Friends of the Library


Are YOU The Missing Piece?  Help Us Bring It All Together

January 2016 Newsletter

folnewsletter20162016 Fundraisers:

  • Used Book Sales!  The Friends book room opens its doors to the public multiple times each year. In 2016, we have sales in the Spring, Summer and Fall.  The next is Sept. 20-24.
  • May and September Bus Trips to New York City
  • Election Day Bake Sale on Nov. 8


Join The Friends Of Huntingdon Valley Library!

  • When: First Thursday of Every Month, 12:30 p.m. (except July & August)
  • Why: Stay for the after-meeting programs!
  • Where: The Huntingdon Valley Library Friends Learning Lab
  • Who: Members, Committee Members, Committee Chairpersons, Officers

Who are the Friends?

The Friends of Huntingdon Valley Library donate their time and/or money to help make our Library an important center of learning and enjoyment. Please help the Friends help the Huntingdon Valley Library maintain its edge on excellence as it promotes literacy and learning for the entire community. Volunteer your time or send your tax-deductible contribution to:

Friends of Huntingdon Valley Library 
625 Red Lion Rd. 
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006-6216

Membership levels are:

Friends Book Club – “Members of the book discussion group do not have to members of the Friends. They just have to be passionate about reading and discussion.”

They now meet in the 2nd Floor Community Room at 12:30 pm for lively discussion.  Here is the list for Fall:

  • September 15 – Dead Wake
    by Erik Larson
  • October 20- The Secret Chord
    by Geraldine Brooks
  • November 17 – Everything I Never Told You
    by Celeste Ng
  • January 19, 2017 – The Nightingale
    by Kristin Hannah
  • February 16 – Dr. Mutter’s Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine
    by Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz
  • March 16 – The Rent Collector
    by Camron Wright
  • April 20 – Flight of Dreams
    by Ariel Lawhon

We have sponsored:

  • Used Book Sales in March, June and October
  • Weekly Mah Jongg and Canasta games, plus Friday Fun and Games perpetual fundraisers
  • Mini-Book Sale by the front entrance of the Library
  • Library Staff Appreciation brunch in December
  • Election Day Bake Sale
  • Bus Tours to New York City
  • Theater Trips throughout the region
  • Funding for upgrades to the Library’s collection, technology and children’s area
  • Monthly adult book discussion groups
  • Flower arranging and flower sales
  • Summer reading programs for children
  • Children’s Write and Illustrate Your Own Book program
  • Holiday Basket of Books and Prizes drawing
  • And…Family Museum Passes

Learn more about the free Museum passes we help provide for our families.


4 thoughts on “Friends of the Library”

  1. Greetings,
    I was recently in your area doing a lecture and one of the audience members suggested to send you my information. If there is any interest in having me present a lecture just let me know.


    • A Soldiers Life – American Revolution /Civil War
    • Weapons and Side Arms of the American Revolution / Civil War
    • Military Uniforms – French and Indian War thru the Civil War
    • Military Flags of the American Revolution and Civil War
    • Military Recruiting posters
    • The Revolutionary War in Montgomery, Bucks, Chester County PA
    • The British Occupation of Philadelphia during the Revolution
    • The Discovery and Preservation of the Revolutionary War Burial Site in Langhorne, PA
    • The Hessians – Britain’s Hired Guns
    • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and the Hessians
    • British and Hessian Prisoners in Lancaster, PA
    • Abraham Lincoln’s visit to Gettysburg and the Gettysburg Address
    • Abraham Lincoln visits Philadelphia
    • American Civil War Battlefield Medical Practices
    • Death and the American Civil War
    • The Irish in the American Civil War
    • The H.L Hunley – Confederate Submarine
    • Camp William Penn –Civil War Training Ground in Cheltenham, PA

    Mike Jesberger

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