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

Cissy & The Man

10:00am - 10:45am
Manheim Community
Registration Open
Required
Library: Manheim Community
Room: MAN Community Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Community, Music, Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 176
Event Details:

Circus in a Box

Ages 3-12

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

The Amazing, Trailblazing MAGIC Adventure!

10:00am - 11:00am
Quarryville
Join Waitlist
Required
Library: Quarryville
Room: QVL C.X. Carlson Cultural Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Children, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Everyone
Program Type: Presentation, Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join magician, Erick Hershey, on a magical journey across the countryside!

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 "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 "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: 9
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 "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Toddler Thursday - The Great Outdoors

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:

This month we will celebrate the great outdoors! 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 "Everyone" group.

So You Want to be an Alpaca Farmer

10:30am - 11:30am
Milanof-Schock
Registration Open
Required
Library: Milanof-Schock
Room: MJY Outdoors
Age Group: Everyone
Required
Seats Remaining: 131
Event Details:

This week families can meet some alpacas from Eastland Alpacas and find out what it's like to raise them. Everyone will have the opportunity to pet an alpaca and get a photo taken with them.

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.

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: 46
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 "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
Registration Open
Required
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Lapp Story Silo
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 11
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: 9
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 "Everyone" group.

Food Truck Thursday: July 18

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 the Taco RV, a local more-than-tacos food truck with quite the local following. Note: THEY ARE CASH ONLY!

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

Summer Book Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ephrata
Registration Open
Required
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

We will be discussing “The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy” by Jeanne Birdsall. Please read chapters 1-10 before July 18 and chapters 11-18 before August 1. Ages 10-14.

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.

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 "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons Camp for Teens

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ephrata
Registration Open
Required
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Conference Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Dungeons and Dragons is a game of imagination, fun, chaos and story. Play as a character you create and let the Dungeon Master take you on a journey to a mystical land. Everything is possible as long as you can roll the dice.

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.

Special Needs

Please stay with your child if they are in need of special help/supervision for this program.

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

Cissy and the Man Presents Circus in a Box

1:30pm - 2:15pm
Manheim Township
Registration Open
Required
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Morgan Center ABC
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Adults
Program Type: Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

The joy of the circus comes to life when this juggler/clown duo comes barreling through the door. Cissy and The Man delight their audiences with humor, joy and skill. But the hardest part is working together!

This event is in the "Children" group.

Art in the Park

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Milanof-Schock
Registration Open
Required
Library: Milanof-Schock
Room: MJY Outdoors
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Art in the Park invites kids to create theme-inspired art based upon the works of a particular artist. This class will be outside weather permitting.

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

Magician

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Moores Memorial
Registration Open
Required
Library: Moores Memorial
Age Group: Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Everyone
Program Type: Community, Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:

Join Magician, Erick Hershey, on a magical journey across the countryside!

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

Hopewell Furnace: Fueling America's Industrial Growth

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eastern Lancaster County
Library: Eastern Lancaster County
Room: NHD Activity Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors, Everyone
Program Type: Book Club, Community, Discussion, Presentation
Event Details:

How did southeast Pennsylvania fuel America’s Industrial capabilities?

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

Crafternoon

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Manheim Community
Registration Open
Required
Library: Manheim Community
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Join Miss Esther for a fun craft program once a month at 3:30pm! Check registration to see which room of the library we will be hosting it, as that may change as the program gets closer.

 

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. 

Special Needs

Please stay with your child if they are in need of special help/supervision for this program.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Event Details:

This stop is open to the public.

At this stop, patrons can register for a library card, return and check out materials, as well as request holds for future stops.

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

Anime After School! with special guest Keville Bowen

4:00pm - 6:00pm
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: 20
Event Details:

We'll have a special guest at Anime After School today!

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 "Children" group.

Kids' Art Camp

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:

Come make cool art and get messy with us during this 3-day Art camp for kids! We will explore different art mediums and styles all while having fun and letting our creative juices flow!

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

Noveltea Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mountville Branch
Library: Mountville Branch
Room: MVL Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:

The words Noveltea Book Club next to a stack of four books with a cup of tea on top

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

Mah-Jongg Group

6:00pm - 8:30pm
Adamstown
Library: Adamstown
Room: ADM Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:

Experienced players as well as people wanting to learn are invited to drop in to play Mah-Jongg on the first Monday, second Wednesday, or third Thursday of each month. Please see dates listed on the calendar.

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

Adult Drum Circle

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Lititz
Registration Open
Required
Library: Lititz
Room: LTZ Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Music
Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Join us for a stress-free drum circle led by percussionist Mr. Ed Haggard! Drums and Percussion gear are provided, however, you are welcome to bring your own drum. No experience needed.

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

Quilt of Souls Author Presentation

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lancaster
Registration Open
Required
Library: Lancaster
Room: LPL Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Community, Discussion
Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

Join us as we welcome author Phyllis Biffle-Elmore, who will be talking about her memoir Quilt of Souls.

The book tells the story of Ms.