“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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Harriet Tubman Program Feb. 27 at 7 pm

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Celebrate Black History Month with Harriet Tubman. Thursday, February 27, 7 pm. Come meet Harriet Tubman in this multi-generational program. Millicent Sparks’ portrayal of Harriet Tubman will highlight public awareness of the Underground Railroad, Civil War, and the life of one of the 19th century’s most celebrated figures. Target audience is 4th Grade and older. Free and Open to All. […]

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2020 Friends Newsletter

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Friends’ News – the Annual Newsletter of the Friends of Huntingdon Valley Library came to us in January 2020! Did you get your copy? No?! Pick one up today at the desk or the Friends Station. You can also read the newsletter online. Why join? Your membership dues support the Friends who then support the Library. With Friends’ support, the […]

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