Events for Adults and Seniors

We have moved many of our programs online! Below are some of our programs for adults and seniors, and you can see all our programs on the Calendar.

  • MT Historical Society: Manheim Township Public Library Genealogy Resources

    Saturday, October 16th, 2021
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Karyn Beltle, Adult Services Manager at the Manheim Township Public Library, will present on the wonderful Genealogy Resources available to the public at the Manheim Township Public Library including a demonstration on how to navigate the library’s website.

    Registration is required

  • SIX U.S. POLITICAL ASSASSINS

    Monday, October 18th, 2021
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    SIX U.S. POLITICAL ASSASSINS OF FOUR PRESIDENTS AND TWO PROMINENT MEN is a presentation as researched by  Dr. Robert Frick regarding the life and the act committed by each in the assassinating of U.S. leaders. The sessions will be held in the Morgan Center on Monday mornings at 10:00 AM. You must register as space is limited.

    The schedule will be as follows:

    October 18th: James Earl Ray, Assassinator of DR. Martin Luther King Jr.

    October 25th: Sirhan Bashir Sirhan, Assassinator of Senator Robert F. Kennedy

  • Coterie Book Club

    Tuesday, October 19th, 2021
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    All are welcome to join a lively book discussion of the selected book of the month.  For more information, contact the library at (717) 560-6441.

    Meeting the third Tuesday of each month from 1pm-2pm
    Coterie Book Group 2021-2022 Titles:
    October 19th: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
    November 16thThe Pull Of The Stars by Emma Donoghue
    January 18thDisappearing Earth by Julia Phillips
    February 15thThe Midnight Library by Matt Haig
    March 15th:  Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
    April 19th: Circe by Madeline Miller
    May 17th:  The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams
  • Toastmasters International

    Wednesday, October 20th, 2021
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

    Afraid of public speaking?  Looking to improve your communication skills at work?  Come join us as we improve our speaking and leadership skills in a friendly, supportive environment.  The Conestoga Toastmasters Club meets the first and third Wednesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.  New members and guests are always welcome to observe or participate.

    To learn more, please contact us at ypm-1090@toastmastersclubs.org.

  • SIX U.S. POLITICAL ASSASSINS

    Monday, October 25th, 2021
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    SIX U.S. POLITICAL ASSASSINSis a presentation as researched by  Dr. Robert Frick regarding the life and the act committed by each in the assassinating of U.S. leaders. The sessions will be held in the Morgan Center on Monday mornings at 10:00 AM. You must register as space is limited.

    The schedule will be as follows:

    October 25th: Sirhan Bashir Sirhan, Assassinator of Senator Robert F. Kennedy

  • Matinee Movie Discussion Group

    Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Join us for a monthly movie matinee with discussion to follow  starting at 2pm. Nothing too deep just fellow movie lovers discussing films.

    Film Discussion Selections 2021:

    October 26th: Foreign Feature-  Ushpizin 2004 (PG)  Movie Ushpizin

    Biggest Little Farm Movie  November 16th: Documentary- The Biggest Little Farm 2018 (PG)

     

    December 14th: From Book to Screen- Murder on the Orient Express 2017 (PG-13)  Murder on the Orient Express Movie
    (Read the book before you come to watch the film)

  • Virtual TED Circles

    Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • VIRTUAL November: Leisurely Lunches with GIANT Nutritionist

    Monday, November 1st, 2021
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  • VIRTUAL November: Wellness Workshops with GIANT Nutritionist

    Monday, November 1st, 2021
    Time: 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • VIRTUAL November: Table Talk with GIANT Nutritionist

    Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  • Toastmasters International

    Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

    Afraid of public speaking?  Looking to improve your communication skills at work?  Come join us as we improve our speaking and leadership skills in a friendly, supportive environment.  The Conestoga Toastmasters Club meets the first and third Wednesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.  New members and guests are always welcome to observe or participate.

    To learn more, please contact us at ypm-1090@toastmastersclubs.org.

  • VIRTUAL November: Thanksgiving Favorites with GIANT Nutritionist

    Thursday, November 4th, 2021
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  • VIRTUAL November: Cozy Drinks with GIANT Nutritionist

    Thursday, November 4th, 2021
    Time: 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • VIRTUAL November: Feature Friday with GIANT Nutritionist

    Friday, November 5th, 2021
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  • MT Historical – WWII G.I. Joe & Jane

    Saturday, November 6th, 2021
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Hosted by founding Manheim Township Historical Society members John & Nancy Snoke, this program focuses on “G.I. Joe & Jane” and the reasons behind why they joined the military in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corp (WAAC) and Women’s Army Corp and relate the results!

    Please register.

  • Tangled Up in Blue: Policing the American City Book Discussion

    Saturday, November 6th, 2021
    Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Book Discussion of Tangled Up in Blue: Policing the American City by Rosa Brooks with Manheim Township Police Officer Natalie Littlehale and the Manheim Township Public Library. The book and audio book is available to borrow, or download through OverDrive from the Library. Please read it and come ready to discuss.

    Registration is required and limited to 30

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  • VIRTUAL November: Leisurely Lunches with GIANT Nutritionist

    Monday, November 8th, 2021
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  • Mystery Book Group

    Monday, November 8th, 2021
    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join the lively discussion of the Mystery Book Discussion. Due to size restriction we ask that everyone register on our calendar or, contact – Cynthia Grissinger (717) 572-1837

    Mystery  Book Discussion Group 2021 Titles:
    November 8th: Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
    December 13th: Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie
    • All Attendees must register as space is limited
    • Attendees must observe a distance of 6 feet from others
    • Before attending, we recommend you read the CDC guide for visiting parks and recreational facilities.
    • Please check your email before you attend to make sure we have not had to cancel
  • VIRTUAL November: Wellness Workshops with GIANT Nutritionist

    Monday, November 8th, 2021
    Time: 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • MTPL Book Discussion Group

    Wednesday, November 10th, 2021
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    All are welcome to join this lively group on the second Wednesday of the month. Registration is required.  Call the library for more information and book availability at (717) 560-6441.

    2021 Titles:

    November 10th: Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino

    December 8th: Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the Waterman of Vanishing Tangier Island by Earl Swift

    January 12th: The Friend by Sigrid Nunez

    February 9th: Stranger In The Woods: The Extraordinary Story of  the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkle

    March 9th: There, There  by Tammy Orange

    April 13th: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

  • VIRTUAL November: Table Talk with GIANT Nutritionist

    Wednesday, November 10th, 2021
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  • Photography User Group

    Wednesday, November 10th, 2021
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join this friendly “No Fear” photography user group in a discussion of photography techniques, books and often a show and tell.  Learn from others while having a great time.

  • The eBook Market with author Holly Bush

    Wednesday, November 10th, 2021
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    So you’ve written your first book! What do I do now? Is Traditional Publishing the best plan for you or is Self-Publishing the way to go? Many authors today are hybrids, publishing traditionally and self-pubbing some of their work. If you’re considering self-publishing for any of your writing, join us as Holly Bush tells you her journey in the self-publishing world, and gives you step-by-step instructions from the last word you write until your book is available to the public and in the hands of consumers

  • VIRTUAL November: Thanksgiving Favorites with GIANT Nutritionist

    Thursday, November 11th, 2021
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  • VIRTUAL November: Cozy Drinks with GIANT Nutritionist

    Thursday, November 11th, 2021
    Time: 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • VIRTUAL November: Feature Friday with GIANT Nutritionist

    Friday, November 12th, 2021
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  • VIRTUAL November: Leisurely Lunches with GIANT Nutritionist

    Monday, November 15th, 2021
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  • VIRTUAL November: Wellness Workshops with GIANT Nutritionist

    Monday, November 15th, 2021
    Time: 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Matinee Movie Discussion Group

    Tuesday, November 16th, 2021
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Join us for a monthly movie matinee with discussion to follow the third Tuesday of each month starting at 2pm. Nothing too deep just fellow movie lovers discussing films.

    Film Discussion Selections 2021:

    Biggest Little Farm Movie  November 16th: Documentary- The Biggest Little Farm 2018 (PG)

     

    December 21st: From Book to Screen- Murder on the Orient Express 2017 (PG-13)  Murder on the Orient Express Movie
    (Read the book before you come to watch the film)

  • Coterie Book Club

    Tuesday, November 16th, 2021
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    All are welcome to join a lively book discussion of the selected book of the month.  For more information, contact the library at (717) 560-6441.

    Meeting the third Tuesday of each month from 1pm-2pm
    Coterie Book Group 2021-2022 Titles:
    November 16thThe Pull Of The Stars by Emma Donoghue
    January 18thDisappearing Earth by Julia Phillips
    February 15thThe Midnight Library by Matt Haig
    March 15th:  Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
    April 19th: Circe by Madeline Miller
    May 17th:  The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams
  • Medicare Open Enrollment

    Tuesday, November 16th, 2021
    Time: 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM

    Medicare Annual Open Enrollment and Health Plan Check-Up Appointments

    Lancaster County Office of Aging runs a program called PA Medi, formerly APPRISE. This group assists those with questions about Medicare, Medicaid, and other health insurance.   This team of professionals will be at the Manheim Township Public Library

    They will meet with you individually, confidentially, to go over what Medicare Plan you currently have, and to see if upcoming 2022 plans are the same, have higher or lower premiums, are still available, etc.  If your coverage remains the same and you like it, you don’t have to do anything.  Drug or RX plans and Medigap (supplement) plans are those you can switch at this time of year. You can also switch from an Advantage Plan to an Original Medicare Plan.

    Insurance changes made during the Open Enrollment time become effective January 1, 2022.

    You must schedule an appointment ahead of time by calling the Office of Aging at 717-299-7979 to select a confidential individual appointment time slot at this location.  If you cannot make it for one of those, the Office of Aging will also have dates/times of appointments at other locations, and at their offices (150 N. Queen St.) that you can sign up for. Each is an hour at a time.

    REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Call the Office of Aging  717-299-7979.

     

  • COOKS AND BOOKS @ MTPL

    Wednesday, November 17th, 2021
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    MTPL’s Cookbook Enthusiasts Group: For our next gathering, attendees are asked to bring a dish from the cookbook.  Please bring a copy of the recipe and/or the cookbook as well. As a reminder, attendees should be 16 years of age or older. Each attendee is asked to bring a dish to share and a beverage and place setting for personal use. Event is free, but reservations are required through Eventbrite:
  • VIRTUAL November: Table Talk with GIANT Nutritionist

    Wednesday, November 17th, 2021
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  • Toastmasters International

    Wednesday, November 17th, 2021
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

    Afraid of public speaking?  Looking to improve your communication skills at work?  Come join us as we improve our speaking and leadership skills in a friendly, supportive environment.  The Conestoga Toastmasters Club meets the first and third Wednesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.  New members and guests are always welcome to observe or participate.

    To learn more, please contact us at ypm-1090@toastmastersclubs.org.

  • VIRTUAL November: Thanksgiving Favorites with GIANT Nutritionist

    Thursday, November 18th, 2021
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  • VIRTUAL November: Cozy Drinks with GIANT Nutritionist

    Thursday, November 18th, 2021
    Time: 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • VIRTUAL November: Feature Friday with GIANT Nutritionist

    Friday, November 19th, 2021
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  • VIRTUAL November: Wellness Workshops with GIANT Nutritionist

    Monday, November 22nd, 2021
    Time: 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • VIRTUAL November: Leisurely Lunches with GIANT Nutritionist

    Monday, November 22nd, 2021
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  • Virtual TED Circles

    Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Medicare Open Enrollment

    Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021
    Time: 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM

    Medicare Annual Open Enrollment and Health Plan Check-Up Appointments

    Lancaster County Office of Aging runs a program called PA Medi, formerly APPRISE. This group assists those with questions about Medicare, Medicaid, and other health insurance.   This team of professionals will be at the Manheim Township Public Library

    They will meet with you individually, confidentially, to go over what Medicare Plan you currently have, and to see if upcoming 2022 plans are the same, have higher or lower premiums, are still available, etc.  If your coverage remains the same and you like it, you don’t have to do anything.  Drug or RX plans and Medigap (supplement) plans are those you can switch at this time of year. You can also switch from an Advantage Plan to an Original Medicare Plan.

    Insurance changes made during the Open Enrollment time become effective January 1, 2022.

    You must schedule an appointment ahead of time by calling the Office of Aging at 717-299-7979 to select a confidential individual appointment time slot at this location.  If you cannot make it for one of those, the Office of Aging will also have dates/times of appointments at other locations, and at their offices (150 N. Queen St.) that you can sign up for. Each is an hour at a time.

    REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Call the Office of Aging  717-299-7979.

  • VIRTUAL November: Wellness Workshops with GIANT Nutritionist

    Monday, November 29th, 2021
    Time: 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • VIRTUAL November: Leisurely Lunches with GIANT Nutritionist

    Monday, November 29th, 2021
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  • Medicare Open Enrollment

    Tuesday, November 30th, 2021
    Time: 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM

    Medicare Annual Open Enrollment and Health Plan Check-Up Appointments

    Lancaster County Office of Aging runs a program called PA Medi, formerly APPRISE. This group assists those with questions about Medicare, Medicaid, and other health insurance.   This team of professionals will be at the Manheim Township Public Library

    They will meet with you individually, confidentially, to go over what Medicare Plan you currently have, and to see if upcoming 2022 plans are the same, have higher or lower premiums, are still available, etc.  If your coverage remains the same and you like it, you don’t have to do anything.  Drug or RX plans and Medigap (supplement) plans are those you can switch at this time of year. You can also switch from an Advantage Plan to an Original Medicare Plan.

    Insurance changes made during the Open Enrollment time become effective January 1, 2022.

    You must schedule an appointment ahead of time by calling the Office of Aging at 717-299-7979 to select a confidential individual appointment time slot at this location.  If you cannot make it for one of those, the Office of Aging will also have dates/times of appointments at other locations, and at their offices (150 N. Queen St.) that you can sign up for. Each is an hour at a time.

    REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Call the Office of Aging  717-299-7979.

  • Toastmasters International

    Wednesday, December 1st, 2021
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

    Afraid of public speaking?  Looking to improve your communication skills at work?  Come join us as we improve our speaking and leadership skills in a friendly, supportive environment.  The Conestoga Toastmasters Club meets the first and third Wednesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.  New members and guests are always welcome to observe or participate.

    To learn more, please contact us at ypm-1090@toastmastersclubs.org.

  • MTPL Book Discussion Group

    Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    All are welcome to join this lively group on the second Wednesday of the month. Registration is required.  Call the library for more information and book availability at (717) 560-6441.

    2021 Titles:

    December 8th: Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the Waterman of Vanishing Tangier Island by Earl Swift

    January 12th: The Friend by Sigrid Nunez

    February 9th: Stranger In The Woods: The Extraordinary Story of  the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkle

    March 9th: There, There  by Tammy Orange

    April 13th: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

  • Photography User Group

    Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join this friendly “No Fear” photography user group in a discussion of photography techniques, books and often a show and tell.  Learn from others while having a great time.

  • Mystery Book Group

    Monday, December 13th, 2021
    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join the lively discussion of the Mystery Book Discussion. Due to size restriction we ask that everyone register on our calendar or, contact – Cynthia Grissinger (717) 572-1837

    Mystery  Book Discussion Group 2021 Titles:
    December 13th: Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie
    • All Attendees must register as space is limited
    • Attendees must observe a distance of 6 feet from others
    • Before attending, we recommend you read the CDC guide for visiting parks and recreational facilities.
    • Please check your email before you attend to make sure we have not had to cancel
  • Matinee Movie Discussion Group

    Tuesday, December 14th, 2021
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Join us for a monthly matinee movie with discussion to follow each month starting at 2pm. Nothing too deep just fellow movie lovers discussing films.

    Film Discussion Selections 2021:

     

    December 14th : From Book to Screen- Murder on the Orient Express 2017 (PG-13)  Murder on the Orient Express Movie
    (Read the book before you come to watch the film)

  • Virtual TED Circles

    Tuesday, December 28th, 2021
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Beginner Bridge

    Thursday, January 6th, 2022
    Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    A 6 week beginner bridge course based on the Audrey Grant system. Instructed by Dennis Shaub Silver Life Master ACBL Certified ACBL Director 50+ years experience

    After completion of this course you will be able to play bridge on a basic
    level with friends, private groups or beginner level club games.

    The Course Includes:

    The concepts & goals of bridge
    – The cards & their values
    – The bidding language
    – The bidding ladder
    – Playing with & without trump
    – The scoring system
    – Counting short suit values

    – Hand evaluation
    – Opening requirements
    – Responding to your partner
    – Defensive signals
    – Minor suits vs. major suits
    – Practice hands
    – How to be competitive

    Class size will be limited to 32 entries and registration is required.

    In registering, you are committing to all 6 weeks of the course.

  • MTPL Book Discussion Group

    Wednesday, January 12th, 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    All are welcome to join this lively group on the second Wednesday of the month. Registration is required.  Call the library for more information and book availability at (717) 560-6441.

    2022 Titles:

    January 12th: The Friend by Sigrid Nunez

    February 9th: Stranger In The Woods: The Extraordinary Story of  the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkle

    March 9th: There, There  by Tammy Orange

    April 13th: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

  • Beginner Bridge

    Thursday, January 13th, 2022
    Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    A 6 week beginner bridge course based on the Audrey Grant system. Instructed by Dennis Shaub Silver Life Master ACBL Certified ACBL Director 50+ years experience

    After completion of this course you will be able to play bridge on a basic
    level with friends, private groups or beginner level club games.

    The Course Includes:

    The concepts & goals of bridge
    – The cards & their values
    – The bidding language
    – The bidding ladder
    – Playing with & without trump
    – The scoring system
    – Counting short suit values

    – Hand evaluation
    – Opening requirements
    – Responding to your partner
    – Defensive signals
    – Minor suits vs. major suits
    – Practice hands
    – How to be competitive

    Class size will be limited to 32 entries and registration is required.

    In registering, you are committing to all 6 weeks of the course.

  • Coterie Book Club

    Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    All are welcome to join a lively book discussion of the selected book of the month.  For more information, contact the library at (717) 560-6441.

    Meeting the third Tuesday of each month from 1pm-2pm
    Coterie Book Group 2021-2022 Titles:
    January 18thDisappearing Earth by Julia Phillips
    February 15thThe Midnight Library by Matt Haig
    March 15th:  Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
    April 19th: Circe by Madeline Miller
    May 17th:  The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams
  • Beginner Bridge

    Thursday, January 20th, 2022
    Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    A 6 week beginner bridge course based on the Audrey Grant system. Instructed by Dennis Shaub Silver Life Master ACBL Certified ACBL Director 50+ years experience

    After completion of this course you will be able to play bridge on a basic
    level with friends, private groups or beginner level club games.

    The Course Includes:

    The concepts & goals of bridge
    – The cards & their values
    – The bidding language
    – The bidding ladder
    – Playing with & without trump
    – The scoring system
    – Counting short suit values

    – Hand evaluation
    – Opening requirements
    – Responding to your partner
    – Defensive signals
    – Minor suits vs. major suits
    – Practice hands
    – How to be competitive

    Class size will be limited to 32 entries and registration is required.

    In registering, you are committing to all 6 weeks of the course.

  • Beginner Bridge

    Thursday, January 27th, 2022
    Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    A 6 week beginner bridge course based on the Audrey Grant system. Instructed by Dennis Shaub Silver Life Master ACBL Certified ACBL Director 50+ years experience

    After completion of this course you will be able to play bridge on a basic
    level with friends, private groups or beginner level club games.

    The Course Includes:

    The concepts & goals of bridge
    – The cards & their values
    – The bidding language
    – The bidding ladder
    – Playing with & without trump
    – The scoring system
    – Counting short suit values

    – Hand evaluation
    – Opening requirements
    – Responding to your partner
    – Defensive signals
    – Minor suits vs. major suits
    – Practice hands
    – How to be competitive

    Class size will be limited to 32 entries and registration is required.

    In registering, you are committing to all 6 weeks of the course.

  • Together, They Made The Modern American First Ladyship: Eleanor Roosevelt To Laura Bush

    Monday, January 31st, 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    TOGETHER, THEY MADE THE MODERN AMERICAN FIRST LADYSHIP: ELEANOR ROOSEVELT TO LAURA BUSH is an apolitical presentation as researched by the presenter on the leadership style of the twelve women considered by historians as the modern day First Ladies.

    The tentative schedule is as follows:

    January 31st:  Introduction and Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Roosevelt

    February 7th: Elizabeth Wallace Truman and Mary Geneva Doud Eisenhower

    February 14th: Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy and Claudia Alta Taylor Johnson

    February 28th: Thelma Catherine Ryan Nixon, Elizabeth Ann Bloomer Ford, Eleanor Rosalyn Smith Carter

    March 7th: Anne Frances Davis Reagan and Barbara Pierce Bush

    March 21st: Hillary Dianne Rodham Clinton and Laura Welch Bush

  • Beginner Bridge

    Thursday, February 3rd, 2022
    Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    A 6 week beginner bridge course based on the Audrey Grant system. Instructed by Dennis Shaub Silver Life Master ACBL Certified ACBL Director 50+ years experience

    After completion of this course you will be able to play bridge on a basic
    level with friends, private groups or beginner level club games.

    The Course Includes:

    The concepts & goals of bridge
    – The cards & their values
    – The bidding language
    – The bidding ladder
    – Playing with & without trump
    – The scoring system
    – Counting short suit values

    – Hand evaluation
    – Opening requirements
    – Responding to your partner
    – Defensive signals
    – Minor suits vs. major suits
    – Practice hands
    – How to be competitive

    Class size will be limited to 32 entries and registration is required.

    In registering, you are committing to all 6 weeks of the course.

  • Together, They Made The Modern American First Ladyship: Eleanor Roosevelt To Laura Bush

    Monday, February 7th, 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    TOGETHER, THEY MADE THE MODERN AMERICAN FIRST LADYSHIP: ELEANOR ROOSEVELT TO LAURA BUSH is an apolitical presentation as researched by the presenter on the leadership style of the twelve women considered by historians as the modern day First Ladies.

    The tentative schedule is as follows:

    February 7th: Elizabeth Wallace Truman and Mary Geneva Doud Eisenhower

    February 14th: Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy and Claudia Alta Taylor Johnson

    February 28th: Thelma Catherine Ryan Nixon, Elizabeth Ann Bloomer Ford, Eleanor Rosalyn Smith Carter

    March 7th: Anne Frances Davis Reagan and Barbara Pierce Bush

    March 21st: Hillary Dianne Rodham Clinton and Laura Welch Bush

  • MTPL Book Discussion Group

    Wednesday, February 9th, 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    All are welcome to join this lively group on the second Wednesday of the month. Registration is required.  Call the library for more information and book availability at (717) 560-6441.

    2022 Titles:

    February 9th: Stranger In The Woods: The Extraordinary Story of  the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkle

    March 9th: There, There  by Tammy Orange

    April 13th: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

  • Beginner Bridge

    Thursday, February 10th, 2022
    Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    A 6 week beginner bridge course based on the Audrey Grant system. Instructed by Dennis Shaub Silver Life Master ACBL Certified ACBL Director 50+ years experience

    After completion of this course you will be able to play bridge on a basic
    level with friends, private groups or beginner level club games.

    The Course Includes:

    The concepts & goals of bridge
    – The cards & their values
    – The bidding language
    – The bidding ladder
    – Playing with & without trump
    – The scoring system
    – Counting short suit values

    – Hand evaluation
    – Opening requirements
    – Responding to your partner
    – Defensive signals
    – Minor suits vs. major suits
    – Practice hands
    – How to be competitive

    Class size will be limited to 32 entries and registration is required.

    In registering, you are committing to all 6 weeks of the course.

  • Together, They Made The Modern American First Ladyship: Eleanor Roosevelt To Laura Bush

    Monday, February 14th, 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    TOGETHER, THEY MADE THE MODERN AMERICAN FIRST LADYSHIP: ELEANOR ROOSEVELT TO LAURA BUSH is an apolitical presentation as researched by the presenter on the leadership style of the twelve women considered by historians as the modern day First Ladies.

    The tentative schedule is as follows:

    February 14th: Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy and Claudia Alta Taylor Johnson

    February 28th: Thelma Catherine Ryan Nixon, Elizabeth Ann Bloomer Ford, Eleanor Rosalyn Smith Carter

    March 7th: Anne Frances Davis Reagan and Barbara Pierce Bush

    March 21st: Hillary Dianne Rodham Clinton and Laura Welch Bush

  • Coterie Book Club

    Tuesday, February 15th, 2022
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    All are welcome to join a lively book discussion of the selected book of the month.  For more information, contact the library at (717) 560-6441.

    Meeting the third Tuesday of each month from 1pm-2pm
    Coterie Book Group 2021-2022 Titles:
    February 15thThe Midnight Library by Matt Haig
    March 15th:  Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
    April 19th: Circe by Madeline Miller
    May 17th:  The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams
  • COOKS AND BOOKS @ MTPL

    Wednesday, February 16th, 2022
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    MTPL’s Cookbook Enthusiasts Group: For our next gathering, attendees are asked to bring a dish from the cookbook.  Please bring a copy of the recipe and/or the cookbook as well. As a reminder, attendees should be 16 years of age or older. Each attendee is asked to bring a dish to share and a beverage and place setting for personal use. Event is free, but reservations are required through Eventbrite:
  • Together, They Made The Modern American First Ladyship: Eleanor Roosevelt To Laura Bush

    Monday, February 28th, 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    TOGETHER, THEY MADE THE MODERN AMERICAN FIRST LADYSHIP: ELEANOR ROOSEVELT TO LAURA BUSH is an apolitical presentation as researched by the presenter on the leadership style of the twelve women considered by historians as the modern day First Ladies.

    The tentative schedule is as follows:

    February 28th: Thelma Catherine Ryan Nixon, Elizabeth Ann Bloomer Ford, Eleanor Rosalyn Smith Carter

    March 7th: Anne Frances Davis Reagan and Barbara Pierce Bush

    March 21st: Hillary Dianne Rodham Clinton and Laura Welch Bush

  • Together, They Made The Modern American First Ladyship: Eleanor Roosevelt To Laura Bush

    Monday, March 7th, 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    TOGETHER, THEY MADE THE MODERN AMERICAN FIRST LADYSHIP: ELEANOR ROOSEVELT TO LAURA BUSH is an apolitical presentation as researched by the presenter on the leadership style of the twelve women considered by historians as the modern day First Ladies.

    The tentative schedule is as follows:

    March 7th: Anne Frances Davis Reagan and Barbara Pierce Bush

    March 21st: Hillary Dianne Rodham Clinton and Laura Welch Bush

  • MTPL Book Discussion Group

    Wednesday, March 9th, 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    All are welcome to join this lively group on the second Wednesday of the month. Registration is required.  Call the library for more information and book availability at (717) 560-6441.

    2022 Titles:

    March 9th: There, There  by Tammy Orange

    April 13th: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

  • Coterie Book Club

    Tuesday, March 15th, 2022
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    All are welcome to join a lively book discussion of the selected book of the month.  For more information, contact the library at (717) 560-6441.

    Meeting the third Tuesday of each month from 1pm-2pm
    Coterie Book Group 2021-2022 Titles:
    March 15th:  Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
    April 19th: Circe by Madeline Miller
    May 17th:  The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams
  • Together, They Made The Modern American First Ladyship: Eleanor Roosevelt To Laura Bush

    Monday, March 21st, 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    TOGETHER, THEY MADE THE MODERN AMERICAN FIRST LADYSHIP: ELEANOR ROOSEVELT TO LAURA BUSH is an apolitical presentation as researched by the presenter on the leadership style of the twelve women considered by historians as the modern day First Ladies.

    The tentative schedule is as follows:

    March 21st: Hillary Dianne Rodham Clinton and Laura Welch Bush

     

     

  • MTPL Book Discussion Group

    Wednesday, April 13th, 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    All are welcome to join this lively group on the second Wednesday of the month. Registration is required.  Call the library for more information and book availability at (717) 560-6441.

    2022 Titles:

    April 13th: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

  • Coterie Book Club

    Tuesday, April 19th, 2022
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    All are welcome to join a lively book discussion of the selected book of the month.  For more information, contact the library at (717) 560-6441.

    Meeting the third Tuesday of each month from 1pm-2pm
    Coterie Book Group 2021-2022 Titles:
    April 19th: Circe by Madeline Miller
    May 17th:  The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams

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