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May 5th is FREE Comic Book Day…and local public libraries benefit!

April 12, 2018

The Comic Store in Lancaster is hosting a day of FREE comic books at their McGovern Avenue location on Saturday, May 5th from 9:00 am – 8:00 pm compliments of the store owner, Joe Miller. The Vader’s Fifth 501 Legion Garrison Carida was such a huge hit last year that they are returning this year…

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The new Bookmobile unveiled at Donor Appreciation Celebration!

April 10, 2018

The Library System proudly unveiled the arrival of their brand new Bookmobile – The Possibility Machine – on Sunday, April 8th at a special donor appreciation event held at the Manheim Township Public Library!  Purchase of the new vehicle was made possible by the generous support of foundations, local businesses, Extra Give donations, the System…

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Many roles of leadership is the topic for the Library System’s Annual Meeting!

April 10, 2018

The Library System of Lancaster County is pleased to announce that they will hold their Annual Meeting at the Manheim Township Public Library, 595 Granite Run Road, Lancaster on Wednesday, April 18 at 6:00 pm, while the program will begin at 7:00 pm.  This year’s program topic will be “A Funny Thing Happened on the…

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Library System to unveil its NEW Bookmobile: The Possibility Machine!

March 27, 2018

  The Library System proudly announces the arrival of their brand new Bookmobile – The Possibility Machine! The new Bookmobile has been in production for the past several months and will replace the current bookmobile that has served Lancaster County residents for the past 17 years.  Purchase of the new vehicle was made possible by…

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Public Libraries in Lancaster County will celebrate Pennsylvania’s One Book Every Young Child Campaign with Author Visits!

March 22, 2018

Lancaster County’s public libraries will participate in the 13th annual One Book, Every Young Child statewide early learning initiative, to highlight both the importance of early literacy development in preschoolers, ages 3-6 years and specifically the vital role that adults have fostering that development.  The initiative is a collaborative effort of Pennsylvania public libraries, museums,…

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Public Libraries in Lancaster County invite you to Meet Libby!

March 15, 2018

  The App that gives access to Digital eBooks and Audiobooks Best-selling and classic titles available anytime, anywhere  Meet Libby, the innovative and fun new reading app from the Public Libraries in Lancaster County that’s getting rave reviews from readers and librarians. The Libby app is a friendly guide to help people search and borrow eBooks…

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Elizabeth Strout’s ‘Anything Is Possible’ Wins The Story Prize

March 2, 2018

Pulitzer prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout was awarded The Story Prize and a cash award of $20,000 for her short story collection,  Anything is Possible!  Strout will be the speaker at the 18th Annual Author Luncheon on April 19, 2018.  The event is a fundraiser for public libraries and is hosted by The Council of Friends of…

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Adamstown Area Library hires new Youth Services Librarian

February 22, 2018

  The Adamstown Area Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Black as the new Youth Services Librarian/Assistant Director for Adamstown Area Library (AAL). In her role as Youth Services Librarian, she will provide comprehensive library services for children from birth through teen years. Andrea will present story times, develop new programs, serve…

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Ebook Market: Self-Publishing Workshop

February 21, 2018

The Ebook Market: Self-Publishing Workshop Presented by Holly Bush Milanof-Schock Library Wednesday, February 21 at 6:00 pm So you’ve written your first book! What do you do now? Is Traditional Publishing the best plan for you or is Self-Publishing the way to go? Many authors today are hybrids, publishing traditionally and self-pubbing some of their…

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Columbia Public Library announces their new building “Topping Off” event!

February 14, 2018

The Board of the Columbia Public Library is pleased to announce that they are ready to mark the halfway point of the library’s expansion project with a “Topping Off” ceremony. The community is invited to attend the event on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Columbia Public Library, 24 South Sixth Street,…

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