Harry Boardman Art @ IVPL

Stop in all month to enjoy artwork by Montgomery County artist, Harry Boardman. Harry is generously donating 20% of sales from these works to IVPL. Check out Harry's work here, or go to www.harryboardman.com

Downton Abbey Day

Saturday, August 23 from 10:30 am to 5 pm

Enjoy a day celebrating the popular British drama that follows the lives of a well-to-do family and their staff leading up to World War I. Bring a dish to share for afternoon tea. Register at the Reference Desk, 215-723-9109, ext. 3.

Wild About Wildlife and Our Home

Saturday, September 6 from 10 am to 5 pm

Enjoy workshops on a variety of topics related to our natural world. For families, adults and kids of all ages. Join us throughout the day for special story times and crafts for kids.

Workshop Schedule (attend as many as you like)

  • 10 - 10:45 am: The Philadelphia Zoo - featuring live animals

  • 11 - 11:30 am: Judy Groben - The Nature of Trees: A Story of Succession - how would nature reclaim the earth if we weren't here?

  • 11:45 am - 12:30 pm: Peace Valley Nature Center - What is a nature center all about?

  • 12:45 - 1:15 pm: Anna Maria Caldara - Find out about Lenape tree manipulation

  • 1:30 - 2:15 pm: Marvelous Monarchs - Where are the monarchs? Includes a butterfly release.

  • 2:30 - 3 pm: Barbara Bluejay Michalski - Lenape Honoring the Animals and What They Provide

  • 3:15 - 4 pm: Sisters Helen Budzik and Julie Keegan - Why We Care for Mother Earth


Summer Movies are Back!

Join us for Summer Reading Club themed movies shown under the stars on the Church Avenue side of the library (weather permitting). Bring a lawn chair or blanket. We will provide the popcorn! Fizz, Boom, Read (and watch movies)!

Fridays at Dusk (times below). Movie titles are posted in the library.

Feline ET? (1978)
August 22 at 8:00 pm
Rated G, 104 min.

Space traveler gets lost! (1982)
August 29 at 7:45 pm
Rated PG, 115 min.

Robot saves the earth! (2008)
September 5 at 7:30 pm
Rated G, 98 min.

Cybernetic crime fighter. (1999)
September 19 at 7:15 pm
Rated PG, 78 min.

Used Book Sales

Book sales are scheduled for the following dates from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm:

Thursday, August 21
Tuesday, September 2
Thursday, September 11
Thursday, September 25

We also offer a variety of items for sale through Amazon.com. Click here to see the full inventory.

Second Fridays

Relax, wind down from your week at a series of creative entertainments held on the second Friday of each month at 7:30 pm. Join us for a great line-up of free Friday evening performances.

August 8: Time Travelers Two

September 12: Bill Dooley - banjo, guitar, and more

October 10: Meet Eleanor Roosevelt - portrayed by Linda Kenyon

Coming Soon on DVD:

Need for Speed, Divergent, Bad Words, Oculus, God's Not Dead, Muppets Most Wanted, The Railway Man, Locke, Sabotage, The Quiet Ones, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Fading Gigolo, Only Lovers Left Alive, Blended

You can reserve a copy by emailing (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or calling the Reference Desk.

Click here for a list of all the newly released films.