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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February 2020 Calendar of Events

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Did you know February is Library Lovers Month? It is…and February 1 is Take Your Child to the Library Day, February 14 is National Donor Day, and February 17 is Random Acts of Kindness Day. We are also celebrating Black History Month in February with special guest Millicent Sparks as Harriet Tubman on February 27 at 7 pm. This multi-generational […]

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Feb. 1 Rhythm Babies Music Class

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Does your tot love music & movement? Come to our next Rhythm Babies class! Saturday, February 1 10:15-11 am This lively 45-minute monthly class is designed to improve young children’s auditory senses, cognitive, and musical skills through singing, rhythm, and creative movement activities. Most importantly, it’s a lot of fun!  All ages are welcome, but classes tend to fill up. Registration is Required – Sign Up Today! Upcoming Rhythm Babies classes: March 7 April 4 May […]

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Jan. 4 Rhythm Babies

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Does your tot love music & movement? Come to our next Rhythm Babies class! Saturday, January 4 10:15-11 am This lively 45-minute monthly class is designed to improve young children’s auditory senses, cognitive, and musical skills through singing, rhythm, and creative movement activities. Most importantly, it’s a lot of fun!  All ages are welcome, but classes tend to fill up. Registration is Required – Sign Up Today! Upcoming Rhythm Babies classes: February 1 March 7 April […]

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Holiday Hours

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The Library will be closed on the following days: Tuesday, December 24 Wednesday, December 25 Tuesday, December 31 for New Year’s Eve Wednesday, January 1 for New Year’s Day Consider checking out an ebook from Libby (OverDrive), watching a movie on hoopla, reading the Philadelphia Inquirer online, or browsing a magazine through rbDigital! More details here! We wish everyone a […]

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January 2020 Calendar of Events

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Hot off the press – the January Calendar of Events is ready. Highlights include: Mitchell Kramer as Benjamin Franklin on January 23 at 7 pm           Winnie the Pooh Day Storytime on January 18 at 10:30 am Storytimes resume on January 27 for Preschoolers and January 28 for Toddlers Friends meeting and after-meeting program on January 2 […]

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