Feb 022016
Downton Abbey Season 5

Premieres Sunday, January 4th, 2015 on MASTERPIECE on PBS

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If you are fan of Downton Abbey, come join us here at Montgomery County – Norristown Public Library on February 27th at 2 pm for Downtown Abbey Trivia! Light refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to the public. For more information regarding the event, contact Tiffany Joyner by calling 610-278-5100 ext. 205.


Jan 262016

Students from St. Cecilia Conservatory will play selected works by Scott Joplin, the King of Ragtime and one of America’s first great black composers. Musical selections include, “The Entertainer,” “Maple Leaf Rag,” and many other pieces from the modern era. Dolores Ciavola – the owner and director – of St. Cecilia conservatory will also be speaking about Scott Joplin’s life and the era. This event will take place on Saturday, February 13th at 11am.

Dec 282015
computer programing

Beginning Wednesday, January 27th, the MCNPL computer lab will be offering an Introduction to Computer Programming course presented by programmer Julio Ollarvia. In this hands-on instruction, you will learn the JavaScript programming language: the backbone of nearly 100% of what you see online, and according to many sources, the most in-demand language by employers today.

This four part class will be held from 6:30pm to 7:30pm on the following dates:

– Wednesday, January 27th
– Wednesday, February 3rd
– Wednesday, February 10th
– Wednesday, February 17th

The total cost for the entire course is $10. Registration is required, as well as an active email account. For more information and registration, please call 610-278-5100, ext 0. Space is limited.

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 February 10: “Intern”
On March 9: “Big Stone Gap”
On April 13: “Meet The Patel”

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:

-February 20, 2016: The Art Of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker

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.