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Special Programs

 

Harry potter staring into a bowl of waterMedieval Image of the Hero in the Harry Potter Novels

Thursday, June 1st 7 pm
Upper Dublin Township Main Meeting Room
For Adults & Teens

This discussion of the medieval influences on J.K. Rowling’s works illustrates the ways in which that colorful time period flavors her novels. Medieval manifestations are keys to understanding the messages that Rowling’s texts have for mature readers. Among her themes are methods for coping with our modern, technologically-obsessed world.

Professor Bryan Polk is a Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies and English at Penn State Abington.

A post-it note saying Find JobJob Search Strategies for 2017

Monday, June 5th, 7 p.m.

Registration Required here

Learn to carefully craft and pitch your talent in professional –  and more casual – settings. Open to those in all stages of career transition, no matter if you’re:

  • Considering a career move
  • Looking for your first job
  • Seeking a new position
  • Currently employed

Presented by JEVS Human Services/Career Strategies

scissors cutting a cable cord
Cutting the Cable Cord? A practical guide

Monday, June 12th, 7-8 pm
Main Meeting Room

(It was so popular we’re doing it again to get everyone in!) Do you want to get all your tv via the Internet? Come and learn how to cut your cable bill and still get many of your favorite programs & movies for less money.

Presenter Kay Klocko is Head of Reference at UDPL and cut her own cable February 2017.

The front page of a newspaper saying "Fake News"

The Queen got a Tattoo and Aliens have Landed on the Pentagon! Weeding out Fake News Online

Date & Time: Wednesday, June 14th, 7-8 pm, Teen Space
Registration required here

Everyone knows “fake news” is a problem. But how do you know exactly what is fake and what isn’t? Come to this class to learn techniques to separate the wheat from the chaff in the modern news cycle.

Instructor: Kay Klocko, Head of Reference & Information Literacy

A sticker saying "50 and still got it!"
Finding A Job in Your Fifties & Beyond

Monday, June 19th, 2 p.m.
Registration Required here

JEVS Human Services Career Advisors will share strategies for your job search.

Presented by JEVS Human Services/Career Strategies

 

Monday, July 17, 7-7:30 pm
Upper Dublin Township Community Rooms

Rock-n-Roll Legend & Philadelphia’s own Bobby Rydell will answer your questions in this informal Q & A session. Book sale before Q&A.

Schedule of Events:

  • 6-7 pm: Bobby Rydell: Teen Idol on the Rocks will be for sale.
  • 7-7:30p: Informal Q&A with Bobby Rydell
  • 7:30p Book Signing

Get free tickets in the library starting June 26. Space limited.

Plus! On July 6 at 7:30p see him in 1963’s Bye Bye Birdie at The Ambler Theater 108 E Butler Ave, Ambler

 

 


Classes

 
language-clipart-langauges-clipart-1Language Classes

Our short language classes are back! See our Language class page for more information.

 

 

 


Technology Events

3D PrintingIntro to 3D Printing for Adults

For ages 18+
Registration required at this link.

Limit of 10 per class.
Location: Steam Lab/Teen Space

Learn 3D printing basics and design your own small masterpiece. One class, offered on different Wednesdays for your convenience.

  • Wednesday, 6/7