September Calendar of Events


September means school starts, the trees start showing their fall colors, and the library welcomes back Sunday hours. We had SO MUCH fun this summer with Summer Reading and we hope to keep the fun happening in September with events, programs, clubs, and workshops for all ages!  Visit the online event calendar to register, where needed.

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!  Get Yours Today…

September 12-16.

Preview night for members on Tuesday, September 12.
Join at the door for $10!

Highlights for Children:

27th Annual Write and Illustrate Your Own Book Contest – Deadline for entries is October 21.  Start brainstorming today!

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on Thursday, September 28 at 6 pm. All ages welcome. Drop in to learn about Hispanic Heritage through crafts, games, and a snack.

New Mother Goose Time on Monday, September 18 with rhythm, rhymes and movement for babies up to 18 months with caregiver.

Story Times  on Saturday, September 23 with Miss Meg at 10:30 am, on Monday, September 25 for Preschoolers at 10:30 am, and on Tuesday, September 26 with Miss Vanessa for Toddlers at 10:30 am.

Block Party – Friday, September 15 at 10:30 for ages 2-5. Free play with blocks, people, and animals in the children’s area.

LEGO Club – Monday, September 18 at 6 pm for Grades K-2 and
Wednesday, September 13 at 6 pm for Grades 3-5. Registration required.

Fun Activities for Teens:

  • Middle School BOOK CLUB – Friday, September 15 at 3 pm – Counting by 7’s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
  • Super Sitter Babysitting Course – Wednesdays, September 27 and October 4, 11 & 18 from 6:30 to 8:30. Registration is required by September 15.  Open to ages 11 to 18.
  • Teen Advisory Board – Friday, September 29 from 3-4 pm.

All About Adults:

Senior Crime Prevention University: Identity Theft

  • Thursday, September 14 at 10:30 am  |  Please RSVP
  • Location: Friends Learning Lab
  • Facilitator: David Shallcross, Office of the Attorney General.

Chair Yoga and Meditation

  • Monday, September 18 at 10:30 am begins a 6 week introductory period
  • Location: Community Room
  • Teacher: Lynn Roberts from Pura Vida Wellness Shop | Studio
  • Cost: $7 per class, drop-in.
  • Add your name to the wait list

Computer Basics Workshop

  • Monday, September 18 at 1 pm
  • Location: Friends Learning Lab
  • Teacher: Marilyn M.
  • Very basic computer class – “What do I do? single click? left click?”
  • Please RSVP

Evening Yoga at the Library

  • Monday, September 18 at 6:30 to 8:00 pm
  • Location: Community Room
  • Teacher: Theresa Landolfi
  • Cost: $7 per class, drop-in.
  • Please RSVP for the first class to show your interest in attending

Socrates Cafe

  • Wednesday, September 20 at 10:30 am
  • Location: Friends Learning Lab for some stimulating discussion
  • Facilitator: Robert Rubin
  • Syllabus: Freedom of Speech
  • Snacks will be provided

Microsoft Word Beginner Class

  • Monday, September 25 at 1 pm
  • Location: Friends Learning Lab
  • Teacher: Marilyn M.
  • Learn how to create and save documents. Some experience is required.
  • Please RSVP

Adult Book Club

  • Monday, September 25 at 6:30 pm
  • Location: Friends Learning Lab
  • Book: Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple | Copies available at the circulation desk!
  • Facilitator: Meghan

Medicare for 2018

  • Tuesday, September 26 at 7 pm
  • Location: Friends Learning Lab
  • Facilitator: APPRISE
  • Medicare 2018 will focus on the options available to Medicare beneficiaries who have choices to make during the annual Open Enrollment period.

Golden Oldies Movies

  • Wednesday, September 27 at 11 am
  • Location: Friends Learning Lab (wide screen and surround sound)
  • Movie: Orson Welles’ Citizen Cane

Friends Book Club

  • Thursday, September 28 at 12:30 pm (note new date)
  • Book: The Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean Defector’s Story
  • Facilitated by the Friends of Huntingdon Valley Library
  • Open to all.

Library Yoga

  • Wednesdays at 10:30 am
  • Location: Community Room
  • Teacher: Theresa Landolfi
  • Cost: $7 drop-in. Please bring a yoga mat.

Friday Movie Matinees

Sit ‘N Knit

  • Mondays at 4 pm
  • Location: Friends Learning Lab