October 2014

Join Our Spooky Spectacular!

Creepy Games, Ghoulish Crafts, and Chilling Treats are waiting for you at this Frightfully Delightful Halloween Party--drop in on Friday, October 31st anytime between 12:30pm to 2:30pm in the Community Room.

Held right after the half-day of school ends, this thrilling carnival is a perfect way  to start your Halloween off right!

Everyone is encouraged to come in costume. Games and crafts are best for children ages 4-8, but all are welcome.

This event is hosted by the HTFL Teens, they'll spook you there!

Leonard Bernstein: American Idol, American Idealist

For half a century, beginning in the 1940s, Leonard Bernstein was one of the most charismatic presence on the American arts scene. Join us on Sunday, November 2nd at 2pm to gain an understanding of one of America's most colossal, but enigmatic musicians.

Karl Middleman, of the Philadelphia Classical Symphony, gives a conductor's perspective on what made Leonard Bernstein great. He also explores Bernstein's engagement with social issues and talks about Bernstein's time in Philadelphia at the Curtis Institute of Music. Video and audio recordings, as well as piano demonstrations, bring Bernstein's story to life. 

This program is free and open to the public.  No registration required.

This presentation is a program of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This program is also made possible through a grant from the Haverford Township Civic Council. 

We to Three: Financial Planning for Parents of Young Children

The addition of a child to the mix of life has lasting impacts on your money.  

Join us on Saturday, October 18th at 2pm as Thrivent Financial Advisor Michael Ghelardi leads a discussion on wise family financial planning and how decisions today can affect your child’s future. 

Topics covered will include: life insurance, college planning, budgeting, smart uses of debt, and much more.  Get the answers you need to the questions you always wanted to ask a professional financial strategist.

This program is free and open to the public.  No registration is required. 

Calling all fans of JULIA’S HOME FOR LOST CREATURES and ZITA THE SPACE GIRL!

Meet the Author: Ben Hatke, Thursday, October 9th at 4pm 

Join us to meet Ben Hatke right here in the Children’s Room at HTFL. Ben will talk to us about his books, answer questions from the audience, and even sign books!

Children’s Book World will be here selling copies of Ben’s books. This program is free and open to the public, no registration is required!