Annville Free Library


 

 

 


Take Our Survey
& You Could Win A KINDLE FIRE!

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We would like to know how computer
and Internet access at the library help you.

Take our SURVEY between May 1 and May 28 and
you will be entered into a drawing to win a Kindle Fire!

Click the survey banner above or come into the library to fill out a paper version.

Everyone who responds will receive a small token of appreciation for their help along with a chance to win a Kindle Fire.


 

 

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RUN FOR BOOKS & PROGRAMS
IN ANNVILLE FREE LIBRARY’S FIRST 5K RUN/WALK!

DATE: Saturday, June 13th     Rain or Shine
TIME: 8:00 AM
LOCATION: AC High School
500 S White Oak St, Annville PA  17003
ENTRY FEE: $25.00 on or before May 30
LATE ENTRY FEE: $30.00 after May 30 til Race Day

AGE GROUPS – MALE & FEMALE

14 & Under
15 – 19
20 – 29
30 – 39
40 – 49
50 – 59
60 & Over

AWARDS

Overall Top 2 Male & Female Runners
Top 2 Male & Female in Each Category

FEATURES OF RACE

  • Chip Timing
  • Race Results Posted Online @ www.parunners.com
  • Dri-Fit T-Shirts (guaranteed if registered by May 30)
  • Proceeds – 100% – go to the Annville Free Library for Books & Programs
  • Package Pick-up Friday, June 12  Noon to 4:00 pm @ the library or
    morning of race @ the high school, 7:00 – 7:45 am

REGISTRATION (3 options)

Online Registration Closes June 7 at Midnight

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact Dee Neff, Library Director @ 717-867-1802

or Mike Miller, Race Coordinator @ 717-867-4976 / 717-639-5815


 

Featured Databases:

24/7 access right from your computer. Just click on the image:

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Available on public library computers only:

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Featured Events:


memorial day stamp  The Library will be
CLOSED

  Saturday, May 23rd
& Monday, May 25th


Happy Memorial Day!


 

ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN

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good citizens of Annville, Cleona, North Annville and South Annville! All Superheroes know the best place to get Superpowers is at the Annville Free Library. You can help make superheroes happen in Annville/Cleona by giving to the Annville Free Library’s 2015 Annual Giving Campaign.

Our state and local funding is flat again this year and we are counting on your help to keep programs like Story Times, Take-A-Break Tuesday, Summer Reading, and Books to Go for the visually handicapped going. Your donation also puts new books,

audiobooks, ebooks, and magazines on our shelves and in your hands.

Everyone is a winner when the library is thriving.

Be an AFL

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and contribute today!

Thank you!

 

The Board & Staff
of the Annville Free Library


 Kids One Book Activity Day
with a building block party

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Saturday, May 2, 2015

10:15 – 11:45 am

For Children Ages 2-8 with an adult

FREE!

Story, Craft, & lots of building!


 

Join Us For:

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   Dollar A Day Boys

   A Musical Tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps

   Presented by Bill Jamerson

Michigan based author Bill Jamerson will present a music and storytelling program about the Civilian Conservation Corps including telling stories, singing original songs, showing a video clip from his PBS film and reading excerpts from his novel.  Jamerson has performed at CCC reunions around the country and at CCC built national and state parks. The program is as entertaining as it is important; as honest as it is fun. It’s about people both ordinary and extraordinary, with stories of strength, wit and charm.

 

Tuesday, May 19 at 6:30 pm

 

This program is FREE and all are welcome to attend!

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   READ IT FIRST LIST UPDATED 4/7/15childreading!      CHECK IT OUT!

Buy a book and read it first!

 

 

 


 

Friday Crafternoon Presents:

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Drop Spindle Class
presented by Elizabeth Harris

Friday, May 22nd
1:00 to 3:00 pm
Join in the fun and learn the basics of spinning yarn on a drop spindle. Students will take home a drop spindle and wool.

This class is for teens & adults and is limited to
8 students.

Class materials fee: $10.00 payable at registration.
Registrations taken at the circulation desk.

 

Water Color and Sketching News!

The 2nd Friday of every month Justine Kreifels, our watercolor artist in residence, will be here for Crafternoons to help & encourage newbies. Put it on your calendar and join in the fun!


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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.


Take-A-Break Tuesday!

   

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Presented by Tara Stohler

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water gardening can be a little tricky to figure out at first until you have all the right components in place. Recreating a balanced ecosystem in your backyard paradise can be both a fun and challenging hobby all at the same time and Dreamscapes Watergardens is here to help Come and learn all about turning your backyard into a beautiful oasis and maintaining a water feature with ease instead of a maintenance nightmare

Tara and husband Dustin Stohler are owners of
Dreamscapes Watergardens, located on Rt 343 north of Lebanon

Tuesday, May 26th @ 6:30 pm

This program is FREE and NO registration is required. Bring a friend!

 


AFL’s Last Monday Night Book Group

Our next book is:

 goldfinch book  The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Join us on Monday, June 1st @ 6:30 pm
No registration necessary.

 


 

  STORYTIME SCHEDULES

baby blocksSmart 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.

May 5, 12, 19 & 26
Tuesdays at 10:15 am

 

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No Preschool Story Times in May
Resume June 16th & 18th
Tuesdays, 10:15 – 11:00 am
OR Thursdays, 10:15 – 11:00 am

 


YOUTH ROOM

For kids in 4th thru 8th grade

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

Room Hours: Mon – Thurs. 3 to 5 pm

The YA Room will be CLOSED May 25 – June 4.


THE CELLAR

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.

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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