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Paws 2 Read

10:00am - 10:15am
Lititz
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Lititz
Room: LTZ Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

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

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

Ed Klein Cartoon Drawing

10:00am - 11:00am
Adamstown
Registration Closed
Registration
Library: Adamstown
Room: ADM Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Update: at Adamstown Area Library. Instructions on the basics of cartooning so you can caricature the world around you, create original cartoons, and draw your favorite characters.

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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.

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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.

LEGO Snapology: Windmills

10:00am - 11:00am
Manheim Township
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Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Morgan Center A
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Program is for youth 7-9 years of age.

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

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

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

Summertime Walking Book Club!

10:00am - 11:00am
Quarryville
Cancelled
Registration
Library: Quarryville
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Club, Discussion, Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Returning by popular demand! PLEASE REGISTER FOR EVERY SESSION! Since we are offsite and weather is not guaranteed, we will contact you in the event of program changes.

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.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Paws 2 Read

10:15am - 10:30am
Lititz
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Lititz
Room: LTZ Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

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

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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
Registration
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Lapp Story Silo
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Paws 2 Read

10:30am - 10:45am
Lititz
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Lititz
Room: LTZ Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

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

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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.

Adventures with Baby

10:30am - 11:00am
Milanof-Schock
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Milanof-Schock
Room: MJY Engle Room Large
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

This story time is especially for the very young. This 30-minute program encourages interacting with baby using songs, finger play, and age-appropriate props, like shakers, scarves, and instruments.

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

My Neighbor's Secret

10:30am - 11:30am
Columbia
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

The story of a Lancaster resident who fought honorably for his country in World War I, then was interned in a Nazi detention camp. He lost family members to the Holocaust and was forced to leave his homeland because of his faith.

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.

Paws 2 Read

10:45am - 11:00am
Lititz
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Lititz
Room: LTZ Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration 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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Paws 2 Read

11:00am - 11:15am
Lititz
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Lititz
Room: LTZ Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration 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 "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Parachute Play

11:00am - 11:30am
Manheim Township
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Registration
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Lapp Story Silo
Age Group: Toddlers, Children
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Registration will open at 9:00AM on Wednesday, June 12th for Manheim Township and East Lampeter residents and on Friday, June 14th for residents of other municipalities.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Story Time Pollination Celebration: The Buzz on Bees!

11:00am - 11:45am
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join us in celebrating Pollinator Month by hearing a story read by a guest speaker, Master Gardener George Dillio!

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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 "Adults" group.
Library: Bookmobile
Age Group: Children, Adults
Event Details:

This stop is ONLY for students and staff at St. Paul Christian Early Learning Center. 

At this stop, students/staff can check out and return books.

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.

Paws 2 Read

11:15am - 11:30am
Lititz
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Lititz
Room: LTZ Storytime Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration 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 "Babies" group.

Baby Mania

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Manheim Township
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Manheim Township
Room: MTP Lapp Story Silo
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Zooming In! Exploring with Microscopes

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lancaster
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Lancaster
Room: LPL Program Room A + B
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: STEM, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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.

Closely Knit

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Milanof-Schock
Library: Milanof-Schock
Room: MJY Engle Room Large
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

We have time set aside every month for knitters to gather in the company of other knitters and work on projects. All skill levels are welcome, no need to register.

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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.

Cartooning Made Easy with Ed Klein

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ephrata
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Participants 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.

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

LGBTQIA+ Supportive Space Initiative

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Lancaster
Library: Lancaster
Room: LPL Study Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community, Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Lititz Chooses Love is partnering with the Lancaster Public Library to provide a safe and supportive space for LGBTQIA+ individuals and their families during drop-in office hours. 

During these informal office hours, an advisor fro

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Innovation Train Full STEAM Ahead

6:00pm - 7:15pm
Columbia
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Side Yard
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: STEM, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math!  STEAM allows children to be problem solvers, creators, inventors, innovators, collaborators, experimenters, and critical thinkers!  

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.