June 2010

Meet the Author: H. Michael Zal

Meet H. Michael Zal, author of Dancing with Medusa: A Life In Psychiatry: A Memoir, this Tuesday, June 29th at 7pm. Zal has been a psychiatrist for thirty-nine years and is a professor at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  While working at Haverford State Hospital, he met a patient named Bella, who became the inspiration for this book. Get a signed copy and hear about this fascinating story.

Summer Splash Book Bingo

Book Bingo

Escape the heat and join us for an afternoon game of bingo on Wednesday, June 30th at 2pm. Enjoy complimentary refreshments while playing to win books. This event is free and no prior registration is required.


Youth Summer Reading Is NOW!

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Summer Reading Club is in full swing for kids birth through high school!

Kids birth through entering grade 5 are invited to stop by the Children's Room anytime the library is open to register and get started. We'll explain the program, give you all your materials, and even help you pick out some great reads. Check out the KIDS ONLINE SUMMER READING HOME NOW!

Teens entering grades 6 through 12 can sign up online from the library or home by visiting our TEEN ONLINE SUMMER READING CLUB HOME.

Don't miss a summer of FREE programs, fun, and learning!

Summer Splash Kick-off Brunch

Marc Schuster

A good time was had by all who attended our Summer Splash Kick-off Brunch. Local writer Marc Schuster, author of The Singular Exploits of Wonder Mom and Party Girl, talked about the writing of his book while guests enjoyed a complimentary brunch. To find out about the rest of our upcoming Summer Reading events, check Eventkeeper.

Haverford Township Garden Tour--SATURDAY!

Havertown Garden Tour


The Friends of the Haverford Township Free Library cordially invite you to the 1st Annual Haverford Township Garden Tour on Saturday, July 10, 2010 from 11am to 3pm

Begin the day by picking up your map of gardens at the Grange, located at 143 Myrtle Avenue, Havertown, after 10:30am.

Enjoy a reception and Grange Garden Talk from 3pm to 5pm.

Tickets are available now at the library! Advance Sale tickets are $15/person. Tour Day tickets are available at the Grange for $18/person anytime after 10:30am on July 10th.

All proceeds benefit the Haverford Township Free Library. The event is rain or shine.

Summer Splash Kick-Off Brunch

Join us Tuesday, June 15th at 11am to meet Marc Schuster, local author of The Singular Exploits of Wonder Mom & Party Girl, and enjoy a complimentary brunch with librarians Jill and Mary Lou. This is a free event, but please register in advance at Eventkeeper or by calling 610-446-3082 x 202.

Contact: Mary Lou Kolowitz or Jill Thomas

610-446-3082 x 202 or htflref@gmail.com

Alex's Lemonade Stand

Alex's Lemonade Stand

Senator Daylin Leach will be hosting Alex's Lemonade Stand at the library on Friday, June 11th from 1:00-3:30pm. Learn more about Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and their efforts to fight childhood cancer.

Friday Night Flick

Join Christine for June's First Friday Flick this Friday, June 4th at 7pm. Laugh out loud at the critically acclaimed comedy It's Complicated featuring Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, and Steve Martin.