Lancaster County Department of Parks and Recreation


The Lancaster County Department of Parks and Recreation will offer online programming that relates to this year’s Summer Reading Program theme:  Imagine Your Story!

See program dates and descriptions below. Please contact your local library to find out how to register, dates are subject to change.

Growing a Beanstalk

This program will begin with reading the book Jack and the Bean Stalk. Participants will also learn about starting seeds, how they grow and the parts of a plant.

6/16/202010:30am-11:30amStrasburg Public Library
7/7/20206:00pm-7:00pmEphrata Public Library
7/13/20203:00pm-4:00pmManheim Township Public Library
7/14/202010:30am-11:30amMilanof-Schock Library Mount Joy
7/16/202010:00am-11:00amSalisbury Township Branch Library
7/20/20206:30pm-7:30pmElanco Library, New Holland
7/21/20202:00pm-3:00pmMoore's Memorial Library, Christiana
8/4/202010:00am-11:00amLititz Public Library


A Habitat Story

Together we will read the book “I Took a Walk” by Henry Cole.  Kids will learn about a variety of habitats.

7/16/20202:00pm-3:00pm Lancaster Public Library
7/22/202010:00am-11:00amManheim Community Library


Mythical Clay Mammals

Participants will have a the opportunity to learn about Pennsylvania mammals.

6/10/202011:15am -12:15pm Pequea Valley Public Library
7/29/20201:30pm-2:30pmMountville Branch Library


Who am I?

Coats of arms have a long history in Europe dating back to medieval times. Originally a design on the shield of a knight, a coat of arms was unique to an individual. We will be reviewing the fascinating history of coats of arms!

Elizabethtown Public Library


The Story of Johnny Appleseed & Cider-Making

This program will begin with a story about Johnny Appleseed. Participants will learn about Johnny Appleseed’s life journey and the history of the apple.

6/18/202010:00am-11:00amColumbia Public Library
7/24/202010:00am-11:00am Adamstown Area Library


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