The John Graham Library is closed at this time. No items are due; no fines will accrue.  Contact-free hold pickup begins 5/28.

Contact Free Hold PickupThe John Graham Library's contact-free hold pickup service begins on Thursday!  Request items through our library catalog, or by contacting us at or 717-776-5900.  We'll let you know when the holds are filled.  Schedule a pickup time, and we'll bring your items to a table outside.

Imagine Your StoryImagine Your Story!  Begins May 30th!

June Authors - Virtual VisitsTalk to a real author in June!  On June 1st, the online Book Club will discuss Gilt by Association by Karen Rose Smith, and the author plans to join us.  On June 10th Gail Carson Levine, the author of Ella Enchanted, will visit virtually.  And on June 16th local author Cooper Wingert will tell us about the Underground Railroad in South Central Pennsylvania.  Check our Events page for more information!

Closed SignThe John Graham Library's building will not reopen immediately, but contact-free pickup of holds is available starting May 28th.

No items will be due during this time period, and no fines will accrue.  Explore all of the free online resources on our website and Facebook page.

Farmers market vegetablesThe 2020 opening day for the Farmers' Market on the Lawn has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  It will be announced on our website and Facebook page. 

It's completely free to set up at the market.  Contact the library at 717-776-5900 or for more information on how to become a vendor.  

John Graham Library exteriorThe John Graham Library is expanding!  Click here to read about our plans to add more space for our programs and collections.

Imagine Your StoryStarts May 30th!  Win prizes, read great stories, and participate in fun events!  Register here or call or email the library.

Flyer * Bingo Card

Imagine Your StoryStarting May 30th!  Register here or call or email the library.

Flyer * Bingo  Card * Prize Tracker

Imagine Your StoryStarting May 30th!  Register here or call or email the library.

Flyer * Bingo Card * Prize Tracker

PotatoesOur friends from the Big Spring FFA Community Service Committee have created fun Potato Craft videos.  

See how to grow a potato in water here.

Make a potato stamp craft here.

Thank you Big Spring FFA!

BarnMiss Connie has filmed special online children's Storytimes!  Click here for links to all of the videos.  Updated 05-28-2020.

For up-to-date information on COVID-19, consult the Centers for Disease Control and PA Department of Health websites:

Pennsylvania Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control

Front photo of John Graham Library
9 Parsonage Street
Newville, PA 17241
MON: 10:00AM-08:00PM
TUE: 10:00AM-08:00PM
WED: 10:00AM-05:00PM
THU: 10:00AM-08:00PM
FRI: 10:00AM-08:00PM
SAT: 10:00AM-05:00PM