Friends of the Library

THE FRIENDS OF HUNTINGDON VALLEY LIBRARY

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

January 2016 Newsletter

folnewsletter2016Current Fundraisers:

  • hvl book sale spring2016March Book Sale!  The dates are Tuesday, March 15 for the Friends Preview through Saturday, March 19.  After this sale, the Book Room will morph into the Friends Book Store, with weekly hours every month of the year!  The Book Sales, aside from Canasta and Mah Jongg, are BIG fundraisers for the Friends.  New for 2016: Sales tax will be charged unless a tax exempt certificate is presented.
    • Tue., March 15 – 7-9 pm Members’ Preview
    • Wed., March 16 – 10 am – 9 pm!  Same hours as the library
    • Thur., March 17 – 10 am – 9 pm
    • Fri., March 18 – 10 am – 5 pm
    • Sat. March 19 – 10 am – 4 pm
  • Tea Party on March 31, 2016 at 12:30 pm in the Community Room (cost $30) – Bring your teacup and join the Friends for a Tea Party with Tasty tea sandwiches, scrumptious scone, and dainty desserts with enjoyable entertainment.   Sign up at the Friends Station.
  • Floral Arranging at Kremp Florist on April 20, 2016. Registration will open on March 10. Get the early bird special of $25 if you register before April 5 ($30 after).
  • May 4 Bus Trip to New York City! The Friends will again have 2 buses due to the Ever Expanding Popularity of this fundraiser.  The bus will drop you off at the TKTS stand in Time Square at about 10:30 am and pick everyone up at 5 for the trip back home.  Registration for the 2nd bus is open as of March 3 and will leave from the Library Auxiliary lot. (The first bus is full and will leave from Philmont Country Club.)

BYLAWS UPDATE

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

Golden FriendsMembership levels are:

  • $100 + Golden Friend
  • $50 Benefactor
  • $25 Patron
  • $10 Friend

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/Spring:

  •  JAN – Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
  •  FEB – To Kill Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  •  MAR – The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure
  •  APR – The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
  •  MAY –  The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

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.

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