A new literary initiative

Tim Fisher, of Feasterville-Trevose, a Neshaminy High School Senior, (center) stands directly behind a new Free Little Lending Library he created to fulfill a requirement of becoming an Eagle Scout.

Posing with Tim at the introductory event at the historic 110-acre Playwicki Farm, located at 2350 Bridgetown Pike in Feasterville, are (from left) Rose McMenamin, president of the Playwicki Farm Foundation, Patrice Luongo, foundation vice president and secretary, June Olson, a board member, Tina Fisher, Tim’s mom and assistant Scout master, Bob Fisher, his dad, Connie Singer, a foundation board member, Ray Weldie, a Lower Southampton Township supervisor, Mike Lesher, foundation treasurer and Stu Freeman, a foundation board member and head of volunteers.

Tim, who overcame dyslexia as a young child created the project to encourage children and adults to read more. Anyone can borrow a free book but must replace it with another one. Tim is a member of Boy Scout Troop #153 which meets at the Assumption BVM Catholic Church, also in Feasterville. He received help to finish the custom library box from other Scouts and community volunteers. All of the books are from donations.

The Playwicki Farm Foundation can be reached at 215-357-7300, extension 340 or by e-mailing

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