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Horsham Township Library is a department of Horsham Township government in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Opened to the public on October 11, 2004, the library provides free lending and information services to the residents of Horsham Township and the Hatboro-Horsham School District. It also welcomes borrowers from other Pennsylvania libraries and will extend free services to people who have library cards bearing "ACCESS PENNSYLVANIA" stickers.
The library offers a collection of over 90,000 print and audio-visual items for both children and adults, housed in a 25,000 square foot building, with ample on-site parking. Meeting space for up to 183 people is available. The library features a coffee bar lounge where local residents can meet to exchange ideas.
The library schedules a variety of programs for children, teens and adults, such as:
The library participates in a variety of resource sharing programs:
Horsham Township Council appointed five people to the Horsham Township Library Board of Directors on January 23, 2006, for terms that were initially staggered. New members are generally appointed by Council for three year terms unless someone is appointed to complete the unexpired term of a resigning member. These trustees establish policies and oversee the library's operation. They ensure that the library is meeting the needs of township residents and exercising prudent fiscal management.
The following people serve on the library board:
The library board meets quarterly in the library's Community Meeting Room. Members of the public are welcome to attend. All meetings are open to the public under the terms of Pennsylvania's open meetings law. Library Board meetings are scheduled on the following dates:
|Library Director:||Laurie Tynan|
|Reference/Young Adult Librarian:||Sandra Courtney|
|Children's Librarian:||Ellyn Benner|
|Circulation Supervisor:||Stephanie McKenna|
|Library clerks:||Jaclyn Baltzer |
|Library pages:||Thomas Roof |
Horsham Township Library
435 Babylon Road
Horsham, Pennsylvania 19044-1224
Tel: (215) 443-2609
Fax: (215) 443-2697
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