For Adults

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    This friendly writers’ group, which meets the first and third Tuesdays of the month, is for writers who are serious about their craft and in getting their work published. Writers of any genre, from mysteries and contemporary relationship fiction to creative non-fiction and children’s literature, are welcome. Anybody interested in joining the group must talk to Lis King, the group’s leader, before attending their first meeting. This will ensure that the expectations of the group and the individual are met. She will be handling registration for the program and can be reached at 717-299-9368.

    We see this as a critique group meeting in a friendly and relaxed environment. There are many talented writers in our area, and we know that feedback from others is extremely important to them. The group follows a concept that has proven invaluable to the writing community. Participating writers take turns submitting work in progress, not to exceed a certain number of pages. Manuscripts are emailed to members in advance of meetings so they can be read at members’ leisure and the meeting hours are reserved for constructive criticism. This helps writers present their work correctly to agents and publishers. But even more importantly, writers tell us that this format also helps them sharpen their focus, harness their creativity and give them ideas.

  • Toastmasters International

    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
    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.

  • Mystery Book Discussion Group

    Monday, July 8th, 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join the lively discussion of the Mystery Book of the Month in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.  Nothing scary about this group.

    Contact – Cynthia Grissinger (717) 572-1837

     

    2019 Mystery Book Discussion Titles:

    July 8th: The Murder of Mary Russell by Laurie R. King

    August 12th: Devil’s Waltz by Jonathan Kellerman

    September 9th: Girl with a Gun by Kari Bovée

    October 14th: The Witch Elm by Tana French

    November 11th: Pies and Prejudice by Ellery Adams

    December 9th: Shakespeare’s Christmas by Charlaine Harris

     

     

  • Photography User Group

    Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
    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.

  • Family Game Night

    Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Come to the Children’s Area and play the Library’s games, or bring your own to share. (Designed for ages 5 & up). Please register each person for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library. Space may be limited.

  • MTPL Book Discussion Group

    Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    All are welcome to join this lively group on the second Wednesday of the month. Refreshments will be served and registration is not required.  Call the library for more information and book availability at (717) 560-6441.

    2019 MTPL Book Discussion Titles

    July 10th: An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice by Khizr Khan

    August 14th: Defending Jacob by William Landay

    September 11th: Working by Studs Terkel

    October 9th: The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee

    November 13th: Heat and Light by Jennifer Haigh

    December 11th: Educated by Tara Westover

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    This friendly writers’ group, which meets the first and third Tuesdays of the month, is for writers who are serious about their craft and in getting their work published. Writers of any genre, from mysteries and contemporary relationship fiction to creative non-fiction and children’s literature, are welcome. Anybody interested in joining the group must talk to Lis King, the group’s leader, before attending their first meeting. This will ensure that the expectations of the group and the individual are met. She will be handling registration for the program and can be reached at 717-299-9368.

    We see this as a critique group meeting in a friendly and relaxed environment. There are many talented writers in our area, and we know that feedback from others is extremely important to them. The group follows a concept that has proven invaluable to the writing community. Participating writers take turns submitting work in progress, not to exceed a certain number of pages. Manuscripts are emailed to members in advance of meetings so they can be read at members’ leisure and the meeting hours are reserved for constructive criticism. This helps writers present their work correctly to agents and publishers. But even more importantly, writers tell us that this format also helps them sharpen their focus, harness their creativity and give them ideas.

  • Toastmasters International

    Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
    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.

  • Chess & Strategy Game Event

    Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Regardless of your skill level, whether an expert or a novice, if you like to play chess and/or strategy games, you are welcome to attend our Library’s monthly Chess & Strategy Games event.  Bring your own chess board/strategy game (such as Stratego) or use one of the library’s chess boards (Designed for ages 8 & up).  Please register each person for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library.  Space may be limited.

  • Take-A-Hike: Hiking in South Central PA

    Monday, July 29th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Learn about various trails and parks in the Lancaster County area which are worth a trek.  While Lancaster County destinations are our primary focus, we will also discuss some of the more popular hiking, biking, and walking locations throughout South Central Pennsylvania.  Presented by former MTPL Librarian, Keith Greenawalt.

  • The Spirit of Lindbergh

    Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Neill Hartley is Charles Lindbergh in a thrilling adventure based on his historic 1927 flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Witness “Lucky Lindy” planning his trip, navigating in the cockpit and finally arriving in Paris, France. Experience firsthand the incredible journey that riveted the world and transformed aviation! (Recommended for ages 7 and up.)

  • Harry Potter Escape Room – Adults’ Session (Age 19 and up)

    Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    It’s the end of the term and someone has hidden Luna Lovegood’s beloved pet Pygmy Puff. You only have 30 minutes to find the Pygmy Puff before the Hogwarts Express leaves the station. This session is for adults age 19 and up. Please register for one session only. It is important to arrive at least 5 minutes before your session. No one will be admitted once the session has begun.

  • Harry Potter Escape Room – Adults’ Session (Age 19 and up)

    Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    It’s the end of the term and someone has hidden Luna Lovegood’s beloved pet Pygmy Puff. You only have 30 minutes to find the Pygmy Puff before the Hogwarts Express leaves the station. This session is for adults age 19 and up. Please register for one session only. It is important to arrive at least 5 minutes before your session. No one will be admitted once the session has begun.

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    This friendly writers’ group, which meets the first and third Tuesdays of the month, is for writers who are serious about their craft and in getting their work published. Writers of any genre, from mysteries and contemporary relationship fiction to creative non-fiction and children’s literature, are welcome. Anybody interested in joining the group must talk to Lis King, the group’s leader, before attending their first meeting. This will ensure that the expectations of the group and the individual are met. She will be handling registration for the program and can be reached at 717-299-9368.

    We see this as a critique group meeting in a friendly and relaxed environment. There are many talented writers in our area, and we know that feedback from others is extremely important to them. The group follows a concept that has proven invaluable to the writing community. Participating writers take turns submitting work in progress, not to exceed a certain number of pages. Manuscripts are emailed to members in advance of meetings so they can be read at members’ leisure and the meeting hours are reserved for constructive criticism. This helps writers present their work correctly to agents and publishers. But even more importantly, writers tell us that this format also helps them sharpen their focus, harness their creativity and give them ideas.

  • Mystery Book Discussion Group

    Monday, August 12th, 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join the lively discussion of the Mystery Book of the Month in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.  Nothing scary about this group.

    Contact – Cynthia Grissinger (717) 572-1837

     

    2019 Mystery Book Discussion Titles:

    August 12th: Devil’s Waltz by Jonathan Kellerman

    September 9th: Girl with a Gun by Kari Bovée

    October 14th: The Witch Elm by Tana French

    November 11th: Pies and Prejudice by Ellery Adams

    December 9th: Shakespeare’s Christmas by Charlaine Harris

     

  • MTPL Book Discussion Group

    Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    All are welcome to join this lively group on the second Wednesday of the month. Refreshments will be served and registration is not required.  Call the library for more information and book availability at (717) 560-6441.

    2019 MTPL Book Discussion Titles

    August 14th: Defending Jacob by William Landay

    September 11th: Working by Studs Terkel

    October 9th: The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee

    November 13th: Heat and Light by Jennifer Haigh

    December 11th: Educated by Tara Westover

  • Family Game Night

    Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Come to the Children’s Area and play the Library’s games, or bring your own to share. (Designed for ages 5 & up). Please register each person for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library. Space may be limited.

  • Photography User Group

    Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
    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.

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    This friendly writers’ group, which meets the first and third Tuesdays of the month, is for writers who are serious about their craft and in getting their work published. Writers of any genre, from mysteries and contemporary relationship fiction to creative non-fiction and children’s literature, are welcome. Anybody interested in joining the group must talk to Lis King, the group’s leader, before attending their first meeting. This will ensure that the expectations of the group and the individual are met. She will be handling registration for the program and can be reached at 717-299-9368.

    We see this as a critique group meeting in a friendly and relaxed environment. There are many talented writers in our area, and we know that feedback from others is extremely important to them. The group follows a concept that has proven invaluable to the writing community. Participating writers take turns submitting work in progress, not to exceed a certain number of pages. Manuscripts are emailed to members in advance of meetings so they can be read at members’ leisure and the meeting hours are reserved for constructive criticism. This helps writers present their work correctly to agents and publishers. But even more importantly, writers tell us that this format also helps them sharpen their focus, harness their creativity and give them ideas.

  • Chess & Strategy Game Event

    Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Regardless of your skill level, whether an expert or a novice, if you like to play chess and/or strategy games, you are welcome to attend our Library’s monthly Chess & Strategy Games event.  Bring your own chess board/strategy game (such as Stratego) or use one of the library’s chess boards (Designed for ages 8 & up).  Please register each person for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library.  Space may be limited.

  • Knit-Chat-Chain

    Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Do you enjoy knitting or crocheting? Bring your projects to work on, chat with new friends, and exchange tips and tricks. We will be meeting every first Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am and every third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm.

  • REFIT®

    Friday, September 6th, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Join us every first Friday of the month for REFIT®. REFIT® is a life-changing group fitness experience that rocks your body, heart and soul with powerful moves and positive music, to inspire you from the inside out. Powered by human connections, we turn boring, “have-to” workouts into a “can’t-miss” community fitness experience! REFIT® classes propel participants to their best selves through dance, toning, balance and flexibility. Our easy-to-follow formula is perfect for both beginners and fitness enthusiasts, with workouts designed for everybody and every body — regardless of age, shape, size or ability.

  • Mystery Book Discussion Group

    Monday, September 9th, 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join the lively discussion of the Mystery Book of the Month in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.  Nothing scary about this group.

    Contact – Cynthia Grissinger (717) 572-1837

     

    2019 Mystery Book Discussion Titles:

    September 9th: Girl with a Gun by Kari Bovée

    October 14th: The Witch Elm by Tana French

    November 11th: Pies and Prejudice by Ellery Adams

    December 9th: Shakespeare’s Christmas by Charlaine Harris

     

     

     

  • U.S. SUPREME COURT: SIX DECISIONS THAT CHANGED AMERICA

    Monday, September 9th, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    U.S. SUPREME COURT: SIX DECISIONS THAT CHANGED AMERICA is an apolitical presentation as researched by Dr. Robert Frick on six cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court that are considered by historians as landmark decisions that have significantly impacted our nation. The sessions will be held in the Morgan Center on Monday mornings at 10:00 AM.

    The schedule is as follows:

    September 9th: Introduction and Marbury v. Madison (1803)

    September 16th: Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857)

    September 23rd: Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

    October 7th: Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

    October 14th: Engle v. Vitale (1962) and School District of Abington v. Schempp (1963)

    October 28th: United States v. Nixon (1974)

  • Speechcraft for Adults

    Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Speechcraft is a program designed to teach non-members of Toastmasters public speaking skills. Experienced members of our Club present the fundamentals of public speaking in the atmosphere of a Toastmasters Club meeting during the five sessions. Participants will receive a Toastmasters Speechcraft Manual, which outlines different types of speeches but the content of their speeches will be their own. Participants will be given the opportunity to write and present four speeches. They will learn effective listening and evaluation of their peers in addition to practicing the tips and tricks for impromptu speaking. It is a free opportunity in which a normal membership for the same materials would cost $57.

     

  • MTPL Book Discussion Group

    Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    All are welcome to join this lively group on the second Wednesday of the month. Refreshments will be served and registration is not required.  Call the library for more information and book availability at (717) 560-6441.

    2019 MTPL Book Discussion Titles

    September 11th: Working by Studs Terkel

    October 9th: The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee

    November 13th: Heat and Light by Jennifer Haigh

    December 11th: Educated by Tara Westover

  • Family Game Night

    Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Come to the Children’s Area and play the Library’s games, or bring your own to share. (Designed for ages 5 & up). Please register each person for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library. Space may be limited.

  • Caregiver Compassion Fatigue

    Friday, September 13th, 2019
    Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Caring for a loved one can be very fulfilling and rewarding work, but the demands and stress can sometime be overwhelming.  This can take a toll on your mental and physical health leading to burnout and compassion fatigue.  Taking care of yourself isn’t a luxury, it is a necessity.  Learn how to destress and regain a sense of balance and hope back into your life.

  • U.S. SUPREME COURT: SIX DECISIONS THAT CHANGED AMERICA

    Monday, September 16th, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    U.S. SUPREME COURT: SIX DECISIONS THAT CHANGED AMERICA is an apolitical presentation as researched by Dr. Robert Frick on six cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court that are considered by historians as landmark decisions that have significantly impacted our nation. The sessions will be held in the Morgan Center on Monday mornings at 10:00 AM.

    The schedule is as follows:

    September 9th: Introduction and Marbury v. Madison (1803)

    September 16th: Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857)

    September 23rd: Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

    October 7th: Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

    October 14th: Engle v. Vitale (1962) and School District of Abington v. Schempp (1963)

    October 28th: United States v. Nixon (1974)

  • Speechcraft for Adults

    Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Speechcraft is a program designed to teach non-members of Toastmasters public speaking skills. Experienced members of our Club present the fundamentals of public speaking in the atmosphere of a Toastmasters Club meeting during the five sessions. Participants will receive a Toastmasters Speechcraft Manual, which outlines different types of speeches but the content of their speeches will be their own. Participants will be given the opportunity to write and present four speeches. They will learn effective listening and evaluation of their peers in addition to practicing the tips and tricks for impromptu speaking. It is a free opportunity in which a normal membership for the same materials would cost $57.

  • Knit-Chat-Chain

    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Do you enjoy knitting or crocheting? Bring your projects to work on, chat with new friends, and exchange tips and tricks. We will be meeting every first Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am and every third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm.

  • Chess & Strategy Game Event

    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Regardless of your skill level, whether an expert or a novice, if you like to play chess and/or strategy games, you are welcome to attend our Library’s monthly Chess & Strategy Games event.  Bring your own chess board/strategy game (such as Stratego) or use one of the library’s chess boards (Designed for ages 8 & up).  Please register each person for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library.  Space may be limited.

  • U.S. SUPREME COURT: SIX DECISIONS THAT CHANGED AMERICA

    Monday, September 23rd, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    U.S. SUPREME COURT: SIX DECISIONS THAT CHANGED AMERICA is an apolitical presentation as researched by Dr. Robert Frick on six cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court that are considered by historians as landmark decisions that have significantly impacted our nation. The sessions will be held in the Morgan Center on Monday mornings at 10:00 AM.

    The schedule is as follows:

    September 9th: Introduction and Marbury v. Madison (1803)

    September 16th: Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857)

    September 23rd: Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

    October 7th: Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

    October 14th: Engle v. Vitale (1962) and School District of Abington v. Schempp (1963)

    October 28th: United States v. Nixon (1974)

  • Speechcraft for Adults

    Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Speechcraft is a program designed to teach non-members of Toastmasters public speaking skills. Experienced members of our Club present the fundamentals of public speaking in the atmosphere of a Toastmasters Club meeting during the five sessions. Participants will receive a Toastmasters Speechcraft Manual, which outlines different types of speeches but the content of their speeches will be their own. Participants will be given the opportunity to write and present four speeches. They will learn effective listening and evaluation of their peers in addition to practicing the tips and tricks for impromptu speaking. It is a free opportunity in which a normal membership for the same materials would cost $57.

     

  • Speechcraft for Adults

    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Speechcraft is a program designed to teach non-members of Toastmasters public speaking skills. Experienced members of our Club present the fundamentals of public speaking in the atmosphere of a Toastmasters Club meeting during the five sessions. Participants will receive a Toastmasters Speechcraft Manual, which outlines different types of speeches but the content of their speeches will be their own. Participants will be given the opportunity to write and present four speeches. They will learn effective listening and evaluation of their peers in addition to practicing the tips and tricks for impromptu speaking. It is a free opportunity in which a normal membership for the same materials would cost $57.

     

  • Knit-Chat-Chain

    Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Do you enjoy knitting or crocheting? Bring your projects to work on, chat with new friends, and exchange tips and tricks. We will be meeting every first Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am and every third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm.

  • REFIT®

    Friday, October 4th, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Join us every first Friday of the month for REFIT®. REFIT® is a life-changing group fitness experience that rocks your body, heart and soul with powerful moves and positive music, to inspire you from the inside out. Powered by human connections, we turn boring, “have-to” workouts into a “can’t-miss” community fitness experience! REFIT® classes propel participants to their best selves through dance, toning, balance and flexibility. Our easy-to-follow formula is perfect for both beginners and fitness enthusiasts, with workouts designed for everybody and every body — regardless of age, shape, size or ability.

  • U.S. SUPREME COURT: SIX DECISIONS THAT CHANGED AMERICA

    Monday, October 7th, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    U.S. SUPREME COURT: SIX DECISIONS THAT CHANGED AMERICA is an apolitical presentation as researched by Dr. Robert Frick on six cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court that are considered by historians as landmark decisions that have significantly impacted our nation. The sessions will be held in the Morgan Center on Monday mornings at 10:00 AM.

    The schedule is as follows:

    September 9th: Introduction and Marbury v. Madison (1803)

    September 16th: Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857)

    September 23rd: Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

    October 7th: Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

    October 14th: Engle v. Vitale (1962) and School District of Abington v. Schempp (1963)

    October 28th: United States v. Nixon (1974)

  • Speechcraft for Adults

    Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Speechcraft is a program designed to teach non-members of Toastmasters public speaking skills. Experienced members of our Club present the fundamentals of public speaking in the atmosphere of a Toastmasters Club meeting during the five sessions. Participants will receive a Toastmasters Speechcraft Manual, which outlines different types of speeches but the content of their speeches will be their own. Participants will be given the opportunity to write and present four speeches. They will learn effective listening and evaluation of their peers in addition to practicing the tips and tricks for impromptu speaking. It is a free opportunity in which a normal membership for the same materials would cost $57.

     

  • Family Game Night

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Come to the Children’s Area and play the Library’s games, or bring your own to share. (Designed for ages 5 & up). Please register each person for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library. Space may be limited.

  • MTPL Book Discussion Group

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    All are welcome to join this lively group on the second Wednesday of the month. Refreshments will be served and registration is not required.  Call the library for more information and book availability at (717) 560-6441.

    2019 MTPL Book Discussion Titles

    October 9th: The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee

    November 13th: Heat and Light by Jennifer Haigh

    December 11th: Educated by Tara Westover

  • Basic Nutrition for Healthy Aging

    Friday, October 11th, 2019
    Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Let’s get back to the basics of eating to allow our bodies to stay focused, healthy and energized. Learn how nutritional therapy can reduce the risk of diseases such as dementia, obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

  • Mystery Book Discussion Group

    Monday, October 14th, 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join the lively discussion of the Mystery Book of the Month in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.  Nothing scary about this group.

    Contact – Cynthia Grissinger (717) 572-1837

     

    2019 Mystery Book Discussion Titles:

    October 14th: The Witch Elm by Tana French

    November 11th: Pies and Prejudice by Ellery Adams

    December 9th: Shakespeare’s Christmas by Charlaine Harris

     

     

     

  • U.S. SUPREME COURT: SIX DECISIONS THAT CHANGED AMERICA

    Monday, October 14th, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    U.S. SUPREME COURT: SIX DECISIONS THAT CHANGED AMERICA is an apolitical presentation as researched by Dr. Robert Frick on six cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court that are considered by historians as landmark decisions that have significantly impacted our nation. The sessions will be held in the Morgan Center on Monday mornings at 10:00 AM.

    The schedule is as follows:

    September 9th: Introduction and Marbury v. Madison (1803)

    September 16th: Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857)

    September 23rd: Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

    October 7th: Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

    October 14th: Engle v. Vitale (1962) and School District of Abington v. Schempp (1963)

    October 28th: United States v. Nixon (1974)

  • Downsizing with Confidence

    Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
    Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Local expert Mara Clements will be speaking on handling downsizing with all its emotions. Offering practical steps, Mara will help you start the project with confidence As the owner of MoreSPACE Professional Organizing, Mara has been helping others declutter, organize, and style meaningful living and work spaces for over a decade. She is a sought-after speaker who has been featured on WGAL and has a recurring column entitled “MoreSPACE, More Life” in Susquehanna Style’s online blog.

  • Chess & Strategy Game Event

    Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Regardless of your skill level, whether an expert or a novice, if you like to play chess and/or strategy games, you are welcome to attend our Library’s monthly Chess & Strategy Games event.  Bring your own chess board/strategy game (such as Stratego) or use one of the library’s chess boards (Designed for ages 8 & up).  Please register each person for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library.  Space may be limited.

  • Knit-Chat-Chain

    Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Do you enjoy knitting or crocheting? Bring your projects to work on, chat with new friends, and exchange tips and tricks. We will be meeting every first Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am and every third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm.

  • U.S. SUPREME COURT: SIX DECISIONS THAT CHANGED AMERICA

    Monday, October 28th, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    U.S. SUPREME COURT: SIX DECISIONS THAT CHANGED AMERICA is an apolitical presentation as researched by Dr. Robert Frick on six cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court that are considered by historians as landmark decisions that have significantly impacted our nation. The sessions will be held in the Morgan Center on Monday mornings at 10:00 AM.

    The schedule is as follows:

    September 9th: Introduction and Marbury v. Madison (1803)

    September 16th: Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857)

    September 23rd: Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

    October 7th: Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

    October 14th: Engle v. Vitale (1962) and School District of Abington v. Schempp (1963)

    October 28th: United States v. Nixon (1974)

  • REFIT®

    Friday, November 1st, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Join us every first Friday of the month for REFIT®. REFIT® is a life-changing group fitness experience that rocks your body, heart and soul with powerful moves and positive music, to inspire you from the inside out. Powered by human connections, we turn boring, “have-to” workouts into a “can’t-miss” community fitness experience! REFIT® classes propel participants to their best selves through dance, toning, balance and flexibility. Our easy-to-follow formula is perfect for both beginners and fitness enthusiasts, with workouts designed for everybody and every body — regardless of age, shape, size or ability.

  • The U.S. Air Traffic Control System: Is It Safe to Fly?

    Monday, November 4th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    The speaker has over 50 years experience in aviation and is a local expert on the nation’s airspace system. He has a working knowledge of the 1981 PATCO strike and was on duty on 9/11/01 when the national ATC system was shut down. His stories, told in a lighthearted style, are both informative and enjoyable.

  • Knit-Chat-Chain

    Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Do you enjoy knitting or crocheting? Bring your projects to work on, chat with new friends, and exchange tips and tricks. We will be meeting every first Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am and every third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm.

  • Ancient Grains for Added Nutrition

    Friday, November 8th, 2019
    Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Explore some of the lesser known old world grains that pack a powerful nutritional punch.  Learn how to cook them and how to incorporate them into your diet to enhance your nutrition.  Taste some foods made with ancient grains.

  • Mystery Book Discussion Group

    Monday, November 11th, 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join the lively discussion of the Mystery Book of the Month in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.  Nothing scary about this group.

    Contact – Cynthia Grissinger (717) 572-1837

     

    2019 Mystery Book Discussion Titles:

    November 11th: Pies and Prejudice by Ellery Adams

    December 9th: Shakespeare’s Christmas by Charlaine Harris

     

     

     

  • Family Game Night

    Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Come to the Children’s Area and play the Library’s games, or bring your own to share. (Designed for ages 5 & up). Please register each person for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library. Space may be limited.

  • MTPL Book Discussion Group

    Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    All are welcome to join this lively group on the second Wednesday of the month. Refreshments will be served and registration is not required.  Call the library for more information and book availability at (717) 560-6441.

    2019 MTPL Book Discussion Titles

    November 13th: Heat and Light by Jennifer Haigh

    December 11th: Educated by Tara Westover

  • Chess & Strategy Game Event

    Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Regardless of your skill level, whether an expert or a novice, if you like to play chess and/or strategy games, you are welcome to attend our Library’s monthly Chess & Strategy Games event.  Bring your own chess board/strategy game (such as Stratego) or use one of the library’s chess boards (Designed for ages 8 & up).  Please register each person for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library.  Space may be limited.

  • Knit-Chat-Chain

    Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Do you enjoy knitting or crocheting? Bring your projects to work on, chat with new friends, and exchange tips and tricks. We will be meeting every first Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am and every third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm.

  • Knit-Chat-Chain

    Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Do you enjoy knitting or crocheting? Bring your projects to work on, chat with new friends, and exchange tips and tricks. We will be meeting every first Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am and every third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm.

  • REFIT®

    Friday, December 6th, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Join us every first Friday of the month for REFIT®. REFIT® is a life-changing group fitness experience that rocks your body, heart and soul with powerful moves and positive music, to inspire you from the inside out. Powered by human connections, we turn boring, “have-to” workouts into a “can’t-miss” community fitness experience! REFIT® classes propel participants to their best selves through dance, toning, balance and flexibility. Our easy-to-follow formula is perfect for both beginners and fitness enthusiasts, with workouts designed for everybody and every body — regardless of age, shape, size or ability.

  • Mystery Book Discussion Group

    Monday, December 9th, 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join the lively discussion of the Mystery Book of the Month in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.  Nothing scary about this group.

    Contact – Cynthia Grissinger (717) 572-1837

     

    2019 Mystery Book Discussion Titles:

    December 9th: Shakespeare’s Christmas by Charlaine Harris

     

     

     

  • Family Game Night

    Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Come to the Children’s Area and play the Library’s games, or bring your own to share. (Designed for ages 5 & up). Please register each person for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library. Space may be limited.

  • MTPL Book Discussion Group

    Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    All are welcome to join this lively group on the second Wednesday of the month. Refreshments will be served and registration is not required.  Call the library for more information and book availability at (717) 560-6441.

    2019 MTPL Book Discussion Titles

    December 11th: Educated by Tara Westover

    2020 Titles: TBD

  • Chess & Strategy Game Event

    Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Regardless of your skill level, whether an expert or a novice, if you like to play chess and/or strategy games, you are welcome to attend our Library’s monthly Chess & Strategy Games event.  Bring your own chess board/strategy game (such as Stratego) or use one of the library’s chess boards (Designed for ages 8 & up).  Please register each person for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library.  Space may be limited.

  • Knit-Chat-Chain

    Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Do you enjoy knitting or crocheting? Bring your projects to work on, chat with new friends, and exchange tips and tricks. We will be meeting every first Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am and every third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm.