Phones Down Notification

The Library’s phone lines are temporarily down. Please contact the library staff via e-mail at reference@haverfordlibrary.org, or though our online CHAT program.


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To get the latest information on Library programs and other HTFL news   Check out older editions of the newsletter here.

Teen Summer Reading Club

NEW! Bi-Weekly Teen Reading Lounge – Read books, have discussion, and help the community together!

Teen Reading Lounge is an award-winning, unconventional book club for teens ages 12-18. It’s a book club PLUS civic engagement, community service, and creative humanities-based projects. Unlike regular teen book clubs, teens take the lead in selecting the books we read, steering the discussions, and design projects that connect themes in their selections to tangible action in their communities. Regular Read More


Celebrate National Library Week!

  To celebrate National Library Week, HTFL would like to welcome patrons to bring their overdue, undamaged materials back to the Library. Whether they are 3 days, 3 months or even 3 years late, all fines will be waived—no questions asked!* *Here are the details: All  HTFL materials returned during the week will have their fines waived. All fine balances Read More


Book Donations

The Friends of the Haverford Township Free Library have paused taking book donations until after the renovation and expansion of the Library due to lack of storage. **For other donation ideas, click this link** Friends Donation Policy  


Renovation and Expansion Frequently Asked Questions

Why are you renovating and expanding the Library and what will the renovations consist of? As we have known for some time, the Library building in its longtime home on Darby Road needs upgraded heating/cooling and electrical facilities, plus additional space to best serve our growing community’s needs. After much planning and hard work to secure significant funding, the building Read More

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Renovation and Expansion Updates

Frequently Asked Questions To come up with a plan that is Functional, Durable, and Practical,  we considered first, the basic question: What is a Library? It is a dynamic community hub where patrons can enrich their lives by participating in opportunities for lifelong learning, creativity, socializing, and culture. No matter who they are. Children Teens Adults What do you want Read More


St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Book Tree

Created entirely from books destined for the recycling bin, Haverford Township Free Library’s St. Patrick’s Day Book Tree is a wonderful tradition.   We invite you to be a part of this Library fundraising project.  Help decorate the tree by making a donation (minimum $10) to the Library in honor or recognition of an important person(s) in your life. In return, the name Read More


Interested in Storytime with our Children’s Librarians?

Storytimes are back at the library! Check them out below:  


2022 Dewey Decimal Dash Run & Walk Sponsorship

Welcome to the annual Dewey Decimal Dash Run & Walk sponsorship page!    This year we are pleased to announce the 5th anniversary of this popular event, which we are offering in-person with an option for people to participate virtually. Library Sponsorship is your way of demonstrating a commitment to the Library and the services it provides for all ages.