North Wales Area Li­brary

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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 pointser­vicectr@gmail.com.

• En­ter­tain­ment Books: Get your dis­count coupon book and sup­port the li­brary. Cost: $30.

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