|Board of Supervisors|
| Robert R. Hart, Chairman
Melissa S. Sterling, Vice-Chair
Amy P. Grossman
Sara J. Erlbaum
Hours of Operation Mondays: Noon - 8:00 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays: 10:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. Fridays: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (school hours starting Sept. 11) Sundays: 1:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m. (school hours starting Sept. 12) Click here for a list of days when the Library is closed.
The William Jeanes Memorial Library serves the community with a collection of over 51,000 books and audio-visual items and more than 125 magazine and newspaper subscriptions. The Library is located at 4051 Joshua Road, Lafayette Hill, and is open, during the normal school year, Monday 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. In July and August Saturday hours are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. NEW SERVICE: The Library is also open on Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. during the Colonial School District year; when school is in session, the Library is open on Sundays.
The Library provides books for pleasure and educational reading, videos, large print books and unabridged books on tape and compact disc. The Adult Services department provides information services for individuals, businesses and students at the Library or via telephone as well as day and evening programs such as book talks, AARP driving courses and Internet classes. Free Internet access is available on four computers in the main reading room and one in the children's area.
The Children's Department has fiction and non-fiction for school assignments and leisure reading and picture books for younger children. Educational computer games are available for use on the Library's computer. Bedtime stories, storytimes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers, summer reading programs, book writing contests and entertainment and instructional programs for children and their families are offered.
The Friends of the William Jeanes Memorial Library is a non-profit organization founded in 1950 to help support and promote the services and activities of the Library. With funds raised from their annual membership and BRAVE Fund drives and their spring and fall book sales, the Friends have provided funding for books, audio books, children's programs, library furniture and equipment, library automation and much more.
Whitemarsh Township residents of all ages are entitled to a library card that enables them to check out library materials from most libraries in Pennsylvania. Your library card also allows you to search the catalogs of other libraries in Montgomery County through MCLINC and access online databases such as the PA statewide catalog, EBSCO Host, AP Photo Archive, Poem Finder and many more from the comfort of your home computer. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania provides free library and home access to these resources.
For additional information, visit the William Jeanes Memorial Library Website, or call the Library at 610-828-0441.
616 Germantown Pike
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
Phone: (610) 825-3535
Fax: (610) 825-9416
Monday - Friday
8 AM to 4:30 PM
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