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We are unable to accommodate any more AARP Tax Aide appointments. We’re sorry for the inconvenience. Please call 215-643-1320 x15 to explore other options.

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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

These are the movies we had scheduled in Spring, 2020. We look forward to showing movies again when it is safe to gather at the library!


Ambler Book Group

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

Ambler Book Group has moved ONLINE as we continue to support PA's COVID-19 mitigation efforts. Current members will receive a Zoom link. NEW members are welcome. Please contact Anne Hall at to receive an invitation.


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 Book Club

S. Gustafson mini book quilt from Don't Call Me BetsyThe Blue Bell Book Club meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 10 am. Come for any or all discussions.
Meet in the conference room.  

2021  -  *MEETINGS are ONLINE via Zoom until further notice.  Email for Zoom link.
January 6 - Nobody Will Tell You This But Me by Bess Kalb
February 3 - 
The Last Train to Key West by Chanel Cleeton

March 3 - Eat a Peach by David Chang
April 7 - Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu 
May 5 - The Wild Iris by Louise Gluck
June 2 - The Book of Lamps and Banners by Elizabeth Hand
July 7 - The Last Stargazers by Emily Levesque
August 4 - Magic Lessons by Alice Hoffman
September 1 - Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country by Sierra Crane Murdoch
October 6 - Copperhead by Alexi Zentner
November 3 - Essays of E. B. White by E.B.White 
December 1 - Long Bright River by Liz Moore 

Book Clubs

Looking for a book club? Join us for a lively discussion and meet new friends. 

Ambler Book Group

Blue Bell Book Club

Cook the Book

Mystery Book Group

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.  



Chair Yoga

lower back stretch by practicalpedal.comJoin Kellie Burnett for weekly classes. This class is for people at all levels of yoga.

Some benefits of yoga are:

-Improved strength and flexibility
-Improved proprioception, which is a skill of knowing where your body is in space, and coordinating your movements accurately.  This is particularly important in preventing falls, since we are approaching winter time. For people with any disabilities or conditions, it may mean having greater control of your body and its movements.
-Reduction of stress and improvement of mental clarity.
-Opportunities to meet and socialize.
-Improved stress and pain management.

Fridays   2:00 - 3:00 pm
$40 for 8-week session; $10 per drop in.

Chair Yoga at Ambler

lower back stretch by practicalpedal.comChair Yoga with Matthew Mitlas

Join area yoga instructor Matthew Mitlas for his signature Chair yoga classes- now offered in 8 week sessions in our Ambler location! Chair yoga is the perfect option for those who have stiff joints and/or trouble getting up and down from the floor. In these classes, we will focus on warming up and moving the major joints in the body (there are 360 of them!) in a variety of poses in the chair along with gentle standing postures next to the chair to support balance. Matthew's classes are warm and welcoming- there is a place for you here!

Wednesdays, 11:30am-12:20pm
Fee:  $40 for the entire eight-week session.  $10 for a drop-in class.