500 Miles up the Nile, Tues., May 11, 7 pm

500 Miles up the Nile: A journey inside modern ancient Egypt. Tuesday, May 11, at 7 pm. Join Stephen Phillips, Ph.D., from the Penn Museum, and learn about visiting Egypt. Dr. Steve will take us to the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Step Pyramid at Saqqara, and the open-air museum located in ancient Egypt’s northern capital, Memphis. Register for the […]

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Birds and Birding with Longwood Gardens, Tues., May 4, 6:30 pm

Birds and Birding with Longwood Gardens. Join Community Read authors Drew Lanham (The Home Place) and Mya Thompson (Cornell Lab of Ornithology), alongside John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge Park Ranger, Wingyi Kung, as they discuss their lifelong love of birds and nature. This is a community event!  RSVP with the link below. https://longwoodgardens-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/2516141787669/WN_HRnkXV23RfCdsD6F8Irrbw This program is run by Longwood Gardens. […]

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Art with Anita, Thurs., May 20, 7 pm

Art with Anita Adult Art Class (Ages 16 +) Join Anita in a step-by-step guided class to create your own spring Landscape watercolor. RSVP to reserve your spot. Kits are $5 and include: Watercolor paper, watercolor set with brush, and a flat brush. You will need to supply a pencil with eraser, paper plate, plastic cup, and paper towels. Kits […]

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Using your Smartphone to be Disaster-Ready, Thurs., May 6, 1 pm

Using your Smartphone to become Disaster-Ready. Presented by Rich Worthington,  Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator, Lower Moreland Township. Program will begin immediately after the Friends Business Meeting. All are welcome. Topics include: ReadyMontco: Receive emergency alerts on your phone. PulsePoint: Building informed communities. Smart911: Share you family’s emergency information with first responders. Text-to-911: How it works, how to use it, how […]

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A Visit with Louisa May Alcott, Wed., April 21, 7 pm.

Join us for a captivating living history experience with Jan Turnquist, Executive Director of Orchard House, the Alcott family home in Concord, MA. After a brief tour of Orchard house, the author of Little Women brings us behind the scenes stories from her life: family friendships with Thoreau and Emerson, her unconventional upbringing in poverty, and the family love that […]

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First Tuesdays talks Graphic Novels, Tue., April 6, 6:30 pm

This month’s First Tuesday Talks with: Vanessa Nelson, HVL’s Head of Youth Services. “What Good Are Graphic Novels?” We’ll tell you! HVL’s Head of Youth Services Vanessa Nelson will give a short presentation debunking some common preconceptions about graphic novels. She will also discuss the reasons graphic novels are great for reluctant readers (as well as emerging and ESL readers), and […]

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Library Open for Grab and Go Hours

Effective Monday, March 15, 2021, the library is open for Grab and Go Hours. You may enter the building to browse or to pickup your holds. Please limit time in the building to 20 minutes. Public Computers are available on a first come first serve basis. Limit one 30 minute session per day. Masks and Social Distancing Required. If you […]

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Henry Chapman Mercer: A legacy built in concrete- Tuesday, March 23, 7 pm

Henry Chapman Mercer: A legacy built in concrete. Join us Tuesday, March 23, at 7pm for an hour-long virtual multimedia program about Doylestown’s own Henry Chapman Mercer. Featuring film clips, historic archives and modern-day images, Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle educators bring the stories of Henry Mercer and his concrete castles to life for a new generation of history lovers. […]

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