Eat, Drink and Be Merry

Literary Gala



Saturday, November 11, 2017   6:30 - 10:30pm

Join us for a fun filled evening of literary food and drink, to be held at the Haverford Township Free Library.  The event will help raise funds for the Library’s upcoming renovations.


All are invited to attend the twelfth annual gala held this year on the library's premises.  Your purchase of a ticket will include:

  • Small plates and open bar
  • Music and dancing
  • Silent auction & raffle

Purchase tickets by clicking below or stopping in the library.
Individuals $60 per person
Pairs $100 per couple
Group of 4 $240 per table
Group of 8 $450 per table


The Eat Drink & Be Merry Gala is made possible by our amazing sponsors listed below.  Don't get left out - there are more sponsorship opportunities available!  Read more about sponsorship levels and become a sponsor today.

Gold - Haverford Area YMCA
Silver - Bernardon Architects
Bronze - Dr. Barry I. Cohen | Bisou | Brookline Dental Associates | Prosperity Mortgage | Bryn Mawr Glass



Silent Auction

Organized by The Friends of the Haverford Township Free Library, this year’s auction will again raise money for a much needed renovation of the Library. The goal of the renovation is to create a 21st century library — one that celebrates libraries as community gathering places. To this end, the new and improved HTFL will have additional meeting rooms, a maker space, and community kitchen. The revisioning of the floor plan will create a safer, more spacious, and user-friendly library. Every aspect of the Library will be improved, and we hope you will support this important project!

This year's silent auction items include:

  • 2 Learn to Ski or Snowboard Packages from Roundtop Mountain
  • 6 month membership + joiner fee for Haverford Area YMCA
  • "Painter for a Day" from Nolan Painting
  • And much more

Lion of the Library

The Lion of the Library Award is Haverford Township Free Library's premier honor.  It is bestowed annually upon a selected community member (or members) for their selfless support and unstinting advocacy on behalf of the library.

We at the Library are proud to announce our inaugural 2017 Lion of the Library Award recipients: Richard and Jamila Ogle.  The Ogle's efforts on behalf of HTFL have proven inspirational for Haverford Township's 'library on the corner.'  Their work demonstrates the power of individuals to strengthen communities and institutions.  We at HTFL are honored by Rich and Jamila's kindness, generosity, and love for their library.

Please join Haverford Township Free Library in honoring Rich and Jamila, 2017's Lion of the Library honorees.