Lebanon Library Storytimes & Summer Programs

Story Time

Public story times are held each Tuesday at 11:00 AM and Thursday at 11:00 AM in the story time room. Story time 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 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 10:30am in September, November, January, March, and May.



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Spring Family Craft Day March 21


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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.

Area businesses have generously provided extra incentives! Our thanks to Metro Bank, Papa John’s, Splat Studio, and Taco Bell!

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. (The 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!




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