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.





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    


Save the dates…

Saturday, April 29th at 1:30 pm build a Fairy House Saturday, May 13th 10 am to 5 pm Annual Spring Book Sale


Book Sale -Saturday, May 13th

Stop by the library for our annual Spring Book Sale.  Browse through hundreds of books!  More details to come…


Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8th

On Saturday, April 8th, Hatboro Residents’ Association will host an Egg Hunt at the Library from 1pm to 3pm.  Come out for an Easter Egg Hunt and get pictures with the Easter Bunny! We will have music, crafts and if you grab a special egg, you will get a prize! The egg hunting will be […]


We are hiring!

If you are interested in the Library Assistant-Child Services position, please call (215) 672-1420 or e-mail the Director at for more information.  


Block Party, Saturday, March 11th from 11 am to 2 pm

Join us Saturday, March 11th and drop in and build with our new block collection!  For ages 2 and up and accompanied by an adult.


Save the Date…

Come join us on Saturday, February 25th for a Dr. Seuss Party at 1 PM!  Stories, crafts and snacks!

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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 2 PM (Summer Hours)
Sunday – Closed

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