For Seniors

  • CANCELED-Musical Monday: Love Songs

    Monday, February 24th, 2020
    Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Join us for musical Monday as we sing favorite love songs accompanied by live piano.

  • COOKS AND BOOKS @ MTPL

    Monday, February 24th, 2020
    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: “Barefoot Contessa, how easy is this?” by Ina Garten. 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: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cooks-and-booksat-the-manheim-township-public-library-tickets-71958061499?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
  • Author Laura Bradford presents: Amish Fiction; It’s All In the Research

    Thursday, February 27th, 2020
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Do you know how to tell whether an Amish male in Lancaster County, PA is in his late thirties or early forties? Do you know why some Amish raise white tail deer as a source of income? Do you know how an Amish bishop is chosen?  Come learn the answers to these and many other questions about the Old Order Amish when National Bestselling Author Laura Bradford visits.  Laura will share pictures and fun facts she’s learned about the plain people while researching for her Amish based women’s fiction and cozy mystery novels. There will be books available for purchase at the event.

  • The Spice & Tea Exchange of Lancaster Tea Tasting

    Friday, February 28th, 2020
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    The Spice & Tea Exchange of Lancaster will be presenting a  tea tasting. Come and learn about the different types of tea and the history behind it. Sample different flavors, and try some tea treats!

    Please Register

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
    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, March 4th, 2020
    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.

  • Death Cafe

    Saturday, March 7th, 2020
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Start your new year at a Death Cafe at the Manheim Township Public Library Saturday January 18th, 2020 from 1pm-3pm.

    Since Manheim Township Public Libraries first cafe  2016, there has been 39 Death Cafe held all over Berks, Lancaster, and Lebannon County. Join us for our fourth Death Cafe.

    Pull up a chair around the tables to explore this opportunity  to come together in a relaxed discussion about death. Not to be morbid, but to raise awareness and help us make the most of our finite lives? There’ll be cake, coffee and tea-for all Death Cafes around the world have that. There’ll be conversations about whatever people around the table introduce. There’ll be genuine communication about some of life and death’s more compelling topics. There is no set agenda; there’s just what you want to discuss.

    Presented as a FREE event by the Pennsylvania Link to Aging and Disability Resources Lancaster County partners’ network and the Manheim Township Public Library.

    To reserve your seat please register online. Have questions for the presenter? Please call Brian Long at 717-380-9714 or email blllink@mail.com

     

  • REFIT®

    Saturday, March 7th, 2020
    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Join us every first and third Saturday 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, March 9th, 2020
    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

     

    2020 Mystery Book Discussion Titles:

    March 9th Old Bones by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

    April 13thKilling Secrets by Dianne Emory

    May 11thBlood Sisters by Graham Masterson

    June 8thA Trace of Deceit by Karen Odden

    July 13thShelter in Place by Nora Roberts

    August 10thTide & Punishment by Bree Baker

    September 14th Never Tell by Lisa Gardner

    October 12thLittle Secrets by Jennifer Hillier

    November 9th Countdown to Death by Iain McChesney

    December 14th Silent Knit Deadly Knit by Peggy Ehrhart

     

     

     

     

  • Wolf Sanctuary – The Wolves of Speedwell Forge

    Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join author Chuck Rineer as he shares his encounters and behind the scenes experiences while photographing the wolves at Wolf Sanctuary of PA. The program will cover the life of the wolf and the ecological impact it has on nature. Books will be available to purchase. Author signing to follow.

  • Photography User Group

    Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
    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, March 11th, 2020
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    NEW GAMES!!!  The library has added new games to its collection.  Come to the Children’s Area and try some of the Library’s NEW GAMES, or bring your own to share. (Designed for ages 4 & 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, March 11th, 2020
    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.

    2020 Titles: 

    March 11th: Born A Crime by Trevor Noah

    April 8th: Radium Girls by Kate Moore

    May 13th: Devil In The Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America by Gilbert King

    June 10th: A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles

    July 8th: Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino

    August 12th: Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the Waterman of Vanishing Tangier Island by Earl Swift

    September 9th: The Friend by Sigrid Nunez

    October 14th: Stranger In The Woods: The Extraordinary Story of  the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkle

    November 11th: There, There  by Tammy Orange

    December 9th: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

  • Underground Railroad

    Saturday, March 14th, 2020
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Three part presentation on the Underground Railroad and the part Lancaster played in it presented by Leroy Hopkins.

    March 14th Enslaved Africans in Lancaster County: Including who were the owners? how were the Africans used? and the growth of free African societies.

    April 11th  Traditional Historiography of the Underground Railroad: Including Author Robert Clemens Smedley’s History of the Underground Railroad in Chester and Neighboring Counties

    May 9th A New Look at the Underground Railroad: Including Lancaster County, Welsh Mountain and Columbia Vicinities

    Leroy Hopkins was born and raised in Lancaster County. He is a retired Millersville professor. As the associate director of the local Urban League he found local African-Americans lacked a sense of their history and their connection to the community. Leroy put the question to himself in 1977 “Does Lancaster County have a black history?” and he has been answering it ever since.

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
    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: No One You Know

    Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
    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.

    March 17th:  No One You Know by Michelle Richmond

    May 19th:  Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

  • Toastmasters International

    Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
    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.

  • Healthy Bites with Giant

    Friday, March 20th, 2020
    Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Join Giant Food Stores Nutritionist, Kilene Knitter, RD, LDN for a fun and interactive hour of learning about making healthy bites.

  • Mid-day Movie Matinee – The Lion King (2019)

    Saturday, March 21st, 2020
    Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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

    Today’s Matinee:  The Lion King (2019)

    A young lion returns to reclaim the throne that was stolen from him and his father by his treacherous and fratricidal uncle after spending his childhood in exile under the care of a friendly warthog and meerkat.

    Rating:  PG    Running time:  118 min.

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

  • REFIT®

    Saturday, March 21st, 2020
    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Join us every first and third Saturday 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.

  • Hinduism in America

    Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

    Learn the story of two worlds that converge: one of Hindu immigrants to America who want to preserve their traditions and pass them on to their children in a new and foreign land, and one of American spiritual seekers who find that the traditions of India fulfill their most deeply held aspirations. Dr. Jeffery D. Long, Professor of Religion & Asian Studies, Elizabethtown College will be discussing: 

    · how concepts like karma, rebirth, meditation and yoga have infiltrated and influenced the American consciousness, especially through American popular culture
    · the emergence of Hindu temples in the United States and Canada
    · how Hinduism has influenced vegetarianism
    · the emergence of an increasingly assertive socially and politically active American Hinduism.

    Please register.

  • Toastmasters International

    Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
    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®

    Saturday, April 4th, 2020
    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Join us every first and third Saturday 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.

  • Musical Monday

    Monday, April 6th, 2020
    Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Join us for musical Monday as we sing accompanied by live piano.

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
    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.

  • MTPL Book Discussion Group

    Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
    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.

    2020 Titles:

    April 8th: Radium Girls by Kate Moore

    May 13th: Devil In The Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America by Gilbert King

    June 10th: A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles

    July 8th: Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino

    August 12th: Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the Waterman of Vanishing Tangier Island by Earl Swift

    September 9th: The Friend by Sigrid Nunez

    October 14th: Stranger In The Woods: The Extraordinary Story of  the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkle

    November 11th: There, There  by Tammy Orange

    December 9th: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

  • Photography User Group

    Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
    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, April 8th, 2020
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    NEW GAMES!!!  The library has added new games to its collection.  Come to the Children’s Area and try some of the Library’s NEW GAMES, or bring your own to share. (Designed for ages 4 & up). Please register each person for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library. Space may be limited.

  • Gut Health

    Thursday, April 9th, 2020
    Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Hippocrates stated over 2000 years ago – “All disease begins in the gut.”

    Our bodies are very complex and interconnected ecosystems. Our gut, often called our 2nd brain, has the most interaction with the outside world and directly communicates with our brain.  A properly working gut isn’t just about being regular, it is the pathway to long term health.  Come learn how to improve your gut health.

    Barbara Goll is a Community Education Liaison and Nutritionist from Homeland at Home.  She has spent most of her career in various levels of long term care working with residents to improve their nutritional status and quality of life.  Her passion is educating and helping people live their best life no matter what challenges they face.

  • Underground Railroad

    Saturday, April 11th, 2020
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Three part presentation on the Underground Railroad and the part Lancaster played in it presented by Leroy Hopkins.

    April 11th Traditional Historiography of the Underground Railroad: Including Author Robert Clemens Smedley’s History of the Underground Railroad in Chester and Neighboring Counties

    May 9th A New Look at the Underground Railroad: Including Lancaster County, Welsh Mountain and Columbia Vicinities

    Leroy Hopkins was born and raised in Lancaster County. He is a retired Millersville professor. As the associate director of the local Urban League he found local African-Americans lacked a sense of their history and their connection to the community. Leroy put the question to himself in 1977 “Does Lancaster County have a black history?” and he has been answering it ever since.

  • Mystery Book Discussion Group

    Monday, April 13th, 2020
    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

     

    2020 Mystery Book Discussion Titles:

    April 13thKilling Secrets by Dianne Emory

    May 11thBlood Sisters by Graham Masterson

    June 8thA Trace of Deceit by Karen Odden

    July 13thShelter in Place by Nora Roberts

    August 10thTide & Punishment by Bree Baker

    September 14th Never Tell by Lisa Gardner

    October 12thLittle Secrets by Jennifer Hillier

    November 9th Countdown to Death by Iain McChesney

    December 14th Silent Knit Deadly Knit by Peggy Ehrhart

     

     

     

     

  • MUSIC DISCOVERY Series

    Monday, April 13th, 2020
    Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Monday mornings of discovering the joy of music and the healthy benefits derived from listening.  Become fluent in the language of music and meet the great composers.  Delightfully presented by Ann Leisawitz, music professor, composer and concert pianist.

    April 13th: Beethoven’s “Eroica” symphony: an intimate portrayal of his personal crises.April 20th:  Brahms Violin Concerto performed by the renowned Itzhak Perlman

    April 27th: Mendelssohn Violin Concerto performed by Perlman

  • Spotted Lanternflies and Protecting Pennsylvania Agriculture

    Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Spotted lanternfly is a new invasive pest  that presents a significant threat to Pennsylvania agriculture, including the grape, tree-fruit, hardwood, and nursery industries, and can greatly reduce the enjoyment of home landscapes.

    Join us as a Master Gardener from Penn State Extension, Lancaster County, discusses characteristics of spotted lanternfly, research efforts by Penn State and others, and how you can help stop the spread.

  • Toastmasters International

    Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
    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.

  • Healthy Bites with Giant

    Friday, April 17th, 2020
    Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Join Giant Food Stores Nutritionist, Kilene Knitter, RD, LDN for a fun and interactive hour of learning about making healthy bites.

  • REFIT®

    Saturday, April 18th, 2020
    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Join us every first and third Saturday 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.

  • Mid-day Movie Matinee – Five Feet Apart

    Saturday, April 18th, 2020
    Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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

    Today’s Matinee:  Five Feet Apart

    Teenagers with cystic fibrosis fall in love despite not being able to get too close to each other.

    Rating:  PG-13    Running time:  116 min.

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

  • MUSIC DISCOVERY Series

    Monday, April 20th, 2020
    Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Monday mornings of discovering the joy of music and the healthy benefits derived from listening.  Become fluent in the language of music and meet the great composers.  Delightfully presented by Ann Leisawitz, music professor, composer and concert pianist.

    April 20th:  Brahms Violin Concerto performed by the renowned Itzhak PerlmanApril 27th: Mendelssohn Violin Concerto performed by Perlman

     
  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
    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.

  • Digitizing Your Memories

    Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Digitizing old photos and documents is fast becoming a popular way to preserve family history and memories.  PA Photos and Documents is a service offered through the Pa State Library that makes digitization equipment available to library users. With the assistance of a librarian, documents, photographs and 35mm slides can be scanned to a USB drive using flatbed scanners. As people unclutter their lives this is one way to save memories and space.

    Please register to reserve your spot and bring a USB drive with you along with your documents you would like digitized.

  • MUSIC DISCOVERY Series

    Monday, April 27th, 2020
    Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Monday mornings of discovering the joy of music and the healthy benefits derived from listening.  Become fluent in the language of music and meet the great composers.  Delightfully presented by Ann Leisawitz, music professor, composer and concert pianist.

    April 27th: Mendelssohn Violin Concerto performed by Perlman
     
  • Wee Willie Sherdel: the Cardinals’ Winningest Left-Hander

    Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Discover the St. Louis Cardinals’ greatest left-handed pitcher from Hanover, PA! Baseball historian and author John G. Coulson will be speaking on baseball legend Bill (Wee-Willie) Sherdel and his new book,  Wee Willie Sherdel: The Cardinals Winningest Left-Hander.  Sherdel’s grandson, John Sherdel, will be displaying his grandfather’s memorabilia.

    Please Register

  • Toastmasters International

    Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
    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 and fifth 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, May 5th, 2020
    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, May 6th, 2020
    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®

    Saturday, May 9th, 2020
    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Join us every second Saturday of the summer months 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.

    Dates:

    May 9th

    June 13th

    July 11th

    August 8th

  • Underground Railroad

    Saturday, May 9th, 2020
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Three part presentation on the Underground Railroad and the part Lancaster played in it presented by Leroy Hopkins.

    May 9th A New Look at the Underground Railroad: Including Lancaster County, Welsh Mountain and Columbia Vicinities

    Leroy Hopkins was born and raised in Lancaster County. He is a retired Millersville professor. As the associate director of the local Urban League he found local African-Americans lacked a sense of their history and their connection to the community. Leroy put the question to himself in 1977 “Does Lancaster County have a black history?” and he has been answering it ever since.

  • Mystery Book Discussion Group

    Monday, May 11th, 2020
    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

     

    2020 Mystery Book Discussion Titles:

    May 11thBlood Sisters by Graham Masterson

    June 8thA Trace of Deceit by Karen Odden

    July 13thShelter in Place by Nora Roberts

    August 10thTide & Punishment by Bree Baker

    September 14th Never Tell by Lisa Gardner

    October 12thLittle Secrets by Jennifer Hillier

    November 9th Countdown to Death by Iain McChesney

    December 14th Silent Knit Deadly Knit by Peggy Ehrhart

     

     

     

     

  • Family Game Night

    Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    NEW GAMES!!!  The library has added new games to its collection.  Come to the Children’s Area and try some of the Library’s NEW GAMES, or bring your own to share. (Designed for ages 4 & 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, May 13th, 2020
    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.

  • MTPL Book Discussion Group

    Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
    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.

    2020 Titles:

    May 13th: Devil In The Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America by Gilbert King

    June 10th: A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles

    July 8th: Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino

    August 12th: Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the Waterman of Vanishing Tangier Island by Earl Swift

    September 9th: The Friend by Sigrid Nunez

    October 14th: Stranger In The Woods: The Extraordinary Story of  the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkle

    November 11th: There, There  by Tammy Orange

    December 9th: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

  • Healthy Bites with Giant

    Friday, May 15th, 2020
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Join Giant Food Stores Nutritionist, Kilene Knitter, RD, LDN for a fun and interactive hour of learning about making healthy bites.

  • Mid-day Movie Matinee – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

    Saturday, May 16th, 2020
    Time: 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM

    Enjoy this free Mid-day Movie Matinee!

    Today’s Matinee:  A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

    Writer Lloyd Vogel is tasked with creating a profile of Fred Rogers, the creator and star of the successful children’s program Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. When the interviewee suddenly becomes the interviewer, magic begins to happen.

    Rating:  PG    Running time:  108 min.

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

  • Coterie Book Club: Where the Crawdads Sing

    Tuesday, May 19th, 2020
    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.

    May 19th:  Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, May 19th, 2020
    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, May 20th, 2020
    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.

  • Historical and Magical Associations of Plants

    Thursday, May 21st, 2020
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Penn State Master Gardners will be presenting on  knowing the language of plants in various contexts ~ What they have meant over time, including some interesting surprises.  Old-time beliefs about the powers of flowers, trees, weeds — healing, witchcraft, etc.  Definitely not a program to be used for finding medical advice nor recipes for mysterious spells.  Fun and frivolous!

    Please Register

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
    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, June 3rd, 2020
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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

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

  • Mystery Book Discussion Group

    Monday, June 8th, 2020
    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

    2020 Mystery Book Discussion Titles:

    June 8thA Trace of Deceit by Karen Odden

    July 13thShelter in Place by Nora Roberts

    August 10thTide & Punishment by Bree Baker

    September 14th Never Tell by Lisa Gardner

    October 12thLittle Secrets by Jennifer Hillier

    November 9th Countdown to Death by Iain McChesney

    December 14th Silent Knit Deadly Knit by Peggy Ehrhart

     

     

     

     

     

  • Short Stories in Summertime

    Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Calling all adult literary lovers. Join us during the summer for readings of some of the great adult short stories. Tales of suspense and mystery, folktales and fairy tales, as well as every day happenings will be read by the Adult Services Librarian every 2nd and 4th Wednesday on our outdoor patio weather permitting. Audience will even be given a chance to read at the end if they wish.

    Feel free to bring non-alcoholic sips and snacks to enjoy during the reading.

    June 10th

    June 24th

    July 8th

    July 22nd

    August 12th

    August 26th

  • Photography User Group

    Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
    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.

  • MTPL Book Discussion Group

    Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
    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.

    2020 Titles: 

    June 10th: A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles

    July 8th: Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino

    August 12th: Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the Waterman of Vanishing Tangier Island by Earl Swift

    September 9th: The Friend by Sigrid Nunez

    October 14th: Stranger In The Woods: The Extraordinary Story of  the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkle

    November 11th: There, There  by Tammy Orange

    December 9th: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

  • Family Game Night

    Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    NEW GAMES!!!  The library has added new games to its collection.  Come to the Children’s Area and try some of the Library’s NEW GAMES, or bring your own to share. (Designed for ages 4 & up). Please register each person for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library. Space may be limited.

  • Healthy Bites with Giant

    Thursday, June 11th, 2020
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Join Giant Food Stores Nutritionist, Kilene Knitter, RD, LDN for a fun and interactive hour of learning about making healthy bites.

    (Recommended for ages 18 and up)

  • REFIT®

    Saturday, June 13th, 2020
    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Join us every second Saturday of the summer months 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.

    Dates:

    June 13th

    July 11th

    August 8th

  • Writers’ Group

    Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
    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, June 17th, 2020
    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.

  • Short Stories in Summertime

    Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Calling all adult literary lovers. Join us during the summer for readings of some of the great adult short stories. Tales of suspense and mystery, folktales and fairy tales, as well as every day happenings will be read by the Adult Services Librarian every 2nd and 4th Wednesday on our outdoor patio weather permitting. Audience will even be given a chance to read at the end if they wish.

    Feel free to bring non-alcoholic sips and snacks to enjoy during the reading.

    June 24th

    July 8th

    July 22nd

    August 12th

    August 26th

  • Toastmasters International

    Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

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

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

  • MTPL Book Discussion Group

    Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
    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.

    2020 Titles:

    July 8th: Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino

    August 12th: Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the Waterman of Vanishing Tangier Island by Earl Swift

    September 9th: The Friend by Sigrid Nunez

    October 14th: Stranger In The Woods: The Extraordinary Story of  the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkle

    November 11th: There, There  by Tammy Orange

    December 9th: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

  • Family Game Night

    Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    NEW GAMES!!!  The library has added new games to its collection.  Come to the Children’s Area and try some of the Library’s NEW GAMES, or bring your own to share. (Designed for ages 4 & up). Please register each person for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library. Space may be limited.

  • Short Stories in Summertime

    Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Calling all adult literary lovers. Join us during the summer for readings of some of the great adult short stories. Tales of suspense and mystery, folktales and fairy tales, as well as every day happenings will be read by the Adult Services Librarian every 2nd and 4th Wednesday on our outdoor patio weather permitting. Audience will even be given a chance to read at the end if they wish.

    Feel free to bring non-alcoholic sips and snacks to enjoy during the reading.

    July 8th

    July 22nd

    August 12th

    August 26th

  • Healthy Bites with Giant

    Thursday, July 9th, 2020
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Join Giant Food Stores Nutritionist, Kilene Knitter, RD, LDN for a fun and interactive hour of learning about making healthy bites.

    (Recommended for ages 18 and up)

  • REFIT®

    Saturday, July 11th, 2020
    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Join us every second Saturday of the summer months 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.

    Dates:

    July 11th

    August 8th

  • Mystery Book Discussion Group

    Monday, July 13th, 2020
    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

    2020 Mystery Book Discussion Titles:

    July 13thShelter in Place by Nora Roberts

    August 10thTide & Punishment by Bree Baker

    September 14th Never Tell by Lisa Gardner

    October 12thLittle Secrets by Jennifer Hillier

    November 9th Countdown to Death by Iain McChesney

    December 14th Silent Knit Deadly Knit by Peggy Ehrhart

     

     

     

     

     

  • Tips from the Masters: Gardening Tips Illustrated by Fine Art

    Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    What do “old master” paintings and gardening have in common?  This presentation uses fine art to illustrate a variety of gardening tips from the Master Gardener program.  Topics addressed include improving soil, integrated pest management, and invasive plants.

    Lois Miklas is a Master Gardener and is also coordinator of the Penn State Master Gardener program in Lancaster County.  She previously worked for 30 years as a museum educator and has a master’s degree in art history.

  • Toastmasters International

    Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
    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.

  • Short Stories in Summertime

    Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Calling all adult literary lovers. Join us during the summer for readings of some of the great adult short stories. Tales of suspense and mystery, folktales and fairy tales, as well as every day happenings will be read by the Adult Services Librarian every 2nd and 4th Wednesday on our outdoor patio weather permitting. Audience will even be given a chance to read at the end if they wish.

    Feel free to bring non-alcoholic sips and snacks to enjoy during the reading.

    July 22nd

    August 12th

    August 26th

  • Toastmasters International

    Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
    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.

  • Toastmasters International

    Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
    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®

    Saturday, August 8th, 2020
    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Join us every second Saturday of the summer months 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.

    Dates:

    August 8th

  • The Historic Conestoga Wagon

    Saturday, August 8th, 2020
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Journey with Art Reist, local farmer and collector of historic wagons, as he talks about the Conestoga wagons. He will be discussing items necessary to operate those land-based boats and the local roads they traversed including George Washington’s Indian Path. Sponsered by the Manheim Township Historical Society. Also a Conestoga Wagon & Oxen will be parked at Stoner House with a Children’s Book Reading at 10am.

    Please Register

  • Mystery Book Discussion Group

    Monday, August 10th, 2020
    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

    2020 Mystery Book Discussion Titles:

    August 10thTide & Punishment by Bree Baker

    September 14th Never Tell by Lisa Gardner

    October 12thLittle Secrets by Jennifer Hillier

    November 9th Countdown to Death by Iain McChesney

    December 14th Silent Knit Deadly Knit by Peggy Ehrhart

     

     

     

     

     

  • MTPL Book Discussion Group

    Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
    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.

    2020 Titles:

    August 12th: Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the Waterman of Vanishing Tangier Island by Earl Swift

    September 9th: The Friend by Sigrid Nunez

    October 14th: Stranger In The Woods: The Extraordinary Story of  the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkle

    November 11th: There, There  by Tammy Orange

    December 9th: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

  • Short Stories in Summertime

    Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Calling all adult literary lovers. Join us during the summer for readings of some of the great adult short stories. Tales of suspense and mystery, folktales and fairy tales, as well as every day happenings will be read by the Adult Services Librarian every 2nd and 4th Wednesday on our outdoor patio weather permitting. Audience will even be given a chance to read at the end if they wish.

    Feel free to bring non-alcoholic sips and snacks to enjoy during the reading.

    August 26th

  • Family Game Night

    Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    NEW GAMES!!!  The library has added new games to its collection.  Come to the Children’s Area and try some of the Library’s NEW GAMES, or bring your own to share. (Designed for ages 4 & up). Please register each person for this free program online, by phone, or when you visit the Library. Space may be limited.

  • Healthy Bites with Giant

    Thursday, August 13th, 2020
    Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Join Giant Food Stores Nutritionist, Kilene Knitter, RD, LDN for a fun and interactive hour of learning about making healthy bites.

    (Recommended for ages 18 and up)

  • Toastmasters International

    Wednesday, August 19th, 2020
    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.

  • Short Stories in Summertime

    Wednesday, August 26th, 2020
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Calling all adult literary lovers. Join us during the summer for readings of some of the great adult short stories. Tales of suspense and mystery, folktales and fairy tales, as well as every day happenings will be read by the Adult Services Librarian every 2nd and 4th Wednesday on our outdoor patio weather permitting. Audience will even be given a chance to read at the end if they wish.

    Feel free to bring non-alcoholic sips and snacks to enjoy during the reading.

    August 26th