Datebook

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Datebook Notes

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 npcblife@mont­gomerynews.com. No phone calls.

Lans­dale Pub­lic Li­brary

What’s hap­pen­ing at the Lans­dale Pub­lic Li­brary, 301 Vine St., Lans­dale. In­for­ma­tion: 215-855-3228; in­fore­quests@lans­daleli­brary.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 pointser­vicectr@gmail.com.

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

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