Pennypack Trust: Making Space for Nature

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Thursday, October 1, 12:30 pm Via Zoom Chris Mendel, Executive Director of Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust will discuss how the Trust has been protecting nature and open space in Huntingdon Valley for 50 years. Visit their website to learn more about the work, beauty, and history of the Pennypack Trust. Please RSVP for the Zoom link to be emailed to you.   Friends of Huntingdon Valley […]

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FAQs

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Questions about the Library’s Reopening What is the status of the Library Building reopening? As of Monday, June 15, the Library will be offering Contactless Pick-Up services. The building remains closed to the public. We are working on a plan to allow for limited browsing of our collection in the building. All CDC and  Pennsylvania Health Department regulations will be […]

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How to Place Holds Online

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Confused about placing holds online? No problem! We’ve put together a video demonstrating how you can place a hold online from the comfort of your own home. You can also find written instructions below.   Visit hvlibrary.org Click “Search the Catalog” Log into your account (if you have not changed your password, it will be 1234) Enter the title, author, or […]

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Contactless Pick-Up Now Available

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Contactless Pick-Up Now Available Starting Monday, June 15th, the Huntingdon Valley Library will offer Contactless Pick-Up Services. The building will not be open to the public. As a result, we cannot offer copying, faxing, or computer services at this time. You may request materials by logging in to your account in the catalog, calling 215-947-5138 or emailing hvl.circ@gmail.com. For instructions […]

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Resources for Tough Topics

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Tough Topics At Huntingdon Valley Library, we know that our country is facing many difficult, sensitive situations, especially right now. We want to help. Our goal is to provide information and support for our patrons who want to educate themselves on issues including race, sexual orientation, gender identity, mental health, domestic violence, and especially ways for patrons in need to seek help. Everyone […]

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Virtual Painting with Kathleen

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Online Painting with Kathleen! Do you love our Painting with Kathleen events? Good news! Miss Kathleen is making detailed “Painting with Kathleen” YouTube videos for all ages to follow along at home! She’ll tell you all the materials you need and walk you step-by-step through creating a beautiful painting from the comfort of your own home. Happy painting!   Follow along to paint a […]

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New Database: Exploring Issues

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Exploring Issues Available Through June 30 Exploring Issues is giving our patrons free access to their database through June 30. Exploring Issues is an online database that provides clear and accurate information on difficult and hot-button issues.     They offer non-biased, straight-forward information for discussion on issues that can be difficult to talk about. It’s a great resource for students, teachers, or any curious mind to […]

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Unlimited Access to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Through Libby

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  Libby by Overdrive, in collaboration with Pottermore Publishing, is offering unlimited access to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone through the month of April! Get it through Libby or Overdrive apps’ digital collection as an ebook AND audiobook in every available language! Written by J.K. Rowling, read by Jim Dale. Take a leap into the magical world of Harry […]

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Power Library – More Online Resources

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Power Library! Still bored? Check out Power Library, Pennsylvania’s electronic library. If you do not have a library card you can apply for an eCard here, to access Power Library e-resources. Students can use it to locate reliable sources through PowerTeens such as articles, eBooks, poetry, newspapers, photographs, and more!  There are hundreds of educational and FUN videos and websites for children to keep little […]

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