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Peyton Heart Project at Ambler

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 11:30pm
Event location: 
Ambler

peyton heart project

WVPL Ambler Library is partnering with the Montgomery County Suicide Prevention Taskforce and with our Friday knitting group to host a Peyton Heart Project event on Friday, November 8 at 11:30 a.m. 

We hope you will visit us to join our crafting and kindness event. 

We will be making and tagging craft hearts with inspirational messages to place in the community to continue spreading the message of: awareness, hope, and kindness.

All crafting materials will be provided.

Lunch will be provided for attendees, so please register if you plan to attend. Register online at https://peyton-heart-ambler.eventbrite.com or call the library at 214-646-1072

The Peyton Heart Project's mission is to help spread raising global awareness about suicide and bullying and help end the stigma surrounding mental health. The project is named after Peyton James, a 13-year-old boy who, in the fall of 2014, died by suicide.



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Library Night at Tannery Run Brew Works

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 4:00pm
Event location: 
Other: See Description

Dine and Donate during Library Night at Tannery Run Brew Works!

Great Food & Drink for a Great Cause - Support the renovation of our beloved Ambler Branch library

Location:  Tannery Run Brew Works - 131 E. Butler Avenue, Ambler 

Time:  4 PM to Close

Make it a night out with friends and family (yes - you can bring the kids, too!) and give to a great cause.  We're excited to partner with Tannery Run Brew Works in Ambler for Library Night!  Enjoy great food and drink AND have a ton of fun in our JENGA tournament!  Tournament prizes, library merchandise and more!

So grab your friends, neighbors AND all the kids to eat, drink and be merry with us at Library Night.   We'll see you there!!  20% of all dining purchases will support the Ambler Branch expansion project. 

Ambler's own Tannery Run Brew Works is an independently owned craft brewpub, serving signature “SPLATCH” brewed beers alongside a rotating seasonal menu including vegetarian and kid-friendly options. 

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Excel Beyond the Basics

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Excel Beyond the Basics
Part 1: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Saturday, February 29
Part 2: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM , Saturday, March 7
THIS IS A TWO-PART WORKSHOP.
Get hands-on experience with Excel worksheets
Learn how to:
     -Sort and Filter Data
     -Use more advanced functions such as IF, DATE, and TIME
     -Use different types of advanced formulas
The library will provide computers with Microsoft Excel 2016
Prerequisites:
     -Basic computer skills including: ability to use a mouse and keyboard and how to create and save files.
Small Class Format: Class size limited to 10 students.

Fee: $20.
Register and pay on Eventbrite:  CLICK OR TAP HERE TO REGISTER

FAQs
Is there a minimum age requirement to enter the event?  Yes, age 16
What's the refund policy? Tickets are non-refundable.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Please bring your ticket to the first class.
Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable? No.

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Excel Beyond the Basics

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Excel Beyond the Basics
Part 1: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Saturday, February 29
Part 2: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM , Saturday, March 7
THIS IS A TWO-PART WORKSHOP.
Get hands-on experience with Excel worksheets
Learn how to:
     -Sort and Filter Data
     -Use more advanced functions such as IF, DATE, and TIME
     -Use different types of advanced formulas
The library will provide computers with Microsoft Excel 2016
Prerequisites:
     -Basic computer skills including: ability to use a mouse and keyboard and how to create and save files.
Small Class Format: Class size limited to 10 students.

Fee: $20.
Register and pay on Eventbrite:  CLICK OR TAP HERE TO REGISTER

FAQs
Is there a minimum age requirement to enter the event?  Yes, age 16
What's the refund policy? Tickets are non-refundable.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Please bring your ticket to the first class.
Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable? No.

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End-of-Life Planning Workshop (#3 of 3)

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 1:30pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Jeanne Hoff, author of "Between Now and Then: A Commonsense Guide for End-of Life-Planning for Baby Boomers (and the rest of us)" sheds light on the many facets of estate planning and end-of-life planning.  This 3-part lecture series will introduce you to the idea of planning what you will do with the rest of your life such that you will have no (few) regrets on your last day.  How can make your expectations known to family?  What are some legal, financial and personal matters that require your attention?  No one wants to talk about these issues, but everyone NEEDS to. Today is the right time to talk about 'between NOW and THEN." Learn practical steps for peace of mind for you and your family.  Bring a friend or a loved one and start the conversation!  

3 Thursdays: October 24, October 31 and November 7, 2019

1:30 to 2:30 PM at Blue Bell

Ms. Hoff has over 40 years experience working in business, finance, and the law. She was a paralegal, business founder/owner/operator, and a cemetery sales counselor, and a member of the Montgomery County Estate Planning Council.   
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End-of-Life Planning Workshop (#2 of 3)

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 1:30pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Jeanne Hoff, author of "Between Now and Then: A Commonsense Guide for End-of Life-Planning for Baby Boomers (and the rest of us)" sheds light on the many facets of estate planning and end-of-life planning.  This 3-part lecture series will introduce you to the idea of planning what you will do with the rest of your life such that you will have no (few) regrets on your last day.  How can make your expectations known to family?  What are some legal, financial and personal matters that require your attention?  No one wants to talk about these issues, but everyone NEEDS to. Today is the right time to talk about 'between NOW and THEN." Learn practical steps for peace of mind for you and your family.  Bring a friend or a loved one and start the conversation!  

3 Thursdays: October 24, October 31 and November 7, 2019

1:30 to 2:30 PM at Blue Bell

Ms. Hoff has over 40 years experience working in business, finance, and the law. She was a paralegal, business founder/owner/operator, and a cemetery sales counselor, and a member of the Montgomery County Estate Planning Council.   
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Harvest Craft Night

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell



Enjoy Harvest Craft Night for kids and families!

These are easy, do-it-yourself crafts that you may take home.

Make a scarecrow with popsicle sticks, an apple core magnet, leaf rubbings with crayons, pumpkin pie, apple pie, or a leaf suncatcher!

No registration! Just walk in!

 

 

 

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Medicare Supplements

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

FAQ about Medicare Supplements

Got questions about Medicare Supplemental Plans? We have Answers!

Join us for a free educational seminar focused on understanding your Medicare insurance* choices.

  • When you can and cannot enroll into Medicare supplemental plans
  • Why pre-existing conditions matter when choosing a supplement plan
  • Understand the different plans (Plan F, Plan G, Plan N, etc.)

Presented by Brad Davis, United Integrity Group
* This presentation is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer or solicitation of products or services.

Please RSVP using the sign-up sheets in the library or email events@wvpl.org

 

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RENTAL: Active Aging Week Seminar

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

RENTAL: The International Council on Active Aging will host two interest meetings at Blue Bell library for Active Aging Week, October 1-7,2019.  Come hear about options for seniors to age in place at home and to discuss volunteerism for a community-based aging-in-place services in our area.  We will discuss: 

Village Networks - a community based caring concept,

SilverNest - a home sharing concept and

Technology to make aging in place safer and convenient.

Event 1: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7-8:30 PM

Event 2: Saturday, October 5, 2019  10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This event is a Community Room Rental.  International Council on Active Aging is the SPONSOR of the event and the Library is the LOCATION. 

Interested parties should contact Mr. Bala at LGAWVillage@gmail.com or see activeagingweek.com for details.  Please do not contact the library. 

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RENTAL: Active Aging Week Seminar

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

RENTAL: The International Council on Active Aging will host two interest meetings at Blue Bell library for Active Aging Week, October 1-7,2019.  Come hear about options for seniors to age in place at home and to discuss volunteerism for a community-based aging-in-place services in our area.  We will discuss: 

Village Networks - a community based caring concept,

SilverNest - a home sharing concept and

Technology to make aging in place safer and convenient.

Event 1: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7-8:30 PM

Event 2: Saturday, October 5, 2019  10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This event is a Community Room Rental.  International Council on Active Aging is the SPONSOR of the event and the Library is the LOCATION. 

Interested parties should contact Mr. Bala at LGAWVillage@gmail.com or see activeagingweek.com for details.  Please do not contact the library. 

 

 

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