Jan. 18 Socrates Cafe: Death Penalty

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Library Socrates Cafe Join us with facilitator Robert Rubin, former Library Board President and seasoned discussion leader, for our new Socrates Cafe program. Bob wants to help us give philosophy back to the people with discussions about truth, justice, and moderation. All political, economic and social points of view are welcomed and encouraged.  The only ground rule is that we […]

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Jan. 27 Block Party

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Friday, January 27 at 10:30 am in the Children’s Department – Block Party is an hour long free play session with a set of universal blocks, people, vehicles, animals, scarves and other accompanying materials where preschoolers have the freedom to build and play as they wish. Open to children ages 2 to 5 years. Drop in at the children’s department. […]

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Winter Travelogues

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Tour Europe from the comfort of the Library with Rick Steves at the wheel. Join us for a viewing of: Rick Steves’ Europe Visiting  Europe’s Most Appealing Cities  Wed., January 25 – Germany  Wed., February 22- Italian Country  Wed., March 29-England Villages These will be held at 11:00 am in the Friends Learning Lab, using our new HD projector and […]

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Jan. 8 Chasing Ice Screening

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Chasing Ice An Award Winning Documentary on Climate Change.  Viewing on Sunday, Jan. 8 at 2 pm in the Community Room.  A program jointly sponsored by Huntingdon Valley Garden Club. “Stunning…Timely…” New York Times “These images breathe life into an ice world” Forbes “Hauntingly Beautiful” Huffington Post “Heart Stopping” Roger Ebert “Amazingly beautiful” Five Stars – New York Daily News […]

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Jan. 2017 Movies

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Friday Movies are shown in the Community Room at 11 am. These are Free and Open to All. Jan. 6 Maggie’s Plan A young woman longing to start a family (Greta Gerwig) becomes involved in a complicated love triangle with a professor (Ethan Hawke) and his theorist wife (Julianne Moore). Maggie’s Plan received its world premiere at the 2015 Toronto […]

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Winter Break Crafternoons

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I love our Crafternoons at the Library. It’s a time when staff can branch out of their normal work duties and get creative in the Children’s department. It’s so much fun watching the children do their own artistic spin on the crafts. During Winter Break we made fire breathing dragons, snowflake trading cards, snow globes, foxes and dream catchers. Check out […]

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