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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Crafty Teens!
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Thursday, Aug. 24, 3 p.m.
or call 717-354-0525.
Grades 7-12
Registration is requested

Come and stop by for some teen crafts! We will be working on different crafts each month. Some crafts include glitter, "up-cycling", coloring, and who knows what else?
Friday Frolic
Friday Frolic
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Friday, Aug. 25, 10:30 a.m. (Fridays, August 4, 11, 18, & 25, 10:30 a.m.)
or call 717-354-0525.

Registration is requested.

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.

Teen Advisory Group
Teen Advisory Group
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Monday, Aug. 28, 6:30 p.m.
or call 717-354-0525.
For Grades 7-12
Help plan future teen events at the ELANCO Library! Everyone in grades 7-12 is invited!
Teen Book Club
Teen Book Club
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Monday, Aug. 28, 7 p.m.
or call 717-354-0525.
For Grades 7-12
Read a book. Any book. Yes, even that one! Bring it along with you, and we’ll talk about books and eat!
Preschool Story Time
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 10:30 a.m.
or call 717-354-0525.

Registration Requested.

Ages 3-6
Preschoolers are invited to enjoy themed books, songs, rhymes, movement activities, or a craft while building language and literacy skills.

Teen Tuesday
Teen Tuesday
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 3 p.m. (Tuesdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 3 p.m. )
or call 717-354-0525.
For Grades 7-12 
Hang out at the library after school every Tuesday. We’ll be hanging out, chilling out, and geeking out!
1,2,3 Play With Me!
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Wednesday, Aug. 30, 6:30 p.m.
or call 717-354-0525.

Registration is Requested; Walk-ins Welcome

Ages 1-3 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 early literacy.

You are registering for all five sessions:

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Wednesday, September 6,2017
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

1,2,3 Play With Me!
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Thursday, Aug. 31, 10:30 a.m.
or call 717-354-0525.

Registration is Requested; Walk-ins Welcome

Ages 1-3 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 early literacy.

You are registering for all five sessions:
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Friday Frolic
Friday Frolic
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Friday, Sep. 1, 10:30 a.m. (Fridays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 10:30 a.m.)
or call 717-354-0525.

Registration is requested.

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 & Play
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Friday, Sep. 1, 11:15 am (Fridays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 11:15 a.m.)
or call 717-354-0525.

Registration is requested.

For Toddlers & Preschoolers

Approximately 15 minutes after the Friday Frolic for Toddlers ends, we’ll bring out the BIG BOX of toys! Stay and play with us until lunch time!

Sensory Storytime
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Saturday, Sep. 2, 9 a.m.
or call 717-354-0525.

This program will take place when the library is closed, so pre-registration is required.

Best for Ages 3-8, but all ages are welcome!
This story time is designed for children with special needs and those who prefer a quieter library atmosphere. Brothers and sisters are welcome too!

This program is funded by the Kiwanis Club of New Holland

Therapy Dogs Visit the Library
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Saturday, Sep. 2, 11:30 am
or call 717-354-0525.

Registration is requested; walk-ins welcome.

Family Event – For All Ages
Kids are invited to improve their reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog. The dogs and handlers are from K-Pets.

Please register each child separately.

Preschool Storytime
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Tuesday, Sep. 5, 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, September 5, 12, 19, & 26, 10:30 a.m.)
or call 717-354-0525.

Registration Requested.

Ages 3-5
Preschoolers are invited to enjoy themed books, songs, rhymes, movement activities, or a craft while building language and literacy skills.

Teen Tuesday
Teen Tuesday
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Tuesday, Sep. 5, 3 p.m. (Tuesdays, September 5, 12, 19, & 26, 3 p.m.)
or call 717-354-0525.
For Grades 7-12 
Hang out at the library after school every Tuesday. We’ll be hanging out, chilling out, and geeking out!
Parachute Play
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Wednesday, Sep. 6, 10:30 am
or call 717-354-0525.

Registration is requested.

For walking toddlers, ages 1-3

Not your typical storytime! We will be playing with parachutes, singing songs, and having fun!

Parachute Play helps children develop gross motor skills, learn to work together, have imaginative play, develop spatial awareness and express themselves.

1,2,3 Play With Me!
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Wednesday, Sep. 6, 6:30 p.m.
or call 717-354-0525.

Registration is Requested; Walk-ins Welcome

Ages 1-3 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 early literacy.

You are registering for all five sessions:

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Wednesday, September 6,2017
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

1,2,3 Play With Me!
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Thursday, Sep. 7, 10:30 a.m.
or call 717-354-0525.

Registration is Requested; Walk-ins Welcome

Ages 1-3 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 early literacy.

You are registering for all five sessions:
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Friday Frolic
Friday Frolic
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Friday, Sep. 8, 10:30 a.m. (Fridays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 10:30 a.m.)
or call 717-354-0525.

Registration is requested.

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 & Play
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Friday, Sep. 8, 11:15 am (Fridays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 11:15 a.m.)
or call 717-354-0525.

Registration is requested.

For Toddlers & Preschoolers

Approximately 15 minutes after the Friday Frolic for Toddlers ends, we’ll bring out the BIG BOX of toys! Stay and play with us until lunch time!

Hooks & Needles - Yarn Craft Club
Eastern Lancaster County Library
Monday, Sep. 11, 6:30 p.m.
or call 717-354-0525.

Registration is requested; walk-ins welcome

All Ages Welcome
Are you crafty with a needle (or two)? Would you like a little company to talk shop with while you knit or crochet? Join us at the Library! All skill levels welcome!

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