Masks are encouraged, but no longer required for fully vaccinated patrons at Blue Bell and Ambler Branch libraries.  See our STATUS page for the latest on our procedures.

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Bug Show!

Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 10:00am
Event location: 
ONLINE

All ages are welcome!

You’ll never see bugs the same way after this virtual presentation by the Bug Man, Ryan Bridge who will give you a whole new appreciation for these creepy crawlers!  This presentation is pre-recorded.  You will receive the link to the video after you register.

 

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Memoir Writers Group

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 1:00pm
Event location: 
ONLINE

Join our new Memoir Writers Group for Adults

Tuesdays at 1 PM online via Zoom

REGISTER: wewritememoir.eventbrite.com

Capitalizing on the momentum of the library's recent memoir workshop, we’re forming a memoir writers’ group. We’re looking for a few more honest, earnest, courageous folks who are working on telling their unique stories in writing and want to give and get support from fellow memoir writers!

We’d also be interested in hearing from anyone with professional writing and editing experience - who might be willing to volunteer their services for critique and feedback.

Ready to jump in?  Register at wewritememoir.eventbrite.com  For now, we’ll start with a group of 12!

We hope to continue monthly on the 2nd Tuesday at 1 PM. Any questions? Email Debbie at dslavutsky@wvpl.org.

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Ladies of History: Alice Paul

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 6:30pm
Event location: 
ONLINE

The fabulously talented Alisa Dupuy (Female Spies of WWII) returns to Wissahickon Library to present another engaging theatrical performance from her Ladies of History repertoire.

Through performance, Alisa will bring to life the story of a woman who made a difference in U.S. history, suffragette Alice Paul.

Alice Stokes Paul was an American Quaker, suffragist, feminist, and women's rights activist, and one of the main leaders and strategists of the campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

This is a free program on Zoom. Register at https://alice-paul.eventbrite.com

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Spark Joy: Get Organized for Good

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 6:00am to Friday, May 14, 2021 - 6:00am
Event location: 
ONLINE

Learn Marie Kondo's "Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" -  The KonMari Method to Tidying and Organizing through this unique streaming webinar available to registered participants for 48 hours only - May 12 through May 14

Our guide and online expert is Shannon Huneycutt, founder of Spark Joy Charlotte and a certified Silver level Konmari Consultant trained by tidying expert Marie Kondo.  With Shannon's help, YOU will dive into the guiding principles needed to tidy once and for all!

HOW TO PARTICIPATE:

* REGISTER at spark-joy.eventbrite.com

* You will receive a link to access a custom website for WVPL patrons created by Shannon & her team.  

* Visit the custom website starting Wednesday, May 12 to view the complete 60-minute recorded video presentation.  The presentation will be available on May 12 at 6 AM through May 14 at 6 AM. View at your leisure for as many times as you wish for those two days only! 

* Visit the custom website NOW to access preview materials before the May 12-14 video presentation starts. YOU can:

  • Download a Tidying checklist of Konmari categories & storage solutions
  • View Folding demonstration videos
  • Get your FREE "Jumpstart your Journey" Virtual guide
  • Read Frequently Asked Questions - The Common Pitfalls to Tidying
  • Sign up to WIN a FREE 3-hour tidying consultation with Shannon

With access to this expert guidance and resource materials, YOU WILL feel energized and motivated to "Spark Joy" in your own space and create the home and life of which you've always dreamed!  SIGN UP today at spark-joy.eventbrite.com

WATCH A PREVIEW OF THE SPARK JOY PROGRAM.

Get Organized with Konmari Method  Streaming webinar May 12 - 14 

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Hungry for Health

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 6:30pm
Event location: 
ONLINE

Hungry for Health Webinar April 28 6:30 PM Register to attend

Hungry for Health:  Discover the Benefits of a Whole Food Plant-Based Diet

Online via Zoom

Registration Required:  wvpleatwell.eventbrite.com

What is the optimal way to eat? Want to reset your diet and embrace better choices for your body and our planet?

Join us as we explore the benefits of a plant-based diet with Amy Jones, Physician Assistant, Certified Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner, and founder of Romaine Healthy, LLC.

In this webinar, you will:

• Compare the Standard American Diet (SAD) to the Whole Food PLANT Based (WFPB) Diet

• Learn the benefits of a WFPB Diet - Why it works and keeps working

• Discover evidence to support it’s the optimal way to eat

• Connect your food choices to the health of planet

• Participate in a Food demo – Cook along with Amy with a recipe at home

 

Say you’ll be there! This webinar is free and open to the public. Please register to attend and to receive the Zoom link at wvpleatwell.eventbrite.com

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ONLINE Mystery Book Group: The Eighth Detective

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 3:00pm
Event location: 
ONLINE
The Mystery Book Club will be reviewing The Eighth Detective by Alex Pavesi.

Copies may be requested at the libary or downloaded from Libby and OverDrive.

Interested in joining?  Please email Fran at fyoung82@verizon.netNew members are welcome!

Get the full reading list

 

 
 
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