Ancestry Now Available from Home

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Use your library card to research your past from home through April 30, 2020! The ProQuest Company is generously allowing our library cardholders temporary in-home access to the Ancestry Library Edition database. Ancestry allows you to search U.S. census records, birth, marriage and death records, social security death records and immigration lists. Just go to the Catalog, click on Search, click on e-sources, […]

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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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RBdigital has Online Magazines for download!

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Check out RB Digital magazines.  RB Digital is accessed via an app you download on your device. You can find the link on our eReading page. RB Digital also has eBooks, Comics and audiobooks for download, but I use it to read magazines. With over 50 magazines to choose from there is something for everyone.  The process is easy.  Just […]

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Postponed: Weekly Adult Chess Club

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Join us for a weekly chess club! Fridays at 10 am, Friends Learning Lab Free of charge, and all levels welcome! If you’re new to the game, come learn rules and strategies. Already an avid chess player? Come meet new opponents!   The library provides the boards and pieces, All are welcome to learn or play! “Chess is the gymnasium […]

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Annual Report for 2019

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Prior to the February Annual Meeting, we create a brief Annual Report to share the Library’s accomplishments with the community. The 2019 Annual Report is now available for review. Reports back to 2012 are also available on the About HVL page, for the curious. Below are highlights from the last 8 years or so from the Library Director’s Annual Report, […]

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Employment Opportunity: Library Director

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Library Director Enjoy working with a fun and dedicated staff? Love the challenge of strengthening coalitions and raising support for a common goal? Are you forward-thinking, with an eye to the future of public libraries and how they need to adapt to meet our community’s ever-changing needs? If you answered yes, then the Huntingdon Valley Library (www.hvlibrary.org) wants to meet […]

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POSTPONED — Flappers: Women of the 1920’s

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This event has been postponed for the time being.  Celebrate Women’s History Month! Thursday, March 26 at 7 pm Come celebrate Women’s History Month with us by learning more about the liberation and development of women’s roles in history. Trish Chambers discusses the emergence of American women, from the demure Gibson Girl to the flashy flapper. Also discussed are the […]

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