Adult Events @ East Pennsboro

All Aboard for Winter Reading for ALL Ages!

February 1 through February 28

Join us this month as we read great books for chances to earn prizes. Register at the library starting February 1.

Choose challenges from the Winter Reading Challenge sheet.

When you have completed that challenge, cut out a sticker and stick it onto a train car.

After you have completed 5 and 10 challenges, come to the library for a small incentive.

After you have completed 15 challenges, come to the library for a FREE book and an entry for the Grand Prize Drawing!

Grand Prizes include 2 tickets to Hands On House, an Amazon Gift Card and an Enola Train Yards Stained Glass Replica.  

AND Join us for our Children's Train Themed Programs!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the Library Reads recommended novel Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver. From kirkusreviews.com: "Alternating between two centuries, Kingsolver examines the personal and social shocks that ensue when people’s assumptions about the world and their place in it are challenged." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Friday, February 22, 2019 - 1:30pm

Applying for jobs or education programs? Need help getting started? Need help uploading documents to an online application? Need to revise a resume, CV, or cover letter? Every Friday afternoon from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, we can help with online job, school, scholarship and other applications. Our staff can assist with specific job and school applications and show you how to use the library's databases and links to take steps for job and career-related preparation, including resume and cover letter design, specialized exam preparation and more. No registration necessary. Wi-Fi is free to connect with your own device, or bring your library card or photo ID to use our Internet computers.


Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00am

Children and their caregivers can come learn about Operation Lifesaver Train Safety. No registration required.


Monday, February 25, 2019 - 2:30pm

Drop in any time between 2:30 pm and 5:00 pm to try some hands-on STEM. 

January 28--Coding (e.g. Code-a-piller, Dash, Osmo, etc.)

February 25--Building (e.g. Lego WeDo, K'nex, etc.)

This program is for all ages; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

 


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 6:30pm

Bring along your colored pencils, crayons, or watercolors, and a coloring book or sketch pad and enjoy a time of active meditation. 


Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 6:00pm

It's time to curl up with a good mystery, but first you need to pick up your pen to write it! Join us for our mystery writers workshop and learn how to incorporate the elements of a good whodunit into your writing life. Plan to attend all six sessions. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Friday, March 1, 2019 - 1:30pm

Applying for jobs or education programs? Need help getting started? Need help uploading documents to an online application? Need to revise a resume, CV, or cover letter? Every Friday afternoon from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, we can help with online job, school, scholarship and other applications. Our staff can assist with specific job and school applications and show you how to use the library's databases and links to take steps for job and career-related preparation, including resume and cover letter design, specialized exam preparation and more. No registration necessary. Wi-Fi is free to connect with your own device, or bring your library card or photo ID to use our Internet computers.


Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 6:15pm

Bring along your recipe collection, in whatever form it currently exists.  As we organize our favorite recipes (and collect new ones), we will talk about ways of making the most of each season's bounty. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 12:00pm

Join us each month to discuss Christian fiction. Read any book by the author of the month, and bring it along to discuss it and learn what others have read. Leave with some memories of old favorites and some new books to add to your reading list! Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

March—read and bring any book by Shelley Shepard Gray

April—read and bring any book by Beth Wiseman

May—read and bring any book by Amy Clipston


Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 1:00pm

Come play word games at the library on the 1st Thursday of every month at 1:00 pm. We have Scrabble, Upwords, and Boggle, but if you have a favorite word game, please bring it with you! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the Library Reads recommended novel, "Dear Mrs. Bird" by A.J. Pearce. From kirkusreviews.com: "Vividly evocative of wartime life, with its descriptions of bombed streets, frantic fire stations, and the desperate gaiety and fortitude of ordinary souls enduring nightly terror, Pearce’s novel lays a light, charming surface over a graver underbelly.” Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Friday, March 8, 2019 - 1:30pm

Applying for jobs or education programs? Need help getting started? Need help uploading documents to an online application? Need to revise a resume, CV, or cover letter? Every Friday afternoon from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, we can help with online job, school, scholarship and other applications. Our staff can assist with specific job and school applications and show you how to use the library's databases and links to take steps for job and career-related preparation, including resume and cover letter design, specialized exam preparation and more. No registration necessary. Wi-Fi is free to connect with your own device, or bring your library card or photo ID to use our Internet computers.


Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 6:30pm

You've already heard about the amazing brain benefits of playing chess. Come find out for yourself! Whether you're a novice or a decorated chess champion, join us for a casual evening of chess beginning at 6:30 p.m. Bring a game board, if you have one. Otherwise, just bring yourself.  


Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 6:00pm

Join an informal monthly gathering of knitters (or crocheters) at all levels of experience. Help provided with projects and learn new techniques. Held on the second Wednesday of each month. Ages 12 and older.


Friday, March 15, 2019 - 1:30pm

Applying for jobs or education programs? Need help getting started? Need help uploading documents to an online application? Need to revise a resume, CV, or cover letter? Every Friday afternoon from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, we can help with online job, school, scholarship and other applications. Our staff can assist with specific job and school applications and show you how to use the library's databases and links to take steps for job and career-related preparation, including resume and cover letter design, specialized exam preparation and more. No registration necessary. Wi-Fi is free to connect with your own device, or bring your library card or photo ID to use our Internet computers.


Monday, March 18, 2019 - 1:00pm

Drop in for fun with friends while you are enjoying a day off from school.

Monday, March 18—Games & Puzzles

All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.


Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 6:15pm

Bring along your recipe collection, in whatever form it currently exists.  As we organize our favorite recipes (and collect new ones), we will talk about ways of making the most of each season's bounty. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the memoir, "The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at the Table with my Heroes" by Rick Bass. From goodreads.com: "Now at a turning point--in his mid-fifties, with his long marriage dissolved and his grown daughters out of the house--Bass strikes out on a journey of thanksgiving. His aim: to make a memorable meal for each of his mentors, to express his gratitude for the way they have shaped not only his writing but his life." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Friday, March 22, 2019 - 1:30pm

Applying for jobs or education programs? Need help getting started? Need help uploading documents to an online application? Need to revise a resume, CV, or cover letter? Every Friday afternoon from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, we can help with online job, school, scholarship and other applications. Our staff can assist with specific job and school applications and show you how to use the library's databases and links to take steps for job and career-related preparation, including resume and cover letter design, specialized exam preparation and more. No registration necessary. Wi-Fi is free to connect with your own device, or bring your library card or photo ID to use our Internet computers.


Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 12:30pm

Try some hands-on STEM!

Saturday, March 23—Zometool Challenge

Monday, April 22—Egg Drop

Saturday, May 4—Bee-Bots, Code-a-pillars, & Hex Bugs, Oh My!

This program is for all ages; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Monday, March 25, 2019 - 2:30pm

Join us to make a DIY Craft for yourself or to give to someone else. All materials will be provided for those who register in advance.

Monday, March 25—DIY Tote Bag

Saturday, April 13—DIY Garden Décor

Monday, May 13—Craftapalooza II

All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:30pm

Bring along your colored pencils, crayons, or watercolors, and a coloring book or sketch pad and enjoy a time of active meditation. 


Friday, March 29, 2019 - 1:30pm

Applying for jobs or education programs? Need help getting started? Need help uploading documents to an online application? Need to revise a resume, CV, or cover letter? Every Friday afternoon from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, we can help with online job, school, scholarship and other applications. Our staff can assist with specific job and school applications and show you how to use the library's databases and links to take steps for job and career-related preparation, including resume and cover letter design, specialized exam preparation and more. No registration necessary. Wi-Fi is free to connect with your own device, or bring your library card or photo ID to use our Internet computers.


Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 6:15pm

Bring along your recipe collection, in whatever form it currently exists.  As we organize our favorite recipes (and collect new ones), we will talk about ways of making the most of each season's bounty. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 6:00pm

Meet various local writers as they read from their original works, and discuss the writing process. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 12:00pm

Join us each month to discuss Christian fiction. Read any book by the author of the month, and bring it along to discuss it and learn what others have read. Leave with some memories of old favorites and some new books to add to your reading list! Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

March—read and bring any book by Shelley Shepard Gray

April—read and bring any book by Beth Wiseman

May—read and bring any book by Amy Clipston


Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 1:00pm

Come play word games at the library on the 1st Thursday of every month at 1:00 pm. We have Scrabble, Upwords, and Boggle, but if you have a favorite word game, please bring it with you! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 6:30pm

In celebration of National Poetry Month, join us for a discussion of the book, "The Flame" by Leonard Cohen. From goodreads.com: "The Flame is the final work from Leonard Cohen, the revered poet and musician whose fans span generations and whose work is celebrated throughout the world. Featuring poems, excerpts from his private notebooks, lyrics, and hand-drawn self-portraits, The Flame offers an unprecedentedly intimate look inside the life and mind of a singular artist." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.


Friday, April 5, 2019 - 1:30pm

Applying for jobs or education programs? Need help getting started? Need help uploading documents to an online application? Need to revise a resume, CV, or cover letter? Every Friday afternoon from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, we can help with online job, school, scholarship and other applications. Our staff can assist with specific job and school applications and show you how to use the library's databases and links to take steps for job and career-related preparation, including resume and cover letter design, specialized exam preparation and more. No registration necessary. Wi-Fi is free to connect with your own device, or bring your library card or photo ID to use our Internet computers.


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