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Library System of Lancaster County receives Five-Star status award by Library Journal!

January 10, 2018

The Library System is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a Five Star Status by Library Journal.  Each year the professional publication looks at national statistics from Annual Reports submitted by each state and then selects distinguished libraries and Library Systems. The Library System is the only system in Pennsylvania that received the…

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Pulitzer Prize winning author to speak at the 2018 Spring Author Luncheon!

January 8, 2018

Elizabeth Strout is coming to Lancaster County! The award-winning author will appear at the 2018 Spring Author Luncheon on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 12:00 noon at the Calvary Church, 1051 Landis Valley Rd, Lancaster, PA.   The Council of Friends of Public Libraries, Aaron’s Books and the Library System of Lancaster County will host the…

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Brighten the Winter Doldrums with our Book Lover’s Author Event!

January 3, 2018

The Council of Friends of Lancaster County Public Libraries and Aaron’s Books will host best-selling author, Susan Meissner on Tuesday, February 6th at 6:30 pm at the Bent Creek Country Club, Lancaster County.   Meissner is making a repeat appearance since her 2017 visit proved to be so popular with readers.  Her current visit celebrates the…

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Ephrata Public Library hosts an Evening with Carl Wilkins

December 4, 2017

An Evening with Carl Wilkens Friday, December 8 • 7 p.m. 550 South Reading Road • Ephrata, PA 17522 • 717-738-9291 www.ephratapubliclibrary.org As a humanitarian aid worker Carl Wilkens moved his young family to Rwanda in the Spring of 1990. In 1994 when extremist took over the government in Rwanda and started ordering ordinary citizens…

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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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