Oct 302014

On Wednesday, November 5, East Norriton Middle School in conjunction with Montgomery County-Norristown Public library and PA Forward will host Kit Grindstaff, author of The Flame in the Mist.  Ms. Grindstaff will speak about the importance of libraries in the community as well as host a writing workshop for the students. 

PA Forward exists to promote and benefit libraries in Pennsylvania.  PA Forward gives voice to the idea that “with the right support, libraries are ideally positioned to become the community centers of information, technology, and learning that will fuel educational and economic opportunity for all of our citizens.” Find out more at www.paforward.org.

Oct 302014
medical kit (200x140)

Date: Wednesday Nov 5

Time: 11am-12pm

Place: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library

1001 Powell St

Norristown PA 19401


Are you concerned or confused about the changes in medicare?  Prepare yourself for next year by attending this event at the Norristown Public Library.  A state trained APRISE counselor will provide an update on new changes for 2015 and answer your questions.

Oct 302014
flower arrangement (155x200)

Date: Wednesday, November 19th

Time: 6pm-7pm

Place: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library

1001 Powell Street

Norristown, PA 19401


Are you interested in decorating your space with a design that both smells and looks beautiful?  Join us in learning how to brighten up the place with some festive and artistic arrangements!  A representative from Genuardi Florists will be demonstrating various ways of arranging your centerpiece for the holidays.

Oct 282014

Date: Saturday, Nov 15
Time: 11am – 12pm

Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library

1001 Powell Street Norristown, PA 19401

Are you dealing with diabetes?  Are you curious about how you can help a loved one?  Come to our presentation this November at the Norristown Public Library.  Dr. Paul Schick, Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson Medical College, will present information related to Type 1, Type 2, and Pregnancy Diabetes.

Oct 282014

Date: Tuesdays, Nov 4, 11, 18, 25
Time: 6pm-7:30pm
Place: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library 1001 Powell St

Are you a writer at heart?  Sometimes it can be difficult to start a novel, or get back into the writing mood.  If you need that little push, then celebrate National Novel Writing Month with us this November.  Come join us and write your dream novel!


Oct 222014

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

Winter 2015 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.

Sep 192014

Date: Mondays Oct 6 to Nov 24
Time: 10am-11am
Place: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library 1001 Powell Street Norristown, PA 19401

Instructed by Maria Cipollini, this class incorporates breath work and postures designed to open, stretch, and strengthen the body. This is a great class for those who are new to yoga. Students may feel stronger, more grounded, and more relaxed after this class.

Price: $25 for 8 classes or $5 per class.

Registration is required. Please bring a towel or yoga mat to class.