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Author Visits & Other Programs

The library and Haddonfield Friends of the Library host authors and other presenters as part of adult cultural programming at the library. Haddonfield is the home of many authors, who generously give of their time and talent to support these efforts. For more information on planned author visits, visit the library calendar and programming sections. To suggest a program, send an email to contact@haddonfieldlibrary.org

Programs Coming Soon at the library: (free- call 856-429-1304, ext. 114 to register):  

    January 11 at 3 pm – Meet the Artists.

The Haddonfield Public Library  hosted “Meet the Artists” on Sunday, January 11, 2015 to honor and thank the HMHS student artists responsible for creating a mural that hangs in the Library’s teen room. It will continue to hang in the temporary annex space during the addition/renovation project. Student Event Coordinator, Abby Czernieckiis, led the National Art Honor Society on the project along with NAHS Supervisor, Allie Westerside. The mural will act as a donor recognition element and a spark igniting the We Love the Library campaign. Please purchase a leaf to support the library with renovation costs. Visit the library to purchase a leaf!

The Friends of the Library’s annual program is Wednesday, April 29 at 7 pm.  Join us for our Annual Meeting and enjoy a discussion with Maureen Fitzgerald. She has been a journalist with the Philadelphia Inquirer for the past 30 years, and has served as the Food Editor for the past ten. In 2011, she started the blog My Daughter’s Kitchen with her daughter, Sally, to encourage her to cook healthier meals. A year later, Maureen started teaching a group of students to cook at a school in North Philadelphia. With the encouragement and participation of readers, this program has grown to 20 classes, with 40 volunteers teaching at schools in Philadelphia and Camden this spring. The mission remains the same: To teach kids to cook easy, healthy inexpensive meals on a budget. Fitzgerald has lived in Haddonfield, with her husband Michael Vitez, since 1986. They raised three children here, Timmy, Sally and Jonathan.

Join the Friends at the Markeim Arts Center, Lincoln and Walnut Avenue in Haddonfield. Light refreshments will be served.  New members are always welcome and can join the evening of the event. For more information visit www.hfol.org

The library will be moving to 123 Kings Highway East and opening about May 11. Programs will resume at a later date- watch for announcements! 

  October 24 was Snapshot Day – a celebration of libraries and the people using them! Click here to see photos of Haddonfielders using the library! 

Comments made by Haddonfielders using the library on Oct. 24, 2012 – Snapshot Day!

  1.    We stopped in to return Barney’s Version and Rosie had to come down to say hello to Miss Ginger and Mrs. Peppard.The Haddonfield Library is a great place to hang out and learn.
  2. The ladies who do storytime for the kids are great. They are all helpful. The kids’ programs are good! The books at the Haddonfield Public Library are in good shape. They have so many new books.
  3. The library is one of the key places in the community. It is one of the few open places in the community. A place where all ages can be together.
  4. I love the coziness of the Haddonfield Library.
  5. I love the library! There are always great, recent books and DVDs to check out. I recently joined the library book club with other avid readers.
  6. I love this library! The librarians are knowledgeable, friendly, and attentive. Haddonfield Public Library is one of the best in the US!
  7. A library is a shopping mall for the brain. A library will take you places you never heard of and, possibly, suggest other ways of looking at life. Reach for a book you may not have heard of – what an adventure!
  8. I use the library to tutor area students four out of seven days of the week. It is nice to have a quiet and safe space to do so.
  9. We love our local library – every town we have lived in the library is always one of our first finds! They all offer that same safe feeling.
  10. Haddonfield Public Library is one of my favorite spots in town – friendly staff and good resources. The programs are excellent!
  11. I love the honor paperback system. I love the coffee that is available. I love books on CD and books, CDs, and other stuff for sale.
  12. I use the library for homework and research, also to get current books, movies and music/ books CDs.
  13. My library is indispensible.
  14. A good library is a good measure of a town’s vibrancy!
  15. I attended a Nook Information Workshop today. It was a very valuable experience. The representatives from Barnes and Noble were informative and willing to demonstrate any procedure I asked about.
  16. I frequently attend adult cultural programs at the library, such as author book signings. This is a great service for our community.
  17. I couldn’t live without the library!
  18. I love my library!
  19. My kids and I love the children’s department. We come and enjoy the books, movies, computers, and the fish! I like the newest Blu-Ray DVDs featured!
  20. I love coming here with the kids – they find it to be magical every time!
  21. The library is a great place to expand my horizon, visit places I’ve never seen and meet people who I admire.
  22. The library is a nice place to visit.
  23. We love the children’s section for the great selection of books, series, audio books, and DVDs. We love the adult section for the honor paperbacks, DVDs, books and Interlibrary Loan option. I have also attended two adult programs on the Peace Corps and Women and Islam and I want to attend more!
  24. The library staff is excellent!
  25. I use the computers all the time. The library’s DVD selection is very good. Please get USA Today again.
  26. I always find something good and leave with fiction, non-fiction. The librarians are very helpful.
  27. I love being able to get eBooks with my library card. I appreciate being able to attend fine cultural programs as an adult. Our teen enjoys the teen programs and collections. The children’s dept. is also a great resource. The library staff gives excellent service but Haddonfield needs a far larger library with modern accommodations and flexibility. The collections (books, DVDs, and Books on Tape) are the best in Camden Countyand exceptional for a small town library. The library is the only place in this community that serves all ages and the public space should be expanded and treasured.

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