Hip Pain and Osteoarthritis

Wednesday, October 22 at 2 pm
Presented by John R. Reynolds, MPT from the Souderton Rehabilitation Center.

This informational session is especially for those who experience hip pain. Learn about the "wear and tear" disease, Osteoarthritis, and how it affects your hips. Learn steps you can take to lessen its impact. Receive a coupon for a free screening. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Resume Writing Workshop

Tuesday, October 28 from 7-8 pm OR
Wednesday, October 29 from 1-2 pm

Come to either session to learn more about the do's and don'ts of resume writing, including how to address gaps in employment, highlight your transferable skills, and show yourself in the best possible light. Contact the Reference Desk at 215-723-9109, ext. 3 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register.

What They Did There: Profiles from Gettysburg

Sunday, November 2 at 2 pm

Authors Steve Hedgpeth and John Wedo present a fascinating history of Gettysburg through 170 mini-bios of doctors, civilians, combatants, nurses, and others who made Gettysburg a battle we can never forget. Their eBook was published in April 2014.

Eat. Drink. READ! Wine Tasting Fundraiser

Saturday, November 8 from 7-10 pm

Join us for our annual wine tasting at the library. Choose from among eighteen wines from around the world served in a complimentary etched wine glass. Enjoy hearty hors d'oeuvres and desserts from our restaurant sponsors. Follow our Wine Tasting page on Facebook. 

Tickets available online or at the library during regular library hours.  

Ticket prices:

Tickets - $50 each before November 1 ($55 after November 2)

Sweetheart Special - 2 for $90

Bring the Office - 6 for $270

The Magnificence of English
A three-part workshop on Tuesday evenings
September 16, 23, and 30 at 7 pm

In past workshops, participants have analyzed the cold, hard mechanics of the English language. Now, we are ready to enjoy our language for its own sake. Join us to read, deeply, excerpts of literature; marvel at the sounds of powerful speeches; relish some of the greatest lines in filmdom.

Taught by Darryl Smith from Muhlenberg College. No previous knowledge necessary. Call the Reference Desk (215-723-9109, ext. 3) to reserve a spot.

Greeting Card Stamping Classes

Get crafty with Deborah Blum on the following Tuesdays at 7 pm:

September 23: All-occasion greeting cards--birthday, thank you, etc.
October 21: Autumn theme
November 18: Christmas

Sign up in advance so that the instructor can estimate the quantity of materials needed. Call the Reference Desk 215-723-9109, ext. 3 to reserve your spot.

World War I Centennial

In August 2014, the world marked the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, a war that set into motion many of the subsequent events of the 20th century.   

Join us for a series of lectures and discussions to mark the anniversary.

 Echoes of World War I in the Middle East Today

Sunday, September 28 at 2 pm

Tom Kolsky, Professor of History at MCCC, provides an overview of the impact of World War I on events of the past 100 years. 

Click here for more in the series.

Yoga at the Library

Fridays from 2-3 pm
September 26, October 3, 10, 17, and 31, and November 7

6-week series - $36 for series or $8 for drop in

Hatha yoga is the general term for just about all the yoga we practice in the U.S. This class incorporates breathwork and postures designed to open, stretch and strengthen the body. This is a great class for beginners. Students may feel stronger, more grounded and more relaxed after this class.

Classes taught by Kathleen Tooley, 200-hour Kripalu Yoga Instructor and owner of Anahata Yoga and Wellness Center in Harleysville.

To register, call 215-740-1354.

Used Book Sales

Book sales are scheduled for the following dates from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm:

Thursday, September 25

Thursday, October 9

Thursday, October 23

Tuesday, November 4

Thursday, November 13

Saturday, November 15 -- "Friends of the Library" ticketed event.

Tuesday, November 25

Thursday, December 11 -- Last chance before Christmas!

Tuesday, December 16 -- "Friends of the Library" ticketed event.

We also offer a variety of items for sale through Amazon.com. Click here to see the full inventory.

Second Fridays

Relax, wind down from your week at a series of creative entertainments held on the second Friday of each month at 7:30 pm. Join us for a great line-up of free Friday evening performances.

 

September 12: Bill Dooley - Banjo, guitar, and more

October 10: Meet Eleanor Roosevelt - Portrayed by Linda Kenyon

November 14: Kelly Planer and the Perks - Alternative blue grass--very cool

December 12: A Celtic Christmas - With Darcy Fair, Celtic Harp

January 9, 2015: The Wizard of Oz! - A play for two performers. Celebrate the 75th anniversary of this classic. Presented by Family Stages

February 12: Four Score - a Clarinet Quartet - Classical, big band, jazz and more.

March 13: Time Travelers Two - With Bunny Barnes and Sue Roncoroni

April 10: Lazy Sunday - Contemporary folk-rock

May 8: The Eric Lamberth Jazz Quartet - Smooth and easy.

 

Thank you to these sponsors of Second Fridays:

The Woman's Club of Indian Valley
The Indian Valley Jr. Women's Club Herb Sale

Coming Soon on DVD:

Draft Day, Moms' Night Out, Captain America-The Winter Soldier, A Haunted House 2, Words and Pictures, Brick Mansions, Godzilla, The Fault in Our Stars, Think Like a Man Too, Ida, The Rover, Transformers-Age of Extinction

You can reserve a copy by emailing (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or calling the Reference Desk.

Click here for a list of all the newly released films.