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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 in…

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The Dart Foundation donates $5,000 to the Library System in support of a new bookmobile!

July 11, 2017

  [Left to right]: Diane Tannehill (LSLC Board President); Bonnie Young (LSLC Executive Director); Jason Zimmerman (Dart Foundation); Ofelia Munoz-Castro (dart Foundation); Ed Miller (LSLC Special Services Manager) and Meredith Hendrix (Outreach Librarian). The Library System is pleased to announce that The Dart Foundation has donated $5,000 to help with the cost of a new…

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Help support the Public Libraries of Lancaster County!

July 11, 2017

Your purchase of an Adult Ticket to a Barnstormers Game will benefit The Public Libraries of Lancaster County! The Barnstormers will donate a portion of any Adult ticket purchased by an adult who wishes to attend ANY HOME Barnstormers Game with their child who has earned a Reading Reward Voucher!  $4.00 from each Adult ticket…

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Public Libraries help students prevent Summer Slide!

July 3, 2017

Summer is here! For many elementary and secondary students across the state, it signifies ball games, pools, family vacations, and that longed-for break from school work. But, did you know that a complete separation from activities such as reading and writing could have negative effects on a child’s education? Summer setback, also known as “summer…

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Brad Rutter, all-time Jeopardy! Champion, funds additions to Public Libraries’ E-Book collection!

June 29, 2017

Public Library E-Book fans have something to celebrate thanks to Brad Rutter, all-time Jeopardy! Champion! This year Rutter contributed $5300 to the Library System for the purchase of e-Books that are available on the OverDrive online platform to public library card holders. The former Lancaster County native has been contributing funds for the past eight…

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Public Libraries and the Bookmobile add new books for hobbyists, tinkerers and anyone interested in “Do-It-Yourself” projects over the summer!

June 21, 2017

The Library System is pleased to announce an addition of over 900 new books on the subjects of ‘do-it-yourself’ projects, crafts, STEM activities for anyone interested in applying their ‘maker’ skills to create projects. These new books are available for check out at all public libraries and the Bookmobile as part of the Library Maker…

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Lancaster County Department of Parks and Recreation SRP 2017 Programs @ Member Libraries

June 7, 2017

The Lancaster County Department of Parks and Recreation will offer programming at public libraries that relates to this year’s Summer Reading Program theme: Building A Better World.   See listings below for program descriptions. Building A Better World Program Schedules Alternative Energy: Catch the Wind As long as the sun shines, there’ll be winds on…

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Jesse Rothacker is back with Biome Builders!

June 7, 2017

Jesse Rothacker, founder of Forgotten Friend Reptile Sanctuary, will present a special program entitled, Biome Builders that is based on this year’s Summer Reading theme Build a Better World! Jesse’s programs will begin on July 6 and will run until August 3. “Biome Builders” is an interactive animal show featuring Jesse Rothacker and his lovable…

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Ryan Bridge, The BugMan to present “Bugging a Better World” program

June 7, 2017

Public Libraries are pleased to host Ryan Bridge, “The BugMan” who has created a special program entitled, “Bugging a Better World” as part of this year’s Build a Better World, Summer Reading theme.  These programs run from June 19 through July 5. More about the program … The program will focus on the ways insects…

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Field Paleontologists, Mike and Roberta Straka to present Dinosaur Dig programs

June 7, 2017

Public Libraries will host a special “Dinosaur Dig” with Field Paleontologists Mike and Roberta Straka programs as part of this year’s Summer Reading Program!  Youth and their families are invited to take part in a scientific exploration highlighting the world of dinosaurs, fossils and rocks/minerals.  Each year the team explores the badlands of North and…

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