North Wales Area Li­brary

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KIDS’ PRO­GRAMS: • Our Lit­tle Book­worms: Oct. 23 at 10 a.m. For toddlers 12 months to 3 years.

• Tues­day Story Hour: 10 to 11 a.m. For ages 3 to 6. Oct. 30: Fall Hal­loween theme.

• Baby’s First Book: A gift of lit­er­acy from the Li­brary spon­sored by First Ni­a­gara, the PA One Book

What’s hap­pen­ing at the North Wales Area Li­brary, 233 S. Swart­ley St., North Wales. 215-699-5410; www.north­walesli­brary.org. Ev­ery voung 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. Lim­ited to chil­dren in third grade and up!

FAM­ILY DAY PRO­GRAMS: Sto­ry­times: • Spe­cial Needs Story Time: Oct. 20, Nov. 17 and Dec. 15 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Chil­dren with spe­cial needs (all agesF 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.

• Pa­jama Party Story Hour: Oct. 24 (Hal­loween theme) at 6:30 p.m. Mrs. Pfeil, for­mer li­brar­ian at St. Rose El­e­men­tary School, will read books for kids at spe­cial evening story times. Chil­dren are wel­come to come ready for bed!

• Makin’ Mu­sic: Oct. 24, Nov. 28 and Dec. 19 at 11 a.m. Ex­pe­ri­ence Rockin’ Rhythms at this mu­sic en­rich­ment pro­gram. All are wel­come.

• Who Let the Dogs In?: Oct. 27 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Chil­dren will read to a trained ther­apy dog. Sign-up re­quired.

• Fri­day Story Hour: All ages are in­vited each Fri­day from 2 to 3 p.m. in the li­brary. TEEN PRO­GRAMS: • Teen Club — Ev­ery Wed­nes­day in Oc­to­ber from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. En­joy a good book, movie or game with friends. Ask at the cir­cu­la­tion desk about check­ing out an eReader loaded with book choices. Oct. 24: Game Night. ADULT PRO­GRAMS: • Movie Time: Oct. 22: “Bird­song”; Nov. 26: “The Help.”

• Adults Dis­cuss Books: One Tues­day evening each month, 7 to 9 p.m. at the li­brary! Books are avail­able for $10 each. Nov. 20: “The Se­cret Daugh­ter,” by ShilpiSo­maya-Gowda.

• AARP Driver Safety Class­room Course: Nov. 27 and 28 from 5 to 9 p.m. For driv­ers 50+. Learn proven strate­gies to help main­tain your con­fi­dence be­hind the wheel, and get a great dis­count on your car in­sur­ance. Free to mil­i­tary vet­er­ans and their de­pen­dents. Oth­ers wel­come for a fee of $12 for AARP mem­bers, $14 for non-AARP mem­bers.

• Amer­i­can Sign Lan­guage: Ev­ery Thurs­day through Nov. 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. Call 610-6040450.

• Wii Bowl­ing for Adults: First and third Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon at 2 p.m.

• 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 first-come, first-served ba­sis.

CLUBS WITH NO FEES:

• Knit One, Purl Two Club — Bring your yarn and pat­tern and come join the knit­ters by the fire­place each Tues­day be­gin­ning at 10 a.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: • 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 sheet for your spe­cific de­vice, all you need is a cur­rent li­brary card! Hav­ing trou­ble get­ting started? Stop by the li­brary any Mon­day af­ter 5 p.m. for one-on-one help.

• Blood Pres­sure Screening — 1 to 2 p.m. fourth Tues­day af­ter­noon of each month. The NP Vis­it­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion will of­fer free blood pres­sure screening at the Li­brary. No ap­point­ment or fee. FUNDRAIS­ING: • Bike Ride: Oct. 20. Adults and chil­dren over 8 years are in­vited to join a 7.1 mile bi­cy­cle ride through North Wales and rp­per Gwynedd. Par­tic­i­pants are asked to col­lect pledges of $1 for ev­ery mile they ride, or pay a $10 reg­is­tra­tion fee. Ride be­gins at 9 a.m. Reg­is­tra­tion forms are avail­able at the li­brary.

• High Tea at the Li­brary: Nov. 10 at noon. The lun­cheon in­cludes soup, tea sand­wiches, desserts, the nueen’s Di­a­mond Ju­bilee Tea and en­ter­tain­ment. Fee: $25.

• Adopt-A-Brick — For $100, an en­graved brick will be in­stalled at the Vet­er­ans 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 ben­e­fit from the pro­ceeds of 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-TIRE (8473F or email pointser­vicectr@gmail.com.

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