For Teens

  • Mid-day Movie Matinee – Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Saturday, April 20th, 2019
    Time: 1:30 PM - 3:45 PM

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

    Today’s Matinee:  Solo: A Star Wars Story

    During an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.

    Rating:  PG-13    Running time:  135 min.

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

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

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

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

  • Make Me

    Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

  • SPEECHCRAFT FOR TEENS

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

    For more information about this valuable 4-week workshop, click on Speechcraft for Teens.

     

     

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

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

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

  • SPEECHCRAFT FOR TEENS

    Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    For more information about this valuable 4-week workshop, click on Speechcraft for Teens.

     

     

  • Family Game Night

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

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

  • SPEECHCRAFT FOR TEENS

    Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    For more information about this valuable 4-week workshop, click on Speechcraft for Teens.

     

     

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

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

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

  • Teen Advisory Board

    Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    For teens (grades 6-12) interested in helping the library better serve the needs and interests of local teens.  Make sure to register so we have enough snacks!

     

  • Coder Dojo

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

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

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

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

  • Chess & Strategy Game Event

    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

  • Tween Cooking

    Friday, May 17th, 2019
    Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Registration for this free program is required.

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

    Recipes available on request; notify Library about food allergies.

  • Teen Cooking

    Friday, May 17th, 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Registration for this free program is required.

    Meet in the teaching kitchen to make–and, of course, eat–a culinary creation! (Ages 12 & up) Limit 10 participants

    Recipes available on request; notify Library about food allergies.

  • Mid-day Movie Matinee – Valkyrie

    Saturday, May 18th, 2019
    Time: 1:30 PM - 3:45 PM

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

    Today’s Matinee:  Valkyrie

    A dramatization of the 20 July political coup plot by desperate renegade German Army officers against Hitler during World War II.

    Rating:  PG-13    Running time:  121 min.

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

  • LEGO Block Party!

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

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

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

  • SPEECHCRAFT FOR TEENS

    Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    For more information about this valuable 4-week workshop, click on Speechcraft for Teens.

     

     

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

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

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

  • Make Me

    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

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

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

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

  • Saturday Crafternoon

    Saturday, June 8th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Join us every Saturday this summer for a fun make-and-take craft! For children ages 5 to 13. This week’s craft – Sunray Catcher Bracelets.

  • Coder Dojo

    Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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

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

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

  • Teen Advisory Board

    Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    For teens (grades 6-12) interested in helping the library better serve the needs and interests of local teens.  Make sure to register so we have enough snacks!

     

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

  • Family Game Night

    Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

  • Fandom Friday – Marvel Superheroes

    Friday, June 14th, 2019
    Time: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

    Join us the second Friday of every month for Fandom Friday! Chat with fellow fans, show off your knowledge with trivia, and complete a fun craft project. For ages 7 and up. 

    This month we’ll be celebrating Marvel Superheroes.

  • Saturday Crafternoon

    Saturday, June 15th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Join us every Saturday this summer for a fun make-and-take craft! For children ages 5 to 13. This week’s craft – Straw Rockets.

  • Mid-day Movie Matinee – The Nutcracker & the Four Realms

    Saturday, June 15th, 2019
    Time: 1:30 PM - 3:15 PM

    Enjoy this free Mid-day Movie Matinee!

    Today’s Matinee:  The Nutcracker & the Four Realms

    Clara is sent to a magical world via a key where she meets mice, gingerbread men, and more.

    Rating:  PG    Running time:  99 min.

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

  • That Fabulous Franklin Presented by Family Stages

    Monday, June 17th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    That Fabulous Franklin is a delightful presentation of the wit and wisdom of this American icon. Two actors recreate important moments in Ben’s story. They also bring to life some of the characters that Ben created in his writings, like Poor Richard Saunders and Silence Dogood. There is great fun for audiences of all ages in this sparkling, forty-five minute program. Recommended for children ages 4 to 14.

  • LEGO Block Party!

    Monday, June 17th, 2019
    Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, MAY 17th.

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

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

  • Chess & Strategy Game Event

    Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

  • Tween Science Spectacular

    Thursday, June 20th, 2019
    Time: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

    Join us as we investigate the mysteries of the universe with fun experiments and activities for tweens. Details to follow. For children ages 9 to 13. 

  • Tween Cooking

    Friday, June 21st, 2019
    Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Registration for this free program is required.

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

    Recipes available on request; notify Library about food allergies.

  • Teen Cooking

    Friday, June 21st, 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Registration for this free program is required.

    Meet in the teaching kitchen to make–and, of course, eat–a culinary creation! (Ages 12 & up) Limit 10 participants

    Recipes available on request; notify Library about food allergies.

  • Saturday Crafternoon

    Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Join us every Saturday this summer for a fun make-and-take craft! For children ages 5 to 13. This week’s craft – Sun Dials.

  • Rocketing Reptiles with Jesse the Reptile Guy

    Monday, June 24th, 2019
    Time: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

    Rocking Reptiles is an interactive animal show featuring Jesse Rothacker and his lovable lizards, turtles, alligators, and snakes. School-age children and grownups at this show will explore the amazing and mysterious universe of reptiles, including opportunities to volunteer in the show, touch real animal artifacts, and win cool prizes. Their armor, invisibility and legless locomotion can make reptiles seem a lot like extra-terrestrials. Come to the show and discover how these curious creatures have a very important mission here on planet Earth! It’ll be out of this world! (For children age 5 and up.)

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

  • Make Me

    Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

  • Saturday Crafternoon

    Saturday, June 29th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Join us every Saturday this summer for a fun make-and-take craft! For children ages 5 to 13. This week’s craft – Star Mobiles.

  • Mini Chef Monday

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

    Kilene Knitter, Giant Food Stores Nutritionist is coming to the library for free kids cooking classes! Mini Chef Mondays provides kids with the basic skills needed to create a balanced snack. This month we’ll be making tropical salsa. *Major Allergens: None* Registration will open on Friday, June 21st. For teens ages 13 to 16. 

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

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

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

  • Saturday Crafternoon

    Saturday, July 6th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Join us every Saturday this summer for a fun make-and-take craft! For children ages 5 to 13. This week’s craft – Nebula Jars.

  • Teen Advisory Board

    Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    For teens (grades 6-12) interested in helping the library better serve the needs and interests of local teens.  Make sure to register so we have enough snacks!

     

  • Coder Dojo

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

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, JUNE 21st.  Ages 7-17.  Adults are welcome to observe. 

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

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

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

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

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

  • Family Game Night

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

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

  • Fandom Friday – Star Wars

    Friday, July 12th, 2019
    Time: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

    Join us the second Friday of every month for Fandom Friday! Chat with fellow fans, show off your knowledge with trivia, and complete a fun craft project. For ages 7 and up. 

    This month we’ll be celebrating Star Wars.

  • Saturday Crafternoon

    Saturday, July 13th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Join us every Saturday this summer for a fun make-and-take craft! For children ages 5 to 13. This week’s craft – Alien Spaceships.

  • LEGO Block Party!

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

    Registration for this free event is required, and will open BY NOON on FRIDAY, JUNE 21st.

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

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

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

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

  • Teen Book Club

    Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Welcome to a summer book club just for teens! Snacks will be provided. Once you register, please stop by the Children’s Room to pick up a free copy of this month’s book to keep! For teens ages 14-19. 

    This month’s pick is: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff. The planet Kerenza is attacked, and Kady and Ezra find themselves on a space fleet fleeing the enemy, while their ship’s artificial intelligence system and a deadly plague may be the end of them all.

  • Chess & Strategy Game Event

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

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

  • Tween Science Spectacular

    Thursday, July 18th, 2019
    Time: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

    Join us as we investigate the mysteries of the universe with fun experiments and activities for tweens. Details to follow. For children ages 9 to 13. 

  • Tween Cooking

    Friday, July 19th, 2019
    Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Registration for this free program is required.

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

    Recipes available on request; notify Library about food allergies.

  • Teen Cooking

    Friday, July 19th, 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Registration for this free program is required.

    Meet in the teaching kitchen to make–and, of course, eat–a culinary creation! (Ages 12 & up) Limit 10 participants

    Recipes available on request; notify Library about food allergies.

  • Phredd – Ukulele One Man Band

    Friday, July 19th, 2019
    Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Phredd’s performance includes interaction, singing, hand-motions, and creative play. Phredd’s songs inspire imagination, creativity and positive encouragement. Enjoy ukulele strumming, harmonica wailing, suitcase drum kicking, quirky singer-songwriter of unmitigated joy performing original tunes about pirates, electric tricycles, monkeys and more. (Recommended for children up to age 12.)

  • Saturday Crafternoon

    Saturday, July 20th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Join us every Saturday this summer for a fun make-and-take craft! For children ages 5 to 13. This week’s craft – Marbled Planets.

  • Tween Book Club

    Monday, July 22nd, 2019
    Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Welcome to a summer book club just for tweens! Snacks will be provided. Once you register, please stop by the Children’s Room to pick up a free copy of this month’s book to keep! For kids ages 9-13. 

    This month’s pick is: Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger. Sophie learns that the remarkable abilities that have always caused her to stand out identify her as an elf, and after being brought to Eternalia to hone her skills, discovers that she has secrets buried in her memory for which some would kill.

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

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

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

  • Make Me

    Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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

  • Saturday Crafternoon

    Saturday, July 27th, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Join us every Saturday this summer for a fun make-and-take craft! For children ages 5 to 13. This week’s craft – Gravity Art.

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

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

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

  • The Spirit of Lindbergh

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

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

  • Harry Potter Birthday Bash

    Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Join us for a celebration of “The Boy Who Lived”! Details to come. Recommended for ages 8 and up. 

  • Saturday Crafternoon

    Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Join us every Saturday this summer for a fun make-and-take craft! For children ages 5 to 13. This week’s craft – Planet Suncatchers.

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

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

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

  • Fandom Friday – DC Superheroes

    Friday, August 9th, 2019
    Time: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

    Join us the second Friday of every month for Fandom Friday! Chat with fellow fans, show off your knowledge with trivia, and complete a fun craft project. For ages 7 and up. 

    This month we’ll be celebrating DC Superheroes.

  • Tween Book Club

    Monday, August 12th, 2019
    Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Welcome to a summer book club just for tweens! Snacks will be provided. Once you register, please stop by the Children’s Room to pick up a free copy of this month’s book to keep! For kids ages 9-13. 

    This month’s pick is: The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin. Suzy Swanson wades through her intense grief over the loss of her best friend by investigating the rare jellyfish she is convinced was responsible for her friend’s death.

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

  • Teen Advisory Board

    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    For teens (grades 6-12) interested in helping the library better serve the needs and interests of local teens.  Make sure to register so we have enough snacks!

     

  • Coder Dojo

    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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

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

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

  • Teen Book Club

    Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Welcome to a summer book club just for teens! Snacks will be provided. Once you register, please stop by the Children’s Room to pick up a free copy of this month’s book to keep! For teens ages 14-19. 

    This month’s pick is: Steeplejack by A.J. Hartley. A teenage woman steeplejack is asked to investigate the murder of her apprentice amongst a community of varied cultures and political stances.

  • Family Game Night

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

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

  • Tween Science Spectacular

    Thursday, August 15th, 2019
    Time: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

    Join us as we investigate the mysteries of the universe with fun experiments and activities for tweens. Details to follow. For children ages 9 to 13. 

  • Tween Cooking

    Friday, August 16th, 2019
    Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Registration for this free program is required.

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

    Recipes available on request; notify Library about food allergies.

  • Teen Cooking

    Friday, August 16th, 2019
    Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Registration for this free program is required.

    Meet in the teaching kitchen to make–and, of course, eat–a culinary creation! (Ages 12 & up) Limit 10 participants

    Recipes available on request; notify Library about food allergies.

  • LEGO Block Party!

    Monday, August 19th, 2019
    Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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

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

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

  • Chess & Strategy Game Event

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

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

  • Make Me

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

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

  • Paws to Read with KPETS

    Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

  • Family Game Night

    Wednesday, 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.

  • Chess & Strategy Game Event

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

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

  • 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.

  • Chess & Strategy Game Event

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

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