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A Wonder-a-Week

11:00am - 12:00pm
New Oxford Area Library
Library Branch: New Oxford Area Library
Room: Library Space
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Description:

Join us on weekly virtual field trips at the New Oxford Library as we visit the Seven Wonders of the World!

No registration required.

JUN 26: The Great Wall of China

This event is in the "Children" group.

Book Club: 4th-6th grade

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Description:

Read the book and then watch the movie.  Discuss both and decide which was better.  For those entering 4th, 5th, or 6th grade.  Registration required.  Please register at the children’s desk. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Carlisle Indian School

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Registration
Library Branch: Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Room: Harbaugh-Thomas Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 46
Description:

Barbara Landis will give a talk about the Carlisle Indian Industrial School (CIIS), the first federally funded off-reservation boarding school for Native American Children, in operation from 1879-1918.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Littlestown Library
Room: Littlestown Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Other, Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:

It’s 1952, and P.U. Barnhum’s world-famous three-ring circus has come to Podunk! The town is overwhelmed by the excitement…and the dead body of the ringmaster, Rhett Coate, shot to death in the center ring.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Crafting: Happy Birthday Harry Potter!

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gettysburg Library
Registration
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Room: Third Floor Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:

Crafting: Happy Birthday Harry Potter!
Wednesday, July 31
4PM
Come celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with a fun Harry Potter themed Craft!  All ages welcome. Space is Limited.
Registration Required.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Family Fort Night

6:30pm - 7:30pm
New Oxford Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: New Oxford Area Library
Room: Library Space
Age Group: Children, Everyone
Program Type: Other, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:

Families! Bring along your flashlight, blanket and pillow for this library camp-out! Get ready for a night filled with so much fun! This evening program will begin with a special story time before the fort-making begins.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Drop in Thursdays!

All Day
Trone Memorial Library
Library Branch: Trone Memorial Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other, Storytime
Description:

Families with children of all ages are invited to stop in anytime on Thursdays and enjoy activities such as library scavenger/treasure hunts, take & make craft kits, mini library adventures, or board game days.

This event is in the "Children" group.

StoryWalk® in the Park August 1 - August 30

All Day
Carroll Valley Library
Library Branch: Carroll Valley Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:

Read a story on yard signs as you take a walk in the beautiful Carroll Valley Park!

August 1 - August 30  Chippy Chipmunk: Babies in the Garden by Kathy M. Miller

Teen Subscription Boxes

All Day 8/1 - 8/8
Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Registration
Library Branch: Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:

Sign up to receive your own monthly subscription box, complete with a library book selected for you by staff as well as some surprise gifts inside! Boxes are to be picked up at the Harbaugh-Thomas Library during the first week of each month.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Courtyard StoryWalk®

All Day 8/1 - 8/31
Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Library Branch: Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Age Group: Children
Description:

Enjoy an interactive story experience with a StoryWalk® outside in our courtyard!

AUGUST The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn

This event is in the "Children" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:

Join us at the library for stories, songs, and a craft.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Toddler Time

10:30am - 11:30am
Littlestown Library
Library Branch: Littlestown Library
Room: Littlestown Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:

Join Miss Jess for Toddler Story Time! We'll have fun and encourage early literacy through stories, songs, movement, and more!

This event is in the "Children" group.

Harold and the Purple Crayon Party

11:00am - 12:00pm
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Room: Third Floor Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Description:

Everyone’s favorite artist is getting a new movie.  To celebrate the premier of the movie we will be doing fun purple and crayon-themed crafts and activities.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sit and Sew

12:30pm - 3:30pm
Trone Memorial Library
Library Branch: Trone Memorial Library
Room: Adult Wing Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:

Join us on the first and third Thursday of the month from 12:30 to 3:30! Bring your machine and current personal project, or work on charity quilts. Beginners welcome!

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Diamond Painting

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Registration
Library Branch: Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Room: Harbaugh-Thomas Board Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:

Adults and Teens

Drop in and try a sparkly diamond painting project. Bring your own, or a kit will be provided for your first session. Easy to learn and hard to stop. Join the addictive trend!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

LIVE DEMONSTRATION: Handweavers Guild of Central PA

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Trone Memorial Library
Library Branch: Trone Memorial Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Performance
Description:

Stop by the library and say hello to the Handweavers Guild of Central Pennsylvania! Patrons are invited to ask questions about the Guild and observe members working on their weaving projects. 

 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Glow in the Dark Painting

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Gettysburg Library
Registration
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:

Join us in the dark to create some masterpieces.  Registration is required, please register online.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Diamond Painting Group

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Carroll Valley Library
Library Branch: Carroll Valley Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:

Bring your diamond painting project and join other diamond painting enthusiasts for a fun crafty afternoon! 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Masterpiece Makers

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Littlestown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Littlestown Library
Room: Littlestown Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:

Learn about Raven Halfmoon, a contemporary Native American female artist from the Caddo Tribe who produces sculptures. Create your own unique masterpiece based on her works. For ages 6-12. Registration required.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Around the World: Food Tasting Adventure

4:00pm - 5:00pm
New Oxford Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: New Oxford Area Library
Room: Library Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:

This will be a global adventure taken through your taste buds! We will taste test snacks from different regions around the world, a unique way of learning about what people like to eat in different countries.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Diamond Painting Evening

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Trone Memorial Library
Registration
Library Branch: Trone Memorial Library
Room: Adult Wing Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:

Teens 12-18 can come in for a relaxing evening of making their own diamond painting coasters! Snacks and supplies will be provided. 

Registration Required.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Barks & Books: Read to a Therapy Dog

6:30pm - 7:30pm
New Oxford Area Library
Library Branch: New Oxford Area Library
Room: Children's Area
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Other
Description:

Sign up or drop by for a 15-minute session with a sweet, furry friend! Practice reading to KPets Therapy dog, Danny.

Register by visiting or calling the library at 717-624-2182.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

CARROLL VALLEY LIBRARY TEEN BOOK CLUB

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Carroll Valley Library
Library Branch: Carroll Valley Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Description:

We invite you to join our teen book club!  Bring a snack to share.

August’s selection – The Black Wolves of Boston by Wen Spencer

Ages 13-18. 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Bounces & Rhymes ~ Babies Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Trone Memorial Library
Library Branch: Trone Memorial Library
Room: Children’s Wing Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:

Children from 0-18 months old may join us with their parent/caregiver for a few short stories and lots of singing and moving!