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Library Telephone Renewal service will discontinue

October 17, 2018

The Library System is discontinuing the Telephone Renewal Service that allows library users to renew their books and other library items by a designated telephone number. The service will discontinue on December 31, 2018. The decision to terminate the service was made due to outdated software and decline in usage. Despite the discontinuation of this…

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

October 16, 2018

Customers receive free bouquet for donating! Royer’s Flowers and Gifts’ annual children’s book drive returns Oct. 28-Nov. 10 to benefit area public libraries!  This exciting initiative is now in its 12th 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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Adamstown Area Library announces new design for the final stage of their “Room to Grow” Capital Campaign!

October 15, 2018

New Design ~ Front View The Adamstown Area Library Board of Directors are pleased to announce that they approved a redesign for their new library plan. A rendering of the new design has been completed as library officials are embarking on the final leg of their “Room to Grow” capital campaign. Over $960,000 has been…

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Bookmobile receives funding to add STEM resources for Head Start and preschool youth

October 11, 2018

The Library System is pleased to announce that the Bookmobile will be promoting STEM throughout Lancaster County in the coming years.   Currently, the Bookmobile sees as many as 41 Head Start class rooms around the county each month, plus an additional 11 pre-school and childcare classes at other locations such as the Wonder Club and San Juan Bautista Learning…

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Brad Rutter, all-time Jeopardy! Champion, funds online catalog enhancements for better searching!

September 18, 2018

We have exciting news for Public Library users thanks to Brad Rutter, all-time Jeopardy Champion! Rutter has donated funds that have been used to support Syndetics Unbound, which is an online catalog enhancement tool that is now available. The Lancaster County native has been contributing funds for the past eight years through his Lancaster County…

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Community Blood Drive at Milanof-Schock Library

September 17, 2018

Mark your calendars for Milanof-Schock Library’s first ever community blood drive on Saturday, September 29 from 10am to 2pm at the Library. A blood mobile from the Central PA Blood Bank will be located in the Library’s parking lot. All donors will receive a Papa John’s pizza certificate, a free blood donor t-shirt, and a…

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Family Place™ Libraries Announce Their Fall Schedule!

September 4, 2018

Attention families with Toddlers ages 1 – 3 years old! Did you know that the following libraries have a special program designed for families and their toddlers? Family Place™ Libraries are centers for early childhood information, parent education, early literacy, socialization and family support. Family Place Libraries Adamstown Area Library Family Place Parent Child Play…

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Public Libraries receive 2018 Theodor Seuss Geisel award-winning books!

August 21, 2018

  Each of the Public Libraries in Lancaster County received 2018 Theodor Seuss Geisel award-winning books at their Youth Services meeting in August.  The books have been added to the libraries’ collections and are available to the public for checkout. Renee Christiansen, LSLC Youth Services manager served on the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the…

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CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health and Library System Offer FREE “Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge” for Lancaster Families

August 20, 2018

    CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health and Library System of Lancaster County Offer FREE “Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge” for Lancaster Families “Ready, Set, Brush!” improves oral health habits Lancaster County youth LANCASTER, PA – CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health and the Library System of Lancaster County are proud to present the third-annual Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge,…

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Columbia Public Library to welcome Pennsylvania Secretary of Education at its Dedication Ceremony

August 8, 2018

Columbia Public Library officials are pleased to announce that the Dedication Ceremony of the newly renovated Library is scheduled for Sunday, August 12, at 2:00 p.m. at the library location on 24 South Sixth Street, Columbia, PA 17512. The Dedication Ceremony culminates the combined efforts of library board members, the capital campaign committee, library staff…

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