Teen Volunteers Wanted for Summer 2014

HTFL is seeking teens to volunteer as Library pages this summer.

Responsibilities will include putting away library materials, assisting in maintaining order in the collection, and working directly with library staff on special projects.

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HTFL Board of Trustee Vacancy

The Haverford Township Free Library Board of Trustees is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on the Board of Trustees.  The three year term of office will begin on June 1, 2014.

Qualifications are as follows:

  • All Trustees shall be persons of at least eighteen (18) years of age and residents of Haverford Township, Delaware County, PA.  They must also be a member of the Haverford Township Free Library Association (HTFLA)
  • The qualifications for Board of Trustee membership shall include a deep interest in the objectives of HTFLA, regular attendance at meetings, and a willingness and ability to devote the necessary amount of time required to develop a complete understanding of their duties and responsibilities. Board members must be aware when they may have a conflict of interest and should recuse themselves from votes on such issues.

All interested candidates must submit a letter of interest, including their qualifications for the position to:

Angela Gasparro, 

Deadline for submission is Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Interviews may be required.

Staff Picks

by Emma Donoghue

Summer of 1876: San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heat wave and a smallpox epidemic. Through the window of a railroad saloon, a young woman named Jenny Bonnet is shot dead.

The survivor, her friend Blanche Beunon, is a French burlesque dancer. Over the next three days, she will risk everything to bring Jenny's murderer to justice--if he doesn't track her down first.

by Claire Cameron

For fans of Room by Emma Donoghue

While camping with her family on a remote island, five-year-old Anna awakes in the night to the sound of her mother screaming. A rogue black bear is attacking the family's campsite -- and pouncing on her parents as prey.