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Tod­dlers (12 months to 3 years) meet for 30 min­utes of story time.

• Tues­day Story eour: April 16 and 30 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. For ages 3 to 6. Spon­sored by Tar­get.

• cri­day Story eour: April 1O, 19 and O6 from 2 to 3 p.m.

• Makin’ Mu­sic: April 17 at 11:15 a.m. This is a mu­sic en­rich­ment pro­gram. All ages wel­come.

• Special Needs Story Time: April 13 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Chil­dren with special needs (all ages) and sib­lings are wel­come. The stories and mu­sic will be geared to­ward ages 2 to 6 and the en­vi­ron­ment will be sen­sory friendly. The pro­gram will be held in the Li­brary Com­mu­nity Room.

• Who Let the Dogs fn? April 13 and O7 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Chil­dren can sign up to read to a trained ther­apy dog. Sign-up required.

• Chil­dren Cel­e­brate Earth Day: April 18 at 4 p.m. Ac­tiv­i­ties, games and books. RSVP.

• Sci­ence in the Sum­mer: July 8 to 11. Reg­is­tra­tion will be­gin in May for this Glax­o­SmithK­line spon­sored Ge­net­ics pro­gram. Stu­dents who have com­pleted grades 1 or 2 are Level 1 and stu­dents who have com­pleted grades 3, 4 or 5 are Level 2. Four classes will be of­fered: Level 1, 10 to 10:45 a.m.; Level 2, 11:15 a.m. to 12 p.m; Level 1, 2 to 2:45 p.m. and Level 2, 3:15 to 4 p.m. Stu­dents must at­tend all four ses­sions.

• Baby’s cirst Book: A gift of lit­er­acy from the Li­brary, spon­sored by Friends of the North Wales Li­brary. The Penn­syl­va­nia One Book Ev­ery Young Child 2013 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.

• Meet Suzanne Bloom at Lunch: April 16 at 11:30 a.m. The au­thor of the 2013/2014 One Book Ev­ery Young Child will be vis­it­ing. Reser­va­tions required.

TEEN CLrB: Ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m: • April 10 – Game Night • April 17 – 7 p.m. Movie Night • April O3 – Game Night • May 1 – En­der’s Game Book Dis­cus­sion ADrLT PROdRAMS: • Adults Dis­cuss Books: One Tues­day evening each month, 7 to 9 p.m. at the li­brary! Books are avail­able for $10 each: April 16 ”An­other Piece of My Heart” by Jane Green; May O1 “Mid­dle­sex” by Jef­frey Eu­genides.

• Tai Chi for Arthritis: Level 1 class will be held Mon­day morn­ings at 10 a.m. and Thurs­day evenings at 5:45 p.m. Ad­mis­sion for the Level 1 class is $5 per class. The level 2 class will be held Thurs­day morn­ings at 10 a.m. Ad­mis­sion for the Level 2 class is $40. This is a safe, easy-to-learn ex­er­cise class that in­creases vi­tal­ity, men­tal clar­ity and calms the spirit.


• Teen Club (ages 1O 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.

• Knit One, Purl Two Club — Bring your yarn and pat­tern and come join WKH NQL­WWHUV Ey WKH fiUHSODFH each Tues­day be­gin­ning at 10 a.m.

• Mahjong droup — Join the gang each Tues­day af­ter­noon be­gin­ning at 12:30 p.m. in the main li­brary.

• Blood Pres­sure Screen­ing: Fourth Tues­day af­ter­noon of each month from 1 to 2 p.m. No ap­point­ment or fee. The North Penn Vis­it­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion will of­fer free blood pres­sure screen­ings.

• Wii Bowl­ing for Adults: Sec­ond and fourth Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon at 2 p.m.

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

• Bridge droup: Ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 1 to 3 p.m., be­gin­ning April O4. SPECfAL EsENTS: • “Wel­come to Spring” Spring Tea Event: April 6 at 11:30 a.m. The menu in­cludes: home­made soup, scones, clot­ted cream & OH­PRQ FuUG, fiYH VDQGwLFKHV, four desserts and tea! Tick­ets are $30/per­son. Lim­ited reser­va­tions, so sign up now!

• Red­ner’s Save-A-Tape Pro­gram: Pick up a free cus­tomer card at Red­ner’s and join the Save-a-Tape Pro­gram. After your card is reg­is­tered, drop your reg­is­ter re­ceipts at the li­brary cir­cu­la­tion desk. We’ll take care of the rest. This pro­gram pro­vides a cash rebate to the li­brary based on sales. Your card must be pre­sented at time of pur­chase for the Li­brary to re­ceive the cash rebate.

• det 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.

• eonor the vic­tims of Sandy eook El­e­men­tary School: Help the li­brary re­mem­ber those that lost their OLYHV Ey SuUFKDVLQJ D fiUVW­grade level book to add to the li­brary shelves. In­side each book will be a special mes­sage with the im­age of an an­gel, the name of a vic­tim, and, if re­quested, the name of the fam­ily who is do­nat­ing the book in their mem­ory. A do­na­tion of $15 will pur­chase the book and per­son­al­ized book­plate.

Book, DsD and puz­zle do­na­tions needed for the li­brary sale May 16 to 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be a bake and plant sale.

Bag of Books Sale: May 19. crNDRAfSfNd: • 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: 7KH OLEUDUy wLOO EHQH­fiW 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-TIRE (8473) or email pointser­

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

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