Lebanon Library Storytimes & Summer Programs

New Program Series!

STEM at Lebanon Library 3.7.17

Dash & DotDash & Dot: Around & Around We go!
Use our Dash robot and coding skills to navigate Dash around an obstacle to his goal!

Space is limited and registration is required. Call the library at 717-273-7624 to register!





write-illustrate-small-picThe 2017 Write & Illustrate Your Own Book Contest is now open!

Find details here. Entries are due March 24, 2017.



poetry-spray-paintThe 18th Annual Poetry Contest is underway!

Find details and an entry form here. Entries are due February 28, 2017.




Public storytimes are held each Tuesday at 11:00 AM and Thursday at 11:00 AM in the storytime room. Storytime is geared to 2 to 5 year old children. No registration is required. Please attend whenever possible. Parents are welcome to accompany their child.


Smart Start Storytime for Babies

Smart Start Storytime is a free 30 minute library program for parents, grandparents & their babies up to 23 months featuring books, songs, & nursery rhymes. Siblings are welcome!

Smart Start Storytimes will be held Mondays at 10:15am in September, November, January, March, and May.

Bilingual Storytime. Cuentos en Español.

Cuentos, y actividades para los niños y sus padres o encargados.
Stories and activities for children and their caregivers.

Wednesdays at 11am.








Summer Reading 2016


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Looking for Summer Reading for Teens & Adults?


Beginning June 6th, 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.

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New this year, you’ll also receive a Get Outdoors Lebanon Playbook when you register for the Summer Reading Program! Follow the clues to places in our community for a chance to win an award! Sponsored by Wellspan. Click the logo above for more information about Get Outdoors Lebanon!

Join the Facebook page for GO Lebanon!


Programs (you do not need to register for the Summer Reading Program to attend):

Download the program.

Tues., June 14, 10:30am
Bach 2 Rock: The Science of Sound
Rock out with electric violinist Caryn Lin.

Tues., June 21, 10:30am
Animal Olympics
Do reptiles play sports? Find out from Jesse Rothacker and some of his slithery and scaly creatures.

Wed., June 22 1:00pm
Animal Heroes
Learn about amazing athletic animals from Lancaster County Parks.

Tues., June 28 10:30am
The Hungry Games
Ventriloquist Tom Crowl and friends try some extreme sports.

Tues., July 5 6:30pm
Animal Athletes
One your mark, get set…to meet some animal athletes from ZooAmerica.

Wed., July 6 1:00pm
Native American Games
Try out some traditional games with Lancaster County Parks.

Tues., July 12 10:30am
Power & Energy
Enjoy storytelling, science and comedy from the Sciencetellers.

Tues. July 19 10:30-12:00
Mini Library Carnival
Stop in for Games, Crafts & more as we celebrate the Olympics!


Summer Storytimes
Thursdays at 10:30am
June 16, 23, & 30
July 7, 14, 21, & 28
In the Rainforest Room. Stories are most appropriate for ages 3-6, but everyone is welcome. No registration is required, and adults are asked to stay with children during the stories.

Library Bingo
Play bingo to win free books and other prizes! For ages 4-12. No registration is required.
June 29 6:30pm
July 13 1:00pm

All Summer Long
Chalk Mural Madness!
Check out a bucket of sidewalk chalk with your library card and help us create a giant chalk mural all around the outside of the library!

All programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Lebanon Community Library.






Children’s librarian Sarah Annibali with her new friend, a tegu lizard, at the Summer Reading Program featuring Critter Caravans!