This event is in the "Children" group.

Paws 2 Read

10:00am - 10:15am
Lititz
Registration Closed
Required
Library: Lititz
Room: LTZ Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Bring your favorite book and practice your reading aloud skills to therapy-trained dogs.

Disclaimer(s)

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media. 

This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Wiggles and Giggles- Ages 18 months up to Age 4

10:00am - 10:30am
Strasburg-Heisler
Registration Closed
Required
Library: Strasburg-Heisler
Age Group: Toddlers, Children
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Ages 18 months up to Age 4 with a caregiver

Come sing, dance, Wiggle and Giggle! Fun monthly themes introduce basic concepts to toddlers and young children. Come play and learn!!  

This event is in the "Babies" group.

“Twinkling Stars” Baby Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Adamstown
Library: Adamstown
Room: ADM Children's Room
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Simple stories, rhymes, puppets, songs, and fingerplays. Every Thursday at 10 a.m. for babies with an adult. Registration is not required.

 

 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media. 

This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Patio Play

10:00am - 12:00pm
Manheim Township
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Children's Discovery
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Children
Program Type: STEM, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Join us on our discovery patio for an hour of creativity and fun!

For all ages up to 3rd grade

Drop-in program. No registration is required but  a responsible adult must be present with children at all times

This event is in the "Children" group.

Paws 2 Read

10:15am - 10:30am
Lititz
Registration Closed
Required
Library: Lititz
Room: LTZ Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Bring your favorite book and practice your reading aloud skills to therapy-trained dogs.

Disclaimer(s)

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media. 

This event is in the "Babies" group.

Baby Mania

10:15am - 10:45am
Manheim Township
Registration Open
Required
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Lapp Story Silo
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

A special time for babies to share stories, songs, rhymes and games with their grown-ups. Come play with us in the Children’s Library! (Newborn to 17 months, with adult) Limit: 10 babies.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Paws 2 Read

10:30am - 10:45am
Lititz
Registration Closed
Required
Library: Lititz
Room: LTZ Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Bring your favorite book and practice your reading aloud skills to therapy-trained dogs.

Disclaimer(s)

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media. 

This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Toddler Thursday - Adventure

10:30am - 11:00am
Eastern Lancaster County
Library: Eastern Lancaster County
Room: NHD Activity Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for a storytime filled with adventure at the library! For ages 0-3 and siblings. No registration required. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Animal Olympics

10:30am - 11:30am
Mountville Branch
Registration Open
Required
Library: Mountville Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:

On your mark, get set, go...to the Animal Olympics!

Participants will be challenged with the same physical prowess as creatures in the animal kingdom: jumping, running, breath holding, and even the sloth crawl.

Present

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

So You Want to be a Chalk Artist

10:30am - 11:30am
Milanof-Schock
Registration Open
Required
Library: Milanof-Schock
Room: MJY Outdoors
Age Group: Everyone
Required
Seats Remaining: 73
Event Details:

Each week Miss Jan has scheduled a different special guest!

This week we meet Tina Kreiner, a local chalk artist, and then participants can get creative with chalk on the Library's sidewalks!

Disclaimer(s)

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media. 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Spellbinding Adventure (Harry Potter Based)

10:30am - 11:30am
Columbia
Registration Open
Required
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:

The Harry Potter series contains some of the greatest, most imaginative adventures in literature. Come participate in a celebration of Harry Potter adventures, learning the ins and outs of owls and creating your own mythical creature. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Late Arrival

Please note that if you arrive after the start of the program, your spot may be forfeited. Please reach out to us if you cannot attend or are running late.

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media. 

This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time

10:30am - 11:30am
Lancaster
Registration Open
Required
Offsite Event
Library: Lancaster
Room: LPL Musser Park
Age Group: Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 44
Event Details:

Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to MUSSER PARK for Toddler Time!

Toddler Time on a light blue sky fluffy cloud background

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media. 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Paws 2 Read

10:45am - 11:00am
Lititz
Registration Open
Required
Library: Lititz
Room: LTZ Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Bring your favorite book and practice your reading aloud skills to therapy-trained dogs.

Disclaimer(s)

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media. 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Paws 2 Read

11:00am - 11:15am
Lititz
Registration Closed
Required
Library: Lititz
Room: LTZ Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Bring your favorite book and practice your reading aloud skills to therapy-trained dogs.

Disclaimer(s)

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media. 

This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
Library: Adamstown
Room: ADM Children's Room
Age Group: Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Stories, songs and fingerplays, followed by an easy craft and free play. Every Thursday at 11 a.m. for toddlers with an adult. Registration is not required.

 

 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media. 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Ready, Set, Go! Kindergarten Readiness

11:00am - 12:00pm
Manheim Township
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Lapp Story Silo
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

This program is focused on developing skills to prepare children who will be entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2024. Children will attend this program independently.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Tween/Teen Book Club

11:00am - 12:00pm
Quarryville
Registration Open
Required
Library: Quarryville
Room: QVL Pennington Family Conference Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Book Club, Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

 

Ages 13-17. Snacks will be provided.

Our library just received a generous grant from Dollar General that will provide our youth with Summer Reading gift books for finishers! 

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens

This event is in the "Children" group.

Paws 2 Read

11:15am - 11:30am
Lititz
Registration Open
Required
Library: Lititz
Room: LTZ Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Bring your favorite book and practice your reading aloud skills to therapy-trained dogs.

Disclaimer(s)

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media. 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Food Truck Thursday - June 27 (11:30-1:30)

11:30am - 1:30pm
Milanof-Schock
Library: Milanof-Schock
Room: MJY Outdoors
Age Group: Everyone
Event Details:

Today from 11:30-1:30 we have scheduled Boothy's BBQ, a BBQ truck with a creative menu of unexpected ingredients. Sweet, tangy, spicey. Hours-smoked meats and awesome sides.

This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Wee Build Free Play

12:00pm - 3:45pm
Manheim Township
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Lapp Story Silo
Age Group: Toddlers, Children
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:

No registration is required but a responsible adult must be present with children at all times. Free building and imaginative play with kits of toys for children from 9 months to 7 years!

This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Splash Day

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ephrata
Registration Closed
Required
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Outside
Age Group: Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

As the days warm up, come to the Library to cool off. Children can wear their bathing suits and splash in water tables, get wet in sprinklers and enjoy the sensory exploration of water!

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Spy Camp

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Ephrata
Registration Closed
Required
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: STEM
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

We are looking for secret agents! Are you ready to start your spy training? Join this three-day camp where you will learn to decode secret messages, dodge lasers and more!

Disclaimer(s)

Late Arrival

Please note that if you arrive after the start of the program, your spot may be forfeited. Please reach out to us if you cannot attend or are running late.

No Show

If a registered patron does not show up for a program, they may be restricted from registering for future programs for a period of time.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Free Blood Pressure Screenings

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Lititz
Library: Lititz
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Knitting and Crocheting Group

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Quarryville
Library: Quarryville
Room: QVL Pennington Family Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

This club is open to all interested knitters, crocheters, and other needle or fabric crafters.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Ed Klein - Cartoonist

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Milanof-Schock
Registration Open
Required
Library: Milanof-Schock
Room: MJY Engle Room Large
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Students will be instructed on the basics of cartooning so they can caricature the world around them and create original cartoons as well as draw their favorite cartoon characters. Ed has drawn for The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros.

Disclaimer(s)

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media. 

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library: Eastern Lancaster County
Room: NHD Activity Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Community, Discussion, Finance, Presentation
Event Details:

We see fraud and cyber-attacks all over the news.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Tween Video Gaming: Band Hero and Just Dance 2020

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Manheim Township
Registration Open
Required
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Morgan Center C
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Gaming, Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Kicking off the summer season with group rounds of Mario Party. Enjoy collecting coins and stars in your efforts to rank first, as you play mini games against the other players.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library: Lititz
Room: LTZ Board Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:

For more information contact Diane at dguscott@lititzlibrary.org

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anime After School!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lancaster
Registration Open
Required
Library: Lancaster
Room: LPL Meeting and Media Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Club, Community, Movie & Film
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Join us for Anime After School!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media. 

This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Tween Gamers Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ephrata
Registration Open
Required
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Gaming
Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Join us for some relaxation and video games on our Nintendo Switch! Feel free to bring any multiplayer (4 or more players) games you wish to share with the group. Ages 10-12.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Be An Artist

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Ephrata
Registration Closed
Required
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Kitchen Side
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Kids are invited to come explore great works of art and the artists behind them. Each class will focus on learning about one well-known artist.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Late Arrival

Please note that if you arrive after the start of the program, your spot may be forfeited. Please reach out to us if you cannot attend or are running late.

No Show

If a registered patron does not show up for a program, they may be restricted from registering for future programs for a period of time.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Down By The Station: Railroad Stations and Terminals!

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Quarryville
Registration Open
Required
Library: Quarryville
Room: QVL C.X. Carlson Cultural Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community, Discussion, Presentation, STEM, Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Adults and older interested teens.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Ecothermic Animal Adventures with Jesse Rothacker

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lancaster
Registration Open
Required
Library: Lancaster
Room: LPL Program Room A + B
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Community, Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 81
Event Details:

Being a REPTILE is an adventure!  

These ecothermic animals are buried alive as babies, they grow up as orphans, and they learn how to survive without teachers or parents!

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Lego club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Moores Memorial
Library: Moores Memorial
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Summer Snorey Time

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Milanof-Schock
Registration Open
Required
Library: Milanof-Schock
Room: MJY Engle Room Large
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Every now and then, Miss Jan likes to have a story time in the evening. Kids are invited to wear their PJs if they'd like, as well as bring a stuffed buddy to hear stories. A light snack and a craft will be offered.

Disclaimer(s)

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media. 

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

A Look at Libraries: Libraries in Popular Culture

6:30pm - 7:45pm
Lititz
Registration Closed
Required
Library: Lititz
Room: LTZ Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors, Everyone
Program Type: Presentation
Required
Seats Remaining: 73
Event Details:

How have libraries been depicted in books, movies, and television? How do those depictions inform what we expect and/or want from our libraries?