Ambler Branch Hours Change
Beginning November 2, Ambler Library will be OPEN from 1 to 5 pm on Fridays. The Ambler branch will be closed on Friday mornings for pre-renovation tasks.

Adults

Holiday Eating and Stress Management @ Ambler

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 6:30pm
Event location: 
Ambler

Wed., November 7 – Holiday Eating and Stress Management
6:30pm

The holidays season is fast-approaching. This year take a healthier approach to what you eat during this holiday season and beyond. Registered dietitian Nicole Schillinger will share valuable information on how to eat healthier around the holidays and give practical ways to manage the stress of this busy season. Say you'll be there! Register at the library or call 215-646-1072.

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I Want my Mummy!

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell



For ages 8 and up!


Explore the science behind ancient Egyptian mummies, how the mummification process developed through time, and how mummies were actually made!

 

Dr. Stephen Phillips will lead this program.  He is a professional archaeologist and an outstanding speaker.


He has traveled extensively and participated in a wide range of excavations for more than 25 years, including in Jordan and Egypt.


Registration is required:  CLICK HERE!







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I Want my Mummy!

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell



For ages 8 and up!


Explore the science behind ancient Egyptian mummies, how the mummification process developed through time, and how mummies were actually made!

 

Dr. Stephen Phillips will lead this program.  He is a professional archaeologist and an outstandin speaker !


He has traveled extensively and participated in a wide range of excavations for more than 25 years, including in Jordan and Egypt.


Registration is required:  CLICK HERE!







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What is Holistic Wellness?

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

GIVING CARE TO CARE GIVERS: A WORKSHOP SERIES TO CONNECT YOU TO THE SUPPORT YOU NEED

The National Alliance for Care Giving reports over 43.5 million people in the US provide unpaid care to an adult or child with special needs.  The Giving Care for Caregivers series seeks to provide you with the tools, resources, and knowledge on your personal journey through caregiving and to connect you with a community of support. Our speakers will share personal stories and experiences to empower you with the knowledge of financial planning and elderly care, to help you discover stress relief and joy through aromatherapy, and to uncover holistic living through wellness practices. Together we can build community and support for one another by giving care for caregivers.

Choose your event and sign up at carewvpl.eventbrite.com.  

All events facilitated by Ms. Jessica Choi in conjunction with the following professionals:

1 -Thursday, November 8 at 7 PM: HOW AROMATHERAPY CAN HELP CAREGIVERS

Sandy Chu - Wellness Advocate. Sandy discovered the profound power of essential oils and how aroma therapy and other oil infused products can support health and wellbeing of people’s lives.

2 - Thursday, December 13 at 2 PM: HOLISTIC WELLNESS TO COPE & STAY WELL

Take a breather from the holiday frenzy! Jen Janesh, Wellness Coach has been studying engaged in holistic healing practices for over 10 years, and is a certified teacher of vinyasa style yoga. Jen will guide us through different approaches to holistic wellness to heal the whole body, mind, and spirit.

3- Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 7 PM : WHAT CAREGIVERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MONEY 

Carolyn Humphrey, RICP, CLF is a Financial Strategist helping her clients through every financial decision and planning through wealth protection, accumulation, retirement and estate/conservation. Join us to learn important steps to ensure the financial security of your loved one.

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

TELL A FRIEND! BRING A FRIEND!

 

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How Aromatherapy Can Help Caregivers

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

GIVING CARE TO CARE GIVERS: A WORKSHOP SERIES TO CONNECT YOU TO THE SUPPORT YOU NEED

The National Alliance for Care Giving reports over 43.5 million people in the US provide unpaid care to an adult or child with special needs.  The Giving Care for Caregivers series seeks to provide you with the tools, resources, and knowledge on your personal journey through caregiving and to connect you with a community of support. Our speakers will share personal stories and experiences to empower you with the knowledge of financial planning and elderly care, to help you discover stress relief and joy through aromatherapy, and to uncover holistic living through wellness practices. Together we can build community and support for one another by giving care for caregivers.

THERE ARE THREE EVENTS IN THE SERIES.  REGISTER FOR ONE or ALL THREE at carewvpl.eventbrite.com.  

All events facilitated by Ms. Jessica Choi in conjunction with the following professionals:

1- Thursday, October 11 at 2 PM : WHAT CAREGIVERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MONEY 

Carolyn Humphrey, RICP, CLF is a Financial Strategist  helping her clients through every financial decision and planning through wealth protection, accumulation, retirement and estate/conservation.

2- Thursday, November 8 at 7 PM: HOW AROMATHERAPY CAN HELP CAREGIVERS

Sandy Chu - Wellness Advocate. Sandy discovered the profound power of essential oils and how aroma therapy and other oil infused products can support health and wellbeing of people’s lives.

3- Thursday, December 13 at 2 PM: HOLISTIC WELLNESS TO COPE & STAY WELL

 Jen Janesh, Wellness Coach; Jen has a passion for holistic wellness as it relates to whole body, mind, and spirit. She has been studying and engaged in holistic healing for over 10 years and has completed 200 hour teacher training in vinyasa style yoga classes heavily influenced by the Ashtanga Yoga tradition.

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

TELL A FRIEND! BRING A FRIEND!

 

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CANCELLED - What Caregivers Should Know About Money

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

GIVING CARE TO CARE GIVERS: A WORKSHOP SERIES TO CONNECT YOU TO THE SUPPORT YOU NEED

The National Alliance for Care Giving reports over 43.5 million people in the US provide unpaid care to an adult or child with special needs.  The Giving Care for Caregivers series seeks to provide you with the tools, resources, and knowledge on your personal journey through caregiving and to connect you with a community of support. Our speakers will share personal stories and experiences to empower you with the knowledge of financial planning and elderly care, to help you discover stress relief and joy through aromatherapy, and to uncover holistic living through wellness practices. Together we can build community and support for one another by giving care for caregivers.

THERE ARE THREE EVENTS IN THE SERIES.  REGISTER FOR ONE or ALL THREE at carewvpl.eventbrite.com.  

All events facilitated by Ms. Jessica Choi in conjunction with the following professionals:

CANCELLED - 1- Thursday, October 11 at 2 PM : WHAT CAREGIVERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MONEY 

Carolyn Humphrey, RICP, CLF is a Financial Strategist  helping her clients through every financial decision and planning through wealth protection, accumulation, retirement and estate/conservation.

2- Thursday, November 8 at 7 PM: HOW AROMATHERAPY CAN HELP CAREGIVERS

Sandy Chu - Wellness Advocate. Sandy discovered the profound power of essential oils and how aroma therapy and other oil infused products can support health and wellbeing of people’s lives.

3- Thursday, December 13 at 2 PM: HOLISTIC WELLNESS TO COPE & STAY WELL

 Jen Janesh, Wellness Coach; Jen has a passion for holistic wellness as it relates to whole body, mind, and spirit. She has been studying and engaged in holistic healing for over 10 years and has completed 200 hour teacher training in vinyasa style yoga classes heavily influenced by the Ashtanga Yoga tradition.

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

TELL A FRIEND! BRING A FRIEND!

 

 

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Origami For Adults @ Ambler

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 6:30pm
Event location: 
Ambler

Description:Come join us for a fun-filled time and discover the simple pleasures of folding paper.

Use your hands to give form and life to paper as you create a variety of origami that are playful, practical, beautiful, or action-oriented.

Class Maximum Size is 12 persons! 
We know this will fill up quickly, so we scheduled an additional class in December.
So, sign up for the wait list if this class is full.  REGISTRATION REQUIRED. 215-646-1072

Refreshments at 6:15. Class at 6:30pm

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Memoir Writing Workshop

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

What's Your Story? A memoir writing workshop for older adults 

Class #4 of 4-Part Series
Participate in a meaningful workshop which promises to provide an outlet for your stories and memoires.  Preserve your unique life experiences so they may be passed on to children, grandchildren, friends and others!  Through sharing, participants will form a kinship and be rewarded with the fruits of creative expression.  Please join us!  NO previous writing experience necessary to participate.  

DATES:  4 Wednesdays:  October 10, 17, 24 and 31

TIME: 10:30 AM to 12 Noon

COST:  $15 for all 4 classes.  90 minutes per session.  REGISTER WITH PAYMENT at Circulation desk. Cash or check payable to Wissahickon Valley Public Library (WVPL).  
 Must attend all 4 classes.

Presenter:  Sara Wenger, MFA  Sara is a writer, poet and educator from Ambler PA.  Sarah completed her MFA in Poetry at Arcadia University after a 20+year-career as an English teacher and educational workshop facilitator for both youth and adult professionals.  Her work has been published in Highlights for Children, Montana Magazine, Byline and the Philadelphia Inquirer.  Sara is an active member of Montgomery County Community College's writers group.

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