Family Caregiver Workshop

Caring for those with Dementia

Sunday, March 29, 2015

1:30-4:30 pm

in the Board Room of the Library

Come learn about the skills needed to care for loved ones with dementia, including how to handle some of the most common symptoms such as wandering and refusing care.  Topics include:

· Strategies for managing challenging behaviors

· The power of activity

· Taking care of oneself

This program is free and open to the public.  Registration is required.  To register, go to:

This program is made possible through a partnership between the Library, Surrey Services for Seniors, and Jefferson Elder Care.

Designer Bag Bingo

Friends of the Haverford Township Free Library Fundraiser

Join us for Designer Bag Bingo with beautiful bags from Kate Spade, Coach, Dooney & Bourke and Vera Bradley!

Friday, April 10, 2015

Doors open 6pm; Bingo goes from 7-10pm

in the Community Room at the Library

15 bingo games will be played.  Raffle tickets will be sold for additional bags throughout the night and for a 50/50 raffle.  Additional cards may be purchased.

BYOW and snacks (wine only, no beer or liquor please.)  Soda and bottled water will be available for purchase.

Tickets cost $25 in advance or $30 at the door. (FRIENDS members pay $25). Tickets are available for purchase at the library’s front desk or on the Friends’ website. Seats are limited! MUST BE 21 AND OVER TO ATTEND.

For more info and to purchase tickets, go to or email the Friends at 

Tax Forms

Pennsylvania and Federal 1040 tax forms are now in stock at the library!

Pick them up anytime during our open hours.  To print your PA tax forms from home or to get forms that are not available at the library visit the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue website at:

To print your Federal tax forms or supplemental forms from home, visit the IRS website at  (Due to cuts to the IRS publication budget, libraries will only receive 1040 forms this year. Most supplemental forms must be printed from the IRS website or photocopied.)

Staff Picks
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina

by Michaela DePrince​

Michaela DePrince was known as girl Number 27 at the orphanage, where she was abandoned at a young age and tormented as a “devil child” for a skin condition that makes her skin appear spotted. But it was at the orphanage that Michaela would find a picture of a beautiful ballerina en pointe that would help change the course of her life.

Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalach

by Ben Montgomery

Emma Gatewood told her family she was going on a walk and left her small Ohio hometown with a change of clothes and less than two hundred dollars. The next anybody heard from her, this genteel, farm-reared, 67-year-old great-grandmother had walked 800 miles along the 2,050-mile Appalachian Trail.