Thursday, April 25, 2013
The most popular ebooks, books and DVDs at Lansdale Library for March.
Here's a breakdown of the most popular books and DVDs checked out from the Lansdale Library since courtesy of director Tom Meyer and reference librarian Beth Moser. Remember: Residents can sign up for a library card for free. Out-of-borough residents pay $35 a year for membership. Non-residents can also join MCLINC for free. Many libraries in Montgomery County participate in the MCLINC program including Wissahickon (Blue Bell, Ambler), Indian Valley (Telford) and Norristown. MCLINC provides bookmobile service to many places in the townships surrounding Lansdale. eBooks are now available at http://lansdalelibrary.lib.overdrive.com/ eBooks 50 Ways to a Better You For Dummies by W. Doyle Gentry Become More Mindful In a Day For Dummies by …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
The 22nd annual event, sponsored by Lansdale Public Library, took over North Penn High School Saturday with multicultural flair, exotic foods and captivating performances.
For the 22nd year, the International Spring Fest on Saturday wowed all the senses of attendees both familiar and new. Those who came out to the North Penn High School in Towamencin for the Lansdale Public Library-sponsored multicultural extravanganza, shared in a different kind of culture shock. They watched and listened to captivating performances, dined on exotic cuisines, played worldly musical instruments, and gained an education on the lifestyles and mores that exist outside the borders of the United States, and right in our own backyards. The main gym was the place for the main exhibits of the numerous countries, including Korea, Afghanistan, Egypt, Canada and Fiji. Meanwhile, the room's main stage was always filled with some …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Lansdale Borough Council were joined by State Sen. Bob Mensch Wednesday evening at Lansdale Public Library for the groundbreaking ceremony.
Thursday, April 18
One of the biggest transportation improvement projects in Lansdale Borough is officially underway, following a special groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday evening at Lansdale Public Library. The $3.5M Wood-Vine Connector Project looks to improve traffic conditions by giving drivers a straightaway from Vine and Broad streets to Main and Wood streets, bypassing the SEPTA crossings and Main and Broad street intersection. Vine Street will be realigned between Broad Street and Susquehanna Avenue. Susquehanna Avenue will be realigned and merged into a more straight configuration with Derstine Avenue. The project will move the traffic light at Susquehanna Avenue and West Main Street to Wood and Main streets. Susquehanna and Main will then become a …
Sunday, April 14, 2013
The 22nd annual event by the Lansdale Public Library features dancing, food, entertainment and more from more than 130 different country exhibitions.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The library is now hiring for a circulation desk attendant. Apply via email by April 30.
Wednesday, April 10
Lansdale Public Library wants to give you a job. The library at Vine Street and Susquehanna Avenue is seeking candidates for a part-time circulation desk attendant. The rate is $7.50 an hour for 15 to 20 hours a week, including some Saturdays. Interested candidates must be able to multitask and maintain a calm demeanor in a fast-paced library environment. If this sounds like the job for you, email a letter of interest and a resume to email@example.com by April 30.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Lois Weber, 86, was a 38-year employee of Lansdale Library. She died in March in a car accident. The Lansdale Library Committee is mulling over the possibility of naming a future memorial garden after Weber.
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Wednesday, April 3
Lansdale Library could be naming a proposed memorial garden after a longtime employee who passed away last month. According to Dan Sokil of The Reporter, Lois Weber’s name could grace the garden, which would be built near the library’s Susquehanna Avenue entrance as part of the Wood-Vine PCTI Connector project. Weber, 86, died in a car accident in March. She worked at the library for 38 years, according to library director Tom Meyer. Read more at this link.
Friday, March 8, 2013
The North Penn High School Student Government Association holds a student talent show at 7:30 p.m., featuring 14 acts. The winner will be selected by live text message voting from members of the audience. Prizes for the top three acts. Admission is $5.
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Friday, March 8
1. Former Philadelphia Eagles safety Brian Dawkins will speak at a fundraiser at Calvary Church, 820 Route 113, Souderton, tonight at 7:30. Dawkins will tell stories and hold a Q&A with the audience. 2. Beginning today at 8 a.m., Univest Corporation kicks off its first “Caring for Community Giveaway” of 2013. It is a contest that will award $1,000 to a local nonprofit arts organization, selected by the community. The public can nominate the arts group at www.facebook.com/UnivestCorporation and explain why the group should win the money. Contest ends March 25. 3. The North Penn High School Student Government Association holds a student talent show at 7:30 p.m., featuring 14 acts. The winner will be selected by live text message voting from …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Lansdale Catholic’s Dance Company celebrates its 21st annual Dance Showcase of “Colors in Motion” at 7 p.m. at Lansdale Catholic
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Friday, March 1
1. Lansdale Library celebrates Dr. Seuss’s birthday today with special guests from Philadelphia Sports Club at Highpoint in New Britain Township at 11:30 a.m. Gather around and listen to “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” and “Oh, The Things You Can Do That Are Good for You!” Receive a free bookmark and goldfish snack. Special guest is Goldie, the Safety Swim Fish. 2. Lansdale Catholic’s Dance Company celebrates its 21st annual Dance Showcase of “Colors in Motion” at 7 p.m. at Lansdale Catholic. 3. Pennbrook Middle School presents “If the Slipper Fits,” a modernized version of “Cinderella” at 7:30 p.m. Tickets at 215-699-9287. 4. Mater Dei Musical Troupe presents its production of “Peter Pan” at 7 p.m. in the gymnasium, featuring a …
Monday, February 25, 2013
The most popular eBooks, DVDs and novels at the Lansdale Library from February 10 to February 23
Here's a breakdown of the most popular books and DVDs checked out from the Lansdale Library since courtesy of director Tom Meyer and reference librarian Beth Moser. Remember: Residents can sign up for a library card for free. Out-of-borough residents pay $35 a year for membership. Non-residents can also join MCLINC for free. Many libraries in Montgomery County participate in the MCLINC program including Wissahickon (Blue Bell, Ambler), Indian Valley (Telford) and Norristown. MCLINC provides bookmobile service to many places in the townships surrounding Lansdale. eBooks are now available at http://lansdalelibrary.lib.overdrive.com/ eBooks Act of Terror by Marc Cameron Maggie's Breakfast by Gabriel Walsh Master Your Fears by Linda Sapadin …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Lansdale Borough Council has a tradition in recognizing employees for milestone anniversaries. That tradition was repeated Wednesday night.
Lansdale Borough Council President Matt West and Borough Manager Timi Kirchner Wednesday night recognized three borough employees for their milestone employments. "It's a bit of a tradition," West said. "Every quarter, we recognize borough employees that have achieved significant employee milestones." Honored at the meeting were: Subscribe to our free daily newsletter | Follow us on Facebook | Follow us @LansdalePatch| Follow us on Instagram | Check out our YouTube page|