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Adamstown Library to host BUCK$ for BOOKS Dinner and Auction!

October 25, 2017

BUCK$ for BOOKS Join  The Friends of the Adamstown Area Library for an entertaining, fun-filled evening when they will be hosting their 12th Annual Bucks for Books Dinner and Auction to benefit the library on Saturday November 11 at 6:00 pm.  This year the event will be held at the Fox Chase Golf Club in…

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Royer’s Bouquets for Books Drive Returns to Benefit Public Libraries!

October 12, 2017

Customers receive free bouquet for donating Royer’s Flowers and Gifts’ annual children’s book drive returns Oct. 28-Nov. 11 to benefit area public libraries!  This exciting initiative is now in its 11th year.  For each new book, donors will receive a free bouquet, up to three per family per visit, while supplies last. Used books will…

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Ephrata Public Library to host “Ephrata Unexpected” Fundraiser!

September 27, 2017

Ephrata Public Library and Downtown Ephrata to host Unexpected Event Fundraiser! Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Downtown Ephrata will come alive with the smells, sights and sounds of the world at Ephrata Unexpected, an international nighttime bazaar and communal dinner to benefit the Ephrata Public Library and Downtown Ephrata, Inc.. The…

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Hank the Health Hero to present healthy choices programs at local public libraries!

September 23, 2017

  Hank’s Health Quest: Teeth and Health Hero Training Camp Programs for Youth! The Public Libraries in Lancaster County in partnership with CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health are proud to announce that Hank the Health Hero will be appearing at public libraries this fall to offer healthy choices programs for children of all ages!  The…

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Manheim Township Public Library Names Joyce Sands as New Executive Director!

September 19, 2017

The Manheim Township Board of Commissioners has named Joyce Sands Executive Director of the Manheim Township Public Library.  She replaces Katrina Anderson who retired earlier this year.  A nationwide search was conducted and Ms. Sands was selected by a committee comprised of Manheim Township Public Library employees, Library foundation Board members, and Library staff.  She…

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Columbia Public Library Set to Break Ground for New Expansion!

September 18, 2017

The Board of the Columbia Public Library is pleased to announce that they are set to break ground for the expansion of the Library that marks the official kick-off of a $2.5 million expansion project.  The community is invited to attend the groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday, October 1, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at the Columbia…

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Public Libraries announce NEW catalog search to find what you’re looking for fast!

September 11, 2017

search.lancasterlibraries.org  The Library System is pleased to announce that searching within the library catalog is now easier with the addition of an upgraded search tool! What does this mean for the public wanting to search the catalog?  The new upgrade allows for enhanced Keyword searching that makes the process faster.  The upgrade also gives access…

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Public Libraries announce NEW Mobile App to access your library resources from your phone or tablet!

September 11, 2017

Public Libraries in Lancaster County are pleased to announce a NEW Mobile App to make access to your library’s resources easier!  MyLibrary! is our new mobile app created by Innovative Interfaces, Inc. that will allow you to do the following from your phone or tablet: Scan Book:Simply scan the barcode on any book’s cover to…

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CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health to Hold FREE Family Workshop: “Children and Mindfulness: A World of Pausabilities”

September 5, 2017

Dr. Frank Sileo, psychologist and author of “A World of Pausabilities!,” to join families at Manheim Township Public Library on Sept. 30 from 10 to 11 a.m. CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health, in partnership with the Library System of Lancaster County, is pleased to present a FREE family workshop, Children and Mindfulness: A World of…

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Forbidden Art Comes to Ephrata Public Library!

August 21, 2017

550 South Reading Road • Ephrata, PA 17522 CONTACT: Penny Talbert, Executive Director 717-738-9291 ext. 100 Cell 610-823-2707 ptalbert@ephratapubliclibrary.org The Ephrata Public Library, located at 550 South Reading Road, Ephrata, will be featuring an exhibition, “Forbidden Art,” a collection of images of artwork created by concentration camp prisoners while imprisoned by the Nazis during World…

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