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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“Imagine Your Story…” Podcast: Episode 3

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Imagine Your Story – Summer Learning Program It’s time for our third “Imagine Your Story Read by Your Librarians” podcast episode! We have three new stories to share this week! Thanks so much to the patrons who sent them in. We love hearing from you and we love reading your stories. Keep those stories coming! We have two episodes left this summer. Find […]

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Million Minute Challenge

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Participate in this year’s Summer Learning Program (through August 9) and join our Million Minute Challenge! We have set a community goal of reading one million minutes during the 7-week program. It’s an ambitious goal, but only 600 people need to read 4 hours a week in order to accomplish it. We had one super reader last summer who logged 246 hours […]

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Summer Learning Program

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Imagine Your Story with Huntingdon Valley Library this summer! Summer Learning Program June 22-August 9, 2020 Sponsored by the Friends of Huntingdon Valley Library Read books, participate in learning activities, win prizes, and share adventures as we imagine a new community story together. How do I sign up and participate? Register online using our new Beanstack site or the Beanstack […]

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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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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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Friends Fundraisers – Opera, NYC, Spring Tea, and More

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The Friends raise funds to support the collection, technology, and programs at Huntingdon Valley Library through weekly events, special events, and annual membership dues. Supporting the Friends supports the Library! Membership starts at $15. As of March 2, we have 25 Golden Friends ($100 or more) and 264 members. Add your name to the list and check out a museum […]

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