2019 Jenkintown House Tour: Grand Dames & Little Gems

House Tour

The Friends of the Jenkintown Library invite you to the Jenkintown House Tour: Grand Dames and Little Gems. A self-guided walking tour of selected Jenkintown homes to learn their history, appreciate their architecture, and marvel at their unique charm. But wait, there's more... view event flyer for details.

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Red Cross Babysitter Certification Training

We are offering the Red Cross Babysitter Certification Training right here at the Jenkintown Library! This training will help teens develop leadership skills, learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe, and help children behave. They will also learn about basic child care and basic first aid. Pre-registration is required for this training and must be done in-person at the library by Wednesday, October 23rd.

Red Cross Babysitter Certification Training

Book Discussion: Swing Time

Join us for a discussion of Zadie Smith’s fifth novel which tells the story of two biracial girls who meet in dance class and become adults in London, New York, and West Africa experiencing fame, fortune, and heartache.

Wednesday, November 13th
7:00pm – 8:30pm | Community Room

Swing Time Cover


Calling all Goblins, Ghosts, Superheroes and Princesses

Save the Date for our Halloween Party!

Tuesday, October 22nd
6:30pm – 7:30pm | Community Room

Join us for a festive evening of not-so-spooky stories, games, crafts and treats. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. This family-friendly program is open to both parents and children of all ages. Parents must accompany children.


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Preschool Story Hour Every Tuesday

Join Maureen with your preschoolers for stories, finger play, movement and blocks. We will meet in the Community Room every Tuesday through December 3rd. Come have some fun! Parents must accompany children.

Preschool Story Hour

Giddy up and get a library card! Celebrate Library Card Sign Up Month with Woody and the gang!


Library Card Sign Up Promotion with Woody and Bo Peep from Toy Story 4

How can you celebrate? Let us count the ways...

1. Visit your library.

Head to your library during September to see what's new and take part in the celebration. Do you have friends who don't have library cards? Invite them to the library.

2. Participate in our #GetLibraryCarded Promotion

Showing your library card gets you access to great things all year-round, but during Library Card Sign-up Month it will also get you the chance to win $100.  Help us spread the word about the value of libraries this September by snapping a picture with your library card and posting it to Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #GetLibraryCarded.  You'll be automatically entered in a drawing to win a $100 Visa gift card!  Entries can also be submitted by posting as a comment or wall post on the I Love Libraries Facebook page. For more information, check out the Official rules (PDF)

3. Help spread the word. 

Follow I Love Libraries on Facebook and Twitter and the hashtag #LibraryCardSignUp to join the celebration on social media.