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This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Lobby
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
The Ephrata Public Library is honored to host the Ephrata Area School District Art Show again this year, which will feature art from students in grades K-12. ...
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: 22
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.

Indoor Gardening for Tweens

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Kitchen Side
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Plant vegetable and herb seedlings that you can take home and watch grow. We will also be making a garden themed craft. Ages 10-12. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Kids Create: Origami

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Come learn about the amazing art of paper folding! In this program, we will learn some basic folds and how to make some origami creations that will amaze your friends! Ages 6-9. ...

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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 "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: Community, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

How to use a Flash Drive

11:00am - 12:00pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
This class will provide basic, hands-on practice with using flash drives to save copies of your documents, pictures, and more. Laptops and flash drives will be provided for in-class use. Funded through a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Labo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Pinochle Party

12:30pm - 3:30pm
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:
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 "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Spend, Save or Suffer: Budgeting Game

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Learn the importance of budgeting through a fun game based on reality. Participants will have to balance spending and saving their money all while trying to make sure they still have enough fun to keep their mood up! This choose your own adventure st...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Kids Gardening Club

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Kitchen Side
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM
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Seats Remaining: 1
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We will be creating our own garden at the library! We’ll plan, plant and take care of our garden and watch it grow. We will also experiment and have fun trying out our own gardening methods! Ages 5-9. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Board Games for Adults

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Community, Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
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 "Tweens" group.

Tween Gamers Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
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 10-12. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Warm Fuzzies for Cool Kids

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness, Storytime
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Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
When life gives you lemons, let’s make lemonade! Let’s chill out with stories of warmth, kindness, self-care, and personal triumphs while sipping on nice, cool lemonade! We will also do some laid back activities and games focused on calming, dealing ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Pajama Party Story Time

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Story Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
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Seats Remaining: 5
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Join us and enjoy the magic of the library at night. Get lost in bedtime stories, play games and enjoy some arts and crafts all while wearing your pajamas! Don’t forget to bring a favorite stuffed animal! Ages 2-6. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Murder Mystery for Adults

4:30pm - 7:30pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Community
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Seats Remaining: 0
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You’re attending a party when disaster strikes! Can you catch the murderer before the party ends? You will be assigned a character to play at the party. Character packets will be available for pick-up 2 weeks before the event. Snacks, hors d'oeuvres,...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Story Time

11:00am - 11:45am
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Story Room
Age Group: Children
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

American Girl Tea Party

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Kitchen Side
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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Seats Remaining: 0
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We will celebrate the life and times of Felicity Merriman. Felicity Merriman, a nine-year-old girl who's as spirited and independent as the American colonies she lives in. With fiercely conflicting loyalties dividing family and friends, something as ...
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time: Group A

10:00am - 10:30am
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Story Room
Age Group: Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
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Seats Remaining: 6
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 - 11:30am
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Story Room
Age Group: Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
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Seats Remaining: 13
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. All skill levels welcome. Ages 18+. ...
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 "Children" group.

I Can Cook! Kids' Cooking Class

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Kitchen Side
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Young children, along with an adult, can join us at the library to make easy recipes. Proper use of kitchen tools and simple cooking techniques will be introduced. Ages 6-9. ...

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.

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

How to use a Flash Drive

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ephrata
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
This class will provide basic, hands-on practice with using flash drives to save copies of your documents, pictures, and more. Laptops and flash drives will be provided for in-class use. Funded through a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Labo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

True Crime Tuesday

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Ephrata
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Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Can’t get enough true crime? Join us as we watch and discuss “The Final Hunt for DB Cooper” from the first season of “History’s Greatest Mysteries”. With over 7,500 hours investigating the mystery, D.B. Cooper expert, Eric Ulis, believes that he's fo...
This event is in the "Babies" group.

Lapsit Story Time

10:00am - 10:45am
Ephrata
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Ephrata
Room: EPH 1/2 Multipurpose Room Projector Side
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Community, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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. ...