Friends

THE FRIENDS OF HUNTINGDON VALLEY LIBRARY

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Help Us Bring It All Together

Upcoming Meetings:

  • Mar. 2 with Settlement Music School program in honor of Women’s History Month
  • Apr. 6 with Representative Boyle
  • May 4 Hear about the Pennypack trail and trust

Friends of Huntingdon Valley 2017 Newsletter (pdf)

January 2016 Newsletter

2017 Fundraisers and Events:

  • Used Book Sales!  The Friends book room opens its doors to the public multiple times each year. In 2017, we have sales in the Spring, Summer and Fall.
    • March 14-18 Book Sale (as advertised in the Newsletter)
    • New Used Books Store Hours on Mondays and Tuesdays
  • Four Aspects of Art Nouveau lecture series with Elizabeth Anderson
  • March 30 Spring Tea
  • May 3 Bus Trip to New York City (Tickets for 2nd bus now on sale!)
  • Election Day Bake Sale on Nov. 8
  • Basket of Books and Blizzard of Prizes Raffle!

Join The Friends Of Huntingdon Valley Library!

  • When: First Thursday of Every Month, 12:30 p.m. (except July & August)
  • Why: Stay for the after-meeting programs!
  • Where: The Huntingdon Valley Library Friends Learning Lab
  • Who: Members, Committee Members, Committee Chairpersons, Officers

Who are the Friends?

The Friends of Huntingdon Valley Library donate their time and/or money to help make our Library an important center of learning and enjoyment. Please help the Friends help the Huntingdon Valley Library maintain its edge on excellence as it promotes literacy and learning for the entire community. Volunteer your time or send your tax-deductible contribution to:

Friends of Huntingdon Valley Library 
625 Red Lion Rd. 
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006-6216

Membership levels are:

Friends Book Club – “Members of the book discussion group do not have to members of the Friends. They just have to be passionate about reading and discussion.”

They now meet in the 2nd Floor Community Room at 12:30 pm for lively discussion.  Here is the list for Fall:

  • November 17 – Everything I Never Told You
    by Celeste Ng
  • January 19, 2017 – The Nightingale
    by Kristin Hannah
  • February 16 – Dr. Mutter’s Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine
    by Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz
  • March 16 – The Rent Collector
    by Camron Wright
  • April 20 – Flight of Dreams
    by Ariel Lawhon

We have sponsored:

  • Used Book Sales in March, June and October
  • Weekly Mah Jongg and Canasta games, plus Friday Fun and Games perpetual fundraisers
  • Mini-Book Sale by the front entrance of the Library
  • Library Staff Appreciation brunch in December
  • Election Day Bake Sale at Pine Road Elementary School
  • Bus Tours to New York City
  • Theater Trips throughout the region
  • Funding for upgrades to the Library’s collection, technology and children’s area
  • Monthly adult book discussion groups
  • Flower arranging and flower sales
  • Summer reading programs for children
  • Children’s Write and Illustrate Your Own Book program
  • Holiday Basket of Books and Prizes drawing
  • And…Family Museum Passes

Learn more about the free Museum passes we help provide for our families.

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