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Spring Flower Bulb Fundraiser by the Friends of HTFL

The Friends of HTFL are, once again, raising money for the Library. Don't miss the opportunity to beautify your garden with your purchase of flower bulbs through the Friends' online Spring Fundraiser.  Purchase the bulbs online and they will be shipped directly to your house.  All you need is the trowel!  

50% of the profits go to the Friends to help the Library purchase the "extras" such as televisions, audio equipment, Summer Reading Club programs for your enjoyment-I could go on and on.  

Click here for the link to the website to make your purchase today!  Thank you.

Programs for Teens

 

Teen programs at HTFL are for students in grades 6 through 12, unless otherwise specified.  No registration is required!

Most programs take place after school from 2:30 to 4 pm in the Community Room, unless stated otherwise.  

Remember, if there is no school, there will be no program that day!


Weekly Programs:

High School Hangout
Grades 9-12
Mondays, 2:30-4:30
 
This group is exclusively for those in grades 9-12.  Come meet fellow high schoolers, relax and hang out after school at the Library.  
 
Altered Wednesdays
Wednesdays, 2:30-4
 
Check out all the different things we have on each Wednesday from Chocolate Study Hall to Anime Days and other activities guaranteed to pique your interest!  
 
Gaming Club
Fridays, 2:30-4
 
Come relax and play a game!  A Wii, Wii U and Game Cube are available with games, but feel free to bring your own portable device or game to play.  Only games rated T or lower, please!
 

Special Programs:

When & Where
Grades 6-8
Last Wednesday of the month, 6:30-8pm​

When & Where is a history club for middle school students.  We will explore a different historical figure or event each month and dig deeper into the past.  We will examine historical documents, have trivia challenges, eat occasional snacks and do science experiments!  

  • 9/28 "We Didn't Start the Fire" by Billy Joel
  • 10/26 The Salem Witch Trials
  • 11/30 Ancient Greece
  • 12/28 Catherine the Great 

T.A.B 

The doers of the world - The HTFL Teen Advisory Board meets as needed after regular programming to help form the Teen Programming for the Library.  


If you have any questions or suggestions about Teen Programs, please contact Jenifer Phillips at phillips@haverfordlibrary.org 
 

Celebrate National Library Week 2017!

During National Library Week, HTFL hosts special events to highlight the unique role libraries play in people’s lives. Today’s library can help you and your family discover a new and exciting world through collections, digital resources, programs and more.  Libraries are a great place to spend quality time and connect with loved ones and friends.


Meet the Berenstain Bears!
All ages!

Come join the Berenstain Bears and the Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union for a read aloud and photo opprotunities!

      Monday, April 10 @ 10:15 am

        No registration required.


Havertown Rocks Party
All ages!

Have you heard about the phenomenon of painting and hiding rocks sweeping Havertown and all of Delaware County?  Drop in anytime during this event to paint your rocks to hide around the community for others to find and enjoy!  BYO rocks is strongly encouraged, though we will have painting supplies on hand.

      Tuesday, April 11@ 11 am-2 pm

No registration required.


Drive-In Movie
All ages!

Create your own drive-in vehicle and enjoy a special showing of The Secret Life of Pets.  BYO box (and we will provide decorative materials and will have a few boxes on hand.)  We will start the movie at 11 am to allow time for decorating.  

Thursday, April 13 @ 10:30 am

No registration required.


Make and Take Crafts

All ages!

Stop by the Children's Room desk and make a spring craft to take home and enjoy.

          April 10-15, anytime!     

 

  

 

Raise a Reader - Spring 2017

Remember: storytime programs are free and open to the public. No registration is required. Please help us provide the best experience for all by selecting an age-appropriate storytime for your child.


Books & Babies with Ms. Yolaine

Birth-23 months and a caregiver
Wednesdays at 10:15am
April 19 - May 17

Movers & Shakers with Ms. Shannon

2 and 3 year olds and a caregiver
Mondays at 10:15am
April 17 - May 15

On My Own with Ms. Marilyn

4 and 5 year olds on their own
Tuesdays at 1:30pm **NEW TIME**
Fridays at 10:15am
April 21 - May 19

Creative Corner

4 and 5 year olds and a caregiver
Thursdays at 1:30pm
April 20 - May 18

Circle Time

All ages and a caregiver
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:15am​
Wednesdays at 1:30
April 18-May 18

Pajama Storytime

All ages and a caregiver
3rd Tuesday of the month at 7pm
April 18 and May 16

 

HTFLKids Fun - Spring 2017

Elementary schoolers are in for lots of fun this spring with HTFLKids. Don't miss a thing!

SOME PROGRAMS REQUIRE REGISTRATION - All registration is through EventKeeper (follow the links below).

 


Grow Your Green Thumb
Grades 1-5

Spring into spring with this gardening program that will get you a green thumb in no time!

      Tuesdays @ 4pm, April 18, 25, & May 2
        ->REGISTER FOR Grow Your Green Thumb<-


Crazy Crafternoons
Grades K-5

Drop in with your grown-up and see what project we have to create this month.  Feel free to let your imagination run wild with the materials on hand too!

      3rd Wednesdays @ 4pm, April 19 & May 17

No registration required.


Book Bingo
Grades K-5

Come for bingo, leave with great books to add to your personal library.

3rd Thursdays @ 4pm, April 20 & May 18

No registration required.


LEGO Club 

Grades K-5

Each week we’ll have a new building challenge and then showcase our creations.

          Thursdays @ 4pm, April 27, May 4 & 11
            ->REGISTER FOR Lego Club<-


DIY Gifts
Grades 1-5

Create fun gifts to give to your family and friends!  

      Mondays @ 4pm, May 1 & 8
        ->REGISTER FOR DIY Gifts<-


Graphic Novels Club
Grades 1-5

Explore the world of graphic novels with a variety of activities! 

      Wednesdays @ 4pm, May 3 & 10
        ->REGISTER FOR Going Graphic<-
 


The Mud Room Studio
Grades K-5

Come join The Mud Room Studio and paint your own pottery at the Library!  Each participant will get to paint a mug.  Learn how to paint using glaze, as well as crystal opaque glaze.   

      Tuesday, May 16 @ 11:30am
        ->REGISTER FOR The Mud Room Studio<-