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 email@example.com. No phone calls.
Lansdale Public Library
What’s happening at the Lansdale Public Library, 301 Vine St., Lansdale. Information: 215-855-3228; firstname.lastname@example.org The library is open: Monday to Friday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. CLUBS/MEETINGS: Unless otherwise noted, all programs are free and open to the public.
• Cribbage: Mondays at 1 p.m.
• Mexican Train Dominoes: Tuesdays at 1 p.m.
• Knitting/Crochet Club: Wednesdays 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. This mutual-aid group helps people make changes to their wellness plans.
• Knitting/Crocheting Group: Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m.
• Stitch and Chat: Fridays at 1 p.m. Knitters and crocheters - join us to relax and socialize. Bring a current project or a skein of yarn and needles. Beginners and novices welcomed. KIDS’ CORNER: • Math Mondays: Mondays at 4 p.m. Free tutoring in basic math for students.
• 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. youthlit.org. SPECIAL EVENTS: • RSVP of Montgomery County is offering free, FRnfiGHnWLDO 0HGLFDUH LnIRUPDWLRn WR EHnHfiFLDULHV and their families June 10 at 7 p.m. Information about Medicare health care options and prescription drug plans will be available. To reserve a space, please call 610-834-1040, ext. 20 and leave a message stating your name and that you will attend. Your call will not be returned.
North Wales Area Library
What’s happening at the North Wales Area Library, 233 S. Swartley St., North Wales. 215-699-5410; www.northwaleslibrary.org. The library is open Monday and Thursday, 1 to 9 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 1 to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. KIDS’ PROGRAMS: • 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!
• Tuesday Story Hour: April 30 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. For ages 3 to 6. Sponsored by Target.
• 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 First 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.
TEEN CLUB: Every Wednesday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m:
• May 1 – Ender’s Game Book Discussion ADULT PROGRAMS: • Adults Discuss Books: One Tuesday evening each month, 7 to 9 p.m. at the library! Books are available for A10 each: May 21
“Middlesex” by 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.
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.
• Knit One, Purl Two Club — Bring your yarn and pattern and come join WKH NnLWWHUV Ey WKH fiUHSODFH 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.
• 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 abili- ties are welcome to play every Thursday 1 to 4 p.m. SPECIAL EVENTS: • RSVPAPPRISE: Fourth Tuesday of each month from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., starting March 26. Medicare Counselors are trained by the State Health Insurance Assistance Program. All counseling is IUHH & FRnfiGHnWLDO. 0HHWings can be individual or in groups. Call 610-834-1040 Ext. 46 with questions or to schedule an appointment.
• 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.
• 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.
• Honor the victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School: Help the library remember those that lost their OLYHV Ey SuUFKDVLnJ 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, DVD 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. FUNDRAISING: • 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 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-TIRE (8473) or email email@example.com.
• Entertainment Books: Get your discount coupon book and support the library. Cost: $30.