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Craft Club for Adults

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Kitchen Side
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community
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Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
Sewing, scrapbooking, knitting and so much more! Bring your current crafting project and join us at the library for an afternoon of creating and socializing. Ages 18+. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Movin' & Groovin'

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness
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Seats Remaining: 8
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Have ants in your pants? No worries! Come to the Library for this interactive program with music, motion, sound, games and storytelling! Children will release some pent-up energy while learning to take turns, follow directions and be respectful to on...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Community Story Time

10:00am - 11:00am
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Story Room
Age Group: Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
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Seats Remaining: 11
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. Large and small motor skills are practiced with simpl...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Story Time: Group B

11:00am - 11:45am
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Story Room
Age Group: Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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. Large and small motor skills are practiced with simpl...

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

Blood Pressure Check

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Do you want to self-monitor your blook pressure, but you’re not sure how? WellSpan Health representatives will be available to help teach how to properly take your own blood pressure readings and help interpret the results. Adults. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Email Basics

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Class
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Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
This in-person workshop is for those who are new to using email or want to build more confidence using email. The email training will be using Gmail, one of the most common email platforms. Learners will create a Gmail account. They will also learn h...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Blockheadz Club

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Kitchen Side
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Build, design and create with Lego® bricks, figures and accessories all supplied by the library. Participate in various building challenges. The theme will be revealed when you arrive at the program. Ages 6-12. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Read & Escape: Virtual Book Discussion

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion
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Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Read exciting new books! Join us online for a book discussion of “Loyalty” by Lisa Scottoline. A link to this virtual program will be emailed to participants after registration. Ages 18+. ...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time: Group A

10:00am - 10:45am
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Story Room
Age Group: Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
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Seats Remaining: 2
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. ...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time: Group B

11:00am - 11:45am
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Story Room
Age Group: Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Mahjong Club

12:30pm - 2:30pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Matching tiles has never been this much fun! Learn and play American Mahjong right here at the library. Ages 18+. ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Hydro Cars for Homeschoolers

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Kitchen Side
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Ann Strauss from Lancaster Parks and Rec will be joining us to talk about combustion of fossil fuels and using renewable energy sources. We will learn how water can be split by a hydro cell to make electricity. Participants will have the chance to he...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Gamers Club

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
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 "Tweens" group.

Perler Madness

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Kitchen Side
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Get creative and make your own perler bead creations. The possibilities are endless! Ages 10-12. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Flu Shot Clinic

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Kitchen Side
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Community, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
Join us at the Ephrata Public Library for our annual Flu Clinic on Tuesday, October 3, 2023. This clinic provides an opportunity for community members to receive their seasonal flu vaccination conveniently and efficiently. Important Information &a...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Family Movie Night

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Community, Movie & Film
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Details:
Join us for a family friendly movie night. This month we will be watching “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” (2022). Puss discovers that his passion for adventure has taken its toll: he has burned through eight of his nine lives. He sets out on an epic j...
This event is in the "Babies" group.

Lapsit Story Time

10:00am - 10:45am
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Infants, young toddlers and their caregivers sing songs, recite fun rhymes and read together. Participants also learn fingerplays, basic sign language and play together. Ages 0-24 months. ...

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

Pinochle Party

12:00pm - 3:30pm
Ephrata
Registration Open
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Kitchen Side
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Meld, bid, marriage, trump? You’re speaking our language! Join us every 1st and 3rd Wednesday for an afternoon of pinochle. This program runs until 3:30 p.m. Seniors. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Library eSports Team Practice

3:30pm - 6:00pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Conference Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Play, compete, practice, repeat! Join the library eSports team. Right now we are playing Rocket League, League of Legends and Valorant. Interested in becoming a member or looking for more information? Reach out to us at publicprograms@ephratapublicli...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Be an Artist for Kids

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Ephrata
Registration Open
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Kitchen Side
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
We will explore fine arts, designing, thinking and problem solving with various traditional and non-traditional art materials. Ages 6-9. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Board Games for Adults

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Kitchen Side
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Community, Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Tired of the same old Wednesday evening routine? Here’s your chance to go from bored to BOARD! Come enjoy an evening of board games with your friends at the library. Ages 18+. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Daytime Crafts for Adults

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Kitchen Side
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Make and decorate your own rolled beeswax candles. Ages 18+. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Kids STEAM Time

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Preschoolers are invited to the library for simple science, technology, engineering, arts and math activities. Ages 3-7. ...

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.