Annville Free Library

Summer Library Hours

Monday through Thursday 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday and Saturday 10:00 to 2:00 pm


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Library Fundraiser

Tuesday, July 26th
6:00 – 8:00 pm
@ Splat Studio
21 E Main St., Annville

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Grab a glass and paint with us!
Bring your Mom, Sister, Friend, Significant Other or just Yourself!

Includes all art supplies &
instructions to make a 12 x 12 painting as well as wine and
delectable finger foods.
(Non-alcoholic beverages will also be
available.)

 

$50 / Person

Limited Seats
Must pre-register & pre-pay

For more information call 867-1802


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GEEK NIGHT @ AFL!

Monday, July 11th 6:00 – 8:00 pm

HOW TO DITCH CABLE & STILL WATCH TV!

Join us as we discuss various alternatives that allow you to watch television and not be tethered to a two year cable TV commitment. We ill discuss choices that include the use of a digital antenna, watching free over-the-internet channels, and streaming video options.

FREE! No registration required.


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Monday July 11 through Saturday July 23

Every year on Lebanon County hundreds of children of all ages do not have the school supplies to confidently begin another academic  year. The Annville Free Library is partnering with United Way & Salvation Army as a drop off location for the 8th Stuff the Bus school supply drive.

Help local kids in school!

Items Needed:
New or gently used children’s books

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LEBANON COUNTY WALKS

Free  community event for the entire family

Wednesday, July 13   5:30 pm
@ Lebanon Valley College – meet at Arnold Field, Heisey Road

Co-sponsored by Annville Free Library

Walk at your own pace for as long as you’d like. Activities include sand art and lawn games.

No registration necessary  Check WellLebanon.org for upcoming community events


 

Science Explorers Summer Science Camp
Hosted @ Annville Free Library

Half Day Camp for Ages 7 – 11

Potions, Powders & Polymers

Is it science or magic? You’ll find out! In our half day camp you’ll create erupting foam monsters, conduct amazing air pressure experiments, dig for hidden treasures, investigate the science of illusions and build spectroscopes to view the
spectrum of different types of light.

Held August 8th through the 12th 

9:00 am to Noon

Pick up a registration form at the library or online at

www.ScienceExplorers.com

 


SUMMER READING 2016
Sneak Peek!

Summer Reading Sign-ups for All Ages
Start June 6th

Preschool Storytimes
Tuesday & Thursday 10:15
for ages 2.5 to Kindergarten
July 5 & 7, July 12 & 14, July 19 & 21

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Children’s Summer Reading Program
for ages 3 to grade 5)

Pick up a summer reading folder, log the minutes
you read, and earn prizes along the way!

Family Programs
Mondays @ 2:00 pm

July 11        Forgotten Friend Reptiles

July 18        Ed Stivender, Storyteller

July 25        Tom Crowl, Ventriloquist

Aug.  1        CELEBRATION SENSATION!
for children who complete summer reading  folder

 GET OUTDOORS LEBANON!

Sponsored by Wellspan – Pickup a “playbook”
at the library, go out and get active with your family in Lebanon County!


 

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Youth Summer Reading
Entering grades 4 to 9

Programs on Tuesdays
Please pre-register for EACH program you will attend

July  12 (2:00) GET YOUR GAME ON!
Create a fun project at Splat Studio  ($6.00 fee)

July 19 (2:00) FUN FITNESS!
with  Holly Plummer, Paramount Sports

July 26 (2:00) GO GAGA 4 GAGA BALL!
with Melanie Wells, Community Wellness, GSH

Aug.  2 (2:00) “FINISH LINE” PARTY!
For all those completing Youth activity folder


Youth Room
Summer Hours
June 7th through August 4th
T, W, Th 1:00 – 4:00 pm

 


 

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Adult Summer “Reading is My Escape” Program
Ages 16 and up

Pick up a packet at the library and read for prizes!
Prize drawings will be held on Monday, August 29th.
Winners will be notified by phone.

Prizes

Nook Reader
Laptop Case
Amazon Gift Card
Splat Studio Gift Card
Allen Theater Bucks


Support the Library when you shop on Amazon!

amazon smileAmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Annville Free Library every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the library.
On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you need to select Annville Free Library as your charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.

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Featured AFL Databases:

FREE 24/7 access right from your computer.
(
You will need your library card for most databases.) Just click on the link:

  • Pronunciator  Learn 80 languages; ESL for 50 non-English languages
  • Universal Class 500+ vocational and enrichment classes! Learn something new today!
  • Power Library access to newspapers, magazines, journals, historical documents and photos, online  databases, and eBooks.
  • Power Kids Lots of kids science, technology, engineering, math, history, government sources available!
  • Driving Tests practice permit tests (cars, motorcycles, CDL), Handbooks & FAQs
  • TechBoomersLearn how to use the web’s most popular sites like Facebook, YouTube, Skype, Pinterest & many more!

Available on public library computers only:

  • Ancestry Library Edition – one of the most important genealogical collections available today.  It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other areas of the world!
  • Consumer Reports – unbiased recommendations, information, ratings, and advice on products, services, and decisions.
  • ABC Mouse – For ages 2 – 7,  helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more.

We now accept payment of fines and fees online using Paypal or a credit card.

Please have the following information on hand
so your account is credited correctly:
*  Your library card number
*  Fine or fee amount from Your Account
*  Your credit card or Paypal information
Please note that it may take up to 2 business days
(not including weekends or holidays) for your
account to be credited.
Library Card Number



 

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Buy a book and read it first!

 

 


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For kids entering 4th thru 9th grade.
Adult supervised youth only space has games,
computers, and homework help.
Summer Hours: Tuesday, Wednesdays, & Thursdays 1:00 – 4:00 pm
                                      June 7th through August 4th

                         


THE CELLAR

The Friends of the Annville Free Library’s Gently Used Book Store

book cellarDrop in to browse THE CELLAR for some excellent bargains on gently used books.  The Cellar is open during regular library hours except when a program is in progress in the Community Room.

All money raised by The Friends directly supports the Annville Free Library.

For Book Sale Information: AFL Friends Website

 

 


 

Computer Classes taught by Art Murray!

Beginner Basics 1 Windows 7
4 week class, $15
Learn basic computer skills for Windows 7.  For those with little or no experience with computers.

Beginner Basics 1 For Windows 8
4 week class, $15
Learn basic computer skills for Windows 8. For those with little or no experience with computers

Beginner Basics 2
4 week class, $15
Learn how to email, navigate the internet, manage digital photos, and more.

Microsoft Excel
4 week class, $15
Learn to use this specialized program to create spreadsheets & organize data.

Microsoft Word
4 week class, $15

Learn to use this specialized word processing program to create letters, flyers, resumes, reports, documents and more.

Managing Your Digital Photos
4 week class, $15
A hands-on class with YOUR camera and our computer lab

 

Classes are on-going. Ask for dates and times. Please register for classes at the library.

Fee due at time of registration.

For questions or more information, call Cindy @ 867-1802___

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We are here for you!

Call Dee @ 867-1802 to make an appointment


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Friends of AFL Giant Grocery Card Fundraiser!

Do your grocery shopping and help the library at the same time!

You may purchase gift cards in denominations of $100, $50, or $25. Use them at checkout just as you would cash, check, or credit card. They never expire and they can be used at any Giant store or Giant gas pumps.

Friends earn 5% of the amount of cards sold.

See  Library Staff  or a Friends member to purchase your cards.

 


 

GET HELP WITH MEDICARE @ THE ANNVILLE FREE LIBRARY!

FREE COUNSELING IS AVAILABLE
ON THE 3RD THURSDAY
OF EVERY MONTH

FROM 10 AM TO 12 PM

TO SIGN UP FOR AN APPOINTMENT CONTACT:

LEBANON COUNTY AREA AGENCY ON AGING’S APPRISE PROGRAM:       717-273-9262