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About the Library

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 over108,000 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:

For a current schedule of library programs, follow the Library Calendar of Events link on the library's home page.

The library participates in a variety of resource sharing programs:

The Library's Board of Directors

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 Staff

Library Director: Laurie Tynan
Reference/Young Adult Librarian: Erin Halovanic
Children's Librarian: Ellyn Benner
Circulation Supervisor: Stephanie McKenna
Cataloger: Frances Penner
Library clerks: Jaclyn Baltzer
Rita Brady
Jennifer Howanetz
Jackie Kobylinski
Kristin Lynch
Veena MohanRanga
Candace Rossbach
Helene Simoni
Andrea Theis
Patricia Workman
Recreation Coordinator: Kathleen Dick
Library pages: Karl Herbine
Kathryn Knab
Thomas Roof
Jillian Waltrich
Custodians: Veronica DeJesus
Lenora Seymour
Horsham Township Library
435 Babylon Road
Horsham, Pennsylvania 19044-1224
Tel: (215) 443-2609
Fax: (215) 443-2697
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