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

Tiny Tales Water Play

10:00am - 10:45am
Columbia
Registration Open
Required
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Side Yard
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Weather permitting, join us for a splashing good time on the library side yard! We'll have lots of fun with our summer water play. Please bring a towel for your child.

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.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Story Time - Summer Series

10:00am - 11:00am
Manheim Community
Registration Open
Required
Library: Manheim Community
Room: MAN Community Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Join Miss Esther for Monday (Summer Series) story times! Registration is requested, but we will not turn you away!

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. 

Special Needs

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

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
Required
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Lapp Story Silo
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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 "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Parachute Play

11:00am - 11:30am
Manheim Township
Required
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Lapp Story Silo
Age Group: Toddlers, Children
Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Registration will open at 9:00AM on Wednesday, July 17th for Manheim Township and East Lampeter residents and on Friday, July 19th for residents of other municipalities.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Story Time

11:00am - 11:45am
Ephrata
Registration Open
Required
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Story Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Preschoolers are invited to this story time that integrates songs and concept-enriched fingerplays. Early literacy skills, including letter and sound introduction, are included in each story time.

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 "Babies" group.

Baby Mania

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Manheim Township
Required
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Lapp Story Silo
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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.

Animal Olympics

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ephrata
Registration Open
Required
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Children
Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Be a part of 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.

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.

Writers Camp for Tweens and Teens

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ephrata
Join Waitlist
Required
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Conference Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Discussion
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Perfect your writing skills in a supportive environment. Join this three-day writing camp for writing prompts, games and most importantly…practice! Ages 10-18.

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 "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 "Everyone" group.

Ectothermic Animal Adventures

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Eastern Lancaster County
Library: Eastern Lancaster County
Room: NHD Activity Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Everyone
Program Type: Presentation, STEM, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Being a REPTILE is an adventure! These ectothermic animals are buried alive as babies, they grow up as orphans, and they learn how to survive without teachers or parents!

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.

Market Monday

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Manheim Township
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Lapp Story Silo
Age Group: Toddlers, Children
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:

Drop-in program. No registration is required.

A time for family play! Gain "shopping" experience in our weekly play market!

Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

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.

LCP Presets- “Where the Wild Things Are”

3:00pm - 3:00pm
Moores Memorial
Library: Moores Memorial
Age Group: Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Everyone
Program Type: Community, Presentation, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Join the Park Naturalists that will share the book by Maurice Sendak, followed by a discussion of the book and what kids think are the scariest real animals. 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Adventures in Gaming: Heave Ho!

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Ephrata
Registration Open
Required
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Conference Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Explore the wacky world of co-op games that Laura loves. The weirder the game, the better! All games will be co-op games requiring you to work together to succeed. This session we’re playing Heave-ho! Ages 13-18.

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

Lego Block Party!

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Manheim Township
Required
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Morgan Center C
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: STEM, Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

The LEGO Block Party at the library is a fun and creative program where children ages 8-12 come together to build various creations using LEGO bricks.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.

PJ Party for Tweens

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ephrata
Join Waitlist
Required
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Kitchen Side
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Come hang out with us in your coolest PJ pants while we drink hot chocolate, play fun games and make our own sugar scrubs! Ages 10-12.

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

Zooming In! Exploring with Microscopes

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lancaster
Registration Closed
Required
Library: Lancaster
Room: LPL Program Room A + B
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: STEM
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Young scientists will embark on an exciting journey of discovery through the lens of a microscope.  

Learn how to handle microscopes, prepare slides, and adjust magnification settings to observe various specimens.

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

Groundwork For Creating a Successful Business

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Manheim Community
Registration Open
Required
Library: Manheim Community
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Business & Career, Community
Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

NEW ADULT PROGRAM!!!

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

Survival Skills 101 / Fire

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adamstown
Registration Open
Required
Library: Adamstown
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

Join local outdoor enthusiast Jaime Winter at the Adamstown Grove for a hands-on intro to the Bow Drill, a time-honored technique for fire-starting in the backcountry.

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.