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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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CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health and Library System of Lancaster County Partner to Offer Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge

August 18, 2017

Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge: “Back to School, Back to Brushing” improves oral health habits of youth in Lancaster County CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health and the Library System of Lancaster County are proud to announce a partnership to offer the Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge to children throughout Lancaster County, which begins September 11, 2017 and ends December…

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Four Lancaster County’s public libraries will hold Solar Eclipse programs

August 9, 2017

In preparation for the upcoming Solar Eclipse that’s happening on Monday, August 21, only several public libraries will be holding related programming.   The much-sought-after special viewing glasses will be available ONLY for those who are registered to attend the programs that will be held at the public libraries listed below. The public should be aware…

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Join in this year’s Summer Read!

July 24, 2017

  Join the Conversation! Read Daphne Miller’s Farmacology:  Total Health from the Ground Up For the fifth year in a row WITF’s Transforming Health teams up with Aligning Forces for Quality – South Central PA and the Central PA library systems to present the “Summer Read”. The goal is to engage readers across Central PA…

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