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by Angie Andre Children’s Librarian Tredyffrin Public Library We proudly announce that we are a Family Place Library. You may see this statement and think to yourself, huh? What does this mean?  I am glad you asked because it means a lot. “Family Place Libraries™ is a network...

Angie Andre, Children’s Librarian, Tredyffrin Public Library For many of us in public libraries, summer is our busy season. This is especially true if you work with children and run Summer Reading Programs. You may not even realize it, but you’re already incorporating the...

         By Beth Cackowski One area of Health Literacy to which most people don’t give a lot of thought (or try not to, anyway) is end of life planning. Believe it or not, we had a program at the Elkins Park Library a few weeks ago titled “How to Have a Fun Funeral.” Some...