North Wales Area Library
KIDS’ PROGRAMS: • Our Little Bookworms: Oct. 23 at 10 a.m. For toddlers 12 months to 3 years.
• Tuesday Story Hour: 10 to 11 a.m. For ages 3 to 6. Oct. 30: Fall Halloween theme.
• Baby’s First Book: A gift of literacy from the Library sponsored by First Niagara, the PA One Book
What’s happening at the North Wales Area Library, 233 S. Swartley St., North Wales. 215-699-5410; www.northwaleslibrary.org. Every voung Child 2012 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.
• 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!
FAMILY DAY PROGRAMS: Storytimes: • Special Needs Story Time: Oct. 20, Nov. 17 and Dec. 15 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Children with special needs (all agesF and siblings are welcome to attend. The stories and music will be geared toward ages 2 to 6 and the environment will be sensory friendly.
• Pajama Party Story Hour: Oct. 24 (Halloween theme) at 6:30 p.m. Mrs. Pfeil, former librarian at St. Rose Elementary School, will read books for kids at special evening story times. Children are welcome to come ready for bed!
• Makin’ Music: Oct. 24, Nov. 28 and Dec. 19 at 11 a.m. Experience Rockin’ Rhythms at this music enrichment program. All are welcome.
• Who Let the Dogs In?: Oct. 27 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Children will read to a trained therapy dog. Sign-up required.
• Friday Story Hour: All ages are invited each Friday from 2 to 3 p.m. in the library. TEEN PROGRAMS: • Teen Club — Every Wednesday in October from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy a good book, movie or game with friends. Ask at the circulation desk about checking out an eReader loaded with book choices. Oct. 24: Game Night. ADULT PROGRAMS: • Movie Time: Oct. 22: “Birdsong”; Nov. 26: “The Help.”
• Adults Discuss Books: One Tuesday evening each month, 7 to 9 p.m. at the library! Books are available for $10 each. Nov. 20: “The Secret Daughter,” by ShilpiSomaya-Gowda.
• AARP Driver Safety Classroom Course: Nov. 27 and 28 from 5 to 9 p.m. For drivers 50+. Learn proven strategies to help maintain your confidence behind the wheel, and get a great discount on your car insurance. Free to military veterans and their dependents. Others welcome for a fee of $12 for AARP members, $14 for non-AARP members.
• American Sign Language: Every Thursday through Nov. 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Registration is required. Call 610-6040450.
• Wii Bowling for Adults: First and third Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m.
• Detecting Women Book Discussion Program: This PA Humanities Council sponsored program will be held in the library community rooms from 1 to 3 p.m. No fee; books provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
CLUBS WITH NO FEES:
• Knit One, Purl Two Club — Bring your yarn and pattern and come join the knitters by the fireplace each Tuesday beginning at 10 a.m.
• Mexican Train Dominoes — Players of all abilities are welcome to play every Thursday 1 to 4 p.m.
• Mahjong Group — Join the gang each Tuesday afternoon beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the main library. SPECIAL EVENTS: • 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 sheet for your specific device, 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.
• Blood Pressure Screening — 1 to 2 p.m. fourth Tuesday afternoon of each month. The NP Visiting Nurse Association will offer free blood pressure screening at the Library. No appointment or fee. FUNDRAISING: • Bike Ride: Oct. 20. Adults and children over 8 years are invited to join a 7.1 mile bicycle ride through North Wales and rpper Gwynedd. Participants are asked to collect pledges of $1 for every mile they ride, or pay a $10 registration fee. Ride begins at 9 a.m. Registration forms are available at the library.
• High Tea at the Library: Nov. 10 at noon. The luncheon includes soup, tea sandwiches, desserts, the nueen’s Diamond Jubilee Tea and entertainment. Fee: $25.
• 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 — The library will benefit from 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 215699-TIRE (8473F or email firstname.lastname@example.org.