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Jun 202016
Fall 2016 Computer Classes

The Computer Lab offers a number of computer classes to the general public. We have developed a curriculum of courses that progress from a very basic “Computer Basics” course, which assumes no prior computer knowledge, to a more advanced course in Microsoft Excel.

Classes are held in the Main Library Computer Lab. Advanced registration is required. Registration must be done in-person at the Computer Lab.

Fall 2016 Course Descriptions and Schedule of Classes

We offer eight computer classes for the general public:

Computer Basics – Teaches fundamental skills such as using a mouse, opening programs and copying and pasting. The skills learned in Computer Basics are the minimum required for any of the other courses. (2 sessions $10)

Internet – Introduces students to web browsing using Internet Explorer. (2 sessions $10)

File Management – Teaches how to organize and manage files and folders. (1 session $5)

Microsoft Word 2010 – Introduces word processing skills. (3 sessions $15)

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 – Introduces presentation software. (3 sessions $15)

Microsoft Excel 2010 – Introduces spreadsheets for managing numbers and equations, such as in a budget. (3 sessions $15)

The Cloud – This course introduces the student to the cloud-based Google Drive platform. Learn how to use Google Drive to save, edit, and share your files. (2 sessions $10)

Creating a Website – This course introduces the student to the cloud-based Google Drive platform. Learn how to use Google Drive to save, edit, and share your files. (2 sessions $10)

Email Basics – Learn the ins and outs of using Yahoo email service. (By appointment only. FREE)

Call 610-278-5100 ext. 141 for further information or see our Computer Classes page for more info.

May 252016

adult reading club

Exercise Your Mind

and Join the 2016 Adult Summer Reading Program

June 11th to August 13th!

Montgomery County Norristown Public Library    &    Bookmobile

To participate:

  • Read a book or listen to an audiobook of your choice
  • Then fill out paper review forms available @ the library
  • Return the review forms to the Reference Desk when completed or leave them in the basket at the display.

Every review form you fill out gives you a “chance” to win a prize in our weekly prize drawings beginning June 11th!

In addition to the weekly prizes we will have a prize basket that you can chose your prize from by completing our weekly puzzles!


May 172016
monday movie madness

Beginning June 20th, the Video Services Department of the MC-NPL will be hosting Free Monday Afternoon children movies.
Movies shown will allow patrons to sit back and relax here at the library. Come join us for 6 fun filled Monday afternoons, to watch some family favorites. Movies will be shown on a large screen in the community room on the 1st floor.


If you have any questions, feel free to call the Department: (610)278-5100 Ext 4

IMPORTANT: an adult must accompany children under 8.

June 20th
Running Time: 108min

June 27th
Monkey Up(PG)
Running Time: 83min

July 11th
Inside Out(PG)
Running Time: 95min

July 25th
no movie

August 1st
Running Time: 94min

August 8th
Kung Fu Panda 3(PG)
Running Time: 95min

Apr 152015

Please join us for the following regular programs at the Main Library:

Wednesday Matinee – Every 2nd Wednesday of the Month – 1pm Board Room
Upcoming movies:
On April 13: “Meet The Patels”

Book Discussion Group – Every 3rd Saturday – 2pm Board Room – This group of avid readers (led by Dr. Harold W. Halbert) meets every 3rd Saturday of the month at 2 p.m. New members are welcome. Copies of the book(s) to be discussed will be available at the front desk of the Main Library. The following are the upcoming titles for each month:

-April 30, “LifeBoat By Charlotte Rogan

Great Books Discussion Group – 2nd Tuesday of every month – 2pm Board Room -New members are welcome. Please call Shirley Miller before attending your first meeting at 610-272-4179

Teen Game Night – Every Tuesday and Friday from 4-5:45pm teens 11+ may play video and board games in the community room. Art supplies are also available during this program.

Device Advice Get help from a librarian with using devices such as e-readers and tablets, as well as learning how to set up an email or Facebook account. You pick the topic. 30 minute one-on-one sessions are available on Wednesday afternoons from 4pm-5pm.