June 3 - 16
2012 LIBRARY HOURS
For a complete listing of library programs please visit our website and see the calendar of events.
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A Note from the Director:
Don't miss the opportunity to visit eight neighborhood gardens in Haverford Township and get ideas for your own garden in your own backyard with a bonus tour of the Historic Grange Estate and reception--all for only $15 per person (tickets purchased in advance); $20 day of the event. This all happens Saturday, June 16! See below for additional information.
Also, come hear the music and see the dances of 1912 as we pay homage to the Titanic on the 100th year anniversary on Sunday, June 10.
Thank you, as always, and if you have any questions, comments or concerns, please contact me.
Christine Faris-Library Director
FRIENDS OF HTFL
Third Annual Garden Tour
Saturday, June 16 -- 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
Explore some of the beautiful gardens in Haverford Township! Tickets are now on sale at the Library's front desk. Purchase your ticket prior to June 16th for $15, or the day of for $20. On tour day, pick-up your ticket and map at the Grange Estate, Myrtle Avenue, Havertown, between 10:30 am and noon.
After you do your self-guided tour, return to the Grange at 3:30 pm for a reception and tour of their gardens. You may also purchase plants as part of the Grange's annual plant sale.
Volunteers are still needed. If you are interested in volunteering, please call Janae Alberts (610) 642-7831.
Looking for a volunteer opportunity?
Looking for a way to help the library and the Friends of HTFL? The Friends of the Library are looking for volunteers to help with book sorting every month for all of the donated books they receive. If you have a couple of hours to spare on the last Monday of the month at 6:00 pm, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Your help would be greatly appreciated.
Meet the Playaway View, a pre-loaded video player that was designed with kids in mind. Each View provides a unique individual viewing experience in a portable and durable package. The size of a common GPS unit, Views are easy for kids to handle and watch. This all-in-one player has a rechargeable battery and is great for summer travel. We stock titles from popular kids' shows like Sesame Street, Arthur, and Between the Lions. Additionally we offer titles that animate beloved children's books like Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Stop by the Children's Room and check one out today, they're free and go out for three weeks!
The Titanic: A Salute through Dance
Sunday, June 10 @ 2:00 pm
Join us as we commemorate the Titanic’s maiden and only voyage. Performers and researchers Nancy Walkers and Jef Savage will perform social dances from the Titanic era while dressed in period clothing. They will also discuss the importance of dance in its cultural and social context while also including musical excerpts and personalities associated with the Titanic like the “Unsinkable” Molly Brown.
Between the Covers : Adult Summer Reading 2012
Read what you want, when you want. Come into the library to sign up and pick up your complimentary book and bag. After finishing each book, stop by and fill out "Sweepstakes Slips" to be entered to win prizes! Winners will be selected regularly throughout the summer.
Good luck and happy reading!
Calendar of Events - Adult Programs
Friday, June 8
10:00 am -- Tea & Stitch - Needlework group
Sunday, June 10
2:00 pm -- The Titanic: A Salute through Dance
Wednesday, June 13
2:00 pm -- Afternoon Film - Gaslight
Thursday, June 14
12:00 pm -- Monthly Book Share
Friday, June 15
10:00 am -- Tea and Stitch-Needlework group
Saturday, June 16
11:00 am - 3:00 pm -- Garden Tour
College Plans, Wedding Plans, What's the Missing Piece?: Planning for the Inevitable
Monday, June 18
Shane Couturier of the Society for Financial Awareness (SOFA) will present and lead a discussion about a topic that we all avoid—how to plan a funeral.
Funeral planning—Morbid? No. Practical? Yes!
Come get practical and useful advice for planning the inevitable.
This program is free and open to the public. No registration required.
This program is made possible through a partnership between HTFL and Surrey Services of Havertown.
Sounds of Summer @ HTFL
Join us every 4th Friday this summer for an evening of music and entertainment!
June 22 - Barbershop Quartet—The Delchordians & Ice Cream Social
July 27—Philadelphia Mandolin and Guitar Ensemble & Italian Water Ice
August 24—Open Mic Night
Bring your lawn chairs for an evening under the stars!
Program will be held in the Library parking lot. In the event of rain, programs will be moved to the Community Room.
No registration required to attend events.