Teen Time – 1st and 3rd Mondays @ 3:30 PMTeen Time FB event

June through August join us for:
1st Mondays – Board Games
3rd Mondays – Teen DIY

Dungeons & Dragons – Every other Saturday from 9 AM – 1 PMD&D

*New Day and Time! Every other Saturday from 9 AM – 1 PM beginning June 23.*
Dungeons and Dragons is a multiplayer tabletop role playing game set in medieval times that allows players to create unique and creative characters such as warriors, mages, and rogues.  Using these characters you will go on fantastic adventures that will take twists and turns.

If you would like to be a part of this or simply try it out, then join us at the library!

For ages 13+

No registration is required.

Summer Book Discussion: The Hate You Give

Join us for a lively discussion of one of the hottest YA books of the year!
Tuesday, August 7 @ 4 PM


2018 Summer Reading Program

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)

CHOPPED! Challenge for Teens*
Create a 3 course meal with only a few ingredients. All dishes will be plated and judged by a panel of local professionals. Register individually or in teams of 3.
Tuesday, June 19,  and Tuesday, August 14, 6:00 PM (Ages 12-17) Limit 15 *Registration Required


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

Whirled of Wonderment Hula Hoop Workshop by Jenny Hill*
Learn all about the power of centripetal force in this hoop-centric interactive show! Starting with hoop dance and circus foundations, Jenny will have everyone spinning and learning hoop skills from basic waist hooping to multiple hoop tricks that will wow friends and family!
Monday, July 9, 1:00-3:00 PM (Grades 3-8) *Registration Required.  Sponsored by a grant from Abby’s Foundation.

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)

Creative Writing Time for TEENS*
Develop a theme-based short story each week.
Fridays, June 22 to July 6, 12:30 PM *Registration Required

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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