May 012015
 
big hero

Beginning June 29th, 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 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.
MOVIES WILL BEGIN PROMPTLY AT 1PM!

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

June 29th
Big Hero 6(PG)
Running Time: 102min
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July 6th
Ant Boy(PG)
Running Time: 77min
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July 13th
Aviators(PG)
Running Time: 77min
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July 27th
Earth to Echo(PG)
Running Time: 91min
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August 3rd
Mr. Peabody & Sherman(G)
Running Time: 92min
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August 10th
Annie(PG)
Running Time: 110min
Apr 152015
 

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

Senior Film festival – Every 2nd Wednesday of the Month – 1pm Board Room
Upcoming movies:
on July 8, 2015 is “Funny Girl
on July 22, 2015 is “Footloose”

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.

No Meeting in July and August.

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.

Apr 022015
 
superheros

Escape the Ordinary…
And be a Super hero this summer!

Join the 2015 Adult Summer Reading Club!

Beginning June 13 and running thru August 15 @ The Montgomery County- Norristown Public Library, one of our four branch Libraries or at the Bookmobiles…
All you have to do is…

  • Fill out the online registration form (look for link here starting June 13)
  • Read a book or listen to an audiobook of your choice…
  • Then fill out a paper review form in the library

Every review form you fill out gives you a “chance” to win a prize in our weekly prize drawings beginning June 19th

YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OR OLDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM

Click here to register.
Apr 012015
 
classesfall2015

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 2015 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)

Google Drive – 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. (1 session $5)

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.

Dec 272014
 
deviceadvice

Date: Wednesdays
Time: 4pm-5pm
Place: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library
1001 Powell Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Do you need help with your smart phone, tablet, or laptop? Want help with email, Facebook, or Twitter? Are you interested in an introduction to the library’s online resources?

You pick the topic! Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one help* session with a librarian on Wednesday afternoons by calling library at 610-278-5100, ext. 0.

*We can only assist with non-hardware related questions.