Jenkintown Library

Mission

The mission of the Jenkintown Library is to promote reading and the free expression of ideas; to actively support the community's educational, cultural, business and technology information needs; and to manage and preserve the library's historical legacy.

 

Board of Directors

The Library Board of Directors, which consists of a maximum of 15 members, meets September - June on the second Monday of the month at 7:30 PM in the library's Community Room.

Board of Directors for 2017

Beth McKeown, President

Felisa Armento, Vice President
Penny Cutler, Treasurer
Marianne Selhat, Secretary
Fidelia Almerini
Adrienne Brockwell
Shirley Curry
Barbara Egan
George Kolb
Diana Lamey
Patricia Levin

 

Friends of the Jenkintown Library

The Friends of Jenkintown Library is currently inactive. If you are interested in helping to restart this vital organization, please call the library at (215) 884-0593.

The Friends of the Jenkintown Library is a group of Jenkintown Library supporters who through hard work and dedication organize and supervise library fundraising events; preserve the library’s historical presence in the community; and act as an advocacy group for our library.

 

Staff

Rosalind Lubeck, Director
Angela Combs
Bonnie Miller
Shibani Mitra
Edith Prout
Ulana Zalipsky

 

Facilities

Two adult reading rooms
A wonderful, cozy children's room
Public computers
Handicapped accessible entrance
Community room for rent with kitchen facilities
Photocopier

 

General Collection

Whether you're looking for a good read, some hard facts, a place to surf the Net or an audio book to keep you company on a long drive, the library's growing collection has something for you.

Our collection includes:
   Current adult fiction and nonfiction, best sellers and more
   Books for emergent readers
   Books for young adults
   Large print books
   DVDs
   Music tapes and CDs
   Books on CD
   Newspapers and magazines

And, if we don't have it, we'll get it for you through inter-library loan.

 

Pennsylvania Collection

The Library's Pennsylvania collection is a repository of information on local history and culture.

 

Hours

Regular Hours

Monday-Thursday 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday-Saturday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Closed Sunday

Summer Hours

Effective mid-June - Labor Day
Monday-Thursday 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Closed Sunday

Holiday Closings

Saturday, April 15, 2017
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Monday, May 29, 2017
Saturday, July 2, 2017
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Saturday, September 2, 2017
Monday, September 4, 2017
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - Closed at 5:00 PM
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Monday, December 25, 2017
Monday, January 1, 2018

library interior