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Programs

The Lure and Mysteries of Sea Glass

Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Register online, or call (717) 533-6555. Richard will be with us to share his knowledge and years of experience on sea glass. He will also provide insight into the art of identifying unique shards and review the basic science of how sea glass […]

21st Annual National Library Week Guest Author Visit

Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Presented by Alice Hoffman and Lisa Hoffman. Please register online, or call (717) 533-6555. Alice Hoffman (on the left) was born in New York City on March 16, 1952 and grew up on Long Island. She received a Mirrellees Fellowship to the Stanford […]

A “Wilder” Garden

Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Presented by Marta McDowell. Please register online, or call (717) 533-6555. Come explore a Wilder garden with Marta McDowell. Marta shares her love of horticulture and garden history through the written and spoken word. She lives, writes and gardens in Chatham, New Jersey […]

The Pennsylvania German Groundhog Lodges and Versammlinge

Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Presented by William Donner. Register online for this Friends program, or call (717) 533-6555. William Donner will explain the history, cultural context and significance of Pennsylvania German Groundhog Lodges and Versammlinge. The Grundsow (“Groundhog)” Lodges were started in the 1930s by a group […]

Twin Edens: Galapagos and the Falklands

Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Presented by Scott Weidensaul. Register online for this Friends program, or call (717) 533-6555. Separated by more than 4,000 miles, the Galapagos Islands in the equatorial Pacific and the Falkland Islands off the stormy tip of South America would seem to be worlds […]

Drop-In Card Making Classes

Meet new friends and enjoy making two handcrafted cards for $6. Come and make two seasonal cards using different stamping techniques with Stampin’ Up! Products. Registration is not necessary, but appreciated, for this drop-in class. This program is designed especially for Adults, and Children with an Adult companion. Thursdays, September […]

Indian Philosophy: Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain

Explore the fascinating philosophies of India with Dr. Jeffery Long, Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Elizabethtown College. This course will give you a broad overview of Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain philosophies, tracing their development from ancient times to the present. Class size: 15. Register in person at the […]

Back to Basics Writing Classes

This six-week writing course incorporates workshops, critique and discussion, and personal writing time to write cleaner, leaner, and meaner. Registration must be done in person at the library and the class fee is payable at registration. Wednesdays, September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17 and 24 at 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 […]

Woodrow Wilson and the Great War

Woodrow Wilson and the Great War is presented by Neill Hartley on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Register online, or call the library at (717) 533-6555 beginning October 18. Neill Hartley is president Woodrow Wilson in this captivating and exciting one–man show set in the turbulent days leading up […]

Financial Education Series

Economic downturns have demonstrated that national financial stability can depend on the financial well-being of individuals and families. It also raised awareness about the complexity of the decisions consumers must make to manage their finances effectively. Despite the availability of a wide range of information about managing money and about […]