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.

Adult Summer Reading Challenge

Children and Teens: Read, meet the goal and get a prize. Sign up and log in anytime between June 8 to August 3, 2015. (Here's help to sign up.)

  • Ages Birth to 5 years of age: Read 40 Picture Books. 
  • Ages 6 to 12 years of age: Read 10 Chapter Books.
  • Teens: Read books for raffle prizes.
  • Adults:  Every 10 picture books you read to your child counts as one book for you.

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June 11 to August 18

Adults can sign up starting June 8
-Create your Summer Reading account on-line
-Log the books, eBooks or audiobooks that you read or listen to in your log
-You can log every 10 picture books that you read to your child as one adult book
-Questions? Here's help to register or log books.

Ambler Library and Blue Bell Library will have separate weekly drawings for prizes. Just read or listen, log in and you are entered in the drawing!

Blue Bell Special Events for Adults

Exotic Travel, Spring House Travel, Thursday, June 11 at 2:00 pm
Japanese Gardens, Jane Irvin-Klotz, Master Gardener, Thursday, June 25 at 2:00 pm
Botanical Gardens, Sharon Gross, Master Gardener, Thursday, July 6 at 2:00 pm
Out of the Ordinary-Make an Unusual Pendant, Thursday, July 16 at 7:00 pm
Listen to Folk Songs, Rich Kaufman, Thursday, August 6 at 7:00 pm

Ambler Special Events for Adults

Local Author Joshua Isard, Tuesday, June 23 at 6:30 pm
Mystery writer Amy Korman, Tuesday, July 7 at 6:30 pm
Dinner with the Author Wendy Tyson, Monday, June 29 at 6:30 pm at Bridgets in Ambler

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 6:30pm

Afternoon Matinee

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

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 September to May. Check website for dates.

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 provide FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS on occasion.
Abington Health sends a registered nurse from their Community Health Outreach Dept.

Please check the monthly calendar for specific dates.

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. We have new friendly folks looking to make more tables.