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Events are free unless otherwise noted.

2014 Family Movie Matinees

The Main Library in Blue Bell will be showing new release or classic family friendly movies at 1:30 pm on Saturdays in the Community Room.


  • January 11 @ 1:30 PM - Planes (Info, PG, 91 min)
  • February 8 @ 1:30 PM - Despicable Me 2 (Info, PG, 98 min)
  • March 8 @ 1:30 PM - Monsters University (Info, G, 104 min)
  • April 12 @ 1:30 PM - Muppet Treasure Island (Info, G, 99 min)
  • May 12 @ 1:30 PM - Frozen (Info, PG, 102 min)
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 Clubs

Our theme is “Literary Elements”

  • June 20 – August 8
  • Adults can sign-up on-line starting June 9
  • Create your Summer Reading Account on-line
  • Log the books, e-Books, or audiobooks that you read or listen to in your account
  • Moms or Dads can enter once for every 10 books they read to their children
  • Ambler Library and Blue Bell Library will each have 7 weekly prize drawings for the participants (June 20, June 27, July 11, July 18, July 25, Aug 1, & Aug 8)
  • No organized book groups or talks at Ambler

Just read or listen, log in, and you are entered in the drawing!
Call Ambler Library  - 215-643-7775
For the Special Events at Blue Bell: call 215-643-1320 ext 14

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 Saturday of each month from 10:30-11:30am at WVPL, Ambler.
Must register : limited to first 10 sign-ups.  215-646-1072.


Art with Laura

Create something amazing with Miss Laura. 
The 4th Saturday at 10:30 am at WVPL, Ambler.
For all ages. Requires sign up.

Baby Story Time

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

Every Thursday at 10:15 AM from January 6 to May 15.

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 - 11 am.

  • August 20, 2014 Wednesday @ Ambler
  • October 24, 2014 Friday @ Blue Bell
  • November 12, 2014 Wednesday @ Ambler
  • January 16, 2015 Friday @ Blue Bell
  • February 25, 2015 Wednesday @ Ambler