Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Stand Up!

Join Prevention Specialists from Holcomb Prevention and Education Services for Stand Up: No More Bullying on Monday, March 1st at 7pm on the 2nd floor. This program is designed for children and caregivers to attend together as a family.

The program will include information on the three main roles in a bullying situation (victim, bully, and bystander) and the characteristics of these roles, as well as the three different kinds of bullying (verbal, emotional/social, and physical). We’ll discuss how to handle a bullying situation –resources and ways to take action.

Please register through EventKeeper from our website.

Holcomb Prevention and Education Services provides education, trainings, consultations, public awareness campaigns, prevention initiatives, student assessments and referrals as part of a planned strategy to prevent or reduce the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. For more information, please visit www.holcombprevention.org.

Thursday, January 14, 2010


WHHS and HTFL present...


Friday, January 29th from 6:30-10

$5 at the door


@ the Haverford Township Free Library

Monday, November 16, 2009

Middle School Week

Come to the libray for a fun week of activities after early dismissal from school. There will be scavenger hunts, games, movies, and prizes.

Pirate's Treasure Hunt- Monday, November 23rd @ 11 AM
Think and talk like a pirates in order to complete this scavenger hunt for prizes.

Survivor Game- Tuesday, November 24th @ 11 AM
Join a team and complete a series of challenges in order to become the ruling tribe.

These programs are open to all middle school aged teens and are free to the public. Just bring your lunch and we'll provide the rest.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Teen Workshops in November

Teens, grades 6 and up, are welcomed to participate in our free After-School workshops in the Community Room.

Healthy Relationships and Domestic Violence Workshop for Teens & Tweens
Thursday, November 12th at 2:45-3:45pm

Do you know what a healthy relationship is? Learn how to spot an unhealthy relationship and where to get help.

Online Research 101
Thursday, November 19th at 2:45-3:00pm

Learn all about HTFL's Online Research Databases and never get stuck on a school project again.

For more information about our programs contact Francis Ames at 610-446-3082 ext. 207.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Haunted House Success!

Last Friday, Teen and Adult Programming, joined forces to provide the community with a fun way to celebrate Halloween. We had our first Haunted House and it was a success! Thank you Advisory Board, volunteers and staff. Without your cooperation this event would not have been a success.

We were also interviewed by Delaware County Newspaper, so please keep an eye out for the article this Wednesday.

Picture: Francis Ames, Zach Difonzo and Samantha Shepherd (From left to right)

For more Halloween pictures join us at Facebook or for more information contact us at htflteen@gmail.com.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Haunted House

Haunted House

Date: Friday, October 30, 2009

Time: 12-6 PM

Location: Community Room

Entrance Fee: $1.00

Come to our Haunted House after early dismissal from school. See frightening scenes of Haverford past. This is not for the faint of heart and may not be appropriate for small children. Enter at your own risk!

Tickets are $1 and can be purchased at the Service Desk.

For more information, call 610-446-3082 at ext. 206, Samantha Shepherd or ext. 207, Francis Ames.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Teen Read Week

October 18-25, 2009

Stop by the Teen Area during Teen Read Week to Read Beyond Reality! Check out materials to change your world, take you somewhere unlike your world, or learn about other cultures. Stop by today and pick up a page turner just for the fun of it!

We also invite you to participate in the week's activities and earn daily prizes. Register during teen programs in the Community Room, Monday through Thursday, from 2:30-4pm. Prizes are on display in the Teen Area and can be redeemed at the Front Desk from Oct. 18-25, 2009 by completing a registration from.

Monday, October 19, 2009
Submit a book review to the Front Desk. Forms can be found in the Teen Area. There's a limit to 5 books.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Write and submit an original short story, less than 500 words, on our wiki page at htflteen.wikispaces.com. Be sure to title your work. To redeem prize complete a registration form.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Vote for your favorite teen book and submit to the front desk. Forms can be found in the Teen Area. Also you may attend a Scrapbooking Class and learn about photo journaling. The class will be held in the Community Room at 6:30pm. Register by calling 610-446-3082 ext. 206 or 207.

Thursday, October 22, 2009
Recommend a teen book by submitting the registration form at the Front Desk.

Friday, October 23, 2009
Post a favorite poem on the teen blog by responding to this post. Turn in a registration form at the Front Desk in order to redeem your prize.

For more information, call Francis Ames, at 610-446-3082 extension 207.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009


Calling all Twilight fans – join the New Moon Book Club on Wednesdays at 3pm in the Community Room. This is your opportunity to examine the story of Bella and Edward’s complex relationship, issues between vampires and werewolves, Bella’s heartbreak, and more.

Please bring a copy of your book or borrow one from the library. We’ll move through each book in the series as the book club progress. This book club is open to Teens grades 6-12.

For more information contact Francis Ames at 610-446-3082 extension 207.

Scrabble Tournament for all Ages

HTFL will be hosting a Scrabble Tournament open to players of all ages. Come show off your skill. The game will be played according to the National Scrabble Association rules and all game boards will be provided.

Dates: Tuesdays
Time: 1-4 PM
Location: Rotary Room

This program is being sponsored by the Delaware Literacy Council and the Delaware County Library System.

For more information, contact Samantha Shepherd at 610-446-3082 x 206.

Monday, October 5, 2009

Hispanic Heritage Month Trivia- Oct.15th

Haverford Township Free Library will host a multiple choice Hispanic Trivia game for prizes for teens, grade 6 and up, on October 15th from 2:30-4pm in the Community Room.

Can you name the above famous Hispanic Americans? Can you answer these sample questions?
  • What famous actress was the first to win an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony for her role in West Side Story?

  • What is the largest Latino ethnic group in the US?

For more information contact Francis Ames at 610-446-3082 at extension 207.