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Visiting Author to share Italian Culture!

June 7, 2018

  Visiting Author to share Italian Culture! Must-see program if you have a romance with Italy or are planning a trip there! The Lancaster Italian Cultural Society is pleased to host writer and avid traveler, Robert James Connors, author of Romancing Through Italy at the Manheim Township Public Library, 595 Granite Run Road, Lancaster, PA 17601…

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Newcomers and Neighbors of Lancaster Club raises $1,250.00 for Public Libraries!

June 6, 2018

Members of the Board of Newcomers and Neighbors of Lancaster County present, as part of their community service project, a check for $1,250 to Renee Christiansen, the Youth Services Manager of the Library Service of Lancaster County, for the Local Public Libraries of Lancaster County to purchase new children’s books.  Pictured from left to right…

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Public Libraries to host an array of exciting Summer Reading events!

May 31, 2018

Public Libraries of Lancaster County and the Bookmobile will be presenting this year’s Summer Reading Program that starts on June 2 and will run until August 11, 2018.  Youth may join anytime during this time period.  Readers of all ages are invited to read all things related to this year’s theme as local public libraries…

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Local Public Libraries receive $1,300 from The Comic Store!

May 29, 2018

The Library System is pleased to announce that The Comic Store in Lancaster raised $1,300 to benefit Lancaster County’s Public Libraries as a result of hosting this year’s Free Comic Book day!  The event took place on Saturday, May 5th at their McGovern Avenue location.  The public libraries will use the funds to purchase graphic…

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Join in The Great American Read!

May 24, 2018

  The community is invited to join in The Great American Read, which is an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey).  It investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are…

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Public Libraries and the Bookmobile to launch 2018 Summer Reading Program!

May 15, 2018

Public Libraries of Lancaster County and the Bookmobile will be presenting, this year’s Summer Reading Program starting on June 2nd.  Readers of all ages invited to read all things related to this year’s theme as local public libraries present “Libraries Rock!” during their Summer Reading Program.  The library is the perfect place for children and…

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NEA Big Read Author to visit Lancaster!

May 10, 2018

    Lancaster Public Library and the League of Women Voters of Lancaster County are thrilled to welcome Luis Alberto Urrea, author of the NEA Big Read’s “Into the Beautiful North” to Lancaster for two engagements in May! Mr. Urrea will discuss his novel and answer questions for an intimate gathering at JP McCaskey High…

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Strasburg-Heisler Library has new custom bookcases

May 4, 2018

Thanks to the donors of the Lancaster County Community Foundation Extraordinary Give in November 2017, the children’s area at the Strasburg-Heisler Library now has new shelving for children’s picture books! The new seven separate bookcases were custom made by Hilltop Furniture in Gordonville. They are mobile for easy arrangement and have two levels of separate…

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Library System installs new board officers at their Annual Meeting

April 23, 2018

The Library System of Lancaster County announced their Board Member roster for the coming year at their Annual Meeting that was held at the Manheim Township Public Library, on Wednesday, April 18th.   The installation of the board’s officers took place after the slate of officers for 2018-2019 was voted upon at the business meeting portion…

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Public Libraries honor staff, trustees and volunteers with special service awards

April 21, 2018

Public Libraries in Lancaster County honored staff, trustees and volunteers who have provided outstanding service to their public library during their Annual Meeting held on Wednesday, April 18. The event held at the Manheim Township Public library, had library officials, public library directors, board members and interested citizens in attendance.  The Annual Meeting, held in…

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