Labor Day Weekend: The library will be CLOSED Sat, Sun and Mon Sept 5, 6, & 7.

Adults

Rounding Third at Act II Playhouse

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 8:00pm
Event location: 
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ROUNDING THIRD
Oct. 8 @ 8 PM

Synopsis: Two little league coaches with very different styles face off in this modern-day Odd Couple.

WVPL will receive $2 for each ticket purchased.

Thanks to Act II Playhouse our Community Partner! For more information and directions, see act2.org

 

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Writing for Publication

Friday, November 6, 2015 - 12:30pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Hands-on writing workshop with published, award-winning writer Janet Mason.

This class is about discovering what is unique about your story.  This is the most direct path to publication, and the most direct path to you! Designed both for writers who want to focus on traditional routes of  publication and for those who want to preserve their stories for posterity (via self-publishing). Find your unique viewpoint that you have to offer. In-class writing assignments including exercises in mining your raw material;  creating detailed concise prose -- either fact or fiction -- that brings the reader into the immediacy of your writing; how to assess the literary marketplace; find out what is written on your subject and what remains to be written; write a book outline/proposal; how to publish memoir and novel excerpts; how to contact agents, small presses and self-publishing options.

This series is 6 classes long: Fridays at 12:30 pm. October 2 to November 13. No class October 23.

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Writing for Publication

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 12:30pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Hands-on writing workshop with published, award-winning writer Janet Mason.

This class is about discovering what is unique about your story.  This is the most direct path to publication, and the most direct path to you! Designed both for writers who want to focus on traditional routes of  publication and for those who want to preserve their stories for posterity (via self-publishing). Find your unique viewpoint that you have to offer. In-class writing assignments including exercises in mining your raw material;  creating detailed concise prose -- either fact or fiction -- that brings the reader into the immediacy of your writing; how to assess the literary marketplace; find out what is written on your subject and what remains to be written; write a book outline/proposal; how to publish memoir and novel excerpts; how to contact agents, small presses and self-publishing options.

This series is 6 classes long: Fridays at 12:30 pm. October 2 to November 13. No class October 23.

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Silver Linings Playbook Movie Screening

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:30pm
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silver linings playbook Wissahickon Valley Public LibrarySilver Linings Playbook Movie Screening

7:30 PM Thurs. Nov. 6 at the Ambler Theater

See the Oscar nominated film version of Matthew Quick's first novel. Q & A to follow led by Thea Howey of MontCo Community College English Department.

Tickets: Regular admission cost/Free for Ambler Theater members
Ambler Theater, 108 E Butler Ave, Ambler, PA
For parking info and directions - AmblerTheater.org/directions

Screening sponsored by Tompkins Financial

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A Night with Matthew Quick

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 7:30pm
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The Good Luck of Right Now at Wissahickon Valley Public LibraryA Night with Matthew QuickMatthew Quick at Wissahickon Valley Public Library

7:30 PM Wed. Nov 12 at the Ambler Theater

Philadelphia area native Matthew Quick will discuss his latest novel
The Good Luck of Right Now.

Q & A, Book Sale & Signing

Tickets $10 each in the Upper Dublin, Ambler and Blue Bell Libraries or at LetsDiscussIt.BrownPaperTickets.com

Ambler Theater
108 E Butler Ave, Ambler, PA
For parking info and directions - AmblerTheater.org/directions

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Tips for Campus Visits and College Essays

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

 In this fast paced workshop facilitated by The Ultimate Coach, students can find helpful answers to questions and challenges they face in completing the many college application essays and visits.  The Ultimate Coach will review:

  • The Common Application Essay questions for 2014-2015
  • Sample supplemental essay questions from the private colleges with excerpts from “admitted essays”
  • The top ten elements of essays which land applicants in the “YES” pile.
  • Navigating a college visit

 

Bring questions or started essays for specific answers to the toughest essay challenges.  This workshop can help reduce your stress around the essay portion of the college application and upcoming collge visits.  Families Welcome – Students grades 10-12.

Who is the Ultimate Coach? Amy Sauber holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Education in Counseling and Organizational Behavior.  She is an adjunct professor at Temple University’s Fox School of Business. Currently Ms. Sauber, The Ultimate Coach, provides college and career coaching to many students.  

 

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Ambler Food Co-Op Forum

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 6:30pm
Event location: 
Ambler

Join us at the Ambler Library for a Forum presented by the Ambler Food Co-Op.  They will also talk about the history of food co-ops.


Refreshments will be provided by the co-op.  The Ambler Library will provide the tea.
Tuesday September 15th
Refreshments @ 6:30
Program @ 7:00
Sign up at the Ambler Library:  215-643-7775.

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