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Public Libraries Reopening with Limited Services 

June 5, 2020

As Lancaster County moves to Yellow, some public libraries will reopen with limited services. Most county public libraries will start lending print materials, CDs, and DVDs. The health and safety of patrons and staff are of highest importance to the public libraries in Lancaster County, therefore not all services will be available. Contact your local library to find out what…

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Jeopardy Champion Brad Rutter funds new eResource Brainfuse!

January 24, 2020

We are excited to announce the release of brand new resources BrainFuse JobNow and Brainfuse HelpNow.  Brainfuse is an award winning service, building career and academic skills through tutoring/coaching, interactive lessons, providing collaborative space and other means. This was made possible in part through generous donations from Lancaster’s own Jeopardy Champion – Brad Rutter. Rutter…

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Public Libraries Host Story Book Character Amelia Bedelia!

October 29, 2019

The first book about this character was published over 55 years ago, and still delights plenty of young children and early elementary students as well as adults. A New York Times Book Review reads, “No child can resist Amelia Bedelia and her literal trips through the minefield of the English language—and no adult can fail…

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Columbia Launches Lancaster County’s First Library Podcast

October 21, 2019

The Columbia Public Library just launched their new podcast, the first library podcast in Lancaster county! The podcast debuted with “Story Time with Ms. Lisa,” a collection of classic children’s tales read by the Columbia Public Library’s Library Administrator, Lisa Greybill! The idea was first conceived by Jeffrey Beck, as part of the library’s fall…

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Manheim Township Public Library Announces Annual “Buy the Book” Fundraiser!

August 27, 2019

  Join the Manheim Township Public Library for their 2nd Annual Buy the Book Fundraiser! Manheim Township Public Library is hosting the Buy the Book fundraiser for the second year in a row. This year’s Buy the Book event will take place on Friday, October 4th from 6-8pm. The theme is “A great book can…

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Adamstown Area Library Announces New Director

August 8, 2019

  Adamstown, PA – The Adamstown Area Library Board is pleased to announce that Carolyn Reiste has been appointed as their new library director.  Her position was recently vacated by Kathy Thren who retired at the end of July. Reiste is very excited to accept the position as library director. She realizes that the Adamstown…

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CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health to Offer Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge

August 8, 2019

Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge: “Back to School, Back to Brushing” improves oral health habits of youth in Lancaster County CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health and the Library System of Lancaster County are proud to announce the return of their partnership to offer the Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge to children throughout Lancaster County, which begins Monday, September 9,…

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Adamstown Area Library to hold 4th Annual Golf Tournament!

July 31, 2019

4th Annual “Hit the Links for the Library” Golf Tournament to Benefit the Adamstown Area Library Manor Golf Club will host the 4th Annual “Hit the Links for the Library” Golf Tournament on Saturday August 25th to benefit the Adamstown Area Library. Registration for the 4-person scramble begins at 12:30 and the event starts at…

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Summer Intern creates Oral History Moon Landing Project

July 22, 2019

Caden McMahan, Summer Intern at the Manheim Community Library, interviews Manheim residents in his Oral History Moon Landing Project! Apollo 11 Oral History Project July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.  To commemorate the historic event, Manheim Community Library has created an oral history project under the direction of…

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Programs to Celebrate NASA’s 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11’s Historic Moon Landing!

July 2, 2019

  Programs to Celebrate NASA’s 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11’s Historic Moon Landing! Milanof-Schock Library in Mount Joy will offer two special programs to celebrate the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 Moon Landing. A Historic Moon Landing Webinar will be presented on Monday, July 15 @ 4:00 pm  and Hubble Space Telescope will be…

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