Mon  12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tue-Thur  10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Fri  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sat  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sun  1:00 - 5:00 PM




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Sensory Storytime (ages 3 and up)

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

10:00 am - 10:45 am
Board Room

11:00 Babes & Books Storytime

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

11:00 am - 11:20 am
Community Room

11:30 Babes & Books Storytime

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

11:30 am - 11:50 am
Community Room

Gentle Yoga

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Room

Adult open game play *new time*

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Community Room

Dropped Stitches

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Board Room



Library Parking Project 2018 Dear Community Member, As many of our neighbors know, since the William Jeanes Memorial Library and Nicholas and Athena Karabots Center for Learning reopened its doors on Joshua Road in 2012, we’ve become very good at fulfilling our mission “to be a resource center that serves the diverse and changing needs of the community by... Library Parking Project 2018

History The History of William Jeanes Memorial Library The original home of the library was a single room in the William Ambler House in Plymouth Meeting. In 1926 Mary Jeanes Miller donated $75,000 as seed money to finance a new library in memory of her first husband William Jeanes. It took awhile but in 1935 the... CELEBRATING 85 YEARS: Click here to see the notes describing the initial meeting to form the William Jeanes Memorial Library. Check back each month for updates as we dive into our history!

African Folktales We are thrilled to welcome Bright Star Touring Theatre for a special event celebrating Black History Month! In this theatrical performance, professional actors will bring to life the characters of Akili and Jabari, who are excited to share the folktales they’ve gathered from across the African continent. From Ghana, Liberia, and Nigeria to Kenya to... Saturday, February 24th @ 2:00

Library Corner Click below to read through past “Library Corner” articles from The Colonial: February 18, 2018: William Jeanes Memorial Library in Whitemarsh to Host Black History Month Programs, by Adam Gilbert-Cole February 11, 2018: Make a Date with a Good Book for Library Lovers’ Month, by Adam Gilbert-Cole January 14, 2018: Resolve to Read More in... Read our latest "Library Corner" article from The Colonial here!

Minutes with Misty the Dog Families are invited to come to the library to interact with Misty, a goldendoodle registered therapy dog. Children will play with her, groom her, learn some commands, give Misty a treat, and more! No registration required. Friday, February 23rd @ 11:30

TRIBUTE GIFTS Donate a Book in Someone’s Name The William Jeanes Memorial Library and Nicholas and Athena Karabots Center for Learning is pleased to offer you the opportunity to honor a loved one with a bookplate in one of the titles in our collection. Click here for the form. You may print it and fill it out... Read more....

Paws and Read School-age children are invited to come practice reading with Therapy Dogs International volunteer teams. Space is limited and registration is required. Wednesday evening, February 21st

Leap into Literature Leap into Literature is a reading program that allows 1st though 3rd graders to leap into literature. Explore fiction and non-fiction books with Mrs. Linda Doll, who for 20 years has volunteered as a tutor in the Colonial School District, as well as led various reading activities here at the library.  As books are read, participants will expand their knowledge of literature through discussion, and will then follow up by producing a take home craft that will allow participants to experiment with different mediums. Wednesday, February 21st @ 4:15

Museum Passes Did you know that with your library card, you can borrow passes for free admission to dozens of local museums and other attractions? Check out the full list and details here! Museum Passes FREE with your library card!