One Book, One Philadelphia 2015

Join HTFL in welcoming One Book, One Philadelphia to Haverford Township for the 11th year! 

The One Book, One Philadelphia Selection Committee chose Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline as its 2015 selection. 

On Tuesday, March 17th, Christina Baker Kline will visit Haverford Township. 


  • Author Talk - 9:15am @ Haverford High School
    Registration in Advance Required
  • Book Signing & Reception - 11am @ Haverford Township Free Library
  • Meet the Author Luncheon - 12:30pm @ Haverford Township Free Library
    $15/ticket, Purchase in Advance at the Circulation Desk or Click Here to buy online!

Learn about all the One Book, One Philadelphia Programs here...

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:

Due to cuts to the IRS publication budget, libraries will only receive 1040 forms this year.  If you would like to print out your forms immediately or if you need supplemental forms, visit the IRS website at

Staff Picks
The Secret Wisdom of the Earth

by Christopher Scotton

This earnest debut is part coming of age story, part tale of redemption and part Greek myth played out in the holler. After witnessing the death of his younger brother in a terrible home accident, 14-year-old Kevin and his grieving mother are sent for the summer to live with Kevin's grandfather. In this peeled-paint coal town deep in

The Boys in the Boat

by Daniel James Brown

Daniel James Brown’s The Boys in the Boat is the kind of nonfiction book that reads like a novel. Centered around the life of Joe Rantz—a farmboy from the Pacific Northwest who was literally abandoned as a child—and set during the Great Depression, The Boys in the Boat is a character-driven story with a natural crescendo that will have you racing to the finish.