Jun 052014

FIZZ, BOOM, READ   Monday afternoons at the movies!

Beginning June 23th, the Video Services Department of the MC-NPL will be hosting Free Monday Afternoon movies.

Movies shown will allow patrons to sit back and relax here at the library. Come join us for 7 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.

Please join us!

Monday’s Movie Schedule – Start Time: 1PM

June 23rd
Frozen (PG)
Running Time: 102min
June 30th
Wall-E (G)
Running Time: 98min
July 7th
The Pirate Fairy (G)
Running Time: 78min
July 14th
Cats and Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore (PG)
Running Time: 82min
July 28th
TAD The Lost Explorer (NR)
Running Time: 92min
August 4th
Nut Job (PG)
Running Time: 86min
August 11th
Despicable Me 2 (PG)
Running Time: 98min


May 162014

Date: Tuesdays July 15, 22, and 29
Time: 3-4pm
Place: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library
1001 Powell Street
Norristown PA 19401

In this group we will discuss David Lubar’s book, Hidden Talents in preparation for his visit to the library on July 29th. Free copies of the book will be available to registrants beginning July 1st while supplies last. At the end of this program, participants will have the chance to meet the author and get their books signed.

Registration required by July 8th. To register, please call 610-278-5100 ext 0 or click here.

Feb 252014
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Classes are held in the Main Library Computer Lab. Advanced registration is required.

Fall 2014 Course Descriptions and Schedule of Classes

We offer seven 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)

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 – introduces word processing skills. (3 sessions $15)

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

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

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 – introduces presentation software. (3 sessions $15)

Internet – introduces students to web browsing using Internet Explorer. (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 FAQ for more info.

Oct 022013

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

Scrabble for Adults – Every Wednesday at 5pm – Community Room

Senior Film festival – 2nd & 4th Wednesday for July and August – 1pm Board Room
Upcoming movies:

July 9 —-The Shop Around The Corner
July 23—-You’ve Got Mail
August 13–Alfred Hitchcock’s-Dial M For Murder
August 27–A Perfect Murder

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. The following are the upcoming titles, not necessarily in this order. Copies of the book(s) to be discussed will be available at the front desk at the Main Library.

For the months of July and August, this group does not meet.
On September 20, 2014, the Group will meet.

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 4-5pm teens may play video and board games in the community room.