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ADULT EDUCATION

Sex Trafficking- It’s Closer To Home Than You Think

Sunday, April 28, 2019. 2:00 p.m. Sex Trafficking- It’s Closer To Home Than You Think is presented by Sherry Knowlton. Local author, Sherry Knowlton, will talk about sex trafficking and other forms of human trafficking that exist in today’s world — including right here in Southcentral Pennsylvania. She’ll discuss how […]

Healthy Sun Habits

Wednesday, April 10, 2019. 7:00 p.m. Summer is almost here but are you ready? Come to a class, taught and organized by students from Penn State College of Medicine, to learn more about healthy sun habits and ways that you can protect yourself and family, to ensure a fun and […]

Healthy Eating

Monday, February 4, 2019. 7:00 p.m. Did you make a New Year’s Resolution and after a month are starting to struggle to maintain it? This class, taught and organized by students from Penn State College of Medicine, will focus on tips and education about exercise, healthy eating, reducing drinking, and […]

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 […]

Writing a Book and Where to Begin

Saturday, April 13, 2019. 1:00 p.m. Many people aspire to writing their own book, but just can’t figure out where to begin. Dr. John Benedict was one of those people who after twenty years has learned invaluable information that can be shared. Come and hear what Dr. Benedict has found […]