2017 SAT and ACT Prep Courses

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Blitz Tutoring and the Huntingdon Valley Library present: 2017 SAT and ACT Prep Course Schedule How is this course run? Before the SAT or ACT, students will meet in a  small group setting for 2 hours during the week and 5 hours on Sunday. They will take a complete practice test and get a thorough review of each question. The Guarantee: […]

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Jan. 12 Teen Reading Lounge Delectable Drama

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Teen Reading Lounge is back this winter! In this NO STRESS group for Teens in grades 6-8, we follow up four popular Poetry Pizza Parties with three Delectable Drama sessions focused on theatre. Mark your calendar for each of these 6:30 pm sessions: Thursday, January 12 Thursday, February 2 Thursday, February 23 Learn fun acting exercises, enjoy free food and workshop scenes from […]

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Preschool Storytime Party

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I love finding fun themes for preschool storytime. Today we celebrated Gingerbread House Day! No, we didn’t make gingerbread houses. And these aren’t gingerbread men, exactly. They are sugar cookie men/women, and the preschoolers in attendance had a blast decorating them. A very special thanks to the Friends of the Huntingdon Valley Library. The Friends sponsor countless programs for the Youth […]

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Young Authors Gala

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In the 3 years I have been at this library, I have watched the Write & Illustrate program grow exponentially in writing submissions, total number of authors and participating schools. For the 23rd Annual Write & Illustrate contest in 2013, we had 57 authors participate from 4 different area schools. 2014 was the first year we tried out new categories […]

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Dec. 1 Teen Reading Lounge Poetry Pizza Party

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Join us for the final Teen Reading Lounge Poetry Pizza Party on Thursday, December 1 at 6:30 pm! Poet and educator Lynn Levin leads this NO STRESS discussion group for Teens in grades 6-8. We will read works by popular and up-and-coming poets and learn how to write fun, unique poems while enjoying free pizza and good company! Registration is requested – Sign Up Today! First 4 Teens to register (and […]

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Sesame Street Day!

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Every year on November 10, we celebrate Sesame Street Day at the library. On that day in 1969, Sesame Street debuted on television and has since taught generations of young children how to count and their ABCs. Thanks to all the Sesame Street fans who made it to our special event! We made Cookie Monster crafts, Elmo crafts, and played […]

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November’s Book Worm Book Club

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At November’s Book Worm Book Club, we discussed The Story of Diva and Flea by Mo Willems and Tony DiTerlizzi. I love discussing books with this high spirited group of 1st and 2nd graders. They offer such interesting answers. In the story, Diva is afraid of feet and Flea is afraid of brooms. I asked the group if there is anything they are afraid […]

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Harry Potter Trivia Challenge!

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Let’s celebrate the release of the new movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them with a Harry Potter Trivia Challenge! Three lucky winners who answer all the trivia questions correctly will receive a special Harry Potter theme prize! The Challenge will be open from Monday, November 14 till Wednesday, November 30. Please note: the paper the Challenge in printed […]

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