For Children

  • Preschool Party

    Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1st.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Children love dogs, and these dogs love to listen to children read! Dogs from K-Pets and their humans (otherwise known as trainers) will visit the Children’s Library Tuesday evenings so children can read to them. Children who have signed up will get the first opportunity. (Children ages 4 & up who are able to read or are beginning to learn to read) Very young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please register online for this free program, or call the Library at 717.560.6441.

  • Wee Build Free Play

    Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Free building and imaginative play with kits of toys for children from 9 months to 7 years! No registration is required, but a responsible adult must be present with children at all times.

    This program is provided through a grant from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

  • Chess & Strategy Game Event

    Wednesday, February 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.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Silo

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, February 21st, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Silo

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, February 21st, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Construction Zone!

    Friday, February 22nd, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free program is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1st.

    Young children learn best when they are able to construct knowledge through meaningful play. Join us for a free play session with wooden unit blocks, where preschoolers have the freedom to build and play as they wish! At the same time, children will experiment, manipulate objects, work with others, count and measure, and build vocabulary.

    (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.) Limit:10 children.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Friday, February 22nd, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Stories! Music! Action!

    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1st.  If you are still unable to register after noon on that day, please call the library to register over the phone.

    Welcome to Stories! Music! Action! Enjoy stories, songs and activities with other families in a relaxed atmosphere. This program is intended for children ages 4 and up with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, and other developmental disorders, and their typically developing peers.

    (Ages 4 years and up, with adult)  Please register each child for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library. Space may be limited.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #4

    Monday, February 25th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #3

    Monday, February 25th, 2019
    Time: 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Market Monday

    Monday, February 25th, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    A time for family play! Gain “shopping” experience in our weekly play market! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #2

    Monday, February 25th, 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #1

    Monday, February 25th, 2019
    Time: 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Preschool Party

    Monday, February 25th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8th.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Preschool Party

    Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8th.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Children love dogs, and these dogs love to listen to children read! Dogs from K-Pets and their humans (otherwise known as trainers) will visit the Children’s Library Tuesday evenings so children can read to them. Children who have signed up will get the first opportunity. (Children ages 4 & up who are able to read or are beginning to learn to read) Very young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please register online for this free program, or call the Library at 717.560.6441.

  • Wee Build Free Play

    Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Free building and imaginative play with kits of toys for children from 9 months to 7 years! No registration is required, but a responsible adult must be present with children at all times.

    This program is provided through a grant from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Silo

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Make Me

    Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join us each month as we learn to make things – some are high-tech and others are traditional!  We’re reaching out to some new volunteers to add a variety of new maker skills.  Details will follow once our schedules are confirmed.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, February 28th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, February 28th, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Silo

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Sing, Sign & Story Time!

    Friday, March 1st, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8th.

    Sing, Sign & Story Time uses stories and song to teach American Sign Language (ASL) to children and their grown-ups, a few signs at a time. Pick up a new language, and improve communication skills between you and your child, even if your child isn’t talking yet. It’s easy when it’s fun. (Ages infant to 7 years, with adult)

    Developed in cooperation with ASL instructor Cynthia Shultz, www.a-sign-of-love.com

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Friday, March 1st, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • The Science of Seuss – Yertle the Turtle

    Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with a reading of Yertle the Turtle. Our friends from Lancaster County Department of Parks & Recreation will teach us about Pennsylvania’s turtles and we’ll examine the shells, eggs and bones of turtles.  We will also hold a turtle stacking competition. Suggested for children ages 4 to 8 and their families. 

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #1

    Monday, March 4th, 2019
    Time: 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #3

    Monday, March 4th, 2019
    Time: 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #2

    Monday, March 4th, 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Market Monday

    Monday, March 4th, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    A time for family play! Gain “shopping” experience in our weekly play market! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #4

    Monday, March 4th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Preschool Party

    Monday, March 4th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15th.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Dramatic Play Tuesday

    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
    Time: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop in program. No registration required. Children can take on the role of veterinarians, postal workers, chefs, and more! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Children love dogs, and these dogs love to listen to children read! Dogs from K-Pets and their humans (otherwise known as trainers) will visit the Children’s Library Tuesday evenings so children can read to them. Children who have signed up will get the first opportunity. (Children ages 4 & up who are able to read or are beginning to learn to read) Very young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please register online for this free program, or call the Library at 717.560.6441.

  • Preschool Party

    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15th.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Wee Build Free Play

    Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    No registration is required but a responsible adult must be present with children at all times.Free building and imaginative play with kits of toys for children from 9 months to 7 years!

    This program is provided through a grant from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Silo

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, March 7th, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Silo

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, March 7th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Friday, March 8th, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Construction Zone!

    Friday, March 8th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free program is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15th.

    Young children learn best when they are able to construct knowledge through meaningful play. Join us for a free play session with wooden unit blocks, where preschoolers have the freedom to build and play as they wish! At the same time, children will experiment, manipulate objects, work with others, count and measure, and build vocabulary.

    (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.) Limit:10 children.

  • Stories! Music! Action!

    Saturday, March 9th, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15th.  If you are still unable to register after noon on that day, please call the library to register over the phone.

    Welcome to Stories! Music! Action! Enjoy stories, songs and activities with other families in a relaxed atmosphere. This program is intended for children ages 4 and up with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, and other developmental disorders, and their typically developing peers.

    (Ages 4 years and up, with adult)  Please register each child for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library. Space may be limited.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Saturday, March 9th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • YEAR-ROUND PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS: This WEEK’S programs will open for registration BY NOON on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20th (Manheim Twp/E. Lampeter residents; all others please sign up starting on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd)

    Sunday, March 10th, 2019
    Time: All day
  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #4

    Monday, March 11th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #3

    Monday, March 11th, 2019
    Time: 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Preschool Party

    Monday, March 11th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Market Monday

    Monday, March 11th, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    A time for family play! Gain “shopping” experience in our weekly play market! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Pajama Story Time

    Monday, March 11th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Come to the library in your PJs for story time! Bring your stuffed animals, blankets, and pillows too. We’ll read bedtime stories, sing songs, and do a craft. Registration is required and will open by noon on Friday, February 15th. Suggested for children 18 months – 6 years and their families. 

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #2

    Monday, March 11th, 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #1

    Monday, March 11th, 2019
    Time: 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Children love dogs, and these dogs love to listen to children read! Dogs from K-Pets and their humans (otherwise known as trainers) will visit the Children’s Library Tuesday evenings so children can read to them. Children who have signed up will get the first opportunity. (Children ages 4 & up who are able to read or are beginning to learn to read) Very young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please register online for this free program, or call the Library at 717.560.6441.

  • Dramatic Play Tuesday

    Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
    Time: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop in program. No registration required. Children can take on the role of veterinarians, postal workers, chefs, and more! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Preschool Party

    Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Coder Dojo

    Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15th.  Ages 7-17.  Adults are welcome to observe. 

    Join the local Coder Dojo Group! Coder Dojo is an international organization that organizes computer programming clubs for kids. The Lancaster Coder Dojo is run by local professional computer programmers.  You may bring your own tech, or borrow a Library laptop to work on during the session.   Please let us know if you wish to use library equipment by checking the appropriate box in this registration.

    Lancaster Coder Dojo also meets at Lancaster Public Library (125 North Duke Street) on the fourth Tuesday of the month. To attend LPL’s sessions, please visit their website to learn how to register for sessions at LPL.

  • Family Game Night

    Wednesday, March 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.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Silo

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Wee Build Free Play

    Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    No registration is required but a responsible adult must be present with children at all times. Free building and imaginative play with kits of toys for children from 9 months to 7 years!

    This program is provided through a grant from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, March 14th, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Silo

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, March 14th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Sing, Sign & Story Time!

    Friday, March 15th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd.

    Sing, Sign & Story Time uses stories and song to teach American Sign Language (ASL) to children and their grown-ups, a few signs at a time. Pick up a new language, and improve communication skills between you and your child, even if your child isn’t talking yet. It’s easy when it’s fun. (Ages infant to 7 years, with adult)

    Developed in cooperation with ASL instructor Cynthia Shultz, www.a-sign-of-love.com

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Friday, March 15th, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Tween Cooking

    Friday, March 15th, 2019
    Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Registration for this free program is required.

    Meet in the teaching kitchen to make–and, of course, eat–a culinary creation! (Ages 9-12) Limit 6 participants

    Recipes available on request; notify Library about food allergies.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Saturday, March 16th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Family Story Time

    Saturday, March 16th, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd.

    Spend a Saturday morning sharing a story with us! We’ll have stories, songs, art, and more! (Age 18 months to 8 years, with adult. Older family members welcome!)

  • LEGO Block Party!

    Monday, March 18th, 2019
    Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15th.

    Build your own creation out of LEGO bricks, based on the Theme of the Month! Use the Library’s LEGOs; DO NOT BRING YOUR OWN, to keep from losing them. Third Tuesdays at 4:30pm. (Ages 7 to 15) Limit: 20; may change if Library receives more LEGO donations.

  • Market Monday

    Monday, March 18th, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    A time for family play! Gain “shopping” experience in our weekly play market! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Preschool Party

    Monday, March 18th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, MARCH 1st.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #3

    Monday, March 18th, 2019
    Time: 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #2

    Monday, March 18th, 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #4

    Monday, March 18th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #1

    Monday, March 18th, 2019
    Time: 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Dramatic Play Tuesday

    Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
    Time: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop in program. No registration required. Children can take on the role of veterinarians, postal workers, chefs, and more! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Preschool Party

    Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, MARCH 1st.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Children love dogs, and these dogs love to listen to children read! Dogs from K-Pets and their humans (otherwise known as trainers) will visit the Children’s Library Tuesday evenings so children can read to them. Children who have signed up will get the first opportunity. (Children ages 4 & up who are able to read or are beginning to learn to read) Very young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please register online for this free program, or call the Library at 717.560.6441.

  • Chess & Strategy Game Event

    Wednesday, March 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.

  • Wee Build Free Play

    Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    No registration is required but a responsible adult must be present with children at all times. Free building and imaginative play with kits of toys for children from 9 months to 7 years!

    This program is provided through a grant from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Silo

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, March 21st, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Silo

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, March 21st, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Stories! Music! Action!

    Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, MARCH 1st.  If you are still unable to register after noon on that day, please call the library to register over the phone.

    Welcome to Stories! Music! Action! Enjoy stories, songs and activities with other families in a relaxed atmosphere. This program is intended for children ages 4 and up with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, and other developmental disorders, and their typically developing peers.

    (Ages 4 years and up, with adult)  Please register each child for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library. Space may be limited.

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #2

    Monday, March 25th, 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Preschool Party

    Monday, March 25th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, MARCH 8th.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #1

    Monday, March 25th, 2019
    Time: 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #3

    Monday, March 25th, 2019
    Time: 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Market Monday

    Monday, March 25th, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    A time for family play! Gain “shopping” experience in our weekly play market! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #4

    Monday, March 25th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Children love dogs, and these dogs love to listen to children read! Dogs from K-Pets and their humans (otherwise known as trainers) will visit the Children’s Library Tuesday evenings so children can read to them. Children who have signed up will get the first opportunity. (Children ages 4 & up who are able to read or are beginning to learn to read) Very young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please register online for this free program, or call the Library at 717.560.6441.

  • Preschool Party

    Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, MARCH 8th.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Dramatic Play Tuesday

    Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
    Time: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop in program. No registration required. Children can take on the role of veterinarians, postal workers, chefs, and more! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Wee Build Free Play

    Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    No registration is required but a responsible adult must be present with children at all times. Free building and imaginative play with kits of toys for children from 9 months to 7 years!

    This program is provided through a grant from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Silo

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, March 28th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, March 28th, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Silo

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Friday, March 29th, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Family Story Time

    Saturday, March 30th, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, MARCH 8th.

    Spend a Saturday morning sharing a story with us! We’ll have stories, songs, art, and more! (Age 18 months to 8 years, with adult. Older family members welcome!)

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Saturday, March 30th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Market Monday

    Monday, April 1st, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    A time for family play! Gain “shopping” experience in our weekly play market! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #1

    Monday, April 1st, 2019
    Time: 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #4

    Monday, April 1st, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #2

    Monday, April 1st, 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Reading Tutoring – Slot #3

    Monday, April 1st, 2019
    Time: 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    One-on-one tutoring with retired Reading specialist, Ms. Bev for 1st through 3rd graders who could use a little extra help in Reading. Ms. Bev will meet with students for 30 minutes. Please bring along the book your child is currently reading. Please commit to coming at the same time every week of this six-week session.

  • Preschool Party

    Monday, April 1st, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, MARCH 15th.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Children love dogs, and these dogs love to listen to children read! Dogs from K-Pets and their humans (otherwise known as trainers) will visit the Children’s Library Tuesday evenings so children can read to them. Children who have signed up will get the first opportunity. (Children ages 4 & up who are able to read or are beginning to learn to read) Very young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please register online for this free program, or call the Library at 717.560.6441.

  • Dramatic Play Tuesday

    Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
    Time: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop in program. No registration required. Children can take on the role of veterinarians, postal workers, chefs, and more! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Preschool Party

    Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, MARCH 15th.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Wee Build Free Play

    Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    No registration is required but a responsible adult must be present with children at all times. Free building and imaginative play with kits of toys for children from 9 months to 7 years!

    This program is provided through a grant from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, April 4th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Market Monday

    Monday, April 8th, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    A time for family play! Gain “shopping” experience in our weekly play market! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Pajama Story Time

    Monday, April 8th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Come to the library in your PJs for story time! Bring your stuffed animals, blankets, and pillows too. We’ll read bedtime stories, sing songs, and do a craft. Registration is required and will open by noon on Friday, March 15th. Suggested for children 18 months – 6 years and their families. 

  • Preschool Party

    Monday, April 8th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, MARCH 22nd.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Dramatic Play Tuesday

    Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
    Time: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop in program. No registration required. Children can take on the role of veterinarians, postal workers, chefs, and more! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Preschool Party

    Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, MARCH 22nd.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Coder Dojo

    Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, MARCH 15th.  Ages 7-17.  Adults are welcome to observe. 

    Join the local Coder Dojo Group! Coder Dojo is an international organization that organizes computer programming clubs for kids. The Lancaster Coder Dojo is run by local professional computer programmers.  You may bring your own tech, or borrow a Library laptop to work on during the session.   Please let us know if you wish to use library equipment by checking the appropriate box in this registration.

    Lancaster Coder Dojo also meets at Lancaster Public Library (125 North Duke Street) on the fourth Tuesday of the month. To attend LPL’s sessions, please visit their website to learn how to register for sessions at LPL.

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Children love dogs, and these dogs love to listen to children read! Dogs from K-Pets and their humans (otherwise known as trainers) will visit the Children’s Library Tuesday evenings so children can read to them. Children who have signed up will get the first opportunity. (Children ages 4 & up who are able to read or are beginning to learn to read) Very young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please register online for this free program, or call the Library at 717.560.6441.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Family Game Night

    Wednesday, April 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.

  • Wee Build Free Play

    Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    No registration is required but a responsible adult must be present with children at all times.Free building and imaginative play with kits of toys for children from 9 months to 7 years!

    This program is provided through a grant from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, April 11th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Preschool Party

    Monday, April 15th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, MARCH 29th.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Market Monday

    Monday, April 15th, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    A time for family play! Gain “shopping” experience in our weekly play market! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • LEGO Block Party!

    Monday, April 15th, 2019
    Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, MARCH 15th.

    Build your own creation out of LEGO bricks, based on the Theme of the Month! Use the Library’s LEGOs; DO NOT BRING YOUR OWN, to keep from losing them. Third Tuesdays at 4:30pm. (Ages 7 to 15) Limit: 20; may change if Library receives more LEGO donations.

  • Preschool Party

    Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, MARCH 29th.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Dramatic Play Tuesday

    Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
    Time: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop in program. No registration required. Children can take on the role of veterinarians, postal workers, chefs, and more! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Children love dogs, and these dogs love to listen to children read! Dogs from K-Pets and their humans (otherwise known as trainers) will visit the Children’s Library Tuesday evenings so children can read to them. Children who have signed up will get the first opportunity. (Children ages 4 & up who are able to read or are beginning to learn to read) Very young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please register online for this free program, or call the Library at 717.560.6441.

  • Chess & Strategy Game Event

    Wednesday, April 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.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Wee Build Free Play

    Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    No registration is required but a responsible adult must be present with children at all times.Free building and imaginative play with kits of toys for children from 9 months to 7 years!

    This program is provided through a grant from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, April 18th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Market Monday

    Monday, April 22nd, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    A time for family play! Gain “shopping” experience in our weekly play market! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Preschool Party

    Monday, April 22nd, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, APRIL 5th.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Children love dogs, and these dogs love to listen to children read! Dogs from K-Pets and their humans (otherwise known as trainers) will visit the Children’s Library Tuesday evenings so children can read to them. Children who have signed up will get the first opportunity. (Children ages 4 & up who are able to read or are beginning to learn to read) Very young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please register online for this free program, or call the Library at 717.560.6441.

  • Dramatic Play Tuesday

    Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
    Time: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop in program. No registration required. Children can take on the role of veterinarians, postal workers, chefs, and more! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Preschool Party

    Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, APRIL 5th.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Wee Build Free Play

    Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    No registration is required but a responsible adult must be present with children at all times.Free building and imaginative play with kits of toys for children from 9 months to 7 years!

    This program is provided through a grant from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, April 25th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Preschool Party

    Monday, April 29th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, APRIL 12th.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Market Monday

    Monday, April 29th, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    A time for family play! Gain “shopping” experience in our weekly play market! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Dramatic Play Tuesday

    Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
    Time: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop in program. No registration required. Children can take on the role of veterinarians, postal workers, chefs, and more! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Children love dogs, and these dogs love to listen to children read! Dogs from K-Pets and their humans (otherwise known as trainers) will visit the Children’s Library Tuesday evenings so children can read to them. Children who have signed up will get the first opportunity. (Children ages 4 & up who are able to read or are beginning to learn to read) Very young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please register online for this free program, or call the Library at 717.560.6441.

  • Wee Build Free Play

    Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    No registration is required but a responsible adult must be present with children at all times.Free building and imaginative play with kits of toys for children from 9 months to 7 years!

    This program is provided through a grant from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Market Monday

    Monday, May 6th, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    A time for family play! Gain “shopping” experience in our weekly play market! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Preschool Party

    Monday, May 6th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, APRIL 19th.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Preschool Party

    Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, APRIL 19th.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Dramatic Play Tuesday

    Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
    Time: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop in program. No registration required. Children can take on the role of veterinarians, postal workers, chefs, and more! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Children love dogs, and these dogs love to listen to children read! Dogs from K-Pets and their humans (otherwise known as trainers) will visit the Children’s Library Tuesday evenings so children can read to them. Children who have signed up will get the first opportunity. (Children ages 4 & up who are able to read or are beginning to learn to read) Very young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please register online for this free program, or call the Library at 717.560.6441.

  • Family Game Night

    Wednesday, May 8th, 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.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Wee Build Free Play

    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    No registration is required but a responsible adult must be present with children at all times.Free building and imaginative play with kits of toys for children from 9 months to 7 years!

    This program is provided through a grant from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, May 9th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Pajama Story Time

    Monday, May 13th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Come to the library in your PJs for story time! Bring your stuffed animals, blankets, and pillows too. We’ll read bedtime stories, sing songs, and do a craft. Registration is required and will open by noon on Friday, April 19th. Suggested for children 18 months – 6 years and their families. 

  • Market Monday

    Monday, May 13th, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    A time for family play! Gain “shopping” experience in our weekly play market! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Preschool Party

    Monday, May 13th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, APRIL 26th.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Preschool Party

    Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
    Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, APRIL 26th.

    Story Time for the preschool set: stories, songs, puppets, art, experiments, and silly stuff!  Join us in the Morgan Center in our Library.  (3 to 6 years, with adult. Other family members welcome.)

  • Coder Dojo

    Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, APRIL 19th.  Ages 7-17.  Adults are welcome to observe. 

    Join the local Coder Dojo Group! Coder Dojo is an international organization that organizes computer programming clubs for kids. The Lancaster Coder Dojo is run by local professional computer programmers.  You may bring your own tech, or borrow a Library laptop to work on during the session.   Please let us know if you wish to use library equipment by checking the appropriate box in this registration.

    Lancaster Coder Dojo also meets at Lancaster Public Library (125 North Duke Street) on the fourth Tuesday of the month. To attend LPL’s sessions, please visit their website to learn how to register for sessions at LPL.

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Children love dogs, and these dogs love to listen to children read! Dogs from K-Pets and their humans (otherwise known as trainers) will visit the Children’s Library Tuesday evenings so children can read to them. Children who have signed up will get the first opportunity. (Children ages 4 & up who are able to read or are beginning to learn to read) Very young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please register online for this free program, or call the Library at 717.560.6441.

  • Dramatic Play Tuesday

    Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
    Time: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop in program. No registration required. Children can take on the role of veterinarians, postal workers, chefs, and more! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Wee Build Free Play

    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    No registration is required but a responsible adult must be present with children at all times.Free building and imaginative play with kits of toys for children from 9 months to 7 years!

    This program is provided through a grant from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

  • Chess & Strategy Game Event

    Wednesday, May 15th, 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.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, May 16th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • LEGO Block Party!

    Monday, May 20th, 2019
    Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, APRIL 19th.

    Build your own creation out of LEGO bricks, based on the Theme of the Month! Use the Library’s LEGOs; DO NOT BRING YOUR OWN, to keep from losing them. Third Tuesdays at 4:30pm. (Ages 7 to 15) Limit: 20; may change if Library receives more LEGO donations.

  • Market Monday

    Monday, May 20th, 2019
    Time: 10:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    A time for family play! Gain “shopping” experience in our weekly play market! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Dramatic Play Tuesday

    Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
    Time: 10:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop in program. No registration required. Children can take on the role of veterinarians, postal workers, chefs, and more! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Children love dogs, and these dogs love to listen to children read! Dogs from K-Pets and their humans (otherwise known as trainers) will visit the Children’s Library Tuesday evenings so children can read to them. Children who have signed up will get the first opportunity. (Children ages 4 & up who are able to read or are beginning to learn to read) Very young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please register online for this free program, or call the Library at 717.560.6441.

  • Wee Build Free Play

    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    No registration is required but a responsible adult must be present with children at all times.Free building and imaginative play with kits of toys for children from 9 months to 7 years!

    This program is provided through a grant from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Children love dogs, and these dogs love to listen to children read! Dogs from K-Pets and their humans (otherwise known as trainers) will visit the Children’s Library Tuesday evenings so children can read to them. Children who have signed up will get the first opportunity. (Children ages 4 & up who are able to read or are beginning to learn to read) Very young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please register online for this free program, or call the Library at 717.560.6441.

  • Dramatic Play Tuesday

    Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
    Time: 10:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop in program. No registration required. Children can take on the role of veterinarians, postal workers, chefs, and more! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Wee Build Free Play

    Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    No registration is required but a responsible adult must be present with children at all times.Free building and imaginative play with kits of toys for children from 9 months to 7 years!

    This program is provided through a grant from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, May 30th, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Market Monday

    Monday, June 3rd, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    A time for family play! Gain “shopping” experience in our weekly play market! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • Dramatic Play Tuesday

    Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
    Time: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop in program. No registration required. Children can take on the role of veterinarians, postal workers, chefs, and more! Each family group must include a responsible adult. (Ages 3 and up)

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, June 6th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Pout Pout Fish Visit & Story Time

    Saturday, June 8th, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Family Game Night

    Wednesday, June 12th, 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.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, June 13th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • Chess & Strategy Game Event

    Wednesday, June 19th, 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.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, June 20th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, June 27th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, July 4th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • 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.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, July 11th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • 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.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, July 18th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, July 25th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, August 1st, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, August 8th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • 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.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, August 15th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • 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.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.

  • DUPLO Free Play

    Thursday, August 29th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Drop-in program. No registration required.

    Build and play with the Library’s DUPLO bricks. Each family group must include a responsible adult.