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  • Cheltenham Township Library System
    to the extent allowed by law Thank you Home Branch Libraries Elkins Park Free Library Friends of the Elkins Park Free Library Benefits to You How you can help If you support the Elkins Park Free Library Make a tax deductible donation to the Friends Volunteer your time to Friends fundraising projects The Friends make a really good library great And you ve got hundreds of Friends at the Elkins

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  • Cheltenham Township Library System
    the library was too small to meet the needs of the community From 1970 through 1989 Gordon Lawrence represented Elkins Park on the Cheltenham Board of Commissioners Gordon says it was not easy to get the other commissioners to agree to acquire land and funding for a new library but he accomplished it The Township agreed just to erect the shell of a new building The community was to actually furnish the inside Starting in 1979 the Friends of the Library raised 157 000 for those furnishings Joan Stern was president of the Friends Peter Stern was the chairman of the fund raising drive The Library moved into its current facility on Church Road replacing the Shoemaker Elementary School that was built in the early 1900s The dedication for the new library building was June 7 1981 Gordon Lawrence was the master of ceremonies then and again at the 10th anniversary on June 2 1991 The 10 foot high stainless steel sculpture outside the front doors was the best of thirty seven entries that were submitted in a 1983 competition sponsored by the Friends The sculpture cost 20 000 and is called The House of Knowledge It was designed by Joyce de Guatemala shown in the photograph inserted in this picture of the sculpture near the Library entrance Library Friend Mary Cope met the truck carrying the sculpture at the corner of Greenwood Avenue and Route 309 and followed it to the Library Joyce de Guatemala said that the design of her sculpture evolved from an ancient Mayan belief that that the world is a house supported by deities representing the elements The six panels in the sculpture are arranged like spokes The imaginary sphere enclosed by the panels represents the earth The sculpture is oriented so that no reflections

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  • Cheltenham Township Library System
    activities and are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law Thank you Home Branch Libraries Elkins Park Free Library Friends of the Elkins Park Free Library Signboard Sayings by Ed Olsho For many many years Ed Olsho has organized the letters on the illuminated Library sign board on Church Road Many of his sayings are very creative Ed wrote a book about them so that other Friends groups could stimulate interest in the use of their local libraries He had to fit the words into 38 characters the limit of the sign Here are some samples A GOOD BOOK DON T BE CAUGHT WITHOUT ONE A LITTLE BOOK CAN DO BIG THINGS AUTHORS COME GO THE MAGIC REMAINS BOOKED SOLID BUT WE VE GOT ROOM FOR YOU BRAIN FITNESS ENCOURAGED HERE DO YOU WANT TO READ THE WRITE STUFF FIRST THERE WERE STONE TABLETS FRIENDS DONATIONS MAKE FREE POSSIBLE HOW ABOUT A MIND STRETCHER I D RATHER BE READING IF QUESTIONS PERSIST SEE YOUR LIBRARIAN KNOW PLACE LIKE IT LIBRARY CARDS ARE PRICELESS NEVER OVERBOOKED PROVOCATIVE PAGES FOR ALL AGES RESOLVE TO READ YOUR WITS TO FEED USE A LIBRARY CARD I SAY YES AND KNOW WHY NOT READ

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  • Cheltenham Township Library System
    Home Branch Libraries Elkins Park Free Library Friends of the Elkins Park Free Library Achievements 2009 2010 Financial Income Book sales 38 130 63 Membership 16 353 27 Interest 3 300 5 Other 2 815 5 Total 60 598 100 Expenses EP Library 49 771 78 Library System 10 000 16 Friends 4 198 7 Total 63 969 100 Outreach Presence at community events including Earth Day Arts in the

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  • Online Resources
    slavery about aspx DIRLINE Directory of Health Organizations Produces information resources on a range of topics covering toxicology environmental health HIV AIDS drug and consumer product information and disaster emergency preparedness and response dirline nlm nih gov DoctorFinder Provides basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the U S dbapps ama assn org aps amahg htm Drug Alert Information about drug recalls side effects and pending litigation associated

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  • Online Resources
    quiz and calculate how many planets it takes to support your lifestyle myfootprint org en Energy Saver Tips On Saving Energy Money US Dept of Energy suggestions energy gov energysaver energy saver Epicurious Over 100 000 recipes from Gourmet and Bon Appetit magazines as well as food articles menus and advice from chefs www epicurious com FactCheck grand old master of political debunking www factcheck org Family Doctor Health information

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  • Online Resources
    to online applications and more www princetonreview com The Sikhism Home Page Official site for Sikhs around the world www sikhs org The Smoking Gun Posts public documents regarding celebrities and political figures www thesmokinggun com U S Census Bureau American Factfinder factfinder census gov faces nav jsf pages index xhtml University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology a www penn museum USGenWeb Project Links to US resources in every state

    Original URL path: http://www.cheltenhamlibraries.org/show_resources.php?pageID=18 (2016-04-30)
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  • Online Resources
    also provides contact information for local offices www dli state pa us Penn State Cooperative Extension Service extension psu edu Pennsylvania Dept of Aging A website designed to enhance the lives of older Pennsylvanians www aging state pa us Pennsylvania Health www portal health state pa us Pennsylvania State Data Center Cheltenham Twp pasdc hbg psu edu sdc pasdc files census2010 Montgomery 20County Cheltenham 20township 20Montgomery 20County pdf Philadelphia Museum

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