Friday, January 25, 2013
Two musicians will tell stories and perform in period clothing.
History and music buffs might want to visit Haverford Township Free Library on Sunday, Jan. 27. Two guest musicians will lead a discussion and performance titled Music of the Civil War Era. The library website describes it as an interactive musical and interpretive program: The program runs from 2 to 3:30 p.m. The program is organized by PA Forward, a group dedicated to vibrant community centers.
Sunday, January 6, 2013
Owners of Kindles, Nooks and iPads are invited to learn how to best use the libraries electronic lending services.
Haverford Library will host a series of information sessions to help readers take advantage of e-book downloads. The "boot camps," as they're called, will take place over the course of three nights: The library website has the details:
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Bed bug problems have been reported in libraries from Connecticut to California and Pennsylvania is no exception.
Bed bug alerts are nothing new for hotel guests -- but libraries are now looking out for the insidious pests. A bed bug-sniffing dog was brought to a Lehigh Valley public library recently after bed bugs were found in DVDs returned through the library's book drop. Lower Macungie Public Library staff tightly bagged and discarded the DVDs and the pieces of rug that lined the bookdrop. The library was then closed until an inspection by an Ehrlich exterminator. Director Kathee Rhodes wanted to go even further to ensure the library was pest free, so she called in Dino, the bed bug-sniffing beagle from Good Night, Sleep Tight to give the final word. Dino was very interested in one sofa and -- though an inspection revealed no bugs in it -- the …