September 2016 Friends Events

September 1 Monthly Meeting and Program

Join the Friends on Thursday, September 1 for a meeting at 12:30 and program following at 1:30 pm.  All are invited – you don’t have to be a Friend to come to the meeting or program!

Labor Day weekend is around the corner and September is still time to extend the summer.

Join us at the Friends September meeting for ideas on going “Beyond the Bell” in Philly


A Guide’s View of Things to do and Places to Go for Adults and Kids

Bob Skiba is a certified Philadelphia Tour Guide with 16 years’ experience.  He specializes in walking tours throughout the city and is the co-author of “Lost Philadelphia” and “Philadelphia Then and Now.”  Bob is the co-founder and past president of the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides and Secretary of the National Federation of Tour Guide Associations.

New York City Bus Trip

friends bus trip sept newWednesday, September 28, 2016

Destination: Times Square
TKTS Booth
Cost:  $40, payable by Sept. 16

Bus 1 is FULL –

Depart: 8:00 AM
Place:  Philmont Country Club
Depart NYC:  5:30 PM

Explore the City….see a show

Bus 2 – Add Your Name to the List by Sept. 8
Register: Friends Station at Huntingdon Valley Library, Cost will be $40
Sign up by September 8th and if there is sufficient interest, a second bus will be ordered to depart from the HV Library

Used Book Sale

Friends Book Sale September 2016Members Only Preview Night
Tuesday, September 20 at 7 pm.
Join at the Door
Membership costs only $10
Lower Lever – Friends Book Room

Wednesday, Sept. 21 – 10 am to 9 pm
Thursday, Sept. 22 – 10 am to 9 pm
Friday, Sept. 23 – 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday, Sept. 24 – 10 am to 4 pm

Proceeds benefit the Friends, who support the Library!


Book Club

Let’s Discuss…
It’s always a spirited discussion with the HV Library Friends Book Club.

Join as we talk about:
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson.

Thursday, Sept. 15 at 12:30 pm in the 2nd Floor Community Room.

Open to all!

Election Day Bake Sale on Tuesday, Nov. 8

The Friends Need YOU!
Don your Baker’s Hat and share your baking favorites for our Election Day Bake Sale. More information will be available at upcoming member meetings: Oct. 6 and Nov. 3.

Weekly Games

Let the games continue…
Ongoing games include

  • Mah Jongg on Mondays with proceeds directly supporting the Movie Collection
  • Canasta on Tuesdays and Wednesdays with proceeds directly supporting the Audiobook Collection

Parking available in the rear and auxiliary lots. Carpooling is greatly appreciated.


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