Adult Events @ East Pennsboro

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 1:30pm

With physical comedy, juggling, circus tricks, yo-yos, audience participation and more, Andrew's high energy show will put you in a festive mood and add a spark to your whole day! Join us as Andrew rocks the Branch with his performance! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Friends of East Pennsboro Library. No registration required.


Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 6:00pm

MAY 15 SESSION CANCELLED - Eating smart starts in your cart. Weis Dietitian Erin will lead this 4-part series to teach you cooking and shopping strategies that will help you eat and feel better. The series includes a store tour at Enola Weis Markets that will provide you with a dynamic educational experience. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.


Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the novel "The Music Shop" by Rachel Joyce. From publishersweekly.com: "Joyce has a winner in this deceptively simple love story about Frank, owner of a London hole-in-the-wall music store . . . Joyce’s odes to music—from Aretha Franklin and J.S. Bach to Puccini and the Sex Pistols—and the notion that the perfect song can transform one’s life make this novel a triumph." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting. Register by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.


Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 1:30pm

Offering non-stop excitement with interactive magic and comedy where everyone becomes part of the experience. Magical Nick’s is a highly engaging show that kids absolutely love and will talk about for years. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Friends of East Pennsboro Library. No registration required.


Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 6:30pm

Bring along your colored pencils, crayons, or water colors, and a coloring book or sketch pad and enjoy a time of active meditation. No registration required.


Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 10:30am

Come paint with us to create a giant original work of art that will be displayed at the library. No painting skills required. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.


Monday, July 2, 2018 - 11:00am

Stop by the library anytime this week to pick up your Patriotic Photo Scavenger Hunt. Gather some friends or family, follow the clues, take pictures, and come back to the library to show us your zany patriotic fun! All completed scavenger hunts will be entered to win a grand prize. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.


Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the Library Reads recommended novel, "Summer Hours at the Robbers Library by Sue Halpern. From goodreads.com: "In this little library that has become the heart of this small town, Kit, Sunny, and Rusty are drawn to each other, and to a cast of other offbeat regulars. As they come to terms with how their lives have unraveled, they also discover how they might knit them together again and finally reclaim their stories." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting. Register by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.


Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 1:30pm

The Grins & Grins Comedy Show is a fast-paced variety show that incorporates magic, ventriloquism, whip-cracking, "daring" feats of balance, circus skills and more to create a family-friendly show that is WAAAY more than just another juggling act! Ray brings incredible circus skills to the show, all the while trying to rein in Erin and her wacky antics. Together, they pack in a maximum of madcap madness that is guaranteed to please families, children and adults of all ages. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Friends of East Pennsboro Library. No registration required.


Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 6:30pm

Fun for the whole family with books as prizes. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.


Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 6:00pm

Join an informal monthly gathering of knitters (or crocheters) at all levels of experience. Help provided with projects and learn new techniques. Meets the second Wednesday of each month. Ages 12 and older. No registration required.


Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 10:30am

Yes, your hands on handbells! This is your opportunity to play handbells, hand chimes, boomwhackers, and more! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.


Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 1:30pm

Grab your spurs and journey with us to the Wild West, where a legendary bank-robbing outlaw is back in town, about to strike again! After the Sheriff mysteriously vanishes, two young kids must saddle up to foil the great heist—but not before stopping a runaway train, escaping an abandoned mine shaft and discovering how a mysterious piano can play an “instrumental” part in putting a rotten cowboy back behind bars. Throughout this absolutely wild adventure story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the fascinating science behind chemical reactions, acids and bases, combustion, air pressure, inertia and more. Don’t miss this classic action-packed western with “notes” of science! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Friends of East Pennsboro Library. No registration required.


Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 6:00pm

Whether you're already an accomplished lyricist perfecting your operatic aria or if you just want to try your hand at writing new rhymes to familiar melodies, join us for our song-writing workshops. Plan to attend all four sessions. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.


Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the book "Why Bob Dylan Matters" by Richard Thomas. From goodreads.com: "The most original and compelling volume on Dylan in decades, Why Bob Dylan Matters will illuminate Dylan’s work for the Dylan neophyte and the seasoned fanatic alike. You’ll never think about Bob Dylan in the same way again." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting. Register by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.


Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 1:30pm

Drumming Up World Music aims to inspire a spirit of adventure in students through international discovery, providing a well-rounded experience of the fascinating multicultural diversity of the world. Dancing Drum is based in New Orleans, so catch them while they're up North! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Friends of East Pennsboro Library. No registration required.


Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 6:30pm

Bring along your colored pencils, crayons, or water colors, and a coloring book or sketch pad and enjoy a time of active meditation. No registration required.


Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 6:00pm

Whether you're already an accomplished lyricist perfecting your operatic aria or if you just want to try your hand at writing new rhymes to familiar melodies, join us for our song-writing workshops. Plan to attend all four sessions. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.


Monday, July 30, 2018 - 11:00am

Stop by the library anytime this week to play Mr. Lemoncello's Great Library Escape Game. Gather some friends or family and follow the clues throughout the library! When you've solved the riddle, come share your answer at the desk. All completed answers will be entered to win a grand prize. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.


Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 1:30pm

In an amazing multi-media presentation, Caryn Lin literally transforms sound using her five-string electric violin and a myriad of modern technology! This program will take you on a journey from the classical days of Bach to today's techno-wonders by using modern techniques, including looping and other effects to produce unique and dynamic soundscapes. Audiences are introduced to the many scientific concepts involved in the creation of live music. Using technology, three-dimensional sound waves become visible, bringing music to life before the audience's very eyes! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Friends of East Pennsboro Library. No registration required.


Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the memoir, "Becoming Odyssa: Epic Adventures on the Appalachian Trail" by Jennifer Pharr Davis. From nationalparkstraveler.org: "As much as Becoming Odyssa is a book about one hiker's experiences along the Appalachian Trail, it's also a book about finding one's path in life. Ms. Davis' search is one more than a few of us can no doubt empathize with. It's one, too, that if we can find the time for a long-distance hike, we can partake in."  Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting. Register by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.


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