Lebanon Community Library





August 2014 newsletter

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Bonus Summer Reading Program Announced!

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Beginning July 1, 2014, The Lebanon Daily News, Harrisburg Patriot, and New York Times will be available in print in the library. All other newspapers will be available by clicking “America’s News” above. Find current news and archives from hundreds of newspapers across Pennsylvania and the United States!



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Summer Reading Program 2014

Grab your safety goggles and jetpack and zoom into the library this summer! Beginning June 9th, register at the library to receive an activity folder. Earn points toward free books and prizes by reading and completing activities from the folder. Everyone ages 2-12 is welcome.

Also enjoy weekly programs at the library!

Tues., June 17 10:30am
Underground Animals
Meet some amazing and unusual animals from ZooAmerica!

Tues., June 24 6:30pm
The Booming Sounds of Nature
We’ll put on our listening ears to learn about animal sounds with Lancaster County Parks!

Tues., July 8 10:30am
Serpent Scientists
Do animals use science? Find out from Jesse Rothacker and some of his slithery and scaly creatures!

Tues., July 15 10:30am
Songs & Stories About Science
Sing along and listen to some tales old and new with Matthew Dodd.

Tues., July 22 6:30pm
Dig Into Nature: Butterflies
Join Jerry Schneider for a look at these beautiful creatures! We’ll also create butterfly t-shirts! Registration is required for this program. Contact the library for more information. 717-273-7624 or children@lclibs.org.

Tues., July 29 10:30am (This previous start time of 11am was incorrect.)
Silly Science Summer Reading
Ventriloquist Tom Crowl and a few of his pals bring us some summer fun!


Don’t miss the Mini Library Carnival Tues., July 1 10:30 – noon
Stop in for games, crafts, and more!


Library Bingo
Play bingo to win free books and other prizes!
Wed., June 25 1:00pm
Wed., July 16 1:00pm


Summer Storytimes
Thursdays at 10:00am
June 12, 19, & 26
July 10, 17, 24, & 31


Chalk Mural Madness!
June 23 – July 12
Check out a bucket of sidewalk chalk with your library card any time to help us create a giant chalk mural all around the outside of the library!


Programs are sponsored by The Friends of the Lebanon Community Library!


Click here for Summer Reading for Teens & Adults!



Creative Writing Workshop For Teens Announced

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