Annual Herb Sale to Benefit IVPL

Sponsored by the Indian Valley Junior Women's Club. Pickup on Saturday, May 10 from 10am to 2pm at IVPL.

New This Year!
Instant Container Garden Kit (container not included): $25
Instant Herb Garden potted in container (included-shown): $20

14 varieties of herbs to choose from: $2.75 each or 5 for $12 (no preorder necessary for herbs). Choices include chives, cilantro, curled parsley, dill, lavender, flat leaf parsley, tarragon, garden thyme, stevia, variegated lemon thyme, oregano, rosemary, sage, peppermint, and large leaf basil.

Preorder until April 30 at the library or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

IVPL Trip to the Iron Pigs

Thursday, June 5, 7:05 pm start time
Gates open at 5:45 pm.

It's Phillie Phanatic Night too! Seating is limited.

Two ticket options:

  • Picnic Patio ($27): Picnic table seating along third base, includes full all-you-can-eat buffet.

  • Baseline Seating ($10): Seats in sections 102/103, along first base. Ticket includes $2 food voucher. Children under the age of 2 do not need a ticket if they sit on an adult's lap.

Ticket price does not include parking price of $3 per vehicle. Deadline to purchase tickets is April 19. Tickets will be available to pick up at the library after May 12. No refunds.

Call the Reference Desk, 215-723-9109, ext. 3, for more information.

Le Cercle Francais - New French Language Group

Parlez-vous francais? Want to improve your French language skills? Join our new French language group. All levels of proficiency are welcome.

Meets the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month at 7 pm.

Bring Your Own Device Workshops
Mango Languages
Thursday, April 17, 1 pm
Interested in learning a new language? Bring your laptop or tablet to follow along with setting up and using Mango Languages, a language learning program available through the IVPL website.

Zinio Digital Magazines
Wednesday, April 30, 4 pm
Read your favorite magazines on your laptop, computer or smart phone with Zinio, available through the library website. Bring your device to follow along with setting up and using Zinio.

Register at the Reference Desk, 215-723-9109, ext. 3, or email Nicole at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Spring Gardening Programs

Gardening for Wildlife: Butterflies and Hummingbirds
Wednesday, April 30, 7pm
Learn how you can help provide cover and food for wildlife, particularly butterflies and hummingbirds. Penn State Master Gardener Pauline Myers will offer suggestions on what host and nectar plants to plant and where to plant them.

Chicken Workshop
Saturday, May 10, 1:30 pm
Local poultry keeper and breeder, Marie Crawford, will teach you how to raise your backyard flock sustainably and holistically. The perfect starter course for your new flock.

Advance registration is required.

Used Book Sales

Book sales are scheduled for the following dates from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm:

Thursday, April 10
Thursday, April 24 - Books by the foot ($5 per foot)
Thursday, May 8
Thursday, May 22
Tuesday, June 3 - All mass market paperback fiction is 25 cents or 5 for $1
Thursday, June 12
Thursday, June 26

We also offer a variety of items for sale through here to see the full inventory.

Coming Soon on DVD:

Anchorman 2, The Hobbit--The Desolation of Smaug, Homefront, Grudge Match, Paranormal Activity - The Marked Ones, August: Osage County, Black Nativity, Philomena, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, 47 Ronin, The Legend of Hercules, Devil's Due, Gimme Shelter, Gloria

You can reserve a copy by emailing (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) or calling the Reference Desk.

Click here for a list of all the newly released films.


Second Fridays

Relax, wind down from your week at a series of creative entertainments held on the second Friday of each month at 7:30 pm. Join us for a great line-up of free Friday evening performances.

April 11: Mary Kay Mann - Modern Harp

May 9: Celtic Harp with Darcy Fair

June 13: The Erik Lamberth Jazz Quartet

July 11: Acoustic Blender

August 8: Time Travelers Two

September 12: Bill Dooley - banjo, guitar, and more

October 10: Meet Eleanor Roosevelt - portrayed by Linda Kenyon