Month: September 2015

Strasburg-Heisler Library to hold “Handbag BINGO”!

The Strasburg-Heisler Library is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a NEW fundraiser —“Handbag BINGO” that will be held on Sunday, October 18 at 12:30 pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1575 New Danville Pike, Lancaster. This first-time fundraiser will feature Coach and Vera Bradley handbags as prizes. The event, which is open to the public, will also include food, beverages and opportunities to win valuable prizes. Tickets are available at the Strasburg-Heisler Library for $20.00 each.
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Library System announces Emergency Preparedness Training Summit for member public libraries

September, 2015 – The Library System on behalf of its member public libraries is pleased to announce that they will host a Public Library Emergency Preparedness Summit on September 23, 2015. The training summit will feature a special panel of experts in the area of disaster preparedness and a visiting trainer from the NN/LM Mid-Atlantic Region to provide a full day of training to prepare public libraries in the development of a customized Service Continuity Plan for their library facility.* Panelists for the morning training include: Randy Gockley, LEMA (Lancaster County Emergency Management); Christopher Doty, American Red Cross; Mike Oster, Paul Davis Restoration; George Giangi, South Central PA Task Force, and Jayne Miller, Mental Health Educator for Philhaven. Afternoon class will feature a Ten-Step Approach to Service Continuity Planning presented by Kate Flewelling, MLS Outreach Coordinator with NN/LM. Continue reading