Annville Free Library




The library will be closed November 26th & 27th


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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.

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Don’t Break the Budget this Holiday Season

A series of workshops designed to help you save money
by making homemade wrapping paper, cars, ornaments and gifts

Tuesdays @ 6:30 pm

Nov 3rd – Make your own wrapping paper
Nov 10th – Make cards
Nov 17th – Homemade gifts
Nov 24th  – Homemade ornaments

This series is FREE by registration is required
To register call 867-1802


AFL Friends Annual
Make A Gingerbread House For Kids

Gingerbread-House-ColorfulFor ages 6 & up OR children under 6 must bring an adult helper

Saturday, November 28th

Three sessions: 10:00 am. 11:30 am, & 1:00 pm

Registration begins November 1st

A $5.00 materials fee is required at the time of sign-up


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Tuesday, November 3rd
6:30 – 8:00 pm
Continues the 1st Tuesday of each Month

Bring your books, supplies (and a friend) for a relaxing evening of coloring and chatting.
Color inside the lines or out. No one will care. The library will have some coloring pages
to share. Everyone is welcome!


Take – A – Break Tuesday!

Make a Holiday Ornament

presented by Dee Neff







Learn how to make beautiful quilled snowflakes!

Tuesday, November 24th @ 6:30 pm

This program if FREE but registration is required

Call 867-1802

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Breathing for the Brain

a 4 week course in yoga breathing
taught by Leslie Tallon

This class is a life skill class aimed at creating better breathing and accessing the de-stress parts of the brain.
No previous yoga experience is necessary

Class meets on Mondays from 5 to 6 pm
October 19 through November 9

Cost: $20

Call 717-867-1802 to register


boys in the boat coverAFL Last Monday Night Book Group

The Annville Free Library book group generally meets on the last Monday nightof the month. We are a laid back group of guys and gals and we welcome new members. Thereis no need to register. Just show up!

November Book Choice: The Boys In The Boat by Daniel James Brown

                                    Discussion: Monday, November 30th @ 6:30 pm



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Buy a book and read it first!


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It’s FREE!


Introducing a fantastic language learning program that you can access from home on your computer, on tablets, and smart phones.
Just click HERE   for access to 70 + languages with virtual coaching, interactive conversations, scored quizzes, and more.
There are 8 skill levels from Children 3 – 8 to Travel Prep.
Download a phrasebook to take on the road or listen to music by major artists in your chosen language.
All you need to start learning is your library card number and an Internet browser plus speakers or headphones (microphone optional).
We are excited to be able to offer Pronunciator to our patrons for free. This program was underwritten by The Friends of the Annville Free Library



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    Smart Start Baby Storytimes

   Smart Start Story Time is a free program for babies birth through two years of age and their parents,    grandparents, and caregivers. It features books, songs, music, and nursery rhymes. No registration is required and siblings are welcome to attend.

Fall 2015 Schedule
Tuesdays at 10:15 am
November 3, 10, 17, 24


frog storytimePreschool Storytimes

Fall 2015 Schedule:
Tuesdays @ 10:15
Wednesdays @ 1:15 pm
Thursdays @ 10:15 am

Choose a day and join Miss Cindy for stories and a craft

No registration required


Kids-readingAfterschool Reading Clubs
3:30 – 4:30 pm

Grades 3 & 4 : Tuesdays, Sept. 29 – Nov. 17
Grades 1 & 2: Thursdays, Oct. 1 – Nov. 19

Crazy 8’s math fun!
Groups limited to 20 children each

Registration forms available @ the library or
AC Elementary Schools

ya characterYOUTH ROOM

For kids in 4th thru 8th grade

This supervised youth only space
has games, computers, and homework help

Monday through Thursday  3:00 – 5:00 pm
The Youth Room will be CLOSED November 25 & 30


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

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Drop 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.






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



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.