Eastern Lancaster County Library
Eastern Lancaster County website
11 Chestnut Drive, New Holland, PA 17557
Phone 717.354.0525, Fax 717.354.7787
Event Calendar
Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Eastern Lancaster County Library! Most events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
"911 and the Heroes of Flight 93"
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Thursday, Sep. 25, 6:30PM
Register Online or call 717-354-0525.

"911 and the Heroes of Flight 93"
By Mahlon (Mal) Fuller an Retired (Air Traffic Control)      


View 9/11 from an air traffic controller's perspective -- one who helped shut down the nation's airspace and who dealt with United 93 before the flight crashed in Shanksville, PA. Sponsored by Flight 93 National Memorial.



F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
3D Printer Build
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Saturday, Oct. 11, 8:00AM
3D Printer Build
Want to get involved in 3D Printing?  Now is your chance! The Eastern Lancaster County Library and the Lancaster-Berks county makers group, Make717, are hosting our second “Build a 3D Printer Workshop” on Saturday, October 11, 2014.  Each team of one or two persons will be able to build an economical 3D printer to take home and begin using this new technology! Begin building your own 3D printed world!

For more information and to register
  Sponsored by ELANCO Library and Make717.


Friday Frolic for Toddlers
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Friday, Sep. 19, 10:30am
Register Online or call 717-354-0525.
Friday Frolic for To
For walking toddlers ages 1-3
Get ready to move!  Toddlers will dance, zoom, scoot and hop between stories selected to promote language development.  All adults are expected to participate and encourage the children to join in the fun.
Stay and Play
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Friday, Sep. 19, 11:15am
Register Online or call 717-354-0525.
Ages 0-5
Approximately 15 minutes after the Friday Frolic Story Time ends, we'll open up the "big box" of toys!  Stay and Play in the library until lunch time!

All Aboard! Inclusive Story Time
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Saturday, Sep. 20, 9:00am
Register Online or call 717-354-0525.
For Children with Special Needs (best for ages 3-8)
This new interactive, sensory story time is designed for children with special needs. Participants will enjoy stories, songs, and activities while improving literacy and social skills. This program will take place when the library is closed for a calmer environment.  A time for free play will follow the program. Registration required. For more information, contact Heather Smith at hsmith@elancolibrary.org or 717-354-0525.
 
 

The Power of A Card - Library Orientation
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Saturday, Sep. 20, 11:00AM
Register Online or call 717-354-0525.
The Power of A Card
Want to save time and maximize your use of your library card?  At this library orientation, learn how to:
 
Set up online alerts of new publications of your favorite authors Reserve a book or DVD from home from any library in the county and pick it up at Elanco Library Find out how to do these and more personalized online library services.
There will be ample time for questions—optional library tour included.
 
If interested, please register for this free event by visiting www.elancolibrary.org or by calling 354-0525.
  Sponsored by ELANCO Library.
After Hours Teen Fandom Event
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Saturday, Sep. 20, 6:30pm-9pm
Register Online or call 717-354-0525.
After Hours Teen Fan
Grades 7-12
Join us for cosplay, snacks, and games!
Lego Block Party
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Monday, Sep. 22, 6:30pm
Register Online or call 717-354-0525.
Lego Block Party
For ages 3 and up.
Registration is required.
Join our Lego Design Team!  Once a month, we’ll build creations out of Lego® Bricks that will be displayed in the Library.
Preschool Story Time
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 10:30am
Register Online or call 717-354-0525.
Preschool Story Time
Ages 3-6
Preschoolers will enjoy themed books, songs, rhymes, movement activities or a craft while building language and literacy skills.
In September, our theme will be "School is Cool!"
Math & Science Tutoring
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 6-8pm
Register Online or call 717-354-0525.
The library offers FREE tutoring in math and science for local students.

Advance registration is required.

Please indicate the time you will be arriving and the subject for tutoring in the notes when you register.

Wednesday Wii
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Wednesday, Sep. 24, 4:30pm-7:30pm
Wednesday Wii
For All Ages
Join us on Wednesdays evenings for video game fun!
1, 2, 3, Play With Me!
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Wednesday, Sep. 24, 6:30pm
Register Online or call 717-354-0525.
For ages 0-3
1,2,3, Play With Me is a free five-week program that is part of the Family Place initiative. This program is for children ages 1 to 3 and their caregivers. Each week offers opportunities for children to play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group atmosphere.
Parents will have the chance to meet and question community experts in the areas of child development, nutrition, and music.
 
This program will be offered Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm and Thursday mornings at 10:30am from August 27 through September 25.
 

1, 2, 3, Play With Me!
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Thursday, Sep. 25, 10:30am
Register Online or call 717-354-0525.
For ages 0-3
1,2,3, Play With Me is a free five-week program that is part of the Family Place initiative. This program is for children ages 1 to 3 and their caregivers. Each week offers opportunities for children to play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group atmosphere.
Parents will have the chance to meet and question community experts in the areas of child development, nutrition, and music.
 
This program will be offered Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm and Thursday mornings at 10:30am from August 27 through September 25.
 

Math & Science Tutoring
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Thursday, Sep. 25, 6-8pm
Register Online or call 717-354-0525.
The library offers FREE tutoring in math and science for local students.

Advance registration is required.

Please indicate the time you will be arriving and the subject for tutoring in the notes when you register.

Friday Frolic for Toddlers
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Friday, Sep. 26, 10:30am
Register Online or call 717-354-0525.
Friday Frolic for To
For walking toddlers ages 1-3
Get ready to move!  Toddlers will dance, zoom, scoot and hop between stories selected to promote language development.  All adults are expected to participate and encourage the children to join in the fun.
Stay and Play
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Friday, Sep. 26, 11:15am
Register Online or call 717-354-0525.
Ages 0-5
Approximately 15 minutes after the Friday Frolic Story Time ends, we'll open up the "big box" of toys!  Stay and Play in the library until lunch time!

Build a 3D Printer Workshop - Registration is Full
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Saturday, Sep. 27, 8AM-5PM
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Keep an eye out for a second 3D Printer Workshop coming soon!

Want to get involved in 3D Printing?  Now is your chance!  The Eastern Lancaster County Library and the Lancaster-Berks county makers group, Make717 are hosting “Build a 3D Printer Workshop” on Saturday, September 27, 2014.  Each team of one or two persons will be able to build an economical 3D printer to take home and begin using this new technology!
 
With the help of Make717 (formerly Lancaster Berks Makers) you will leave this workshop with your very own 3D printer and the knowledge necessary to operate, configure and troubleshoot.  Begin building your own 3D printed world! Sponsored by ELANCO Library and Make717.
Preschool Story Time
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Tuesday, Sep. 30, 10:30am
Register Online or call 717-354-0525.
Preschool Story Time
Ages 3-6
Preschoolers will enjoy themed books, songs, rhymes, movement activities or a craft while building language and literacy skills.
In September, our theme will be "School is Cool!"
Math & Science Tutoring
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Tuesday, Sep. 30, 6-8pm
Register Online or call 717-354-0525.
The library offers FREE tutoring in math and science for local students.

Advance registration is required.

Please indicate the time you will be arriving and the subject for tutoring in the notes when you register.

Library closes at 4pm
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Wednesday, Oct. 1,

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