For Seniors

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, September 3rd, 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, September 4th, 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.

  • Recycle Right

    Thursday, September 5th, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Confused about the new guidelines for recycling and the changes that took place last July? In Recycle Right we  will include a brief overview of Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority, the background behind the changes in recycling, and what you can recycle in Lancaster County. You will leave educated in the changes that have taken place and why it is crucial to make the changes. Feel free to bring items you are questioning to discover whether or not they can be placed in a recycling bin. Please Register.

  • 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

     

     

     

  • 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

  • Photography User Group

    Wednesday, September 11th, 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, 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.

  • Writers and Illustrators

    Monday, September 16th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Informational meet and greet with the eastern Pennsylvania chapter of the Society of
    Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. If you are interested in attending please call Jeanne Moran at (570) 499-8455

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, September 17th, 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.

  • Coterie Book Club: A Gentleman In Moscow

    Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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

    September 17th: A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles

    October 15th: Varina by Charles Frazier

    November 19th: Love in Ruins by Paula McLain

    December 17th:  Inheritance by Dani Shapiro

  • Toastmasters International

    Wednesday, September 18th, 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.

  • Mid-day Movie Matinee – First Man (A story about Neil Armstrong & the journey to the moon)

    Saturday, September 21st, 2019
    Time: 1:30 PM - 3:50 PM

    Enjoy this free Mid-day Movie Matinee!  Recommended for ages 13 & up.

    Today’s Matinee:  First Man

    A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

    Rating:  PG-13    Running time:  141 min.

    Please register each person for this program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library.  Space may be limited.

  • Fanning the Spark, The Creative Process

    Monday, September 30th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    How do authors get their idea, the spark? What does it take for that spark to turn into a novel? Author Sherry V. Ostroff shares her experience of writing her second book, CALEDONIA. She will discuss the intricate creative process – from inception to the many decisions authors must make before a book is placed on a shelf.

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, October 1st, 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, October 2nd, 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.

  • How to Trim Your Waistline and Budget this Holiday Season

    Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Join Giant Food Stores Nutritionist, Kilene Knitter, RD, LDN for a fun and interactive culinary nutrition presentation all about healthy holiday eating! Learn 4 tips that can help you to trim your waistline this holiday season, as well as some simple strategies for sticking to your nutritional and financial budget.  We’ll be creating and tasting some delicious (and nutritious) holiday offerings too!

  • 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.

  • Photography User Group

    Wednesday, October 9th, 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, 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

  • Recycle Right

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Confused about the new guidelines for recycling and the changes that took place last July? In Recycle Right we  will include a brief overview of Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority, the background behind the changes in recycling, and what you can recycle in Lancaster County. You will leave educated in the changes that have taken place and why it is crucial to make the changes. Feel free to bring items you are questioning to discover whether or not they can be placed in a recycling bin. Please Register.

  • 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

     

     

     

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, October 15th, 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.

  • Coterie Book Club: Varina

    Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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

    October 15th: Varina by Charles Frazier

    November 19th: Love in Ruins by Paula McLain

    December 17th:  Inheritance by Dani Shapiro

  • Toastmasters International

    Wednesday, October 16th, 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.

  • Mid-day Movie Matinee – Me Before You

    Saturday, October 19th, 2019
    Time: 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM

    Enjoy this free Mid-day Movie Matinee!  Recommended for ages 13 & up.

    Today’s Matinee:  Me Before You

    A girl in a small town forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man.  With no clear direction in her life, the quirky and creative 26-year old goes from one job to the next in order to help her tight-knit family make ends meet. Her normally cheery outlook is put to the test, however, when she faces her newest career challenge. Taking a job at the local “castle,” she becomes caregiver and companion to a wealthy young banker who became wheelchair bound in an accident two years prior, and whose whole world changed dramatically in the blink of an eye. No longer the adventurous soul he once was, the now cynical Will has all but given up. That is until Lou determines to show him that life is worth living. Embarking together on a series of adventures, both Lou and Will get more than they bargained for, and find their lives – and hearts – changing in ways neither one could have imagine.

    Rating:  PG-13    Running time:  110 min.

    Please register each person for this program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library.  Space may be limited.

  • Medicare Annual Enrollment Period Enrollment Event

    Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM

    Medicare Open Enrollment is nearly here!  

    October 15, 2019 – December 7, 2019

    The Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Period for 2019 will be from October 15 to       December 7.  During this period each year, Medicare beneficiaries can join, switch or drop their Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage coverage. Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans change the coverage and costs each year, so it is important to review your plan and compare it to others on the market that are available to Lancaster County residents.

    APPRISE, a free health insurance counseling program for Pennsylvanians with Medicare, will have counselors available during the entire Annual Open Enrollment Period.  These unbiased and friendly counselors will help you understand your options in comparing Part D and Medicare Advantage plans at the following events in the community.  This counseling is free.

     If you’d like to schedule an appointment, and you are already in a Medicare Advantage plan or Prescription Drug plan, please call Lancaster County Office of Aging, (717) 299-7979 or 1-800-801-3070.  You can also email the agency at aging@co.lancaster.pa.us  to schedule an appointment.

    Funded in whole or part by a grant through the Administration for Community Living

     

  • Medicare Annual Enrollment Period Enrollment Event

    Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM

    Medicare Open Enrollment is nearly here!  

    October 15, 2019 – December 7, 2019

    The Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Period for 2019 will be from October 15 to       December 7.  During this period each year, Medicare beneficiaries can join, switch or drop their Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage coverage. Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans change the coverage and costs each year, so it is important to review your plan and compare it to others on the market that are available to Lancaster County residents.

    APPRISE, a free health insurance counseling program for Pennsylvanians with Medicare, will have counselors available during the entire Annual Open Enrollment Period.  These unbiased and friendly counselors will help you understand your options in comparing Part D and Medicare Advantage plans at the following events in the community.  This counseling is free.

     If you’d like to schedule an appointment, and you are already in a Medicare Advantage plan or Prescription Drug plan, please call Lancaster County Office of Aging, (717) 299-7979 or 1-800-801-3070.  You can also email the agency at aging@co.lancaster.pa.us  to schedule an appointment.

    Funded in whole or part by a grant through the Administration for Community Living

     

  • 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.

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, November 5th, 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, November 6th, 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.

  • 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

     

     

     

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Photography User Group

    Wednesday, November 13th, 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.

  • Mid-day Movie Matinee – Aladdin (2019)

    Saturday, November 16th, 2019
    Time: 1:30 PM - 3:40 PM

    Enjoy this free Mid-day Movie Matinee!  Recommended for ages 13 & up.

    Today’s Matinee:  Aladdin (2019)

    A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

    Rating:  PG    Running time:  128 min.

    Please register each person for this program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library.  Space may be limited.

  • COOKS AND BOOKS @ MTPL

    Monday, November 18th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    MTPL’s Cookbook Enthusiasts Group: For our next gathering, attendees are asked to bring a dish from the cookbook: “Alton Brown: EveryDayCook: A Cookbook” by Alton Brown. Please bring a copy of the recipe and/or the cookbook as well. As a reminder, attendees should be 16 years of age or older. Each attendee is asked to bring a dish to share and a beverage and place setting for personal use. Event is free, but reservations are required through Eventbrite:
  • Medicare Annual Enrollment Period Enrollment Event

    Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM

    Medicare Open Enrollment is nearly here!  

    October 15, 2019 – December 7, 2019

    The Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Period for 2019 will be from October 15 to       December 7.  During this period each year, Medicare beneficiaries can join, switch or drop their Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage coverage. Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans change the coverage and costs each year, so it is important to review your plan and compare it to others on the market that are available to Lancaster County residents.

    APPRISE, a free health insurance counseling program for Pennsylvanians with Medicare, will have counselors available during the entire Annual Open Enrollment Period.  These unbiased and friendly counselors will help you understand your options in comparing Part D and Medicare Advantage plans at the following events in the community.  This counseling is free.

     If you’d like to schedule an appointment, and you are already in a Medicare Advantage plan or Prescription Drug plan, please call Lancaster County Office of Aging, (717) 299-7979 or 1-800-801-3070.  You can also email the agency at aging@co.lancaster.pa.us  to schedule an appointment.

    Funded in whole or part by a grant through the Administration for Community Living

     

  • Coterie Book Club: Love In Ruin

    Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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

    November 19th: Love in Ruins by Paula McLain

    December 17th:  Inheritance by Dani Shapiro

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, November 19th, 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, November 20th, 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.

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, December 3rd, 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, December 4th, 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.

  • 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

     

     

     

  • 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

  • Photography User Group

    Wednesday, December 11th, 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, 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.

  • Coterie Book Club: Inheritance

    Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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

    December 17th:  Inheritance by Dani Shapiro

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, December 17th, 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, December 18th, 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.

  • Mid-day Movie Matinee – Avengers: Endgame

    Saturday, December 21st, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Enjoy this free Mid-day Movie Matinee!  Recommended for ages 13 & up. 

    Please note:  This movie starts at 1pm due to the running time of the movie.

    Today’s Matinee:  Avengers: Endgame

    After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to reverse Thanos’ actions and restore balance to the universe.

    Rating:  PG-13    Running time:  180 min.

    Please register each person for this program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library.  Space may be limited.