May 1, children who will be entering grades two through six in the fall can be registered for GlaxoSmithKline’s Science in the Summer: Discover the World of Genetics. The class will be held July 8 and 9. Registration must be completed in person and Ls RSHn Rn D fiUsW-FRPH, fiUsWserved basis until classes are fiOOHG.
• Improve your memory May 22 at 6:30 p.m.
• Take shape of your life: May 30 at 6:30 p.m. CertifiHG KHDOWK FRDFK FORss CUDLJ will discuss how you can make small, daily changes to initiate permanent weight loss and improved health.
• Free blood pressure screening May 22 from noon to 1:30 p.m.
• Balloon Magic: May 29 from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Balloon artist gosh Matisoff is coming back for another balloon workshop. Come to learn how to make balloon animals. Cost: $15/person. For tickets, contact Kurt at Kurt’s Magic World at 215528-9488.
• 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. vour call will not be returned. 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: • Story Hour: Tuesdays at 10 a.m and Thursdays at 2 p.m.
• 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!
• Science in the Summer: July 8 to 11. Registration will begin May 1 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 voung 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.
• College Prep Night: May 22 at 7:30 p.m. For students and parents.
TEEN CLUB: Every Wednesday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m:
• Downton Abbey: Mondays at 2 p.m.
• Adults Discuss Books: One Tuesday evening each month, 7 to 9 p.m. at the library! Books are available for $10 each: May 21 “Middlesex” by Jeffrey Eugenides. June 18 “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. July 30 “The Paris Wife” by Paul McLain (Note Date Change).
• Tai Chi for Arthritis: Sign up now for Level 2 classes beginning May 6 at 10 a.m. and May 9 at 5:45 p.m. A new Level 1 (6 hour) Saturday class will be offered May 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Attending a workshop is a prerequisite to join an ongoing class. Current participants are welcome to attend to review and deepen their practice. The cost for the class is $15. Bring your lunch and water. Snack and tea provided. This is a safe, easy-to-learn exercise class that increases vitality, mental clarity and calms the spirit. No experience or special equipment needed. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Taught Ey D FHUWLfiHG LQVWUuFWRU.
CLUBS WITH NO FEES:
• Bridge Group: Each Wednesday afternoon from 1 to 3 p.m. For experienced bridge players.
• 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 NQLWWHUV Ey WKH fiUHplace 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. New day and time: Beginning May 16 the screening will also be offered the third Thursday of each month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
• 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. SPECIAL EVENTS: • Salute America! May 23 at 4 p.m. For ages 5 and up.
• 19 May 19 Used Book Sale May from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bag of Books Sale. Bargain Prices: $2.00 hardback/$1.00 paperback.
• ,GHnWLWy WKHIW, VFDPV, financial predators: May 29 beginning at 2 p.m. Come experience an overview of LGHQWLWy WKHIW, VFDPV DQG financial predators; their impacts, prevention measures and recovery steps. No fee. Sign up required.
• Red Cross Blood Drive: June 10 from 1 to 6 p.m. in the community rooms.
• Beef n’ Beer: August 3 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Upper Gwynedd Firehouse. All SURFHHGV EHQHfiW WKH )ULHQGV of the Library. Tickets $25 in advance, $35 at the door. Sign up by calling or stopping in the library.
• RSVP APPRISE: Fourth Tuesday of each month from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Medicare Counselors are trained by the State Health Insurance Assistance Program. All counseling is IUHH & FRQfiGHQWLDO. 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 GH- vice, 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 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, DVD and puzzle donations needed for the library sale May 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Entertainment Books: Get your discount coupon book and support the library. Cost: $30.