This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Friends Book Sale

9:30am - 7:00pm
Adamstown
Library: Adamstown
Room: ADM Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Fundraiser
Event Details:

Whatever your favorite genre, you'll find something to love at the Friends Book Sale! $2 hardbacks, $1 trade paperbacks, 50 c paperbacks, plus kids books, puzzles, DVDs and audiobooks.

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.

Lancaster County Park - Where the Wild Things Are

10:00am - 10:30am
Lititz
Required
Library: Lititz
Room: LTZ Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:

Younger friends are invited to join a Naturalist for a program titled, Where the Wild Things Are. We will share the book by Maurice Sendak, followed by a discussion of the book and what kids think are the scariest real animals.

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: Group A

10:00am - 10:30am
Ephrata
Registration Open
Required
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Story Room
Age Group: Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to this 30-minute story time that includes songs, short stories and learning-enriched art activities. Ages 2-4.

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's First Storytime!

10:00am - 10:45am
Quarryville
Registration Open
Required
Library: Quarryville
Room: QVL Story Corner/Early Literacy Lab
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

Join us for a special time just for babies as we sing and share stories, rhymes and finger plays with our grown-ups! This program is adapted from M.

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 "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, Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Join Miss Esther for Tuesday (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 "Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time

10:15am - 10:45am
Manheim Township
Required
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Lapp Story Silo
Age Group: Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

A time for Toddlers with their grown-up, dedicated to stories, discovery and exploring!  (18 months to 36 months, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

This event is in the "Babies" group.

Baby Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Lancaster
Library: Lancaster
Room: LPL Program Room A
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

A special storytime just for babies ages 0-11 months and their parents/caregivers!

Join Miss Shannon for a half hour of fun created for our youngest patrons!

Older siblings are definitely welcome (though please bring a doll or

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

Preschool Storytime -The Great Outdoors

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

This month we will celebrate the great outdoors! For ages 3-6 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.

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Mountville Branch
Library: Mountville Branch
Room: MVL Meeting Room A
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Featuring stories, crafts, and more!

Enjoy time with your child while building a foundation for reading success.

Walk-ins are welcome! 

Preschoolers (ages 3-6) will enjoy this program the most, b

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: Group B

11:00am - 11:30am
Ephrata
Registration Open
Required
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Story Room
Age Group: Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to this 30-minute story time that includes songs, short stories and learning-enriched art activities. Ages 2-4.

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.

Preschool Party

11:00am - 12:00pm
Manheim Township
Required
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Lapp Story Silo
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Lapp Story Silo in the Children's Room. (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

This event is in the "Children" group.

Lunch Bunch

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Milanof-Schock
Registration Open
Required
Library: Milanof-Schock
Room: MJY Outdoors
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 31
Event Details:

Kids ages 8 and up can bring a current book they are bringing along with a packed lunch. Give a brief description of the book and if you'd recommend.

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.

Duplo Free Play

12:00pm - 6:00pm
Manheim Township
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Lapp Story Silo
Age Group: Toddlers, Children
Event Details:

Drop-in program. No registration required.

Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks.

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

Mahjong Club

12:30pm - 2:30pm
Ephrata
Registration Open
Required
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Gaming
Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Matching tiles has never been this much fun! Learn and play American Mahjong right here at the library. All skill levels welcome. Ages 18+.

This event is in the "Babies" group.

Baby Storytime

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Lancaster
Library: Lancaster
Room: LPL Program Room A
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

A special storytime just for babies ages 0-11 months and their parents/caregivers!

Join Miss Shannon for a half hour of fun (in the early afternoon!) created for our youngest patrons!

Older siblings are definitely welcome (thou

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

Bits and Bytes Technology Classes: Making a Resume

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lancaster
Registration Open
Required
Library: Lancaster
Room: LPL Meeting and Media Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Community, Technology Class
Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Want to brush up on your computer skills?

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

Piggy Bank Decorating: Saving for Future Adventures

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eastern Lancaster County
Registration Open
Required
Library: Eastern Lancaster County
Room: NHD Activity Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Children, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Finance, Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Help teach the concept of saving money for future adventures by letting your child design and decorate their own piggy bank! Materials will be provided.

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 "Teens" group.

Teen Gamers Club

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Ephrata
Registration Open
Required
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Required
Seats Remaining: 23
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 13-18.

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

Summer Chess Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Manheim Township
Required
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Morgan Center C
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Gaming, Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

The Manheim Township High School Chess Team is hosting a summer chess group at the Manheim Township Public Library! All skill levels are welcome to come to learn chess and improve their game.

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

Knitting club

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Lititz
Library: Lititz
Room: LTZ Board Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Knitting Club meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month, from 10 a.m. until noon and the last Tuesday of each month from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Knitting Club is for people who knit and like to share the craft.

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

Writers' Group

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Manheim Township
Registration Open
Required
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Morgan Center A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion
Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Writers' Group meets on 1st - 3rd - 5th Tuesdays at 6pm!

This friendly writers’ group is for writers who are serious about their craft and in getting their work published. Writers of any genre are welcome!

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.
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.

South Central PA Search and Rescue

6:15pm - 7:15pm
Columbia
Registration Open
Required
Offsite Event
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Locust Street Park Gazebo
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Summer Reading
Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Join us as we welcome Kurt with South Central PA Search and Rescue. Learn about what search and rescue dogs do, how to stay safe while hiking, and about the Hug a Tree 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.

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.

BookTok Buzz Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Columbia
Registration Open
Required
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Club
Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Join them as they meet to discuss People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry and Bride or Die by Madison Score.

All are welcome to attend. 

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.