Annville Free Library

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The Annville Free Library will be CLOSED Monday. February 20th.
No materials will be due that day.

Tax Time

State and Federal Tax Information can be found HERE


It’s Jus5k-2017-logot Around the Corner!

AFL’s Annual 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, June 10th, 2017.

Click HERE to sign up. The cost is $25.00 before May 30th and $30.00 after.

death-cafe-graphic-1A Death Cafe at the Annville Free Library?  Why Not?

Join a dozen or so of the closest friends you’ve not yet met at Annville’s first Death Café on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Death Café’s began in London and we’re having them here in Lebanon County, too.

At a Death Café you’ll have discussions about death in a relaxed, non-directed, non-judgmental setting …while enjoying coffee, tea, cake, cookies and conversation

Saturday, February 25th  1:00 – 3:00 pm
RSVP required Call or text 717-380-9714 or email

At 3:00 pm everyone’s invited to a free showing of the one-hour film, “Consider the Conversation.”

Sponsored by the Berks, Lancaster, Lebanon, LINK to Aging and Disability Resources.

Take-A-Break Tuesjucy-van-1day Program

Travels Out West in a Jucy Van
with Vicki & Tom Gingrich
Jon us for what we can guarantee will be a fun and informative travelogue about seeing the west from the comfort of a rent-able Jucy Van. Jucy Vans are a cross between a regular van and an
RV including a stove and a kitchen sink!


This program is free  & open to everyone!

We’ve got Ukes!uke-jam-night-poster

Now you can leauke-check-out-poster-for-webrn to play a ukulele by checking out one of our three concert uke kits that include a concert ukulele, a gig bag, an electronic tuner and a beginner uke book.

Click on the AFL Ukulele Kits web page for more information and resources.

Join us for Uke Jam Night on the 2nd Tuesday of each month starting on February 14th from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. All playing levels are welcome. Ukes only please.


Last Monday Night Book Group

fates-and-furies-coverFebruary Book: Fates & Furies by Lauren Groff

Monday, February 27th @ 6:30 pm
No registration necessary. All are welcome!



Winter 2017 After-School Reading Clubsscience-rocks-2

Welcome to another round of After-school Reading Clubs at the Annville Free Library. This 7 week program includes read-aloud stories, activities, games and crafts. This winter we will be enjoying some Science fun.


Grades 1 & 2
Thursdays: Feb. 9, 16, 23, Mar. 2, 9, 16, & 23

Grades 3 & 4
Tuesdays: Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar. 7, 14, & 21

Please remember that there is NO after-school library program if AC schools close or dismiss early for inclement weather or other emergencies. Bus transportation will be provided for registered AC students to the library from school, and
parents must pick up children at the library at 4:30 pm. Home schooled students and students from other school districtsare welcome to participate, but families must provide their own transportation to & from the library.

Any questions contact Miss Cindy @ 867-1802.

Registration forms are available at AC schools or at the library.

Children’s Programs 2017

Preschool Storytimes
Storytimes for children ages 2.5 to 6
Choose the time that works best for you:
Tuesdays 10:15 am, Wednesdays 1:15 pm, or Thursdays 10:15 am
Ends April 4, 5, 6

ya characterYOUTH ROOM

For kids entering 4th thru 9th grade.
This adult supervised youth only space has games,
computers, and homework help.
Monday through Friday, 3:00 – 5:00 pm

The YA Room will be CLOSED Feb. 17 & 2o
(Closed when AC Schools are closed)


Tuesday, February 6th @ 6:30 pm

Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month
Join us for a relaxing time coloring with friends.

Click here HERE for a printable coloring page!

Support the Library when you shop on Amazon!

amazon smileAmazon Smile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Annville Free Library every time you shop, at no cost to you.
On your first visit to Amazon Smile,  select Annville Free Library as your charitable organization.  Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at will result in a donation.


 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

childreadingREAD IT FIRST LIST UPDATED 11/7/16!      CHECK IT OUT!

Buy a book and read it first!




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___


Need One on One Help With Your eReader?ereader_sm

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.