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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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten at Home

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Are you reading with your child(ren) more than ever in these stay-at-home days? Join our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program! Whether you began this reading program before the library closed or have not yet heard of it, you can still participate from home. What is 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten? The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program is a national initiative to promote early literacy […]

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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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Ancestry Now Available from Home

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Use your library card to research your past from home now extended through May 31, 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 log into your Account, click on “Search,” click […]

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