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Upper Moreland Library Has Jam-Packed February Schedule

The Upper Moreland Library will host a variety of events for people of all ages throughout the month of February.

Stop by the Upper Moreland Free Public Library in February for some great events for kids, childrens and adults.

CLASSIC MOVIE TUESDAYS AT UMFPL

Meet at the library monthly on selected Tuesday afternoons from 1:30-3:30pm to view favorite classic films featuring dashing movie stars! No registration is required. Visit our website at www.uppermorelandlibrary.org for film titles.

February 12: Loretta Castorini, a book keeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she agreed to marry (the best friend of her late husband who died seven years previously). 1987 ~ 102 minutes ~ Rated PG.

FAMILY ZONE! EVENT FOR FEBRUARY

Events for all families continues on February 18 at 7:00pm with Eyes on the Wild, an entertaining, educational and often hilarious live animal show by Wallaby Tales. Stop by for a wild time!

MONDAY NIGHT KNIT & CROCHET GROUP

The Upper Moreland Free Public Library invites you to join our Monday Night Knit & Crochet Group, meeting every Monday from 7:00 to 8:45 p.m. Everyone is welcome, from beginners to experts! Bring your yarn and needles and progress through simple projects with instructions and assistance from the group. Show your loved ones how much you care with hand-made gifts!

SUNDAY CINEMA SERIES CONTINUES

February 17: An offbeat drama about Leo Macías, a romance novelist who writes her trashy tomes under the pseudonym Amanda Gris. When her marriage begins to dissolve, Leo finds herself falling into despair, leading her to drink and lose her knack for writing her tawdry tales. Out of her turmoil, she writes a bleak novel that garners no attention. To make matters worse, Ángel, a newspaper editor with a romantic interest in Leo, hires her to write a scathing review of Amanda Gris, not realizing Gris is Leo’s nom de plume. Spanish ~ 103 minutes ~ Rated R.

TEEN NIGHT AT UMFPL

Upper Moreland Free Public Library’s Teen Night: the great cure for cabin fever! The next Teen Night will be held on February 26. Join us for Game Night, featuring big-screen Wii, board games, card games, snacks, lots of laughs, and fun with friends. Grades 6-12 are welcome. Teen Night occurs the fourth Tuesday of every month from 7-8:30pm. No registration is required.

UMFPL AND WILLOW GROVE NAACP SPONSOR A DAY OF HEALTH

The Upper Moreland Free Public Library and the Willow Grove NAACP will sponsor a Day of Health on February 23 from 12-3pm in the Library’s Community Room. Featuring professional staff from the Abington Memorial Hospital, library patrons and community members can learn about heart health and diet as well as receive free blood pressure screenings. This program is free and open to the public.

DAYTIME ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP MEETING IN FEBRUARY

The Upper Moreland Free Public Library’s Daytime Adult Book Discussion Group meets from 2:30-3:45pm on the first Thursday of each month. This FREE book discussion group is held in the Library community room. Please see a reference librarian for assistance ordering a copy of the book.

The meeting for February 7 will feature discussion of White Teeth by Zadie Smith. The story of two North London families—one headed by Archie, the other by Archie's best friend, a Muslim Bengali named Samad. Plodding Archie is typical in every way until he marries Clara, a beautiful, toothless Jamaican woman half his age. Samad—devoutly Muslim, hopelessly "foreign"—weds the feisty Alsana in a prearranged union. The riotous, tortured histories of the Joneses and the Iqbals are intertwined, capturing an empire's worth of culture, history, and hope.

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