Adult Events

Wooly Wreath Class

Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 10:00am

Create a lovely wreath using colorful strips of wool. Our instructors will walk you through the process and supply everything needed to make a full or partial wool wreath. No experience necessary.  For ages 14+. The $50/$60 class fee includes lunch and refreshments and is due at registration.

JAM Session

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 6:00pm

Jam SessionBring your instrument and jam with other musicians in our lower level. Ages 14+.

Listeners welcome! No registration needed.

JAM Session

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 6:00pm

JAM SessionBring your instrument and jam with other musicians in our lower level. Ages 14+.

Listeners welcome! No registration needed.

JAM Session

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 6:00pm

JAM SessionBring your instrument and jam with other musicians in our lower level. Ages 14+.

Listeners welcome! No registration needed.

JAM Session

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 6:00pm

JAM SessionBring your instrument and jam with other musicians in our lower level. Ages 14+.

Listeners welcome! No registration needed.

Creative Cooking Exchange

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 6:30pm

Creative CookingTHEME: The Veggie Table.  Prepare a dish made with all vegetables and bring it to share with the group. NOTE THIS MONTH'S LOCATION: Otterbein United Methodist Church, 647 Forge Road, Carlisle, 17015. No registration necessary.

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 10:00am

Blood Pressure ScreeningHeld second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with East Pennsboro Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings.  No registration required.

 

 

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group

Monday, June 9, 2014 - 6:00pm
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 6:00pm
Monday, August 11, 2014 - 6:00pm

Friendly informal monthly gathering of knitters (or crocheters) at all levels of experience. Get help with projects or learn new techniques. Bring personal projects or participate in a group project. Classes held the second Monday of each month.  For information and registration please contact the library.  Ages 12 and older.

 

 

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 6:00pm
Monday, January 12, 2015 - 6:00pm
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 6:00pm

Friendly informal monthly gathering of knitters (or crocheters) at all levels of experience. Get help with projects or learn new techniques. Bring personal projects or participate in a group project. Classes held the second Monday of each month.  For information and registration please contact the library.  Ages 12 and older.

 

 

Chix with Stix

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 6:00pm
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 6:00pm
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 6:00pm

Friendly, informal monthly gathering of knitters (and crocheters) at all levels of experience.  Help with projects or learn new techniques.  Bring personal projects or participate on a group project.  Held on the second Monday of the month.  For information and registration, please contact the library.  Ages 12 and older.

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 10:00am

Blood Pressure ScreeningHeld second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with East Pennsboro Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings.  No registration required.

 

 

Mobile Device Basics

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 5:30pm

Want to know more about what these devices can do?  Bring in your electronic devices and we will help you download eBooks or answer questions. The library will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices the second Tuesday of the month. Please contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

iPad, iPhone and iPod at 5:30pm/ Android, Kindle and Nook at 6:30 pm

 

 

Quilling

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 6:30pm
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 6:30pm
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 6:30pm

Learn to make beautiful ancient papercraft designs, pictures, cards, and more by rolling strips of paper.  Popular on-going creative workshop for beginning and advanced participants.  Attendees may bring own projects to share or learn new techniques.  Held on the third Monday of the month; registration is required.  Materials provided.  Cost:  $3 if using program materials; $1 if using personal tools. 

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 10:00am

Blood Pressure ScreeningHeld second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with East Pennsboro Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings.  No registration required.

 

 

Potboilers and Blockbusters

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 6:00pm

Join us on the third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. to discuss books that have been made into movies in 2015.   June 18:  The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks; July 16:  The Hundred Foot Journey by Richard Morais; August 20:  Traveling to Infinity by Jane Hawking.  Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook.  Pre-register by calling the library at 732-4274.

Chix with Stix

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 6:00pm
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 6:00pm
Monday, August 10, 2015 - 6:00pm

Friendly, informal monthly gathering of knitters (and crocheters) at all levels of experience.  Help with projects or learn new techniques.  Bring personal projects or participate on a group project.  Held on the second Monday of the month.  For information and registration, please contact the library.  Ages 12 and older.

Mobile Device Basics

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 5:30pm

Want to know more about what these devices can do?  Bring in your electronic devices and we will help you download eBooks or answer questions. The library will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices the second Tuesday of the month. Please contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

iPad, iPhone and iPod at 5:30pm/ Android, Kindle and Nook at 6:30 pm

 

 

Potboilers and Blockbusters

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 6:00pm

Join us on the third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. to discuss books that have been made into movies in 2015.   July 16:  The Hundred Foot Journey by Richard Morais; August 20:  Traveling to Infinity by Jane Hawking.  Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook.  Pre-register by calling the library at 732-4274.

Potboilers and Blockbusters

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 6:00pm

Join us on the third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. to discuss books that have been made into movies in 2015.  August 20:  Traveling to Infinity by Jane Hawking.  Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook.  Pre-register by calling the library at 732-4274.

Adventures in (Travel) Writing

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 6:00pm

Travel WritingWrite a poem, or a letter, or an essay, or turn your travels into a work of fiction.   If you have a cabin in the woods, a condo by the beach, a childhood memory of family times away from home, come and join us for all six sessions (Tuesdays, March 31, April 7, 14, 28, May 5, 12 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.) to share your writing with us.  Bring your memories

Quilling Creations

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 6:30pm
Monday, January 19, 2015 - 6:30pm
Monday, February 16, 2015 - 6:30pm

Learn to make beautiful ancient papercraft designs, pictures, cards and more by rolling strips of paper.  Popular ongoing creative workshop for beginning and advanced participants. Attendees may bring own projects to share or learn new techniques.  Held the third Monday of the month, registration is required.  Materials provided. Cost: $3.00 if using program tools or $1.00 if using personal tools. Registration required.

Mobile Device Basics

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 5:30pm

Want to know more about what these devices can do?  Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook, or answer other general questions about your device. The library will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices the second Tuesday of the month. Please contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

Quilling Creations

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 6:30pm
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 6:30pm
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 6:30pm

Returning for the Fall! Learn to make beautiful ancient papercraft designs, pictures, cards and more by rolling strips of paper.  This popular ongoing creative workshop is for beginning and advanced participants. Participants may bring own projects to share or learn new techniques.  Held the third Monday of the month, registration is required.  Materials provided. Cost: $3.00 if using program tools or $1.00 if using personal tools.   

Mobile Device Basics

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 5:30pm

Want to know more about what these devices can do?  Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook, or answer other general questions about your device. The library will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices the second Tuesday of the month. Please contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group

Monday, September 8, 2014 - 6:00pm
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 6:00pm

Friendly informal monthly gathering of knitters (or crocheters) at all levels of experience. Get help with projects or learn new techniques. Bring personal projects or participate in a group project. Classes held the second Monday of each month.  For information and registration please contact the library.  Ages 12 and older.

 

 

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 10:00am

Blood Pressure ScreeningHeld second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with East Pennsboro Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings.  No registration required.

 

 

Mobile Device Basics

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 5:30pm

Want to know more about what these devices can do?  Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook, or answer other general questions about your device. The library will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices the second Tuesday of the month. Please contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

iPad, iPhone and iPod at 5:30pm/ Android, Kindle and Nook at 6:30 pm

 

 

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 10:00am

Blood Pressure ScreeningHeld second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with East Pennsboro Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings.  No registration required.

 

 

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group

Monday, June 9, 2014 - 6:00pm
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 6:00pm
Monday, August 11, 2014 - 6:00pm

Friendly informal monthly gathering of knitters (or crocheters) at all levels of experience. Get help with projects or learn new techniques. Bring personal projects or participate in a group project. Classes held the second Monday of each month.  For information and registration please contact the library.  Ages 12 and older.

 

 

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 10:00am

Blood Pressure ScreeningHeld second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with East Pennsboro Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings.  No registration required.

 

 

Quilling Creations

Monday, March 17, 2014 - 6:30pm
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 6:30pm
Monday, May 19, 2014 - 6:30pm

Learn to make beautiful ancient papercraft designs, pictures, cards and more by rolling strips of paper.  Due to popular demand, this is an ongoing creative workshop for beginning and advanced participants. Participants can bring own projects to share or learn new techniques.  Held the third Monday of the month, registration is required.  Materials provided. Cost: $3.00 if using program tools or $1.00 if using personal tools.   

 

Mobile Device Basics

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 5:30pm

Want to know more about what these devices can do?  Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook, or answer other general questions about your device. The library will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices the second Tuesday of the month. Please contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group

Monday, March 10, 2014 - 6:00pm
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 6:00pm
Monday, May 12, 2014 - 6:00pm

Friendly informal monthly gathering of knitters (or crocheters) at all levels of experience. Get help with projects or learn new techniques. Bring personal projects or participate in a group project. Classes held the second Monday of each month.  For information and registration please contact the library.  Ages 12 and older.

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 6:00pm
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 6:00pm
Monday, February 10, 2014 - 6:00pm

Friendly informal monthly gathering of knitters (or crocheters) at all levels of experience. Help with projects or learn new techniques. Bring personal projects or participate on a group project. Held second Monday of the month.  For information and registration please contact the library.  Ages 12 and older.

 

Mobile Device Basics

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 5:30pm

Want to know more about what these devices can do?  Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook, or answer other general questions about your device. The library will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices the second Tuesday of the month. Please contact the library at 732-4274 for more information.

Quilling Creations

Monday, January 20, 2014 - 6:30pm

Learn to make beautiful ancient papercraft designs, pictures, cards and more by rolling strips of paper.  Due to popular demand, this is an ongoing creative workshop for beginning and advanced participants. Registration required.  Participants can bring own projects to share or learn new techniques.  Held the third Monday of the month, registration required.  Materials provided. Recommended age – 12 and older. Cost: $3.00 if using program tools or $1.00 if using personal tools.  

 

Governor's Mansion Program

Monday, January 27, 2014 - 6:00pm

Alicia Stine, former East Pennsboro Township Commissioner and Treasurer, current Fredricksen Library Board member and Governor’s Mansion docent, will present a program on the Governor’s Mansion in room 107 of the East Pennsboro Township Municipal Building. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Friends of the East Pennsboro Library.

Quilling Creations

Monday, September 16, 2013 - 6:30pm

Learn this beautiful ancient papercraft created by rolling strips of paper to create pictures, cards place cards and more. For ages 12 and older. Registration required with limited registration. This is the first of three sessions. Materials provided. Cost: $3.00.

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group

Monday, September 9, 2013 - 6:00pm

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group Monday, September 9 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Informal monthly gathering for knitters (or crocheters) at all levels of experience. Assistance with projects or learning techniques is always available. Bring personal projects or participate on a group project. Held second Monday of the month. For information and registration please contact the library. Ages 12 and older.

Quilling Creations

Monday, November 18, 2013 - 6:30pm

Learn this beautiful ancient papercraft created by rolling strips of paper to create pictures, cards place cards and more. For ages 12 and older. Registration required with limited registration. This is the third of three sessions. Materials provided. Cost: $3.00.

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 6:00pm

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group
Tuesday, November 12 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Informal monthly gathering for knitters (or crocheters) at all levels of experience. Assistance with projects or learning techniques is always available. Bring personal projects or participate on a group project. Held second Monday of the month. For information and registration please contact the library. Ages 12 and older.

Quilling Creations

Monday, October 21, 2013 - 6:30pm

Quilling Creations
Monday, October 21 at 6:30.
Learn this beautiful ancient papercraft created by rolling strips of paper to create pictures, cards place cards and more. For ages 12 and older. Registration required with limited registration. This is the second of three sessions. Materials provided. Cost: $3.00.

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 6:00pm

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group Monday, September 9 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Informal monthly gathering for knitters (or crocheters) at all levels of experience. Assistance with projects or learning techniques is always available. Bring personal projects or participate on a group project. Held second Monday of the month. For information and registration please contact the library. Ages 12 and older.

Chix with Stix

Monday, June 10, 2013 - 6:00pm
Monday, July 8, 2013 - 6:00pm
Monday, August 12, 2013 - 6:00pm

Chix with StixMonthly Knitting Group

 

Informal fun monthly get-together of knitters (or crocheters) with all levels of experience. Bring personal projects, learn new techniques, become inspired and enjoy a relaxed gathering of crafters. Held second Monday of the month. For information and registration please contact the library. For ages 12 and older.

 

 

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 6:00pm
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 6:00pm

Friendly informal monthly gathering of knitters (or crocheters) at all levels of experience. Get help with projects or learn new techniques. Bring personal projects or participate in a group project. Classes held the second Monday of each month.  For information and registration please contact the library.  Ages 12 and older.

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 10:00am

Blood Pressure ScreeningHeld second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with East Pennsboro Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings.  No registration required.

The Art of the Letter

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 6:30pm

Write a letter to a friend, to a lost relative, to your child, to your sweetheart.  Whether you decide to send it or not, learn how ot put your life into words.  All skill levels are welcome.  You will receive insight and feedback from fellow writers and fellow correspondents.  Plan to attend all six sessions (Sept. 22, 29; Oct 13, 27; Nov.

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 6:00pm
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 6:00pm
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 6:00pm

Knitting image with dates and timesFriendly informal monthly gathering of knitters (or crocheters) at all levels of experience. Get help with projects or learn new techniques. Bring personal projects or participate in a group project. Classes held the second Monday of each month.  For information and registration please contact the library.  Ages 12 and older.

 

 

 

 

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 10:00am

Blood Pressure ScreeningHoly Spirit Hospital has partnered with East Pennsboro Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. Come by on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 10:00am-noon.  No registration required.

 

 

 

 

 

Gratitude Journal

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 6:00pm

Person writing in journalJoin us for six semi-weekly sessions on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-7:45pm beginning on January 5 to learn and practice the techniques of journal writing. Throughout January and February, we will journal daily about the people and events that have enriched our lives. Please plan to attend all six sessions. Pre-register by stopping by the library or calling 732-4274.

 

 

 

 

Potboilers and Blockbusters

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 6:30pm

For those who have never read Animal Farm bu George Orwell and for those who need a refresher, the library will be discussing this classic on Thursday, February 18 at 6:30pm. Please either read the book or listen to an audio version in preparation for the discussion. Pre-register by stopping by the library or calling 732-4274.

Enola Yard History

Monday, January 11, 2016 - 6:30pm

Black and white photo of Enola YardThe East Pennsboro Historical Society will be at the library to present "Enola Yard History" on Monday, January 11 at 6:30pm. Join us to learn more about Enola's industrial roots and to celebrate our railroad heritage.

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 10:00am

Blood Pressure ScreeningHoly Spirit Hospital has partnered with East Pennsboro Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. Come by on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 10:00am-noon.  No registration required.

 

 

 

 

 

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group

Monday, March 14, 2016 - 6:00pm
Monday, April 11, 2016 - 6:00pm
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 6:00pm

Knitting image with dates and timesFriendly informal monthly gathering of knitters (or crocheters) at all levels of experience. Get help with projects or learn new techniques. Bring personal projects or participate in a group project. Meetings are held the second Monday of each month.  For information and registration please contact the library at 732-4274.  Ages 12 and older.

 

 

 

 

Potboilers and Blockbusters

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 6:30pm

In March, Potboilers and Blockbusters will offer an opportunity to discuss the book Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail by Ben Montgomery. This will be part of a community-wide read in partnership with the Cumberland County Library System, Longwood Gardens, The Appalachian Trail Museum and the Kesytone Trail Association.

Tall Tales

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 6:00pm

tall talesJoin the writing group at the East Penn Library for tall tales. Bring your ideas to the group on Tuesdays in April and May from 6:00-7:45 pm. We'll refine our fiction and poetry writing skills together. Ages 18 and up. Please plan to attend all six sessions. Call or stop by the library to register at 732-4274.

 

 

 

 

Potboilers and Blockbusters

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 6:30pm

Cover of "Room"In April, Potboilers and Blockbusters will discuss the book Room by Emma Donoghue. Please read or listen to an audio version of the book in preparation for our discussion. Registration required. Stop by the library or call 732-4274.

 

 

 

 

 

Potboilers and Blockbusters

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 6:30pm

Cover of book Gaining GroundIn May, Potboilers and Blockbusters will discuss the book Gaining Ground by by Forrest Pritchard. Just in time for the spring harvest, this book is a story of farmers markets, local foods and family farms. Please read or listen to an audio version of the book in preparation for our discussion. Registration required. Stop by the library or call 732-4274.

 

 

 

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 6:00pm
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 6:00pm
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 6:00pm

Knitting needles and yarnFriendly informal monthly gathering of knitters (or crocheters) at all levels of experience. Get help with projects or learn new techniques. Bring personal projects or participate in a group project. Meetings are held the second Monday of each month.  For information and registration please contact the library at 732-4274.  Ages 12 and older.

 

 

 

 

Summer Reading Club 2016 for Adults & Teens - Exercise Your Mind: Read!

Monday, June 6, 2016 (All day)

Award ribbons and medalsStretch yourself this summer by being a part of East Pennsboro Branch Library’s brand new Adult & Teen Summer Reading Program. Registration begins June 6 and remains open through July. Register on-line or stop by the library. If you register June 6-10, you can receive an entry form to win one of four prizes.

Adventures in Reading

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 6:30pm

Cover of book "Grandma Gatewood's Walk"On June 16, our Thursday evening reading group will be discussing the book Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail by Ben Montgomery as part of a community-wide read, in partnership with the Cumberland County Library System, Longwood Gardens, The Appalachian Trail Mu

Living the Write Life

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 6:00pm

Living the Write LifeWhether you’re keeping a gardening journal, writing sonnets to all your lost loves, jotting down your journeys, or just writing for fun, join us for five writing sessions this summer.

Mobile Device Basics

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 5:30pm

Mobile Device BasicsWant to know more about what these devices can do?  Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer other general questions about your device. Bring your device to the library on the second Tuesday of the month for a session on the basics.

Life in Central PA

Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:30pm

Life in Central PAMeet local author, Sharon Cree, who will delight us with tales of animal rescue and foster care, and will introduce us to her recently published book, Louise on the Lam. No registration required.

 

 

 

 

 

Exercise Your Mind: Read!

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 6:30pm
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm

Exercise Your Mind: ReadIn conjunction with our adult summer reading program, tell us about what you have been reading. Bring along titles and recommendations, and come prepared to discuss your summer book list. No registration required.

 

 

 

 

First Friday Films

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 1:00pm

Pete's Dragon imageOn the first Friday of each month, enjoy a classic film for free. On September 2 we'll be showing "Pete's Dragon." Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 6:00pm
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 6:00pm

yarn and knitting needlesFriendly informal monthly gathering of knitters (or crocheters) at all levels of experience. Get help with projects or learn new techniques. Bring personal projects or participate in a group project. Meetings are held the second Monday of each month.  For information and registration please contact the library at 732-4274.  Ages 12 and older.

 

 

 

 

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 6:30pm

bingo ballsJoin us on the third Tuesday of the month for an hour of bingo.  Fun for the whole family, with children's books as prizes.  Please register at the library. Stop by or call 732-4274.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank You Notes

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 6:00pm

leaves and branchesIf you’ve been helped, inspired, or encouraged by someone in your life, now’s the time to let the person know. We’ll help you find the words. Plan to attend all six sessions. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274.

 

 

 

 

 

Library Reads

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:30pm

Cover of "The Invisible Library"Join us to discuss the Library Reads recommended book, The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman. From the publisher: “Collecting books can be a dangerous prospect in this fun, time-traveling, fantasy adventure from a spectacular debut author. One thing any librarian will tell you: the truth is much stranger than fiction.” Register by contacting the library at 732-4274.

Library Reads

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 6:30pm

Cover of book "Nine Women, One Dress"Join us to discuss the Library Reads recommended book, Nine Women, One Dress by Jane Rosen. From the publisher: “A charming, hilarious, irresistible romp of a novel that brings together nine unrelated women, each touched by the same little black dress that weaves through their lives, bringing a little magic with it.” Register by contacting the library at 732-4274.

Life in Central PA

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 6:30pm

Local author J. Anne Lezsley will read from her new novel, The Unforgotten Promise, and talk about her writing process. Says Lezsley, "I love writing the things that people struggle with inwardly and interpersonally, more than external stuff."

Library Reads

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 6:30pm

Book discussion of the Library Reads recommended novel, "The City Baker's Guide to Country Living" by Louise Miller. From the publisher:  "A full-hearted novel about a big-city baker who discovers the true meaning of home—and that sometimes the best things are found when you didn’t even know you were looking." Please either have read the book or listened to the audio book.

In the Rotation: Family Recipes

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 6:15pm

Bring along your recipe collection, in whatever form it currently exists! We will help you organize and preserve it, so that those family favorites will stay in the rotation for generations to come. On January 5, bring along your favorite cookbooks and/or your assortment of recipes and we will show you ways to organize and preserve these family heirlooms. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274.  

 

In the Rotation: Eating Seasonally/Locally

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 6:15pm

Bring along your recipe collection, in whatever form it currently exists! We will help you organize and preserve it, so that those family favorites will stay in the rotation for generations to come. On January 26, we will discuss local farming techniques, and find out when to expect what fruits, vegetables, and meats, and where to get the best of what the Central Pennsylvania harvest offers. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274.

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 6:00pm
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 6:00pm
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 6:00pm

Friendly, informal monthly gathering of knitters or crocheters at all levels of experience. Help with projects or learn new techniques. Bring personal projects or participate on a group project. Held second Monday of the month. Ages 12 and older. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274. 

 

 

 

 

In the Rotation: Is it Good for Me?

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 6:15pm

Bring along your recipe collection, in whatever form it currently exists! We will help you organize and preserve it, so that those family favorites will stay in the rotation for generations to come. On February 2, we will learn how to make our favorite recipes healthier, and offer general guidelines about what to eat and when and how much. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274.  

 

Library Reads

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the Library Reads recommended book, "Today Will Be Different" by Maria Semple. From the publisher:  "Today Will Be Different is a hilarious, heart-filled story about reinvention, sisterhood, and how sometimes it takes facing up to our former selves to truly begin living." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274.

 

In the Rotation: Scrapbooking

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:15pm

Bring along your recipe collection, in whatever form it currently exists! We will help you organize and preserve it, so that those family favorites will stay in the rotation for generations to come. On February 23, have handy your scrapbook and a glue stick, and we will begin work on preserving our family story, beginning in the kitchen. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274.  

 

Resolve to Write

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 6:00pm

It's a new year and you've resolved to kick start your writing life by joining a writers' workshop. Bring along your poetry and your prose, and we'll offer feedback and guidance to keep you moving toward your goal. Plan to attend all six sessions.

 

 

 

 

 

Winter Reading

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 6:00pm

Winter Reading for All Ages January 4 - March 31

 

It’s easy to participate! Pick up a Bingo card at the Circulation Desk. Read a book or complete an activity to finish a square on the card. These items should be age-appropriate for the person completing the card. Submit your completed Winter Reading Bingo card (five in a row) to the Library in order to be entered for one of our cool grand prizes!

Scented Pine Cone Craft

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 1:00pm

 

 

Patrons of all ages are welcome at the library for a winter pine cone craft! Decorate your pine cone and make it scented to accent any room. Vanilla essential oil provided. No registration necessary.

 

 

 

All Ages Card Case Decoration

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 11:00am

 

For those who remember those old audio cassettes from the 1980s and for those who don't, come to the library to decorate a cassette case. They're great as holders for gift cards, credit cards, IDs and library cards, or even as a stand for your phone or other small device. Materials, including cases, provided. No registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 

 

 

In the Rotation: Grocery Shopping Strategies

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:15pm

Bring along your recipe collection, in whatever form it currently exists! We will help you organize and preserve it, so that those family favorites will stay in the rotation for generations to come. On March 23, we will learn tips on what to shop for and when so that we can get the most nourishment from the dollars we spend at the grocery store each week. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274.

 

Stories of Faith

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 11:00am

Join us for a discussion of the book, "A Lesson in Hope" by Philip Gulley. From the Wall Street Journal: "Philip Gulley is a Quaker pastor from Indiana with a charming sense of small-town life-and a shrewd sense of life in general ... A self-deprecating narrator ... he knows how to exaggerate in a witty way." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting.

Stories of Faith

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 11:00am

Join us for a discussion of the book, "Stitches" by Anne Lamott. From the publisher, "Lamott explores how we find meaning and peace in these loud and frantic times; where we start again after personal and public devastation; how we recapture wholeness after loss; and how we locate our true identities in this frazzled age." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting.

Chix with Stix – Monthly Knitting Group

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 6:00pm
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 6:00pm

Friendly, informal monthly gathering of knitters or crocheters at all levels of experience. Help with projects or learn new techniques. Bring personal projects or participate on a group project. Held second Monday of the month. Ages 12 and older. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274. 

 

 

 

 

Wind Chime Craft

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:00pm

With spring in bloom, come to the library to make a wind chime for your window or porch. Materials provided. No registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Poetry Workshop

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 6:00pm

A dash of alliteration here, a little irony sprinkled there, and before you know it, you've written a poem. Learn how to incorporate literary devices into your writing. Plan to attend all six sessions.  Register by contacting the library at 732-4274.

 

 

 

 

 

Library Reads

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the Library Reads recommended book, "Books for Living" by Will Schwalbe. From the publisher: "In this delightful celebration of reading, Schwalbe invites us along on his quest for books that speak to the specific challenges of living in our modern world, with all its noise and distractions.

Library Reads

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the Library Reads recommended book, "The Girl Before" by J.P. Delaney. From the publisher: "An enthralling psychological thriller that spins one woman’s seemingly good fortune, and another woman’s mysterious fate, through a kaleidoscope of duplicity, death, and deception." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274.

All Ages Clothespin Craft

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 11:00am

Saturday, March 25 at 11:00 am

 

Stop by the library to decorate a clothespin to use for notes and other small items. Paints, gemstones and other creative decorations will be provided. No registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 

 

 

 

Chix with Stix

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 6:00pm
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 6:00pm

Friendly, informal monthly gathering of knitters or crocheters at all levels of experience. Help with projects or learn new techniques. Bring personal projects or participate on a group project. Held second Monday of the month. Ages 12 and older. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274. 

Library Reads

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the Library Reads recommended book, "The Chilbury Ladies Choir." From the publisher:  "In turns funny, charming and heart-wrenching, this lovingly executed ensemble novel will charm and inspire, illuminating the true spirit of the women on the home front, in a village of indomitable spirit, at the dawn of a most terrible conflict."  Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting.

Travel Journal

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 6:00pm

Whether your summer excursions take you to a local park bench to watch the geese on a lazy afternoon, or for a barefoot trek across the Arabian Peninsula, record your experience in a travel journal. Plan to attend all six sessions. Register by contacting the library at 732-4274.

All Ages Gratitude Rocks

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 1:00pm

Join us for rock painting at the library. Help to build a better world by showing your gratitude for somebody or something. Keep the rock for yourself as a reminder or give it to somebody as a thank you. Materials provided. No registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Chess for Adults

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 6:00pm
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 6:00pm
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 6:00pm
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 p.m. Bring a game board, if you have one. Otherwise, just bring yourself.   

Life Lessons

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 6:30pm
Join us for a discussion of the book, "A Gathering in Hope" by Philip Gulley.  From the Publisher:  "Bestselling author Philip Gulley offers humorous, small-town storytelling as he follows the foibles and follies of Pastor Sam Gardner."  Please either have read the book or listened to the audio book before the meeting. If you like to knit, sew, crochet, embroider while talking, feel free to bring along your handiwork.

Life Lessons

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 6:30pm
Join us for a discussion of the book, "Rising Strong" by Brene Brown. From the Publisher: "The physics of vulnerability is simple: If we are brave enough often enough, we will fall. The author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection tells us what it takes to get back up, and how owning our stories of disappointment, failure, and heartbreak gives us the power to write a daring new ending.

All Ages Sun Catcher

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 11:00am

Make a sun catcher with clear lid and colored gemstones to put in your window. Bring your own clear lid or use one of ours. Materials provided. No registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Coloring for Adults

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 6:30pm
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 6:30pm
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 6:30pm

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

Write Now: Meditation Practice

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 6:00pm

Learn how to incorporate writing into your meditation practice. Use your writing skills to gain clarity, purpose, and relaxation. Join us for all six sessions. Register by contacting the library at 717-732-4274.

Library Reads

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the Library Reads recommended book, "Miss You" by Kate Eberlen. From the publisher: "For one day, the paths of an eighteen-year-old girl and boy criss-cross before they each return to England. Over the course of the next sixteen years, life and love will offer them very different challenges.

In the Rotation

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 6:15pm
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 6:15pm

Bring along your recipe collection, in whatever form it currently exists! We will help you organize and preserve it, so that those family favorites will stay in the rotation for generations to come. Registration required.

Mindful Eating

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 6:00pm
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 6:00pm
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 6:00pm

Do you eat mindfully? This practice of slowing down to fully enjoy your food can help improve your health and well-being. Join Weis dietitian Erin Long for this four-part series to learn more about mindful eating principles and techniques and how to apply them to your lifestyle. Register by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Library Reads

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the Library Reads recommended book "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeyman. From BookBrowse: "Smart, warm, uplifting, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine is the story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey as she realizes . . . The only way to survive is to open your heart." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting. Register by calling the library at 717-732-4274.

Resume, Job and School Application Assistance

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 2:00pm
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 2:00pm
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 2:00pm
Friday, December 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
Friday, December 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 2:00pm

Are you applying for jobs or education programs? Every Friday afternoon from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, the library will offer assistance with on-line job, school, scholarship and other applications. Whether you need help getting started, need to revise a resume, CV or cover letter or just need assistance uploading documents to an on-line application, a branch assistant will be here to help.

DIY Fleece Wreaths

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 1:00pm

Make a fleece wreath to hang on your door or to give as a gift. This program is a partnership with the Schaner Adult Center. All materials will be provided for those who register in advance. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274. 

Homemaking Habits: Declutter & Organize

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:00am
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00am
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 10:00am
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:00am
Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 10:00am

You can organize your home this year! Come learn tips for decluttering and organizing during this monthly workshop. Held on the fourth Saturday of the month. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

January 27--Kitchen

February 24--Bathroom

March 24--Bedroom

April 28--Living Room

Coupon Clippers

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 11:00am
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 11:00am
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 11:00am
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 11:00am
Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 11:00am

Informal monthly gathering of coupon clippers. Bring your coupons to clip and trade while we share ideas for saving money. Held on the fourth Saturday of the month. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Can You Build It?

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 1:00pm

If you like building, come to the library and see what architectural creations you can design! Build your own or collaborate with friends to make something awesome. Complete one of our building challenges! We'll have Keva Planks, Magna-Tiles, Legos, and more! Drop in anytime between 1:00 and 3:00 pm. Snacks provided. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Life-Size Candy Land

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 10:30am

Let's play Candy Land! Sign up as a family or a team to play our life-size candy quest! All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register for a time slot at the library starting February 1.

Candy Land House Extravaganza

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 1:00pm

Join us for our Candy Land House Extravaganza! You are challenged to create a spectacular Candy Land house using graham crackers, ice cream cones, cookies, candy, and frosting! All materials provided. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register at the library starting February 1. Registrants can stop by anytime between 1:00 and 5:00 pm.

Life Lessons

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the book The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere by Pico Iyer. From the publisher: "The Art of Stillness paints a picture of why so many—from Marcel Proust to Mahatma Gandhi to Emily Dickinson—have found richness in stillness.

Life Lessons

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the book, "Why Won't You Apologize: Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts" by Harriet Lerner. From the Publisher: "Renowned psychologist and bestselling author of The Dance of Anger sheds new light on the two most important words in the English language—I’m sorry—and offers a unique perspective on the challenge of healing broken connections and restoring trust. . . With her trademark humor and wit, Lerner offers a joyful and sanity-saving guide to setting things right." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting.

Finding Your Voice

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 6:00pm

Find your voice in your writing practice by experimenting with points of view and literary forms.  Join us for all six sessions. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Library Reads

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the Library Reads recommended book, "How to Find Love in a Bookshop" by Veronica Henry. From kirkusreviews.com:  "A young woman takes over her father’s bookshop and discovers its importance to its small-town clientele. . .

The Great American Novel

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 6:30pm

In our quest to find The Great American Novel, join us for a discussion of Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer. From the publisher: "How do we fulfill our conflicting duties as father, husband, and son; wife and mother; child and adult? Jew and American? How can we claim our own identities when our lives are linked so closely to others?

Seasonal Cooking

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 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.

Protecting Your Identity

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 1:00pm

Protecting Your IDWith technology advancing every day, it is important to stay vigilant and protect your identity. Learn how identities are compromised, how to avoid being a victim, and how to recover a stolen identity. Presented by Jane Adams of First National Bank in Enola. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

One Book, One Community Book Discussion: Poison Study

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 4:00pm

Poison StudyAs part of One Book, One Community, we are gathering to discuss this year's choice, Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder. About to be executed for murder, Yelena is offered a reprieve. And so Yelena chooses to become a food taster. But the chief of security deliberately feeds her Butterfly's Dust, and only by appearing for her daily antidote will she delay an agonizing death from the poison.

Eat Well to Live Well Series

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 6:00pm
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.

Adventures in Reading

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 6:30pm

Walking to ListenJoin us for a discussion of the book, Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time, by Andrew Forsthoefel. From kirkusreviews.com: "Following graduation from Middlebury College, 23-year-old Forsthoefel hatched a plan to leave his mother’s home in suburban Philadelphia and walk until he spent all his money or hit the Pacific Ocean, whichever came first.

DIY Spring Crafts

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 1:00pm

Make a spring craft or two for yourself or to give as a gift. All materials will be provided for those who register in advance. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. This program is a partnership with the Schaner Adult Center. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274. 

Bingo For Books

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 6:30pm

Bingo For BooksFun for the whole family with children’s books as prizes. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274. 

Nature Writing

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 6:00pm

Utilize writing techniques to connect with the natural world.  Whether your writing takes you to a tulip in your backyard, or into the eye of a hurricane, bring the natural world to life on the page by learning how to utilize vivid description, concrete detail, and point of view to describe the world around you. Join us for all six sessions. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Adventures in Reading

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the memoir, "This Road I Ride: Sometimes It Takes Losing Everything to Find Yourself," by Juliana Buhring. From kirkusreviews.com: "An endurance cyclist's account of how the death of the man she loved became the catalyst for a record-setting around-the-world cycling journey of self-discovery." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting.

Library Reads - CANCELLED

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the Library Reads recommended book, "Uncommon Type," by Tom Hanks.  From NPR:  "Uncommon Type offers heartfelt charm along with nostalgia for sweeter, simpler times." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting. Register at the Library or by calling the Library at (717) 732-4274.

Saving & Budgeting

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 1:00pm

Saving and BudgetingLearn how to curb spending, realign budgets and save money to put towards the things you really need and want! Presented by Jane Adams of First National Bank in Enola. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

All Ages Libraries Rock Summer Learning Program

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 11:00am

Join us this summer for our Libraries Rock Summer Learning Program. Through books, games, musical experiences, and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) activities, participants will interact with music and sound in a wide variety of ways! Registration begins on Monday, June 4 at 11:00 am at the library or online. Be sure to pick up your reading log after you register!

Adventures in Reading

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the memoir, "Just Passin' Thru: A Vintage Store, the Appalachian Trail, and a Cast of Unforgettable Characters," by Winton Porter. From goodreads.com: "In this historic setting — a store on the Appalachian Trail called Mountain Crossings — the characters . . .

Libraries Rock Summer Learning Program Kickoff & Steven Courtney

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 12:00pm

Join us from 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm as we kick off a rockin' good summer of reading, discovering, and learning for all ages! Starting at noon, enjoy a picnic and make your own instrument and your own library bag (all materials will be provided). Then at 1:30, come inside to enjoy the music of Steven Courtney. A Steven Courtney concert is a captivating experience for listeners of all ages!

Coloring for Adults

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, August 28, 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.

Let's Paint!

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.

Tape Town

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:00pm

Vroom, zoom, and chug around our tape town. You'll stop around our town to visit the train station, the zoo, the store, the construction zone, and other stations where you can build, play, and create. Bring your favorite car or train (6 inches or under please) or borrow one from the library. Drop in any time between 2:00 and 5:00 pm. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, August 14, 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.

Libraries Rock: Andrew’s Big Show

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.

Libraries Rock: Magical Nick - SLP

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.

Patriotic Photo Scavenger Hunt!

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.

Library Reads

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.

Hitting the Write Note

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, August 22, 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.

Libraries Rock: Grins & Grins - SLP

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.

Libraries Rock: Sciencetellers - SLP

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.

Libraries Rock: Dancing Drum - SLP

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.

Mr. Lemoncello's Great Library Escape Game

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.

Adventures in Reading

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.

Let's Celebrate Your Favorite Book Character!

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 1:00pm

You've read great books this summer. Now come to the library dressed as your favorite book character! We will gather at the library and then parade through the building and outside grounds. Afterwards, we'll celebrate by enjoying some make-your-own ice cream sundaes! This program is a partnership with the Schaner Adult Center. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Life-Size Hi Ho Cherry-O

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 1:00pm

Let's play Hi Ho Cherry-O! Sign up as a family or team for a time slot to play our life-size game. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Reading Rock and Roll: Uncommon People

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the book, "Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of Rock Stars," by David Hepworth. From goodreads.com: "In Uncommon People, David Hepworth zeroes in on defining moments and turning points in the lives of forty rock stars from 1955 to 1995, taking us on a journey to burst a hundred myths and create a hundred more." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting.

Scrabble & Upwords

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 1:00pm
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 1:00pm
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 1:00pm

Come play Scrabble or Upwords at the library on the 1st Thursday of every month at 1:00 pm. If you have a game, please bring it with you. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Seasonal Cooking

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 6:15pm
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 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 at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Land That Job!

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 1:30pm
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 1:30pm
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 1:30pm
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 1:30pm
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 1:30pm
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 1:30pm
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 1:30pm
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 1:30pm
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 1:30pm
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 1:30pm
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 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.

Let's Paint!

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 10:00am

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.

Hands On!

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 11:30am
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 11:30am
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 11:30am

Try some hands-on STEM! Stop by anytime between 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.

September 8--Keva Planks

October 13--Snap Circuits

November 17--Marble Runs

This program is for all ages; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Chix with Stix

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, November 14, 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. Held on the second Wednesday of each month. Ages 12 and older.

DIY Book Pumpkins

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 1:00pm

Drop in anytime between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm to make a book pumpkin for yourself or to give as a gift. All materials will be provided for those who register in advance. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. This program is a partnership with the Schaner Adult Center. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Hands On: STEM

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 2:30pm
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 2:30pm
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 2:30pm

Try some hands-on STEM! Stop by anytime between 2:30 to 4:00 pm.

September 24--Keva Planks

October 22--Snap Circuits

November 26--Marble Runs

This program is for all ages; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Coloring for Adults

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 6:30pm

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

A Thanksgiving Journal

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 6:00pm

By using writing prompts, we will learn how the russet colored harvest and the rustle of leaves from the resting trees will inspire our writing projects during this season of gratitude. Plan to attend all five sessions. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Bingo for Books

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 6:30pm

Fun for the whole family with children’s books as prizes. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Book Spine Poems

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 11:00am

Stop by the library anytime this week to create a Book Spine Poem in honor of Teen Read Week. All completed poems will be entered to win a grand prize. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Library Reads - Magpie Murders

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the Library Reads recommended book, "Magpie Murders" by Anthony Horowitz. From the publisher: "Masterful, clever, and relentlessly suspenseful, Magpie Murders is a deviously dark take on vintage English crime fiction in which the reader becomes the detective." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Happy and HEALTHY Holidays!

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 6:00pm

Get in the holiday spirit! Weis Dietitian Erin will be sharing simple ingredient swaps to lighten up common holiday recipes without sacrificing the flavor. A brief cooking demo and food samples will be included. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

DIY Kindness Jars

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 1:00pm

RESCHEDULED from November 15: Drop in anytime between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm to make a Kindness Jar for yourself or to give as a gift. All materials will be provided for those who register in advance. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. This program is a partnership with the Schaner Adult Center. Register at the library or by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Library Reads - Killers of the Flower Moon

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the Library Reads recommended book, "Killers of the Flower Moon" by David Grann. From LibraryReads.org:  In the 1920s, a string of unsolved murders rocked the Osage Indian Nation in Oklahoma. Made rich by oil rights, the Osage were already victimized by unscrupulous businessmen and societal prejudice, but these murders were so egregious, the newly formed FBI was brought in to investigate.

Word Games

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 1:00pm
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 1:00pm
Thursday, February 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.

Library Reads: Beartown

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the Library Reads recommended book Beartown by Fredrik Backman.  From kirkusreviews.com: "This is about more than youth sports; it's part coming-of-age novel, part study of moral failure, and finally a chronicle of group think in which an unlikely hero steps forward to save more than one person from self-destruction." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting.

Land That Job!

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 1:30pm
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 1:30pm
Friday, December 21, 2018 - 1:30pm
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 1:30pm
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 1:30pm
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 1:30pm
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 1:30pm
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 1:30pm
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 1:30pm
Friday, February 8, 2019 - 1:30pm
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 1:30pm
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.

DIY Glittery Gifts

Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 12:00pm

Drop in anytime between 12:00 pm and 1:30 pm to make a Glittery Gift for yourself or to give as a gift. All materials will be provided for those who register in advance. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Chix with Stix

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, February 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.

Christmas Lights Photo Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 10:00am

Stop by the library anytime from Thursday, December 13, through Friday, December 28, to pick up your Christmas Lights Photo Scavenger Hunt. Gather some friends or family, follow the clues, take pictures, and come back to the library to show us your zany holiday 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.

Holiday Reading: Christmas Bells

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the novel Christmas Bells by Jennifer Chiaverini.  From kirkusreviews.com: "Preparing for Christmas in Cambridge, Massachusetts, church members face challenges aided by faith and friends and inspired by the eponymous poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow—who, in an alternate storyline, fights despair as he confronts personal tragedy and the Civil War . . .

Noon Year's Eve Party!

Saturday, December 29, 2018 - 11:00am

Come celebrate the coming of 2019 with us as we count down to NOON with activities for the whole family. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

New Year, New Job: Resume Workshop

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 1:00pm

Is your New Year's resolution to find a better job, or would you just like to improve your career profile? In today's education and work environment, everyone should have an up-to-date resume on hand even if they are not actively looking for a new job. East Pennsboro Branch Library is offering a workshop for anyone who needs to create a resume or would like to improve their current resume.

Christian Fiction Book Club

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 12:00pm
Thursday, February 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.

January--read and bring any book by Beverly Lewis

February--read and bring any book by Wanda E. Brunstetter

Chess

Tuesday, January 8, 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.  

Craftapalooza

Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 12:00pm

We are putting out all kinds of craft supplies, so bring your creativity. Drop in anytime between 12:00 pm and 1:30 pm to make a one-of-a-kind creation that you can take home. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Seasonal Cooking

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, February 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.

WhoDunIt

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 6:00pm
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.

Adventures in Reading: American Wolf

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the book American Wolf by Nate Blakeslee. From Goodreads.com: "A riveting multigenerational saga of hardship and triumph that tells a larger story about the ongoing cultural clash in the West—between those fighting for a vanishing way of life and those committed to restoring one of the country’s most iconic landscapes." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting.

Hands On: STEM

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 2:30pm
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.

 

DIY Book Hideaway

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 1:00pm

Make a book hideaway for yourself or to give as a gift. All materials will be provided for those who register in advance. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. This program is a partnership with the Schaner Adult Center. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Library Reads: Unsheltered

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.

A Universe of Stories All-Ages Summer Learning Program

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 11:00am

Join us this summer for “A Universe of Stories” All Ages Summer Learning Program. Tap into all the wonder of the galaxy with projects, games, books, and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) programs! Registration begins on Monday, June 10 at 11:00 am at the library or online. Be sure to pick up your reading log after you register!

Land That Job!

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 1:30pm
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 1:30pm
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 1:30pm
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 1:30pm
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 1:30pm
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 1:30pm
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 1:30pm
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 1:30pm
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 1:30pm
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 1:30pm
Friday, May 10, 2019 - 1:30pm
Friday, May 17, 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.

Seasonal Cooking

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 6:15pm
Tuesday, April 16, 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.

Christian Fiction Book Club

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 12:00pm
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 12:00pm
Thursday, May 2, 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

Word Games

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 1:00pm
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 1:00pm
Thursday, May 2, 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.

Chess

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 9, 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.  

Chix with Stix

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, May 8, 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.

DIY Days

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.

DIY Days

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 12:30pm

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 (This program is part of The 2019 Longwood Gardens Community Read)

Monday, May 13—Craftapalooza II

Coloring for Adults

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 21, 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. 

Local Writers Writing

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, May 22, 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.

Reading Poetry

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.

Adventures in Reading: Hippie

Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the book, "Hippie" by Paulo Coelho. From goodreads.com: "Paulo Coelho takes us back in time to re-live the dream of a generation that longed for peace and dared to challenge the established social order – authoritarian politics, conservative modes of behavior, excessive consumerism, and an unbalanced concentration of wealth and power." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Hands On: STEM

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.

Hands On: STEM

Saturday, May 4, 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.

Hands On: STEM

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 2:30pm

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.

Blue Skies Writing Workshop

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 6:00pm

Whether sunlight, moonbeams, stars, or clouds, be inspired by all that is above us. With poetry prompts, we will use the sky to create a metaphor for life. Join us for all eight sessions. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Games & Puzzles

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 1:00pm
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 1:00pm
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 1:00pm

Come play games and puzzles at the library on one Thursday of every month at 1:00 pm. We have a bunch of choices, but if you have a favorite 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.

Chix with Stix

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 6:00pm

Friendly, informal monthly gathering of knitters or crocheters at all levels of experience. Help with projects or learn new techniques. Bring personal projects or participate on a group project. Held second Wednesday of the month. Ages 12 and older. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Life-Size Bananagrams

Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 12:30pm

Let's play Life-Size Bananagrams! Join us at 12:30 pm on Saturday, June 15, for this fast-paced game. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by contacting the library at (717) 732-4274.

Reading Space: Spaceman

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of "Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe" by Mike Massimino. From goodreads.com: "Spaceman invites us into a rare, wonderful world where the nerdiest science meets the most thrilling adventure, and pulls back a curtain on just what having 'the right stuff' really means." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting. Register by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Coloring for Adults

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 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.

Reading Space: Chasing New Horizons

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of "Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto."   From goodreads.com: "Told from the insider's perspective . . . Chasing New Horizons is a riveting story of scientific discovery, and of how far humanity can go when people focused on a dream work together toward their incredible goal." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting. Register by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Library Reads: Meet Me at the Museum

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the Library Reads recommended novel, "Meet me at the Museum” by Anne Youngson. From npr.org: "Meet Me at the Museum is a touching, hopeful story about figuring out what matters and mustering the courage to make necessary changes." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting. Register by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Adventures in Reading: Life in the Garden

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join us for a discussion of the book, "Life in the Garden" by Penelope Lively. From kirkusreviews.com: "In a graceful melding of memoir and reflections on literature and art . . . Lively celebrates the delights of planning, planting, weeding, and harvesting a garden." Please either have read the book or listened to the audiobook before the meeting. Register by calling the library at (717) 732-4274.

Craftapalooza

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 1:00pm

We are putting out all kinds of craft supplies, so bring your creativity. Drop in anytime between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm to make a one-of-a-kind creation that you can take home. All ages welcome; under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

11th Annual Fredricksen LIBRARY LOOP

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 8:30am

Join us for the Eleventh Annual Fredricksen Library Loop 5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Run & Walk. Beginning May 1, registration forms will be available at the library, or can be downloaded from our website. Real-time race results are available only through online registration at our website. Sponsored by Holy Spirit - A Geisinger Affiliate.

Curl Up With the Classics - Jane Eyre

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 1:00pm

Curl up with the Classics with our daytime book discussions. Let's discuss Charlotte Bronte's romantic classic, Jane Eyre. With a heroine full of yearning, the dangerous secrets she encounters, and the choices she finally makes, Charlotte Bronte's enduring novel continues to engage and provoke readers today. You must have read or listened to the book in order to attend. Registration begins February 1.

Fredricksen Writes

Monday, March 7, 2016 - 6:45pm

Come join us at this writers group that provides aspiring writers a forum for their literary work and feedback from their peers in a respectful and friendly environment.  This is a chance for you to grow in your craft and help others improve in the art of writing.  The group meets the first and third Monday of most months.  Attendance is free, but registration is advised as there is limited seating.  If you are not ready to share your writing, fe

Fredricksen Writes

Monday, March 21, 2016 - 6:45pm

Come join us at this writers group that provides aspiring writers a forum for their literary work and feedback from their peers in a respectful and friendly environment.  This is a chance for you to grow in your craft and help others improve in the art of writing.  The group meets the first and third Monday of most months.  Attendance is free, but registration is advised as there is limited seating.  If you are not ready to share your writing, fe

Natalie D. Craumer Writers Workshop: The First Ten Pages

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 6:45pm
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 6:45pm
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 6:45pm
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 6:45pm
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 6:45pm
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 6:45pm
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 6:45pm
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 6:45pm

Join Catherine Jordan, author and editor, for an eight-week series in which new and returning writers will learn to take their writing to the next level and stand out in the competition. Each class will be broken down into a particular workshop, and build on each other. Learn to develop your premise, bring conflict into your story, develop your characters and more! Ages 18 and older, please. Registration begins February 1.

 

Foreign Film Friday: Zero Motivation

Friday, March 11, 2016 - 2:00pm

FROM ISRAEL: Set in a remote desert military base, a platoon of young women soldiers, all Israeli conscripts, serve out their time playing computer games, singing pop songs, and conspiring to get transferred to Tel Aviv -- while endlessly serving coffee to the men who run the show. Here's an Israeli film filled with funny, quick-witted, zany women who wield their staple guns like automatic weaponry.

Foreign Film Friday: Zero Motivation

Friday, March 11, 2016 - 7:00pm

FROM ISRAEL: Set in a remote desert military base, a platoon of young women soldiers, all Israeli conscripts, serve out their time playing computer games, singing pop songs, and conspiring to get transferred to Tel Aviv -- while endlessly serving coffee to the men who run the show. Here's an Israeli film filled with funny, quick-witted, zany women who wield their staple guns like automatic weaponry.

Twisted Stitchers - March

Monday, March 14, 2016 - 6:30pm

Join us for an informal and fun gathering centered around knitting and crochet. Meet others who love crochet and knitting while making progress on your favorite project. Polish your skills and have fun doing it. Twisted Stitchers will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. 16 years and older, please.  Registration begins February 1.

Fredricksen Reads: Coal River by Ellen Marie Wiseman

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 7:00pm

Become a part of Fredricksen Reads, our series of book discussions.  In this vibrant new historical novel, you will explore one young woman's determination to put an end to child labor in a Pennsylvania mining town. Coal River is a deft and honest portrait of resilience in the face of hardship, and of the simple acts of courage that can change everything.

Mobile Device Basics - Kindle

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 6:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for March class begins February 15.

 

 

Mobile Device Basics - Android & Nook

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 7:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device. Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for March classes begins February 15.

Android & Nook at 7:30 pm

 

Meet and Play (for New Parents) (formerly Let Them Play)

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 9:30am
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 9:30am
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 9:30am

Parents and children ages birth - 3 years are invited to meet once a month in a play group setting to chat and share experiences with other new parents.  Toys will be provided for children. Come make new friends and form important partnerships with other parents experiencing the same challenges. Meets one Wednesday morning per month. No registration necessary. Sponsored by Centric Bank, Davis Vision Inc. and M&T Bank.

 

Meet and Play (for Grandparents) (formerly Let Them Play)

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 9:30am
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 9:30am
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:30am

Grandparents play an important role in the lives of children and it's not always easy. Bring your grandchildren to the library for a morning of play and fun. Relax and socialize while meeting other grandparents.  Toys will be provided for children to play. Meets one Wednesday morning a month. (Ages 1- 4). No registration required. Sponsored by Centric Bank, Davis Vision Inc. and M&T Bank.

 

Family Play Workshop (formerly Parent/Child Workshop)

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 6:30pm
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 6:30pm
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 6:30pm

Family Play Workshop is a five week program at the Fredricksen Library that invites parents, grandparents or caregivers and their children ages 1 - 3.5 years to join us for playtime, relaxation, socialization and to develop new skills. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session on a variety of topics including child development, nutrition, speech, language and hearing and more!  Registration begins March 3 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card. Sponsored by Centric Bank, Davis Vision Inc., Giant Foods and M&T Bank.

 

 

 

 

Family Play Workshop (formerly Parent/Child Workshop)

Friday, March 18, 2016 - 9:30am
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 9:30am
Friday, April 1, 2016 - 9:30am
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 9:30am
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 9:30am

Family Play Workshop is a five week program at the Fredricksen Library that invites parents, grandparents or caregivers and their children ages 1 - 3.5 years to join us for playtime, relaxation, socialization and to develop new skills. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session on a variety of topics including child development, nutrition, speech, language and hearing and more!  Registration begins March 3 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card. Sponsored by Centric Bank, Davis Vision Inc., Giant Foods and M&T Bank.

 

 

 

 

Fredricksen Writes

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 6:45pm

Come join us at this writers group that provides aspiring writers a forum for their literary work and feedback from their peers in a respectful and friendly environment.  This is a chance for you to grow in your craft and help others improve in the art of writing.  The group meets the first and third Monday of most months.  Attendance is free, but registration is advised as there is limited seating.  If you are not ready to share your writing, fe

Career 101: Preparing... YOU!

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 7:00pm

Stemming from the success of last year’s Employment Opportunities Expo, we bring you the Career 101 series.  Landing the job you really want may be easier than you think.  It's time to start changing your thinking about what's possible, so you'll be ready when that perfect job shows up.  This three part series will help you get there -- come to any or all sessions.  This second session focuses on being prepared. How do you craft your resume to reflect what you want to do?  And what about those interview skills?  This session will help you get ready to meet potential employers with the right tools for success. 

Registration begins March 1. Additional session May 3. 

Foreign Film Friday: Call for Title

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 2:00pm

FROM FRANCE: Sandra (Marion Cotillard) has just been released from the hospital to find that she no longer has a job. According to management, the only way Sandra can hope to regain her position at the factory is to convince her co-workers to sacrifice their much-needed yearly bonuses. Now, over the course of one weekend, Sandra must confront each co-worker individually in order to win a majority of their votes before time runs out.

Foreign Film Friday: Call for Title

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 7:00pm

FROM FRANCE: Sandra (Marion Cotillard) has just been released from the hospital to find that she no longer has a job. According to management, the only way Sandra can hope to regain her position at the factory is to convince her co-workers to sacrifice their much-needed yearly bonuses. Now, over the course of one weekend, Sandra must confront each co-worker individually in order to win a majority of their votes before time runs out.

Twisted Stitchers - April

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 6:30pm

Join us for an informal and fun gathering centered around knitting and crochet. Meet others who love crochet and knitting while making progress on your favorite project. Polish your skills and have fun doing it. Twisted Stitchers will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. 16 years and older, please.  Registration begins March 1.

Fredricksen Writes

Monday, April 18, 2016 - 6:45pm

Come join us at this writers group that provides aspiring writers a forum for their literary work and feedback from their peers in a respectful and friendly environment.  This is a chance for you to grow in your craft and help others improve in the art of writing.  The group meets the first and third Monday of most months.  Attendance is free, but registration is advised as there is limited seating.  If you are not ready to share your writing, fe

Indie Film & Chat: Trail Magic (chat at 7:00 pm only)

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 7:00pm

FROM THE USA:  This month, we are working in collaboration with Longwood Gardens, The Appalachian Trail Museum and Keystone Trails Association on a Countywide Community Read of the book Grandma Gatewood's Walk. The film and discussion, with director Peter Huston (7 pm showing only), will tell even more of the inspiring story of the spunky woman who saved the Appalachian Trail.  The story of Grandma Gatewood will inspire viewers of all ages by illustrating the full power of human spirit and determination. No registration necessary.

Mobile Device Basics - iPad, iPhone, and iPod

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 5:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for April class begins March 15.

iPad, iPhone, and iPod Basics at 5:30 pm

Mobile Device Basics - Kindle

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 6:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for April class begins March 15.

Kindle at 6:30 pm

Mobile Device Basics - Windows Tablet

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 7:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for April class begins March 15.

Windows Tablet at 7:30 pm

Donation Station @ Fredricksen

Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 1:00pm
Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 1:00pm

The Friends of Fredricksen will hold Donation Station on the first Saturday of every month from 1 pm to 3 pm to process the donation of books and media for our Spring and Fall Book sales. Volunteers will be able to assist unloading your donations. We hope to provide convenience to you, our donors, and streamline our process for donations. During Donation Station hours, please park on the Walnut Street side parking area at the lower level employee entrance door. Donations at all other times can be given at the reference desk.

Career 101: Polishing... YOU!

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 7:00pm

Stemming from the success of last year’s Employment Opportunities Expo, we bring you the Career 101 series. Landing the job you really want may be easier than you think. It's time to start changing your thinking about what's possible, so you'll be ready when that perfect job shows up.  This three part series will help you get there -- come to any or all three sessions.  The third session focuses on giving the right impression. How do you bring a positive professional presence when you meet potential employers? This session will guide you in building your confidence, what to wear, what your body language says, and the power of preparation to land the job of your dreams. 

Registration begins April 1.

Twisted Stitchers - May

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 6:30pm

Join us for an informal and fun gathering centered around knitting and crochet. Meet others who love crochet and knitting while making progress on your favorite project. Polish your skills and have fun doing it. Twisted Stitchers will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. 16 years and older, please.  Registration begins April 1.

Blood Drives at Fredricksen

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 4:00pm

Donating blood may be one of the most important things you’ve ever done. Just one pint of your blood can save as many as four lives.  Come and donate in Fredricksen's lower parking lot (Walnut Street).  The Central PA Blood Bank will be here one Friday of every other month. It is a safe and easy process which takes approximately 45 minutes. Generally, anyone age 16 or older, weighing at least 110 pounds and in good health, can donate blood.

Foreign Film Friday: Gett

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 7:00pm

FROM ISRAEL: In Israel only rabbis can legalize a marriage dissolution, and only with the husband's full consent. Viviane has been applying for a divorce for three years but her husband will not agree. His cold stubbornness, Viviane's determination to fight for her freedom, and the ambiguous role of the judges shape a film in which tragedy vies with absurdity, and where everything - except her actual request - is brought out for judgment.

Foreign Film Friday: Gett

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 2:00pm

FROM ISRAEL: In Israel only rabbis can legalize a marriage dissolution, and only with the husband's full consent. Viviane has been applying for a divorce for three years but her husband will not agree. His cold stubbornness, Viviane's determination to fight for her freedom, and the ambiguous role of the judges shape a film in which tragedy vies with absurdity, and where everything - except her actual request - is brought out for judgment.

Fredricksen Writes

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 6:45pm

Come join us at this writers group that provides aspiring writers a forum for their literary work and feedback from their peers in a respectful and friendly environment.  This is a chance for you to grow in your craft and help others improve in the art of writing.  The group meets the first and third Monday of most months.  Attendance is free, but registration is advised as there is limited seating.  If you are not ready to share your writing, fe

Fredricksen Writes

Monday, May 16, 2016 - 6:45pm

Come join us at this writers group that provides aspiring writers a forum for their literary work and feedback from their peers in a respectful and friendly environment.  This is a chance for you to grow in your craft and help others improve in the art of writing.  The group meets the first and third Monday of most months.  Attendance is free, but registration is advised as there is limited seating.  If you are not ready to share your writing, fe

Foreign Film Friday: Call for Title

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 2:00pm

FROM GERMANY: Martha is a shy chef at a small gourmet restaurant in Hamburg and devotes every waking hour to her work. When tragedy compels her to adopt her 8-year-old niece, Lina, Martha's life changes in an instant. Help comes from Mario, Martha's new Italian sous-chef, who begins to visit Martha and Lina, doing all that he can to cheer them.

Foreign Film Friday: Call for Title

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 7:00pm

FROM GERMANY: Martha is a shy chef at a small gourmet restaurant in Hamburg and devotes every waking hour to her work. When tragedy compels her to adopt her 8-year-old niece, Lina, Martha's life changes in an instant. Help comes from Mario, Martha's new Italian sous-chef, who begins to visit Martha and Lina, doing all that he can to cheer them.

Fredricksen Reads: Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 7:00pm

Become a part of Fredricksen Reads, our series of book discussions. Empty Mansions is a rich mystery of wealth and loss, connecting the Gilded Age opulence of the nineteenth century with a twenty-first-century battle over a $300 million inheritance. At its heart is a reclusive heiress named Huguette Clark, an enthralling eccentric of the highest order, a last jewel of the Gilded Age who lived life on her own terms. The No.

Gardening with Nature: Mosquitoes and Ticks in PA

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 7:00pm

Fredricksen Library has teamed up with Penn State Master Gardeners to bring you a series of workshops that will show you how to garden with nature. This program will discuss the current issues about mosquitoes and ticks in Pennsylvania. Gain a better understanding of why these vectors remain a disease risk and what is necessary to protect you and your family.

 

Mobile Device Basics - Kindle

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 6:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for May class begins April 15.

Kindle at 6:30 pm

Mobile Device Basics - Android & Nook

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 7:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for May class begins April 15.

Android & Nook at 7:30 pm

2016 Master Gardener Plant Clinics

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 6:00pm

Do you have some unanswered gardening questions and don't know where to turn? Just stop in at the Fredricksen Library anytime from 6 to 7 pm every Tuesday evening (May – August). The Master Gardeners from Penn State Cooperative Extension will be there eagerly waiting to solve your gardening mysteries and help you to have the best garden possible! No registration necessary.

NEW SESSION ADDED: Fredricksen Reads: Grandma Gatewood’s Walk

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 5:30pm

NEW SESSION ADDED (5:30 pm): Become a part of Fredricksen Reads, our series of book discussions. This month, we are working in collaboration with Longwood Gardens, The Appalachian Trail Museum and Keystone Trails Association on a Countywide Community Read. This winner of the 2014 National Outdoor Book Awards tells the inspiring story of the woman who saved the Appalachian Trail.

Twisted Stitchers - June

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 6:30pm

Join us for an informal and fun gathering centered around knitting and crochet. Meet others who love crochet and knitting while making progress on your favorite project. Polish your skills and have fun doing it. Twisted Stitchers will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. 16 years and older, please.  Registration begins May 1.

Exercise Your Mind: READ! Fredricksen's Adult Summer Reading Program

Monday, June 6, 2016 - 9:00am

Stretch yourself this summer: read great books, and you could win prizes! Registration begins June 6. Join us for our special events too!  Registration begins June 6. Register in the first week of registration, or register for a NEW library card if you don’t have one and be eligible to win a great summer fun prize OR iPad Mini!  Sponsored by Friends of Fredricksen Library.

Fredricksen Writes

Monday, June 20, 2016 - 6:45pm

Come join us at this writers group that provides aspiring writers a forum for their literary work and feedback from their peers in a respectful and friendly environment.  This is a chance for you to grow in your craft and help others improve in the art of writing.  The group meets the first and third Monday of most months.  Attendance is free, but registration is advised as there is limited seating.  If you are not ready to share your writing, fe

Fredricksen Writes

Monday, June 6, 2016 - 6:45pm

Come join us at this writers group that provides aspiring writers a forum for their literary work and feedback from their peers in a respectful and friendly environment.  This is a chance for you to grow in your craft and help others improve in the art of writing.  The group meets the first and third Monday of most months.  Attendance is free, but registration is advised as there is limited seating.  If you are not ready to share your writing, feel free to observe and listen or even offer your comments during one of our scheduled meetings. Registration for June 6 meeting begins May 1.

Coloring for Grown-Ups

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 7:00pm

Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind and helps promote overall wellness. Come try it with us the 1st Tuesday of each month this summer and color away your stress. All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your favorite coloring materials as well!  Light snacks and beverages will be supplied. No registration necessary. 18 and older, please.

Trinidad & Tobago Concert on the Lawn

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 7:00pm

Trinidad & Tobago Baltimore Steel Orchestra starts the 2016 Summer Concerts on the Lawn with a dynamic evening as they bring a touch of the Caribbean to the Fredricksen Library.  This stunning group, named Baltimore's official steel drum band, are masters of the steel drum. Their vivacious tropical music rounds out a lively show for all ages.

Bad A** Grandmother

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 1:30pm
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 1:30pm
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 1:30pm

Join some bad-a** grandmothers on the second Tuesday of each summer month for an informal session of humor and jokes. Laughter is great for your health and fits in perfectly with this summer's Adult Summer Reading Program theme to Exercise Your Mind.  These amateur stand-up comedians are going gray with joy! Call out jokes and even become one of the jokesters! Let these lovely ladies bring a little bit more laughter into your life.  For ages 18 and older. No registration necessary.

Getting Started with Hatha Yoga!

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 7:00pm

As part of this year's Summer Reading Program, join Brenda Eppley, of Just Plain Yoga (www.justplainyoga.com) and Green Tree Yoga (http://green-tree-yoga.com), as she discusses and demonstrates the postures and movements of Hatha Yoga. Practicing yoga promotes healthy habits that lengthen longevity, increases balance, muscle tone, strength and flexibility, counteracts stress, enhances focus and improves sleep patterns. Wear comfortable clothes and an open mind! If you have a yoga mat, bring it along!  This is for all fitness levels, ages 16 & up.  Registration is required and begins May 15.

World Wide Knit in Public Day

Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 1:00pm

Show your knitting or crochet pride with us as we celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day!  We'll be flooding the library grounds with our love of yarn. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, some snacks, whatever project you're working on and maybe a finished piece to show-and-tell.  We'll even have our wonderful Knitting Guru, Rita Gardner, on hand to help you with anything questions you may have! Don't miss this chance to let the world know that we love yarn!  No registration necessary. (We will move inside if weather is problematic.)

Blood Pressure Screenings

Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 9:15am
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 9:15am
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 9:15am
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 9:15am
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 9:15am
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 9:15am
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 9:15am
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 9:15am
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 9:15am
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 9:15am
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 9:15am
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 9:15am
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 9:15am

 

Holy Spirit - A Geisinger Affiliate has partnered with Fredricksen Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. For your convenience, three parking spaces are reserved near the main entrance.

Gardening with Nature: Growing Up - Factors Affecting Plant Growth

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 7:00pm

Fredricksen Library has teamed up with Penn State Master Gardeners to bring you a series of workshops that will show you how to garden with nature. Understanding the basic parts and processes of a plant and the factors that affect them, such as water, temperature, light, soil nutrients, and hormones, is key to being an effective gardener. Learn what plants need and how to maximize conditions to get the best from your plants.

 

Donation Station @ Fredricksen

Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 1:00pm
Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 1:00pm

The Friends of Fredricksen will hold Donation Station on the first Saturday of every month from 1 pm to 3 pm to process the donation of books and media for our Spring and Fall Book sales. Volunteers will be able to assist unloading your donations. We hope to provide convenience to you, our donors, and streamline our process for donations. During Donation Station hours, please park on the Walnut Street side parking area at the lower level employee entrance door. Donations at all other times can be given at the reference desk.

Mobile Device Basics - Kindle

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 6:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for June class begins May 15.

Kindle at 6:30 pm

Mobile Device Basics - Android & Nook

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 7:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for June class begins May 15.

Android & Nook at 7:30 pm

Blood Drives at Fredricksen

Friday, July 8, 2016 - 4:00pm

Donating blood may be one of the most important things you’ve ever done. Just one pint of your blood can save as many as four lives.  Come and donate in Fredricksen's lower parking lot (Walnut Street).  The Central PA Blood Bank will be here one Friday every other month. It is a safe and easy process which takes approximately 45 minutes. Generally, anyone age 16 or older, weighing at least 110 pounds and in good health, can donate blood.

Foreign Film Friday: For a Woman

Friday, July 8, 2016 - 2:00pm

FROM FRANCE:  After her mother's death, Anne discovers old photos and letters that convince her to take a closer look at the life of her parents. The young couple met in the concentration camps during World War II, later moving to France to start their new life together. As she gradually closes in on the discovery she didn't know she was looking for, her father grows ever more ill, and may take the secret that kept them apart for so long to his grave.

Foreign Film Friday: For a Woman

Friday, July 8, 2016 - 7:00pm

FROM FRANCE:  After her mother's death, Anne discovers old photos and letters that convince her to take a closer look at the life of her parents. The young couple met in the concentration camps during World War II, later moving to France to start their new life together. As she gradually closes in on the discovery she didn't know she was looking for, her father grows ever more ill, and may take the secret that kept them apart for so long to his grave.

Twisted Stitchers - July

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 6:30pm

Join us for an informal and fun gathering centered around knitting and crochet. Meet others who love crochet and knitting while making progress on your favorite project. Polish your skills and have fun doing it. Twisted Stitchers will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. 16 years and older, please.  Registration begins June 1.

Fredricksen Writes

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 6:45pm

Come join us at this writers group that provides aspiring writers a forum for their literary work and feedback from their peers in a respectful and friendly environment.  This is a chance for you to grow in your craft and help others improve in the art of writing.  The group meets the first and third Monday of most months.  Attendance is free, but registration is advised as there is limited seating.  If you are not ready to share your writing, fe

Fredricksen Reads: The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 7:00pm

Become a part of Fredricksen Reads, our series of book discussions. The ravages of age are eroding Marina's grip on the everyday. And while the elderly Russian woman cannot hold on to fresh memories, her distant past is preserved: vivid images that rise unbidden of her youth in war-torn Leningrad.  You must have read or listened to the book in order to attend. Register beginning June 15.

Getting Started with Family Yoga - After Hours!

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 7:00pm

As part of this year's Summer Reading Program, we'd like to invite you to try Family Yoga! Using yoga poses, movement, games, breath work and relaxation exercises, Holly Keich from Om Baby Center, creates a fun, creative and non-competitive evening for the whole family.  Mothers, fathers, grandparents, sisters &/or brothers practice yoga together in this interactive yoga class.  For families with children ages 5 - 9 years old.

Foreign Film Friday: Breathe

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 2:00pm

FROM FRANCE:  Charlie is seventeen and bored. Her estranged parents are too caught up in their own drama to pay her much attention. School holds no surprises either. Enter Sarah, a confident and charismatic new transfer student. The two form an instant connection and their relationship deepens to levels of unspoken intimacy. But with this intimacy comes jealousy and unrealistic expectations, and soon the teens find themselves on a dangerous trajectory toward an inevitable and unforeseen collapse. Not recommended for viewers under 17. No registration necessary.

Foreign Film Friday: Breathe

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 7:00pm

FROM FRANCE:  Charlie is seventeen and bored. Her estranged parents are too caught up in their own drama to pay her much attention. School holds no surprises either. Enter Sarah, a confident and charismatic new transfer student. The two form an instant connection and their relationship deepens to levels of unspoken intimacy. But with this intimacy comes jealousy and unrealistic expectations, and soon the teens find themselves on a dangerous trajectory toward an inevitable and unforeseen collapse. Not recommended for viewers under 17. No registration necessary.

Mobile Device Basics - iPad, iPhone, and iPod

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 5:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for July class begins June 15.

iPad, iPhone, and iPod Basics at 5:30 pm

Mobile Device Basics - Kindle

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 6:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for July class begins June 15.

Kindle at 6:30 pm

Mobile Device Basics - Android & Nook

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 7:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for July class begins June 15.

Android & Nook at 7:30 pm

Shea Quinn & Friends Totally 80s! Concert on the Lawn

Monday, August 8, 2016 - 7:00pm

After last year's exciting night of 70s hits, we're thrilled to have them back to wrap-up our Concerts on the Lawn with a night of favorites from the 80s, including a David Bowie tribute.  It promises to be a night of great music and even greater fun! Dig out your eighties garb and join us! (Rain location: inside library). Sponsored by the McCormick Family Foundation.

Fredricksen Writes

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 6:45pm

Come join us at this writers group that provides aspiring writers a forum for their literary work and feedback from their peers in a respectful and friendly environment.  This is a chance for you to grow in your craft and help others improve in the art of writing.  The group meets the first and third Monday of most months.  Attendance is free, but registration is advised as there is limited seating.  If you are not ready to share your writing, fe

Fredricksen Writes

Monday, August 15, 2016 - 6:45pm

Come join us at this writers group that provides aspiring writers a forum for their literary work and feedback from their peers in a respectful and friendly environment.  This is a chance for you to grow in your craft and help others improve in the art of writing.  The group meets the first and third Monday of most months.  Attendance is free, but registration is advised as there is limited seating.  If you are not ready to share your writing, fe

Twisted Stitchers - August

Monday, August 8, 2016 - 6:30pm

Join us for an informal and fun gathering centered around knitting and crochet. Meet others who love crochet and knitting while making progress on your favorite project. Polish your skills and have fun doing it. Twisted Stitchers will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. 16 years and older, please.  Registration begins July 1.

Fredricksen Reads: The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 7:00pm

Become a part of Fredricksen Reads, our series of book discussions. In this novel, Charles Lindbergh sees in Anne a kindred spirit, a fellow adventurer, yet most just consider her the aviator's wife. Join us as we read and discuss her life of heartbreak and hardships, change and happiness. You must have read or listened to the book in order to attend. Register beginning July 15.

Foreign Film Friday: Secrets Of War

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 2:00pm

FROM THE NETHERLANDS:  Tuur and Lambert are best friends in a Nazi-occupied Dutch village who pass their days playing soldiers and exploring local caves, mimicking a war that seems far removed from their everyday life. Ultimately, the realities of war find even them, instantly putting the two boys at odds. Meanwhile, Maartje is hiding a secret of her own, one that not only threatens to tear the new friends apart, but could lead to devastating consequences for anyone involved in keeping it.

Foreign Film Friday: Secrets Of War

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 7:00pm

FROM THE NETHERLANDS:  Tuur and Lambert are best friends in a Nazi-occupied Dutch village who pass their days playing soldiers and exploring local caves, mimicking a war that seems far removed from their everyday life. Ultimately, the realities of war find even them, instantly putting the two boys at odds. Meanwhile, Maartje is hiding a secret of her own, one that not only threatens to tear the new friends apart, but could lead to devastating consequences for anyone involved in keeping it.

Foreign Film Friday: Second Coming

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 7:00pm

FROM THE UK:  As busy, working parents, Jackie and Mark (Idris Elba) haven't been intimate in quite some time. However, Jackie abruptly discovers that she is pregnant. She knows it's not her husband Mark's, but claims she hasn't been with anyone else either. The unnerving side effects of her pregnancy begin to affect her mental state, creating turmoil within the family that is only made worse by Mark's fury. Second Coming follows the close knit family over the course of a year as they navigate their way through family life and cope with an unexplainable pregnancy.

Foreign Film Friday: Second Coming

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:00pm

FROM THE UK:  As busy, working parents, Jackie and Mark (Idris Elba) haven't been intimate in quite some time. However, Jackie abruptly discovers that she is pregnant. She knows it's not her husband Mark's, but claims she hasn't been with anyone else either. The unnerving side effects of her pregnancy begin to affect her mental state, creating turmoil within the family that is only made worse by Mark's fury. Second Coming follows the close knit family over the course of a year as they navigate their way through family life and cope with an unexplainable pregnancy.

Bookstock Read In

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 5:00pm

Show your bookish pride with us as we celebrate our Summer Reading Programs with a Summer Read Out!  We'll be flooding the library grounds with our love of the written word. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, whatever book(s) you're reading and your whole family, if you like!  Snacks and drinks will be available, but you can also bring your own - even a whole picnic, if you'd like! Don't miss this chance to let the world know that we love books!!!  You will also receive an extra prize ticket if you are registered for our Adult Summer Reading Program. No registration necessary. (We will move inside if weather is problematic.)

Meet and Play (for New Parents)

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 9:30am

Parents and children ages birth -  3 years are invited to meet once a month in a play group setting to chat and share experiences with other new parents.  Toys will be provided for children. Come make new friends and form important partnerships with other parents experiencing the same challenges.

Meets one Wednesday morning per month. We will not meet in June and July because of Summer Reading Club. No registration required. Sponsored by: M&T Bank, Centric Bank and Davis Vision Inc.

Meet and Play (for Grandparents)

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 9:30am

Grandparents play an important role in the lives of children and it's not always easy. Bring your grandchildren (ages 1 – 4) to the library for a morning of play and fun. Relax and socialize while meeting other grandparents.  Toys will be provided for children to play.  We will not meet in June and July because of Summer Reading Club. No registration necessary. Sponsored by: M&T Bank, Centric Bank and Davis Vision Inc.

Mobile Device Basics - iPad, iPhone, and iPod

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 5:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for August class begins July 15.

iPad, iPhone, and iPod Basics at 5:30 pm

Mobile Device Basics - Kindle

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 6:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for August class begins July 15.

Kindle at 6:30 pm

Mobile Device Basics - Android & Nook

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 7:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for August class begins July 15.

Android & Nook at 7:30 pm

Butterflies in the Library!

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 1:00pm

Saturday, September 10

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (approx.) in the Atrium, Upper Level

Don't miss this opportunity to see butterflies in the library! Penn State Master Gardeners will host a display with live monarch butterflies and chrysalises in the library atrium, near the front entrance. Stop by and see something special!

Twisted Stitchers - September

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 6:30pm

Monday, September 12

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Join us for an informal and fun gathering centered around knitting and crochet. Meet others who love crochet and knitting while making progress on your favorite project. Polish your skills and have fun doing it. Twisted Stitchers will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. 16 years and older, please.  Registration begins August 15.