All Ages

Movie TimeMovie Time

Join us for our new summer movie series as we celebrate music during the Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program. Popcorn and snacks courtesy of Herr’s. Free. No registration required.

Monday, July 2nd at 6 PM – The Soloist (PG 13)
(Want to read the book first? Don’t miss our Book Club on June 22nd at 9:30 am as we discuss The Soloist.)

Thursday, July 26 at 3 PM – Sing (G)

Saturday, August 11 – **PEOPLE”S CHOICE**
We will be posting details about how you can help choose the movie and time for this event. Follow us on Facebook or for details.


2018 Summer Reading Program

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June: Make Your Own Button Month

Pick up a button template with your Summer Reading Bag and design your own button! Return your design to the Library before June 30 to have your button made.
June 1 – June 30 (All Ages)

SRP Kick-off Event: Meet Corduroy and See Steven Courtney in Concert

Kick-off Summer Reading with music and fun! Pick up your summer reading bag and enjoy the show! See Corduroy at 10:00 AM. Steven Courtney concert starts at 10:30 AM.
Saturday, June 16 (All ages)

Double the Fun Tuesdays

Reading with Calvin and Hobbes
Read to our Certified Therapy Dogs, Australian Labradoodles Calvin and Hobbes. One of these pups is available each week for reading.
Tuesdays, June 19 – July 31, at 10:00 AM (All Ages)


Singing and Songwriting with Mark DeRose
Lancaster’s local musician shares fun & encouraging upbeat original songs and music for the whole family!
Wednesday, June 27, 10:00 AM (All Ages)

Science Matters with Science Explorers
Take a close look at the states of matter! We’ll use bubbles, a spud launcher, leaf blowers, and a basketball to explore different types of air pressure.
Wednesday, July 11, 10:00 AM (Ages 4-104)

Circus School of Lancaster Family Fun Days*
Learn the skills you need to know to become a circus performer. Bring the whole family to play and learn. Choose from two sessions:
Monday, June 18, or Monday, June 25, , 10:00 AM (Ages 4+) *Registration Required

Family Story Time
Enjoy stories, music, activities, and fun to engage the whole family in summer reading. Thursdays, June 21 to August 21, 10:00 AM (All Ages)

ROCK OUT in July

Be creative! Write a song to sing or play OR decorate a real rock. Complete the project then post a picture to our Facebook photo album. Show the photo to Library staff to claim your prize.
July 1 to July 31 (All Ages)

End of Summer Party!

Drop in to celebrate an awesome summer of fun, reading, and exploration!
Thursday, August 23, 10:00-11:00 AM (All ages)

Libraries Rock! 2018 Summer Reading Program is sponsored in part by
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