Simple craft! No preregistration needed.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
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lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: UPV Library   215-679-2020   
   

Join us for story time geared to children ages 0-2.  No registration is required.

visit our website for more children's programs    
    Location: Upper Perkiomen Valley Library in Red Hill
 
anim_mouse_01 1:15 PM Angelina Ballerina Story Time: Ages 18 months+ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

For ages 18 months & up. Listen to an Angelina Ballerina story time and learn simple ballet steps with Miss Kelly from the LeRoux School of Dance in Royersford! PREREGISTER for one (1) session per month.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
school_chemistry2 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Science Discovery Classes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aileen Johnson   610-287-8360   ajohnson@mclinc.org
   

FREE hands-on science for ages 4-12. Science Discovery materials made possible by a grant from DOW. Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 5:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Mahjong Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

Every Monday @ 5:30 PM. PREREGISTER.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
rec_aerobics 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Tai Chi on Mondays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Wiker   610-970-6551   cwiker@mclinc.org
    Location: Pottstown Regional Public Library - Youth Department - Community Room
 
misc_earth 7:15 PM  -  8:45 PM English Conversation Class: EL/Civics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - English Conversation Class: EL/Civics

 

English as a Second Language ClassClasses Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adjoa Amoah     yoga.vaayu@gmail.com.
   

~~Mondays at 7:30 pm (ongoing)

           Teens and adults. $5 per class.  Join Adjoa Amoah-Aggrey, RYT, for all levels of yoga.  Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing.  Beginners welcome! 

            Space is limited.  Email questions to yoga.vaayu@gmail.com.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
Tuesday September 30, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_isl-readtome 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Babies at the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Conshohocken Free Library   610-825-1656   
   

Join Miss Lorraine for stories, songs, and fun for infants up to 2-years-old. Story time is limited to 16 children, so please call 610-825-1656 to reserve your child’s spot in advance on Monday after 12 pm.

    Location: Conshohocken Free Library
 
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM Makin'Music with Mr. Dan Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library's Website   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

For ages 0-5! Singing, dancing, and rhythm instruments with professional musician Daniel Bower. PREREGISTER for one (1) class; either the 10:30 or 11:15.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: UPV Library   215-679-2020   upvlibrary@comcast.net
   

Join us for story time geared to children ages 3-6 years old.  No registration is required.

visit our website for other children's programs    
    Location: Upper Perkiomen Valley Library in Red Hill
 
misc_earth 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM English Conversation Class: EL/Civics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - English Conversation Class: EL/Civics

 

English as a Second Language ClassClasses Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
trans_van 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trappe Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Augustus Lutheran Church Lot
Main St. & Seventh Ave.

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ent_guitar01 11:15 AM Makin'Music with Mr. Dan Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library's Website   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

For ages 0-5! Singing, dancing, and rhythm instruments with professional musician Daniel Bower. PREREGISTER for one (1) class; either the 10:30 or 11:15.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Babes 'n Books Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Babies up to about 18 mo. and their caregivers are invited for a half-hour of songs, movement, and books.  Bring your library card so you can take some materials home to share with baby and some books to help you in your role as caregiver.  Registration is not required for this FREE event sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Upper Providence Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Upper Providence Rec Center
499 Hopwood Rd

 
rec_yoga.GIF 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Gentle Vinyasa Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

Gentle Vinyasa YOGA     Tuesdays with Jana

The cost is $5 per class which can be paid the day of the class. The cost of this class is partially sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Please register via the calendar www.jeaneslibrary.org for each class individually.

Gentle Vinyasa yoga is a softer, deep yoga practice focusing on alignment of each asana and mindful sequencing of yoga poses. This balanced yoga class will include asana (yoga poses), breath work and guided meditation. This class is for experienced yogis, beginners, or those interested in a gentle, mindful practice. Participants should be able to sit on the floor and stand. Please bring a yoga mat to class.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
ent_note 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Jitterbugs Music & Movement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Join Miss Amy of Jitterbugs Music and Movement, LLC, for a special musical storytime with singing, dancing, experimenting with instruments, etc.  Appropriate for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.   Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event.  Please sign up!

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
rec_Scrabble 6:00 PM Adult Scrabble Players Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royersford Free Public Library   610-948-7277   nniggel@mclinc.org
   

Join us for a friendly game of Scrabble. PREREGISTER.

Royersford Free Public Library's Website

    Location: Royersford Free Public Library
 
elect_computer1 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Internet Session 1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 141   
   

This course, held in two sessions, uses basic internet terminology to teach how to use Internet Explorer to enter web addresses, do simple searches, use navigation tools, create favorites, print and more.

Taught on consecutive Tuesdays.

(Pre-requisite: In-lab demonstration of basic computing skillset, 10 min.)

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED!

Computer Classes    
    Location: Mont. Co.-Norristown Public Library Computer Lab
 
lib_book_bunch1 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Wiker   610-970-6551   cwiker@mclinc.org
   

The choice for September is Life After Life by Kate Atkinson.  New members are welcome.

    Location: Pottstown Regional Public Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Emergency Preparedness Bingo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

September is National Preparedness Month. Bring the family and join us for a night of tips, information and even place a few round of Ready Bingo! Presented by: Tim Elbertson, Community Outreach Coordinator Montgomery County, Department of Public Safety

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Magnificence of English Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A three-part workshop on Tuesday evenings September 16, 23, and 30 at 7 pm In past workshops, participants have analyzed the cold, hard mechanics of the English language. Now, we are ready to enjoy our language for its own sake. Join us to read, deeply, excerpts of literature; marvel at the sounds of powerful speeches; relish some of the greatest lines in filmdom. Taught by Darryl Smith from Muhlenberg College. No previous knowledge necessary. Call the Reference Desk (215-723-9109, ext. 3) to reserve a spot.

    Location: Indian Valley Public Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Stammtisch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Sprechen Sie Deutsch? If you speak (any level of ) German and would like to practice conversation, please feel free to join this group on the last Tuesday evening of each month at 7 pm in the library's PA Room. The topics vary, as does the fluency. We tend to be informal, and the intent is to support each other in improving our ability to communicate about all kinds of things! There is no cost to attend.

    Location: Indian Valley Public Library
Wednesday October 1, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Tales for Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   lpoland@mclinc.org
   

Three and four-year-olds are invited with a caregiver for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft with Miss Linda and her puppet, Lucy.  Registration is not necessary for this FREE storytime sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
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misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Lap Rap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Simple stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for your baby and you! Ages 0-24 months with a caregiver. Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
 
elect_laptop.GIF 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Wiker   610-970-6551   cwiker@mclinc.org
   

These are on demand free form classes for the basics of computers.  Internet, word processing, file management, online library resources.  Bring your questions!

    Location: Pottstown Regional Public Library
 
trans_van 10:30 AM  -  4:30 PM New Hanover Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

William S. Hollenbach Center
3065 N. Charlotte St.

Closed 12:30pm-1:00pm for lunch

 
misc_earth 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM English Idioms and Grammar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - English Idioms and Grammar

English as a Second Language ClassClasses Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:15 AM  -  11:45 AM Mother Goose Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Mother Goose Storytime, for children from about 18 to 36 months, is taught by "Miss Linda."  There will be stories, songs and rhymes. Plan about 30 minutes for storytime and bring your library card to take books home with you, too.  Registration is not required for this free activity sponsored by the Friend of the Library. 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Plymouth Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Greater Plymouth Community Center
2910 Jolly Road

 
trans_van 2:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Plymouth Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Place One Apartments
777West Germantown Pk.

 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 5:00 PM  -  7:50 PM Mah Jong Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

Players meet in Gray Matter Corner. All are welcome.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road
 
lib_book_red 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lindsay Cummings   215-885-5180, ext 13   lcummings@mclinc.org
   

The Raven Boys by Maggie StiefvaterTeen Book Club

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 6:30-8 p.m. Ages 12 - 18
Sponsored by the Friends of Abington Libraries

Read The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

Though she is from a family of clairvoyants, Blue Sargent's only gift seems to be that she makes other people's talents stronger, and when she meets Gansey, one of the Raven Boys from the expensive Aglionby Academy, she discovers that he has talents of his own--and that together their talents are a dangerous mix.

Read the book then come and discuss over yummy snacks! The first 10 to sign up get a free copy of the book!

Register at the Abington Information Desk, Abington Free Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001, email lcummings@mclinc.org, or call 215-885-5180, ext. 13.

 


Teen Book ClubMonday, Dec. 1, from 6:30-7:30pm

Chat about books! Re-visit this page to see what books we’re reading.

Register at the Abington Information Desk, Abington Free Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001, email lcummings@mclinc.org, or call 215-885-5180, ext. 13.

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
lib_book_pencil 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Basic Drawing Classes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Burnham   215-885-5180, ext 15   kburnham@mclinc.org
   

Basic Drawing Class

Learning to Draw StickmenWednesdays, from 7-8:30pm, September 10, 17, 24, October 1, & 8
Led by Earl Weldon

Class size is limited to 20.

Register for this FREE series at Abington Free Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001, email kburnham@mclinc.org, call 215-885-5180, ext. 15 or here.

September 10 - Creating 3-D space on a 2-D sheet of paper - Using size, overlapping, 1- and 2-point perspective to create the illusion of depth in drawing

September 17 - Seeing and rendering light and shadow - Discussion of light and how it defines form for our eyes

September 24 - Bringing the drawing to life - Shading techniques, blurring, hatching, cross-hatching, etc.

October 1 - Learning to see - Breaking free of mental conventions, attention to negative space

October 8 - Working both ends from the middle - Experimenting with adding both the lights AND the darks ... a drawing exercise with white chalk and pencil/charcoal on grey paper

 

All sessions have an initial teaching segment, followed by drawing time. Students can bring in additional drawings, done during the week and utilizing the prior week’s skill, which Earl can critique for them.

Starting with the first class, bring:

  • at least 3 sharpened pencils (#2 pencils are fine)
  • 3 or 4 sheets of paper at least 9” x 12” but not bigger than 11” x 17”
  • Eraser (if there are good erasers on your pencils, that’s fine, or bring a separate  eraser, hard or kneaded)

 
Later in the classes we’ll also want:  

  • at least 3 better quality drawing pencils of different leads
  • a kneaded eraser
  • a sketch pad at least 9” x 12”
  • several sheets of 9” x 12” light or medium grey paper 
  • white drawing chalk

Earl Weldon sketchyAbout Earl

Over 25 years experience in Art, Ad Design, Printing and Marketing, Earl worked for ad agencies and corporations, and having come up as an award-winning Designer/Art Director. He earned a B.A. in Art/Design at Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC. He’s also taken numerous courses in computer graphics and business topics.

He now runs his own company, Earl Weldon Art & Design. Awards for his work have included Benny Awards from the Philadelphia Direct Marketing Association (PDMA), including work done on one Best of Show, and also a Neographics Gold Award for Excellence.

On a personal note, Earl enjoys being an Assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 109 in Philadelphia. Earl and his wife, Linda, live in Abington, PA and have 5 children & 8 awesome, smart and talented grandchildren!

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
   
Thursday October 2, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Mother Goose Storytime, for children from about 18 to 36 months, is taught by "Miss Linda."  There will be stories, songs and rhymes. Plan about 30 minutes for storytime and bring your library card to take books home with you, too.  Registration is not required for this free activity sponsored by the Friend of the Library. 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aileen Johnson   610-287-8360   ajohnson@mclinc.org
   

~~Ages 2-5 with adult.  Enjoy stories and songs introducing early literacy skills.

          Registration requested. Sign up at the library or call 610-287-8360 to register.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Tickle Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Stories, songs, fingerplays and simple games for the active toddler and early preschool child. Ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Drop-In Story Times Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   215-885-5180, ext 28   
   

Drop-In Story Times

 

Drop-In Story Times!(ALL AGES) 

Thursdays, 11:00-11:30 a.m.  October 2 through May 21, 2015

(No sessions on Nov. 27, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1)

Parents/caregivers are invited to bring children of all ages to these programs

led by members of the Jenkintown Kiwanis Club. 

No advance registration is required.  

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in various library programs are solely those of the presenter and do not necessarily represent the views of the Abington Township Public Library or the Friends of Abington Township Public Library.

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tales for Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   lpoland@mclinc.org
   

Three and four-year-olds are invited with a caregiver for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft with Miss Linda and her puppet, Lucy.  Registration is not necessary for this FREE storytime sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 12:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Upper Gwynedd Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

North Penn Marketplace
Sumneytown Pike & Route 363

Closed 4:00pm -5:00pm for dinner

 
rec_games 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Play Canasta Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

What is Canasta? A game played by 4 individuals in two partnerships.

Materials needed: Two standard decks of cards and four jokers.

News for Canasta players: Those who attended the lessons or others who already play Canasta, the Library will be sponsoring ongoing games on most Thursday afternoons in our Gray Matter Corner from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. The cost to attend these games is $2 per week.

 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road
 
lib_bookflipping 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Daytime Book Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Burnham    215-885-5180, ext.15   kburnham@mclinc.org
   

Daytime Book Discussion Group

Every first Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. 

No registration required. Walk-ins welcome!

New 2014-2015 dates and books                 

Sept. 4 - Where’d You Go Bernadette?, by Maria Semple, led by Belinda 

Oct. 2, 2014   The Other Half of My Soul   by Bahia Abrams

Nov. 6   All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes   by Maya Angelou

Dec. 4   The Giver   by Lois Lowry

Jan. 8, 2015   Too Much Happiness   by Alice Monro

Feb. 5   The Goldfinch   by Donna Tartt

March 5   The Invention of Wings   by Sue Monk Kidd

April 2   The Arsonist   by Sue Miller

May 7   Alex's Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance   by Martin Goldsmith

June 4   We Are Water   by Wally Lamb

July 2   The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion   by Fannie Flagg

Aug. 6   Me Before You   by Jojo Moyes

Sept. 3   Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands   by Chris Bohjalian

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
trans_van 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Worcester Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Merrymead Farm
2222 Valley Forge Rd.

 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Reading Romp Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Reading Romp, a storytime for preschoolers from about 3-5 years old, is taught by Mrs. Linda Doll.  There will be stories, songs and rhymes followed by a cool craft. Plan about 45 minutes for storytime and bring your library card to take library materials home with you, too.  Registration is not required for this free activity.  Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM West Norriton Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Willowbrook Apts.
825 Willowbrook Dr.

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

more to come

 
misc_thread 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Library Knitting Club! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jessica Manning   610-287-8360   jtlwalker@gmail.com
   

~~Join a new knitting group.  Beginners are welcome.  This will be an ongoing group meeting on the first Thursday of each month.  Share your projects, learn a new stitch, make new friends.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Evening Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Stories and songs, rhythms and rhymes for the whole family! Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Thursday Evening Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

1st Thursdays October through May, 7-8 pm. All are welcome. Please register at the Reference Desk.

October 2: New York by Edward Rutherfurd, 2009

November 6: Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers, 2012

December 4: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer, 2008

January 8: Half a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2006)

February 5: The Painted Drum by Louise Erdrich (2005)

March 5: When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa by Peter Godwin (2007)

April 2: The Absolutist by John Boyne (2012)

May 7: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (2013)

    Location: Indian Valley Public Library
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    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Waltz Golf Farm
303 W. Ridge Pike

 
rec_martial_arts.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Tai Chi for Health Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

NEW SESSION BEGAN FRIDAY, October 3rd         10:00AM TO 11:00AM

THIS IS AN 8-WEEK SESSION – AND A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR B EGINNERS TO JOIN THE GROUP

1 HOUR CLASS - $40 FOR 8 WEEKS PAYABLE AT FIRST CLASS OR $8/CLASS

Tai Chi is a gentle ancient practice that originated in China. For centuries, the Chinese have understood the immense health benefits of Tai Chi.  Now east meets west as Tai Chi is being recognized for its unique energy and power by Harvard Medical School, the Mayo Clinic, the Arthritis Foundation, and the CDC (Center for Disease Control) – just to name a few. 

Tai Chi has been shown in scientific studies to reduce pain, stiffness and fatigue, and improve physical function, muscle strength, flexibility/mobility, and balance.  It also promotes correct body posture, integrates body and mind, relieves stress, and improves Qi (life energy).  It is a progressive exercise in the sense that no matter at what age one starts, skills can be developed. Once you start you can continue to progress to a higher level for the rest of your life.

We begin our practice with Qigong exercises (often called Meditation in Motion), a warm up and cool down. We’ll also learn a NEW PROGRAM and continue to practice our ongoing program with a combination of basic and advanced movements.  Our focus includes breathing techniques, visualization, and imagery. It is a fun and relaxed class!

No special equipment is needed – just comfortable shoes and clothing.  As always, participants should check with their doctor before participating in any physical program.

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SIGN UP FOR CLASS, CALL OR EMAIL LINDA DEMEDIO.

LINDA DEMEDIO, CERTIFIED TAI CHI FOR HEALTH INSTRUCTOR

taichilcd@gmail.com        215-694-1863

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
food_apple 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Dining with Diabetes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Davis   610-970-6551   sdavis@mclinc.org
   

The Penn State Extension Dining With Diabetes program helps people with type 2 diabetes identify and understand important information about managing and preventing this disease.
Learning that you have diabetes can be overwhelming at first. There are many new things to learn and it can be difficult to know where to start. In our program, registered Dietitians or Certified Diabetes Educators will lead discussions addressing:
• Important numbers you need to know
• Planning healthy meals
• Healthy food preparation
• Physical activity
 

Dining with Diabetes, a program for adults with diabetes and their families presented by Penn State Extension.  This program is free and made possible through a grant from the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation.

An information and registration session will be held Friday, October 3, 2014.  Lab tests will offered to measure A1c and blood pressure. 

 

Registration required and participants will attend programs for 5 weeks on Friday mornings.  A post-program follow-up session will be held on January 16, 2015.

To register call the library at 610-970-6551 or register through this event calendar.

For more information call the Penn State Extension Office at 610-489-4315

    Location: Pottstown Regional Public Library - Youth Department - Community Room
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
elect_computer1 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Internet Session 1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 141   
   

This course, held in two sessions, uses basic internet terminology to teach how to use Internet Explorer to enter web addresses, do simple searches, use navigation tools, create favorites, print and more.

Taught on consecutive Fridays.

(Pre-requisite: In-lab demonstration of basic computing skillset, 10 min.)

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED!

Computer Classes    
    Location: Mont. Co.-Norristown Public Library Computer Lab
 
trans_van 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Montgomery Township Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Water Tower Square
Horsham & North Wales Roads

 

 
trans_van 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Towamencin Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Freddy Hill Farms
1440 Sumneytown Pk.

 
holiday_ghost 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Creepy Cooking Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Make some ghoulish grub and scary snacks in time for Halloween! Class size is limited and will start on time. Ask for a program ticket at the Children's Desk when you arrive. For children in grades K-6. Please note: We may be using peanut butter in some of our snacks. (Norristown area schools in-service day.)

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
 
trans_van 2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Skippack Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

TD Bank
Routes 113 & 73

 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM YAB Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All members of the YAB are expected to attend. If you are unable to make a meeting contact Faith McCarrick at fmccarrick@mclinc.org.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Board Room
Friday October 3, 2014 -  Saturday October 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM YA Supernatural Overnight Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Watch your favorite episodes featuring the Winchester Brothers during this YA (13-17 y.o.) overnight in the library. Prior registration is required and space is limited. This cost for this event is $5 and a permission slip must be signed before the event. Contact Nicole Husbands (nhusbands@ivpl.org) with questions or for more information.

    Location: Indian Valley Public Library
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM HATFIELD TOWNSHIP ROCKTOBERFEST Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Montgomery County - Norristown Public Library Bookmobile will be at Hatfield Township Rocktoberfest from 10:00pm-3:00pm today.

The event will take place at Clemens Park.

Please come join the fun !

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trans_van 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Hatfield Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

The Bookmobile will not be at Ralph's Corner today. We will be at the event lised above.

We can take care of  all your library needs there.

Ralph's Corner
Routes 63 & 463

Closed 12:30pm -1:30pm for lunch

 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sensory Friendly Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracee   610-278-5100 x 144   
   

Sensory-Friendly Storytime – 10:30 am – Sensory-friendly story times are designed to be inclusive and welcoming for children with special needs ages 3-6. In order to provide a supportive and relaxed environment for children and their families, class sizes will be kept small. Registration required; please call Tracee at 610-278-5100 x 144.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
 
trans_van 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Douglas Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Gilbertsville Shopping Center
Philadelphia Ave.

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Forgotten Voices Poetry Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Poets and poetry lovers are invited to Forgotten Voices Poetry Group, held on the first Saturday of each month at 1 pm at the Indian Valley Public Library. The group has been meeting at the library for more than 20 years and is led by Joanne Leva, creator of the Montgomery County Poet Laureate program (MCPL). All are welcome. This event is free and open to the public to share the poetry they've written, read poetry that they love, or simply listen to poetry read by others. Guest speakers are sometimes invited to conduct writing workshops.

    Location: Indian Valley Public Library
 
trans_van 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM West Norriton Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Norristown School District Administation Building - 401 N. Whitehall Rd.

Note: return to regular hours.
 

Monday October 6, 2014 Go To Top
trans_van 11:00 AM  -  4:00 PM East Norriton Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Norriton Square Center
ShopRite
55 W. Germantown Pk.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Adult Program: Between Now and Then Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

What do you plan to do with your time between now and then? A five part program by Jeanne C. Hoff for baby boomers covering the following topics:

1. Legal

2. Financial

3.Funeral & Burial

4.Record Keeping

5. Personal

More information to come

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Board Room
 
misc_hammer 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Maker Mondays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Fun STEAM activities to try. Create, imagine, experiment, explore! Class size is limited and will start on time. Ask for a program ticket at the Children’s Desk when you arrive. For children in grades 3-6. Participants are required to bring a parent-signed release form to the first program they attend. (You can print the form here:  http://mnl.mclinc.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/SchoolAge-Fall14-MM.pdf )

October 6, 13, 20 - Repeat Appearance (recycled crafts)

October 27, November 3, 10, 17 - Bits, Bytes and Volts (programming and electronics)

December 1, 8, 15 - What "Wood" You Do? (woodworking)

 

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
 
misc_twodancers 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Reading Round-up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Children 4-8 years are invited to sign up to spend 45 minutes reading with a teen or pre-teen.  Reading Round Up is held each Monday from October 6 through November 10 from 4:15-5 pm.  Sign up on the registration form for October 6 and tell us which of the 6 weeks your child(ren) will attend.  Please plan for them to attend at least 4 of the 6 weeks. Thank you to the library for sponsoring this event and for the teens who volunteer their time.

 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
rec_aerobics 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Tai Chi on Mondays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Wiker   610-970-6551   cwiker@mclinc.org
    Location: Pottstown Regional Public Library - Youth Department - Community Room
 
misc_arrow_r_red 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Lego Block Party at Roslyn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Celia Frankford   215-886-9818   cfrankford@mclinc.org
   

Lego Block Party

Lego fan costume!Join us for a Lego Block Party

Use your imagination! Use your ingenuity!  Explore, design and build a one-of-a kind Lego structure.

Monday, October 6, from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Ages: 5-12

Parents are welcome to join in. Refreshments will be provided.

Registration begins September 15.

*Limited to 15 participants. Legos will be provided but cannot be taken home.

Roslyn Branch Library, 2412 Avondale Avenue, Roslyn, PA 19001, 215-886-9818
cfrankford@mclinc.org, abingtonfreelibrary.org

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    Location: Roslyn Branch Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Forever Young Adult Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aileen Johnson   610-287-8360   ajohnson@mclinc.org
   

~~For adults and teen who like to read young adult books! Copies of all discussion books will be available at the library following every book discussion.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
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misc_familytree 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Let's Talk Trees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Burnham   215-885-5180, ext 15   kburnham@mclinc.org
   

Abington Township Shade Tree Commission presents:

Let's Talk Trees

 

LET’S TALK TREES

Two Mondays: September 22 and October 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

September 22 - Right Tree - Right Place. Healthy trees begin with thoughtful planning.
Learn to 

  • Understand “how trees work”
  • Cool your home in summer and tame winter winds 
  • Select trees that grow well on your property 
  • Place your trees to avoid conflict with power lines and buildings
  • Increase your property value

October 6 - Care for Trees- Young and Old. Care for trees and they will care for you!
Learn to 

  • Plant for long term success
  • Train young trees to achieve healthy form
  • Care for trees throughout their lifetime
  • Recognize a healthy vs. stressed tree
  • Select the right tools for home use
  • Know when it is time to call a professional

Abington Free Library, 1030 Old York Rd, Abington, PA 19001
Please register at KBurnham@mclinc.org, by calling 215-885-5180 x 15or online here.

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_earth 7:15 PM  -  8:45 PM English Conversation Class: EL/Civics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - English Conversation Class: EL/Civics

 

English as a Second Language ClassClasses Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adjoa Amoah     yoga.vaayu@gmail.com.
   

~~Mondays at 7:30 pm (ongoing)

           Teens and adults. $5 per class.  Join Adjoa Amoah-Aggrey, RYT, for all levels of yoga.  Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing.  Beginners welcome! 

            Space is limited.  Email questions to yoga.vaayu@gmail.com.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
Tuesday October 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_earth 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM English Conversation Class: EL/Civics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - English Conversation Class: EL/Civics

 

English as a Second Language ClassClasses Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aileen Johnson   610-287-8360   ajohnson@mclinc.org
   

~~Ages 6-24 mos with Adult

             Stories and songs

          Registration requested. Sign up at the library or call 610-287-8360 to register.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Babes 'n Books Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Babies up to about 18 mo. and their caregivers are invited for a half-hour of songs, movement, and books.  Bring your library card so you can take some materials home to share with baby and some books to help you in your role as caregiver.  Registration is not required for this FREE event sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 12:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Collegeville Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Collegeville Shopping Center
Main Street & Route 29

Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm for dinner

 
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    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

New Location !! New Location!!

New Hanover Township Building

2943 N. Charlotte St.

Gilbertsville, Pa 19525

Closed 4:00pm -5:00pm for dinner

 
misc_earth 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Adult Literacy - Writing Class: EL/Civics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - Writing Class

 

Writing

Meets a few times a month. Please call to confirm.

Contact the Abington Free Library Adult Literacy  at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.


Classes Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
rec_yoga.GIF 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Gentle Vinyasa Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

Gentle Vinyasa YOGA     Tuesdays with Jana

The cost is $5 per class which can be paid the day of the class. The cost of this class is partially sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Please register via the calendar www.jeaneslibrary.org for each class individually.

Gentle Vinyasa yoga is a softer, deep yoga practice focusing on alignment of each asana and mindful sequencing of yoga poses. This balanced yoga class will include asana (yoga poses), breath work and guided meditation. This class is for experienced yogis, beginners, or those interested in a gentle, mindful practice. Participants should be able to sit on the floor and stand. Please bring a yoga mat to class.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 5:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Planned especially for working families who can't get to the library during the daytime, this storytime is for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Miss Andrea will share lots of music, movement activities, and stories.  No sign up is required.  Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this activity. 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
elect_computer1 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Internet Session 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 141   
   

This course, held in two sessions, uses basic internet terminology to teach how to use Internet Explorer to enter web addresses, do simple searches, use navigation tools, create favorites, print and more.

Taught on consecutive Tuesdays.

(Pre-requisite: In-lab demonstration of basic computing skillset, 10 min.)

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED!

Computer Classes    
    Location: Mont. Co.-Norristown Public Library Computer Lab
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food_apple 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Common Sense Weight Loss Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Burnham   215-885-5180, ext 15   kburnham@mclinc.org
   

Common Sense Weight Loss

 

Common Sense Weight LossHoly Redeemer Gynecologist, R. Scott Thornton, M.D. will discuss Common Sense Weight Loss and be available to sign his book:

Ask Your Gynecologist:
 Answers to Over 200 (Sometimes Embarrassing) Questions Women Ask through Every Age and Stage of Their Lives

Tuesday, October 7, at 7 pm

Register at Abington Free Library
1030 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
call: 215-885-5180, ext. 15,
email: kburnham@mclinc.org, or register online here.

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday October 8, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Tales for Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   lpoland@mclinc.org
   

Three and four-year-olds are invited with a caregiver for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft with Miss Linda and her puppet, Lucy.  Registration is not necessary for this FREE storytime sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Lap Rap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Simple stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for your baby and you! Ages 0-24 months with a caregiver. Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
 
elect_laptop.GIF 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Wiker   610-970-6551   cwiker@mclinc.org
   

These are on demand free form classes for the basics of computers.  Internet, word processing, file management, online library resources.  Bring your questions!

    Location: Pottstown Regional Public Library
 
misc_earth 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM English Idioms and Grammar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - English Idioms and Grammar

English as a Second Language ClassClasses Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:15 AM  -  11:45 AM Mother Goose Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Mother Goose Storytime, for children from about 18 to 36 months, is taught by "Miss Linda."  There will be stories, songs and rhymes. Plan about 30 minutes for storytime and bring your library card to take books home with you, too.  Registration is not required for this free activity sponsored by the Friend of the Library. 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Hatfield Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:



Valley Stream Apartments
Cowpath Road & Line St.

 
trans_van 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Plymouth Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Plymouth Square Shopping Center
Ridge & Butler Pike

 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 5:00 PM  -  7:50 PM Mah Jong Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

Players meet in Gray Matter Corner. All are welcome.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road
 
lib_book_pencil 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Basic Drawing Classes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Burnham   215-885-5180, ext 15   kburnham@mclinc.org
   

Basic Drawing Class

Learning to Draw StickmenWednesdays, from 7-8:30pm, September 10, 17, 24, October 1, & 8
Led by Earl Weldon

Class size is limited to 20.

Register for this FREE series at Abington Free Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001, email kburnham@mclinc.org, call 215-885-5180, ext. 15 or here.

September 10 - Creating 3-D space on a 2-D sheet of paper - Using size, overlapping, 1- and 2-point perspective to create the illusion of depth in drawing

September 17 - Seeing and rendering light and shadow - Discussion of light and how it defines form for our eyes

September 24 - Bringing the drawing to life - Shading techniques, blurring, hatching, cross-hatching, etc.

October 1 - Learning to see - Breaking free of mental conventions, attention to negative space

October 8 - Working both ends from the middle - Experimenting with adding both the lights AND the darks ... a drawing exercise with white chalk and pencil/charcoal on grey paper

 

All sessions have an initial teaching segment, followed by drawing time. Students can bring in additional drawings, done during the week and utilizing the prior week’s skill, which Earl can critique for them.

Starting with the first class, bring:

  • at least 3 sharpened pencils (#2 pencils are fine)
  • 3 or 4 sheets of paper at least 9” x 12” but not bigger than 11” x 17”
  • Eraser (if there are good erasers on your pencils, that’s fine, or bring a separate  eraser, hard or kneaded)

 
Later in the classes we’ll also want:  

  • at least 3 better quality drawing pencils of different leads
  • a kneaded eraser
  • a sketch pad at least 9” x 12”
  • several sheets of 9” x 12” light or medium grey paper 
  • white drawing chalk

Earl Weldon sketchyAbout Earl

Over 25 years experience in Art, Ad Design, Printing and Marketing, Earl worked for ad agencies and corporations, and having come up as an award-winning Designer/Art Director. He earned a B.A. in Art/Design at Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC. He’s also taken numerous courses in computer graphics and business topics.

He now runs his own company, Earl Weldon Art & Design. Awards for his work have included Benny Awards from the Philadelphia Direct Marketing Association (PDMA), including work done on one Best of Show, and also a Neographics Gold Award for Excellence.

On a personal note, Earl enjoys being an Assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 109 in Philadelphia. Earl and his wife, Linda, live in Abington, PA and have 5 children & 8 awesome, smart and talented grandchildren!

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
   
Thursday October 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Used Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come to our book sale annex for great deals on used books!

Used book Prices:
Hardcover Adult:  $1.00 
Trade Paperbacks:   $1.00 
Mass Market Paperbacks:   75 cents
Romance Paperbacks:  25 cents
Children's Books: 25 - 50 cents
Videos: 50 cents
Audiobooks:  $0.50 - $1.00
Special Priced and Local History priced as marked.

Donations
Donations of books are always welcome.  Hardcover and paperback books may be dropped off any time the library is open.  We are unable to accept textbooks, encyclopedias, or magazines. Thank you! 

    Location: Indian Valley Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Mother Goose Storytime, for children from about 18 to 36 months, is taught by "Miss Linda."  There will be stories, songs and rhymes. Plan about 30 minutes for storytime and bring your library card to take books home with you, too.  Registration is not required for this free activity sponsored by the Friend of the Library. 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
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lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aileen Johnson   610-287-8360   ajohnson@mclinc.org
   

~~Ages 2-5 with adult.  Enjoy stories and songs introducing early literacy skills.

          Registration requested. Sign up at the library or call 610-287-8360 to register.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Tickle Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Stories, songs, fingerplays and simple games for the active toddler and early preschool child. Ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Drop-In Story Times Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   215-885-5180, ext 28   
   

Drop-In Story Times

 

Drop-In Story Times!(ALL AGES) 

Thursdays, 11:00-11:30 a.m.  October 2 through May 21, 2015

(No sessions on Nov. 27, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1)

Parents/caregivers are invited to bring children of all ages to these programs

led by members of the Jenkintown Kiwanis Club. 

No advance registration is required.  

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in various library programs are solely those of the presenter and do not necessarily represent the views of the Abington Township Public Library or the Friends of Abington Township Public Library.

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tales for Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   lpoland@mclinc.org
   

Three and four-year-olds are invited with a caregiver for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft with Miss Linda and her puppet, Lucy.  Registration is not necessary for this FREE storytime sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 12:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Montgomery Township Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Water Tower Square
Horsham & North Wales Roads

closed from 4:00pm - 5:00pm for dinner
 

 
rec_games 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Play Canasta Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

What is Canasta? A game played by 4 individuals in two partnerships.

Materials needed: Two standard decks of cards and four jokers.

News for Canasta players: Those who attended the lessons or others who already play Canasta, the Library will be sponsoring ongoing games on most Thursday afternoons in our Gray Matter Corner from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. The cost to attend these games is $2 per week.

 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road
 
trans_van 12:30 PM  -  3:45 PM Hatfield Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

 

Snyders Square

Cowpath Road & Line Street


 

 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Reading Romp Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Reading Romp, a storytime for preschoolers from about 3-5 years old, is taught by Mrs. Linda Doll.  There will be stories, songs and rhymes followed by a cool craft. Plan about 45 minutes for storytime and bring your library card to take library materials home with you, too.  Registration is not required for this free activity.  Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Hatfield Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

 

Village Apartments

Maple Avenue

 

 
anim_dog_scottie 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tail Waggin' Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aileen Johnson   610-287-8360   ajohnson@mclinc.org
   

~~Drop-in and read to certified pet therapy dogs.  Practice your read-aloud skills.  All ages and reading abilities are welcome.  To be held upstairs in the library.

           No registration required.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
 
misc_sound 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Hearing Assistance in Public Places Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

This program is for anyone interested in learning more about hearing assistance.

The emphasis will be on loop systems such as the one in the Community Room at the Jeanes Library, but the speaker, Donald Groff, a Hearing Assistance Technology Consultant, will also talk about hearing loss in general. Other types of hearing assistance systems such as infrared (IR) and FM systems will be discussed as well as other means of dealing with hearing loss, such as captioning for telephones and movies. Hear about new developments such as smartphone applications to aid in hearing loss!

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Evening Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Stories and songs, rhythms and rhymes for the whole family! Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Gardner     
    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Board Room
Friday October 10, 2014 Go To Top
rec_martial_arts.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Tai Chi for Health Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

NEW SESSION BEGAN FRIDAY, October 3rd         10:00AM TO 11:00AM

THIS IS AN 8-WEEK SESSION – AND A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR B EGINNERS TO JOIN THE GROUP

1 HOUR CLASS - $40 FOR 8 WEEKS PAYABLE AT FIRST CLASS OR $8/CLASS

Tai Chi is a gentle ancient practice that originated in China. For centuries, the Chinese have understood the immense health benefits of Tai Chi.  Now east meets west as Tai Chi is being recognized for its unique energy and power by Harvard Medical School, the Mayo Clinic, the Arthritis Foundation, and the CDC (Center for Disease Control) – just to name a few. 

Tai Chi has been shown in scientific studies to reduce pain, stiffness and fatigue, and improve physical function, muscle strength, flexibility/mobility, and balance.  It also promotes correct body posture, integrates body and mind, relieves stress, and improves Qi (life energy).  It is a progressive exercise in the sense that no matter at what age one starts, skills can be developed. Once you start you can continue to progress to a higher level for the rest of your life.

We begin our practice with Qigong exercises (often called Meditation in Motion), a warm up and cool down. We’ll also learn a NEW PROGRAM and continue to practice our ongoing program with a combination of basic and advanced movements.  Our focus includes breathing techniques, visualization, and imagery. It is a fun and relaxed class!

No special equipment is needed – just comfortable shoes and clothing.  As always, participants should check with their doctor before participating in any physical program.

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SIGN UP FOR CLASS, CALL OR EMAIL LINDA DEMEDIO.

LINDA DEMEDIO, CERTIFIED TAI CHI FOR HEALTH INSTRUCTOR

taichilcd@gmail.com        215-694-1863

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Upper Frederick Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Township Building
Route 73 (3205 Big Road)

 
food_apple 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Dining with Diabetes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Davis   610-970-6551   sdavis@mclinc.org
   

The Penn State Extension Dining With Diabetes program helps people with type 2 diabetes identify and understand important information about managing and preventing this disease.
Learning that you have diabetes can be overwhelming at first. There are many new things to learn and it can be difficult to know where to start. In our program, registered Dietitians or Certified Diabetes Educators will lead discussions addressing:
• Important numbers you need to know
• Planning healthy meals
• Healthy food preparation
• Physical activity
 

Dining with Diabetes, a program for adults with diabetes and their families presented by Penn State Extension.  This program is free and made possible through a grant from the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation.

An information and registration session will be held Friday, October 3, 2014.  Lab tests will offered to measure A1c and blood pressure. 

 

Registration required and participants will attend programs for 5 weeks on Friday mornings.  A post-program follow-up session will be held on January 16, 2015.

To register call the library at 610-970-6551 or register through this event calendar.

For more information call the Penn State Extension Office at 610-489-4315

    Location: Pottstown Regional Public Library - Youth Department - Community Room
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
elect_computer1 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Internet Session 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 141   
   

This course, held in two sessions, uses basic internet terminology to teach how to use Internet Explorer to enter web addresses, do simple searches, use navigation tools, create favorites, print and more.

Taught on consecutive Fridays.

(Pre-requisite: In-lab demonstration of basic computing skillset, 10 min.)

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED!

Computer Classes    
    Location: Mont. Co.-Norristown Public Library Computer Lab
 
trans_van 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Upper Gwynedd Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

North Penn Marketplace
Sumneytown Pike & Route 363

 

 
trans_van 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Hatfield Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Ralph's Corner
Routes 63 & 463

 

Saturday October 11, 2014 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Build! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Create and build using a variety of great materials for the budding engineer:  LEGO, K’Nex, Straws & Connectors, and more! For children in grades K-6. Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
Monday October 13, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_pumpkin 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Bag-It! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aileen Johnson   610-287-8360   ajohnson@mclinc.org
   

Monday, October 13th at 1:00 PM

Come and decorate a trick-or-treat bag for your child to take with them on the big night! Maybe even get some candy early! Stay later to enjoy the Hotel Transylvania move showing at 2:30 PM!

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Adult Program: Between Now and Then Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

What do you plan to do with your time between now and then? A five part program by Jeanne C. Hoff for baby boomers covering the following topics:

1. Legal

2. Financial

3.Funeral & Burial

4.Record Keeping

5. Personal

More information to come

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Board Room
 
elect_video_camera 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movie Day! (Hotel Transylvania) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aileen Johnson   610-287-8360   ajohnson@mclinc.org
   

~~Monday, October 13th at 2:00 pm

           School is out, come watch Hotel Transylvania!  Popcorn and juice will be available.  Feel free to bring your own chair to lounge in.

           No registration required.

    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
 
misc_hammer 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Maker Mondays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Fun STEAM activities to try. Create, imagine, experiment, explore! Class size is limited and will start on time. Ask for a program ticket at the Children’s Desk when you arrive. For children in grades 3-6. Participants are required to bring a parent-signed release form to the first program they attend. (You can print the form here:  http://mnl.mclinc.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/SchoolAge-Fall14-MM.pdf )

October 6, 13, 20 - Repeat Appearance (recycled crafts)

October 27, November 3, 10, 17 - Bits, Bytes and Volts (programming and electronics)

December 1, 8, 15 - What "Wood" You Do? (woodworking)

 

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
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misc_twodancers 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Reading Round-up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Children 4-8 years are invited to sign up to spend 45 minutes reading with a teen or pre-teen.  Reading Round Up is held each Monday from October 6 through November 10 from 4:15-5 pm.  Sign up on the registration form for October 6 and tell us which of the 6 weeks your child(ren) will attend.  Please plan for them to attend at least 4 of the 6 weeks. Thank you to the library for sponsoring this event and for the teens who volunteer their time.

 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
misc_new_blue 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM ID Theft, Scams, Financial Predators Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mimi Satterthwaite   215-885-5180, ext 13   AskAbington@gmail.com
   

ID Theft, Scams, Financial Predators

 

Thief stealing your money

Don’t be a victim.

Free workshop to be held at: Abington Free Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Monday, Oct. 13, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Topics to be discussed include an overview of identity theft, scams and financial predators; their impact; prevention measures; and recovery steps.

We’ll also discuss current scams being used and ways to identify them.

Register here, call 215-885-5180, ext. 13, or stop by the Information Desk to register for this event.

Questions?  Contact Mimi Satterthwaite askabington@gmail.com 

The views and opinions expressed in various library programs are solely those of the presenter and do not necessarily represent the views of the Abington Township Public Library or the Friends of Abington Township Public Library.

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
        There are many spaces available.
 
rec_aerobics 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Tai Chi on Mondays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Wiker   610-970-6551   cwiker@mclinc.org
    Location: Pottstown Regional Public Library - Youth Department - Community Room
 
misc_earth 7:15 PM  -  8:45 PM English Conversation Class: EL/Civics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - English Conversation Class: EL/Civics

 

English as a Second Language ClassClasses Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adjoa Amoah     yoga.vaayu@gmail.com.
   

~~Mondays at 7:30 pm (ongoing)

           Teens and adults. $5 per class.  Join Adjoa Amoah-Aggrey, RYT, for all levels of yoga.  Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing.  Beginners welcome! 

            Space is limited.  Email questions to yoga.vaayu@gmail.com.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
Tuesday October 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_earth 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM English Conversation Class: EL/Civics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - English Conversation Class: EL/Civics

 

English as a Second Language ClassClasses Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
trans_van 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Trappe Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Augustus Lutheran Church Lot
Main St. & Seventh Ave.

 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aileen Johnson   610-287-8360   ajohnson@mclinc.org
   

~~Ages 6-24 mos with Adult

             Stories and songs

          Registration requested. Sign up at the library or call 610-287-8360 to register.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Babes 'n Books Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Babies up to about 18 mo. and their caregivers are invited for a half-hour of songs, movement, and books.  Bring your library card so you can take some materials home to share with baby and some books to help you in your role as caregiver.  Registration is not required for this FREE event sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
rec_knitting 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Crafters Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Wiker   610-970-6551   cwiker@mclinc.org
   

Come and join in with people who also like to do crafts and share tips with one another.  A variety of crafts are welcome and encouraged.

    Location: Pottstown Regional Public Library
 
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    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Upper Providence Rec Center
499 Hopwood Rd

 
rec_yoga.GIF 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Gentle Vinyasa Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

Gentle Vinyasa YOGA     Tuesdays with Jana

The cost is $5 per class which can be paid the day of the class. The cost of this class is partially sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Please register via the calendar www.jeaneslibrary.org for each class individually.

Gentle Vinyasa yoga is a softer, deep yoga practice focusing on alignment of each asana and mindful sequencing of yoga poses. This balanced yoga class will include asana (yoga poses), breath work and guided meditation. This class is for experienced yogis, beginners, or those interested in a gentle, mindful practice. Participants should be able to sit on the floor and stand. Please bring a yoga mat to class.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
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ent_note 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Jitterbugs Music & Movement Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Join Miss Amy of Jitterbugs Music and Movement, LLC, for a special musical storytime with singing, dancing, experimenting with instruments, etc.  Appropriate for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.   Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event.  Please sign up!

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
elect_computer1 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 Session 1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 141   
   

This course, held in three sessions, introduces the student to Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program.  Topics include using the tools ribbon, creating, saving and printing documents, highlighting and formatting text, spelling and grammar check, headers and footers and inserting and manipulating objects such as tables, shapes and pictures.

Taught on consecutive Tuesdays.

(Pre-requisite: In-lab demonstration of basic computing skillset, 10 min.)

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED!

Computer Classes    
    Location: Mont. Co.-Norristown Public Library Computer Lab
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Tales for Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   lpoland@mclinc.org
   

Three and four-year-olds are invited with a caregiver for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft with Miss Linda and her puppet, Lucy.  Registration is not necessary for this FREE storytime sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Lap Rap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Simple stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for your baby and you! Ages 0-24 months with a caregiver. Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
 
elect_laptop.GIF 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Wiker   610-970-6551   cwiker@mclinc.org
   

These are on demand free form classes for the basics of computers.  Internet, word processing, file management, online library resources.  Bring your questions!

    Location: Pottstown Regional Public Library
 
trans_van 10:30 AM  -  4:30 PM New Hanover Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

William S. Hollenbach Center
3065 N. Charlotte St.

Closed 12:30pm-1:00pm for lunch

 
misc_earth 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM English Idioms and Grammar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - English Idioms and Grammar

English as a Second Language ClassClasses Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:15 AM  -  11:45 AM Mother Goose Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Mother Goose Storytime, for children from about 18 to 36 months, is taught by "Miss Linda."  There will be stories, songs and rhymes. Plan about 30 minutes for storytime and bring your library card to take books home with you, too.  Registration is not required for this free activity sponsored by the Friend of the Library. 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Plymouth Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Greater Plymouth Community Center
2910 Jolly Road

 
trans_van 2:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Plymouth Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Place One Apartments
777West Germantown Pk.

 
med_bag2 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Medicare Open Enrollment Choices Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

Apprise provides free healtlh insurance counseling to help all Pennsylvanians with Medicare. Counselors are specially trained staff and volunteers who can answer your questions about Medicare and provide you with objective, easy-to-understand information about Medicare. Open Enrollment Period is every year from October 15th through December 7th. Take advantage of this free program offered on Wednesday, October 15th and on Monday, November 17th, both at 3:30pm in our Board Room help you make important annual decisions about both Part D and Medicare Advantage Plans. Barbara Ruthberg, a member of the Board of Directors of RSVP and an Apprise Medicare Counselor, will be conducting both sessions.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Board Room
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 5:00 PM  -  7:50 PM Mah Jong Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

Players meet in Gray Matter Corner. All are welcome.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road
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lib_teddybear_reading 7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Preschool Pajama Parties Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   215-885-5180, ext 28   
   

Pre School Pajama Parties

Ready for Pajama Parties!Do your kids enjoy bedtime stories? 

PRESCHOOL PAJAMA PARTIES

For children ages 3-5
Three Wednesdays: Oct. 15, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17, 2014
from 
7:00-7:45 p.m

Abington Free Library, Community Room

STORIES ? SONGS ? SLEEPY TIME FUN

Children are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a stuffed animal to cuddle.  All children must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver. No advance registration is required. For more information, please call the Children’s Department at (215) 885-5180, ext. 28.

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Library Board of Directors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Board Room
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The Ruth and Robert Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Burnham   215-885-5180, ext 15   kburnham@mclinc.org
   

The Ruth and Robert Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group

 

RARAMBAFDGThe Ruth and Robert Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group meets certain Wednesdays from 7-8 p.m. in the Shorday Room, Abington Free Library to discuss award-winning books, films and a poet's work led by Dr. Karen Weekes

Borrow the books and DVDs from the Library System or from the display by Abington's Circulation Department. Register for this FREE program online by clicking on the date of the event, in the Library Office, Abington Free Library, call 215-885-5180, ext. 15 or email: kburnham@mclinc.org

Decaf coffee and cookies from Curds N Whey are served.

September 10 (film):
Waltz with Bashir. 2008. (2009 Golden Globe, Best Foreign Language Film)
Click here to see the trailer.

October 15:
Moore, Lorrie. Anagrams. 1986. (Moore has won the O. Henry Award, the Rea Award for the Short Story, and the Irish Times International Fiction Prize.)
New York Times article, Sestinas and Wisecracks by Carol Hill
 

November 12:
Barry, Sebastian. The Secret Scripture. 2008. (won the Costa Book Award [formerly the Whitbread])
New York Times article Ordinary Madness, by Art Winslow

March 18:
Tartt, Donna. The Goldfinch2013. (won the Pulitzer Prize)
New York Times article Flights of Fancy, Donna Tartt’s ‘Goldfinch’ by Stephen King

April 8:
Poet: Maya Angelou (Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, as well as winner of several poetry awards)  Packets will be available to pick up in the Library Office and as a PDF download by March 2015.
New York Times articles on Maya Angelou

May 6:
Eggers, Dave. The Circle. 2013. (Eggers has won The National Magazine Award, the American Book Award, and other writing prizes.)  
The New Yorker article, Sharing is Caring is Sharing, Posted by Betsy Morais
 


Dr. Karen WeekesDr. Karen Weekes is an Associate Professor of English at Penn State University, Abington College. Her teaching and research interests include contemporary American and world literature, women’s writing, and graphic memoir and other non-traditional modes of autobiography. Winner of many awards, her most recent is Outstanding Advising/Mentoring Award for Penn State Abington. She is the founder of the Society for Contemporary Literature and has enjoyed leading or participating in book groups for many years.

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Shorday Room
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday October 16, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Mother Goose Storytime, for children from about 18 to 36 months, is taught by "Miss Linda."  There will be stories, songs and rhymes. Plan about 30 minutes for storytime and bring your library card to take books home with you, too.  Registration is not required for this free activity sponsored by the Friend of the Library. 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aileen Johnson   610-287-8360   ajohnson@mclinc.org
   

~~Ages 2-5 with adult.  Enjoy stories and songs introducing early literacy skills.

          Registration requested. Sign up at the library or call 610-287-8360 to register.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Tickle Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Stories, songs, fingerplays and simple games for the active toddler and early preschool child. Ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Drop-In Story Times Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   215-885-5180, ext 28   
   

Drop-In Story Times

 

Drop-In Story Times!(ALL AGES) 

Thursdays, 11:00-11:30 a.m.  October 2 through May 21, 2015

(No sessions on Nov. 27, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1)

Parents/caregivers are invited to bring children of all ages to these programs

led by members of the Jenkintown Kiwanis Club. 

No advance registration is required.  

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in various library programs are solely those of the presenter and do not necessarily represent the views of the Abington Township Public Library or the Friends of Abington Township Public Library.

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tales for Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   lpoland@mclinc.org
   

Three and four-year-olds are invited with a caregiver for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft with Miss Linda and her puppet, Lucy.  Registration is not necessary for this FREE storytime sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 12:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Upper Gwynedd Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

North Penn Marketplace
Sumneytown Pike & Route 363

Closed 4:00pm -5:00pm for dinner

 
rec_games 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Play Canasta Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

What is Canasta? A game played by 4 individuals in two partnerships.

Materials needed: Two standard decks of cards and four jokers.

News for Canasta players: Those who attended the lessons or others who already play Canasta, the Library will be sponsoring ongoing games on most Thursday afternoons in our Gray Matter Corner from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. The cost to attend these games is $2 per week.

 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road
 
trans_van 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Worcester Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Merrymead Farm
2222 Valley Forge Rd.

 
lib_teddybear_reading 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Reading Romp Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Reading Romp, a storytime for preschoolers from about 3-5 years old, is taught by Mrs. Linda Doll.  There will be stories, songs and rhymes followed by a cool craft. Plan about 45 minutes for storytime and bring your library card to take library materials home with you, too.  Registration is not required for this free activity.  Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
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trans_van 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM West Norriton Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Willowbrook Apts.
825 Willowbrook Dr.

 
ent_filmproj 5:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

 

 

Movie Night

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Refreshments compliments of Weis Markets, Plymouth Meeting.

Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this program!

The Jeanes Library will be showing the cult classic film from 1958, The Blob, starring Steve McQueen. This is the story of an alien life form consuming everything in its path as it grows and grows. The theatre used in this production was the Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville, just up the road. Our presenter, Liz Zietz, attended a full weekend program on The Blob this summer and she has lots of information to share with us. 

The program will be held in the Community Room and includes a 15 minute introduction and a half hour discussion afterwards. The discussion will be led by local resident, "film buff," and now, "Blob expert," Liz Zietz. Please let us know if you are coming by signing up via our interactive calendar.

 

 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Evening Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Stories and songs, rhythms and rhymes for the whole family! Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
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trans_van 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Limerick Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Waltz Golf Farm
303 W. Ridge Pike

 
rec_martial_arts.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Tai Chi for Health Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

NEW SESSION BEGAN FRIDAY, October 3rd         10:00AM TO 11:00AM

THIS IS AN 8-WEEK SESSION – AND A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR B EGINNERS TO JOIN THE GROUP

1 HOUR CLASS - $40 FOR 8 WEEKS PAYABLE AT FIRST CLASS OR $8/CLASS

Tai Chi is a gentle ancient practice that originated in China. For centuries, the Chinese have understood the immense health benefits of Tai Chi.  Now east meets west as Tai Chi is being recognized for its unique energy and power by Harvard Medical School, the Mayo Clinic, the Arthritis Foundation, and the CDC (Center for Disease Control) – just to name a few. 

Tai Chi has been shown in scientific studies to reduce pain, stiffness and fatigue, and improve physical function, muscle strength, flexibility/mobility, and balance.  It also promotes correct body posture, integrates body and mind, relieves stress, and improves Qi (life energy).  It is a progressive exercise in the sense that no matter at what age one starts, skills can be developed. Once you start you can continue to progress to a higher level for the rest of your life.

We begin our practice with Qigong exercises (often called Meditation in Motion), a warm up and cool down. We’ll also learn a NEW PROGRAM and continue to practice our ongoing program with a combination of basic and advanced movements.  Our focus includes breathing techniques, visualization, and imagery. It is a fun and relaxed class!

No special equipment is needed – just comfortable shoes and clothing.  As always, participants should check with their doctor before participating in any physical program.

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SIGN UP FOR CLASS, CALL OR EMAIL LINDA DEMEDIO.

LINDA DEMEDIO, CERTIFIED TAI CHI FOR HEALTH INSTRUCTOR

taichilcd@gmail.com        215-694-1863

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
food_apple 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Dining with Diabetes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Davis   610-970-6551   sdavis@mclinc.org
   

The Penn State Extension Dining With Diabetes program helps people with type 2 diabetes identify and understand important information about managing and preventing this disease.
Learning that you have diabetes can be overwhelming at first. There are many new things to learn and it can be difficult to know where to start. In our program, registered Dietitians or Certified Diabetes Educators will lead discussions addressing:
• Important numbers you need to know
• Planning healthy meals
• Healthy food preparation
• Physical activity
 

Dining with Diabetes, a program for adults with diabetes and their families presented by Penn State Extension.  This program is free and made possible through a grant from the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation.

An information and registration session will be held Friday, October 3, 2014.  Lab tests will offered to measure A1c and blood pressure. 

 

Registration required and participants will attend programs for 5 weeks on Friday mornings.  A post-program follow-up session will be held on January 16, 2015.

To register call the library at 610-970-6551 or register through this event calendar.

For more information call the Penn State Extension Office at 610-489-4315

    Location: Pottstown Regional Public Library - Youth Department - Community Room
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
elect_computer1 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 Session 1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 141   
   

This course, held in three sessions, introduces the student to Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program.  Topics include using the tools ribbon, creating, saving and printing documents, highlighting and formatting text, spelling and grammar check, headers and footers and inserting and manipulating objects such as tables, shapes and pictures.

Taught on consecutive Fridays.

(Pre-requisite: In-lab demonstration of basic computing skillset, 10 min.)

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED!

Computer Classes    
    Location: Mont. Co.-Norristown Public Library Computer Lab
 
trans_van 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Montgomery Township Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Water Tower Square
Horsham & North Wales Roads

 

 
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    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Freddy Hill Farms
1440 Sumneytown Pk.

 
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    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Skippack Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

TD Bank
Routes 113 & 73

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lib_book_sale 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Fall Book Sale! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aileen Johnson   610-287-8360   ajohnson@mclinc.org
   

Saturday, October 18th from 9 AM - 2 PM!

Your patronage helps us put the latest and greatest on our shelves! Come out for our fun Fall Book Sale!

Bag Sale from 12 PM - 2 PM!

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    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
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    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Ralph's Corner
Routes 63 & 463

Closed 12:30pm -1:30pm for lunch

 
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    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Gilbertsville Shopping Center
Philadelphia Ave.

 
anim_dog_scottie 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Roll Over and Read! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Elementary age children can read to specially trained therapy dogs who love to hear stories! Bring your own book or read one of ours. For ages 4-12. Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Write Away: Teen Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us on a Saturday afternoon to practice writing and to share our work.

    Location: Indian Valley Public Library
 
rec_legoguy 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Lego Free Play Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Kids (and adults) of all ages are invited to the children's room to play/build with the library's Lego® blocks.  There are large blocks for those under four and scads of regular bricks for those over 4 year.  No need to sign up.  Thank you to the Friends of the Library and individuals who have donated bricks to the library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM West Norriton Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Norristown School District Administation Building - 401 N. Whitehall Rd.

Note: return to regular hours.
 

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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM IVPL Writer's Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
The IVPL Writer's Group is a group of aspiring authors who meet monthly to critique each other's work, discuss the craft of writing, and encourage one another’s efforts in putting pen to paper.
 
    Location: Indian Valley Public Library
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anim_dog1 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Times with Jean and Niji Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   215-885-5180, ext 28   
   

Story Times with Jean and Niji

 

Niji listening to a storyAll ages welcome. 

Two Mondays: Oct. 20 & 27, 2014, from 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Listen to stories read by Doggone Good Readers volunteer Jean Campellone. Pet her gentle yellow Lab, Niji, a registered therapy dog.

No advance registration is required.  All children must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver.

For more information about this FREE program, visit the Children's Department at Abington Free Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington, PA  19001 or call 215-885-5180, ext. 28.

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
trans_van 11:00 AM  -  4:00 PM East Norriton Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Norriton Square Center
ShopRite
55 W. Germantown Pk.

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Adult Program: Between Now and Then Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

What do you plan to do with your time between now and then? A five part program by Jeanne C. Hoff for baby boomers covering the following topics:

1. Legal

2. Financial

3.Funeral & Burial

4.Record Keeping

5. Personal

More information to come

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Board Room
 
misc_hammer 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Maker Mondays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Fun STEAM activities to try. Create, imagine, experiment, explore! Class size is limited and will start on time. Ask for a program ticket at the Children’s Desk when you arrive. For children in grades 3-6. Participants are required to bring a parent-signed release form to the first program they attend. (You can print the form here:  http://mnl.mclinc.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/SchoolAge-Fall14-MM.pdf )

October 6, 13, 20 - Repeat Appearance (recycled crafts)

October 27, November 3, 10, 17 - Bits, Bytes and Volts (programming and electronics)

December 1, 8, 15 - What "Wood" You Do? (woodworking)

 

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    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
 
misc_twodancers 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Reading Round-up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Children 4-8 years are invited to sign up to spend 45 minutes reading with a teen or pre-teen.  Reading Round Up is held each Monday from October 6 through November 10 from 4:15-5 pm.  Sign up on the registration form for October 6 and tell us which of the 6 weeks your child(ren) will attend.  Please plan for them to attend at least 4 of the 6 weeks. Thank you to the library for sponsoring this event and for the teens who volunteer their time.

 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
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lib_teddybear_reading 5:15 PM  -  6:00 PM Sensory Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441 Ex. 104   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Children about 3-5 or those with a preschool developmental level are invited to our sensory storytime.  This storytime is planned for children with special needs and others who need a small group experience.  The stories and activities are designed to stimulate multiple senses.  It is followed by a time of free play activities and a chance for caregivers to share together.  Please help us plan by signing up in advance.  Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Board Room
 
rec_aerobics 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Tai Chi on Mondays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Wiker   610-970-6551   cwiker@mclinc.org
    Location: Pottstown Regional Public Library - Youth Department - Community Room
 
nat_bush.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Master Gardener Program - Parsley-The Amazing Quiet Herb Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Celia Frankford   215-886-9818   cfrankford@mclinc.org
   

Master Gardener Program - Parsley-The Amazing Quiet Herb

Parsley sprigParsley-The Amazing Quiet Herb - with Master Gardener, Jane Irvin-Klotz 

Everyone is familiar with this herb, but mostly as a decoration on their plate. Come find out why parsley is so beneficial to eat. It is a powerhouse of nutrition and easy to grow, although there is a secret to starting it from seed. Once you buy this biennial plant and let it go to seed, you will probably never have to buy another packet of seeds. It is a very beneficial plant for butterfly gardens and a good companion plant, with lots of interesting history and folklore. Learn how to use this wonderful herb to enhance your life.  

Monday, October 20, 2014, from 7-8 p.m. Registration begins Sept. 29.
Call 215-886-9818, email cfrankford@mclinc.org or visit the Roslyn Branch Library to sign up.

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    Location: Roslyn Branch Library
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misc_earth 7:15 PM  -  8:45 PM English Conversation Class: EL/Civics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - English Conversation Class: EL/Civics

 

English as a Second Language ClassClasses Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
rec_aerobics 7:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adjoa Amoah     yoga.vaayu@gmail.com.
   

~~Mondays at 7:30 pm (ongoing)

           Teens and adults. $5 per class.  Join Adjoa Amoah-Aggrey, RYT, for all levels of yoga.  Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing.  Beginners welcome! 

            Space is limited.  Email questions to yoga.vaayu@gmail.com.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
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misc_earth 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM English Conversation Class: EL/Civics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - English Conversation Class: EL/Civics

 

English as a Second Language ClassClasses Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aileen Johnson   610-287-8360   ajohnson@mclinc.org
   

~~Ages 6-24 mos with Adult

             Stories and songs

          Registration requested. Sign up at the library or call 610-287-8360 to register.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Babes 'n Books Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Babies up to about 18 mo. and their caregivers are invited for a half-hour of songs, movement, and books.  Bring your library card so you can take some materials home to share with baby and some books to help you in your role as caregiver.  Registration is not required for this FREE event sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 12:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Collegeville Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Collegeville Shopping Center
Main Street & Route 29

Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm for dinner

 
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    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

New Location !! New Location!!

New Hanover Township Building

2943 N. Charlotte St.

Gilbertsville, Pa 19525

Closed 4:00pm -5:00pm for dinner

 
misc_earth 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Adult Literacy - Writing Class: EL/Civics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - Writing Class

 

Writing

Meets a few times a month. Please call to confirm.

Contact the Abington Free Library Adult Literacy  at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.


Classes Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
holiday_pumpkin 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Autumn/Halloween Bead Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Beads and more to create wearable art. For children in grades K-6. Drop in. (Norristown area schools early dismissal day.)

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
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rec_yoga.GIF 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Gentle Vinyasa Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

Gentle Vinyasa YOGA     Tuesdays with Jana

The cost is $5 per class which can be paid the day of the class. The cost of this class is partially sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Please register via the calendar www.jeaneslibrary.org for each class individually.

Gentle Vinyasa yoga is a softer, deep yoga practice focusing on alignment of each asana and mindful sequencing of yoga poses. This balanced yoga class will include asana (yoga poses), breath work and guided meditation. This class is for experienced yogis, beginners, or those interested in a gentle, mindful practice. Participants should be able to sit on the floor and stand. Please bring a yoga mat to class.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 5:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Planned especially for working families who can't get to the library during the daytime, this storytime is for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Miss Andrea will share lots of music, movement activities, and stories.  No sign up is required.  Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this activity. 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
elect_computer1 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 Session 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 141   
   

This course, held in three sessions, introduces the student to Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program.  Topics include using the tools ribbon, creating, saving and printing documents, highlighting and formatting text, spelling and grammar check, headers and footers and inserting and manipulating objects such as tables, shapes and pictures.

Taught on consecutive Tuesdays.

(Pre-requisite: In-lab demonstration of basic computing skillset, 10 min.)

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED!

Computer Classes    
    Location: Mont. Co.-Norristown Public Library Computer Lab
 
lib_bookpurple 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Read, Think, Chat Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

~~Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

           Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

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lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Tales for Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   lpoland@mclinc.org
   

Three and four-year-olds are invited with a caregiver for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft with Miss Linda and her puppet, Lucy.  Registration is not necessary for this FREE storytime sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Baby Lap Rap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Simple stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for your baby and you! Ages 0-24 months with a caregiver. Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   215-885-5180, ext 28   
   

Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time Bears

For children ages 12-23 months & their parents/caregivers

Four Wednesdays: Oct. 22 & 29, Nov. 5 & 12, 2014, from 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Registration begins Monday, Oct. 13. Please call (215) 885-5180, ext. 28, to register. 

These programs are designed for one-on-one interaction between parent/caregiver and child. Please arrange for care of siblings during this time.

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
elect_laptop.GIF 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Wiker   610-970-6551   cwiker@mclinc.org
   

These are on demand free form classes for the basics of computers.  Internet, word processing, file management, online library resources.  Bring your questions!

    Location: Pottstown Regional Public Library
 
misc_earth 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM English Idioms and Grammar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Sperling   215-885-5183   AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org
   

Adult Literacy - English Idioms and Grammar

English as a Second Language ClassClasses Offered through Abington Free Library

English as a Second Language Classes: Many countries are represented, and only English is spoken

  • Mondays, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 - noon / English Conversation Class: EL/Civics
  • Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. / Writing Class (twice a month): EL/Civics
  • Wednesdays, 11a.m. - 1 p.m. / Idioms and Grammar in Conversation Class: EL/Civics 
    an upper-level English class (grammar, vocabulary and usage) for advanced ESL students Where: Abington Free Library, Lower Level

Please contact Abington Free Library Adult Literacy at 215-885-5183 or email AbingtonLiteracy@mclinc.org.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment 

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:15 AM  -  11:45 AM Mother Goose Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Mother Goose Storytime, for children from about 18 to 36 months, is taught by "Miss Linda."  There will be stories, songs and rhymes. Plan about 30 minutes for storytime and bring your library card to take books home with you, too.  Registration is not required for this free activity sponsored by the Friend of the Library. 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Hatfield Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:



Valley Stream Apartments
Cowpath Road & Line St.

 
trans_van 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Plymouth Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Plymouth Square Shopping Center
Ridge & Butler Pike

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misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Book Club in the Afternoon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

October 2014: The book is The Dinner by Herman Koch
Note: Come prepared to recommend books for our 2015 list!
Afternoon (3:30-5pm): Wednesday, October 22
Evening (6:30-8pm): Thursday, October 23

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Board Room
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 5:00 PM  -  7:50 PM Mah Jong Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

Players meet in Gray Matter Corner. All are welcome.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Library Board of Directors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Board Room
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misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Used Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come to our book sale annex for great deals on used books!

Used book Prices:
Hardcover Adult:  $1.00 
Trade Paperbacks:   $1.00 
Mass Market Paperbacks:   75 cents
Romance Paperbacks:  25 cents
Children's Books: 25 - 50 cents
Videos: 50 cents
Audiobooks:  $0.50 - $1.00
Special Priced and Local History priced as marked.

Donations
Donations of books are always welcome.  Hardcover and paperback books may be dropped off any time the library is open.  We are unable to accept textbooks, encyclopedias, or magazines. Thank you! 

    Location: Indian Valley Public Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Mother Goose Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Mother Goose Storytime, for children from about 18 to 36 months, is taught by "Miss Linda."  There will be stories, songs and rhymes. Plan about 30 minutes for storytime and bring your library card to take books home with you, too.  Registration is not required for this free activity sponsored by the Friend of the Library. 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Aileen Johnson   610-287-8360   ajohnson@mclinc.org
   

~~Ages 2-5 with adult.  Enjoy stories and songs introducing early literacy skills.

          Registration requested. Sign up at the library or call 610-287-8360 to register.

http://www.pvlibrary.net    
    Location: Perkiomen Valley Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Tickle Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Stories, songs, fingerplays and simple games for the active toddler and early preschool child. Ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Drop-In Story Times Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   215-885-5180, ext 28   
   

Drop-In Story Times

 

Drop-In Story Times!(ALL AGES) 

Thursdays, 11:00-11:30 a.m.  October 2 through May 21, 2015

(No sessions on Nov. 27, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1)

Parents/caregivers are invited to bring children of all ages to these programs

led by members of the Jenkintown Kiwanis Club. 

No advance registration is required.  

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in various library programs are solely those of the presenter and do not necessarily represent the views of the Abington Township Public Library or the Friends of Abington Township Public Library.

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    Location: Abington Free Library, Community Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Tales for Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Poland   610-828-0441   lpoland@mclinc.org
   

Three and four-year-olds are invited with a caregiver for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft with Miss Linda and her puppet, Lucy.  Registration is not necessary for this FREE storytime sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
trans_van 12:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Montgomery Township Bookmobile Stop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Water Tower Square
Horsham & North Wales Roads

closed from 4:00pm - 5:00pm for dinner
 

 
rec_games 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Play Canasta Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

What is Canasta? A game played by 4 individuals in two partnerships.

Materials needed: Two standard decks of cards and four jokers.

News for Canasta players: Those who attended the lessons or others who already play Canasta, the Library will be sponsoring ongoing games on most Thursday afternoons in our Gray Matter Corner from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. The cost to attend these games is $2 per week.

 

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road
 
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    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

 

Snyders Square

Cowpath Road & Line Street


 

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lib_teddybear_reading 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Reading Romp Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Hargis   610-828-0441   bhargis@mclinc.org
   

Reading Romp, a storytime for preschoolers from about 3-5 years old, is taught by Mrs. Linda Doll.  There will be stories, songs and rhymes followed by a cool craft. Plan about 45 minutes for storytime and bring your library card to take library materials home with you, too.  Registration is not required for this free activity.  Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event.

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
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    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

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Village Apartments

Maple Avenue

 

 
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    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

October 2014: The book is The Dinner by Herman Koch
Note: Come prepared to recommend books for our 2015 list!
Afternoon (3:30-5pm): Wednesday, October 22
Evening (6:30-8pm): Thursday, October 23

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Board Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Evening Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    610-278-5100 x 205   
   

Stories and songs, rhythms and rhymes for the whole family! Drop in.

http://www.mc-npl.org    
    Location: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department
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rec_martial_arts.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Tai Chi for Health Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robyn Train   610-828-0441   rtrain@mclinc.org
   

NEW SESSION BEGAN FRIDAY, October 3rd         10:00AM TO 11:00AM

THIS IS AN 8-WEEK SESSION – AND A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR B EGINNERS TO JOIN THE GROUP

1 HOUR CLASS - $40 FOR 8 WEEKS PAYABLE AT FIRST CLASS OR $8/CLASS

Tai Chi is a gentle ancient practice that originated in China. For centuries, the Chinese have understood the immense health benefits of Tai Chi.  Now east meets west as Tai Chi is being recognized for its unique energy and power by Harvard Medical School, the Mayo Clinic, the Arthritis Foundation, and the CDC (Center for Disease Control) – just to name a few. 

Tai Chi has been shown in scientific studies to reduce pain, stiffness and fatigue, and improve physical function, muscle strength, flexibility/mobility, and balance.  It also promotes correct body posture, integrates body and mind, relieves stress, and improves Qi (life energy).  It is a progressive exercise in the sense that no matter at what age one starts, skills can be developed. Once you start you can continue to progress to a higher level for the rest of your life.

We begin our practice with Qigong exercises (often called Meditation in Motion), a warm up and cool down. We’ll also learn a NEW PROGRAM and continue to practice our ongoing program with a combination of basic and advanced movements.  Our focus includes breathing techniques, visualization, and imagery. It is a fun and relaxed class!

No special equipment is needed – just comfortable shoes and clothing.  As always, participants should check with their doctor before participating in any physical program.

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SIGN UP FOR CLASS, CALL OR EMAIL LINDA DEMEDIO.

LINDA DEMEDIO, CERTIFIED TAI CHI FOR HEALTH INSTRUCTOR

taichilcd@gmail.com        215-694-1863

    Location: Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Community Meeting Room
 
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    Contact:    610-278-5100 ex 122   
   

Visit our Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at:

Township Building
Route 73 (3205 Big Road)

 
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