North Wales Area Library
What’s happening at the North Wales Area Library, 233 S. Swartley St., North Wales. 215-6995410; www.northwaleslibrary.org. KIDS’ PROGRAMS: • Friday Story Hour: Dec. 14, 21 and 28 from 2 to 3 p.m. All ages welcome.
• Tuesday Story Hour: Dec. 18 from 10 to 11 a.m. Sponsored by Target. Ages 3 to 6 are invited.
• Who Let the Dogs In?: Dec. 22 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Children can sign up to read to a trained therapy dog. Sign-up required.
• 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. Limited to children in third grade and up!
FAMILY DAY PROGRAMS: Storytimes: • Special Needs Story Time: Dec. 15 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. 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.
• Makin’ Music: Dec. 19 at 11 a.m. Experience Rockin’ Rhythms at this music enrichment program. All are welcome. ADULT PROGRAMS: • Adults Discuss Books: One Tuesday evening each month, 7 to 9 p.m. at the library! Books are available for $10 each. Dec. 18 (6:30 p.m.): “Eleanor Roosevelt’s Life of Soul Searching & Self Discovery,” by Ann Atkins. RSVP required.
• Tai Chi for Arthritis: Every Thursday at 10 a.m. beginning Jan. 10. A safe, easy-to-learn exercise class that increases vitality, mental clarity and calms the spirit. Cost: $5 per class.
• Making Powerful Presentations: Jan. 17 from 7 to 8 p.m. Learn to make presentations that grab hold of your listener’s attention, maximize understanding and retention of the topic and turn passive listeners into involved participants. The presentation is free. Register at rpeat3@aol. com or at the circulation desk. Light refreshments served.
CLUBS WITH NO FEES:
• Teen Club (ages 12 and up): Wednesdays from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy a good book, movie or game with friends. Check out our Facebook page by searching North Wales Teen Book Club and like us to receive updates and reminders. Dec. 19: Movie Night (“Polar Express”) at 7 p.m.; Dec. 26: No meeting.
• 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.
• Mahjong Group — Join the gang each Tuesday afternoon beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the main library.
• Wii Bowling for Adults: First and third Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m.
• Mexican Train Dominoes — Players of all abilities are welcome to play every Thursday 1 to 4 p.m. SPECIAL EVENTS: • American Red Cross Blood Drive: Dec. 17. Give a gift to others in need!
• Holiday Violin Concert: Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. Lansdale Suzuki Violins, musicians age 4 to 18, will play holiday music in the fireplace area of the library.
• Blood Pressure Screening: Fourth Tuesday afternoon of each month from 1 to 2 p.m. The NP Visiting Nurse Association will offer free blood pressure screening at the
Library. No appointment or fee. This month, Dec. 19 is the date due to the holiday.
• 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 any Monday after 5 p.m. for one-on-one help.
• Toys for Tots: The cafe area has a box for donations of new toys for children in need. FUNDRAISING: • Holiday Cookie Sale: The library is now taking orders for its annual sale. Volunteer chefs bake up fabulous homemade goodies that are sold by weight, $8 per pound, 1L2 pound minimum. Call the library to place your order. Cookies will be packaged and ready for pick up beginning Dec. 17 at 1 p.m.
• 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. $70Leach plus $10 if shipping is needed.
• Donate your car to the North Wales Area Library: 7KH OLEUDUy ZLOO EHnHfiW IURP 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 215-699-TIoE (8473) or email email@example.com.
• Entertainment Books: Get your discount coupon book and support the library. Cost: $30.