Monday, February 12, 2018

What's new at the Library!

Save the date! Friday, April 20 is our 3nd Annual 'Beef & Brew" fundraiser for the library.  It will be held from 7 - 11 pm at the Honey Brook American Legion located at 4820 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook.   $20 per ticket in advance and can be purchased at the library desk.  $25 at the door.  The acoustic band The Captains of Industry will be there playing oldies and classic rock.  Raffle baskets will be available.  All proceeds benefit the library.  Must be 21 or older to attend.  Come join us for food, fun, and dance!

Adult Programs:
Longwood Gardens Read – Book Discussion

Join us for our Book Club discussion of “Lab Girl” by Hope Jahren.  This book is the Community Read book for Longwood Gardens.  We have an afternoon and an evening Book Discussion planned.  Tuesday, Feb 20 at 2 pm and Tuesday, Feb 27 at 6 pm.  Registration is required.

Medicare Seminar
Thursday, March 1 at 6 pm, join us for an “Beyond the Medicare Basics”.  Presented by Adam Krassen, Medicare specialist.  Registration required. 610-273-3303 or email  to reserve your spot. 

Real World Real Estate
Tips for buyers and sellers.  Thursday, March 22 at 6 pm.  Presented by Caleb Knecht.  Registration is required.  610-273-3303 or email

YA for Adults Book Club
Join us for newest book club that will be reading and discussing Young Adult Books also known as “YA”. This is for age 18 and older & will meet the 2nd Thursday of each month from 6:30-7:30 pm at the library. Stop in for a flyer listing the books for discussion.

Mystery Book Club
Join us at the Honey Brook Library on the third Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm for our Mystery Book Club.  Stop in at the library to pick up a reading list.

Knitting Around
Every Thursday from 7 – 9 pm, join us for “Knitting Around”, our knitting, crocheting, and needlework group for young adults and adults.  Bring your own supplies.

All age programs:
Sewing with Ms. Nancy
Wednesdays 6:30-8 pm at the Honey Brook Library for all ages 12 through adult.   Ms. Nancy will help you with basic sewing skills or chose a pattern or project from the Library’s many sewing books.  We have five sewing machines at the library or bring your own. 

Chess Club at the Honey Brook Community Library
Join us the 2nd Saturday of the month at 2pm starting in March.  There will be a 30 minute lesson followed by a 30 minute game.  Registration is required.
For ages 5 and through adult.  All level of players welcome.

Children’s Programs:
Environmental Kids Club
For grades K-5th grade at 6 pm.  Join us on March 27 for Recycling.  April 24 for Composting.  May 22 for Gardening and Planting. Sponsored by the Honey Brook Environmental Group.  Registration is required.

Story Time with Miss Jennifer
Enjoy songs, stories, and crafts at the Honey Brook Library on Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 10:00-11:00 am.  Best suited for preschool ages 2 -5, but all ages are welcome.  Held in the fall, winter, and spring.  Check the library flyer or Facebook for dates.

Play “K”
Join us for our new “Play K” program at the Honey Brook Community Library. We will be “playing” Kindergarten on Mondays at 10 am in the spring and summer.  This program is for 4 or 5 year olds to help them get ready to start Kindergarten in the fall.  Our next session is April 9 – May 14.
Each week of “Play K” will have a different theme.  This will have time for the parent to work on skills one on one with your child using our “Play K” interactive toys.
Registration is required and parent/child will commit to the 6 week session.  This program is limited to 10 children.  To register call the library at 610-273-3303 or email

Bedtime Math
For 2nd – 5th grade at 6 pm.  Tuesdays Feb 13, March 13, April 10, and May 8th.  Registration is required.

This program for children age 0-36 months includes rhymes, finger plays, music, and lots of books. Limited to 15 children and their caregiver.  April 6, 13, 20, and 27 at 10 am.  Registration required. 

Dungeons & Dragons Club
Join us on select Saturdays from 3:00 – 5:00 pm for our Dungeons and Dragons Club at the Honey Brook Library.  This club is for ages 12 through young adult.  Registration required.

Internet Hotspots Available! 
Take the Internet with you.  Hotspots from T-Mobile are available to rent from the Library.  Going on a trip?  Need Internet at home?  Just always on the go?  Rent one of our Hotspots.  They will be $6 for a 3 day rental and $14 for a 7 day rental.  They are 4 G and up to 10 devices can connect to them at the same time.  Your library card must be free of fines and you will be required to show ID when checking them out.  Hotspots can only be checked out on an adult library card.

Fundraising Opportunities
Amazon -- If you are using Amazon, sign in first through Amazon Smile.  Go to and select “Honey Brook Community Library Chester County Library” using the link.  It’s that easy! 5% of your purchases will be donated to the HBCL from Amazon.  Please tell your friends and family and remember to sign in through Amazon Smile each time you use Amazon.

Moo Lids – Bring in your Turkey Hill lids with the Moo Lid stickers on them.  Milk must be purchased at Turkey Hill stores to have these stickers on them.  (You sometimes have to remind them to put them on too.)