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Jane Austen Society Tea to Benefit Lititz Public Library

April 26, 2017

The Jane Austen Society of Lancaster County is hosting a tea as a fundraiser for the library. Enjoy tea with savories and sweets. Jane Austen Society members, dressed in period costume, will elegantly serve you as you enjoy music and more. Tickets are $22 per person, with proceeds benefiting the Lititz Public Library. In addition,…

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Community Engagement will be the topic for the Library System’s Annual Meeting!

April 17, 2017

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 19 at 6:00 pm, while the program will begin at 7:00 pm.  This year’s program topic will be “Community Engagement” presented by Douglas Knight….

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Strasburg-Heisler Library will host seminars

April 17, 2017

The Strasburg-Heisler Library is not just about the books! It is a place to Get Informed, Get Involved, and Get Connected! The library will be hosting free informative presentations facilitated by local professionals to offer clarity to seniors on the topic of Medicare, and to veterans about the Veterans Affairs services they could be entitled…

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Manheim Township Public Library’s First Annual Maker Fest!

April 5, 2017

Join us for an all-day event at Manheim Township Public Library, 595 Granite Run Drive Lancaster, PA, on Saturday, April 15th from 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM!   Our entire library will be devoted to “making.” There will be a variety of high and low tech skills demonstrated for our visitors as well as many opportunities…

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Library System is embarking on Capital Campaign to purchase a new Bookmobile!

March 29, 2017

The Library System is pleased to announce the official start of a capital campaign to raise funds for a new Bookmobile. The County Commissioners have signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the Library System and the County, allowing the System to move ahead with the acquisition. Now celebrating its 75th anniversary, the Bookmobile provides library…

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Retirement Community to hold a Rock-A-Thon Fundraiser for the Bookmobile

March 29, 2017

The residents at the Zerbe Retirement Community love the Bookmobile! When they learned that the current Bookmobile was in need of replacement, they immediately went to work in planning an event that would help the cause and give special meaning to their residents.   They have organized a Rock-A-Thon that will happen on Friday, April 7…

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Telling Their Story: A Readers’ Celebration of Rose Under Fire!

March 21, 2017

Whether you’ve read the book Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein, or not—you are still invited to join the Readers’ Celebration that will be held on Saturday, April 8 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm at the Reading Municipal Airport at  2501 Bernville Road, Reading, PA 19605.   This free event will celebrate the reading of this year’s One…

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STEM Maker Fests are happening at public libraries!

March 20, 2017

Public Libraries are pleased to announce special Maker Fests that are happening at several of the libraries as part of the ‘make717 on the Road’ events where participants can explore STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math with a hands-on approach! With the current emphasis on STEM (S.T.E.M: Science, Technology, Electronics and Math) learning, the Library…

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Public Libraries will host PA One Book Every Young Child Story Times and Traveling Trunks!

March 9, 2017

Lancaster County’s public libraries will participate in the 12th 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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Rik Palieri, Vermont Storyteller and Musician, to appear in Lancaster County!

March 8, 2017

In this educational and entertaining One Book, One Community program, folk musician and storyteller Rik Palieri explains the life of a Polish mountaineer and demonstrates traditional Polish instruments.  This fun-filled family oriented program will be held at the Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC), Lancaster campus, Main Building, Room 222 on Tuesday, March 21 at 6:30 pm….

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