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The dead­line for Date­book is noon Tues­day two weeks be­fore the de­sired pub­li­ca­tion date. Only dated events lo­cal to this news­pa­per will be listed. In­for­ma­tion should in­clude event, date, time, ap­pli­ca­ble fees and an in­for­ma­tion tele­phone num­ber that may be pub­lished. Send to North Penn Life Date­book, c/o Mont­gomery News­pa­pers, 290 Com­merce Drive, Fort Wash­ing­ton, PA 19034; fax to 215-643-9475; email npcblife@mont­ No phone calls.

at 4:30 p.m. Be­gin­ners, novices, who­ever – if you’re look­ing for a nice way to re­lax and so­cial­ize, bring a cur­rent project or a skein of yarn and nee­dles to start.

• WRAP Well­ness Re­cov­ery Ac­tion Plan Group: Wed­nes­days at 1:30 p.m.

• Knit­ting/Cro­chet­ing Group: Wed­nes­days at 4:30 p.m.

• Cro­chet­ing Group: Fri­days at 1 p.m. MOVIES: • Fri­day Movie Mati­nees: Show­time is 2 p.m. Aug. 17: “Dr Seuss’ The Lo­rax (PG, 86 min­utes); Aug. 24: “The Iron Gi­ant” (PG, 86 min­utes); Aug. 31: “Trea­sure Planet (PG, 95 min­utes). KIDS’ COR­NER: • Sum­mer Read­ing Cel­e­bra­tion Ice Cream So­cial: Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. Join us as we cel­e­brate our sum­mer of read­ing.

• Ki­wa­nis Sto­ry­time: De­bra Hawk, a mem­ber of the Lans­dale Ki­wa­nis Club, will read sto­ries and com­plete fun ac­tiv­i­ties with the kids. Aug. 25 at 10:30 a.m., this month’s theme is camp­ing.

• Math Tu­tor­ing: Mon­days from 4 to 6 p.m. Free tu­tor­ing in any math sub­ject for students up to grade 12.

• Free Tu­tor­ing by Youth Lit: The Amer­i­can Youth Lit­er­acy Foun­da­tion is of­fer­ing tu­tor­ing to chil­dren in grades 1 to 5 who need help with read­ing. Tu­tor­ing is pro­vided by trained vol­un­teers. Tu­tors will work with your child af­ter school for 30 min­utes per week, usu­ally Fri­day af­ter­noons be­tween 4 and 5:30. Other times may be avail­able. Please sign up us­ing the form avail­able at the li­brary. More in­for­ma­tion is avail­able at www. youth­ BOOK GROUPS: • Men’s Book Dis­cus­sion: This group will take the sum­mer off and meet again be­gin­ning in Septem­ber. SPE­CIAL EVENTS: • Liv­ing His­tory — The Civil War Sol­dier: Aug. 23 at 2 p.m. His­tor­i­cal reen­ac­tor Mike Jes­berger will present the Union and Con­fed­er­ate sol­dier. Learn about life on the march, in camp and in bat­tle. Com­plete with the equip­ment, weapons and per­sonal items of a sol­dier, the pro­gram will give you a bet­ter un­der­stand­ing of the strug­gle to keep our na­tion in­tact.

• Cel­e­brate Founders Day: Aug. 25 At the Li­brary: North Penn S Gaugers model train dis­play at the li­brary; li­brary com­put­ers open to all; ex­tended hours at the li­brary 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

• Amer­i­can Red Cross blood drive: Aug. 30 from 2 to 7 p.m.

• Trivia Night: Sept. 15 Third an­nual beef and beer trivia con­test. Which team will win?

• Ok­to­ber­fest: Oct. 6 Fourth an­nual Ok­to­ber­fest wLWK DQ LQWHUQDWLRQDO flDLU. Mu­sic, dance, beer gar­den, food, games, crafts, etc. 7:30 p.m.

• Makin’ Mu­sic — Aug. 22 at 10 a.m. Ex­pe­ri­ence oockin’ ohythms at this mu­sic en­rich­ment pro­gram. All ages wel­come.

• Baby’s First Book — A gift of lit­er­acy from the Li­brary spon­sored by First Ni­a­gara, the PA One Book Ev­ery Young Child 2012 se­lec­tion, “Stop Snor­ing, Bernard!,” is pre­sented to each baby born to a Li­brary pa­tron. This statewide ef­fort en­cour­ages adults to share and talk about books and sto­ries with chil­dren. Please stop by or call the Li­brary with the name and birth date of any new baby in your house­hold.

• Lego Club — This new club will meet each Thurs­day af­ter­noon from 4 to 5 p.m. The North Penn High School Key Club will be over­see­ing and help en­gi­neer Lego cre­ations. No fee. Lego do­na­tions wel­come.


• Ja­panese Cul­tural Day with Emily Boyer — Aug. 22

• Fi­nal Day Party: Cat’s Pa­jama’s Mu­sic Pro­gram — Aug. 29 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sto­ry­times: • Fri­day Story Hour — All ages wel­come. Aug. 17, 24 and 31 from 2 to 3 p.m. Also, visit the Up­per Gwynedd Gazebo for story hour each Fri­day in Au­gust at 11 a.m.

• Tues­day Story Hour — Spon­sored by Tar­get. Ages 3-6 are in­vited to at­tend Aug. 21 and 28 from 10 to 11 a.m.

• Our Lit­tle Book­worms — Toddlers (12 months to 3 years) meet on sev­eral Tues­day each month at 10 a.m. for 30 min­utes of sto­ry­time. Up­com­ing meet­ings: Aug. 28.

• Spe­cial Needs Story Time — Chil­dren with spe­cial needs (all ages) and sib­lings are wel­come to at­tend. The sto­ries and mu­sic will be geared to­ward ages 2 to 6 and the en­vi­ron­ment will be sen­sory friendly. The pro­gram will be held the sec­ond Tues­day morn­ing of each month from 10 to 10:30 in the li­brary community rooms. TEEN PRO­GRAMS: • Teen Club — Ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. En­joy a good book, talk about it and have treats! No fee. Please stop by the cir­cu­la­tion desk to reg­is­ter and pick up a copy of the book for dis­cus­sion. Ages 12 and up. ADULT PRO­GRAMS: • Adults Dis­cuss Books — One Tues­day evening each month, 7 to 9 p.m. at the li­brary! Books are avail­able for $10 each. Aug. 21: “oun­ning with Scis­sors” by Au­gusten Bur­roughs.

• Cre­at­ing a Health­ier Mem­ory: Brain Games - Sept. 19 at 11 a.m. Pre­sented by Patricia Anasiewicz, oN, MSN, Community Health Outreach nurse at Abing­ton Health/Lans­dale Hospi­tal. Bring a bagged lunch. oeser­va­tions re­quired. No fee. Call 215-481-2204.

• De­tect­ing Women Book Dis­cus­sion Pro­gram — This PA Hu­man­i­ties Coun­cil spon­sored pro­gram will be held in the li­brary community rooms from 1 to 3 p.m. No fee; books pro­vided on a fiUVW-FRPH, fiUVW-VHUYHG EDVLV.


• Knit One, Purl Two Club — Bring your yarn and pat­tern and come join WKH NQLWWHUV Ey WKH fiUHSODFH each Tues­day af­ter­noon be­gin­ning at 2 p.m.

• Mex­i­can Train Domi­noes — Play­ers of all abil­i­ties are wel­come to play ev­ery Thurs­day 1 to 4 p.m.

• Mahjong Group — Join the gang each Tues­day af­ter­noon be­gin­ning at 12:30 p.m. in the main li­brary. SPE­CIAL EVENTS: • Beth Miller, mas­ter food pre­server with the Mont­gomery County Ex­ten­sion Ser­vice, will show a DVD about the top­ics listed and host a ques­tio­nand-an­swer pe­riod from 7 to 8 p.m. Aug. 20: Can­ning To­ma­toes; Oct. 15: Can­ning segeta­bles ning).

• Meet the Au­thor: Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. Carol Po­lis, au­thor of “The Lady is a Champ” will be host­ing a book talk, n&A ses­sion and sign­ing of her newly pub­lished book. Copies avail­able for $20 each.

• Get a new eReader or Smart­phone? Li­brary eBooks and au­dio­books for these de­vices are avail­able for free through the li­brary! Books are com­pat­i­ble with all Nooks, Kin­dles, tablets, iPods, iPhones and an­droids. Ask at the cir­cu­la­tion desk for an in­struc­tion VKHHW IRU yRuU VSHFL­fiF GHvice, all you need is a cur­rent li­brary card! Hav­ing trou­ble get­ting started? Stop by the li­brary any­time from 7 to 9 p.m. on the sec­ond Wed­nes­day of ev­ery month for oneon-one help.

• Blood Pres­sure Screening — 1 to 2 p.m. fourth Tues­day af­ter­noon of each month. The NP sisit­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion will of­fer free blood pres­sure screening at the Li­brary. No ap­point­ment or fee. FUNDRAIS­ING: • Golf Out­ing — Join us for the fourth an­nual Golf Clas­sic at Limekiln Golf Club Sept. 28. Con­tri­bu­tions of prizes, give­aways or ser­vices for the event are wel­come. 11 a.m. shot­gun start. $125 per golfer or $400 per four­some. Call about spon­sor­ship pos­si­bil­i­ties. Premier spon­sor: North Wales Wa­ter Author­ity.

• Adopt-A-Brick — For $100, an en­graved brick will be in­stalled at the seter­ans Memo­rial Flag Pole. Or­der forms avail­able at the li­brary.

• By­ers Choice — Sto­ry­Teller is avail­able for sale at the li­brary. $70/each plus $10 if ship­ping is needed.

• Do­nate your car to the North Wales Area Li­brary — The li­brary will EHQH­fiW IURP WKH SURFHHGV RI the sale or sal­vage of your ve­hi­cle and your do­na­tion is tax de­ductable. Contact Point Ser­vice Cen­ter and tell them you want to do­nate your ve­hi­cle to the NWAL. Ar­range­ments will be made to tow your ve­hi­cle, if nec­es­sary, at no cost to you. Call Point Ser­vice Cen­ter at 215699-TIoE (8473) or email pointser­

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