Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic? Movie screening

Huntingdon Valley Garden Club presents: Ecological movie screening of “Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?” Sunday, February 26 at 2 pm in the Community Room More about the movie at Funny | Frightening | Free This 2010 American documentary explores the effects of plastic bags and other plastic consumer merchandise on land ecosystems, the marine environment, and the human […]

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One Author, One County with Travel Author Rick Steves

Montgomery County Libraries present… One Author, One County –  Rick Steves: Broadening Your Global Perspective Through Travel 7:30 pm Sunday, March 26 At the Keswick Theatre, 291 N Keswick Ave, Glenside, PA Bestselling travel author and popular television host Rick Steves is America’s most respected authority on European travel. The author of over 50 guidebooks, Rick also hosts the popular travel series, […]

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A Matter of Balance 8-week Course


A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls Provided by: Montgomery County Health Department in the Friends Learning Lab of the Huntingdon Valley Library Coaches: Pat Fallon, Master Trainer and Cory McGinn, Coach This 8-week course is an award-winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity level of older adults who have concerns about falls.  […]

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2017 Friends Newsletter

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Curious to know more about the Friends of Huntingdon Valley Library?  The January 2017 annual newsletter just came out full of information, highlights of the work done by these dedicated volunteers in 2016, and great events planned for 2017, like the Four Aspects of Art Nouveau lecture series with Elizabeth Anderson! Note – the Used Book Sale is March 14 […]

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Jan. 18 Socrates Cafe: Death Penalty


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


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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