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A Summer Read Launches A Mother’s Reckoning

June 17, 2019

    Join the Conversation on Mental Health with A Mother’s Reckoning What is A Summer Read? Now in its seventh year, the Summer Read program is a partnership between WITF’s Transforming Health, Aligning Forces for Quality, and South Central Pennsylvania Libraries in nine counties. Every year, Summer Read partners choose a community health topic…

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Milanof-Schock Library Celebrates 20 Years with a Birthday Bash!

June 12, 2019

And the community is invited! Milanof-Schock Library is celebrating 20 years of community service at its current location, 1184 Anderson Ferry Road in Mount Joy. The success of the Library would not be possible without the need shown by residents of Mount Joy and the surrounding communities, so as a big thank you, this 20th…

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Manheim Community Library Brings Back Popular Teen Chopped Challenge

June 11, 2019

The Manheim Community Library is pleased to announce the return of Teen Chopped Challenge. Introduced last year as part of the Summer Reading Program, the program was an instant hit. On June 25 and August 6, teens ages 11-18 will compete in a food preparation challenge similar to the popular Food Network television show. Each…

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Lititz Public Library ~ 20th Anniversary Celebration

June 6, 2019

  Lititz Public Library ~ 20th Anniversary Celebration Saturday, June 8th Children’s Activities: 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon Community Celebration: 12:00 Noon – 2:30 p.m. Come help us celebrate the library’s 20th anniversary! Lots of fun activities! Children’s Activities:  Sidewalk chalk, bubbles, balloon artist, face painting and popcorn. Community Activities: Opening of the time capsule,…

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The Manheim Township Public Library to open their “Children’s Discovery Patio”!

June 4, 2019

Public is invited to attend! The Manheim Township Public Library will hold a special ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of their new “Children’s Discovery Patio”.  The public is invited to attend the event that will take place on June 22 at 12:00 noon at the Library, 595 Granite Run Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601. Donor…

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Public Libraries of Lancaster County announce Summer Fitness Quest!

May 30, 2019

New Initiative for Junior Readers Ages 5 – 9 Each summer Lancaster County’s youth are invited to participate in their Public Library’s Summer Reading program that will enhance their summer learning through reading and attending special events. This year Public Librarians are offering an extra component for young children ages 5-9 to extend their learning…

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Lancaster County’s Public Libraries and the Bookmobile to launch 2019 Summer Reading Program!

May 7, 2019

Public Libraries of Lancaster County and the Bookmobile present this year’s Summer Reading Program “A Universe of Stories”.   The 2019 countywide reading program begins June 1 and will run until August 10, 2019.   It is open to young people, infants through young adult. Reading Program components include four reading levels: Read Aloud (birth-4 years),…

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Lititz Public Library Announces New Director!

April 30, 2019

The Lititz Public Library is pleased to announce that Ryan McCrory will be taking over the library director position recently vacated by the retiring Susan Tennant. Ryan comes to us from the Boone Area Library in Birdsboro, PA, where he served as library director. Ryan comes to us with almost 20 years of library experience….

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“It Happened at the Library” Project Expands!

April 23, 2019

“It Happened at the Library” Project is Expanding to include Countywide submissions! Lancaster Public Library has extended the deadline to submit writing and artwork to the “It Happened at the Library” project to June 1, 2019. Eligibility has also been expanded to include all Lancaster County students in grades K – 12 attending public, private,…

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May 4th is FREE Comic Book Day and local public libraries benefit!

April 23, 2019

Saturday, May 4, 2019 The Comic Store in Lancaster is hosting a day of FREE comic books at their McGovern Avenue location on Saturday, May 4th 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…

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