September Newsletter
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Director's Corner

  

It is hard to believe that summer is almost over!  School has just started for some children, while others have a couple of days yet to enjoy summer fun.  Our high school senior students who worked at the Library this summer are attending various colleges and universities, including Georgia Tech, Pitt, Drexel, Montgomery County Community College and University of Delaware. 

As a center of life-long learning, the Library celebrates the start of another school year for people of all ages.  

At the Library, we will continue to offer a wide array of programming included a new October offering designed and run by students from Gwynedd Mercy University. The program, Crafting with a Purpose, has a limited enrollment of 15 seniors. Sign up now if you are interested in crafts and helping others. There is no fee to attend and a wonderful group of college students will facilitate the classes.  

Sign up on-line, in person or via the phone for events such as the Cook Book Club, Book Discussion, Tai Chi and more.  

We welcome your ideas for programs and items to circulate.

Enjoy the cooler days of fall.

Happy Reading,

Jayne
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Library Hours
Mon-Thurs: 10 am - 9pm
Fri:
10 am - 4pm
Sat:
10 am - 5 pm 
Sun:
Closed
Fundraisers & Announcements
North Wales 150th Anniversary
Celebrate North Wales Parade September 14, 2019

The grand finale of the North Wales Borough 150th Anniversary is the 'Celebrate North Wales' Parade on September 14, 2019. 

Click here to see the full flyer and how to participate, or visit our website:  www.northwales150.org
The Academy of Natural Sciences is one of many attractions you can visit
Attraction Passes

Library attraction passes allow Library members to visit a variety of local Museums and Gardens free of charge. For a full list of available attractions on our new website click here
Coming in October...
Fall Book Sale
October 25-27 from 8 am - 4 pm

$5 Preview Night on October 24
6 pm - 8 pm

Click here
Burgers for Books
Saturday, October 5, 5 - 9 pm

$8 BURGER + FRIES
$6 SOUP + SALAD
$20 TRIVIA - 4 ROUNDS WITH MEAL + UNLIMITED  SOFT DRINKS & BEER


AT CANNONEERS SPORTSMAN CLUB

PURCHASE TICKETS IN ADVANCE OR AT THE DOOR
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Library Events
Seeking Direction in Retirement Living

On Tuesday, September 10  at 2:00 and 7:00 representatives from Acts Retirement-Life  Communities will be presenting the program, Seeking Direction in Retirement Living,  including help with the questions below:
  • What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community?
  • Questions to ask when visiting communities.
  • What are your options?
  • Understanding the different contracts.
  • How do you find the right fit.
  • Amenities and Financial benefits.
Snacks will be provided. 
Click  here for flyer. 
Cookbook Club: Make it Ahead
Monday, September 16 at 6 pm

This month, please use Ina Garten's book, Make it Ahead, to prepare a recipe and bring it along with you on the night.  Register by emailing: Librarian@NorthWalesLibrary.org.  Click here for flyer. 
Next Month... 
Crafting with a Purpose
Weekly from October 3 - November 7
2-3 pm

Week 1: Card Making
Week 2: Crocheting
Week 3: Writing Letters
Week 4: Household Crafts
Week 5: Jewelry Making
Week 6: Assembling Care Packages

Ages 65+. No cost and spaces limited. Sign up at Library. Click here
Movies at NWAL
Movie Reel, Tickets, and Snappy Thing
Mondays in September @ 1:30 pm 
For a list of movies showing this month and next, click here.
Book Clubs
Adults Discuss Books
Monthly: 2 pm or 7 pm
Books are $10.00 each

Click here for full details and dates.



Pinochle
 
Board Games Meetup
Click here for more


Rummikub
Tai Chi
(Experienced Level)
Tuesdays from 4:45-6:45 pm and Thursdays from 10:00-11:00 am

Register with Linda!
215-694-1863 or  taichilcd@yahoo.com

Mahjong Game

Medicare guidance available from 1:30-3:30pm on the second Tuesday of every month.
 
Call: 610.834.1040 ext. 146 for an appointment

Liz Hanbidge 
Mobile Office
Access to government just got easier. The mobile office is here on the second Thursday of the month from 1:30-3pm. Services listed here.

One on One Computer Instruction, by appointment only. Sign up at the Library desk. Cost is $10/hour. 
Learn to Knit

One on one instruction with Brenda. $10 donation to the library. 

W-Ear Fun by Weir
Have fun designing & making earrings! Create 3 unique pairs for $10. Mondays 1-6pm
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Events for Children
Bitty Ballet
Wednesdays, Oct. 2 - Nov. 13

Times: 
Ages 2.5 - 3.5 is from 5:15-6:00 pm
Ages 3.5 - 6 is from 6:00-6:45 pm

Cost is $80. Click here to register. 
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Story Time - Every Tuesday & Friday



Reading with Dogs!

Baby's
 First Book 2019
Sponsore d  by UNIVEST
Lego Building Group
1st Monday of every month
Click here  for more details and a full list of Events for Children.
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SAT Practice Test
Saturday, September 7 at 11 am

The practice test is
designed to give students
an idea for what the SAT
test will be like and provide
them with enough time to
review more if needed
before the SAT scheduled
for early October. Click here
For more information on  Teen and Tween events, please visit - or call - the Library and ask for the Youth Services Assistant. 
Don't forget, we have... 
Playaway Launchpad for College-Bound Students

Preloaded tablets feature complete interactive test prep for the SAT and ACT courses.  Launchpads help students gain the knowledge and confidence to achieve higher scores for college admission and to earn scholarship and grant money for tuition.  Playaway Launchpads can be checked out for a week and renewed for another week if no one is waiting for the device.  
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eBooks for all ages


Digital magazines and newspapers
eBooks for kids
Ancestry Library Edition
eBook Services

Learn a new language
Digital Audiobooks





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Library Donation Form

Redner's Save-A-Tape
Tape must be intact for reimbursement 

For a full list of Ongoing Fundraising at the Library, and for more information on the tabs above, visit our website here.
 
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