storytimebabyBaby & Me LapSit

Infants and young toddlers (birth-18 months) with adult caregivers
September thru May

Bouncy songs, nursery rhymes, short books, music, and interactive activities are perfect fun for little ones. This program emphasizes early literacy skills and is a great way to meet other new parents. Caregivers participate with children. 


Ages 18 months-3 years with caregiver


September thru May

ToddlerTime promotes positive learning experiences through short picture books, rhymes, fingerplays, flannel boards, puppetry, movement, and weekly repetition. Parents and children are encouraged to sit together for easy interaction. This storytime is designed to encourage emerging language skills and listening skills. Simple crafts, related to the theme of the day, follow storytime.

kids_booksPreschool StoryTime

Ages 3-5 years
September thru May

Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills. Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to prepare for kindergarten. This program is designed to introduce children to new authors and illustrators and to encourage the development of early literacy skills. Simple crafts or activities follow this storytime.




Check out the Calendar to see what is coming up!


4th of July Hours

Please note, the library will be closed Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th. Have a safe and Happy 4th of July!  We will be open on Wednesday, July 5th from 10 am to 8 pm.


Library Play Date and Science Saturday

Join us Fridays for our Library Play Dates and Saturdays for Science Saturdays.  See calendar for details!


Summer hours and Events

Don’t forget Saturday summer hours begin June 17th.  The library will be open 10 am to 2 pm. Check out our calendar for upcoming Summer events!


Upcoming Workshops in June

Calling all foodies! Learn how to make easy hors d’oeuvres and dips, on Thursday, June 8th from 5:30pm to 7:30 pm. Copies of recipes and samples will be provided. Bring a beverage to drink during the program. $5.00 registration fee due before or at the class. Registration ends Tuesday, June 6 We are also happy […]


Upcoming Events

Learn About Deadheading with PSU Master Gardener on May 18th from 5 pm to 6:30 pm Deadheading is the gardening term used for the removal of faded or dead flowers from plants. Deadheading is generally done in order to maintain both a plant’s appearance and to improve its overall performance. Most annuals and many perennials will continue […]


Saturday, May 13th

THE BOOK SALE WILL BE INSIDE THE LIBRARY RAIN OR SHINE! SATURDAY, MAY 13 9AM – 3PM   Please note, the Family Movie Night, hosted by the Hatboro Residents’ Association has been moved to Saturday, May 20th.


Soundwave Re-Arrangin’ Workshop on Saturday, May 6th

Caryn Lin will teach children about sound waves, and show how music can be seen and changed through a computer. This activity fosters creative thinking, and stimulates the imagination regardless of music ability. Children will have the opportunity to try electric drums and/or a voice synthesizer. This event is free (donations appreciated), but seating is […]


Save the Date

Science in the Summer registration is Thursday, May 4th at noon.  


We’re building Fairy Houses!

Fairy Houses are small, whimsical habitats built using materials found in nature. Join us Saturday, April 29th at 1:30 pm Led by Judy Groben, Penn State Master Gardener FREE Event for ALL AGES! For more information stop by the circulation desk or call 215-672-1420    

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Union Library of Hatborough

The Union Library of Hatborough is the third oldest in Pennsylvania, and the second oldest library to be operating under the original charter. The library was moved from house to house until the present building was built in 1849. The library building is on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • 243 S York Rd, Hatboro, PA 19040
  • (215) 672-1420

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Monday – 1 PM to 5 PM
Tuesday – 10 AM to 8 PM
Wednesday – 10 AM to 8 PM
Thursday – 10AM to 8 PM
Friday – 10 AM to 5 PM
Saturday – 10 AM to 5 PM
Sunday – Closed

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