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ADULT PRO­GRAMS: • Yoga: Mon­days

Cal­en­dar Notes

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Public Li­brary

Wis­sahickon Val­ley Public Li­brary, Blue Bell branch, 650 Skip­pack Pike (Route 73) di­ag­o­nally across from the Blue Bell Inn. 215643-1320. p.m. With Kathy Too­ley. Cost: $35 for eight weeks; $8 drop in.

• Socrates Café: Mon­days at 7 p.m. Dis­cuss is­sues or ideas cho­sen by group vote.

• Knit­ting: Mon­days and Wed­nes­days at 10 a.m. All wel­come to knit or watch and learn.

• Mah Jong: Wed­nes­days

• Chess Club: Wed­nes­days at 7 p.m. All are wel­come. If a child is at­tend­ing, a par­ent must stay. No need to sign up, just show up. Chess boards & chess pieces pro­vided. • Mys­tery Book Club: CHIL­DREN’S PRO­GRAMS:

• Gui­tar Sto­ry­times with Miss Michelle: Mon­days and Fri­days

• Make & Take Mon­days: Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Drop in and make a


• Teen Ad­vi­sory Board: last Satur­day of each month at 2 p.m. Teens plan pro­grams for teens. SPE­CIAL EVENTS: • The li­brary cir­cu­lates free passes to Amer­i­can He­li­copter Mu­seum, Mo­ra­vian Pot­tery and Tile Works, Mor­ris Ar­bore­tum, Na­tional Lib­erty Mu­seum, Elm­wood Park Zoo, Pearl S. Buck In­ter­na­tional Mu­seum and Sime­one Foun­da­tion Au­to­mo­tive Mu­seum. Come in and check out a pass, just like you check out a book.

Wis­sahickon Val­ley Public Li­brary, Am­bler Branch, 209 Race St., Am­bler. 215-643-7775. ADULT PRO­GRAMS: • Movies with Mean­ing: First Mon­day of the month at 6:30 p.m. Dis­cus­sion with Prof. Hawkins. • Adult Book Group: • Bead­ing Group with Kath­leen Ed­wards: Aug. 18


Blood Pres­sure Check: Aug. 20 from 10 to 11 a.m. Reg­is­tered Nurse Judy Tranchida from Abing­ton Health of­fers free screen­ing.


• Miss Michelle’s Sto­ry­time: Tues­days


Art with Laura: Aug. 23 at 10:30 a.m. Cre­ate some­thing amaz­ing with Miss Laura. For all ages. Regis­tra­tion re­quired. Call to reg­is­ter. Art class held the fourth Satur­day of each month.

Free Li­brary of Spring­field­Town­ship

The Free Li­brary of Spring­field Town­ship, 1600 Pa­per Mill Road, Wyn­d­moor; 215-836-5300; fls.



• Terrific 2s and 3s Sto­ry­time: Mon­days at 10 a.m. For chil­dren ages 18 to 36 months with a care­giver.

• Play­ful Preschool Sto­ry­time: Tues­days at 10 a.m. For chil­dren ages 3 to 5 years with a care­giver.

• Won­der­ful Ones Sto­ry­time: Thurs­days at 10 a.m. For chil­dren birth to 24 months with a care­giver.

• Lego Club: Wed­nes­days from 3:30 to 5 p.m. For chil­dren ages 4 and up. Free build with Le­gos.

• Du­plo Play Day: First and third Fri­days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For chil­dren ages 2 to 6. Free build with Du­p­los.

• Make and Take Craft: Sec­ond and fourth Fri­days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For chil­dren ages 2 and up. ADULT PRO­GRAMS: • Socrates Café: Mon­days at 7 p.m. Meet to dis­cuss, share and ex­plore top­i­cal is­sues. No need to reg­is­ter; just come with your thoughts and an open mind.

• Mah Jongg: Wed­nes­days and Thurs­days at 12:15 p.m. and Sun­days at 1 p.m. Begin­ners and others who would like to learn how to play are wel­come.

• Adult Knit Night: Wed­nes­days at 6:30 p.m. Join the knit­ting group for knit­ting, cro­chet­ing and conversation.


• Skyscraper Sci­ence: Build­ing Tall Tow­ers: Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. Chil­dren ages 8 and up are in­vited to use their en­gi­neer­ing skills and a va­ri­ety of ma­te­ri­als to build a tower. Put it to the test to see how high and strong it can be!

• Kinder­garten Sto­ry­time: Aug. 26 at 6:30 p.m. Chil­dren en­ter­ing kinder­garten this fall are in­vited to a spe­cial sto­ry­time about go­ing to school! Join us for sto­ries, songs and fun.

• Sto­ry­time and Lego Club Break: Aug. 25 to

KIDS Sept. 12. The li­brary will be tak­ing a three-week break from reg­u­lar morn­ing sto­ry­times (Mon­days, Tues­days and Thurs­days) and Lego Club (Wed­nes­days).

• Sum­mer Read­ing Club: Sign up for Sum­mer Read­ing Club. Keep track of your min­utes all sum­mer long and earn prizes. Lots of fun pro­grams will also be held through­out the sum­mer. Con­tact the li­brary or check the web­site for more de­tails.

Wil­liam Jeanes Me­mo­rial Li­brary

The Wil­liam Jeanes Me­mo­rial Li­brary is open at 4051 Joshua Road, Lafayette Hill. Visit www.jeanes­li­ or call 610-8280441 for in­for­ma­tion and to reg­is­ter for pro­grams. ON­GO­ING EVENTS: • Gen­tle Vinyasa Yoga: Tues­days at 2:30 p.m. Gen­tle Vinyasa yoga is a softer, deep yoga prac­tice fo­cus­ing on align­ment of each asana and mind­ful se­quenc­ing of yoga poses. This bal­anced yoga class will in­clude asana (yoga poses), breath work and guided med­i­ta­tion. This class is for ex­pe­ri­enced yo­gis, begin­ners, or those in­ter­ested in a gen­tle, mind­ful prac­tice. Please bring a yoga mat to class. The cost is $5 per class.

• Mahjong Play­ers: Wed­nes­days at 5 p.m. Mahjong Play­ers meet each Wed­nes­day evening in the Gray Mat­ter Cor­ner. New play­ers are wel­come. This pro­gram is free. No regis­tra­tion is re­quired.

• Canasta Play: Thurs­days at 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. What is Canasta? A game played by four in­di­vid­u­als in two part­ner­ships. Ma­te­ri­als needed: Two stan­dard decks of cards and four jok­ers. The cost to at­tend these games is $2 per week. SPE­CIAL EVENTS: • Kids Book Group: Aug. 19 at 10:30 a.m. Stu­dents in grade 3 to 5 are in­vited to join this book ac­tiv­ity group that is be­ing led by some teenagers, mem­bers of the Youth Ad­vi­sory Board. The book fea­tured is “The Kid Who Ran for Pres­i­dent” by Dan Gut­man. If you need a copy of the book, please re­quest it from the MCLINC li­brary sys­tem if our copies are checked out. Let us know if you need help plac­ing the re­quest. Regis­tra­tion is re­quired for this free event.

• Socrates Café: Aug. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Socrates Café are gath­er­ings around the world where peo­ple from dif­fer­ent back­grounds get to­gether and ex­change thought­ful ideas and ex­pe­ri­ences while em­brac­ing the cen­tral idea of as­so­ci­ated with con­vers­ing and ques­tion­ing; the idea that we learn more when we ques­tion and in par­tic­u­lar, ques­tion with others. These are one-and-a-half-hour, in­for­mal con­ver­sa­tions that any­one is wel­come to join. Dis­cus­sion top­ics emerge from the in­ter­est of the par­tic­i­pant.

• Teen Sum­mer Read­ing Auc­tion: Aug. 23 at 1 p.m. Stu­dent who par­tic­i­pated in “Books for Bucks” sum­mer read­ing pro­gram should bring in the bucks they have earned to bid on some great items. Snacks will be served.

Con­shohocken Free


The Con­shohocken Free Li­brary, 301 Fayette St. For more in­for­ma­tion or to reg­is­ter for pro­grams call 610-825-1656. The li­brary will present the fol­low­ing pro­grams:

• Book Sale: First Satur­day of ev­ery month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spon­sored by the Friends of the Con­shohocken Li­brary, hun­dreds of books will be for sale!

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