Regularly Scheduled Events

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Events are free unless otherwise noted.

AARP Driving Class

AARP Driving Classes for seniors. At various times, the Library hosts both the Driver Safety Course (8 hours) and the Refresher Course (4 hours). Watch the calendar for specific dates.

Afternoon Matinee

Come view new release movies in the
Blue Bell Community Room on
Tuesdays at 2 pm

Afternoon Speak

2nd Thursday presents Afternoon Speak

September 11 - Steven Saffier, Audubon Society
Mr. Saffier will be discussing bird migration and bird identification.

October 9 - Katie Scott, Environmental Education Specialist, French Creek State Parks
The bat population has been on the decline for the past several years. Ms. Scott will be coming in to discuss bats and their habitats and what we can do to create new habitats.

November 13 - Chris Kalb, Park Foreman & Arborist for Lower Gwynedd Township
Mr. Kalb will be discussing how to properly prune your trees and things you need to be aware of for maintaining your trees.

December 11 - And the Legends Continue with Judy Parrish
Decorating a tree from “bare” to “tinsel” with special ornaments and explanations of their significance and origins. Stories of other observed traditions and the legends and explanation of familiar things we associate with the Season.

January 8 - Other Means of Travel, Debbie Ryan, Spring House Travel
Join Debbie Ryan from Spring House Travel as she discusses many options for unique travel experiences. Train travel throughout the world, biking and staying in bed and breakfasts in Europe, specialized walking tours in far flung countries, bus tours and more.

February 12 - The Story of Historic Pennypacker Mills, Montgomery County Parks & Heritage Dept, Linda Callegari
From the story of the property to those who lived in this stately mansion, find out why Montgomery County preserved this unique and special historic site. Home of Samuel W. Pennypacker, twenty-third Governor of Pennsylvania, the mansion houses an unbelievable collection of family heirlooms and historic treasures that are part of the experience for visitors. Join us as we explore this local treasure right in your backyard!

Location:  Lower Gwynedd Township building, 1130 N. Bethlehem Pike, Spring House (across the street from Giant)

Registering: Call  the library 215-643-1320

Ambler Book Group

The Ambler Book club meets at 1:30 pm on the 2nd THURSDAY of the month.
Everyone Welcome! Come for as many or as few sessions as you like.





Art with Benita

Art Class for Preschoolers.
On the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 10:30-11:30am at WVPL, Ambler.
Must register : limited to first 10 sign-ups.  215-646-1072.


Baby Story Time

 Stories, activities, and rhymes specially designed for baby and parent/caregiver.

Every Thursday at 10:15 AM from January 8 to May 14, 2015.

Ages 6 mos. - 18 mos. (Recommended for pre-walking or starting to walk babies as the majority of activities are while sitting). Parent or caregiver must attend with child. Register for future sessions by attending one session.

Beading Group

Kathleen Edwards presents: The Ambler Beading Group.
Meets 1st and 3rd Mondays at 1 PM at Ambler Branch.
Please bring your own tools and supplies.
Come to work on your beading projects and see what others are doing.
This group is not a "how-to" class.  Please bring your projects and supplies to work on independently.

Blood Pressure Checks

The Ambler & Blue Bell Libraries are providing FREE QUARTERLY BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS.
Abington Health is sending a registered nurse from their Community Health Outreach Dept. She will be at the libraries on the following dates at 10:30 - 11:30 am.

  • January 9, 2015 Friday @ Blue Bell
  • February 25, 2015 Wednesday @ Ambler
Blue Bell Lego Club

The Blue Bell Lego Club is for kids ages 6 and up*. Legos provided.
Third Thursdays at 4:30pm at WVPL, Blue Bell.
There will be no Lego Club in June and August.
*Younger siblings are welcome to attend, but must stay with parent/guardian. Parent/guardians must stay in the library during the event.



Bridge for Experienced Players

New tables of bridge are forming now.  Weekly games on Fridays at noon.
Contact Sue Burdick at 215-643-1320, ext 14 or  We have new friendly folks looking to make more tables.